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The online Fig calendar is a curated list of community and advertiser events happening in West Chester.
Friday, December 1 at 5pm
Old Fashioned Christmas Weekend
WCStudio’s Uptown! Singers perform the perfect family entertainment to kick off the holiday season. Listen to old and new holiday favorites just before the Old Fashioned Christmas Parade. The theater is just a short walk from the best parade around so you won’t miss Santa! Uptown! Singers will also offer a matinee Sunday, December 3, 2:00PM.
Saturday, December 2 at 7pm
Uptown! presents “Holiday Inn”
Watch Irving Berlin’s 1942 American movie classic starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. See it on the big screen as it was meant to be on this unique movie night event.
Sunday, December 3 at 7:30pm
The Summer Club Holiday Spectacular
This concert features holiday favorites like “White Christmas,” “Let It Snow,” “Sleigh Ride,” and more. Get your holiday season swingin’ with Jeff Coon, JP Dunphy, Michael O’Brien, Larry Lees and the 17-piece Summer Club Band. It’s the perfect way to get yourself in tune with “the most wonderful time of the year.”
Thursday, December 7 at 7:30pm
This unique performance offers two pianists and two pianos for a doubly-fun evening. Two pianos face each other with pianists competing in an interactive concert that includes a mix of popular songs, iconic artists and hits across all eras.
Thursday, December 15
Fig West Chester Presents A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play opening night
As Director Kristin McLaughlin Mitchell explains, the audience will play the role of an old time radio show’s live audience, just like radio shows of the early 20th Century. Charles Dickens’ holiday classic will come to life as six actors perform a live 1940s radio broadcast, with vintage commercials and live sound effects. Fig West Chester is proud to be the presenting sponsor of opening night at Resident Theatre Company’s holiday production of A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play. Opening night includes a pre-show raffle and opportunity to win GREAT prizes from downtown West Chester merchants, and an open bar after party with the cast, all at a reduced price. Come early to enter your name into the raffle, pick up the newest issue of Fig West Chester, and grab a beverage from UPTOWN! Bar. Use code FigCC at checkout for discounted opening night tickets. Don’t miss out! Get your tickets now! A Christmas Carol runs from December 15th – 31st. The Fig discount code is only good for opening night. Resident Theatre Company brings professional New York theatre to West Chester.
Tuesday, December 19 at 6:30pm
Photography That Matters: Telling the Human Story Through Words & Pictures
Award-winning Chester County photographer Ted Goldman uses the art of the Photo Essay to present images and words that can change hearts and minds.
Thursday, December 21 at 6:30pm
Family Jazz Night: The Cartoon Christmas Trio
Hosted by Sara Michaels, this event features The Trio. They capture the joyful and heartwarming qualities of holiday music, especially cartoon classics like “A Charlie Brown Christmas” by Vince Guaraldi. This exclusive concert includes local Pocopson and Unionville Elementary Schools’ children’s choirs and world class Baritone, Grant Youngblood, whose performance of “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” is sure to amaze. Dinner items may be pre-ordered from Delightful Desserts and Culinary Creations. Family-friendly pricing is available.
Sunday, December 31 from 7:30pm-1am
Diamonds & Denim, The New Year’s Eve Gala 2017
Get ready for the grand finale to a spectacular first year of Uptown! Ring in the New Year in glittering style at this celebration. Reserve your seats for two sensational acts: A special performance by The Resident Theatre Company, followed by the high energy sounds of New Street Heat. Two shows in one spectacular night! Don’t wait. Last year was sold out so act fast!
Dine on delectable delights, hearty hors d’oeuvres by John Serock Catering, dance on the A. Roy Smith Bravo Main Stage, browse shimmering diamond-themed raffle items from WC’s Sunset Hill and Bove Jewelers, bid on WC experiences from John Serock, Gemelli, Mercato, Spence and Side Bar, toast the New Year with specialty cocktails and sparkling champagne, and plan a night you’ll never forget.