Events in the Susquehanna River Valley
Arts & Museum Exhibits
World of Little league Museum special monthly events and promotions.
Nearly 100 new to you affordable art pieces from area collectors will be available for purchase. Opening reception (by ticket only) will be held Friday, September 23 from 4:30-6:30pm. The reception will feature music, food and beverages, including beer and wine.
The Exchange Gallery calls all regional artists to enter an exhibition that revolves around the concept of ‘community engagement’. 'Art the Vote’ asks you to make your voice heard with your artwork. What local, regional, national, or global issues do you care about? Now is your chance to make original artwork that makes a statement about the issues important to you. We want YOU to take a stand and make some art!
The New Jersey-based artist Yevette Hendler’s unique macrophotography is on display in the Romberger Gallery
The artwork of Halifax-based artist Thomas Wise is on exhibit in the Olewine Gallery.
This national, juried visual art competition and exhibition is open to two-dimensional figurative artists (referencing the human figure), working in painting, drawing and printmaking.
Department of Art & Art History Open House 5:00 - 5:45 p.m. Art Building 5:45 - 7:00 p.m. Art Barn
Nationally recognized artists showing a broad spectrum of original art, a silent auction, limited-edition redware tiles, and the chance to win tickets to Williamsport Symphony Orchestra's "Broadway Celebration" concert to be performed on March 18, 2017.
Take the opportunity to meet with non-profit youth organizations and learn about their programs AND enjoy visiting the museum for free during this event co-hosted by Public Media WVIA. Fun activities for children.
Demonstrations, Lectures, Workshops
The Weis Center for the Performing Arts and the Place Studies program of the Bucknell Center for Sustainability and the Environment, are pleased to announce a year-long series of events related to anthracite coal. "Coal Collections: Local, National and International Stories" will include a series of free Noon lectures.
Wilton Cake Decorating Classes
Find out what's happening this month at the Herr Memorial Library.
Find out what's happening this month at the Public Library for Union County.
Find out what’s happening this week at the Whole Life Society offering Integral Yoga.
Walt Pavlo Jr. is the founder and creator of Prisonology.com, a consulting and expert testimony firm for lawyers and defendants in the post-conviction process of the federal justice system.
Join us at the Whole Life Society offering Integral Yoga in New Berlin, PA for a six week meditation workshop where one can once again become a human being rather than a human doing. The peace and calm of meditation has always been the ultimate goal of any yoga practice and provides innumerable health and wellness benefits.
Stephen Dunn is the author of 16 books, including Different Hours, winner of the 2001 Pulitizer Prize for Poetry. Dunn has read his poetry at the Library of Congress, and his work has also been featured in such publications as the American Poetry Review, the Georgia Review and the Cortland Review.
Robert Pickart, a 1981 graduate of Susquehanna University, is a senior scientist in the Physical Oceanography Department at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. His talk will chronicle an expedition to the Labrador Sea to characterize its wintertime sinking, an occurrence found in only select locations around the world, but one that is critical for maintaining the Earth’s climate.
Join us for a fun afternoon and empower yourself with the ability to care for your health with some of nature's most wonderful gifts. You'll learn about many different types of essential oils and how they can help enhance your health and wellness and give your immune system a boost! We'll follow up the Health and Wellness Workshop with a Spa Party.
Create a fall-themed table planter to use as a centerpiece or for gift-giving.
Festivals & Fairs
1-5 PM Enjoy food, live music by the Falling Rockerz Band, and FUN festivities in the park! Children's games, craft vendors, live entertainment. Help us create a "human sign" ENDPOLIONOW
Food & Drink
Learn how to create appetizers using locally sourced ingredients with ethnic twists. Enjoy your creations with cool weather friendly wines.
The only haunted attraction in Pennsylvania that includes haunted pathways through the woods and a walk-through, 2 story haunted house and cellar! The Elysburg Haunted House is one of the longest running and most frightening Haunted Houses in Pennsylvania with a terrifying haunted woods entrance path into the haunted house, and a haunted woods exit path if you make it through!
