The Bloomsburg Nationals car and truck show returns to the fairgrounds this weekend. Today and Sunday see more than 800 vehicles from classics, to hot rods and more. Come for the swap meet, manufacturers' booths, burnout contests, drag races, and much more! For a full schedule of events and registration information, check out CarlsisleEvents.com
St Luke Lutheran Church in Bloomsburg will hold an indoor yard sale today from 8AM - 3PM. There will be hot dogs, and other refreshments available as well. Proceeds benefit the Philanthropic Educational Organization for women's education. The church is on Market Square in Bloomsburg.
Learn how to help or maybe even adopt a retired racing Greyhound today from 11AM - 2PM at Tractor Supply Company on Route 11 in Bloomsburg. Monica's Heart Greyhound Adoption group will be on hand if you are interested in adopting a Greyhound, or would like to find out more about the dogs and the organization.
Come out to Draus Farms' Family Fun Day today from 11AM - 5 PM. There's hiking, games, food, crafts, music, and a zip line. Proceeds benefit Cystic Fibrosis. The farm is at 97 Riverhill Drive in Bloomsburg. For more information, call 570-441-4807.
First English Baptist Church on Millville Road in Bloomsburg will be holding a special Bluegrass Worship Service this Sunday morning at 9:30 AM. Music will be provided by local bluegrass group Raven Creek.
The Benton British Car Club will meet this Sunday at 3 PM at Strevig's Family Restaurant on Red Rock Road in Benton. They meet the second Sunday of every month. Anyone who owns a British-made car is invited to attend.
The Phillies continue play at home this weekend with a game against the Mets. First pitch will be at 7:35, with the pregame getting under wat at 7 PM.
August 11 - 16
The 76th Montour-DeLong Community Fair runs Monday, August 11 through Friday, August 16. There's free admission, free entertainment each night, and fireworks Friday night at 9 PM. The fairgrounds are on Route 254, west of Washingtonville. For a full list of the week's events, check out MontourDeLongFair.com
The Book Buddies - Bella, Chloe, and Riley - return to the Bloomsburg Public Library this Tuesday evening. They're therapy dogs who love to listen to your kids read aloud to them. Bring a favorite book or choose one from the library collection. The program starts at 6:30 PM.
Danville Memorial Park's Free Story Hour continues this Wednesday evening with a collection of flower stories. The program starts at 6:30 PM. Rain location will be at Grove Presbyterian Church on Bloom Street in Danville.
August 14 (16)
Gather your team for the 5th annual Gate House Golf tournament - coming up on Saturday, August 16, at the Links at Hemlock Creek. Shotgun start for the 4-person scramble game is at 9AM. $65 fee per golfer includes cart rental, refreshments, snacks, and sanwiches. Registration is due by Thursday, August 14. For more information, call 570-275-6766.
Summer concerts at the Jackson Mansion continue this Thursday night at 7PM. The Autumn Oldies Band will be playing the hits of the 50's & 60's. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and come cash for concessions to the Mansion lawn on Market Street in Berwick.
August 14 - 17
Join Traditional Catholic families August 14 - 17 for Holy Family Weekend at Hickory Run State Park. There will be hikes, activites, and conferences. For more information, check out HolyFamilyCamping.com
Goodwill Hose Company will hold their first annual Car and Truck show, Saturday, August 16 at Bloomsburg Christian Church's parking lot on Deussen Drive in Bloomsburg. Registration will be open from 8:30 - 11:30 AM. Judging starts at Noon, and prizes will be awarded at 3 PM. There's 40 different awards, and dash plaques for the first 50 entries. Registration is $15 or $10 ahead of time. For more information, check out GHCCarShow.com
Buckhorn Community Volunteer Fire Company #1 will hold their 7th annual community yard sale and craft show Saturday, August 17, from 7AM - 4PM. Indoor tables are $10 each, and outdoor 12-by-12-foot spaces are $20. There will be chicken barbecue from 10AM - 5PM or 'till it's sold out! Take-out is available. For more information, call 570-784-6319.
The Mifflin Township Forest Rangers will hold their 6th annual Motorcycle and Car Benefit Cruise, Sunday, August 17. Registration opens at 8AM at the Fire Hall on Market Street in Mifflinville. The run moves at 11AM. Cost is $25 for a single rider or $40 per couple. There's an optional poker hand and door prizes, too. Cost includes breakfast before and lunch after the run. Breakfast is open to the public during registration. For more information, call 570-759-2148.
Join the Susquehanna River Artists and their first Plein Aire Show and Wine Tasting, Sunday, August 17th at O'Donnel Winery in Berwick. Enjoy an afternoon of live artistry, music, wine and food from Noon - 5PM. For more information, check out the Columbi-Montour Visitor's Bureau at iTourColumbiaMontour.com
Thru August 22
Come to the Moose Exchange Antler gallery on Main Street in Bloomsburg and check out an exhibition of High School artists running now through August 22nd.
Thru Sept 28
Donations are being accepted for the Animal Resource Center's annual indoor yard sale going on now until late September. The doors will be open for shopping Thursdays through Sundays 10 AM - 4 PM at the ARC storefront in the Bloomsburg Cinema Center plaza on Route 11. Donations of appliances, clothing, and other items can be dropped off 7 days a week - please no Televisions, Computers, Mattresses, Box Springs, or Exercise Equipment. All proceeds go to support A.R.C. Volunteers are still needed! Call 570-275-2313 for more information.
Volunteers are needed to help the Lycoming Animal Protection Society no-kill cat shelter in South Williamsport. Help is needed in many areas, from basic shelter maintainece to providing transportation to and from the local veterinarian. For more information call 570-327-8707, or go to LAPSshelter.org
Bloomsburg Christian Church's free library will be open every Saturday from 9:30 AM til 3:30 PM. The church is at 107 Deussen Drive in Bloomsburg.
The free Saturday Trains program at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church will be open every Saturday from 10 AM - Noon. Check out the "talking train," the Amtrak "Pennsylvanian," and dozens of other trains and a model merry-go-round that both children and adults can play with. The church is at the corner of Pine and East Market Streets in Danville.
The free Wheelchair Engineers program at the Columbia Mall in Buckhorn will be open from Noon - 4 PM every Saturday at the Sears end of the mall. The handicapped-accessible model train layouts are open to everyone. See a newly arrived American Flyer and the Dillon Floral limited-edition train with its puffing MTH steam engine and MTH controls. Everyone is welcome.