Summer Activity Guide 2009 June

JUNE 2009

 

ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM.  31 Fifth St., Allentown.  Exhibits through 7/18/09:  "Waves, Waterfalls and Ripples:  Water in Japanese Art;" and through 8/9/09:  "Fashion in Film:  Costumes for the Screen." Tuesday-Saturday 11 AM-5 PM; Sun. noon-5 PM. $6 adults; $4 seniors, $3 ages 6-12; under 6 free.  $5.00 additional admission for selected special exhibits.  Free admission every Sunday. (610-432-4333; www.allentownartmuseum.org). 

 

ANTIQUE AUTOMOBILE CLUB OF AMERICA MUSEUM.  161 Museum Drive, Hershey.  "Sports Cars in America."  As the weather gets warmer you may find yourself dreaming of a trip down a country road in a sports car with the top down and your hair blowing in the wind.  Just in time for summer, the AACA Museum will be paying tribute to the sports cars that travel America's roads.  9AM-5 PM.  $9 adults; $8 seniors; $7 children; 3 and under free.  (717-566-7100; www.aacamuseum.org). 

 

BARN THEATRE. Jeffersonville. 6/19-27:  "Les Liaisons Dangereuses" by Christopher Hampton.  8 PM.  June 21 matinee @ 2 PM.  $12.  (610-539-BARN; www.barnplayhouse.org). 

 

BUCKS COUNTY PLAYHOUSE. 70 S. Main St., New Hope.  6/3-7:  "High School Musical 2."  6/10-28:  "My Fair Lady."  Wednesday & Thursday, 2 & 8 PM; Friday 8 PM; Saturday 4 & 8 PM; Sunday 2 PM.  $23-$25.  Children's Theatre - 6/19-27:  "Cinderella."  11 AM & 1 PM.  $8.  (215-862-2041; www.buckscountyplayhouse.com).

 

CHURCHVILLE NATURE CENTER. 501 Churchville Lane, Churchville.  Saturday morning bird walks, 7-9 AM.  Free.  (215-357-4005; www.churchvillenaturecenter.org).

 

DUTCH COUNTRY PLAYHOUSE. Rt. 563, one-half mile east of Rt. 63, near Green Lane. 6/5-21:  "The Compleat Works of Wilm Shkspr (abridged)."  Comedy.    Thursday, Friday & Saturday 8 PM, Sunday 2 PM. $12 adults; $10 seniors; $10 age 12 and under (215-234-0966; www.dutchcountryplayers.com). 

 

GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY. Passmore Rd., off Rt. 100, Bechtelsville. NASCAR Sportsman-Modifieds & Late Models race on a one-third mile, high-banked clay speedway each Saturday.  7:30 PM.  $13 adults; $5 ages 6-11; under 6 free.  Free Parking.  Special event 6/2:   Thunder on the Hill featuring USAC National Wingless Sprint Tour & ARDC Wingless Midgets; Special event 6/21: NEETS Enduro 2:30 PM; Special Event:  6/30 Thunder on the Hill featuring Pennsylvania Sprint Speed Week Series.  For Thunder on the Hill tickets, call 443-513-4456; for NEETS tickets, call 267-767-4939.   (610-754-7688; www.grandviewspeedway.com). 

 

JAMES A. MICHENER ART MUSEUM.  138 S. Pine St., Doylestown.  6/1-28:  "Pulp Function."  Exhibit surveys a wide variety of artistic expressions using handmade paper pulp, recycled paper, paper cuts, cardboard, papier-mache, and folded paper.  Tuesday-Friday 10 AM-4:30 PM; Saturday 10 AM-5 PM; Sunday noon-5 PM.  $6.50 adults; $6 seniors; $4 students; under 6 free.  (215-340-9800; www.michenerartmuseum.org). 

