Take a look at our featured events happening in West Chester this month.
March 7th: Baked Dine and Donate
Looking for an excuse to get your cookie dough on? Well here it is! Baked Cookies, will be hosting their very first Dine and Donate on the from 10am to 11pm. Twenty percent of sales for all orders will benefit Aid to South Africa, a nonprofit that benefits a variety of charitable organizations within South Africa. Before or after you place your order, make sure you mention the foundation!
March 8th: Common Thread Artist Reception
The Art Trust is hosting an art reception opening, for artists Katee Boyle, Kate McGammon, and Ann Mitchell Reid. The event will happen from 5-8pm at The Meridian — located on 16 W Market St. Be sure to stop by and appreciate all the artists masterpieces they worked so hard on.
March 10th: Faunbrook Bed & Breakfast Open House
Beyond an incredible venue for private parties, weddings and events, Faunbrook B&B is a property rich in West Chester history — it was built in 1860 and purchased in 1867 by the Darlington family (whose name everyone in West Chester will recognize). So, if you’re interested in hosting your next big event there, this month offers a great opportunity to take a tour of the famous property during open house. They will be offering wine tasting from One Hope Wines, a specialty cocktail, and even small plates from one of their go to caterers; John Serock Catering. The event is free, but an RSVP on their Facebook event page is encouraged.
March 15th – Kenny White Featuring Janie Barnett –
Kenny White, a very talented pianist, singer, and songwriter will be performing at Uptown! this month. As a NYC-based record producer, he has performed, written and produced several musical hits. His compositions have featured in hundreds of TV and Radio commercials, plus film soundtracks and more. Tickets can be purchased online, and the show will start at 7:30pm and should run for about three hours.
March 15th – Scoundrels SING!
The Resident Theater Company is hosting a cabaret night, where members of the Dirty Rotten Scoundrels cast will sing Broadway favorites in an intimate setting. Members of the audience will be chosen to come up on stage with the cast and be part of the show. After the performance, there will be an after party where you can meet and greet the performers. The event starts at 6:30pm and will last until 9pm. This is a one-night event, so you won’t want to miss it!
March 16th: Literacy Links Invitational
The West Chester Public Library will be hosting the fifth Literacy Link Invitational, from 10am to 3pm. This year’s lead sponsor is the law firm of MacElree Harvey, Ltd. During the event, the upper and lower floors of the library will be transformed into a mini-golf fairway. Many local businesses and individuals have sponsored the fairway holes throughout the course. Kids of all ages, are invited to play and also enjoy popular entertainers. There will be raffles, baked goods, snacks, and make-and-take crafts available. There is a five dollar admissions fee to attend. All proceeds will be supporting the operations and programs of the public library.
March 17th: The Celtic Tenors
Emerging from Ireland, the Celtic Tenors bring their musical talents to West Chester. The trio love to have fun, and always bring excitement to the stage singing a mix of Irish folk tunes and classical standards. Expect titles like “You Raise Me Up,” “Danny Boy,” and “Nessum Dorma.” There will be two showtimes available to choose from, either at 2pm or 7pm. The show runs for 120 minutes, and tickets are available online through Uptown!’s website.
March 19th – Speaker Julie May at Uptown!
Join Julie May and friends in celebration of her life and performances. This will include songs she’s performed over more than 25 years in the Greater Delaware Valley. Julie is an active member of the West Chester Community and friend to Uptown!. She says, “Anyone can be a star! It’s never too late to start.” The performance starts at 6:30pm, and tickets are available for purchase online.
March 19th: Hanging Globe Terrarium Workshop
Enjoy an evening of creativity, nature, and some cold brews. Terrarium Therapy is conducting a workshop at the Appalachian Brewing Company starting at 6:30pm. The workshop includes planting three healthy succulents into a hanging glass terrarium globe. Decorative mosses and stone will be added. Instructions will be given on how to keep this plant strong and healthy for years to come. Snacks and a free beer will be included with your ticket, along with the workshop fee as well. Tickets are available through the events tab of ABC’s Facebook page.
March 26th: Game of Thrones Trivia Night
Do you have what it takes to claim the throne? Kildare’s Pub is hosting a trivia night at the end of March, testing your knowledge about the show. A $100 dollar prize will be given to the winner, along with a $50 gift card for second place, and a $25 gift card for third place. An additional $25 gift card will be given to the best dressed, so don’t forget your amour. There is a $10 buy-in per team of up to six players.