Prayers & Poinsettias to Host Food & Art Festival

by Diane VanDyke

Enjoy an afternoon of art, food and music at Prayers & Poinsettias’ annual Food and Art Festival at Montgomery County Community College on Sunday, July 28, from 1-4 p.m., at the College’s Fine Arts Gallery, North Hall, West Campus, 16 High Street, Pottstown.

Several local businesses, including Ice House Steaks & Pizza, Bause Catered Events, Sweet Beginnings Restaurant & Catering, Milkman Lunch Co. & Cake Shoppe, Little Italy Pizzeria, Rita’s Water Ice, Cutillo’s Restaurant and the Weak Knee Home Brewing Supplies Inc., as well as MCCC’s Culinary Arts Institute, will be serving samples of their specialties.  A local blues band will be performing.

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. Event sponsors include Univest Corporation and Harleysville Savings Bank.

Prayers and Poinsettias, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, was founded by MCCC alumna Mary Beatty of Barto. Prayers and Poinsettias’ mission is to provide scholarship funds to students whose mothers have battled breast cancer.

Tickets can be purchased for $20 in advance or $25 at the door. To purchase tickets, visit

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

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