 

KING OF PRUSSIA FOLK MUSIC SERIES. Upper Merion Township Building Park, 175 W. Valley Forge Rd., King of Prussia. Sunday evening outdoor concerts at

7 PM. $10 adults; seniors and ages 16 & under free. (610-265-1071; www.umconcerts.org). 

 

LEHIGH VALLEY IRON PIGS.  Coca Cola Park, Allentown.  Triple-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies.  6/1 vs. Rochester Red Wings; 6/11-14 vs. Charlotte Knights; 6/23-26 vs. Indianapolis Indians; 6/27-30 vs. Norfolk Tides.  Fireworks:  6/12, 26, and 27.  Tickets:  Club level & front row $14; field level $9; field reserved $7.50; lawn $6; children 3 and under free unless they require a seat.  (610-435-3001; www.ironpigsbaseball.com).  

 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY CULTURAL CENTER.  208 DeKalb St., Norristown.  "Honk!"  Musical comedy based on Hans Christian Anderson's "The Ugly Duckling."  June dates to be announced.  Friday and Saturday 8 PM; Sunday 2 PM.  Call for times and tickets.  (610-279-1013; www.artscc.org).  

 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY QUARTER MIDGET RACING CLUB.  920 Township Line Rd., Phoenixville.  Racing every Wednesday at 6 PM and Saturday 6/13 & 6/27 at 12 noon plus 6/30 Quarter Midgets Thunder on the Hill at Grandview Speedway.  (610-960-4061; www.mcqmrc.com). 

 

MONTGOMERY THEATRE PROJECT. 124 Main St., Souderton.  6/18-28:  "Fully Committed" by Becky Mode.  Comedy.  Thursday 7:30 PM;  Friday & Saturday 8 PM; Thursday 7:30 PM; Sunday 3 PM.  Thursday $23; Friday $29; Saturday $35; Sunday $26.  (215-723-9984; www.montgomerytheater.org.) 

 

MORRIS ARBORETUM GARDEN RAILWAY.  100 Northwestern Ave., Philadelphia.  Theme for 2009 is Great American Lighthouses featuring such favorites as Cape Hatteras, Fort Niagara, and Jeffrey's hook.  Open weekdays 10 AM-4 PM; weekends 10 AM-5 PM.  Open til 8 PM on Thursday.  Admission.  (215-247-5777; www.business-services.upenn.edu/arboretum). 

 

NASCAR.  Check out www.wnpv1440.com for this month's schedule of Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series races on WNPV. 

 

OAKLANE QUARTER MIDGET RACING CLUB.  2555 Tollgate Rd., Trumbauersville.  Saturday races each week.  6/20:  Race Against Drugs.  Sign-ins 10:30-11:30 AM.  Racing at 12 noon.  (610-260-3378; www.oaklaneqmrc.org).     

 

PENNSYLVANIA SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL. Labuda Center for the Performing Arts, DeSales University, Station Ave., Center Valley. 6/3-28:  "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)."  6/17-31:  "1776."  Tickets begin at $29.  Children's theatre:  "Cinderella." $13 adults; $11 children 12 and under.  (610-282-3192; www.pashakespeare.org). 

 

PEOPLE'S LIGHT & THEATRE.  39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern.  6/3-28:  "Doubt:  A Parable" by John Patrick Shanley.  Drama.  Wednesday & Thursday 7:30 PM; Friday & Saturday 8 PM; Sunday 2 PM & 7 PM.  $30.  (610-647-1900; www.peopleslight.org). 

 

PHILLIES.  Check out www.wnpv1440.com for this month's schedule of Phillies baseball games on WNPV. 

 

PLAYCRAFTERS OF SKIPPACK. 2011 Store Rd., Skippack. 6/5-13:  "Pack of Lies" by Hugh Whitemore.  Drama.  Friday & Saturday 8 PM, Sunday 3 PM. $15. (610-584-4005; www.playcrafters.org). 

