Unique Venues

The Susquehanna River Valley is home to endless venues that are just perfect for your wedding reception, family celebration, reunion, business retreat, or small meeting/conference. For your convenience, we've posted information about some of these venues below.

If we can be of any assistance while you're planning your special event, simply call our friendly staff and volunteers at 1-800-525-7320 or email us at [email protected].

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Ale House Bar & Grill is an industrial-style bar and grill featuring 19 craft beers on tap and a unique menu from appetizers to pretzel melts, wings, burgers and salads. Ale House is open for lunch, dinner and late-night, 11 AM - 11 PM.

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The Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area is an extensive, family-oriented off-road trail system located in Central Pennsylvania. Riders of ATV's, SxS, dirt bikes and full-size vehicles enjoy the diversity of the trail system on 8,000 acres of wooded land that provide many experiences to keep riders coming back for more. The Event Center near the parking area gives riders shelter to eat, as well as portable bathroom facilities.

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Ard's Farm has been a family-owned and -operated business for over 25 years. They began as a Farm Market. Since then, it has evolved, with the help of the next generation Ard's family, to include full-service catering, a farm-to-table restaurant and a Fall season with their newly designed corn maze and hayrides to their pumpkin patch.

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Backhouse Cafe Coffee & Tea serves traditional Italian style espresso based beverages, brewed coffee, hand crafted Italian sodas and a stellar line up of teas. To go along with our drink menu, we offer up delicious pastries baked fresh on the premise. All is served in our restored, comfortable Victorian mansion. We also have two rooms available to rent by appointment for meetings and small events.

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Bamse Coffee is a dog-friendly coffee shop and bookstore committed to Do Only Good.

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This upscale casual restaurant serves premium steaks and barbecue smoked on premise and features a fresh oyster and clam bar. Other features include classic cocktails, hand-selected wine list and Neapolitan pizza prepared in an authentic Italian wood-fired pizza oven. A second location is now open in Danville.

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Explore art, science, history and culture with more than 20 hands-on exhibits for infants through teens. Special art and science programs offered weekly. Scout programs, birthday party packages, guided field trips, summer camps and museum memberships are available. Gift shop, garden, picnic tables and free parking on site.

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Brendan's Towne Tavern is located in the historic district of downtown Lewisburg. With a warm, inviting atmosphere, it is a place to relax and enjoy delicious homestyle pub cooking. Known for burgers, soups, steaks and seafood, Brendan's Towne Tavern features the best full-service bar that includes an outside patio and private meeting rooms. Open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Reservations preferred.

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Established in 2011, Broad Mountain Vineyard produces 20+ wines and over 15 varieties of cider a year. The winery/cidery is in Elizabethville and the vineyard/event venue is in Halifax. Music every Saturday night and other events throughout the month.

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Bucknell Golf Club is an 18-hole, semi-private golf course. Home of the Bucknell University Men's and Women's Golf Teams, the Bucknell Golf Club is a well-manicured and challenging course. The 1846 Grill Room at the Bucknell Golf Club is open for indoor and outdoor seating

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Visit the backwoods hometown hospitality at all eight Buddy Boy locations. Experience award-winning wines and plenty of laughter. Now serving artisan wood-fired pizza and stromboli, as well as, wood-fired 3/4 lb. angus burgers and fresh cut fries. Enjoy wood-fired rib eye steaks on the 3rd Sunday of the month. Check the website and Facebook for food specials and events. From hillbilly family roots to the roots of the vines in the vineyards, the fun starts at Buddy Boy Winery!

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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.

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From a potato cellar to a versatile, elegant wedding and event venue, The Cellars at Brookpark Farm has had a storied past and a significant transformation. Since 2012, The Cellars has been fully restored to a majestic venue, complete with beautiful wood floors, chandeliers and string lights adorning every surface. Along with weddings, they have hosted showers, birthday parties, holiday parties and corporate events in this space.

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A facility for families plus large and small organizational groups. Great for large meetings, staff retreats and parties.

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The Central PA Chamber of Commerce is a dynamic regional business alliance serving the business interests of the Central PA region. The root of the Chamber's rich history dates back to 1905. Since then, the Chamber has evolved into the largest voluntary partnership-driven organization of businesses in the Central PA region - a great place to live, work and do business.

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Grange Park is the place to be for Penn State tailgating! Spacious RV sites have electric and water hookups and shuttle buses are available. Grange Park can also be rented for weddings, 5Ks and more!

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All-occasion catering for up to 300. All styles of food including freshly-made entrees and homemade items.

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Ciro's is a fine Italian restaurant that specializes in Neapolitan cuisine. The vast menu includes seafood, steaks, poultry, veal, sandwiches, pizza, pasta, salads and appetizers.

