CHRISTKINDLMARKT BETHLEHEM

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So Much More Than a Holiday Destination

Christkindlmarkt presented by Univest Bank & Trust Co. is a one-of-a-kind family event that brings the spirit of Bethlehem alive with the season. Twice recognized as one of the best holiday markets in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure, this heart-warming holiday event features:

  • Aisles of handmade works by more than 150 of the nation’s finest artisans.
  • The ring-ting-tingling sounds of live Christmas music and jolly, old St. Nick’s hearty laughter.
  • Ice carving and glassblowing demonstrations, including the popular Hot Glass Experience: Glass Ornament sessions.
  • Käthe Wohlfarht, offering handmade ornaments, nutcrackers and collectibles from Germany.
  • Breakfast with St. Nicholas (additional ticket required).

Christkindlmarkt 2018 season begins on Friday, November 16th and runs weekends until December 23rd! Click here to view the schedule.

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Fall Foliage Wine Tour

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Why People Love It Grab a friend, a co-worker or your mom on our wine tour and raise a glass with us!

Highlights – Taste the best of this region of the east coast vineyards- Tour three wineries- Enjoy more than 15 Wine Tastings

Description Napa’s got nothing on the Lehigh Valley and with this tour you can taste the best of this region of the east coast vineyards. You’ll tour three wineries, complete with guided wine tastings, gourmet lunch, and round-trip transportation from Valley Stream.Enjoy more than 15 Wine Tastings at three of the following wineries on the Lehigh Wine Trail; Vynecrest Vineyards & Winery, Blair Vineyards, Amore Vineyards or Weathered Vineyards. At one of the wineries, you’ll have a chocolate and cheese pairing to go with your wine and a locally catered gourmet lunch is included.

Vynecrest Vineyards & Winery

Bacon Fest

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This event is rain or shine.

PA Bacon Fest was named one of the TOP 300 FESTIVALS IN THE WORLD byFEST300.com!! And locally, voted BEST CULINARY EVENT in Lehigh Valley Style magazine’s Best of the Lehigh Valley contest

Visit the website for more details, schedules, vendors and more! http://pabaconfest.com/

$2 Suggested Donation – Proceeds benefit non-profit: GEDP and the Easton Farmers’ Market, Easton Public Market, Easton Ambassadors and Easton Main Street Initiative.

Jack-O-Lantern Lane

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Saturday, November 3rd at the DaVinci Science Center in Allentown

Jack-O-Lantern Lane, opening September 22, is a newly-designed, family-friendly walk-through Halloween experience that excites, delights, but doesn’t fright. Dr. Frankenstein has moved into town and he needs your help to bring science to life! To get to Frankenstein’s Lab, stroll through Jack-O-Lantern Lane and explore the giant Newton’s Cradle, the science of the color-changing Circuit House, and more exhibit stations. At the end of your journey, use your knowledge to help Dr. Frankenstein with his lively experiments, such as FrankenToys, Monster Masks, and more. Before you leave, discover the science behind Dr. Frankenstein’s greatest creation during the It’s Alive! Live Science Show on weekends.
Jack-O-Lantern Lane is sponsored by The Hartford and Agora Cyber Charter School.

Oktoberfest Brewers’ Village

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Brewers’ Village presented by Weis Markets
Part of Oktoberfest presented by Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE)

Dates: Oct. 12-13
Friday | 7 pm
Saturday | 1, 4 and 7 pm

Price: $25 in advance | $30 day of
| $20 in advance | $25 day of ArtsQuest Member
Venue: Musikfest Cafe presented by Yuengling at SteelStacks

From German-style marzens to autumn-inspired pumpkin ales, the hand-crafted beers of the Keystone State’s award-winning craft breweries take center stage as the Oktoberfest Brewers’ Village presented by Weis Markets returns for its fifth year. Guests enjoy a diverse array of Oktoberfest’s, limited-edition and seasonal offerings. All attendees receive a commemorative sampling mug and have the opportunity to meet the breweries’ staff and brewers, as well as enjoy the delicious food, fun and games of Oktoberfest, now in its eighth year.
TICKETS

Tickets for the two-hour tasting sessions, where attendees can sample more than 35 different beers, are $20 for ArtsQuest Members and $25 for the public in advance and are $25 for ArtsQuest Members and $30 for the public day of. Each passport will be good for one (1) 2-hour tasting and will include tastings for all of that days craft beers as well as a commemorative sampling mug. Designated driver tickets are also available for $10.

Age 21+ Event
Passports Now On Sale

Friday, October 12 | 7:00PM- 9:00PM
Saturday, October 13 | 1:00PM- 3:00PM (session 1)
Saturday, October 13 | 4:00PM- 6:00PM (session 2)
Saturday, October 13 | 7:00PM- 9:00PM (session 3)

Confirmed breweries include:

Angry Orchard, Breinigsville
D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc., Pottsville
Hardball Cider, Bethlehem – New for 2018
Hop Hill Brewing, Bethlehem
HiJinx Brewing Company, Allentown
North Country Brewing Company, Slippery Rock
Rusty Rail Brewing Company, Mifflinburg – New for 2018
Salmon Pants Brewery, Allentown – New for 2018
Samuel Adams, Breinigsville
Seven Sirens Brewing Company, Bethlehem – New for 2018
Susquehanna Brewing Co., Pittston
The Colony Meadery, Allentown
The Lion Brewery, Wilkes-Barre
Tröegs Independent Brewing, Hershey
Wallenpaupack Brewing Company, Hawley – New for 2018
Weyerbacher Brewing, Easton
Yards Brewing Co., Philadelphia

PRESENTED BY:
Weis Markets

 

Harvest Festival

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Visit Historic Downtown Bethlehem on Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 11 AM – 8 PM to celebrate Harvest season at the 13th Annual Harvest Festival! Enjoy food and craft vendors, live music, the Biergarten, and soup, wine, and beer tastings trails. Our Harvest Festival Family Fun area makes this a fun event for the whole family!!

The event takes place on Main Street between Broad and Church Streets and at the Sun Inn Courtyard. This is a family and pet friendly event! Continue reading