Events: Train ride, mountain fest, comedy show

This week will fluctuate through the 50s with a peak on Monday in the low 60s. Autumn activities continue to flourish, with foliage train rides, Christmas in the Barns and comedy shows. 

Sunday, Oct. 20

Christmas in the Barns

There will be over 220 Vendors at the 12th annual Christmas in the Barns. Santa will be at his hut both days for the kids to see and you to take your own pictures. There will be a huge Chinese raffle, door prizes, great food and more. This is a great time to start your Christmas shopping.

  • When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
  • Where: Clinton County Fairgrounds, 98 Racetrack Road, Mill Hall
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Call of the Wilds Mountain Fest

The 25K course utilizes the Mid State, Spiked Buck, Tiadaghton, Huntley, and of course, the infamous Torbert Trail to keep things entertaining. To reward runners after Torbert, we’ll be sending you down one of the nicest downhill runs to the Finish on the Panther Run. The event is open to hikers as well but please be properly trained and ready to finish in under 7 hours. Both courses will use the Mid State, Spiked Buck, Tiadaghton, Pesto, Panther Run trails, and of course, the infamous Torbert Trail to keep things entertaining. Registration for the 25k (below) is open to the first 200 runners.

  • When: 6 a.m. 
  • Where: 4205 Little Pine Creek Road, Waterville 
  • Cost: $60 to $80 

For more information, click here. 

2019 Fall Foliage and Great Pumpkin Express Train Excursions

Travel to Muncy and back or Jersey Shore and back on a 1½-2 hour excursion.

  • When: Noon to Muncy; 3 p.m. to Jersey Shore 
  • Where: Maynard Street Burger King 
  • Cost: $15 

For more information, click here. 

Monday, Oct. 21 

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. 

Comedian Eliot Chang at Arthaus Projects

Eliot Chang has been seen on 2 of his own Comedy Central Half Hour specials, E!’s “Chelsea Lately,” and Showtime. His viral videos have received millions of views at Originally from New York City and now based in Los Angeles, he has toured all over America, Europe, and Asia. This comedian is also an actor and improviser. He studied improv in NY at the Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB) and then with Armando Diaz at the Magnet Theater. Every year Eliot tours America and has performed at over 400 colleges and dozens of comedy clubs. Also appearing will be local comedians Billy Kelly and Eddie Kiersnowski, with Kevin Seibert hosting. 

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

For more information, click here. 

Tuesday, Oct. 22 

Glow in the Dark Story Time

Join us for a night of luminous family fun.  We will make a DIY glow in the dark mini croquet set, glow in the dark slime, and read a glow in the dark story. 

  • When: 6:15 p.m. 
  • Where: 19 E. Fourth St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Heartworks Support Group

Heartworks is a “family-based” peer support program for grieving children, teens and their families and offers peer-support groups for:

  • Ages 4-6
  • Elementary
  • Middles
  • Teens
  • Parent(s)/caregiver(s) of enrolled children/teens

Peer groups meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays (1st & 3rd Tuesdays in November/December) of the month from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm September through May of the 2019-2020 school year. Dinner is provided from 6:00-6:30pm for all families, staff, & volunteers.

  • When: 6 to 7:30 p.m. 
  • Where: UPMC Williamsport Regional Medical Center
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Wednesday, Oct. 23 

Lycoming College Art Gallery to display “Trace” exhibit by Karine Falleni

The Lycoming College Art Gallery will open a new exhibit, “Trace,” featuring the works of French-born artist Karine Falleni. The exhibit opens on Oct. 18 and runs until Nov. 15, with an artist reception on Friday, Nov. 1, at 5 p.m., followed by a gallery talk at 5:30 p.m. This exhibit is free and open to the public. “Trace” involves one of Falleni’s primary focuses in art: the relation between one’s movement and how the space surrounding them controls that movement.

  • When: Daily 
  • Where: Lycoming College Art Gallery 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Thursday, Oct. 24 

Tiny Death: Small works featuring new works by Mike Egan at Arthaus Projects

Mike Egan, has been featured before at Arthaus Projects as part of two special projects hosted by Australian artist Johnny Romeo. For October we will be giving Mike the entire gallery space and showcasing his “Tiny Death” series. The exhibition is on display until Saturday, Oct. 26.

  • When: Daily 
  • Where: 140 W. Fourth St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

Friday, Oct. 25 

Genetti Masquerade Ball

Join us for our exclusive event, the 2nd Annual Genetti Masquerade Ball on Friday, October 25th from 7pm-Midnight! Trip the Light will be kicking the party off at 7pm and jamming till 9pm then DJ Kevin Head will start bringing down the house at 9pm and spinning till midnight! Tickets are $45 per person or $80 per couple. Tickets include New Trail Brews, Miller Lite, House Liquor, Soda and Hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are available at the Genetti front desk, Eventbrite and at the door! Dress to impress and wear your mask (limited availability at the door). If you want to stay overnight, room packages are available for $159 plus tax and include two tickets to the event, please call the Genetti front desk to reserve your room 570-326-6600 ext. 1.

  • When: 7 p.m. 
  • Where: 200 W. Fourth St., Williamsport 
  • Cost: $45 to $80 

For more information, click here. 

Saturday, Oct. 26 

Monster Mash Trunk Or Treat

Join Growing Awareness for a fun afternoon of trunk or treating. This is a free community event for kids of all abilities. 3 – 4 -Sensory friendly hour (nothing scary, no music) 4 -5 – Traditional Halloween festivities. We are looking for clubs, groups and organizations to decorate trunks for this event. Registration is free however, donations to our organization are greatly appreciated. Please contact Growing Awareness for more information or registration form.

  • When: 3 to 5 p.m. 
  • Where: South Williamsport 
  • 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. 

Loyalsock Lions Annual Fall Craft Fair

Come out and support a variety of crafters and vendors from across the county. Food will be available from the Loyalsock Lions.

  • When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
  • Where: Loyalsock Township High School, 1801 Loyalsock Drive, Williamsport
  • Cost: Free 

For more information, click here. 

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