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Each season the Poconos lives up to its promise... the spring is fresh, lively and green; the summer fragrant, warm and inviting; the fall plentiful, colorful and sweet; and the winter pure, silent and majestic. Festivals, activities, indoor and outdoor life never slow.

Hundreds of events and activities take place in the Pocono Mountains each year. Music or ethnic festivals, holiday celebrations, sidewalk sales, whitewater rafting days and NASCAR are some of the exciting events that make the Poconos so popular. Be sure to take advantage the many day deals at area attractions that include water activities, outdoor adventures, golf, and dining!

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09-21-2014 - 09-27-2014
POCONO BIKE & TRAIN
9/20/2014 - 9/21/2014
Recurring daily

Times: 9am and noon
Location: Adventure Center at Pocono Whitewater: Biking
7 Hazard Square, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone: (570) 325-3654
Admission: See Below For Details
Special Event

Step back in time and enjoy a relaxing train ride up the Lehigh Gorge for 25 miles, then pedal your bike back down to Jim Thorpe at your own pace along the Lehigh Gorge Rail-Trail. Remember your camera. The many sparkling waterfalls provide great photo opportunities. Train Ride/Shuttle with your own bike rates: $21.99 per person. Train Ride/Shuttle with bike rental rates: $39.99 per person. Advance tickets/reservations are required and can be made by calling Pocono Biking at 570-325-3654.

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PRCA RODEO AND CHILI COOK-OFF
9/20/2014 - 9/21/2014
Recurring daily

Times: 11:30am-5pm
Location: PRCA Rodeo and Chili Cook-Off
Venue: Shawnee Mountain
Hollow Road, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356
Phone: (570) 421-7231
Admission: $14-$18 (discount tickets available online)
Special Event

Come experience the thrill of professional cowboys competing in fully sanctioned PRCA events including saddle bronc riding, bareback bronc riding, bull riding, calf roping, team roping, and bull dogging. Professional cowgirls will also be competing in barrel racing. Live country music, line dancing, and craft and food vendors add to the weekend festivities. Come early for the 6th Annual Chili Cook-Off and sample some of the Pocono Mountains finest chilis! Slopeside seating will be available to all spectators, so bring your own blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the events.

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HARVEST FESTIVAL
9/27/2014  


Times: 10am-4pm
Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
Email: peec@peec.org
Phone: (570) 828-2319
Admission: $5 per car
Special Event

Celebrate Fall at PEEC's 4th Annual Harvest Festival! Enjoy animal presenters, arts and crafts, hands-on activities, conservation exhibits, live music, local food, old-timey activities, and more! Bring your family and friends to this great event!

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MOUNT POCONO HARVESTFEST
9/27/2014  


Times: 9am-6pm
Location: Mount Pocono Association
Venue: Downtown Mount Pocono
Route 611, Mount Pocono, PA 18344
Email: festival@mtpoconoassn.com
Phone: (570) 350-6793
Admission: Free
Special Event

Street festival with food, crafts, exhibits, children's activities, and entertainment. Vendor spaces available; register online. Fun for all ages. This event will be held rain or shine.

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MOUNTAIN HARVEST FESTIVAL
9/27/2014 - 9/28/2014
Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday

Times: Saturday and Sunday from noon-6pm
Location: Blue Mountain Ski Area
Venue: The Valley
1660 Blue Mountain Drive, Palmerton, PA 18071
Email: information@skibluemt.com
Phone: (610) 826-7700
Special Event

Come out to the Blue Mountain Ski area for a day filled with family fun, free hay ride to the pumpkin patch, jump amusements, pumpkin painting, scenic lift rides, zip line, and climbing wall preview. This event takes place every Saturday and Sunday in October.

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OKTOBERFEST
9/27/2014 - 9/28/2014
Recurring daily

Times: noon-6pm
Location: Blue Mountain Ski Area
Venue: The Valley
1660 Blue Mountain Drive, Palmerton, PA 18071
Phone: (610) 826-7700
Admission: Admission & Parking Free
Special Event

Enjoy authentic German beer and food, live music, scenic lift rides, zip line, climbing wall preview, kids activities, and bounce houses. Commemorative beer mug is $10 per person and you must be 21 and older. $5 wristband for KIDS provides unlimited access to our Harvest Fest Activities, which includes: Bounce Amusements, Hay Maze, Sand Art, Pumpkin Patch Hay Ride, Pumpkin Painting (with the purchase of a pumpkin), and $5 unlimited scenic lift rides.

