West Chester Monthly Events – January

We are now adding an additional section in the magazine, focusing on events happening in West Chester each month.

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January 15 – Uptown! Speaker Series: Good Night Ladies

Watch an award winning film directed by Christina Hannum, who tells an incredible story of talented grandmother. Her grandmother was one of the worlds greatest masters of Foxhunting, and a accomplished horsewoman. Good Night Ladies was a Rome Finalist, the winner of the film award EQUUS, and screened at the World Equestrian Games in 2018. After film, there will be a Q and A held, with the filmmaker. The film will start at 6:30pm and tickets will cost $15 dollars in advance, and $20 at the door.  

Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center

226 N High St — 610-356-2787

Uptownwestchester.org

January 17th – Jazz Cocktail Hour

Experience a Prohibition Party with vocalist Chelsea Reed and the Fairweather Five String Band. This cocktail event will be on the main stage, with a performance by the Swing Kat Dancers. Twenty VIP ticket holders will take a dance lesson before the show. After they will be invited to perform with the professional dancers on stage. Tickets will range from $20 to $45, with additional $3 service fee. Hooch tastings by Manatawny Still Works begin at 5:30pm in the Uptown! Bar. The Party will begin at 6:30pm.

Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center

226 N High St — 610-356-2787

Uptownwestchester.org

January 24th – Neverland Virtual Reality Bear Saber Tournament I

Chester County is having its first Beat Saber (virtual reality) tournament, with more than $1,000 in cash prizes to win. The games will start at 6pm and end at 8:30pm. The tournament starts in cohorts two to five contestants. The contestant with the highest score will advance to the next round, and is single elimination style. The grand prize is $500, following with second place receiving $300, third place receiving $150, fourth place a one hour gift certificate, and fifth place a 30 minute gift certificate. You can register online on Neverland’s website.

Neverland Virtual Reality

209 E Market St — 610-241-9685

Neverlandvr.com

January 25th – WCU Planetarium presents The Expanding, Accelerating Universe

Get familiar with our amazing universe.The Sandra F. Pritchard Planetarium at WCU will be holding evening shows for the general public. The show will be hosted by a PhD astronomer, explaining what’s visible in the current night sky. Each session focuses on a particular subject of astronomy. There are no physical tickets to this show. Your name will be on a sign in sheet provided by the planetarium staff,   after buying the tickets.Tickets will go on sale on January 4th, at 8:15pm. The show will start at 7pm and will be about an hour long.

Mather Planetarium

750 S Church St — 610-785-2875

wcupatix.com/planetarium

January 26th – Hypnotizing America with Tim Miller at Uptown!

Ever wonder what it’s like to be hypnotized? You can experience it for yourself, at Uptown!  Tim Miller is not your average hypnotist, he brings energy, excitement, and humor into his shows. He believes that hypnosis is not  magic or voodoo, its being able to engage with the subconscious mind. He thrives on laughter throughout his shows, and chooses volunteers throughout the audience to guide his acts. You can buy tickets on Uptown!’s website ahead of time for $20, $25 dollars at the door, or if your a student you can by them for only $15. There is a three dollar service fee added to the tickets. The show will begin at 7pm.

Uptown Knauer Performing Arts Center

226 N High St — 610-356-2787

uptownwestchester.org

January 27th – West Chester Bartender’s Ball

The Bartenders Ball is back again this year. Join in on one of the biggest parties in West Chester. Be a part of the industry awards ceremony, and enjoy a five hour open bar. There will be a DJ, live music, games, giveaways, raffles, and more. For more details, be sure to follow along on the Facebook page for the event.