Pennsylvania Press Releases


 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Event Date: April 29, 2017

Kente Arts Alliance Celebrates its 10th Anniversary with Terell Stafford, Pittsburgh

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 8:00 pm, Kente Arts Alliance will present jazz trumpeter Terell Stafford Quintet with saxophonist Tim Warfield, at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Northside, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. This is Kente Arts Alliance’s 10th year anniversary. Terell Stafford, acclaimed trumpet player based in New York, has been hailed as “one of the great players of our time, a fabulous trumpet player” by piano legend McCoy Tyner ...

 

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: March 10, 2017 and April 29, 2017

Kente Arts Alliance Presents its Spring Jazz Concert Series, Pittsburgh

On Friday, March 10, 2017, at 7:30 pm, Kente Arts Alliance will present the Whitfield Family Band at the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Avenue, East Liberty, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. Opening for the Whitfield Family Band will be the Mark Strickland Quartet. On Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 8:00 pm, Kente Arts Alliance will present the Terell Stafford Quintet at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Northside, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. General ...

 

Pennsylvania, Erie, Event Date: April 29th and 30th, 2017

2017 Great Lakes Beach Glass & Coastal Arts Festival, Erie, PA

The 2017 Great Lakes Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival is scheduled for April 29th and 30th, 2017.   Vendors from across the country are coming to Erie, Pennsylvania’s Bayfront Convention Center at 1 Sassafras Pier.  There will also be live music, wine tasting, bottle and shard ID, a fun and interesting lecture series, antique bottle collections, and up to 90 artists exhibiting hand made one-of-kind coastal themed artwork. The event, hosted by Relish ...

 

Pennsylvania, Erie, Event Date: April 29th and 30th, 2017

Great Lakes Beach Glass & Coastal Arts Festival in Erie, PA Offering Special Early Bird Pricing on Weekend Getaway Packages

The 2017 Great Lakes Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival is scheduled for April 29th and 30th, 2017.   Vendors from across the country are coming to Erie, Pennsylvania’s Bayfront Convention Center at 1 Sassafras Pier.  There will also be live music, wine tasting, bottle and shard ID, a fun and interesting lecture series, antique bottle collections, and up to 90 artists exhibiting hand made one-of-kind coastal themed artwork. The event, hosted by Relish ...

 

Pennsylvania, West Point, Event Date: February 12 and February 14, 2017

Winemaker Hosted Valentine's Dinner, Boyd’s Cardinal Hollow Winery, West Point, PA

Boyd’s Cardinal Hollow Winery is offering a Valentine’s Day Dinner at the West Point Pike Winery, 1830 West Point Pike West Point, PA 19486. A three-course dinner and wine pairing, hosted by Winemaker Christopher Boyd, will feature a creative menu and full plates by local Chef, Kyle Fry. Each guest can choose one of two starters, one of two entrees, and will finish with a dessert. Experience each course with a handpicked full glass of wine ...

 

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: Saturday, December 10, 2016

Kente Arts Alliance presents award winning Reggae Band, Third World, Pittsburgh, PA

On Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 8 pm, Kente Arts Alliance will present the THIRD WORLD at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Northside, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Celebrating over 42 years, the ‘Reggae Ambassadors’, THIRD WORLD is one of the longest lived Reggae bands of all time, and one of Jamaica's most consistently popular crossover acts among international audiences. Mixing in elements of R&B, funk, pop, and rock ...

 

Pennsylvania, Lebanon, Event Date: November 19 to 20, 2016

Gem Miner's Holiday Show Focuses on Jewelry and Gift Crafts, Lebanon, PA, November 19-20

The Gem Miner's Holiday Gem & Jewelry Show, the Mid-Atlantic’s premium gem, jewelry, mineral and bead show, will be conducting its 9th Annual Holiday Show with a focus on jewelry and gift crafts at the Lebanon, PA County Fairgrounds and Expo Center (80 Rocherty Rd.), November 19 to 20, 2016.  There will be gift and craft related items to contribute to holiday shopping needs in addition to being a great place to learn new hobbies, start a business ...

