Monday, September 21, 2015

Local Upcoming events before The BIG Event (Pope Comes to Philadelphia)

Now through September 25 Manayunk Restaurant Week

September 21 MIDDLETOWN MONDAYS 2015 COLONIAL TAVERNS: THE INSIDE STORY by Rich Wagner, brewery historian and author of Philadelphia Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in the Cradle of Liberty. Tavern names, tavern signs and the lore surrounding the nation’s earliest “public spaces” is rooted in centuries-old customs from the countries that colonists came from.  In addition to British subjects, southeastern Pennsylvania was home to Dutch and Swedes and Philadelphia’s role as a seaport added even more international flavors. Whether lodging travelers, feeding the populace or providing a comfortable setting to talk and drink, taverns were an integral part of communities and served as court rooms, post offices, stage coach stops and in some cases, places of worship. Join us as Rich Wagner brings to life some of the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of Colonial era taverns. Lecture begin at 7:00 p.m.
at Lima Estates, 411 North Middletown Road, Media, PA 19063. Free and open to the public, no registration required.

September 21 - 25 World Meeting of Families begins in Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love. Welcome visitors to Philadelphia!

September 22 Centenarians Day. Over 100 Years Old , God Bless Them!

September 22 A pictorial tour of Newtown Square given by historian Doug Humes presented by by Marple Historical Society and the 1696 Thomas Massey House 7:30 p.m. at the Marple Christian Church 475 Lawrence Rd. in Broomall.

September 23: First Day of Fall download the Free Yonder app at the  to follow the fall color progression. Clink on the links below found at US Forest Service website, and USDA Forest Service website.

September. 24 ,NASA will host a news conference for the next crew launching to the International Space Station, including NASA astronaut Tim Kopra, on Thursday, at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. NASA Television will broadcast the news conference live at 2 p.m. EDT, preceded by video of crew training at 1:30 p.m.

September 24 Oktoberfest Tyler Style Beer Tasting at Tyler Arboretum
A sampling of specialty beers and gourmet pizza from Pinocchio’s Beer Garden to Go and live bluegrass music by Ridley Creek! Suitable for adults 21 and older; pre-registration required by calling Joanne Landau at 610-566-9134, ext. 215; limited capacity; first come, first served; $20 members, $25 non-members; rain or shine. 6:00 – 8:00 p.m

September 24th, Historic Waynesborough presents “People Who Shaped
America” series 2 p.m. at 2049 Waynesborough Road . Paoli PA 19301. Things you never knew about Eisenhower and Nixon in the early days – from the man who wrote the book, Irwin F. Gellman, PhD., The President and the Apprentice was recently nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. $20 prepay.

For information, call 610.647.1779 or email at

September 24 - 27 Sunfest in Ocean City Maryland.

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