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Frozen in Time: The Tobyhanna Millpond #1 Ice Harvest

Anne Martino

The 21st Annual Tobyhanna Millpond #1 Ice Harvest is planned for Saturday, January 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The highly anticipated community event celebrates the historic practice of ice harvesting through re-enactments and working demonstrations. Ice harvesting was once a major industry in the Pocono Mountains. In the days before electric refrigerators, natural ice was used to preserve food in household iceboxes. Much of the ice distributed throughout the New York Metropolitan Area was harvested from ponds and lakes in the Poconos. Anne Martino

Each year, dozens of volunteers assemble to re-create the effortful winter harvests. Antique equipment is used to cut and extract ice from the Millpond, and horses are used to pull the heavy blocks up restored wooden ramps and into the icehouse. The insulated house preserves the crop until summer, when local organizations use the ice for picnics and special events. All are welcome to learn the lore, watch the action and lend a helping hand in the harvest. Should conditions be unfavorable on January 18, the event will be rescheduled for Saturday, February 15. For updates and additional information, call the Tobyhanna Millpond Ice Harvest Hotline at (570) 894-8205. Tobyhanna Millpond #1 is located at 2071 Lakeside Drive in Tobyhanna.

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83 YEARS OF PUBLICATION

January 11, 2014

29 issues published annually with a controlled complimentary distribution through resorts, hotels, motels, cottage colonies, information centers & travel bureaus, places of interest, realtors, and developers.

Cover Photo: Camelback Mountain Resort

Edwin R. Miller, II Publisher

Tobyhanna Millpond #1 Ice Harvest.................................................2 January 11 is Winter Trails Day........................................................13 Ramble on to Bluegrass Winterfest.................................................14 Know the Skiers’ Responsibility Code..............................................22 Find great gear at Starting Gate.......................................................24 MCEEC sponsors Snowshoeing at Skytop.......................................25 Stock up at Woehrle’s Bait Shop......................................................28 Get hooked on Ice Fishing................................................................28 Snowtubing is fun for everyone.......................................................29 COMING EVENTs..................... 4 Antiques............................. 13 DINING................................. 26 ENTERTAINMENT.................... 14 Galleries & Museums........... 15 Lodging.............................. 25

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Information subject to change. Now through January 19: S.O.P.S. One-Act Winners, The Shawnee Playhouse, River Road, Shawneeon-Delaware, (570) 421-5093, www.theshawneeplayhouse. com. Enjoy four great plays in one stellar showcase! All four of the winning one-act plays from the 2013 Shawnee Original Playwright Series (S.O.P.S.) will be presented together on select dates through January 19. See website for show times and details. Saturday, January 11: Winter Trails Day Hike, Nescopeck State

Park, Honey Hold Road, Drums, (570) 403-2006, www.visitpaparks. com. Celebrate Winter Trails Day in Northeast PA! Nescopeck State Park will host a Winter Trails Day Hike through the park from 9 to 11 a.m. The easy two-mile trek is open to adventurers of all ages. If conditions allow, participants will have the option of hiking on snowshoes. Pre-registration is required. Call for details. Sunday, January 12: Loft Demo Day, Camelback Mountain Resort, Camelback Road,

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(Continued from Page 4) an invigorating snowshoe hike!  The two-hour trek will begin at 1 p.m.  Participants meet at Skytop at 12:45 p.m. Cost: $8/nonmembers, $5/EE Center members and children under 12. Skytop snowshoe rental: $10/adult, $6/ child.  Participants are advised to dress in layers. Pre-registration is required. Call for details.

Saturday, January 18: The 21st Annual Tobyhanna Millpond #1 Ice Harvest, Millpond #1, Lakeside Drive, Tobyhanna, (570) 894-8205. 9 a.m. This authentic ice harvest features the tools and techniques used back when ice harvesting was a booming industry in the Poconos. Alternate date is Saturday, February 15. Call for details. Saturday, January 18: Cross Country Skiing, Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, (570) 828-2319, www. peec.org. 9 to 11 a.m. Enjoy the winter woods with beginner ski lessons. Learn the basics of cross country skiing and practice on an old logging road loop. Skis, poles and boots provided. Pre-register with shoe size to guarantee a spot. Cost: $20/adult, $10/child.

Sessions also available on Sunday, January 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, January 18: EagleViewing Bus Trip to The Upper Delaware River Region, The Delaware Highlands Conservancy’s Winter Field Office, Lackawaxen, (570) 2263164, (845) 583-1010, info@ delawarehighlands.org. 9 a.m. to noon. Join members of the Delaware Highlands Conservancy on a guided eagle-viewing bus trip! Learn from an expert and look for magnificent bald eagles! Cost: $15 for members, $20 for nonmembers. Participants are advised to dress in layers, and bring binoculars and a bagged lunch. Pre-registration is required. Call for details. Saturday, January 18: Family Ice Fishing, Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, (570) 8282319, www.peec.org. 1 to 3:30 p.m. Learn the basics of ice fishing and try your luck on PEEC’s ponds! All equipment is provided. Licenses are not necessary. Space is limited. Call to register. Cost: $10/adult, $5/child. Saturday, January 18: Jim Roberti, Barley Creek Brewing Company, Sullivan Trail and Camelback Road, Tannersville, (570) 629-

