Be inspired in Montco with nearly twenty things to do this week. We’re hoping for sunny skies for programming at Valley Forge Park, but there’s plenty of indoor fun too, from live theater and concerts to shopping experiences and history events.
ARMED FORCES DAY
The Second Pennsylvania Regiment will commemorate Armed Forces Day on Saturday with musketry, music, and cannon blasts and a colorful program of living history. The event takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the park’s Muhlenberg Brigade Hut Site, with demonstrations of maneuvering and musket firing scheduled for 11:30 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Stick around on Saturday for the Spring Campfire Program at Conway’s Brigade, featuring General “Mad” Anthony Wayne and the Great Cow Chase.
SHOP, SUPPORT, SAVE
Ends May 20
Philadelphia Premium Outlets
Donate $10 to Susan G. Komen® and receive a special discount pass valid for 25% off one item at participating retailers including Fossil, UGG, and kate spade new york. Your contribution will help save lives and end breast cancer forever.
AMERICANA INDIAN SHOW
May 18 – 20
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks
Browse more than 5,000 authentic items for sale during this weekend’s Americana Indian Show at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks. The event is open to the public and includes everything from Navajo rugs to handcrafted turquoise jewelry.
PENN DRY GOODS MARKET
May 18 – 19
Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center
This annual market at the Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center is the place to browse some of the finest artistry in needlework, linens, baskets, clothing, textiles and quilts. The day includes demonstrations, lectures and classes, led by patient artisans who are eager to share their skills with future generations.
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