Get Out: Roots Ramble, MS Walk, Book Sale

Patch offers some ideas for the upcoming weekend for you and the family.

This weekend Patch offers all sorts of events. Walk for MS, pick up a discounted book at the book sale, listen to rock and roll or folk music at the Roots Ramble or check out the Granite Run Mall's antique truck show. There's something for everyone this weekend.


Patch's Best Bets for the Week

1. Americana Roots Ramble

When/Where: Saturday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in downtown Media

Why Go: Enjoy rock and roll, blue grass, folk and many, more musicians at venues all along State Street and downtown Media.

Pricing: .


2. Walk for MS

When/Where: Sunday, April 22, 9 a.m., at Ridley Creek State Park

Why Go: Walk or run toward a cure for MS. The 5K starts at 9:30 a.m. but the day begins with a light breakfast, entertainment, kick-off celebration, face painting and of course a finish-line celebration. Rain or shine.

Pricing: Click here for details.


3. Antique Truck Show

Where/When: Saturday, April 21, at 9 a.m. at , 1067 W Baltimore Pike

Why Go: Check out some vehicle history at this antique truck show. Sponsored by the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Truck Historical Society in conjunction with SEPA Chapter A.T.C.A.

Pricing: Free admission for spectators, and $10 for vehicle registration.


4. TTPP Wheat Beer Days

When/Where:  All weekend at , 37 E State St in Media

Why Go: Enjoy a wheat beer at Quotations and $1 will be donated to the  Tecolutla Turtle Preservation Project (TTPP) Not sure what's a good wheat beer? Check out some of these wheat beer references. Have a wheat beer or two. The turtles will appreciate it.

Pricing: Varies


5. Greater Media Book Sale

Where/When: Saturday through Monday at 10 a.m., at

Why Go: Community hall will be filled with books, DVDs, CDs, videos, records, puzzles, books on tape, large print, children’s, specials, rare and collectibles. And the Stone Cottage will have seven rooms filled with fiction and nonfiction (including American Civil War) hardbacks.

Pricing: All hardbacks and trade soft cover are $2; paperbacks $1


6. Historic Sugartown Day

When/Where:  Saturday, April 21 at 10 a.m. at 690 Sugartown Rd in Malvern

Why Go: Celebrate spring with traditional artisans and crafts, dog agility trials, hayrides, retriever-pond and bird-falconry demonstrations, colonial magician, great food, music and tours, 19th-century kid's games & costumes, garden activities, re-enactors, new carriage museum and more.

Pricing:  Free


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