Events in the Susquehanna River Valley
Arts & Museum Exhibits
World of Little league Museum special monthly events and promotions.
View the work of Jay N. “Ding” Darling, Pulitzer Prizewinning political cartoonist in the 1900s and an important figure in the early conservation movement.
The first in a new series of projects that invite artists to engage the Samek Art Museum’s collection, Collect Call features new work by Marisa Olson in conversation with works from the collection about what we cherish and what we forget.
Patrick Gnan shares his passion for nature and wildlife through pencil drawings and acrylic paintings. Although he draws a wide variety of subjects, birds are special to him and have been a focus of his latest artwork.
Art inspired by postcards from artists all over the world.
Bring Dad to the museum for free admission on his special day. As an extra special treat, Dads (Moms, too) and children who have tickets to the museum will have the opportunity to play catch on Lamade Stadium, where the Little League Baseball World Series is held.
Demonstrations, Lectures, Workshops
The YMCA Arts Center offers adult classes in a wide variety of mediums, including small group and private drawing lessons, words and objects printmaking, pottery, jewelry design, and watercolor, oil, and acryclic painting and more!
Telos Educational Services is hosting an independent acting workshop for high schoolers with Amy Rene Byrne, the Education Director at BTE. Register now for this fantastically fun July workshop.
Telos Educational Services is offering a creative writing workshop for high schoolers looking for a creative way to express themselves. Registration deadline: July 15, 2016
Telos Educational Services is working with Studio Wren to offer an intermediate level digital photography workshop for high schoolers. (Register now for this July workshop)
Telos Educational Services is offering an exciting preparatory workshop for high school freshman. Through fun and interactive activities, students will look at their strengths, personalities, and passions to find personal direction, and will also learn fundamental skills for high-school success. (Register now for the August workshop)
This year's third annual Teen Summer Workshop will take place July 20-22 from 10am-5pm, at the Downtown Gallery (416 Market Street, Lewisburg PA) and at our Samek Gallery (3rd Floor, Elaine Langone Center, Bucknell University). The theme of the workshop is "Tell Your Story" and we'll be looking at how artists incorporate words and narrative into their artworks.
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 month at the West End Public Library.
Find out what’s happening this week at the Whole Life Society offering Integral Yoga.
Qi Gong (pronounced 'chee gung') is an ancient Chinese health care system that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques and focused attention. People practice Qi Gong to heal their bodies, calm their minds and reconnect with their spirits. Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning classes available.
Our Greenhouse staff will guide you through this fun and easy workshop making a beautiful summer annual porch planter to have and enjoy at your home. Pot, soil, and plants are all included.
Learn how to draft and design your own professional quality sewing patterns, beginning with your measurements and a blank sheet of paper. This course will cover how to take measurements, draft, and design one and two piece women's bathing suits.
These boots were made for...plants! Bring in an old pair of boots and/or shoes to plant with hens and chicks to turn what would be trash into a fun planter.
Create a small, heat tolerant, and sun loving garden using easy-to-grow succulent plants.
“Reconnecting Our River with Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper” Join Carol Parenzan for an open discussion about our Susquehanna River, its obstacles to natural wildlife and migratory fish movement, and their impact on the health of our watershed.
Festivals & Fairs
Come learn more about Rescue Road Warriors and how you can help transport dogs to freedom.
Family event featuring homemade food and ice cream, strawberry desserts made from local berries, musical entertainment, antique car show, old fashioned hymn sing accompanied by pump organ, and cemetery and church tours.
The Union County Veterans' 4th of July Committee invites you to join us in Lewisburg as we celebrate our nation's birth and recognize our veterans for their contribution and service to their country. This years celebration includes a Freedom Bike Ride, a Band Concert, Fireworks Extravaganza, 4th of July Parade, Veterans' Recognition Ceremony, USO Gala Dinner Dance, picnics, music and more.
Food & Drink
The Sire Advertising Ninth Annual Golf Marathon will be held on Tuesday, May 31 at the Susquehanna Valley Country Club where Sire President Shawn Felty will complete 108 holes. We hope you can join us in our fundraising effort to benefit two exceptional local non-profit groups: Susquehanna Valley Law Enforcement Camp Cadet and the Selinsgrove Fifth Grade Camp.
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 old adage ‘One man’s trash is another man’s treasure’ is certainly true when one visits the YesterShoppe! indoor yard sale at the Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society on Saturday, June 4, from 8am until 1pm.
Celebrate Union County's Dairy History and Dairy Month at an Ice Cream Social. Admission to the property on this day will include ice cream, and a tour of the house - including the furnished original hearth, the wagon shed with vintage tools and farm equipment, and the milk house - and exhibits, especially the "Milkin' It" display of county dairy items.
The Statewide Conference on Heritage is Pennsylvania's premiere preservation and transportation conference. This three-day conference includes a plenary session at 8:30 am, followed by three sets of sessions in three different specialty tracks of interest to preservation professionals and community activists, and evening networking events . This year's conference is being held in historic Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Visit reenactors from the French and Indian War, Civil War, and World War II, plus view canal memorabilia, craftspeople, special exhibits and presentation, plus enjoy food and drinks.
In-Store Promotions and Sales
First Chicken Night Coming Up May 31 Hard to believe, but our first batch of happy, healthy pasture-raised chickens will be ready to eat in two weeks. If you have been meaning to jump on-line and pre-order before they sell out, now might be a good tim
Let's Go Downtown! Every Wednesday from May - August, there are specials, discounts and flash sales throughout the downtown. Offerings change every week, so there's something new all the time! 2nd Friday & Saturday - Sidewalk Sales!
Just for Kids
Telos Educational Services is hosting an exciting workshop on leadership for middle-schoolers with the help of BaseTactics, a local laser tag company.
