This Week's Upcoming Schuylkill County Events

Check out this week's listing of upcoming events from in and around Schuylkill County
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Sunday, October 19th

Sunday, October 19th – ALL YOU CAN EAT BREAKFAST – 8am-noon, St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church Hall, 462 W. Ludlow St, Summit Hill. Cost $7.

Sunday, October 19th – AMERICAN GIRL DOLL BINGO – 2pm, doors open at 12:30pm, West End Fire & Rescue Co., 700 W. Mahanoy Ave., Mahanoy City. Chinese Auction will also be held, Cost $20.

Sunday, October 19th – BREAKFAST BUFFET - 7:30am – noon, East Norwegian Township Fire Co., 16 Sunshine St., Diener’s Hill. Cost $7, Children 12 & under $3.50, Under 5 Free.

Sunday, October 19th – CINDERELLA’S CLOSET CLEARANCE SALE – Noon-4pm, Schuylkill Mall, Frackville. Sponsored by Frackville Rotary. Old stock only $2.

Sunday, October 19th – LONGABERGER BASKET & THIRTY-ONE BINGO – Doors open 12:30pm, bingo at 1:30pm. Zion’s Stone Church of West Penn Township Fire Co., New Ringgold. Also Chinese auction & raffle. Tickets at the door $25.

Sunday, October 19th - PORK & SAUERKRAUT Dinner – 11:30am-2:30pm, Good American Hose Co., 8th St. & Mahanoy Ave., Mahanoy City. Cost $9 Eat in or take out, call 570-773-3473.

Sunday, October 19th - TURKEY/MEATLOAF DINNER – 11am-2pm, Cressona Fire Co., 59 S. Second St., Cressona. Adults $10, children 10 & under $5. Eat in or take out.

Sunday, October 19th – VERA BRADLEY & COACH BINGO – 11am-4pm, St. Clair Lions Club, 259 McCord Ave., St. Clair. Advance tickets $20, at the door $25. Call Melissa at 570-527-5787 or Danielle at 570-449-0606.

Sunday, October 19th – VERA BRADLEY BINGO – 1pm, Doors open at 11am, Llewellyn Hose Co., 12 Silverton Rd., Llewellyn. Advance tickets $20, at the door $25, call 570-544-6169.

Sunday, October 19th - INDOOR .22 CAL. BLOCK SHOOT – 12-6pm, Fire District 26 Ryan Township Fire/Rescue, 945 Barnesville Dr., Barnesville. Indoor .22 cal. Block Shoot, no scopes or peeps, open sights only. Shoots will be for hams and pork loins, $3 per shoot. We also have $5 money shoots. $7 admission all you can eat and drink.

Sunday, October 19th – STONEHEDGE GARDENS FALL FESTIVAL – 12-6pm, 51 Dairy Rd., Tamaqua. Art, Music, Workshops & Celebration. Cost Non-Members: $5, Children 6-12: $3, Members & Children under 6: FREE. For tickets call 570-449-4568.

Sunday, October 19th – ANNUAL ST. AMBROSE CHINESE AUCTION – 2pm, St. Ambrose Parish Center, Schuylkill Haven. Browse & Bid Sunday, October 19, 9:30-2pm. Auction begins at 2pm. Food & Beverages available for purchase.

Sunday, October 19th – 1ST ANNUAL TRUNK OR TREAT – 1-4pm, Blue Mountain Recreation Office & Eagle Complex Parking Lot. A Free Family Fun event full of trunk or treating along with contests, food(available for purchase), prizes, crafts and fun for children 12 years and under. Individuals or Groups interested in Hosting a Trunk, please visit our website: for more details.


Monday, October 20th

Monday, October 20th – Wednesday, October 22nd – RUMMAGE SALE - Trinity United Church of Christ, 22 Lafayette St., Tamaqua. Baked goods & refreshments available.

Monday, October 20th – UNBAKED PIZZA SALE – 5-7pm, Good American Hose Co., 8th St. & Mahanoy Ave., Mahanoy City. Cost $10, Sale will be held every Monday through football season.

Monday, October 20th – LEGO CLUB – 4-5:30pm, Pottsville Free Public Library, 215 W. Market St., Pottsville. Open to children 5-12, children under 7 must be accompanied by adult caregiver. Register at the library.

