• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
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July 6-8: Ferris Bueller in Mt. Airy | US Army Band and Fireworks | Public reading of Declaration

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Moonlight Movies in Mt. Airy: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
Friday, July 6, 8:30pm. Lovett Library Park, 6945 Germantown Avenue. On Fridays until August 17, Mt. Airy USA, the Free Library, and Trolley Car Diner are presenting movies by moonlight. This week enjoy Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Start grabbing lawn space at 8pm; the movies will start at 8:30pm. In the case of foul weather, the movies will show in the Clivden Carriage House (6401 Germantown Ave.). Come at 6:30 for food trucks and to picnic.
Star-Spangled Night with the US Army Band and Fireworks
Saturday, July 7, 7:30pm. Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing. Polish off this 4th of July week with a patriotic concert from the United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own” and a fireworks show. Free.
Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence
Sunday, July 8, 11:30am. Outside Independence Hall, Walnut Street between Fifth and Sixth streets. The Second Continental Congress signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, but word traveled slowly. It wasn’t until July 8th that Philadelphians first heard the Declaration read publicly in the square behind the Pennsylvania State House. The National Park Service will mark the 236th anniversary of that reading on Sunday on the south side of Independence Hall. BYO declaration. Free.

 

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