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Event Name: Pottsgrove Manor's new exhibit, "Rise and Shine at the Manor"
Date(s): 03/04/2017 - 11/05/2017
Location: Pottsgrove Manor
100 W. King Street Pottstown PA 19464
Details: As the first rays of the morning’s sun streamed into the windows of Pottsgrove Manor, the house would already be busy with a myriad of early morning household tasks and the rituals of starting another day. See how the humble activities of daily life differed from—or were often remarkably similar to—the activities we are familiar with today.
Event Name: Painting With a Twist Skippack, PA - October Events!
Date(s): 01/22/2017 - 03/22/2018
Location: Painting With a Twist, Skippack
1240 Bridge Road, Suite C Skippack PA 19474
Details: Come paint your own masterpiece! Our talented artists will guide you step by step as you laugh, chat, drink, and paint your way to a finished work of art! October is jam packed with beautiful paintings for all ages*, so check out our calendar and sign up for your favorites! *All classes are 18+, 21+ BYOB unless specifically stated otherwise.
Event Name: Free Appraisals of Antiques
Date(s): 02/18/2017 - 08/11/2018
Location: Locati LLC
1425 E. Welsh Road Maple Glen, PA 19002
Details: Michael Locati will be happy to appraise your antique jewelry, art, silver, porcelain, furniture and more at Locati LLC located in the historic 1815 Lukens Manor House in Maple Glen PA.
Tags: SPECIAL EVENTS
Event Name: Pennies-A-Pound
Date(s): 09/23/2017 - 09/24/2017
Heritage Field Airport 3310 W Ridge Pike Pottstown, PA 19464
Details: Come take an airplane ride for just pennies-a-pound on September 23rd and September 24th at Pottstown Heritage Airport. Take a ride in an aircraft for just twenty cents per pound (minimum $10 and maximum $30). The Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of The Ninety-Nines will host their annual Pennies-A-Pound flying event at Pottstown Heritage Airport. Adventurers will get a twenty minute plane ride over Montgomery County in a small aircraft flown by one of our volunteer pilots. The tradition of pilots giving airplane rides to the public for just a penny per pound of a passenger’s weight started in the 1920s. The Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of The Ninety-Nines is proud to continue this tradition as a way to exemplify the role. The event takes place (weather permitting) at Heritage Field Airport, KPTW, 3310 W Ridge Pike, Pottstown, PA 19464. Contact: Mary Wunder at MaryWunder@Gmail.com or Amy Urbine at AmyUrbine@Gmail.com
Event Name: Saturday Family Drop-In Workshop
Date(s): 09/23/2017 - 12/09/2017
Location: Main Line Art Center
746 Panmure Road, Haverford, PA 19041
Details: Experience a new project every visit. Families can enjoy working together to create beautiful artworks in paint, paper, fabric and clay. Guided by teaching artist Jessica Curtaz, families will learn together, make together and take home their creative memories. Open to ages 3yrs and up. Price includes one guardian and one child, each additional child is $15. No class on 9/30 & 11/25. Please call (610) 525-0272 ext. 110 to register, or visit www.mainlineart.org. Minimum enrollment needed, so please register promptly.
Event Name: Walk the Wissahickon
Date(s): 09/24/2017 - 09/24/2017
Location: Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association
12 Morris Road Ambler PA 19002
Details: Walk the Wissahickon offers people a chance to experience the beautiful Green Ribbon Trail, a 21-mile trail that follows the Wissahickon Creek from North Wales and eventually connects with Fairmount Park’s Forbidden Drive. Hikers can choose to walk 5, 8, 13 or 21 miles of the beautiful Green Ribbon Trail. The hikes are guided and include lunch, a t-shirt, bussing back to the start and gear support. Share this event with your friends - it's going to be a fun day! Register early and save: $30 before 9/5 $35 from 9/6 to 9/19 $40 after 9/19
Event Name: American Birding Expo 2017
Date(s): 09/29/2017 - 10/01/2017
100 Station Avenue, Oaks, PA 19456
Details: One of the largest wildlife events in the country comes to the Philadelphia area for the first time! It’s the American Birding Expo, the largest and most diverse shopping and learning experience for the nature enthusiasts and the birding community. Sponsored by Bird Watcher’s Digest in association with the American Birding Association and Audubon Pennsylvania, it’s truly the entire world of birding under one roof. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on hand to talk with visitors and demonstrate their products, including a seemingly endless array of clothing, binoculars, spotting scopes, cameras, birding accessories, tripods, everything a nature enthusiast needs. Additionally, there will worldwide ecotourism tour providers. Each day features numerous bird walks, educational events, book signings, demonstrations and panel discussions. New birders are invited to participate in special skill-building workshops. “Family Day Sunday,” features lots of kid-friendly activities.
Event Name: Walker Stalker Con Philly: Meet The Cast of The Walking Dead & More!
Date(s): 09/30/2017 - 10/01/2017
100 Station Avenue, Oaks, PA 19456
Details: Walker Stalker Con is the largest zombie, horror and sci-fi convention in the WORLD, with more than 250,000 attendees globally across three countries and twelve cities. The Philadelphia event will welcome thousands of fans to The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center for two full days of one-of-a-kind experiences, exclusive panels, cosplay, and celebrity guests. The event is loved globally by fans and celebrity guests alike: ‘I especially love meeting the little ones at Walker Stalker. Nothing is more special than seeing a child’s face light up.’ – Michael Cudlitz (Abraham, The Walking Dead) ‘I love social media, but meeting fans at Walker Stalker is so much more personal!’ – Ross Marquand (Aaron, The Walking Dead) Popular actors from the #1 show on television, The Walking Dead, are already confirmed to attend, meet fans, pose for photos, sign autographs and participate in stage interviews, including: Norman Reedus (“Daryl”) Chandler Riggs (“Carl”) Khary Payton (“King Ezek
Event Name: Revolutionary War Encampment Walk
Date(s): 10/01/2017 - 10/01/2017
Location: Pennypacker Mills
5 Haldeman Road Schwenksville PA 19473
Details: Come hear the story of the encampment of Gen. Washington and his soldiers as we walk on the grounds noting where soldiers camped and to see the gravesites where they were buried. All ages; FREE, suggested donation $2/person. Wear comfortable outdoor clothing and shoes. Stay after the walk for a guided tour of the mansion where there is a new temporary exhibit. In the fall of 1777, an encampment took place at the Mills during the Revolutionary War. From here, General Washington’s troops marched into Philadelphia and fought the Battle of Germantown, then retreated back to their old camp. On display will be artifacts found on the property including an actual order from General Washington. Included on all tours. All ages; FREE, suggested donation $2/person.
Event Name: Barleyjuice Trio
Date(s): 10/01/2017 - 10/01/2017
Location: Act II Playhouse
56 E. Butler Avenue, Ambler, PA 19002
Details: As Heard on The Office, King of the Hill The ayes have it - Barleyjuice is a grand group of talented tunesmiths and prodigious performers, and the absolute best time you can have at a concert without removing your kilt! http://act2.org/cms2/index.php/onstage/spotlight/barleyjuice ABOUT THE BAND Barleyjuice was born out of rock and roll, reared on British Invasion, Country Western and Prog Rock, and landed somewhere in the North Channel with a penchant for all that is Celtic. Kyf Brewer, Swanny Swanson, Eric Worthington, Alice O'Quirke and John Tracey welcome you to their playground of musical misbehavior, where kilts may be a preferred dress, but bagpipes, fiddle, accordion, mandolin, bouzouki, whistle, piano, harmonica, bass and drums cover them nicely even when they turn up naked.