A tasty autumn in store for the Lehigh Valley
Trust us, Lehigh Valley, your hunger for food events will be totally satisfied this fall.
From craft beer to vegan mac and cheese, October and November are jammed with fun events featuring delicious local foods and drinks.
We decided to spotlight five events, listing them chronologically so you can add them to your calendar:
Oct. 11-13 at SteelStacks Catch the second weekend of this annual event, featuring craft beer samples, authentic German food, family fun (did we mention dachshund races?) and more.
It’s free to walk around the festival. Hours are 6-11 p.m. Oct. 11; noon to 10 p.m. Oct. 12 and noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 13.
Menu: You’ll find a wide array of vendors offering German and Eastern European favorites such as chicken paprikash, wienerschnitzel, sauerbratten, halupki, bratwust, strudel and more. If you’re looking for traditional fare, you’ll find that as well, including burgers, cheesesteaks, hot dogs, chicken fingers and more.
Beer: Oktoberfest is synonymous with beer, and at this event, there are a lot of choices. You’ll find Yuengling in more than a half-dozen styles, including its Oktoberfest brew; numerous Samuel Adams styles (including an Octoberfest); Hofbräu Biergarten, Stella Artois, Hofbrau Oktoberfest, and many more. In addition, you can taste brews from Troegs, Victory and Yards.
If all of that isn’t enough, you can get your tickets for the Oktoberfest Brewers’ Village, held in the Musikfest Café. There will be two-hour tasting sessions: 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 11; and 1 to 3 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 12. You can sample more than 30 different beers from more than 15 craft breweries, including Fegley’s, Seven Sirens and Weyerbacher.
How much: $20 for ArtsQuest members; $25 for the public in advance or $25 for ArtsQuest members and $30 for the public at the door. Designated driver tickets: $10.
Info: steelstacks.org/ festivals/oktoberfest/
Oct. 12-13 at the member wineries of the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail
Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 12 and noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 13.
This annual event celebrates Chambourcin, the one grape grown by all the members of the wine trail. In fact, in the greater Lehigh Valley area, there are more than 40 acres of Chambourcin, which ferment into approximately 150,000 bottles of wine.
Each winery will feature a complimentary tasting-sized food and wine pairing for guests to sample. Several wineries also have special features such as live music, wine cocktails, food trucks, and more.
Here’s what they have planned:
■ Amore Winery, East Allen Township, will pair Chambourcin with lasagna from Sodexo Food Service. Porches, decks and patios will be open and available for relaxing and sipping.
■ Black River Farms, Bethlehem, will release their Barrel Reserve Chambourcin ’17, which will be paired with glazed pork tenderloin with a pear and thyme sauce prepared by feast. Free live music from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday by Acoustic Keys and from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday by Andrew Portz
■ Blue Mountain Vineyards, New Tripoli, will feature its Victoria’s Passion Wine, made
with Chambourcin. The winery will also have an employee chili cook-off, and each customer will get to sample all of the chili recipes and then vote on their favorite. Live music on
Saturday: Damian Walck from 1 to 4 p.m., free; Sunday, Music Jam - Lou Franco Project, 2 to 5 p.m. - $7.50 per person includes a wine tasting of five different wines and a reserved table in the glass-enclosed room.
■ Clover Hill Vineyards & Winery, Breinigsville, will offer a sample of Agour Ossau-Iraty AOP cheese paired with its Chambourcin and a taste of a Frizzangria made from Chambourcin Frizzante.
■ Franklin Hill Vineyards,
Bangor, will pair its Chambourcin wine with a wild mushroom soup made by Social Still. There will also be a standard menu of small plates available for purchase, as well as specialty flights, a mulled wine bar, a sangria bar, spiked hot chocolate, and 15 percent discount on a case of wine.
■ Galen Glen, Andreas (Schuykill County), will feature a complimentary pairing of its Chambourcin wine and a handcrafted chocolate truffle, created using its own chambourcin by chocolatier Steve Evans of Lancaster.
Wine tastings are $3 and you get the chance to learn more about the grape varietals and the wines they produce. Saturday will be Cheeseboard Day, featuring local cheeses and accoutrements for purchase and to enjoy with a glass of wine. From noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, enjoy lunch with the Grilled Cheese Café 2 Food Truck.
■ Tolino Vineyards, Bangor will team up with Bangor Trust Brewing and offer fresh Bavarian pretzels with artisan organic flour, raw sugar, and kosher salt poached in a brewer’s malt bath and baked to perfection. They will be served with a sides of Bangor Trust’s homemade local honey stone ground mustard and spicy chili pepper mustard and paired with Chambourcin or Rad Red (a sweeter Chambourcin.)
Tours of the vineyard are offered at 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, where guests will have the chance to taste a ripening Chambourcin grape right from the vine. Live music on Saturday by George Baier from 1 to 4 p.m.
■ Vynecrest, Breinigsville will offer a chicken wrap with American cheese, lettuce and tomato with a BBQ sauce made by Cibo Food Truck, paired with a newly released 2018 Chambourcin. Live music from
1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: Saturday - Steve Myers, and Sunday - Michael Green. Wine slushy flavors are Vynecrest Red and Pumpkin Spice. Featured drink is Bourbon Pumpkin Cider.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 19, Easton’s Centre Square
As part of the regular weekly Easton Farmers Market, you can come out an enjoy an apple-themed day of fun. If you ever wanted to find out the difference in flavors between apple varieties, this is the event for you. You can come taste samples of up to 20 varieties of Pennsylvania and New Jersey apples. You can also take part in an apple-pie eating contest. enjoy live music and more.
Info: eastonfarmersmarket .com/event/apple-jam-3/
PA Bacon Fest
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 2 and 3 at sites around Easton’s Centre Square
This annual event is one of the most popular food events in the Valley. The smell alone will make you happy.
Back to the festival, which marks its eighth year: The festival will offer more than a 150 vendors and more than a dozen musical acts on several different stages.
Menu: You’ll find every conceivable version of bacon — from strips you can take home to sizzle up yourself, to bacon-wrapped foods, bacon-infused drinks and even bacon desserts.
You can also check out culinary demos, chef battles, hog-calling competitions, mascot dashes, bacon-eating battles, costume contests and kids’ events.
How much: It’s free to walk around. A $2 donation, however, will enter you into a festival raffle. Some events may require tickets.
Nov. 17 at Musikfest Cafe, SteelStacks
Two tasting sessions: 1 to 2:30 p.m.; and 4:30 to 6 p.m.
Vegan mac and “cheese” is the theme of this fun food event, now in its third year.
You don’t have to be vegan to enjoy this event, however, as it offers you the chance to taste a variety of ways to enjoy mac with a non-dairy cheese — from creamy cashew to silky butternut squash.
After you’ve done all your sampling, you can vote for your favorites. The s’Mac Down Champion will be awarded with a custom-blown trophy from the ArtsQuest Glass Studio at the Banana Factory.
How much: General admission to either session, $20 plus fees; VIP, which gives you include early entrance to the event (noon and 3:30) for the first chance to taste the macs and meet the chefs, $29 plus fees.
Info, tickets: bit.ly/2n8T219
Festival UnBound: Poets, Troubadours, and Troublemakers: Live, original music, created in the spirit of Festival UnBound and dedicated to the Festival’s mission of envisioning Bethlehem’s future. A collaboration with Godfrey Daniels artist and folk musician Anne Hills. 7-8:30 p.m. The Lyric Room, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown. $15. 610-867-1689. festivalunbound.com.
John Waite: British rocker. 7:30 p.m. Musikfest Cafe, ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. $30-$35. 610-3323378. steelstacks.org.
Ralph Pagano: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. ArtsWalk Pocket Park, Church and Court streets, Allentown. Free. Stranger Sings Halloween Cabaret and Open Mike: Star of the
Day performers Benjamin Ruth, Victoria, Spruiell, and Keith Moser perform 1980s favorites from the three seasons of Stranger Things. Sing with the piano player, accompany yourself, perform slam poetry, play any instrument. Bring sheet music for the accompanist. 8-10 p.m. Allentown Brew Works, 812 Hamilton St. $10. 484-809-9228. StaroftheDay.org.
Reel Queer Film Series presents “Wild Nights with Emily”: Dramatization of the little-known side of the writer Emily Dickinson’s life, in particular, her relationship with another woman. Talkback with Liz Bradbury and dessert reception follow. 6:30-9 p.m. Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, 522 W. Maple St., Allentown. Free. 610-347-9988. bradburysullivancenter.org/rqfs_wildnightswithemily.
