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.
"Everything I see is New and Strange: A Retrospective Exhibition of Walter Inglis Anderson" features 59 of the artist's drawings, oils, ceramics and carvings. "In the Moment: Paintings by Richard Goldberg" is a retrospective of oil paintings. Both exhibitions open at Ursinus College's Berman Museum of Art, 601 E. Main St., Collegeville. Free admission. Open through Aug. 17. webpages.ursinus.edu/berman; 610-409-3500.
Birth of a nation
A State is Born,
a family musical staged at Congregation Beth Or in Maple Glen to celebrate Israel's 60th birthday. The production is performed by members of Congregation Beth Or, and professionally directed by Charles DeMets. $10 to $20. Two shows: 8 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. next Sunday. 239 Welsh Rd., Maple Glen.
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.