Monthly Archives: August 2013

Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney (April 13, 1939 – August 29, 2013); Irish poet born in Northern Ireland, called the greatest Irish poet since Yeats, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995,and  greatly lauded for his 1999 translation of Beowulf. If you’d like … Continue reading

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Music in the Valley, Inside and Out

Saturday, August 31st, will be your last chance to see Peregrine for quite a while, so  be sure and stop by Java Good Day Cafe, Main Street East Greenville between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. The Allentown Band will be … Continue reading

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Crafts, live music, and cheese rolling this Sunday

Crafts, live music, cheese, garlic, wine, crazy competitions and cheese rolling can all be found at Bear Creek Mountain Resort on Sunday, August 25, 2013 from noon to 6 p.m. at their 2nd annual Cheese, Garlic and Summer Mountain Festival. Live … Continue reading

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End of summer suggestions

Studio B, 39 A East Philadelphia Ave in Boyertown just opened what looks like a fascinating art exhibit featuring art created with items from nature. The gallery is open from 11 am – 3 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday (Sunday … Continue reading

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I’m packing up my backpack for the short drive to the first day of the 52nd Philadelphia Folk Festival, held in Schwenksville at the Old Pool Farm, 1323 Salford Station Road. A few years of experience have taught me to … Continue reading

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Benefit Magic Show at UPHS on Saturday, August 24th

Magician Sam Sandler is donating his time and all proceeds from the show DEAFinitely Magic to Project Haven, part of the new Upper Perkiomen Community Life Center. Tickets for the family show can be bought in advance for a discount … Continue reading

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In case of rain….

In case it rains this weekend, and beyond, here are a few inside ideas… The musical tale of Sweeney Todd opened at Playcrafters of Skippack last night, and runs weekends through August 23rd. Attend the tale of Sweeney Todd! A barber, … Continue reading

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