Friday, May 13, 2016

Weekend May 13 events

May 13 Historic Waynesborough the “People Who Shaped America” series. The World’s Finest Georgian Mansions in England and America.$20 For information, call 610.647.1779 or email

2049 Waynesborough Road . Paoli PA 19301 Refreshments following presentation

Historic Waynesborough presents Stephen G. Hague, PhD, historian and former Exec. Director of Stenton. He will give an illustrated talk, followed by a book signing. He will cover architecture, landscapes, gardens and furnishings of ten Georgian houses, with special emphasis on Philadelphia connections. What houses make the “Top 10?” Ah, ‘til we meet on May 13th. Dr. Hague teaches British and European History at Rowan University. He holds a D. Phil. from Oxford University. This event supports ongoing maintenance of Historic Waynesborough.
May 13 - 15 Wilmington Grand Prix and Grand Fondo

May 13 Telling UnTold  Histories Unconference at Rutgers University in Newark.

May 13 and 14 The Dad Vale Regatta along Kelly Drive on the Schuykill River races generally begin at 7 a.m. and end 5 p.m. See website for complete details.

May 14 Stamp Out Hunger Place a bag of non-perishable food by your mailbox.

May 14 The Brandywine Valley Craft Brewers Festival at Iron Hill in Media.

May 14 Walk for the Wounded at Run Rose Tree Park.

May 14 International Migratory Bird Day Bird Program at 7 a.m. at Heinz Wildlife Refuge and Stewartship Saturday at 9 a.m.

May 14 Middletown Township Day at Penn State Brandywine Campus 11 - 3 p.m.

May 14 Historic and Nature Walk 1:15 p.m. meet in Front of the Darby Free Library. Learn More about Darby, Collingdale, Aldan, Upper Darby and Clifton Heights while walking down Springfield Road, across the Charles A. Lindbergh Bridge and down to the "fall" to the Swedish Cabin. 4 miles of rich historic resources!. Making two stops....Bernie's Pretzels and Rosati's Water bring money for these stops....$5 suggested... To sign up, please email who signs up will receive a free water bottle. 

May 14 The 5th Annual Glenolden Historical Commission History Express to travel along Delaware County's Historic Route 13! A special storyteller will be on board to make the day fun and educational 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Advance FREE tickets are available at the library. The nonstop Glenolden Express will also travel through Norwood, Folcroft, Eddystone, Ridley Park, Prospect Park, and Sharon Hill - 6.05 miles of history! With your free trolley ticket, tour-goers will receive a reprint of a 1926 PA Roadway booklet "Chester Pike / Ye Olde Kings Highway" along with sweet tea and lemonade (while supplies last). The trolley lunch stop will include hot dogs, popcorn, pickle on a stick, hand spun trolley stop specialty cotton candy and more! There will be live music all day on the Glenolden Library lawn performed by the Schuylkill Valley Boys Ukulele Club and a History Center slide show presentation. There will also be Route 13 collectibles for sale. All proceeds will benefit the beautification of the Glenolden Library Grounds Project.  Your sponsorship is welcome. If you would like to donate, please make checks payable to:  The Glenolden Historical Commission 211 S. Llanwellyn Avenue, Glenolden, PA 19036. Email:

May 14 In the year 2018, the Darby Library Company will celebrate providing library service for 275 years. A special Committee is organizing a year of celebration and if you would like to be a part of it. The very first meeting is scheduled for Saturday, May 14th starting at 11 am at the Darby Free Library 1001 Main Street, Darby, PA 19023. Please call the library at 610-586-7310 and tell us you want to join! Darby Free Library.

May 15 9th Annual Historic Log House Tour Presented by Bethel Township Pres from 1 to 4 p.m.  at 1645 Bethel Road, Garnet Valley, PA 19060.
For all ages:
* Quilt Demonstrations
* Basket Making
* Butter Making
* Weaving & Spinning
* Antiques for sale
For kids:
* Old Style Toys to Try
* Punched Tin
* Bird Walk
* Identify Cooking Tools from the past
This is a rain or shine event! Questions: Go to Bethel Township Preservation Society Pennsylvania

May 15 DCCC Flea Market Rte 252 and Media Line Rd raindate 5/22/16

May 15 Antique Car Show and Flea Market at Linvilla 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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