BIG celebrations in N-town this weekend: Riverfest Saturday, Mexican Festival Sunday, plus the block party on Main following the Heroes 5K Run on Sunday. Come downtown and see the Budweiser Clydesdales. Lots of other events, too.
Friday, September 9, 8-10 pm, another Drive-In Movie Night at Elmwood
Park Zoo. This time "Zootopia." Gates open at 8 pm. Movie starts at 9.
Please purchase tickets in advance at this link. $20/car for non-members, $15/car for zoo members, $5 for lawn seats.
8-9 am at Five Saints Distilling (Main and Green) in the Distillery
Front Tasting Room/Bar ~Yoga with Instructor Regina Ramage $10 per
attendee payable at the distillery on Saturday morning. The doors open
at 7:30 am to set up.
Also Saturday from 2-6 pm at
Riverfront Park (1 Haws Ave) - RIVERFEST. Pirates are returning to
Riverfront. Cardboard boat contest and races. Free instruction and rides
in dragon boats and outriggers. Breast Cancer Rose Ceremony. Food and
Music. And the official opening of Norristown's new floating dock.
from noon-7 pm, Five Saints Distillery (Green and Main) Perky BBQ Truck
will be parked right in front of Five Saints front bays for your dining
pleasure. From 7-11 pm, Matt Plasted will perform favorites from the
'60s through present day.
download at this link The race begins at 9 am sharp. Please be advised that streets in the race route will be closed at 8:30am. After the race, the World Famous Budweiser Clydesdales will march down Main Street starting at 9:20 am, beginning at the 700 Block of Main Street (East or West was NOT listed, probably east), ending at the Courthouse. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early for a good spot. Parking will be limited, street parking IS free on weekends, the Septa-Norristown Transportation Center parking lot and the County lot will also be open for a charge. A block party will follow the run and parade, featuring live entertainment, DJ, petting zoo area and various vendors such as Five Saints Distilling, Chickie's & Pete's, Stella Artois and much more.
Sunday, 1-8 pm at Elmwood Park Bandshell. Music for Kids' Sake concert.
FREE event. Bring a blanket of lawn chair. The snack stand will be open.
6-7:30 pm, Norristown Public Library (Powell and Swede), the NPD
presents Observation Skills Training. Learn how to be aware of your
surrounding, be able to give a good description, help NPD keep your
neighborhood safe. Note: the lower parking lot at the library is still
closed. Park on the street on in the upper lot on Powell. Questions,
contact Gina Davies at 610-270-0490 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, 7 pm, Municipal Hall. Planning Commission Meeting. No agenda yet.
from 11 am-2:30 pm, Main St. between Swede and Dekalb. Farmers market.
Produce from Lone Wolf Farms. For more info, call CADCOM at 610-277-6363
Thursdays, 5-10 pm at Five Saints Distilling. Open Mic.
5-6:30 pm at the Historical Society of Montgomery County (1654 Dekalb).
Gene Pisasale presents a "Living Biography" of Alexander Hamilton:
Architect of the American Financial System. Pisasale is a historical
mystery writer and avid history buff from Philadelphia's Main Line. This
program is free and open to the public. For information: 610-272-0297
5-7 pm, Art Exhibit Opening Reception at Municipal Hall. Please join us
as we kick-off Hispanic Heritage Month with a FREE opening reception of
the art exhibit featuring various pieces by CCATE - RevoluciónArte
Gallery. Enjoy food, live music and a chance to meet the artists. This
event is open to the public. The Art Exhibit will run from September
15th - October 13th on the 1st floor of Municipal Hall.
Tickets for Theatre Horizon's first play of the new season ~ a musical titled "A New Brain" ~ are now on sale at this link The show will run October 13 through November 6.