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Sunbury is the site of the first commercial building wired for electricity by Thomas Edison.

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The Community Arts Center is dedicated to artistic excellence and providing Williamsport, PA and the surrounding areas with professional performing arts. Take in one of the inspiring arts programs, ranging from music to dance and comedy to Broadway theater.

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The Elias Church was built in 1806 and served both the German Reformed and Lutheran congregations until 1857. Restoration of the church began in 2005 and has been restored to its original state featuring a wine glass pulpit, arched LeigenderStuhl trusses, original plank flooring, curved ceiling and three-sided gallery. Now open as a performing arts venue; come enjoy music, theatre, children's and educational programs.

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Forty beautiful hilltop acres are home to this full-care boarding facility that features horseback riding, training, clinics, trails and riding lessons for all ages, disciplines and experience levels. This equestrian center includes 42 12'x 12' stalls, a 14,000-sq. ft. indoor arena, a 20,000 sq. ft. outdoor arena, ample tack storage space, multiple grooming bays and a warm water horse bathing suite. Elysian hosts several events throughout the year and can accommodate private events.

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Visit the Stairwell Gallery: Shows feature work by artists of all ages and levels of experience from throughout the Susquehanna Valley. Other Exchange programs include the annual Destination Blues Music Festival and the Art Cart.

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Famous Reading Outdoors in located in the heart of the anthracite coal region of eastern Pennsylvania and at the foothills of the Pocono Mountains. The terrain, weather and abundance of land are ideal for off-roading and trail riding for all motorized and non-motorized vehicles. Our proximity to the major metropolitan areas of the Northeast make Reading Outdoors convenient for the serious adventurer or the casual weekender, making FRO perfect for staff retreats and team-building. The ATV riding, dirt bike riding, 4x4 vehicle and mountain biking opportunities are considered by many to be some of the best trails and off-roading in PA.

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Fero's Vineyards and Winery offers 1,500 Square Feet of event space under the vineyard. This area is perfect for meetings, lectures and catered banquets or parties with seating for up to 94 people.

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Wine for all occasions. Come relax on the deck overlooking the Susquehanna River Valley. Check the website for upcoming events. The outdoor covered deck can be rented for a special event - bridal shower, birthday party, business meeting, etc.

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Enjoy the historic atmosphere at Front Street Station. Complete banquet facilities and expert catering services will handle all of the details for your special event. For small parties of 20 to celebrations of 300, let Front Street Station coordinate everything while you relax with your guests and have a wonderful time.

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At Frosty Valley, everyone can experience the splendor of a country club event at a price you can afford! We specialize in weddings, holiday parties and corporate meetings in our banquet room that can accommodate up to 125 guests. You and your guests will have an enjoyable experience that only Frosty Valley can provide. Centrally located between Danville and Bloomsburg, with breathtaking views of the Valley and the golf course. Call us today for more information, 570-275-4000.

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The Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA, with locations in Sunbury, Milton and Union County, along with the Sunbury Arts Center, is a membership organization with programs that focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

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A premier restaurant that celebrates the heritage of Shamokin while bringing a new twist of upscale comfort food to the area.

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Host your next special event, wedding, dinner rehearsal, party or meeting on the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat. The Hiawatha also offers brunch and dinner cruises, concert cruises and much more.

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The Susquehanna River Valley's premier entertainment experience features mini bowling, arcade, food, sports, events and miniature golf. There's something here for everyone. Come to Hoopla's - the next generation of entertainment.

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Hoopla's Xtreme in Shamokin Dam is the perfect place to get together for kid's birthday parties, teen parties, adult parties, holiday parties and more. Hoopla's can accommodate parties both small and large with delicious food, great entertainment and lots of fun. Having a party at Hoopla's is a sure way to make any party an event to remember! Call for more information or book online.

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Since 1983, Hoss's has been perfecting all the necessary pieces - considerate service, delicious food and a pleasant environment - to bring families and friends together. They especially welcome large families or groups, because they always have plenty of room and a variety of food to accommodate everyone.

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Iron Vines is a small batch, eclectic winery and wine bar located in a restored feed mill. Order food delivery and have a bottle or glass of wine, a beer or a mixed drink. Available for special events.

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Isabella Ristorante features authentic Italian cuisine, seafood, beef, chicken and veal entrees, appetizers, desserts and cocktails in an elegant setting. Fine-dining or catering in historic downtown Selinsgrove. Voted Best Top Chef by GSVCC in 2019.

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Jackass Brewing Company produces small batch craft beers in the mountainous countryside of Central Pennsylvania. Paired with locally sourced fresh food and a dog-friendly outdoors, it's your favorite new gathering place.

