Must-See May Events
10 Things to Do in the Lehigh Valley This Month
Pippin - May 1–5
Winner of four Tony Awards, including Best Musical Revival, Pippin is the story of a boy’s journey from ordinary to extraordinary. Young Prince Pippin sets out on a voyage to find himself through love, battle, politics and more. Pippin finds the best things of life are the un-extraordinary moments in every day.
$29–$32 | Times vary | DeSales University | The Labuda Center for the Performing Arts | 2755 Station Ave., Center Valley | 610.282.3192 | desales.edu
Dorney Park Opening Day - May 3
Get the family together and enjoy all the thrills that Dorney Park has to offer. From coasters to bumper cars, there’s a ride for everyone. Don’t forget to look into season passes so you can enjoy the park whenever you want.
Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom | 4000 Dorney Park Rd., Allentown | 610.395.3724 | dorneypark.com
Fun Home - May 3–19
Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home is the coming-of-age story of author Alison Bechdel and her journey to write her own graphic autobiography. It’s told between her youth and present to fully capture her sense of identity as a lesbian and how it correlates with her father’s self-destruction as a closeted gay man.
$25–$34 | Times vary | 19th Street Theatre | 527 N. 19thSt., Allentown | 610.432.8943 | civictheatre.com
Beer: The Final Frontier - May 4
A Science Social Club event, The Final Frontier is sure to be a night out of this world! Visitors will receive eight four-ounce pours of beer from Weyerbacher Brewing, which can be enjoyed while learning all about space. Check out their Be the Astronaut exhibit and explore virtual reality, too. For an additional cost, there will be trivia for those who want to put their brain to the test! This event is for ages 21 and older only.
Online: $19.95; Door: $29.95 | 6–10 p.m. | Da Vinci Science Center | 3145 Hamilton Blvd., Allentown | 484.664.1002 | davincisciencecenter.org
Wine & Watercolor Workshop - May 7
Join Etsy bestseller, and Valley resident, Bruna Mebs for a creative class at Easton Wine Project. Tickets include a complimentary glass of wine, delicious snacks, all the materials and sketched artwork options ready to be painted. All levels are welcome!
$55 | 6:30–9 p.m. | Easton Wine Project | 1247 Simon Blvd. Suite N103, Easton | 610.438.2533 | brunamebs.com
Ladies Champagne Brunch - May 11
Celebrate the ladies nearest and dearest to you with Green Pond Country Club’s day of fun. Enjoy a live fashion and comedy show, along with bubbly, food and door prizes. The first 100 to purchase their tickets will receive a swag bag filled with goodies from local Lehigh Valley businesses.
$45 | 11 a.m.–2 p.m. | Green Pond Country Club | 3604 Farmersville Rd., Bethlehem | eventbrite.com
Disney in Concert: A Dream Is a Wish - May 11
All of the Disney favorites come to life at Miller Symphony Hall, with a night featuring songs from classics like The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Cinderella, Frozen and more. The evening promises fun for the whole family.
$25–$72 | 7:30 p.m. | Miller Symphony Hall | 23 N. 6th St., Allentown | 610.432.6715 | millersymphonyhall.org
A Night with Vic DiBitetto - May 11
Heralded as one of the most sought-after comedians in the country, Vic DiBitetto is a comedic force. He currently stars in the nationally touring stand-up show The Three Tenors (Who Can’t Sing). There will be 200 VIP tickets for sale to meet DiBitetto after the show!
$32–$59 | 8 p.m. | State Theatre Center for the Arts | 453 Northampton St., Easton | 610.252.3132 | statetheatre.org
Mayfair at Cedar Crest - May 24–26
Get your craft on! This event features food and craft vendors, artists, music, kids’ activities and live performances. There will be free on-campus parking available.
Free | Fri.: 4-10 p.m.; Sat. & Sun.: Noon–10 p.m. | Cedar Crest College | 100 College Dr., Allentown 610.740.3762 | cedarcrest.edu
The Great Pennsylvania Music & Arts Celebration - May 25–27
Enjoy more than 50 performances held at the historic Allentown Fairgrounds, featuring classic Pennsylvania music and so much more! Come out and bring the whole family to enjoy the rich history of PA on Memorial Day weekend.
Free | Sat. & Sun.: Noon-10 p.m.; Mon.: Noon-8 p.m. | Allentown Fairgrounds 302 N. 17th St., Allentown | pamusicsociety.org