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Weekend Fun: Disney On Ice, Drive-In Double Feature and Hellertown - Lower Saucon Restaurant Week

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Mickey Mouse will host Disney On Ice and walk the audience through 14 classic stories.

Welcome to weekend fun. The LehighValleyNews.com digital desk has handpicked three events for you to enjoy this weekend.

  • Disney On Ice presents Let's Celebrate which features 14 stories and more than 50 Disney characters "on the ice"
  • Shankweiler's Drive-In Theatre will play two movies this weekend, including Raiders of the Lost Ark and Top Gun: Maverick
  • Hellertown's Restaurant Week is coming to an end with Easton Restaurant Week this Saturday, Jan. 21

Disney on Ice at PPL Center

PPL Center in Allentown will host seven shows between Jan. 19-22, as Disney on Ice presents "Let's Celebrate."

Hosted by Mickey and Minnie, the event goes on an adventure “on the ice” with more than 50 Disney characters. Fans will see Donald Duck, Goofy and more. Disney princesses such as Cinderella, Ariel and Snow White will also be featured.

The stories presented include both classic and modern favorites for Disney fans. There will be award-winning skaters, high-energy choreography and a spectacular set to celebrate all the unforgettable Disney shows and create a one-of-a-kind experience.

Participants of the event will also get to enjoy over 30 renowned Disney songs such as “Let It Go!” and “You’ve Got A Friend in Me.”

Here’s the schedule:

  • Thursday, Jan. 19 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 20 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 21 - 11:00 a.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 21 - 3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 21 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, Jan. 22 - 12:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, Jan. 22 - 4:00 p.m.

Get your tickets here. Door opens an hour before each show begins.

Drive-In Double Feature: Raiders of the Lost Ark and Top Gun: Maverick

Shankweiler's Drive-In Theatre features two movies on the big screen and under the stars.

The two movies include "Raiders of the Lost Ark," a 1981 American action-adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg that tells the story of Indiana Jones, and "Top Gun: Maverick," a 2022 summertime favorite dedicated to a story of naval aviators.

Here’s the showtime schedule:

  • Jan 20, 2023 7 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
  • Jan 21, 2023 7 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Gates open at 5 p.m. You can get a ticket either onsite or in advance on the theater’s website.

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Shankweiler's Drive-In Theatre will feature two movies this weekend, including Raiders of the Lost Ark and Top Gun: Maverick.

Hellertown - Lower Saucon Restaurant Week

Hellertown's Restaurant Week ends this Saturday, Jan. 21. So seize the moment to visit restaurants you haven’t been to.

Participating restaurants include Braveheart Highland Pub, Lost Tavern Brewing, Yianni's Taverna and more. Check out more information about the restaurants, menus and specials here.

At the same time, Easton Restaurant Week is still ongoing until Jan. 21. Read last week’s Weekend Fun series to learn more.

There are more restaurant weeks coming up across the area:

  • SouthSide Arts District Winter Restaurant Week: Jan. 23-29, 2023
  • Historic Bethlehem Winter Restaurant Week: Jan. 29 - Feb. 4, 2023
  • East Penn Restaurant Week: Feb. 26 - March 4, 2023