 

Pennsylvania, Chalfont, Event Date: September 17th, 2016

New Britain Township Veterans Committee to Host 7th Annual Fall Festival, Chalfont, PA

The New Britain Township Veterans Committee will be hosting its 7th Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, September 17th at North Branch Park, 207 Park Avenue, Chalfont, PA, from 8:00am to 2:00pm. All proceeds from the event benefit the construction of Veterans Park located at the corner of New Galena and Walters Roads. Veterans Park will honor all Veterans who served or are presently serving in the United States Armed Forces. As part of the Fall ...

 

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: Sunday, September 18, 2016

Kente Arts Alliance presents the Sun Ra Arkestra, Pittsburgh, PA

On Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 7 pm, Kente Arts Alliance will present the SUN RA ARKESTRA at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Northside, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. In addition to the Sun Ra Arkestra, Charlotte Ka, popular Pittsburgh artist, will exhibit an art installation that will pay tribute to the music of Sun Ra. Sun Ra was one of the great big-band leaders, pianists, and surrealists of jazz—unparalleled for his purposeful outlandishness ...

 

Pennsylvania, Mount Gretna, Event Date: August 20 to 21, 2016

Mount Gretna Outdoor Art Show to Feature 260 Exhibitors from USA & Canada, Mount Gretna, PA

Preparations are underway for the 42nd annual Mt. Gretna Art Show, to be held Saturday, August 20, and Sunday, August 21, 2016, on the streets and in the parks of Mt. Gretna, PA. Show hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, rain or shine. The Mt. Gretna Art Show features fine artists and craftsmen from throughout the United States and Canada. This year’s show will feature 260 exhibitors, selected from nearly 500 ...

 

Pennsylvania, Lebanon, Event Date: August 19 to 21, 2016

Gem Miner's Jubilee Bead, Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show, Lebanon, PA

The Gem Miner's Jubilee, the Mid-Atlantic’s premium gem, jewelry, bead, mineral and arts and crafts show, will be conducting its 19th annual event at the Lebanon, PA County Fairgrounds and Expo Center, August 19-21, 2016, 80 Rocherty Rd., Lebanon, PA 17042. The Jubilee is a major production in the gem show circuit and an international event with vendors from around the world ...

 

Pennsylvania, West Chester, Event Date: August 14, 2016

West Chester's Touch A Truck Day

The Touch-A-Truck Day is presented by the West Chester Parks and Recreation Department. Touch a Truck Day, is for children of all ages, to explore the vehicles that fascinate them. This event will provide children and their families with the opportunity to see different models of cars and trucks as well as a variety of other vehicles. The previous events have had great success, with over 50 participants and 2,000 people in attendance. This event will be ...

 

Pennsylvania, West Chester, Event Date: July 17, 2016

West Chester's Turks Head Music Festival

The Turks Head Music Festival is presented by the West Chester Parks and Recreation Department. This is an outdoor music festival located at Everhart Park (100 South Brandywine Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19382) on Sunday, July 17th from 12pm to 8pm. Attendance is free to the public. There are eleven bands performing at ...

 

Pennsylvania, Cross Fork,  June 16 to 18, 2016

Smoked Country Jam Bluegrass Festival; Roots to Branches Bluegrass for a Cause, Cross Fork, PA, June 16 to 18

The 13th annual Smoked Country Jam Bluegrass Festival will be held June 16-18, at Quiet Oaks Campground, near Cross Fork, PA. In the heart of the PA Wilds, Quiet Oaks is the perfect spot to host 22 national and regional performers, playing over 40 hours of high energy music. Times are June 16, 5:00 pm – midnight, June 17, 11:00 am – midnight, and June 18, 11:00 am - midnight. The event features a 3-day auction, benefiting The Lupus Foundation of PA. In twelve years over $18,000 has been raised for the Foundation.

 

Pennsylvania, Centre Hall, Event Date: July 7-10, 2016

Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival Coming to Centre Hall, PA, July 7-10, 2016

The Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival will be held July 7-10, 2016 at Grange Park, 69 Homan Lane, Centre Hall, PA 16828. Over 18 National Acts including Rhonda Vincent, Goldwing Express, Little Roy & Lizzy, Joe Mullins & Radio Ramblers, Jr. Sisk & Ramblers Choice, and many more. Grounds offer 1500 RV Hookups. Special hotel rates offered. Festival features Kids Program, food & craft vendors, workshops, and lots of ...

