Downtown Easton Façade Grant Applications Now Available

In order to encourage rehabilitation of building façades and improve signage in the downtown business district, the Easton Main Street Initiative (EMSI) program announces the open application period for façade grant monies. EMSI has been awarded funds from the Keystone Communities Program, through the State of Pennsylvania’s Department of Community and Economic Development to assist [...]

Kutztown Folk Festival New Attractions for 2017

Celebrating its 68th year, the Kutztown Folk Festival showcases traditional Pennsylvania Dutch culture and continues to entice travelers from near and far with new events and features. The Kutztown Folk Festival announces a variety of new attractions for visitors to enjoy, including historic folklife presentations, an authentic Tinsmith Shop, 19-piece German Brass Band and functional [...]

And The 2017 Food Truck Border Brawl Winners Are…

2017 People’s Choice winner, The Empanada Guy. Pictured, from left, are Melanie Wendt and Tiago Graca of The Empanada Guy and Eric Bauder of ArtsQuest. In the battle between Pennsylvania and New Jersey’s food trucks, guests’ taste buds weren’t the only winners at the Food Truck Border Brawl at SteelStacks on June 10. [...]


It’s a high-speed, winner-takes-all race through the streets of SteelStacks as up to 30 teams compete in the first SteelStacks Grand Prix June 18. The event, presented by Lehigh Valley Grand Prix and ArtsQuest, includes four hours of fast-paced go-kart racing (noon-4 p.m.), fun family activities, food and more, making it the perfect event to [...]

Free Sensory-Friendly Children’s Film Series This Summer

Series focuses on providing welcoming environment for children with autism This summer, the nonprofit ArtsQuest is offering a free Sensory-Friendly Kids Film Series, geared toward children with autism, Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m., in the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas of the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks. The film series is designed to provide a welcoming environment and afternoon [...]

Single Sisters Series: Songs For Sisters

Celebrating Creative Women of the Lehigh Valley Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites celebrates the creative women of the Lehigh Valley with Songs for Sisters, a one night only, coffeehouse-style concert on Thursday, June 15 from 6 to 8 pm on the second floor of the Single Sisters’ House. Paying tribute to the artistic Single Sisters [...]

Volunteer Round-Up Week of June 11th

THIS WEEK'S VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY ALLENTOWN RESCUE MISSION, INC., Allentown needs an organized, energetic volunteer to oversee one or both of their major fall events:  Spaghetti Dinner and the Thanks for Giving Food & Supply Drive.  Hold weekly meetings with committees; keep meeting agendas/minutes; oversee event logistics/details; ensure tasks are completed timely; [...]

A Tail of a Happy Home

Join Coldwell Banker Heritage Real Estate for the Homes For Dogs Project to drive awareness and adoptions to our furriest family members.  This event was one of the most successful projects that Coldwell Banker offices had across the country. What does the international real estate brand Coldwell Banker and the pet adoption website have [...]

Barenaked Ladies Performing June 19 as Part of Yuengling Summer Concert Series

GRAMMY nominated, chart-topping group Barenaked Ladies will rock SteelStacks June 19, 7:30 p.m., as part of the 2017 Yuengling Summer Concert Series. Tickets for the concert, which takes place at the Levitt Pavilion at the base of the former Bethlehem Steel blast furnaces, are $35 in advance and $39 day of show. Tickets are on [...]

Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley Announces Winners of 2017 Volunteer Challenge

The Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley announced winners of the 2017 Volunteer Challenge at its annual fundraiser held at ArtsQuest SteelStacks in Bethlehem on May 16. The Volunteer Challenge is an invitation-only corporate competition in which company-sponsored teams conceive, design and complete projects for local nonprofit agencies. Projects are either self-selected by the organization [...]