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Upcoming Events!

THE REGION'S BIGGEST MOST COMPLETE EVENTS LIST
A FULL MONTH OF FUN...
... The area's best events calendar

April 1 thru December
Jackson Mansion Tours
The Historical Jackson Mansion Tours. Located at 344 Market Street Berwick
Guided Tours at 11:30 and 1:30. Tues., Wed. and Sat.
The Berwick Historical Society 570-759-8020
For private or group tours
sherigeines51@gmail.com
570-231-9913.

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.
www.hawkmountain.org

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, in its thirteenth year at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church at the corner of Pine and East Market streets in Danville, Montour County, has a very realistic sound and light show of fiberoptic fireworks over its 22-foot-long model railroad display. The program with its free classes for children and adults will be open on Saturday and every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon with dozens of trains, a model merry-go-round that children and adults can play with, a newly donated American Flyer ?layout, a working model sawmill, and 30 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 shows its electric trains in a free display every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 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
(570)668-1192

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
855-HOPE611

Every Thursday
Bingo,
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.
www.satmensfellowship.org

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.

Lifetree Mondays
Upcoming Topics
June 4th – Living with Autism
June 11th – In the News
June 18th – FatherLess
June 25th – Money, Money, Money
Lifetree Café Mondays
- 7 pm at the Corner
(Routes 183 & 443) Just South of Cressona
www.bethesdaec.org.

May 28
OFD Hero Hustle 5K
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Orwigsburg Town Square
That’s right, we are bringing back our Memorial Day 5K! We are teaming up with Pretzel City Sports and local businesses, to bring you a great run! Register online: https://www.pretzelcitysports.com/onlineform1.Hosted By Orwigsburg Fire Department

May 28
Tamaqua Annual
Memorial Day Parade and Service of Remembrance. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. at the east end of the borough and end at Soldiers Monument in Odd Fellows Cemetery. Guest speaker will be Tamaqua native Col. Curtis Hafer, U.S. Air Force.
Many of Tamaqua’s son and daughters have fallen on the fields of battle in the years since the town’s incorporation. The stories of these 91 fallen soldiers that called the Brough of Tamaqua their home is the cornerstone of the organization’s website, tamaquaremembers.com.

May 30th
Saint Clair – Naturally! Led by Porcupine Pat – begins at 6:30 pm at the Historical Society at 24 N. Nichols St. – Spring is beautiful in Saint Clair and an abundance of wildlife from plants, birds, and animals share space with our community. This is a two mile easy walk to enjoy the scenes and the nature of Saint Clair.

SUMMER At The Arts Barn
Kid’s Summer Camps 2018
June 4th-8th - 3-5 year olds
June 11-15 - 6-8 year olds
July 9-13- 6-8 year olds
July 16-20 - 6-8 year olds
June 1
For more information, and to sign up, please visit
www.theartsbarn.org

Free Event – Band
“New Individuals”
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
– Valley View Park, Valley View. Food and refreshments available.
For info. call 570-573-9467

May 31 – June 2
& June 4 – 8
East Berwick Carnival

June 1
Chicken BBQ Dinner
4 pm – 6 pm (or sold out)
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,21 Church Road Danville, To purchase tickets in advance or questions call: Jody Callahan at 271-1145.

June 2
Wine & Food Gala
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Enjoy a delectable selection of small plate foods prepared by local restaurants & local culinary artists along with a variety of local national and international wines. Mingle on the library lawn with great friends, great food and great wine! Tickets are $40 per person, available for purchase at the library. Only 75 tickets will be sold for this event - get yours before they are gone! Sponsorship opportunities are available, please contact the library to become an event sponsor.
Ringtown Area Library,
132 W Main St, Ringtown

June 2
Myth of the Good Old Days’ church leadership topic
Guest speaker Dr. Jill Peters will address ‘The Myth of the Good Old Days’ in a workshop for lay and ordained church leaders June 2 from 9 a.m. to noon at Bethany ECC in Tamaqua.
The workshop is sponsored by the Tamaqua Ministerial Association and the Tamaqua Area Faith Fellowship Network.
Dr. Peters is on the faculty at Moravian Seminary in Bethlehem. She will address a second topic that will be determined closer to the workshop date.
The workshop is open to all Tamaqua area congregations free of charge. In the interest of planning, however, workshop organizers would like to know by May 30 how many people to expect. Please contact George Taylor at 570-668-4451 or gtay200@verizon.net

June 2
Columbia Hose #1 3rd Annual Bike & Jeep Run
10am-6pm
Columbia Hose and Steam Engine Fire Co. #1
742 West Center Street, Shenandoah
Enjoyable four stop ride with friends while supporting Columbia Hose #1
Food, refreshments and DJ included for after party. Basket Raffle and 50/50
Call 570 462 9574 for more information.