Spaceballs: John Candy Tribute Series: A rogue star pilot and his trusty sidekick must come to the rescue of a princess and save the galaxy from a ruthless race of beings known as Spaceballs. 7:309:10 p.m. Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas, ArtsQuest Center, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. $10; $8, seniors, students; $7.50, members. 610-297-7100. steelstacks.org.
Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride: Check into the motel, slip past scarecrows, zombies and other evils in the Revenge of the Scarecrows Haunted Corn Trail, or try your luck on the Haunted Hayride through Araspha Farm. 6:30-10:30 p.m. Bates Motel, 1835 Middletown Road (Route 352),
Glen Mills. $15-$40. 610-459-0647. thebatesmotel.com.
Lancaster Field of Screams: Frightmare Asylum, Den of Darkness, Haunted Hayride and Nocturnal Wasteland, live bands and other special events, including 5K Zombie Fun Run, battle of the bands competition. Entertainment area includes live music, toxic head toss, zombie football throw, prize cannons, big screen movies. 6 p.m. Through Nov. 9. Field of Screams, 191 College Ave., Mountville. $16$35. 717-285-7748. fieldofscreams.com.
Six Flags FrightFest: Seasonal rides, scare zones, terror trails and haunted mazes plus zombies and Halloween-themed shows and attractions. Highlights include Aftermath, Dead Man’s Party’s
20th Anniversary Bash, Blood Shed, Professor Slithers Goes Wild, Scary-oke, 30-Hour Coffin Challenge. 6-9 p.m. Through Oct. 30. Six Flags Great Adventure, Route 537, Jackson, New Jersey. $67.99 and over. frightfest.sixflags.com/ greatadventure.
Terror Behind the Walls: Six terrifying attractions inside the crumbling cellblocks of a real prison. 7 p.m. Through Nov. 9. Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia. $24-$44. 215-236-3300. terrorbehindthewalls.com.
KIDS & FAMILY
Arthur’s World: National touring exhibition based on the PBS Children’s television series. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Through Jan. 5. Reading Public Museum, 500 Museum Road, Reading. $10; $6, seniors, ages 4-17, college students. 610-371-5850. readingpublicmuseum.org.
Crayola Screamin’ Green Hauntoween: Crafts and special spooky happenings. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Through Oct. 31. Crayola Experience, 30 Centre Square, Easton. $21.99. 952-851-5800. crayolaexperience.com.
Jack-O-Lantern Lane: Halloween display with a new focus on exploring light, optical illusions, and fun sensory challenges.10 a.m.-5 p.m. Through Nov. 3. Da Vinci Science Center, 3145 Hamilton Boulevard Bypass, Allentown. $14.95. 484664-1002. davincisciencecenter.org/jack-o-lantern-lane/. Linvilla Hayrides To The Witches House: Visit the witches house for stories, jokes and a treat, followed by a bonfire with marshmallows to roast and apple cider. 5:30-8 p.m. Through Oct. 30. Linvilla Orchards, 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media. $9. 610-867-7116. linvilla.com.
Maize Quest: “BEE aMAZED!”: 10acre cornfield maze celebrating bees including honeybee, New Jersey’s state insect, plus gemstone mining, hay rides, kids’ playground and the Farm Market. Flashlight nights (5-8 p.m. Saturdays in Oct.). 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Through Nov. 10. Stony Hill Farms, 15 North Road, Chester, New Jersey. $13.99; $14.99, Oct.; free, 2 and under. 908-879-2696. stonyhillfarms.com.
Pumpkinland: Halloween display of cartoon characters, scarecrows,
hay hutch and pumpkins, daytime hayride ($5), night hayrides (7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 16-17, 21-23; $8; $7, ages 11 and under) and funhouse, cornstalk maze and Caper’s Castle ($3). 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Through Oct. 31. Colonial Gardens, 745 Schuylkill Road, Phoenixville. Free. 610-9489755. colonialgardenspa.com/ halloween.
Pumpkinland: Live music and entertainment, hayrides, train rides, straw bale and cornfield mazes, pick-your-own pumpkins and apples, Hayrides to the Witch’s House (5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 4-30), Jack-O-Lantern Exhibit (6 p.m. Oct. 18-30), costume-parade (3 p.m. Oct. 27). 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Through
Nov. 10. Linvilla Orchards, 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media. 610-8677116. linvilla.com.
1984: Aquila Theatre’s production of George Orwell’s novel, written in 1944 near the end of World War II, depicting a society controlled by a perfectly totalitarian government bent on repressing all subversive tendencies. 7 p.m. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $10. 570-826-1100. kirbycenter.org.
Clue: The Musical: Musical based on the popular board game. 2 p.m. Through Oct. 27. Pines Dinner Theatre, 448 N. 17th St., Allentown. $15-$50. 610-433-2333. pinesdinnertheatre.com. Festival UnBound: Hidden Seed: Bethlehem’s Forgotten Utopia: Original production written by Touchstone Theatre’s founder Bill George and Lehigh University’s
Seth Moglen, exploring Bethlehem’s birth and how it can strengthen the future by unearthing the stories of multiculturalism and women’s rights. PBS 39 SteelStacks, 839 Sesame St., Bethlehem. $20. 610-867-1689. festivalunbound.com.
The Ghost Train: High jinks and chills ensue when a group of people become stranded at an isolated station and a legendary phantom train approaches. 7:30 p.m.
Through Oct. 20. Lackland Performing Arts Center, Sitnik Theatre, 715 Grand Ave., Hackettstown, New Jersey. $17.50-$32. 908-979-0900. centenarystageco.org.
Hamilton: The story of Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first treasury secretary. 7:30 p.m. Through Nov. 17. The Forrest Theatre, 1114 Walnut St., Philadelphia. $129-$199. 215-9231515. forrest-theatre.com/hamilton.html.
Working: A Musical: Collection of stories about the ordinary hopes and dreams of the American worker, based on Studs Terkel’s best-selling book. Presented by Act 1. 8 p.m. Through Oct. 20. DeSales University, Schubert Theatre, 2755 Station Ave., Center Valley. $29-$31. 610-282-3192. desales.edu/act1.
Allentown Garden Club Meeting: Brian Duvall, president of Bartlett Tree Experts, talks on the “Caring for Trees and Shrubs”. 12:30 p.m. Emmaus Moravian Church, 146
Main St., Free.
Autumn Hawk Watch: Hike to the North Lookout to see raptor migrants and other birds. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Through Dec. 15. Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, 1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton. Trail fees: 10; $7, seniors; $5, 6-12; free, 5 and under. 610-756-6961. hawkmountain.org.
Autumn Moon Hayrides: Enjoy a hayride through Linvilla’s orchards followed by a campfire with marshmallow roast and apple cider. 6 p.m., 7 p.m. Through Nov. 9. Linvilla Orchards, 137 W Knowlton Rd, Media. $7.50. 610-876-7116. linvilla.com.
Bethlehem Farmers Market: Fresh produce, lunch items, baked goods, natural goods, more. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Through Oct. 31. Lehigh University, Farrington Square, New and Morton streets, Bethlehem. sustainability.lehigh.edu/bethlehem-farmers-market.
Big Brews: Food, drinks, live music, sports auction and more to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lehigh Valley. 6-9 p.m. HiJinx Brewing Company, 905 Harrison St., Allentown. $25, advance; $30, at the door. classy.org/event/bigbrews/e251486.
Corn Maze: Military themed seven acre maze with design of the Huey Helicopter. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Through Nov. 10. The Farm In Harmony, 231 Brainards Road, Harmony, New Jersey. $8; $5, ages 4-12; free, ages 3 and under. 908-283-0721. thefarminharmony.com.
Festival UnBound: Touchstone Theatre’s 10-day festival of original theater, community conversations and other activities held at Touchstone, Bethlehem Public Library, Charles Brown Ice House, Lehigh University and other locations. Events include Festival UnBound cabaret (Oct. 11-12, Touchstone). Through Oct. 13. Touchstone Theatre, 321 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem. Free and ticketed events. 610-8671689. festivalunbound.com. Festival UnBound: Beyond Utopia: Visiting Polish company Teatr Brama leads Moravian College undergraduate students as well as graduate students from the new Moravian/Touchstone MFA program in Performance Creation an original work developed for the festival. The performance will explore the themes of poverty and inequality in pursuit of a new vision for Bethlehem’s future. 6-7 p.m. Through Fri. Bethlehem Area Public Library, 11 W. Church St., Bethlehem. $10; $5, seniors. students. 610-8671689. festivalunbound.com. Festival UnBound: Community Conversations: Explore festival themes in a relaxed environment, moderated by Touchstone Ensemble member/Moravian College professor Christopher Shorr. noon-1 p.m. Through Fri. Cafe at the Lodge, 427 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem. Free. 610-867-1689. festivalunbound.com.
