Events in the Susquehanna River Valley
Arts & Museum Exhibits
This solo exhibition by Scottish artist Ben McLaughlin features paintings of the overlooked spaces of travel – motels, rest stops, and farms seen from the road – inviting viewers to imagine an American road trip at twilight
PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT Travel Broadens View photographs by Owen Floody from recent trips to destinations including Australia, Brazil, Europe, Grand Canyon National Park, Iceland, India, Madagascar, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Patagonia, Rwanda, Tanzania and Yellowstone National Park.
DuBois handles data like origami - transforming 19 million online dating profiles into an atlas of American love, every U.S. president’s state of the union address into a linguistic eye chart, and recording a version of the star spangled banner that takes four years to play.
Come see what artwork the Stairwell Gallery committee collects in their spare time! Not only do these artists make their own work, and curate shows in the gallery, they collect work by other artists. This show offers you the chance to virtually step inside their living rooms and see what they have on display.
More than 80 priced-to-sell NEW to YOU art works from area collectors, including Dr. Loren and Jane Amacher,will be featured at the Packwood House Museum’s ARToberFEST, September 26 to October 7.
The fifth annual show, now combining artwork inspired by LP record albums with that inspired by comics (comic books, comic strips, graphic novels, etc.) -- any medium welcome, from artists of any age and level of experience!
Demonstrations, Lectures, Workshops
Join gardening experts for informative and fun workshops and Make & Take classes at Country Cupboard.
Monthly series of canning and preserving workshops at Dancing Bear Farm.
Weis' Registered Dietician, Erin Long, will conduct FREE health and wellness events in their Lewisburg and Selinsgrove stores. Learn how to balance your carbs, create fabulous smoothies and trail mixes, eat well on a budget, and build a better lunchbox. Read more for a schedule of events and workshops.
Join us for our Prenatal Yoga Classes for women at all stages of pregnancy. No previous yoga experience is necessary.
Join Ilona Schenk-Cherry, Doula and certified Khalsa Way Prenatal Yoga Practitioner to learn gentle exercises that will help your baby and your changing body, guided meditations for relaxation and comfort, art experiences to help your dive more deeply into your pregnancy, comfort measures for the birth experience and a community salt bowl ceremony to unite the group.
Dahle Bingaman provides an educational and informational walking tour of historic Laurelton highlighting different points of interest such as the Laurelton State Bank, Herbster's Mill, the block factory, Laurelton Foundry, and the shirt factory.
Bruce Teeple, a member of the Union County Historical Society, paints a picture of 18th Century Susquehanna Frontier
Festivals & Fairs
More than 125 crafters and artisans from throughout the region gather on Mill Street in the heart of the downtown Danville business district. Whatever form or medium of expression you prefer, you will find it at the Fall Arts & Crafts Festival!
Craft brewers and local wineries allow you to sample their delicious beers and wines along the Susquehanna River. Take in the sights and smells of fall at the beautiful Sunbury Riverfront, along with the taste of central Pennsylvania craft beverages and terrific live entertainment.
Food & Drink
Join us for an evening of NOSTALGIA in our fully restored 1949 Pullman dining car as we re-create an original railcar menu and visit the transportation museum!
History & Heritage
The Museum complex will be open for the season. There will be two temporary exhibits in the Visitor Center, and new displays in the historic buildings. Guided tours are offered of the original buggy factory, family home and showroom.
Mifflinburg and Lewisburg Historic Carriage rides are now available by appointment. Local writer and historian, Karl Purnell combines his passion for horses and history to produce unique history tours in a restored six passenger surrey.
With your paid admission to the Peter Herdic Transportation Museum you get: The First Class Pass good for free admission throughout the 2015 season Two half price admissions to the Peter Herdic Transportation Museum Two free admissions to the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat good for any public cruise in the 2015 season As a bonus get a free ride on our historic trolley tour during our 2015 season in June, July, or August
The Union County Historical Society will present the program "Westward Migration from Union and Snyder Counties 1790-1870".
In-Store Promotions and Sales
Goldenrod, Queen Anne's Lace, wild asters, and late summer blossoms from the garden: that's where the honeybees gather nectar in the late summer/early fall. This honey is an amber-gold color, and offers a more pronounced flavor than the delicate spring honeys. Honey on sale now in Farm Store.
Manufacturing & retailer of outdoor products including patio tables, picnic tables, rocking chairs, gliders, chaise lounges, arbors, swing sets, adirondack chairs, bird houses and feeders. Summer's End Sales Event.
Just for Kids
Music in the Park Summer is the season for enjoying the sunshine and warm temperatures in the beautiful Susquehanna River Valley...What better way than to join with family and friends in your local park for a fun evening of great music and fellowship. Bring your lawn chairs, some summery snacks and drinks, and get ready for some toe-tapping summer fun.
Inuit throat singer, improviser and 2014 Polaris Music Prize winner Tanya Tagaq reclaims the controversial 1922 silent film classic Nanook of the North. Tagaq, along with percussionist Jean Martin and violinist Jesse Zubot, performs a live accompaniment to the film's silent images of life in an early 20th-century Inuit community in Northern Quebec.
Free admission, free parking, free picnicing, and free entertainment. Two world class, wooden roller coasters. Catch the Brass Ring on one of the largest and oldest Carousels in the world! Prepare to go Vertical in 2015, with IMPULSE! Knoebels ALL NEW STEEL COASTER!
Visit more than 300 rescued animals including more than 60 felines (lions, tigers, cougars, leopards, bobcats, servals). Bears, lemurs, fox, and more. Stroll through 35 acres to view the animals in spacious enclosures.
Fishing Poles, GPS Units, Mountain Bikes, and Snowshoes (we hope you won't need those this summer!) are available to borrow. Call the park office to schedule. (570) 966-1455
Fall hayrides, corn maze, and pumpkin patch.Life size-board games in the field. Christmas Shoppe - over 80,000 ornaments, local craft items, choose & cut Christmas trees, wreath & garlands. PA's largest Christmas tree stand collection, farm tours. Buses Welcome.
Celebrate the Center's 500 acres of rustic woodland beauty at the Tröegs Rugged Trail Run for Conservation! The Ned Smith Center is thrilled to partner with Tröegs Brewing Company for this exciting event! All proceeds from the event will directly benefit the Center's mission.
Theatre, Cinema & Dance Events
NT Live productions, are screened in more than 700 venues worldwide. Cameras are brought to the theatre one evening, and that live performance is seen, via satellite. These are the original live satellite feeds; no editing takes place between the time of transmission and showing. For more information on these productions, visit http://ntlive.nationaltheatre.org.uk/
Wednesday, September 9th at 7pm - BUTCH CASSIDY & THE SUNDANCE KID (1969 – PG) 110 min. Very funny in a strictly contemporary way-the last exuberant word on movies about the men of the mythic American West who have outlived their day.
THE BIG LEBOWSKI DUDEFEST – Enjoy bowling in the aisles along with some other movie inspired games, a costume contest, cash bar (with White Russians, of course!) and the classic Coen Brothers film THE BIG LEBOWSKI (R)
Local wineries and craft brewers allow you to sample their delicious wines and beers along the Susquehanna River. Take in the sights and smells of fall at the beautiful Sunbury Riverfront, along with the taste of central Pennsylvania craft beverages and terrific live entertainment.