Easter Dining Events in the Poconos The Easter holiday brings bountiful feasts and spirited celebrationss to dining destinations across the Poconos. Indulge in fine food and great fun at these wonderful Easter events! Split Rock Resort will present a special Easter Brunch Buffet on l table e spring dishess and Sunday, March 31 in the Governors Ballroom. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., dine on d delectable enjoy a special visit from the Easter Bunny! Admission costs $24.95 for adults, $19.95 for seniors and $12.95 for children. Reservations are recommended. Call (570) 722-9111 ext. 835 or visit www.splitrockresort.com for details. Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort on Lake Wallenpaupack will host an Easter Dinner Buffet on Sunday, March 31 in the Waterfront Banquet Center. Celebrate the season with a memorable meal of hearty soups and salads, fresh baked goods, fine entrees, desserts and more! Admission costs $24.95 for adults and $9.95 for children 12 and under. Seating is available by reservation only from noon to 4 p.m. Call (570) 226-7355 or visit www.ehrhardts.com for more information. Enjoy a variety of Easter dining specials at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs! Delight in an all-you-can-eat Easter spread at Timbers Buffet, savor seasonal selections at Ruth’s Chris Steak House, and find festive desserts at Betty & Joe’s Coffee Shop! Additional Easter specials will be featured at dining destinations throughout the facility. Visit www.mohegansunpocono.com or call (888) 946-4672 for more information.
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Easter Brunch Celebrate Easter with a Festive Brunch Buffet in the Governors Ballroom at Split Rock Resort. Guests will enjoy spring inspired items and an appearance by the Easter Bunny. Our chef will showcase his many talents which includes a carving station featuring: • Steamship Round of Beef • Roasted Leg of Lamb • Honey Glazed Ham Easter Buffet to be served Sunday March 31, 2013. Seatings are available from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Reservations Recommended.
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Patty’s Parade Patty’ Marches On in Stroudsburg St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone, but the festive fun marches on in Downtown Stroudsburg! The 36th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on Sunday, March 24 at 1:30 p.m. A presentation of the Pocono Irish American Club, the beloved annual event is among the premier parades in Pennsylvania and the surrounding areas. Don your St. Patty’s Day best and join the merriment on Main Street! See talented musicians and dancers, local organizations and fantastic floats! The procession covers a distance of approximately two miles, beginning at the Stroudsburg High School and ending in East Stroudsburg. Many local shops and eateries will offer themed specials and entertainment in honor of the parade. A true celebration of culture and community, this event is not to be missed! Visit www.poconoirishparade.org for more information.
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7 8 9 10 11 12 13 See the ENTERTAINMENT Column on Page 25 for Local Live Entertainment! Information is subject to change. Now thru March 30: An Easter Cantata: A Musical Celebration, The Shawnee Playhouse, River
Road, Shawnee-on-Delaware, (570) 421-5093, www. theshawneeplayhouse.com. This moving feature show, presented by Worthington Players, will feature traditional Easter religious songs and songs of the spring season. Tickets cost $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for children. Show times and details are available online. Now thru April 19: Art Exhibit: “A Walk through Nature’s Glory,” Lackawanna College Environmental Institute (LCEI), 10 Moffatt Drive, Covington Township, (570) 842-1506, www.lackawanna. edu/environmentalinstitute. Artist Diane Tice uses contrasting colors and heavy brush strokes to portray mountains, streams, rivers and seascapes. Enjoy her beautiful
Water Gap Trolley RE-OPENING MARCH 23 RD! Visit the Famous Delaware Water Gap “8th Scenic Wonder of the World” *HOP ABOARD* Welcome to our authentic all-weather trolleys. Relax while our trained guides take you back through history & many points of interest. Learn about the Indians & early settlers!
landscape work during this free public exhibit. Call for hours and information. March 23: Hawthorne, Harmony Presents at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive, Hawley, (570) 5888077, www.silkmillharmony.com. 7:30 p.m. Acclaimed performer Nat Osborn returns to the Poconos with this fantastic folk project. Tickets cost $16 in advance or $20 at the door. Advance ticket holders receive 20% off their bill at the neighboring Glass Wine Bar and Bistro on the day of the show. Doors open at 7:15. BYOB. Call for more information. March 23: Equinox Extravaganza, Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, (570) 8282319, www.peec.org. 1 to 4 p.m. Celebrate winter’s end during this annual springtime celebration! The family-oriented event includes a guided trail walk with stops for educational activities at stations along the path. Cost: $5 per child. Call for details.