Find us online for up-to-the-minute news, photos, features and more! Like This Week on Facebook: facebook.com/ThisWeekInThePoconos Follow This Week on Twitter: twitter.com/ThisWeekPoconos See our images: pinterest.com/ThisWeekPoconos Visit our website: ThisWeek.net

9399, www.barleycreek.com. 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy great food, brews and live music at Barley Creek! Local favorite Jim Roberti will perform popular songs. See website for entertainment schedule. Sunday, January 19: Josh Turner, Keystone Grand Ballroom, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, Highway 315, WilkesBarre, (570) 831-2100, www. mohegansunpocono.com. 8 p.m. Don’t miss country crooner Josh Turner! Tickets, $40, can be purchased through Ticketmaster or at the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Box Office. See website for details. Sunday, January 19: World Snow Day, Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, Hollow Road, Shawnee-onDelaware, (570) 421-7231, www. shawneemt.com. Hit the slopes for a full day of family fun! There will be photo contests, prizes, and special comeback coupons for all. See website for details. Sunday, January 19: Mohegan Sun’s Reality Check presents Derek Hough and Emma Slater of “Dancing with the Stars,” The Seasons Ballroom, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, (570) 8312100, www.mohegansunpocono. com. This special Reality Check event is being presented as part of Mohegan Sun’s Hotel Grand Opening Celebration. Get up close and personal with this dreamy dancing duo! A 3 p.m. performance and Q&A session will be followed by a 4 p.m. signing event. See website for details. Tuesday, January 21: Celebrate Hot Tea Month, The Western Pocono Community Library, Pilgrim Way, Brodheadsville, (570) 992-7934, www.wpcl.lib.pa.us. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. A selection of hot teas will be available for purchase. See website or call for more information. Friday through Sunday, January 24-26: Pocono Bluegrass & Folk Society’s 14th Annual Winterfest,


7 The Quality Inn, 1220 West Main Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 4201000, www.poconobluegrass.org. Enjoy three big days of bluegrass in the ‘Burg! There will be workshops, performances, jam sessions and more! Tickets: $40/weekend pass, $25 for Saturday, $15 for Sunday. See website for details. Saturday, January 25: Eagle Day, PPL’s Lake Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center (WELC), Hawley, (570) 226-3164, (570) 253-7001, pplpreserves@ pplweb.com. 1 to 4 p.m. All are welcome to join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy, PPL and other local organizations for a fun, free and educational Eagle Day! Build an eagle’s nest, enjoy a presentation with live birds, participate in fun activities and more! Call or e-mail for more information. Saturday, January 25: Cross Country Skiing, Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), Emery Road, Dingmans

Ferry, (570) 828-2319, www. peec.org. 9 to 11 a.m. Enjoy the winter woods with beginner ski lessons. Learn the basics of cross country skiing and practice on an old logging road loop. Skis, poles and boots provided. Pre-register with shoe size to guarantee a spot. Cost: $20/adult, $10/child. Sessions also available on Sunday, January 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, January 26: Ski Big Bear’s Annual Winter Carnival, Ski Big Bear, Karl Hope Boulevard, Lackawaxen, (570) 685-1400, www.ski-bigbear.com. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This is a day to celebrate all of the fun that winter has to offer! There will be competitions, games, music, food specials and more. Details TBA. Monday, January 27: MCEEC Snowshoe Excursion at Skytop, Skytop Lodge, Skytop, (570) 629-3061, www.mcconservation. org. Join Environmental Educator Karen N. Boyle and Skytop (Continued on Page 12)

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Bliss Beauty + Body Co., 6162 Paradise Valley Road, Cresco, (570) 839-0620, blissbeautyandbody. com. A full-service salon and spa. On-site spa boutique. Closet Cases Consignment Boutique, Route 940, Pocono Lake, (570) 262-9092, closetcases. net. High-end consignment boutique offering fine women’s apparel, accessories and artisan creations. Cooks Tour, Route 390, Mountainhome, (570) 5950370, cookstournepa.com. Wide selection of popular cookware and unique kitchen gadgets. Country Junction, 6565 Interchange Road (Route 209), Lehighton, (610) 377-5050, countryjunction.com. “World’s Largest General Store.” Home and garden accents, giftware, wines, antiques, pet supplies, seasonal goods and novelties.

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Country Kettle, Business Route 209, Marshalls Creek, (570) 4218970, country-kettle.com. A sweet Pocono shopping destination housing 250 barrels of candy plus fine collectibles, home décor, jewelry and more! Daley Chocolates & Supplies, Route 940, Pocono Summit, (570) 839-1092, daleychocolates@yahoo. com. The “Sweetest Spot in the Poconos!” Gourmet chocolate, candies, gift baskets and more! Dutch’s Shur Save, 1564 Route 507, Greentown, (570) 676-3373. A complete supermarket with convenience, variety and great service. Freeland Marketplace, 166 Foster Avenue, Freeland, (570) 636-1234, www.freelandmarketplace.com. Buy, sell and spend the day at your year-round farmers’ and flea market! Find new and used toys, furniture, clothing, collectibles, crafts, jewelry and much, much more!


