A List of Mt. Airy Fourth of July Activities
Here's a look at what's happening.
Philadelphia tourism officials often focus on Center City as the landing spot for Fourth of July activities. But the truth is that there's plenty going on in these parts as well.
Here's a look at what's happening. Feel free to leave your own events in the comments section below (via Go Mt. Airy).
- 4th of July Indoor Picnic, 1 to 4 p.m. Geechee Girl Rice Cafe, 6825 Germantown Ave. The annual Jesse Erwin Memorial Picnic will feature grilled salmon, smoked pork, BBQ chicken, Geechee Girl potato salad and peach cobbler. It costs $25; $20 for a picnic (call in advance for that at 215-843-8113).
- Cliveden Fourth of July, noon to 4 p.m., 6401 Germantown Ave. Tour Cliveden, site of Philadelphia's only Revolutionary War battle, and check out Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness?, which is a new exhibit. It is part of the site's Emancipating Cliveden project, which is an effort to retell the site's story and look at new historic perspectives on the matter.
- Historical Re-Enactment at the Johnson House Historic Site, noon to 4 p.m., 6306 Germantown Ave. A historical performance by Oney Judge at 2:30pm accompanies tours of this surviving Underground Railroad Station.
- Bell-Ringing Ceremony at Concord School & Upper Burying Ground, noon to 4 p.m., 6309 Germantown Ave. The event will actually begin at 2 p.m. and continues a tradition that began in the 18th century and was revived in 2005. One peal will happen for each year since 1776.