June 2
Rollin on the River
The Greater Schuylkill Haven Business Association welcomes the Schuylkill River Sojourn with various special promotions from Association Members.

June 2
Your Loving Choices Walk/5k For Life
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Bloomsburg Fire Hall, 911 Market Street
Bloomsburg, Your Loving Choices, Inc. Walk/5k event is an annual fundraiser for the Care Net Affiliated Pregnancy Center. Register online or by phone. Registration will be held day of at the Bloomsburg Firehall at 10am; where breakfast will be provided as well as live music, games and other activities for the whole family. The 5k route will take the runners through the town of Bloomsburg.

June 3
Annual Bike Run
pre registration recommended
kickstands up at 12 noon
route tba
dj mickey mic 4-8
raffles, door prizes
food and refreshments
call 570-462-9574 for
more info and registration

June 3
Last Longaberger
Basket Bingo
Held at William Penn Fire Co., 166 Mount Olive Blvd.
Shenandoah, Benefits William Penn Fire CO.
Doors open at 12:30 p.m.
Bingo begins at 2:00p.m.
Admission is $25.00 for 20 regular games and 5 special games. Free buffet and desserts. All baskets are filled and have a liner and /or protector. Special basket drawing for advanced ticket holders. For info and tickets call Lisa at 570-462-2242

June 3
Antique Tractor Pull
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill County Fairgrounds. Registration 9 a.m., Pull 10 a.m.
Free to the public

June 3
Miracle Fest
moved to geisinger woodbine lane, Danville – The annual family-friendly carnival featuring games, entertainment and educational fun continues to grow and to accommodate this growth organizers have moved Miracle Fest 2018 to the Geisinger Woodbine Lane parking lot and building. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m

June 3
American Legion
in Danville is doing.
The Legion is building a brick wall in the Legion’s front parking lot to honor any veteran that is no longer with us. The wall will be located between the upper and lower parking lots. Currently where the white stones say Post 40. The cost for each brick is $200. Any questions please contact Andi Hovi at 570-380-3081. Estimated groundbreaking is April 2018, with an estimated ceremonial unveiling in July 2018

June 3
Mackerel Breakfast
8am-11am. Frackville Elks Lodge No. 1533, 307 S. 3rd Street - Frackville. All-you-can-eat menu includes: eggs, toast, home fries, mackerel, pancakes, French toast, and cream chipped beef. Sides: ham, sausage, and scrapple. Drinks: coffee or juice. Dine in or order takeout. $8 per person; or add $1 for bacon
For further information, call (570) 874-2500.

June 7
Tamaqua’s Raw Aspirations ~ Artist Meet & Greet–
An interactive public art initiative seeking to unmute the future aspirations of our community. 6:00-9:00pm; Tamaqua Community Arts Center, 125 Pine Street.
Tamaqua, Tamaqua’s Raw Aspirations will be hosting an “Artist Meet & Greet” in the heart of Tamaqua on Thursday, June 7th from 6:00-9:00pm starting at the Tamaqua Community Arts Center located at 125 Pine Street. Through a partnership between the Tamaqua Community Arts Center and the Arts Barn Educational Center, we seek to encourage residents to not only think about, but also verbalize and bring to fruition their hopes for the future

June 9
Rescue, Respond & Create a Special Bond Event A special day at Schaeffer’s Harley-Davidson prepared to show our appreciation and love for the First Responders, your family pets and sheltered animals. Details coming soon. Watch www.facebook.com/Schaeffershd for more details.

