Fabulous February Full of Fun at the Bremen Town Ballroom!

It’s a Fabulous February at the Bremen Town Ballroom.  With a month full of celebrations, feasts, local food, politics, and workshops, there’s something for everyone.  We hope you’ll join us in Millheim for something good!

Friday Feb. 6, from 8-Midnight.
It’s cold outside and we promise to get you hot and keep you moving as we kick off the shortest DJ Ross of Love Dance Feb 6 2015 jpgmonth of the year with a straight-up dance party, featuring guest DJ Ross of Love from Philadelphia.  Ross of Love has an extensive collection of popular and obscure dance music and will be sure to keep you moving and get you warmed up. Dance away the winter blues in our beautiful dance hall.  Costs $5, BYOB.

Spaghetti Dinner to Benefit the East Penns Valley Library
Saturday Feb. 14 4pm-7pm
The Bremen Town Ballroom is proud to host this long-standing community event for the first time.  Volunteers will take over the kitchen to cook lots of Spaghetti with a variety of vegetarian and meat sauces.

This dinner raises funds for the East Penns Valley Library, the heart of our community.
Cost: $10 Adults, $5 Children  BYOB

Luscious:  A Dinner in Four Courses
Friday Feb. 20, 6:30pm
You’re in for a real treat!  Intrepid Food Explorers Chef Mark Johnson and Meghan McCracken present Luscious, an indulgent fine-dining experience at the Bremen Town Ballroom.0186_Luscious_11x17_150131 jpg

This is a one-time, one-of-a-kind experience for your senses. The menu features rich foods, signature cocktails, and vegetarian options.

Entrees include:  Roasted Pork Belly & Rabbit with Black Kale Pierogies and Napa Cabbage with a Riesling Jus;  Seared Caper-Brined Trout with Lemon and Smoked Paprika Winter Succotash; and Crispy Falafel with Pumpkin and Bean Ragout, Shaved Sunchoke and Toasted Coriander Yogurt.
Yummy Desserts include:  Plum Port Crostada with Warm Vanilla Bean Drizzle; Dark Chocolate Mousse Tart; and Brown Butter Ice Cream with Maple Brittle.

Tickets are $55 a person.  Seating is limited and reservations required by Feb. 15 at meghanbmccracken@gmail.com.

Medicinal Tea Workshop:  Herbs to Support Digestive Health with Jennifer Tucker
Saturday, Feb. 21, 2-5pm

Digestion is a key to overall health and herbs have long been used in the form of medicinal teas to improve digestion.  Local Herbalist Jennifer Tucker will teach participants which herbs to have at home and how to use them to aid digestion.

All workshop participants will create their own personal herbal tea combination to take home.  Jennifer will also provide useful handouts with instructions on how to prepare infusions and decoctions.

Space is limited to 15 participants and pre-registration by Feb. 16 at ecovents@gmail.com is required.  Cost $30.

Local Candidate Petition Drive with Michael Pipe
Wed. Feb. 25, 6-8pm
Help local candidates get on the May 15 Primary Election Ballot!  Your favorite would-be candidates need your signature to run in the Primary Election.  County Commissioner Michael Pipe is hosting this event and inviting all local and regional potential candidates from all parties to meet voters in our community.

Voter registration is also available.  Light refreshments and baked goods will be served.  This event is free.

Harold Taddy’s Variety Showcase  Friday, Feb. 27, 8pm.
Harold Taddy brings a unique cast of musical, dance, and spoken word performers to the Bremen Town Ballroom on Friday, February 27th!

Laura Boswell will be performing a set entirely centered around her classical guitar stylings. Danny Brumbaugh will be presenting his one man rockabilly band, The Psychic Beat! Taddy himself will give an intimate improvisational performance as well.Taddy_Bremen_Final

In addition to musical performances, Alyson Kate, Peter Buckland, and Jason Crane will all be performing individual spoken word pieces interspersed throughout the evening.

Special guest Gypsy Lou (Hannah Inglesby) will also be on hand, providing a once in a lifetime opportunity. She’ll be set up with a table and a typewriter, writing and reciting spontaneous poems inspired by the audience.

Last but not least, Choreabellum Belly Dance will take stage and offer a beautiful dance performance, complete with authentic costume and music.

This is a one-of-a-kind evening not to be missed!
Cost $10, BYOB

Millheim Farmers Market at the Bremen Town Ballroom
Every Saturday, 10am-1pm
Regular Vendors include Stone Meadow Farm, Tamarack Farms, MacNeal Orchards, Gemelli’s, Mountainside Homestead, Garden Secrets, Brazillian Munchies.  The market features weekly guest vendors.
It’s hard to describe what a social event this weekly market is.  The Bremen Town Ballroom offers a very welcoming atmosphere where families and community members can hang out by the wood stove while kids and babies play with toys on the floor.  There is hot coffee, and the kitchen serves brunch that features weekly specials.  We have a Sandwich of the Week served on Josh’s homemade rolls.  The menu also features Wafffles, Frittatas, Roasted Rosemary Potatoes, Skillet Pizzas, and more.