Soccer, rugby and more
SteelStacks: The free Lehigh Valley SoccerFest & Viewing Party returns for the Copa America Centenario tournament. The festival will feature all three of the U.S.’s opening round matches vs. Colombia (June 3, 9:30 p.m.), Costa Rica (June 7, 8 p.m.) and Paraguay (June 11, 7 p.m.). The games will be shown on a large LED screen on the Air Products Town Square; additional matches will be shown should the U.S. team advance. Other highlights include a children’s soccer clinic, run by the Bethlehem Steel FC and the Philadelphia Union, on June 7 at 6 p.m., along with a concerts at the Levitt Pavilion by The Cedric Burnside Project (June 11, 5 p.m.), food, vendors offering soccer merchandise, and free family programming, including youth soccer activities run by Lehigh Valley United and soccer tennis by Kwik Goal. Check www.soccerfest.discoverlehighvalley.com.Talen Energy Stadium: The Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship is set for June 4-5. Fan amenities include a music festival, beer garden, a safe tackling clinic featuring professional football and rugby players, activities for kids and more. The stadium is at 1 Stadium Drive, Chester. Find information on tickets and other stuff you’ll need to know at www.usasevenscrc.com.
Help the cause, listen to Xtreme folk
Chaddsford Winery: Gregg Parker performs a concert to get signatures on a petition to get Harry Chapin into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The June 12 event, held 1 to 5 p.m., will also features a drive for the Chester County Food Bank. Needed nonperishable food items are peanut butter, whole grain pasta and rice, whole grain cereal, canned tuna and chicken, canned vegetables and canned fruit (Those bringing a bag of food or a monetary donation will receive a 20 percent discount off three bottles of wine). The winery is at 632 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford. See www.chaddsford.com and www.greggparkersongster.com.
Country Creek Winery: Xtreme Folk Scene’s XFest is held June 10-11. Gates open at 4 p.m. Friday and performers will be Whiskeyhickon Boys, Hogmaw and Sean Farley. Gates open at 11 a.m. Saturday and performers will be Barley juice, Rail Yard Ghosts, The Jersey Corn Pickers, The Suburbanists, Man About a Horse, We the Heathen, Sara and the Arrows, The White Cheddar Boys and Bourbon and Grass. Camping is available at the site, 133 Cressman Road, Salford Township. Friday or Saturday admission is $30 for adults, $15 for children. All-festival admission is $55 for adults, $25 for children. Go to www.xfsmusic.org.