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Last First Friday Kicks off Big Phoenixville Weekend

First Friday, Food Trucks, Ghost Tours and more on tap this weekend.

First Friday brings music and fun for the whole family to downtown Phoenixville this week. (Photo: Bob Byrne)
First Friday brings music and fun for the whole family to downtown Phoenixville this week. (Photo: Bob Byrne)
Seems hard to believe, but this weekend is the last First Friday of the year in Phoenixville and kicks off a big weekend of festivals and activities.

Friday:

First Friday
The 200 Block of Bridge Street will be closed to traffic for Fire Safety Awareness Month. Find some local fire department trucks in the 200 block for fire education!
Also, don't miss the Paint the Town folks - raising money for families facing cancer.

More information is available on the First Friday website.

Saturday

The First-Ever Phoenixville Food Festival Kicks off on Saturday.

Phoenixville's first-ever Food Festival rolls into Bridge Street on Saturday from 12noon-6 p.m. with a food truck festival.

The food trucks will be parked all along Bridge Street so free parking will be offered in Borough lots and on other adjoining streets. The Food Truck Festival is the kick-off event for a restaurant week in Phoenixville that will run from Sunday through Thursday next week.

That's not all that's going on Saturday

Also on October 5th, the downtown will host two additional events, TEDx at the Colonial Theatre and a Pub Crawl with participating bars. 


Kiwanis Community Day: Starts at  8 a.m. at Reeves Park. See details here on Phoenixville Patch. 

Among the organizations and vendors that will be there East Pikeland Home & School is sponsoring a table at the Kiwanis Club Community Day at Reeves Park this weekend. All children that stop by will receive a gently used book! In addition we will have the famous lollipop tree and a lot of East Pikeland logo items for sale along with an assortment of items from the Mixed Bags catalog (stylish reusable bags and products).

Come out to Community Day from 8:00am - 3:00pm - local businesses & flea market booths will be there. Lots of food, fun & live entertainment.

Hometown Heroes' Day Starts at 9 a.m.  
The Friends of the Airman and Family Readiness, and the Employers Support of the Guard and Reserve organizations are sponsoring a Hometown Heroes’ Day honoring the Airmen and Soldiers, families and employers of Guardsmen at the Horsham Air Guard Station on Oct. 5.


East Pikeland Township - Heritage Day Celebration

As part of its year-long 175th Anniversary celebration, East Pikeland will celebrate "Heritage Day" on Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 11 am to 3 pm. 

The event begins with a ribbon cutting for the French Creek Trail and is followed by a chicken bar-b-que, musical entertainment, "Living History" storytelling, classic car show, children's activites, raffle table and more!
Tickets are required for the bar-b-que.  

Two bike tours of the township will take place in the morning (9 am and 11 am).  Registration is required for the bike tour. Contact the township office for more information at 610-933-1770, or visit - http://www.eastpikeland.org/

Badmitton at the Phoenixville Civic Center

Come learn badminton skills! All ages and all levels 
welcome.  Saturday mornings from 10:30am 
to 12:30 pm.  The cost is $5.00 per 
person for Residents and $6.00 for Non Residents.  Bring your own shuttles and racquet.  To register go to www.sportsnfun.info.


Phoenixville Moose Lodge 100 Year Anniversary Block Party & Pig Roast

Starts at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 5, 2013 

Join the Phoenixville Moose Lodge for a block party pig roast! Pork, beverage, and music provided! Stop by and see what the Moose Lodge is all about. 


Ghost Tours of Phoenixville

Every Season we gather more stories and experience unexplained activity on this 90 minute guided walking tour of downtown Phoenixville.  New this year is an added stop at the Forge Theatre after we discovered the peculiar history of their historical costumes and the ghost who likes to throw books at the actors! The tour has 10 stops and includes the well documented haunting of the Phoenixville Library.

The tour leaves at 8 pm every Friday and Saturday night until Saturday Nov. 2

 Gathering at the 
Pickering Creek Inn, 37 Bridge Street,  Phoenixville PA 19460

Reservations are required

(215) 237-1166

Check out www.ghosttoursofphoenixville.com




Lindsay October 04, 2013 at 07:21 AM
...Maybe at the very LEAST check your TTL before posting...

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