June 9
Schuylkill On The Move “Cold Springs”
10:00 Am - 4:00 Pm
Cold Springs at Hawk Watch, Fort Indiantown Gap. You must register for the walk by calling Robin at 570-467-2506. Bring a lunch. No dogs please. Meet at the AT parking lot at Rtes. 443 & 72 to carpool. (8 miles, moderate)
For more information: porcupinepat@yahoo.com

June 10
Schuylkill On The Move “Mine Hill To Mine Hill Gap”
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Hiker Jim offers another view of Broad Mountain. See strip mine regrowth, the “black desert”. Mine Hill Gap and views of Hecksherville Valley. Meet at Sunbury Road and Hillside Road. (7 miles, easy)
For more information: porcupinepat@yahoo.com

June 10
Dream Machines Motor Club 27th Annual Auto Show 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Free Admission
Come see the dream machines at the Bloomsburg airport! Pre-registration is $10, day of the show $15.
food, flea market, 50/50 sales, t-shirt sales, raffles and more. The net proceeds from this year’s auto show will be donated once again to local charities.

June 13
Easy Does It Yoga
6:30–7:30 p.m. at the Waterfall Road Pavilion of Sweet Arrow Lake County Park, Standing Mountain, the Tree, and other fun standing yoga postures will be shared by “Porcupine Pat” McKinney of the Schuylkill Conservation District. Pat has been practicing yoga for over 40 years.  Participants will be shown gentle practices that you can take home to help become a happier and healthier you!  All yoga postures will be in standing position only so no mats are required.  Beginners are welcome and handouts will be available.  There will be a $5.00 per person fee.
 
June 14
Family Funfest
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Orwigsburg Town Square – this is a child centered event, child games and activities including a bounce house, DJ, all types of child friendly vendors.
Orwigsburg

June 14
Sub Sale
Congregational Free Church of Christ, Advanced order Sub Sale (Ham or Turkey or Itilian). Pick up 10:30 a.m. June 14, CFCC
81 McKeans Ridge Road, Orwigsburg, PA. To order call: 570-366-2049 by Sunday June 10, 2018

June 15
Bikes, Burgers
and Cruise-In Night
Join your fellow motorcycle riders and classic, exotic or muscle car owners for our cruise in night at Schaeffer’s Harley-Davidson. From 5 to 8 pm, cruise in with your bike or car to show off your tastes. Enjoy the specialty burger of the night at the Burger Barn. Enjoy a sweet treat for dessert. Check out the rides and much more. Watch our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Schaeffershd

June 16
Mount Carmel Indoor Market Customer Appreciation Day & 3rd Anniversary.
Over 50 Vendor Inside and Seasonal Outside Vendors.
Lots of Great Givaways Route 61, Mount Carmel

June 16
Schuylkill On The Move “St. Anthony’s Wilderness Walk”
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hike Pennsylvania’s second largest roadless area with Mike Centeleghe who will also teach you about the trees of Penn’s Woods. Open to all ages. Meet in State Games Lands 211 parking lot on Gold Mine Road. (3 miles, moderate)
For more information: porcupinepat@yahoo.com

June 16
SCA Music Boosters
1st Annual Wine Fest
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
All Home Days Grounds, Memorial Drive, Elysburg, Come join us for our 1st annual wine festival hosted by the Southern Columbia Music Boosters! Entertainment provided by Double Talk Tickets are available at Breskiewicz Family Dentistry, Burch’s Pharmacy, Ponduce Farms, Rohrbach’s Farms and Scuttlebutt Barber Shop or by calling/texting Kristen at 570-259-1186

June 16
Rod & Custom Jamboree
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm $5.00
Net proceeds will go to Columbia County Volunteers In Medicine, providing primary healthcare for working uninsured. There will be food, music, door prizes, invitational vehicle display, women’s world, swap meet area, controlled burnouts, slow drags and a dunk tank! Bike night is June 16th!
Mifflinville Fire Hall
605 Market St., Mifflinville

June 17
Father’s Day
Buffet Luncheon
Joliett Fire Co. Ladies Aux. Joliett, 1 AM to 2 PM - Ham & Turkey, Filling,
Mashed Potatoes, Corn, Green Beans, Hot Lettuce
with Bacon Dressing, Rolls & Butter, Beverage,
and Dessert. $12.00 Adult / $5 Children 6-10.
570-695-3624 No Reservations Necessary

June 17
Breakfast Buffet
7:30am-12 noon
East Norwegian Twp Fire Co. Dieners Hill
$8.00 Adults/
$4.00 kids up to 12
Eggs, Cream chip Beef, home fries, bacon, sausage, ham, french toast, waffles, pancakes, toast, hot and cold drinks
Take out available

June 20th
Dine-out for MDA Take Wednesday off from cooking and join the Schaeffer’s Harley-Davidson family at Fiore’s of Shoemakersville for a Dine-Out for MDA. From 5 to 9 pm, a percentage of your food bill goes to charity. All are welcome.