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THE GREAT POCONO PUMPKIN FESTIVAL
9/27/2014 - 9/30/2014
Recurring daily

Times: 11am-6pm
Location: Country Junction "World's Largest General Store"
6565 Interchange Road , Lehighton, PA 18235
Email: diane@countryjunction.com
Phone: (610) 377-5050 ext. 1544
Admission: $10; under 2 are free
Special Event

The Great Pocono Pumpkin Festival is open every day from 11am-6pm. $10 wristband provides you with unlimited hay rides, 3D Adventure, enchanted garden and woods, pirate play ship, and bounce houses. Also enjoy pumpkin chucking, paintball, food, produce market, Fall and Halloween decorations, and more. On weekends the festival comes alive with entertainment, midway amusement rides, games, and much more. This festival takes place daily until October 26.

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MILFORD FARMERS' MARKET
6/1/2014 - 11/2/2014
Recurring weekly on Sunday

Times: 11am-3pm
Venue: River Rock Inn Courtyard
210 Second Street (at E. Ann St), Milford, PA 18337
Phone: (973) 293-8383
Admission: Free

The first ever Milford Farmers Market hosted by environmental non-profit Air Soil Water in Milford, PA. The market will feature all local, all fresh, and nothing industrial. Produce, meats, dairy, and more from local farms. Enjoy live music and education. This event is kid friendly and will be held rain or shine. Air Soil Water helps communities achieve sustainability by supporting local farms. This event will take place every Sunday until November 2.

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THE COOPERAGE FARMERS' MARKET
6/4/2014 - 10/29/2014
Recurring weekly on Wednesday

Times: 4-6pm
Location: The Cooperage Project
1030 Main Street, Honesdale, PA 18431
Phone: (570) 253-2020

The Cooperage Farmers' Market strives to provide the greater Honesdale community with weekly access to superb local agricultural products. The Market is a vibrant and friendly gathering of exemplary local producers and enthusiastic consumers, connecting through a mutual appreciation for each other and for our regional foodshed. This event will take place every Wednesday until October 29, 2014.

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HAWLEY FARMERS' MARKET
6/6/2014 - 10/24/2014
Recurring weekly on Friday

Times: 2-5:30pm
Location: Downtown Hawley
Route 6, Hawley, PA 18428
Phone: (570) 226-4064

Stop by to get farm fresh greens, eggs, poultry, ham, home-baked goods, honey, maple syrup, and more. There are plenty of crafts and gifts just waiting to be purchased. Come meet the farmers, artists and craftsmen, and keep it local! This event takes place every Friday until October 24, 2014.

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MONROE FARMERS' MARKET - SATURDAY MORNINGS
6/7/2014 - 10/25/2014
Recurring weekly on Saturday

Times: 8am-noon
Location: Monroe Farmer’s Market
Venue: Courthouse Square
610 Monroe Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (570) 595-2321

Serving Monroe county for over 28 years, the Monroe Farmer's Market offers quality produce, plants and flowers, eggs and dairy products, meats, raw natural honey, fresh baked goods, local wines, and more. The Monroe Farmer's Market is open every Saturday until October.

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CAST FOR CASH
9/1/2014 - 9/30/2014
Recurring daily

Lake Wallenpaupack, Hawley, PA 18428
Phone: (570) 226-3865
Admission: Free, but you must register.

The Lake Wallenpaupack Watershed Management District and Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau are thrilled to present Cast for Cash, a brand new fishing contest on Lake Wallenpaupack! This free contest has been designed to promote the great work being done by the Watershed District to protect and improve clean water in Lake Wallenpaupack. This summer, the BIG fish could also bring you some BIG prizes. Nearly 50 fish of varying sizes and species have been netted, tagged, and released into Lake Wallenpaupack at various locations. Each tagged fish has a great prize associated with it. There's no cost to participate, but you must register.

