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‘Good Neighbors’ coming to the Berman Museum at Ursinus College

Courtesy of Ursinus College |


  • Arts and entertainment

    Celebrate Can-It-Forward Day at the Phoenixville Farmers’ Market

    The Phoenixville Farmers’ Market will celebrate International Can-It-Forward Day with a free canning demonstration on Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m.

    By 21st Century Media Staff |

  • Visual arts

    Metalwork art and historical exhibit opens in Phoenixville

    On August’s First Friday, the Historical Society of Phoenixville celebrated opening night of its new art exhibit, “Blasting Heavy Metal!” The evening was a special fusion of honoring the legacy of the Phoenix Iron Company with the future, by featuring local blacksmith artists.

    By Virginia Lindak For 21st Century Media |

  • Arts and entertainment

    Annual Goschenhoppen Folk Festival set for this weekend

    The Goschenhoppen Folk Festival revisits the area’s agrarian and Pennsylvania German roots noon to 8 p.m. Aug. 8 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Goschenhoppen Historians’ Henry Antes Plantation, 318 Colonial Road (off Route 73/Big Road), Upper Frederick. The theme for the 48th festival will be “Am Butze, Immer Am Butze” (“Cleaning, Always Cleaning”). This year, pork, ham, bacon, sausage, scrapple and ground beef from the butchering demonstrations will be available for sale. Other...

    By 21st Century Media staff |

  • Theater

    Facetime Theatre presents ‘Tarzan the Stage Musical’

    Facetime Theatre’s Summer Stage II program will be the first in the area to present “Tarzan the Stage Musical” on Aug. 7 and 8 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 9 at 2 p.m. in the beautiful Lenfest Theatre in the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center at Ursinus College. Tarzan the Stage Musical is based on Disney’s epic animated film and Edgar Rice Burrough’s story, “Tarzan of the Apes.”

    Courtesy of Facetime Theatre |

  • Visual arts

    Metalwork exhibit to bring past, present together in Phoenixville

    The public will have the chance to learn about Phoenixville’s history as a steel town and see artwork produced in a modern iron forge when the Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area’s newest exhibit opens Friday.

    By Matthew D’Ippolito |

  • Music

    US Army Field Band to play free concert at Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge

    The Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge is celebrating its 65th anniversary in grand style.

    By Christine Mawhinney Lark For 21st Century Media |

  • Movies

    Colonial Theatre to host Jewish short film series

    Retreat from the summer heat and delight in the Summer Shorts Film Series presented by The Kehillah of Chester County at the historic Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville. The series, which will feature the screenings of contemporary Jewish short films from around the world followed by lively discussions, will be presented on consecutive Wednesday evenings, 7:30 to 9 p.m., from July 30 through Aug. 27.

    Courtesy of Kehillah of Chester County |

  • Arts and entertainment

    On stage this summer in the Phoenixville area

    COLLEGEVILLE — Methacton Community Theatre will present its summer musical “Oliver!,” July 18 through July 26 in Collegeville. The popular show, with book, music, and lyrics by Lionel Bart, is based on the classic Charles Dickens novel “Oliver Twist.” Evening shows are July 18, 19, 25, and 26 at 7:30 p.m. Matinees on July 19 and 26 at 2 p.m. All shows are performed at Perkiomen Valley Middle School East, located on 100 Kagey Road, Collegeville. The school is handicap accessible with an ample...


  • Theater

    Firebird Theatre to present ‘Shrek: The Musical’

    Once upon a time, there was an animated film about a lovable ogre named Shrek and a beautiful princess named Fiona... And now, that story comes to life on the stage in “Shrek: The Musical!”

    Courtesy of Firebird Theatre |

  • Theater

    Local teens and kids to perform ‘Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr.’ in Phoenixville

    Travel with us to a quaint French village where Belle, a beautiful and intelligent young woman, yearns for something more than her provincial life. Come see “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr.” as presented by Firebird Theatre.

    Courtesy of Firebird Theatre |

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