Festival UnBound: Forward March: The Future of Our Warriors: Original production by Women Veterans Empowered & Thriving, featuring poetry, storytelling and theater designed to bridge the gap between veterans and civilians. 8-9:30 p.m. Touchstone Theatre, 321 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem. $15; $10, seniors, students, veterans. 610-867-1689. festivalunbound.com.
Festival UnBound: To Hunt a
Wild Utopia: A wild theatrical ride through Bethlehem on a quest for utopia with Agile Rascal Bicycle Touring Theatre. Bicycles provided. Registration suggested. 3:30-5 p.m. Through Oct. 12. Charles A. Brown Ice House, 56 River St., Bethlehem. $15; $10, seniors, students. 610-8671689. festivalunbound.com.
“The Girls” Night Out: Carnival theme complete with games, door prizes, a DJ, dancing, face painting, photo booth, hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, silent auction and more in support of St. Luke’s Breast Cancer Compassion Fund. 5:30 p.m. Homewood Suites, 3350 Center Valley Parkway, Center Valley. $35. 866785-8537. slhn.org/GirlsNightOut.
Haunted Heritage Program: The ghosts of the Slate Belt past return to tell their tales. 7 p.m. Slate Belt Heritage Center, 30 N. First St., Bangor. $10. 484-894-5661. slatebeltheritage.net. Hellerick’s Adventure Farm:
18-acre adventure farm with over 45 activities, a 5-acre corn maze, hayride through the farm, pumpkin picking, 100-foot corn chute slide, pumpkin bowling, more. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Through Nov. 2. Hellerick’s Family Farm, 5500 N. Easton Road, Doylestown. $13.20; $9.99. 215-7668388. hellericksfarm.com. Macungie Farmers Market:
Vendors selling small-batch roasted coffee, seasonal fruits and vegetables, cooking oils, fresh baked goods, poultry items, prepared foods, more. Also live music, cooking demonstrations, craft week, more. 4-7 p.m. Macungie Memorial Park, 50 N. Poplar St. macungiefarmersmarket.com. Mystery Science Theater 3000 LIVE: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour: Final tour with host Joel Hodgson and movie-riffling robots, Tom Servo, Crow and Gypsy, take audience members on a roller coaster ride through some of the cheesiest films ever made. 7:30 p.m. Zoellner Arts Center, Baker Hall, 420 E. Packer Ave., Bethlehem. $55; $45; $35. 610-758-2787. zoellnerartscenter.org. Philly’s The Glow: A Jack O’Lantern Experience: Stroll down Jack’s Lane filled with 5,000 hand-carved, illuminated pumpkins transformed into landscapes, iconic figures and larger-than-life Jack o’ lantern structures. 6:45-9 p.m. Through Nov. 3. West Fairmont Park, adjacent to the Mann Music Center, on Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia. $22.99; $19.99, ages 3-12. theglowjackolantern.com/philadelphia. Science on Sphere: Hurricanes:
What influences hurricanes, how frequently and where do they occur, and what are their effects? Revisit some recent significant hurricanes and discuss the future potential for more intense storms. 7 p.m. Also Sat. Nurture Nature Center, 518 Northampton St., Easton. 610-253-4432. nurturenaturecenter.org. Unangst Tree Farm Fall Fun:
Hayrides to the pumpkin patch, “The Three Silly Goats and Their Stuff” theme corn maze, petting zoo, farm markets, snack stands, more. noon-5 p.m. Through Oct. 31. Unangst Tree Farm, 7317 Bethlehem-Bath Pike, Bath. 610-837-7531. unangst-treefarm.com/fall-3024info. Upper Bucks Foodie: Sample food, local beer and wine. Benefits the Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Foundation. Hosted by Upper Bucks Chamber of Commerce Foundation. 5:30-8 p.m. Sands Chrysler Jeep Dodge Showroom, Route 309, Quakertown. 215-5363211. ubcc.org/foodie.html.
“Expressive Patterns” Artist Reception: A body of work merging patterns and portraits, abstract and representative in Katie Dawe’s heavily saturated color schemes, on display through Oct. 31. 6-8 p.m. Eagle Nest Gallery, Nazareth Area High School, East Center Street. Free. 610-759-1730.
“The Inner Eye of Art, The Outer Spark” Opening Reception: Works in painting and sculpture by Thom Cooney Crawford on display through Jan. 5. 6-9 p.m. Nurture Nature Center, 518 Northampton St., Easton. 610-253-4432. nuturenaturecenter.org.
Peer Perspectives: The artwork of Kutztown University students Delaney Hensor, Geoffrey Demarro, Morgan Musser, McKayla Michener, and Ariel Walter. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 11. 5-7 p.m. Through Oct. 13. Studio B, 39A East Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown. Free. 610-413-9565. studiobbb.org.
Estelle Borhek Johnston Memorial Festival Concert: Dan Forrest’s Requiem for the Living and Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy performed by the Central Moravian Church Festival Choir and Orchestra, and Becky Lepore, piano soloist. 7:30 p.m. Central Moravian Church, Old Chapel, 73 W. Church St., Bethlehem. Free. 610-866-5661. centralmoravianchurch.org. Lenape Chamber Ensemble: Classical music program includes chamber music by Beethoven, Ives and Saint-Saens for strings and piano. 8:15 p.m. Upper Tinicum Lutheran Church, 188 Upper Tinicum Church Road, Upper Black Eddy. $18; $15; $5. 610-294-9361. lenapechamberensemble.org.
Boyertown’s Pickfest: Three days with 12 bands on seven stages throughout the town of Boyertown alongside artisan galleries, shoppes, local craft beers and ciders, and area wineries and distilleries. Through Sun. Philadelphia Avenue, Boyertown. Free. boyertownspickfest.com.
Eric Church , Double Down Tour:
8 p.m. Also Sat. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St., Philadelphia. on sale March 22. 800-298-4200. WellsFargoCenterPhilly.com. Festival UnBound Cabaret: Friday Pride-day celebrates local LGBTQ artists and features Prince Eliot, Bronze for Birdy, King Leo and DJ Brad Scott, followed by disco dancing. Food and drink for purchase. 8 p.m. Touchstone Theatre parking lot, 321 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem. Free. 610-867-1689. festivalunbound.com.
Festival UnBound: Poets, Troubadours, and Troublemakers: Live, original music, created in the spirit of Festival UnBound. A collaboration with Godfrey Daniels artist and folk musician Anne Hills. Panel discussion follows performance. 8-9:30 p.m. Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem. $15. 610-867-1689. festivalunbound.com.
The Four Italian Tenors: A salute to Enrico Caruso, Mario Lanza, Luciano Pavarotti and Andrea Bocelli. 8 p.m. State Theatre, 453 Northampton St., Easton. $45; $35. 610-252-3132. statetheatre.org. Marcus Roberts and the Modern Jazz Generation: Award-winning pianist and composer. 8-10 p.m. Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Perelman Theater, 300 S. Broad St., Philadelphia. $30-$47. 215-893-1999. kimmelcenter.org. Out to Lunch Concert Series: Brad Rau: Classical guitarist. noon-1 p.m. Domaci, 21 E. Third St., Bethlehem. Free. 610-419-9180. southsideartsdistrict.com/out-tolunch-concert-series/.
Pentley Holmes: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. ArtsWalk Pocket Park, Church and Court streets, Allentown. Free. Sarah Larsen & Danny Stewart: Presented by the Kutztown Folk Music Society. 7:30 p.m. Janelle’s Restaurant and Catering Hall, 360 Fleetwood Road, Bowers. $9; $7, seniors; free, students with ID, ages 12 and under. 610-683-8720. kfms.org.
Found Footage Festival: Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher take audience members on a guided tour of their all-time favorite VHS finds. 8 p.m. Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville. $25; $20, members. 610-917-1228. thecolonialtheatre.com.
“Hocus Pocus”: Live discussion and Q&A with Kathy Najimy before the screening of the classic Halloween movie. 7:30 p.m. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, WilkesBarre. $20; $30; $40; $99. 570826-1100. kirbycenter.org.
Barn of Horrors and Terror Trail: Sinister apparitions roam the grounds haunting the century-old barn and trail. Presented by the Womelsdorf Area Community Association. 7-10 p.m. Through Oct. 27. VFW Barn, Water and Jefferson streets, Womelsdorf. $10, barn or trail; $15, combo. 484-529-6989. barnofhorrors.com.
Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride: 6:30-10:30 p.m. See Thurs.
Dorney’s Halloween Haunt: Haunted mazes, scare zones, rides and monsters prowling the park. Through Nov. 2. Dorney Park, 3830 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall Township. 610-395-2000. dorneypark.com.