9 Holley Ross Pottery, Route 191, La Anna, (570) 676-3248, holleyross.com. Pottery showroom, gift shop and studio producing original works including Weeping Gold Pottery. Large selections of Fiestaware, Polish Pottery and Romertopf Healthy Bakeware at great prices.

owned and operated. Specializing in fine custom jewelry and expert repair. Kristina’s Creations, Pocono Peddlers Village, Route 611, Tannersville, (570) 369-5335. Wildlife collections, stained glass, candle holders and incense

House of Candles, Route 715, Henryville, (570) 629-1953, houseofcandles.com. See candles made at the Oldest Candle Shop of the Poconos! Selections include votives, jar candles, pillars and carved candles. Closed Sundays. Stop in and dip your own wax hand! Hutton Metalcrafts, Route 940, Pocono Pines, (570) 972-6331, copperlamps.com. Unique handcrafted metal works, copper lanterns and sculptures, fine pewter Christmas ornaments. Oil paintings on glass. Jasmin Jewelers, DePue Plaza, Route 611, Tannersville, (570) 8729797, jasminjewelers.com. FamilyOPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK Route 611, Bartonsville, PA 18321

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11 223-8640, poconobazaar.com. Hundreds of vendors offering thousands of products. Open Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Pocono Cheesecake Factory, Route 611, Swiftwater, (570) 8396844, poconocheesecake.com. Experience “Love at First Bite” at this Pocono landmark. Gourmet cheesecakes, baked goods and more. The Quiet Man Bookshop, 1233 Route 390, Mountainhome, (570) 223-3565. New and used books and gift items. Open Thursday through Monday. Second Story High-End Thrift, 756 Business Route 209, East Stroudsburg, (570) 420-9948. Find unique treasures at this high-end thrift boutique! Shop stunning designer apparel, accessories, shoes, bags, distinctive furniture, artwork and more! Starting Gate Action Sports, Route 209, Bushkill, (570) 5884807, startinggateonline.com. Find great gear from top-selling brands including Burton, Salomon, K2, Volcom, O’Neill, The North Face

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The Village Quiltery, 2959 Route 611, Suite 103, Tannersville, (570) 213-0889, thevillagequiltery.com. A lovely Pocono shop dedicated to the art of quilting. Find fabrics, tools, batting, rulers and much more. Long arm services offered.

The Village Crafter’s Gallery, 2822 Route 611, Tannersville, (570) 620-0039, thevillagecraftersgallery. com. A country store and so much more! This three-story shopping destination features the work of over 30 local craftsmen. Find country décor, jewelry, pottery,

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Activities Director Lisa Gehn for an invigorating snowshoe hike!  The two-hour trek will begin at 1 p.m.  Participants meet at Skytop at 12:45 p.m. Cost: $8/nonmember, $5/EE Center members and children under 12. Skytop snowshoe rental: $10/adult, $6/ child.  Participants are advised to dress in layers. Pre-registration is required. Call for details. Saturday, February 1: EagleViewing Bus Trip with the NEPA Audubon Society, The Delaware Highlands Conservancy’s Winter Field Office, Lackawaxen, (570) 226-3164, (570) 676-9969, info@ delawarehighlands.org. 9 a.m. to noon. Join members of the Delaware Highlands Conservancy and the NEPA Audubon Society on a guided eagle-viewing bus trip! Learn from an expert and look for magnificent bald eagles! Cost: $15 for members, $20 for non-

members. Participants are advised to dress in layers, and bring binoculars and a bagged lunch. Pre-registration is required. Call for details. Sunday, February 2: Champagne Brunch and Jewelry Sale, The Big A Grillehouse & Tavern, Route 209 (Fox Run Lane), East Stroudsburg, (570) 223-1700, www.bigagrillehouse.com. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shop stunning jewelry, handbags, scarves and other goods for a great cause! Event proceeds benefit the Animal Welfare Society of Monroe (AWSOM). Call for reservations. Ongoing: Free Brewery Tours and Beer Tastings, Barley Creek Brewing Company, Sullivan Trail and Camelback Road, Tannersville, (570) 629-9399,  www.barleycreek. com. Free brewery tours are offered every day at 12:30 p.m. See the tanks and mills at the brewpub and learn how great beer is made! Tours are followed

by free tastings of assorted Barley Creek brews. All ages welcome for tours; tastings restricted to participants 21 and older. Group tours available by appointment. Call for details. Ongoing, Thursdays: Pub-oLympics, Ehrhardt’s Pub, Route 507, Hawley, (570) 226-4388, www.ehrhardts.com. 8 p.m. Don’t miss this wacky weekly competition! The game features physical challenges and lots of laughs. Winners earn bragging rights, a gold medal and a $25 gift certificate! See website for details. Ongoing: Locomotive Shop Tours, Steamtown National Historic Site, South Washington Avenue, Scranton, www.nps.gov/stea. Join a Park Ranger or a volunteer on a 45-minute look at what it takes to maintain and repair steam locomotives. Admission is included in the park entrance fee. See website for details.