 

Pennsylvania, Saxonburg, Event Date: June 18, 2016

Wine Time at the Colony grows to 14 wineries, Saxonburg, PA

Fourteen wineries are featured when Wine Time at the Colony opens its wine tasting festival on Saturday, June 18 from 1:00 until 6:00 p.m. on the Penn's Colony grounds, minutes north of Pittsburgh at 365 Saxonburg Blvd., Saxonburg, PA 16056. This marks the largest line-up of wineries to date for Wine Time, which includes specialty food purveyors and juried artisans in an outdoor festival lined with shade trees and dining areas.  Wine Time features ...

 


Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: February 27, 2016

Kente Arts Alliance Welcomes Home Jeff “Tain” Watts, Pittsburgh, PA

On Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 8 pm, Kente Arts Alliance welcomes home jazz drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts to the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Avenue, East Liberty, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. General Admission: $30 - $40. Tickets are available online:  www.showclix.com, By phone: 888.71.TICKETS or 888-718-4253. Or at these locations: Dorsey’s Records (Homewood), Stedeford’s Record Shop (Northside), Jamil’s Global Village, East Liberty ...

 


Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: January 15 to 16, 2016

Bodiography Presents Maria Caruso's Unseen, Pittsburgh, January 15-16

Bodiography Contemporary Ballet will present Maria Caruso’s Unseen, with an array of concert length works and guest artists on January 15-16, 2016 at 7:30pm at the Byham Theater, 101 6th St., Pittsburgh, PA.  Admission is $26.75-100.75. For Caruso to have all of her passions under one roof in her city and in her favorite theater was the beginning of  a new artistic chapter in her life and one in which she can continue annually as she brings some of the best company in the world to perform her work in Pittsburgh ...

 


Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: Saturday, December 12, 2015

Kente Arts Alliance Presents the Billy Harper Sextet, Pittsburgh

On Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 8 pm, the Kente Arts Alliance will present Billy Harper Sextet at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Northside, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. “On stage, Billy Harper puts his lips to the tenor saxophone, stands relatively erect and sings through his horn; a strong, angular, muscular sound. There’s little physical gesticulation, belying the effort it takes to express feelings and ...

 



Pennsylvania, Lebanon, Event Date: November 21 to 22, 2015

Gem Miner's Holiday Show Focuses on Jewelry and Gift Crafts, Lebanon, PA, November 21 to 22

The Gem Miner's Holiday Gem & Jewelry Show, the Mid-Atlantic’s premium gem, jewelry, mineral and bead show, will be conducting its 8th Annual Holiday Show with a focus on jewelry and gift crafts at the Lebanon, PA County Fairgrounds and Expo Center (80 Rocherty Rd.), November 21 to 22, 2015. There will be gift and craft related items to contribute to holiday shopping needs in addition to being a great place to learn new hobbies, start ...

 


Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: Through November 1, 2015

Bead Mercantile Show Returns to Pittsburgh, PA, Through November 1

The Bead Mercantile Show returns to Pittsburgh at the Comfort Inn & Suites of RIDC Park, 180 Gamma Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15238. This two-day event is open to the general public (retail/wholesale) on Saturday, October 31st, 10am-6pm and Sunday, November 1st from 10am-4pm. Admission is $3 for the entire weekend when you register as an attendee, and children under 16 are free but must be accompanied at all times by an adult ...

 


Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: September 19, 2015

Pittsburgh's Kente Arts Alliance to Present Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio

Dr. Lonnie Smith is an unparalleled musician, composer, performer and recording artist. An authentic master and guru of the Hammond B-3 organ for over five decades, he has been featured on over seventy albums, and has recorded and performed with a virtual “Who’s Who” of the greatest jazz, blues and R&B giants in the industry. Consequently, he has often been hailed as a “Legend,” a “Living Musical Icon,” and as the most creative ...

 


Pennsylvania, Chester Springs, Event Date: September 26, 2015

Local Festival Returns to Chester Springs, PA in Support of the Domestic Violence Center of Chester County

Wellness in Harmony will be hosting it’s Annual Autumn Goddess Retreat Festival on September 26 at the West Pikeland Cultural Center (1645 Art School Rd., Chester Springs, PA 19425) from 10 am to 6pm. This year marks the seventh year of the festival, which offers women, men and children of all ages the opportunity to experience a stress-free, fun filled day of music, dance, holistic workshops and activities ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Paoli, Event Date: October 3, November 7 and December 7, 2015

Crafters wanted for Saturday Craft Markets coming to the western Main Line this fall, Paoli, PA

Saturday Craft Markets is a new way of doing crafts shows. Styled like an old world marketplace, where merchants brought out their goods for sale and let the public decide what to buy, these markets seek to bring a variety of hand-made items to the public on a monthly basis. Starting this fall, and running the first Saturday of the month from October to December in 2015, these markets offer the crafter ease, affordability and flexibility. All items must be hand made by the applicant ...

