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Upcoming Local Events, October 2015

Oct 3 & 4 @ 9:00 am – 13th Annual Patty Simons Cancer Research Tournament @ Norristown Bocce League
The Settle Sensibly Team is a proud sponsor!

Oct 4 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am – 12th ANNUAL VALLEY ROAD RUN
The Annual Valley Road Run is a 5k run and 2 mile walk benefitting The Breathing Room Foundation For Families Affected by Cancer
Check – in: Thomas J. Paul Building, 1061 Rydal Road Jenkintown PA 19046
Race Day Registration begins at 7AM. Click here for more information, https://breathingroomfoundation.org/event/valley-road-run-2015/

Oct 4, 2015 @ 9am – 10th Annual Run Wild at the Elmwood Park Zoo
Run wild while your family roams free at RSVP’s 5k Run & 1 Mile Animal Safari Walk!
USAT&F certified Course, and Chip Timing by Run the Day, Cash Prizes for overall winners!, Post-race refreshments will be available and all participants receive a FREE commemorative t-shirt. Register online at www.runtheday.com/registration/race_info/31698

Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm – Pottstown Brew Fest at Manatawny Park
The inaugural year of the Pottstown Brew Fest is highly anticipated. It begins on Saturday night, October 3rd with the “Meet the Brewers” dinner. A VIP session begins on Sunday, October 4th at noon, and general admission begins at 1:30 p.m. All taps close at 5:30 p.m.
With over 50 breweries, 4 exceptional food vendors and music by Celtic Spirit, the Pottstown Brew Fest will be a “don’t miss” event this Fall.
Tickets for all three events (Brewmasters Dinner, VIP session and General session) can be purchased together or separately; designated driver ticket are also available. Purchase tickets and more details at: www.pottstownbrewfest.com.

October 8-24 10 am to 5 pm – Montgomery County’s Best Kept Secrets Tour Returns this Fall
The Best Kept Secrets Tour is returning to Montgomery County! The Fall tour runs October 8th to 24th, 2015, Monday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm. The Best Kept Secrets Tour is set up like a home or garden tour except it is for shopping, food, and fun. Tour goers visit the 36 businesses in their own vehicles and at their own pace–travelling place to place enjoying all the special free things (refreshments, games, gifts, demonstrations, tours, etc.) the businesses have planned. The shops are hand-picked for their uniqueness and are varied so there’s something for everyone— unusual home décor & gift stores in unique locations, an alpaca farm, local favorite cafés & restaurants, a farm shop with handcrafted soaps and more, artisan shops with work from local artists and from artists around the world, a winery, shops with vintage items, antiques, pottery, books, clothing, furniture, jewelry, specialty foods, candy & much more! Click for more info, http://montco.happeningmag.com/montgomery-countys-best-kept-secrets-tour-returns-this-fall/

October 17, 2015 10:00 am to 1:00 pm – Meadow Days @ Longwood Gardens

Come join us for a day in the Meadow Garden. Meadow Days offer lots of opportunities for fun and discovery. Explore the Meadow Garden along more than three miles of walking trails. Our staff, and Natural Lands Trust experts, will be on hand to help guests learn more about the many creatures and plants of our meadow habitat, and will share tips on how to create native habitats at home and support native pollinators. Families can enjoy the meadow with an ecology seek-and-find activity for the whole family, story time in Lookout Loft, and join in on scheduled hikes exploring the highlights and wildflowers of the meadow.
Oct 17 @ 11-6 – OctoberFEAST @ Peddlers Village http://www.peddlersvillage.com/festivals/octoberfeast
Fun for all ages with a Beer, Wine and Spirits Garden, tasty Bavarian food specialties, live music, kids’ entertainment and family friendly activities. Beer, Wine & Spirits Garden from 1-6 pm featuring Yards Brewing Company, 2nd Story Brewing Company, Chaddsford Winery and Hewn Spirits. Live music by Polkadelphia, Shrek Moon Bounce and Castle Bounce & Slide for the kids, Crafts and games: Stein Race, Pumpkin painting, Sand Art, Family Corn Hole Game. Free Parking and Admission. Pay-as-you-go for the Beer, Wine & Spirits Garden, Bavarian Food Tent, Cinnamini Donuts and children’s activities.

