Things to Do
Downtown Easton attracts people to its many restaurants, art galleries, and antique shops. The State Theatre Center for the Arts hosts concerts, plays, musicals, comics, and dance performances by marquee, bold-faced names. The Crayola Factory and the National Canal Museum are very popular with families.
For outdoor adventures, the Pocono Mountains, situated just north of the Lehigh Valley, offer skiing and snowboarding in the winter. Warmer weather brings people out on the rivers and wooded trails for fishing, tubing, walking, hiking, and biking.
Easton’s Main Street Initiative is a great resource to find out what’s happening downtown. In addition, the Easton Business Association puts out a monthly calendar of events for the city. Laini’s Little Pocket Guide offers an offbeat, insider’s guide to cities in the region along with the hidden treasures and local favorites, and the Lehigh Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau provides an overview of the area’s shopping, hotels, spas, restaurants, sports, and more.
- Spanish Bull Fight April 18, 2015This past Sunday, I went to a bull fight. Seeing as how that tail is fairly graphic and somewhat disturbing, I’ll start with lunch on Sunday to give you a chance to decide if you want to read my description. Eight of us met at Alhambra (a restaurant near the center of Madrid) for lunch. […]Scott Paulis
- Step Back April 17, 2015I made my way down the steps, past Oechsle, past the statue of the leopard. From up here I could here the throbbing bass, the far off sounds that always accompany approaching a crowd. This is a sounds that instills a sense of exhilaration in most anyone. Those sounds could mean anything, the night hasn’t yet begun, but […]Kacie Paganelli