During the Star of Bethlehem Festival for Kids on June 9, performers from the Pennsylvania Youth Ballet of the LV Ballet Guild in Bethlehem dance on the grass instead of the smaller tent stage. The free family festival was held on the City of Bethlehem festival grounds underneath the Hill-to-Hill Bridge.
An arts and crafts tent at the Star of Bethlehem festival keeps Joe Timar of Bethlehem and his daughter Isabella and friend Josh DiBartolomeo busy with paint projects.
Face-painter Angela Eckhart of Bethlehem Twp. holds a mirrorfor Mary Walsh to see her newly painted face. Ronnie Vaccaro of Bethlehem had brought her niece to the kids festival for the first time. "She loves having her face painted," said Mrs. Vaccaro of her niece.
PA Youth Ballet dancer Abby Altemose of Hellertown demonstrates dance steps to 3-year-old Tegan Evans who was with her parents Steve and Blythe Evans of Bethlehem.
Captain Jack the pirate, John Cressman of Macungie, shows young festival-goer Logan Scheetz a coin magic trick.Logan was with his parents Lisa and Craig Scheetz of Bethlehem.