August 31 (September 16)
Our Time Kindermusik at Grove Presbyterian Church in Danville is taking registrations for their fall semester. The 13-week developmental program is for children ages 16 months to 3 years old and their parents. Cost is $85 or just $70 for church members. Classes will meet Wednesday nights from 5 - 5:30 starting September 16. Please register by August 31. For more information call 570-275-0692.
The Berwick Stuart Tank Committee invites you to the dedication of the official PA historical marker in honor of the Stuart tank, Wednesday September 2 at Third and Oak Streets in Berwick. All area WWII veterans and ACF workers are invited to attend as Guests of Honor. Festivities start at 5PM, followed by celebrations at Reliance Fire Hall. Nurses and Sailors are invited to re-enact the famous Times Square V-J Day photo. Military vehicles are needed to transport veterans to the reception. For more information call 570-752-7166.
The Berwick Summer Concert Series wraps up the season Thursday September with Cake & Ice Cream Night and an evening of music by Memory Lane. The concert is free and starts at 7PM on the lawn of the Jackson Mansion on Market Street in Berwick.
Town Hill UMC in Shickshinny will hold a community yard sale Saturday September 5th from 8AM - 1PM at the church at 417 Town Hill Road. Tables are $10 each. For more information call 570-864-2401.
The 7th annual Schuylkill County Wine Festival is happening Sunday September 6 from 1-6 PM at the park in Hegins. Come for a great selection of wines, outstanding cuisine, and live entertainment. Tickets are $15 each. Cost for a designated driver is just $5. For more information visit SchuylkillWineFestival.com
September 10 - 13
The 41st annual Nittany Antique Machinery Association fall show is happening Thursday through Sunday September 10-13 at Penn's Cave off Route 192 near Centre Hall. There's gasoline and steam engines and tractors, farm machinery, a saw and shingle mill, model steam engines, antique cars, trucks, toys and more. For more information visit NittanyAntique.org
September 11 - 19
The annual Milton Harvest Festival is happening September 11 - 19. There's arts & crafts, food, and family fun all week covering five blocks of downtown Milton. The harvest breakfast Saturday the 12th starts at 7AM. The pet parade moves at 10AM. On Saturday the 19th the 5K run starts at 9:30AM, and the big parade kicks off at 1PM. For more information and a full schedule of events visit MiltonHarvestFestival.org
If you have documents you need to shred, then bring it to Community Shredding day, Saturday September 12 at Century 21 Covered Bridges Realty in Bloomsburg. From 9 - 11AM a mobile shredding truck will be at the office lot at 395 Tenny Street, just of Route 11 East of Bloomsburg.
The annual Ribz 4 Kidz benefit cookout for the Ronald McDonald House in Danville is coming up Saturday September 12 from 10AM - 4PM at Ard's Farm, Route 45 in Lewisburg. There's games, contests, live music, a corn maze, and much more. Spots for the barbecue contest are limited, so enter early. For more information call 570-898-4898.
Bloomsburg University's Celebrity Artist Series opens the 2015-16 season with singer, songwriter, and Blues guitar sensation Ana Popovic with Mo' Betta Love. The show starts at 8PM Saturday September 12 at Mitrani Hall in BU's Haas Center for the Arts. For more information, visit the Celebrity Artist Series under our Partners at the top of the page.
September 12 & 13
The annual Endless Mountains Fiber Festival is happening Saturday and Sunday September 12 & 13 at the Harford Fairgrounds in New Milford. Starting at 10AM there will be live sheep, llamas, alpacas, goats, rabbits, free demonstrations, and fiber crafters and vendors. For more information visit PAfiberfestival.com
Come to the Bloomsburg Community Alliance Church in Lightstreet Thursday September 17 for a free concert presented by the Children of the World International Choir. The concert starts at 7PM.
Mooresburg Presbyterian Church is holding a fundraiser chicken barbecue Friday September 18 from 4-6PM. Cost for the meal is $8 and includes half a chicken, beans, salad, and more. Eat in or take out. The church is at 9 Church Drive in Danville. Tickets can be bought in advance. For more information call 271-1145.
September 18 - 20
The 22nd annual Preservers Of The Past antique machinery show is happening Friday September 18 through Sunday September 20 at Burger's Farm Market in Drums. Check out the displays of antique tractors, engines, demonstrations and more starting at 8AM each day. Don't forget to browse the flea market and try the great foods as well. The grounds are on St John's Road, off Route 93 South in Drums.
The 26th Hegins Valley Arts & Crafts Faire is coming up Saturday September 19 from 9AM - 3PM at the park in Hegins - rain or shine. There will be over 200 selected craftsmen displaying their work, and a delicious selection of foods starting with breakfast at 7AM. Parking is just $2. Please no dogs on the festival grounds. For more information call 570-682-9541.