Monday, October 20th – LINE DANCING – 6:30-9pm, every Monday, Walk In Art Center, 3rd Floor, 220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven. $6 per class, sponsored by Diakon Living & Learning, Call 570-624-3018.

Monday, October 20th – SEPTEMBER INSTRUCTIONAL GYMNASTICS – 5-9pm, every Monday, Schuylkill YMCA, 520 N. Centre St., Pottsville. Participants must be at least 3 ½ years old & potty trained. Cost $30 for members, $45 for non-members, $10 class trial.

Monday, October 20th – PRESCHOOL STORY TIME – 11:15am, every Monday through November 17th. Ringtown Area Library. Open to children ages 3-5. Free, for more information call 570-889-5503.


Tuesday, October 21st

Tuesday, October 21st ¬– DIAKON LIVING & LEARNING AFTER 50 2014 SENIOR EXPO - 9:30am–3 pm, Fairlane Village Mall, Pottsville. Call for more information 570-624-3018.


Wednesday, October 22nd

Wednesday, October 22nd – ROAST BEEF DINNER – 4-6pm, Zion Lutheran Church, Oak & Nice Sts., Frackville. Cost: Adults $9, Child $4. For tickets call 570-874-1190. Dinner includes: Roast beef, mashed potatoes, choleslaw, vegetable, roll & butter and dessert. Eat in or take out.

Wednesday, October 22nd – MAJESTIC THEATRE FRIENDLY’S FAMILY FUN NIGHT – 5-8pm, Friendly’s, St. Clair. Bake Sale & Basket Raffle.

Wednesday, October 22nd – FILLED CHICKEN BREAST DINNER – 3-6pm, Grace Evangelical Independent Church, Locustdale. Cost $10, eat in or take out.

Wednesday, October 22nd – FRIENDLY’S FAMILY FUN NIGHT – 5-8pm, Friendly’s Family Restaurant, Fairlane Village Mall, St. Clair. Benefits Majestic Theatre, for more information, please call 570-628-4647.

Wednesday, October 22nd – HISTORICAL PROGRAM – 7pm, Fire & Rescue Hall, 511 Sunbury St., Minersville. “Minersville Firefighting” slide presentation by Mike Glore. Sponsored by Minersville Area Historical Society.

Wednesday, October 22nd – MEAT PIE DINNER – 4pm-sellout, Salem United Church of Christ, 1300 W. Pine St., Coal Township. Takeout & delivery to high rises available.

Wednesday, October 22nd – ROAST BEEF DINNER – 4-6pm, Zion Lutheran Church, Oak & Nice Sts., Frackville. Adults $9, Children $4, eat in or take out. For tickets, call 570-874-1190.


Thursday, October 23rd

Thursday, October 23rd – PENNSYLVANIA PARANORMAL RESEARCH TEAM – 6pm, located at and presented by The Pottsville Free Public Library, 215 W. Market St., Pottsville. Call 570-622-8880 to Register.

Thursday, October 23rd – PROGRAM – 7pm, St. Clair Community & Historical Society, 24 N. Nicholas St., St. Clair. “The Civil War Era… A Woman’s Point of View”, Historian Ruthann Frankenfield will display clothing and household goods, call 570-429-1850.

Thursday, October 23rd – OPEN MIC – 6:30-9pm, fourth Thursday of every month, Tamaqua Community Art Center, 125 Pine St., Tamaqua. Open to all ages, call 570-668-1192 or visit


Friday, October 24th

Friday, October 24th, Saturday, October 25th – 24TH ANNUAL HAUNTED HOUSE – 7-9pm, State Route 443 in Clamtown. Adults $8, Kids $5. $1 off with a canned good. Benefits Clamtown Troop 755.

Friday, October 24th - HALLOWEEN SKATE NIGHT – Roller Roost II, Pottsville.

Friday, October 24th – PIZZA NIGHT – 6-9pm, Shenandoah Heights Fire Co., 148-150 Swatara Rd., Shenandoah Heights. Eat in or take out, Small $8, Large $10.

Friday, October 24th – BLOOD DRIVE – 1-6pm, Cressona Mall, Air Force Office, Suite 6160, Cressona.

Friday, October 24th – OCTOBER FOOD FEST – Noon-2pm, St. Matthew the Evangelist Parish Hall, 120 Oak St., Minersville. Call 570-544-5845 or 570-544-2211.

