Season Events

2019 Calendar of Events

PLEASE NOTE some events are weather depending, and ALL events are subject to change.
There will be a small fee associated with some events to cover the cost.    These will be noted with an *.
All crafts are $1 each child unless otherwise noted.


July – Let’s Celebrate The 4th

2019 Schuylkill Country Fair being held July 29th through August 3rd

Saturday, July 13th:  Yuengling 190th Anniversary Summer Concert Celebration

Saturday 13th Summer Crafts for the kids*

2:00 Craft Beer Tasting in the pavilion – Bring your favorite craft, or homemade beet to share.  We will supply the snacks

6:00 Bingo in the pavilion following dinner*

Saturday, July 20th:  

10:00 Anything better than fresh blueberries?  They are ripe and in season, so join us for a Blueberry Pancake Breakfast (regular pancakes will also be available) $5.00 per person  Please sign up in the office

7:00 Bingo in the Pavilion

Saturday, July 27th:  

All day – XMAS in July, Decorate your site

10:00 Christmas crafts for kids*

6:00 Join us for a Xmas potluck dinner in the Pavilion.  We will supply the turkey, you bring the sides, Sign up in the office


Hegins Valley Arts and Crafts Faire & Gratz Fair

Saturday, August 3rd:  

Enjoy the decorated sites

1:00 White Elephant Exchange for the kids

7:00 White Elephant Exchange Adults Only!

White Elephant exchange – You bring a unisex gift, wrapped (1 per person) Kids $10 limit, Adults $20

Sunday, August 4th

10:00 am Winner for the best decorated site announced – Seasonal and Weekend!

Saturday, August 10th:  

Paint and Sip with us!  PA Painting With A Twist from Lancaster will be here!  A little bit of PAINT, a little bit of WINE, a whole lot of FUN is their motto.  Come join us for a fun afternoon of painting and sipping.  You do not need to have painting experience to join!!

Enjoy the time of your life as you sip on the beverage of your choice (BYOB), listen to great music, and laugh with friends while a professional artist guides you in creating your own masterpiece.

Pre-Registration is needed, adults and children welcome.  $36 per person

Minimum participation required, so please sign up ASAP.

Saturday, August 17th:  

10:00 am Colored Bingo

7:00 Live music by Terri

Come join us in the pool pavilion for the amazing sounds of Terri, playing acoustic guitar and singing all of your favorites.

Bring your snacks and drinks, grab a seat and take a dip if you like, the pool will be open late for a family swim.

Saturday, August 24th:  

6:00 Weenie Roast at the lodge

Who doesn’t like a good weenie roast?  We supply the dogs and the fire, you come with the side and toppings. Sign up in the office


August 31st – September 2nd: Labor Day Weekend – Schuylkill County Wine Festivals

Saturday, August 31:

10:00 Crafts, suncatchers (please sign up in the office) followed by colored bingo

12:30 Hula Hoops

1:00 Horseshoe torment

6:30 Bingo

Late night Family swim – Let’s finish the summer with some time in the pool


Sunday, September 1st:

Colored Bingo for kids

Schuylkill County Wine Festival 1 – 6 pm Hegins Park

1:00 Monkey Man Variety Show – front lodge come for the show!

6:00 Help us support Hillside ASPCA by attending our Coffee Can Raffle/Tricky Tray – all prizes will be available to view prior to ticket sales*

7:30 Bingo in the Pavilion*

Saturday, September 7th:  

8:00 It’s time to Yard Sale!  We will supply the tables and advertisement, you come with your stuff!

Sunday, September 8th: 

Grandparents Day – All grandparents are free to visit! will have visitor fees waived

Gratz Fair September 15th – 24th

Saturday, September 14th:

Time TBD – Dog days of Summer, Come camp with your pets, the pool will be open for the dogs, pet vendors and adoption day via Hillside SPCA

Hegins Valley Arts & Crafts Faire September 21st

Saturday, September 21st:

1:00 Celebrate the season with your camping “family” with a Thanksgiving Dinner Pot Luck dinner.  We supply the Turkey, you bring the sides and desserts.

Meet in the pavilion – Sign up sheet in the office

Saturday, September 28th:  

6:00 Chili Cookoff / Pot Luck Bring your best chili for a chili cookoff – this will be a blind taste test, and prizes will be awarded.  Not a fan of chili, join us with your favorite dish to share


Covered Bridge Festival Knobbles – October 4th – 7th

Saturday, October 5th:  

10:00 Fall Crafts for the kids*

6:00 Soup Night – Nothing better than a nice hot bowl of soup on a chilly night.  Bring your favorite soup to share & meet us at the pavilion

Saturday, October 12th:  Columbus Day Weekend

10:00 Colored Bingo for the kids

5:00 Bingo in the pavilion

7:00 Potluck Desert, Bring your favorite dessert and we will supply the coffee and tea

Saturday, October 19th:  Halloween Weekend! Part 1

Let’s get a head start on Halloween – Decorate your site, Prizes for the best decorated site!

10:00 *Halloween Crafts for kids*

1:00 Pumpkin Carving, meet us in the pavilion

6:00 Bingo in the pavilion*

Saturday, October 26th:  Halloween Weekend!  Part 2   NOTE HALLOWEEN WEEKEND FESTIVITIES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED

5:00 pm Trick or treating

7:30 pm Adults and children dress in your spookiest attire and meet for a spooky night of fun in the pool pavilion, bring your snacks and drinks

Sunday, October 27th:

10:00 am Winner of the best decorated site announced – Seasonal and Weekend!


Saturday, November 2nd:  

9:00 am Muffins and Coffee in the lodge to say goodbye to another great season!