June 20
Pork Chop Supper
4pm-7pm. Frackville Elks Lodge No. 1533, 307 S. 3rd Street - Frackville. Menu includes: two breaded pork chops, potato, vegetable, roll with butter, and dessert. Dine in or call ahead for takeout order. Dining room open until 7:00 P.M. (or sellout). Cash bar available. $9 per person
Pre-sale reservations preferred, call (717) 916-4143.

June 20 - 23 Schaeffer’s MotorSports 4th Birthday Celebration For 4 days, Schaeffer’s MotorSports celebrates their 4th birthday. Come join them for a customer appreciation days and enter their drawing for great prizes. Drawign happens June 23rd at 3 pm. Visit www.schaeffersmotorsports.com for more details.

June 20 - 23
Benton Volunteer Fire
Company Carnival, at
Benton Park

June 22 to 24
Berwick Regatta
Free Admission
Event Navigation
June 22 – Testing and warm ups for outboard speed boats
June 23 – Outboard high speed races and 8 mile kayak races
June 24 – The Outboard high speed boats continue racing!!
Tons of food, people, boats and kayaks, plus racing all weekend, on the beautiful Susquehanna River. Large car show on Saturday!
Riverfront Park – Test Track
South Eaton St., Berwick

June 24
5th Annual Collaborative
Art Fundraiser & Auction.
Arts Barn, Orwigsburg
This Year’s Theme will be “The Light in Their Eyes,” which will serve as the inspiration for unique art work, with each piece created by two or more artists working in collaboration.
Fundraiser will feature live, silent and chance auctions, food, music art, wine and gift baskets. Additional information will be posted here as it becomes available.
570-366-8736

June 29
Pre-Tough Like RoRR
Race Party
\Do you love the sport of off-road racing?! Come check out Schaeffer’s MotorSports from 6 to 8 pm on Friday, June 29th for a pre-race party. Meet KTM Factory Off-Road racers, Josh Toth and Ben Kelley. Join us for food, fun and a great night. All are welcome. Watch our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/SchaeffersMoto for more details.

June 29 – July 7
Millville Fire Company
Carnival, Millville

June 30
Patriotic Program “The Cressona Band”
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Valley View Park, Valley View, “The Cressona Band” consisting of musicians from all parts of Schuylkill County. Free Event. Food and refreshments available. For information call 570-573-9467

June 30
Taste of Natrions Foodfestr
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Downtown Danville,
Take your taste buds on a culinary journey to explore spicy, savory, sweet, and succulent cuisine from around the world. Join us for the 1st Annual Taste of the Nations International Food Festival.

July 1
Cornhole Tournament Who got game? Bring a partner and enjoy a full day of cornhole with friends and family. Double Elimination tournament to benefit MDA. Registration begins at Noon. Sign up by contacting Schaeffer’s Harley-Davidson at 570-366-0143. Registration before July 1st is $25 per team (Day of event $30). There will be raffles, food and much more. To be held at the Chateau at Hidden Valley. Visit us at www.facebook.com/SchaeffersHD

July 7
Free Event – Band “Large Flower Heads”
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday July 7, 2018 – Valley View Park, Valley View, Food and refreshments available. For information call 570-573-9467

July 13
2018 Schuylkill Chamber Golf Outing
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Schuylkill Country Club, 877 W Market St, Orwigsburg

July 20 - 22
Ringtown Library Annual Used Book Sale
New Location – Ringtown Valley Senior Citizens Building, 104 W. Main Street, Ringtown. Same great selection and low prices we’ve always had! Thousands of books, plus movies, puzzles & more. Sunday is $5.00 Fill-a-bag!

July 20 – 22
Iron Heritage Festival, Danville

July 20-28
91st Annual Orangeville
Fire Company Carnival

July 21
Ringtown
Community Yard Sale
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ringtown, PA, Ringtown, Hosted By Ringtown Area Library

July 21
Fly Irish Fly.
On the way to festive fun. The Super Bowl of summer festivals is coming your way. The Berks County Irish American Fraternal Association brings you the 14th Annual Berks Celtic Festival at Willow Glen Park, Sinking Springs, PA. Like the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagle fans, everyone will be wearing green, singing, Dancing, And Celebrating. Come Out And Take Part In This Year’s Festival Theme Fly Irish Fly.
The Festival Will Have All The Usual Goodies Music, Drink, Food, And Vendors. However, Like Last Year, New Activities Have Been Added To Make The Day Really Special.

