Historic Bethlehem Museum and Sites will be hosting Christmas in the Quarter from November 6, through December 27, 2020. There will be a wide range of activities for the entire family every Thursday through Sunday from 2-8pm. For complete details on everything Christmas in the Quarter has to offer and ticket information visit https://historicbethlehem.org/christmas/activities/christmas-in-ciq/.
Live music performances, presented by Voices of the Valley, will be held on the second floor of the Luckenbach Mill every Thursday & Friday 6-8pm and Saturday & Sunday 4-8pm. We will be featuring many of your favorite solo and duo acts from all over the Lehigh Valley as well as an open mic on December 19 & 20 from 4-6pm. You’ll see performances from Mike Metzgar, Ben Tyler, Amber Peirce, Bill McConney, The Mark & Ralph Acoustic Duo, Frank Porter, Nick Lindsay (The Audio Files), Michael Reisman (Acoustic Mayhem), Jack Pierone, Eliza Rush, Matt Dellecker, Stacy Gabel, The Druckenmillers, Chris Dryfoos, Darin Jellison, Payton Renee, Stef & Mike, Dave Reber, and possibly a few special guests. The open mic nights will be hosted by Ralph Pagano. Due to Covid-19 concerns we must ask anyone who wishes to participate in the open mic nights to bring their own instrument and microphone. There may also be a few performances held outdoors in the heated shed. The complete music schedule will be hosted here next week and the coming weekends schedule will also appear in the Weekly Live Music “HOT SPOTS” every Thursday.
Among the other activities you can look forward to are Holiday Pop-up Shopping, Holiday Photo Opportunities and Kids Crafts and Activities on the first floor of the Luckenbach Mill. The Holiday Art Exhibit will be held on the second floor of the Luckenbach Mill. There will also be an outdoor art exhibit, The Putz Exhibit (in the Springhouse), Holiday decorated trees, the lighting of the historic buildings, food trucks, the Cave Brewing Company Winter Beer Garden & Gift Wrapping with Marche Maison (November 21), Spirits of the Holidays with Wardog Spirits & Black River Farms (December 5), Thrift Gifts Workshop with Domaci (December 6), Cooking Bake-Off and Demonstrations with Young Chefs Academy, Luminaria (December 12) and a Youth Ballet Performance (TBA). You can also reserve a Christmas Cottage for up to five people to enjoy. The November Food Drive will benefit two local food pantries and donations can be dropped off here. All donations will receive a 20% coupon for shopping at the Industrial Quarter, the Visitor Center and the Museum Store.
Make plans during this holiday season to come join us in the Industrial Quarter and help support the Historic Bethlehem Museum and Sites, the local food pantries and the local musicians who will be providing the entertainment throughout then next two months. Keep it tuned right here for weekly updates on the activities and the live music schedule for each weekend. Like and share us on Facebook to stay up to date on all the live music and other events here in the Lehigh Valley.
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