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PA Events Sunday, August 6th, 2017

253rd Anniversary of Battle of Bushy Run

Date:
08/05/2017 - 10:00am to 08/06/2017 - 4:00pm
Location:
Jeannette

Event opens with a War Gaming demonstration in the Visitor Center. Battle Reenactment occur throughout each day. Visit the website for activities and times. Throughout the day visit Sutler row, Native & Ranger camps and the Visitor Center. Free shuttles will be provided from satellite...

Das Awkscht Fescht

Date:
08/04/2017 - 7:00am to 08/06/2017 - 4:30pm
Location:
Macungie

One of the country's largest antique and classic car shows. Come join the celebration including flea market, arts & crafts vendors, entertainment, food and more. Visit the website for performance times. Admission fee is charged.

Annual Woodsmen Show

Date:
08/04/2017 - 9:00am to 08/06/2017 - 5:00pm
Location:
Coudersport

Celebration of Potter County's rich lumber history. Come and see the top lumberjacks in the country compete in events like cross cut saw, springboard, axe throwing and tree felling - the same events featured in the popular outdoor games on TV. Witness ordinary people test their own skills while...

Regatta At Lake Arthur

Date:
08/05/2017 - 10:00am to 08/06/2017 - 6:00pm
Location:
Portersville

Water, air and land events on Moraine's South Shore with canoe and kayak races, children's activities, car cruise, fishing tournament, swimming, puddleduck racers and fireworks.

2nd Street Festival

Date:
08/06/2017 -
12:00pm to 10:00pm
Location:
Philadelphia

This blockbuster festival makes its way to Northern Liberties for another sure-to-be hugely popular event. Food, beer gardens (yes, plural!), local art, jewelry, workshops and other vendors line 2nd Street from Germantown Avenue to Green Street. Enjoy live music at numerous stages throughout the...

Annual Festival of Wood

Date:
08/06/2017 - 10:00am to 08/07/2017 - 4:00pm
Location:
Milford

A celebration of the natural and cultural heritage of wood. Handmade wood crafts, educational programs, exhibits, music, art programs, food, children's activities, lectures and films, chainsaw and sawmill demonstrations, and more. Mansion tours are available, fees apply.

Annual South Mountain Fair

Date:
08/01/2017 - 4:00pm to 08/07/2017 - 10:00pm
Location:
Arendtsville

A small country fair featuring rides, barns filled with farm animals, many homemade needlework exhibits, photography, home canned fruits and vegetables, fresh produce and fruits, and beautiful flowers, all on display. In addition there is nightly entertainment in the auditorium, a fireworks...

Reading Fair

Date:
08/06/2017 - 1:00pm to 08/12/2017 - 10:00pm
Location:
Leesport

Celebrating its 162nd year, the Reading Fair is a family event. Enjoy the rides, entertainment and games. Feast on wonderful Pennsylvania Dutch Food. Experience all the great agricultural displays and farm animals. Great music entertainment throughout the week. Midway shows, tractor and truck...

Mrs. Mannerly

Date:
08/04/2017 - 2:00pm to 08/13/2017 - 7:30pm
Location:
Mill Hall

A hilarious, poignant comedy for grownups inspired by a childhood memory of etiquette class.

Bethlehem Musikfest

Date:
08/04/2017 - 4:00pm to 08/13/2017 - 10:00pm
Location:
Bethlehem

One of the nation's largest free music festivals celebrating musical awesomeness.The 10-day festival features food vendors, artisans, a fabulous fireworks display and so much more. Visit the website for a schedule of activities, locations and times.

Wayne County Fair

Date:
08/05/2017 - 10:00am to 08/13/2017 - 10:00pm
Location:
Honesdale

Come out and enjoy the games, rides, food, exhibits, farm animals, thrill shows and live entertainment. Admission includes most grandstand shows, free parking and free rides. Visit the website for a schedule of shows and live entertainment. 

Sipping and Dipping with the Potter's Palette

Date:
07/12/2017 - 7:30pm to 08/16/2017 - 7:30pm
Location:
Mill Hall

Bring a snack, beverage, or bottle of wine and enjoy a relaxing night completing your canvas painting. The theme of the first event is Smoke on the Mountain. Make reservations on the website.

Blacklight Adventures in Lincoln Caverns

Date:
06/28/2017 - 6:30pm to 08/16/2017 - 9:00pm
Location:
Huntingdon

Bring your sense of adventure. Pre-tour presentation about Speleology - the study of caves. Tour the caverns by BLACKLIGHT and see glowing speleotherms and calcite crystals reveal their spectacular phosphorescant beauty while learning the history and formations. Tours are on Wednesdays: June 28...

