Get Out: Book Festival, Final-ly Friday, Renovation Celebration and More

What's going on in Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy this weekend?

Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Check out these great local events.

Chestnut Hill 4th Annual Book Festival and Speaker Series

  • When: Sunday, September 30
  • Where: Chestnut Hill Hotel and several other locations
  • Why Go: Come celebrate literature for the day with various workshops, improv, singer/songwriter slam, open mic, writer events and more.  See website for details and schedule.
  • Cost: Free

Final-ly Friday

  • When: Friday, Sept. 28 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Where: Germantown Ave in Mt. Airy
  • Why Go: Come and enjoy downtown Mt. Airy on the last Friday of the month.  Businesses stay open later, vendors and performers line the street, enjoy food, tastings, music and more.  For a complete schedule of Final-ly Friday specials and events, please visit their website.
  • Cost: Free

Weavers Way Renovation Celebration

  • When: Saturday, Sept. 29 from noon to 4 p.m.
  • Where: Weavers' Way, Greene Street and Carpenter Lane
  • Why Go: Come celebrate the renovation of the store! Refreshments, games & more. 
  • Cost: Free

Oktoberfest Party

  • When: Saturday, Sept. 29 from 1  - 5 p.m.
  • Where: Brewer's Outlet of Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy, 7401 Germantown Avenue
  • Why Go: Enjoy the festivities as we serve up a wide variety of Oktoberfest brews, authentic German food, giveaways (bike, cooler, chair, umbrella, etc.) and beverage specials. There will something for everyone so bring a friend!
  • Cost: Free

"The Musical Toolbox" The Curtis Institute of Music

  • When: Friday, Sept. 28 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Sedgwick Theater, 7137 Germantown Ave.
  • Why Go: The students from the Curtis Institute of Music will perform "The Musical Toolbox," a free, interactive concert for families and children ages 5-12.  For more information, please visit our event listing.
  • Cost: Free

Acoustic Blender Concert

  • When: Friday, Sept. 28 from 7 - 9 p.m.
  • Where: Mt Airy Station
  • Why Go: Acoustic Blender will be presenting a free concert as part of the Mt. Airy Train Station Concert Series. Bring a lawn chair and/or blanket and a picnic.
  • Cost: Free


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