Looking for something to do this month? The Lebanon Valley Exposition Center & Fairgrounds, at 80 Rocherty Road, is offering more than a dozen events to Lebanon County residents during the rest of November.

LebTown spoke with Patrick Kerwin, executive director of The Expo Center, about the November happenings.

“You can see … we have high school events, 4H events, FFA events, in addition to the things like the Gem Show, and … there’s the Christmas at The Expo, a three-day craft show that literally takes now all but one building at The Expo Center. It’s very, very popular,” he said. “So we’re excited that we have all of this activity going on.”

Kerwin added, “I think it shows the diversity of use of The Expo Center. It’s a great asset for Lebanon County, not only economically, but also, I think, socially. It provides a lot of opportunity for entertainment, etc.”

Nov. 11 and 12: Lebanon Quilters Guild – Quilt Show  

The Lebanon Quilters Guild Annual Exhibition of Quilts will hold a quilt show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days. The show will include more than 100 wall hangings and quilts handmade by members, as well as interactive demonstrations, displays, vendors, a craft area, and a book sale. Click here for a coupon for $1 off admission.

For more event details, you can contact Marie Oberst at 717-277-5612 or marieoberst@yahoo.com.

Read more: 14th biannual Exhibition of Quilts to be held at Expo Center on Nov. 11-12 [Paid Press Release]

Nov. 12: Public Auction – Classic cars, antiques, redware, Zook art

For more information about the event, you can contact Witman Auctioneers Inc. at 717-665-5735 or via their website.

Nov. 12 and 13: Artisan Fair – Art show and sale

The Lancaster Designer Craftsmen will hold a fair with glass art, pottery, woodworking, jewelry, and clothing handmade by local, regional, and national members.

For more event details, you can contact Brian Cunfur at 717-587-5253 or bcunfur@gmail.com. Or visit the Artisan Fair website.

Nov. 14: Central PA Sports Hall of Fame Banquet

For more information about the event, you can contact Glenn Beidler at 717-274-6784 or gbeidler@comcast.net. Visit the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame website to learn more about the project.

Nov. 15: PA FFA Regional Competition

For more event details, you can contact Ron Frederick at 717-354-9453 or rfred1750@yahoo.com. To learn more about the Pennsylvania FFA Association, visit their website.

Nov. 15: Lebanon County 4H Poultry Club Meeting

For more information about the event, contact Lebanon County 4H at 717-673-0480 or 717-270-4391 or LebanonExt@psu.edu. To learn more about the Lebanon County 4H clubs, visit the Pennsylvania 4H website.

Nov. 19 and 20: Gem Miners Holiday Show

The Gem Miner’s Jubilee will hold a show with gems, beads, minerals, fossils, jewelry, crafts, and gifts.

For more event details, contact Teresa and Marvin Schwab at 301-807-9745 or beadware@rcn.com. Or visit the Gem Miner’s Jubilee website.

Nov. 21: Lebanon Area Fair Board Meeting

Read more: Putting on the Lebanon Area Fair is a year ’round job, sometimes more

Nov. 25, 26, and 27: Christmas at The Expo

For more information about the event, contact Davey Whitmoyer at christmasattheexpo@gmail.com.

When asked how Lebanon County residents can get involved at The Expo Center, Kerwin said, “Well, certainly, they can come out and support the functions that are there. That’s great. Because many of them are Lebanon County-oriented.”

He continued, “Of course, we are considered a major attraction for bringing people in from outside of the area. Many of our events bring people from various counties of Pennsylvania, other states, even some [such as carriage auctions] bring people from Canada or England. … So, we feel very happy that Lebanon Countians have been so supportive of The Expo Center. We appreciate that. And we want to continue to be a great asset and a great neighbor to everyone.”

The Expo Center is open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, except on certain holidays, has free parking, and offers 24/7 customer support.

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Lexi Gonzalez is a reporter for LebTown. She is currently completing her bachelor's degree at Lebanon Valley College.


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