11 Things To Do This Week In The Lehigh Valley (11/6 - 11/12)

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By Stephanie Eckelkamp

You know the drill! We've got some kick ass wellness related events for you to add to your calendar. Lots of awesome food stuff this week. Holler if we missed something!

MONDAY

Paint Your Own Broth Bowl at CoreLife Eatery in Allentown (6:30-8pm/ Cost: $35)
We chat about bone broth all the time here at Live Well, so we’re super pumped that Paint of Mind gives you the chance to not only try CoreLife’s housemade broth, but paint your own broth bowl too! Trust us, it’s yummy; we were just there last week! Cost includes painting party, broth bowl, and dinner. More info here.

TUESDAY

Wild Fox Farm Pop Up at 187 Rue Principale in Emmaus (5:30-7:30pm)
Want to learn more about a local sustainable farm that produces some seriously delicious meats and veggies? Head to 187 Rue Principale in Emmaus this Tuesday to nosh on some awesome food and learn about their winter CSA (yep, we said winter!). More info here

WEDNESDAY

Eat Your Science with Alton Brown at The State Theatre in Easton (7-9pm/ $55)
If you’re a food nerd like us, chances are you love Alton Brown. So grab your tickets for Eat Your Science, featuring songs, ridiculous puppets, and wild culinary demonstrations. It’s kid-friendly, but definitely not just for kids. Get tickets here

THURSDAY

Body Elite Open House in Allentown (5-8pm/ Free)
Come out and learn more about Body Elite, a personal training and massage destination right in across from Dorney Park in Allentown. They’re teaming up with other health-minded local businesses (Mind of the Athlete, Priority Physical Therapy, and Comprehensive Chiropractic)
to host a VIP open house complete with wellness checks and clinics. Register here

The Suppers Program at Trout Creek Healing Collective in Allentown (6:30-8:30pm/ Cost varies)
The Trout Creek Healing Collective is a collective of holistic practitioners, organic farmers, neighbors and friends that come together to put their shared values into practice. And every so often, they host Suppers, a cook-it-yourself community dinner for anyone who wants more vibrant health. Recipes include nearly all whole food ingredients (no milled grains or refined sugars up in here!), and only costs what the ingredients cost, which is usually around $8 to $12. Register here. 

FRIDAY

Importance of Sustainable Farming Talk at Nature’s Way in Easton (6-7pm/ Free)
Want to learn more about sustainable agriculture and the farming techniques that are used to protect the environment, public health, human communities, and animal welfare? Head to Nature’s Way for a talk with Rich DiFebo from Harvest Home Meats, which produces 100% grass-fed beef. More info here

Winter Light Spectacular at the Lehigh Valley Zoo (5:30pm-10pm / Cost varies)
The Zoo’s light presentation of just about 1 million (energy conserving) lights kicks off this Friday and goes through December 21st. The fourth year promises a ton of fun and wonder (and animal visits) for kids and adults so you can get your 10k steps in through the nighttime labyrinth. More info and ticket information here.

SATURDAY

Balancing the Mind with Ayurveda at Easton Yoga (11-12:30pm/ $30)
Ayurveda is an ancient system of medicine that originated in India, but there are so many interesting ways you can apply its principles to modern life. In this interactive lecture, you’ll find out your dosha (kind of like your Ayurvedic personality type), learn what foods and activities nourish your specific dosha, and practice a type of relaxing breathwork called pranayama. Sign up here

Turkey Tips & Tricks at Easton Public Market (11am-1pm / Free)
First time hosting Thanksgiving? Get your turkey plan in line for the upcoming holidays with the help of the experts at the Easton Public Market so you can stress less about the big day and devote more energy to what really matters: giving thanks...and, you know, eating. More info here

SUNDAY

Yoga Under the Sphere at Nurture Nature Center in Easton (12-1:15pm/ $15 cash only)
To experience yoga like never before, try this all-levels yoga class that takes place under the amazing sphere inside the Nurture Nature Center in downtown Easton. Come bask in the glow of the Earth while you work on your Downward-Facing Dog. More info here

Yoga at the Brewery at Lost Tavern Brewing in Hellertown (10:30am-11:30am / Cost: $20)
Or, if you’re the boozy yoga type, maybe this event’s more your style. Tickets include an hour class, a pint of your choice, and a 30 minute window after the class to relax and enjoy the taproom prior to the doors opening for business at noon. More info here

*Got an event we should list in upcoming weeks? Shoot us an email here or leave a comment to be considered. We have final approval for all listings, but we love suggestions!