 

QUAKERTOWN BLAZERS.  Memorial Park, Mill Road, Quakertown.  Local team of the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League.  6/7 doubleheader vs. Northern New Jersey; 6/9 vs. Lehigh Valley; 6/11 vs. Kutztown; 6/18 vs. Jersey; 6/21 doubleheader vs. Peekskill; 6/23 vs. Lehigh Valley; 6/25 vs. Lehigh Valley; 6/27 doubleheader vs. Northern New Jersey.  Single games at 7 PM; doubleheaders at 1 PM.  $4 adults; $3 seniors 60+; $2 youth (4-12); under 4 free. (215-536-7500). 

 

READING PHILLIES. Municipal Stadium, Rt. 61 S. (Centre Ave.), Reading. 6/1-4 vs. Akron Aeros; 6/9-11 vs. Trenton Thunder; 6/12-15 vs. Harrisburg Senators; 6/19-21 vs. Harrisburg Senators; 6/23-25 vs. New Hampshire Fisher Cats; 6/30 vs. Altoona Curve.  Monday-Friday 7:05 PM except 6/15 9:35 AM: Saturday 6:35 PM; Sunday 1:05 PM.   Tickets $8-11.  (610-375-8469; www.readingphillies.com). 

 

READING PUBLIC MUSEUM.  500 Museum Rd., Reading.  "Dinosaurs of the Deep:  Savage Ancient Seas."  Tuesday-Thursday 11 AM-5 PM; Friday 11 AM-8 PM; Saturday 11 AM-5 PM; Sunday 12-5 PM.  $7 adults; $5 students; children under 4 free.  (610-371-5850; www.readingpublicmuseum.org). 

 

SCHWENKFELDER LIBRARY & HERITAGE CENTER.  105 Seminary St., Pennsburg.  "My Own Fairy Tale:  Fanciful Art Dolls by Stacy Clark."  (215-679-3103; www.schwenkfelder.com). 

 

SOUDERTON SUNDAES IN THE PARK.  Maurice W. Foulke Bandshell, Souderton Community Park, Wile Ave. and Reliance Rd., Souderton.  Beginning in June 7 with Community Day  and continuing every Sunday through early August.  6/14:  Philadelphia Boys Choir, America's Ambassadors of Song; 6/21:  Lost Ramblers, toe-tappin' bluegrass; 6/28:  Tom Baust & Friends, vocals and show tunes.  7 PM.  Free.  Community service clubs sell ice cream. In case of inclement weather, program moves to Indian Crest Middle School, 139 Harleysville Pike, Route 113, Souderton.  (www.concertsundaes.com).   

 

SUMMER BREEZE CONCERT SERIES.  DeBarth Amphitheatre at Parkside Place, Upper Gwynedd. Music series sponsored by Upper Gwynedd Township. 6/3: North Pennsmen, barbershop music; 6/10:  Zydeco A Go Go, rhythm and blues New Orleans style; 6/17:  Flower Power, Music of the ‘60s and ‘70s; 6/24:  The Mango Men, easy listening Jimmy Buffett style.  7 PM.  Free.  In case of inclement weather, concert will be held Thursday.  (215-699-7777; www.uppergwynedd.org) 

 

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLAYERS.  Route 263, Buckingham.  6/12-27:  "Pippin."  Musical.  Friday and Saturdays 8 PM; Sunday 3 PM.  $18.  (215-348-7566; www.townandcountryplayers.org). 

 

WHITES ROAD PARK TUESDAY CONCERT SERIES. Whites Road Park, Whites Road, Lansdale. 6/2:  Girls from Mars; 6/9:  North Penn High School Jazz Ensemble; 6/16:  Eric Mintel Quartet; 6/23:  Frank Bey & Swing City Blues Band; 6/30:  Real Diamond.  7 PM.  Bring blanket or lawn chairs.  Free. (215-368-1691; www.lansdale.org). 

