Update: The 2021 MATPRA Marketplace Has Been Postponed.
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Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Berks County, PA is one of the best places in North America to watch the annual hawk migration. The sanctuary begins to count the raptors as they head south on August 15th and conclude the count on December 15th, each year. An average 18,000 birds of prey will soar over the Sanctuary’s rocky North Lookout, a 1,500-foot outcropping on the Kittatinny Ridge or “Blue Mountain.” Each year we tally the number and type of birds that…
On the third Friday of each September, the sleepy little town of Edinburg, Virginia, nestled along historic US-11 comes alive! Enjoy local music, games, arts, crafts; a parade, bed races, car show, pet friendly with contests and great food. The best part of the Edinburg Ole Time Festival is the people. Go back in time when things moved a little slower, a time when people took the time to visit with each other, but most of all, a time when…
Follow the skirl of bagpipes to beautiful Ligonier for the annual gathering of the Scottish Clans!
The 166th Bloomsburg Fair will be held from September 24th through October 2nd. It was originally held as an agricultural exhibition located on the lower end of Second Street, which is now Main Street. Since then it has grown to be the largest fair in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. View the talents of youthful Americans (old citizens), 4-H projects, and grange exhibits. See the largest pumpkin, Christmas tree, and wreath displays, see the Antique Farm Machinery Display, enjoy Live Entertainment,…
Gibson Park is located in downtown North East at the intersection of Route 20 and Route 89, and features handcrafted vendors, live music, and wine tents. A Wine Tasting Wristband is required to sample wine though anyone over the age of 21 may purchase wine. Admission to the park is free. Band line-up on the Main Stage Friday, September 24 4pm-5pm Drunken Sailors 5:30pm-7pm Danny & The Daddios 7:30pm-9pm Northern Accents Saturday, September 25 11am-12:30pm Mark & Dan 1pm-2:30pm…
Situated in beautiful Central Pennsylvania at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds, the 39th Annual Covered Bridge & Arts Festival has something for everyone! • More than 350 Craft Vendors & 38 Food Vendors! • FREE Parking & FREE Admission Handmade & Traditional Crafts • Turned & Carved Wood • Glass Prints • Sewn & Woven Textiles • Jewelry • Photography • Paintings • Pottery Decor for Every Holiday • New & Repurposed Primitives Plus Much More!
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Quarterly meetings start at 10 a.m. and end at approximately 2 p.m. with a working lunch.