Get Out: Pitch in This Weekend in Phoenixville with a Variety of Fundraisers

In addition to the Dogwood Pageant Saturday night, this weekend feature a bunch of events to benefit different causes.

This weekend, if you want to do some good, you won’t have to go far. Several upcoming events in the Phoenixville area will work to raise money.

A benefit for Trey Love on Sunday will help out the Love family and also give you a chance to get out and have some fun. On Sunday, local performers will gather to help with Japan earthquake/tsunami relief, and a Reiki clinic will be held Thursday evening for disaster relief in Japan. Friday also features a Disco Dance Party at the Columbia Bar and Grille to benefit the fireworks fund in Phoenixville. With so many event to choose from you’ll find something where you can let loose but also do some good.

Finally, this weekend is a big one for the Dogwood Festival Committee, which has been busy planning for the 60th anniversary of the festival. The pageant, which is themed “Hollywood Nights” this year, will be held Saturday night at Barkley Elementary.

Where/When: Sat., April 9, 7 p.m.

Why Go: The 60th year promises to be big, and this pageant, sponsored by the Phoenixville Jaycees, won’t disappoint. See local young women vie for the crown and perform on stage.

Cost: $15 at the door, or order online ahead of time for $12

Performers for Disaster Relief Show

Where/When: ImaginAIRium, 3540 Schuylkill Rd., Spring City, Sun., April 10, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Why Go: Blanko Dave, Manatees 4 Japanese (Will Hodgson & Ray Atkins), Ted The Fiddler, Jack Murray, J.D. Malone and Craig Bickhardt are set to perform at this local show to benefit Japan. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the music.

Cost: Suggested donation of $10

Where/When: , Thurs., April 7, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Why Go: Give a donation to help out Japan and enjoy Reiki sessions right in Phoenixville.

Cost: What you choose to donate

Where/When: , Phoenixville, Sun., April 10, 5:30 p.m.

Why Go: Try your luck—and skill—at this fundraiser for the Love family. Buy-in is $55 plus $10.

Cost: $65

Where/When: , Fri., April 8, 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Why Go: The committee hopes to raise $15,000 and is about halfway there. Come listen to tunes played by DJ Express and dance the night away while enjoying drink specials.

Cost: $10 cover charge


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