Fall festivals, craft fairs and historical reenactments and more! There’s so much to do in MontCo this weekend. Here are our picks, and you can always find more by visiting our Event Calendar. Plus, be sure to check out our Fall Guide all season long.
Annual Holy Martyrs Fall Carnival
When: Now through Saturday, September 21, weekdays from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: 120 Allison Road, Oreland
Enjoy rides, games, food and fun! In addition to fair favorites like hamburgers, hot dogs ($1 on Thursday), fries, pizza and ice cream, there will also be local specialties like scrapple and Stock’s pound cake! Other highlights include a craft beer & wine garden, strolling magician, doggie bar with treats and water, and a Friday night performance by Beth Jacobs’ School of Dance.
2019 Annual Craft Marketplace at Pennypacker Mills
When: Saturday, September 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: 5 Haldeman Road, Schwenksville
The Craft Marketplace at Pennypacker Mills is in its 8th year, and each show has gotten bigger and better! Shop a large variety of handcrafted items at all prices. There will also be food vendors. Entry and parking are free, as are tours of the mansion.
Touch A Truck at First Baptist Church of Lansdale
When: Saturday, September 21 from 9:30 a.m. to noon
Where: 700 N. Broad Street, Lansdale
Come on out for a morning of fun as children and their families will have the opportunity to touch, sit in, and investigate many great vehicles such as police car, cement truck, ambulance, SEPTA safety bus, tow truck, and many more! There will be free snacks during the morning as well!
Skippack Scarecrow Festival
When: Saturday, September 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Floral & Hardy of Skippack, 4007 Skippack Pike, Skippack
Build your own life-size scarecrow at Floral & Hardy of Skippack’s Annual Scarecrow Festival! Bring your own scarecrow outfit. Floral & Hardy will provide the posts, stuffing and fun accessories. Come early to beat the crowds. The cost of this event is $20 per scarecrow. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to animal rescues. RSVP at this link.
Central Schwenkfelder Annual Country Fair
When: Sept. 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Central Schwenkfelder Church, 2111 Valley Forge Rd., Lansdale
Spread throughout the church’s large grounds, enjoy a variety of activities including a live auction, railway display, games for the kids and live music. A variety of food stands, a used book sale, fresh floral stand, baked goods, used clothing rooms and handmade sewn items are all for sale.
Camp Pottsgrove at Pottsgrove Manor
When: Saturday, September 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: 100 W. King Street, Pottstown
Uncover the lives of the Revolutionary War soldiers who camped in your neighborhood back in 1777 at Pottsgrove Manor’s Camp Pottsgrove. The continental army marched throughout the Philadelphia countryside in 1777, patrolling the area and keeping much-needed supplies out of British hands. From September 18 to 26, 1777 Washington’s troops were encamped in the surrounding Pottsgrove countryside, regrouping and resupplying. On Saturday, September 21, you can talk with living history interpreters to uncover more about the fall campaign of 1777 and learn about the Continental Army. Discover the details of soldier life by talking with interpreters throughout the day, and kids of all ages can practice their drilling and marching under the watchful eye of the commander. Visit the reproduction kitchen to learn what the soldiers had to eat in their rations. Find out what jobs women in the camp did to ensure the army’s survival. Parts of the Potts family 1752 manor home will be open for tours. The Museum Shop will be open to purchase books, games, period reproduction items, and much more. This event is rain or shine and welcomes all ages. There is a suggested $2 donation per person.
When: Saturday, September 21 from noon to 8 p.m. (kid activities end at 6 p.m.)
Where: Conshohocken Borough, Fayette Street (1st to 6th Avenue), Conshohocken
Fayette Street will be full of live music, food from local restaurants, handmade craft vendors, businesses, community groups, free children’s activities and more! The music lineup includes Jamie Salvatore, River of Dreams, The Zone and RadioNashville.