July 21
3rd Annual
Out Of The Darkness Into The Light Overdose Awareness Event/Candlelight Walk
10am - 5pm.
Spend The Day At Our Event Full Of Kids Games, Food, Music Entertainment While At The Same Time Having Resouces For Loved Ones In SubstanCe Abuse Disorder, Mental Health And Community Organizations For Kids To Show Them You Can Have Fun Without Drugs Or Alcohol. Inspirational Speakers Add To Our Education And Hope. Free Face Painting, Sno-Cones, And Popcorn. Dog Friendly Beautiful Scenic Area. At 4pm We Will Have Our Annual Candle Light Walk Around The Reservior To Remember Our Loved Ones Lost To Addiction And Directly Following A Live Butterfly Release To Send Our Love And A Kiss To Our Angels. Rain Or Shine. Tents Will Be Set Up In CAse Of Inclimate Weather.

July 21
Schuylkill On The Move “Sweet Arrow Splash”
9:30 Am - 12:30 Pm
Join Mike Centeleghe For A Walk Around The Lake At Our First County Park. End Up At The Waterfall Pavilion Area To Catch And Observe Some Aquatic Critters. Open To All Ages. Meet At The Waterfall Road Parking Lot. (3 Miles, Easy). For More Information: Porcupinepat@Yahoo.Com

July 21
Schuylkill On The Move “Trout Run”
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Robin Tracey leads you on this hike near the creek that includes a visit to the Bordner Cabin. Dogs must be leashed and bring a lunch. Meet at the Trout Run Trailhead located just off Rte. 443 in Swatara State Park. (8 miles, moderate). For More Information: Porcupinepat@Yahoo.Com

July 21
Oldies Band - Free
“Memory Lane”
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Valley View Park, Valley View, Food and refreshments available. For information call 570-573-9467

July 21 & 22
Berwick WWII Weekend 2018 will be here in no time!
July 21-22, 2018 Test Track Park Berwick, Pennsylvania
This FREE and LARGE history event is hosted right in the Berwick community as a way of highlighting Berwick’s involvement in WWII.
Re-Live History and Honor All Our Veterans
*Visit military encampments and home front displays!
*Explore WWII US military vehicles of all shapes and sizes!
*See US soldiers demonstrate advancement maneuvers and drills!
*Take in the sights and sounds as an airborne unit hosts a WWII weaponry demo!
*Enjoy live big band and patriotic music!
*Take swing dance lessons!
*Grab a bite to eat from food vendors!
*Chat with community groups and browse military vendors, perhaps even taking something home with you!
*Grab your dancing shoes and cut a rug Saturday night at our FREE Berwick 1940s Swing Dance at Reliance Firehall!
*Spend your Sunday afternoon with us for our annual veteran services honoring WWII veterans, and veterans of all wars for their sacrifices for this great nation!
*There’s something for everyone and always something to learn!
We hope you will join us in this, our third year at Test Track Park. Help us keep WWII history alive.

July 22
Schuylkill On The Move “Broad Mt. Bench Trail”
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Trek the old Mine Hill and Schuylkill Haven Railbed and historic Centre Turnpike with “Hiker Jim.” There is lots to see on this dog friendly hike. Meet at 806 Valley Road, Pine Knot. (10.6 miles. easy)

July 28
Free Event – Band
“Reckless”
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Valley View Park, Valley View, Food and refreshments available. For information call 570-573-9467

July 27
Schuylkill On The Move “Rt 61 Schuylkill River Trail Segment”
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hike a new stretch of the Bartram Trail, aka Schuylkill River Trail, with “Porcupine Pat”. Scenic views from Tumbling Run to Seven Stars. Meet at the Schuylkill County Ag Center for carpool to the trailhead. (2 miles, easy) For more information on each walk: porcupinepat@yahoo.com

