Banana Factory Arts and Education Center
Centrally located in the South Side Arts District of Bethlehem - Artist studios, glass blowing, exhibitions
Whimsical arts center that allows you to try your hand at pottery or mixed-media artistry, join classes or demonstrations at the on-site hot glass studio, or simply enjoy browsing one of the three art galleries.
View all kinds of art and meet the artists, from oil paintings, mosaics, blown glass, and Moravian stars made in the same style as Tiffany. Open 10 to 5, M-F, and First Friday of the month open house from 5 pm onward. EASY walking distance.
First Friday is always very nice to go to. The southside of Bethlehem also has some shops and events that are open late. There is sometimes live music.
“Great place to spend an afternoon/evening, enjoy shopping at the outlets, many great food options, casino is a lot of fun!”
“ is a natural limestone cavern consisting of 5 chambers. The caverns were formed by the karstification or dissolving of the limestone by water. In the past the caverns have been called Rentzheimer's Cave and Lost Cave. The "Lost River", so named because the source and mouth of the river have not yet been discovered, flows through it. The caverns are located on the east side of Hellertown, Pennsylvania, United States. The temperature in the cave is consistently in the 52 °F (11 °C) area. There is a gift shop and a museum before the entrance.”
Point of Interest
“Part of Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites, this beautiful 6.6 acre farm in the city features The homestead of James Burnside, an integral part of the Moravian farming system. Situated in a idyllic park, along the Monocacy Creek, the property contains the 18th and 19th-century farmhouse and summer kitchen, a large garden, two barns, and other outbuildings. Burnside is home to one of the few high horse powered wheels in the country! tours by appointment. open to the public during the annual Blueberry Festival,”
“The Da Vinci Center is a discovery center for learning with hands on exhibits. The Da Vinci Science Center (DSC) is a national award-winning nonprofit organization that has brought science to life and lives to science since 1992.”