This summer is one for the books in Montgomery County. Join us for a new week jam-packed full of incredible, awesome and fun things to do, this week only in Montco!
AMBLER RESTAURANT WEEK
July 8 - 15
Ambler Main Street
Ambler Restaurant Week is July 8th-15th! Over a dozen Ambler area restaurants will be offering wonderful specials and Prix-fix menus.
Whether you’re looking for high end or casual, a beverage pairing or a BYOB, lunch or dinner; there is something to please everyone. This is always a popular week in Ambler, make your reservations in advance! Please keep in mind that not all restaurants are open each night during Restaurant Week, yet another reason to plan in advance and make reservations!
RADIO 104.5 PRESENTS SAD SUMMER FESTIVAL WITH THE WONDER YEARS, THE MAINE, MAYDAY PARADE, STATE CHAMPS, MOM JEANS, STAND ATLANTIC, & JUST FRIENDS @ SKYLINE STAGE
The Sad Summer Festival lands at the Skyline Stage at the Mann on Saturday, July 13th with Lansdale & Montco's very own The Wonder Years alongside State Champs, Mayday Parade, The Maine, Mom Jeans, Just Friends, and Stand Atlantic.
TWILIGHT ON THE RIVER
May 8 - September 11
Something for everyone! Make it a family night out! Open-air market in a lovely setting along the Schuylkill River in Bridgeport, PA. Open May through September. Second and Fourth Wednesdays. 4:30-8:00 pm. A mix of local vendors, food, music, and games.
Beer, Wine & Spirits Events
TELFORD NIGHT MARKET
Telford Train Station
The Telford Night Market is a seasonal family-friendly open-air night market. TNM features independent vendors selling curated food, fresh produce, merchandise and art.
TNM works with surrounding nonprofits and businesses for community collaborations that celebrate the diversity and heritage of Telford, PA.
SECRET VALLEY EXPEDITION (MIMOSA BRUNCH FOR DINING PASSENGERS)
July 7 - August 11
Colebrookdale Railroad Preservation Trust
Board one of our meticulously restored century old rail cars for a two hour expedition into one of the most scenic and historic regions in the northeast. Once the province of pioneers and patriots, the Colebrookdale is your ticket to a verdant land lost in time.
Brunch is provided by Devour Catering & Event Design and includes: scrambled eggs, seasoned potatoes, bacon, sausage, pancakes or french toast, and mimosa (must be 21) or orange juice, coffee, tea, and water.
Brunch is available for our Dining Car passengers only.
2019 USA Climbing Sport & Speed Youth National Championships
Reach Indoor Climbing and Fitness
Open to ALL USA Climbing members, parents, coaches, and volunteers! Hear from Marc Norman about USA Climbing's plans for the future and an update from the Competition Task Force and their important work in redefining USA Climbing's competition season beginning in 2021. An open Q&A period will follow the presentations.
Light snacks, water, and a cash bar will be available!
SECRET VALLEY EXPEDITION
Board one of our meticulously restored century-old rail cars for a two-hour expedition into one of the most scenic and historic regions in the northeast. Once the province of pioneers and patriots, the Colebrookdale is your ticket to a verdant land lost in time.
READING ON THE RAILS
We take a short train ride to Colebrookdale Village where we will be getting off the train, enjoying a snack and a beverage and listen to stories read to us by our guest reader of the Boyertown Library, children's librarian Lisa Rand!
Only very special guests will have the unique opportunity to enjoy an excursion to our picnic area at our Colebrookdale site where little ones will gather around for a special storytime read-aloud.
After our story time, you may be able to choose a book from our "Free Library" provided by the Friends of the Boyertown Library to enjoy on the ride home!
This special excursion is geared towards fans ages 12 and under (or any fan of trains and a good book!)
This reading and train experience is about an hour.
Please Note: Our Colebrookdale Site DOES NOT have a ramp, we apologize, but for this expedition, we cannot accommodate wheelchairs.
“I’ve been working on the railroad, all the live long day….” Create new memories with your family as you board Colebrookdale Railroad’s Campfire Express to our site “in the woods.” You’ll ride the train to the campfire site, roast some hot dogs and join in some camp songs.
We supply: Hot dogs & buns, roasting sticks, bug juice (beverage – but no bugs), campfire to roast your dog, song sheets, and song leader.
You supply: The energy and kids to create the experience. This is a camping experience without the sleepover.
We anticpate this experience to be a little over an hour in duration.
This excursion is family oriented with family friendly pricing!
PADDLE PENN'S LANDING
May 3 - September 29
Independence Seaport Museum
Paddle your way around the Penn's Landing basin in a kayak, rowboat, swan, or dragon for the perfect outdoor recreational activity. Located near Spruce Street Harbor Park and the Hilton Penn's Landing, Paddle Penn's Landing is a unique afternoon adventure with family and friends or a memorable date with your sweetheart on the Delaware River in Philadelphia.
