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August Weekend Guide of Fun Things To Do

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Sep 28 12 minutes read

Weekend of August 4th

Youth Kayak Adventure Camp

This camp for youth ages 12-16 teaches basic kayaking skills and safety, watershed education, and includes a guided float on Bald Eagle Creek. Kayaks and gear provided but limited, participants can bring their own equipment. Pre-registration required. Participants must be prepared with proper clothing/footwear, snacks and water. (814)625-2775   Cost: $20/camper
Event Website:
Saturday, August 4  9:30AM - 12PM Bald Eagle State Park, Howard

Kayak Day

Enjoy the beauty of the river and scenery on a relaxing kayak adventure from Lime Ridge to a private island on the Susquehanna. You can relax or explore the trails on the island prior to being treated to a cookout on the island. Meet at the parking lot behind JP’s Subs (2598 Old Berwick Rd, Bloomsburg) at 10am with transportation provided to Susquehanna outdoor adventures’ private launch in Lime Ridge. 570-784-5530
Saturday, August 4 10AM - 2PM 

Free Pig Roast

Join us for our 16th annual community pig roast and picnic at the East Snyder Park in Selinsgrove. Held Rain or Shine. Food Starting at Noon; Menu: Pork Sandwiches, Hot Dogs, Coleslaw, Macaroni Salad, Baked Beans and Desserts
Inflatable Slide, Bouncy House & Obstacle Course, Story Time, Arts & Crafts and Live Music. Picnic is sponsored by the C.O.O.L. (Christ's Outreach Of Love) Ministry of Christ Community United Methodist Church. For more information, or if you are interested in having your ministry involved or preform, please contact 570-743-7303
 Saturday, August 4 11AM - 7PM 
East Synder Park, 875 University Ave, Selinsgrove

Service 1st Seventh Annual Charity Duck Derby

Join us as thousands of rubber ducks drop into the Susquehanna River and race to the finish line. Funds raised will benefit three local charities. For more information, call 800-562-6049.
Saturday, August 4  12PM 
Riverside Bridge in Danville

La Festa Italian Festival

Food, Basket Raffle, Live Music Entertainment, Craft Vendors, Kids Games & Crafts Cornhole, and much more…Cost: FREE
Saturady, August 4 12PM - 10PM and Sunday, August 5 12PM -  4PM 
Sons of Italy Lodge, 144 E 4th Street, Williamsport

Quizzo and Pizza on the Hiawatha

Test your trivia knowledge against the area's best quizmaster!  Tickets are $15 Per Person. Includes 2-hour cruise, Quizzo game, 2 slices of cheese pizza, and one complimentary beverage. Drink Specials! Cost: $15
Saturday, August 4  6PM  - 8PM
Hiawath Paddlewheel Riverboat, 2205 Hiawatha Blvd, Williamsport

SCTPA Truck & Tractor Pull

Come on out and enjoy a great night of pulling. Price of admission- $8 per person (12 & younger are free) Food stands will be available
Saturday, August 4  6:30PM 
Snyder County Tractor Pullers, 500 Old Colony Road, Selinsgrove

Free Outdoor Movie: Sing

Shown on a large inflatable screen Rated PG-13. Bring your own lawn chairs or blanket. Sponsored by UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven Hospital and part of the City of Lock Haven’s free outdoor movie series. Cost:  FREE
Saturday, August 4  Dusk
Triangle Park, Bellefonte Ave and West Main Street, Lock Haven

Summer Concert Series

Hydrid Ice (Classic Rock) Cost:  FREE
Sunday, August 5  6:30PM - 9PM 
J Doyle Corman Amphitheatre, Water and Jay Street, Lock Haven

Weekend of August 11th

Eagles Mere Arts & Crafts Festival

Featuring over 90 booths, this annual gathering of artists, artisans and art lovers takes place annually on the Village Green in the heart of Eagles Mere. Join the fun this year for what promises to be a great weekend of art and entertainment surrounded by the beauty of the Endless Mountains! Cost: FREE
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Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12
Village Green, Route 42 and Pennsylvania Avenue, Eagles Mere

Peach Festival

Big Dan's BBQ and Rohrbach’s Desserts. Hayrides ($) 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. to pick your own peaches ($). Picking peaches is always dependent on the current picking conditions, visit our website for updates. FREE Entertainment The Red Arrow Singers, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Native American Drumming and Story Telling!
Saturday, August 11 11AM - 6PM
Rohrbach's Farm Market, 240 Southern Drive, Catawissa

Party in the Park

The South Williamsport Community Park Improvement Association will hold a Party in the Park event at the SW Community Park. The event is open to the public and for all age groups. The proceeds from this event will go towards future improvements for the park. The event will have food trucks, and a craft and vendor fair for the adults and bounce houses, games and activities for the kids. There will be tennis clinics available for both children and adults. The SWCPIA will also have the grand opening and dedication of the new tennis courts at 11:30am. The Heartstrings Band will be playing from 12-2pm.  This event will be held in conjunction with the Paws Park Doggone Craft, Food and Vendor Fair at the park.
Saturday, August 11  11AM - 3PM
South Williamsport Park Complex, East Central Ave/East Mountain Ave, South Willliamsport

Free Outdoor Movie: Peter Rabbit

Shown on a large inflatable screen Rated PG-13. Bring your own lawn chairs or blanket. Sponsored by UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven Hospital and part of the City of Lock Haven’s free outdoor movie series. Cost:  FREE
Saturday, August 11  Dusk
Triangle Park, Bellefonte Ave and West Main Street, Lock Haven

