Events in the Susquehanna River Valley

Arts & Museum Exhibits

Art Exhibit Featuring Ben McLaughlin: Road Trip

June 16, 2015September 06, 2015 | 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

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Antique and Vintage Fashion Exhibit at Packwood House

June 26, 2015August 28, 2015 | Arts & Museum Exhibits

“The Flair and Fashion of Edith Fetherston Through the Decades”

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"Unique by Nature, Diverse by Design"

July 17, 2015September 26, 2015 | Arts & Museum Exhibits

“Unique by Nature, Diverse by Design,” a collection of digital art photos by Jerry Hassinger of Millersburg.

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Little League World Series

August 20, 2015August 30, 2015 | Arts & Museum Exhibits

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Demonstrations, Lectures, Workshops

2015 Country Cupboard Gardening Workshops and Make & Takes

April 11, 2015December 12, 2015 | Demonstrations, Lectures, Workshops

Join gardening experts for informative and fun workshops and Make & Take classes at Country Cupboard.

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Events at the Milton Public Library

May 01, 2015August 31, 2015 | Demonstrations, Lectures, Workshops

Find out what's happening this summer at the Milton Public Library.

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Keeping the Harvest with Dancing Bear Farm-Food Preservation Workshops

May 27, 2015November 12, 2015 | Demonstrations, Lectures, Workshops

Monthly series of canning and preserving workshops at Dancing Bear Farm.

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Archery - Learn and Grow

July 15, 2015August 05, 2015 | Demonstrations, Lectures, Workshops

For anyone who can stand their ground with a bow and take instruction on technique with a skilled local bowman. Young and old, new and experienced, all are welcome!

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Free Health and Wellness Events with Weis Markets

July 29, 2015August 31, 2015 | Demonstrations, Lectures, Workshops

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.

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Introductory Essential Oil Summer Workshop

If you are looking for natural healthy alternatives and a bit of time out for yourself, please join certified aroma therapist and owner of Sunset Essentials, Carol Hollister for a hands-on introductory workshop.

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Dustbowl Refugees

10:00 am - 11:00 am Explore American history through music as LAHS science teacher Van Wagner performs the songs of Woody Guthrie and presents a mini-science lesson about the causes of the Dust Bowl.

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Secret Origins of Superheroes

Every superhero in the comic universe has an "origins" story created by the author or the comic publisher but where do the real stories come from? This highly interactive conversation lead by John Shableski, a comic expert, will explore the true origins of the superheroes you thought you knew.

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Cheap 3-Minute Thrills: Darkrides & Funhouses as Genre

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Often eclipsed by roller coasters and carousels, the darkride and funhouse serve as examples of the amusement park’s ability to tap into America’s obsession with and fear of the macabre. The presentation takes a historical look at how these attractions developed from their 19th century roots and showcases social attitudes toward leisure and technology.

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Essential Oil Summer Workshop / Therapeutic Baths

If you are looking for natural healthy alternatives and a bit of time out for yourself, please join certified aroma therapist and owner of Sunset Essentials, Carol Hollister for a hands-on introductory workshop.

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Letters to a Lifer

Letters to a Lifer by Cindy Sanford provides a rare insight into life without parole (LWOP) for juveniles in the USA. A true story from Pennsylvania, it is a compelling tale of faith and redemption.

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Home Canning Workshop

Learn the basics of home canning and freezing and the current recommended preserving methods for fruits, vegetables, meats, sauces, soups, jellies and more. Recipes and Penn State Extension's "Let's Preserve" fact sheets for many fruits and vegetables will be provided.

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How to Draw Anime Characters

Rhiannon Middernacht provides instruction on how to draw Anime characters.

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Creative Writing Workshop

This creative writing workshop will be presented by Leslie Golding Mastroianni, the author of Buying a Year.

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Master Gardeners: Water Gardens

Master Gardener, Margaret Hoffman will lead a discussion on the design and establishment of water landscapes in the backyard.

