Things to Do in Lehigh Valley This Weekend and Beyond (March 25-31)

WHAT’S WRONG? Here’s a small selection of events in the region that you might want to check out over the coming days. Check ahead as some events are being postponed or canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. Visit venue websites to learn about COVID-19 safety precautions in place.

The State Theater in Easton will host its Boak Bash 2 fundraiser on Saturday, March 26th, starring Steve Miller, Roseanne Cash, Marty Stuart and his Superlatives and more.staatstheater.org

art museums

CONSTANTLY

BETHLEHEM “Gloria Naylor – Other Places”, Dubois Gallery exhibition of primary source material from the author’s archives, through May 27th. Lehigh University, Maginnes Hall, 9 W. Packer Ave. luag.lehigh.edu/exhibitions/gloria-naylor-other-places, 610-758-3615.

“Hear me roar – female photographers” four-part exhibition celebrating 50 years of women in Lehigh, featuring photographs from the university’s collection, on display at the Dubois Gallery in Maginnes Hall; Gallery in the Rauch Business Center; Seal Gallery in the Iacocca Hall; and the Fairchild-Martindale Gallery, through May 27. Lehigh University, 27 Memorial Drive West. luag.lehigh.edu/exhibitions/hear-me-roar-women-photographers-part-i, 610-758-3615.

“Young, talented and black” Lumpkin-Boccuzzi Family Collection of Contemporary Art, featuring works in various media by artists of African descent, until May 27. Lehigh University Art Galleries, 420 E. Packer Ave. luag.lehigh.edu, 610-758-3615.

“Rethinking museums” free pin-up exhibit by senior Lena Weisman, culminating in her independent research project on immersive technology in museums, 12-1 p.m., Lehigh University Art Galleries, 420 E. Packer Ave. luag.lehigh.edu/event/current/luaglunch-reimagining-Museums-Lena-Weisman-22, 610-758-3615.

“The Works of a Mechanical Genius: The Legacy of John Fritz”, until October 17th. National Museum of Industrial History, 602 E. Second St. nmih.org, 610-694-6644.

COOPERSBURG “Opportunities that have built a community” Coopersburg Historical Society exhibit, through December 31. Coopersburg Borough Hall, 5 N. Main St. By appointment. [email protected]

EASTON “Another American’s Autobiography” more than 25 pieces from the Petrucci Family Foundation’s collection of African American art, through July 10. Sigal Museum, 342 Northampton St. sigalmuseum.org, 610-253-1222.

Nazareth “Mapping the Unknown – Early Moravian Maps”, Moravian Historical Society Exhibition, until December 31st. Whitefield House, 214 E. Center St. Moravianhistoricalsosociety.org, 610-759-5070.

SALISBURY CITY “Women Warriors – Resilience, Leadership, Activism” 19th Amendment Centennial Exhibition Honoring Native American Women, through August 30. Museum of Indian Culture, 2825 Fish Hatchery Road. museumofindianculture.org, 610-797-2121.

26TH OF MARCH

BETHLEHEM “Silhouettes”, free drop-in community workshop project inspired by the work of artist Kara Walker, 1-2 p.m., Lehigh University Art Galleries, 420 E. Packer Ave. luag.lehigh.edu/event/current/luag-community-day-paper-cut-silhouettes-inspired-artist-kara-walker, 610-758-3615.

MARCH 31

BETHLEHEM Virtual “taste of art”, Online presentation by Melanie Lino, owner of Made by Lino and co-owner of Lit Coffee Roastery and Bakeshop, inspired by her visits to the Dominican Republic, 7 p.m., Lehigh University Art Galleries, 420 E. Packer Ave. luag.lehigh.edu/event/current/virtual-taste-art-made-linolit-coffee-roastery-and-bakery, 610-758-3615.

comedy

25TH MARCH

BETHLEHEM “A Golden Girl Drag Show”, Good Cop, Bad Nun, 8 p.m. Also March 26, 8 p.m. ArtsQuest, Fowler Blast Furnace Room, 101 Founders Way. $14.50 to $16. musikfest.org/musikfest-cafe, 610-332-1342.

Steve Martin and Martin Kurz, 8 p.m., Wind Creek Event Center, 77 Sands Blvd. $69.50 to $159.50. windcreekeventcenter.com, 610-297-7414.

