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the Greene-Dreher-Sterling Fair Fill the final days of summer with some fun at the fair! The Greene-Dreher-Sterling (GDS) fair is going on now through September 3 at the GDS fairgrounds in Newfoundland. The family-friendly celebration features agricultural exhibits, food, rides and entertainment all weekend. See the Big Things Band in the pavilion on Saturday, or watch the baby pageant at 3 p.m. There will be a youth turkey calling contest in the barn at 5 p.m. and a performance by the NoMad Country Band in the arena. Sunday and Monday’s events include tractor pulls, kids’ pedal-pull contests and great music in the pavilion. There will be a farm crop auction on Monday as well as a dog show and a demolition derby. Gates open at 9 a.m. Friday through Monday. Admission is $8 and includes access to rides, exhibits and most arena events. For more information and a complete schedule of events, visit www.gdsfair.com or call (570) 676-4047.


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9 10 11 12 13 14 15 See the ENTERTAINMENT Column on Page 27 for Local Live Entertainment! Now thru End of Golf Season: Fall Golf Fridays, Fernwood Resort, 5785 Milford Road, Bushkill, (888) 337-6966, www.fernwood.co. Now thru End of Golf Season: Wednesday Ladies Golf Special, Fernwood Resort, 5785 Milford Road, Bushkill/East Stroudsburg, (888) 337-6966, www.fernwood.co. Ladies golf for $25 per person (18 holes, car, green fees) on Wednesdays (non-holidays).

Now thru October 31: “Elegant Corrosion” Photography Exhibit by renowned photographer Colin Winterbottom, Steamtown National Historic Site, 150 South Washington Avenue, Scranton, (570) 340-5200. Using macrophotography camera lenses, Mr. Winterbottom has enlarged the smallest details in the decay to the point of abstraction. Isolating textures, patterns, shapes, lines and colors from the wider context of the rail yard, the photographs allow viewers’ to create their own context for the images. Now thru mid-December, Free Pottery-Making Demonstrations, Holley Ross Pottery, Route 191, LaAnna, (570) 676-3248, www.holleyross.com. 11 a.m. Monday through Friday. See all of the steps involved in making beautiful pottery, from mixing the clay to the finished product! September 1: Stroudfest, Main Street, Downtown Stroudsburg, (570) 424-0325, www.stroudsburg.net. Celebrate Stroudsburg’s art, entertainment, food and fun at this free outdoor event! While you’re there, look for the volunteers and adoptable pups from Pocono Greyhound! They will

be ready to meet you from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. September 1: Olde Time Fun, Stroud Mansion, 900 Main Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 421-7701, www.monroehistorical.org. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the back yard. Featuring historic games, demonstrations, music and crafts for kids. September 1: Regenerate Your Life! Raw Foods and Juicing Seminar, Sorrenti’s Cherry Valley Vineyards, 30 Lower Cherry Valley Road, Saylorsburg, (570) 992-2255, cherryvalleyvineyards.com. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Learn the health benefits of a raw diet through “uncooking” demonstrations, Q&A and a meet and greet with Dan McDonald. The seminar features a full five-course raw meal. The cost is $99. Purchase tickets online or by phone. September 1: Monroe Farmers’ Market, Ann Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 420-0559, www.monroefarmersmarket.com. 8 a.m. to noon. Join local farmers and vendors near the American Ribbon Factory as they offer locally grown produce, fresh baked breads, jams, syrups, hand-roasted coffee, homemade pasta, fine wines, handmade soaps and more. September 1: Birthday Celebration, Mountain View Vineyard,

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7 Neola Road, Stroudsburg, www.mountainviewvineyard.com, (570) 619-0053. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Celebrate the winery’s 3 year anniversary. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy food, wine and live music from Erin McClelland.

Free parking and admission for children under four. September 1 thru 3: La Festa Italiana, Courthouse Square,

September 1: Train Excursions to Railfest/La Festa Italiana, Erie-Lackawanna Dining Car Preservation Society (ELDCPS), (908) 268-0675, www.eldcps.org. Excursions to both events from the Delaware Water Gap, East Stroudsburg and Cresco train stations. Varied seating available. Cost and times determined by departure location.

September 1 thru 3: Labor Day Weekend on the Lake, Wallenpaupack Scenic Boat Tours, Route 6, Hawley, (570) 226-3293, www.wallenpaupackboattour.com. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Guided hour-long cruises detail the history of the “Big Lake.” Tickets are $14 for adults, $13 for seniors and $11 for children under 12. September 1 & 2: Pocono Garlic Festival, Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, Hollow Road, Shawnee on Delaware. (570) 421-7231, www.shawneemt.com. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The festival returns for its 18th year of garlic-themed food and fun. This year, it features over 60 food and craft vendors offering everything from garlic-themed pottery to garlic ice cream! New this year: a raw Garlic Eating Contest!

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Coming Events (Continued from Page 7) Monday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. An end-of-summer tradition with entertainment and lots of food! Free parking and admission. September 1 & 2: Railfest 2012, Steamtown National Historic Site, South Washington Ave, Scranton. (570) 340-5204, www.nps.gov/ stea. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Two days of festivities featuring special exhibits, visiting equipment and train rides. Standard park admission rates apply. September 2: RadioBOLD Music Festival, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs,1280 Highway 315, WilkesBarre, (888) 946-4672, www. mohegansunpocono.com/HSF. 1:00 p.m. “A celebration of music and radio like never before,” this free outdoor event will feature giveaways and live music performances from Tommy Steele, Jasmine Cain, and popular ‘80’s group Dakota. Ticket pick-up locations include

the Mohegan Sun Box Office (Players Club Booth) and Perkins Restaurants in Mount Pocono, Hazleton, Scranton and Pittston. September 2: Moonlight Rafting, Pocono Whitewater, Route 903, Jim Thorpe. (800) 944-8392, www. poconowhitewater.com. $89.95 per person. A rafting experience unlike any other. Rates include all equipment and an after party with a campfire, wine and snacks. September 2 & 3 Labor Day Carnival, Mount Airy Casino Resort, 44 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono, (866) 468-7619, mountairycasino.com. An outdoor event from noon to 6 p.m. featuring rides, food and music for the whole family. September 4 thru October 5: iPhotography, Madelon Powers Gallery, East Stroudsburg University, esuarts@esu.edu, (570) 422-3483. An exhibition of smartphone photography featuring work by John Kopp and Shane Izykowski.

