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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Bath: Museums are open Aug. 17

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by The Press in Columns

Governor Wolf Historical Society Museum, 6600 Jacksonville Road, will be open to the public 1-3 p.m. Aug. 17. There will be tours of the society’s campus offered.

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The Bath Museum, 121 S. Walnut St., will be open to the public 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 17. Volunteers are always welcome.

To schedule tours, call 484-272-7314.


Emmanuel’s Lutheran Church, 3175 Valley View Drive, will be having its church picnic Aug. 18 immediately following the 10 a.m. service.

This service will include blessing of the backpacks.


The fourth annual Spuds and Suds Festival is set for noon-7 p.m. Aug. 24 at South Chestnut and West Northampton streets.

Spuds and Suds is a community-strengthening event to bring people together in fellowship to honor the potato industry in Bath and surrounding communities.

Live music includes the Billy Bauer Band, The Large Flowerheads and Jimmy and the Parrots. It is suggested patrons bring their own chairs.

There are activities for kids, including the popular Potatowood Derby and face painting.

There will be several food and refreshment vendors, a beer garden and wine bar to satisfy one’s thirst and hunger. The official Bath beer is Suds for Spuds, brewed by Weyerbacher Brewing, and is featured in the beer garden.

The principal sponsor is the Greater Bath Area Chamber of Commerce. Other major sponsors include Brown Daub 512 Autos and Franklin Hill Vineyards.


The Kids Kool Off event is scheduled for 3-4 p.m. Aug. 25 at Firefighters Memorial Park, North Chestnut Street.

This fun event is sponsored by the Bath Fire Department.

Arrive early. Refreshments are served.


Congratulations to Bath Borough for collecting 1,790 pairs of socks for the recent 2019 spring sock drive, held by the Lehigh Valley Business Group.

The American Legion of Bath contributed more than 650 pairs of socks to that total.


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