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The Riverside Concert Series

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

The Riverside Concert Series, Jazz Age on the Delaware and the Mansion Concert come to Glen Foerd

Glen Foerd on the Delaware announces the start of an exciting season of musical events starting with the Riverside Concert Series and includes Jazz Age on the Delaware and concluding with the Mansion Concert: Classics to Ragtime.

The Riverside Concert Series kicks off on Thursday, June 8th with The Philadelphia Banjo Society, playing traditional banjo, show and sing-along tunes, the fun continues on Thursday, July 13th with the Rendition Jazz Band and finishes on Thursday, August 10th with Jean Therapy, a 70s jazz-rock, Latin fusion, retro, and modern mix band. All shows are pay what you wish at the door, bring your own lawn chair 7:00-8:00pm, rain or shine.

Join us for the Mansion Concert: Classics to Ragtime featuring Jeffrey Uhlig and Mark O’Kain Saturday, August 12th 1:00-2:00pm, $15 per person, members $10.

About Glen Foerd
Glen Foerd is a historic estate located on 18-acres at the confluence of the Poquessing Creek and Delaware River. Glen Foerd is a Fairmount Park property; the site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and its grounds are listed as a Historic American Landscape Survey site, one of only 24 in Pennsylvania. The mission of Glen Foerd on the Delaware is to connect visitors to its legacy through programs in the arts, nature and history and to preserve and protect the landscape, buildings and collections for the enjoyment and enrichment of the community and future generations.

Philadelphia Events 2016

Sunday, February 7th, 2016

Free things to do in and around Philadelphia

2016 Special Events

The Golden Age of King Midas at the Penn Museum
February 13 – November 27, 2016

The Science Behind Pixar at The Franklin Institute
March 12 – September 5, 2016

Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA)
Festival: April 8-23, 2016; Street Fair: April 23, 2016

Philadelphia Science Festival
April 22-30, 2016

Chinese Lantern Festival at Franklin Square
April 22 – June 12, 2016

South Street Spring Festival
May 7, 2016

Philadelphia International Cycling Classic
June 5, 2016

Welcome America
July 4, 2016

Democratic National Convention and PoliticalFest
DNC: July 25-28, 2016
PoliticalFest: July 22-27, 2016

Thanksgiving Day Parade
November 24, 2016

West Chester Restaurant Festival

Monday, September 21st, 2015

The West Chester Restaurant Festival is an annual event held on the third Sunday in September. Hundreds of restaurants showcase their food. There are three stages featuring a variety of musical genres. It is a family friendly event that is free to the public.