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LOWER MILFORD

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Annual festival Sept. 22

Lower Milford Township will hold their 10th annual fall festival 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 22 on the grounds of the Township Building, 7607 Chestnut Hill Church Road, Coopersburg. Great food, live bluegrass band - "The Forgotten Mountain Boys," free carriage rides, "FiddleKicks" cloggers, crafts, children's activities, vendors, demonstrations, silent auction and more are part of the festival.

Smokin' Smitty's returns this year with their mouth- watering barbecue and tantalizing baked goods will be available from Pappy's Orchard.

LOWER MILFORD

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Annual festival Sept. 22

Lower Milford Township will hold their 10th annual fall festival 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 22 on the grounds of the Township Building, 7607 Chestnut Hill Church Road, Coopersburg. Great food, live bluegrass band - "The Forgotten Mountain Boys," free carriage rides, "FiddleKicks" cloggers, crafts, children's activities, vendors, demonstrations, silent auction and more. Smokin' Smitty's returns this year with their mouth watering barbecue and tantalizing baked goods will be available from Pappy's Orchard.

PENNDOT

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

New law in place

PennDOT has announced a new state law imposing stiff penalties on motorists who ignore "road closed" or other safety warning signs and devices is now in effect. Act 114, signed July 5 by Governor Tom Corbett, reinforces the critical need for all drivers to obey traffic control signs.

The law aims to increase safety for motorists and emergency responders in areas where flooding or other hazardous conditions exist.

Friends of 1803 house

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Apple pie contest

The Friends of the 1803 House are looking for apple pie bakers to be part of the "A Very Merrie Halloween" event scheduled for Oct. 6. Crust and filling must be made from scratch and apples must be the main ingredient of the pie for this contest. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded. For additional information or a registration form, contact Laura at 610-965-5037 or Lfetzer3@ ptd.net.

Celtic Classic fiddling competition

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The Celtic Classic is looking for talented fiddlers for its annual fiddle competition. The competition focuses on Celtic styles such as Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton, Orkney, Shetland and Galician.

The contest is segmented into two divisions, novice, for ages 13 and under, and open, for ages 14 through 18 years.

Three cash prizes and medals will be awarded for the best fiddle performance in each category.

It will be an educational and entertaining event for participants and audience members alike.

Colonial Ball

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Celebration set for Sept. 22

A Colonial Ball will be held 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Holiday Inn, 904 Hamilton St., Allentown. The event celebrates the 250th anniversary of Zion's "Liberty Bell Church" and the 50th anniversary of the Liberty Bell Museum.

Professional colonial re-enactors will talk with guests about what life was like in the colonial era. There will be live period music, colonial artifacts and dancers who will demonstrate and teach colonial dances popular in the 1770s, the time of Allentown's founding. There will be a colonial style meal.

CSC

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Children's Ball set for Sept. 22

Community Services for Children's 2012 Children's Ball will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Lehigh Country Club, 2319 S. Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown.

Proceeds will support the "Building a SafeStart for Babies" campaign. The SafeStart program 's treatment facility, Donley Family Center for Infants, provides daily therapy for babies who have been abused and neglected. It is the only such treatment program in Pennsylvania.

Sponsorships are available. Call CSC at 610-437-6000, ext. 2101 for additional information.

Celtic Classic fiddling competition

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

The Celtic Classic is looking for talented fiddlers for its annual fiddle competition. The competition focuses on Celtic styles such as Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton, Orkney, Shetland and Galician. The contest is segmented into two divisions, novice, for ages 13 and under, and open, for ages 14 through 18 years.

Three cash prizes and medals will be awarded for the best fiddle performance in each category.

It will be an educational and entertaining event for participants and audience members alike.

Saucon Valley

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Barn tour set for Sept. 15

The Saucon Valley Conservancy's sixth annual barn tour will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 15. The event will begin at the Beethoven Waldheim Club, 1984 Waldheim Road, Hellertown.

This year's tour includes two early twentieth century open frame dairy barns, a granary and a corn crib, an extended supported forebay barn, a unique posted forebay standard barn, a restored frame standard barn with an accompanying summer kitchen, and the Heller barn.

Music at Wesley

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Baroque program to be held Sept. 9

There will be a concert by the Bethlehem Baroque Ensemble 3 p.m. Sept. 9 at Wesley Church, 2540 Center St., Bethlehem A program on the Music at Wesley series will be presented.

The theme, A Grand European Tour, will include music of Telemann, Leclair, Froberger, Marini and Piani.

The performers are Linda Kistler, baroque violin; Christine Moulton, baroque flute; David Moulton, viola da gamba; and Lewis Baratz, harpsichord. For information, call 610-865-5715.