 


 

Event Date: October 3, November 7 and December 5, 2015

New craft shows coming to the western Main Line this fall, Paoli, PA

The shows will feature a variety of work from seasoned professionals to new artisans just starting out – a changing venue of art and crafts at each market. Styled like an old world marketplace, where merchants brought out their goods for sale and let the public decide what to buy, these markets seek to bring a variety of hand-made items to the public. All items must be hand made by the crafters. There’s something for every taste and budget ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, New Holland, Event Date: June 27, 2015

35th Annual Arts and Crafts Festival to be held in New Holland, PA

The 35th annual Arts and Crafts Festival will be held on June 27, from 9:00-2:00, at the Community Memorial Park on East Jackson Street in New Holland, PA. More than seventy artists and crafters from Southeast Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland will be on hand showcasing and selling their wares. Items include handmade toys, jewelry, fine woodworking, fine art photography, paintings, all natural soaps and lotions, country and vintage decor, fabric crafts, and ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Homestead, Event Date: Applications due by 3pm on July 31, 2015

Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area Kicks Off New Mini-Grant Funding Round

The Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area, in conjunction with the PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources, announces that applications are now available for the 2015 Mini-Grant Program. To be considered for a 2015 grant, completed applications must be uploaded by 3:00 pm on July 31, 2015. Paper applications will not be accepted. The on-line application is available at www.riversofsteel.com/about/grants. Applicants to the grant program ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Lewisville (Chester County), Event Date: June 13, 2015

A Day of Wine, Food, Music & Fun at 4th Annual Brandywine Food & Wine Festival

The fourth annual Brandywine Food & Wine Festival, presented by The Brandywine Valley Wine Trail, Delaware Today and Main Line Today, will be held on  June 13th from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Greater Chester Valley Sports Association, 137 Line Road, Malvern, PA. The festival will celebrate food, wine, music and crafts. Festival attendees can sample regional wines from thirteen wineries. Included in this year’s line-up are wineries from the neighboring states of New Jersey and ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Doylestown, Event Date: April 25-September 7

Philadelphia's Firefighting History on Display at the Mercer Museum, Doylestown, PA

The sound of ringing fire bells terrified urban dwellers throughout the 1800's. In the era before the establishment of a professional city-wide fire department, protecting the city’s residents was an important and highly-regarded act of public service. The Mercer Museum will tell the exciting story of Philadelphia’s volunteer firefighters in a new exhibit, “To Save Our Fellow Citizens:” Volunteer Firefighting, 1800-1875. The show will open on April 25 and run until September 7, 2015 ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Catasauqua, Lehigh Valley, Event Date: June 18 to 21, 2015

Lehigh River Blues Jam Celebrates its 10th Year in the Lehigh Valley – Line-up Announced

The borough of Catasauqua is taking a leap with its 10-year anniversary celebration of the Lehigh River Blues Jam (LRBJ) on June 18-21, 2015 at Catasauqua Municipal Park, 500 American St., Catasauqua, PA (Lehigh Valley). Bev Conklin, who runs the event, has received a major budget incentive and sponsorships to hire national recording artists for the first time. The LRBJ Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to 80-year old Eddy “The ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Clarks Summit, Event Date: Saturday March 21st, 2015

Bring on the ladies spa procedures and shopping day out, Clarks Summit, PA

Dreams Events has its beginnings in Levittown, PA. Now a multiple state event planning service has returned to the Scranton area to sponsor the First Annual Bring On the Ladies Shopping Event. The event will take place on March 21st from Noon to 5pm and has already attracted many well-known national and local vendors. The event is located at and the Ramada Clarks Summit, Northern Blvd., Clarks Summit, PA. Dreams Events will have companies there that will do ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015

