Prayers & Poinsettias to Host Food & Arts Festival in Pottstown

by Diane VanDyke

Enjoy an afternoon of art, food and music at Prayers & Poinsettias’ annual Food and Arts Festival at Montgomery County Community College on Sunday, Aug. 5, from noon to 4 p.m. at the College’s North Hall Fine Arts Gallery, West Campus, 16 W. High Street, Pottstown.

Several local businesses, including Java’s Brewin’, Positively Pasta, Ice House Steaks & Pizza, Bause Catered Events, Sweet Beginnings Restaurant & Catering, Milkman Lunch Co. & Cake Shoppe, Little Italy Pizzeria, Rita’s Water Ice, Moyer’s Homemade Goodies, Cutillo’s Restaurant and the Weak Knee Home Brewing Supplies Inc., will be serving samples of their specialties.  The StoneHearth Bluegrass Band will be entertaining the crowd.

While guests enjoy the food and music, they are invited to participate in a silent auction. More than 30 pieces local artwork and several gift certificates from area businesses will be available as part of the auction. Univest Corporation is a presenting sponsor of the event.

Prayers and Poinsettias, a nonprofit 501(c) (3) organization, was founded by Mary Beatty of Barto, an Montgomery County Community College alumna. Prayers and Poinsettias’ mission is to provide scholarship funds to children whose mothers suffer with breast cancer. Proceeds from the event will benefit students attending the College.

Tickets can be purchased for $10 in advance or $15 at the door. To purchase tickets, visit

For more information, contact Mary Beatty at 610-754-1374 or email or visit “PrayersandPoinsettias” on Facebook.

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