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and a visit from the Easter Bunny! Admission costs $10 for guests age one and older. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available at the Comm office from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays. Call for more information.
March 23: Pond Skimming and Parking Lot Party, Camelback Mountain Resort, Camelback Road, Tannersville, (570) 629-1661, www. skicamelback.com. 1 p.m. Catch the last wave of winter during this exciting Pond Skimming event! Parking Lot Party features live entertainment, games, great food and more! Details available online.
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March 23: Breakfast with the Bunny & Easter Egg Hunt at the “Comm,” The Waverly Community House, 1115 North Abington Road, Waverly, (570) 586-8191, www. waverlycomm.org. 10 a.m. Kids will love this festive event! Highlights include a pancake breakfast, crafts, games, an Easter egg hunt,
March 24: The 36th Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade,
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Downtown Stroudsburg, www. poconoirishparade.org. 1:30 p.m. The Pocono Irish American Club presents this exciting annual event. Watch as impressive floats, fine performers and local organizations travel down Main Street and into East Stroudsburg. Mr. William Cramer, Esq. will serve as the 2013 (Continued on Page 15)
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Information is subject to change. American Candle, Route 611, Bartonsville, (570) 629-3388, american-candle.com. “More than just great candles”—candy, women’s accessories, jewelry, collectibles, home décor gifts and more! Swarovski, Jim Shore, Vera Bradley, Pandora, Dansko, Department 56 and others. Open daily. Ann Street Treasures, 920B Ann Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 807-5555,
annstreettreasures.com. Antiques, home décor and accessories. Outstanding selection and services to help you find what you’ve been looking for! Open Thursday through Monday; Tuesday and Wednesday by appointment. Blakeslee Flea Market, Routes 940 & 115, Blakeslee, (570) 646-0943. Indoor and outdoor vendors offer everything from birdfeeders to baked goods and video games to vintage
jewelry. Open Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Carlson’s Country Treasures, Route 940 Mini Mall, Blakeslee, (570) 6435395. Featuring hand-made gifts and original works of art. Exclusive dealer of Mountain Home Candles. Closed Mondays; call for hours. Closet Cases Consignment Boutique, Route 940, Pocono Lake, (570) 262-9092, closetcases.net. Women’s apparel and accessories, artisan creations and fine collectibles. Accepting seasonal consignment. Cooks Tour, Routes 191 & 390, Mountainhome, (570) 595-0370, cookstournepa.com. Wide selection of popular cookware and unique kitchen gadgets. Find great products from Cuisinart, Scanpan, Waring, All-Clad and others. Cooking classes and senior citizens’ discounts. 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,
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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. Christmas Room. Open daily. (Continued on Page 10)
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Information is subject to change. Barley Creek Brewing Company, Sullivan Trail & Camelback Rd., Tannersville, (570) 629-9399,
barleycreek.com. “Pocono’s original brewpub and restaurant.” Serving handcrafted ales and lagers and delicious pub fare. Free brewery tours and beer tastings every day at 12:30 p.m. 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 Friday and Saturday nights. Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort & Restaurant, Route 507, Hawley, (570) 226-4388, ehrhardts.com. On Lake Wallenpaupack. Classic American cuisine and gluten-free selections. Live music in the Pub on Friday nights. Fernwood Resort, Route 209, Bushkill, (888) 337-6966, fernwoodresortpoconos.com. Great food and atmosphere at Wintergreens Grill. The French Manor Inn and Spa, Huntingdon Drive, South Sterling, (877) 720-6090, thefrenchmanor.
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13 com. Gourmet French cuisine, superb wine list and spectacular mountain views. Four-diamond AAA rating. Monthly Chefâ€™s Table dining events highlight featured dishes. JRâ€™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. Ruthâ€™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. Nikki Câ€™s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria, Route 715, Reeders, (570) 629-1000. Intimate mountain eatery offering delicious pizza and Italian specialties. Open daily for lunch and dinner. BYOB. Delivery available.
