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2015 Susquehanna Life Winter Activities Guide, Sponsored by Evangelical Community Hospital

Dec 03, 2015 09:25AM ● By Kevin
With it getting dark earlier and earlier and the temperatures lowering this holiday season, it may be tough to stay focused on what truly matters: life with family and friends. That's why Susquehanna Life and Evangelical Community Hospital - Lewisburg, PA teamed up to compile a winter activities guide to get you out and moving all season long!

Check out these cool events and don't forget to share your own by adding them to our calendar and posting a link in the comments; we'll add it to the guide!

Jack Frost Jubilee Winter Fun Show Series - start Nov 15 2015 0900AM

Jack Frost Jubilee Winter Fun Show Series - start: Nov 15, 2015 - Mar 13, 2016 09:00AM

Jack Frost Jubilee Open Fun Horse Show Series with dressage, jumping, English, Western, speed classes and more. Every show will have a raffle to benefit Greystone Manor Therapeuthic Ridin... Read More » 


Holiday Lights on the Lake - start Nov 20 2015 0600PM

Holiday Lights on the Lake - start: Nov 20, 2015 - Jan 03, 2016 06:00PM

Started in 1997 as a way to keep park employees working during the off season, Lakemount Park’s Holiday Lights on the Lake has grown quickly into an amazing and widely respected holiday s... Read More » 


The Pennsylvania Christmas  Gift Show - start Dec 02 2015 1200AM

The Pennsylvania Christmas & Gift Show - start: Dec 02 - 06, 2015 12:00AM

Thousands come from all over the Northeast to visit The Pennsylvania Christmas & Gift Show, a festive celebration of the season’s finest decorations, arts & crafts, cuisines, and musical ... Read More » 


Milton Model Train Museum - start Dec 05 2015 0100PM

Milton Model Train Museum - start: Dec 05 - 27, 2015 01:00PM

The Milton Model Train Museum was started in 2007 as a donation of trains and buildings belonging to the late Rev. Dr. A. Robert Walker, whom in his retirement wanted to share his love of... Read More » 


Pet Photos with Santa - start Dec 05 2015 1100AM

Pet Photos with Santa - start: Dec 05 - 15, 2015 11:00AM

This holiday season, stop by That Fish Place – That Pet Place and get your favorite pet’s picture taken with Santa! Show your friends and family how much your pet loves getting into the h... Read More » 


"A Christmas Carol" Dinner Theater Performance by Gerald Charles Dickens - start: Dec 09, 2015 12:00PM

As an accomplished actor, director, and producer, Gerald Charles Dickens has created his own one-man show; a theatrical performance of A Christmas Carol inspired by Charles Dickens’ own e... Read More » 


Mifflinburgs Christkindl Market - start Dec 10 2015 1200AM

Mifflinburg's Christkindl Market - start: Dec 10 - 12, 2015 12:00AM

The Mifflinburg Christkindl Market was founded in 1987 and is the oldest authentic Christkindl market in the United States. When it was founded, the Market initially had 20 huts spread ov... Read More » 


Bellefonte Victorian Christmas - start Dec 11 2015 1200AM

Bellefonte Victorian Christmas - start: Dec 11 - 13, 2015 12:00AM

Some say that “tis not the season” until they experience Bellefonte Victorian Christmas. This gentle and merry weekend of old-fashioned holiday entertainment, shopping, and social events ... Read More » 


Roaring Creek Tract Sierra Club Hike - start: Dec 12, 2015 09:00AM

A beautiful ridge-and-valley hike in the headwaters of Roaring Creek in Weiser State Forest is in store for participants of this 8.5-mile moderate hike. Meet at the forest's headquarters ... Read More » 


Merry Tubachristmas Williamsport - start Dec 12 2015 1230PM

Merry Tubachristmas Williamsport - start: Dec 12, 2015 12:30PM

November 5, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Susquehanna Valley will resonate with festive holiday tones when Williamsport’s twenty-seventh annual "Merry Tubachristmas" celebration ... Read More » 


Deck the Halls at the Harris-Cameron Mansion - start Dec 15 2015 0530PM

Deck the Halls at the Harris-Cameron Mansion - start: Dec 15, 2015 05:30PM

On Tuesday, December 15, the National Landmark John Harris-Simon Cameron Mansion will again be the setting for the region’s premier holiday celebration and recognition event, the Historic... Read More » 