July 29 – August 4
Montour Delong Fair,
Danville

July 30 - August 4
Schuylkill County Fair
Cheers to 35 Years of Farms, Family Fair, Fun
2270 Fair Road, Schuylkill Haven, Operating from 4PM Daily; Tuesday and Saturday from 11AM, Nationally Recognized Entertainment, Truck and Tractor Pulls, Agricultural Exhibits, Livestock Shows, Food, Engaging Activities and Competitions. Fair Fun for the Whole Family. Say cheers and celebrate 35 Years of Farms, Family, Fair and Fun. For more information about the Schuylkill County Fair visit the fair’s web site at www.schuylkillfair.com

August 8 – 11
Catawissa Hose Company Carnival

August 9
Farm To Square,
Where Wine, Farmers
And Artists Meet
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Orwigsburg Town Square – We have combined our annual June Jamboree and Farmers Market to bring an even larger event. We encourage local businesses, vendors and artists to showcase handmade products and encourage wine, beer and moonshine vendors to attend as well.- Thursday, August 9th- We have combined our annual June Jamboree and Farmers Market to bring an even larger event. We encourage local businesses, vendors and artists to showcase handmade products and encourage wine, beer and moonshine vendors to attend as well.

August 11
Schuylkill On The Move “Swatara State Park Stroll”
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hike the Swatara State Park with Mike Centeleghe to view natural beauty and see some of nature’s edibles. Open to all ages. (3 miles, moderate) For more information on each walk:
porcupinepat@yahoo.com

August 16 – 18
Numidia Carnival, Valley Chemical Fire Company

August 16 -18
Nescopeck
Community Days

August 17 & 18
Washingtonville Volunteer Fire Company
August 17th from 5 till ?
August 18th from 3 till ?
Food – Games – Chinese Auction – Raffle
Saturday – Chicken Dinner
Music Each Night
Friday – The Less Boys
Saturday – Smooth Country

August 18
25th Anniversary
Pottsville Cruise
Pottsville

August 18
Island Park Festival
(Fritz Reed Ave.)
Schuykill Haven, 2 to 10 pm
Live Bands All Day
Featuring “Kevin Chalfont’s
Journey Experience” With Special Guest: Hybrid Ice
Also Appearing:
The Fat Cats
Wagstaff & Company
The Magic & Illusion Of Tom Yurasits
(Acts Subject To Change)
Admission $5/Person
Free For Ages 4 & Under
Non-Stop Entertainment
Family Fun, Plenty Of Food
Kids Korner Entertainment

August 18
Schuylkill On The Move “Long Loop Hike
10:30 am - 3:30 pm
You will hike with Robin Tracey on most of the trails in Tuscarora State Park. See great lake views and cross the dam breast. We finish our hike on the Spirit of Tuscarora Trail. Dogs must be leashed and bring a lunch. Meet at the Crow Trail parking lot at Tuscarora State Park. (8 miles, moderate)

August 18
Pioneer Day 2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pioneer Tunnel,
19th & Oak, Ashland

August 19
Schuylkill On The Move “West Creek Headwaters And Waterfall Hike”
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Start on Old Airport Road in Mt. Pleasant with “Hiker Jim” as you follow the stream to the waterfall and end in Forestville. The downhill is rocky in spots. Nice shady walk! Meet outside of 901 Pub on Old Airport Road. (8 miles, moderate)

August 25
Faerie FanFaire!
Festival 2018
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
25 N Railroad St,
New Ringgold

August 25
ArtFest, Town Square, Bloomsburg

August 26
Ukrainian Folk Festival – 27th Annual
Celebrating the 27th Anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence
WWW.TRYZUB.ORG
A dazzling festival of Ukrainian folk music, dance, foods and arts and crafts
(Excite your senses with an array of wonderful colors sounds and flavors)
Experience the vibrant, enduring culture of a people that fights for freedom!

August 26
Schuylkill On The Move “Frackville Foray”
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hike leader John Domalakes showcases the grave of Frackville founder Daniel Frack and then an awesome overlook of the Mahanoy Valley. Meet at St. Joseph’s Church on North Line Street, Frackville.
(3 miles, easy)

September 2
Mackerel Breakfast
8am-11am. Frackville Elks Lodge No. 1533, 307 S. 3rd Street - Frackville. All-you-can-eat menu includes: eggs, toast, home fries, mackerel, pancakes, French toast, and cream chipped beef. Sides: ham, sausage, and scrapple. Drinks: coffee or juice. Dine in or order takeout. $8 per person; or add $1 for bacon
For further information, call (570) 874-2500.

