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Jul
26
Thu
Open Mic Night
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Join us the last Thursday of each month for open mic night. We’ll provide the sound system and lighting, just bring your gear and talent! Enjoy the entertainment with a hot espresso treat or try one of our frozen selections! Check out our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/connectionsonhigh/. 

Aug
2
Thu
KidFest
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

FREE/Art Activities are pay-as-you-go or $10 for all
Thursday, August 2 | 6:00-9:00 p.m.

KidFest is Abington Art Center’s special summer event full of music, fun, family, and art! Kids can enjoy tile painting, t-shirt drawing, and more.

Throughout the evening, visit our galleries to view student artwork from our kids Summer camps and classes on display through the month of August. Families are welcome to pack a picnic or enjoy food from our vendors. The evening also includes a family-friendly performance!

Now in its 19th year, KidFest is the annual event all kids – and families – wait for in the Township and beyond! Join us for this wonderful evening of art, music, and fun! 

Aug
4
Sat
In the Good Old Summertime
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Take a step back to a simpler place in time and discover how Victorians spent the lazy days of summer. Families can enjoy trying on vintage clothing for a unique photo opportunity, enjoy playing lawn games such as croquet and bean bag toss, visit to the 1900’s History Center to shop in the General Store and tour through interactive exhibits, take a guided tour of the Pennypacker mansion (it’s air conditioned!), and stop by the vintage car show with the Delaware Valley Classic MG Car Club. Food vendor.
All ages; free, suggested donation $2 per person.

Pennypacker Mills is the home of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (1903-1907) and his family. Set on 170-acres of bucolic farmland, the mansion is completely furnished and houses an extensive collection of official and personal artifacts of the Pennypacker family. Operated by the County of Montgomery, the site is open year-round for guided tours, seasonal events, educational programs, changing exhibits, and special programs. https://www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills T: 610-287-9349 Closed Mondays and County Holidays. 

Aug
18
Sat
Symbols in the Cemetery
Aug 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY

CEMETERY TOUR AND PRESENTATION

“SYMBOLS IN THE CEMETERY”

Author and Historian Tammy Schane, Presenter

Discover the meaning of symbols carved on tombstones; the history behind them; and why tombstone styles changed in the 19th century.

 Saturday, August 18, 2018, 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

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HISTORIC MONTGOMERY CEMETERY

One Hartranft Avenue, Norristown, PA  19401

Tickets: $15 per person includes: Walking Tour, Refreshments and Presentation

Tickets are limited: to reserve a space by phone: 610-272-0297; online: hsmcpa.org; or email: [email protected]

Ms. Schane lectures on her research of 18th and 19th century cemeteries. She is also the author of “Engraved: The Meanings Behind 19th Century Tombstone Symbols”.

Aug
26
Sun
Ukrainian Folk Festival and Summer Concert – 27th Annual
Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Celebrate the enduring, vibrant culture of a people that fights for freedom!

Horsham, PA – Sunday, August 26; 12:00 – 8:00 PM. The 27th Annual Ukrainian Folk Festival & Summer Concert will be held at the Ukrainian American Sport Center — Tryzub (www.tryzub.org), County Line and Lower State Roads, Horsham, PA.Ukrainian Music, Song and Dance

Exciting, spectacular, dazzling, breathtaking, exhilarating, spirited, soulful, enchanting, captivating, and intriguing – modest words which describe but by no means capture the essence of Ukrainian folk art, music, song and dance.  From the rich color and deep symbolism of the delicate “pysanka” (Ukrainian Easter Egg) to the thunderous, power, rhythm and strength of “HOPAK” – the world’s most exciting ethnic dance, and every brilliant “Kolomiyka” (polka) and soulful folk song in between, experience the 27th ANNUAL UKRAINIAN FOLK FESTIVAL, celebrating the 27th anniversary of our ancestral homeland’s independence. Enjoy an outdoor summer stage concert and show (1:30 to 4:30 PM), a public social dance (4:30 – 8:00 PM), homemade Ukrainian foods and baked goods, BBQ pit, standard picnic fare, kid’s fun area, vendors grove, arts and crafts displays and bazaar, cool refreshments,  Live Reenactments from Ukrainian history and Ukrainian hospitality.