Flashlight Cave Tours: Bring a flashlight and shine a different perspective on cave formations! Hear intriguing Indian and pioneer legends. 'Get Lost!' Haunted Miners Maze: Explore our dimly lit, 4,800 sq. ft. maze to locate the hidden chick-points.
Every year when the crisp fall winds begin to blow and Halloween approaches, Knoebels transforms into a spooktacular place for ghosts and ghouls of all ages. Visitors can experience tasty treats, thrilling games, freaktastic attractions and, of course, a selection of Knoebels’ hallo-riffic rides.
Celebrate all things spooky in the Susquehanna River Valley. Find information about area towns' Parades, Parties, and Trick or Treat times here!
Visit Reptiland on October 21 & 22 from 6-9pm for an educational Halloween adventure! Experience the zoo like never before: enjoy spook-tacular surroundings decked out with creatively carved jack-o-lanterns, festive lighting, and more.
Come take a night time Hay Ride to our Haunted Trail. Creeps & spooks will chase you through to our Haunted House where you wind your way through hallways of horror. Just when you think you are out, you will find your way into our dark, dark, dark Terror Maze. Scary good fun!
Celebrate the spooky during Halloween in Bloomsburg. Enjoy Trunk-or-Treat, children’s crafts and games, marshmallow roasting, enter the costume contest, watch the great pumpkin drop and more! Free Get Gory theatre make-up will make this party extra scary.
See Fort Augusta's well, powder magazine, and the Hunter-Grant Cemetery in a different light! Period-dressed tour guides will lead the tours. The museum will also be open and light refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the tour.
History & Heritage
Joseph Priestley House is a National Historic Chemical Landmark where visitors can investigate the ideas and contributions to American history of Joseph Priestley (1733-1804), noted English theologian, educator, natural philosopher and political theorist.
The Dale/Engle/Walker House invites visitors to this historic property on Sunday afternoons from 2 to 4, for guided tours of the house with furnished original hearth, the wagon shed with vintage tools and farm equipment, and the milk house with dairy display.
Join us for an evening of nostalgia in our fully restored 1949 Pullman dining car as we re-create the original railcar menu. After dinner, join us inside the museum to hear a presentation on the history of Pullman dining cars. Cars from the 40's and 50's are on display. Solve clues to find hidden cash prizes.
The harvest is a collaborative, community-based event to gather and preserve local history that has gone unknown or under-appreciated through the years! The harvest will offer area residents an opportunity to tell their stories by bringing personal historical artifacts to the event.
Enjoy a photo-op booth, children’s games, pumpkin carving & painting demonstration plus free pumpkins to all children to decorate at home. There will be an Irish Barmbrack Cake served with root beer and water. *Samhain - pronounced SAH-win or SOW-in; is a Gaelic festival marking the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter or the “darker half” of the year.
Celebrate Heritage Day as re-enactor Ronald Blatchley brings chemistry to life and guides in 18-century costume welcome visitors at the home of renowned chemist, theologian, educator Joseph Priestley from 1794 to 1804.
The Union County Historical Society's Annual John B. Deans Dinner and Program entitled "19th Century Pennsylvania German Houses in Union County" will be presented by Chris Macneal, Architect and Senior Associate with Kieran Timberlake Associates, Philadelphia, PA.
Drumming, storytelling and hands-on activities with be only part of the fun during this celebration of Native American culture and history, highlighting Pennsylvania-based Lenape and Iroquois tribes.
Just in time to Thanksgiving, Dr. DeeAnn Wymer, a paleobotanist and professor of anthropology at Bloomsburg University, will tell how Native American Farmers developed indigenous crops long before squash, corn and beans replaced most of them as staples.