 

WILMINGTON BLUE ROCKS.  801 S. Madison St., Wilmington, DE.  Carolina League Baseball Class A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox.  6/4-7 vs. Lynchburg Hellcats; 6/8-10 vs. Salem Red Sox; 6/18-21 vs. Winston-Salem Dash; 6/25-27 vs. Potomac Nationals.  Monday-Friday 7:05 PM; Saturday 6:05 PM; Sunday 1:35 PM.  Fireworks 6/10, 6/19 and 6/25.  $6 general admission; $9 reserved seats; $10 box seats.  (302-888-2015; www.bluerocks.com). 

 

 

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June 1-5:  27TH ANNUAL BUCKS COUNTY SENIOR GAMES.  Delaware Valley College, Route 202, Doylestown, and other locations.  Participants age 50 and up compete in more than 22 events.  Register before  May 4 for $8; after for $13.  (215-489-5132; www.buckscounty.org).

 

June 1-6:  NEW FINE ARTS FACILITY ART GALLERY INAUGURAL SHOW.  Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell.  Philadelphia Water Color Society Annual Members' Exhibition of Works on Paper.  (215-641-6300;  www.mc3.edu). 

 

June 1-9:  NEW FINE ARTS FACILITY ART GALLERY.  Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell.  College's Art Faculty and Invited Art Alumni Mixed Media Show.  (215-641-6300; www.mc3.edu). 

 

June 1-14:  ACTORSNET OF BUCKS COUNTY.  The Heritage Center, 635 N. Delmorr Ave., Morrisville.  "Booth" by Austin Pendleton.  Based on the true story of Junius Booth, a tormented, alcoholic, 19th Century actor.  Sunday 6 PM.  $20 adults; $17 seniors; $10 children under 13.  (215-295-3694; www.actorsnetbucks.org).

 

June 1-14:  PENNSYLVANIA PLAYHOUSE.  Illick's Mill Rd., Bethlehem.  "Glengarry Glen Ross" by David Mamet.  Warning:  Explicit language - for mature audiences only.  $20 adults; $17 seniors 65+ & children under 18 on Friday and Sunday; all tickets $20 on Saturday.    (610-865-6665; www.paplayhouse.org). 

 

June 3:  BROWN BAG-IT WITH THE ARTS.  Bucks County Courthouse lawn, Doylestown.  12 noon-1 PM.  Free.  (215-348-3913; www.centralbuckschamber.com).    

 

June 4:  AHA!  FRIDAY IN NEWTOWN.  State & Sycamore Sts., Newtown.  Experience all that Newtown has to offer.  This evening blends the arts and history of Newtown with the marketplace of the finest shops and restaurants.  6-9 PM.  Free.  (215-968-3440; www.newtownpa.org).

 

June 5:  AN EVENING IN EMMAUS.  VFW, 316 Main St., Emmaus.  Summer harmony men's chorus with the Emmaus High School "Termata Nowhere."  7 PM.  $12.  (610-965-6279; www.emmausmainstreet.com). 

 

June 5:  DOYLESTOWN FIRST FRIDAY.  Borough of Doylestown.  Participating shops stay open late with some providing refreshments and entertainment.  6-9:30 PM.  (215-345-4140; www.doylestownfirstfriday.org). 

 

June 5:  21ST ANNUAL TYLER TASTING PARTY.  Bucks County Community College, Newtown.  Event to benefit students in the College's Historic Preservation Program and the restoration of historic Tyler Hall.  Features food, wine and spirits from Bucks County's finest restaurants, wineries, breweries, bakeries and caterers, musical entertainment, and a silent and live auction.  For information and to order tickets, call 215-968-8224 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

June 5-7:  WORLD WAR II WEEKEND.  Mid-Atlantic Air Museum, 11 Museum Drive, Reading.  17th annual World War II historic immersion event including air show, period aircraft and vehicles, encampments, and more than 1000 re-enactors and entertainers.  $20 adults; $9 ages 6-12; 5 & under free; $53 three-day pass.  Advance purchase discounts available.  Gates open 8:30 AM. (610-372-7333; www.maam.org).