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Smugglerâ€™s Cove, Route 611, Tannersville, (570) 629-2277, smugglerscove.net. â€œSeafood King of the Poconos!â€? Delight in sensational seafood at this familyowned landmark. Menu items include quality Allen Brothers steaks and slow-roasted prime rib, great soups and salads and the areaâ€™s largest selection of fresh seafood. Open daily. Split Rock Resort, Moseywood Road, Lake Harmony, (570) 7229111, splitrockresort.com. Savor fine Italian dishes in Belâ€™lago Ristorante and indulge in delicious pub fare at Benchwarmers Sports Bar! The Galleria Restaurant offers Continental breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes in a relaxing atmosphere. 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. Van Gilderâ€™s Jubilee Restaurant & Pub in the Pines, Route 940, Pocono Pines, (570) 646-2377, breakfastking.com. The â€œBreakfast King,â€? Jubilee serves breakfast daily from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. Lunch/ dinner menu. Adjoining Pub in the Pines.
Robert Christianâ€™s Restaurant Visit Robert Christianâ€™s Restaurant in scenic Pocono Lake, and enjoy memorable country dining in the Poconos! A family-owned and operated restaurant, Robert Christianâ€™s has been delighting Pocono locals and visitors since 1974. Their extensive menu features the finest seafood, steaks, veal, pastas and more! Enjoy inviting ambiance, daily dinner specials and exciting entertainment at Robert Christianâ€™s! Happy Hour takes place from 4 to 6 p.m. every Monday through Friday and live music is featured on select dates. Robert Christianâ€™s will offer a special Easter Dinner Menu on Sunday, March 31. Reservations are recommended. Call (570) 646-0433 for details. Robert Christianâ€™s Restaurant is located on Route 940 in beautiful Pocono Lake, Pennsylvania. Hours of operation begin at 11:30 a.m. every Thursday through Sunday and at 3 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Visit www.RobertChristiansPA.com for more information.
Coming Events (Continued from Page 7) Grand Marshall. There will be plenty of community cheer and special promotions at many local businesses. Admission is free. See website for details. March 24, Sunday for Singles, Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, (570) 8282319, www.peec.org. 1 to 3 p.m. This exhilarating activity is all about meeting new people and exploring nature together. Admission is free. Call for details. March 24: Cardboard Box Derby, Camelback Mountain Resort, Camelback Road, Tannersville, (570) 629-1661, www.skicamelback.com. 1 p.m. Race down the Sunbowl chutes in a creative cardboard sled, or watch the action from the ongoing Parking Lot Party! Participants must be at least 6 years old. Details available online. March 24: The First Annual Bridal Show and Expo, The Historic Castle Inn, Delaware Avenue, Delaware Water Gap, (570) 4218483, www.castleinndwg.com. 2 to 5 p.m. The Historic Castle Inn presents the First Annual Bridal Show and Expo! Discover wonderful wedding services available from area professionals. Event highlights include complimentary refreshments, raffles, gifts and more. Admission costs $5 at the door. Preregistered brides-to-be enter free. Call (570) 856-7359 or (917) 2265706 for more information. March 24: Free Easter Egg Event, Chestnuthill Park, Route 715, Brodheadsville, (570) 992-9733, www.weposc.org. 1 to 3 p.m. This fun free event is presented by the Western Pocono Lioness Club. Children can enjoy free egg coloring activities and pose for pictures with the Easter Bunny! Call (610) 6818306 for more information. March 25: Easter Story Hour, The Clymer Library, 115 Firehouse Road, Pocono Pines, (570) 6460826, www.clymerlibrary.org. 10:30 a.m. This special children’s story hour will be dedicated to the
Easter holiday. Enjoy stories, crafts, music and snacks. Call for more information. March 25 thru April 19: Art Association All University Student Juried Art Exhibition, Madelon Powers Art Gallery, East Stroudsburg University’s Fine and Performing Arts Center, Normal Street, East Stroudsburg, (570) 4223483, firstname.lastname@example.org. This student exhibition is open to the public at no cost. Gallery hours are Monday, Tuesday and Friday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Wednesday and Thursday: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Call for details. March 31: Easter Dinner Buffet, Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Banquet Center on Lake