In 2018 the CEDC organized 14 family fun events for the community. We also promoted the events of our local non-profit groups and Borough businesses in our newsletter and Facebook page. Both our newsletter and Facebook pages have recently received record numbers of visitors.
Beginning in 2019 our blog posts will also promote community events from Collegeville Rotary, Collegeville Fire Company, Berman Museum and Collegeville Borough Concerts in the Park. See other regional events in our Event Calendar.
- Dinner & a Show – Lysistrata
Feb. 22-25: Kaleidoscope Lenfest Theater.
Featured theater productions at Ursinus College and promoted dinner at local restaurants
- Dinner & a Show – Clybourne Park
March 22-25: Kaleidoscope Blackbox Studio Theater.
- Dinner & a Show – Spring Dance Concert
April 20 – 21: Kaleidoscope Lenfest Theater.
- The Annual Collegeville-Trappe Memorial Day Parade
May 28: Worked with the Collegeville Ministerium, Trappe Borough, the VFW, local groups, and volunteers throughout the community to stage the parade on Trappe’s Main Street. Remembrance service, Kids Fun area and food vendors afterwards at Waterworks Park.
- Movies on the Lawn featuring “Sing”
June 29: On the Ursinus College front lawn. Kids activities, Berman Museum scavenger hunt, business promotions, popcorn and food trucks, followed by movie.
- Movies on the Lawn featuring “Moana”
- Movies on the Lawn featuring “Coco”
- Ursinus Freshman Bag Project
Aug. 22: Collected coupons and giveaways from local businesses and churches; community volunteers stuffed several hundreds of bags for new and transfer students
- Colossal Yard Sale
Sept: Around 80 vendors, coffee and breakfast.
- CEDC and Ursinus College “Summer’s End Festival”
Sept. 14: A fun arts celebration which also showcased local businesses and food vendors. The last of the Movies on the Lawn series with the community and Ursinus students.
- Dinner & a Show – 12 Angry Jurors
Oct. 4 -7: Kaleidoscope Lenfest Theater.
- Dinner & a Show – Radium Girls
Nov. 1 – 4: Kaleidoscope Blackbox Studio Theater.
- Dinner & a Show – Ursinus College Dance Company Fall Concert
Nov. 15 – 17: Kaleidoscope Lenfest Theater.
- Collegeville Tree Lighting and Santa Visit
Dec. 1: Christmas Tree Lighting, Carols and Kids’ Fun with Santa and Mrs. Claus inside DaVinci’s Pub.