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If you're looking for something fun, entertaining or educational to do over this weekend, you've come to the right place. We've created another list of some of our favorite local events this weekend so you won't miss a thing. Enjoy!


Elmwood Park Zoo - Free Admission for Norristown Borough Residents


 PHOTO COURTESY OF ELMWOOD PARK ZOO


Sunday, June 2nd, 2 pm to 5 pm

1661 Harding Blvd, Norristown


Elmwood Park Zoo extends our gratitude to our loyal Norristown residents by offering FREE admission to Norristown Borough residents on the first Sunday of each month beginning at 2 PM.


Residents of Norristown Borough that present valid photo I.D. may enter the zoo free of charge after 2 PM.


Click HERE for more details.


Strawberry Festival at Linvilla Orchards

 PHOTO COURTESY OF LINVILLA ORCHARDS


Saturday, June 1st,  8 am - 7 pm

Linvilla Orchards, 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media


Celebrate the peak of the local Strawberry season!


Linvilla Orchards's Strawberry Festival takes place annually at the beginning of June during the peak of the local Strawberry Season. With acres of Strawberries, you can pick your own delicious, fresh strawberries from their fields.


Every year, Linvilla’s Bakery presents the Delaware County’s largest Strawberry Shortcake...  you’ve got to see it to believe it!  Carrying on with tradition, their homemade Strawberry Shortcake will be presented at precisely 11 am.


Pick Your Own Strawberries will begin at 8:00 am! 


Click HERE for more details.


Reading Fightin Phils Baseball Vs Richmond

Saturday, June 1st, 5:15pm and Sunday, June 2nd, 2:15pm

First Energy Stadium, 1900 Centre Avenue/RT 61 South, ReadingFireworks on Saturday!

Click HERE for more details.


Philadelphia Irish Festival at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing

Sunday, June 2nd,  Noon - 7 pm

Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, 101 S. Christopher Columbus Boulevard


Gather your family and friends to celebrate Irish culture at The Philadelphia Irish Festival part of the PECO Multicultural Series!


Free and open to the public, enjoy Ireland’s cultural gems, from music to dance to food. This family event will feature notable Irish musicians, bagpipers, and performances by Irish dance schools at the Steamfitters Local 420 Dancers Tent.


EVENT SCHEDULE:

Noon - 1:40 pm:  Seamus McGroary, CJ Mills & Joe Kirschen

2 pm - 4:20 pm: McLean Ave Band from NYC

4:40 - 7 pm:  Jamison

 

Plus ...

IBEW Local 98 Kids Zone TentKids Zone Activities by Pleasant Valley Productions

Kids Zone Storytelling  at 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm, and 5 pm

Free and open to the public. Wheelchair accessible.

 

​Click HERE for more details.


Devon Horse Show and Country Fair

 PHOTO COURTESY DEVON HORSE SHOW AND COUNTRY FAIR


Continues through Sunday, June 2nd

Devon Horse Show Grounds, 23 Dorset Road, Devon


The country's oldest and largest equestrian event continues through Sunday, featuring equestrian disciplines, exhibitions and an old-fashioned country fair at the Devon Horse Show Grounds.


​Click HERE for more details.


Independence Dragon Boat Regatta on the Schuylkill River


 PHOTO COURTESY INDEPENDENCE DRAGON BOAT REGATTA


Saturday, June 1st, 8 am - 5 pm

2200 Kelly Drive, Philadelphia


The only Dragon Boat race in the United States run by active members of Team USA - 2007 and 2011 World Champions!  Teams of 20 row colorful boats, bedecked with dragon heads and tails, in this no-experience-necessary regatta. A member of the U.S. National Dragon Boat Team steers each boat competing in the fun-filled event, which features pisions for women, men, co-ed, military, media and even Mummers.


Click HERE for more details.


Chestnut Hill Conservancy Perennial Fete

 PHOTO COURTESY OF CHESTHILLPA.COM


Sunday, June 2nd, 5 pm-7:30p m

9 Norman Lane, Chestnut Hill

Live Music | Light Fare | Silent Auction


Please join them at the home of Jessie Deming and Bob Boyer for the Chestnut Hill Conservancy’s Perennial Fete and cocktails in the garden.  Garden Chic and lawn shoes.


Meadow Sage: $195 – Includes benefactor reception from 4:00-5:00pm

Aster: $115

50/50 raffle: ($10 / ticket) – 50% to winner, 50% to the Conservancy, 100% worth it. You do not need to be present to win!


The annual Perennial Fete provides essential funding for the Chestnut Hill Conservancy’s mission to preserve the architectural, historical, and environmental resources that define our community. Limited Tickets available.


Click HERE for more details.


Morris Arboretum Garden Railway Opens for the Season


 PHOTO COURTESY OF MORRIS ARBORETUM

 

Now through September 2nd, 2019

10 am - 4 pm weekdays, 10 am - 5 pm weekends 

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, 100 E. Northwestern Avenue, Phila.


The Garden Railway is now open! This year’s theme is "Great American Lighthouse" features replicas of iconic landmarks from east to west, and as far north as the Great Lakes. Visitors will enjoy the beauty of these unique structures, such as Cape Hatteras Light in North Carolina, both the New Cape Henry Light and Old Cape Henry Light in Virginia and Philadelphia’s own Turtle Rock Light located on Boathouse Row.


​Click HERE for more details.


Civil War Event at Historic Pennypacker Mills

 PHOTO COURTESY OF FRIENDS OF PENNYPACKER MILLS


Saturday, June 1st -10 am to 5 pm & Sunday, June 2nd - 10 am to 4 pm  

Pennypacker Mills Historic Site, 5 Haldeman Rd, Schwenksville


During the Civil War, cannon fire could be heard rumbling across the field as opposing armies marched toward each other in battle.  Visit the Mills to see Confederates and Union forces as they clash on the battlefield each afternoon.  Visit military and civilian encampments, tour the mansion and see special exhibits, join in the music & songs of the time, visit the Civilian Street for demonstrations, kids can participate in the Be a Soldier Kid Enlistment activity and much more. Food vendor available.


Click HERE for more details.


OPEN HOUSE - SUNDAY, JUNE 2ND

 

Sunday, June 2nd, 1 -3 pm

3160 Deer Creek Rd, Worcester | Now offered at $1,395,000

 

Exceptional Home on 7.6 Acres in Methacton School District!

For more details, please visit: https://bit.ly/2D8HcZT


Please call Linda Gedney at (215) 205-0181 for a private showing.

 

Sources: www.visitphilly.com, www.uwishunu.com, www.valleyforge.org,  montgomercountyalive.com, eventbrite.com, www.aroundambler.com

 






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