Saucon Valley 2016 Sports Season is Underway

The 2016 PIAA Fall preseason is officially upon us. According to Saucon Valley Athletic Director Bob Frey, 413 student-athletes, including 49 Marching Band members, started their PIAA sanctioned practice sessions yesterday. The campus was buzzing with activity early in the morning and continued all day long until the band marched their way into the sunset.

SVHS Band, Chorus Perform at Disney

The Saucon Valley High School band and chorus returned from a trip to Florida Wednesday, during which they performed at Disneyworld. The chorus performed Saturday, Nov. 28 at the EPCOT Center’s Candlelight Processional, which presents visitors with “theĀ stirring story of Christmas as told by a celebrity narrator, accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and mass choir,” according to the Disneyworld website. “Along with students from other schools, adult choirs, Disney’s Voices of Liberty, a 50-piece orchestra, and guest narrator Gary Sinise, they retold the Christmas story in words and song,” Saucon Valley resident and attendee Jenn Korin reported. The Saucon Valley High School marching band performed the pre-show for the Festival of Fantasy Parade at Disney on Sunday, Nov.

Ring in 2016 at Beethoven Waldheim Club’s New Year’s Eve Party (Sponsored)

If you want to have a unforgettable celebration of New Year’s Eve 2016 without venturing too far from home, this year’s New Year’s bash at the Beethoven Waldheim Club near Hellertown should definitely be on your list of things to do. The party will feature a live performance by the Lehigh Valley-based dance-rock band Nite Flyte from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., along with a buffet menu that includes fruit and vegetables with dip, roast beef, turkey, chicken parmesan, white fish, baked ziti, candied carrots, rolls and butter, assorted desserts, soda, coffee and tea. There will be a cash bar. Tickets also include a midnight champagne toast, noisemakers and party hats. Doors will open at 7 p.m., with dinner served at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets for the party are $50 each or two for $90.

SV Music Connection’s Christmas Tree Sale Dates Announced

The Saucon Valley Music Connection will host its annual Christmas Tree Sale at Christ Lutheran Church, 69 Main St., Hellertown, from Thursday, Dec. 4 to Sunday, Dec. 14. Hours for this year’s sale are as follows:

Monday through Thursday, 5 to 8 p.m.
Fridays, 3 to 9 p.m.
Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sundays, Noon to 9 p.m.

The Saucon Valley Music Connection is the booster club for the Saucon Valley High School music program, and proceeds from the tree sale will benefit music students at the school.

When Are Saucon Valley’s Holiday Band and Chorus Concerts?

Mark your calendars! The 2014 schedule for the holiday concerts at Saucon Valley School District has been announced as follows:

Elementary Band and Chorus Concert – Thursday, Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m.
Middle School Band and Chorus Concert – Thursday, Dec. 11, 7 p.m.
High School Band and Chorus Concert – Tuesday, Dec. 16, 7 p.m.

All concerts will be held in the auditorium at Saucon Valley High School, 2100 Polk Valley Road, Hellertown.