Sunday, December 22, 2013

"History of Sports in Pennsylvania" Tuesday January 7th: 6:30 - 7:30pm


1941 Sayre football team
Dr. Karen Guenther will present "The History of Sports in Pennsylvania" at the Susquehanna River Archaeological Center (SRAC) at 345 Broad Street, Waverly, NY on Tuesday, January 7th from 6:30 - 7:30pm.

The history of sports is something that closely relates to many themes of American history as well as ignites our own local rivalries and interests.  Dr. Karen Guenther, Professor of History at Mansfield University with specialization in early American history and sports history.This presentation will focus on how sports reflect themes such as the rise of big business, labor-management relations, westward expansion, immigration, and nationalism, focusing on sports in Pennsylvania.

A general admission donation of $6 for adults and $4 for SRAC members is requested.(Free admission for all students everyday at SRAC.) Free admission to the SRAC exhibit hall is included in this donation. For more information, visit www.SRACenter.org, email info@SRAcenter.org, or call the Center at 607-565-7960.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

This Friday! Christmas in Downtown Waverly AND Tinsel and Lights!

Remember that this Friday, December13th is the annual Tinsel and Lights event and this year the Broad Street shops will stay open from 5-8:30pm in tandem with Tinsel and Lights as well - so come down town and get warmed up and continue your night of fun! There will be a Santa's workshop in the former village firehouse at 358 Broad Street where kids can warm up inside with hot cocoa and make free Christmas ornaments! At The Price is Right, everyone will get a free book! At SRAC Ted Keir will be giving free tours and we will have the kids doing a free coloring contest to win great prizes! The Broad Street Pizzeria will also be open and serving up fresh hot pies and for those adults, the Railhouse restaurant will be doing special drink specials! Just about EVERY shop will be doing a raffle where you can all win prizes too - so mark your calendar and plan in visiting downtown Waverly during or after the Tinsel and Lights event to get warmed up and to win great prizes! AND the winners will be announced for the Christmas Artwalk storefront mural contest at the end of the night! Spread the word!