Cheap Trips: Jazz, Homesteads and Big Bird

Find three local attractions you can visit on one tank of gas.

Looking to save money and get away? Try one of these three trips you can enjoy on just one tank of gas: Jazz night at Milkboy Cafe in Ardmore, the Heller Homestead in Bethlehem and Sesame Place in Langhorne.

Jazz at Milkboy Cafe

Address: 2 E Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore
How Far from Upper Southampton Patch: 30 miles
Admission: Free
Hours: Every Monday at 7 p.m.

Summary: The Milkboy Cafe in Ardmore hosts a free jazz-themed open mic night every Monday night at 7 p.m. Artists are invited to come to the cafe and show off their chops for the night crowd. Those looking just to take in a night of music will find a dinner menu, coffee and dessert options. The event is free to attend every week.


Heller Homestead

Address: 1890 Friedensville Road, Bethlehem
How Far From Upper Southampton Patch: 38 miles
Admission: Free
Hours: Check our 

Summary: The Heller Homestead in Hellertown, Northampton County is a historic site which was home to the Heller family and is now under the stewardship of the Saucon Valley Conservancy, which is headquartered there. The Saucon Valley Conservancy a not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving the historical and natural environment in the area. The homestead features period-furnished rooms and houses an art gallery featuring rotating exhibits by local artists, as well as a gift shop that accepts consignments and donations. In 2010, the homestead was added to the National Register of Historic Places.


Sesame Place

Address: 100 Sesame Road, Langhorne
How Far From Upper Southampton Patch: 10 miles
Admission: Different packages available.
Hours:  Summer schedule begins June 16. Check websites for more details.

Summary: Share in the spirit of imagination with your children at Sesame Place,  where you can experience Sesame Street together through whirling rides, water slides, colorful shows and furry friends. Sesame Place is where your child and your inner child play side by side all day long.



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