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Open House on February 17 has been CANCELED because the County is paint and doing repair of the living room at the Locktender's House.

Stay tune for the reveal date for the restored living room.

Lock Opening the third Sunday of every month at 3:00


Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2, doors open at 6:00 pm, shows start at 7:30 and run till 11:00 pm
Banaff Mountain Film Festival 
Alumnae Hall, Immaculata University in Malvern, PA.

Join the Schuylkill Canal Association and the Philadelphia Rock Gyms for The Banff Mountain Film Festival.


A portion of the proceeds benefit the Schuylkill Canal Association along with the raffle.

For more information and to purchase tickets in advance call 877-822-7673.

Sunday, March 17 at 1:00 pm Hike, around 1:40 pm

St. Patrick’s Day Hike and Treasure Hunt

Lock 60 at Schuylkill Canal Park, info@schuylkillcanal.org or 610-917-0021

Hikers will meet in the parking lot behind the Pickering Creek Inn at 1:00 p.m. and will walk across the bridge, over the Schuylkill River, and down the towpath to Lock 60. Upon reaching the Lock 60 picnic grove, there will be a treasure hunt for children in the grove and Irish and folk Music at the Locktender’s house along with light refreshments.

Children under 10 with adult supervision; pre-registration requested; free but donations will gladly be accepted; weather permitting.

Saturday, April 20, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Schuylkill River Relay

Race Brewery to Brewery from Phoenixville to Conshy at the Schuylkill River Relay
Hosted by Sly Fox Brewery, Schuylkill River Relay and Schuylkill Canal Association.

The Schuylkill River Relay is a 50 kilometer chip timed race that starts and ends at Saint Michael's Park in Mont Clare, Pennsylvania. Race will start in stages, relay teams starting at 9am,

- Race with your friends along the Schuylkill River Trail between two breweries.
- Teams of up to six runners relay on a flat and scenic 50k course
- Ultra runners can tackle it alone.
- Turn around at Conshohocken Brewing Company.
- Finish with live music and lawn games hosted by Sly Fox Brewing Co.
- Free Schuylkill River Trail Ale at the finish line.

Runners will follow the Schuylkill River Trail through scenic Montgomery County and the Valley Forge National Park all the way to Conshohocken where they will turn around at the Conshohocken Brewing Company.

Join us for an after party from 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm at the finish line! Each runner will receive one post race Sly Fox SRT Ale and the party continues with live music, food trucks and Sly Fox Beer will keep you entertained all afternoon.

info@schuylkillcanal.org or 610-917-0021

Sunday, April 20, 12:00  – 2:00 pm

Schuylkill River Clean Up

Lock 60 at Schuylkill Canal Park, info@schuylkillcanal.org or 610-917-0021

Celebrate Earth Day and SRT Ale with a Lock 60 Cleanup at the Schuylkill Canal Association. Volunteers will be cleaning and mulching flower beds around the locktender's house as well as picking up litter in the area. Afterwards, join the party with the Spreekend Music Festival at the adjoining St. Michael's Park. There will be live music, smoked barbeque and more!

This is one of two Earth Day trail cleanups Schuylkill River Greenways is organizing in partnership with Sly Fox Brewery as part the the annual SRT SPREE -- a yearly celebration of the trail and SRT Ale. A portion of the proceeds from SRT Ale supports Schuylkill River Greenways by helping to promote, improve and maintain the Schuylkill River Trail. In addition to the trail cleanups during the SRT Spree, events include a group bike ride, 50K relay race on the trail and a Spreekend Music Festival at the Schuylkill Canal Lock 60 in Mont Clare.


Sunday, May 19, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Herb Garden Revival

Lock 60 at Schuylkill Canal Park, info@schuylkillcanal.org or 610-917-0021

Join the Schuylkill Canal Association for a guided tour of the renovated herb garden. Master Gardener will describe the challenges in the garden and plant selection.

Ages 8 and up with an adult; pre-registration requested, meet at Locktender’s House; weather permitting

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