WHAT’S GOING ON? Here is a small sample of area happenings — some in-person, others online — you may want to check out in the coming days.
ALLENTOWN “The Ceramics of Toshiko Takaezu,” and “Sleep Tight!,” textiles, quilts and bed covers from around the world, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays-Sundays through Sept. 11. Allentown Art Museum, 31 N. 5th St. allentownartmuseum.org, 610-432-4333.
“Expedition — Dinosaur, Rise of the Mammals,” exhibit of life-sized animatronic dinosaurs, through Sept. 4. Da Vinci Science Center, 3145 Hamilton Blvd. Bypass. $14.95. davinci-center.org, 484-664-1002.
BETHLEHEM “Hear Me Roar — Women Photographers,” four-part exhibition celebrating 50 years of women at Lehigh with photos from the university’s collection displayed at Dubois Gallery in Maginnes Hall; Gallery at Rauch Business Center; Siegel Gallery in Iacocca Hall; and the Fairchild-Martindale Gallery, through May 27. Lehigh University, 27 Memorial Drive West. luag.lehigh.edu/exhibitions/hear-me-roar-women-photographers-part-i, 610-758-3615.
“Gloria Naylor — Other Places,” Dubois Gallery exhibit of primary source materials from the author’s archive, through May 27. Lehigh University, Maginnes Hall, 9 W. Packer Ave. luag.lehigh.edu/exhibitions/gloria-naylor-other-places, 610-758-3615.
Selections from the Permanent Collection, rotating selection including works by George Bellows, Gustave Courbet, Jack Whitten, Marsden Hartley and Kathe Kollwitz, through Dec. 4. Lehigh University Art Galleries, 420 E. Packer Ave. luag.lehigh.edu/exhibitions, 610-758-3615.
“Thinking Through Drawing,” works on paper, drawings and sketchbooks from collection and community, through Dec. 4. Lehigh University Art Galleries, 420 E. Packer Ave. luag.lehigh.edu/exhibitions, 610-758-3615.
BETHLEHEM Street Mural Celebration, unveiling of “Connected by Kindness” mural at Third and Adams streets with reception and music by Not for Coltrane, 6 p.m., Southside Bethlehem Arts District, southsideartsdistrict.com. Inspired by an Australian man who handed flowers to strangers as an act of random kindness, the design features hands offering various flowers to passersby. It was created by artists Sarah Karess and Mounir Mulhem.
“The Unconscious Call to Adventure and the Poetry of Life,” 6 p.m. opening reception for exhibit of paintings and drawings by Dorian Vallejo, to run through Oct. 15. Lehigh Valley Charter High School For the Arts, 321 E. Third St. charterarts.org, 610-868-2971.
EASTON “Basket Weaving,” “take and make” craft for children, 11 a.m., Sigal Museum, 342 Northampton St. sigalmuseum.org, 610-253-1222.
BETHLEHEM Gabriel Iglesias, 7 p.m., also Sept. 3, 10 p.m. Wind Creek Event Center, 77 Sands Blvd. $49-$79. windcreekeventcenter.com, 610-297-7414.
BETHLEHEM Bill Burr, 7 p.m., also Sept. 5, 10 p.m. Wind Creek Event Center, 77 Sands Blvd. $59-$69. windcreekeventcenter.com, 610-297-7414.
OXFORD N.J. Paddy and the Pale Boys, free lawn concert, 5-7 p.m., Shippen Manor Museum, 8 Belvidere Ave. warrenparks.com/wcchc, 908-453-4381.SEPT. 9
ALLENTOWN Michael Buble, 8 p.m., PPL Center, 701 Hamilton St. $65-$142.50. pplcenter.com, 610-224-4625.
BETHLEHEM Collective Soul, Better Than Ezra, Tonic, 7:30 p.m., Bethelehem SteelStacks, Levitt Pavilion, 101 Founders Way. $39-$45. steelstacks.org, 610-297-7285.
EASTON Nora Jones Struthers, “Live at the Falls” free concert, 6:30-9 p.m., Scott Park, South Third Street and Larry Holmes Drive. liveatfalls.com.
SELLERSVILLE Todd Snider, 8 p.m., Sellersville Theater 1894, Main and Temple streets. $35-$49.50. st94.com, 215-257-5808.
Sports & Recreation
EASTON Easton Twilight Criterium, bike races in eight categories plus family fun ride, concluding with fireworks, 3-10 p.m., Downtown Easton, tourofsomerville.org, 908-884-1567.
BETHLEHEM “First Friday,” live music in four locations, lawn games, hotdog eating contest, craft demonstrations, art displays, discounted parking, 6-9 p.m., Southside Bethlehem Arts District, southsideartsdistrict.com, 610-360-5778.
EASTON Pop-Up Easton Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 4, Hugh Moore Park, Lehigh Drive. eastonfarmersmarket.com.
BETHLEHEM Health Worker Career Virtual Information Session, on Zoom, 10 a.m. Northampton Community College. northampton.edu/healthcarecerts , 610-332-6585.
See more events at lehighvalleylive.com/events