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Festivals & Fairs

Eagle's Mere Events on the Green

July 11, 2015October 10, 2015 | Festivals & Fairs

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National Farmer's Market Week Festival at Sunbury Market House

August 08, 2015 | Festivals & Fairs

We are celebrating National Farmer's Market week on Saturday, August 8! There will be many FREE activities for children from 10-2 and live music from 10-1. Please join us and shop the market too for the best local products!

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Lewisburg BrewBQue

August 08, 2015 | Festivals & Fairs

Sampling with craft breweries, cideries, wineries and distilleries, barbeque and brewing-related demonstrations, barbeque contest, music, mouthwatering barbeque dishes, children’s games and town-wide sidewalk sales.

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Sunbury River Fest

August 14, 2015August 15, 2015 | Festivals & Fairs

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Food & Drink

Historical Teas at Abigail House

February 08, 2015November 15, 2015 | Food & Drink

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Peter Herdic Transportation Museum Nostalgia Nights

July 24, 2015October 23, 2015 | 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!

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Elizabeth's BrewBBQ Dinner Specials

August 07, 2015August 08, 2015 | Food & Drink

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Bottles and Brews III

August 07, 2015 | Food & Drink

Sample the wares of local amateur and professional brewers, vintners and distillers. A delightful selection of catered cuisine, raffles and prizes galore will add to the festivities. As an added attraction, special displays of brewing and distilling memorabilia and an exhibit of posters from World War I & II will be highlighted in our Community Room.

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History & Heritage

Season Open at Mifflinburg Buggy Museum

April 10, 2015October 25, 2015 | 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.

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Guided Museum Tours at the Slifer House

April 18, 2015December 12, 2015 | History & Heritage

Slifer House Museum conducts guided tours beginning at 1 and 2:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, with the exception of holidays.

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Mifflinburg Buggy Museum Carriage Tours

May 01, 2015December 31, 2015 | History & Heritage

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.

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Sacrifices of War

June 23, 2015August 30, 2015 | History & Heritage

View artifacts from the Taber Museum’s permanent collection including weapons, ration books, cookbooks suggesting the use of ‘substitutes’ for items that were rationed, uniforms, propaganda posters, and personal accounts by soldiers from Lycoming County.

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Flair and Fashion through the Decades

June 27, 2015August 27, 2015 | History & Heritage

The exhibit features designer fashions from the 1800's through the 1960's.

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First Class Pass to the Peter Herdic Museum

July 01, 2015August 31, 2015 | History & Heritage

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

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Dale/Engle/Walker House Tours and Exhibit

July 26, 2015October 25, 2015 | History & Heritage

The Dale/Engle/Walker House, 1471 Strawbridge Road, Lewisburg, will open on Sundays, through October 25, from 2-4 PM for tours and exhibits.

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Woodland Education Session

August 29, 2015 | History & Heritage

The Union County Historical Society will host an educational session on the status of the woodland portion of the Dale/Engle/Walker farm – a field trip on the premises from 9 to 11 am.

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In-Store Promotions and Sales

Wild for Salmon FISHTIVAL

August 22, 2015 | In-Store Promotions and Sales

Welcome back Captain Steve and the new catch of salmon! Get recipes, watch cooking demos and enjoy tastings including Turkey Hill Brewing Company and Freas Farm Winery.

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Just for Kids

Adopt a Sheep at Owens Farm

March 02, 2015January 31, 2016 | Just for Kids

Adopt a Sheep Follow the life of your adopted sheep through the seasons while getting a behind-the-scenes look at life on a sustainable, grass-based farm.

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Kids in the Garden Workshops

June 08, 2015August 03, 2015 | Just for Kids

Join Miss Kim and Miss Pat in the garden, every Monday at 10:00am for a gardening workshop and then enjoy the "fruits" and vegetables of your labor at an end of summer garden party.

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Buffalo Valley Recreation Authority Summer Camp

June 08, 2015August 18, 2015 | Just for Kids

Whether catching and sketching tadpoles from the pond in West Field, designing and building a water run in our Children’s Play Garden, riding bikes on the Rail Trail, having swim lessons in the Lewisburg Pool, learning Parkour at the Gymnastics Center or playing tennis on the newly resurfaced tennis courts, or having free time at the Warming House, the campers will be immersed in a summer of playing, learning, recreating, relaxing, and having loads of FUN!!

