Events in the Susquehanna River Valley

Arts & Museum Exhibits

"Welcome Home" Exhibit Opens at the Ned Smith Center for Nature & Art

July 09, 2020December 31, 2020 | Arts & Museum Exhibits

View the art of Naturalist Ned Smith as well as fine art by regional and local artists.

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Exchange Gallery Exhibit Schedule (UPDATED)

August 17, 2020December 31, 2020 | Arts & Museum Exhibits

2020 Exchange Gallery Updated Exhibit Schedule & Picnic Table Project

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Fall 2020 at the Samek Art Galleries

August 24, 2020November 21, 2020 | Arts & Museum Exhibits

The Samek Art Museum welcomes you to our Fall season. Our galleries are open with new safety precautions, including requiring masks and limiting attendance to a couple of visitors at a time (it's like having the museum to yourself!) All events and programs will move online, so check museum.bucknell.edu after your visit. As we look to science to tackle our current pandemic, history has shown that art can help get us through times of crisis by providing opportunities for reflection, connection, and inspiration. Current Hours at Both locations: Wednesday – Saturday, 12 – 5 p.m.

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"On My Side of the Lens" the Photography of Paul Hogsett

August 27, 2020November 01, 2020 | Arts & Museum Exhibits

“On My Side of the Lens”: The Art of Paul Hogsett is open now in the Romberger Gallery at the Ned Smith Center!

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Call for Entries: Picnic Table Art

September 02, 2020October 10, 2020 | Arts & Museum Exhibits

The Columbia County Covered Bridge Association, The Exchange, and the Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau invite artists from throughout our region to beautify eight picnic tables, all of them at covered bridges in Columbia County – two on each of the Twin Bridges, four at the Josiah Hess Bridge.

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Naomi Savage: Stretching the Limits of Photography

October 01, 2020December 26, 2020 | Arts & Museum Exhibits

MAB is thrilled to present a retrospective exhibition of works by Naomi Savage(1927-2005).

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Art on the Bridges

October 10, 2020 | Arts & Museum Exhibits

Spend a beautiful fall day at the iconic Twin Covered Bridges and the Josiah Hess Bridge in Columbia County.

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Demonstrations, Lectures, Workshops

Adult and Teen Programming at the West End Library

October 01, 2020October 31, 2020 | Demonstrations, Lectures, Workshops

Find out what's happening this month at the West End Public Library.

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Adult and Teen Programming at the Public Library for Union County

Find out what's happening this month at the Public Library for Union County: Virtual Introduction to Ancestry.com

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Festivals & Fairs

Bloomsburg Fair CANCELLED

September 25, 2020October 03, 2020 | Festivals & Fairs

After much deliberation, local community concerns and concerns from local government, the board has made the decision to cancel the 2020 Bloomsburg Fair. This was a very difficult decision, but our concern for the health and safety of our community outweighs our desire to host this years fair.

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Fall Craft Fair at Ard's Farm

October 04, 2020 | Festivals & Fairs

Join our many talented vendors at Ard's Farm for our Fall Craft Show! Shop from our local jewelry, woodworking and art vendors for your new fall decor.

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Lewisburg Fall Festival CANCELLED

October 10, 2020 | Festivals & Fairs

Children's activities, live music, food, beer and wine garden, and much more!

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Food & Drink

Taste of the Nations International Food Festival Rescheduled to 2021

July 17, 2020June 26, 2021 | Food & Drink

A culinary journey exploring spicy, savory, sweet and succulent cuisine from around the world. Rescheduled to June 26, 2021

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Lewisburg Downtown Outdoor Dining

August 06, 2020September 30, 2020 | Food & Drink

A guide to open air dining and entertainment in Lewisburg

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Halloween Festivities

Halloween Weekends at Yogi at Shangri-La

September 18, 2020October 11, 2020 | Halloween Festivities

Halloween costume contest, Halloween games, Snacks and Treats, Halloween decorating competition and Halloween Trail of Terror.

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Mifflinburg Ghost Tours

October 04, 2020October 31, 2020 | Halloween Festivities

Mifflinburg boasts a rich history in buggy-making, yet there is also a strong presence of some very active ghosts "living" among us. Join the Buggy Museum for a 1.5 mile walking tour of some of the most haunted houses and businesses in Mifflinburg!

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Ghosts & Goblins at Lincoln Caverns

October 09, 2020October 31, 2020 | Halloween Festivities

Pennsylvania’s ULTIMATE Haunted EXPERIENCE TRIPLE TERROR – TRIPLE FUN In the CAVES & Thru The WOODS

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Elysburg Haunted House

October 09, 2020October 31, 2020 | Halloween Festivities

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!