 

June 5-7:  PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD "PENNSY" DAYS.  Railroad Museum of PA, Rt. 741 East, Strasburg.  Discover the rich heritage of the famous Pennsylvania Railroad, the "Standard Railroad of the World."  Noted railroad artists, photographers and authors display and sell their works.  Special presentations, operating layouts, memorabilia and tours of "Pennsy" equipment are featured.  Friday & Saturday 9 AM-5 PM; Sunday 12 PM-5 PM.  $10 adults; $8.00 youth (3-11); children 2 & under free.  (717-687-8628; www.rrmuseumpa.org). 

 

June 6:   BUTTERFLY WALK.  Bowmans Hill Wildflower Preserve, 1635 River Rd., New Hope.  In-depth discussion of the best field guides and close-focus binoculars for butterfly watching, followed by a tour of the trails in search of nectaring butterfly species.  Naturalist will point out the best nectar and host plants and describe how to create your own butterfly habitat.  $6.  (215-862-2924; www.bhwp.org). 

 

June 6:  DUBLIN VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY FLEA MARKET.  194 N. Main St., Dublin.  8 AM-1 PM.  (215-249-3089; www.dublinfireco.org). 

 

June 6:  FROG SAFARI IN THE PINE BARRENS.  Churchville Nature Center, 501 Churchville Lane, Churchville. For frog fanatics who want to join in the search for the elusive and endangered Pine Barrens tree frog and other species.  Departure time 5:30 PM.  $11.  (215-357-4005; www.churchvillenaturecenter.org).

 

June 6:  LANSDALE DAY. Main St., Lansdale. Rotary Club's 29th annual event features art festival, antique show, auction, pet show, new car show, food, entertainment, music and the Fairmount Fire Company's Strawberry Festival (10 AM-4 PM) where volunteers serve strawberries, cake & ice cream for a donation. 9 AM-5 PM.  (215-368-1691; www.rotaryclubofnorthpenn.org). 

 

June 6:  MOVING WATER CANOE TRAINING.  Sponsored by Churchville Nature Center, 501 Churchville Lane, Churchville.  Training is on either the Delaware or Schuylkill Rivers.  Pre-registration required.  7:30 AM.  $50.  (215-357-4005; www.churchvillenaturecenter.org).

 

June 6:  SPRING BIRD WALK.  Bowmans Hill Wildflower Preserve, 1635 River Rd., New Hope.  Take an early morning walk to check out many species of birds including warblers, thrushes, chickadees, woodpeckers, towhees, nuthatches, goldfinches, and more.  7:30 AM-9:30 AM. $5 adults; $3 seniors; $2 children 4-12; under 4 free.   (215-862-2924; www.bhwp.org). 

 

June 6:  STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL.  New Goschenhoppen Park, West 3rd St., East Greenville.  Entertainment includes Red Hill Band.  5 PM.  (www.redhillband.org). 

 

June 6, 13, 20, & 27, 2009:  POLO IN TINICUM PARK.  River Road, Erwinna.  Every Saturday through October.  2 PM.  $5 per carload.  Call ahead for weather conditions.  (908-996-3321; www.tinicumparkpolo.org).   

 

June 6-12:  SCHUYLKILL RIVER SOJOURN.  Week long 110-mile guided canoe or kayak trip down the Schuylkill River beginning in Schuylkill Haven and ending in Philadelphia.  Register for entire trip or for the day.  Sponsored by the Schuylkill River Greenway Association.  (484-945-0200; www.schuylkillriver.org).  

 

June 6-30:  POTTSTOWN AREA ARTISTS GUILD.  Montgomery County Community College West Campus, North Hall, 16 High Street, Pottstown.  "The Historic Pottstown Area:  Remembering Our Past and Future."  Mixed media show. (610-718-1800; www.mc3.edu).   

 

June 7:  DUBLIN COMMUNITY DAY.  Supplee Park on Middle Road, Dublin. Enjoy inflatable slides, live performances, a children's craft tent, pony rides, games, and good food. Along with displays and demonstrations by local businesses, Dublin Volunteer Fire Company will be represented and the Dublin Borough Police Department will be conducting the traditional bike raffle. Rain date is June 14, 2009.  11 AM-3 PM.  (215-249-3310; www.dublinborough.org). 