Come experience the spectacular Holiday experience at Country Farm and Home. The entire store is a Stunning Holiday Display full of exciting new products, collectables, and an abundance of holiday decorating inspiration! Visit with Santa and his Live Reindeer. Enjoy discounts.
Visit with Santa and several of his Reindeer. Photo opp, refreshments, baby reindeer petting and feeding area, live music with KJ.
You and your family are invited to join us for a festive day of horse drawn wagon rides, live music, holiday food sampling, children’s crafts and activities, and much more!
In-Store Promotions and Sales
Be sure to join us at Shade Mountain Winery and Penns Creek Pottery for our 17th Annual Progressive Open House! Get a jump on your Christmas shopping, as we will be breaking out the stocking stuffers and other fun Christmas gift items.
Just for Kids
This new a-la-carte class series offers both art and science projects for children ages 6-12. Rocket Launchers, Fairy Houses, 3D Printing, and DIY Sharpie Mugs are just some of the fun projects waiting for you to create.
Find out what's happening this month at the Public Library for Union County.
Find out what's happening this month at the Herr Memorial Library.
This new a-la-carte class series offers both art and science projects for children ages 6-12. Rocket Launchers, Fairy Houses, 3D Printing, and DIY Sharpie Mugs are just some of the fun projects waiting for you to create. Pick which projects you like best or try them all.
Bone up on the skeletons that are everywhere during Halloween! Check out some cool vertebrate skeletons and come face-to-face with some head-to-toe boney comparisons during this book and look at some real and fake skeletons.
The Children's Museum offers a Circuitry Fun Patch for Cub Scouts. Scouts will learn the basics of simple circuit design. Using LED lights, coin-cell batteries and copper tape, Scouts will design, layout and create their own circuit and then turn into a light-up work of art they can take home!
Take the opportunity to meet with non-profit youth organizations, learn about their programs AND enjoy visiting the museum for free during this event co-hosted by Public Media WVIA. Many FUN activities for children.
Local delight Chicken Tractor Deluxe will hit the Rusty Rail Live stage at the Rusty Rail Brewing Co. Based out of central Pennsylvania, Chicken Tractor Deluxe is an old-time country and Americana band that plays American rural music. Drawing roots from old 78 rpm records, rural church music, mountain murder ballads, classic country and honky tonk, the band promises a fun and intriguing night.
The official touring big band of the United States Army, the Jazz Ambassadors are acclaimed at home and abroad for their performances of America’s original art form. Their diverse repertoire includes big band, swing, bebop, contemporary jazz, Dixieland and patriotic selections.
With uncompromising commitment to truth, to reality, Raven and the Wren is the creation of four people who live and breathe music, who are honest about their passions, and who have carved from that honesty original music that will stand the test of time. Raven and the Wren bring beauty and joy, looking into the unlit corners and staring down the darkness.
Edmar Castaneda was born in 1978, in the city of Bogotá, Colombia. Since his move to the United States in 1994, Edmar has quite literally taken the world stage by storm with the sheer force of his virtuosic command of the harp.
Words and Music at the Historic Joseph Priestley Chapel
In so many ways, we are a word weary culture, ever searching for ways to communicate in fewer and fewer words, letters, syllables...Our online, blogged out, you-tubed attention spans are truncated and fragmented like never before. Birds of Chicago reassert the simple notion - radical in these times - that beautiful words and music can still tap deep veins of emotion.
Roomful of Teeth is a GRAMMY Award-winning vocal project dedicated to mining the expressive potential of the human voice. Through study with masters from singing traditions the world over, the eight-voice ensemble has studied Tuvan throat singing, yodeling, belting, Inuit throat singing, Korean P’ansori, Georgian singing, Sardinian cantu a tenore, Hindustani music and Persian classical singing.
ETHEL and Robert Mirabal, Native American musician, instrument builder and three-time Grammy Award winner, present The River, a cross-cultural concert experience inspired by water as the embodiment of Spirit and its essential role in life on Earth.
