Philadelphia: City of Breweries


September 3, 2021 – October 10, 2021
The  Neon Museum of Philadelphia presents
An Exhibit of Larry Handy’s Amazing Breweriana

You may know of Philly’s Brewerytown – a neighborhood named after the extensive history of breweries in the area – but do you know just how deep the citywide beer history of Philadelphia runs? We invite you to dive into Philly’s frothy legacy with this special exhibition of Larry Handy’s amazing breweriana collection, which includes talks and videos.

The Neon Museum is located at NextFab, a spacious warehouse with a large parking lot at 1800 N. American Street, in the Kensington neighborhood.

Museum Hours:

Friday: 4pm to 8pm
Saturday & Sunday: 12pm to 5pm
Reservations preferred but walk-ins welcomed

Check the website for more information on the museum collections and for COVID recommendations.

In conjunction with the exhibit Sor Ynez, Nextfab’s Mexican restaurant, the Museum will offer discounted beer specials for museum patrons.


SIA and Canal Society tour in Pittsburgh, Pa


Friday – Sunday October 1 – 3, 2021

Canal Society of Ohio Joint Tour With the Pennsylvania Canal Society and with participation of the Northern Ohio Chapter Society of Industrial Archeology – Pittsburgh Riverboat Tour

A tour of Pittsburgh’s three rivers will be aboard the Rivers of Steel Explorer Riverboat on Saturday.  Boat staff will give narrated descriptions of the river bridges and a river ecology teaching station, while we cruise through two locks and view the redevelopment sites of former steel mills and the industrial scene along the Monongahela River.  A Saturday evening banquet will be followed by speaker Dr. John Oyler, who will tell us about the Dravo Corp., which has constructed numerous locks and dams, docks and bridge foundations.  On Sunday a pokey bike ride along Three Rivers Heritage Trail will include views of bridges and industrial sites along the Monongahela River, and a stop to ride the historic Duquesne Incline.

Here is a link for further information on the events. Wednesday, September 8, 2021 is the last day for reservations to get the group rate.