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The historic Joseph Priestley Memorial Chapel is available for weddings and special services. Intimate, elegant, romantic and beautiful, it is the perfect place for the bride and groom with a guest list of 100 or less.

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America's largest free-admission amusement park also offers free parking, free daily entertainment and free picnic facilities. Take a dip in the 900,000-gallon Crystal Pool filled with refreshing mountain stream water. The pool area includes waterslides, diving boards and a play area just for young children. Stay overnight at one of two campgrounds that include cabins and over 800 campsites. In addition to over 60 rides, award-winning food, swimming, games, miniature golf and gift shops, visitors can add a round of golf at Knoebels Three Ponds Golf Course right next door to the park.

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Nestled at the base of a pine and hardwood-covered hillside just 1/2-mile from Knoebels Amusement Resort, Three Ponds Golf Course boasts four sets of tees appealing to players of all abilities. The semi-private club is a regulation 18-hole, par 71 golf course rated 70.1 from the blue tees with a slope of 127. On location, the Nickle Plate Bar & Grill features a wide variety of assorted lunch and dinner specials, along with a selection of craft specialty beer, wine and cocktails. The clubhouse can accommodate group outings and tournaments for up to 125 people.

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Experience the wild with hundreds of animals from around the world. Guided Safari Tours roam over 150 acres of rolling hills with herds of animals, flightless birds and giraffes. Encounter the exotic in the zoo exhibits and the Reptiles & Exotic facility. Visit the new museum and education center.

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Lewisburg Children's Museum provides interactive experiences that foster learning through play. The Museum is located in the GreenSpace Center and offers educational programming, as well as field trip opportunities and birthday party rentals.

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The Miller Center for Recreation and Wellness (MCRW) is a community-based resource offering individuals and families a multi-disciplinary approach to health and wellness that integrates medicine, athletics, recreation, nutrition, mindfulness and friendship.

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Celebrating discovery and family-friendly fun since 1930! Lincoln Caverns offers one-hour interpretive tours of two spectacular crystal caverns. Educational programs, Raystown Rocks Gift Ship, gem panning and primitive camping are available. Lincoln Caverns hosts great family events...October Ghosts & Goblins Tours, December Santa in the Cave, February Batfest, April Easter Bunny Underground and June Discovery Days. It is the closest cavern to Raystown Lake.

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The LVCM is an interactive play and hands-on learning museum where children 0-12 years old are encouraged to explore and learn through play!

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Brewpub offers a mix of Italian and American fare. Enjoy brick-oven pies plus house lagers and ales.

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Homemade soups and salads prepared with farm-fresh ingredients, cured meats smoked in an authentic smokehouse, plus choice steaks and chops cut fresh to order - all standard fare at Masser's Family Restaurant.

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The Mifflinburg Buggy Museum is the only intact carriage factory open to the public in the United States. Allow this rare cluster of historic buildings to be the backdrop to your event. The Museum's Auditorium and Gallery can be used for intimate classroom settings or theater performances. The Buggy Museum has been welcoming large groups to its facility for more than 30 years.

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A professional summer theatre located in Central PA with over 17,000 visitors a year. Established in 1963, the theatre includes a mix of classics along with new premiers from musicals to comedies that are great for all ages.

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The Milton Public Library at Rose Hill is the perfect place to plan your next event. From meeting spaces for business meetings and workshops to elegant indoor and outdoor event space for special occasions such as showers and receptions, you can find it here!

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Montour Area Recreation Commission manages parks, trails and outdoor recreational programming in Montour County, PA, including the Montour Preserve.

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Mountain Dale Farm is a great farm stay on 175 remote acres. Come experience rural living on our peaceful farm. Help feed the animals, enjoy the stars and just wander in the beauty.

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The Center in Millersburg, PA, was built to house the Center's collection of hundreds of original works. It also showcases works of contemporary artists from around the country. The Center's lands offer a tranquil outdoor experience on more than 500 contiguous acres of rustic beauty.

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Located nine miles outside of Williamsport, Nomad Distilling Co. provides tastings, cocktails, wine by the glass, local beer, snacks, curated retail, live music, bingo and themed quizzo nights!

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Ponduce Farms is a family-owned and operated restaurant and banquet hall located in Central PA in the Roaring Creek Valley. This unique venue includes a new banquet facility or a pond-side setting in the midst of this beautiful Christmas tree farm.

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Ranch House serves top quality food with friendly service. They offer vegetarian and gluten-free selections, as well as, sugar-free desserts. In-house banquets and off-site catering are available.

