ABOUT THE EVENT
Join Broadcast Pioneer, Mummers broadcaster and author Steve Highsmith for an evening of insight into Philadelphia’s Mummers tradition on Monday, December 11 at 7:00 PM at Phoenixville Public Library. Steve will discuss the evolution of the Mummers and what to watch for at the parade on New Year’s Day.
Steve Highsmith is Vice-President of Institutional Advancement at Cabrini University in Radnor, Pennsylvania. He is a former Director of Community Relations and Local Programming at PHL17-TV, producer and host of PHL17’s “In Focus” program, and host of special projects, such as election specials and the annual Mummers Parade on New Year’s Day. Steve has broadcast the parade for 25 years. Active in the community, Steve serves as Treasurer of the Mummers Museum Board of Directors. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of CADEkids and Love The Mummers. He is the author of Philadelphia Mummers, published by Arcadia Publishing in 2017.
This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required on the Adult Events Calendar at www.phoenixvillelibrary.org or by calling 610-933-3013 x132. Phoenixville Public Library is located at 183 Second Avenue, Phoenixville, PA.