Pittsburgh's Kente Arts Alliance to Present Geri Allen & TimeLine

On Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 8 pm, Kente Arts Alliance will present Geri Allen and Timeline at the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Avenue, East Liberty, Pittsburgh, PA. Geri Allen is a pianist, composer, educator, and Guggenheim Fellowship recipient. Over her expansive career, the Detroit native released nearly 20 albums as a leader, and has worked with Ornette Coleman, Betty Carter, Tony Williams, Ron Carter, Ravi Coltrane, Esperanza Spalding, Terri Lyne Carrington ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Lancaster, Event Date: July 31-August 1, 2015   

Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Convention, Lancaster, PA, July 31-August 1, 2015 

A Scrapbook Convention is a place for people who love to create photographic mementos (scrapbooks) who come together to celebrate this craft. At this gathering they can take classes to learn more about their hobby from industry experts, shop scrapbooking products from industry brands, and attend "crops" which are a gathering place for scrapbookers to work on their scrapbooking projects ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Event Date: November 22, 2014

Patchwork: A Storytelling Guild Asks "Who Would've Guessed?" Philadelphia, PA

Saturday afternoon, November 22, marks Philadelphia’s Tellabration™ gathering. Tellabration is a worldwide, 26-year celebration of the art of storytelling, sponsored by the National Storytelling Network. Patchwork: A Storytelling Guild brings the celebration to the Parish Hall of the Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia. Attendees will hear seven notable area tellers share adult theme tales that explore the unanticipated  ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Lebanon, Event Date: November 15 to 16, 2014

Gem Miner's Holiday Show Focuses on Jewelry and Gift Crafts, Lebanon, PA, November 15 to 16

The Gem Miner's Holiday Gem & Jewelry Show, the Mid-Atlantic’s premium gem, jewelry, mineral and bead show, will be conducting its 7th Annual Holiday Show with a focus on jewelry and gift crafts at the Lebanon, PA County Fairgrounds and Expo Center (80 Rocherty Rd.), November 15-16, 2014. There will be gift and craft related items to contribute to holiday shopping needs in addition to being a great place to learn new hobbies ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: December 13th, 2014

Pittsburgh's Kente Arts Alliance to Present Alto Madness Series

On Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 8 pm, Kente Arts Alliance will present Mack Avenue Records recording star, Grammy award-winning alto saxophonist, Kenny Garrett at the New Hazlett Theater, 6 Allegheny Square East, Pittsburgh. Garrett’s performance will be the second segment in the Kente Arts Alliance series entitled Alto Madness. Over the course of a stellar career that has spanned more than 30 years, Grammy-award winning saxophonist Kenny Garrett has become the preeminent alto saxophonist ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Allentown, Event Date: November 1 to 2, 2014

Holiday Marketplace Juried Fine Art & Craft Show, Allentown, PA, November 1 - 2

Join the East Coast’s finest artisans November 1 and 2 to kick off a holiday shopping season of buying handmade 2D and 3D art, fine jewelry, handwoven clothing, handmade pottery, turned wood vessels, holiday ornaments and cards, plus much more. The 29th Annual Holiday Marketplace Fine Art and Craft Show, sponsored by the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen (LVPGC), will run from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, November 1st and  11 am to 4 pm on November 2nd  ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Rankin/Swissvale, Event Date: October 25th  

Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area presents: Casting the Iron Garden

Rivers of Steel is partnering with the Penn State Master Gardener Program, Carbon Arts, and local Pittsburgh artisans to create an Iron Garden Walk at the National Historic Landmark Carrie Furnaces site in Rankin/Swissvale, PA. The Casting the Iron Garden event is Saturday, October 25th at 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The iron pour will provide a first-hand look at the process and skills of casting molten iron into pattern molds. This same process produced the iron that built our nation and many of the world's largest structures ...