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Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble Summer Theatre Camps

June 15, 2015August 07, 2015 | Just for Kids

This summer, you can CREATE, PLAY, LEARN, & EXPLORE at BTE’s SUMMER THEATRE SCHOOL!

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Free Family Film Series at the Campus Theatre

June 16, 2015August 11, 2015 | Just for Kids

The Campus Theatre invites you to their free family film series on Tuesdays at 2pm. Each film will be introduced by a speaker who is an expert in their field and will discuss a topic that pertains to the film.

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Packwood House Museum Summer Children's Programming

June 16, 2015August 11, 2015 | Just for Kids

Packwood House Museum is pleased to announce its 2015 Summer Programs for Kids. Each session will be held 10:30 a.m. until noon on Tuesday mornings from June 16th through August 11th at the museum’s Tour Center. Programming includes a Drum Circle, The Great Renaldo, Origami, Flower and Leaf Hammering, Creating Dioramas, Fairy/Hobbit Gardens, Solar Printing, Creating with Sharpies, Folktales, with Fiona Powell.

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My First Summer Camp-Pirates

August 03, 2015August 06, 2015 | Just for Kids

Preschool Summer Camps- My First Pirate Camp, August 3rd-6th

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Taber Museum History Day Camp Will Study 19th Century Life

August 03, 2015August 07, 2015 | Just for Kids

The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society's summer History Day Camp will focus on the American Civil War and life in the 19th century.

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Family Art Lab

August 03, 2015 | Just for Kids

Learn 3 picture book illustration techniques including color pencils, geometric shapes, and magic markers.

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Nature's Cool Mini Camp: Sun and Shade

August 04, 2015August 06, 2015 | Just for Kids

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"Grandparents and Me" at Ned Smith Center

August 04, 2015 | Just for Kids

Grandparent and Me: Make it, Fold it, Break it, Mold it!

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Butterfly Camp at Ned Smith Center

August 06, 2015 | Just for Kids

Learn about beautiful butterflies and how to attract them to your garden, make butterfly art, and interact with butterflies.

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Fun with Watercolors at Ned Smith Center

August 11, 2015 | Just for Kids

Learn watercolor basics in this fun camp.

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Locavore Challenge, Middle School Camp

August 11, 2015August 14, 2015 | Just for Kids

Young chefs are challenged to create a meal using local ingredients!

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How to Draw Anime Characters

August 13, 2015 | Just for Kids

Rhiannon Middernacht provides instruction on how to draw Anime characters.

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Grandparent and Me (Ned Smith Center Summer Camp)

August 13, 2015August 14, 2015 | Just for Kids

At the Ned Smith Center’s acclaimed Summer Camps, campers will not only experience authentic connections with nature, but with each other! Join us as we discover our world together!

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Summer Reading Wrap-Up Pizza Party

August 13, 2015 | Just for Kids

A pizza party will be held for all children who have completed the summer reading program. Pizza, drinks, chips, and cupcakes will be provided. Each summer reading participant will receive a tote bag of back-to-school supplies for their reading efforts.

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Kiddie Pedal Pulls at Ard's Farm

August 16, 2015 | Just for Kids

Kiddie Pedal Pulls will be happening again at the farm! Registration is at 5:30pm and the pulls begin at 6:00pm. Tractors are provided.

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Geology Rocks (Ned Smith Center Summer Camp)

August 19, 2015 | Just for Kids

At the Ned Smith Center’s acclaimed Summer Camps, campers will not only experience authentic connections with nature, but with each other! Join us as we discover our world together!

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Car Seat Safety Check

August 22, 2015 | Just for Kids

Geisinger's Janet Weis Children's Hospital and Safe Kids PA Susquehanna Valley are hosting a free car seat safety check on the Geisinger Danville Campus, Saturday 8/22 from 9-12 noon. Come get your car seat inspected for proper fit and installation. Bring your child to make sure the seat is appropriate for their size. Old/used/unwanted car seats will be collected in exchange for a gift card as supplies last.