October 17 @ 11-3 – Annual Fall Fest
20th Annual Fall Fest, Enjoy a day of pumpkin decorating, scarecrow making, moon bounce, giant slide, arts and crafts and car show. Click here for more information, http://www.uppergwynedd.org/departments-services/parks-recreation/programs-events/community-events.aspx

Oct 17 – National Public Lands Day 
Lend a helping hand for America in the nation’s largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance the nation’s 600 million acres of public lands. National Public Lands Day (NPLD) is the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands. In 2013, more than 175,000 volunteers and park visitors celebrated at 2,237 public land sites in all 50 states. This year, join park staff, partners, and your neighbors and learn about and give back to Valley Forge National Historical Park. Location: Visitor Center Lower Parking Lot Time: 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM Free

Oct 20 – FRIENDS HELPING FRIENDS
Boscov’s Friends Helping Friends. Friends Helping Friends is a day to enjoy great shopping, super savings, refreshments, door prizes and the chance for people to support their favorite non-profit organization.  Discount Shopping Passes to Friends Helping Friends will be available only from participating non-profit organizations. Each participating non-profit organization will have the opportunity to sell for $5, a 25% * discount shopping pass to the event; event date at all Boscov’s department stores. 100% of the ticket money will go to the selling organization. Click for more info, http://www.boscovs.com/static/about_boscov/stores_locations/plymouthmeeting.html

Oct 24 – Nov 22 – Chrysanthemum Festival Longwood Gardens
Experience our most intensively cultivated display during Chrysanthemum Festival, featuring more than 16,000 chrysanthemums nurtured and trained by our horticulture experts to resemble clouds, balls, spirals, columns, pagodas, and even a fountain of cascading fall blooms. Our gardeners work daily throughout the seasons, grooming and training the plants using the traditional growing techniques from Japan and China, where chrysanthemum displays are a highly-respected artform. Chrysanthemum Festival is the largest display of exhibition mums in the United States, and showcases the largest Thousand Bloom Chrysanthemum grown outside of Asia—our Thousand Bloom Mum boasts more than 1,500 perfectly arranged flowers on one plant. Click for more info, http://longwoodgardens.org/events-and-performances/events/chrysanthemum-festival

Oct 30 @ 4:30 – Fanatic Authentic Sports Spectacular
Fanatics Authentic, the newest premier online destination for authentic autographed memorabilia and collectibles brought to you by Mounted Memories, presents the Fanatics Authentic Sports Spectacular!Th e show will feature appearances by some of the biggest names in Philadelphia sports over the course of three days. Athletes in attendance will be available for meet-and-greets, photo-ops, and autograph signings. Don’t miss the chance to meet your favorite players and witness the creation of your own unique piece of memorabilia! Visit our site for appearances lineup and more! Click for more info, http://www.fanaticsauthenticshows.com/shows/philadelphia-oct-30-nov-1

Oct 31 @ 9:30 Fanatic Authentic Sports Spectacular
Fanatics Authentic, the newest premier online destination for authentic autographed memorabilia and collectibles brought to you by Mounted Memories, presents the Fanatics Authentic Sports Spectacular!Th e show will feature appearances by some of the biggest names in Philadelphia sports over the course of three days. Athletes in attendance will be available for meet-and-greets, photo-ops, and autograph signings. Don’t miss the chance to meet your favorite players and witness the creation of your own unique piece of memorabilia! Visit our site for appearances lineup and more! Click for more info, http://www.fanaticsauthenticshows.com/shows/philadelphia-oct-30-nov-1

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