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. 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.
Meet the cast of musical performers for ChandLore:
The Nuance String Quartet
Igor the Jazz Cowboy (banjo)
Dan Ryan and his Barber Shop Quartet
Sheila Maguire (fiddler)
Downtown Chandler will also commemorate Chandler’s founding year of 1912 by offering $19.12 specials* from participating businesses.
Visit downtown for this one-night-only event to celebrate the thing that makes us truly unique, the place where hip and historic collide.
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Blue Planet Outdoors, 44 S San Marcos Pl
19.12% off one regularly priced item
Bourbon Jacks Bar and Grill, 11 W Boston St Suite 1
Any two burger entrees
The Brickyard Downtown, 85 W Boston St
Chef's Pork "Bahn Mi" Tacos paired with The Aviation, a classic cocktail from the 1912 era. (Pork "Bahn Mi" Tacos: Pickled Carrot, Daikon, Jalapeno, Cilantro Crema)
Burst of Butterflies Create and Paint Studio, 141 W Boston St
19.12% off if you mention ChandLore during the event
Crust Chandler - Simply Italian, 10 N San Marcos Pl
New York style or Original style Rustica (individual size pizza), and a bottle of our house red or white wine.
Ice Cream Sammies, 135 W Boston St
Family pack: 5 Sammies for $19.12. (buy 4 get 1 free)
Las Palmas, 95 W Boston St
Any 3 tacos, choice of beer or house margarita, and a scoop of artisan ice cream
Murphy's Law Irish Pub, 58 S San Marcos Pl
Any two entrees plus an appetizer
Saba's Western Wear, 67 W Boston St
(extended store hours for ChandLore) Select long-sleeve men's shirts for $19.12
The San Marcos Resort, 1 N San Marcos Pl
Inside the 1912 lounge, you can choose between an AZ Burger paired with a domestic beer OR a Valley Chop Salad paired with a domestic beer (View special room rates here)
SanTan Brewing Company, 8 S San Marcos Pl
Two Oktoberfest braised bratwurst, garlic whipped potatoes, Epicenter Amber, beer onions, HefeWeizen sauerkraut, spicy beer mustard, spent grain dinner roll with agave glaze.
Sibley's West: The Chandler and Arizona Gift Shop, 72 S San Marcos Pl
Come into the store between 5 and 7 p.m. and mention ChandLore to receive 19.12% off your purchase
West Alley BBQ & Smokehouse, 111 W Boston St
Full Rack Rib Platter includes choice of two sides, buttered Texas style toast and served with hot or mild BBQ sauce.