Spring is in full bloom in South Bethlehem, and
we are celebrating with a month full of free concerts,
art and celebrations! Whether you're celebrating Mother's Day (May12th) or looking to take in a free concert -
there's something for everyone this May in the
SouthSide Arts District!
Bethlehem Farmer's Market!

Say Yes to Fresh this Thursday and
Celebrate Opening Day at Farrington Square!

At New and Morton streets to to meet our vendors, hear live music, and enjoy fresh, local foods! Whether you’re looking for lunch or shopping for the finest ingredients for a home-cooked meal, you’ll find great options at our market! Free reusable shopping bag for the first 100 guests! Every Thursday from
now until October from 10am - 2pm!
First Friday May is the beginning of the
SouthSide Arts & Music Festival - a 2 day festival packed with music, art and fun! First Friday evening
we welcome 5 performances across the Arts District
to celebrate the start of the festival & First Friday May!
Mark your calendars & join us at:

5-6:30pm - The Ancient Oaks at EZ Money, 20 W. 4th Street
5-7pm - Chelsea Lyn Meyer at the Hill to Hill Grille, 120 W. 3rd Street
6-8pm - Brian Kibler at Molly's Irish Grille & Sports Pub, 4 E. 4th Street
7-9pm - Seth Witcher at Domaci, 21 E. 3rd Street
7-9pm - Pete & the Stray Dogs at The Banana Factory
Southside Arts & Music Festival
Friday, May 3rd & Saturday, May 4th

Now in its sixth year, the SouthSide Arts & Music Festival is a celebration of the vibrant cultural and artistic community centered in SouthSide Bethlehem. Join us for a hands-on arts experience filled with opportunities to listen, watch, experiment, discover, create and learn.
The Out to Lunch Concert Series returns this Friday
at Playa Bowls (310 E 3rd Street) from 12pm - 1pm!
This year we've changed things up and will be rocking your lunch
each month at one restaurant, with a new musician each week!!
Visit us each Friday in May at Playa Bowls and
start your weekend early!

May Schedule:
5/3 - Folk Musician Andrew Dunn
5/10 – Alternative / Classic Rock Musician Frank Porter Acoustic
5/17 – Folk Artist Tom Cooney Music
5/24 – Pop Rock Musician Peaschee
5/31 – Folk Musician Steve Brosky the Singer-Songwriter
Billy & Chris of The Billy Bauer Band
Saturday May 4th / 6pm - 8pm

Join us as we close the SouthSide Arts & Music Festival with a free concert on the Greenway between New and Adams streets with
Billy Bauer and Chris Lorenzetti of
The Billy Bauer Band from 6pm - 8pm!
Bring your lawn chair, picnic blanket and a bottle of vino - this event is BYOB! Or bring your Musikfest mug and refill with
Molly's Irish Grille & Sports Pub - catering us on the Greenway with
fabulous picnic delights and brews!
National Museum of Industrial History
The Unique Birth of
Martin Tower
Saturday, May 11

Assigned to Bethlehem Steel’s Fabricated Steel Construction (FSC) division,Gordon Baker, a retired licensed professional engineer and Civil Engineering graduate from Lehigh University, helped develop and implement a computerized system that produced shop drawings needed to fabricate building beams and columns.
The Martin Tower Wake at Molly's Irish Grille
& Sports Pub
Sunday, May 19th
7:00am - 11:00am

Head to Molly's after you watch the implosion of Martin Tower to properly say goodbye to this iconic piece of Bethlehem's skyline!

Enjoy a special Martin Tower drink, food, fun, and more!   
May the 4th Be With You
Revel Social
Saturday, May 4th

Cosmic Grooves, and Galactic Funk at Revel Social. Let the force flow through you for this Star Wars theme party. 
May the fourth be with you!
Community Appreciation Day at the National Industrial History Music
Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 10AM – 5 PM

Join NMIH for a fun-filled Community Appreciation Day brought to you by Moravian Village of Bethlehem . Guests can enjoy free admission, youth coloring activities, and raffle prizes throughout the day. Additionally, the following activities are scheduled during the day and are free admission:

• Special screening of 'Men At Lunch' documentary at 10:30am
• Special screening of 'Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter' documentary at 1:30pm
•$5 guided tours at 2pm
May Events at Color Me Mine

Memory Makers
Love You a Bunch
May 4, 9:30-11am
Make some Memories at Color Me Mine, and get a wonderful keepsake. Choose from two sizes of plate, or large platter! We'll help you capture the perfect hand or foot prints, then work on seasonal coloring sheets with the kiddos while you finish the details on your project! We are there to help with details and lettering if you need it!

Pajama Night
May 10
 6pm – 9pm
Be comfy, save money. It's a win-win. Wear your pajamas and your studio fee is just $1!
No preregistration necessary. Walk-ins are welcome, but we do recommend reservations for groups of 5 or more.

Muffins with Mom
May 12, 10am-12pm
A $12 reservation holds your spot and covers your studio fees. Pottery choice is an additional cost. Choose from our entire inventory.
We provide pink lemonade and muffins to share with your sweetie.

Kids Night Out - Spirit
May 18, 6-8:30pm 
We'll paint a ceramic project, color, and watch a movie! Popcorn and juice boxes or water provided for a snack. 
KIDS: Ages 6 and over may be dropped off. Younger kids are welcome to attend with a parent.
PARENTS: All parents are welcome to stay and paint in the pottery studio while the kids are having fun in the party room! You will receive 20% off any pottery painted during this event.
For a Complete Calendar listing of all SouthSide Arts District Events CLICK HERE