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Antiques Information subject to change. Ann Street Treasures, 920B Ann Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 8075555, annstreettreasures.com. Antiques, home dĂŠcor, jewelry and accessories. Backroads Antiques, 3424 Rt. 715, Henryville, (570) 872-9990, backroadsantiquespa.com. “From the rare to the collectable, from primitive furniture to vintage glassware and everything inbetween, uncover and discover what you think is extinct!â€? The Glass Hat, Route 191 in Hamlin, (570) 689-4060, wpsada. com. Featuring two floors filled with glassware, antique oak and country furniture, collectibles, estate jewelry, pottery, kitchenware, Depression glass and more. Open daily. Main Street Antiques & Collectables, 586 Main Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 421-7071, MainStreetAntiques@verizon.net. Furniture, lamps, jewelry lighting and repairs. Pocono Auction Gallery, 212 Summit Avenue, Pocono Summit,

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Saturday, January 11 marks the 19th annual Winter Trails Day—a day for winter sports enthusiasts of all ages to hit the trails and have some fun in the snow! Winter Trails Day, a nationwide initiative, helps introduce children and adults to the benefits of snowshoeing and cross-country skiing, and gives everyone a chance to try the sports for free! Celebrate the day in Northeast PA! Nescopeck State Park will host a Winter Trails Day Hike on January 11 from 9 to 11 a.m. The easy two-mile trek is open to adventurers of all ages. If conditions allow, participants will have the option of hiking on snowshoes. Pre-registration is required. For Anna Langova event details and park information, call (570) 403-2006 or log on to www. visitpaparks.com. For more information on Winter Trails Day, visit www.snowlink.com/wintertrails.aspx. Nescopeck State Park is located in Luzerne County at 1137 Honey Hole Road in Drums.


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Information subject to change. Barley Creek Brewing Company, Sullivan Trail and Camelback Road, Tannersville, (570) 629-9399, www. barleycreek.com. Great food, beer and live entertainment. Free brewery tours and beer tastings every day at 12:30 p.m. January 11: Joe O’Malley. January 18: Jim Roberti. January 25: Mike Pilgermayer. Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort, Route 507, Hawley, (570) 226-4388, www.ehrhardts.com. Celebrating 70 years of hospitality on Lake Wallenpaupack. Live music on Fridays. Pub-O-Lympics every Thursday night. January 10: Comedy Night featuring Matt Scarpelli and headliner Mark DeMayo. Hosted by Soul Joel. See website for details. Harmony Presents at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive,

Hawley, (570) 588-8077, www. silkmillharmony.com. Performances in the beautiful, newly renovated Boiler Room venue. January 11: Miles to Dayton. January 18: Caitlin Canty. January 25: Jason Myles Goss. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, Highway 315, WilkesBarre, (570) 831-2100, www. mohegansunpocono.com. Live music, exciting nightlife, great gaming promotions and much more! January 19: Josh Turner. Also on January 19: Mohegan Sun’s Reality Check presents Derek Hough and Emma Slater of Dancing with the Stars. The Pocono Bluegrass & Folk Society, www.poconobluegrass. org, (570) 992-2259. January 2426: 14th Annual Winterfest. New location: The Quality Inn, 1220 West Main Street, Stroudsburg.

Robert Christian’s Restaurant, Route 940, Pocono Lake, (570) 646-0433, www. RobertChristiansPA.com. Charming Pocono eatery offering daily specials and live entertainment. The Shawnee Playhouse, 552 River Road, Shawnee-onDelaware, (570) 421-5093, www. theshawneeplayhouse.com. Affordable world-class theater presenting classical and new plays, musicals, operas, concerts and Shakespeare. January 4 through 19: S.O.P.S. One-Act Winners. January 24 through February 2: Your Enemies Closer. Van Gilder’s Jubilee Restaurant and Pub in the Pines, Route 940, Pocono Pines, (570) 646-2377, www.breakfastking.com. Daily specials. Live entertainment on select dates.

Pocono Bluegrass presents

Winterfest ‘14

The Pocono Bluegrass and Folk Society presents its 14th Annual Winterfest Music Festival Friday, January 24 through Sunday, January 26. Showcasing the talents of outstanding performers, this three-day celebration brings acoustic music and exciting events to venues across the Poconos. On Friday, folk sounds will float from Stroudsburg to Shawnee during concerts at the Driebe Freight Station, the Gem and Keystone and the festival’s newest hub—the Quality Inn on West Main Street. Saturday’s festivities feature non-stop shows on the Main and Second Stages, workshops, jam sessions, a children’s program and more! Participating acts include Big Valley Bluegrass, Hillbilly Water, Last Small Town, Forgotten Mountain Boys, and the Mason Dixon Bandits. Sunday’s schedule packs a morning Gospel Show and a full-day of featured performances from Heavy Traffic, the Lost Ramblers, Homespun Bluegrass and others. Weekend and day passes can be purchased at the door. Admission is $25 for Saturday, $15 for Sunday, or $40 for the weekend. Additional fees apply to Masters Workshops. Call (570) 856-2545 or visit www.poconobluegrass.org or more information.

