Historic Germantown’s Second Saturday Festival

05/12/2018 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cliveden
Phone:215-848-1777
Address: 6401 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144

Visit Historic Germantown’s sites every second Saturday from May to October!

Visit Cliveden and our sister sites in Historic Germantown to learn more about our country’s beginnings in your own backyard! We’ll be open for tours–they’re free! 

Be sure to stop by Historic Germantown for the festival–we’ll have table there with interactive activities for children. For more information about the day’s activities, visit http://www.freedomsbackyard.com/programs-events/second-saturday-festival/. Come join us!

Related upcoming events

  • 07/04/2018 12:00 PM - 07/04/2018 4:00 PM

    As part of Historic Germantown's Independence Day Celebration, Cliveden will be open 12 PM to 4 PM. Admission is FREE! We will have a variety of activities for visitors of all ages, such as tours of our Main House; new exhibition, The Chews & The Complex Institution of Slavery, permanent exhibition, Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness? and loaned objects from the Lest We Forget Slavery Museum; and interactive activities in our 1767 Kitchen Dependency and 1959 Kitchen.

  • 07/14/2018 12:30 PM - 07/14/2018 3:30 PM

    Stroll through Cliveden and listen to musical vignettes that evoke emotional connections to the past and present. 

    Music in the Main House is a one-of-a-kind event: visitors will be able to stroll through the rooms of the Main House and hear Warren Oree and his band, The Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble, perform pieces from a jazz score based on the Chew family's history. Tickets are $15 and audiences are limited to 20 visitors at a time, due to the intimate nature of the activity. 

    Music in the Main House is not recommended for children 12 years and under. 

  • 08/11/2018 12:30 PM - 08/11/2018 2:30 PM

    Stroll through Cliveden and listen to musical vignettes that evoke emotional connections to the past and present. 

    Music in the Main House is a one-of-a-kind event: visitors will be able to stroll through the rooms of the Main House and hear Warren Oree and his band, The Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble, perform pieces from a jazz score based on the Chew family's history. Tickets are $15 and audiences are limited to 20 visitors at a time, due to the intimate nature of the activity. 

    Music in the Main House is not recommended for children 12 years and under.

  • 10/06/2018 10:00 AM - 10/06/2018 4:00 PM

    Germantown's colonial history comes alive at the Revolutionary Germantown Festival! From 10 AM to 4 PM, visit Historic Germantown sites, watch two reenactments of the Battle of Germantown on Cliveden's grounds, and enjoy a day of fun, food, and history in your backyard! After the battle, visit Historic Grumblethorpe for the Battle Bash--the annual after Battle party filled with food, music, and reenactors. 

    Admission is FREE and has activities for visitors of all ages. Mark your calendars for October 6-we promise a day unlike any other!