September 8
Orwigsburg Heritage Day
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Orwigsburg Town Square – Our annual town celebration is back for its 27th year. Last year with nearly 50 vendors of all types. We will have 2-3 bands playing for the event and are hoping to have our trolley back this year, hosted by the Orwigsburg Historical Society.
Orwigsburg

September 8
39th Annual Fall Arts and Crafts Fair, Danville

September 19
Pork Chop Supper
4pm-7pm. Frackville Elks Lodge No. 1533, 307 S. 3rd Street - Frackville. Menu includes: two breaded pork chops, potato, vegetable, roll with butter, and dessert. Dine in or call ahead for takeout order. Dining room open until 7:00 P.M. (or sellout). Cash bar available. $9 per person
Pre-sale reservations preferred, call (717) 916-4143.

September 21 – 29
Bloomsburg Fair

September 22
Schuylkill County
Chamber of Commerce
100th Anniversary Gala
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Schuylkill Country Club,
877 W Market St,
Orwigsburg

October 4 – 7
Covered Bridge Festival, Knoebels Grove

October 7
Mackerel Breakfast
8am-11am. Frackville Elks Lodge No. 1533, 307 S. 3rd Street - Frackville. All-you-can-eat menu includes: eggs, toast, home fries, mackerel, pancakes, French toast, and cream chipped beef. Sides: ham, sausage, and scrapple. Drinks: coffee or juice. Dine in or order takeout. $8 per person; or add $1 for bacon
For further information, call (570) 874-2500.

October 12
BERWICK RIVERFEST with tons of fantastic crafters and food venders has become a yearly attraction for the community. 2018 marks the 8th year for the 3 day event on October 12th (NOON? 8PM), 13th (10AM ? 10PM), and 14th (10Am ? 6PM) . Held at Test Track Park, S. Eaton Street in Berwick, along the majestic Susquehanna River this event has FREE admission, FREE parking, FREE concerts each night. With the overwhelming beauty of this hidden gem, the Borough of Berwick has so much to be celebrating

October 13 & 14
Eagle Arms Gun Show
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Bloomsburg Fair Grounds, 620 W. Third Street
Bloomsburg

October 17
Pork Chop Supper
4pm-7pm. Frackville Elks Lodge No. 1533, 307 S. 3rd Street - Frackville. Menu includes: two breaded pork chops, potato, vegetable, roll with butter, and dessert. Dine in or call ahead for takeout order. Dining room open until 7:00 P.M. (or sellout). Cash bar available. $9 per person
Pre-sale reservations preferred, call (717) 916-4143.

November 4
Mackerel Breakfast
8am-11am. Frackville Elks Lodge No. 1533, 307 S. 3rd Street - Frackville. All-you-can-eat menu includes: eggs, toast, home fries, mackerel, pancakes, French toast, and cream chipped beef. Sides: ham, sausage, and scrapple. Drinks: coffee or juice. Dine in or order takeout. $8 per person; or add $1 for bacon
For further information, call (570) 874-2500.

November 21
Pork Chop Supper
4pm-7pm. Frackville Elks Lodge No. 1533, 307 S. 3rd Street - Frackville. Menu includes: two breaded pork chops, potato, vegetable, roll with butter, and dessert. Dine in or call ahead for takeout order. Dining room open until 7:00 P.M. (or sellout). Cash bar available. $9 per person
Pre-sale reservations preferred, call (717) 916-4143.

December 2
Mackerel Breakfast
8am-11am. Frackville Elks Lodge No. 1533, 307 S. 3rd Street - Frackville. All-you-can-eat menu includes: eggs, toast, home fries, mackerel, pancakes, French toast, and cream chipped beef. Sides: ham, sausage, and scrapple. Drinks: coffee or juice. Dine in or order takeout. $8 per person; or add $1 for bacon
For further information, call (570) 874-2500.

December 19
Pork Chop Supper
4pm-7pm. Frackville Elks Lodge No. 1533, 307 S. 3rd Street - Frackville. Menu includes: two breaded pork chops, potato, vegetable, roll with butter, and dessert. Dine in or call ahead for takeout order. Dining room open until 7:00 P.M. (or sellout). Cash bar available. $9 per person
Pre-sale reservations preferred, call (717) 916-4143.

December 1
Orwigsburg
Festival Of Lights
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM EST
Orwigsburg Town Square


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