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DRAWING FOUNDATIONS
9/3/2014 - 9/24/2014
Recurring weekly on Wednesday

Times: 6:30-8:30pm
Location: Pocono Arts Council
18 N. 7th Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (570) 476-4460
Admission: $75/member; $85/non-member; $65/senior member; $70/senior non-member

The impulse to draw is as natural as the impulse to talk and many people find doodling as a need and as a fun way to get In touch with the line. This fun basic drawing class will expand your ability to draw lines that can truly represent everyday shapes and forms. This class takes place every Wednesday with instructor Suzanne Werfelman.

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JAZZ JAM WITH BILL GOODWIN & FRIENDS
9/4/2014 - 9/25/2014
Recurring weekly on Thursday

Times: 8-11pm
Location: Deer Head Inn
5 Main Street, Delaware Water Gap, PA 18327
Email: jazz@deerheadinn.com
Phone: (570) 424-2000
Admission: Free

Jazz Jam with Bill Goodwin and Friends. Bill's quartet plays for the first hour and other musicians join throughout the evening. No cover charge. This event takes place every Thursday.

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LIVE MUSIC WITH JOHN CURTIN
9/4/2014 - 9/25/2014
Recurring weekly on Thursday

Times: 6-9pm
Location: Ledges Hotel
Venue: Glass-Wine. Bar. Kitchen.
119 Falls Avenue, Hawley, PA 18428
Email: info@ledgeshotel.com
Phone: (570) 226-1337
Admission: No Cover Charge

Enjoy the smooth sounds of John Curtin in the lounge overlooking the waterfalls.

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OIL PAINTING
9/4/2014 - 9/25/2014
Recurring weekly on Thursday

Times: 6:30-8:30pm
Location: Pocono Arts Council
18 N. 7th Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (570) 476-4460
Admission: $75/member; $85/non-member; $65/senior member; $70/senior non-member

This ongoing workshop focuses on the individual, helping them to develop their own personal style and technique working with the oil medium. Learn how to develop your painting by understanding drawing and composition, light and shadow, color, preparation of materials, and the application of paint. Working at your own pace, you pick the subject while the instructor guides you through the painting process. This class takes place every Thursday with instructor John McAllister.

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HAPPY HOUR
9/5/2014 - 9/26/2014
Recurring weekly on Friday

Times: 4-6pm
Location: Franklin Hill Vineyards - The Wine Shop
2942 Route 611 #101, Tannersville, PA 18372
Email: info@franklinhillvineyards.com
Phone: (570) 619-7260
Admission: Free

Join Franklin Hills Vineyards for Happy Hour! Stop by their location on route 611 in Tannersville for a creative cocktail made with their wines paired with a tasty treat! Can't make it Fridays? No worries, they offer complimentary tastings everyday of the week. Check out their website for hours and so much more!

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LIVE MUSIC
9/5/2014 - 9/26/2014
Recurring weekly on Friday

Times: Fridays from 8pm-midnight
Location: Ehrhardt's Waterfront Resort
205 Pennsylvania 507, Hawley, PA 18428
Email: waterfront@ehrhardts.com
Phone: (570) 226-2124

Join Ehrhardt's for great drink specials, delicious food and live music every Friday night!

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CYRANO THE MUSICAL
9/6/2014 - 9/27/2014
Recurring weekly on Saturday

Times: 10am
Location: Shawnee Playhouse
552 River Road, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356
Email: becky_haskell@yahoo.com
Phone: (570) 421-5093
Admission: $10 All Seats

Based on the classic story of Cyrano de Bergerac updated to contemporary times. The story still revolves around the original love triangle of Roxanne, Cyrano, and Christian, but with a few twists and turns along the way. Switching back and forth between 17th century France and the present, Cyrano the musical has a timeless story that is upbeat, humorous, and touching, paired with a musical score that ranges from classic rock to Motown to Broadway.

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FREE TASTINGS AND DEMOS
9/6/2014 - 9/27/2014
Recurring weekly on Saturday

Times: 11am-1pm
Location: Hawley Silk Mill
Venue: Mill Market
8 Silk Mill Drive Suite #111, Hawley, PA 18428
Email: info@MillMarketPA.com
Phone: (570) 390-4440
Admission: Free

Sample locally sourced food and beverage products every Saturday at the Hawley Silk Mill.

