Downtown addys: Historic addresses abound, including two National Historic Landmarks (1741 Gemeinhaus, Bethlehem Waterworks), in "Christmas City, USA." Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites holiday tours begin Nov. 29. Visit specially-decorated museums (Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, Moravian Museum of Bethlehem) and partake of "A Christmas City Stroll," as a costumed guide, above, shares the story of Bethlehem's beginnings in 1741; "Scenic Horse-drawn Carriage Rides," with cozy rides...
@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS, FESTIVALS
17th and Chew streets, Allentown. 484-553-2947
Antiques and Modern Arms Show, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Dec. 7; 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Dec. 8, Agri-Plex
Star of Bethlehem Dog Show, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Dec. 21; 8:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Dec. 22, Agri-Plex
@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST
Levitt Pavilion, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378
Christkindlmarkt, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Nov. 28, 29, 30, Dec. 5, 6, 7, 12, 13...
"When children enter foster care, it is a crisis. They are scared because everyone they meet is a stranger," says Pamela Buehrle, Director of the Lehigh County Office of Children and Youth Services whose office works in the community with children and families.
"They are missing family, separated from their siblings, moved from school, friends, daily activities. Children long for their mother or father, no matter how difficult the situation is at home," Buehrle says.
@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS
ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM
31 N. Fifth St., Allentown. 610-432-4333
Hidden Treasures: American Photography from the Museum's Collection, through Dec. 8, Payne Hurd Gallery
Contemporary Fiber Art with Kayla O'Connor, noon Dec. 4
Intersections Between Science, Nature and Art with Diane Husic, 1 p.m. Dec. 8
South Asian Temple Art, through Dec. 29, Fowler Gallery
American Wildlife Art, through Dec. 29, Scheller and Rodale...
The Priests, a classical musical group of three Roman Catholic priests from Northern Ireland, sing in concert, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20, State Theatre for the Arts, 453 Northampton St., Easton.
Fathers Martin O'Hagan, Eugene O'Hagan and David Delargy have sold more than 2 million copies of their debut album. It secured them a place in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the fastest-selling classical debut of all time. The album went platinum in multiple countries, as did the follow...
I remember growing up in Pasadena, Calif., with the family gathered around the player piano in the living room having a great time singing together. Singing has always been a part of my life and it is within this type of personal engagement with music that I feel most fulfilled.
Throughout all age ranges, singing has been a positive outlet for emotions and a way to express joy. Music has that wonderful ability to convey different types of emotions. Singing is a great way to share in...
@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS
Foy Hall, Main and Church streets, Bethlehem. 610-861-1300
Phil Woods, Nelson Hill, Neil Wetzel, Tony Gairo, Tom Hamilton, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21
Phil Woods, Moravian College Big Band, Jazz Combo I, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22
@Body.8 Days Head: MUHLENBERG COLLEGE
Baker Center for the Arts, 2400 W. Chew St. Allentown. 484-664-3100
Student Recital, 5:15 p.m. Nov. 15
Women's Ensemble, 5 p.m. Nov. 16, Egner...
Railroading is the subject of former train engineer Michael Bednar's lecture and book-signing, 1 p.m. Nov. 23, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, 432 W. Walnut St., Allentown.
The program is being held in conjunction with the museum's "Holiday Model Railroad Exhibit," through Jan. 12, which includes The Polar Express, Thomas the Tank Engine, and other train layouts.
Bednar, a nationally-recognized authority on railroads in Pennsylvania, has authored 11 books and written more than...
@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS
ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
1210 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400
Doll Display of Harriet Backenstoe and Dorothy Knauss, Dec. 2 - 30
William Allen High School Chorale, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Dec. 12
Vellamo, 2 p.m. Jan. 11
Lap-sit Story Time, 10 a.m. Thursdays: Up to 2-year-olds
Time for Twos, 6 p.m. Wednesdays; 10:15 a.m. Fridays: 2-year-olds
Preschool Story Time, 10 a.m., 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays, 2 p.m....
Northampton Community College, Main Campus, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem Township, will commemorate the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy and his death 50 years ago Nov. 22, 1963.
A presentation, "John F. Kennedy: Our Peace President," featuring the video, "The Untold History of the United States: JFK on the Brink," sponsored by the NCC Forum on Peace, Justice and Conflict Resolution, will be presented at 11 a.m. Nov. 21, Room 169, College Center.