Williamsport Crosscrutters Home Game

Come out to the ballgame and support the home team!
Sunday, August 12  5:05PM
BB&T Bank Park at Historic Bowman Field, Williamsport

Williamsport Summer Concert Series

Williamsport City Jazz Orchestra
Sunday, August 12  6PM - 8PM
Brandon Park Bandshell, North Market Street, Williamsport

Weekend of August 18th

West Beaver Veteran's Memorial Pool Golf Tournament

Saturday, August 18 9AM 
Lost Creek Golf Course, 28983 PA35, Oakland Mills 

Lock Haven JAMS (Jazz & Art on Main St) Festival

Main Street between Jay and Grove, Lock Haven. 10am start for the arts and crafts, with a Noon start for the live music. Live jazz on two steet-level stages. Artisans & food vendors, and an outdoor cash bar at Lock Haven Elks Club. Live music all day followed by an early evening concert on the Floating Stage (Corman Amphitheater, Water St.), then live jazz performers in several downtown restaurants later that evening. Sponsored by the Clinton County Arts Council.
Saturday, August 18 10AM 
Downtown Lock Haven

2018 Sunbury River Festival

In its 29th year in 2018, Sunbury River Festival welcomes an estimated 10,000+ visitors to Sunbury for a weekend celebration of family fun, food and of course, the beautiful Susquehanna River. Sunbury River Festival kicks off Thursday evening with The Valley’s Got Talent, our hometown talent competition, and carries through the weekend with live music, the Car Cruise-In, Chalk the Walk, Cardboard Boat Regatta and a variety of food and craft vendors plus activities for the entire family. We close the festival on Saturday evening at the Riverfront Amphitheater with music, food and FIREWORKS!
Saturday, August 18  9AM   - 6PM

Summer Concert on the River

The Chicago Authority (jazz)
Saturday, August 18  6:30PM - 9PM
J Doyle Corman Amphitheatre, Water and Jay Street, Lock Haven

Introduction to Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Susquehanna Kayaks hosts a fun day on the water. Get a lesson in Stand Up Paddling (SUP). $30 (ages 12 and up); $20 if you have your own equipment, with sessions at 1pm and 2:30pm. Surfski style kayaks also available.
Sunday, August 19   1PM - 4PM
Woodward Boat Launch, Lock Haven

Slanted Terrarium Workshop 

Love wine? Love succulents? Then you don't want to miss this event. Join us as we make a unique slanted globe terrarium. Your ticket will include step- by -step instructions, 3 large succulents, soil, moss, large slanted terrarium globe, and all planting material. This makes a great girl's day out, date day, or come solo and meet new people! Your ticket includes a Wine Tasting from The Winery at Hunters Valley. Join us! Get your tickets today before the event sells out.  Website:
Sunday, August 19   2PM - 3:30PM 
The Winery at Hunters Valley, 3 Orchard Road, Liverpool

Williamsport Summer Concert Series

The Family Ties  
Sunday, August 19  6PM - 8PM
Brandon Park Bandshell, Williamsport

Weekend of August 25th

Northumberland County Fair

The Northumberland County Fair is the "BIGGEST little Fair in PA!" 2018 marks the 19th annual Northumberland County Fair! Northumberland County Fair  Parking and admission are free!
Saturday, August 25   All Day
Tall Cedars Grove, 522 Seven Points Road, Sunbury

Hyner Half Trail Rce

For runners only! A 14-mile race in Sproul State Forest, starting and ending at Hyner Run State Park. Sponsored by the PA Trail Dogs.
Saturday, August 25   8AM - 12PM
Hyner State Park, Hyner

CMY5K Run for Art and Art Fair

Named for Cyan-Magenta-Yellow-blacK, the four colors used in modern digital and offset printing, the CMY5K Race for Art and Art Fair is both a fundraiser for Arthaus Projects and an opportunity for local artists to show their work and interact with the community. Taking advantage of the unique race location at the Lycoming Mall, participants, their families, and the general public are invited to come inside after the race, cool off, and enjoy an art fair featuring local artists and crafters. Proceeds from the event help keep the Arthaus gallery open, as well as funding public events throughout the year. The run starts at 8am, and the Art Fair is open from 9am-5pm. Attendance is free, with small fees for vending artists and runners
Saturday, August 25   8AM - 5PM
Lycoming Mall, 300 Lycoming Mall Drive, Pennsdale


A celebration of salmon! Vendors available
Saturday, August 25   9AM - 3PM
Wild for Salmon, 521 Montour Blvd (Rt 11), Bloomsburg

4th Annual Wine Festival

Join us to sample various wines, ciders and craft beers from across the region while supporting your local fire company! Access to sampling from various wineries, breweries, and live entertainment throughout the afternoon and evening, and various food and craft vendors to purchase from! All proceeds benefit the truck room of Southside Fire Company for the purchase of life and property saving equipment and training to serve you and the community!
Saturday, August 25   1PM - 5PM
Southside Fire Company, 200 Ave D, Riverside

Williamsport Summer Concert Series

Lockport Drifers
Sunday, August 26   6PM - 8PM
Brandon Park Bandshell, Williamsport

Williamsport Crosscutters Home Game

Take me out the ballgame and support the home team!
Sunday, August 26   7:05PM
BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field, 1700 W 4th Street, Williamsport

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