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LIVE MUSIC IN THE DINING ROOM WITH DAN BRADLEY
9/6/2014 - 9/27/2014
Recurring weekly on Saturday

Times: 6-9:30pm
Location: The Settlers Inn at Bingham Park
4 Main Avenue, Hawley, PA 18428
Email: desk@thesettlersinn.com
Phone: (570) 226-2993
Admission: No Cover Charge

Enjoy fine dining while listening to the music of Dan Bradley.

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SEPTEMBER WEEKENDS ON THE LAKE
9/6/2014 - 9/21/2014
Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday

Times: Saturday noon-4pm; Sunday noon-3pm
Location: Wallenpaupack Scenic Boat Tour & Boat Rentals
Venue: Lake Wallenpaupack
2487 Route 6, Hawley, PA 18428
Email: info@wallenpuapackboattour.com
Phone: (570) 226-3293
Admission: $14/regular; $13/senior; $11/youth under 12

Enjoy a September weekend and get out on the lake. Take advantage of Fall weather and sit back and relax on a 50-minute cruise on Lake Wallenpaupack. Your tour guide will describe the area and the history behind this beautiful Lake region. Call or visit online for specific daily tour times.

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INTERMEDIATE WATERCOLOR
9/7/2014 - 9/28/2014
Recurring weekly on Sunday

Times: 1-4pm
Location: Pocono Arts Council
18 N. 7th Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (570) 476-4460
Admission: $110/member; $120/non-member; $100 senior member; $95/senior non-member

This class will cover composition, how to avoid making mud, rules of portraiture, using a photograph, and various textures, along with other varied techniques. This class with take place on Sundays with instructor Joan Raushi. 

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ACRYLIC PAINTING
9/8/2014 - 9/29/2014
Recurring weekly on Monday

Times: 9:30am-12:30pm
Location: Pocono Arts Council
18 N. 7th Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (570) 476-4460
Admission: $85/member; $95/non-member; $75/senior member; $80/senior non-member

This class will focus on increasing fundamental painting skills, including composition, use of color and value, a basic understanding of the color wheel, and how to achieve desired effects using acrylic paints. Students may utilize photography, reproductions of other paintings or set-up their own still life. This class takes place on Mondays with instructor Jim Smeltz.

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"I CAN'T PAINT: I'M NOT AN ARTIST"
9/10/2014 - 9/24/2014
Recurring weekly on Wednesday

Times: 1-3pm
Location: Pocono Arts Council
18 N. 7th Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (570) 476-4460
Admission: $60/member; $70/non-member; $50/senior member; $55/senior non-member

If this sounds familiar and you haven't made art since elementary school, this workshop is for you. Dust off your pencil box and enjoy a fun workshop filled with creativity. Simple and effective drawing and painting techniques are introduced to sharpen your visual skills and lead you through the creative process. Deep inside everyone is an artist waiting to be discovered. This class will take place on Wednesdays with instructor Iraina Caramelli.

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LEND ME A TENOR
9/18/2014 - 9/28/2014
Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Times: Showtimes 2pm and 8pm
Location: Shawnee Playhouse
552 River Road, Shawnee On Delaware, PA 18356
Email: request@theshawneeplayhouse.com
Phone: (570) 421-5093
Admission: $25/adults; $25/seniors; $15/children under 12

A sensation on Broadway and in London's West End, this madcap, screwball comedy is guaranteed to leave audiences teary-eyed with laughter. Saunders, the GM of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company, is primed to welcome world famous, Tito Morelli Il, Stupendo, the greatest tenor of his generation, to appear for one night only as Otello. Unfortunately, this star is given a double dose of tranquilizers and passes out. Laughter abounds through a hilarious series of mishaps! This show will take place at 2pm on September 18, 19, 21, 25, 26, and 28; October 2, 3, 5, 9, 10, 12, 16, 17, and 19. 8pm on September 20 and 27; October 4, and 11.

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APPALACHIAN TRAIL BIKE & HIKE
9/20/2014 - 9/27/2014
Recurring weekly on Saturday

Location: Adventure Center at Pocono Whitewater: Biking
1519 State Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Email: info@poconowhitewater.com
Phone: (800) 944-8392
Admission: $69.99 per person

Put your wheels in motion and get ready for an ultra-adventure as you bike and hike the Appalachian Trail section of the D&L Trail. Includes bike rental, shuttle, helmet, water, subway lunch, and guides. This event also takes place on October 25, and November 8.

