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Aug. 20

The Seed Farm, 5854 Vera Cruz Road, Emmaus, hosts its inaugural fall plant sale 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Also 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 21. A wide selection of vegetables, herbs and flowers, all grown at The Seed Farm, will be available for purchase. Varieties that are cold and frost tolerant will be featured. For additional information, visit the website www.theseedfarm.org/fallplantsale.

Chuck Thomas, a certified Kripalu Mindful Outdoor Guide, will lead a wellness hike 8 to 11 a.m. at Dorothy Rider Pool Wildlife Sanctuary, 3701 Orchid Place, Emmaus. The event is part of the Get Out for Wellness series. There is a cost to register. The walk is designed to help participants reconnect with nature. Hikers will spend time along the route pausing and connecting with nature through poetry and meditation. Light refreshments will be offered after the hike. Register online at WildlandsPA.org.

Aug. 21

The 70th annual Vera Cruz Homecoming noon to 8 p.m. Mystic Chain Park, Main Road East, Vera Cruz. Activities will include a cakewalk 3:15 p.m. Food and beverages will be available. Uncle Jeffrey will broadcast live from the Homecoming 3-5 p.m. Musical entertainment will include the Rehrig Brothers noon to 3 p.m. and The Large Flowerheads (Flowerpower) 5-8 p.m. Preceding the annual Homecoming will be the Sunday morning community Homecoming service 9 a.m. at Vera Cruz E.C. Church, 5501 Vera Cruz Road. The service will include special music presented by Jeffrey and Sarah Tankred.

Aug. 26-28

The 43rd Annual Wheels of Time Rod and Custom Jamboree will be held at Macungie Memorial Park. The event helps support local charities and the scholarship program for local Vo-Tech automotive technology graduates. Over 1,500 custom cars and street rods from all over the East Coast will be on display. Special features this year include Dennis Anderson and his Now Truck; TV show cars; Craig Thatcher Band 7 p.m. Aug. 26 and Flamin’ Dick and the Hot Rods 7 p.m. Aug. 27. Activities include a huge flea market, refreshments, bingo, a basket auction, a cakewalk, Chinese auctions and musical entertainment. There will also be kids’ activities such as crafts and games. The show opens 7 a.m. each day and goes until sundown. Musical entertainment continues until 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Aug. 27

A hike of Lehigh Parkway and Fish Hatchery will be offered 10 a.m. to noon as part of the Get Out For Wellness series offered through Wildlands Conservancy. Participants will hike along Little Lehigh Creek through Lehigh Parkway to the historic covered bridge and the hunter’s log cabin and loop back. The hike is appropriate for strollers and wheelchairs. To register or for more information visit the website WildlandsPA.org.

Sept. 10

Yard sale, bake sale and hot dog sale 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. John’s UCC, 139 N. Fourth St., Emmaus. Rain or shine. For information, call Jim Schaffer at 610-704-3980.

Sept. 12

Emmaus Rotary Club’s 15th annual golf tournament at Brookside Country Club, 901 Willow Lane, Macungie. Proceeds will benefit Emmaus Rotary Club Community Service Projects. To register, visit https://www.crsadmin.com/EventPortal/Registrations.

Sept. 17

The second annual Alburtis Sportmen’s Flea Market will be held 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Alburtis Rod and Gun Club, 3818 Gun Club Road, Alburtis. New and used fishing, hunting and trapping equipment as well as collectibles and antiques will be available. Food will be served. Admission is a donation to Alburtis Boy Scout Troop 86. For more information and/or to reserve a table, call 484-602-0674 or 610-762-9292 weekdays between 6 and 9 p.m. All proceeds benefit Alburtis Boy Scout Troop 86.

Sept. 24

The band AM Radio will perform 4 p.m. at Franko Park, 1339 Black River Road, Salisbury Township. Concertgoers may bring blankets and lawn chairs. AM Radio performs music of the 1960s and 1970s.