Puccini on screen
Visit Bryn Mawr Film Institute for a special screening of Puccini's opera
, performed at Milan's famed La Scala Opera House. Italian for "The Triptych," Il Trittico comprises three one-act operas. The 2008 production is directed by Luco Ronconi and conducted by Riccardo Chailly. $25. 1 p.m. 824 W. Lancaster Ave.
Civil War tribute
Gather at Montgomery Cemetery to honor the Montgomery County natives who fought in the Civil War. Then visit the mausoleum of Gen. Winfield Hancock for an annual tribute to the Norristown hero. Free. 11 a.m. Cemetery at 1 Hartranft Ave., Norristown.
Refugee turned writer
Inspired by real-life experiences,
I Have Before Me a Remarkable Document Given to Me by a Young Lady from Rwanda
tells the story of a young refugee of the 1994 Rwandan genocide. 7:30 p.m. at People's Light & Theatre Company, 39 Conestoga Rd., Malvern. $29 to $48. Through June 22; check for schedule.
Neil Simon play
Footlighters Theater opens
, a 2003 Neil Simon comedy about literary lovers. The play - Simon's 33d - was said to be inspired by the relationship between Dashiell Hammett and Lillian Hellman. $12. 8 p.m. Through June 15; check for other times. 58 Main Ave., Berwyn.
The "History of Haverford Photography" exhibition features photos that were acquired for instructional purposes at Haverford College in 1870. The work ranges from pictorial landscapes and portraits to conceptual and documentary photographs. WCC Art Gallery on the Haverford College campus, 370 Lancaster Ave. Free admission. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 610-896-1000.
The Valley Forge Chorus returns to Hedgerow Theatre for two performances. The a capella songfest - about the joys and trials of relationships - features "Sweet Georgia Brown," "Somewhere Over The Rainbow," "Come Fly With Me" and "Summertime." $10 to $20. Shows at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. 64 Rose Valley Rd.; Media.
Temple University's Ambler campus hosts Cherokee Festival, with native dancing, drumming and a children's tent. Musical entertainment includes Black Horse Butte Singers, White Buffalo Singers, and Terry Strongheart Onetribe Band. $3 to $7. Grounds open 10 a.m.; grand entry at noon. Today and tomorrow. 580 Meetinghouse Rd., Ambler.
Plenty of antiques
Thirty-one antique dealers from across the country display their wares at the annual Brandywine River Museum Antiques Show. Featuring American and English furniture, metalware, folk art, quilts, porcelain, and other collectibles. Today and tomorrow. $10; proceeds benefit Brandywine River Museum Volunteers' Art Purchase Fund. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Routes 1 and 100, Chadds Ford.