This week is for the foodies! With both Ambler and Ardmore restaurant weeks beginning this week, their main streets are bound to be packed from one end to the other. From Cirque Du Soleil to the World Music Concert Series and two restaurant weeks, you're in for a real action-packed Montco experience!
Cirque du Soleil VOLTA
July 12 - August 15
After a super successful opening week, Cirque Du Soleil is entering it's second round of shows! VOLTA is a captivating voyage of discovery. It's about finding yourself, and unveiling your personal powers. Inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of street sports, the show weaves acrobatics in a visually striking world driven by a stirring melodic score.
LIVE MUSIC, COMEDY AND PERFORMANCES
Amazing music, and great vibes tonight on the lawn at AAC. Thank you to @lakoumizik , our sponsor #rydalpark and to everyone who came out tonight!! We'll see you next week for more World Music! #worldmusic #abingtonartcenter #luckygoat #haiti #music #dancing #abington #alverthorpe #free #summer #fun
WORLD MUSIC CONCERT SERIES
July 19 & 26
Abington Art Center
For the second year in a row, Abington Art Center is hosting its World Music Concert Series, a weekly outdoor music event that brings entertainers from countries around the globe, including Haiti, Sudan, Mali, and Nigeria.
TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE
July 10 - 29
Act II Playhouse
Based on the best-selling novel by Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie is the story of a young man, an old man, their friendship, and life's greatest lesson. It's both hilarious and deeply heartfelt. The show runs July 10 through 29 at Act II Playhouse.
JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
July 12 - 28
Playcrafters of Skippack
The classic Rice and Webber musical, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat comes to the stage of Playcrafters of Skippack this July. The plot is based on the story of Joseph, as told in the book of Genesis. The show runs July 12 through 28.
DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
July 13 - 22
Methacton Community Theater
Step into the enchanted world of Disney's Beauty and the Beast with Methacton Community Theater. The classic tale of Belle and the Beast is retold in this musical adaptation. The show runs July 13 through 22 at the Shannondell Performing Arts Center in Audubon.
FOOTLOOSE, THE MUSICAL
July 20 - 28
The Dramateurs, Inc. at the Barn Playhouse
The classic 1984 film Footloose is adapted for the stage at this youth production from the Dramateurs at the Barn Playhouse. Performances are July 20 through 28.
Now in its second year, SunnyFest is a family-friendly outdoor music festival held on the grounds of the historic Sunnybrook Ballroom in Pottstown. The day includes live music from 12 noon to 9 p.m., great food, and lawn games for adults and kids. And, in the event of rain, the party moves indoors into the spacious ballroom.
CONCERTS THIS WEEK
FOOD & DINING EVENTS
AMBLER RESTAURANT WEEK
July 16 - 23
Ambler Main Street
Twice a year, Ambler celebrates its diverse culinary scene during Ambler Restaurant Week. With special prix fixe lunch and dinner options at many of the town's best dining spots, there's no better time to get a true taste of Ambler.
ARDMORE RESTAURANT WEEK
July 16 - 29
Ardmore Restaurant Week is back with budget-friendly offerings showcasing why Ardmore is the hottest culinary destination on the Main Line. Experience the difference for yourself by trying one of Ardmore's diverse dining options!
IRON ABBEY'S BELGIUM INDEPENDENCE WEEK
July 19 - July 21
Toast to Independence Day on July 19th with Luc "Bobo" Van Mecholen and Chimay Trappists! Keep the chalic with liter of Chimay Grande Reserve. Come and celebrate the history of beer on July 21st! Taste a few of the Trappists/Classics on tap featuring: Gulden Draak, Petrus, Rodenbach and much more.
MYSTERY DINNER AT S&B EVENT CONCEPTS
S&B presents a series of full-course meals curated in secret for your indulgence.
Trouble is brewing for Mr.Logan. Can you solve the Mystery? You’ll have time and clues along with mysterious foods and drinks to help.Come out for a night of fun and surprises, delight your senses and tantalize your tastebuds! Audience participation is always more fun… First seating is at 6:30 pm
FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR DAY
The Pennsylvania Provincial Army needs you! Join French and Indian War interpreters from the 1st and 3rd Battalion of the Pennsylvania Regiment as they demonstrate military life during the French and Indian War waged between Britain and France between 1754 and 1763.
LUNCH & LEARN SPEAKER SERIES
Bring your lunch to Valley Forge Park on select Wednesdays for the summer Lunch & Learn Speaker Series. Topics include "Colonial Women for the 21st Century," "Just Imported from London: An Apothecary Shop's Place within the British Empire," and "An Unrecognizable America: Life without the Antiquities Act of 1906."
COLONIAL MUSIC AND DANCING
Paoli Battlefield Historical Park's Revolutionary Lecture Series steps back in time to the 18th Century for a night of Colonial Music and Dancing at the Historic General Warren Restaurant. Learn the dance steps and the musical culture of the era while enjoying heavy hors d'oeuvres on the restaurant's outdoor patio.