Things to do in the Lehigh Valley area this weekend and beyond (June 4-10)
WHAT IS HAPPENING? Here’s a small sample of the area’s events – some in person, some online – that you might want to check out in the coming days.
ALLENT-VILLE “The ceramics of Toshiko Takaezu”, and “Sleep well!,” textiles, quilts and bedspreads from around the world, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday to Sunday until September 11. Allentown Art Museum, 31 N. 5th St. allentownartmuseum.org, 610-432-4333.
QUAKETOWN “Circus adventure pirates show”, Drive Acrobats, Acrobats & Comedies through Family Circus, Noon to 1:15 p.m., Quakertown Farmers Market, 201 Station Road. $ 12, $ 8 for ages 3-14, free for ages 2 and under. townplanner.com/driveInfamilycircusquakertown, 215-536-4115.
Fairs / Festivals
WASHINGTON, NJ Warren County Hot Air Balloon Festival, balloon launches, drone demonstrations, captive rides, local artisans and craftspeople, food trucks and music, 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., Warren County Community College, 475 Route 57 West. $ 5 to $ 10; parking $ 10. ballonfestnj.com/more-festivals.html, 908-283-0721.
Bethlehem To hell with torpedoes, Outdoor tribute concert to Tom Petty, 7:30 p.m., ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, Air Products Town Square, 101 Founders Way. $ 10 to $ 50 per table or square of lawn. steelstacks.org, 610-332-1300.
Joan Osborne, viewing a recorded performance, also June 5-10, at the Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University. Pay what you can up to $ 20. zoellnerartscenter.org, 610-758-2787, ext. 0.
JIM THORPE Rick Horvath from Green River, indoor show, 6.30 p.m., Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road. $ 40 for a table that can seat up to four people. pennspeak.com, 610-826-9000.
CITY SELLERS Chubby Dad, 6 p.m., also June 4, 9 p.m. Sellersville Theater 1894, Main and Temple streets. $ 25 to $ 39.50. st94.com, 215-257-5808.
Bethlehem The slackers, free outdoor concert, 7:30 p.m., ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, Air Products Town Square, 101 Founders Way. steelstacks.org, 610-332-1300.
JIM THORPE Sapphire, indoor show, 6.30 p.m., Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road. $ 35 for a table that can accommodate up to four people. pennspeak.com, 610-826-9000.
TOWNSHIP OF LOWER MACUNGIE Tookany Creek Bluegrass, free outdoor concert; bring lawn chairs, 6 p.m., Hills at Lockridge Park, 7125 Scenic View Drive. lowermac.com, 610-996-6924.
CITY SELLERS JC Cole and Folsom ’68, Tribute to Johnny Cash, 8 p.m., Sellersville Theater 1894, Main and Temple streets. $ 25 to $ 39.50. st94.com, 215-257-5808.
Bethlehem Pentley Holmes, free outdoor concert, 6:00 p.m., ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, Air Products Town Square, 101 Founders Way. steelstacks.org, 610-332-1300.
Cliff Eberhardt, Free Live CD Release Concert with Louise Mosrie, 7 p.m., Godfrey Daniels Center. godfreydaniels.org, 610-867-2390.
CITY SELLERS Hart Chapel, 7:30 p.m., Sellersville Theater 1894 Main Street and Temple Street. $ 19.50. st94.com, 215-257-5808.
BOROUGH OF WILSON Jay Creed, Free summer concert, 6-8 p.m., Meuser Park, Northampton Street. meuserlib.org, 610-258-3040.
Bethlehem LLS Women of the Year Charity Concert, outdoor concert presented by Cohen Feeley Altemose and Rambo to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 5 p.m., ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, Air Products Town Square, 101 Founders Way. $ 20 to $ 50 per table or square of lawn. steelstacks.org, 610-332-1300.
ESTON Jim Guadet and the Railroad Boys, Free “Live at the Falls” concert, 6:30 pm to 9 pm, Scott Park, South Third Street and Larry Holmes Drive. liveatfalls.com.
ALLENTOWN “Under the promenade”, dinner and musical show, 6.30 p.m., also June 5, 6.30 p.m. June 6 and 10, 12:30 p.m. Pines Dinner Theater, 448 N. 17th St. $ 20 to $ 30 and a la carte menu. pinesdinnertheatre.com, 610-433-2333.
BETHLÉEM “The conversation room”, Matt Prideaux’s Fresh Voices Festival single play every half hour between noon and 3 p.m., also June 5, Touchstone Theater, Graduate Hub, 321 E. Fourth St. Suggested donation of $ 10 to benefit the arts center. touchstone.org, 610-867-1689.
“Recovery” and “Baby teeth”, Fresh Voices Show Festival of short works by Abbie Jean Litman and Kat Anderegg, 6 p.m., also June 4, 7 p.m. June 5, 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Touchstone Theater, 321 E. Fourth St. Suggested donation of $ 10 to benefit the arts center. touchstone.org, 610-867-1689.
Fresh Voices Festival, outdoor performance of “Hello, My Name is Eloise” by Jessica Boothe, “Speak in Starts” by Sara Group and “After Everything” by MFA Class of 2022, 8 pm, also June 5, 8 pm Touchstone Theater, Barrio Internship, 321 E. Fourth St. Suggested donation of $ 10 to benefit the arts center. touchstone.org, 610-867-1689.
TOWNSHIP OF NORTH WHITEHALL “Raise the Paw” Online scholarship auction, last day of the LCCC Foundation fundraiser to benefit students of the Veterinary Technician Program, Lehigh Carbon Community College, 4525 Education Park Drive in Schnecksville. biddingowl.com/LCCCFoundation, 610-799-1929, [email protected]
BETHLEEM “Bike and Boat Adventures” Cleaning the Lehigh River, volunteer opportunity led by Wildlands Conservancy, Northampton County & Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor to clean up trash while cycling between Bethlehem and Allentown on the D&L Trail along the canal then switching to canoes to clean up the Lehigh River , 10 am-2pm June 5, Sand Island, Registration required. wildlandspa.secure.force.com/registration?id=7011U000000yx9CQAQ, 610-923-3548.
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