Chasing Blue

The Quality Inn is located at 1220 West Main Street in Downtown Stroudsburg. Accommodation packages are available. Call (570) 420-1000 for reservations.


Galleries & Museums Information subject to change. ARTSPACE Gallery, 18 North 7th Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 476-4460, poconoarts.org. Fine art gallery administered by the PoconoArts council. Coolbaugh Township Historical Association Museum, Route 611, Tobyhanna, (570) 894-4207, coolbaughtwp.org. Military pieces, ice harvesting tools and artifacts, and early photos in the Wills Mansion. Cresco Station Museum, Sand Spring Road, (Cresco Railroad Depot), (570) 595-6157, barretthistory.org. Antiques, war memorabilia, displays and artifacts. Eckley Miners’ Village, 2 Eckley Main Street, Weatherly, (570) 6362070, eckleyminersvillagemuseum. com. Former anthracite mining community now a living museum. Grey Towers National Historic Site, Milford, (570) 296-9630, greytowers.org. Ancestral home of Gifford Pinchot. Chateauesque mansion and grounds open seasonally and for special programs. Morgan Gallery, 409 Route 940 Blakeslee, (570) 646-5333, morgangalleryonline.com. “The oldest art gallery in the Poconos.� Featuring original art by local artists. Pocono Indian Museum & Gift Shop, Route 209, Bushkill, (570)

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588-9338; poconoindianmuseum. com. Artifacts and crafts of Delaware River Native Americans.

2808, shermantheater.com. A nonprofit art and community space in beautiful Downtown Stroudsburg.

Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, Quiet Valley Road Stroudsburg, (570) 992-6161, quietvalley.org. An authentic Pennsylvania German farmstead open seasonally and for special events.

Steamtown National Historic Site, South Washington Avenue, Scranton, (570) 340-5200, nps. gov/stea. Living history and special exhibits; train excursions.

Sculpted Ice Works Factory Tour & Ice Harvest Museum, Route 590, Lakeville, (570) 2266246, sculptediceworks.com. The Poconos’ Coolest Attraction! Open year-round. Shawnee Gallery, 114 Worthington Avenue, Shawneeon-Delaware, (570) 420-9404, shawneegallery.com. Fine arts studio, museum and store featuring local art and crafts. The Sherman Theater’s Living Room Art Gallery, Main Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 420-

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Stroud Mansion & Library, 900 Main Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 421-7703, monroehistorical.org. Stately mansion housing Monroe County artifacts and exhibits. Tobyhanna Train Station & Museum, Route 423, Tobyhanna, (570) 894-3338. Recently restored station now serves as a railroad museum.

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Information subject to change. ATVs Back Country ATV Adventures at Memorytown USA, Grange Road, Mt. Pocono (570) 243-8877, poconoatvs.com. Guided ATV tours of the Pocono Mountains. Open daily.

BOWLING Split Rock Resort, Moseywood Road, Lake Harmony, (800) 2557625, splitrockresort.com. Public alley featuring eight bowling lanes, glowing pins, automated scoring and a state-of-the-art sound system.

offered during every season, seven days a week. Fernwood Resort, Route 209, Bushkill, (888) 337-6966, fernwoodresortpoconos.com. Yearround trail rides. “Stay and Ride” packages available.

HORSEBACK RIDING

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Paradise Riding Stables, Route 611, Mount Pocono, (570) 839-8340, PoconoHorses.com. Enjoy the beautiful outdoors on horseback! Guided trail rides are

S&S Speedways Indoor GoKarts, 2727 Hamilton East, Stroudsburg, (7062 Route 209), (570) 420-5500; SSSpeedways. com. Simulating dirt, S&S offers side-by-side racing that is fun and challenging for the novice and the racing enthusiast alike! Video games, pool table, and snack bar with full view of racing from lobby area.  A minimum of 54” tall is required to race (single). Rookie Special and private parties available!

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MOUNTAIN COASTERS CBK Mountain Adventures, Camelback Mountain Resort, Tannersville, (570) 629-1661, cbkmountainadventures.com. Pennsylvania’s only Mountain

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19 Coaster. Open weekends and holidays through the winter season. PAINTBALL Fernwood Resort, Route 209, Bushkill, (888) 337-6966, fernwoodresortpoconos.com. Resort guests receive discounts for Destination Earth Pocono Paintball. Wooded park and obstacle courses open year round. All equipment provided.

slopes, nine lifts and two terrain parks plus snowtubing.

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boasting 23 trails, two terrain parks and the Pocono Plunge snowtubing park. Ski Big Bear at Masthope Mountain, Karl Hope Blvd, Lackawaxen, (570) 685-1400, ski-bigbear.com. 18 trails and snowtubing. SPORTS EQUIPMENT Pocono Ski Rentals, Sullivan Trail, Tannersville, (570) 629-4668. A full service retail store and shop with 35+ years in business. Large selection of skis, snowboards, snow blades and other snow sports equipment and accessories. Starting Gate Action Sports, Route 209, Bushkill (adjacent to Pocono Indian Museum), (570) 588-4807, startinggateonline.com. Sports equipment, apparel and rentals. Minutes from Shawnee Mountain.

