12 Cool, Crafty Ways to Live Well in the Lehigh Valley This Week (04/17-04/22)

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I think we've been MORE than patient in waiting for Spring's arrival. While we wait just a little longer...here are some super fun ways to get your hands dirty, learn a thing or two, and sip on something special. I can only wish that the next time you read one of these events roundups, you'll be folding up your sweaters for the season. Here's hoping!

TUESDAY

Hardball Trivia Night (7pm - 9pm | Free)
Really, really good trivia, amazing staff, and plenty of GF drink options--what more could I want? We frequent this so much, there’s a good chance you’ll see us there.

WEDNESDAY

Stenciled Enamel Jewelry Workshop at House of Metalworks (6pm - 8pm | $45)
Need a break from the paint n’ sip scene? Get your craft on with this enamel jewelry workshop! Registration includes instruction and materials to make three enamel pendant necklaces. Click here to sign up.

Healthy Living Wednesday at Easton Public Market (2pm - 3pm | Free)

Easton Hospital presents Healthy Living Wednesdays! This week, nutritionists Alison Unger, Carissa Hrichak and Amy Romberger share their best tips for eating healthy throughout the year--including a market fresh spring frittata. Yum!

THURSDAY

Mindfulness Meditation at Vitality (7pm - 8:15pm | $15)
How about some time to be quiet, be still, and just BE? Join Vitality Natural Healthcare Center for some mid-week meditation, suitable for beginners and meditation veterans. Click here to register.

FRIDAY

Comedy Night at Triple Sun Spirits Co. (7pm | $5-$12)
Friday just got funnier! Whether you go for a seat or choose to take a chance on the bar, enjoy some incredible cocktails made from local spirits (some of our favorites!) while you take in five (!) fab comedians. Click here for tickets.

Southside Arts & Music Festival (6pm - 11:30pm | $30-$50)
Join ArtsQuest for two days filled with visual arts experiences, live music and family programming at the SouthSide Arts & Music Festival. In addition to great, live music, the SouthSide Arts & Music Festival showcases visual and performance art in both expected and unexpected places. Happening all weekend! Click here to buy a wristband.

SATURDAY

Artisan Fair and Earth Day Festival (11am - 4pm | Free)
This 5th annual fair is free and full of fabulous vendors--you can even eat while you shop! RSVP here.  

Wine’d Down Workshop: String Art Succulents (2pm - 6pm | $30)
Okay, I have this thing with succulents. Now you can make one out of strings and nails WHILE YOU DRINK. Is this paradise? Click here for tickets.

Sangria Taste Off at Sleepy Cat Urban Winery (11am - 10pm | Cost of a flight)
This Allentown winery is co-sponsoring Ladies Night this year with the Iron Pigs, and in order to decide which employees will throw out the first pitch, they’ve decided to make it a Sangria contest! Benefit from their ingenuity and order a flight of this week’s employee recipes. You’ll get to vote on your favorite!

SUNDAY

St. Luke’s Half and 5k (8am - 11am)
Registration deadlines passed, but cheer on your fast friends during this yearly staple race, complete with 13(!) live bands along the route!

Walk for Clean Water (1pm - 3pm | $20)
Join Evolve Salon & Spa as they raise awareness and funds for local clean water projects! Help them reach their goal of $4,000. Click here to donate and sign up!

Earth Day Pinch Pot Class (3pm - 5pm | $18)
Start with a ball of clay, then roll, shape and get messy! Join Paintsome Pottery for an all ages workshop. Click here for tickets!

*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!

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