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Family-owned and operated since 1983, Rayauda's offers home-cooking seven days a week, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with daily and weekly specials. Children's menu available. Good food at reasonable prices. Family dining with friendly service.

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Rooney's Pub is an Irish restaurant and bar that offers a cozy, family-friendly environment. Enjoy authentic Irish cuisine along with a variety of American favorites. Takeouts and reservations are available. Consider Rooney's for your parties, celebrations and get-togethers. Slainte!

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The Rusty Rail Brewing Company is the perfect venue for any wedding or wedding reception. Our restored, rustic setting offers you a unique atmosphere that you cannot find anywhere else. From original wood floors and exposed brick, to 15-foot ceilings and hand-painted murals, you and your guests will be in awe from the moment you arrive. For more information, log on to http://www.RustyRailBrewing.com/Weddings

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A unique winery located in a renovated 1814 bank barn just outside of Sunbury, PA, Spyglass plays host to large concerts and many types of events. A large selection of dry and sweet wines are available. Fifteen acres of vines and an on-site micro-brewery round out the Spyglass experience.

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Stack'd Fit is Central PA's most innovative fitness experience, helping you improve your physical condition, as well as your physical appearance. Stack'd offers classes in Hiit and Circuit Training, Boxing and Stretch. They specialize in Personal Training and Youth Fitness. Burn calories while flying with Bungee Training; Stack'd is the first area center to offer this one-of-a-kind fitness experience.

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Sunbury's Revitalization, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to community and economic development in Sunbury, PA.

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Sunny Hill Golf Course is a family-run course that is open to the public year-round, weather permitting. The course sits on 30 acres that includes a 9-hole Par 3 executive course and driving range. Weekly and monthly tourneys are held as well as glow ball, leagues and free youth lessons during the summer. Memberships begin March 1st.

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Susquehanna Valley Country Club is the Valley's best kept secret for golf, dining and special events. The spacious ballroom features seating for 225 guests, two gorgeous fireplaces and beautiful bay windows overlooking the Susquehanna River Valley.

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Susquehanna Valley Event Center offers over 500,000 sq. ft. of outdoor event space with plenty of parking. They coordinate multiple live music events throughout the year and are available to host weddings, festivals and large area events.

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Brand new covered picnic pavilion that seats 80 is now available for rental. Secluded location at the bottom of Jack's Mountain. Approximately 20 minutes to hotels and B&Bs. Unique location for birthday parties, family and class reunions and business retreats.

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Treasure Castle is the area's newest indoor children's playground featuring twenty-foot high tunnels and slides, panning for treasure, food court, games, free WiFi and costumed staff. It's not your average kids place - it's a CASTLE!

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Union Cellars is a family-owned and -operated winery with a wide variety of wines - dry to sweet - and a large patio with beautiful views of the vineyard, as well as the rolling farmlands and mountains of Union County.

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Historic Warrior Run Church is an 1835 brick church in the Gothic style. It is surrounded by a grove of beautiful old shade trees and features a Civil War era cemetery that is open for tours. The church is an original structure and is a perfect venue for weddings, recitals or other family events. It seats 300, with plenty of parking in the lot adjacent to the building.

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The Wayside Inn is a restaurant and sports bar with catering services and lodging available. Come for the food...stay for the game.

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Veterans Memorial Pool is one of the few filtered pools in the state operated without charge to swimmers through the generosity of the citizens in the area. Features include a concession stand, diving board, sliding board and rain tree. Life guards are present. Available for pool parties.

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This family-owned and -operated vineyard, winery, tasting room and event venue offers delicious wines along with breathtaking views from the patio or observation deck. Indoor accommodations for up to 300 guests. Conveniently located on Route 61 just south of Sunbury, Whispering Oaks Vineyard offers the perfect location to enjoy a toast to life and the love of it. The last words spoken by visitors are "we'll be back."

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The Williamsport Crosscutters are members of the NEW MLB Draft League featuring the top draft eligible prospects from across the country as they get ready for the MLB Draft. The Cutters play their home games at Historic Bowman Field, one of the oldest operating baseball stadiums in the U.S., built in 1926. Fun, affordable family entertainment with ticket prices starting at $8.

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This vineyard setting has a spectacular view of the Susquehanna River. Opportunities for unique photos abound. The Wedding Pavilion is 60' by 40' and has a connecting 15' by 20' rustic pavilion. It can comfortably seat 150 and is an excellent venue for weddings, receptions and reunions.

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The museum traces the history and development of Little League baseball and softball from its roots in Williamsport to around the world. Included are artifacts, interactive exhibits and Hall of Excellence.

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Banquet facility on site can accommodate everything from small luncheons to beautiful weddings with professional service.

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