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SKI AREA MAPS and INFORMATION BIG BOULDER SKI AREA

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THE SKIERS’ RESPONSIBILITY CODE f Always stay in control, and be able to stop or avoid other people or objects. f People ahead of you have the right of way. It is your responsibility to avoid them. f You must not stop where you obstruct a trail, or are not visible from above. f Whenever starting downhill or merging into a trail, look uphill and yield to others. f Always use devices to help prevent runaway equipment. f Observe all posted signs and warnings. Keep off closed trails and out of closed areas.

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com. With up to 42 lanes and two “magic carpet” lifts, Camelback Mountain Resort boasts the biggest snowtubing park in the USA! Fernwood Resort, Route 209, Bushkill, (888) 337-6966, fernwoodresortpoconos.com. Fernwood’s White Lightning Snowtubing Park features 100% snowmaking. Jack Frost Mountain Ski Area, Jack Frost Mountain Road, Blakeslee, (570) 443-8425, jfbb.com. Six snowtubing chutes and two tows. Single tubes only. Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, Hollow Road, Shawnee-onDelaware, (570) 421- 7231, shawneemt.com. Shawnee’s Pocono Plunge Snowtubing Park is equipped with single and tandem tubes. Ski Big Bear at Masthope Mountain, Karl Hope Blvd, Lackawaxen, (570) 685-1400, skibigbear.com. Two-hour sessions are available on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. WATERPARKS

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H20ooohh! Indoor Waterpark, Split Rock Resort, Moseywood Road, Lake Harmony, (570) 722-9111, splitrockresort.com. Giant indoor waterpark includes family raft ride, body slides, multi-level splash playground, children’s activity pool, wave pool, whirlpools and Komodo Dragon: Pennsylvania’s first indoor simulated wave machine. Open to the public. Party packages available.

Find Great Gear at Starting Gate Before you hit the slopes in the Poconos this year, visit Starting Gate Action Sports in Bushkill. The one-stop sports outfitter offers all the equipment and apparel you need to get going and have fun in the snow! Starting Gate carries a wide selection of skis and snowboards from K2, Salomon, Marker and others, plus boots and bindings in a variety of sizes. You’ll find the latest in outerwear and accessories from Columbia, The North Face, Burton and Spyder and goggles by Scott, Anon and Oakley. Starting Gate offers ski and snowboard rentals for adults and children plus quick tune-ups in the industry-certified repair shop. The store also features a unique selection of sleds, toboggans, and ice skates. NEPA’s #1 Source for Winter Sports, Starting Gate is located on Route 209 in Bushkill. For more information, visit www.startinggateonline.com or call (570) 588-4807.


Lodging Information subject to change. Countryside Cottages, 2863 Bartonsville Avenue, Stroudsburg, (570) 629-2131, countrysidecottages.com. Rustic mountain lodging available year round. Crescent Lodge & Country Inn, 5854 Paradise Valley Road, Cresco, (570) 595-7486, crescentlodge. com. A classic country inn in the Poconos. World-class service and intimate ambiance in the inn restaurant.

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Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort, Route 507, Hawley, (570) 2264388, ehrhardts.com. Lakeside resort with motel rooms, cottages, apartments and suites. On-site restaurant and banquet facilities. Fernwood Resort, 5785 Milford Road, Bushkill, (888) 337-6966, fernwoodresortpoconos.com. Luxury villa accommodations and exciting on-site activities. French Manor Inn and Spa, 50 Huntingdon Drive, South Sterling, (877) 720-6090, thefrenchmanor. com. A beautiful stone chateau with romantic rooms and suites,

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an elegant dining room and a fully “green” spa. The Resort at Mountain Springs Lake, Mountain Springs Drive, Reeders, (570) 629-0251, mslresort.com. “An enchanting Pocono resort” offering year-round mountain accommodations. Split Rock Resort, Moseywood Road, Lake Harmony, (800) 2557625, splitrockresort.com. Villas, cottages, deluxe suites and lodge accommodations. Superb onsite dining, sports and amenities. H20ooohh! Indoor Waterpark features aquatic attractions for all ages. A

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Snowshoeing at Skytop Enjoy a wonderful winter workout on the pristine grounds of Skytop Lodge! Monroe County Conservation District’s Environmental Education Center (MCEEC) will sponsor guided snowshoe treks at Skytop on Mondays, January 13 and 27, and Sunday, February 2.

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Join Environmental Educator Karen N. Boyle and Skytop’s Activities Director Lisa Gehn for an invigorating snowshoe hike! You’ll learn about the animals and ecosystems of the Poconos while enjoying some exercise outdoors. Excursions begin at 1 p.m. and last approximately two hours. Participants should meet at Skytop at 12:45 p.m. Admission is $8 for the public and $5 for MCEEC members and children under 12. Snowshoe rentals will be available at Skytop at a cost of $10 for adults and $6 for children.

Pre-registration is required. Call (570) 629-3061 or visit www.mcconservation.org for details.