Dracula’s Domain: Haunted Hayride, Psycho Path, Dead End Corn Maze. 7-11 p.m. Through Oct. 27. Dracula’s Domain, 569 Monmouth Road, Jackson, New Jersey. $15-$30. 732-928-0393. draculasdomain.net.
Elysburg Haunted House: Haunted path through a wooded area and a walk-through, two-story house and cellar. Benefits the Elysburg Valley Gun and Country Club. 7 p.m. Through Oct. 26. Elysburg Valley Gun and Country Club, Route 487, Elysburg. $15. 570-6722920. facebook.com/ElysburgHauntedHouse.
Haunted Hayride: Dark and twisting trails of terror to benefit the fire company. 7-10 p.m. Through Oct. 26. Tylersport Volunteer Fire Company, 125 Ridge Road, Tylersport. $10; free, aes 4 and under. 215-2575900. tylersportfireco.com. Haunted Hayride in the Parkway: Thrills, chills and frights will put a scare into your night. Benefits the Whitehall Fire Department. 7-11 p.m. Through Oct. 26. Whitehall Parkway Recreational Area, 4689 S. Church St., Whitehall. $12; $7, ages 6-12; free. ages 5 and under. 610437-5524 ext. 226.
Haunted Red Mill: Twists and turns and ghouls and zombies. 7-10 p.m. Through Oct. 26. Red Mill Museum Village, 56 Main St., Clinton, New Jersey. $30. 908-735-4101. redmillhauntedvillage.org.
The Haunting at the Waldorf Hotel: Waldorf Hotel, Haunted Hayride and Infection, Zombie Escape Room. 7-11 p.m. Through Nov. 2. Waldorf Estate of Fear, 6325 Interchange Road, Lehighton. $30-$55. 610-824-6835. waldorfestateoffear.com.
Hotel of Horror and Altered Nightmares: Hotel of Horror and Altered Nightmares. 7-11 p.m. Through Nov. 2. Lakehouse Hotel, Route 115 and Cherry Valley Road, Saylorsburg. $5-$35. hotelofhorror.com.
Jason’s Woods: Lost in Jason’s Woods, Chamber of Horrors, Carnival of Fear, Zombie Apocalypse, Horrifying Hayride, live music, midway, theatrical shows, Psycho Circus 3-D attraction. 7-10 p.m. Through Nov. 2. Jason’s Woods, 90 Stehman Road, Lancaster. $25, 3 attractions; $40, 5 attractions. 717-875-5110. jasonswoods.com. Kim’s Krypt Haunted Mill: Kim’s Crazy Maze, House of Eyes, Terror Trail, Horror of Menges Mill, Dark Despair, Zombie Escape Room. 6-11 p.m. Through Nov. 2. Colonial Valley Scream Park, 5932 Colonial Valley Road, Spring Grove. $5-$95. kimskrypt.com.
Lancaster Field of Screams: 6 p.m. See Thurs. Lehigh Valley Scream Park: Hollow of Horror Hayride, Hillbilly Hell, Slaughter Barn, all new Psycho Path. 6-10 p.m. Through Nov. 2. Lehigh Valley Scream Park, 2951 Betz Court, Orefield. $25; $30; $45. 610-395-4373. lehighvalleyscreampark.com.
Palmerton Halls of Horror: Gross and gory hardcore haunted house. Optional Blood Experience ($35). 7-11 p.m. Through Nov. 2. Halls of Horror, 320 Delaware Ave., Palmerton. $20. hallsofhorror.net. Philly Fright Factory: 25,000square-foot haunted house in a 105-year-old building in South Philadelphia. 7:30-11 p.m. Through Nov. 2. Fright Factory, 2200 S. Swanson St., Philadelphia. $20$45. frightfactorypa.com.
Reaper’s Revenge: A haunted hayride, Lost Carnival, Pitch Black,
Sector 13. 6-11 p.m. Through Nov. 3. Reaper’s Revenge, 460 Green Grove Road, Scranton. $35-$45. reapersrevenge.net. Scream Mountain: Haunted hayride, starter haunted hayride (6 p.m.; $10), haunted lift and walk, October Heart of Darkness Tours ($89, reservation only). 6:30-10 p.m. Through Oct. 26. Spring Mountain, 757 Spring Mount Road, Schwenksville. $18; $25. 610-2877900. springmountainadventures.com. Shady Brook Farm Horrorfest:
Hayride of Horror, Barn of Horror, 3-D Alien Encounter, Carnage. 6-10 p.m. Through Oct. 27. Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley. $18-$50. 215-968-1670. shadybrookfarm.com. Sinking Spring Shocktoberfest:
27th year of killer experiences: Ground Assault Zombie Laser Tag, Prison of the Dead Escape, Zombie Safari Hayride, Zombie Paintball Hayride, Blackout and Hooded Hayride, The Unknown 2.0, Monster Midway, Zombie Mud Run, Zombie Night Run, Naked and Scared Challenge, Battle of the Bands
(Oct. 13), Blackout and the Hooded Hayride (Nov. 2-3). 6-10 p.m. Through Nov. 9. Shocktoberfest, Park Avenue, Sinking Spring. $10$70. 610-375-7273. shocktoberfest.com. Six Flags FrightFest: 6 p.m.midnight See Thurs. Terror Behind the Walls: 7 p.m. See Thurs.
Valley of Fear and the Original Haunted Hayride: Haunted hayride, Scary Tales (haunted forest walk), Miles Manor, Operation Z Escape Adventure (zombie paintball hunt). 7-10 p.m. Through Nov. 2. Phoenix Sport Club, 301 W. Bristol Road, Feasterville. $15-$47. 215-942-9787. valleyoffear.com.
KIDS & FAMILY
Arthur’s World: National touring exhibition based on the PBS Children’s television series. (Sept. 27-Jan. 5). 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Through Jan. 5. Reading Public Museum, 500 Museum Road, Reading. $10; $6, seniors, ages 4-17, college students. 610-371-5850. readingpublicmuseum.org.
Corn Cob Acres: 50 activities throughout six themed areas the Barnyard, the Pumpkin Patch, the Wild West, the Pasture Playland, Farmland, and Hidden Acres. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Through Nov. 3. Field of Screams, 191 College Ave., Mountville. $15; $11, seniors; free, ages 2 and under. 717-285-7748. corncobacres.com.
Count’s Halloween Spooktacular: Kids can come in costume and enjoy Halloween-themed shows, Count von Count-themed mechanical rides, Halloween parade, trickor-treating, characters, more. 4-8 p.m. Through Oct. 27. Sesame
Place, 100 Sesame Road, Langhorne. $49.99. 215-752-7070. sesameplace.com.
Crayola Screamin’ Green Hauntoween: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. See Thurs. “Hocus Pocus” Movie Night:
Pre-show activities (5:30 p.m.), movie beginning just after sunset (approximately 6:30 p.m.). 5:30-9 p.m. The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley, 2845 Center Valley Parkway, Center Valley. Free. 610791-9707. thepromenadeshopsatsauconvalley.com/event/hocuspocus-movie-night/2145530983/.
Jack-O-Lantern Lane: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See Thurs.
Linvilla Hayrides To The Witches House: 5:30-8:30 p.m. See Thurs.
Maize Quest: “BEE aMAZED!”: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See Thurs.
Merchants Square Mall Model
Train Exhibit: 40 trains; 18,000 feet of track; more than 1,000 structures; 30,000 lights; thunder, lightning and rain storm; 60-piece operating amusement park and operating drive-in movie theater; Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends. 12:30-5:30 p.m. Merchants Square, 1901 S. 12th St., Allentown. $10; $8, seniors; $5, ages 5-12; free ages 4 and under. 610-797-7743. modeltrainexhibit.com.
Pumpkinland: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See Thurs.
Pumpkinland: 8 a.m.-9 p.m. See Thurs. Seiple Farms Corn Maze: 26-acre Kitchen Magic maze ($7; free, ages 2 and under), hayrides, pick-yourown pumpkins, amusements, haunted barn, farm animals, more. noon-6 p.m. Through Oct. 27. Seiple Farms, Route 329, Bath. Free. 610837-6282. seiplefarms.com.
Lehigh Valley Phantoms vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins: 7:05 p.m. PPL Center, 701 Hamilton St., Allentown. $15$45.50. 610-224-4625. phantomshockey.com.