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HOTEL OF HORROR FEATURING ALTERED NIGHTMARES
9/20/2014 - 9/27/2014
Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday

Times: 7-11pm
Location: The Hotel of Horror featuring Altered Nightmares
Venue: Lake House Hotel of Horror
Corner of Old Route 115 and Cherry Valley Road, Saylorsburg, PA 18353
Email: info@hotelofhorror.com
Phone: (570) 992-3278
Admission: $5-$20; $30/combo

The Hotel of Horror and Altered Nightmares are both housed inside the legendary Lake House Hotel, Saylorsburg Pennsylvania. They are both indoor walk-through haunted houses that are open rain or shine with a covered wait. Themes and staging change year to year in this 200 plus year-old abandoned mountain resort. Live actors and paranormal activity! Also on site The Exhibition Macabre, a static display museum of history's experiments in practicing medicine, preparing the dead, and memorializing life. Reality in its darkest hour. Special events also scheduled throughout the Halloween season. This is what Halloween and Horror are all about. This event will also take place every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through November 1.

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ECOZONE DISCOVERY ROOM!
9/21/2014  


Times: 1-4pm
Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
Email: peec@peec.org
Phone: (570) 828-2319
Admission: $2 per person

Climb into a bald eagle’s nest, crawl into a bat cave, and dig in a fossil pit! Explore this indoor discovery room and enjoy hands-on exhibits on natural history, sustainability, and the local environment. No registration required.

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FIRST THINGS FIRST
9/21/2014  


Times: Curtain 2:30pm
Location: Ritz Company Playhouse
512 Keystone Street, Hawley, PA 18428
Phone: (570) 226-9752
Admission: $12/adults; $10/seniors and students

Comedy by Derek Benfield.

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PARK HISTORY TOUR
9/21/2014  


Times: 9am-3pm
Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
Email: peec@peec.org
Phone: (570) 828-2319
Admission: $10/members; $15/non-members

Explore the park to find the many scenic and historic sites within our beloved recreation area. Bring a water bottle, lunch, and a camera for great photo opportunities. Call to reserve a seat in the van. Carpooling encouraged.

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TANNERSVILLE BOG SUNDAY WALK
9/21/2014  


Times: 1-3:30pm
Location: Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center
Venue: Tannersville Bog
552 Cherry Lane Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Email: monroecd@ptd.net
Phone: (570) 629-3061
Admission: $6/non-member; $4/Nature Conservancy, EE Center member, and children under 12

The EE Center invites you to attend a guided-public walk into the unique Tannersville Bog. Along the way, learn about the bog's formation, interesting plant and animal life. You will explore the floating boardwalk and the surrounding area of the bog. Public walks are open to anyone, and pre-registration is required and limited. Call to pre-register. All walks meet at the Tannersville Bog parking lot. Visit www.mcconservation.org for directions.

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THE POCONO CUPCAKE CHALLENGE
9/21/2014  


Times: noon-3pm
Location: The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort
100 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawnee on Delaware , PA 18356
Email: info@shawneeinn.com
Phone: (800) 742-9633
Admission: Complimentary; $10/four cupcake vouchers

The Pocono Cupcake Challenge is the perfect event for the whole family. Cupcake bakers from across the region bring their best recipes in hopes of winning best cupcake honors while benefiting the United Way of Monroe County.

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EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR- END OF LIFE AND PALLIATIVE CARE
9/23/2014  


Times: 5:30-7pm
Location: Pocono Tranquil Gardens LLC
329 East Brown Street, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Email: info@ptgardens.net
Phone: (570) 426-4000
Admission: Free

Pocono Tranquil Gardens and the Alzheimer's Association Community Outreach Program are proud to present this seminar over the summer. This particular seminar with Dr. Francescangeli will explain the options for the elderly and their loved ones through palliative and end of life care.