Freeport Theatre Festival

Date:
07/14/2017 - 7:00pm to 08/27/2017 - 10:00pm
Location:
Leechburg

Celebrate the comic muse with the Freeport Theatre Festival’s performances of Fallen Angels and Barefoot in the Park. Fallen Angels is a 1920s-era story of wit and charm while Barefoot in the Park is a 1960s rom-com for lovers of all ages.

Reading Fightin Phils

Date:
04/13/2017 - 7:00pm to 09/01/2017 - 6:30pm
Location:
Reading

The Reading Fightin Phils are a AA affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies. This season's promotional events include firework shows, autograph sessions, notable giveaways and more. Check the website for game days and times along with special promotions. To learn more about Pennsylvania's baseball...

Learn to Kayak Weekends

Date:
06/03/2017 - 8:00am to 09/03/2017 - 4:00pm
Location:
Ohiopyle

Spending a weekend getting immersed into kayaking is the perfect way to begin learning the sport. You'll spend 2 days learning the basics and meeting other people with the same interests. It will be a a group session, which will save you some money while still being a great intro to the sport....

Washington Wild Things

Date:
05/12/2017 - 7:00pm to 09/03/2017 - 7:00pm
Location:
Washington

Washington Wild Things baseball is play level A in the Frontier League (independent minor league). Check the website for game days and times along with special promotions. To learn more about Pennsylvania's baseball teams, read the blog post "...

Lehigh Valley IronPigs

Date:
04/06/2017 - 7:00pm to 09/04/2017 - 1:30pm
Location:
Allentown

Lehigh Valley IronPigs baseball is a AAA Philadelphia Phillies affiliate. This season's promotional events include firework shows, autograph sessions, notable giveaways and more. Check the website for game days and times along with special promotions. To learn more about Pennsylvania's baseball...

Altoona Curve

Date:
04/06/2017 - 6:30pm to 09/04/2017 - 6:00pm
Location:
Altoona

The season of Altoona Curve baseball begins April 7 through September 1. AA Affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. This season's promotional events include firework shows, autograph sessions, notable giveaways and more. Check the website for home game days and times along with special promotions...

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders

Date:
04/10/2017 - 7:00pm to 09/05/2017 - 12:00pm
Location:
Moosic

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders baseball is a AAA affiliate of the New York Yankees and 2016 AAA National Champions. This season's promotional events include firework shows, autograph sessions, notable giveaways and more. Check the website for game days and times along with special promotions....

Butterfly Forest

Date:
04/22/2017 - 9:30am to 09/05/2017 - 5:00pm
Location:
Pittsburgh

Watch as gorgeous butterflies emerge from their chrysalises to flutter among cheerful tropical blooms and enchant nature lovers of every age. Nature's most fragile, and most vital, creations has never been seen like this. Visit the website for more details.

Williamsport Crosscutters

Date:
06/19/2017 - 7:00pm to 09/07/2017 - 1:00pm
Location:
Williamsport

Williamsport Crosscutters baseball begins this June. Class A short season Philadelphia Phillies affiliate in the New York-Penn League of the Pinckney Division. Check the website for game days and times along with special promotions. To learn more about Pennsylvania's baseball teams, read the...

The Lancaster Barnstormers

Date:
04/28/2017 - 6:30pm to 09/14/2017 - 7:00pm
Location:
Lancaster

The Lancaster Barnstormers play a 70-game home schedule in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. This season's promotional events include firework shows, autograph sessions, notable giveaways and more. Check the website for game days and times along with special promotions. To learn more...

York Revolution

Date:
04/28/2017 - 6:30pm to 09/17/2017 - 1:00pm
Location:
York

The York Revolution starts its season this year on April 28th against the Somerset Patriots with an attempt at a World Record as over 1,000 musicians simultaneously play the national anthem.This season's promotional events include firework shows, autograph sessions, notable giveaways and more....

Pittsburgh Riverhounds Soccer

Date:
03/25/2017 - 5:00pm to 09/24/2017 - 7:00pm
Location:
Pittsburgh

Join the "Steel Army," the loudest group of fans in the United Soccer League, as they cheer on the Pro Division team. Experience the Highmark Stadium near  Station Square on the river offering fantastic views of the Pittsburgh Skyline. Visi the website for information and tickets.

Summer of Spectacle

Date:
05/27/2017 - 9:00pm to 09/30/2017 - 11:00pm
Location:
Kennett Square

Longwood Garden’s Main Fountain Garden is the jewel of the best fountain and garden display in the country. After an ambitious two-year renovation, the 5-acre Main Fountain Garden debuts this May. All guests receive a gift to commemorate the beautiful fountain’s return. Visit the website for...

