Easton Garlic Fest returns Saturday and Sunday for its 11th year, with dozens of foods vendors and restaurants offering garlic-themed products and dishes.
There'll be live music, chef demonstrations, and a cook-off featuring the mayors of Easton, Bethlehem and Allentown. You'll get a chance to sample garlic themed dinners and even garlic themed desserts.
The festival, which typically draws thousands of people, runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days in and around Centre Square.
Visit http://www.eastongarlicfest.com/ for a complete schedule, list of vendors, and a map of where everything will be.
Also this weekend:
- The Career Institute of Technology holds an arts/craft show Saturday at 9 a.m. at its campus at 5335 Kesslersville Rd. While that's happening, the EAHS Vietnam Memorial is holding a car show on CIT grounds off of Klein Road.
- Haunted Easton begins the first of four weekends Halloween events with Haunted Movie night at Two Rivers Brewing. The evening begins with cocktails at 8 p.m. At 9 p.m., find out what paranormal investigators found when they looked at the restaurant. Then at 10 p.m., a classic horror movie. (There's a $5 suggested donation at the door.)
- Jack Hanna's Into the Wild takes the stage at the State Theatre Sunday at 2 p.m.
- Stinky and the Spuds play Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at ConneXions.
- The Sigal Museum holds an opening reception for Gettysburg's Ghosts, an exhibit featuring Chris Damiano's series of graphite illustrations Sunday at 2 p.m. Admission is free.
- Ride the Josiah White II, the National Canal Museum's mule-drawn canal boat, Saturday at Hugh Moore Park. The ride is longer than usual, giving you a chance to get a history lesson about the region's role in the nation's industrial development. Tickets are $18.50 Call 610-923-3548, ext. 237, or email email@example.com for reservations and information.