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MANDALA WORKSHOP
9/23/2014  


Times: 1-4pm
Location: Pocono Arts Council
18 N. 7th Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (570) 476-4460
Admission: $30/member; $40/non-member; $20/senior; $25/senior non-member; $10/materials fee

A Mandala is a geometric pattern or chart, typically circular or square, that symbolically represents the cosmos and is used for meditation purposes. Mandalas reveal inner truths about you or the world around you. This workshop will teach you about the artist's mandala making process, and help you create a personal mandala of your own. This class will be with instructor Jody Cooke.

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COME PAINT WITH ME
9/25/2014  


Times: 10am-4pm
Location: Grey Towers National Historic Landmark
151 Grey Towers Drive, Milford, PA 18337
Email: info@greytowers.org
Phone: (570) 296-9630
Admission: Free

This free plein air painting program is open to the public and is non-instructional. You can either join the artists or observe them at work in the fields and forests of Grey Towers. Bring your own materials and a picnic lunch. Meet near the mansion (Visitor Pavilion in inclement weather). No reservations needed. Rain or shine.

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RATTLESNAKE SWAMP HIKE
9/25/2014  


Times: 8:30am-4pm
Location: Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center
8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Email: monroecd@ptd.net
Phone: (570) 629-3061
Admission: $24/non-member; $18/EE Center member

This five mile round-trip hike skirts the edge of Rattlesnake Swamp before a short climb takes you to the Appalachian Trail. One of Brian's favorite hikes, this location is outstanding for its variety of breeding birds and other wildlife. Participants should pack a lunch and plenty of water, and need to be physically fit for hiking distances over rocky, uneven terrain. Pre-registration and pre-payment is required. Refunds will be given only if notification is made at least one week prior to the trip.

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THE CONNOR KENNEDY BAND - 40 STORY RADIO TOWER
9/25/2014  


Times: Doors 7pm; Showtime 8pm
Location: Mauch Chunk Opera House
14 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone: (570) 325-0249
Admission: $10

Connor rose to prominence in the fertile Hudson Valley music scene, performing with local and world-renowned talent alike on the local circuit and throughout the northeast region. Performing to a sold out crowd, he and his band were joined by special guests former Ween frontman Aaron Freeman, legendary Woodstock guitarist Happy Traum, baritone blues sensation Alexis P. Suter, and the dynamic duo of Mike and Ruthy.

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FINAL FRIDAYS COMEDY NIGHT
9/26/2014  


Times: 7:30-9pm
Location: Hawley Silk Mill
Venue: Harmony Presents
8 Silk Mill Drive, Hawley, PA 18428
Email: jill@silkmillharmony.com
Phone: (570) 588-8077
Admission: $16/in advance; $20/at the door

Harmony Presents at the Hawley Silk Mill Final Friday Comedy Nights featuring hilarious comedians from New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and more. Featured comedians combined experiences include appearances on MTV, placing in some of the top comedy festivals, being featured on Sirius XM Radio, and frequently performing numerous comedy clubs around New York City including Comic Strip Live, Broadway Comedy Club, Caroline's, Stand Up New York, New York Comedy Club and Laughing Devil Comedy Club. Make sure you get the last laugh every Final Friday Comedy Night!

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LIVE MUSIC FRIDAY WITH GARY DILLON
9/26/2014  


Times: 8-11pm
Location: Ledges Hotel
Venue: Glass-Wine. Bar. Kitchen.
119 Falls Avenue, Hawley, PA 18428
Email: info@ledgeshotel.com
Phone: (570) 226-1337
Admission: No Cover Charge

Enjoy a rotating line-up of live music in the lounge. This Friday features Gary Dillon.

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SAM BUSH QUINTET
9/26/2014  


Times: Doors 7pm; Showtime 8pm
Location: Mauch Chunk Opera House
14 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone: (570) 325-0249
Admission: $35

Grammy Award winning, multi-instrumentalist Sam Bush doesn't seem old enough to be a musical legend. And he's not. Alternately known as the King of Telluride and the King of Newgrass, Bush has been honored by the Americana Music Association and the International Bluegrass Music Association. Bush is best known for jaw-dropping skills on the mandolin, he is also a three-time national junior fiddle champion and Grammy award-winning vocalist. Don't miss this performance at the Mauch Chunk Opera House.