Reception for artists on Thursday, Sept. 6 from 5 to 7 p.m. Gallery hours: Mon., Thur., Fri., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tue. and Wed., 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. September 7: Barley Creek’s 16th Annual Golf Outing, Barley Creek Brewing Company, Sullivan Trail, Tannersville, www.barleycreek. com, bobby@barleycreek.com. Shotgun starts at 9 a.m. Four person scramble format. $90 per person. Includes greens fees, cart, prizes, beverages and dinner at the Creek. September 7 thru 9: Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts (COTA) Jazz and Arts Festival, Delaware Water Gap, (570) 4222210, www.cotajazz.org. Featuring fine arts and crafts, live music, food and a children’s area. Rain or shine. September 7 thru 9 & 14 thru 16: An Evening with Lucille Fletcher, The Shawnee Playhouse, Shawneeon-Delaware, (570) 421-5093, www.theshawneeplayhouse.com.

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Scranton Celebrations

LA FESTA ITALIANA

Don’t miss Northeast Pennsylvania’s largest celebration of culture and cuisine! La Festa Italiana will take place in Scranton’s Courthouse Square from Saturday, September 1 through Monday, September 3. La Festa Italiana is an end-of-summer tradition that attracts thousands of visitors every year. This year, the festival will host approximately 70 vendors offering everything from delicious Italian cuisine to authentic arts and crafts. Continuous entertainment is scheduled throughout the weekend and will include performances by musicians, magicians, dancers and more. There will be a fireworks display on Saturday at 9:30 p.m. Festival hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday. Admission is free. For more information, see ad on back cover, visit www.lafestaitaliana.org or call (570) 348-4921.

RAILFEST 2012 Railfest 2012 will take place at the Steamtown National Historic Site on Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The annual event is a public celebration of railroading past, present and future. The celebration features a variety of educational exhibits and entertainment all weekend. There will be special train excursions, visiting equipment, railroad models, shop demonstrations, children’s programs and much more. Admission is $7 for visitors ages 16 and older. Children under 15 are admitted free with an adult. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/stea or call (570) 340-5200.

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Listingss Subject to Change Barley Creek Brewing Company, Sullivan Trail & Camelback Rd.,

 

Bear Creek Inne Fresh Seafood, Steak, Veal and Chicken RT. 115, BEAR CREEK, PA

570-472-9045

Open 7 Days a Week Daily at 4pm • Sundays at 12pm

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Tannersville, (570) 629-9399, barleycreek.com. Pocono’s b l k original brewpub and restaurant. Handcrafted ales and lagers. Free brewery tours and beer tasting. Bear Creek Inne, Route 115, Bear Creek, (570) 472-9045, bearcreekinne.com. Great food, great prices since 1972. 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. Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort & Restaurant, 205 Route 507, Hawley, (570) 226-4388, ehrhardts.com. On Lake Wallenpaupack. Classic American cuisine and gluten-free selections. Fernwood Hotel & Resort, Route 209, Bushkill, (570) 588-9500, fernwood.co. Mama Bella’s Tuscan Grille, sports pub, Pizza Hut and

Scoops. Wintergreen’s Bar and Grilll overlooks the lake and golf course. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, (888) 946-4672, poconodowns.com. Ruth’s Chris Steak House, the Mediterranean Rustic Kitchen, Timbers Buffet, casual and cool Bar Louie, Sushi bar Pearl, Johnny Rockets, Wolfgang Puck and more. River Room, Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort, Shawnee-on-Delaware, (570) 424-4000, shawneeinn.com. Fine dining with spectacular views. Skytop Lodge, Route 390, Skytop, (570) 595-7401, (800) 345-7759, skytop.com. Lakeview Restaurant, featuring nouveau American cuisine with panoramic mountain and lake views, and The Windsor Dining Room. A Wine Spectator Magazine award-winner. Split Rock Golf Club, 100 Moseywood Road, Lake Harmony, (570) 722-9111, splitrockresort.com. Italian restaurants, sports bar with pub food and more. The French Manor Inn and Spa, off Route 191, 8 miles south of I-84 Exit 20, South Sterling, (570) 676-3244, (877) 720-6095, thefrenchmanor. com. Gourmet French cuisine, superb wine list and spectacular mountain views. Gluten-free breads and pancakes available. Fourdiamond AAA rating.

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15 The Gem and Keystone, River Road, located next to Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort, Shawnee-on-Delaware, (570) 424-0990, GemAndKeystone. com. Home of ShawneeCraft microbrewery artisanal whole-food beer. The Inn at Pocono Manor, Routes 314 & 940, Pocono Manor, (570) 839-7111, poconomanor.com. American cuisine with a continental flair.

The Settlers Inn at Bingham Park, 4 Main Avenue, Hawley, (570) 226-2993, (800) 833-8527, thesettlersinn.com. Award-winning farm to table restaurant serving seasonal game and fish with locally grown produce, artisan breads and desserts. Four-diamond AAA rating.

King,” Jubilee serves up breakfast daily from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. Lunch/ dinner menu. Adjoining Pub in the Pines.

