2013's Milford Music Festival kicks off with 50 performances and free music at 25 venues in town throughout the weekend. Visit www.milfordmusicfest.org.
The Milford Garden Club is meeting at the First Presbyterian Church on Broad and Ann streets, 1pm. The guest speaker, Jeff Sidel, owns a farm and apiary in Beach Lake, PA, where he keeps bees and produces his own honey. New members are always welcome. 570/686-1043.
The Highlands Photographic Guild presents Julia Zimmermann’s, “The White Album,” opening reception, 5-9pm. The exhibit will be on view through Sunday, July 7. Visit www.highlandsphotoguild.com, or 570/296-2440.
Grey Towers National Historic Site hosts “Come Paint with Me,” 10am-4pm. This free plein air painting program is open to the public. Bring your own materials. Park in the field on Old Owego Turnpike and meet at Grey Towers' Main Entrance Gate for orientation (Visitor Pavilion in inclement weather). No reservations needed. 570/775-6896 or www.joanpolishook-art.com.
The Pike County Commissioners joined officials in 41 other counties in the state when they voted to abolish the commissioner of jurors positions at the county meeting on May 15. Pike has two such commissioners: Republican Marjorie Wassmer and Democrat Getrude Smith. Read more
WIGSTICKS—Girl Talk, a Drag Show feature at The Historic Milford Theatre, 8:15pm. The show will again feature the illustrious Steady Mess and her wonderful troupe of performers. Advance tickets: $25, VIP tickets: $60. Benefits Upper Delaware GLBT Center. www.wigsticks.org.
Do you have a garden or lawn question you can’t find the answer to or a bug you can’t identify? A Penn State Master Gardener will be at the Pike County Extension office, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, to assist you with your questions for free. Email PikeExt@psu.edu or call 570/296-3400.
The Milford Garden Club is sponsoring annual perennial plant sale on the property of 108 West Ann Street & Gooseberry Alley, behind the Wells Fargo Bank, 9am-1pm. Prices are from $3 to $15. All monies raised will be used for the beautification of Milford. 570/686-2168.
The Artery Gallery celebrates The Milford Music Festival by exhibiting the bold, rhythmic, and colorful paintings by artist Al Bialos. All are invited to the opening reception during Milford's "Art After Dark," 6-9pm. Free evening of art, music and food. Contemporary jazz by Eric Hedick. 570/409-1234.