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Northern Lehigh Community News

Published October 17. 2012 05:02PM

Walnutport Canal Festival

The Walnutport Canal Association will hold its annual Canal Festival Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 20-21.

Activities will begin Saturday morning with the running of the Towpath Trot, a 6K run along the towpath. The run starts at 9:30 a.m., with registration at 8 a.m.

For more information contact Jan at (610) 737-3900 or Registration forms are available on the website

Also, "Scary Cinematic Saturday" will be held from 4-10 p.m. Saturday, and will feature scary movies, hayrides, food and more.

Sunday will feature the Canal Festival from noon to 6 p.m., with historical displays and demonstrations, crafters, hayrides, kid's activities, guided tours of the 1829 restored Locktender's House, food and much more.

Musical entertainment will be provided by Kevin Hoppes, the Quartet of 5, The Breaker Boys and Logan Bachman.

Additional highlights this year will include the Lehigh Valley Horse Council, Larry Hillborn Antiques, a display by America on Wheels Museum, and paper cutting by Constance Andrews.

For everyone's safety, the association requests that no bikes, pets, skateboards, or in-line skates be on festival grounds.

For more information, call (610) 760-9906 or (610) 216-1130.

Slatington Lions Club

The Slatington Lions Club was scheduled to hold an indoor meeting last evening at the Moose. At that time, Dave and Janice Altrichter were scheduled to present a program on the American flag.

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