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Get Out: Many Things to Do This Weekend in Phoenixville

If you’re not sure what your plans are yet, this list might help.

Despite the slightly odd in April for Friday, this weekend is packed full of events in the Phoenixville area.

Head downtown to catch a movie, support vendors and check out spring’s First Friday. Saturday is teeming with events, and if you're looking to get out this weekend, you're sure to find something that strikes your interest.

Where/When: Franklin Commons, Sat. April 2, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Why Go: Sponsored by the Phoenixville Area Inter-Faith Council’s Social Concerns Committee, this event to honor MLK will feature the presentation of the Emma Valenteen Award of Compassion. The keynote speaker is Dr. Walter D. Greason, a professor at Ursinus College.

Pricing; Tickets for the event are $10 for adults. Children under 12 years of age are free. 

Where/When: , Sat., April 2, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Why Go: If music, art, local vendors and free samples aren’t enough to lure you, maybe the price will: it’s free. Come out and take in children’s activities, performances, education sessions and more during this fair sponsored by Kimberton Whole Foods and Kimberton Waldorf School.

Pricing: Free

Where/When: St. John’s UCC, Sat., April 2, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Why Go: Pick up some goodies and check out the crafts. St. John’s will be donating 20 percent of the money from the baked goods, sodas and hotdogs sold by the church to St. Mary's Shelter and One Great Hour of Sharing.

Pricing: Free admission

Where/When: Bridge Street and Franklin Commons, Sat., April 2, 12 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Why Go: The 200 block of Bridge Street will be closed for a free street fair and classic car show. Later, a dance party featuring Jerry Blavat will be held at Franklin Commons.

Pricing: Street fair is free admission; dance party is $35 per person

Opening Day

Where/When: Kimberton Fairgrounds, Fri., April 1, 9:30 a.m.

Why Go: Stop in to see what will surely draw a long line on opening day. This massive consignment sale features a plethora of items, from clothing to furniture, at low prices and to benefit Charlestown Playhouse.

Pricing: Free admission

Laura Schwartz March 30, 2011 at 01:14 PM
Plethora is one of my favorite words and I didn't think anyone else ever used it. The Charlestown Sale is an EVENT and well worth visiting.
Sylvia Dana March 31, 2011 at 02:21 PM
Don't forget the Soroptimist Fashion Show on Sunday! Add it, please (-: People can RSVP as late as Saturday!!!

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