October 5th is a beautiful fall day to enjoy an outdoor festival (or two) (or three)

The public park over in Souderton is hosting an arts festival from 10 a.m. to dusk today, featuring fine art, crafts and live music. Free at Wile Avenue and Reliance Road, across from the public pool.

Stahl’s Pottery in Zionsville, just off Route 29& 100, holds their AnnualFall Pottery Festival Saturday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at their historic property.  Parking is free. Admission is $3.00 per person; children under 18 are free

The Pottery Festival features tours of the potting sheds and kiln and over 20 potters displaying & selling traditional & contemporary pottery, pottery demonstrations, hands-on potting opportunities, an exhibit of original, historic Stahl’s pottery, and the sale of baked goods & light refreshments

Several of the participating potters will be demonstrating turning pottery on the potter’s wheel and other pottery making techniques during the Festival.

Raku pottery demonstrations will be performed periodically throughout the Festival.

The Festival will feature the sale of a limited edition redware sgraffito plate commemorating the 25th anniversary of Stahl’s Pottery Preservation Society and the Stahl’s Pottery Festival made by Joel Leh, great grandson of Thomas Stahl.

The West End Alliance in Allentown organized a one day West End Oktoberfest Saturday, October 5th, featuring art and crafts vendors, food, children’s activities, and lager brewed by Fegely’s Allentown Brew Works, along with live music ranging from polka music, to rock and roll, to the blues, from noon to 10 p.m., at 19th Street, between Liberty and Allen Streets (West End Theater District, close to the Allentown Fairgrounds).

Oktoberfest in Bethlehem at ArtsQuest continues today through October 13th; noon to midnight Saturdays, noon – 8 p.m. Sundays, and 5 p.m. to midnight on Friday. In addition to food, drink, games and rides, there will be live music, an Artists Market, and glassblowing demonstrations.

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