@Body.8 Days Head: EVENTS, FESTIVALS
Grandstand, 17th and Chew streets, Allentown. 484-553-2947
Pitbull, 7 p.m. Aug. 26
Mötley Crüe, Alice Cooper, 7 p.m. Aug. 27
Lady Antebellum, 7 p.m. Aug. 28
Tim McGraw, Jana Kramer, 7 p.m. Aug. 29
Hunter Hayes, The Swon Brothers, 7 p.m. Aug. 30
Fresh Beat Band, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 31
@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST CENTER
SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-332-3378...
@Body.8 Days Head: ART EXHIBITS
ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM
31 N. Fifth St., Allentown. 610-432-4333
Destinations in Paintings, through Aug. 17, Butz Gallery
Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums, June 8 - Sept. 7, Scheller Gallery
Platinum Visions: Photographs by Thomas John Shillea, July 2 - Sept. 28, Payne Hurd Gallery
Artventures, 12:30 - 3 p.m. Sundays
@Body.8 Days Head: AMERICA ON WHEELS MUSEUM
@Body.8 Days Head: FREE CONCERTS IN THE PARKS
328 S. Main St., Alburtis. 610-463-7725
Moore Brothers Band, 3 p.m. May 25
The Outlaws, 3 p.m. May 26
The Rehrig Brothers Band, 3 pm. June 1
One Night Stand, 3 p.m. June 8
Midnight Special, 3 p.m. June 15
Bill Murray and the Crossover Band, 3 p.m. June 22
The Sidekick Band, 3 p.m. June 29
Banned from the Ranch, 3 p.m. July 4
Country Ryhthm Band, 3 p.m. July...
@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS
ALLEN ORGAN COMPANY
150 Locust St., Macungie.646-484-9691
Christopher Houlihan, 7:30 p.m. May 30
@Body.8 Days Head: ARTSQUEST
ArtsQuest Center, SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. 610-297-7100
Modest Mouse, 8;30 p.m. May 21, Levitt Pavilion
Cherry Poppin' Daddies, 7:30 p.m. May 22, Musikfest Café, RiverJazz Festival
Peter Noone and Herman's Hermits, 8 p.m. May 24, Musikfest Café
Jane Monheit, 8 p...
@Body.8 Days: DANCE
ALLENTOWN AREA SWING DANCE SOCIETY
Fearless Fire Company, 1221 S. Front St., Allentown. 610-797-2542
Social Dance, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays
@Body.8 Days Head: ANTONIO SALEMME FOUNDATION
Empire Ballroom, 542 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-433-4150
Lehigh Valley Tango Society, 7 p.m. Wednesdays: "Tango Practicas"
@Body.8 Days Head: JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF ALLENTOWN
702 N. 22nd St., Allentown. 610-435-3571
@Body.8 Days Head: CONCERTS
Toyota Pavilion, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 800-468-7669
Journey, Steve Miller Band, 7 p.m. June 10
Styx, Foreigner, Don Felder, 8 p.m. July 4
Kiss and Def Leppard, 7 p.m. Aug. 9
Josh Groban, 7 p.m. Aug. 26
@Body.8 Days Head: PENN'S PEAK
325 Maury Road, Penn Forest Township. 1-866-605-7325
Danny and the Juniors, 1 p.m. May 21
Dark Star Orchestra, 8 p.m. May 30
@Body.8 Days Head: LITERARY EVENTS
ALLENTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY
1210 Hamilton St., Allentown. 610-820-2400
Lap-sit Story Time, 10 a.m. Thursdays: Up to 2-year-olds
Time for Twos, 6 p.m. Wednesdays; 10:15 a.m. Fridays: 2-year-olds
Preschool Story Time, 10 a.m., 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays, 2 p.m. Thursdays: 3- to 5-year-olds
Family Story Time, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays
@Body.8 Days Head: BETHLEHEM PUBLIC LIBRARY
11 W. Church St., Bethlehem. 610-867-3761...
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