Summer may be winding down, but there are plenty of signature events and fests to keep you busy in and around Montco. From the BMW Championship minutes from Montgomery County to Grecian festivals and scenic train rides, find your favorite way to #MakeItMontco this week.
September 4 – 9
Aronimink Golf Club
The BMW Championship makes its inaugural visit to Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square from September 4-9. Stay overnight, and park in Montco, and then shuttle to see the top 70 players in the world compete in the penultimate event of the PGA TOUR’s FedExCup Playoffs right here in the Philadelphia suburbs.
ST. SOPHIA GRECIAN FESTIVAL
September 6 – September 9
St. Sophia Church, Saints Faith, Hope & Agape
Celebrate Greek heritage and culture at the family-friendly St. Sophia Grecian Festival. Enjoy mouthwatering Greek food, traditional pastries, lively music, and fantastic dancing done in traditional costumes called Evzones and Amalias.
HOPS AND HELICOPTERS
American Helicopter Museum & Education Center
Join the American Helicopter Museum and Education Center on Friday, September 7, from 5 until 9 p.m., for a very hoppy happy hour. Hops & Helicopters, the museum’s fifth annual BrewFest, assembles local breweries, distilleries, cideries, wineries and even meaderies for an evening of tastings, music, Haute Wheels and The Meat House food trucks and more!
UKRAINIAN FOOD & CULTURE FESTIVAL
St. Michael’s the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church
St. Michael’s the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church is hosting its Ukrainian Food & Culture Festival on Saturday, September 8th from 3 pm to 11 pm and Sunday, September 9th from 12 pm to 6 pm. All are invited to one of the largest Ukrainian festivals in the United States that celebrates heritage, ethnicity and lifestyle.
SECRET VALLEY EXPEDITION VEGAN DINNER
Colebrookdale Railroad Preservation Trust
This Secret Valley Excursion features a vegan menu on the Dining Car only, prepared by Firefly Café of Boyertown. They use locally sourced ingredients approved by vegetarians, vegans and all those who appreciate fine, fresh food.