Wallenpaupack, Route 507, Hawley, (570) 2267355, www.ehrhardts.com. Enjoy a wonderful holiday buffet of hearty soups and salads, sweet baked goods and savory entrees. Admission costs $24.95 for adults and $9.95 for children 12 and under. Children under 3 will be admitted free. Seating is available by reservation only from noon to 4 p.m. Call for details. March 31: Easter Dining Specials, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, Highway 315, WilkesBarre, (888) WIN-INPA, www. mohegansunpocono.com. Celebrate the Easter holiday with exciting dining deals at Mohegan Sun! Highlights include an all-you-caneat Easter spread at Timbers Buffet, a special Easter menu at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse and delightful promotions from food and beverage vendors throughout the facility. See website for details. March 31: Easter Brunch Buffet, The Governors Ballroom at Split Rock Resort, Moseywood Road, Lake Harmony, (570) 722-9111 ext. 835, www.splitrockresort.com. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Celebrate the season at Split Rock Resort! This wonderful spring brunch buffet will feature delicious dishes and a special visit from the Easter Bunny. Admission costs $24.95 for adults, $19.95 for seniors and military personnel, and $12.95 for children. Reservations are recommended. Call for details. April 3: Live Native Animals, Lackawanna College
Environmental Institute (LCEI), 10 Moffatt Drive, Covington Township, (570) 842-1506, www.lackawanna. edu/environmentalinstitute. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Get close to Pennsylvania wildlife during this exciting program with the Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation Center! See native birds, reptiles and mammals and learn how to coexist with creatures in the Poconos. This program is appropriate for children and families. Pre-registration is required. Admission costs $5 per person. Call for more information. April 5: BookHouse Presents: Legendary Folk Singer Adam Miller, The Edinger Community Room at Eastern Monroe Public Library’s Hughes Building, 1002 North Ninth Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 421-0800 ext. 28, www.monroepl. org/bookhouse.html. 7 p.m. One of the premier auto-harpists in the world, Adam Miller is described as a “renowned American folksinger and a natural-born storyteller.” A true entertainer, Miller appeals to audiences of all ages. This special BookHouse event is free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted. Refreshments will be available for a small fee. Arrive early. Call for details. April 5 thru 14: The Best of Broadway..., The Shawnee Playhouse, River Road, Shawnee-onDelaware, (570) 421-5093, www. theshawneeplayhouse.com. Enjoy a spirited celebration of Broadway tunes at the historic Shawnee Playhouse! This special program features classic songs and modern hits sure to entertain. Tickets cost $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for children. Show times and details are available online. April 6: Spring Waterfalls, Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, (570) 828-2319, www.peec. org. 1 to 3 p.m. Ice is melting and water levels are rising around the Poconos! Join PEEC’s team as they venture out to explore some of the region’s breathtaking waterfalls! Dress in layers and bring a camera. Call seven days ahead to reserve a seat in the van. Cost: $20. (Continued on Page 24)
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Information is subject to change. BAIT & TACKLE Blakeslee Sport Shop, Route 115, Blakeslee, (570) 646-2670, blakesleesportshop.com. Hunter’s Gallery, Routes 590 & 348, Hamlin, (570) 689-7898, huntersgallery.com. Tannery Depot General Store, Route 534 & Tannery Road, White Haven, (800) 745-0742, tannerydepot.com. Woehrle’s Bait Shop, Rt. 940 at Park Avenue in Mount Pocono, (570) 839-7338, woehrlesbaitshop.com. BOWLING Split Rock Resort, Moseywood Road, Lake Harmony, (800) 255-
7625, splitrockresort.com. Public alley featuring eight bowling lanes, glowing pins, automated scoring and a state-of-the-art sound system. CAMPING Outdoor World, Route 611, Scotrun, (570) 629-0620. Yearround camping. Amenities include a basketball court, clubhouse, general store, picnic area, playgrounds, recreation center and swimming pool. CLIMBING The Adventure Center at Skytop Lodge, Route 390 and Dutch Hill Road, Skytop, (570) 595-8988; skytop.com. Featuring a 38-foot rock climbing wall with six faces and varying challenges.
