Articles, activities for boomers & seniors
BooFest offers a safe place and family friendly environment for families with special needs children and adults along with organizations who provide services to those special needs to go trick or treat (at each vendor’s booth) along with interacting with the general public. This year will be our 1st annual BooFest Mascot Challenge. All Lehigh Valley Mascots are welcome 555 Union Blvd lvbg.org/boo_fest.php Oct 22 11a.m.–4:00.
Autumn Splendor Fall Foliage Train Rides Kutztown
Bring your family out to enjoy the fall foliage of Kutztown! Reservations are not required but are recommended. Kutztown Train Station Ride times: 10, 1130, 1, 230, 4. Ages 12+: $12, Ages 65+: $10, Ages 3-11: $6, Ages 2 & Under: $.01 Purchase tickets at www.squareup.com/store/allentown-and-auburn-railroad Call or text 570-778-7531.
Moravian Book Shop’s Historic Haunts
Don’t be afraid to join the thousands of guests who have experienced the Moravian Book Shop’s Historic Haunts of Downtown Bethlehem Ghost Tours. With only a candle to light your way through the darkened streets, and a knowledgeable guide to lead you through history, you will experience the past and the paranormal of the gorgeous and (evidently) ghost-filled Historic District of Bethlehem. Weekends in October. Tickets- $13.00 Adults, $10.00 for Children under 13.
Call 610-866-5481 for details and reservations.
Great Pumpkin Patch Train Ride
Come take a ride on the train to the WK&S Great Pumpkin Patch! Each child will select their own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch, and once back at the Kempton Station, will be able to choose from a variety of decorating kits to take home and dress up their pumpkin. Reservations are NOT Required Adults $10.00 Children (3-11) $10.00 Children (2 and under) $2 KemptonTrain.com Oct 8 1p.m.–4p.m.
Experience a free, authentic German Oktoberfest with a special Pennsylvania flair. Highlighting the event is the giant Festhalle tent at PNC Plaza, featuring German food, beer and polka, rock and party bands. Craft Brewers’ Village presented by the Brewers of Pennsylvania, Wiener Dog Races – Sunday, October 2 & 9, Yuengling Oktoberfest 5K Sign up – Sunday, October 2nd, Register for The Hasselhoff-Off – Friday, October 7 September 30–October 2 & October 7-9 101 Founders Way steelstacks.org/festivals/oktoberfest