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Dining

Information subject to change. Barley Creek Brewing Company, Sullivan Trail & Camelback Rd., Tannersville, (570) 629-9399, barleycreek.com. “Poconos’ original brewpub and restaurant.� Hand-crafted ales and lagers. Free brewery tours and beer tastings every day.

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(570) 223-1700, bigagrillehouse. com. Serving authentic Italian and American cuisine. Open daily for lunch and dinner; brunch on Sundays. The Cook’s Corner Family Restaurant, Route 715, Henryville, (570) 620-1880. A casual family restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Menu features homemade soups and daily specials. BYOB. Catering available. Crescent Lodge & Country Inn, Routes 191 & 940, Paradise Valley, (570) 595-7486, (800) 392-9400, crescentlodge.com. Fine dining plus cocktail lounge with pub menu. Live piano music on weekends.

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Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Restaurant, Route 507, Hawley, (570) 2264388, ehrhardts.com. Familyowned and operated. Celebrating 70 years of hospitality on Lake Wallenpaupack. Lakeside restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner. Live music on Friday nights. The French Manor Inn and Spa, Huntingdon Drive, South Sterling, (570) 676-3244, (877) 720-6095, thefrenchmanor.com. Gourmet French cuisine, superb wine list and spectacular mountain views. Fourdiamond AAA rating. JR’s Deli, Route 940, Pocono Lake, (570) 643-3354. Gourmet olives, sandwiches, salads, pickles and more. Daily specials and catering for all occasions. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, (888) 946-4672, mohegansunpocono. com. Ruth’s Chris Steak House, the Mediterranean Rustic Kitchen, Timbers Buffet, casual and cool Bar Louie, sushi bar Pearl, Johnny Rockets, Wolfgang Puck Express and more. Mountainhome Diner, 910 Route 390, Mountainhome, (570) 5952523. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner in a welcoming atmosphere. Nikki C’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria, Route 715, Reeders, (570) 629-1000. Intimate mountain


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eatery offering delicious pizza and Italian specialties. Open daily for lunch and dinner. BYOB. Delivery available. Ray’s Tuscan Villa, Route 115, Blakeslee, (570) 646-1788. Dine in or take out at this pizzeria and family restaurant. Catering and delivery services available. (Continued on Page 28)

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Robert Christian’s Restaurant, Route 940, Pocono Lake, (570) 646-0433, robertchristianspa. com. “Charming country dining at affordable prices.” Enjoy great steaks, seafood, pasta and more! Split Rock Resort, Moseywood Road, Lake Harmony, (570) 7229111, splitrockresort.com. Multiple on-site dining destinations including Bel’lago Ristorante, Benchwarmers Sports Bar, the Galleria Restaurant and others. Tokyo Tea House, Route 940, Pocono Summit, (570) 8398880, tokyoteahouse.us. Serving authentic Japanese cuisine, sushi, seafood, steaks, vegetarian specials and more. Closed on Tuesdays.

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Van Gilder’s Jubilee Restaurant & Pub in the Pines, Route 940, Pocono Pines, (570) 646-2377, breakfastking.com. The “Breakfast King,” Jubilee serves delicious breakfast every day. Lunch and dinner menus and daily specials. Great spirits and entertainment in the adjoining Pub in the Pines.

Woehrle’s Get Hooked on Ice Fishing! Bait Shop Before you sink a line in the Poconos this winter, visit Woehrle’s Bait Shop on Route 940 in Mount Pocono. The family-owned and operated shop offers a wide selection of live bait for all seasons. In business since 1975, Woehrle’s Bait Shop is fully stocked with freshwater bait, and open seven days a week. Products are offered in any quantity, with oxygen bagging available for long trips. Woehrle’s Bait Shop is the perfect place to stock up for outings in the Pocono Mountains and beyond. Call ahead with bulk orders, or stop in to browse the selection. The shop is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information, call (570) 8397338 or visit www.woehrlesbaitshop. com.

An abundance of pristine ponds, lakes, rivers and streams makes the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania a top destination for hard-water fishing. The popular winter sport inspires moments of serenity and exhilaration, and with the proper preparations, can be safely enjoyed by anglers of all ages. The Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) offers introductory ice fishing experiences for the whole family. On Saturday, January 18, all are welcome to learn the basics of ice fishing, and tackle the sport during a Family Ice Fishing program from 1 to 3:30 p.m. All equipment will be provided. Fishing licenses are not required. Admission is $5 for adults and $10 for children. Space is limited. For reservations and additional information, call (570) 828-2319 or visit www.peec. org. The Pocono Environmental Education Center is located on Emery Road in Dingmans Ferry.


