International Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous – Ridgway, PA
February 22- March 1, 2014
More than 200 chainsaw carvers from all over the world display their talents, share and learn new techniques, teach the craft to others and raise money for charities. The International Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous offers chainsaw competitions, safety classes, carving displays, an auction of chainsaw art, the chance to buy large and small pieces from the assembled artists, communal meals, and live music. Visit www.chainsawrendezvous.org
“Kregie Life,” Prisoner of War Exhibit – Carlisle, PA
March 1-31, 2014
The artwork of Carl Holmstrom, after being in storage for more than thirty years, will be the inaugural exhibition in the newly created “General Omar Nelson Bradley Memorial Art Gallery,” Ridgway Hall, U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC), Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
12th Annual Horse World Expo – Harrisburg, PA
March 1, 2014
The PA Horse World Expo will bring the nation’s leading equestrian clinicians and entertainers to Harrisburg for four days of education, entertainment and shopping.
National Pet Expo – Harrisburg, PA
March 1, 2014
The National Pet Expo brings the nation’s leading trainers and entertainers to Harrisburg for two days of education, family fun, entertainment and shopping.
9th Annual KidsCare Family Expo – Harrisburg, PA
March 1, 2014
Exhibitors will provide craft activities to bring out the creativity in the children who attend. The items will be passed along to the children at Shriners Hospitals. Children attending are encouraged to save their pennies and bring them along to contribute to the special PENNY JAR which will be presented to the children at the hospital, along with their handcrafted items. Children attending will receive a free hot dog and drink as a thank you from Shriners Hospitals. (9:00am – 2:00pm)
The Philadelphia Flower Show Bus Trip – Philadelphia, PA
March 6, 2014
Country Farm & Home will be chartering a bus to the annual Philadelphia Flower Show. Departure sites include State College, Mifflinburg, and Lewisburg. Cost is $139, which includes Flower Show admission, dinner at Revere Tavern, and transportation.
While at the Flower Show, enjoy crafts, interactive games, an exciting (and educational) scavenger hunt, and on-stage performances. In addition to the major garden displays, the Flower Show hosts world-renowned competitions in horticulture and artistic arranging, hundreds of gardening lectures and demonstrations, special events, and a mammoth indoor Marketplace. For more info, visit the Events page at www.countryfarmandhome.net.
Rural Foodways – Lewisburg, PA
March 7, 2014 – March 8, 2014
Ever wonder how you make maple syrup? Or are you curious as to how to make a good sausage? Learn about these traditions and more at “Rural Foodways”, hosted by the Union County Historical Society. Enjoy a pancake breakfast with all the fixings as well. Maple syrup, sausage, scrapple, and cornmeal will be available for purchase. The demonstration is free; breakfast is less than $5/person. The event will take place at the Dale/Engle/Walker House, 1471 Strawbridge Rd, Lewisburg, PA.
Spring Craft Festival – Williamsport, PA
March 15, 2014
Visitors can view and purchase a great variety of crafts, including homemade Easter Eggs, fudge, candles, purses, jewelry, and much, much more. Go shopping at 9 a.m. at Williamsport Area High School.
57th Annual Allentown St. Patrick’s Parade – Allentown, PA
March 23, 2014
Allentown dons various shades of green in preparation for this landmark event, where marching bands, floats, and everything in between celebrate this Irish holiday.
Central PA Outdoor & Sports Show – Clearfield, PA
March 28-30, 2014
Exhibitions, events, and guest speakers on all things hunting will be on hand at this tradeshow for hunting enthusiasts. Event starts at 10 a.m. in the Expo II building of the Clearfield County Fair Grounds.
Boscov’s Berks Jazz Fest – Reading, PA
March 28-April 6, 2014
This is a 10-day smooth jazz festival, in its 23rd year, is held annually in April, and offers more than 130 concerts, lunches, brunches, workshops, worship services, happy hours and midnight jam sessions to the public. Visit www.berksjazzfest.com