Pennsylvania, Chester Springs, Event Date: September 27, 2014

6th Annual Autumn Goddess Retreat Returns to Chester Springs, PA in Support of the Domestic Violence Center of Chester County

Wellness in Harmony will be hosting its Annual Autumn Goddess Retreat Festival on September 27th at the West Pikeland Cultural Center (1645 Art School Rd.) in historic Yellow Springs from 10 am to 6pm. This year marks the sixth year of the festival, which offers women, men and children of all ages the opportunity to celebrate the inner divine essence within all of us, and the deep connection shared with each other and with the Earth. The event brings together a wide variety of vendors ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Unionville, Event Date: September 19-21, 2014

Top Horses in the Country to Compete in Equestrian Triathlon at Plantation Field Three Day Event and Country Fair, Unionville, PA

The Equestrian Triathlon at Plantation Field will take place September 19-21 at 387 N. Green Valley Rd., Unionville PA. With 285 horses and riders competing, spectators will see the top horses in the country compete in an equestrian triathlon, including local Olympians Phillip Dutton, Buck Davidson and Boyd Martin. This year’s theme “Dancing with the Stars” will delight competitors and spectators alike, with fun and festive events planned all weekend. Admission is free on Friday, dressage day ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: October 4th, 2014

25th Annual St. Thomas More Arts & Craft Festival, Pittsburgh PA, October 4th

The 25th Annual St. Thomas More Arts & Crafts Festival will take place on October 4th from 9:00am-3:00pm across the street from South Hills Village Mall at 126 Fort Couch Road, Pittsburgh PA. The show will feature handcrafted items from over seventy local artists in two large rooms. Just a few of the items that are for sale will be jewelry, wreaths and holiday items, soaps & oils, wood crafts, hand knitting, painted rocks, and much, more. Admission is free. Web: www.stmpgh.org, Phone: ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Chalfont, Event Date: September 20th, 2014

New Britain Township Veterans Committee to Host 5th Annual Fall Festival, September 20th

The New Britain Township Veterans Committee will be hosting its 5th Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, September 20th at North Branch Park, 207 Park Avenue, Chalfont, PA, from 8:00am to 2:00pm.  All proceeds from the event benefit the construction of Veterans Park. Veterans Park will honor all Veterans who served or are presently serving in the United States Armed Forces.    As part of the Fall Festival, a car show will be held from 10:00am to 2:00pm.  Awards will be given based on Veterans’ choice and public choice ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, West Chester, Event Date: October 11th & 12th, 2014

All-Helicopter Airshow Whirls Into Pennsylvania at RotorFest 2014, Oct 11th and 12th

The American Helicopter Museum’s RotorFest 2014, the annual, only all-helicopter air show in the US, is scheduled for October 11th and 12th, from 10am – 4:30pm at the American Helicopter Museum, 1220 American Blvd., West Chester, PA. RotorFest 2014, managed by Dave Schultz Airshows, LLC, will feature a special tribute to soldiers in the Pennsylvania National Guard returning soldiers, the US Army Golden Knights 16 person parachute team from Ft. Bragg, NC, the original Bat Mobile and Bat Copter flying show ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, West Chester, Event Date: October 11th and 12th

Philadelphia Region's Helicopter Story Revealed; Helicopter Air Show Plans Unveiled at American Helicopter Museum

The Cradle of Rotary Wing Aviation exhibit at the American Helicopter Museum explains why everywhere you go in the Philadelphia and Southeastern PA region, you will find pioneers and places related to the development of the helicopter. The American Helicopter Museum’s RotorFest 2014, the annual, only all-helicopter air show in the US, is scheduled for October 11th and 12th from 10am – 4:30pm at the American Helicopter Museum, 1220 American Blvd., West Chester, PA. A family ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Rankin, Event Date: August 16, 2014

Help Save the Carrie Deer Restoration - Iconic Urban Art - Rankin, PA, August 16th

Join Rivers of Steel Heritage Area on August 16th for an evening of food, fun and film at the Carrie Furnaces in Rankin, PA, and show your support for the restoration of one of Pittsburgh's great urban artworks and the historic site that inspired its creation: the Carrie Deer. In 1997, a group of artists entered the grounds of the Carrie Furnaces in Rankin and Swissvale, PA, to explore the abandoned iron mill as a potential site for their urban art. Inspired by the site, they erected a 40’ sculpture out of the remnants ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Homestead

Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area Announces Mini-Grant Applications Available, Homestead, PA

The Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area, in conjunction with the PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources, announces that applications are now available for the 2014 Mini-Grant Program. To be considered for a 2014 grant, completed applications must be received by 3:00 pm on September 22, 2014. Applicants to the grant program are required to address how their project correlates with the mission of the Rivers of Steel that includes the region’s natural, cultural, recreational ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Lebanon, Event Date: August 15 to 17, 2014

