1. Southside Christmas Bar Crawl

Need relief from holiday shopping already? Maybe you just need a way to warm up after the first snow. Put on a holiday costume and join the Christmas Pub Crawl embarking on Bethlehem’s South Side this weekend. Festivities kick off 5 p.m. Saturday at the Steel Pub. The crawl will continue on to Loopers’ Grille and BarJ.P. MacGrady’sMolly’s Irish Grille, Sotto Santi’s and the Tally-Ho Tavern.

2. Buy your holiday greenery

Deck your halls with greens and holiday crafts from Burnside Plantation! Choose from an extensive selection of fresh greens, including wreaths, swags, garlands, and bouquets, all lovingly assembled by the Burnside Crafters. Stop by this Saturday or Sunday, free entry!

3. Shop Christkindlmarkt or in the Historic open market

Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem showcases aisles of exquisite handmade works by the nations finest artisans, the heart-warming sounds of live Christmas music, delicious food and more. Be sure to stop by the glassblowing booth, where beautiful ornaments and decorations are always being made. You can even try your hand at making your own glass ornament, perfect for gift giving or the family’s Christmas Tree.

4. See the Christmas City Follies at Touchstone Theatre

Ring in the Mayan Apocalypse with Bethlehem’s favorite Holiday tradition! This Touchstone Theatre ensemble-created classic yet again re-imagines what the holidays are all about with music, wit and holiday hijinks. We look forward to standing under the mistletoe with you.

5. Check out the Bethlehem Area Public Library Holiday Book Sale

From 11am-4pm on Saturday, BAPL will be selling books, DVDs and music in the Southside branch. You’re sure to find something for the book or movie lover in your family! All proceeds benefit the library.