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Knoebels Hallo-Fun Weekends

October 10, 2020November 01, 2020 | Halloween Festivities

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. (Weekends)

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Masked in the Maze at Penns Cave

October 23, 2020October 25, 2020 | Halloween Festivities

Children who visit Penn’s Cave wearing a costume will receive a FREE Passport to enter Prospector Pete’s Miners Maze!

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Munckins & Pumpkins Halloween Spirit Week

October 26, 2020November 01, 2020 | Halloween Festivities

Celebrate Halloween safely this year by getting into the spirit with the LCM. Join us for a fun-filled week of fall themed Museum-at-Home activities and crafts.

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Virtual Halloween Chemistry Show

October 27, 2020 | Halloween Festivities

Experience the wonder of puking pumpkins with the Bucknell University Chemistry Department’s annual Halloween Chemistry Show (virtual).

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History & Heritage

Historic Millersburg Ferry Reopens

June 19, 2020September 30, 2020 | History & Heritage

Nestled in the mountains of central Pennsylvania, just along the Susquehanna River, lies the last known wooden double stern-wheel paddle boats still in operation in the United States: the Millersburg Ferry Boats. With a fleet of two boats, The Roaring Bull V and The Falcon III, the Millersburg Ferry Boats are the only ferries still in service along the whole 464-mile-long Susquehanna River.

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Buggy Museum Tours

July 25, 2020October 30, 2020 | History & Heritage

The Mifflinburg Buggy Museum is now open Saturday and Sundays for tours through October 30th. Tour times are 1, 2 and 3pm. Mifflinburg had more buggy makers per capita than any other town in the US. The museum has the only intact workshop in the country. A great place to visit and see how Mifflinburg influenced the transportation industry!

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Buffalo Valley Antique Machinery Association Annual Autumn Exhibit

October 02, 2020October 04, 2020 | History & Heritage

Antique tractor displays and demonstrations.

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Warrior Run-Fort Freeland Heritage Days (CANCELLED)

October 03, 2020October 04, 2020 | History & Heritage

Unfortunately, the WRFF Heritage Days event has been cancelled for 2020. Come back in 2021 to enjoy two full days of colonial foods, demonstrations, crafts, and lectures that will help visitors of all ages better understand the lives of the early settlers in the Warrior Run area.

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In-Store Promotions and Sales

Summer Shopping Pass

July 01, 2020September 30, 2020 | In-Store Promotions and Sales

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Just for Kids

Ooey Gooey Art on Ned Talks

August 27, 2020September 30, 2020 | Just for Kids

Join Ned Smith Center Education Coordinator, Emily Rosmus, as she takes us through 3 easy and fun Do-It-Yourself Gooey Art Activities.

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Programming at the Lewisburg Children's Museum

September 01, 2020October 27, 2020 | Just for Kids

Fall Programming at the Lewisburg Children's Museum

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Union County Libraries Chidlren's Programming

September 01, 2020September 30, 2020 | Just for Kids

The Union County Library System—The Public Library for Union County, Lewisburg; Herr Memorial Library; Mifflinburg; and West End Library, Laurelton—is hosting the following events in September 2020

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Campus Theatre Virtual Movie Camp

September 03, 2020October 01, 2020 | Just for Kids

The Introduction to Film Projection Part One is a virtual workshop (transformed to a virtual platform due to the stay-at-home practices following the Covid-19 outbreak) for students from grades 9 through 12 to explore and develop skills in cinema projection and exhibition.

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2020 BVRA Fall Camp for E-Schoolers

September 14, 2020November 20, 2020 | Just for Kids

2020 BVRA Fall Camp for E-Schoolers - guided learning, crafts, sports and outdoor activities, socialization

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Bloomsburg Children's Museum Programming

September 21, 2020December 31, 2020 | Just for Kids

Bloomsburg Children's Museum Fall Programming

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BSA Scout Programming at Lincoln Caverns

September 22, 2020April 30, 2021 | Just for Kids

Committed to educate, fascinate & inspire Scouts of all ages in a safe & secure environment! Lincoln Caverns welcomes Scouts of all ages for individual customized programs year round, subject to date availability. Choose from any of our official Adventures, Science NOVAS or Merit Badges. Cub Packs with multiple age levels will enjoy our Going Batty or Junior Cave Explorer Patch Programs. Give us a call today at 814.643.0268 to plan a custom program for your Pack or Troop!

