Things to Do in Lehigh Valley This Weekend and Beyond (September 23-29)

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WHAT’S WRONG? Here’s a small selection of events in the region that you might want to check out over the coming days.

The Sigal Museum in Easton presents The Time Capsule of Frida Kahlo on Sunday September 25th.sigalmuseum.org

art museums

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BETHLEHEM Starstruck: An American History Works by artist-in-residence Shimon Attie, through December 3. Lehigh University Art Galleries, 420 E. Packer Ave. luag.lehigh.edu/exhibitions/starstruck-american-tale, 610-758-3615.

“The Works of a Mechanical Genius: The Legacy of John Fritz”, until October 17th. National Museum of Industrial History, 602 E. Second St. nmih.org, 610-694-6644.

COOPERSBURG “Opportunities that have built a community” Coopersburg Historical Society exhibit, through December 31. Coopersburg Borough Hall, 5 N. Main St. By appointment. [email protected]

EASTON “Climate talks: All we can salvage”, Works by eight women artists in response to the anthology All We Can Save – Truth, Courage and Solutions for the Climate Crisis through September 29. Nurture Nature Center, 518 Northampton St. nurturenaturecenter.org, 610-253-4432.

“Easton Nights at the Sigal Museum”, more than 70 photos by Peter Ydeen, inspired by the poetic works of George Tice, until May 28th. Sigal Museum, 342 Northampton St. sigalmuseum.org, 610-253-1222.

Nazareth “Mapping the Unknown – Early Moravian Maps”, Moravian Historical Society Exhibition, until December 31st. Whitefield House, 214 E. Center St. Moravianhistoricalsosociety.org, 610-759-5070.

Sept 25

EASTON “The Time Capsule of Frida Kahlo” Free presentation on Mexican artist’s personal belongings recovered years after her death, 2pm, Sigal Museum, 342 Northampton St. Fre Admission. Sigalmuseum.org, 610-253-1222.

Indian Heritage Day

SaaraArts is hosting the Fifth Annual India Heritage Day at Arts Park in Allentown on Sunday 25th September.saaraarts.org

Fairs/Festivals

Sept 23

BETHLEHEM 2022 Celtic Classic Highland Games and Festival, Hosted by the Celtic Cultural Alliance featuring parade, Highland Games competitions, live music and dancing, cultural performances and displays, haggis-eating competitions, children’s craft activities and pipe band competitions, 4:30pm-10pm , also on September 24, 10:00 a.m. 10:00 p.m.; September 25, 10am-7pm Downtown Bethlehem, Main Street. bethlehem-pa.gov, celticfest.org.

Sept 24

Lower Parish of Milford 20th Annual Fall Festival, Music from The Verdict and Banned from the Ranch, food truck, craft vendors, free wagon rides, antique tractors, face painting, children’s activities, apple pie contest, silent auction, hot air balloon rides and food vendors, 10:00 a.m. 5 p.m., Lower Milford Township Municipal Building, 7607 Chestnut Hill Church Road. Lowermilford.org, 610-967-4949.

MACUNGIE Lehigh Valley Fiber Festival, 65+ artisans, hands-on demonstrations, food and outreach, 10am-5pm, also September 25, 10am-4pm Macungie Memorial Park, Park Hall, 50 N. Poplar St. lvfiberfest. com, 610-570-2662.

Sept 25

ALLENTOWN indian heritage day, free live dance and music performances, traditional Indian cuisine, handcrafted Indian village artworks, games, performances, giveaways and raffle, 11:30am-4pm, Allentown Arts Park, 510 W. Linden St. saaraarts.org, artconnect @saaraarts.org.

Eat, drink & eat

Sept 25

BETHLEHEM “The Ginvitation”, Gin-centric gathering with tastings, presentations, 11am-4pm, ArtsQuest, Musikfest Cafe, 101 Founders Way. $49-$99. artsquest.org, 610-332-1342.

music

Sept 23

BETHLEHEM broken arrow, Neil Young Tribute, 7:30 p.m., ArtsQuest, Musikfest Cafe, 101 Founders Way. $25-$35. artsquest.org, 610-332-1342.

JIM THORPE The unknown, Billy Joel Tribute, 8 p.m., Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W Broadway. $29. mcohjt.com, 570-325-0249.

Phil Vasar, 8 p.m., Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road. $25-$30. pennspeak.com, 610-826-9000.

Celtic Classic Festival

The 2022 Celtic Classic Highland Games and Festival will be held in downtown Bethlehem from Friday to Sunday 23rd to 25th September.celticfest.org

Sept 24

BETHLEHEM Very modern ensemble of Lehigh University, “The Life and Love of Joe Coogan”, opera in one act, based on an episode of The “Dick Van Dyke Show”, with the Overlook Quartet, 7:30 p.m., Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University, Baker Hall, 420 E. Packer Ave. $5-$20. zoellnerartscenter.org, 610-758-2787, extension 0.

JIM THORPE David Bromberg Quintet, 8 p.m., Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W Broadway. $36-$42. mcohjt.com, 570-325-0249.

Sept 25

BETHLEHEM anthony montanez, Edgar Joel, 6 p.m., Bethlehem SteelStacks, Levitt Pavilion, 101 Founders Way. $15-$30. steelstacks.org, 610-297-7285.

Sept 26

BETHLEHEM “An Evening of Conversations with Robert Fripp and David Singleton” 7:30 p.m., ArtsQuest, Musikfest Cafe, 101 Founders Way. $30-$45. artsquest.org, 610-332-1342.