Friday, October 24th – PIZZA SALE – 6pm-sellout, Ringtown Valley Fire & Rescue Co., 46 W. Main St., Ringtown. Cost $10 each plus $1 per topping. To order call 570-889-3245. Free delivery in the Ringtown Valley, $3 delivery charge for Shenandoah, Brandonville & Aristes.


Saturday, October 25th

Saturday, October 25th - KING FROST PARADE – 7pm, Hamburg. Packed with floats, marching bands, and masqueraders, this annual tradition will be sure to please everyone in the family.

Saturday, October 25th - A NIGHT OF CHILI & CHILLS - 5-9pm Orwigsburg Veterans Memorial Building. Chili Cook off, Silent Bid Art Auction, Live Music & Beer. Costumes welcome, Halloween fun for all. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Tickets are available at Market Square Coffee House, Paw Prints Pet Salon & Looking Your Best. For more information, please call 570-691-6886.

Saturday, October 25th – MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY CHILDREN’S FALL ART FESTIVAL – 10am-1pm, Alvernia University Schuylkill Center, Cressona Mall. Crafts, face painting & entertainment.

Saturday, October 25th – CUMBOLA PLAYGROUND FUND CHINESE AUCTION – 2pm, Cumbola Hose, 195 Water Street, Cumbola. Shop & Drop Friday Oct 24th 6 to 8 PM. Saturday Oct 25th Doors open at 12 PM Auction starts at 2PM. Baskets, Gift Certificates, 50/50 , Lottery Raffle, Food and refreshments. Big Ticket Items: Philadelphia Soul Tickets, Reading Phillies Tickets, Autographed Yuengling framed art, Autograph Philadelphia Eagles quarter back photo, Pittsburg Pirate tickets, boy and girl BMX bikes, Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre Railrider tickets, Reading Royal hockey tickets, 4 rounds of golf at Sch. Country club, Lake Tobias tickets, Mountain Valley and Hidden Valley golf tickets , Iron pig tickets. MANY GIFT CERTIFIACATES , BASKETS AND PRIZES TO WIN!!!

Saturday, October 25th – Sunday, October 26th – OWL CREEK RESERVOIR FALL FOLIAGE HAYRIDES – Owl Creek Road, Tamaqua. Saturday, 2pm-?, haunted hayrides after dark, Sunday, noon-5pm. Pumpkin painting, face painting, campfire, food & refreshments. Saturday, October 25th – HAUNTED HOUSE – 6:30-8:30pm, Holy Apostles, 307 E. Hancock St., St. Clair. Admission: Non-perishable food item or personal care item for the Soldiers of Operation We Care.

Saturday, October 25th – COME MOURN WITH US – Old Fashioned Wake & Halloween Party. 6-9pm, Schuylkill County Council for the Arts, 1440 Mahantongo St., Pottsville. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Refreshments & music included. Tarot card readings by Teh Warsaw, Vampyr for a small additional fee. Call 570-622-2788 for reservations.

Saturday, October 25th – COACH/VERA BRADLEY BINGO – 1pm, St. Ambrose Parish Center, Schuylkill Haven. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Doors open at 11am, Bingo Starts at 1pm. Food & beverage available for purchase. Contact Melissa at 570-527-5787 or Danielle at 570-449-0606 for tickets.

Saturday, October 25th – AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE – 12-5pm in the large community room of the Schuylkill Mall, Frackville.

Saturday, October 25th – GAME DAY WINGS – 4-10pm (or sell out), West Penn Fire Co., 21 Municipal Rd., New Ringgold. 6 flavors of wings, pierogies & fries. Take out or West Penn Delivery (4 dozen or more delivery) until half-time. For more information call 570-386-8866. You can also relax and enjoy the game with us at the Firehouse.

Saturday, October 25th – HALLOWEEN COVER SHOW ’14 – 5-10pm, Locust Dale Fire Co., Locust Dale. $5 admission. Music by: RAD RELIGION (Members of Home Movies, Condition Oakland w/ Tedd Hazard Covering The Weakerthans), THE GREATER VICTORY (Covering Silverstein), CONDITION OAKLAND (Covering The Bouncing Souls), HOME MOVIES (Covering Bowling For Soup), TEDD HAZARD (Covering Pat the Bunny), HEROES & HOOLIGANS (Dad Punk). Wear your Costume! FREE CANDY!

