Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble opens up their new season with William Shakespeare's “The Merchant of Venice.” Public performances will be held Thursday, Friday, Saturday evenings at 7:30 PM and Sunday afternoons at 3:00 PM from October 3rd to October 20th. For information call the Alvina Krasue Theatre on Centre Street in Downtown Bloomsburg.
The Free Saturday Trains program is open at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church from 10:00 AM to Noon. They feature their talking train and a model merry go round that adults and kids can play with. The church is located at the corner of Pine and East Market Streets in Danville.
Christ the King Church will host A Taste of The Parish on Sunday October 6th from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. Tickets are $10.00 per person. Come and enjoy samping favorite foods and a gift basket raffle. The church is located on Mendenhall Lane in Benton.
Central Susquehanna Sight Services are hosting a car raffle. They’re giving a way a 2013 Honda Insight Hybrid with 40 second prizes valued at $100. You can get tickets now for the November 14th drawing. Raffle tickets are a donation of $15.00 per ticket. Look for Central Susquehanna Sight Services at area events to enter. For information visit cssight.org.
The Orangeville Public Library will host their 2nd annual scarecrow-decorating contest again this year. Registration and pick up of scarecrow frames is from September 16th through October 12th. All decorated scarecrows will be put on display in front of the library. Voting begins October 14th. For more information visit the library located on Mill Street in Orangeville.
Hartzels Haunted Chambers will open each weekend in Berwick starting Friday the 4th of October. Admission is $5.00, and the haunted chambers will be open each Friday Saturday and Sunday from 6:00 to 11:00 PM. They're located at the corner of 11th and Vine Streets in Berwick.
Downtown Jim Thorpe presents fall foliage weekends the first three weekends of October. There will be train rides, crafters, artisans, food, and live entertainment throughout the town. All of the fun is happening in Downtown Jim Thorpe.
The 32nd Annual Warrior Run-Fort Freeland Hertiage Days are happening October 5th and 6th. Adults are $6, students $2, and children under 5 are free. For information visit freelandfarm.org.
In our high school football Game of the Week Bloomsburg defeated visiting Muncy bay a final score of 27-8. the Wagner's Trophies and Engraveables Player of the Game was Bloom's Ricky Klingerman. In Berwick action, the Bulldogs trounced Tunkhannock 50-3. In other local action, Southern Columbia beat Selinsgrove 54-14, Danville beat Jersey Shore 24-7, and Central Columbia fell to Mount Carmel 36-22.
The unbeaten Bloomsburg University Huskies stayed unbeaten after beating back the Gannon Golden Knights Saturday in Erie. The final score was a hard-fought 38-14 BU win. Listen to all the details with Jim Doyle in the WHLM Husky Post Game Report: