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April 1 thru December
Jackson Mansion Tours
The Historical Jackson Mansion Tours. Located at 344 Market Street Berwick Pa 18603
Guided Tours at 11:30 and !:30. Every Tues., Wed. and Sat.
The Berwick Historical Society
For private or group tours

Veterans Wanted!
Marines, Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Coast Guard, Guardsmen & Reservists
Apply At: A. P. Damato Medal Of Honor
American Legion Post 792
16 N. Main ST. Shenandoah
(570) 462-2387
“Come visit our Post see what we have to offer for you & your family.” Continue to serve your Country in your Community. If you have belonged to a Post in the past & want to transfer to our Post you can you also keep your time served.
We Need You!

Open House 1st Saturdays
Held the First Saturday of each month at the Walk-In Art Center in Schuylkill Haven. 570-732-3728
Visit www.walkinartcenter.org

thru December 15
Nature’s Greatest Airshow:
Annual Hawk Migration Watch
Daily, through Dec 15. Trail fee.
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton. 610-756-6961.

Every Monday
Bingo – every Monday
Locustdale Fire Co
Smoke Free
Regular hard cards, paper specials & jackpot
Refreshments available
Benefits the Truck Room Fund
Call 570-875-3297 for info.

Every Weekend
Train Displays
The free Saturday Trains program, now in its eleventh year at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church at the corner of Pine and East Market streets in Danville, Montour County, will be open on Saturday and every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon with its dozens of trains, a model merry-go-round that children and adults can play with, and 30 new pushbuttons that activate the exhibit’s operating attractions. More than 1,000 icicle lights decorate the display.
The non-profit Loose Ties Model Railroad Club is now showing its electric trains in a free display every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Silver Moon Flea Market on Route 15, two miles north of Lewisburg in Union County..

Every Tuesday
L.O.L. (League of Literiraies) Writer’s Group 6pm - 7:30pm
Are you writer enough to join the league? Grades 6+
FREE! Our group’s services are free! We will help get ou published and past your writers block. Anything from songs, short stories and school assignments.
Pizza parties, field trips and other fun events throughout the year.
Tamaqua Art Center
125 Pine Street, Tamaqua,
For more information call

Second Wednesday Monthly
Shepherd’s Table
Free Meal Offered
Good Shepherd’ Lutheran Church
Rear entrance, 9th St., Ashland
Eat in only, no take outs

Every Wednesday
Safe Zone - 7pm
Judgement Free Support Group
1464 Rt. 61, South, Pottsville

Every Thursday
McAdoo Fire Company, VFW, McAdoo, 5:00pm – 9:30pm
South Kennedy Drive, McAdoo
Starts at 6:00

1st & 3rd Saturday Monthly
Saturday Morning
Men’s Fellowship
a non-denominational, Christ-centered men’s gathering, invites all men to join them for fellowship, encouragement, and to learn and discover how the Bible applies to a man’s everyday life. 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. at The Lehighton Rec Center – 243 S. 8th St. Lehighton, PA. There is no cost to attend, coffee & pastries will be provided.

First Sunday - Monthly
Monthly Spaghetti Dinners
Columbia Hose Fire Co
742 W Centre St Shenandoah 570-462-9574
First Sunday Of Every Month October Thru April With Exception Being Jan. 10th Instead Of 3rd - 11am Til Sellout
Eat In Or Take Out Free Local Delivery. Served With Salad Bread And Dessert. Adults $9 Child $7

3rd Saturday each Month
Motorcycle Riders;
Do you like to ride, have fun with a group, go to great places throughout the state for the best foods and ice cream. Come join us on the 3rd Saturday each month at 9:00 am for breakfast at Tom’s Kitchen in Cunningham on Rt 93. We would like you to come and join us, bring some ideas where you would like to ride with friends and have a good time. There is always room for a few more riders at our table! (Victory, Vulcan, Harley, ------- are encourage to participate) If you would like more information you may call Bill & Charlene Knecht at 570-759-2186. We are members of PA Chapter H, Region B, of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association.

September 2, 3 &4
98th Annual
All Home Days (Elysburg)
3 Days of Family Fun at Elysburg Community Park
Sat.: Parade, Flower Show, Duece,: Sun.: Vera Bradley Bingo, Car Show, Music by Pepper Street: Mon.: %K, CXhicken BBQ, Music by Memory Lane.

September 2,
14th Annual Taste of
Hamburg-er Festival
Downtown Hamburg, PA
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
This nationally-known festival is all about the burgers! Bring your buns to Hamburg, and we promise you’ll relish the experience of choosing your favorite! Enjoy the Professional
Amateur Hamburger Eating Competitions, non-stop entertainment on five stages, two beer and wine gardens, crafters/artists, numerous children’s activities, Dine
Dash foot race, downtown shopping, plenty of food
drinks, plus a whole lot more!

September 3
9th Annual Schuylkill County Winefest in Hegins,

September 4
19th Annual Zoostock
Free Concert to benefit Carbon/Tamaqua unit of the American Cancer Society
Noon to 8pm at the Sports Zoo Grounds at the west end of Lansford.
scheduled entertainment is: Lyle Mantz, David Stone Ryan of The Johnny Cash Experience featuring Leighann Burke, The 3 of Us, Brad and Luke and friends, Camel Kick, The Local Boys, Toolshed Jack and Another Day Dawns. Ann Marie Calabrese of Coolbreeze Imaging and host of “Stuck in the ‘80s” on Magic 105.5 WMGH will serve as emcee. For more information, to make a monetary donation, volunteer, or to donate a prize, please call 570.290.8089.

September 8
The 28th Annual Palmerton Community Festival is scheduled for Friday September 8th from 5-11 PM, Saturday September 9th from 11:00AM to 11:00 PM, and Sunday September 10thfrom 12:00 Noon to 9:00 PM, in the Palmerton Borough Park. The event is held rain or shine. There is no admission charge, plenty of free continuous entertainment, rides, Lunch Bag raffle, games, lots of homemade foods and crafts and free parking. Fun for the entire family. Please; for everyone’s safety, pets, bikes, skateboards, or roller skates etc. of any type are not allowed in the park the entire weekend. Handicapped parking available. Visit us at: www.palmertonfestival.com.

September 9
Orwigsburg’s 26th annual Heritage Celebration is “honoring the past, embracing the future” this year on Saturday, Sept. 9th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The day is sponsored by the Orwigsburg Business & Professional Association and is filled with camaraderie, music, food, vendors, crafts, demonstrations, artists, games and more. About 50 local organizations will be featured on the Centre Square, community parking lot and North Warren Street.

September 9
The Schuylkill County Quilters Guild is presenting a Quilt Spectacular from 10 am to 5 pm and September 10, 2017, at the Walk-In Art Center at 110 West Columbia Street, Schuylkill Haven, Pa. The show includes a large quilt display, a Quiltique with handmade items for sale, quilt raffle, door prizes,vendors, lunch at the Quilt Café. Admiss: $5.00

September 10
GCE Concert
The 28th season of the Gabriel Chamber Ensemble opens on Sunday, September 10, with music by Dvorak, Poulenc and Bridge, plus a romantic Piano Quartet by Johannes Brahms. It takes place at 3 pm in the Jerusalem Lutheran Church, 252 Dock St., Schuylkill Haven. The concert features the return of guest artist Itay Goren, a native of Israel, on piano.
Tickets at the door are $20, $15 for seniors. Students are admitted free

September 10
Minersville Spirit Day
The 22nd Annual Minersville Spirit Day will be held on Sunday, September 10, from 10 am to 5 pm. The event will be held on North Street from 2nd Street to 4th Street.
There will be fantastic performances by local youth on 3rd St. Marybeth’s Gymnastics will be performing at 10, followed by the Minersville Area High School Band at 11.

September 10
Somewhere In Time 111 - Tea And Vintage Fashion Show
Sunday, September 10, 2017 @ 3:00 PM held at 139 Clay Street , Tremont
Advance tickets $12.00 - At the door $15.00 (Limited tickets available)
Refreshments and Tea will be served - Piano Music
Sponsored by Tremont Community Organization
570-695-2791, 570-695-3252, 570-695-3001, 570-695-3792

September 13
Pallet Paint:
Happy Fall Pumpkins
6-8 pm, Pallet paint with Bossard’s Boards
35 per person, includes all materials & supplies, and step-by-step instructions.
You can personalize colors and wording
Tamaqua Community Art Center 125 Pine St. Tamaqua

September 15
Chicken BBQ Dinner4 pm – 6 pm (or sold out)
To purchase tickets in advance or questions call: Jody Callahan at 271-1145.
Eat in or takeout available Cost is $ 8.00 a meal and includes: Half a chicken, Bake Beans, Applesauce, Macaroni Salad, Roll, Dessert and Beverage
Mooresburg Presbyterian Church , 9 Church Drive Danville,

September 15 & 16
Arsenic and Old Lace
Tamaqua Community Art Center 125 Pine St. Tamaqua,
$12 General Admission/ $10 Students and Seniors
For more information call (570)668-1192

September 15 & 18
Healthy Steps for older adults program
A free “Healthy Steps” fall-prevention workshop will soon be offered for area older adults.
The two-part program will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 15 and 18 at St. John United Church of Christ, 232 E. Market St., Orwigsburg. Pre-registration, available by calling (570) 624-3017, is required by Sept. 9 and participants should plan to attend both workshops, during which participants’ fall risks are assessed and information provided to reduce the risk.

September 16
Hegins Valley Arts
& Crafts Faire
9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Hegins Park (Approx. 6 miles west on Rt. 25 from Exit 112 on Interstate 81. Watch for signs to Hegins Park)
Over 200 selected craftsmen from PA and nearby states demonstrating and displaying their work. A delicious variety of foods prepared for your eating pleasure – all day including breakfast at 7 a.m.
Rain or Shine.
Parking $2 (benefits Hegins Park Assn.) No dogs allowed. Service dogs only.
For information call 570-682-9541 or 682-8181.

September 16
Wing Night
5:30 p.m. until sellout
Rangers Hose Company
6 East Ogden Street, Girardville. Wings $8.00 a dozen, Fries $3.00,
Fries with any wing sauce $4.00. Eat in or Take Out
Phone: 570-276-1406

Movies at the Majestic
Disney’s Jungle Book (2016) Free admission – Presented by M&T BankHosted by Pottsville Rec
7pm. - Majestic Theatre, 209 North Centre St.

September 16
Community Day
Coopersburg, Pa.

September 16,
Pack the Park at Ludlow Park, The Valley’s Largest Basket Auction bythe Heritage Center. 11 am to 5 pm,
Just over 200 Beautiful Baskets from our friends, patrons. To add additional fun, we will have live music by our talented local musicians; all kinds of crafters; flea marketers and food of all kinds from French fries to ethnic foods. If you would like to join us as a vendor contact Jen McArdle Sloboda or Debra Solomon Ranck on Facebook. Keep posted on PTP see Pack the Park Festival on Facebook.

September 16
Schuylkill On The Move “The Pinnacle”
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Gorgeous views from the top of Blue Mountain. Meet Robin Tracey in the state game lands parking lot near Port Clinton at 9:20 a.m to carpool to the fire tower. For information and to register, call Robin at 570-467-2506. Bring a lunch and dogs are welcome. (10 miles-difficult)

September 16 & 17
The Bell’ Italian Festival
Hazle Township Communit Park (141 Community Park Road, Hazle Twp.), Wonderful Food! Pizza, Stromboli, Pasta, Porchetta, Sausage & Peppers, Fried Dough, Potato Pancakes, BBQ, Spectacular Italian sweets & desserts, Crafters, kiddie Kornor, Raffles, Pasta Eating Contest, Best Meatball Contest, Ennnntertainment, Contests, and Much More. Info: Joe Cerullo: 570-579-4179 or jcerullo@epix.net

September 17
Community Concert of
4pm. Zion Luthern Churcjh
Mauch Cunk & Greenwood, Tamaqua

September 20th
Chalk & Chew: Boo Ghost Pumpkin Ornament
6:30-8:30 pm, Tamaqua Community Art Center 125 Pine St. Tamaqua,
Join us, bring a friend and relax, and enjoy creating Chalkboard Art with The Pencilin’ Peddler and a sweet treat from a local bakery! Hold your seat! Mail payment to: Amy Mogish
16 Meadow Avenue,Tamaqua,
For more information call (570)668-1192

September 22, 23, 24
and Sept. 29, 30 & Oct.1
Take a Number Darling
A comedy by James Sharkey
Strawberry Playhouse
60 Church St., Tuscarora
Tickets/Info: 570-325-4368 or lafala@pa.metrocast.net

September 23
Breakfast Buffet for MDA
9am to noon at Schaeffer’s Harley-Davidson in Orwigsburg. All you can eat. Beverages included, $8. Sponsored by Deer Lake Ladies of H.O.G. 570-366-0143

September 23
St. Ambrose Wine festival
11am to 5pm, 302 Randel St., Schuylkill Haven

September 23 - 30
The 162nd Annual
Bloomsburg Fair
See the ad in this edition for information and details or www.bloomsburgfair.org

September 23
Our Lady of Lourdes, Shamokin at Leo A. Mullhall Stadium
Noon to 6pm, 7 Wineries
Live Music, For Tickets
Call 570-644-0375

September 24
Schuylkill On The Move “Bake Oven Knob And Baer’s Rocks”
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. with Porcupine Pat. Follows the Appalachian Trail to awesome overlooks! Feel as though you are on top of the world. Meets just off Rt. 309 on top of Blue Mountain on the Lehigh and Schuylkill County line. (5 miles-moderate)

Sept. 30
Borough Day
Schuylkill Haven

Lifetree Mondays
Upcoming Topics
October 2 – Making Life’s Toughest Decisions
October 9 – Toxic Faith
October 16 – The 60 Minute Guide to Greater Confidence
October 23 – The Black & White Truth About Racism
October 30 – Mysteries of Mental Illness
Lifetree Café Mondays
- 7 pm at the Corner
(Routes 183 & 443) Just South of Cressona

First 3 Weekends
in October
Fall Foliage Celebration in Jim Thorpe
im Thorpe’s Fall Foliage Celebration offers free music at venues all over town, vendors, artists, crafters and food at the downtown park, train rides, family fun and more.

October 1
Berks County
Heritage Festival,

October 3
Special FX Makeup Class
·Students will learn how to create realistic wounds and bruises, how to work with liquid latex both for application and seamless blending, and will receive tips on applying their own Halloween makeup!
****Students need to bring liquid foundation that matches their skin tone to class
Bonus instruction on how to create fake blood and 3D gel at home! $40 limited seating
Tamaqua Community Art Center 125 Pine St. Tamaqua,
For more information call (570)668-1192

October 5 - 8
36th Annual
Covered Bridge Festival
The Covered Bridge Festival is an annual event held in early October.
Situated in the beautiful surroundings of Knoebels Amusement Resort, the annual Covered Bridge and Arts Festival offers free parking and free admission. The popular event features over 385 craft vendors, live entertainment, a large selection of food vendors, and amusement park rides at the same time. Festival hours are 10 AM to 6 PM
Knoebels Amusement Resort rides will be open all four days this year.
Knoebels Amusement
Resort Elysburg

October 6 & 7
St John’s Fall Bazaar
Fri 10/6 5-8pm
Sat 10/7 9am-2pm
at 826 Mahoning Dr W, Lehighton. Rummage sale, basket raffle, homemade soup, filling, candy, bake sale, book nook, raffle, craft vendors, fall decorations, kitchen open. 10% of proceeds benefit Mahoning Fire Co & Mahoning
Ambulance Assoc.
FMI 570-386-9960

October 6 & 7
Mifflinburg Oktoberfest
Annual Mifflinburg Ocktoberfest event held under the big tent – a little bit of Germany in Union County. This is a great family event celebrating Mifflinburg’s German heritage. Enjoy live music, great German foods, beer and wine, German bands and dancers, vendors, games and children’s entertainment.

October 7
Knoebels Lumber 5K Race.
Knoebels, Elysburg

October 7
Fall Festival
Lessie’s Greenhouse is hosting their Fall Festival from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lessie’s will be Celebrating 30 Years in Service!
1 Day in-store promotions can be combined with other offers! Activities for all ages!
- Face Painting - Hayride - Stuff a Scarecrow - Porcupine Pat - Pumpkin Painting - Chinese Auction - Spiritual Reading - Food & Refreshments.Lessie’s Garden and Gift Shop, 2 Park Street, Pottsville

October 7
Indoor Flea Market
10 am - 2 pm, Sign up for $20. Contact the library to reserve your space!
Sellers are requied to provide their own table(s). Up to 2 chairs will be provided for each space. Pottsville Free Public Library,

October 7
Schuylkill On The Move “Wolf Creek Falls Hike”
10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Meet Robin Tracey at the west end of the Wal-Mart parking lot in Saint Clair. Registration is required by calling Robin at 570-467-2506. A hidden gem! Bring a lunch and dogs are welcome (7 miles-difficult)
For directions or cancellation: porcupinepat@yahoo.com. Schuylkill on the Move promotes positive steps toward good health through walking and an appreciation of the natural beauty of our area.

October 7
Pumpkin Festival
The Frackville Business & Professional Business Association will host its 8th Annual Pumpkin Festival on Saturday October 7 from 10 AM to 2 PM. The festival will be held at Frack Street & Lehigh Avenue in downtown Frackville.
The Art of the Pumpkin ticket auction is one of the highlights of the Pumpkin Festival, and the public is encouraged to participate in this fun creative event! Wooden “blank” pumpkins are now available for purchase at The Frackville Free Public Library.

October 7
Raven Run 7 K
10:00 A. M.
1 Mile Fun Run For Kids At 9:30 A. M. (Rain Or Shine)
Race Course Located In West Mahanoy Twp. & Union Twp.
Info. Call (570) 462-0338

October 7
Bi-Planes, Trains
and Antique Cars
Bi-Planes and Automobiles at the Auto and Air Museums located just outside Eagles Mere. Trains at the Eagles Mere Museum in town.

October 7 & 8
Community Yard Sale
8AM to 3PM
Shoptoberfest Community Yard Sale will have all types of vendors, yard sale items, antiques, collectibles, crafters, home business vendors, yard sale items, flea market items and everything in between! Clean out your attic, garage, basement, storage unit – bring your items, sell your items, make some cash! Small and big business’s welcomed.
Bloomsburg Fairgrounds,

October 7 & 8
Arts Festival
Explore the dyamic campus while shopping various craft artists and vendors, and see the teaching studios in ceramics, glass and wood in action. Visit studio artists, and enjoy live demonstrations, music, local food and more. 10am-5pm. Adm. GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, Reading.

October 9
“Almost Armondo’s
Unbaked Pizza Sale”
Pre Orders Only Order Dead Line Mon. Oct. 9TH
CALL (570) 462-0338
$10.00 Plain, $12.00 Pepperoni, .75 Cents Extra for Hot Sauce. Pizza Can Be Picked Up On Fri. Oct. 13 After 3 p.m. Sorry No Walk Ins and No Delivery’s

October 11
Roast Beef Dinner
4-6 p.m. Tickets must be purchased by October 4th
Zion Lutheran Church, Oak & Nice Streets, Frackville. Adults - $9.00 - Child (10 & under) - $4.00. For tickets call 570-874-1190
Eat in or take out
Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes, Cole Slaw, Vegetable, Roll & Dessert

October 11
Safe Trick or Treat
& Vendor Show
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Walk In Art Center,
220 Parkway Ave
Schuylkill Haven, Wear your costume and get some treats! -door prize raffle -cash & carry for mom -treats for the kids -bake sale and food sale -caricature drawings -photo booth -spooktacular fun

October 12
Soup & Sausage Sale
Downtown Shenandoah, Inc.. 116 North Main Street
Shenandoah. 10am to ?
To order call 570-462-3626
Quarts - $5.00 Pints- $2.50
Hoagies - $3.50. Soups: Chili, Beef Barley, Chicken Noodle, New England
Clam Chowder, Split Pea, Kielbasi, Pasta Fagiole

October 12
The Great American Pub Quiz
6-8:30 pm, FREE family event! Do you like trivia? Do you like to watch trivia? Join us for a night of brain-busters! Your host, Trivia Wayne, has passed over 40 qualifying tests for Jeopardy!, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, and others!
Hot food, snacks, and beverages will be available to purchase
Special 50/50 Last One Standing round! Tickets are 1 for $1, or 7 for $5!,
Tamaqua Community Art Center 125 Pine St. Tamaqua

October 13 - 15
7th Annual
Berwick Riverfest
Test Track Park in Berwick
Crafters, Food, Car Cruise-in, Live Music, Pig Races, Fireorks on Saturday night.
See the ad in this edition for information and details or www.berwickborough.org

October 14
Ashland Applefest
Come and enjoy apple dumplings, bleenies, pizza, and many food vendors. Thee will also be face painting, pumpkin painting, music and basket raffles!

October 14
Polish Happy Meal
St. John The Baptist Pncc
414 W. Oak St.
Polish Mass 3:30 Pm
Dinner 4:30 – 7:30
( Eat In Or Take Out)
Polka Music By Steve
Pieroghi, Haluski, Bigos, Halupki, Kielbasi, Rye Bread, Dessert, & Beverage
Cost – $9.00
For Tickets Call: 570-874-1960 Or 570-874-3111
Ticket Deadline: October 7
Limited Number Of Walk-Ins

October 14
Fall Festival
2pm to 5pm at
Pine Grove Wesleyan
74 Bethel Rd, Pine Grove,
Annual Fall Festival on October 14, 2017. Come out and enjoy Trunk-or-Treat, Hayride, Games, Popcorn, Hotdogs, Barrel Train Ride and Bounce House (weather permitting).

October 14
Vendor/Craft Show and Open House
New Ringgold Fire Company, New Ringgold
10am – 3pm
Come on out and check out our fire trucks, learn about fire safety, and support our local vendors and crafters. Ktichen will be open for food and drinks.

October 14
5th Annual Fall Festival
St. John’s Lutheran Church, Main St., Ringtown
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Food vendors, crafters, entertainment, games & activities.

October 14
Fall Craft Fair
Benefiting Local SPCAs
Fairlane Village Mall, Route 61, Pottsville
Event will benefit the two wonderful programs:
Hillside SPACA of a Pottsville and the Ruth Steintert Memorial SPCA of Pottsville

October 14
Meatloaf Dinner
4 – 7 PM, Come and enjoy our hearty homemade meatloaf dinner includes meatloaf, potato filling,vegetables, rolls, selection of desserts, and beverages
Eat in or take out
Dinner isserved at Congregational Free Church of Christ,81 McKeans Ridge Road, Orwigsburg,
Call: Anna at 570-366-2049

October 14
Towamensing Elementary School, 7920 Interchange Road, Lehighton

October 14
Special FX Makeup Class
·Students will learn how to create realistic wounds and bruises, how to work with liquid latex both for application and seamless blending, and will receive tips on applying their own Halloween makeup! Students need to bring liquid foundation that matches their skin tone to class Bonus instruction on how to create fake blood and 3D gel at home! $40 limited seating
Tamaqua Community Art Center 125 Pine St. Tamaqua,
For info call (570)668-1192

October 14
Indie Author Day
11 am - 4 pm. Indie Author Day is a national event where local authors can network at their libraries and meet new readers.
Pottsville Free Public
Library, Pottsville

October 14.
Fall Train Ride.
A two-hour train ride along the Susquehanna River to Northumberland and back. Features history presented by docents, along with music. 10am and 2:30pm departures. Adm. Starts from Catawissa Legion, Bloomsburg. 570-799-0700

October 14 & 15
benefits Breast Cancer Awareness. We will have a beer and wine garden, car show, bounce houses, activities for the children, cut a thon, large Tricky Tray, crafters, and vendors of all types. And of course food!
Downtown Parks, Lehighton

October 14-16 & 19-21
Penna National
Horse Show
Farm Show Arena,

October 17
Living & Learning
After 50 Expo
10 p.m. – 3 p.m.,
Fairlane Village Mall,

October 18
Breast Cancer
Awareness Dinner
Lehigh Valley Hospital­Schuylkill is again hosting its annual Breast Cancer Awareness Dinner recognizing National Breast Cancer
Awareness Month. This year, the Auxiliary
has added a new feature called “Art for a Cause”.
For tickets or additional
information, please call Mary Bardell: 570-621-4242

October 18
Wee Ones Walk-
Autumn Adventure
Heighten your child’s natural curiosity during a sensory nature walk with “Porcupine Pat” McKinney at Sweet Arrow Lake County Park.
The walk will focus on colors, textures, shapes, sounds and smells found in nature.  Meet in the Waterfall Road parking lot of the park.  Recommended for children ages 3-6.
Info: 570-527-2505