 

June 7:  GARDEN TOUR.  Bedminster.  11th Annual Bedminster Land Conservancy Garden Tour.  10 AM-4 PM.  $18 in advance; $20 day of tour.  (215-795-2352; www.bedminsterlandconservancy.org). 

 

June 7:  HISTORIC TRADES.  Pennsbury Manor, 400 Pennsbury Memorial Rd., Morrisville.  Hear the clang of the hammer and the sound of wood being cut as our joyner and blacksmith demonstrate their skills. 1-4 PM. $7 adults; $6 seniors; $4 youth (3-11); grounds pass $3.  (215-946-0400; www.pennsburymanor.org).

 

June 7:  TINICUM OUTDOOR ANTIQUE SHOW.  Tinicum Park, 961 River Rd., Erwinna.  Large display of antiques sponsored by the Tinicum Civic Association.  10 AM-4 PM.  $6.  No pets.  Free Parking.  (610-294-9420; www.tinicumbucks.org). 

 

June 7:  WORLD OF THE REDBELLY TURTLE.  Churchville Nature Center, 501 Churchville Lane, Churchville.  2 PM.  $2.  (215-357-4005; www.churchvillenaturecenter.org). 

 

June 8:  GENEALOGY WORKSHOP.  Indian Valley Public Library, 100 E. Church Ave., Telford.  "Library Research."  Registration required.  6:30 PM.  Free.  (215-723-9109, ext. 1; www.ivpl.org). 

 

June 8:  RED HILL BAND CONCERT.  Norristown Lodge, 2589 Township Line Rd., Norristown.  6:30 PM.  (610-539-6333; www.redhillband.org). 

 

June 8:  STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL.  St. Peter's Tohickon United Church of Christ, 1050 Old Bethlehem Rd., Perkasie.  Entertainment includes Quakertown Band.  Rain or shine.  5-7 PM.  (610-419-1413; www.stpetersucc.org). 

 

June 8:  TOWAMENCIN DAYS.  1090 Troxel Rd., Lansdale.  Entertainment includes Red Hill Jazz Band performance.  2 PM.  (215-368-7602; www.towamencin.org). 

 

June 9:  RED HILL BAND CONCERT.  Lower Milford Township Building, Limeport.  2 PM. (610-967-4949; www.redhillband.org). 

 

June 9-13:  MILFORD TOWNSHIP FIRE COMPANY CARNIVAL.  Milford Township Municipal Building,  Krammes Road, Quakertown (Milford Township).

(215-536-1765; www.mtfd5775.com). 

 

June 12:  SECOND FRIDAY.  Indian Valley Public Library, 100 East Church Ave., Telford.  7:30 PM.  Free.  (215-723-9109; www.ivpl.org).

 

June 12:  STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL.  First United Church of Christ, 4th St. & Park Ave., Quakertown.  Entertainment includes Quakertown Band.  Rain or shine.  7-9 PM.  (215-536-4447; www.quakertownband.org). 

 

June 13:  NEW HOPE SECOND SATURDAY.  More than 25 New Hope craft and fine art galleries stay open late the second Saturday of each month with some featuring entertainment and refreshments.  Various locations in New Hope.  5-9 PM.  (215-862-8030).   

 

June 13:  KNOWING NATIVE PLANTS.  Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, 1635 River Rd., New Hope.  "Focus on Ferns."  10 AM-1 PM.  (215-862-2924; www.bhwp.org). 

 

June 14:  LIVING HISTORY THEATER.  Pennsbury Manor, 400 Pennsbury Memorial Rd., Morrisville. "Friends Talk of Taking Up Carnal Weapons."  1-4 PM.  $7 adults; $6 seniors; $4 youth (3-11); grounds pass $3.  (215-946-0400; www.pennsburymanor.org).