Gem Miner's Jubilee Features New Panning Sluice, Lebanon, PA, August 15 to 17

The Gem Miner's Jubilee, the Mid-Atlantic’s premium gem, jewelry, bead, mineral and arts and crafts show, will be conducting its 17th annual event at the Lebanon, PA County Fairgrounds and Expo Center, August 15-17. The Jubilee is a major production in the gem show circuit and an international event with vendors from around the world. This year’s show features Mohawk Valley Mining’s popular indoor “Panning for Gems in our Sluice.”  There are educational exhibits, classes and demonstrations. The variety of items for sale include rough rock, finished fine jewelry, faceting  ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Event Date: September 5th-7th

45th Annual “A Fair in the Park” Set for September 5th-7th, Pittsburgh, PA

The  Craftsmen’s Guild of Pittsburgh is presenting its 45th annual A Fair in the Park from Friday, September 5th through Sunday, September 7th, at Mellon Park (corner of Fifth and Shady Avenues), Pittsburgh. PA. The Fair is a juried contemporary fine art and craft festival featuring more than 110 regional and national artists working in a variety of mediums including:  clay, fiber, wood, jewelry, glass, metal, mixed media and two dimensional art. Lisa Platt, President of the Guild's Board of Directors, notes that the Fair will feature significant changes this year ...


 

Pennsylvania, Buck Hill Falls, Event Date: July 18th to 19th

Buck Hill Falls Art Show and Marketplace, July 18th to 19th, PA

The 69th Annual Buck Hill Art Show will be held July 18th to 19th from Fri 12pm‑5pm, Sat 10am‑5pm at the Buck Hill Tennis Club (53 Golf Dr.) in Buck Hill Falls, PA. In addition to more than twenty usual exhibits of oil paintings and water colors, photography, jewelry designers, potters and fabric artists, there will be a Marketplace featuring delicacies from Callie's Candy Kitchen; plants, homemade preserves, artisanal soaps and enchanting fairy houses from Ross & Ross; preserves from Apple Ridge Farm; decorative objects, furniture and floral designs ...


 

Pennsylvania, Dover, Event Date: July 20, 2014

Pennsylvania Reunion Fest - a Multi-Band Reunion from the 60's through 90's, July 20th, Carlisle, PA

The Pennsylvania Reunion Fest is a rare opportunity to see several live bands that no one has seen in years. They are all well-known acts from the greater Harrisburg area, but they have parted ways long ago. Gordon Brinton, the Festival Director, has been busy inspiring once-popular rock bands, (from the 60’s 70’s 80’s and 90’s,) to regroup and return to the stage for an exclusive encore performance. This all-day music event will reintroduce one long-lost band after another. The bands will include: Minivan ...


 

Pennsylvania, West Chester, Event Date: June 14th

Third Annual Brandywine Food & Wine Festival Celebrates Local Wines, Foods & Crafts

The third annual Brandywine Food & Wine Festival, presented by The Brandywine Valley Wine Trail, Delaware Today and Main Line Today, will be held on June 14, 2014, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Myrick Conservation Center, West Chester, PA. The festival will celebrate all things local, from food and wine to music and crafts. Festival attendees can sample regional wines from nine Brandywine Valley area wineries. “Vintners in this region work hard to produce high quality wines. Many people do not realize that there are a number of wineries in this area,” said Karen Cline ...

 


 

Pennsylvania, University Park

University Park's Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel Celebrates Twenty Years of Innovation

For 20 years The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel has hosted politicians, celebrities, and internationally known experts in fields as diverse as astrostatistics and Autism, as well as weddings and Mother’s Day celebrations. On May 7, the hotel begins commemorating or observing its own anniversary, celebrating 20 years as an integral part of the University and State College community.   Built in 1994 as the Penn State Scanticon International, the hotel was designed to serve as an anchor for Innovation Park ...

 


 

A Taste of Kutztown to Feature Local Wine and Food Pairing, June 7, Kutztown, PA

Kutztown, Pennsylvania (April 28, 2014) - On June 7th, the small college town of Kutztown, Pa. will turn its Main Street over to the 5th annual Taste of Kutztown Wine Tasting Festival, 11:00 pm to 5:00 pm.  The afternoon will include wine sampling from twenty-one area wineries, meaderies (mead is an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting a honey and water solution and is arguably one of the oldest fermented beverages) and breweries. Vendors of food that pairs naturally with wine, musicians and craftsmen will  round out an afternoon of good tastes and small town charm. Kutztown has long  ...