EXTENDED HISTORIC SHIPS HOURS
May 23 - September 8
Independence Seaport Museum
Unable to visit our two National Historic Landmark ships, Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna, during the day? That's okay! This summer you can visit both ships with our Extended Summer Hours on Thursdays-Sundays until 7 p.m. (last boarding is 6:15 p.m.).
HEX SIGNS: SACRED & CELESTIAL SYMBOLISM IN PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH BARN STARS
March 1 - November 3
Bryn Athyn Historic District
Explores themes of sacred and celestial imagery in the traditional arts of the Pennsylvania Dutch, with special emphasis on the decorated barns of Southeastern Pennsylvania. This exhibition, which features actual examples of barn stars, decorated objects, and related images, is guest curated by Patrick Donmoyer, director of the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center at Kutztown University. Donmoyer is the author of Hex Signs: Myth and Meaning in Pennsylvania Dutch Barn Stars (2013). The Heritage Center and Glencairn Museum will collaborate on a full exhibition catalog for the Glencairn exhibition.
The Colonial Theater
This double feature is showing twice, at 12 PM and 4 PM in the historic 1903 Theatre.
11:30 – Doors Open
12:00 – The Blob (Irvin Yeaworth, 1958, 82 min, blu ray)
1:30 – Forbidden Planet (Fred M. Wilcox, 1956, 98 min, 35mm)
3:30 – Doors Re-open
4:00 – The Blob
5:30 – Forbidden Planet
Plus! First Spaceship on Venus and The Green Slime will rotate in the White Rabbit Theatre. First Spaceship on Venus will screen at 12:30 and 4:30. The Green Slime wills screen at 2:30 and 6:30. Admission is free with your purchase of any double feature ticket!
And! Daughter of Horror (the film playing at the Colonial in The Blob) will screen in the Berry Theatre at 4:30. Hosted by Mr. Lobo, Dash Daring and Matt McGinnis. Admission is free with your purchase of any double feature ticket.
SUBLIME WITH ROME WITH SOJA, COMMON KINGS, & SERANATION @ SKYLINE STAGE
The wait is over! Sublime with Rome returns long at last with new music in 2019 to complement their first two album releases, Sirens, the 2015 effervescent follow up to the band's 2011 debut release Yours Truly. “Wicked Heart” will be the first single out late July off their yet untitled upcoming album to come out around Spring 2019. Don’t miss them at the Skyline Stage on July 9 with SOJA, Common Kings, and Seranation.
Tickets are available now via Ticketmaster.com, (800) 745-3000, or the Mann Box Office.
Every ticket for this show includes a digital download of Sublime with Rome’s forthcoming album, Blessings. You will receive an email with more details about this offer approximately 7 days after your purchase.
OSLER CIRCLE (BEATLES TRIBUTE): FUNDRAISER FOR CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
Ardmore Music Hall
The press has described Osler Circle as “a high-octane rock band that reminds audiences that The Beatles’ music is just as edgy and entertaining as ever.” The physician ensemble takes its name from the road in front of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, conjuring up legendary Beatle landmarks like Abbey Road and Penny Lane. From the Cavern Club to Ed Sullivan, from Shea Stadium to the Rooftop, Osler Circle covers the timeless hits of the lads from Liverpool.
On the Stage
July 10 - August 4
Act II Playhouse, Ltd.
You're never too old to be young at heart. When Peg and Irv try online dating, they discover love isn’t any easier the second time around. A riotous romantic comedy about life’s second act. Starring Carla Belver (Driving Miss Daisy, The Glass Menagerie).
LADIES OF LANSDALE: JULY HEAT FRIDAY NIGHT SPECIAL!
Join Fanci and the girls for a special FRIDAY NIGHT show! Celebrating a special occasion? Bringing a first timer? Put them in the Hot Seat where they will be called up on stage and have a personal experience with one of our queens and recieve a complimentary beer to celebrate! Available for an additional $30 (Hot seat only includes complimentary beer and experience a separate show ticket must be purchased as well)
MONIQUE SARKESSIAN - FEATURED ARTIST
July 4 - July 13
Exhibit B Gallery
Our featured artist for June - July is Monique Sarkessian. See new and recent paintings in oils and encaustics. Opening reception 6/21/19 5-9 with lite refreshments served. Meet the artist and enjoy an awesome show. Monique's paintings are bold, colorful, and expressive; blending unique details with bold abstractions.
Solo show hosted by Exhibit B Gallery in a restored 1901 cigar factory. Shows runs thru 7/13/19.