LEWISBURG -- The Lewisburg Arts Council has expanded its annual Stroll Through the Arts event to a full weekend of visual and performing arts along Market Street in historic downtown Lewisburg.

A silent auction will be held Friday evening at Sovereign Bank, 239 Market St. This year will be the 15th annual auction, and features work donated by artists participating in the Stroll and artists who participated in last April's Arts Festival.

Also available at the auction site will be downtown Lewisburg shopping passes good for discounts at downtown merchants on the "Black Friday" weekend of Nov. 23-24. The passes are free, but in limited quantity, so make sure to pick yours up during the Stroll Through the Arts.

The Stroll Through the Arts Weekend features 40 artists displaying their works in businesses all along the six blocks of downtown Market St. on Friday evening, and "Dance to the Music" with four bands in four venues on Saturday evening.

New to this year's lineup is "Dance to the Music" on Saturday night from 7-11 p.m. with four bands in four venues downtown, all free and open to the public.


PAXINOS -- An exhibition of recent works by Jody Fallon, of Paxinos, will be held at Gallerie Thirteen, 13 E. Main St., Mechanicsburg. An opening reception will be held Friday from 6-9 p.m. The exhibit runs through Nov. 30. Both the exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.

Mr. Fallon, formerly of Hartleton and Lewisburg, now resides and works in Paxinos. He works in various media including oil, pastels, watercolors and pencil. Self-taught, his art focuses mainly on landscapes of the local area but also includes figurative works.

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SELINSGROVE -- "Journeys by Schaffer," a photography show of a 2006 western trip by Barbara and Paul Schaffer, is being held at the Kind Cafe, 16 N. Market St., through Nov. 6. Photos included in the show were taken in Sedona, Moab, the Grand Canyon and many other places in the western United States.

A reception with the photographers is planned from 7-9 p.m. Nov. 3. Music will be provided by Bruce Barr. The public is invited to attend.

For more information call Kind Cafe at 374-0663.


LEWISBURG -- The Bucknell Opera Company will perform "The True Story of Cinderella," by Warren Martin, 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University. The performance, which is free to the public, is directed by Catherine Payn, associate professor of music at Bucknell.

Payn established the Bucknell Opera Company in 1989.


RIVERSIDE -- The Diana Gallery will present a small group of talented community artists who will display their creations at reasonable prices at the old firehouse at Fifth and Line streets.

The studio doors open once a year to the public and every evening from 4 to 8 p.m. between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Opening night is Nov. 24, and light refreshments will be served. The artists include Genevieve Dorang, Deborah Diana, Julia Doucette, Mary Fallon and Ken Conner. They will be on hand at the opening.


To add your school's production to the list, call Joanne Arbogast at The Daily Item at 286-3954 or email information to

Nov. 8-10

n Midd-West High School, "Arsenic and Old Lace," 7:30 p.m., in the Midd-West high school auditorium. Tickets: $4 adults, $3 students.

Nov. 15-17

n Mifflinburg Area High School, "You Have the Right to Remain Dead," an audience participation comedy, 7:30 p.m., in the Mifflinburg Area High School auditorium. Tickets: $6 adults, $4 children 12 and under. All tickets are reserved seating. Advanced tickets may be purchased at the high school auditorium lobby from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Nov. 12-14. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

Nov. 16 and 17

n Warrior Run, "Romeo and Juliet," 7:30 p.m. in the middle school auditorium.

n Lewisburg Area High School, "A Mid-Summers Nights Mid Term," doors open at 7:30 p.m. in the school auditorium, play starts at 8 p.m. Tickets: $5 adults, $3 children, 4 and under free

Dec. 7 and 8

n Line Mountain High School, "Harvey", Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 8 at 2:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium.

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