About Ernie Reed

Ernie Reed is publisher of Lehigh Valley Happening and owner of Lehigh Valley Advertising LLC, a local advertising agency specializing in helping small to medium sized businesses realize their marketing and branding goals. Ernie has degrees in journalism and marketing. For comments and suggestions email Ernie@LehighHappening.com

Val Kilmer to Host Special Film Screening of His 1-man Show Citizen Twain

Lewis Jacobs, Still Photographer, 2011 Acclaimed actor and GRAMMY nominee Val Kilmer will offer a personal look at one of America’s most iconic and celebrated authors when he appears in person at the ArtsQuest Center’s Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling June 12, 8 p.m., to host a screening of CINEMA TWAIN, the film [...]

Volunteer Round-Up Week of May 7

THIS WEEK'S VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BIKE WORKS, Allentown needs “Earn-A-Bike” instructors for children ages 9-17.  Volunteers will mentor and assist children in repairing bicycles.  Commitment is 6-8pm one night a week for 12 weeks.  No experience necessary.  Training provided.  Call Dave Edinger, 610-434-1140, dedinger@communitybikeworks.org. COMMUNITY SERVICES FOR CHILDREN, INC., Allentown needs [...]

A Day in the Life of a Moravian

Community Day 2016 - Photo by Scott Piccotti What was it like to be a colonial blacksmith? How do you cook over an open hearth? What kind of birds call the Lehigh Valley their home? Take your family back in time and experience what it was like to live during the Colonial Era [...]

Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre Embarks on 37th Theatrical Season

Summer lineup includes Hair, My Fair Lady and Wild Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre at Muhlenberg College announces the lineup for its 37th summer season. The season will feature the revolutionary rock musical “Hair,” the classic “My Fair Lady,” and “Wild,” a new modern circus production for all ages. “Hair” opens the season, running June 14 [...]

Community Heritage Day

A Day in the Life of a Moravian Photo Credit Scott Piccotti Join Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites (HBMS) for a day full of fun, exploration, and learning at their 6th annual Community Heritage Day on May 6, 2017 from 10 am - 4 pm in the Colonial Industrial Quarter located along the [...]


Open Spaces of Easton Grossman Gallery, Lafayette College The Karl Stirner Arts Trail, Lafayette College and the City of Easton are pleased to announce that they will host Open Spaces, an exhibition celebrating the landscapes of the Karl Stirner Arts Trail and the Easton Cemetery in the Grossman Gallery (Lafayette College). Completed works depicting either of the two [...]

Muhlenberg to Present 21st Century Adaptation of Chekhov’s ‘Cherry Orchard’

A new version by Tony-winning playwright Stephen Karam highlights contemporary themes in Chekhov’s masterpiece Anton Chekhov’s prescient drama “The Cherry Orchard” will soon take the stage at Muhlenberg College, illuminating the class struggles that permeated early 20th century Russia — which, in turn, illuminate the class struggles of today. “‘The Cherry Orchard’ captures the full [...]

SouthSide Arts & Music Festival Kicks Off Today in Bethlehem

Performances by Robert Randolph & Rusted Root, Art Demonstrations and Family Fun Fill Event Enjoy two days packed with dynamic art activities and live music by more than 30 performers including Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Rusted Root, Coco Montoya, Ceramic Animal, Steve Forbert and Everyone Orchestra in five venues on Bethlehem’s SouthSide. Festival [...]

Volunteer Round-Up Week of April 30

THIS WEEK'S VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY, Allentown needs volunteers for their Annual Boutique at the Rink, a sale of new and gently used items.  Help set up May 1-19 or work 4 hour shifts on Sales Days 5/30 through 6/3.  Volunteers serving 30 hours or more during [...]