Knoebels Hallo-Fun Weekends Begin

Knoebels Amusement Resort kicks off its annual Hallo-Fun weekends this Friday. The park is open Fridays from 6-10PM, Saturdays from noon-10PM and Sundays from noon-5PM the remainder of October. The event features rides, food, entertainment, shopping and more – with a Halloween twist. “During Hallo-Fun, the park transforms into a festive environment for the whole family,” said Jonathan Slodysko, who …

It’s Bloomsburg Fair Time!

by Nancy Bishop If you love country fairs, you don’t want to miss the Bloomsburg Fair, which opens with Preview Day Friday, Sept. 20, and runs through Sept. 28. Since the first Fair in 1855, devoted fair-goers have flocked to the Fairgrounds on Rt. 11 in Bloomsburg the third Saturday after Labor Day — always the official beginning of Fair …

Knoebels Takes Home Golden Ticket Awards

Phoenix named #1 wooden roller coaster in the world for second consecutive year; receives “legend” award for Grand Carousel ATHOL, IDAHO – The #1 wooden roller coaster, the best food, and a legendary carousel can all be experienced at a Pennsylvania amusement park. Knoebels Amusement Resort is home to these three distinctions, and other “best-ofs” in the industry. During an …

Beaver Run Fall Auction Coming Saturday

by Nancy Bishop If you’re one for a bargain, you don’t want to miss the Beaver Run Auction this Saturday, September 7th. It’s not just one auction – it’s several all going on at the same time on the auction grounds at 290 PPL Road in Anthony Township. Be sure to arrive early. Although the auction is scheduled to start …

Things to Do During the Little League World Series

by Nancy Bishop Visiting the area for the Little League World Series in Williamsport later this month? When you’re not at the games in Lamade Stadium from August 15 – August 25, you may want to take advantage of the many other things to do and see in the surrounding area. Of course, if you have children along, you’re certainly …

Fun Days at the Montour-DeLong Fair!

by Nancy Bishop One of the highlights of summer in this part of Pennsylvania are the local fairs and carnivals. And whether you’re looking for great “Fair Food,” free entertainment, lots of rides for the kids (and the kids at heart) or even a chance to see the farm animals and the prize-winning pies, you’ll find it this year at …

Freewheelin’ at Forks Farm

On Saturday, August 24th and Sunday, August 25th, head out to Columbia County for a special event – the 2nd Annual “Freewheelin’ at Forks Farm”, hosted by Forks Farm Market, the Dutch Wheelman Bicycle Shop, and various other local businesses. Enjoy a weekend of scenic bicycling through Central Pennsylvania and experience some of the best local foods and flavors along …

Benton Rodeo Celebrating 35th Year

by Nancy Bishop Get ready for a taste of the Old West as the 35th Annual Frontier Days & Championship Rodeo comes to Benton July 16 to 21! Voted one of the best of the more than 65 rodeos east of the Mississippi River by the American Professional Rodeo Association, the event draws cowboys and cowgirls from all over the …

2019 Area Fireworks Schedule!

Below is a list of June & July fireworks displays in Columbia & Montour Counties and the region beyond.   June 29th: Lewisburg, Wolfe Field, 9:30 pm, Rain Date June 30. Mifflinburg, Hidden Valley Camping Resort, dusk, No Rain Date Nanticoke, LCCC, Dusk, Rain Date  June 30 at Dusk July 3rd: Hazleton, City View Park, 9:45 pm Montgomery, Montgomery Park, …

Cool off this Summer at Crystal Pool

by Nancy Bishop It’s a hot summer day, but you’re cool and very happy – you’re floating in fresh mountain stream water in Crystal Pool at Knoebels. And you’re floating in a piece of history! Long before Knoebels was the amazing amusement park it is today, where you’re floating was the local swimming hole on Roaring Creek. In 1828, the …