Eat, drink & eat

25TH MARCH

BETHLEHEM Spring Restaurant and Retail Week, Specials at participating restaurants and stores, also March 26-27, Southside Bethlehem Arts District, southsideartsdistrict.com, 610-360-5778.

Literature/Books

25TH MARCH

EASTON Spoken Word Open Mic Night, Easton Out Loud program fourth Friday with Basement Poetry of Bethlehem, 6-9pm, Sigal Museum, 342 Northampton St. Free. Sigalmuseum.org, 610-253-1222.

music

25TH MARCH

BETHLEHEM Tapestry, Carole King Tribute, 7:30 p.m., ArtsQuest, Musikfest Cafe, 101 Founders Way. $20-$25. artsquest.org, 610-332-1342.

John Elliot and Mike Herz 8 p.m., Godfrey Daniels Center, 7 E. Fourth St. $17.50-$22.50. godfreydaniels.org, 610-867-2390.

LU Choir, Glee Club and Dolce, “Global Music by Women Composers,” 8 p.m. Also March 26, 8 p.m. Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University, Baker Hall, 420 E. Packer Ave. $5-15. zoellnerartscenter.org, 610-758-2787, extension 0.

JIM THORPE dancing machine, Disco Tribute, 8 p.m., Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway. $26. mcohjt.com, 570-325-0249.

winger, fire department, 8 p.m., Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road. $34-$39. pennspeak.com, 610-826-9000.

SELLER VILLE the rare scene 8:00 p.m., 1894 Sellersville Theater, Main Street and Temple Street. $29.50 to $45. st94.com, 215-257-5808.

26TH OF MARCH

EASTON “Book Punch 2”, Benefit Concert Featuring Steve Miller, Marty Stuart and His Superlatives, Rosanne Cash with John Leventhal, Laurence Juber, Craig Thatcher and Cowboy Ernie Sites, 7:30 p.m., State Theatre, 453 Northampton St. $86-$159. statetheatre.org, 610-252-3132.

JIM THORPE Cashmere, Led Zeppelin Tribute, 8 p.m., Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway. $29. mcohjt.com, 570-325-0249.

gary allan, 8 p.m., Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Road. $50-$60. pennspeak.com, 610-826-9000.

SELLER VILLE Stella Ruze and the Dawn Drapes, 8:00 p.m., 1894 Sellersville Theater, Main Street and Temple Street. $19.50 to $29.50. st94.com, 215-257-5808.

27TH OF MARCH

BETHLEHEM Bach Choir of Bethlehem, Spring Concert with Durufle’s Requiem and Handel’s “Messiah” Part 2, 4pm, First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem, 2344 Center St. $9-39. bach.org/event/spring-concert, 610-866-4382.

EASTON “23. Annual Elivs Bash”, Tribute with Scot Bruce and Mike Albert, 3pm, State Theatre, 453 Northampton St. $37-$41. statetheatre.org, 610-252-3132.

28TH MARCH

SELLER VILLE Walter Trout, 8:00 p.m., 1894 Sellersville Theater, Main Street and Temple Street. $35-$49.50. st94.com, 215-257-5808.

MARCH 29

SELLER VILLE Lee Ritenour, 8:00 p.m., 1894 Sellersville Theater, Main Street and Temple Street. $33-$45. st94.com, 215-257-5808.

MARCH 30

SELLER VILLE zachary williams, 8:00 p.m., 1894 Sellersville Theater, Main Street and Temple Street. $25-$39.50. st94.com, 215-257-5808.

MARCH 31

BETHLEHEM Tommy Castro and the painkillers 30th Anniversary Tour, with Deanna Bogart, 7:30 p.m., ArtsQuest, Musikfest Cafe, 101 Founders Way. $25-$29. artsquest.org, 610-332-1342.

“Steve Brodsky sings the Tom Waits Songbook” 7:30 p.m., Godfrey Daniels Center, 7 E. Fourth St. $19.50-$24.50. godfreydaniels.org, 610-867-2390.

EASTON The Motones & The Jerseys, Oldies and Motown, 7 p.m., State Theatre, 453 Northampton St. $29-$39. statetheatre.org, 610-252-3132.