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Van Gilder’s Jubilee Restaurant & Pub in the Pines, Route 940, Pocono Pines, (570) 646-2377, breakfastking.com. The “Breakfast

COTA Jazz Festival The 35th annual Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts (COTA) Jazz and Arts Festival will take place on September 7 through 9. This year’s celebration features a fantastic lineup of talented musicians. The celebration begins on Friday with an opening reception at the Dutot Museum from 6 to 8 p.m. The reception, a Music Motif Art Show, will feature food, wine and an exhibition of musically-themed pieces from local artists. Performances follow at the Presbyterian Church of the Mountain from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Admission is $10. Festivities move outdoors for Saturday and Sunday. There will be fine arts and crafts, great food, a children’s area and a multitude of musical performances. Renowned guests include the charming Nellie McKay and “School House Rock” creator Bob Dorough. General admission is $25 for adults, $15 for seniors and students, and $10 for children ages 5 to 12. Two-day tickets are available for $40. The event is rain or shine. For more information, visit www.cotajazz.org or call (570) 424-2210.

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BAIT & TACKLE Tannery Depot General Store, RR 78, corner of Route 534 & Tannery Bridge, White Haven, (570) 606-4325, (800) 745-0742, tannerydepot.com. Woehrle’s Bait Shop, Rt. 940 at Park Avenue in Mount Pocono, (570) 839-7338, woehrlesbaitshop. com. Live bait for all seasons. Celebrating over 3 decades in business, this complete bait shop is open every day, all year. BOATING Rubber Duckie Boat Rentals, Junction of Routes 507 & 390, Lake Wallenpaupack, Tafton, (570) 226-3930, rubberduckieboatrentals.com. Pontoon, fishing, pleasure and ski boats, 3-person jet skis. Wallenpaupack Scenic Boat Tour, 2487 Route 6 near Route 507, Hawley, (570) 226-3293, wallenpaupackboattour.com. One-hour cruises on Lake

Zipline & Challenge Course

PAINTBALL

Wallenpaupack with tour guides. Available through Day. A il bl th h LLabor b D Private tours available. CAMPING Adventure Sports, Route 209, Marshalls Creek (2 miles north of I-80 off exit 309), (570) 223-0505, (800) 487-2628, adventuresport. com. Trips in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Kittatinny Canoes, Dingmans Ferry Base, 2130 Route 739, Dingmans Ferry on the Delaware River, (800) 356-2852, kittatinny. com. Trips in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and other spots. CANOES & KAYAKS Kittatinny Canoes, Dingmans Ferry Base, 2130 Route 739, Dingmans Ferry on the Delaware River, (800) 356-2852, kittatinny.com. CLIMBING The Adventure Center at Skytop

Lodge, Route 390 and Dutch Hill Road, Skytop, (570) 595-8988; skytop.com. Outdoor k t O td 30’ climbing li bi wall; 8 stations, from beginner to expert. CBK Mountain Adventures, Camelback Mountain Resort, Tannersville, (570) 629-1661, cbkmountainadventures.com. Treetop obstacle courses, mountain segways, zip lines, offroad adventure rides. FISH AND PAY LAKES Big Brown Fish and Pay Lakes, Route 115, North Effort, (570) 629-0427, bigbrownfish.com. Three ponds filled with trout and bass. No license required. Equipment rentals and bait available. Picnic table, park benches and pavilion for your convenience. Paradise Fishing Preserve, Cresco, (570) 629-0422, paradisetrout. com. Two lakes filled with bass and trout. No license required. All equipment/bait available.

 

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The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort,

Skytop Lodge, One Skytop,

The Orvis Shop at Skytop Lodge, Route 390, Skytop, (570) 5958929, skytop.com.

One River Road, 124 Shawnee

Skytop, (570) 595-8988,

The Rod & Gun Club at The Inn at Pocono Manor, Route 314, Pocono Manor, (570) 839-3908, poconomanor.com.

Legendary, historic course.

Inn Drive, Shawnee-on-Delaware, (800) 742-9633, shawneeinn.com.

GEOCACHING The Adventure Center at Skytop Lodge, One Skytop, Skytop, (570) 595-8988; skytop.com.

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GOLF Fernwood Resort, Route 209, Bushkill, (888) 337-6966, fernwood.co. The Inn at Pocono Manor, Route 314, Pocono Manor, (570) 8393908, poconomanor.com. Two courses designed by elite golf course architects. Pinecrest Lake Golf Club, 679 Pinecrest Drive, Pocono Pines, (570) 646-4444, www.pinecrestlakeclub.com.

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Split Rock Resort, 1 Lake Drive, Lake Harmony, (800) 255-7625, splitrockresort.com. HARNESS RACING Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, (888) 946-4672, poconodowns.com.

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ssspeedways.com. High-powered carts; real track racing. Must be at least 54” tall. Use the display ad in this magazine for a Free Race.

Fernwoo Resort, Route 209, Fernwood Bushkill (888) 337-6966, Bushkill, fernwood.co. The Inn at Pocono Manor, Route 314, Pocono Manor, (570) 8396237, poconomanor.com. KART RACING

Pocono Whitewater, Route 903 near Jim Thorpe, (570) 325-9226, poconowhitewater.com.

ZIPlINEs

Whitewater Challengers, Lehigh Adventure Center, 288 North Stagecoach Rd., Weatherly, (800) 443-8554, whitewaterchallengers.com.

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MOUNTAIN COASTERS

Soar 150 Feet in the Air Overlooking the Delaware at Speeds Over 50 MPH!

CBK Mountain Adventures, Camelback Mountain Resort, Tannersville, (570) 629-1661, cbkmountainadventures.com. The area’s only Mountain Coaster. Driver-controlled and capable of speeds up to 30MPH.

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The Adventure Center at Skytop Lodge, Skytop, (570) 595-8988; skytop.com. Pocono Bike Rentals at the Tannery Depot, RR 78, corner of Route 534 & Tannery Bridge, White Haven, (800) 745-0742, poconobikerentals.com.

