ChandLore



Event:      ChandLore 

Date:       Saturday, September 8, 2018

Time:       5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Featuring:   A living history experience with a cast of historic characters, music and business offerings.

Location:  Historic Downtown Chandler Colonnade

History can be a bore. ChandLore is anything but. 

On the evening of September 8 from 5 - 8 p.m., Historic Downtown Chandler will transport you back in time. For one night only, ChandLore a celebration of Chandler’s yesteryear, will provide a “living history” experience through live character storytelling and music. 

 

Meet the cast of characters for ChandLore:

George T. Peabody

Irene “Animal Girl” Schroeder

Harriet “Flip” Fullerton 

Bill Swift and Zora Folley

Dr. A.J. Chandler 

Stationed along Boston Street and San Marcos Place under the historic colonnade, actors from ImprovMania will bring these bygone characters to life. David Specht, owner of Improv Mania shares in the excitement of this new event; “The ImprovMania cast is thrilled to portray these characters from Chandler’s colorful history. This event will be educational, and should also be really fun.” Alongside the lively actors retelling their remarkable stories, will be a variety of musical acts from a barbershop quartet to a banjo player performing songs from bygone days.

Downtown Chandler will also commemorate Chandler’s founding year of 1912 by offering $19.12 specials from participating businesses. For a list of offerings and participating businesses go to www.downtownchandler.org. 

Mary Murphy-Bessler, Executive Director of the Downtown Chandler Community Partnership stated “this truly unique event celebrates Downtown Chandler as a place where hip and historic collide for a one of a kind experience and destination to be enjoyed by all.”

free

Date:

Sep 8, 2018

Location:

Historic Downtown Chandler
Chandler, AZ

Hours:

5-8 pm

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