Articles, activities for boomers & seniors
PA Shakespeare Festival: The Little Mermaid
June 6 – August 6 In this exciting and newly relevant adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale, the little mermaid Pearl dreams of the world above.
2755 Station Avenue pashakespeare.org
Kutztown Folk Festival
This nine-day event draws visitors from all over the world, entertaining families while providing valuable insight into the traditions of the Pennsylvania Dutch and their fascinating way of life. See 200 juried folk artists and traditional American craftsmen demonstrating and selling their unique creations.
Folk-life demonstrations, folklore, live music, dancing, and entertainment on six stages throughout each day; Children’s farmyard theater, petting zoo, play area, and entertainment. Kutztown Fairgrounds, 225 North Whiteoak Street, Kutztown kutztownfestival.com
Every day from Jul 2 – Jul 10, 2016 (10:00 am – 6:00 pm)
39th Annual Dollhouse and Miniatures Show and Sale
July 10, 2016 – Fogelsville 39th Annual Dollhouse and Miniatures Show and Sale, Holiday Inn, 7736 Adrienne Drive, Breinigsville, 610-391-1000 10 AM – 4 PM $5.00 Adults (4.50 with coupon), $1.00 children under 12. Exhibits, free parking, food available. Free children’s class. Show information: Jo Roseberry 570-620-0810 ten.nozirev@1neloj or Mary Breidinger 610-762-8370 moc.liamg@7454regnigierbm Jul 10, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
lehighvalleyminiatures.com for discount coupon.
Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art
This exhibition presents the rich and varied contributions of Latino artists in the U.S. since the mid-20th century, when the concept of a collective Latino identity began to emerge. It presents works in all media by 72 leading modern and contemporary artists. 31 N. Fifth St.
Vintage Passenger Train Rides
Enjoy a beautiful 40-minute round trip aboard our vintage train through lush farmland and verdant forests as the train follows the Ontelaunee Creek on its journey. Ride all day on one ticket at no additional cost! Free Parking 42 Community Center Drive, Kempton KemptonTrain.com Jul 17 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Country Junction Weekend Festival
Country Junction is the best place for family fun this summer. Kids will have a cool time this summer with our “Freezin” Funland, 3-D Movie Magic, Water wars, Bounce house, Boot Camp Trail, Mine for Gems, Treasure Dig, Pirate Playground, Hayrides and more. Meet and Greet Elsa and Anna. Visit our website, www.countryjunction.com, for special weekends including Star Wars, Princesses, and Superheros. Come Celebrate with your favorite characters. During your stay make sure to see our Ballistic Battle Zone Nerf Arena, Bumperball, New Escape It rooms, Free Petting zoo, The Worlds Largest General Store and pet store. There is plenty of festival food, The Barn Door restaurant, and our Ice Cream Shoppe to satisfy your sweet tooth. Pets are always Jun 4 – Aug 21 11 am – 5:00 pm
Bath Community Days
To commemorate ten years since inception, this year’s celebration will be a 4-day event beginning on Thursday July 21st and ending on Sunday July 24th, 2016. The festival will take place at Fireman’s Field and Keystone Park, and will feature everything from vendors, 5k run/walk, live bands, amusement rides, food, demonstrations and so much more. Firefighters Park, 300 N Chestnut Street, Bath, www.facebook.com/Bath-Community-Day-136627746369627/?fref=nf