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 — …

37th Annual Covered Bridge Festival Returns

ELYSBURG – This week, the ever-popular Covered Bridge & Arts Festival returns to Knoebels Amusement Resort. The event is organized by the Columbia Montour Visitors Bureau, and celebrates the region’s beloved covered bridges in a four-day extravaganza. This year’s festival will feature more than 400 crafters and over 35 food vendors.  As it is one of the largest craft festivals …

Montour Preserve Autumn Newsletter Released

The Montour Preserve’s Autumn Newsletter has been released.  The publication provides seasonal updates on events and goings-on at the Preserve for the months of October – December. An update is given on red-tailed hawks, various waterfowl migrations, fall wildflowers, and owl species. There is also a feature on the what to watch for in the fall night sky, including meteor showers …

The 163rd Bloomsburg Fair is Here!

Excited for the Bloomsburg Fair?  The Fair runs from Saturday, September 22nd thru Saturday, September 29th. Updated Admission Information 2018 ADMISSION TO GROUNDS – $8 ADVANCED GATE ADMISSION Available at the Grandstand Ticket Office, Online and at your local Berwick, Bloomsburg and Danville Giant Markets. Single Ticket – $7 8 Individual tickets – $48 – Can be torn apart and distributed …

Atlantic Equipment Specialists Rebrands

Food Service Industry Leader Reveals New Name and Look DANVILLE, PA (September 10, 2018) – Atlantic Equipment Specialists, Inc., a leader in the commercial food service industry, has changed its name to Atlantic Culinary Environments, Inc. Operating under the same leadership group since 1985, Atlantic Culinary Environments, Inc. will continue to move forward in the same direction they began… to …

Knoebels Takes Home Golden Ticket Awards

Visiting Knoebels this weekend? If so, you might be happy to learn that you can ride the WORLD’s best wooden roller coaster, the Phoenix, as voted by Amusement Today’s 2018 Golden Ticket Awards.  The beloved Elysburg resort also took home honors for the world’s best carousel and the best amusement park food.  Plus, it was recognized for several other top five …