Friday, October 6, 2017

Theater, Ghosts & Free Dental

Another play is opening at Theatre Horizon this week, plus the Halloween season arrives with Selma Mansion's infamous ghost tours on Saturday. You can also get FREE dental work, run a 5K, go to a potluck, gamble at Centre Theater, or enjoy some music this weekend.

Friday, October 6, 8 pm at Theatre Horizon (401 Dekalb). "2.5 Minute Ride" opens and runs through Oct 29. Friday's performance is Pay What You Decide. This week's performances: Saturday at 8 pm, Sunday at 3 pm, Tuesday at 6:30 pm (Norristown Night), and Wednesday at 7:30 pm. Full schedule and tickets at this link.

Saturday, 8 am - 5 pm at the Laborers' Intl Union, 740 Sandy Hill Rd, The Norristown NAACP will be providing FREE dental screenings, cleanings, fluoride treatments and sealants, for those who do not have insurance. Family activities, pony rides, food and more. To pre-register please contact Renee Golden 610-513-1732, Susie Buchanan 215-896-9390, Ethel Matthews 267-664-2645.
Saturday, 9 am at Norristown Area High School. Pump N Run 5K to benefit Norristown Athletics. Come at 7:15 am for Pump option. They're looking for sponsors, too. More info at this link.  Or email

Saturday, 4-10 pm, at Coffee Talk (507 W Marshall). Potluck and Art Show at Coffee Talk. Open Mic. Bring a dish or donate to the art.
Saturday, 6-10 pm at Selma Mansion (1301 W Airy). Candlelight Ghost Tours. Quiet guided tours of the mansion will cover both its history and infamous ghost stories. (If you don't like Haunted Houses, this is the event to come to.) Tours will be continuous. Come anytime. Tickets at the door only. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children aged 5-12. All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Active military and members of the Norristown Police and Fire Departments get free admission with ID. On-street parking. All proceeds will go toward the restoration and maintenance of Selma Mansion.
Saturday, 7-11 pm, Centre Theater (208 DeKalb St). Mark Twain Returns To Norristown. Monte Carlo Night. Fundraiser for Centre Theater in Norristown. Tickets are $50 per person and include hors d'oeuvres, open bar and $100 in chips. (I don't understand what Mark Twain has to do with it either.)

Saturday, 7-11 pm, Five Saints Distilling (Main and Green). Music by Sons of Thunder Acoustic Duo.

Tuesday, 3:45 pm at Stewart Middle School (Selma and Marshall), Football: Stewart vs. Eisenhower. Cross-town rivalry. All welcome to attend.

Tuesday, 7 pm, Planning meeting at Municipal Hall.

Thursday, 11 am-2:30 pm on East Main in front of the Courthouse. The Norristown Farmers Market still continues every Thursday through Oct 26. Fall seasonal veggies and apples, farm fresh, plus baked goods (even gluten-free).

Next Friday (October 13th), the Norristown Preservation Society will hold a special Friday the 13th Haunted House at Selma Mansion. The mansion will be filled that night with all your worst nightmares. Continual walk-throughs. Come anytime. Great date night. Only $5 for adults, $3 for seniors, vets and children 5-12. All children under 16 MUST be accompanied by an adult. Proceeds benefit the restoration and maintenance of Selma Mansion.

Next Saturday, Oct 14, 9 am-1 pm, Stewart Middle School Flea Market. Support SMS PFC by buying space/table or shopping at the Flea Market. For information, email

Next Saturday, 10 am-3:30 pm, 2 W Main Street, Norristown Car Show. Pre-Reg $15, $20 day of. Benefits Norristown Parks & Rec. Info at this link. Or email

Next Saturday, Noon-11 pm, Five Saints Distilling, 129 E Main St. Norristown Music Fest. Live performances by: Danielle & Jennifer, Coupe 'De Ville, Wildflower, Pat's Run, Ken Pierson, Lenny Martelli, and more. There will also be opportunities to adopt pets and enjoy a beer garden.

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