After a month of holiday celebrations, how will you spend the first weekend of 2019? Here are our picks for events in Montgomery County from January 4 through January 6. You can always find even more things to do by visiting our Event Calendar.
Greater Philadelphia Spring Home Show
When: Friday, January 4 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, January 5 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, January 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Valley Forge Casino Resort, 1160 First Avenue, King of Prussia
Find experts, inspiration and more! Whether it’s a minor renovation or a major remodel, the Home Show’s goal is to inspire, motivate and excite you for your upcoming home improvement. Talk to experts, take advantage of show-only discounts, view product demonstrations and more. Admission is $10 at the door, or you can print free passes here. Free parking.
Folding Book Art Class at Taylor’s Lighthouse Book Nook
When: Saturday, January 5 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where: 220 S. York Road, Hatboro
Visit Taylor’s Lighthouse Book Nook for an hour and a half of folding book art and lots of freebies. Learn how to re-purpose a book by transforming it into art. The registration fee is $15 and includes all materials for your book art including a “Love” template, ruler and book. Seating is limited, so be sure to register online. Pre-pay online and receive a 10% discount.
Weekend Power House at Bounce U
When: Saturday, January 5 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 6 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: 130 W. Main Street, Collegeville
Let the kids burn off some energy! All ages are welcome. Parents and children must wear socks. $9.90 per child. Reserve your space here.
Jazz Vespers at St. John’s Lutheran Church
When: Sunday, January 6 at 7 p.m.
Where: 24 N. Ridge Avenue, Ambler
Jazz Vespers is an inspirational, informal, and FREE community event, held on the first Sunday of every month at 7 pm. It’s a spectacular opportunity to jam, swing, rock, and sing surrounded by friends, family, and amazing music. There is nothing in the area like Jazz Vespers at St. John’s, led by the multi-talented Mr. Jim Holton, featuring up-and-coming talent, famous jazz legends, and even you (you’re welcome to sit in and jam, please arrive half an hour early). For more information please see St. John’s Ambler or email [email protected]. Jazz Vespers is ALWAYS free. A free will offering is collected during the service, and your support of the many exciting ministries at St. John’s is greatly appreciated, but not required for attending Jazz Vespers.