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CC’s Weekend Picks

In Cheltenham  Storybook Musical Theater presents The Wizard of Oz at Gratz College  Saturday, December 19 – Wednesday, December 30                                 Follow the adventures of Dorothy and Toto on their trip down the Yellow Brick Road in this enchanting...
Posted On Dec 17 2015
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In Cheltenham  Chelten Hills Model Railroad Club Open House  Saturday & Sunday, December 12 & 13                                 12 noon – 4 p.m.  Founded in 1946 by ten men, this club with a storied history puts on its grandest display of the year featuring...
Posted On Dec 10 2015
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In Cheltenham  The Old York Road to Freedom  at Saint Paul’s Elkins Park Church Saturday & Sunday, December 5 & 6              Read the Citizens’ Call article for more on this multi-day event commemorating the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 13th...
Posted On Dec 03 2015
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In Cheltenham  Saturday, November 28 Glenside WinterFest     1 p.m. – 5 p.m.      Glenside welcomes Santa in style. See the Citizens’ Call article. In the Area Holiday Garden Railroad at the Morris Arboretum Friday, November 27, 2015 –  Sunday, January 3, 2016...
Posted On Nov 26 2015
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In Cheltenham Friday, November 20 Paige K and Irene and Troy at Elkins Central       7:30 p.m.     Cheltenham singer/songwriter Paige K  who writes songs about “stupid boys and stupid brains” shares the bill with Irene Lambrou and Troy Schoenmeier who are members of ...
Posted On Nov 19 2015
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In Cheltenham Friday, November 13 Hayride and Bonfire           6 – 9 p.m. Take a hayride through Curtis Arboretum to a bonfire where live music, snacks and hot chocolate await. This family friendly event is sponsored by the Cheltenham Township Parks and Recreation...
Posted On Nov 12 2015
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 Find fun near and far this weekend In Cheltenham Friday, November 6 David Kleiner Trio at Elkins Central             8 p.m. Jenkintown resident David Kleiner, winner of the 2009 Avalon Folk Festival performing song writer competition, plays “acoustic songs that...
Posted On Nov 06 2015
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 A local fall festival and haunted houses near and not so near made this week’s list. In Cheltenham Saturday, October 31 Elkins Park Fall Festival             10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Enjoy a day of music at 5 different venues in Elkins Park, Parktoberfest kids activities,...
Posted On Oct 29 2015
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In Cheltenham Elkins Central presents  two diverse musical programs this weekend. Saturday, October 24 Juanito Pascual’s New Flamenco Trio             8 p.m. Described as the “Ry Cooter of Flamenco Guitar” by Steve Morris of the Boston Globe and “one of the hottest flamenco...
Posted On Oct 23 2015
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In Cheltenham Sunday, October 11 The Cheltenham School District Foundation 2nd Annual Food Truck Jamboree  Originally scheduled for last Sunday, the proceeds of this event fund innovative programs in the Cheltenham Township School District. On the campus of Cheltenham High...
Posted On Oct 08 2015
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Enjoy a weekend of theater, art, music, and history close to home.   In Cheltenham Friday, October 3 Arcadia University Art Gallery: “Threading the Maze” This show, which features paintings, works on paper, fabric collages and quilts by artists Lee Krasner,...
Posted On Oct 01 2015
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Don’t have tickets to see Pope Francis? Enjoy these local events instead. In Cheltenham Sunday, September 27  Ed Eisen at Keneseth Israel: How the Son of an Orthodox Jew Became a Spokesman for Two Popes Journalist and Broadcast Pioneer Edward Eisen, whose career spanned 52...
Posted On Sep 24 2015
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Art and Arts Festivals seem to be the the order of the weekend with a picnic added for variety.   In Cheltenham Cheltenham Township: A Photographic Celebration Opens at the Cheltenham Art Center   Sunday, September 20 2 – 4 p.m. Ten area artists celebrate Cheltenham...
Posted On Sep 17 2015
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We are in the season of festivals. Here are several that caught our eye. In Cheltenham Serbian Food Festival at  the Saint Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church Friday and Saturday, September 12 & 13 Since relocating to the township in 2010, the church has held several food...
Posted On Sep 11 2015
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‘Keepin’ it Real’ at New Wyncote Coffee Spot

It would be hard to imagine a coffee destination spot on the planet where the tag line “Keepin’ it Real” could be more apt. That’s because the Real Marketplace coffee emporium on Greenwood Avenue, just off the corner of Glenside Avenue in Wyncote, is about a lot more than...
Posted On Sep 08 2015
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  Don’t have tickets for the sold out Made in America Festival? Check out these alternatives. In Cheltenham Bright Invention: Fringe Festival Performances Friday & Saturday, September 4 and 5 Over the next two days, Bright Invention, White Pine Production’s...
Posted On Sep 03 2015
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In Cheltenham Movie in the Park: “Big Hero Six”   Friday, August 28 (Rain date August 29) Enjoy Disney’s animated all age comedy-adventure “Big Hero Six” under the stars. It is the story of the special bond that develops between 14-year-old prodigy Hiro Hamada and...
Posted On Aug 27 2015
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In Cheltenham Cheltenham Township’s Concerts in the Park Sunday, August 23 The final concert of the summer series features Point Blank, a rock and roll band that hails from Texas, who is best known for their 1974 hit “Nicole.” This concert will take place on the grounds of...
Posted On Aug 20 2015
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In the Area The Hidden River Blues Festival at Venice Island Performing Arts Center (Outdoor Amphitheater) Saturday, August 15th, 2015 A variety of nationally and locally know blues acts, including the Otis Taylor Band and the Sugar Blue Band, will perform in “a celebration of...
Posted On Aug 14 2015
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In Cheltenham Sunday, August 9 Opera Libera Performs “The Elixir of Love” at Keneseth Israel  The Opera Libera company was formed as a tribute to the late John T. Douglas,  the long-time Music Director and Conductor of Temple University Opera Theater and an Elkins...
Posted On Aug 06 2015
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