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Ard's Farm Fall Family Fun

September 25, 2020November 01, 2020 | Just for Kids

Make Ard's Farm Fall Family Fun the best way to spend a weekend outdoors!

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Special Events at Clyde Peeling's Reptiland

September 26, 2020October 24, 2020 | Just for Kids

Komodo Dragon Feeding | September 26 Dino Don Jurassic Park: Fact and Fiction | October 10 & 11 Flashlight Safari | October 23 & 24

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Children's Programming at the Public Library for Union County

October 01, 2020October 31, 2020 | Just for Kids

Find out what's happening this month at the Public Library for Union County

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Children's Programming at the Herr Memorial Library

October 01, 2020October 31, 2020 | Just for Kids

Find out what's happening this month at the Herr Memorial Library.

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Children's Programming at the West End Library

October 01, 2020October 31, 2020 | Just for Kids

Find out what's happening for children this month at the West End Library.

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Superhero Saturday at the Bloomsburg Children's Museum

October 17, 2020 | Just for Kids

Join the Heroes Alliance at the Bloomsburg Children’s Museum for games, crafts, and Superhero photo opportunities! Wear your favorite costume and enter our costume contest.

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Live Music

Weis Center for the Performing Arts (UPDATE 7.6.2020)

July 06, 2020March 31, 2021 | Live Music

Weis Center’s Fall 2020 season has officially been CANCELLED. Meanwhile, please connect with us on Facebook and Instagram. Each week, we post a new “Weis Center Sessions” video, featuring a member of the Bucknell community on the Weis Center stage. Videos will primarily feature live music and poetry readings; we hope they bring you comfort and inspiration during these challenging times.

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Williamsport Symphony Orchestra Online and Season 2021

September 02, 2020September 30, 2020 | Live Music

Dear Symphony Lovers, We miss you! We miss making music! We miss the thrill leading to the concert and afterward! Given the situation, we are cautiously happy to share that the WSO season will start in 2021. The full schedule will be announced soon. Until then, previously recorded pieces will be shared on social media every Thursday starting September 3, 2020. Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 “Resurrection"concert will be available on our YouTube channel soon. Short performances by our musicians and other projects that the maestro is working on will be posted regularly.

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Community Arts Center Fall 2020 Concerts

September 22, 2020November 06, 2020 | Live Music

Upcoming shows at the Community Arts Center have been rescheduled. Please visit www.CACLive.com for schedule updates.

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Live from Lewisburg

September 30, 2020 | Live Music

Van Wagner & Runaway Stroller to Perform at Live from Lewisburg in Hufnagle Park

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Dallas String Quartet at the Community Arts Center

October 02, 2020 | Live Music

DSQ Electric is an international music sensation. A fusion of classical and contemporary music on both traditional and electric strings.

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Ben Gallaher Live

October 03, 2020 | Live Music

Join Nashville recording artist Ben Gallaher and his band as they take the DeSoto Amphitheater stage!

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Tower of Power at the Community Arts Center

October 04, 2020 | Live Music

Oakland, California music legends Tower of Power — the most dynamic and distinctive band of survivors in Soul Music — is roaring into its unprecedented 50th anniversary with a dynamic new disc of all new material that finds them as energized and inspired as ever. A labor of love, definitively titled Soul Side of Town, this package is charged with 14 filler-free songs.

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Miscellaneous

T & D's Cats of the World 2020 Season Opens

May 09, 2020September 30, 2020 | Miscellaneous

With restrictions lifted T & D's Cats of the World will open for the 2020 season with precautions in place due to COVID-19.

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Outdoor Adventure

Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area OPEN

May 21, 2020December 31, 2020 | Outdoor Adventure

AOAA open for all riders 9am-6pm, Thursday to Monday. Fill out the online waiver for each rider before coming to the trailhead. Please read the rules and regulations.

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Famous Reading Outdoors Fully Opens

May 29, 2020December 31, 2020 | Outdoor Adventure

If you have been waiting, thinking, pondering, wishing or just slacking off – NOW IS THE TIME – to get your gear ready, oil changed and wheels aligned.

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Lincoln Caverns Open for Its 90th Year

May 29, 2020September 30, 2020 | Outdoor Adventure

DISCOVER * EXPLORE * EXPERIENCE * ENJOY Pennsylvania's Family Friendly Cave! Celebrating Our 90th Season!

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Camping at Bald Eagle State Park Campgrounds

June 19, 2020December 31, 2020 | Outdoor Adventure

Camping in State Parks and Forests to Open on May 15.