 


 

Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania, May 31, 2014

VALOR Clinic Foundation to Help with Combat Stress, Fernwood Resort Golf Course, Bushkill, PA, May 31

Can you imagine the stress of combat? Since the events of 9/11 millions of American service men and women have endured the stress of combat. As many as 1 in 5 have trouble readjusting to peace following combat. Often referred to as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD and occasionally PTS, combat stress has been around since the birth of war centuries ago. The life challenges faced by Veterans suffering the effects of PTSD are alarming. Suicide rates of 22 a day, homelessness, divorce and unemployment ...

 


 

VALOR Clinic Foundation to host "I’ve Got Your Six 6k and Memorial Mile," June 1st, Bangor, PA

Bangor, Pennsylvania (April 25, 2014) - Bangor’s 2nd Annual “I’ve Got Your Six 6k and Memorial Mile” event takes place in Bangor's Memorial Park on June 1st. The event is open to walkers and runners of all ages and abilities.   Packet pick up begins at 7:00am on June 1st and the race kicks off at 9:00am. Awards will be presented for the 6k in the following categories: Top 3 Overall Male / Female ...

 


 

Bellefonte Art Museum presents the Art of Adornment: jewelry and adornment created by people of traditional cultures, Bellefonte, PA

Bellefonte, Pennsylvania (April 15, 2014) - The Art of Adornment is an exhibit at the Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County of over 300 pieces of jewelry and adornment created by people of traditional cultures from Africa, Asia and the Americas. The exhibit is divided into 13 geocultural regions showing samples from those areas. Although many different styles are included in the show, they represent only a fraction of the over 5000 tribal, ethnic and indigenous groups in our ...

 

Great Lakes Beach Glass & Coastal Arts Festival, Erie, PA, May 24th & 25th

Erie, Pennsylvania (March 18, 2014) - Up to ninety vendors and more than 7,000 attendees are expected to take part in the Great Lakes Sea Glass Festival hosted by Relish Jewelers in Erie, Pa.   Slated for Memorial Day weekend 2014, (May 24 and 25) the festival will be held in the Great Hall of Erie’s 29,000 square foot Bayfront Convention Center (1 Sassafras Pier, Erie).   “Last year’s festival was a huge success, and this year we expect more of the same”, said Terri Reed, co-owner of Relish. It’s going to be a supercharged event and we encourage everyone to ... 

 

Six wineries of the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail to hold their annual event, Barrels on the Brandywine, each Saturday and Sunday in March

Chester County, Pennsylvania (February 25, 2014) - The six wineries of the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail will be holding their annual event, Barrels on the Brandywine, each Saturday and Sunday in March. Barrels on the Brandywine offers tastes of the newest vintages, developing from the 2013 grape harvest. Local winegrowers and vintners will open their cellars and tasting rooms for barrel tastings, cellar tours, music, food, and other special events. Passports provide a ...

 

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Kente Arts Alliance Continues its Africa Calling Concert Series, Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh, PA (February 20 9, 2014) - On Sunday, March 30, 2014, legendary South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela (“Grazing in the Grass”) returns to Pittsburgh with a celebratory 75th Birthday Tour! Masekela will perform at the New Hazlett Theater and the concert will start at 7 pm.  An innovator in the world music and jazz scenes, Masekela is also a renowned performer, composer and activist who was integral to Paul Simon’s Graceland Tour, which introduced African music to a wider ...

 

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Step Right Up to the Mercer Museum! Circus & Games Exhibits Now Open, Doylestown, Pennsylvania  

Doylestown, Pennsylvania (January 27, 2014) - In an era spanning the early twentieth century, through depression ridden times and a dust bowl, one form of revelry thrived – the circus. Visitors to the Mercer Museum will see another side of this grand American theatrical tradition in the new exhibit, Step Right Up! Behind the Scenes of the Circus Big Top, 1890-1965, on view at the museum from January 25 through March 16, 2014. Step Right Up! will feature an array of costumes, colorful posters, backstage stories, photographs and more. Step Right Up! is toured by ExhibitsUSA ...