Why spend time and money traveling to distant places when you have loads of fun things to do right in your backyard?
Jan. 31 – Feb 1 – 11th Annual Heart of Lewisburg Ice Festival
Sparkling ice art, games, chili cook-off, polar bear plunge, and a chocolate lover’s festival. Great event for the kids and grandkids. Don’t miss the award-winning First Night Ice Carvers in action Friday afternoon. Visit www.lewisburgpa.com for more details.
Feb (every Wednesday) – Lewisburg’s Farmers Market
Taste and see the local specialties, including fruits, vegetables, organic foods, and crafts. Fairground Road.
Feb 7-8 – Destination Blues Festival
Visit the “winter blues heaven on Route 11” for a variety of blues performers. Friday night features regional bands at four area brew pubs. On Saturday, head over to the Moose Exchange for a host of national acts. Tickets are $20 for both nights. Call 570-784-2522 for details.
Feb 7 – First Friday in Williamsport
Head to Williamsport the First Friday of every month for local artists, bands, and art events. Businesses stay open late to host the events. Join them in celebrating the joy and beauty of the arts. Check out www.williamsportfirstfriday.org to learn more.
Feb 7 – Project Trio performance at Bloomsburg University
See one of the most popular instrumental ensembles on the internet, in person! Greg Patillo will play the beat box flute, Eric Stephenson the cello, and Peter Seymour the bass. Downbeat Magazine says they are “Packed with musicianship, joy, and surprise!” This will be the first performance in recently redone K.S. Gross Auditorium at Bloomsburg University. Tickets are $30/adult, $15/child.
Feb 14 – Valentine’s Day Comedy Night
Looking to do something different for Valentine’s Day? Bring your sweetheart to the Lock Haven Elks Club for a night of laughter with comedy from the WiseCrackers Comedy Club. Comedian John Knight headlines, also featuring Julia Scotti. $20 for the show, champagne, and special Valentine’s treat.
Feb 19 – Yoga and Live Music at Bucknell University
Johanna Kodlick, founder of Lizard Toes Yoga, will guide a one hour session of yoga, while Christian Humcke accompanies on the piano. Sessions will take place in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University. Suitable for all experience levels. Bring your own mat. Free and open to the public.