Covered Bridge Photo Contest Now Open!

Each year, the Visitors Bureau holds a photo contest to produce a 500-piece puzzle featuring one of the area covered bridges. Limited-edition puzzles have been produced the past six years.  Past puzzles have featured the East & West Paden bridges (2 times), the Knoebels Bridge, Keefer Mills Bridge, Esther Furnace Bridge, and most recently, the Stillwater Bridge.  This year’s Covered Bridge …

Covered Bridge Bus Tour Unveiled

Have you longed to see many of the nineteenth-century covered bridges Columbia County has to offer, but didn’t want to travel off the beaten path alone?  If you are looking for a delightful and informative day touring our historic covered bridges, please join the Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau for its fourth annual Covered Bridge Bus Tour on Saturday, May 20th. Hop …

Wine & Chocolate Week Winners

PRIZE BASKET WINNERS ANNOUNCED! All winners have been notified with a separate email. Congratulations, and thanks to all who participated this year – we hope everyone had a great time. Colonel Ricketts Hard Cider – Melanie, Danville Elk Mountain Winery Outlet at Stoney Acres – Tammy, Milton Freas Farm Winery – Nicole, Orangeville O’Donnell Winery, L.L.C. – Jamie, Northumberland Pickering …

Wine & Chocolate Week Continues!

A Wine & Chocolate Trail is currently happening at participating Columbia and Montour county wineries, from now until February 19th. The occasion makes for a perfect day trip or weekend excursion for sweethearts or groups of friends. What’s more romantic than discovering a new favorite red or white paired with delectable chocolates? Trail travelers are also eligible to win one …

Knoebels Hosting March Job Fair

Looking for a seasonal job? Knoebels Amusement Resort is looking to add approximately 800 new seasonal team members, and is hosting their annual Job Fair next month.  Interested individuals are invited to the Elysburg Fire Hall on Saturday, March 4th from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. to chat with representatives from each park department, fill out an application, and schedule …

Roll Out The Monarch Red Carpet

When you think about butterflies, the iconic Monarch Butterfly immediately comes to mind.  With a wingspan of 8 to 10 centimeters, the Monarch’s brilliant orange with bold black lines is one of the most recognized and appreciated features of the American landscape. Its bright colors are carried from the caterpillar stage to the splendor of the butterfly. The colors also help …

Bloomsburg Fair Pre-Fair Day

Excited for the Bloomsburg Fair?  The Fair runs from Saturday, September 24th thru Saturday, October 1st. Pre-Fair day is this Friday, September 23rd.  Pre-Fair Day is a chance for people to enjoy the 161st Bloomsburg Fair without the large crowds.  This day traditionally also serves as a good “practice day” for new vendors to make sure the week of Fair runs smoothly. Gates …

Roaring Creek Trail Drive-Through

On October 16, 2016, the District Forester for the Weiser Forest District will provide the public with a unique opportunity to drive on the Roaring Creek Trail through the Weiser State Forest, Roaring Creek Tract.  The drive-through will begin at 9:00 AM, starting at the Route 42 parking lot gate; the gate will remain open until 2:00 PM.  Traffic will …

Knoebels Golden Ticket Awards

Visiting Knoebels this weekend? If so, you might be happy to learn that it’s a one-stop location where you can ride the world’s best carousel, taste the best food, enjoy the thrill of the second best wooden roller coaster, and experience a host of other top five “best-ofs” in the amusement industry. During a recent event at Cedar Point in …