And Then There Were None: Ten strangers are summoned to a remote island. All have a wicked past and a secret that will seal their fate. As the weather turns and the group is cut off from the mainland, the bloodbath begins and one by one they are brutally murdered in accordance with the lines of a sinister nursery rhyme. 7:30 p.m. Through Sun. Pennsylvania Playhouse, 390 Illick’s Mill Road, Bethlehem. $25; $22, seniors, students. 610-865-6665. paplayhouse.org. Born Yesterday: A tycoon hires a tutor to teach his lover proper etiquette, with unexpected results. 2 p.m. Through Oct. 20. Shawnee Playhouse, 552 River Road, Shawnee on Delaware. $12-$19. 570-421-5093. theshawneeplayhouse.com.
Clue: The Musical: 8 p.m. See Thurs.
The Ghost Train: 8 p.m. See Thurs. Hamilton: 8 p.m. See Thurs.
The Mystery of Edwin Drood: Musical murder mystery meets its match when the audience chooses
the ending. 8 p.m. Through Oct. 20. Steel River Playhouse, 245 E. High St., Pottstown. $17-$29. 610-9701199. steelriverplayhouse.org.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Brad and Janet seek shelter at a mysterious old castle on a dark and stormy night where they encounter a transvestite scientist, Dr. Frank
‘N’ Furter, who is in the midst of a maniacal experiment to create his “perfect” man, Rocky. 7 p.m. Through Oct. 27. Bucks County Playhouse, 70 S. Main St., New Hope. 215-862-2121. bcptheater.org. Sunset Boulevard: Based on the film noir by Billy Wilder about a faded silent film star draws an unsuccessful screenwriter into her fantasy world where she dreams of making a triumphant return to the screen. 7:30 p.m. Through Oct. 27. Civic Theatre, 19th Street Theatre, 527 N. 19th St., Allentown. $25-$34. 610-432-8943. civictheatre.com. Working: A Musical: Collection of stories about the ordinary hopes and dreams of the American worker, based on Studs Terkel’s best-selling book. Presented by Act 1. 8 p.m. Through Oct. 20. DeSales University, Schubert Theatre, 2755 Station Ave., Center Valley. $29-$31. 610-282-3192. desales.edu/act1.
Allentown Fresh Fridays Market: Vendors include Rodale Institute, Dreamland Farmstead, The Buttered Crumb, Highpoint Kombucha, Bee Well Blooms and Willowhaven Farmstead. noon-4 p.m. Arts Park, 24-35 N. Fifth St., localfoodmarketlv.com/freshfridays.
Autumn Hawk Watch: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. See Thurs.
Autumn Moon Hayrides: 6-8 p.m. See Thurs.
Bear Rock Corn Maze: Navigate through the two-acre corn maze and test your scavenger hunts skills and trivia knowledge with hidden clues to complete the game card ($6.50), pumpkin patch, hayrides ($2.50), glow golf (Fri.-Sun. Oct. 4-27; $8.50; $6, ages 4-12), train ride (2-8 p.m. Sat.-Sun.; $3). 5-9 p.m. Through Oct. 27. Bear Rock Junction, 8181 Route 309, New Tripoli. 610-298-8888. bearrockjunction.com/corn-maze.
Bike Night at the Legion: Music by Knobby Whistlers, food and drink specials, bike contest (7:30 p.m.). Sponsored by American Legion Riders Chapter 927. 5-9 p.m. American Legion Post 927 Pavilion, 646 Fairgrounds Road, Gilbert. Free. 941-400-2293.
Block Party Weekend: Food, entertainment and activities, live music, giveaways and more celebrating the opening of the market. Through Sun. Downtown Allentown Market, 27 N. Seventh St. Free. acebook.com/ events/701803690294101/. Boyertown Corn Maze: Eight miles of trails through a 25-acre maze. 9 a.m.-11:59 p.m. Through Nov. 10. Wilcox Farms, 1134 Reading Ave., Boyertown. $8; free, ages 5 and under. 610-367-2387. wilcoxfamilyfarm.com.
Brinton Lodge Ghost Tour: Explore the lodge where decades of hauntings, a storied history, and original architecture from the 1700s make it an unusual landmark in Berks County. 10 p.m. Through Nov. 30. Brinton Lodge, 1808 W.
Schuylkill Road, Douglassville. $20. 888-811-1399. brintonlodge.com/ ghosttours.html.
Corn Maze: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. See Thurs.
Crystal Cave Halloween Ghost Lantern Tours: Ghost stories, folklore and history of haunted Crystal Cave by lantern light. Not recommended for ages 7 and under. 6 p.m. Through Oct. 26. Crystal Cave, 963 Crystal Cave Road, Kutztown. $20; $13, ages 8-11. 610-683-6765. crystalcavepa.com. Design After Dark: PURSEonality Opening Reception: Celebrate the opening of “PURSEonality: A
Stylish Handbag History.” 5:30-8 p.m. Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem. $15; $10, members; $5, designated driver. 800-360-8687. historicbethlehem.org/programs/design-after-dark.
Festival UnBound: See Thurs. Festival UnBound: Beyond Utopia: 6-7 p.m. See Thurs. Festival UnBound: Community Conversations: noon-1 p.m. See Thurs.
Festival UnBound: Embracing Bethlehem/Abrazos a Belen: Original site-specific theatrical experience of song and story by New York’s pre-eminent Latino theatre collective Pregones developed in partnership with Bethlehem’s Latino community. Also Sat. Charles A Brown Ice House, 56 River St., Bethlehem. $15; $10, seniors, students. 610-867-1689. festivalunbound.com.
Festival UnBound: To Hunt a Wild Utopia: 3:30-5 p.m. See Thurs.
Friday Nights on the Farm: Haunted tractor-drawn hayrides, live music, bonfires, local breweries and food trucks. 7-10 p.m. Through Oct. 25. Froehlich’s Farm and Garden Center, 3143 York Road, Furlong. $20. 215-794-8733. froehlichsfarm.com.
Harvest Festival: Games, rides, candy, food, music, more. Rain date, Oct. 18. 4-9 p.m. Calvary Chapel Stroudsburg, 146 Bossardsville Road, Sciota. Free. 570-424-8097. calvarychapelstroudsburg.org.
Hellerick’s Adventure Farm: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. See Thurs.
Historic Haunts of Bethlehem: Costumed guides share stories of local legend and lore behind some of the oldest buildings and haunts in Bethlehem. Tours depart 6, 6:30, 7, 7:30 and 8 p.m. 6-9 p.m. Through Nov. 2. Moravian Book Shop, 428 Main St., Bethlehem. $13; $10, ages
13 and under. 610-866-5481. facebook.com/ events/1731123567031587/. Hocus Pocus with Kathy Najimy:
Behind the scenes stories and Q&A with Najimy followed by a screening of “Hocus Pocus.” 7:30 p.m. F.M. Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $15-$35. 570-8261100. kirbycenter.org. Mast Farms Corn Maze: Two corn mazes, bale mases, tractor pedal karts, hay jump, hay wagon rides, zip lines, barrel train rides, rube slides, farm animals, pumpkin patch, more. 3-9 p.m. Through Nov. 9. Mast Farms, 2715 Main St., Morgantown. $12; free ages 2 and under. 610-286-9315. mastmaze.com. Oktoberfest: 5-10 p.m. See Thurs.
Philly’s The Glow: A Jack O’Lantern Experience: 6:45-10 p.m. See Thurs.
Phoenixville Haunted Woods Hayride and Haunted House of Horrors: Wind through the ghoulishly landscape on the hayride ($13; $11, ages 11 and younger) and/or travel through winding dark tunnels, strobe lights and deads ends in the house of horrors ($7). 7-9:30 p.m. Through Oct. 27. Colonial Gardens, 745 Schuylkill Road, Phoenixville. Combination tickets: $18; $16, ages 11 and younger. 610948-9755. colonialgardenspa.com/ halloween.
Quilt Show: 250 quilts, demonstrations, boutique/recycle room, vendor mall. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Also Sat. Finland Mennonite Church, 1750 Ziegler Road, Pennsburg. $8; free, ages 12 and under. 610-2820651. keystonequilters.org. Rotary Historic Ghost Walks in
Old Mauch Chunk: Accompany Ghost Guide on a one-mile outdoor walk on Broadway with tales of of ghoulish encounters. Reservations required. 7 p.m., 8:30 p.m. Through Dec. 14. The Inn at Jim Thorpe, 24 Broadway, Jim Thorpe. $12; $6, ages 7-12. 484-629-3698. jimthorperotary.org/GhostWalks.cfm.
Saylorsburg Mazezilla: Corn maze, wagon rides, pumpkin patch, produce stand, pumpkin launch, mountain slide, barnyard animals, more. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Through Nov. 3. Klingel’s Farm, 415 State Route 115, Saylorsburg. $12; $10. 570-4027378. mazezilla.com/corn-maze.
