The 55th Annual Das Awkscht Fescht, one of the country’s largest antique and classic car shows, will take place Aug. 3 to 5 at Macungie Memorial Park. The featured car this year is the Packard. Gates open 6 a.m. for walk-ins and show cars enter after 7:30 a.m. The flea market remains open until dusk and craft vendors are open until 9 p.m. Musical entertainment continues until 10:30 p.m. Aug. 3 and 4 and until 3:45 p.m. Aug. 5. Fireworks will light up the sky 9:30 p.m. Aug. 4. For more information, go to www.awkscht.com.
The Lower Macungie Garden Club will meet 1 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Lower Macungie Township Community Center.
The Lower Macungie Senior Citizens Club meets noon Aug. 7 and 21 at the community center. After a business meeting, members play bingo or card games.
There will be an Old Fashioned 4th of July Picnic July 4 at Macungie Memorial Park.
The Lower Macungie Pool is open daily noon to 8 p.m. through July 31. The pool will close 4:45 p.m. June 25 and July 2 and 12 for swim meets. For more information, check the website www.lowermac.org.
A summer kickoff party will be held 1 to 5 p.m. June 24 with Bar None Entertainment 1 to 3 p.m. and a mermaid visit 3 to 5 p.m. On July 13 there will be a disc jockey pool party with Wesley Works 5 to 7 p.m. The mermaid will be back at the pool 2 to 4 p.m. July 18.
The Lower Lehigh Lions will hold a chicken barbecue at the CVS parking lot in Macungie noon to 4 p.m. June 16. Wixon wet bottom shoofly pies will also be available. For tickets, call 484-431-0688.
The farmers market will be open 4 to 7 p.m. every Thursday through October except Aug. 23. The market features local family farmers providing homegrown food: fruits, vegetables, meat products, eggs, baked goods, plants and more. Parking is available at the Macungie Memorial Park lot and along North Walnut Street.
The Macungie Farmers Market will hold its 12th season grand opening 4 to 7 p.m. May 17. The market features local family farmers providing home grown fruits, vegetables, meat products, eggs, baked goods, plants and more. The farmers market will be open 4 to 7 p.m. every Thursday through October except Aug. 23. Parking is available at the park parking lot and along North Walnut Street.
The Lower Macungie Library Book Club will meet 10:30 a.m. May 2 to discuss “The Girl Who Wrote in Silk” by Kelli Estes. The book for June 6 will be “Harness the Storm” by Sharon Lee Villone.
The library is currently under construction. As part of the expansion of the community center, the library will add 4,400 square feet to house the children’s wing. This will allow for larger classes for children’s programs and allow for two meeting rooms for quiet study and tutoring.
The Parkland Art League will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. April 10 at the Macungie Institute. Artist Jeri Greenberg will demonstrate in pastels. She is a member of the American Pastel Society. For more information, visit sites.google.com.site/parklandartleague/ or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Macungie Bears Swim Team will host a meet the team event 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. April 7 at the Emmaus High School pool. Swimmers interested in joining the team are welcome to come and meet the team and coaches. Team registration will also be taken at this event.
The Emmaus High School Drama Department will present “West Side Story” 7 p.m. March 21, 22, 23 and 24 and 2 p.m. March 24 and 25. To purchase tickets online, visit www.eastpennsd.org/ehs; a link is available on the homepage.
Editor’s Note: The March 21 performance was postponed. The performance has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. March 26. The March 22 performance will go on as scheduled.
Concordia Lutheran Preschool will hold its annual Community Easter egg hunt March 24 with registration 9 a.m. There will be a pancake breakfast immediately following in fellowship hall.
The Parkland Art League will hold its next meeting 7 p.m. March 13 at the Macungie Institute. Artist Margaret Kavchok will give a demonstration on the pen and ink method of drawing. For more information, visit sites.google.com.site/parklandartleague or email email@example.com.
There will be a Beer Memorabilia Show 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 10 at Macungie Memorial Park. For information, call 610-966-4289.