Join the Sons of the American Legion Saturday September 19 for a benefit motorcycle run for the local Homeless Veterans Center in Orangeville. Registration opens at 11AM at the Catawissa American Legion on Legion Road. Cost is $15 per driver, and $10 for each passenger. For more information call 570-441-8398.
Join the United Ways of Columbia, Montour, Union, Snyder, Lycoming, and Sullivan counties on Saturday September 19 for the first Regional United Way Day at Knoebels Grove in Elysburg. Come celebrate the positive impact made in our local communities and help kick off the 2015 United Way Campaign. There will be prizes given away including t-shirts and Knoebels ride tickets. The party starts at 1PM at Knoebels' Pavilion S.
The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners will hold another free gardening lecture Tuesday September 22 at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick. Come learn how to properly "put your garden to bed" for the Winter. The program starts at 6 PM at the library on Market Street in Berwick. Reservations are encouraged - call 570-752-2241.
September 24 - October 11
Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble kicks of their 38th season with One Slight Hitch at the Alvina Krause Theater in downtown Bloomsburg. Written by actor and comedian Lewis Black, the play takes a humorous and heartwarming look at the Greatest Generation and their Yuppie children in the early 1980s. The show opens with a pay-what-you-wish preview Thursday September 24 at 7:30 PM, and runs through Sunday October 11. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.
Through September 25
Come check out the latest exhibit at the Exchange's Antler Gallery in downtown Bloomsburg. "Stairwell Gallery Crew Collects" features works of art from the personal collections of Stairwell Gallery committee members. The show runs through Friday September 25 at the gallery on Main Street in Bloomsburg.
September 26 - October 3
The 160th Bloomsburg Fair will be held Saturday September 26 through Saturday October 3rd at the Fairgrounds on the East side of Bloomsburg. There will be World-class entertainment, hundreds of food stands and vendors, agricultural exhibits from across the state and beyond. For more information, visit the Bloomsburg Fair under Our Partners at the top of the page.
Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble will be holding community auditions Saturday October 3rd for their production of A Christmas Story. Young actors ages 10-14 - both boys and girls - are invited to audition. Registration begins at 9:30 AM at the Alvina Krause Theater. Auditions will begin at 10:30. For more information, visit the BTE under Our Partners at the top of the page.
Through October 4
Come to Artspace Gallery in downtown Bloomsburg to check out Bazaar, a show by member artists inspired by the marketplaces of the world. The show runs through Sunday October 4 at the Gallery on Center Street in Bloomsburg.
The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners will hold another free gardening lecture Tuesday October 20 at the McBride Memorial Library in Berwick. Now that growing season is over, don't forget about your garden tools. The program starts at 6 PM at the library on Market Street in Berwick. Reservations are encouraged - call 570-752-2241.
The Bloomsburg Farmer's market is back for the summer. Come to Market Square from 7AM - 1PM every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday for fresh and locally-grown fruits, vegetables, flowers,eggs, meat and more. The market will run through October. For more information call 570-784-7123 extension 117.
The Ferry Street Growers Market will be open every Saturday 8AM - 1PM through November 21, rain or shine. Find fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, dairy, baked goods and more, along with weekly activities for the whole family. The market sets up in the Coles parking lot at 330 Ferry Street in Danville.
The 2015 Friends of the Bloomsburg Public Library Historic Collectors Crock is now available. This year's design features the dome of Bloomsburg University's iconic Carver Hall. Limited numbers of the first three crocks in the series are still available as well. Each crock is handmade by Bunjo Pottery in Lancaster and is individually numbered. Price is $40 each. 100% of profits benefit the Bloomsburg Public Library. You can pick up an order form at the library on Market Street in downtown Bloomsburg or online at BloomsburgPL.org
Clear Brook Foundation invites all who are affected by Alcoholism and Drug Addiction to a program to promote awareness and education of Chemical Dependency. This free program will meet at St Matthew Lutheran Church at 123 Market St in Bloomsburg on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 PM. For more information, contact Trish Colangelo at 570-823-1171.
The Danville Community Band is looking for new members. Whether you've played for years or are just starting out, they invite you to join the band. No audition is needed. Rehearsals start at 7PM Thursdays in the Kirkbride building on the Danville State Hospital campus. For more information visit DanvilleCommunityBand.org or call 570-275-3520.
Volunteers are needed to help the Lycoming Animal Protection Society no-kill cat shelter in South Williamsport. Help is needed in many areas, from basic shelter maintenance to providing transportation to and from the local veterinarian. For more information call 570-327-8707, or go to LAPSshelter.org
Bloomsburg Christian Church's free library will be open every Saturday from 9:30 AM till 3:30 PM. The church is at 107 Deussen Drive in Bloomsburg.
The free Saturday Trains program at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church will be open every Saturday from 10 AM – Noon. Check out the "talking train," the Amtrak "Pennsylvanian," dozens of other trains and a model merry-go-round that both children and adults can play with. The church is at the corner of Pine and East Market Streets in Danville.