20+ Awesome Things to Do in Montco This July

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Get ready for the best month in Montco—July! There are so many great events happening, so get out and enjoy them all.

Stop by Farmers Daughter for outdoor dining, cocktails, and live music every Thursday night. This event takes place from May 13-September 30th from 6-9PM. Tickets are required, please call 215-616-8300 to reserve a table.

Open Mic Night at Steel City Coffee House, Every Thursday Night at 6:30 for $3. Come check out local musicians and poets, up-and-coming artists or perform yourself at this funky coffee house.

Willow Creek Farm Preserve Outdoor Adult Arts Classes
There will be classes all summer to learn things like knitting, backyard gardening, composting, seed exchange. Classes will take place from May to October and cost 30$ each. Check out Adult Classes for more info.

The Audubon Center offers interactive ways to explore the legacy of famed ornithologist John James Audubon and the conservation movement he inspired.

Landsdale Day Arts & Crafts Festival
Art/Craft Festival; hundreds of vendors (art/craft/local businesses), family fun, food, music, and more. Free admission and parking. 10am-4pm on Saturday July 17th, at West Main Street in Lansdale, PA.

Eastern State Penitentiary Night Tours: Summer Twilight
This event features a guided walking tour audio tour; award-winning exhibits; artist installations. Afterwards, stop by their Fair Chance Beer Garden sponsored by the Triple Bottom Brewing Company.

Bird walks at John James Audubon Center
Join the center in the parking lot for a free guided bird walk every Saturday from 8am to 10am in July.  
All ages and birder levels are welcome and registration is not needed. Mask and social distancing guidelines will be followed, extra binoculars will be provided. Located at 1201 Pawlings Road.

This event runs Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings from May 7 through September 4, 2021. Tickets start at $19 and must be purchased online in advance. Discounts available for groups of 15+. Learn more at www.EasternState.org/NightTours.runs

FREE Lawn Tom and Jerry Movie Screening
Located at Wenz Run Park – 1000 Anvil Lane in Blue Bell. The movie starts at dusk (when it’s dark enough to see the screen). Spots are limited and to a first-come-first-serve basis.

Registration is open for the 23rd Annual Schuylkill River Sojourn, a 5-day guided paddling excursion. People can register for one day, multiple days, or all five days. Registration is open until July 23, 2021. The paddling event will begin from Jim Dietrich Park in Muhlenberg on July 31, 2021, and end in Philadelphia on Aug. 4, 2021.

Abington Art Center is having a family-friendly series of outdoor movie screenings. Tickets are limited and only purchased online at www.hiwaytheater.org

Seating is not provided, and concessions can be pre-purchased with the purchase of a ticket.
The movie line-up is as follows: 

Five Saints Distilling Norristown
Five Saints Distilling.

Indiana Jones – Check-In at 7:00; Film at 8:15
Grease – Check-In at 7:15; Film at 8:30
Monty Python – Check-In at 7:15; Film at 8:30
Jurassic Park – Check-In at 6:30; Film at 7:45 pm

Friday Karaoke at Five Saints Distilling
Join us every Friday from 7pm-11pm for karaoke at this amazing local bar. Karaoke perks are available for all those that RSVP with a free ticket. Address: 129 East Main Street in Norristown.

Joe List and Friends at SoulJoel’s Comedy Dome
Wednesday, July 28, 7:00pm – 8:30pm at 155 Railroad Plaza, Royersford.

Bucks-Mont PRIDE Festival, on July 18 at Abington Arts Center, 515 Meetinghouse Road in Jenkintown. Enjoy live music, food, community resources, family-friendly activities, and more at this free, outdoor event. Find more info here

Yoga Under SoulJoel’s Dome, on Saturday, July 17th at 9am.
All levels are welcome. Tickets only $20 per person. Join us for a morning vinyasa yoga class under the dome at SoulJoel’s.

Elmwood Park Zoo Dog Days—on select days in July from 1pm-4pm, the zoo is inviting people to bring their dogs to walk around with them to look at wildlife. Check out their website for dates.  

Bill Bellamy headlines at SoulJoel’s Comedy Dome, at 155 Railroad Plaza in Royersford. The event takes place on Friday, July 9 from 6:00pm – 7:30pm. Tickets are $30, so check out this hilarious comedian.

Bucks County Wine Trail
The wine trail, which is comprised of six family-owned wineries, is again offering its popular Passport to Bucks wine tasting card. The perfect fix for socializing and sampling locally made wines.

Beginning June 1 and continuing through Aug. 31, wine enthusiasts can make a day, weekend, or several outings of sampling locally made wines at the five participating wineries.

Passport to Bucks cards are on sale now for $40 each. Each Passport card entitles the bearer to one of the following: a complimentary wine flight, wine tasting, or micro tasting at each of the five participating wineries.

Workhorse Golf Tour
Golfers of all levels are invited to participate in weeklong tournaments are hosted at different public courses from May through October. These tournaments have a professional format with real-time scoring and blonde ale served at the 19th hole. Find more information here: Workhorse Tour.

Andrew Dice Clay Returns to headline at SoulJoel’s. Friday, July 16th, 2021 at 7pm to 8:30pm at SoulJoel’s Comedy Club & Lounge in Royersford. Don’t miss this legendary comedian.

Find these things to do in Montco and so much more at the Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board’s website.

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