Everyday is a FUN day at the zoo but check out this schedule of extra special days and activities at Lake Tobias Wildlife Park including a Scavenger Hunt, Emergency Responder's Day, Wild Days Weekend, Founder's Day, Pioneer Festival, and Boo at the Zoo!
"Coal Collections" Series at Bucknell University (Concerts, Lectures, Art Exhibits, Film, & Theatre)
The Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University and the Place Studies program of the Bucknell Center for Sustainability and the Environment, are pleased to announce a year-long series of events related to anthracite coal.
Traci Messinger will be instructing everyone on painting while we enjoy a wine tasting courtesy of Shade Mountain Winery and finger foods. You will leave with a painting of the Heiss Coach Works, the only intact 19th century carriage factory in the United States.
The Susquehanna River Valley honors Veterans. Find free movie showings, concerts, meals, specials, and overnight stays.
Copper Beech Manor Bed & Breakfast provides free accommodations each year for Veterans Day in honor of those who have served all of us.
Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village offers an annual complimentary Veterans Day Breakfast and band show from 9-11am at The Village Common Clubhouse at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village.
Watson Inn will be honoring ALL Veterans on Saturday, November 12, 2016 along with our 25 Year Celebration/Dedication Party.
Sustainable and humane farming is all over the news these days, and here's your chance to see how it's done. The Owens family raises sheep, pigs, chickens, turkeys, horses and honeybees on 112 acres of pasture and woods. See the border collie working, piglets at play, and happy hens.
Wet & Wild Rides (Bring your Gignormous Water Guns!), Hey-HeyRides & Photo Ops with Yogi Bear™, Cindy Bear™ or Boo Boo™, Yogi Cartoons & Coloring in Jellystone Theatre™, Candy Bar Bingo Sundays, Ceramics, Crafts, Movies, & Games, Bingo most Fridays & Saturdays. DJ music most Saturday evenings are just some of the FUN things planned for Yogi at Shangri-La campground this summer.
Kohl's Stony Hill Tree Farm and Christmas Shoppe offers a Corn Maze, Hayrides, Pumpkin Patch, Corn Cannon & Pumpkin Chunkin, Life-size Lawn Games, Events in the Corn Maze include: Car Show & BBQ; Tractor Show; Scarecrow Contest; Dog Day; Howl at the Moon
Our 2016 Corn Maze is open September 3 through October 30. Glow Party in the Maze, October 21, 9-11pm. Ard's Fall Fest October 22-23.
Theatre, Cinema & Dance Events
2016 Performance Schedule for the Elias Center for the Performing Arts
Let's do the time warp again this Fall! at the Millbrook Playhouse!
Built in 1941, the Campus Theatre in downtown Lewisburg is an excellent example of art deco architecture. From its 16 foot murals to its etched glass doors, nearly all of the interior and exterior fixtures remain intact today. Open nightly, the theatre shows first-run, independent and classic films as well as specialized film festivals. Find out what's showing this week at your Campus Theatre.
Special Veterans Day showing of From Here to Eternity. In Hawaii in 1941, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second-in-command are falling in love.
Get in the fall spirit with our always entertaining Wine Glass Painting event! Diana of Dazzlin' Designs by Diana will guide you in creating your own unique Fall themed wine glasses.
We could not be more excited to welcome back The Frank Wicher Band!! Playing classic country songs with a selection of food, wine, beer and drinks available for sale.
Ryan Carter and Kevin Thomas have toured the east coast from Vermont to Key West with the popular Media Five band 'Lucky You', as well as numerous other projects throughout their careers. Through musicianship and experience, this duo will take you on a ride from the classics of yesterday to the modern hits of today.
Come join us Fero's first formal featuring delicious food paired with Fero's premier Pennsylvanian wine, live music for dancing and entertainment, as well as our new Tap Room that features Pennsylvanian brewed beer on draft, and by the bottle.