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Snowtubing is Fun for Everyone! Snowtubing, an increasingly popular mountain activity, is a fun, family-friendly way to experience winter in the Poconos. The sport requires no special skills or equipment, and is suitable for participants of all ages. Read on to learn more about snowtubing spots in the Poconos! A sprawling mountain sports destination, Camelback Mountain Resort offers winter fun for guests of all ages and experience levels. This year, snowtubing at Camelback is bigger than ever! With up to 42 lanes and two “magic carpet” lifts, Camelback’s Snowtubing Park is the largest in the country! Gather the whole family and hit the mountain for hours of alpine entertainment! The park is open daily with evening hours for extended activity. Single and double tubes are available. Large groups are welcome with advance notice. Visit www.skicamelback.com or call (570) 629-1661 for more information. Camelback Mountain Resort is located minutes from Interstate 80 on Camelback Road in Tannersville. The Winter Fun Center at Fernwood Resort is a great place to chill out! The Pocono Mountain vacation destination features 100% snowmaking for family fun all season long. Enjoy single and family snowtubing plus fun for the little ones in the Tiny Tot Area! Fernwood’s White Lightning Snowtubing Park is open to the public with discount rates available to resort guests and large groups. Getaway packages are on sale now. Visit www.fernwoodresortpoconos.com or call (888) FERNWOOD for details. Fernwood Resort is located on Route 209 in Bushkill. Choose your adventure with sensational snowtubing at Jack Frost and Big Boulder Ski Areas! Big Boulder, featuring a maximum of 15 snowtubing chutes, two tows and a conveyor carpet lift, offers memorable winter fun seven days a week. Jack Frost, with six snowtubing chutes and two tows, offers sessions on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Both parks feature sleek single-rider tubes and three-hour snowtubing sessions. Guests must be at least 42” tall to participate. Big Boulder Ski Area is located at 1 South Lake Drive in Lake Harmony. Jack Frost is nearby on Jack Frost Mountain Road in Blakeslee. For details, call (570) 443-8425 or visit www.jfbb.com.

Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, a family and beginner-friendly ski resort, offers instant action in the Pocono Plunge Snowtubing Park. No experience or equipment is required. Simply grab a tube and get ready for wonderful winter fun in the Poconos! Shawnee’s snowtubing park features six chutes and a “magic carpet” conveyor lift. Single and tandem tubes are available. Participants must be at least 46” tall to ride alone. Snowtubing is held in two or four-hour sessions on a first-come, first-served basis. Group rates are available. Visit www.shawneemt.com or call (570) 421-7231 for more information. Shawnee Mountain Ski Area is located on Hollow Road in Shawnee-on-Delaware.

Enjoy hours of frosty fun at Ski Big Bear at Masthope Mountain! The scenic ski mountain is open for tubing on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Slide down the mountain in single and double tubes, and take speedy trips to the top on one of two conveyor lifts! Tickets are sold for two-hour sessions. Additional hours are available on holidays. Guests must be at least 42” tall to ride. For more information, visit www.ski-bigbear.com or call (570) 685-1400. Ski Big Bear at Masthope Mountain is located on Karl Hope Boulevard in Lackawaxen.


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Professionals & Services

Information subject to change. PROFESSIONALS Century 21 Select Group Blakeslee, 5651 Route 115, Blakeslee, (570) 643-2100, PoconoVacationsOnline.com. Since 1979, we are proud to have helped thousands of families create a lifetime of memories in the Poconos.   Century 21 Select Group - Pocono Pines, Route 940, Pocono Pines:

PRECISION COLLISION and Detail Center “Your Car Is Pampered with Precision”

(570) 646-3600, c21PoconoPines. com; and Route 940, Pocono Lake at Locust Lake Village: (570) 6468844, c21PoconoLake.com. Real estate sales and vacation rentals in Lake Naomi, Locust Lake, Timber Trails and Pinecrest Lake. Lake Naomi Real Estate, Inc., Route 940, Pocono Pines, (800) 537-1479, (570) 646-2222, lakenaomi.com. Specializing in Lake Naomi/Timber Trails sales and vacation rentals. Liberty Homes Custom Builders, Route 940, Pocono Lake, (570) 646-4600, libertyhomesPA.com. Designing and building awardwinning homes since 1978. Pocono Mountain Lakes Realty, 1578 SR 903, Jim Thorpe, (570)

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Realty World - Long Realty & Appraisal, Kevin Long GRI, ABR., Broker, 5596 Route 115, Blakeslee, (570) 6462869, kevinlongrealty.com. Serving the Pocono Mountains Region for more than 39 years, Long Realty & Appraisal is dedicated to upholding the highest level of service and professionalism in the real estate industry. SERVICES Blakeslee Animal Clinic, Dr. Andrew J. Church, Veterinarian, Route 115, Blakeslee, (570) 6431084, blakesleevet.com. A fullservice companion animal clinic

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providing comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care. Blakeslee Garage, Inc., Route 115 North, Blakeslee, (570) 646-2494. Major and minor repairs, state inspections, brakes, tune-ups, front end alignment and tires. Keiper Plumbing Company, 990 Route 940 (Suite 103), Pocono Lake, (570) 646-3222, keiperplumbing@gmail.com. Residential and commercial plumbing.

Michael’s Flooring, Window, Kitchen & Bath Center, Route 940, Pocono Lake, (570) 646-1502, michcarp.com. One-stop shop for home improvements. Custom installation and free estimates. Precision Collision & Detail Center, Route 940 and Stoney Hollow Road, Pocono Pines, (570) 643-4099, cartesioprecisioncollision.net. “Your car is pampered with Precision!”

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