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Live Music

Shade Mountain Winery Open Deck Nights

May 01, 2015September 25, 2015 | Live Music

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Watsontown Music and Movies in the Park

May 15, 2015September 18, 2015 | Live Music

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"Summer Concerts in Montgomery Park"

May 28, 2015September 24, 2015 | Live Music

Free - Live Music every "Last Thursday" of the month through the summer - from 7pm till 9pm.

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Susquehanna River Valley Music in the Park Concert Schedules

June 02, 2015September 24, 2015 | Live Music

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.

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Music in Sunbury's Cameron Park 2015

June 02, 2015August 18, 2015 | Live Music

Join us on Tuesday evenings beginning at 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm in Cameron Park (weather permitting) to enjoy an array of music.

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Shikellamy State Park Summer Events

June 07, 2015October 04, 2015 | Live Music

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Mifflinburg Music in the Park

June 09, 2015August 13, 2015 | Live Music

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Lewisburg Music in the Park

June 10, 2015August 19, 2015 | Live Music

The 19th season of the summer concert series Music in the Park begins on June 10 this year and will run through August 19. The concerts will begin at 7:00 pm in Hufnagle Park, downtown Lewisburg.

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Milton Music in the Park

June 11, 2015August 06, 2015 | Live Music

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Piano Palooza II

June 13, 2015August 08, 2015 | Live Music

Piano Palooza is a public art project that celebrates both music and visual art. Approximately 14 whimsically painted pianos will be placed throughout downtown Selinsgrove for anyone and everyone to play and enjoy!

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Slifer House Museum Summer Concert Season

July 16, 2015August 13, 2015 | Live Music

Join us at Slifer House Museum on Thursdays at 7:00 for live entertainment followed by an ice cream social.

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Endless Mountain Music Festival

July 24, 2015August 08, 2015 | Live Music

Throughout the Endless Mountain Music Festival concert season, experience a 60 piece orchestra on the weekends with chamber music during the week. Free concerts for children make the festival a family destination. Visit our website for more details.

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Slifer House Summer Concert

August 06, 2015 | Live Music

Heart of Pennsylvania Chorus is a women’s barbershop chorus. Close harmony and ringing chords are what distinguish the barbershop style.

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Indian Summer Jars and Rivers

August 08, 2015 | Live Music

Honoring styles of folk, blues, bluegrass, and gospel, Indian Summer Jars creates a sound that is unique and upbeat, dynamic and bold.

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Slifer House Summer Concert

August 13, 2015 | Live Music

The Uptown Music Collective is a vibrant musical community where staff, teachers, students and supporters alike revel in their passion for music. Musicians of all levels and from all walks of life mingle together, sharing their knowledge, experience and energy.

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Miscellaneous

First Sunday Programs at the Priestley Chapel

January 04, 2015December 06, 2015 | Miscellaneous

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Selinsgrove Farmers' Market

April 01, 2015December 31, 2015 | Miscellaneous

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Knoebels 2015 Fun All Summer Long!

April 25, 2015November 01, 2015 | Miscellaneous

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!

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Butterfly House at Clyde Peeling's Reptiland

April 25, 2015November 01, 2015 | Miscellaneous

Experience hundreds of butterflies in flight as you walk through our native butterfly greenhouse.

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Dinosaurs Come to Life

April 25, 2015November 01, 2015 | Miscellaneous

Travel back in time with Dinosaurs Come to Life, a prehistoric outdoor adventure! See life-size animatronic dinosaurs roar, spit, and bellow as you trek through this exciting educational exhibit.

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Ghost of the Bayou

May 22, 2015September 07, 2015 | Miscellaneous

Witness the rare white alligator in Ghost of the Bayou, a special exhibit at Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland! Visit May 22—September 7, 2015 and see Ghost of the Bayou before it disappears!

