Borough OfWest ChesterPennsylvania


Do you love local? Money spent downtown is more likely to stay here, creating jobs and supporting local non-profit organizations in its wake.

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Foodie Guide:

We’re all about fresh here at Fig®. Fresh ideas. Fresh destinations. And, of course, fresh food. If fresh is best, you’ll have to travel far to find a place with greater raw materials at its fingertips.

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Arts & Culture:

See a play, purchase a painting, catch a concert. Fall in love with arts and culture in the downtown. Support the arts and support a thriving community!

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From the hyper-focused to the well-rounded—from arts to engineering—education opens the door to possibility. Luckily for us, West Chester offers learning opportunities for all, regardless of age, interest, or experience.

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Get up, get out, get into town! Downtown West Chester is the place to be. Turn to Fig to find out what’s happening this week and this month.

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Even the noblest DIY enthusiast needs a little help now and then. When life happens, call on West Chester’s ready and willing professionals.

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Week of Sunday, April 20, 2014

Upcoming Events

this weekend: Friday
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Heidi Hammel of Reclaimed Creations at ‘ReSourced’: A celebration of art created from recycled, upcy
3:25 PM - 3:25 PM
Mark Sfirri: Many Things Considered: Works on Paper & Works in Wood
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Historic Properties tours
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
“Paint Along” Workshop at Chester County Art Association
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
How to Design your Workout
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Food Truckathon 4 at Swarthmore Co-Op
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Party in Our Park
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Perpetual Motion, a dance concert
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mark Sfirri Solo Exhibit
(All day!)
2014 West Chester Film Festival
(All day!)
All Parks Clean Up
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Art and Garden Celebration
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Historic Properties tours
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Deawing Kuerner Farm
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
DIY Reusable T Shirt Bag Demo
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Free Lawn Concert at Penns Woods Winery
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
8th Annual Friends of Safe Harbor Spring Celebration
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Perpetual Motion, a dance concert
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
A Date with Art: The Business of Illustrated Calendars
(All day!)
“NC Wyeth’s America in the Making”
(All day!)
2014 West Chester Film Festival
(All day!)
March For Babies Chester County
8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Historic Properties tours
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Chester County Night School Fashion Show Fundraiser
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
27th Annual Walk for Paws
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Beat the Bug 5K Run/2K Walk
5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
April Young Adult Get-Together (Mass, Dinner, Quizzo) at Malvern Retreat House
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
2014 West Chester Film Festival
(All day!)

Fig Finds

Fig Spotting

Instagram photos tagged with #figwestchester

#easter2014 at #Longwoodgardens #chestercounty #blume #flores #igflowers #instaflowers #insta_flowers #ilovechestercounty Looking thru the #windows of Parkersville Friends Meeting House Pennsbury Township #chestercounty #figwestchester #historichouses #ilovechestercounty #oldbuildings #spring2014 Summer issue photo shoots have started! First shoot of the day at Otto's Mini. We love the new hardtop! #figwestchester #Ottosmini

Thank you to our community supporters:

Brandywine Valley Wine Trail Crozer Keystone Diego’s Cantina & Tequila Bar Garden Spot Village Great Valley Pools & Landscapes Jeffrey Leiss, DDS - Orthodontist La Belle Epoque Otto’s BMW Otto’s Mini Penns Woods Winery Picasso Restaurant & Bar The Whip Tavern