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THE BEST OF COMEDY NIGHT WITH MIKE CANNON
9/26/2014  


Times: 8:30pm
Location: Hawley Silk Mill
8 Silk Mill Drive, Hawley, PA 18428
Email: jill@silkmillharmony.com
Phone: (570) 588-8077
Admission: $14-$20

For the Best of Final Friday Comedy Night, Harmony Present at the Hawley Silk Mill is bringing back the hilarious headliner Mike Cannon! Featured on MTV's Failosophy, MTV's Money From Strangers, and contributing writer for MTV's Guy Code, Mike Cannon will have you in stitches. With Mike Feeney joining, you will be guaranteed to be rolling on the floor. Don't miss this comedy night!

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THE GREAT MONROE COUNTY SNIPE HUNT
9/26/2014 - 9/27/2014
Recurring daily

Times: 24 hours
Location: Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center
8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Email: monroecd@ptd.net
Phone: (570) 629-3061
Admission: $15/team member

It's that time of year to get your team together and compete in the Great Monroe County Snipe Hunt. The teams are trying not just to find more birds than the competition, but the rarest birds in Monroe County over a 24-hour period. This year's snipe hunt will begin at 5pm on Friday and end at the Kettle Creek Wildlife Sanctuary at 5pm on Saturday. The team with the highest point total wins. For a copy of the official Great Monroe County Snipe Hunt rules and registration information, contact the EE Center. All participating team members will receive an official Great Monroe County Snipe Hunt license. The registration deadline is Wednesday, September 24. Pre-registration and payment are required. Refunds will be given only if notification is given at least one week in advance.

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WALDORF ESTATE OF FEAR
9/26/2014 - 9/27/2014
Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday

Times: 7-11pm
Location: Country Junction "World's Largest General Store"
Venue: Waldorf Estate of FEAR
6325 Interchange Rd, Lehighton, PA 18235
Email: angiesnightmare@ptd.net
Phone: (610) 824-6835
Admission: $15-$50

Waldorf Estate of FEAR, is celebrating 10 years of terror with a new attraction! The Waldorf Estate of FEAR features The Haunting at the Waldorf Hotel, Terror in the Corn haunted hayride, and Infection walking trail. Will you be there? We Dare You! This event takes place every Friday and Saturday until November 1.

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APPLE BUTTER MAKING
9/27/2014  


Location: Bushkill Falls
Bushkill Falls Road off Route 209, Bushkill, PA 18324
Phone: (570) 588-6682
Admission: Call for Details

Visitors participate in the annual making of homemade apple butter in a 50 gallon copper pot, that needs to be continuously stirred. Wildlife demonstrations by the Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation Center will be in the pavilion at 1pm and 2pm. Rain date is September 28.

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COMMUNITY APPRECIATION DAY AND NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY
9/27/2014  


Times: 10am-4pm
Location: Grey Towers National Historic Landmark
151 Grey Towers Drive, Milford, PA 18337
Email: info@greytowers.org
Phone: (570) 296-9630
Admission: Free

The best way to thank the community for its support year-round is with this special, fee-free day. Enjoy self-guided mansion tours, music, children's programs, films, and exhibits. Help celebrate Smokey Bear's 70th birthday! Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the amphitheatre lawn. Rain or shine.

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ENTRANCE FEE-FREE DAY
9/27/2014  


Times: 9am-5pm
Location: Steamtown National Historic Site
Lackawanna Avenue and Cliff Street, Scranton, PA 18503
Phone: (570) 340-5200
Admission: Entrance Fee Waived

The national parks get even better with several entrance fee-free days at Steamtown National Historic Site, downtown Scranton, PA! Steamtown NHS will waive the daily entrance fee, which includes admission to the parking areas, park grounds, visitor center, history roundhouse and technology museums, theater, and scheduled interpretive tours.

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FALL FOLIAGE ON THE LAKE
9/27/2014 - 9/28/2014
Recurring daily

Times: Saturday noon-4pm; Sunday noon-3pm
Location: Wallenpaupack Scenic Boat Tour & Boat Rentals
Venue: Lake Wallenpaupack
2487 Route 6, Hawley, PA 18428
Email: info@wallenpuapackboattour.com
Phone: (570) 226-3293
Admission: $14/regular; $13/senior; $11/youth under 12

Enjoy seeing the leaves change on Lake Wallenpaupack! Take in the beautiful colors of Fall as you sit back and relax on a 50-minute cruise on Lake Wallenpaupack. Your tour guide will describe the area and the history behind this beautiful Lake region. Call or visit online for specific daily tour times.