October 19
Family Drum Circle with Earth Rhythms - 7-9 pm
Recently featured on American Journal of Public Health and Dateline NBC!, Experience creative expression and learn new ways of communicating using rhythm as a metaphor for building positive relationships. Children 12 and under are FREE, Develop listening skills, self-awareness, and relaxation techniques that can be used in everyday life. $15
Tamaqua Community Art Center 125 Pine St. Tamaqua

October 20
Friends of the Ringtown Library Seafood Dinner
4pm-6:30pm at the
Ringtown Fire Hall
Tickets must be purchased in advance at the library; deadline is Oct. 12th.
Visit or Call the library (570) 889-5503 for details.

October 20
St. Joseph Center
Diamond Gala
St. Joseph Center for Special Learning, Pottsville

October 21
Bingo Spells Murder”
There will be a chill in the air on Saturday, October 21, as the Walk In Art Center presents a Murder Mystery Dinner Theater! 7pm (doors open at 6:30) Presented by J & L Productions
Food by Hess Catering
$40 per person (Includes dinner, show & wine)
Walk In Art Center,
Schuylkill Haven

Halloween at the Y
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Schuylkill YMCA, Pottsville, Hosted By Schuylkill YMCA

October 21
Annual Fall Gratz
Arts and Crafts Festival
held the third Saturday in October at the fairgrounds in Gratz PA with approximately 75 vendors located in three buildings and outdoors.

October 21
Trunk or Treat hosted by Blue Mountain Recreation Commission
669 Red Dale Rd.,

October 21
Pine Grove Autumn Stroll and
Pine Grove 70th Annual
Holiday Classic Parade

October 21
2nd Ann. Fall Vendor Show
Coaldale Vol.Fire Co 1,
121 W High St, Coaldale,
Spots are $25 for an indoor space that fits an 8” table. (Table not included) or $25 for a 10 X 10 outside spot. Vendor show will be in conjunction with the fall festival (pumpkins, mums, corn stalks and hay bales will be on sale), soup sale and kitchen will be open.

October 21
American Legion Post 40 Danville,Is Proud To Host A Dinner For Desert Storm, Iraqi Freedom, And Iraqi
Campaign Veterans And Their Guest. Meet And Greet 1700 Hours To 1800 Hours. Dinner To Follow. Rsvp To 570-275-3896 No Later Than Oct. 14
Event Will Be Non Smoking

October 21
Camp Lavigne
Wine Festival
Come out and join us for sampling of the area’s finest wineries and brew pubs! While you’re there, enjoy live music by local musicians, view local artists, visit all the crafters and food vendors.
Lavigne Road, Benton

October 21 & 22
Pioneer Tunnel
2nd Annual Fall Festival

October 21 & 22
Eagle Arms Gun Show.
Features more than 500 tables of guns, ammunition, knives, military surplus, and antiques. Adm. Bloomsburg Fairgrounds, Bloomsburg. 570-784-4949,
www.bloomsburgfair.com, www.eagleshows.com

October 24
Trick or Treat Parade
• Pottsville - 7pm
• Orwigsburg
• Schuylkill Haven

October 25
St. Clair
Halloween Parade
7pm. Registration for the parade will take place
October 18 & 19, from 6 to 8pm, at the Saint Clair
Ambulance Building,
Second Street, St. Clair. Groups and floats are
welcome. For information, call: 570-429-0553

October 25
Penn State Schuylkill

October 26

October 27 - 29
Powersports Show
The Pennsylvania Powersports Show will feature snowmobiles, motorcycles, ATV’s, trucks, UTV’s, watercraft, travel, clothing, gear and accessories, trailers, a used sled corral, and vintage power sports showroom all under one roof.
The 2017 show includes 70,000 sq. ft. of exhibition space in the heart of the Lebanon Valley at the Lebanon Valley Exposition Center & Fairgrounds.
80 Rocherty Road, Lebanon

October 28
Make a Difference Day
in Schuylkill County
This year marks the 22nd year that Schuylkill County has been participating in Make A Difference Day, not only the nation’s, but the county’s, largest national day of community service.
For the past two decades, local families, service groups, clubs, organizations, businesses, churches, hospitals, banks, and other enthusiastic entities have been helping to improve the quality of life in Schuylkill County. Registration forms can be printed from our website at www.schuylkill.us/cvia or by contacting
Janice Johnston, CVIA, (570) 628-1426,  jjohnston@co.schuylkill.pa.us

