It's the last full week of July and that means the third week of Cirque du Soleil VOLTA's six-week run in Montgomery County. If you've already seen the hit show, don't worry, we've got 22 reasons to come back and #MakeItMontco this week, including delicious dining deals for Ardmore Restaurant Week, family fun at Pennypacker Mills, and the last chance to catch three incredible stage shows.
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL VOLTA
July 12 - August 19
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
Cirque Du Soleil VOLTA has entered its third week of performances under the Big Top at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks. The story of freedom and self-discovery continues to captivate audiences with seven shows scheduled between Tuesday and Sunday this week.
FUN IN THE 1900'S HISTORY CENTER
Pennypacker Mills invites children and their families to immerse themselves in history during the Fun in the 1900's History Center program on July 28. 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.
Live Music & Comedy
WORLD MUSIC CONCERT SERIES
Abington Art Center
The final performance of the year in Abington Art Center's World Music Concert Series features Mali-based Sidi Touré, whose native Songhaï Music music has been described as danceable, dynamic, and joyous.
Some of the greatest artists of the Flower Child era come together for Hippiefest 2018, this Saturday night at the Keswick Theatre. See Vanilla Fudge, Rick Derringer, Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels, and Badfinger featuring Joey Mulland, all live in concert on the Keswick stage.
ARDMORE RESTAURANT WEEK
July 16 - 29
Ardmore Restaurant Week continues 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!
Live Theater and Performances
TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE
July 10 - 29
Act II Playhouse
Closing Week: 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. Don't miss the final week for this hit show, with six performances Wednesday through Sunday.
JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
July 12 - 28
Playcrafters of Skippack
Closing Week: 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. Update: The final week of performances of this show are SOLD OUT.
FOOTLOOSE, THE MUSICAL
July 20 - 28
The Dramateurs, Inc. at the Barn Playhouse
Closing Week: The classic 1984 film Footloose is adapted for the stage at this youth production from the Dramateurs at the Barn Playhouse. Don't miss the final three performances this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater
One of the most accomplished magicians in the world, Asi Wind will perform on the stage of Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater this Thursday evening. Don't miss your chance to catch this Merlin Award-winning performer in Montco.
Adrenaline Fueled Events
PEDAL & PADDLE
Schuylkill River Greenways
Hit the trail and the water with the Schulykill River Greenways for an evening ride and moonlight paddle. The event includes a bike ride along the Schuylkill River Trail followed by a kayaking loop that starts on the Schulylkill River and returns via the Schuylkill Canal. A guided tour of the canal and the Lock Tender's House are included.
FULL MOON HIKE
Norristown Farm Park
Enjoy an opportunity to be in the park past sunset. Take a hike by the light of the silvery moon. Find out why October’s full moon is sometimes called the “hunter’s moon.” A park ranger will lead this evening adventure. Proper footwear is recommended. The hike will be about two miles. Preregistration is required; meet in parking lot #5.