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Weekend Fun: SoccerFest, Museum Store Sunday and Winter Wonderland Extravaganza

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The Lehigh Valley SoccerFest has returned to the SteelStacks campus.

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Happy Thanksgiving! The LehighValleyNews.com digital desk has handpicked three events for you to welcome in this holiday weekend!

  • The Lehigh Valley SoccerFest has returned to the SteelStacks campus
  • Museum Store Sunday is coming back this Sunday, Nov. 27
  • Winter Wonderland Extravaganza in Allentown will feature more than 70 vendors

SoccerFest & Viewing Party at SteelStacks

Are you a big fan of soccer who has been following the 2022 FIFA World Cup? The Lehigh Valley SoccerFest has returned to the SteelStacks campus for you to cheer on Team USA!

Here is the schedule for the watch parties this weekend:

Friday, Nov. 25

When: 11 a.m. - Netherlands vs. Ecuador
Where: Air Products Town Square & Palette & Pour

When: 2 p.m. - England vs. USA
Where: Air Products Town Square & Palette & Pour

Saturday, November 26

When: 11 a.m. - France vs. Denmark
Where: Air Products Town Square & Palette & Pour

When: 2 p.m. - Argentina vs. Mexico
Where: Air Products Town Square & Palette & Pour

Sunday, November 27

When: 11 a.m. - Croatia vs. Canada
Where: Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling, Air Products Town Square & Palette & Pour

When: 2 p.m. - Spain vs. Germany
Where: Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling, Air Products Town Square & Palette & Pour

The whole SoccerFest is running through Dec. 2. No ticket is required for admission. Parking is free but limited. Check out more details if this sounds interesting to you!

Allentown will also hold a viewing party for the Team USA vs. England match Friday at 2 p.m. at St. Luke's Metro Field on Sherman Street in the city's east side.

Museum Store Sunday by 3 Lehigh Valley museums

2022 marks the sixth year anniversary of Museum Store Sunday. The annual holiday shopping day is coming back this Sunday, Nov. 27.

More than 1,800 museums from all over the world will participate to spotlight their cultural institutions, offering unique gifts and encouraging communities to shop locally.

There are three Lehigh Valley-based museums participating this year: the National Museum of Industrial History, the National Canal Museum and the Sigal Museum. The schedules, locations and what you can expect in the museum stores are as follows:

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The annual holiday shopping day is coming back this Sunday, Nov. 27.

National Museum of Industrial History

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 602 E 2nd St, Bethlehem
What: books, handcrafted items, jewelry, apparel, art, Bethlehem Steel-themed gifts and discounts for every purchase

National Canal Museum

When: 11:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Where: 2750 Hugh Moore Park Rd, Easton
What: gifts made by local crafters, discounts for all merchandise, free gifts for every purchase and refreshments served

Sigal Museum

When: noon-4 p.m.
Where: 342 Northampton St, Easton
What: clothing, local history books, mugs, stocking stuffers, Easton ornaments and discounts

Winter Wonderland Extravaganza in Allentown

A winter wonderland extravaganza is coming to Allentown on Nov. 26 and 27 with more than 70 vendors.

The event features holiday shopping items, instagrammable highlights and entertainment, as pointed out by our digital producer Samara Ahmed.

Here’s what you need to know about the event:

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When: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. on Nov. 26 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Nov. 27
Where: Allentown Fairgrounds, 302 N. 17th Street
Cost: $5 per person, discounted for veterans and seniors. Children under 12 are free.
What: Entertainment includes performers, presentations, carolers, story time, a coloring contest, holiday-themed arts and crafts and a flower arrangement class

Have a wonderful and restful weekend! Stay tuned with us for more Thanksgiving stories.