Events: Domestic violence vigil, pumpkin train ride, community dinner

The coming week is brisk and sunny with temperatures in the 60s. Craft shows, train rides and community dinners help to fill up the autumn days. 

Sunday, Oct. 13 

Fall Craft Show 2019

Due to the impending rainy weather, our Fall Craft Show has been rescheduled to Sunday, October 13th. Thank you for your understanding and we hope to see you all here on Sunday with some sunshine! Join our many talented vendors at Ard’s Farm for our Fall Craft Show! Shop from our local jewelry, woodworking and art vendors for your new fall decor. This event is being held outside, rain or shine. 

  • When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • Where: 4803 Old Turnpike Road, Lewisburg 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Fall Festival & Lumberjack Competition

Mid-Atlantic National Chainsaw Competition/ Lumberjack Competition, Auction, free entertainment, crafts show/sale and demonstrations, quilts, art/photography, kids’ activities, lots of food, and more.

  • When: All day 
  • Where: Forksville Fairgrounds 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Monday, Oct. 14 

Community Dinner

The First United Methodist Church hosts a free community dinner at the Pajama Factory every Monday. It’s mission is to provide food and build community to make the world a better place.

  • When: 5 to 6:30 p.m. 
  • Where: 1307 Park Ave., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free

For more information, click here. 

Tuesday, Oct. 15 

Intro to Photography for Tweens

Discover the beauty of color photography. We will be learning about shutter speed, composition, aperture and the origination and process of photography. Weekly projects will be explored. Registration is required. You may bring your cameras from home if you have them.

  • When: 4:30, Tuesdays 
  • Where: 19 E. Fourth St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Wednesday, Oct. 16 

Buddy Guy

The title of Buddy Guy’s latest album says it all: The Blues Is Alive and Well.

Buddy Guy’s eighteenth solo LP and follow-up to 2015’s Born to Play Guitar showcases his raw and unadulterated sound, its fifteen tracks a true pleasure for aficionados and genre newcomers alike. “I got children and grandchildren who didn’t know who I was, but nowadays we can play outdoor concerts and see kids that are eight, nine, twelve years old coming to me and saying, ‘I didn’t know who you was, but I read what Eric Clapton said about you,’” Guy explains when discussing his mindset around the new record. “I’m always trying to make an album that someone accidentally plays where some kid hears it, picks up a guitar, and helps keep the blues alive.”

  • Where: 7:30 to 10 p.m. 
  • Where: 220 W. Fourth St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: $49 to $80 

For more information, click here. 

2019 Fall Job Fair

2019 Fall Job Fair – Lycoming County If you will need electricity, please email Theresa Kohler at tkohler@tiu11.org. Our 2019 Career Expo, held in February, could only accommodate 91 employers and was completely filled. The Genetti has provided room for 11 more tables so we can now accommodate 102 employers. Veterans will be admitted at 9:30AM.

  • When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
  • Where: 200 W. Fourth St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: $75 

For more information, click here. 

Domestic Violence Awareness vigil

The 16 individuals who had their lives taken due to domestic violence in Lycoming County will be remembered during the YWCA Northcentral PA’s annual vigil at 5 p.m., Oct. 16 at the Lycoming County Courthouse. For Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the YWCA aims to honor victims, support survivors and bring attention to this very serious issue that plagues our community through events in October.

  • When: 5 p.m. 
  • Where: Lycoming County Courthouse 
  • Cost: Free 

Thursday, Oct. 17 

Comedian Mark Viola at Arthaus Projects

Mark Viola is a comedian, writer, geek, lover, and humorist. An Orlando, Florida native, he grew up in the cradle of the “lack-of-civilization.” This adorable loser will regale you with stories of lost love, hard times, and his sideways view of the world. Whether he’s working as a voice actor, making fun of politics on FOX’s Emmy winning “The News Remixed,” or contributing to the conversation on HuffPost Live as a panelist, he remains 2 things; crass and funny.

  • When: 8 to 9:30 p.m. 
  • Where: 140 W. Fourth St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: $5 in advance, $10 at the door 

For more information, click here. 

I & You

One afternoon, Anthony arrives unexpectedly at classmate Caroline’s door bearing a beat-up copy of Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, an urgent assignment from their English teacher. Homebound due to illness, Caroline hasn’t been to school in months, but she is as quick and sardonic as Anthony is athletic, sensitive, and popular. As these two let down their guards and share their secrets, this seemingly mundane poetry project unlocks a much deeper mystery that has brought them together. An ode to youth, life, love, and the strange beauty of human connectedness.

  • When: 
    • 7:30 p.m. Thursday 
    • 2 p.m. Saturday
    • 2 p.m. Sunday 
  • Where: 100 W. Third St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: $23 

For more information, click here. 

Friday, Oct. 18 

The Road to the Billtown Comedy Festival: Mini Competition

The Road to the Billtown Comedy Fest Fueled by the blossoming comedy scene in Williamsport, a group of comedians (Rasheed Wesley, Chris William, Cassidy Grae Billet, Eddie Kiersnowski, & Tim Kainzbauer), and our Executive Director, John Yogodzinski have joined together to bring a full-fledged comedy fest in April of 2020.

  • Where: 6:30 to 9 p.m.
  • Where: 140 W. Fourth St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: $12 in advance, $15 at the door 

For more information, click here. 

2019 Fall Foliage and Great Pumpkin Express Train Excursions

The Great Pumpkin Express – Travel to the airport in Montoursville and back on an hour excursion. Each paid ticket holder will receive the FOURTH in the series of NEW collector’s trading pins for the Great Pumpkin Express set. Prior years pins will be available for purchase on the days of the excursions. Fall Foliage Train Excursions – Travel to Muncy and back or Jersey Shore and back on a 1½-2 hour excursion. 

  • When: 6 to 8 p.m. 
  • Where: 50 Maynard St., Williamsport
  • Cost: $10 to $15 

For more information, click here. 

Saturday Oct. 19 

Movie Night at Ard’s Farm

Visit the Public Library for Union County at the Ard’s Farm corn maze to get a free book and watch a showing of the classic movie, The Goonies!

  • When: 6:30 to 9 p.m. 
  • Where: 4803 Old Turnpike Road, Lewisburg 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Williamsport Grower’s Market

Join local vendors at Williamsport’s weekly growers market. 

  • When: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
  • Where: Corner of Hepburn Street and Little League Boulevard 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

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