S & S Speedways Indoor GoKarts, Business Route 209 in Snydersville, (570) 420-5500;

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CBK Mountain Adventures, Camelback Mountain Resort, Tannersville, (570) 629-1661, cbkmountainadventures.com. Fernwood Resort, Route 209, Bushkill, (888) 337-6966; fernwood.co. PAINTBALL The Adventure Center at Skytop Lodge, One Skytop, Skytop, (570) 595-8988, skytop.com. Fernwood Resort, Route 209, Bushkill, (888) 337-6966, fernwood.co. PLAY PARKS Bushkill Falls, Route 209, Bushkill, (570) 588-6682, to visitbushkillfalls.com. Centered around eight tumbling waterfalls; the “Niagara of Pennsylvania.”

costasfamilyfunpark.com • 570.226.8585

Costa’s Family Fun Park, 2111 Route 6, Hawley, near Lake


21 Wallenpaupack, (570) 226-8585, costasfamilyfunpark.com. Land of Make Believe & Pirate’s Cove, I-80 exit 12, Hope, NJ, (908) 459-9000, lomb.com. Awardwinning park designed for parent/ child participation. SPORTING CLAYS The Rod & Gun Club at Pocono Manor, Route 314, Pocono Manor, (570) 839-3908, poconomanor.com. The Orvis Shop at Skytop Lodge, One Skytop, Skytop, (570) 5958929, (570) 595-7401, skytop.com.

SPORTS EQUIPMENT Adventure Sports, Route 209, Marshalls Creek, (570) 223-0505, (800) 487-2628 adventuresport.com. Starting Gate Action Sports, Rt. 209 in Bushkill, adjacent to Pocono Indian Museum, (570) 588-4807, startinggateonline.com. Tannery Depot General Store, Route 534 and Tannery Road, (570) 606-4325. Hawley Bike Share Program: www.visithawleypa.com. Men’s and women’s rentals available at

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WOEHRLE‛S BAIT SHOP

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TRAIN RIDES

Route 940 & Park Avenue MT. POCONO

Steamtown National Historic Site, Scranton, I-81 exit 185 (Central Scranton Expressway), left at light to Lackawanna Avenue, follow signs to Steamtown, (570) 3405200, (888) 693-9391, nps.gov/stea.

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TROLLEY RIDES Water Gap Trolley, Route 611, Delaware Water Gap, (570) 476-9766, watergaptrolley.com. Authentically styled all-weather trolleys offering tours of Delaware Water Gap. Guides describe history and points of interest. Open 7 days/week from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. WATER PARKS Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark, One Camelback Road, Tannersville, (570) 629-1661, camelbeach.com. H20ooohh! Indoor Family Waterpark, Split Rock Resort, 1 Lake Drive, Lake Harmony, (800) 255-7625. Pirate’s Cove at Land of Make Believe, I-80 exit 12, Hope, NJ, (908) 459-9000, lomb.com.

For State Park information, call 1-888-PA-PARKS or visit www.dcnr.state.pa.us

WHITE WATER RAFTING Kittatinny Canoes, Dingmans Ferry Base, 2130 Route 739, Dingmans Ferry on the Delaware River, (800) 356-2852, kittatinny.com.

PROMISED LAND STATE PARK

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Pocono Whitewater, Route 903 near Jim Thorpe, (570) 325-9226, poconowhitewater.com. Shawnee River Trips, off I-80 exit 310 to River Road in Shawneeon-Delaware, (877) 373-2386, shawneeinn.com. Whitewater Challengers, Lehigh Adventure Center, 288 North Stagecoach Rd., Weatherly, (800)


23 443-8554, whitewaterchallengers.com. ZIP LINES CBK Mountain Adventures, Camelback Mountain Resort, Tannersville, (570) 629-1661, cbkmountainadventures.com. Kittatinny Canoes, Milford, (800) 356-2852, kittatinny.com. Tree Top Adventure, Skytop Lodge, Route 390 and Dutch Hill Road, Skytop, (570) 595-8988; skytop.com. Zip line and challenge course.

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It’s ReptilePalooza! Are you ready for ReptilePalooza? The Pocono Mountains Reptile Expo crawls into town on Saturday, September 8th. The expo, also called ReptilePalooza, is a family-friendly animal convention dedicated to education, conservation and entertainment. It will be held at the Fernwood Resort and Event Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Special activities are scheduled to take place throughout the day with educational demonstrations featuring dart frogs, arachnids, Australian pythons and more! See terrarium set-ups by George the “Fish Guy” and learn about “Living Dinosaurs” with Squamata Unlimited. Television stars The Gatorboys will perform live alligator wrestling demonstrations at 9:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. The event features great door prizes for reptile enthusiasts, with crates, crickets, gift certificates and even live bearded dragons on the list. General admission costs $7 for adults and $3 for kids ages 4 to 12. Doors open to general admission guests at 10 a.m. VIP tickets cost $10 and permit a special hands-on meet and greet with the Gatorboys. Doors open to VIP guests at 9 a.m. Fernwood is offering special room rates for expo guests. Mention the discount code “ReptilePalooza” and receive special rates on standard rooms and villas. To book a room, call Fernwood Resort at (800) 5285560 or visit www.fernwoodhotel.com. For more information on ReptilePalooza, visit www.reptilepalooza.com or call (602) 5492001. Discount coupons for the event are available online.


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Real Estate

PROPERTIES FOR SALE & VACATION RENTALS Beaver Mountain, (800) 233-2770, BeaverMtn.com. Log and cedar home builders. 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, Route 940, Pocono Lake, (570) 646-4600, libertyhomesPA.com. Quality Pocono building since 1978. Luxury living made affordable. SERVICES Pocono Builders Association, 745 Main Street, Ste. 203, Stroudsburg. (570) 421-9009, www.poconobuilders.org.

Pocono Tile Works, (570) 4606439, poconotileworks.com. Exceptional custom tile design and installation. Fully insured; references available. The Service Team, 487 E. Moorestown Road, Wind Gap, (610) 377-8400. Installation of roofing, siding, kitchens, baths, decks, insulation and flooring.

