Historic Birchrunville Neighborhood Association
Historic Birchrunville Neighborhood Association

Events of Interest

2018

June 10

French Creek Iron Tour

 

Over 1000 cyclists paticipate in this annual ride through numerous local villages and historical landmarks. Benefits the French and Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust.  See the event web site for details.

June 9

West Vincent Township Community Fair

 

West Vincent Township Community Fair - 3PM to 7PM in the township park.  

June 2

Chester County Blues BBQ

 

This 9th annual music festival in Warwick PA features a number of local and national acts.  This year's performers on the main stage are:

  • Gary Allegretto
  • Vanessa Collier
  • Voodoo Deville

Check here for details.  Proceeds of the event benefit the Coventry Lions Club. 

May 15

2018 General Primary Election

 

Polls will be open 7AM - 8PM.  Sample ballots and other information is provided by Chester County Voter Services.

2017

November 11-12

Birchrunville Art Tour - 10AM - 5PM

 

On November 11 & 12, local artists will be exibiting at several locations in the Birchrunville area featuring paintings, jewelry. sculpture, ceramics, glass, fiber, and print.

 

Exhibiting artists include:

 Sandy Malamed - Narrative Quilts & Ceramic Sculpture
 Dale Shuffler - Ceramic Sculpture
 Louise Vinueza  - Oil Painting
 Charles Emlen  - Sculpture & Painting
 Kate Keegan  - Miniature Sculpture
 Lois Barnes  - Oil Painting
 Jesse Harrington  - Sculpture & Life Drawing
 Markels Roberts  - Ceramic Sculpture

 

Map and details

November 7

2017 Municipal Election

 

The Election includes West Vincent candidates for Supervisor, Tax Collector, Auditor and Judge and Inspectors of Elections. 

Sample ballots are provided by Chester County Voter Services.

September 2-4

Ludwigs Corner Horse Show and Country Fair

 

For over 70 years this local event has been bringing neighbors together on Labor Day Weekend with many special events that everyone in the family can enjoy.

 

 See the event web site for details.

June 11

The 15th Annual French Creek Iron Tour

 

Over 1000 cyclists paticipate in this annual event in Northern Chester County.  The ride has several courses ranging from 11 to 100 miles that visit numerous quaint villages and historical landmarks and benefits the French and Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust.  See the event web site for details.

June 3

Chester County Blues BBQ

 

This 8th annual music festival in Warwick PA features a number of local and national acts.  This year's performers on the main stage are:

  • Clarence Spady
  • Little Red Rooster
  • The Blue Plate Specials

Plus additional performers in the Beer Tent. 

 

Check here for details.  Proceeds of the event benefit the Coventry Lions Club. 

May 16

Municipal Primary Election

 

The Primary Election includes most county and local offices.

May 20

West Vincent Township Community Day

 

West Vincent Township's Annual Community Day from 10AM to 3PM in the township park.  

2016

November 16

Bryn Coed Farms Public Meeting 

 

The Natural Lands Trust will hold a public meeting to explain their agreement to purchase Bryn Coed Farms. It will be held in the Ludwigs Corner Fire Hall.  Details are available here.

 

June 12

French Creek Iron Tour

 

Over 1000 cyclists paticipate in this annual event in Northern Chester County.  The ride has several courses ranging from 11 to 100 miles that visit numerous quaint villages and historical landmarks and benefits the French and Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust.  See the event web site for details.

June 4

Chester County Blues BBQ

 

The 7th annual music festival takes place in Warwick PA and features a number of local and national acts.  This year's performers are:

  • The Nighthawks
  • Georgie Bonds
  • Deb Callahan

Check here for details.  Proceeds benefit the Coventry Lions Club. 

May 7

West Vincent Township Community Day

 

West Vincent Township's Annual Community Day from 10AM to 3PM in the township park.  

2015

November 22

The Underground Railroad in West Vincent Township

 

On the afternoon of Novermber 22nd, the West Vincent Historic Resources Committee will host a virtual tour of properties in West Vincent that were part of the Underground Railroad and highlight the work of the Quaker families who lived there. 

 

The virtual tour will feature properties from last summer's Town Tours and Village Walks series as well as some additional historic information.

 

Details...

November 15 & 16

Birchrunville Art Tour - 10AM - 5PM

 

On November 15 & 16, eight local artists will be exibiting at 5 locations in the Birchrunville area featuring paintings, jewelry. sculpture, ceramics, glass, fiber, and print.

 

Exhibits include:

 

1326 Hollow Rd.

Louise Vinueza - oil paintings

 

1512 Sheeder Mill Rd.
Kate Keegan - fiber & paintings

 

150 Cooks Glen  Rd.

Bruce Riggs - ceramic sculpture
Dale Shuffler - ceramic sculpture
 

1789 Hilltop Rd. - City Folk Art Collective

Sandy Malamed - narrative quilts and pottery

 

1776 Sheeder Mill Rd.

Susan & Victor Roggio - mixed metal jewelry

Lois Barnes - oil paintings

Bruce Riggs - ceramic sculpture

 

http://patch.com/pennsylvania/phoenixville/birchrunville-art-tour-aka-bat-november-14-15-0

November 3

2015 General Election

 

The Election includes West Vincent candidates for Supervisor, Auditor and Constable. 

Sample ballots provided by Chester County Voter Services for each polling place:

July 16

Into West Vincent: A Journey to Freedom

 

On the evening of July 16, the Town Tours and Village Walks series will be featuring properties in West Vincent that were part of the Underground Railroad. 

 

In the 1800s, the residents of four adjacent houses along the Old Kimberton Road devoted themselves to abolition and to the care of runaway slaves. The tour will show those farmsteads and highlight the work of the Quaker families who lived there.

 

This free event runs from 5:30pm to 7pm; parking is in a field at 1665 Kimberton Road. 

 

The event is organized by the West Vincent Historic Resources Committee in conjunction with the Chester County Planning Commission.  

June 14

French Creek Iron Tour

 

Over 1000 cyclists paticipate in this annual event in Northern Chester County.  The ride has several courses ranging from 11 to 100 miles that visit numerous quaint villages and historical landmarks and benefits the French and Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust.  See the event web site for details.

June 13 & 16

Local Private Collection and Real Estate Auction

 

Long time Birchrunville resident Hy Myerson is retiring and offering his offices and a number of private collections for sale.  The private collection auction will be held on June 13; the real estate auction is on June 16. 

More information about the auction is available here.

June 6

Chester County Blues BBQ

 

In its 6th year, this annual music festival takes place in Warwick PA and features a number of local and national acts.  This year's performers are:

  • Duke Robillard (with special guest Debbie Davies)
  • Mikey Junior
  • Vanessa Collier

Proceeds benefit the Coventry Lions Club. 

May 19

2015 Municipal Primary Election

 

This year's election includes West Vincent candidates for Supervisor, Auditor and Constable. 

Sample ballots provided by Chester County Voter Services for each polling place:

May 9

West Vincent Township Community Day

 

West Vincent Township's 13th Annual Community Day from 10AM to 3PM in the township park.  

May 2 & 3

Birchrunville Art Tour - 10AM - 5PM

 

On May 2 & 3, twelve local artists will be exibiting at 4 locations in the Birchrunville area featuring paintings, jewelry. sculpture, ceramics, glass, fiber, and print.

 

Exhibits include:

 

150 Cooks Glen  Rd.

Bruce Riggs - ceramic sculpture
Dale Shuffler - ceramic sculpture
 

1692 Sheeder Mill Rd.
Charles Emlen - sculpture & digital prints
Steve Janney - acrylic paintings

 

1789 Hilltop Rd. - City Folk Art Collective

Sandy Malamed - narrative quilts and pottery

May McNally - sterling silver jewelry
Christy Maurer - glass art

Lynn McMurray - works on wool fiber

Deborah & Donnie Rogers - mixed media sculpture & wood carvings

 

1776 Sheeder Mill Rd.

Susan & Victor Roggio - mixed metal jewelry

Lois Barnes - oil paintings

Bruce Riggs - ceramic sculpture

 

 

April 24 - 26

Chester County Historical Society Antiques Show

 

33rd Annual benefit for the Chester County Historical Society to be held from

April 24-26 at The Phelps School Malvern PA  The theme of this year’s event is From the Earth: Chester County’s Raw Materials Transformed.

 

April 18

West Vincent Township Sustainability Fair

 

The 3rd Annual Sustainability fair will be held at the West Vincent Elementry School from 10AM to 3PM. 

2014

November 15 & 16

Birchrunville Art Tour - 10AM - 5PM

 

On Nov. 15 & 16, twelve local artists will be exibiting at 5 locations in the Birchrunville area featuring paintings, jewelry. sculpture, ceramics, glass, fiber, and print.

 

Exhibits include:

 

1326 Hollow Rd.

Louise Vinueza - oil paintings

 

1512 Sheeder Mill Rd.
Kate Keegan - fiber & paintings

1692 Sheeder Mill Rd.
Charles Emlen - sculpture & digital prints
Dale Shuffler - ceramic sculpture

 

1789 Hilltop Rd. - City Folk Art Collective

Sandy Malamed - narrative quilts and pottery

May McNally - sterling silver jewelry
Christy Maurer - glass art

Lynn McMurray - works on wool fiber

Deborah & Donnie Rogers - mixed media sculpture & wood carvings

 

1776 Sheeder Mill Rd.

Susan & Victor Roggio - mixed metal jewelry

Dale Shuffler - ceramic sculpture

 

http://www.pinterest.com/smalamed/bat-birchrunville-art-tour-november-15-16-2014/

 

August 6

Discuss Plans for Birchrunville Schoolhouse Park

 

The West Vincent Township EAC and the Park and Recreation Commission will meet at 6:30pm adjacent to the Birchrunville Schoolhouse to discuss plans for the new Township park.

July 31

Nantmeal Village Historic Walk

 

The Chester County Historic Tours feature Nantmeal Village on July 31.  The event is sponsored by the East Nantmeal Historical Commission and Society.  

July 10

Birchrunville Historic Walk

 

The Chester County Historic Tours featured Birchrunville on the evening of July 10.  The event was organized by the West Vincent Historic Resources Committee in conjunction with the Chester County Planning Commission.  

 

See News Article about the Birchrunville Historic Walk...

May 10

West Vincent Township Community Day

 

Be sure to check out the HBNA table at West Vincent Community Day. We will be there from 10AM to 3PM and will have "Birchrunville" logo apparel for sale at the event. 

March 15

HBNA Spring Fundraising Drive Begins!

 

Kickoff of our Spring Fundraising Drive to raise funds to cover expenses incurred during our successful fight to save the Birchrunville Schoolhouse.

January 12

Winter Celebration in Birchrunville  An event at Birchrunville Store Café on January 12th. 

 

THANK YOU to all for helping to make our Winter Celebration a special and successful event!!!

Where to Find Us:

Historic Birchrunville Neighborhood Association
Birchrunville, Pennsylvania

info@historicbirchrunville.org

 

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