“A CELEBRATION OF LIBERTY AND UNITY”: A Resplendent Outdoor Summer Concert (1:30 to 4:30 pm)

Marking Ukraine’s Independence, the Unity of her People, and their Struggle for Freedom, Prosperity and Dignity

The artists (dance troupes, musicians, singers and ensembles that have performed in previous years) have created a dynamic and integrated collaborative program.

Featured Performers

Singer-Songwriter (“Honored Artist of Ukraine”) IRYNA LONCHYNA

VOLOSHKY Ukrainian Dance Ensemble                               

ISKRA Ukrainian Dance Ensemble

VOX ETHNIKA Ensemble-Orchestra

Virtuoso and Folk Violinist Innesa Tymochko Dekajlo

Philadelphia Area Singers Yuliya Stupen, Vika Slobodian & Friends

Ariana Lem Joy Trio

Live Reenactments from Ukraine’s History

A Ukrainian Public Social Dance (Zabava) to live Ukrainian polka, ballroom, traditional and modern music by VOX ETHNIKA will follow the stage concert and show.

Admission (Open to General Public): $15; Students – $10; kids under 15 free;

Free Parking; Limited Number of Discount Tickets available online.

Info: 267.664.3857, [email protected], or www.tryzub.org.

The sponsor is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt charity: PROCEEDS BENEFIT SPORTS, FRATERNAL, CULTURAL & ARTISTIC PROGRAMMING.

Aug
30
Thu
Open Mic Night
Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Join us the last Thursday of each month for open mic night. We’ll provide the sound system and lighting, just bring your gear and talent! Enjoy the entertainment with a hot espresso treat or try one of our frozen selections! Check out our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/connectionsonhigh/. 

Sep
22
Sat
Tall Trees Music Fest
Sep 22 all-day

We are happy to announce our 5th annual Tall Trees Music Festival!

This year we will be featuring some brand new acts as well as some of our favorite legendary acts playing a variety of music styles. There will be plenty food, activities and fun for the whole family. The event will feature 10+ bands and 2 stages so there will be non- stop music all day long. All of this comes together on one special day to raise money for a deserving charity. 

https://www.facebook.com/events/414162255674345/

Tall Trees 2018 will be supporting the AMVETS Freedom and Honor Program which provides programs and workshops to support military to to civilian life. Learn more: www.freedomandhonor.org

FREE ADMISSION, but if you would like to help us raise money for our charity, donations will be accepted at the event or online at our fundraising page.

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Sep
27
Thu
Open Mic Night
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Join us the last Thursday of each month for open mic night. We’ll provide the sound system and lighting, just bring your gear and talent! Enjoy the entertainment with a hot espresso treat or try one of our frozen selections! Check out our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/connectionsonhigh/. 

Oct
14
Sun
PWCS 118th International Art Exhibition
Oct 14 – Nov 20 all-day

The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The art exhibition includes not only water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints.  Founded in 1900, the PWCS focuses on artists using aqueous media.

Location

The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.  Since then, various appropriate locations have been home for the art show each year.  This year it will be at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa.  The exhibition has an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.

Juried Show and Jurors

This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay.  The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.

All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years 

Oct
20
Sat
All Hallow’s Eve Fall Festival
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

What could be better than a beautiful fall day at the Mills where families can engage in old-fashioned fun painting pumpkins, making kid-themed vintage crafts, taking hayrides, bean bag toss, shucking corn, trying your hand at pressing apples to make cider, and jumping in the hay!

All ages; free, suggested donation $2 per person.  

 Pennypacker Mills is the home of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (1903-1907) and his family. Set on 170-acres of bucolic farmland, the mansion is completely furnished and houses an extensive collection of official and personal artifacts of the Pennypacker family. Operated by the County of Montgomery, the site is open year-round for guided tours, seasonal events, educational programs, changing exhibits, and special programs. https://www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills T: 610-287-9349 Closed Mondays and County Holidays.