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Weekend Event Guide - May 31st to June 2nd

 
 
If you're looking for something fun, entertaining, or educational to do over this weekend, you've come to the right place. We've created another list of some of our favorite local events this weekend so you won't miss a thing. Enjoy!

Elmwood Park Zoo - Free Admission for Norristown Borough Residents

PHOTO COURTESY OF ELMWOOD PARK ZOO
 
Sunday, June 2nd, 2 pm to 5 pm
1661 Harding Blvd, Norristown
 
Elmwood Park Zoo extends our gratitude to our loyal Norristown residents by offering FREE admission to Norristown Borough residents on the first Sunday of each month beginning at 2 PM.
 
Residents of Norristown Borough who present valid photo I.D. may enter the zoo free of charge after 2 PM.
PHOTO COURTESY OF LINVILLA ORCHARDS
 
Saturday, June 1st,  8 am - 7 pm
Linvilla Orchards, 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media
 
Celebrate the peak of the local Strawberry season!
 
Linvilla Orchards's Strawberry Festival takes place annually at the beginning of June during the peak of the local Strawberry Season. With acres of Strawberries, you can pick your own delicious, fresh strawberries from their fields.
 
Every year, Linvilla’s Bakery presents the Delaware County’s largest Strawberry Shortcake...  you’ve got to see it to believe it!  Carrying on with tradition, their homemade Strawberry Shortcake will be presented at precisely 11 am.
 
Pick Your Own Strawberries will begin at 8:00 am!
 
Click HERE for more details.

Reading Fightin Phils Baseball Vs Richmond

Saturday, June 1st, 5:15pm and Sunday, June 2nd, 2:15pm
First Energy Stadium, 1900 Centre Avenue/RT 61 South, ReadingFireworks on Saturday!
 
Click HERE for more details.

Philadelphia Irish Festival at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing

Sunday, June 2nd,  Noon - 7 pm
Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, 101 S. Christopher Columbus Boulevard
 
Gather your family and friends to celebrate Irish culture at The Philadelphia Irish Festival part of the PECO Multicultural Series!
 
Free and open to the public, enjoy Ireland’s cultural gems, from music to dance to food. This family event will feature notable Irish musicians, bagpipers, and performances by Irish dance schools at the Steamfitters Local 420 Dancers Tent.
 
EVENT SCHEDULE:
 
Noon - 1:40 pm:  Seamus McGroary, CJ Mills & Joe Kirschen
2 pm - 4:20 pm: McLean Ave Band from NYC
4:40 - 7 pm:  Jamison
 
Plus ...
 
IBEW Local 98 Kids Zone TentKids Zone Activities by Pleasant Valley Productions
Kids Zone Storytelling  at 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm, and 5 pm
Free and open to the public. Wheelchair accessible.
 
PHOTO COURTESY DEVON HORSE SHOW AND COUNTRY FAIR
 
Continues through Sunday, June 2nd
Devon Horse Show Grounds, 23 Dorset Road, Devon
 
The country's oldest and largest equestrian event continues through Sunday, featuring equestrian disciplines, exhibitions, and an old-fashioned country fair at the Devon Horse Show Grounds.
 
PHOTO COURTESY INDEPENDENCE DRAGON BOAT REGATTA
 
Saturday, June 1st, 8 am - 5 pm
2200 Kelly Drive, Philadelphia
 
The only Dragon Boat race in the United States run by active members of Team USA - 2007 and 2011 World Champions!  Teams of 20 row colorful boats, bedecked with dragon heads and tails, in this no-experience-necessary regatta. A member of the U.S. National Dragon Boat Team steers each boat competing in the fun-filled event, which features pisions for women, men, co-ed, military, media and even Mummers.
 
PHOTO COURTESY OF CHESTHILLPA.COM
 
Sunday, June 2nd, 5 pm-7:30p m
9 Norman Lane, Chestnut Hill
Live Music | Light Fare | Silent Auction
 
Please join them at the home of Jessie Deming and Bob Boyer for the Chestnut Hill Conservancy’s Perennial Fete and cocktails in the garden.  Garden Chic and lawn shoes.
 
Meadow Sage: $195 – Includes benefactor reception from 4:00-5:00pm
 
Aster: $115
 
50/50 raffle: ($10 / ticket) – 50% to winner, 50% to the Conservancy, 100% worth it. You do not need to be present to win!
 
The annual Perennial Fete provides essential funding for the Chestnut Hill Conservancy’s mission to preserve the architectural, historical, and environmental resources that define our community. Limited Tickets available.
 
PHOTO COURTESY OF MORRIS ARBORETUM
 
Now through September 2nd, 2019
10 am - 4 pm weekdays, 10 am - 5 pm weekends
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, 100 E. Northwestern Avenue, Phila.
 
The Garden Railway is now open! This year’s theme is "Great American Lighthouse" features replicas of iconic landmarks from east to west, and as far north as the Great Lakes. Visitors will enjoy the beauty of these unique structures, such as Cape Hatteras Light in North Carolina, both the New Cape Henry Light and Old Cape Henry Light in Virginia and Philadelphia’s own Turtle Rock Light located on Boathouse Row.
 
PHOTO COURTESY OF FRIENDS OF PENNYPACKER MILLS
 
Saturday, June 1st -10 am to 5 pm & Sunday, June 2nd - 10 am to 4 pm 
Pennypacker Mills Historic Site, 5 Haldeman Rd, Schwenksville
 
During the Civil War, cannon fire could be heard rumbling across the field as opposing armies marched toward each other in battle.  Visit the Mills to see Confederates and Union forces as they clash on the battlefield each afternoon.  Visit military and civilian encampments, tour the mansion and see special exhibits, join in the music & songs of the time, visit the Civilian Street for demonstrations, kids can participate in the Be a Soldier Kid Enlistment activity and much more. Food vendor is available.
 
Click HERE for more details.

OPEN HOUSE - SUNDAY, JUNE 2ND

 
Sunday, June 2nd, 1 -3 pm
3160 Deer Creek Rd, Worcester | Now offered at $1,395,000
 
Exceptional Home on 7.6 Acres in Methacton School District!
 
For more details, please visit here
 
Please call Linda Gedney at (215) 205-0181 for a private showing.
 
 
 
 

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