Tavern Night: Live music by Mike Guildin and Rollin’ & Tumblin, historic demonstrations, craftspeople; BYOB. 7-10 p.m. Governor Wolf Historical Society, 6600 Jacksonville Road, Bath. $15; $25, couple. 610-837-9015. govwolf.org. Unangst Tree Farm Fall Fun:
noon-5 p.m. See Thurs.
“Behind the Red Curtain” Reception: Robyn Bingham’s artwork inspired by the elegance of the early 20th century, including stately opera houses and historic theaters, on display through Nov. 16. Noon-3 p.m. Gallery840, 840 Hamilton St., Allentown. 484-8662972. gallery840.net.
Peer Perspectives: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. See Fri.
Bucks County Bookfest: Two-day event features professionally published authors, panel discussions, writer’s workshop, keynote author Anna Quindlen (6:30 p.m. today; Salem United Church of Christ; $20; $30), more. Also Sun. Hamilton Street Parking Lot, Doylestown. bucksbookfest.org.
Meet Author Shonda Moralis: Author Shonda Moralis signs copies of “Breathe, Empower, Achieve.”1-3 p.m. Moravian Book Shop, 428 Main St., Bethlehem. Free. 212-889-1659. facebook.com/ events/398093437526523/.
Allentown Symphony Orchestra: The Best of Broadway: Sondheim & Lloyd Webber: Scarlett Strallen, Hugh Panaro, and Tony Award Winner Debbie Gravitte feature the music of two Broadway legends, Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber, including “Phantom of the Opera,” “Cats,” “Evita,” “Jesus Christ Superstar,” “Sweeney Todd,” “Company,” more. 7:30 p.m. Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. Sixth St., Allentown. $25-$72. 610-432-6715. millersymphonyhall.org.
Bluegrass at the Lodge: Feinberg Brothers with J-Tyme. Presented by Chester Johnson. 6 p.m. Lehigh Masonic Lodge, 2120 Route 100, Macungie. $15. 610-657-4088. Boyertown’s Pickfest: See Fri. Chambourcin Weekend at Vynecrest: Music by Steve Myers (today) and Michael Green (Sun.). 1-4 p.m. Also Sun. Vynecrest Winery, 172 Arrowhead Lane, Breinigsville. 610-398-7525. vynecrest.com.
Eric Church , Double Down Tour:
8 p.m. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St., Philadelphia. on sale March 22. 800-298-4200. WellsFargoCenterPhilly.com.
Festival UnBound Cabaret: Samba Saturday celebrates Latinx music, heritage and culture with Rio Bossa, Helencia Jibara and DJ Baby J. Food and drink for purchase. 8 p.m. Touchstone Theatre parking lot, 321 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem. Free. 610-867-1689. festivalunbound.com.
Roy Book Binder: 8 p.m. Godfrey Daniels, 7 E. 4th St., Bethlehem. $19.50 adv., $24.50, day of show. 610-867-2390. godfreydaniels.org. The Ultimate Queen Celebration Starring Marc Martel: “We Will Rock You,” “Somebody To Love,” more. 8 p.m. Zoellner Arts Center, Baker Hall, 420 E. Packer Ave., Bethlehem. $36; $46; $56. 610-7582787. zoellnerartscenter.org.
Ganja & Hess: After being stabbed with an ancient, germ-infested knife, a doctor’s assistant finds himself with an insatiable desire for blood. 9:45 p.m. Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas, ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. $10; $8, seniors, students; $7.50, members. 610-2977100. steelstacks.org.
Nosferatu: The silent film classic with live score by the Invincible Czars; BYOB. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Emmaus Theatre, 19 S. Fourth St., $12. 610-965-2878. facebook.com/ events/325905011690135/.
Barn of Horrors and Terror Trail: 7-10 p.m. See Fri.
Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride: 6:30-10:30 p.m. See
Dorney’s Halloween Haunt: See Fri.
Dracula’s Domain: 7-11 p.m. See Fri. Elysburg Haunted House: 7 p.m. See Fri.
Haunted Hayride: 7-10 p.m. See
Haunted Hayride in the Parkway: 7-11 p.m. See Fri.
Haunted Red Mill: 7-10 p.m. See
The Haunting at the Waldorf Hotel: 7-11 p.m. See Fri.
Jason’s Woods: 7-10 p.m. See Fri. Kim’s Krypt Haunted Mill: 6-11 p.m. See Fri.
Lancaster Field of Screams: 4 p.m. See Thurs.
Lehigh Valley Scream Park: 6-10 p.m. See Fri.
Palmerton Halls of Horror: 7-11 p.m. See Fri.
Philly Fright Factory: 7:30-11 p.m. See Fri.
Reaper’s Revenge: 6-11 p.m. See
Scream Mountain: 6:30-10 p.m. See Fri.
Shady Brook Farm Horrorfest: 6-10 p.m. See Fri.
Sinking Spring Shocktoberfest: 6-10 p.m. See Fri.
Six Flags FrightFest: 6 p.m. See Thurs.
Terror Behind the Walls: 7 p.m. See Thurs.
Valley of Fear and the Original Haunted Hayride: 7-10 p.m. See
KIDS & FAMILY
Arthur’s World: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. See Thurs.
Cops ‘n’ Kids: “On Your Mark,
Get Set, Read!”: Join the City of Bethlehem Health Bureau for a story and activities. 10 a.m.-noon. Northampton Community College Fowler Family SouthSide Center, Reading Room, 511 E. Third St., Bethlehem. Free. 610-861-5526. copsnkidslv.org.
Corn Cob Acres: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See Fri. Count’s Halloween Spooktacular: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. See Fri.
Crayola Screamin’ Green Hauntoween: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. See Thurs.
Dorney’s The Great Pumpkin Fest: Join Peanuts characters for petting zoo, decorating activities, entertainment, Planet Snoopy theme park, Franklin’s Monster Mania. Through Nov. 3. Dorney
Park, 3830 Dorney Park Road,
South Whitehall Township. 610395-2000. dorneypark.com. Fractured Fables Puppet Show: Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater presents an improvisational puppet extravaganza with live music. Audience members draw familiar stories and songs from the hat for the puppets to perform. 1-2 p.m. Book & Puppet Co., 22 Centre Square, Easton. Free. 484-541-5379. bookandpuppet.com.
Froehlich’s Fall Festival: Pumpkin patch, hayrides, pony rides, buildyour-own scarecrow, games and children’s activities, live music, more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Through Oct. 27. Froehlich’s Farm and Garden Center, 3143 York Road, Furlong. Select events and activities are ticketed. 215-794-8733. froehlichsfarm.com.
Fun In October: Wagon rides to a pumpkin patch ($10), pony rides, trail rides, hay maze, animals, more. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Through Oct. 27. Mountain Laurel Riding Stables, 81 Treetops Drive, White Haven. Free. 570-500-5826.
Happy Haunt Day: Vendors, costume contest, activites, more. noon-5 p.m. South Mall, 3300 Lehigh St., Allentown. Free. 484522-2458. facebook.com/ events/2986992034709058/. Happy Haunting At Red Mill: Lights-on version of the Haunted Village includes guide through the mill, face painting and seasonal treats. Rain date Sunday. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Red Mill Museum Village, 56 Main St., Clinton, New Jersey. $10. 908-735-4101. redmillhauntedvillage.org.
Jack-O-Lantern Lane: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See Thurs.
Knoebels Hallo-Fun: Thrilling games, freaktastic attractions, treat stops for ages 12 and under in costume and hallo-riffic rides. noon-10 p.m. Through Oct. 27. Knoebels Amusement Park, 391 Knoebels Amusement Resort, Elysburg. $20-$42. 800-487-4386. knoebels.com/.
Linvilla Hayrides To The Witches House: 5:30-8:30 p.m. See Thurs. Maize Quest: “BEE aMAZED!”: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See Thurs.
Merchants Square Mall Model Train Exhibit: 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. See Fri.
Ottertoberfest: Arts and craft vendors, pumpkin patch, craft beer, otter-related activities, music by Happy Dutchman German Band (11 a.m.-2 p.m.). 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Lehigh Valley Zoo, 5150 Game Preserve Road, Schnecksville. $14.50; $13.50, seniors; $12.50, ages 2-11. 610-7994171. lvzoo.org.
Pa. Renaissance Faire: Halloween Daze and Spooky Knight: Visit to Scratchy’s Pumpkin Patch, pumpkin decorating, trick-or-treat, child and adult costume contests. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Through Oct. 27. Mount Hope Estate & Winery, 2775 Lebanon Road, Manheim. $12.95-$31.95. 717-665-7021. parenfaire.com. Pumpkin Festival: Hay rides, potato sling shot, kids’ activities, face painting, food trucks. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Also Sun. Bucks County Gardens, 1057 N. Easton Road, Doylestown. Free. 215-766-7800. Pumpkinland: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See Thurs.