LAKE NAOMI REAL ESTATE, INC. At the traffic light, Corner Routes 940 & 423 Pocono Pines, PA 18350 (800) 537-1479 * (570) 646-2222 See our sales & rentals at www.lakenaomi.com

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Labor Day is “Fish For Free” Day! Pack up the kids and Fish For Free in the Poconos on Monday, September 3. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania allows anyone, resident or non-resident, to fish public waterways without a license on Labor Day. The Pocono Mountains are home to many public waterways, scenic State Parks and serene lakes. An excursion on Fish For Free day is a great way savor the final moments of summer while sharing the sport of fishing. Although participants are allowed to fish the waters without a license, other regulations will be enforced. For more information, visit www.fishandboat.com or call (570) 477-5717.


Spas & Salons Fernwood ood Resort Spa, 5785 Milford Road, Bushkill, (888) 337-6966, fernwood.co. Le Spa Forêt at The French Manor Inn and Spa, 50 Huntingdon Drive, South Sterling, (877) 720-6090, thefrenchmanor.com. Santosha on the Ridge, 121 Santosha Lane, Shawnee-onDelaware, (570) 476-0203; santoshaontheridge.com.

(570) 839-0140, laurelspaatpoconomanor.com. The Skyview Spa at Skytop Lodge, Route 390, Skytop, (570) 595-8968; skyviewspaatskytoplodge.com. The Spa at Mount Airy, 44 Woodland Road, Mt. Pocono, (570) 243-5230; thespaatmountairy.com. Treatments

Spa Shawnee at Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, 124 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawnee-on-Delaware, (570) 424-4000, spashawnee.com. A sanctuary for restoring the body, mind and soul. Facials and body treatments use all-natural, organic products. Single and couples’ massage rooms, hydrotherapy, full salon. The Laurel Spa at the Inn at Pocono Manor, Route 314, One Manor Drive, Pocono Manor,

25 include Swedish, deep tissue and sports massages, reflexology, therapeutic facials, wraps and nail care.

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Waverly Antiques Show and Sale The final Waverly Antiques Show and Sale will take place at the Waverly Community House on Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16. The show, known as the premier showcase for exhibitors in fine antiques and collectibles, will feature displays and representatives from shops across the region. This year’s show features glassware from Anne’s Treasures, vintage jewelry from Antique & Estate Jewelry, furniture from Bittersweet Antiques, rare books and prints from The Serious Collector and many more. Representatives from each organization will be available for discussion. Artifacts and memorabilia from the Waverly Community House and the Scranton Lace Co. will also be on display this year. Many of the items can be traced back to the early 1900s. Show hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, call (570) 586-8191 or visit www.waverlycomm.org. This event is the last of its kind at the Waverly Community House.


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ANTOINE NE DUTOT MUSEUM & GALLERY, Main Street (Route 611), Delaware Water Gap, (570) 476-4240, dutotmuseum.com. Art gallery and local history museum. Hours: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sat. & Sun, Memorial Day to Columbus Day. ARTSPACE GALLERY, 18 North 7th Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 4764460, poconoarts.org. Fine art gallery.

Cresco Railroad Depot, (570) 5956157, barretthistory.org. Antique toys, anthracite coal mine display, Civil War displays. DORFLINGER GLASS MUSEUM, Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary, Long Ridge Road, White Mills, (570) 253-1185, dorflinger. org. Art glass objects and artifacts of local glassmaker.

COLUMNS MUSEUM, 608 Broad Street, Milford, (570) 296-8126, pikecountyhistoricalsociety.org. 1904 Greek Revival mansion featuring the Lincoln Flag.

ECKLEY MINERS’ VILLAGE, 2 Eckley Main Street, Weatherly, (570)636-2070, eckleyminersvillagemuseum. com. Former anthracite mining community founded in 1854; now a living museum. Open year-round.

COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION MUSEUM, 5550 Memorial Boulevard (Route 611), Tobyhanna, (570) 894-4207, (570) 839-7306, coolbaughtwp.org. Ice harvesting, military history, photo collection and artifacts.

EVERHART MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, SCIENCE & ART, 1901 Mulberry Street, Scranton, (570) 346-7186, everhart-museum.org. Featuring a stunning collection of Ancient Egyptian artifacts, fine art and fossils.

CRESCO STATION MUSEUM, Sand Spring Road off Route 390,

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GREY TOWERS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE, 151 Grey Towers Drive, Milford, (570) 296-9630, greytowers.org. A French chateau built in 1886 and set on 303 acres of gardens. Museum and conference center. Open May 26 thru Oct. 31. MADELON POWERS ART GALLERY, East Stroudsburg University, Fine and Performing Arts Center, Normal and Marguerite Streets, East Stroudsburg, (570) 422-3483, esu. edu. Fine art exhibits. MAUCH CHUNK MUSEUM & CULTURAL CENTER, Jim

Spend a day with Nature at PENNSYLVANIA’S GREATEST NATURAL WONDER Underground Tours • 125 Wooded Acres • Museum Gift & Souvenir Shops • Ice Cream Parlor • Picnic Park Rock Shop • Panning for Gemstones • Mini Golf Fast Food with Dutch Specialties

Open DAILY • Reasonable Rates

610-683-6765

Pocono Indian Museum & Gift Shop

South on Rt. 209 & 33 and West on Rt. 22 & 78 963 Crystal Cave Road, Kutztown, PA 19530

