Briggs Farm Blue Festival Lineup Being Set

Briggs Farm Blues Festival in Nescopeck, PA has confirmed several headliner acts – Donna the Buffalo and Southern Avenue – to play at the 2019 festival. The festival will run for four days: Thursday July 11, Friday July 12, Saturday July 13, & Sunday July 14, 2019. Tickets are on sale now at the Briggs Farm Blues Festival website. It may be …

Covered Bridge Merchandise Available for the Holidays

The Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau recently received a number of Covered Bridge related items from both the Theodore Burr Covered Bridge Society and also the Columbia County Covered Bridge Association.  All items are currently available at the Welcome Center (121 Papermill Road, Bloomsburg) while supplies last.  Items can be purchased at the Welcome Center during normal business hours, 8:30 AM – …

Berwick Winterfest & Holiday Boulevard 2018

Get ready for the holiday season in Berwick this Saturday with the annual grand opening of the Berwick Holiday Boulevard and the Berwick Winterfest.  Downtown activities include free cookie decorating, horse & carriage rides, gingerbread house contest, crafts, face painting  and marshmallow roasting stations. The sidewalks will be packed with delicious foods, warm toasty drinks and some super cool items …

River Rat Brew Trail Offering Holiday Gift Cards

The River Rat Brew Trail recently announced sales of holiday gift cards. They’re redeemable for store merchandise or for 2019 Summer Passports! Passports will be available for purchase from the online store in May of 2019. Brew Trail gift cards will make great stocking stuffers or Secret Santa gifts for the craft beer enthusiasts in your life. Check out the …

Holiday Festivities Arrive in Columbia & Montour Counties!

The holidays are a great time of year to spend time with friends and family. If your Thanksgiving travels bring you into Columbia & Montour Counties this week, there are plenty of great events and area activities planned this week that will provide fun for the whole family. Thursday, November 22nd – Thanksgiving Day Berwick’s 109th Annual “Run for the …

Montour Preserve Photo Contest

2019 MONTOUR PRESERVE BROCHURE COVER PHOTO CONTEST Calling all Montour Preserve photographers! It’s time to print a new batch of brochures for the Montour Preserve and they are looking for a new cover photo. If you have a high quality photo of the Montour Preserve that you’d like them to consider, please contact Bob Stoudt, MARC Director, at RStoudt@MontourRec.com before …

Local Halloween Happenings!

Looking for Halloween Happenings around our area in the next week? We’ve got a list of upcoming events, including trick or treat times for various communities in Columbia & Montour counties. Oct. 29 BERWICK — Trick or Treat 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Berwick YMCA, more than a dozen stations, donations for local food bank voluntary ORANGEVILLE —Trunk-’n’-treat, 5:00 PM …

Next at BTE: The Wizard of Oz

This holiday season, Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble is taking patrons over the rainbow with the classic MGM musical version of The Wizard of Oz, beginning November 23 and ending December 29, 2018.  The Wizard of Oz is by L. Frank Baum, with music and lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg, and is directed by ensemble member, Richard Cannaday. When a …

Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia at the Weis Center

Saturday, Nov. 3 – Weis Center for the Performing Arts Showtime: 11 a.m. Pre-show activities and refreshments from 10-11 a.m. in the Weis Center Atrium. Suggested for ages 3-7 Run time: 60 minutes; no intermission Ticket Information: Adults: $20 Seniors 62+ and subscribers: $16 Youth 18 and under: $10 Bucknell employees and retirees (limit 2): $10 Bucknell students (limit 2): $10 …

Bloomsburg Turns into Boo!Burg

On Friday, October 26th from 5:30 – 8:00 PM, Bloomsburg will transform into “BOO!burg” as a group of non-profit organizations invite families to enjoy Halloween festivities on 7th Street. Various activities will be hosted by AGAPE, the Bloomsburg YMCA, Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, The Children’s Museum, Bloomsburg Public Library, and The Exchange. Over 3,000 people attended the 2017 event! 2018 Events: YMCA — …