Saturday, October 25th – 2ND ANNUAL HALLOWEEN BASH w/ TOOLSHED JACK & DJ URANKO – 7-12:30am, West End Fire & Rescue, 700 W. Mahanoy Ave., Mahanoy City. Come join TSJ, DJ Uranko, and the West End Fire Company as we bring in another Halloween the right way. With music from Tool Shed Jack and plenty of Drink specials. Also prizes for Scariest, Sexiest, Funniest, and Most Original costumes. $1.50 Pints from 7-7:30. $5.00 COVER, Valid ID is A MUST.

Saturday, October 25th – BEAN SOUP SALE – 11:30am, Alert/Columbia Fire Companies, 106 E. Lawton St., St. Clair. Bowl $2, Quart $7.

Saturday, October 25th – APPLE FESTIVAL – 7-11am, Outwood Lutheran Church Pavillion, Old Forge Rd. & Oak Grove, Pine Grove. Apple Dumplings & Breakfast, dumplings $3, pick up during festival. To order, call 570-345-3106.

Saturday, October 25th – BLUES & BARBECUE – 4-8pm or sellout, Pine Grove Wesleyan Church, Rt. 501, Pine Grove. Cost $10, music by Sterling Koch.

Saturday, October 25th – CHICKEN & WAFFLE DINNER – 4-7pm, Aristes Fire Co., Cost $10.

Saturday, October 25th – CONCERT SERIES – 7pm, St. Mary’s Church of Branchdale, State Rd., Branchdale. Professor Kim Barroso, faculty at Temple University. Admission $10 at door and $10 for dinner at 8pm.

Saturday, October 25th – EVENING AT THE LIBRARY – 6-8pm, Pottsville Free Public Library, 215 W. Market St., Pottsville. Tickets $35, Fundraiser to benefit technology development. Call Cathy Cortese at 570-640-5495.

Saturday, October 25th – FALL BAZAAR – 8am-1pm, St. John’s Kimmel’s Church, 1263 Deep Creed Rd., Ashland. Arts & Crafts, rummage sale, fundraiser cookbooks.

Saturday, October 25th – FUN HARVEST BAZAAR – 9am-noon, Covachs Market, 124 N. Mill St., St. Clair. Splash the Clown at 10:30am, make Halloween masks & paint pumpkins. Sponsored by First Presbyterian Church.

Saturday, October 25th – HOAGIE SALE – 9am-sellout, Continental Hose Co. No. 3, Main St., Gilberton. Choice of regular, ham and cheese, Italian & meatball. $6 each.

Saturday, October 25th – KIDS FIGHTING CANCER DANCE MARATHON – 9am-9pm, Mount Carmel Area High School. Benefits Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital ThinkBig Pediatric Fund. Donations can be made at Open to the public. For more information contact Cassandra Niglio at

Saturday, October 25th – M&T MOVIES AT THE MAJESTIC – “Frozen” at 7pm, Majestic Theatre, 209 N. Centre St., Pottsville. FREE. Hosted by Pottsville Recreation Commission and Sponsored by M&T Bank. Call 570-628-4647 for more information.

Saturday, October 25th – NIGHT AT THE RACES – 7pm, doors open at 6pm, Summit Station Fire Co., 88 Firehouse Rd., Summit Station. Free admission, Must be 21+ to attend.

Saturday, October 25th – ROCKIN’ TO THE OLDIES DANCE – 8-11pm, Lakeside Ballroom, 40 Crystal Lane, Barnesville. Music by Flamin’ Dick & the Hotrods. Tickets $15, Sponsored by Diakon Living & Learning.

Saturday, October 25th – SCHUYLKILL HEALTH ANNUAL 5K WALK/RUN – For diabetes awareness and education. Registration 8am, walk/run begins at 10am, Stoyer’s Dam, Bubeck Park, Schuylkill Haven. To register go to or call Michael Peckman at 570-621-5555.

Saturday, October 25th –SPACHETTI DINNER – 4-7pm, Salem United Methodist Church, 133 S. Liberty St., Orwigsburg. Free will offering accepted, take outs available.

Saturday, October 25th – TRI-VALLEY FAMILY FALL FESTIVAL – Noon-4pm, Hegins Park, Park Lane, Hegins. Cow Patty bingo at 3pm, tickets $5, music starts at 1pm. Sponsored by TV Relay for Life team to benefit American Cancer Society.
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