The following events are scheduled for this weekend across the region.
• Sly Fox Brewing Co. hosts its annual Can Jam Music Festival on Saturdays from 11am to 7pm on the vineyard adjacent to the brewery in Pottstown. Main Stage appearances include Clink at 11am, Drew & The Blue at 12:15pm, Mike Pinto at 1:45pm, Joe P at 3:30pm, Cliff Hillis and Forward Thinkers on the Patio to play. 5:30 start stage. In addition to music, teams compete in the Can Jam Tournament. In this tournament, a player alternately tosses a disc between two plastic cans and scores points if the disc hits or warps one of the cans. Admission is free. Shop for Sly Fox food, drinks and merchandise. For more information, see: slyfoxbeer.com.
• Building a Better Boyertown’s 15th Annual Oktoberfest will be held on Fridays from 6pm to 10pm and Saturdays from 11am to 10pm in the Town Center car park (weather permitting). : Sunday). Attendees can enjoy a family-friendly German and autumn-themed event, including beer, food, music, entertainment, and various craft vendors. Kids will enjoy the bounce house, face painting, and gem mining at Reef Creek Adventures. Adults can try ax throwing, stein holding, and barrel bowling. Performers include 5th Street Remnants, Auerhahn Schuhplatter Verein German Dancers, German Alumni Band, Happy Dutchman German Band, Yodeling Dave Kline & His Mountain Folk Oktoberfest Band. Check our website for the full schedule. Oktoberfest is free to attend. Some activities may incur charges. Beer tent wristbands are available for $5. For more information, please visit www.boyertownpa.org.
• The inaugural Montco Jazz Fest, part of Art Montco Week, kicks off Wednesday with an all-star big band playing at Pottstown’s Rivet Canteen and Assembly. Other highlights include the British funk band popularized in the early 1970s for their unique sound combining jazz, funk fusion, soul, reggae and Afro-pop at Ardmore Music Hall on Saturdays at 8pm. There is Cymande. The Terry Kleinfelter Trio, an outspoken jazz trio of standards and originals, will perform at Collegeville’s Community Music School on Saturday at 7:30 PM. Peabo Bryson and Oleta Adams, two of the most important jazz voice actors of the last 30 years, perform at the Keswick Theater on Sunday at 7pm. A series of jazz brunches round out the weekend on Sundays. This includes performances at Pottstown’s Rivet Canteen and Assembly, King of Prussia Mall, and Blossom His Cafe. Visit artsmontcoweek.com for the full schedule.
• Concerts Under the Stars Series will feature David Bromberg and Craig Bickhart on Friday at 7:00 pm at Upper Merrion Township Building Park. Bromberg’s latest album, Big Road, offers fans the most intimate portrait of Bromberg and his band yet, both musically and visually. Featuring 12 new songs, 5 hi-def performance videos of him, and a mini documentary of him detailing the album’s production process, the album includes his traditional CD, gatefold vinyl his album, and CD/DVD combo of his It was released by Red House Records in a pack. Bickhardt’s live set is a mix of silly anecdotes and personal confessions, and comes with a substantial bag of original songs and the occasional choice of his covers. Tickets are $25 for him over 13. concert under the star scoop.com.
• The Miller Center Music Festival takes place Saturday from 3-8pm outside the Miller Center for the Arts at Reading Area Community College. Talking Heads tribute band Start Making Sense will then perform at 8:30 PM in The Mirror. center. The bands scheduled to perform at the free bandstand, in order of appearance, are Hot Dad Calendar, Nappy Music, Pseudo Seal, Drew & the Blue and Frog Holler. The courtyard adjacent to the Miller Center has food trucks, face paintings and a carnival-like atmosphere. Start Making Sense concert tickets for $15 millercenter.racc.edu.
• Soberstock, an annual free music festival to celebrate recovery and raise awareness of services available to individuals and families seeking treatment and recovery, will be held Saturday at Easy Does It Inc.’s campus on Hilltop Road. will be held from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Bern township. KC Makes Music and Better Than Nothing are scheduled to appear. For more information, visit easydoesitinc.org/soberstock.
• The Evergreen German Club, Fleetwood hosts Oktoberfest on Saturday from 3pm to 10pm. The Aaron Dashing Polka Revolution Band plays from He’s 6 to He’s 10. Dashing says he can play 20 instruments and the band plays various styles of polka and German music. and even yodeling. German food and beer galore, and other Oktoberfest extravaganzas are held throughout the day. Tickets are available at the gate and are $10 for guests and $5 for club members.
• The Reading Symphony Orchestra kicks off the season on Saturday at 7:30 pm at the Santander Performing Arts Center in Reading. Conducted by Andrew Constantine, the concert features guest pianist John Kimura Parker performing Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. Known for his charisma, enthusiasm and dynamic playing, Parker is a veteran of his international concert stage. He has performed regularly at the Berlin Philharmonic, Carnegie Hall, London’s South He Bank, Sydney He Opera House, and the Beijing Concert Hall. Also on the program are Verdi’s La Forza del His Destino Overture and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7.Tickets from $20 ticketmaster.com.
• The Old Dry Road Farm Festival is held on Sundays from 11am to 4pm at 202 Highland Road, Lower Heidelberg Township, Old Dry Road Farm along a tributary of Tulpehocken Creek. This is a working farm with a living history dating back to the late 1700s. The day is family-friendly, with crafts for the kids, campfire-cooked soup, hot dogs, beef-his BBQ, and barn-pressed apple-his cider. Music headlined by Crow Hill will be played throughout the day, with acoustic music opening his mic. For more information, visit olddryroadfarm.org.
• As part of the Pennsylvania State Historical Museums Commission, the Daniel Boone Homestead in Exeter Township welcomes guests Saturdays from 10am to 4pm with tours of the Boone House and seven 18th and early 19th century buildings. Stroll through the historic district, which is characterized by Trails of History Free Day. Daniel Boone Homestead is the birthplace of a famous frontiersman born in 1734. Boone House is his 10-room stone building built in three stages throughout the 18th century and furnished in the period, on 579 acres of rolling countryside.
• West Nantmeal Community Day will be held Saturday from 10am to 3pm. Food and music, inflatable obstacle course, bounce house, ax throwing, Wacky Patty balloons, face painting, giant bubbles, reptiles, crafts, non-profit vendors, and helicopter landings. Take off, fire engine, EMS vehicle.
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