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Catasauqua: Borough presents Fest O’ Fall Oct. 6

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by The Press in Columns

The Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association is sponsoring the 13th annual Fest O’ Fall celebration noon-5 p.m. Oct. 6, with a rain date of noon-5 p.m. Oct. 7.

Activities will be held at Biery House, 8 Race St., and George Taylor House, Lehigh and Poplar streets.

Family activities include a hay ride, kids’ crafts, face and rock painting, games, an obstacle course and more. You can make a scarecrow or purchase a kit to make one at home. You can also make a bird house to take home.

Visit the Biery House museum and art gallery. Ice cream will be available for sale, and the bake sale table offers homemade deserts. Have lunch at the Biery House outdoor kitchen, and listen to music by Prugal. Visit the George Taylor House, where there will be tours, re-enactors, crafts and a program on Lenape culture and contributions of Native Americans starting 1 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. The Wildlands Conservancy meet and greet with native animals is scheduled for 1:30-2:30 p.m. The raptor presentation starts 2:30 p.m.

For information, call 610-264-9716 or 610-266-0255 or search Fest O’ Fall on Facebook.

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The Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua, will be holding its annual fall festival and basket social 4-7 p.m. Oct. 5 and 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 6.

There will be a bake sale, flea market and food. The food available for purchase Friday night will be hot dogs, barbecue, potato salad, tuna salad, pierogies, potato chips, pickles and hot and cold beverages. The Saturday morning breakfast will consist of eggs, pancakes, meat, home fries, doughnuts and hot and cold beverages.

For more information, contact Ann at 610-821-0568 or hoelib@aol.com. The event is sponsored by the church’s women’s group.

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St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 417 Howertown Road, will be holding its annual fall craft fair and bake sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 6 in the fellowship hall.

The kitchen will be open for refreshments.

There is plenty of free parking across the street from the church.

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The YMCA is sponsoring the third annual Debbie Linton Memorial 5K Oct. 13. Registration will start 9 a.m., and the race begins 10 a.m.

As a tribute to Debbie, the scenic course will start and end at Alumni Field.

A celebration picnic will immediately follow at the YMCA. Sponsorship levels are available. Medals will be awarded to the top three in each age category.

The goal is to remember and capture the energy of Debbie and others who fought, or continue to fight, a brave battle against breast cancer.

Contact Melissa Brown at 610-264-5221 or melissabrown@gv-ymca.org for details or to register.

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George Taylor House, Lehigh and Poplar streets, will host a Halloween haunted house 6-8 p.m. every Saturday in October.

There is a small admission fee. Contact 484-240-1034 with any questions.

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