6 Things to Do this Weekend.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the Historic Downtown.
DONEGAN EXTRAVAGANZA (ARTSQUEST)
- WHERE/WHEN: SteelStacks Campus, 101 Founders Way, South Side Bethlehem, Friday 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.)
- WHY GO: There’s a heat wave coming to the Musikfest Café. The Flamin' Caucasians & Mambo Kaliente take the stage to benefit the students and afterschool programs at Donegan Elementary School.
- PRICING: Admission, $34 Cabaret/ $24 Standing Room Only. Sponsored in partnership with Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem and Artsquest.
WARREN MILLER’S LIKE THERE’S NO TOMORROW (NORTHAMPTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
- WHERE/WHEN: Northampton Community College, Kopecek Hall, Lipkin Theatre, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem, Friday 7 p.m., Saturday 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
- WHY GO: You might have had a taste of the snow but you’re dying to hit the slopes. The next best thing is seeing Warren Miller’s 62nd winter sport film. Narrated by skiing icon Jonny Moseley, this downhill will make you crave the powder. All attendees get a copy of Warren Miller’s SnoWorld Magazine, free subscription to SKI Magazine and a free lift Ticket voucher to Elk Mountain Ski Area.
- PRICING: Advanced tickets, $11 and $15 same day. Sponsored by Buckman’s Ski and Snowboard Shop, Elk Mountain and the Northampton Community College Ski Club.
IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS: THE MUSICAL (SING FOR AMERICA)
- WHERE/WHEN: Charles A. Brown Ice House, 56 River St., Bethlehem, Thursday – Saturday, 7:30 p.m. & Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
- WHY GO: Who can resist, White Christmas, especially when it helps out the good old red, white and blue? Sing for America performs the Irving Berlin Classic, proceeds benefit the families of active military in the Lehigh Valley.
- PRICING: General Admission $16.80/ Adult, $11/Senior, $6/Children under 6.
HISTORIC BETHLEHEM’S CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE (DOWNTOWN BETHLEHEM ASSOCIATION)
- WHERE/WHEN: Main & Broad Streets in Downtown Bethlehem, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- WHY GO: Bethlehem is officially open for the holiday season with entertainment, in-store specials, and truck shows that spans from Historic Downtown. Vote your favorite shop ‘s decorations to be entered into a drawing for a $1,000 shopping spree to the merchants of Downtown Bethlehem.
- PRICING: Free!
LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY (GODFREY DANIELS)
- WHERE/WHEN: Godfrey Daniels, 7 East Fourth Street, Bethlehem, Friday, Veterans of the Blues, 8 p.m., Saturday, Paul Geremia, 8 p.m.
- WHY GO: It’s the blues in Bethlehem this Friday night as Maurice John Vaughn, backed B.J. Emery and Holle Thee Maxwell, bring Chicago to the South Bethlehem coffee house. On Saturday, Paul Geremia, with guest Mance Robinson, makes a pit stop on his four-decade long traveling tour, delivering first rate blues, jazz and a new CD, Love My Stuff.
- PRICE: Tickets, Friday $21.50, Saturday, $17.50. Reservations required, call (610) 867-2390
PEAS & Q’S: MUSEUMS OF INDIAN CULTURE - LIFEWAY AND LORE PROGRAM (ARTSQUEST)
- WHERE/WHEN: The SteelStacks, Capital Blue Cross Creativity Commons, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, Saturday 11 a.m. – noon.
- WHY GO: What better way to recognize the holiday between Halloween and Christmas than to explore the American Indian Culture with the little ones. They will love the interactive hands-on programming that encourages learning and creativity. Listen to Native American folklore, learn about their culture and make a craft to display on your Thanksgiving table.
- PRICING: FREE!