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‘Riverdance,’ FatherFest, and a food truck party make up this week’s Ticket+

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DANCE
Kick up those heels

Academy of Music: “Riverdance — The 20th Anniversary World Tour” features new costumes, lighting, projections and a new number, “Anna Livia,” featuring the female members of the Irish dance troupe in an a capella hard-shoe number. Show times are 7:30 p.m. June 14-15, 2 and 7:30 p.m. June 16, 8 p.m. June 17, 2 and 8 p.m. June 18, 1 p.m. June 19. Tickets start at $20. Call (215) 893-1999 or visit www.kimmelcenter.org.

PHOTO BY ROB MCDOGALL COURTESY OF THE ACADEMY OF MUSIC A scene from "Riverdance."

PHOTO BY ROB MCDOGALL COURTESY OF THE ACADEMY OF MUSIC
A scene from “Riverdance.”

Mini festival

The Performance Garage: Birds on a Wire Dance Theatre presents “Hatch, a mini-festival of world premiere dance works by Philadelphia emerging choreographers, at 8 p.m. June 10 and 11, 2016. The venue is at 1515 Brandywine St., Philadelphia, in the Spring Garden district. A reception June 11 includes beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages, along with snacks and appetizers. Tickets are $20, $30 for the show and reception. Go to www.artful.ly/birds-on-a-wire-dance-theatre.

EAT
Food truck feast

SteelStacks: It’s a Food Truck Border Brawl between Pennsylvania and New Jersey food trucks noon to 7 p.m. June 11. There will also be live music. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the gate. VIP tickets, which entitle you to an early 11 a.m. admission and a 2016 Musikfest mug, are $21 in advance, $23 at the gate. ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks is at 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.
WWW.STEELSTACKS.ORG.
race you!

Drones and cars

American Helicopter Museum and Education Center: FatherFest returns 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 19 at West Chester’s AHMEC, 1220 American Blvd. Featured will be a Drone Racing Extravaganza by Skygear Solutions of Wilmington, helicopter rides, classic car and motorcycle shows, rides, games, magicians, “Star Wars” characters, vendors, crafters and food trucks. Museum tours will include historic and experimental rotary wing aircraft and multimedia, hands-on and children’s science exhibits. Helicopter rides during FatherFest 2016 are $60. Admission is $10. See www.americanhelicopter.museum or call (610) 436-9600.

More cars

Under the Lights Car Show: Lansdale’s Fairmount Fire Company rolls out the red carpet for hundreds of classic vehicles starting at 7 p.m. June 18 (rain date June 19) on West Main Street.
Skippack Village: The Continental Car Show & Motorcycle Competition features American-made cars, crafters and vendors, food, music, face painting, a kids’ cartoon character visit and more 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 19 (rain date June 26) in the Hotel Fiesole parking lot off Main Street, Skippack.

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