Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!
November 26 Thanksgiving Eve Entertainment at The Wooden Keg The Wooden Keg Tavern, One West Caroline Ave., St. Clair. 570-429-1909.
November 26 ROXX 8 – 11 p.m., Lazy Dog Coffeehouse, 18 East Sunbury St., Minersville. The Party Band for all occasions! Always selects and performs great songs for people to dance and listen to. $4.50 cover charge. 570-544-4800. www.lazydogcoffeehouse.com
November 27 Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner at The Restaurant at the Station There’s nothing more nostalgic than the holidays, so doesn’t it make sense to celebrate with food and family at The Restaurant at the Station, 18 N Railroad St, Tamaqua…a Landmark Destination since 1874? Thursday Nov 27, 12PM to 5PM enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner or start a new tradition with one of our delicious specialty entrée’s. Don’t forget to contact us for your family and company Christmas parties too! Make your reservations today! Call 570-668-5020.
November 27 Open Mic / Karaoke at the Lazy Dog Coffeehouse 7-10 pm, Lazy Dog Coffeehouse, 18 East Sunbury St., Minersville. Everyone is welcome, from seasoned players to first-timers. A great place to test out new material or shake off your first-show jitters. 570-544-4800. www.lazydogcoffeehouse.com
November 28 - 30 FREE Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides Given by Pleasant Valley Ranch at DPS Tree Farm in New Ringgold. Take a ride out to the trees to choose and cut their own tree. For more information go to www.dpstrees.com
November 28 Ride the "Holiday Express" with STS What is the Holiday Express? This holiday season (starting on Black Friday - November 28th) all passengers riding any of our "Fixed Route" buses can ride anywhere, any bus, all day long, for only one dollar ($1.00). Possibilities are endless! What are the "Ride the Holiday Express with STS" dates? Friday, November 28th; Friday, December 5th; Friday, December 12th; and Friday, December 19th. How does it work? When first boarding one of our STS "fixed route" buses - all fare paying passengers and Senior Citizen riders will be handed a ticket. Fare paying passengers will pay only $1.00 for their fare and Senior Citizens just need to show their pass in order to receive their ticket as usual. All passengers must then complete the stub portion of the ticket by filling in his/her name; address and phone number. The stubs will then be collected by our drivers. Three prizes will be awarded for each Friday ride. Every time passengers ride any bus that day - this ticket must be shown to the driver in order to receive the special rate fare. When will the prizes be drawn for the "Ride the Holiday Express with STS"? Prizes will be drawn each Monday morning following the previous Friday's event. Drawings will be held LIVE - on the air - in the studio of MAGIC 105.5. at approximately 9:10 a.m. Dates for the LIVE broadcasts will be: Monday, December 1st; Monday, December 8th; Monday, December 15th and the last broadcast will be held on Monday, December 22nd. For more information regarding the "Ride the Holiday Express" with STS promotion, please contact Joan Breslin, Marketing and Service Support Coordinator, at 800-832-3322 or 570-429-2701. Happy Holidays from "STS"!
November 28 Black Friday Mystery Discount Schaeffer's Harley Davidson, 1123 Brick Hill Rd., Orwigsburg. Get your Christmas Shopping started during Black Friday. Bring your items to the register and reach in a box to discover what your discount will be. Mystery discount is available in the Parts Department and Boutique. Denise 570-366-0143
November 28 - 29 Hawk Mountain Holiday Open House Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, 1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton PA 19529-9379. 10 am – 4 pm Mary Linkevich, 610-756-6961. Celebrate the coming of the holiday season at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary. Free programs and activities for the entire family, warm cider, soft pretzels, and end of autumn bargains. Includes live owl program, all-natural ornament making for children, holiday arrangements, and plenty of holiday cheer.
November 28 Dickens Christmas in Shenandoah 6 p.m. at the Miners Memorial on Washington St. Tree Lighting Ceremony, Caroling, Horse Drawn Carriage rides, cookies Hot chocolate and Cider in the Senior Citizens Building music from the Shenandoah valley High School band.