Receive 1/2 Price Adult Tour Rt. 209, Bushkill Admission with One Paid Adult 570-588-9338 Admission

www.crystalcavepa.com

www.poconoindianmuseum.com

(FAX) 610-683-0070

Thorpe, (570) 325-9190, mauchchunkmuseum.com. Preserving history and culture of Jim Thorpe, formerly known as Mauch Chunk. OLD JAIL MUSEUM, 128 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, (570) 325-5259. Infamous site of the execution of the Molly Maguires; reportedly haunted. POCONO INDIAN MUSEUM, Route 209, Bushkill, (570) 5889338; poconoindianmuseum.com. Artifacts and crafts of Delaware River Native Americans. QUIET VALLEY LIVING HISTORICAL FARM, 347 Quiet Valley Road Stroudsburg, (570) 9926161, quietvalley.org. Dedicated to preserving PA’s agricultural heritage. Period-dressed “family” members re-enact the lives of original PA German family who ran the farm from 1760 to 1913. SCULPTED ICE WORKS ICE HARVESTING MUSEUM, Route 590, Lakeville, (570) 226-6246, sculptediceworks.com. Open daily. STEAMTOWN NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE, 150 S. Washington Avenue, Scranton, (570) 340-5200, nps.gov/stea/index.htm. Living history and special exhibits; train excursions. STROUD MANSION & LIBRARY, 900 Main Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 421-7703, monroehistorical. org. Stately mansion built in 1795 housing Monroe County artifacts and exhibits. TOBYHANNA TRAIN STATION & MUSEUM, Route 423, Tobyhanna, (570) 894-3338. Open seasonally and for special events. Rail videos, model trains, memorabilia, railroad art and souvenirs. By donation. ZANE GREY MUSEUM, Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, 274 River Road, Lackawaxen, (570) 685-4871. Poconos home of renowned author/chronicler of American West.

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Entertainment Information is subject to change. COVE HAVEN, Lake Wallenpaupack, (800) 432-9932, covepoconoresorts.com. Sept. 2: Charlie Daniels Band. Sept. 23: Comedian Billy Gardell from “Mike and Molly.” EHRHARDT’S RESORT & RESTAURANT, 205 Route 507, (570) 226-4388, ehrhardts.com. Live music on Fridays. Sept. 7: Abbey Road FERNWOOD HOTEL & RESORT, Route 209, Bushkill, (570) 5889500, fernwood.co. Live music in the Trolley Stop Pub and Astor Room. Sept. 8: Reptilepalooza: an educational expo featuring Animal Planet’s “Gator Boys.” General admission: $7, VIP: $10, Kids 4-12: $3. MAUCH CHUNK OPERA HOUSE, Jim Thorpe, (570) 325-0249, mauchchunkoperahouse.com. An ideal venue for live music. Sept. 1: Childhood’s End - A Tribute to Pink Floyd. Sept. 2: The Allentown Band. Sept. 8: CBW: Coryell, Bailey and White. MOHEGAN SUN AT POCONO DOWNS, Highway 315 in WilkesBarre, (570) 831-2100. Marko Marcinko Trio Jazz Band, Fri. and Sat. nights at Ruth’s Chris Steak

House. Summer 2012 Party on the Patio features live tribute bands on Thursday Nights. Sept. 2: RadioBOLD Music Festival: a free event featuring live music from Dakota. MOUNT AIRY CASINO, 44 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono, (866) 468-7619, mountairycasino. com. Sept. 8: Bravo TV Top Chef Fabiano Viviani. Sept. 22: Sandra Bernhard. PENN’S PEAK, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe, (866) 605-7325, pennspeak.com. Top PA venue for live music. Sept 7: Live Wire with Completely Unchained. SHAWNEE INN AND GOLF RESORT, Shawnee-on-Delaware, (570) 424-4000, (800) 742-9633. Legendary Flo Powell appears on Fri. and Sat. nights at the River Room. THE MOUNT, Mt. Laurel Pocono Mts. Performing Arts Center, 1 Tamiment Road, Tamiment, (570) 588-2522, mtlaurelpac.com. THE SHAWNEE PLAYHOUSE, 552 River Road, Shawnee-onDelaware, (570) 421-5093, theshawneeplayhouse.com. Affordable world-class theater presenting classical and new plays, musicals, operas, concerts and

27 Shakespeare. Now through Sept. 2: Forbidden Broadway’s Greatest Hits. M Musical hailed Hi i l revue h il d as “hilarious and brilliantly wicked” by the New York Times. Show includes parodies of The Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, Les Misérables and more. Tickets: $28 adults, $25 seniors, $15 children. Sept. 7-16: An Evening with Lucille Fletcher presented by Center Stage Players. Tickets: $18 adults, $15 seniors, $10 children. Now through Oct. 21: Deathtrap: A Thriller in Two Acts presented by Center Stage Players. Tickets: $28 adults, $25 seniors, $15 children. Now through Dec. 29: Story Time S.T.A.R.S. on Stage. Children love seeing their favorite stories come alive. Tickets: $5.

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Theater Year Round! Musicals, Comedies, Dramas Children’s Theater Classes and Camps We Love Groups of All Sizes!

570-421-5093 www.TheShawneePlayhouse.com

Stroudfest Returns

Visit Downtown Stroudsburg on Saturday, September 1 for the annual Stroudfest celebration! The free outdoor festival begins at noon and features a variety of food, activities and music all day. Walk down Stroudsburg’s beautiful Main Street and browse the food, craft and vendor tables. Stop at the Stroudfest Stage and hear music by the Christian Porter Band, Los Diablos and the Kevin Brennan Band, or enjoy some family-friendly fun with face painting and other activities for kids. After the festival, stop in to some of Downtown Stroudsburg’s many locally-owned shops, galleries and eateries. A gourmet cappuccino or a scoop of homemade ice cream is a sweet way to end a great day at Stroudfest. The event is made possible by the United Way of Monroe County. Admission and parking are free. For more information, 0 2808 visit www.stroudfest.com or call the Sherman Theater at (570) 420-2808.


