Tuesday, December 6, 2016


Friday, November 11, 2016

Tamaqua Lodge #238 will host a Holiday Extravaganza Vendor/Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 10.

In addition to gifts for everyone on your list, there will be food and baked goods available for purchase.

Vendor spaces are available and are 8 foot by 8 foot. Setup time for vendors is 9 a.m. Space is sold on a first come, first served basis, and only one representative per company is allowed. Spaces will not be held until payment is made. Applications and payment is due by Dec. 2.

For more information, call Nancy at 570-956-8486 or Debbie at 570-294-9114.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Northampton Community College’s community chorus will host a holiday concert featuring sacred and secular music at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at Lipkin Theatre on NCC’s Main Campus in Bethlehem Township. Preconcert solos will be performed at 7 p.m.

Under the direction of Rosemary Murdy-Haber, the vocal ensemble will perform selections that include “Sweeter Still,” “Believe” from the movie “Polar Express,” “Silent Night” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.” The finale will be the traditional “Hallelujah Chorus” from Handel’s “Messiah.”

Friday, November 11, 2016

Pocono Greyhound Adoption will hold a Pet Photos with Santa at Tractor Supply, 1580 Route 209, Brodheadsville, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 3.

Another session will also be held at Tractor Supply, 486 Blakeslee Blvd, Lehighton, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 10, and from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 11.

The following will be available: single photo with card frame, DVD with multiple photos, and sitting for photo with personal camera.

To learn more about the event or about adopting a greyhound, visit www.poconogreyhound.org or phone 570-856-0377.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Members of the Nesquehoning High School Class of 1955 will hold a social gathering at the Boulevard Drive In, Blakeslee Blvd. Drive in Lehighton at 11 a.m. Saturday.

All graduates and their spouses are invited.

For more information, call 570-325-2612.

Thursday, November 10, 2016
Peter Petrack, a Lehighton native, will premiere an orchestral piece at Moravian College’s Foy Concert Hall on Sunday. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Lehighton native Peter Petrack will premiere an orchestral piece with the Moravian College Community Orchestra at 7 p.m. Sunday in Moravian College’s Foy Concert Hall.

The piece will be conducted by Maestro Donald Spieth.

“The Penitence of Time” is an orchestral symphonic poem inspired by the history and ghost stories surrounding Bethlehem and Moravian College’s music building, the 1748 Brethren’s House, which was used as a Revolutionary War hospital. Petrack graduated from Moravian College in May.

Thursday, November 10, 2016
Jim Thorpe author will bring novel to life

Author Gene Duffy, of Jim Thorpe, has successfully turned his novel, “As the Matzo Ball Turns,” into a musical. The show will make its debut the weekend of Jan. 13 at Jim Thorpe Area High School’s Olympian Auditorium, 1 Olympian Way, in Jim Thorpe.

The book, on which the musical is based, is a somewhat autobiographical sketch of Duffy’s 10-year pursuit of fame and fortune while living in Los Angeles as he tried to break into show business.

Tickets are on sale for the inaugural event at http://bit.ly/2fCX4sX.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Rock, folk, country, blues — you want it, you got it.

There’s a terrific lineup of entertainment coming up at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe.

Make sure to mark your calendars.

• Friday, Shenandoah and Pure Prairie League, 8 p.m.

• Saturday, The Land of Ozz with special guest Completely Unchained

• Nov. 18, Vanilla Fudge with special guest Joey Molland’s Badfinger, 8 p.m.

• Nov. 19, Slaughter and Lynch Mob, 8 p.m.

• Nov. 23, Dark Star Orchestra, 8 p.m.

• Dec. 1, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner, Brian Setzer and his 19-piece The Brian Setzer Orchestra, return to the State Theatre in Easton on Nov. 20. The show will feature music off their latest Christmas album, “Rockin’ Rudolph,” plus music off their three previous best-selling holiday albums; and original material from Setzer.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Zoot Fest 2016 will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall in the Fine and Performing Arts Center at East Stroudsburg University, followed by an after concert party, dinner and VIP reception at the Deer Head Inn, 5 Main St. in Delaware Water Gap, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

To say thank you for their courageous service to our country, Empire Beauty School is offering complimentary haircuts to veterans and current armed forces personnel at all Empire student salons from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Friday.

During the Haircuts for Heroes event, local veterans and service members will be treated to the complimentary services performed by senior level students under the supervision of licensed educators at all Empire Beauty School student salons.