Pumpkinland: 8 a.m.-9 p.m. See Thurs.
Second Saturday Kids Movie Series “Hotel Transylvania”: Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count’s teenaged daughter. 10 a.m. Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas, ArtsQuest Center, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. Tickets required. 610-3323378. steelstacks.org.
Seiple Farms Corn Maze: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. See Fri.
Six Flags Thrills by Day: Seasonal rides, family-friendly shows including Professor Slithers Goes wild, Scary-oke, the Trick-or-Treat Trail, Safari Off Road Adventure and new Wonder Woman Lasso of Truth. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Through Nov. 3. Six Flags Great Adventure, Route 537, Jackson, New Jersey. $67.99 and over. frightfest.sixflags.com/ greatadventure.
Trick or Treat in the Parkway: Ride the wagon and explore the scenes and meet the actors and monsters (non-scary) of the haunted parkway collecting candy along the way. 4-5 p.m. Whitehall Fire Department Haunted Parkway, 4689 S. Church St. facebook.com/ events/480649536000873/.
Trunk or Treat: Kids in costume stroll the grounds and collect treats from visitors with decorated car trunks. 4 p.m. Becky’s Drive-In Theatre, Route 248, Berlinsville. $10; $6, ages 3-12. beckysdi.com.
Lehigh Valley Phantoms vs. Hershey Bears: 7:05 p.m. PPL Center, 701 Hamilton St., Allentown. $15-$45.50. 610-224-4625. phantomshockey.com.
And Then There Were None: 7:30 p.m. See Fri.
Born Yesterday: 8 p.m. See Fri. Clue: The Musical: 8 p.m. See Thurs.
The Ghost Train: 8 p.m. See Thurs. Hamilton: 2 p.m., 8 p.m. See Thurs. Mamma Mia!: ABBA’s hits tell the story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. Presented by Munopco Music Theatre. 8 p.m. Through Oct. 20. Scottish Rite Cathedral, 1533 Hamilton St., Allentown. $25; $22, seniors; $15, students. 610-437-2441. munopco.org. The Mystery of Edwin Drood: 2 p.m. See Fri. The Rocky Horror Picture Show: 7 p.m., 11 p.m. See Fri.
Sunset Boulevard: Based 7:30 p.m. See Fri.
Working: A Musical: 8 p.m. See Thurs.
Allentown Bully Convention:
Rare books, antique postcards, advertising materials, movie and pop culture memorabilia, more. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. The Agri-Plex at Allentown Fairgrounds, 17th and Chew Streets, Allentown. 610-433-7541. allentownfairpa.org.
Antique Power and Apple Festival: Quoits tournament, food, hay rides, tractor parade, car show, music by Twitty Fever (today) and Midnight Special (Sun.), more. 10 a.m. Also Sun. Oley Fairgrounds, 26 Jefferson St., Oley. 610-587-4914. Artisan Cheese & Wine Pairing Event Weekends: Visit 12 different wineries and taste over two dozen different styles of local cheeses paired with a vast array of featured wines of the Berks County region. Also Sun. Berks County Wine Trail, Kutztown. $15, advance; $20, day of event. berkscountywinetrail.com. Autumn Hawk Watch: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. See Thurs.
Autumn Lecture Series: Rooks: Rendez-vous with a South Atlantic Raptor: Former conservation trainee and current Hawk Mountain research associate Katie Harrington discusses her recent and extensive work studying the charismatic and near-threatened striated caracara in the Falkland Islands. 5 p.m. Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, 1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton. Free. 610-756-6961. hawkmountain.org.
Autumn Moon Hayrides: 6-8 p.m. See Thurs.
Autumn Timber Festival: Lumberjack competitions, blacksmith and saw mill demonstrations, chainsaw sculptures, music, children’s activities and food and craft vendors.11 a.m.-5 p.m. Also Sun. Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, 401 Hollow Road, East Stroudsburg. $9-$12.50. 570-4217231. shawneemt.com. Barktoberfest Pet Fair: Over 40 rescues and vendors, pet blessing, training and grooming demonstrations, more. Rain date, Sun. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Macungie Memorial Park, 50 Poplar St., Free. barktoberfestpetfair.com.
Bear Rock Corn Maze: noon-9 p.m. See Fri.
Bethlehem Rose Garden Farmers Market: Vendors, crafters, and food trucks. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Bethlehem Rose Garden, Corner of 8th Avenue and Broad Street, Free. facebook.com/brgfarmersmarket. Block Party Weekend: See Fri. Boyertown Corn Maze: 9 a.m. See Fri.
Brinton Lodge Ghost Tour: 10 p.m. See Fri.
Carbon County Cabbage Festival: Tractor parade (11 a.m.), music, food, cabbage contests, beer PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTED BY PRESSREADER
garden, more. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Eurana Park, Eurana Avenue, Weatherly. Free. 484-274-2080. carboncountychamber.org.
Corn Maze: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. See Thurs.
The Craftery Market: Modern and unique market features over 50 vendors, including carefully curated artisan, handmade items, antique and vintage finds, fresh flowers, original art and more, live music. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Linden Hill Gardens, 8230 Easton Road, Ottsville. Free. 610-847-1300. jerryfritzgardendesign.com. Crystal Cave Halloween Ghost Lantern Tours: 5:30 p.m. See Fri.
Death and Dying Cemetery Tour:
Walk through the 1741 Gemeinhaus, a National Historic Landmark as well as the oldest standing building in the city; see an original 18th century dead tray, then stroll through God’s Acre, Bethlehem’s oldest cemetery. 3-4:30 p.m. Through Oct. 27. Moravian Museum, 66 W. Church St., Bethlehem. $15; $9, ages 4-12. 610-882-0450. historicbethlehem.org.
Diwali Night: Ceremonial lighting of lamps and introduction to the meaning of Diwali, followed by classical dance and Bollywood dances by ESU students and community children; Tabla, a classical Indian percussion instrument performance by Paresh Kashalkar; fireworks and ethnic Indian dinner. 5:30 p.m. East Stroudsburg University, Innovation Center, 562 Independence Road, East Stroudsburg. $20; $8, ages 4-11. 570-4223002. Easton Farmers Market: Local produce and pasture-raised meats to prepared foods and fresh baked goods and international cuisine. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Centre Square, Free. 610-330-9942. eastonfarmersmarket.com. Fall Farm Festival: Hayrides, kids activities, barrel trains, pedal tractors, corn maze, face painting, more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Through Oct. 27. Hausman’s Fruit Farm, 2824 Limeport Pike, Coopersburg. Free. 610-967-2440. hausmanfruitfarm.com. Fall Harvest Celebration: Wagon
rides around the vineyard and fields, crafts, nonfire, s’Mores, music, more. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Also Sun. Bishop Estate Vineyard and Winery, 2730 Hilltown Pike, Perkasie. Free. 215-249-3559. bishopestatepa.com. Festival Unbound: See Thurs.
Festival UnBound: Embracing Bethlehem/Abrazos a Belen: See Fri.
Festival UnBound: Sustainability Forum: Town hall-style gathering to brainstorm how to create a healthy and connected community. 1-3 p.m. Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University, 420 E. Packer Ave., Bethlehem. Donations accepted. 610-867-1689. festivalunbound.com. Festival UnBound: To Hunt a
Wild Utopia: 10-11:30 a.m., 1-3:30 p.m., 4-5:30 p.m. See Thurs.
Freemansburg Fall Fest: Food trucks/vendors, kids activities, crafter/vendor tents, pumpkin decorating, face painting, kids costume contest, pet costume contest, live band and bonfire (6 p.m.). 3-8 p.m. Gerald C Yob Community Park, Cambria Street, Freemansburg. Free. 610-866-2220. facebook.com/ events/678242005982876/.
