Steve Walker has two gigs lined up for this St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday, March 17th;
Flanagans Irish Pub Shillington (41 W Lancaster Ave) 10 am – 1 pm and Docs Irish Pub Gilbertsville (1080 E. Philadelphia Ave) 5 – 8 pm. (Steve Walker has also performed at Make Music Upper Perk!)
Families are welcome on Saturday, March 16th, in Allentown at the sixth Irish Cultural Community Day. The free event is held at the Allentown Fairgrounds’ Agriculatural Hall Annex from noon – 4 p.m., where there will be Celtic games, art, bagpipes, fiddle, Irish dance demonstrations, and more. There will be games and prizes for children. The Agri-Plex is located at 17th and Chew Streets, Allentown, PA.
Perkasie’s fifth annual St Patrick’s Day Parade begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 15th, at Pennridge South Middle School (Fifth Avenue, Perkasie, PA) and ends at Poppa Joe’s Grove (behind Sellersville Fire Department). Celtic games, live music, Irish dancing, Men’s Kilt Contest, food, vendors, and more can be found at the Celtic Fest in the park (Sellersville Fire Department, 1 N. Main Street, Sellersville, PA) from noon to 4 p.m. that day.
Allentown’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade begins at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 17th – St. Patrick’s Day! – beginning at the Allentown Fairgrounds and continuing through the West End. Pipe bands will play before the parade at 1 p.m. on North 19th Street between Tilghman and Liberty, Allentown, PA.
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival, featuring 250 artists and craftspeople, along with music, demonstrations, and workshops, takes place all weekend, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, March 15-17, 2019, at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Avenue, Oaks, PA. There is an admission charge of $10 at the door ($8 online); Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Souderton Area High School’s annual Art & Soul Fest, with musical performances, dance, poetry, and more, is this Saturday night from 6-9 p.m., March 16, 2019.
Come out to see live art, musical performances, dance, poetry, open microphone sessions, Souderton High School’s musical preview, a capella, student artwork from all the schools in the district, and much more! Admission is free for children 4 and under, $5.00 for students ages 5-18, and $10.00 for adults.
And there will be a limited number of tickets available to be purchased at the door for this weekend’s high school musical performances of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the Upper Perkiomen High School, 2 Walt Road, Pennsburg, PA. Friday and Saturday night shows begin at 7 p.m., Sunday’s matinee begins at 2 p.m. March 15-17, 2019.
Take a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air and sails the seas. Based on the beloved 1968 film version of Ian Fleming’s children’s book, and featuring an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is one family-friendly blockbuster that audiences will find “Truly Scrumptious.”
While you are enjoying the arts this weekend, and the warmer weather, remember to mark your calendar for Friday, June 21st – this year’s Make Music Upper Perk – and help make the event a success by pledging your financial support today; any amount from $10 – $100 helps! Our March Kickstarter fundraiser ends in a few short weeks, so don’t wait!