Things to Do in Lehigh Valley This Spring

 

Things to Do in Lehigh ValleyWhen you visit our Bethlehem PA bed and breakfast this spring, you’ll find many activities to take part in.  Sayre Mansion  is near several area attractions including the Moravian Museum and historic downtown Bethlehem.  Along with scenic beauty and small town charm, Lehigh Valley has a variety of events to keep you busy and entertained.  To make planning your trip easier, we’ve put together a sampling of things to do in Lehigh Valley this Spring.

 

Bach Choir Spring Concert 2014: Hadyn Creation | First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem | March 30th

Bethlehem’s Bach Choir presents their annual spring concert on March 30th at First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem.  This year’s performance will be of Haydyns’s oratorio based on the Book of Genesis and the epic poem Paradise Lost.  This version of the piece will be sung in English.

 

Bach at Noon | Central Moravian Church, Bethlehem, PA | March 11 & April 8th

Music featured includes Mozart’s Sonata for Two Pianos in D Major, Allegro con sppirito, andante and allegro molt as well as Bach’s Cantata BWV 191 : Gloria in excelisis deo For more information for on the Bach Choir of Bethlehem’s “Bach at Noon” series, click here.

 

Movies and Milkshakes |America on Wheels Museum | Allentown, PA | March 15th & April 5th

March 15th: Have a special green milkshake for St. Patricks day and take in a movie at the America on Wheels Museum.  Cannonball Run will be showing, starring Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore, Farrah Fawcett, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and Terry Bradshaw.

April 5th: $2 milkshakes and a showing of “Bullit” starring Steve McQueen.  Admission to the film is free with museum ticket.

 

Easton Farmers Market | Easton, PA | Saturdays through April 26th

The market moves indoors and offers over thirty vendors featuring fresh local and organic food as well as local crafts.

 

Abraham Lincoln’s Journey to Greatness | Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, Allentown | Now – September 28th

Learn all about the life of our sixteenth President. This exhibit features hands-on activities as well as the display. Presented by Lehigh County Historical Society with support from the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation.

 

History of the Lehigh Valley | Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum | Now through September 28th

Visitors to the History of the Lehigh Valley exhibit will learn about the place Lehigh Valley basin American history.  The exhibit takes you all the way back to the American Revolution and forward.

 

Local Artist Spotlight, Nancy Shelly : Paper Cutting | Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts | Daily now through April 6th

Experience the artwork of Nancy Shelly.  What began as a way to entertain her children has become a fine art medium.  Using paper, watercolors and an x-acto knife Shelly create unique and complex paper designs.  Her artwork has been displayed at the White House and the State Museum of Pennsylvania among other fine galleries.

 

Concerts

Taking in some music is one of the great things to do in Lehigh Valley this spring.  Several big concerts are coming to the area in the spring months.  If you’re planning a trip to Sayre Mansion in March or April, you might want to see one of the following shows:

The Verve Pipe | Schaeffer Auditorium, Kutztown, PA | March 9th

Huey Lewis & The News | Sands Bethlehem Event Center | March 21

Charlie Daniels Band | State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton | March 28th

Gary Allen | Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe, PA| March 27th

Johnny Mathis | State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton | March 26th

Heart | Penn’s Peak Jim Thorpe, PA | March 30th

Taking Back Sunday & The Used | Sands Bethlehem Event Center | April 19th

Dr. Hook ft. Ray Sawyer with Special Guest Jonathan Edwards | Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe, PA| April 11

Sha Na Na 45th Anniversary Show | Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe, PA | April 26th

 

Fore more information on Lehigh Valley events, click here.

 

As you plan your itinerary of things to do in Lehigh Valley, don’t forget to book your stay at Sayre Mansion.  Staying at a Bethlehem bed and breakfast is a great way to ensure that your trip will be special and memorable.  Sayre Mansion has rooms and suites that combine old world charm with modern conveniences.  Each stay comes with a full breakfast each morning and the personalized attention of the Sayre Mansion staff.  There is no better way to enjoy the Lehigh Valley this spring.