Valley Forge Washington Memorial Chapel

A series of free outdoor concerts will be held at Washington Memorial Chapel, Route 23 in Valley Forge National Historical Park.

VALLEY FORGE  — Washington Memorial National Carillon at Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge will present the 2019 Frank P. Law Summer Carillon Concert Series.

The series starts on July 3 and this year it features performers from Belgium, The Netherlands and the USA. Some of the carillonneurs are new to Valley Forge while some are returning favorites.

The ever-popular Irish Thunder Pipes & Drums bag pipe band performs again on Aug. 14 (Music of the British Isles). The series concludes on Aug. 28.

As always, all concerts are free and open to the public. These are hour-long outdoor concerts, so bring a blanket, lawn chair, snacks or dinner. The Chapel Cabin Shop will be open for refreshments and souvenirs. All concerts are played rain or shine.

Washington Memorial National Carillon is located in Valley Forge National Historical Park at Washington Memorial Chapel, Route 23, Valley Forge.

For more information, visit www.wmchapel.org

Here's the entertainment schedule:

• July 3 - Alex Johnson, Carillon Fellow, Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales, Florida

• July 10 - Liesbeth Janssens, Antwerp and Lommel, Belgium

• July 17 - Gijsbert Kok, Grote Kerk, The Hague, The Netherlands

• July 24 - Dick van Dijk, Park Carillon, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands

• July 31 - Jan Verheyen, Hasselt and Neerpelt, Belgium

• August 7 - Margaret Pan, Boston, Massachusetts

• August 14 - Music of the British Isles

• Doug Gefvert, Washington Memorial Chapel, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

• Irish Thunder Pipes & Drums, Swedesburg, Pennsylvania

• August 21 - Dan Kehoe, Simsbury United Methodist Church, Simsbury, Connecticut

• August 28 - Doug Gefvert, Washington Memorial Chapel, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

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