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Lodging

Countryside yside Cottages, 2863 Bartonsville Avenue, Stroudsburg, (570) 629-2131, countrysidecottages.com. Small rustic resort; rooms with fireplaces. Crescent Lodge, 5854 Paradise Valley Road, Cresco, (570) 5957486, crescentlodge.com. Awardwinning retreat with lodge and cottages with fireplace, Jacuzzi for two and private outdoor patio. Complimentary breakfast buffet. Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort & Restaurant, 205 Route 507, Hawley, (570) 226-4388, ehrhardts. com. Lake Wallenpaupack resort A

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with motel rooms, cottages, lakeside apartments and suites. Fernwood Resort, 5785 Milford Road, Bushkill, (888) 337-6966, fernwood.co. Luxury hotel rooms and villas. French Manor Inn and Spa, 50 Huntingdon Drive, South Sterling, (877) 720-6090, thefrenchmanor.com. Mountaintop Lodge, 2137 Route 940, Pocono Pines, (570) 6466636, mountaintoplodge.com. Bed & breakfast with rooms, suites, lofts and cabins. Rate includes activities at Lake Naomi and exclusive luxury club. Santosha on the Ridge, 121 Santosha Lane, Shawnee-on-

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Mountain Springs Lake www.mslresort.com

G Open All Year HOUSEKEEPIN COTTAGES Rustic Cottages Complete Facilities Fireplaces - Cable TV

Delaware, (570) 476-0203; santoshaontheridge.com. BedandBreakfast.com award winner. Paradisiacal setting a mere 72 miles from Manhattan. Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, 124 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawneeon-Delaware, (570) 424-4000, shawneeinn.com. Luxury resort set amid the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Skytop Lodge, off Route 390, Skytop, (570) 595-7401, (800) 3457759, skytop.com. Refined resort in a majestic 5,500-acre setting. Split Rock Resort, 1 Lake Drive, Lake Harmony, (800) 255-7625, splitrockresort.com. Villas, cottages, deluxe suites and lodge. The Inn at Pocono Manor, Route 314, One Manor Drive, Pocono Manor, (570) 839-7111, (800) 233-8150, poconomanor.com. A coveted destination since 1902. The Settlers Inn at Bingham Park, Route 6, Hawley, (570) 226-2993, (800) 833-8527, thesettlersinn.com. Artfully restored 1927 craftsmanstyle hotel.

2863 Bartonsville Ave., Bartonsville

Ph. (570) 629-2131 REEDERS, PA 866-629-0251

www.countrysidecottages.com

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Take a Cruise in the Poconos! Conclude your Poconos vacation with a relaxing cruise on Lake Wallenpaupack. Wallenpaupack Scenic Boat Tour is a family owned and operated business offering guided patio-boat cruises throughout Labor Day weekend. The leisurely tours allow passengers to take in the sights and sounds of the “Big Lake” while learning the Lake Region’s rich history. Tours occur every hour from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Labor Day. Tickets cost $14 for adults, $13 for seniors (60+) and $11 for children 12 and younger. A minimum of four participants is required for the boats to depart. The “Big Lake” is surrounded by some t are encouraged d tto explore l th t i LLake k of the Poconos’ finest shops, eateries and attractions. G Guests the hi historic Region. For more information, visit www.wallenpaupackboattour.com or call (570) 226-5611.


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Coming Events (Continued from Page 9) www.lakeregioncc.com/calendar/. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rain or shine, free admission. Over 100 vendors offering handcrafted items. Presented by the Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce. September 8: Butterflies Abound, Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center (WELC), 126 PPL Drive, Hawley, www.pplpreserves. com, (570)-253-7001. Join Ed Wesley of the Butterfly Barn and learn about the Monarch butterfly from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Participants may take home and hatch a Monarch chrysalis. Free admission. September 8: Monroe Farmers’ Market, Ann Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 420-0559, www. monroefarmersmarket.com. 8 a.m. to noon. Join local farmers and vendors near the American Ribbon Factory as they offer locally grown produce, fresh baked breads, jams, syrups, hand-roasted coffee,

homemade pasta, fine wines, handmade soaps and more. September 8: Art Opening, Monroe County Environmental Education Center (MCEEC), 8050 Running Valley Road, Bartonsville, (570) 629-3061, www.mcconservation. org. Jordan Lewis’ “Our Land: A Regional Retrospective in Large Format.” Reception 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. September 8: “Forces of Nature:” A Dramatic Reading, Grey Towers National Historic Site, Milford, www.greytowers.org, (570) 2969625. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. $75 fee includes hors d’oeuvres, beverages and performance. Proceeds fund Heritage Association programs. September 9: Learn to Kayak, Kittatinny Canoes, Dingmans Ferry, (800) FLOAT-KC, www. kittatinny.com. Ride with a certified instructor on a ten mile whitewater trip down the Delaware from Pond Eddy, NY to Matamoras, PA. September 9: Sunday for Singles, Pocono Environmental Education

Center (PEEC), 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, (570) 828-2319, www.peec.org. 1p.m. to 3 p.m. Free monthly hike all about meeting new people and exploring nature together. September 9: 14th Annual “Behind Closed Doors” House Tour, Safe Haven of Pike County, Dingmans Ferry, (570) 296-2927. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring historical properties in and around Dingmans Ferry, PA. Several of the homes to be explored are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Tickets will be available the day of the event at the Pike County Library in Milford or at Arnold’s Country Mini Mart in Dingmans Ferry. Tickets are $25 per person. All proceeds benefit Safe Haven of Pike County. September 13: Come Paint with Me, Grey Towers National Historic Site, Milford, www.joanpolishookart.com, (570) 775-6896. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join or observe artists at work in the fields and forests of Grey Towers for this outdoor (Continued on Page 30)

Celebrat ing 100 Years of Golf - 1912 - 2012

Links, Drinks, 40 Winks

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Pocono Manor is more than 36 holes of rolling fairways and manicured greens. It’s drinks at The Nineteenth Hole Restaurant, a massage at the Laurel Spa, horseback riding, fly fishing, sporting clays and a comfortable room to rest up and do it all again tomorrow.