Susquehanna University’s Kids’ College offers a variety of engaging, interactive learning experiences for intellectually curious, highly motivated learners. The classes are led by an enthusiastic staff committed to providing a unique learning experience.
Find out what's happening this month at the Public Library for Union County.
The Ned Smith Center is proud to announce its 23rd annual Youth Art Contest. Students from across the country are invited to participate in the annual youth art contest designed to inspire the next generation of wildlife artists.
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! All camps are held at the Ned Smith Center.
Join us for a great day of aquatic adventures at the Ned Smith Center! Families are invited to share the joy of fishing with your up-and-coming anglers, while learning about the complex environment of the Wiconisco Creek.
Find out what's happening this month at the Herr Memorial Library.
Readers of all ages are invited to explore books this summer during "On Your Mark, Get Set…Read" Summer Reading Program!
Rohrbach's Farm will be our special guest this morning to help you get hands-on with a favorite ripe, red summer fruit. Activities and crafts for all ages. Free with admission.
Bring Dad to the museum for free admission on his special day. As an extra special treat, Dads (Moms, too) and children who have tickets to the museum will have the opportunity to play catch on Lamade Stadium, where the Little League Baseball World Series is held. A special commemorative pin is available.
Students explore watercolor, acrylic, oil, pastels, pencil and ink. A wide variety of subject matter is covered, including famous painters and his or her primary technique. Ends with a public art show and reception on Friday, June 24, 6 - 7p.m.
Packwood House Museum is pleased to announce its 2016 Summer Programs for Kids. See a magic show, make a fairy lantern and a fairy or hobbit garden, join in a drum circle, hear folktales with Fiona Powell, and make other arts and crafts in these Tuesday morning sessions throughout he summer.
Grandparent and Me Camps: Make memories in these special shared learning experiences! For students 4—8 with an older adult (grandparents are especially welcome!) Camps include: Wild Garden Art Camp; Garden Sprouts Camp; and Nature Crafts Camp. Your choice of camp date and subject.
Front Street Station invites you to join us on the patio each Friday and Saturday, May through September, for great outdoor dining and live entertainment. Local bands perform from 7-10pm, weather permitting.
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.
In addition to providing craft beer and bold food, the Rusty Rail presents: Rusty Rail Live; a series of live music events delivered by world-class artists, musicians and songwriters right here in our small hometown.
The 28th Division Infantry will present a brass quintet plus several other small ensembles for a show beginning at 7 pm.
T&D's Cats of the World is open for the summer season. Visit nearly 300 rescued animals including 50 wild felines (tigers, lions, cougars, leopards, lynx, bobcats, and servals). Bears, wolves, monkeys, and more await your visit.
Executive committee meeting, elections of officers for 2016/2017, banquet on Tuesday June 14th at 6:00 PM, recognizing deceased recipients and honoring the living members.
The Williamsport Crosscutters are a Minor League Affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies. Home games are played at Susquehanna Bank Park at Historic Bowman Field, the second oldest minor league stadium in the country. Tickets start at just $6.
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!
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.
Let us help you enjoy a recreational kayak trip on the scenic Susquehanna River. We provide everything you will need for a memorable adventure: expert and friendly guides, paddling equipment, shuttle, water, snacks, and digital pictures.
Blue Heron Sports is the Susquehanna River Valley's largest full service bait and tackle store featuring supplies and bait for all your fishing needs, as well as information about area fishing tournaments.
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND FRIDAY TO MONDAY, MAY 27 - 30 Halfway Run Environmental Learning Center OPEN 1:00 TO 4:00 PM Saturday, Sunday and Monday. With special events in the park each day.
Enjoy the companionship of other friendly paddlers as you watch for riverside wildlife, improve your paddling skills, and learn about local history! This route is 8 river miles between Montoursville & Muncy with an island rest stop mid-way.
Near the beginning of your five mile paddle from Muncy to Montgomery, you will stop for a walking visit of Port Penn. Near the end of your river fun you will have an opportunity to ‘play the wave’ formed —? by the base for OR at the remains of ?— a 19th century canal dam. Along the way, you will have ample time to enjoy the other paddlers, improve your paddling skills, and watch for osprey and bald eagles!
Theatre, Cinema & Dance Events
2016 Performance Schedule for the Elias Center for the Performing Arts
Enjoy free movies with your family and friends this summer in the Susquehanna River Valley.
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.
On Good Friday, April 14,1865, the President and Mrs. Lincoln were watching Our American Cousin at Ford’s Theatre when John Wilkes Booth aimed his pistol. In Herbert Mitgang’s play, Lincoln’s life flashes before him, from his early days as a lawyer, to President of the United States, as the weapon is fired.
Smoke on the Mountain tells the story of the Sanders family and their Saturday Night Gospel concert at the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in 1938. It features over two dozen rousing southern gospel and bluegrass songs sung and played by the Sanders family, a traveling group making their return to performing after a five years. Though they try to appear perfect to the congregation, a sequence of "witnessing" from the each family member reveals their true...and hilariously imperfect nature.
Those zany ladies are back in a delightful sequel to last seasons super hit The Marvelous Wonderettes. Featuring "Rock Around the Clock," "At the Hop," "Dancing in the Street," "River Deep, Mountain High," and 25 more hits!
The celebrated Southern classic play about family and friendship, this is the story of a group of strong and beautiful women who cluster around Truvy's Beauty Parlor in a small Louisiana parish.
Each year, we book some of the biggest bands we can get our hands on! We've hosted the likes of Foreigner, Heart, Kansas, STYX, REO Speedwagon and many more. Check our website to see who will be rocking the Backyard in 2016!