The Galere Fashion Show: View some of the latest style from local fashion designers in the Lehigh Valley. 5-9 p.m. Lehigh University, Iacocca Hall, 116 Research Drive, Bethlehem. $5; $15, VIP. facebook.com/ events/664775907319422/. Grim’s Fall Festival and Corn Maze: Find your way through the field of corn, pick your own pumpkin, barnyard animals, hayrides. Flashlight maze nights (6-10 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 5-Oct. 29). 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Through Nov. 3. Grim’s Greenhouse and Farm Market, 9941 Schantz Road, Breinigsville. 610395-5655. grimsgreenhouse.com. Haunted Historic Walking Tour:
Visit some favorite Easton sites and hear spine-tingling tales from Easton’s haunted history. 7-8 p.m. Through Oct. 26. Sigal Museum, 342 Northampton St., Easton. $10; free, members. 610-253-1222. sigalmuseum.org. Hellerick’s Adventure Farm: 10
a.m.-6 p.m. See Thurs. Historic Haunts of Bethlehem: Costumed guides share stories of local legend and lore behind some of the oldest buildings and haunts in Bethlehem. Tours depart 6, 6:30, 7, 7:30 and 8 p.m. 6-9 p.m. Through Nov. 2. Moravian Book Shop, 428 Main St., Bethlehem. $13; $10, ages 13and under. 610-866-5481. facebook.com/ events/1731123567031587/. Hocus Pocus GayBINGO: Hosted by the Bingo Verifying Divas to raise funds for HIV/AIDS in the Greater Philadelphia Region. 7 p.m. Rodeph Shalom, 615 N. Broad St., Philadelphia. $36. 215-731-9255. aidsfundphilly.org. Holiday Stitching: Presented by the Bucks County Chapter of the Embroiderer’s Guild of America. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Also Sun. Sellersville Museum, 120 E. Church St., Free. 215-257-5253. sellersvillemuseum.org. Jim Thorpe Fall Foliage Festival:
Scenic train rides, handmade arts and crafts, food, live music, children’s activities, ghost tours and seasonal specials from local restaurants, shops and galleries. Through Oct. 20. Josiah White Park, Jim Thorpe. Free. jimthorpe.org/fall. Lehigh Valley Comic Convention:
Dealers with comic books, toys and collectibles, cosplay groups, guests including Ani-Mia, Lance Footer and Jau Fife. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Lehigh Carbon Community College, 4525 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville. $7; free, ages 12 and
under. lehighvalleycomicconvention.com. Lehigh Valley Wine Trail: Chambourcin Weekend: Celebrate the Chambourcin wine grape with wine tastings, entertainment, vineyard tours and food and wine pairings. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Also Sun. Lehigh Valley Wine Trail, Allentown. Free. lehighvalleywinetrail.com. Mast Farms Corn Maze: 9 a.m.-9
p.m. See Fri. Mopar Madness: All makes of classic and antique vehicles welcome. Benefits Dream Come True. 3-6 p.m. South Mall, 3300 Lehigh St., Allentown. Free. moparmadness.org.
Nazareth Farmers Market: Producer-only market that features over 17 vendors selling locally grown produce, prepared foods and crafts. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Centre Square. nazarethnow.org.
OctoberFEAST: Food, beer, wine and spirits garden and entertainment. Rain or shine. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Also Sun. Peddler Village, 2400 Street Road, New Hope. Free. 215794-4000. peddlersvillage.com.
Oktoberfest: Live music, noon-10 p.m. See Fri.
Pennsylvania German Gravestones: Michael Emery presents a PowerPoint illustrating early Pennsylvania Gravestones and materials used, engraved text and decorative styles found on these old grave markers, followed by a walk
through the old cemetery behind the church. Tours of the restored 1865 one-room schoolhouse (10-11 a.m. and noon-2 p.m.). Hosted by the Lehigh Township Historical Society. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. St. Paul’s Church and Cemetery in Lehigh Township, Maple Drive and Almond Road (Indianland), Walnutport. Free. 610-440-0151. lehightownshiphistoricalsociety.org/specialevents.html. Perkasie Farmers Market: Local farmers and food producers bring locally grown and Certified Locally Grown produce, eggs, cheese, meat, mushrooms, honey, coffee, cookies and cakes, preserves, olive oil, sweet treats, flowers, plants, and more, as well as skincare and home-made craft items. 9 a.m.noon. Seventh and Markets streets. perkasieborough.org/parks-recreation/farmers-market/. Philadelphia Wing Festival: 20 wing and food vendors, carnival games and activities, hot wing and ranch chugging contests, beer garden, bounce houses, face painting, live entertainment, baggo tournament and tailgating games, more. (VIP, noon-7 p.m. $54.99). 2-7 p.m. 2300 Arena, 2300 S. Swanson St., Philadelphia. $12.99; $24.99. wingfestivals.com. Philly’s The Glow: A Jack O’Lantern Experience: 6:45-10
p.m. See Thurs.
Phoenixville Haunted Woods Hayride and Haunted House of Horrors: 7-9:30 p.m. See Fri.
Powwowing in Pennsylvania:
Patrick Donmoyer, director of Kutztown University’s Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center, talks on and signs his recent book “Powwowing in Pennsylvania: Braucherei & the Ritual of Everyday Life.” 1 p.m. Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown. $8; $3, children; free, members. 610-435-1074. lehighvalleyheritagemuseum.org. Quiet Valley Harvest Festival:
Heritage crafts demonstrations, folk entertainment, food, children’s activities, wagon and pony rides, pumpkin decorating, Civil War encampment, French and Indian war guard, more. Rain or shine. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Also Sun. Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg. $10; $5, ages 3-12. 570-992-6161. quietvalley.org.
Quilt Show: 250 quilts, demonstrations, boutique/recycle room, vendor mall. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See Fri. Finland Mennonite Church, 1750 Ziegler Road, Pennsburg. $8; free, ages 12 and under. 610-282-0651. keystonequilters.org. Quakertown Fall Festival and Trunk or Treat: Activites, hayrides, costume contest, music, food, activities, more. 3-7 p.m. Park at Fourth, Fourth and Mill streets, Quakertown. Free. quakertown.org.
Rainbow Bar Crawl: Third annual LGBTQ Bar Crawl in celebration of National Coming Out Day. Prize for best Pride outfit. RSVP: brit[email protected]valleychamber.org.
noon-4 p.m. Downtown Bethlehem, $25. lehighvalleychambe.org. Rock the River Fall Festival:
Music by Prugal, Mojo, Trick Stacy and the Brian Dean Moore, vendors and crafters, hay maze, pumpkin painting, coloring pages, sand art, scavenger hunt for the whole family, beer, food, more. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tri Boro Sportsmen Club, 21st and Canal streets, Northampton. facebook.com/ events/375404569805565/.
Rocktoberfest: Live music, food, entertainment, and vendors. Rain date, Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Macungie Memorial Park, 50 N. Poplar St., Macungie. Free. facebook.com/ events/macungie-memorial-park/ rocktoberfest/946770392363295/. Rodale Institute Organic Farmers Market: Cooking and nutrition education demonstrations, organic and sustainable agriculture education, local musicians. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Allentown YMCA/YWCA, 425 15th St., Free. rodaleinstitute.org. Rotary Historic Ghost Walks in Old Mauch Chunk: 7 p.m., 7:15 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 8:45 p.m. See See Fri.
Saylorsburg Mazezilla: 11 a.m.-10
p.m. See Fri. Science on Sphere: Hurricanes:
What influences hurricanes, how frequently and where do they occur, and what are their effects? Revisit some recent significant hurricanes and discuss the future potential for more intense storms. 1 p.m. Nurture Nature Center, 518 Northampton St., Easton. 610-2534432. nurturenaturecenter.org. Trexlertown Farmers Market:
Pasture-raised meats, specialty fruits and veggies, artisan cheeses, organic coffee, more. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Valley Preferred Cycling Center, 1151 Mosser Road, Breinigsville. facebook.com/trexlertownfarmersmarket/. Truth for Women’s Silent Auction & Fashion Show: Fashions by My Sister’s Closet, silent auction, meal. 9:30 a.m.-noon. Hotel Bethlehem, 437 Main St., $45. 610-8665755. truthforwomen.org/silentauction. Unangst Tree Farm Fall Fun: 10
a.m.-6 p.m. See Thurs.
Waiting to Be Heard: Recreating the Forgotten Voices of the Women of the American Revolution: Susan Holloway Scott describes how her research extends beyond libraries and archives to recreate the lives and voices of the women of the American Revolution. 2-4 p.m. Sigal Museum, 342 Northampton St., Easton. $5. 610-253-1222. sigalmuseum.org/ waiting-to-be-heard-recreatingthe-forgotten-voices-of-thewomen-of-the-american-revolution/.
Vegans and non-vegans will find something truly delicious at the third annual s’Mac Down, Nov. 17 at SteelStacks.
The Easton Farmers Market will host its annual Apple Jam on Oct. 19. It’s one of many food events scheduled for this fall in the Lehigh Valley.
Chambourcin is the only grape grown by all the members of the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail. The wineries will all celebrate the grape on Chambourcin Weekend, Oct. 12 and 13.
Guides in period costume will lead lantern tours of Crystal Cave in Kutztown Oct. 11-12, 18-19 and 25-26.