 

June 17:  SUMMER CONCERT.  Hope Lodge, 553 Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington.  Bring a picnic and enjoy a relaxed evening listening to the sounds of the Ambler Symphony.  7 PM.  Admission.  Raindate:  June 24.  (215-646-1595; www.ushistory.org/hope). 

 

June 18:  GROOVIN' IN THE GARDEN.  Morris Arboretum, 100 Northwestern Ave., Philadelphia.  Keystone State Boychoir.  7 PM.  $30 per car.  (215-591-9501; www.amblersymphony.org). 

 

June 18:  MONTGOMERY COUNTY CONCERT BAND.  Foulkeways, Gwynedd Township, Spring House.  7:15 PM.  (215-643-2000; www.montcoband.org). 

 

June 18:  MUSICAL TOUR OF THE PEARL S. BUCK HOUSE.  520 Dublin Rd., Perkasie.  Pearl S. Buck's 1959 Allen Organ fills the house with a selection of the author's favorite music.  Tour of the house and light refreshments included.  $15.  Reservation required.  (215-249-0100, ext. 110; www.psbi.org). 

 

June 19:  SUMMER SPECTACULAR TICKET GIVEAWAY.  The Woodburners in the Hatfield Train Station, Hatfield.  WNPV will be giving away tickets to a wide variety of summer entertainment venues.  Noon.  Free.  (215-855-8211; www.wnpv1440.com).

 

June 20:  POTTSGROVE MANOR.  100 W. King St., Pottstown.  "Enough Work for All."  Special symposium on the realities of daily life for those who lived and worked in early Pennsylvania.  Reservations required.  10 AM-4 PM.  Free.  (610-326-4014; www.montcopa.org). 

 

June 20:  POTTERY FESTIVAL.  Stahl's Pottery grounds, 6826 Corning Rd., Zionsville.  Annual festival sponsored by Stahl's Pottery Preservation Society features 30 potters with demonstrations and tours.  9 AM-4 PM.  $3.  Free parking.  (610-965-5019; www.stahlspottery.org). 

 

June 20:  UNDER THE LIGHTS CAR SHOW. Main St. from Broad St. to Valley Forge Road, Lansdale. Sponsored by the Fairmount Fire Company, this show features more than 700 vehicles from antique to stock cars, street rods to trucks.  7 PM. Free.  (215-368-2520; www.fairmountfireco.com). 

 

June 20:  WALK IN THE MOONLIGHT.  Bowmans Hill Wildflower Preserve, 1635 River Rd., New Hope.  See nature in a different light!  Explore the natural world after sunset to see fireflies in the field, bats hunting insects over the creek, and moths feeding on native plants.  8-9:30 PM.  $6 adult; $4 children.  Register by June 12.  (215-862-2924; www.bhwp.org). 

 

June 20-August 1:  NEW FINE ARTS FACILITY ART GALLERY.  Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell.  "Evelyn Short:  Cuba:  An Intimate Portrait of the Forbidden Island."  Photography exhibit.  (215-641-6300; www.mc3.edu). 

 

June 21: OPEN HEARTH COOKING DEMONSTRATION.  Pennsbury Manor, 400 Pennsbury Memorial Road, Morrisville. "Dairying in the 17th Century."  Preparation of soft and hard cheeses and the use of seasonal milk in various recipes.  1-4 PM. $5 adults; $4.50 seniors; $3 youth (6-17); 5 & under free.  (215-946-0400; www.pennsburymanor.org).

 

June 22:  CHILDREN'S NIGHT OUT.  White's Road Park, Lansdale.  Cool Beans Music.  7 PM.  Free.  (215-368-1691; www.lansdale.org). 

 

June 23:  NOCKAMIXON HISTORICAL SOCIETY CONCERT.  Palisades Middle School, Route 412, Kintnersville.  Daisy Jug Band.  6:30 PM.  (610-847-5131; www.nockamixonhistorical.org). 

