As Lansdale's Founders Day enters its 11th year, we combine our annual spectacular birthday celebration with the finale of the commemoration of the borough's Sesquicentennial.
Yes, all the elements you've come to know and love will be there, including Lansdale's Arts Festival in Memorial Park, beer garden, food trucks, kids activities, bands and more. But we will also be building it up to say farewell to our 150th anniversary celebration. Schedule below!
Join a tour of historic Lansdale Cemetery and hear the stories of notables interred there. Lansdale Cemetery, Whites Road, 9 am.
The annual show and sale sponsored by Lansdale Parks and Recreation. Memorial Park, 10 am-4 pm.
Feel better — fast! — with a brisk walk through displays for wellness and health, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Montgomery County. Along Railroad Avenue, 10 am-2 pm.
Including a show and sale of works created by artists with connections to Lansdale. And while you're there, pick up a guide book for a walking tour of historic Downtown Lansdale. The Lansdale Historical Society, Jenkins Ave., 10:30 am-3 pm.
Layouts galore, with model trains steaming around picturesque Plasticvilles. Fairmount Fire House, Vine Street, 11 am-4 pm.
Learn how our borough's law enforcement system works, from the inside out. Lansdale Police Department, 1 Vine St., 1-4 p.m.
Enjoy several of our local breweries' finest creations along with a food-truck festival. Century Plaza Parking Lot and Green Street, 1 pm-7 pm.
Games and fun for all ages. Century Plaza Parking Lot, 1 pm-7 pm.
Fresh-air concerts: Mike Guldin and Rollin' & Tumblin', 1 pm; Philadelphia Funk Authority, 4:30 pm. Century Plaza lot.
Take a stroll through one of Lansdale's loveliest parks, and learn its history. Whites Road Park, 2 pm.
What else can we say? BOOM! Penndale Middle School, Penn St., starting about 9 pm.