Wallenpaupack Scenic Boat Tours

Date:
05/13/2017 - 12:00pm to 10/03/2017 - 5:00pm
Location:
Hawley

Sit back and relax on a 50-minute cruise on Lake Wallenpaupack as your tour guide describes the area and the history behind this charming Lake Region. Please call or visit online for specific daily tour times.

Harrisburg City Islanders: June - September

Date:
03/27/2017 - 7:00pm to 10/07/2017 - 9:00pm
Location:
Harrisburg

A professional soccer team, the Harrisburg City Islanders founded in 2004, play in the National Division of the USL Professional Division, the third tier of the American Soccer Pyramid.  The City Islanders are also an affiliate of Major League Soccer’s Philadelphia Union.

Whitewater Dam Release at Pocono Whitewater

Date:
04/01/2017 - 8:00am to 10/08/2017 - 8:00pm
Location:
Jim Thorpe

Whitewater raft the action packed Lehigh Gorge River and experience the best whitewater in the tri-state area. Surrounded by state park protected woodlands and mountains, you will enjoy 12 miles and 5 hours of Class III whitewater rafting and outstanding scenery. This is a fun, thrilling, and...

Jonah - Live on Stage

Date:
03/11/2017 - 8:30am to 10/14/2017 - 6:00pm
Location:
Ronks

After a series of wild adventures in Joppa, Jonah finds himself in the belly of a giant fish. It’s here that God teaches Jonah how to receive grace and extend mercy to others. Dive deep into the Bible as the Sight and Sound Theatre brings this story to life on an incredible scale with stunning...

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

Date:
08/05/2017 - 11:00am to 10/30/2017 - 8:00pm
Location:
Manheim

A kingdom of jousting knights and royal delights. Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth I, invites you to live the excitement of the 35th Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire. Thirty-five acres of jousting knights and royal delights as well as hundreds of colorfully-costumed characters breathe life into the...

Weekend Sightseeing Lake Cruise

Date:
04/21/2017 - 8:00am to 10/31/2017 - 4:00pm
Location:
Hesston

Cruise departs the Seven Points marina from April to October. Sit back, relax and enjoy a two hour narrated sightseeing cruise aboard the Princess Lake Cruiser. During the cruise you will witness some of the most beautiful shoreline of Raystown Lake. You will pass points of historical interest...

Friday Music at The Vineyard at Grandview

Date:
05/24/2017 - 6:00pm to 11/24/2017 - 8:30pm
Location:
Mount Joy

Visit our tasting room on Friday nights for free live music in our tasting room now through March. Food is available for purchase by Bountiful Feast. Visit our website for a list of performers.

Tours of Bartram's Garden

Date:
04/01/2017 - 10:00am to 12/03/2017 - 4:00pm
Location:
Philadelphia

Bartram's Garden is the oldest living botanic garden, a pastoral 18th century homestead surrounded by the urban bustle of Philadelphia. Bartram's Garden is free to those who wish to explore on their own from dawn to dusk, with the exception of City-observed holidays. For a more in-depth...

Free Dobbin House Tour

Date:
04/15/2017 - 10:00am to 12/09/2017 - 10:00am
Location:
Gettysburg

Enjoy a free tour of the oldest, most historic house in Gettysburg, built in 1776 by the Reverend Alexander Dobbin. His stone house spans three centuries of American History, from the Revolutionary War through the Civil War and beyond. Tours are offered throughout the year on selected dates on a...

Guided Covered Bridge Tour

Date:
03/04/2017 - 12:00pm to 12/18/2017 - 3:00pm
Location:
Ronks

Enjoy a three-hour guided covered bridge scooter tour through the back roads of Amish country starting at $89 per scooter. Discover area covered bridges with an experienced guide. Reservations required and based on availability. Sunset tours are also available on Saturday and Sunday 5PM-7PM.

Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation

Date:
04/01/2017 - 10:00am to 12/31/2017 - 5:00pm
Location:
Pittsburgh

This permanent exhibition traces the important of Pittsburgh's innovations and inventors, highlighting the region's top contributions to art, industry, education, sports, technology, science and much more. Visit the website for special exhibits and events.

Butterfly Atrium at Hershey Gardens

Date:
03/29/2017 - 9:00am to 03/28/2018 - 5:00pm
Location:
Hershey

Representing nearly 25 North American varieties at the Butterfly House, this year-round attraction helps visitors learn about butterflies and their fascinating lifecycle.