SELLING FUN FOR NEARLY 40 YEARS SPORTS EQUIPMENT • OUTDOOR GEAR • APPAREL SKIS • SNOWBOARDS • RENTALS
CBK Mountain Adventures, Camelback Mountain Resort, Tannersville, (570) 629-1661, cbkmountainadventures.com. Treetop obstacle courses, mountain segways, zip lines and off-road adventure rides. FISHING Blakeslee Sport Shop, Route 115, Blakeslee, (570) 646-2670, blakesleesportshop.com. Hunter’s Gallery, Routes 590 & 348, Hamlin, (570) 689-7898, huntersgallery.com. Tannery Depot General Store, Route 534 & Tannery Road, White Haven, (800) 745-0742, tannerydepot.com. Bait and tackle, PA Fishing Licenses. Woehrle’s Bait Shop, Rt. 940 at Park Avenue in Mount Pocono, (570) 839-7338, woehrlesbaitshop.com. FITNESS Pocono Mountain Fitness, 1 Manor Drive, Pocono Manor, (570) 6063489, poconomtfitness.com. 17,000 sq. ft. fitness center with tennis and racquetball complex, basketball,
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19 tanning, personal training and awardwinning Silver Sneakers program. Leagues and classes. Open daily. GEOCACHING The Adventure Center at Skytop Lodge, Route 390 and Dutch Hill Road, Skytop, (570) 595-8988, skytop.com. Use state-of-the-art GPS units to explore Skytop during these unique treasure hunts. GOLF Fernwood Resort, Route 209, Bushkill, (888) 337-6966, fernwoodresortpoconos.com. 18hole par 71 course with challenging greenways. The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, River Road, Shawnee-on-Delaware, (800) 742-9633, shawneeinn.com. Legendary, historic course. Skytop Lodge, Route 390, Skytop, (570) 595-8988, skytop.com. Awardwinning 18-hole championship golf course. Rated 4.5 stars by Golf Digest. HARNESS RACING Mohegan Sun at Pocono
Downs, 1280 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, (888) 946-4672, mohegansunpocono.com. Live Harness Racing on a 5/8-mile oval track. HORSEBACK RIDING Fernwood Resort, Route 209, Bushkill, (888) 337-6966, fernwoodresortpoconos.com. Yearround trail rides. “Stay and Ride” packages available. Paradise Riding Stables, Route 611, Mount Pocono, (570) 839-8340, PoconoHorses.com. Enjoy the beautiful outdoors on horseback! Guided trail rides are offered during every season, seven days a week. Call for details. KART RACING S & S Speedways Indoor Go-Karts, Business Route 209, Snydersville, (570) 420-5500; ssspeedways.com. High-powered carts simulate real track racing for single riders. Video arcade and snack bar. Use the display ad in this magazine for a free race.
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MINIATURE GOLF Split Rock Resort, Moseywood Road, Lake Harmony, (800) 2557625, splitrockresort.com. Fun 18hole course surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery. Families, groups and birthday parties welcome. Call for details. Water Gap Rolling Greens PROAM Miniature Golf, Route 611, Delaware Water Gap, (570) 4769766, watergaptrolley.com. A challenging course for the enjoyment of Water Gap Trolley customers. Unlimited play for $2 per guest. MOUNTAIN COASTERS CBK Mountain Adventures, Camelback Mountain Resort, Tannersville, (570) 629-1661, cbkmountainadventures.com. The area’s only Mountain Coaster. Drivercontrolled and capable of speeds up to 30 M.P.H. Open year round. PAINTBALL The Adventure Center at Skytop Lodge, Route 390 and Dutch Hill Road, Skytop, (570) 595-8988, (Continued on Page 20)
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skytop.com. Play paintball on multiple fields in and out of the woods! Equipment and lessons available. 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. PLAY PARKS Bushkill Falls, Route 209, Bushkill, (570) 588-6682, visitbushkillfalls. com. The â€œNiagara of Pennsylvania,â€? Bushkill Falls features eight
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