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MARK DOYLE AND THE MANIACS
9/27/2014  


Times: Doors 7pm; Showtime 8pm
Location: Mauch Chunk Opera House
14 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone: (570) 325-0249
Admission: $15

Formed in 2009, Mark Doyle and The Maniacs is the brainchild of guitarist/producer Mark Doyle, who has recorded and toured with artists as varied as Meat Loaf, Bryan Adams, Judy Collins, Leo Sayer, Kim Simmonds, and Hall and Oats. With a stellar line-up that includes blues great Pete McMahon (The Kingsnakes, Savoy Brown) on harmonic and vocals, Frank DeFonda on drums, and Joel Kane on bass and vocals, this outfit is downright armed and should be considered dangerous. For Premium Blues Rock, the Mauch Chunk Opera House invites you to experience Mark Doyle and The Maniacs!

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OKTOBERFEST AT BARLEY CREEK
9/27/2014  


Times: 3-10pm
Location: Barley Creek Brewing Company
1774 Sullivan Trail (at the Corner of Camelback Road), Tannersville, PA 18372
Phone: (570) 629-9399
Admission: $10 donation at the door.

Can't get to Munich for Oktoberfest? Worried about the possible German pretzel strike? No problem... Barley Creek Brewing Company will be hosting an Oktoberfest celebration. Barley Creek's Oktoberfest 6 will feature live music from the Maybabies, plenty of great beer and food, plus family games, inflatables, and other fun. A donation of $10 at the door will benefit the Tri-State Troopers Fund in memory of local hero Ruben Torres.

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PROJECT STREET ART
9/27/2014  


Times: 10am-6pm
Location: Project Street Art
Venue: Various Locations in Stroudsburg & East Stroudsburg
Main Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Email: stroudsburgstreetart@gmail.com
Phone: (570) 856-1001
Admission: Free

Everyone is invited to come out and be a part of Stroudsburg and East Stroudsburg history! Ten artist teams will create ten murals at various locations in Stroudsburg and East Stroudsburg. This live painting event will create something beautiful and permanent for everyone to enjoy. Throughout the day, enjoy live musicians routing to all locations and a Chili Cook-off Festival in Dansbury Park. Rain date is October 4, 2014.

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SARAH BLACKER
9/27/2014  


Times: 8pm
Location: Hawley Silk Mill
Venue: Harmony Presents
8 Silk Mill Drive, Hawley, PA 18428
Email: jill@silkmillharmony.com
Phone: (570) 588-8077
Admission: $15 - $20

Just recently named Female Performer of the Year in the New England Music Awards, with a spell-binding voice, poignant and emotionally charged lyrics, and compared to legends like Joni Mitchell while sharing stages with Rusted Root, Paula Cole, The Wood Brothers, Sara Bareilles, and Anais Mitchell. Get ready to be enchanted by Sarah Blacker.

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9/21/2014
Pocono Bike & Train

Step back in time and enjoy a relaxing train ride up the Lehigh Gorge for 25 miles, then pedal your bike back down to Jim Thorpe at your own pace along the Lehigh Gorge Rail-Trail. Remember your camera. The many sparkling waterfalls provide great photo opportunities. Train Ride/Shuttle with your own bike rates: $21.99 per person. Train Ride/Shuttle with bike rental rates: $39.99 per person. Advance tickets/reservations are required and can be made by calling Pocono Biking at 570-325-3654. More

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9/21/2014
PRCA Rodeo and Chili Cook-Off

Come experience the thrill of professional cowboys competing in fully sanctioned PRCA events including saddle bronc riding, bareback bronc riding, bull riding, calf roping, team roping, and bull dogging. Professional cowgirls will also be competing in barrel racing. Live country music, line dancing, and craft and food vendors add to the weekend festivities. Come early for the 6th Annual Chili Cook-Off and sample some of the Pocono Mountains finest chilis! Slopeside seating will be available to all spectators, so bring your own blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the events. More