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Adult Open Gym

July 13, 2015August 17, 2015 | Miscellaneous

We're offering a trial program over the summer to see if any "adults" in the area are looking to play. Teens and adults alike are invited to dust off their cartwheels and come play like they used to.

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Yoga in the Vines at the Winery at Hunters Valley

July 25, 2015September 26, 2015 | Miscellaneous

Enjoy a 60 minute Vinyasa Yoga class, wine tasting, and a glass of wine or a specialty drink.

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Potts Grove Fire Company Festival

August 07, 2015August 08, 2015 | Miscellaneous

Annual festival held at fire company grounds just off Route 642 in Potts Grove, PA. Concession food, games, raffle items, craft stands, and dinner platters both nights.

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Little League World Series

August 20, 2015August 30, 2015 | Miscellaneous

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Outdoor Adventure

T&D's Cats of the World OPEN FOR THE SEASON

May 02, 2015September 27, 2015 | Outdoor Adventure

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.

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Bison Water Polo Club

June 01, 2015August 07, 2015 | Outdoor Adventure

This programming requires no previous water polo experience, this club team is for all levels. The focus of training's will be to learn the fundamentals, enhance skill development, learn team tactics, and above all have fun while working hard!

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Masters Swim Team

June 01, 2015August 07, 2015 | Outdoor Adventure

Is there a triathlon in your future? Or are you looking for a great way to get in shape?
Bucknell Water Polo Coach, John McBride will be providing swim workouts every day along with stroke instruction and dry land training. This program is for adults over the age of 18. Everyone is welcome! D&J Sports will be donating a water bottle to each participant!

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Outdoor Gear Available to Borrow at R. B. Winter State Park

June 11, 2015September 30, 2015 | Outdoor Adventure

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

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Area Fishing Tournaments

June 13, 2015September 27, 2015 | Outdoor Adventure

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Lincoln Caverns Photography Tours

July 08, 2015August 05, 2015 | Outdoor Adventure

Bring your tripod, your cameras and lights for a semi-private evening tour at Lincoln Caverns.

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Flashlight Tours at Lincoln Caverns

July 15, 2015August 12, 2015 | Outdoor Adventure

See Lincoln Caverns just like the early explorers did!

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Scuba Class

July 19, 2015August 23, 2015 | Outdoor Adventure

Learn to scuba dive! Throughout the course, you’ll learn the fundamentals of scuba diving, equipment and techniques with an instructor who loves teaching new divers. If you’ve always wanted to try scuba diving, then jump in!

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Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble Kayak Day on the Susquehanna River

August 08, 2015 | Outdoor Adventure

Enjoy the beauty of the river and scenery on a 3 hour kayak trip from Lime Ridge to Bloomsburg's Town Park with a pit stop on a private island for a cookout!

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RiverTown Dog Week

August 23, 2015August 29, 2015 | Outdoor Adventure

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Theatre, Cinema & Dance Events

My Vaudeville Man at the Millbrook Playhouse

July 31, 2015August 09, 2015 | Theatre, Cinema & Dance Events

Millbrook Playhouse is proud to present My Vaudeville Man:“Just when you think the fate of the musical theatre is doomed…along comes a refreshing and delightful two-character show called, My Vaudeville Man.”

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In the Shadow of the Axe

August 12, 2015August 16, 2015 | Theatre, Cinema & Dance Events

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The Marvelous Wonderettes at the Millbrook Playhouse

August 14, 2015August 23, 2015 | Theatre, Cinema & Dance Events

Millbrook Playhouse is proud to present Marvelous Wonderettes: Join us as we transform the Poorman Cabaret into a High School Prom from 1958. The Marvelous Wonderettes - a must-take musical trip down memory lane!

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National Theatre Live Films at the Campus Theatre

August 30, 2015November 01, 2015 | 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/

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Wine Events

Open Deck Night at Shade Mountain Winery with Jack Pyers

August 07, 2015 | Wine Events

Grab your friends & food and head on over to the winery....we will have wine chilling and music by Jack Pyers.

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