Philanthropist Marlene ‘Linny’ Fowler Celebrated

ArtsQuest Glass Studio Unveils Linny Award for Inaugural Linny Awards Presentation 2016 Linny Award created at the ArtsQuest Glass Studio. Photo credit: Olaf Starorypinski The inaugural Linny Awards on Nov. 10 will honor philanthropist Marlene 'Linny' Fowler and her legacy of supporting dozens of local youth, community and arts organizations through her volunteerism [...]

House and Barn Chef Wins 21st Annual PA Taste of Elegance

Photo is courtesy of the PA Pork Producers Council Facing some stiff culinary competition, House and Barn Restaurant Executive Chef Nate Weida wowed the judges with his delicious bacon wrapped pork tenderloin confit, capturing first-place in the 21st Annual PA Taste of Elegance competition at SteelStacks Oct. 24. As the winner, Weida took [...]

6th InVision Photography Month Kicks Off Nov. 1

Rose DeSiano’s Pentaptych Predella–Empirical Data and Other Fabrications Photography-based initiative expands throughout region to shine spotlight on art of photography The Olympus InVision Photo Festival presents the 6th InVision Photography Month, a celebration of fine art photography featuring exhibitions, workshops and presentations at more than 20 venues throughout the Lehigh Valley and surrounding [...]


The 14th annual Spirit of Volunteerism Awards will be held Tuesday, November 1st at DeSales University, from 5:30 to 8:00 PM.  This event, which is coordinated and hosted by the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley, is held annually to honor the corporate employees, teams and organizations that are nominated by local nonprofits or businesses.  [...]


Start your Halloween weekend early this year at Lehigh Valley Mall, 250 Lehigh Valley Mall, Whitehall, PA. This Saturday, October 29th at 9 AM kids 10 and under are invited to dress up and show off their costumes in the Kidgits Halloween Parade led by Polka Dot. Costumed participants will receive a goody bag full [...]

Muhlenberg’s ‘Pirates of Penzance’ Features High Seas and High Cs

Fresh direction and choreography will paint a new face on a classic Gilbert and Sullivan comic operetta this fall, as the Muhlenberg College theater and dance department presents “The Pirates of Penzance,” Oct. 28 – Nov. 6. “Expect a night of great family entertainment,” says theater professor Charles Richter, who directs the production. “It’s a [...]

Poems Selected for Door Poems Project

Easton Main Street Initiative has chosen three poems for newest art installation Easton Main Street Initiative’s (EMSI) volunteer-driven Design Committee is pleased to announce the three poems and poets chosen for their newest artistic beautification efforts in Downtown Easton.  EMSI’s series of back door art installations will bring short, original poems to the City’s core. [...]

4th-Annual SteelStacks Scarecrow Competition Winners Announced

Photo by Emily Cummins   ArtsQuest recently announced the winners of its 4th-annual scarecrow competition at SteelStacks. This year’s competition featured winners in three categories: Contemporary Scarecrow, Traditional Scarecrow and Rockin’ Scarecrow.   The complete list of winners is: Traditional 1st:          Forrest Fun - Carole Henning of Schnecksville 2nd:         Hollow Tree Inn - [...]

Volunteer Round-Up Week of October 23

THIS WEEK'S VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, Greater Lehigh Valley needs volunteers (age 21+) to step up to the "wheel" and drive cancer patients to scheduled treatments. "Road to Recovery" drivers must have a valid driver's license, a good driving record, a reliable vehicle and proof of insurance, complete a background check [...]


In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Lehigh Valley Mall partnered with the Philadelphia chapter of Susan G. Komen to host a Survivor Shopping Spree. Lehigh Valley Mall Guest Services Representative Zenelle Bellamy and Felicia Johnson On Saturday, October 8, Felicia Johnson visited Lehigh Valley Mall where she was presented with a Simon [...]