Listed here are just a few of the interesting events happening this week in the Lewisburg area. You’ll find more details and more events listed on the Yo! Calendar. Check the local resource directory on the right sidebar for venues of ongoing events.
Monday, May 20th, 6:45-8pm, Hiking During the Good Old Days, Public Library for Union County, Reitz Blvd., Lewisburg. Dave Hafer will present this Sierra Club Program using slides to illustrate the highpoints of the Edward Abbey Hiking Society outings from the early 1980′s to end of the 20th century.
Tuesday, May 21st, 7:30-9pm, History Talk: Pennsylvania German Names: History and Meaning, Snyder County Historical Society, 30 East Market Street, Middleburg. The Snyder County Historical Society Program presents Bruce Teeple’s talk about Pennsylvania German names. Members of the audience have an opportunity to “prime” the content of this discussion by submitting names they would like to have considered to Mr. Teeple at: firstname.lastname@example.org. More information: Tel: 570-837-6191, Email: email@example.com, or Visit: snydercountyhistoricalsociety.org.
Thursday, May 23rd, 6-8:30pm, Yoga & Wine Tasting, Shade Mountain Winery and Vineyards, 16104 Rt. 104, Middleburg. When two of the best ways to relax combine, you can’t help but have a good time! $20 per person includes yoga session, wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets available at Shade Mountain Winery on a first come, first serve basis, in advance and on the day of the event. Partial proceeds benefit the Snyder County Libraries fund. Space is limited-arrive early and bring your yoga mat! Further details at www.ShadeMountainWinery.com or call 570-837-3644.
Friday, May 24th, 6-9pm, AND Saturday, May 25th, 10am-5pm, Anthracite Heritage Festival of the Arts, downtown Shamokin. The festival kicks off Friday the 24th at 6:00pm with a parade followed by entertainment and a luminary memorial. Saturday, from 10:00am to 5:00pm, 116 vendors line Market Street offering ethnic food, crafts, art, exhibits, children’s activities and historical memorabilia. Carriage, trolley and historical cemetery tours are given. Entertainment, a 5K race, educational exhibits and information, pony rides and contests make for a fun filled day. For more info, visit www.nccarts.com.
Saturday, May 25th, 12-9pm, ”Wake the Lake” Celebrations, Sunbury Riverfront Amphitheater. This is the first annual “Wake the Lake” event to open the Amphitheater and Lake Augusta for the season. Come kick off your Memorial Day weekend with a boat parade, blessing of the boats at noon, and an amazing concert featuring three of the area’s most talented musical acts. There will be food vendors, possibly craft vendors and boat vendors at the event. For info, go to sripa.com or call 286-7768.
Sunday, May 26th, all day, Fish for Free Day in PA, throughout PA. Fish-for-Free Days allow anyone (resident or non-resident) to legally fish on all Pennsylvania’s waterways on the designated days with NO FISHING LICENSE REQUIRED. All other fishing regulations still apply. Fish-for-Free Days are great ways for families to “catch” the fun of fishing!
For more details about the above events and for more event listings, see the Yo! Calendar. Ongoing events (weekly music gigs, art shows, meetings, etc.) are listed under their appropriate headings in the Local Resource Directory section on the right side bar.