October 28
Halloween Hustle 5K Zombie Run/Walk, Bartrum Trail

October 28
Annual “Shop for the
Holidays Craft Sale”
at SS Cyril & Methodius Ukrainian Catholic Church, Warren St & 1st Ave in Berwick, Saturday October 28th 9am to 3pm. Lunch available. For info call: Janina 570-759-2824

October 29
Swimming for Caitlin
Halloween Invitational
11 AM - 6 PM
Blue Mount. Middle School
685 Red Dale Rd,

October 29
Hallo Wine & Spirits
Features three wine, spirits, beer, and cider tasting sessions, also with opportunities to sample and purchase Pennsylvania wines, spirits, and craft beers. Adm. Bloomsburg Fairgrounds, Bloomsburg. 717-243-7855, www.bloomsburgfair.com, www.localwineevents.com

October 29
• Minersville
• Hegins

October 30 & 31
The Haunted Yuengling Mansion Tour
Hosted By Schuylkill County Council for the Arts
Schuylkill County Council for the Arts

October 31
• Mahanoy City
• Shenandoah
• Frackville
• Tamaqua
• Saint Clair
• Cressona
• Schuylkill Haven
• Orwigsburg
• Pine Grove
• Tremont

November 4
Craft and Vendor Show
The Craft and Vendor Show will have various vendors and will be an inside event.
Tremont Senior Community Center, 139 Clay Street,

November 4
Holiday Bazaar/Craft Show,
New Life Assembly of God, Tamaqua, 9am – 2pm
407 Schuylkill Ave, Tamaqua

November 11
Ringtown Area Library New York City Bus Trip
Departs Ringtown at 7:00 am; depart NYC 7:00pm.
Enjoy a day on your own in NYC with the convenience of traveling direct from Ringtown to mid-town Manhattan. Cost is $43 per person. Visit or call (570) 889-5503 to reserve your seat.

November 11 & 12
Antiques at Bloomsburg – Fall Antique Show
The Bloomsburg Antiques Show is a bi-annual event held every second weekend of March and November.
Bloomsburg Fairgrounds,
Industrial Arts Building, Bloomsburg

November 18
Guz’s 5th Annual Charitable Project Drop Off Day
1pm - 3 pm. This year in honor of Dave Guzick, the efforts of Guz’s Annual Charitable Project will benefit the Pottsville Free Public Library. Dropoff point: Barefield Complex
823 Terry Reiley Way, Pottsville

November 18
Craft Show
9am to 2pm at Pine Grove Area School District
Come and get all your holiday shopping done in one stop while enjoying delicious breakfast, lunch, and desserts. Our festive atmosphere with a wonderful auction and visits from Santa and his Elf on the Shelf.

November 24
9am-11:30am . Pysanky Christmas Design
Studio Artist Georgine Borchick will be doing a Christmas Pysanky Workshop.
Georgine will instruct students through a Christmas design that represents the birth of Christ.
Walk In Art Center
Schuylkill Haven
Ages 11 and up.

November 24
“A Dickens Christmas”
Downtown ShenandoahVignettes from A Christmas in Whoville, Horse Drawn Carriage, Hot Chocolate and Cookies. Visit the park with all Christmas Decorations

November 29 - December 3
Christmas & Gift Show
at Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center Harrisburg, Its a premier event in Gifts & Gifting industry.

December 9 & 10
Pennsylvania Gun Show at Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center Harrisburg, Its a premier event in Security & Defense industry.

December 16
2nd Annual
Christmas in the Park
5 PM - 9 PM
Valley View Park, Hegins
Activies for all ages; pictures with Santa, horse drawn wagon rides, Christmas tree contest, chinese auction, vendors, food and much more!!!!

January 25-28
Pennsylvania Auto Show
at Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center Harrisburg, IA premier event in Auto Shows industry.

February 3 - 11
Great American
Outdoor Show
8 at Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center Harrisburg, Its a premier event in Travel & Tourism industry.

February 22-25
Harrisburg RV
and Camping Show
at Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center Harrisburg, Its a premier event in Sports & Sporting industry.



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