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Plan a Night Out in West Chester This Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2019

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. Candy and flowers are the go-to last-minute gift for most, but if you really want to impress your sweetheart (or other loved one if your life), why not give the gift of time? A night out with that special someone can create lasting memories, whose value long outlasts the Valentine’s season. For residents of Chestnut Square apartments, there are ample opportunities for a night out on the town—from fine-dining restaurants to museums to concerts.

Those who want to really treat their special someone this holiday are in luck, as a renowned entertainment center offering something for everyone is just minutes from your Chestnut Square apartment. Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center is one of the region’s biggest and best performance venues, hosting everything from dance and music shows to comedy performances to lectures and much more. Located just three blocks from your Chestnut Square apartment, the arts center is a perfect option if you’re looking to surprise your sweetheart with a night out.

The venue has a number of events coming up that could be just the gift you’re looking for. On Valentine’s Day, Uptown! features “Dueling Pianos,” an audience-driven, interactive event featuring two talented pianists going head to head with some of your favorite songs. If you want to really ramp up the romance, consider “Jazz Cocktail Hour” on Feb. 15. Performer Paula Johns presents a series titled “The Look of Love,” featuring tributes to leading musicians from the 1950s through today. The event features a special Valentine’s Day menu.

If your loved one is looking for a little inspiration, treat them to the next show in the Uptown! Speaker Series: “From Radical Homemaker to Radical Entrepreneur with Shannon Hayes.” On Feb. 19, Hayes will share stories about her personal and professional transformations, designed to both motivate and make audiences laugh. If your February is already booked up, grab your special someone tickets for one of the venue’s March shows, such as “Better than Bacon” on March 8. The hilarious improv-comedy event features entirely unscripted hijinks in which the audience is in the driver’s seat.

No matter what your Valentine is in the mood for, a trip to Uptown! will be sure to satisfy.


Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center

226 N. High St.

West Chester, PA 19380