Sept 27

JIM THORPE beatlemania now, Midday Show, Noon, Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road. Reservation needed. pennspeak.com, 610-826-9000.

Sept 28

JIM THORPE “Boy in Black” Johnny Cash Tribute Lunch Show, Noon, Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road. Reservation needed. pennspeak.com, 610-826-9000.

Sept 29

BETHLEHEM Black Joe Lewis and the Honey Bears, Cedric Burnside, 7:30 p.m., ArtsQuest, Musikfest Cafe, 101 Founders Way. $20-$35. artsquest.org, 610-332-1342.

Il Volo, “Morricone and More,” 8 p.m., Wind Creek Event Center, 77 Sands Blvd. $69-$99. windcreekeventcenter.com, 610-297-7414.

EASTON orchestra 360, Free Live at the Falls Concert, 6pm-8:30pm, Scott Park, South Third Street and Larry Holmes Drive. liveatfalls.com.

JIM THORPE Dustin Douglas and the Elec Gentlemen, 8 p.m., Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W Broadway. $20. mcohjt.com, 570-325-0249.

elton john tribute, Midday Show, Noon, Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road. Reservation needed. pennspeak.com, 610-826-9000.

theatre

Sept 23

ALLENTOWN

“I left my heart” Tony Bennett Tribute, 6:30 p.m., also Sept. 24, 6:30 p.m.; September 25 & 29, 12:30 p.m. Pines Dinner Theater, 448 N. 17th St. $22-$32 and a la carte menu. pinesdinnertheatre.com, 610-433-2333.

Emmaus “Sideshow The Musical”, Production based on a true story by conjoined twins and entertainers Violet and Daisy Hilton, 7:30pm-9:30pm, also September 24, 7:30pm-9:30pm; September 25, 3-5 p.m. St. John’s UCC Emmaus, 139 N. Fourth St. $15-20. stjohnsuccemmaus.org, 484-809-9228.

Sept 28

BETHLEHEM “The Saloniere”, Department of Theater Production, 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m. Diamond Theater, Lehigh University, Zoellner Arts Center, East Packer Avenue. $12. www.zoellnerartscenter.org, 610-758-2787.

Miscellaneous

Sept 23

ALLENTOWN casino night, Rotary International Fundraiser, hosted by Allentown West Rotary and Western Lehigh Chamber of Commerce, 5-9 p.m., America on Wheels, 5 N. Front St. $75-100. americaonwheels.org/, [email protected] Registration required.

EASTON second line parade, Free informal march with audience participation through the streets of Easton with Big Easy Easton Brass, 7 p.m., Bank Street Creamery, 15 S. Bank St. fb.me/e/1otWXjnj4, 610-608-8127.

“Easton Out Loud” Monthly series of activities featuring live music, food, drink and shopping, 5pm-9pm, Downtown Easton, eastonoutloud.com.

Eerie Easton Walking Tour, Tales of Murder, Misfortune and Misadventure Tour in the Downtown Historic District, 6pm, Sigal Museum, 342 Northampton St. $15. https://sigalmuseum.org/event/eerie-easton-walking-tours/, 610-253-1222.

BUILDING FORKS 38th Annual Allen D. Deibler Memorial Golf Classic, Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties Benefit Event, 11 a.m., Riverview Country Club, 1 Riverview Place. $160. arcgolf22.givesmart.com, 610-849-8076.

Sept 24

EASTON “The Royal Gala” Barbie Colon Designs Runway Fashion Show featuring African designs for men and women, with food, drink and entertainment, Andre Williams, former NFL Giants and denim brand owner, guest model, 6 p.m., Sigal Museum, 342 Northampton St. $60-75 . tseventplanning.com/barbie-colon-royal-gala, 610-349-3671, [email protected]

Sept 25

BETHLEHEM ladies tea time, 1-3 p.m., St. Francis Center for Renewal, 395 Bridle Path Road. $15. www.stfrancisctr.org, 610-867-8890.

WILLIAMS CITY gift card and filled bingo basket, Additional Fundraiser, 11:30 am, No. 1 Williams Township Fire Company, 2500 Morgan Hill Road. $20-$25. wtfirecoaux.com/bingoautumn.html, 610-252-7648.

Sept 29

EASTON “DARTing towards Asteroids”, Free Science on a Sphere program on the Double Asteroid Redirection Test, 7 p.m., Nurture Nature Center, 518 Northampton St. nurturenaturecenter.org, 610-253-4432.

NEW JERSEY

Fairs/Festivals

Sept 23

WASHINGTON Hot Air Balloons, Fun and Games Festival, with vendors, food truck, car and truck show, family entertainment and local music, 3:00 p.m., Sept. 2325, Warren County Community College, 475 Route 57 West. $10, $5 ages 4-12, $5 parking. balloonfestnj.com, 908-283-0721.

music

BLAIRSTOWN the ruta beggars, 8 p.m., Roy’s Hall, 30 Main St. $22-$27. royshall.org, 908-362-1399.

Sept 24

HACKETTSOWN laurel canyon, Acoustic Tribute to Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, 8 p.m., Centenary University, Sitnik Theater, Lackland Center, 400 Jefferson St. $35. centenarystageco.org, 908-979-0900.

Sept 25

LAMBERTVILLE Sally and Ian Bethman, Revue of Broadway Songs, 7 p.m., Music Mountain Theater, 1483 Route 179. $20. musicmountaintheatre.org, 609-397-3337.

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