Fall 2021 Must Do Events

Fall is here and it’s time for pumpkin picking, apple cider pressing, and changing leaves. Not to mention, there are so many wonderful, family fun events going on. Check out the below must-do events in the Lock Haven area for Fall 2021. Can’t wait to see you in your “sweater weather” gear!

Must Do activities not related to an event:

  1. Walk along the Riverwalk/dike levee and enjoy beautiful views of the river and changing leaves. Make sure to post a photo on our Downtown Lock Haven Inc. Facebook page. You never know, I might post your photo on our website.  https://www.facebook.com/DowntownLH
  2. Visit the Piper Aviation Museum and learn about the history of aviation in Clinton County. https://www.pipermuseum.com/
  3. Visit the Heisey House Museum and learn about the Victorian Era. https://www.clintonpahistory.org/
  4. Check out a book at the local Ross Library for yourself or read a book to your children while relaxing under a tree enjoying the crisp fall sweater weather. https://rosslibrary.org/
  5. “Do Good, Be Kind” to Downtown and our Planet. Pick-up a piece of trash, and throw it away in one of the garbage cans Downtown. Gather your leaves in your yard and let kids jump in them. Laughing is the cure for happiness. https://www.facebook.com/events/725180165021247/
  6. Carve a pumpkin and roast the seeds in your oven. Check out this recipe  https://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/toasted_pumpkin_seeds/
  7. Camp fire weather. Sit by a camp fire and have fun with friends and family. Tell a ghost story or create a musical instrument with only the things around you.
  8. Stop in Simone’s Bakery, and enjoy fresh FALL themed baked goods like pumpkin twists, pumpkin cups, pumpkin pies and more. The Afternoon Tea is sold out for October, but stop in to get more information. She has all the accessories like hats and gloves to make it a special event. https://simonesbakeryllc.com/

October 2 – SPCA Pet Extravaganza & Fair

Riverview Park, 193 Farrandsville Rd. Lock Haven
A family and pet-friendly day of fun. Food, crafts & pet-themed vendors, games & activities, raffle baskets, blessing of the pets & more. Sponsored by the Clinton County SPCA and Blind Dog Rescue Alliance. (570)748-4756 http://clintoncountyspca.org/ 


October 2 – Brews in the Barn Beer Tasting Festive & Chili Cook-Off

Millbrook Playhouse, 258 Country Club Ln., Mill Hall
A 21+ event. Sample beers from craft breweries, home brewers, nationally-known craft brews and distilleries. Sample & vote for your favorite chili from among restaurants and home cooks. Haywood’s on the Green caters & entertainment by the Clark McLane Band. $40 at the door. Tickets online at MillbrookPlayhouse.org.

October 8-10 :  PA State Flaming Foliage Festival

Renovo, PA
9am Daily
A three-day craft fair with 100+ crafts & food vendors. A gala parade through town and the crowning of the annual Flaming Foliage Queen on Saturday. (570)923-2411/(570)9232673  https://pastateflamingfoliagefestival.org/

October 16 & 17 : ‘Christmas in the Barns’

Clinton County Fairgrounds, 98 Racetrack Rd. Mill Hall
Craft vendors are stationed throughout the livestock barns and outside the barns. Free Admission and parking. Sponsored by the Clinton County Fair Association (570)660-4536 or (570)295-8887 https://www.facebook.com/Christmas-In-The-Barns-958600930849571

October 21-24 : LHU Homecoming Weekend

Multiple locations – Please check link below. 2 parades and campus events
Oct. 21st – 6 pm Downtown Keystone Central School District/LHU Homecoming Parade – Oct. 21st – 7 pm Annual Golf Cart Parade – North Fairview St and in the University Commons The University welcomes alum back to campus for Homecoming. Events include a Homecoming Parade, many athletic competitions and special activities for alumni and students alike. https://lockhaven.edu/homecoming/

October 23 – Lock Haven Catholic School Fall Festival

311 W Water St. Lock Haven, PA
Over 30 Vendors so there is something for everyone. Food trucks and food vendors, silent auction sponsored by every classroom. Cash raffle give away at 2pm –  Donation per ticket $10 to entire to win one of 4 prizes. 1st prize $10,000 2nd prize $250.00 3rd prize $100.00 and 4th prize $100.oo (need not be present to win) winners will be notified. Please contact Brooke Fravel for more information [email protected] https://www.facebook.com/lhcs311/posts/977287029754336

October 24 – Sons of Italy Cash Bash on the patio

1 N. Henderson St. Lock Haven, PA
Noon – 5 pm
Only 500 tickets sold. 30 cash prizes given away ranging from $200 – $500. Free food and refreshments. No one under 21 and winners will be notified (need not be present to win) Donation per ticket $20 to entire to win one of the 30 prizes. https://www.facebook.com/SonsOfItalyLH/

October 29,30 & 31st :  Halloween Fun around town

Oct. 29 – YMCA Trunk -or- Treating – Sponsored by Lock Haven YMCA
Perry’s Alley Lock Haven from 6-7pm. Come -in- costume event which kids move from trunk to trunk collecting candy and enjoying games.  (570)748-2767 [email protected] https://www.rvrymca.org/lock-haven

Oct. 30 – Lock Haven Halloween parade – Sponsored by Lock Haven Fire Department
Main St. Lock Haven 10am. Come -in- costume event and join in the parade up Main St, or enjoy and watch the parade on the sidewalk. (570)748-6462 [email protected]

Oct. 30 – Shop -or- Treat – Sponsored by Downtown Lock Haven Inc. and businesses Downtown AFTER the Halloween parade.
Different business around town. Come -in- costume event, after the parade collecting candy and enjoying the shops around town. Stayed tuned for updates on businesses participating. Please contact Kira Rosamilia at (570)748-1576 [email protected] https://lockhaven.org/