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WHAT’S NEWS IN PHOENIXVILLE AREA WAYNE MUSIC FESTIVAL SNORING AND SLEEP APNEA SCREENING Does your snoring or your partner’s snoring prevent you from getting a good night’s sleep? Did you know that snoring could be a sign of something more serious? The Dental Sleep Medicine Center of Phoenixville and Kessler Dental Associates offer complimentary snoring and sleep apnea screenings. If you snore, wake up frequently during the night, or suffer from extreme fatigue during the day, you could have Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), a dangerous sleep condition affecting millions of Ameri- cans. The results of your screening will determine whether further evaluation for OSA is warranted. Take the first step toward diagnosing and treating snoring and sleep concerns. Contact the Dental Sleep Medicine Center of Phoenixville at Kessler Dental Associates to schedule your complimentary screening at 610.935.2410. AAMCO TRANSMISSIONS AND TOTAL CAR CARE OF PHOENIXVILLE IS NOW OPEN  The locally owned, independent AAMCO looks forward to servicing your vehicle’s transmission, brakes, maintenance and more. “Check Engine” light on? AAMCO will check it free of charge. AAMCO is located at 458 Schuylkill Road in Phoenixville. For money-saving coupons, visit The shop is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon. For more information, call 484.302.4900. June 10 The Wayne Music Festival takes place on the second Saturday in June. The event attracts more than 10,000 people each year and features a wide range of musical genres and artists from all over the country.  The Wayne Music Festival highlights local and regional acts and features more than 75 local restaurants and vendors. This year’s lineup includes Rusted Root, Huffamoose, Rugby Road, Ben Arnold, Darla, Mason Porter, The Fractals, Kevin Sousa, Help Doctor, Hurricane Hoss and many more bands. Admission is free. For more information, visit BY PETER URSCHELER Experimental Aircraft Association, will be open to the public. This new venue also allows the festival to incorporate other forms of flight including introductory airplane flights, helicopter and plane rides (Pt-19 and Cessna 172), in addition to the customary balloon flights. There will be a “Kids Zone” with flight simulators and other hands-on projects that will be manned by the youth instructors of the Future Aviator Camp. Be a kid again with your kids—there is something for everyone! Buy your tickets early and receive an “early bird” discount. CHESTER COUNTY BALLOON FESTIVAL June 23-25 Celebrating its 11th year, the Chester County Balloon Festival is a must-attend event providing family fun for all ages. Experience Chester County and the unique and historic Delaware Valley region from the ground up! The Chester County Balloon Festival is a nonprofit organization with portions of the proceeds going to the Chester County Hero Fund and other local youth community groups. The festival will take place at the New Garden Flying Field in Toughkenamon. The airport is located at 1235 Newark Road, just off Highway 1. The expanded three-day schedule highlights more than 20+ hot air balloons taking flight twice per day, a balloon glow featuring Special Shaped Balloon Rodeo, untethered and tethered balloon rides and a walk-through balloon. Fireworks will take place on Saturday night. For tickets and a complete schedule of events, visit the Festival Information page at A new event on Sunday will feature a parade of fire trucks from most of the local townships, including rescue demos using the Jaws of Life and other tools of the trade. The festival will continue to feature local bands each day and more than 100 craft and food vendors, including local craft breweries, wineries and mushrooms too. When the festival gates open, it will welcome both fly-in and drive-in visitors! A Saturday morning Pancake Breakfast, sponsored by the local chapter of the 14 1.800.558.0940, ext. 202 TO ADVERTISE | Phoenixville Area CHESTER COUNTY PRIDE FESTIVAL June 3 & 4 The second annual Chester County Pride Festival, organized by Chester County Pride and LGBT Equality Alliance, will be held at Reeves Park in Phoenixville. The festival features food, live music, vendors, family activities, giveaways and much more. The event begins on Saturday, June 3, at, noon and runs through 5 p.m. All are welcome to this free family-friendly event. Participants are encouraged to bring a blanket to enjoy the music. Following the festival, participants over 21 are encouraged to join in a Post-Pride Pub Crawl. On Sunday, June 4, a Pride Gala will be held at the Desmond Hotel in Malvern. The event will feature dinner, dancing, auctions, raffles and guest speakers Ari Bowman and Matteo Lane. Tickets are required for the gala. For more information about any of the Chester County Pride Festival activities, visit 18TH ANNUAL BLOBFEST July 14-16 Join the Colonial Theatre in historic downtown Phoenixville for this annual tradition. The event takes place rain or shine. On Friday, July 14, take your place in history as part of the reenactment of the famous Run