10th Annual Barn Tour-Coopersburg, Hellertown &

On Saturday, September 9th, 2017, the Saucon Valley Conservancy's 10th Annual Barn Tour begins at the Southeastern Volunteer Fire Company, 2687 Wassergass Rd, Hellertown, PA 18055. The day begins with a talk about local barns featuring barn expert Gregory Huber. Self-guided tour (maps provided) begins at 11:30am, with Saucon Valley Conservancy docents at each of the barns [...]

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 [...]

Portuguese Pride On The Southside

Portuguese Community Celebrates Heritage With Food, Music, Dance and More Members of Lehigh Valley folk group, Portugal No Coraçao, will perform at this year's event. The Lehigh Valley’s Portuguese community will host its 38th annual, family-friendly cultural celebration on Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10 featuring traditional food, music, dance, a parade [...]

National Museum of Industrial History Debuts “Making America’s Pastime” Exhibit

The National Museum of Industrial History will debut its first major changing exhibit, “Making America’s Pastime,” exploring the industrial history of America’s favorite sport from May 12th to October 31st with regular programming to enhance the visitor experience. Today Major League Baseball is a $9.5 billion industry.  The “Making America’s Pastime” exhibit delves into the [...]

Williams Township Memorial Observance

Williams Township residents will hold a Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony on Sunday, May 28, 2017, at 6 p.m. to honor fallen heroes, living veterans, and service persons on active duty. The sunset ceremony will be held at the Williams Twp. Municipal Building, 655 Cider Press Rd. in Williams Township. Elaina Reichard Wood, serving with the [...]

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 [...]

Nominations Now Being Accepted for 2017 Linny Awards

Winners to be Honored During Awards Ceremony Nov. 9 at SteelStacks 2016 Pinnacle of the Arts Award recipient Ann Roth being presented the award by ArtsQuest Foundation Executive Director Jeff Parks. Photo by Diane Richter Know an artist or musician whose work has earned local or even national acclaim? Are you proud of [...]

Are The Kids Tired of Winter?

Jump into Spring with HBMS Kid’s Club Crafts Spring Line Up Join Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites (HBMS) on the last Sunday of the month for our year-long Kid’s Club programs at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts from 1 to 3 pm! Once again partnering with ArtsQuest, HBMS will present fun, interactive crafts that [...]