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Penn's Cave All-Water Cavern & Wildlife Park Tours

June 19, 2020December 20, 2020 | Outdoor Adventure

This year, Penn’s Cave marks our 135th year as a show cave, and it remains our honor and pleasure to host you. Experience all that Penn's Cave has to offer including the Cave Tour, Farm-Nature-Wildlife Tour, Prospector Pete's Miner's Maze and the Cave Rock Mountain Adventure Tour.

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Hiawatha Riverboat Cruises (Temporarily Postponed)

July 03, 2020October 18, 2020 | Outdoor Adventure

07/17/20 Update; The Hiawatha Daily River Cruises have been suspended effective today as directed by the recent announcements from the Pennsylvania Governor’s office. We are hopeful to resume cruises soon and will monitor the situation and make updates as soon as possible. Thank you for supporting the Hiawatha! Check website or Facebook for reopening dates.

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Kohl's Stony Hill Farm Corn Maze and Hayrides 2020

August 28, 2020November 01, 2020 | Outdoor Adventure

Kohl's Stony Hill Tree Farm and Christmas Shoppe offers a Corn Maze, Hayrides, Pumpkin Patch, Corn Cannon & Pumpkin Chunkin, Life-size Lawn Games

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Ard's Farm Fall Family Fun

September 25, 2020November 01, 2020 | Outdoor Adventure

Make Ard's Farm Fall Family Fun the best way to spend a weekend outdoors!

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Rock & Coal Event at Famous Reading Outdoors

October 03, 2020 | Outdoor Adventure

Riding, Beer, Food, Scavenger Hunt, Kid's Activities, Fireworks, Music & Camping at Famous Reading Outdoors

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Owens Farm Fall Sheep Gathering Tour

October 04, 2020 | Outdoor Adventure

Watch the Border Collie help bring in the sheep. Visit and learn about other animals and jobs on the farm.

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Susquehanna Pop-Up Paddle Fall Edition

October 10, 2020 | Outdoor Adventure

Susquehanna Pop-Up Paddle, a 12-mile excursion from Montgomery to Milton - it's a great opportunity to explore the Greenway and the West Branch Susquehanna River Water Trail.

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unPAved of the Susquehanna River Valley

October 11, 2020 | Outdoor Adventure

Easy on the eyes. Hard on the legs. unPAved of the Susquehanna River Valley is a 120-mile raw road adventure ride through the hills and valleys of central Pennsylvania during peak foliage season.

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Theatre, Cinema & Dance Events

Weis Center for the Performing Arts Performances (UPDATE 7.6.2020)

July 06, 2020March 07, 2021 | Theatre, Cinema & Dance Events

Weis Center’s Fall 2020 season has officially been CANCELLED. Meanwhile, please connect with us on Facebook and Instagram. Each week, we post a new “Weis Center Sessions” video, featuring a member of the Bucknell community on the Weis Center stage. Videos will primarily feature live music and poetry readings; we hope they bring you comfort and inspiration during these challenging times.

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Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble Season Updates

July 20, 2020December 31, 2020 | Theatre, Cinema & Dance Events

Remaining 2020 season is canceled. From the BTE Archives- video recordings of past BTE shows are available via Vimeo On Demand.

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Movies by Moonlight

July 27, 2020September 28, 2020 | Theatre, Cinema & Dance Events

Join us each Monday night at 8:00 pm in Downtown Lewisburg's Hufnagle Park from July 27th - September 28th for a unique outdoor moviegoing experience!

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Community Theatre League 2020-2021 Season

September 11, 2020August 15, 2021 | Theatre, Cinema & Dance Events

Williamsport Community Theatre League Brings Broadway Quality Plays, Musicals & Concerts to Central PA

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Winery/Brewery Events

2020 River Rat Brew Trail Passport

June 01, 2020October 31, 2020 | Winery/Brewery Events

MOVED TO June 1 – October 31 This summer, treat yourself to a self-guided tour of the award-winning breweries on Central Pennsylvania’s newest brew trail. Discover distinct and unique craft brews that will tantalize your taste buds and senses.

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Live Music at Iron Vines Winery

September 19, 2020October 16, 2020 | Winery/Brewery Events

Live Music with Favorite Local Bands

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Events at Fero Vineyard & Winery

September 21, 2020December 17, 2020 | Winery/Brewery Events

Join Friends at Fero Winery for workshops and wine

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Brews In The Barn 2020

October 03, 2020 | Winery/Brewery Events

Millbrook Playhouse special event- 13th Annual Brews in the Barn, beer tasting event.

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