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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.

Halloween Hayday!

Monday, September 28th, 2015

The mission of Glen Foerd on the Delaware is to connect visitors to the legacy of Glen Foerd through programs in the arts, nature and history and to preserve and protect the landscape, buildings and collections for the enjoyment of the community and future generations.

Glen Foerd is a Fairmount Park property operated by the Glen Foerd Conservation Corporation in cooperation with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation and supported in part by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund.

Halloween Hayday!
Glen Foerd on the Delaware and Three Monkeys Cafe are teaming up to bring you a day of hayrides and children’s crafts and activities to get you into the Halloween spirit on Saturday, October 17th from 10:30 am-1:30 pm. Admission $5 per child, adults are free! Parking and admission will be held at Three Monkeys Cafe, 9645 James Street, not at Glen Foerd.

Gatsby Garden Party

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Celebrate the Gatsby Age gardens of Glen Foerd, Philadelphia’s only historic Delaware River estate open to the public. The party is being held at Glen Foerd’s Riverside Pavilion on Sunday, October 5th from 2 to 5 p.m. Enjoy a festive afternoon of fine food, beer, wine and signature cocktails, 1920s music by the Gin Canaries, silent auction, chef demo station, and wine pull (grand prize – Dom Perignon). Prizes awarded to best garden party hat and jaunty boutonniere.

The proceeds for this year’s event will go towards the restoration and care of Glen Foerd’s historic gardens and landscape. The estate, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, was recently included in the Historic American Landscape Survey, one of only 24 in Pennsylvania.