Route 314 • Pocono Manor, PA 18349 • 800.233.8150 x7433 • PoconoManor.com


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Coming Events (Continued from Page 29) landscape painting and sketching session. Bring your own materials and a picnic lunch. Free. September 13 thru 16: Pandora Bracelet Event, American Candle, Route 611, Bartonsville, www.american-candle.com, (570) 629-3388. Buy $100 in Pandora jewelry and get a sterling silver Pandora clasp bracelet free! September 15: September on the Farm, Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg, (570) 992-6161, www.quietvalley.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rain or shine. Experience harvest season on the farm through building tours, crop talks, animal exhibits and more. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 3-12. September 15: Harvest Festival, Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, (570) 828-2319, www.peec.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $5 per car. Celebrate fall at PEEC’s

second annual Harvest Festival! Highlights include arts and crafts, conservation exhibits, live music, local food and hands-on learning stations. September 15: Monroe Farmers’ Market, Ann Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 420-0559, www.monroefarmersmarket.com. 8 a.m. to noon. Join local farmers and vendors near the American Ribbon Factory as they offer locally grown produce, fresh baked breads, jams, syrups, hand-roasted coffee, homemade pasta, fine wines, handmade soaps and more. September 15: Cigar Dinner, JCI and Barley Creek Brewing Company, Tannersville, (570) 6299399, www.barleycreek.com. Visit JCI on Route 611 in Tannersville from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and then head to Barley Creek’s Pint Size Park for a Prime Rib Dinner! Reserve your spot today. Space is limited. September 15: Kettle Creek’s Critters, Monroe County Environmental Education Center (MCEEC), 8050 Running Valley Road, Bartonsville, (570) 6293061, www.mcconservation.org.

10 a.m. Bring the whole family for a guided walk and seek out creatures large and small. Cost: $5/$3. September 15 & 16: The Final Waverly Antiques Show & Sale, Waverly Community House, N. Abington Road, (570) 586-8191, waverlycomm.org. For the past 68 years, the show and sale has been the premiere showcase for exhibitors in fine antique furniture, vintage jewelry and collectibles in the Abington area. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. September 22 & 23: Rodeo & Chili Cook-Off, Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, Hollow Road, Shawnee on Delaware. (570) 421-7231, www.shawneemt.com.11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rodeo at 2 p.m. A thrilling experience featuring professional cowboys, live country music, line dancing and more! Advance tickets available at discounted rate. Rodeo spectators are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs.

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The 18th Annual Pocono Garlic Festival

It’s a legendary local favorite with a kick! The 18th annual Pocono Garlic Festival returns to the Shawnee Mountain Ski Area on Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This year’s festival is bursting with garlic-themed food and fun for everyone. More than 60 vendors will be on site offering garlic-filled food, drinks, desserts and novelties. Featured dishes this year include garlic potato pancakes, garlic spanikopita and even garlic ice cream! And for the bravest of festival guests, this year’s newest event offers the chance to become garlic royalty. Contestants will chow down on whole cloves of raw garlic for the chance to be crowned King or Queen of the Garlic Eating Contest. The event is scheduled for Saturday at 2:30. Forms and information are available online. Entertainment is all around at the festival. There will be two concert stages, a children’s area and an educational tent in addition to the strolling entertainers set to perform all weekend. For more information and a complete schedule of events, visit www.poconogarlic.com or call (570) 421-7231. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7.50 for children ages 5-12. Weekend passes and advance tickets are available. Parking for this rain or shine event is free.


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Reptile Breeders Show & Sale - 1000’s of Reptiles, Amphibians, Supplies and More! With Special Guests, as seen on Animal Planet:

September 8th - Doors Open for VIP Guests at 9AM

Fernwood Resort & Event Center 5785 Milford Road

East Stroudsburg, PA 18302

Visit our website at www.ReptilePalooza.com for more details.

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A Unique Alligator Wrestling Experience that is Exciting and Informative for All Ages. Presented by Scales, Tails and Teeth

THE NIAGARA OF PENNSYLVANIA F Eight Waterfalls F Miles of Nature Trails F Wildlife Exhibit F Native American Exhibit F Gift & Souvenir Shops F Ice Cream Parlor F Fudge Kitchen F Snack Bar

Check our website for special events!

www.visitbushkillfalls.com

Route 209, PO Box 151 r Bushkill, PA 18324

570.588.6682

Open 9 a.m. r 7 Days a Week April through October, November weather permitting

managed by ARAMARK


September 1-2-3, 2012 +Scranton, PA Entertainment Schedule 32 Celebrate Italian-style with food, music and culture!

MAIN STAGE (LINDEN STREET) SATURDAY, SEPT. 1

v LABOR DAY WEEKEND COURTHOUSE SQUARE, DOWNTOWN SCRANTON PENNSYLVANIA

Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. 80 vendors offering great food, crafts and displays

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Fireworks Sunday Night sponsored by Fidelity Deposit & Discount Bank

La Messa Festiva The Mass in Italian at 10 a.m. Sunday, September 2, in St. Peter’s Cathedral (one block from festival site) Also broadcast live by CTV: Catholic Television

 Free

Admission



Dean Martin Tribute Monday Night… to Scranton straight from Las Vegas!

Check our Web site at www.lafestaitaliana.org it li for updated information, including the entertainment schedule and directions.

Capt. James R. Minicozzi Memorial 5K Run/Walk Saturday To Benefit UNICO Charities

Capt. James R. Minicozzi Memorial 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, Sept. 1, sponsored by Scranton Chapter of UNICO to benefit UNICO Charities. Registration 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Linden St. and N. Washington Ave. Entrance fee $20. Race begins at 10 a.m.

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While you’re in town, check out Railfest ’12 Sept. 1-2 For details, visit www.nps.gov/stea

This Week in the Poconos Magazine  

September 1, 2012 Edition Where to Go! What to Do! What to See!... in the Pocono Mountains of Northeast Pennsylvania

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