What are you doing this weekend: Here are a few ‘revolutionary’ suggestions

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(MONTCO.Today file photo) The 14th Annual Valley Forge Revolutionary 5-Mile Run (Rev Run), proceeds benefiting the park, will hand out the new Spirit of Valley Forge Award.

The 14th Annual Revolutionary Run at Valley Forge National Park is back again and ready to break more running records! Join in the fun at this incredible event and all of the amazing experiences happening this week only in Montgomery County. Check out these suggestions from Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board.

VALLEY FORGE REVOLUTIONARY 5-MILE RUN

April 28
Valley Forge National Historical Park

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To all the fitness fans who braved icy streets and slushy sidewalks to continue their daily runs throughout January and February, take heart: The trails at Valley Forge National Historical Park are guaranteed to be clear on April 28, the date of the 14th annual Valley Forge Revolutionary 5-Mile Run®. The USATF-certified course takes athletes through some of the most historic acreage in the area. The day is fully family friendly, too, with a Young Patriot’s Fun Run of about a mile and a three-mile walk for those who prefer an easier pace. Rise to the challenge and register now to Conquer the Valley!

28TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL SPRING FESTIVAL

April 27
North Penn High School

28th Annual International Spring Festival to bring over 30 cultures from around the globe

The 28th Annual International Spring Festival will celebrate multi-cultural diversity through the visual, culinary, and performing arts of more than 30 countries and will also feature a Family Health and Wellness Fair. The ISF is one of the largest multicultural festivals in the mid-Atlantic region attracting thousands of people each year. The festival will be held on April 27, 2019, at North Penn High School, 1340 S. Valley Forge Road, Lansdale, PA 19446, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission and parking are free! At 11:30am, a grand parade will kick off the festivities and at noon the main stage will feature appearances by U.S. Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, U.S. Congresswoman Madeline Dean, Montgomery County Commissioners Val Arkoosh, Ken Lawrence, and Joe Gale; Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele, Bucks County District Attorney Matthew Weintraub, Sheriff Sean P. Kilkenny, State Senators Bob Mensch and Maria Collett, State Representatives Steve Malagari, Todd Stephens, Marcy Toepel, Matt Bradford, Joe Webster, and Liz Hanbidge, Recorder of Deeds Jeanne Sorg, and other elected local and state officials; members of Law Enforcement, Community, Business, and Educational Leaders, who all come together to celebrate the rich culture of the region.

There will be dynamic and exciting multi-cultural entertainment on seven different stages throughout the day. Some of the highlights include Voloshky Ukrainian Dancers, Guang Hua Chinese School, Fitzpatrick School of Irish Dance, International Ballet, Red Hill Jazz Band, Latin Jazz Trio, West Philadelphia Orchestra playing Balkanese Music, Superheroes Unite, ArCoNet Youth and Chamber Orchestra, Phyllis Chapell (International singer fluent in 11 different languages), and the Harmony Theater performing an act from the play 101 Dalmatians. North Penn School District will also be holding a Black History Oratorical Contest and the Planetarium will be showing Constellations of the North Sky.

6TH ANNUAL DOWNTOWN GLENSIDE ARTS FESTIVAL

April 27
Easton Road & Glenside Avenue

All are welcome to downtown Glenside to celebrate Earth Day!

Walk down Easton Road and stop by 75 Fine Art and Craft vendorswhile enjoying live entertainment including Arcadia’s own Scarlet Steppers!  Eat at a local restaurant or the many food trucks and shop at the stores that make Glenside a “Classic Town.”

To see the complete list of events click here.

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