Arts fest in plein air
The 23d annual Manayunk Arts Festival, described by organizers as the region's largest outdoor, juried arts show, is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. The festival is 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday along the Main Street retail corridor in Manayunk. Artists from 23 states are expected to bring their arts and crafts to collectors, buyers, and designers at the free festival. Information: www.manayunk.com
Summer nights of music
The Narberth Summer Music & Arts Festival is scheduled for 2-7 p.m. Sunday in downtown Narberth, near Forrest and Haverford Avenues. The Narberth Business Association offers this free family event and there will be food from vendors, drinks, and musical performances. Forrest Avenue will be transformed into "Artists Alley" with an eclectic mix of artists and artisans showcasing handmade pieces. Information: www.narberthonline.com
The cycle of life
The Evergreens retirement community will offer its fifth annual "Cycle of Life" Motorcycle Poker Run on Saturday with proceeds to support the YMCA of Burlington and Camden Counties' Community Support Campaign. Motorcycle enthusiasts can join this ride of mmore than 100 miles through South Jersey, which ends at the Flying W Airport Resort in Medford. There, riders will enjoy music by the Junk Yard Dogs. The cost is $25 per rider and $15 per passenger for the ride, which begins at 9 a.m. at the Evergreens, 309 Bridgeboro Rd., Moorestown. Riders can preregister by calling 856-439-2090, or sign up at 8 a.m. Breakfast, lunch, and a commemorative T-shirt are provided. No rain date and no refunds. Information: 856-439-2052.
Riding along in a classic
The fifth annual Veterans Car, Truck & Bike Show to benefit Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice is scheduled 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Cherry Hill High School West, 2101 Chapel Ave. West. There will be professional judging with a total of 75 trophies awarded - 30 in the Stock class, 30 in the Modified class, and 15 in the Motorcycle class. The rain date is Sunday. A Civil War-era cannon will be fired during the national anthem at the start of a noontime ceremony honoring living and deceased local veterans, including Andre Baker of Cherry Hill (Air Force, Korea and Vietnam), David Barnardo of Pennsauken (Army, WWII), the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Chapter 38-1 (all branches, all wars) among others. There is a $15 registration fee for cars exhibiting at the show. The event is free to spectators, but donations will be accepted. Information: 609-780-6640 or email@example.com
Jazz on Rodney Square in Wilmington
The DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival is a free, weeklong, outdoor music festival in Rodney Square, 11th and Market Streets in downtown Wilmington. Music will begin at 6 p.m. Friday with Valerie Capers and at 3 p.m. Saturday with Aaron Walker & Spiritual Rhythms. All events are free and offered rain or shine. Information: 302-576-2139. Among the performers Saturday are Warren Oree and the Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble Trio with Jazz for Young Audiences at 11 a.m. at the Delaware Children's Museum on the Wilmington Riverfront, 550 Justison St. Information: 302-654-2340.