65th annual Cape May Autumn Birding Festival October 28-30. Includes a variety of field trips, programs and lectures, indoor and field workshops, boat trips, and seasonal watches. Something for everyone from the novice to the seasoned naturalist.
Mind Body Spirit Expo, October 28-30, Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Ave., Oaks, PA. Fri $7, Sat or Sun $15, Fri+1 Day $20, Sat & Sun $25, 3 Day Pass $30, Special Guests Extra, Seniors free on Friday. The Mind Body Spirit Expo offers renowned special guest speakers, workshops, lectures and exhibits on natural health and human potential, as well as arts and crafts, psychic booths, natural products, gift ideas, and much more. Topics range from the power of raw foods to chi energy healing. The Mind Body Spirit Expo is the largest such expo in the eastern United States. 215-627-0102
NCC Fall Craft Fair Saturday, October 29, 9 am – 3 pm, at Northampton Community College Spartan Center, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem Township. $2/general, $1/55+, Free for kids under 12. Over 100 crafters! Handcrafted items, home decor, jewelry, clothing, purses, American Girl clothes, florals, baked good, Scholastic Book Fair and much more! All proceeds benefit NCC Alumni Scholarships and programming. 610-861-5088
NJ permit bow season starts Saturday, October 29.
Saturday, Oct. 29, Columcille Megalith Park celebrates the Celtic New Year’s Eve with a Samhuinn torch-lit ceremony, 7 pm. A $5 donation buys cider and donuts. Columcille is located at 2155 Fox Gap Road, Bangor. Call 610-588-1174.
The 48th annual Hamburg Jaycees King Frost Parade Saturday, Oct. 29, 7 pm. Rain date: Nov. 5, 7 pm. Starts on Third Street, to Maple Street and then down Fourth Street.610-562-1684.
City of Allentown Halloween Parade; Sunday, October 30 at 2:00 pm, the oldest continuous Halloween Parade in the nation, starts at the Allentown Fairgrounds.
City of Bethlehem Halloween Parade; Sunday, October 30 at 2:00 pm, starts on W. Broad Street & continues down Main Street. Also, the Halloween 5K race will be run along the annual Halloween Parade route just before the bands begin to march. Costumes are encouraged. Costume judging takes place before the race on Main Street in front of the Band Shell at 12:30 pm. Race starts at 1:00 pm. Because the parade begins shortly after the race concludes, all runners MUST finish in 35 minutes or less or they will be pulled off the course!
Phillipsburg-Easton Halloween Parade; Sunday, Oct. 30 at 1:30 pm. The Hallowfest Parade will begin on South Main Street in Phillipsburg and cross the free bridge into Easton.
Fall Foliage Scenic Train Rides, WK&S Railroad, Kempton. 6 mile, 40 minute trips along the Maiden Creek. 1-4 pm Saturdays and Sundays in October. Adults $8, Children (3-11) $4. More info 610-756-6469.
Bethlehem Farmers’ Market every Thursday 11 am to 3 pm, Morton and New Streets, Southside Bethlehem. This is the last market for this year. Locally grown fruits and vegetables, fresh herbs, meat orders, eggs, breads and pastries, cookies, specialty popcorn and trail mixes.
Easton Farmers’ Market; Centre Square Downtown Easton. Celebrating its 259th year, the Farmers’ Market runs every Saturday through November, 9 am to 1 pm.
Emmaus Farmers’ Market open on Sundays from 10 am to 2 pm, rain or shine, every Sunday until November 20. The Emmaus Farmers’ Market is the premier producer-only market in the Lehigh Valley. They are committed to providing locally produced, safe, and highly nutritious farm products. The Emmaus Farmers’ Market is located in the parking lot of KNBT (Keystone Nazareth Bank & Trust), 235 Main Street, Emmaus.