This week in Montco brings plenty of festivals, barbecue, live theater and more! Attend the largest country music concert event in the Greater Philadelphia area, see a living history demonstration, or enjoy one of many captivating plays and performances.

FEATURED EVENTS

ISKRA are among the featured performers at the 26th Ukrainian Folk Festival

UKRAINIAN FOLK FESTIVAL

August 26
Ukrainian American Sport Center

Experience a day of entertainment and culture at the 27th annual Ukrainian Folk Festival. Enjoy amazing performances, including traditional Ukrainian folk music and modern pop.

Lansdale Festival of the Arts

LANSDALE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

August 25
Memorial Park, Lansdale

The annual Lansdale Festival of the Arts brings some of the area's top artisans and crafters to the borough for a juried art show. The day also includes live jazz music, great food and door prizes for event-goers.

CITADEL COUNTRY SPIRIT USA

August 24 - 26
Ludwig's Corner Horse Show

Greater Philadelphia's largest country music concert event of the year is coming to Glenmoore, Chester County this August. Citadel Country Spirit USA is a three-day event that features the top artists of today and yesterday, including Alabama, Brad Paisley, Toby Keith, Jake Owen, and more.

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DINING EVENTS

GATSBY-Q

August 24
Normandy Farm Hotel & Conference Center

The final event in this year's Craft-N-Que Series, Normandy Farm Hotel & Conference Center hosts a Gatsby-Q on August 24. The event takes visitors back to the roaring 20s (Gatsby-themed attire is optional) with live jazz, distillery tastings, and more. 

ONE-OF-A-KIND WHISKEY DINNER & BOTTLE RELEASE

August 23
Iron Abbey Gastro Pub

Limited tickets available! Join Iron Abbey for a 4-course, 4-cocktail extravaganza including saffron seafood stew, chicken and waffles, and bourbon caramel apples.

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HISTORY EVENTS

Pennypacker Mills

FUN IN THE 1900'S HISTORY CENTER

August 25
Pennypacker Mills

Pennypacker Mills invites children and their families to immerse themselves in history during the Fun in the 1900's History Center program on August 25. Purchase food from an old-time General Store, discover what life was like for breaker boys in the coal mines, or experience an interactive exhibit on transportation of the early 20th Century.

BUTTERFLY CELEBRATION

August 25
Upper Schuylkill Valley Park

Come help Upper Schuylkill Valley Park celebrate this amazing little insect, the butterfly. The annual program will include information on tagging, feeding and raising butterflies. This year the park will be hosting local butterfly experts Dave and Audrey Harding from Marvelous Monarchs.

LIVING HISTORY SUNDAYS

August 26
Pottsgrove Manor

Join 18th Century interpreters as they recreate the historic trades, skills, and life around Pottsgrove Manor in Colonial America. Themed programs are held every Sunday in August.

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LIVE THEATER AND PERFORMANCES

NEWSIES

Friday - Sunday
Steel River Playhouse

Closing Week: Stop the presses! The hit musical Newsies is coming to Steel River Playhouse. This pre-professional Broadway youth production will be on stage for two weekends, August 17 to 19 and 24 to 26.

Performances this week are Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 8 p.m.

WOODY SEZ: THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF WOODY GUTHRIE

Tuesday - Sunday
People's Light

Closing Week: With songs like "This Land is Your Land" and "This Train is Bound for Glory," Woody Guthrie is widely considered one of America's greatest folk musicians. In this unique performance, four actors/musicians play 15 instruments and perform 25 of Guthrie's songs while celebrating his fascinating, beautiful, and sometimes tragic life.

Performances this week are Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 2 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

DR. COOK'S GARDEN

Friday - Sunday
Playcrafters of Skippack

Dr. Cook's Garden depicts the perfect small town, with a beloved elderly family physician. But, is the town too perfect?  Dr. Cook's young protege stumbles across something disturbing that changes everything in this riveting drama.

Performances this week are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU

Friday - Sunday
The Dramateurs, Inc. at the Barn Playhouse

The Dramateurs at the Barn invite you to a wedding you will never forget. It Shoulda Been You is a charming, funny, and original new musical that will leave a smile on every face.

Performances this week are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

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