'Second Saturday' events offer new ways to enjoy and explore Millheim, PA

– by Lesley Kistner

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Relax and enjoy a glass of wine or a cocktail along the mill race at Pisano Winery in downtown Millheim.

During the second Saturday of each month, visitors to Happy Valley will have extra reasons to spend time in the charming, historic and walkable town of Millheim, PA.

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The Green Drake Gallery is filled with beautiful and unique works from regional artisans.

Second Saturday kicks off May 8. Each month, special activities and extended business hours will offer visitors plenty of reasons to spend a day in the quaint town. It's walkability is an added bonus.

Participating in the inaugural event will be popular Elk Creek Cafe + Aleworks, a restaurant/brew pub/music venue that focuses on fresh, flavorful, authentic and local. Elk Creek Cafe will be open inside for dinner from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Reservations are recommended.)

At the Millheim Hotel, the band "Rapid Run" will play from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. At the same time, an area winery will be doing a wine tasting.

Inglebean Coffee House will offer extended hours, and Inglebean Ice Cream will be open with new farm-fresh sundaes and milkshakes. Both shops will be open till 5 p.m. In addition, a pop-up plant sale featuring native plants and trees will take place.

If delicious, locally sourced food, great craft beer and wine, unique shops and historic architecture pique your interest, mark your calendars for May 8, and second Saturdays after that and head to Millheim, PA!

Amish buggy Millheim

Millheim is located in the heart of Happy Valley's Amish country.

The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau cannot stress enough that we believe in responsible and safe travel. We do encourage visitors planning business or leisure travel to Happy Valley to refer to the following resources for reliable information and updates regarding COVID-19. Please keep in mind that some articles on this blog were written in a different age pre-virus. Please refer to the individual business websites for current status and hours available. HVAB links to business and other appropriate pages at every opportunity.