SELLER VILLE Marc Broussard, 8:00 p.m., 1894 Sellersville Theater, Main Street and Temple Street. $35-$49.50. st94.com, 215-257-5808.

theatre

25TH MARCH

ALLENTOWN

“Better half,” new Joshua Harmon comedy about a gay man looking for Mr. Right, 7:30 p.m., also March 26, 7:30 p.m.; March 27, 2 p.m. Civic Theatre514, 514 N. 19th St. $24-$29. civictheatre.com, 610-433-8943.

“Lucky Malone’s Not So Lucky Night” Immersive Comedy Mystery, 7 p.m., also March 26, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Pines Dinner Theater, 448 N. 17th St. $32. pinesdinnertheatre.com, 610-433-2333.

Other

25TH MARCH

EASTON “Easton Out Loud” Monthly series of activities featuring live music, food, drink and shopping, 5pm-9pm, Downtown Easton, eastonoutloud.com.

26TH OF MARCH

BETHLEHEM pharmacist tour, Led by guides in period clothing, 3 p.m., Moravian Museum Bethlehem, Common House Hall, W. Church St. 66 $9-$15. store.historicbethlehem.org/apothecary-walking-tour, 800-360-8687.

EASTON Easton Historic District Walking Tour, Organized by the Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society, weather permitting, 2 p.m., Sigal Museum, 342 Northampton St. $7, $5, ages 3-12. Sigalmuseum.org, 610-253-1222.

MARCH 29

ALLENTOWN “trolls live”, Family Stage Show, 6 p.m., also March 30, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. PPL Center, 701 Hamilton St. $15-109. pplcenter.com, 610-224-4625.

NEW JERSEY

comedy

26TH OF MARCH

STOCKTON “Catskills on the Delaware” Joey Novick, Gladys Simon and Bob Greenberg Deli Dinner and Comedy Show, 8:00 p.m., The Borscht Belt, 19 Bridge St. $55. 609-460-4051.

Literature/Books

27TH OF MARCH

FRENCH “Invisible Frenchtown” Free Walking Tour and Poetry Workshop with Dodge poet Vasiliki Katsarou and local historian Rick Epstein, 10:30am-1:30pm, McDonnell Theatre, ArtYard, 13 Front St. $35. artyard.org, 908-996-5018.

music

26TH OF MARCH

BLAIRSTOWN the rare scene 8 p.m., Roy’s Hall – Live Arts Emporium, 30 Main St. $37.50-$47.50. royshall.org, 908-362-1399.

theatre

25TH MARCH

LAMBERTVILLE “Moon over Buffalo”, comedy about two fading actors hoping for a new chance at fame, 8pm, also March 26, 8pm; March 27, 3 p.m. Music Mountain Theater, 1483 Route 179. $23-$25. musicmountaintheatre.org, 609-397-3337.

26TH OF MARCH

HAMPTON “Sherlock Returns” original immersive musical comedy dinner show, 11:30am, also March 26, 6:30pm; 29-31 March, 11:30 a.m. Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, 88 Route 173 West. $79.50-$89.50. hhplayhouse.com, 800-447-7313.

MARCH 31

HACKETTSOWN “Whippoorwill”, Centenary Stage Company Drama Production About a Young Girl Investigating What Happened to Her Missing Father, 7:30 p.m., Centenary University, Sitnik Theater, Lackland Center, 400 Jefferson St. $15-29.50. centenarystageco.org, 908-979-0900.

Other

26TH OF MARCH

ALLENTOWN “Super Gigantic” flea market, more than 200 vendors in two buildings and 8am-5pm March 26; and 10am-4pm March 27, Allentown Fairgrounds, 302 N. 17th St. $5 daily; $5 for both days when purchased online. everythingbutthegarage.com, 540-220-3766.

27TH OF MARCH

WILLIAMS CITY “Peter Uhler, Entrepreneur of the 19th Century” Free presentation by Elizabeth Weaver, Member of the Williams Township Historical Society, 3:00 p.m., St. John’s Church of Morgan Hill, 2720 Morgan Hill Road. 610-253-8951.

MARCH 30

CITY OF BETHLEHEM free fasting lunch, 11:30 am, St. John’s UCC from Bethlehem Township, 8065 William Penn Highway. stjohnsministry.com, 610-866-1155.

EASTON

NCHGS Board of Trustees, Online annual meeting with presentation of activities and financial situation 2021 followed by live business session on March 30 at 12 noon. Registration required. $5 non-members. sigalmuseum.org/events, 610-253-1222, eventbrite.com.

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