Little Buffalo Christmas Trail - start Dec 17 2015 0600PM

Little Buffalo Christmas Trail - start: Dec 17 - 23, 2015 06:00PM

The Little Buffalo Christmas Trail is brought to you by Little Buffalo State Park, in conjunction with The Friends of Little Buffalo. Meet Santa in the woods and enjoy the thousands of li... Read More » 


The Browns Family Dinner Concert - start Dec 31 2015 1230PM

The Browns Family Dinner Concert - start: Dec 31, 2015 12:30PM

It’s truly a family affair when The Browns hit the stage with their gospel music. The musical stylings of Shelly, Michaela, Adam, and Andrew exude excitement on the stage and offer a life... Read More » 


First Night State College - start Dec 31 2015 1200AM

First Night State College - start: Dec 31, 2015 - Jan 01, 2016 12:00AM

First Night State College takes place each year on December 31st. This family-friendly event is a great way to kick-off the New Year. First Night State College is well known for its outst... Read More » 


Annual Winter Owl Count - start Jan 01 2016 0600PM

Annual Winter Owl Count - start: Jan 01, 2016 06:00PM

Birders needed! Nolde Forest has been holding a winter bird count for over 20 years. Data is recorded and compared to prior years. Walk the trails with Nolde staff and help them identify ... Read More » 


Special Preview Screening of new PBS program Mercy Street  Public Invited  - start Jan 10 2016 0100PM

Special Preview Screening of new PBS program, ‘Mercy Street’ – Public Invited - start: Jan 10, 2016 01:00PM

WVIA invites the public to a sneak preview screening of the premiere episode of PBS’ new six-part Civil War hospital drama, “Mercy Street” on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 3 p.m. at the WVI... Read More » 


Clearfield YMCA Winterfest - start Jan 30 2016 1200PM

Clearfield YMCA Winterfest - start: Jan 30, 2016 12:00PM

Come join us for some winter activities at Parker Dam State Park. The WinterFest is held at the end of January on Saturday and Sunday with events such as "the half naked mile" , the "pola... Read More » 


Heart of Lewisburg Ice Festival - start Feb 05 2016 1200AM

Heart of Lewisburg Ice Festival - start: Feb 05 - 06, 2016 12:00AM

Annual Heart of Lewisburg Ice Festival event held in early February with large ice sculptures and ice carving demonstrations. Event also offers music, children’s activities, games, pan... Read More » 


Winter Sports Demo Day - start Feb 06 2016 1000AM

Winter Sports Demo Day - start: Feb 06, 2016 10:00AM

Experience the fun and excitement of snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Country Squirrel Outfitters, of Ridgway, PA, will have a variety of cross country skis & snowshoes available for... Read More » 


Snowfest - start Feb 14 2016 0100PM

Snowfest  - start: Feb 14, 2016 01:00PM

Join us for a wintry run through the woods during the 15th Annual SNOWFEST located at RB Winter State Park. Winter activities and demonstrations from 12-4 include snowshoeing, cross count... Read More » 

Showshoeing and Cross-country Skiing at Crystal Lake

New Life for a Nonprofit - Nov 20 2015 0615AM

New Life for a Nonprofit

As an AmeriCorps member charged with the task of helping to revitalize a nonprofit, Sue Stackhouse reached out to the community to gather invaluable input to revitalize Crystal Lake Ski C... Read More » 


About Evangelical

Evangelical Community Hospital – a non-profit, independent community hospital in Lewisburg – has provided convenient, accessible, and affordable healthcare for nearly 90 years. The Hospital offers a full spectrum of inpatient and outpatient services, including joint replacements through the Center for Orthopaedics, women’s care through OB/GYN of Evangelical, the Center for Breast Health, and The Family Place, interventional cardiovascular care, and advanced surgical services.

Evangelical’s commitment to providing outstanding patient care is evident through the growth and expansion of its services. In addition to continually adding new medical specialists, the Hospital recently opened a new Heart and Vascular Center in 2015.

One of the county’s largest employers, Evangelical is licensed to accommodate overnight patients and acute rehab patients. Around 1,000 babies are born each year at The Family Place and the Hospital includes a primary stroke center, diabetes center, community health and wellness program, and more. The Hospital serves residents of Snyder, Union, Northumberland, and Lycoming counties and their surrounding areas.

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