 

June 24:  PERKASIE GARDEN TOUR.  Perkasie.  Featuring 7 properties within a 5-mile radius of Menlo Park, Perkasie.  $12 in advance; $15 day of tour.  (215-538-9263). 

 

June 24:  SUMMER SPECTACULAR TICKET GIVEAWAY.  Detlan Equipment, 141 E. Main St. (Rt. 113), Silverdale.  WNPV will be giving away tickets to a wide variety of summer entertainment venues.  Noon.  Free.  (215-855-8211; www.wnpv1440.com).

 

June 25:  GROOVIN' IN THE GARDEN.  Morris Arboretum, 100 Northwestern Ave., Philadelphia.  Abstract Truth.  7 PM.  $30 per car.  (215-591-9501; www.amblersymphony.org). 

 

June 26:  MONTGOMERY COUNTY CONCERT BAND.  Meadowwood Community, Worcester.  7:15 PM.  (484-991-1150; www.montcoband.org). 

 

June 26:  RED HILL BAND CONCERT.  Bally Community Park, West Cherry St., Bally.  7 PM.  Rain date:  June 27.  (610-845-2351; www.redhillband.org). 

 

June 27:  CARS IN THE WATER GAP.  Delaware Water Gap.  Part of the Founder's Day celebration.  Open to "unique vehicles of all eras."  Proceeds go toward restoration of the historic Delaware Water Gap railroad station.  Borough-wide activities include a Firehouse pancake breakfast (8-11 AM), free-roving Water Gap Trolley, arts and crafts show, rubber duck race, live music.  Steam-engine powered Excursion Train from Steamtown National Historic Site arrives at 11:45 AM.  (570-269-2142; www.dwgccc.org). 

 

June 27-28:  11th ANNUAL CELTIC FLING & HIGHLAND GAMES.  Mount Hope Estate and Winery, route 72 at Turnpike exit 20, Cornwall.  35+ acres overflowing with Celtic culture, music, food, and dance that promises a memorable time for young and old alike.  11 AM-10 PM.  1-day pass:  $25.95 adults; $9.95 children 5-11; 2-day pass $43 adults; $15 children 5-11.  (717-665-7021; www.parenfaire.com).      

 

June 27-July 5:  KUTZTOWN FOLK FESTIVAL.  Kutztown Fairgrounds, Kutztown.  Enjoy Pennsylvania Dutch folk life and fun for all ages.  Over 200 juried folk artists and traditional craftsmen demonstrate and sell their unique wares.  9 AM-6 PM daily.  $12 adults; $11 seniors; children 12 & under free.  Free parking.  (888-674-6136; www.kutztownfestival.com). 

 

June 28:  GARDEN HIGHLIGHTS.  Pennsbury Manor, 400 Pennsbury Memorial Road, Morrisville. Delight in the sights and smells of the summer garden as the gardeners describe their work.  1-4 PM. $7 adults; $6 senior; $4 youth (3-11); grounds pass $3.  (215-946-0400; www.pennsburymanor.org).

 

June 29-30:  SOUTHAMPTON DAYS.  Tamanend Park, Second Street Pike, Southampton.  Community festival featuring crafts, children's games, amusements, car show, music and fireworks.  9 AM-4 PM & 6-11 PM.  Ride specials-fireworks:  $7 adults; $1 children under 10.  Parking is $2.  (215-355-1714; www.southamptondays.com).

 

June 30:  SUMMER SPECTACULAR TICKET GIVEAWAY.  Towamencin Beverage, Sumneytown Pike at the Green Lane traffic light, Kulpsville.  WNPV will be giving away tickets to a wide variety of summer entertainment venues.  6 PM.   Free.  (215-855-8211; www.wnpv1440.com).

 

June 30:  QUAKERTOWN BAND CONCERT.  Barclay Elementary School, Palomino Dr., Warrington.  Rain or shine.  7 PM.  (267-893-4114; www.quakertownband.org). 

 

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