ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST BUFFET — 8 to 11:30 a.m., Immaculate Conception Social Hall, Caroline Avenue, Saint Clair. Adults $6, children eight and under, $3. Call 570-429-0302. Benefits St. Clare of Assisi Parish.
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST BUFFET — 8 a.m. to noon, Ringtown Valley Fire and Rescue Company, 46 W. Main St., Ringtown. Adults $8, children $4. Eat in or take out. Call 570-8893245.
ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST — 9 a.m. to noon, St. Peter the Fisherman Church, Lake Harmony. Adults $8.75, children $4.50.
ANNUAL BABER APPRECIATION DAY — 3 to 6:30 p.m., Baber Cemetery, 14th and Market streets, Pottsville. Nature and walking tours 3 p.m., picnic begins 4:30 p.m., concert by Third Brigade Band 4 to 5:45
On Sept. 17, Fern Hall Inn and Plate d’Azure, plus Pendrak Family Winery, offer samplings at the Carbondale station from 2 to 3 p.m.; Rossi’s Ristorante and Ferrone Family Winery stations the Archbald platform from 3:15 to 4:15; Cafe Colarusso and Case Quattro Winery occupy the Jessup stop from 4:30 to 5:30; and Chocolate Creations and Capra Collina Winery man the Olyphant platform from 5:45 to 6:45. The train drops guests off at the trolley museum at 7.
On Sept. 24, the schedule remains the same, while vendors switch up, with Pettinato’s and Ambers restaurants and III Ponds Winery in Carbondale; The Grill at the Highlands and Case Quattro Winery in Archbald; Mariano’s Cucina and Capra Collina Winery in Jessup; and OTown Craft House and Lucchi Wine Cellar in Olyphant.
Carlo said she hopes riders populate other downtown Carbondale businesses upon return to the Pioneer City and return to participating restaurants and wineries once they’ve tasted what they offer.
With all that’s entailed in the ticket price, she believes guests get more than their money’s worth.
“It’s a very nice-looking tour as well. It’s a perfect time of year with fall foliage,” Carlo said. “Who could ask for anything more?”
p.m., solemn evensong service 6 p.m. Bring lawn chair. Picnic food provided. Freewill donation accepted. Donation of baked goods appreciated. Volunteers needed to help day of event. Call Carol at 570-617-6704, Carla or Norm at 570-628-3868, Kurt Kovalovich at 570-640-1738 or office at 570-622-8720.
BLUE MASS — 11 a.m., St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church, Ashland. Mass honors firefighters, police officers and EMS. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Sarto Council 1322.
ORDER DEADLINE FOR HOMEMADE SOUP, PIES AND APPLE DUMPLINGS — Pick up soup from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 15 and 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 16, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 1931 Wiconisco St., Reinerton. Cost $6 per quart. Choice of ham and bean, vegetable beef, chicken corn noodle and chicken rice. Pies and apple dumplings, pick up 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 28. Pies $7, dumplings $3. Call Kathryn at 717-647-2687 or Dale at 570-617-1530.
RICHARD G. LYNN MEMORIAL RIDE — Registration 9 to 11:30 a.m., kickstands up 11:45 a.m., Frackville American Legion Post 398, 40 S. Mahanoy St., Frackville. Cost riders $12, passengers $8 before today; day of event riders $15, passengers $10. For more information, call 570-872-3358 or 570-933-4155.
VIDEO PRESENTATION AND TOUR — “Memories of 1916,” 1 to 3 p.m., Mahanoy Area Historical Society Museum Annex, 28 E. Centre St., Mahanoy City. A one-mile walk, led by Paul Coombe, will be held after film.
BINGO — Games start 2 p.m., doors open at noon, Divine Mercy Roman Catholic Parish’s St. Stephen Hall, Main and Oak streets, Shenandoah. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Francis Cardinal Brennan Council 618.
CONTEMPORARY SERVICE RESCHEDULED — To be held 6 p.m. Sept. 18, Covenant United Methodist Church, 215 E. Main St., Schuylkill Haven. Jaime Bishop leads group with music.
SUNDAY BREAKFAST — 7:30 a.m. to noon, Mountaineer Hose Company, Third and South streets, Minersville. Open menu.
FRACKVILLE MUSEUM OPEN HOUSE — 1 to 4 p.m., Frackville Borough Building, 42 S. Center St., Frackville. Celebrating fifth anniversary of museum. Program “Home Sweet Home,” presented by Frackville Singers, 2 p.m. Free.
MEMORIAL SERVICE — 9 a.m., Veterans Memorial, Centre and Catawissa streets, Mahanoy City. Service to honor all people who lost their lives on 9/11. Weather permitting. A service will also be held at 6 p.m. at Mahanoy Area Alumni Field. MURDER MYSTERY — “A Climate for Murder: An Irish Italian Wedding,” presented by Anthracite Citizens Theatre, 5 p.m. today and Sept. 18, The Warehouse, 1028 Poplar St., Kulpmont. Tickets $25, includes buffetstyle Italian dinner. For reservation, call 570-205-6205.
POTTSVILLE AREA HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI MAJORETTES PRACTICE — 4 p.m. today, Sept. 18 and 25, field behind D.H.H. Lengel Middle School, Pottsville. Videos of routines will be posted online. For more information, call Deniece at 570-5731946.
62ND ANNUAL SCHUYLKILL COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS CONVENTION MEMORIAL SERVICE — 5 p.m., Most Blessed Trinity Church, Cherry St., Tremont. Procession will begin at 4:45 p.m. from Tremont Fire Company, proceed on Clay Street to Cherry and then to church.
SPIRIT DAY — Handicapped accessible. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., North Street, Minersville. Schuylkill West Teener League All-Star team, state title winners, will be honored at noon, followed by Sept. 11 events by Hap Anthony. Check out Facebook page for list of events.
THEME BASKET BINGO — 1 p.m., doors open 11 a.m., Saint Clair Lions Club bingo hall, McCord Avenue, Saint Clair. Advance tickets $15, at door $20. Prizes include flat-screen TV, lottery board, Weber grill and roaster. Benefits St. John’s United Church of Christ, Saint Clair. Call 570-429-0549.
THEME BASKET FUNDRAISER — Sponsored by Minersville Skatepark Association, basket showings, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., North Street, Minersville ; 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 16, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 17 and 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 18, Good Will Fire Company, 25 North St., Minersville, drawing set for 7 p.m. Sept. 18. Tickets are $2 each, three for $5, 10 for $10 and 25 for $20. Baskets range from $25 to more than $600 in value. For more information, call 570-294-6235.
WALK THOSE PAWS FOR A CAWS 5K WALK/RUN — 8:30 a.m. to noon, Anthracite Animal Clinic, 640 High Road, Ashland. People may participate with or without their pets. Cost $25. Event will include prizes, a Chinese auction and vendors. Call 570-875-4961.
CELEBRATE RECOVERY — 2 to 3 p.m., Faith Church, 1168 Centre Turnpike, Route 61, Orwigsburg. Biblical and balanced program created to help people overcome life’s hurts, habits and hangups. Free.
FREE FOOD — 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. every Sunday, includes bread, rolls, pastries and food, Living Waters Church of God, 155 S. Balliet St., Frackville. Donation of $1 requested to cover transportation cost. Call 570-874-1585 or 570-6223587.