November 28 Soji 8 – 11 p.m., Lazy Dog Coffeehouse, 18 East Sunbury St., Minersville. Started playing piano as a child in Nigeria. Learned guitar in Boston while in search of less classical sound in High school. Went on to experiment with different styles at college in Amherst MA. Shortly after, moved to NC and started playing open mics. Soon convinced to start playing shows, where he has done in North Carolina, Boston, London, and now in PA!_Soulful vocals and mesmerizing lyrics that are sure to be enjoyed. $4.00 cover charge. 570-544-4800. www.lazydogcoffeehouse.com
November 29 - 30 Schuylkill Ballet Theatre presents "The Nutcracker" Schuylkill Ballet Theatre’s 29th Anniversary Performance of The Nutcracker will be performed at a new location-Schuylkill Haven Area High School. Tickets available by calling 570-622-2286. Or for purchase at: Head to Toe by Deb, Schuylkill Haven; Lewis News, Schuylkill Haven; Schuylkill County Council for the Arts, Pottsville; Gramma’s Restaurant, Pottsville; Ramada Inn, Pottsville; Dutch Kitchen, Frackville; Flowers for Me, Minersville; Friedensburg Country Restaurant, Friedensburg; La Dolce Casa, Tamaqua; Valenti’s, Orwigsburg. www.schuylkillballet.com
November 29 - January 10, 2009 The Restaurant at the Station’s Annual Toys for Tots Fundraiser The Restaurant at the Station’s Annual Toys for Tots fundraiser! Nov 29 thru Jan 10 enjoy our Gingerbread House display – handcrafted by local bakers – and VOTE for your favorite with a few coins. All proceeds are donated to make sure the kids have a very Merry Christmas so vote soon and vote often! PLUS bring in a new unwrapped toy and give it to your server Nov 29 through Dec 7 and you’ll receive 10% off your lunch or dinner entrée! Just our way of saying “thanks” for the kids. Stop in at Tamaqua’s Historic Train Station or call for more information 570-668-5020.
November 29 - 30 Schuylkill Holiday Gala Saturday November 29 from 4 - 8 pm and Sunday November 30 from 2 - 8 pm, at the Pottsville Masonic Center, 4 South 2nd Street, Pottsville. There will be 25 Christmas Trees on display on the 5th floor social hall, donated by local tree growers and sponsored by local businesses. They will be decorated by local non-profit organizations. When the Gala is ended, these trees will be given to needy families in Schuylkill County who would not otherwise be able to purchase and decorate a Christmas Tree for their families. Also, on the 5th floor will be local craft vendors selling Christmas Crafts along with homemade food and beverages. On the upper floor auditorium will be performances from local community musical and choral groups.
November 29 Surprise Saturday Sale Schaeffer's Harley Davidson, 1123 Brick Hill Rd., Orwigsburg. You won't know what is on sale until you show up! Denise 570-366-0143
November 29 - 30 Christmas Craft Fair 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Leesport Farmers Market, 8 miles North of Reading, 1 block east off Rt. 61. Over 500 craftsmen displaying a wide variety of arts and handicrafts. Admission and parking are free. Refreshments available. Rain or shine. Woody Weist 610-926-1307
November 29 Hillside SPCA Craft Show located in center court, Schuylkill Mall, Frackville. Call 570-874-1252 for more information. www.shopschuylkillmall.com
November 29 Lighting of they Vineyard 5 - 9 p.m., Benigna's Creek Winery, Klingerstown. Acres of lights dancing in sync to music. Horse drawn carriage rides. Free admission. Free food. Rick Masser 570-425-3090
November 29 Acoustic Blues Trio 8 – 11 p.m., Lazy Dog Coffeehouse, 18 East Sunbury St., Minersville. $5 cover charge. 570-544-4800. www.lazydogcoffeehouse.com November 30 SKIP: "Sing Karaoke in Public" 6 p.m. SKIP, "Schuylkill, Keep It Pretty", will assume a stage name: SKIP: "Sing Karaoke in Public" for their Open Mic & Karaoke fundraising event at the Lazy Dog Coffeehouse, 18 E. Sunbury Street, Minersville. Musicians, comedians, and karaoke fun-lovers of all ages are invited to take the stage. Your $3.00 cover charge will support SKIP's countywide recycling, environmental and educational programs. A cash menu of food and beverages will be available. For more information, contact SKIP at 570-628-3758 or go to the Lazy Dog website at www.lazydogcoffeehouse.com.
November 30 Webkinz Bingo 1 p.m., Sovereign Majestic Theater, 209 North Centre St., Pottsville. Tickets $5. www.sovereignmajestic.com