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Autumn in the Poconos ................................................................................... 3 Annual Harvest Festival at Quiet Valley ......................................................... 4 Shawnee Mountain Hosts Autumn Timber Festival .................................... 13 Holy Cross Hosts Fall Greek Festival ............................................................ 15 Halloween Haunted Lantern Tours ............................................................... 22 Visit Beautiful Jim Thorpe .............................................................................. 23 Liberty Homes Custom Builders ................................................................... 24 The Great Pocono Pumpkin Festival Returns! ............................................. 25 Film Festival Celebrates a Decade ................................................................ 27 Fernwood to Host Elvis Festival..................................................................... 28 Historic Hawley: The Lake Region’s Downtown .......................................... 31
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Annual Harvest at Quiet V Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm will host its 38th Annual nnua ual Harvest Festival on Saturday and Sunday, October 6 and 7 from rom 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Themed Going Green - Past and Present, this his year’s festival will include fun and educational activities that showcase ase planetfriendly practices. The festival’s many demonstrations emphasize the early American act of repurposing through skills such as broom making, basketry, spinning and weaving, yarn dyeing, tatting, coopering and more. There will also be demonstrations of early meal preparation methods including butter churning, Dutch oven cooking and outdoor brick oven baking. Enjoy family-friendly autumn entertainment at the Harvest Festival. There will be hearty country food, live folk music and plenty of activities for children including pony rides, storytelling, wagon rides and more. The Civil War Encampment is an annual highlight at the Harvest Festival. The authentic reenactment portrays the drill and everyday life of 19th century soldiers and gives guests a glimpse into local history and heritage. Festivities will be held rain or shine throughout the weekend. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 3 through 12. Quiet Valley is located off Business Route 209 south of Stroudsburg. For more information, visit www.quietvalley.org or call (570) 992-6161.
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14 15 16 17 18 19 20 See the ENTERTAINMENT Column on Page 27 for Local Live Entertainment! Now thru end of golf season: Fall Golf Special, Fernwood Resort, 5785 Milford Road, Bushkill, (888) 337-6966, www.fernwoodgolfcourse. com. $24. Advance tee-times required. Rates are per-person and include 18 holes with a cart. 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 macro-photography 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. Wednesdays thru November 1: Bike ‘n’ Brew Tours, Shawnee-onDelaware, $48. Includes bike and helmet rental, transportation to The Gem and Keystone from the trail and back again, choice of complimentary Shawnee Craft beer sampler and an appetizer or entree. For more information, visit www.edgeofthewoodsoutfitters.com or call (570-4216681). Some restrictions may apply. 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 how beautiful pottery is made! Wednesdays thru November 14: Fall Public Bog Walks, Monroe County Environmental Education Center (MCEEC), 8050 Running Valley Road, Bartonsville, (570) 629-3061, www.mcconservation. org. 1 p.m. Enjoy a 2.5 hour autumn bog walk lead by an environmental educator. Meet at the Environmental Education Center for a brief presenta-
tion then caravan to the bog. Cost: $5/$3. Preregistration required. October 5 thru 7: Fall Greek Festival, Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church, 135 Stokes Ave., South Stroudsburg, (570) 421-5734, www. holycrosspoconos.org. Head to the Fall Greek Festival this Columbus Day weekend for great food, music, games, dancing and more. Festival hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon to 7 p.m. on Sunday. Enjoy lively Greek music, delicious Greek food and desserts, and watch traditional Greek dancing on Friday and Saturday from 7 to 8 p.m. You can even place a “to-go” food order by calling (570) 421-5734. Opa! October 6: PAWS in the Park Autumn Dog Walk, Tobyhanna State Park, Tobyhanna, (570) 350-8798, info@poconoanimalwelfaresociety. org. Join PAWS (with or without a canine friend) for a walk on the lovely trails of Tobyhanna State Park. Walker registration is from 9 to 10 a.m. Other activities include a blessing of the pets and a birds of prey demonstration courtesy of the Delaware Valley Raptor Center. This rain or shine event will feature refreshments and prizes. Donations appreciated. E-mail for more information. October 6: A Taste of the Town 4, Pocono Arts Council, Downtown Stroudsburg, (570) 476-4460,
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7 www.poconoarts.org. 2 to 4:30 p.m. Explore beautiful Downtown Stroudsburg through gallery tours and tastings at local restaurants. Featured spaces include the ArtSpace Gallery, The Living Room, AndreiArt and more. Participating restaurants include Marco Antonio’s, Siamsa Irish Pub, The Tea Room, Quench, and others. Tickets for Council members are $30 for an individual and $50 for a couple. The cost to non-members is $35 for an individual and $60 for a couple. Anyone purchasing or renewing a Council membership at the time of ticket purchase will receive a $10 membership discount. Call to reserve a spot. October 6: 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. October 6: Annual Apple Fest, Faith Lutheran Church, Route 940 Blakeslee, (570) 646-0309. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come out for the annual Apple Fest on Saturday, October 6. The Women of Faith will offer freshly baked apple crisp and scrumptious baked goods. There will also be handcrafted items, attic treasures and gift baskets available for sale. Get a head start on holiday shopping and be sure to stay for lunch! October 6 & 7: Harvest & Heritage Days, Historic Honesdale, Wayne County, (570) 253-5492, www.visithonesdalepa.com. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Enjoy a multitude of activities, tours and entertainment including craft vendors, a scarecrow contest, live music, pumpkin painting, railroad exhibits, hayrides, an antique car cruise and a Wing and Chili Taste-Off! October 6 & 7: 38th Annual Harvest Festival, Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg, www.quietvalley.org, (570) 992-6161. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year’s theme is “Going Green – Past and Present.” Learn about past practices of reusing and repurposing (Continued on Page 8)
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October 7: Great Gatsby Diesel Train Excursion, Steamtown National Historic Site, South Washington Ave, Scranton, (570) 340-5204, www. nps.gov/stea. 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Reserve your spot now for this funfilled train excursion! The ride will feature costumed â€œflappers,â€? Elliot Ness, and Al Capone! Listen to 1920â€™s music and meet the characters for a photo-op! The destination is Gouldsboro station with a stop at Tobyhanna Station on the return trip. Tickets cost $34 for adults, $29 for seniors (62+) and $22 for children ages 6-15. Children under 5 years of age ride free with ticket. October 7: First Annual Pocono Cupcake Challenge, The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, 1 River Road, Shawnee-on-Delaware, www.ShawneeInn.com, (570) 424-4050. Donâ€™t miss this sweet event on the Grand Lawn of the resort! All proceeds will benefit the United Way of Monroe County. Contestants compete in four categories. Judges include four winners from the hit TV show Cupcake Wars and bakers from A Cupcake Wonderland in Philadelphia
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October 10: Monroe County Garden Club Meeting, Hughes Public Library, North 9th Street, Stroudsburg. 11:30 a.m. Featuring a presentation by Patricia McNelis called “Five Dollars Can Buy You Artistic Drama.” Public welcome. For more information, contact Arlene Deskus at (570) 420-0283, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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October 11: Come Paint With Me, Lackawaxen, (570) 775-6896, joanpolishook-art.com, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join artist Joan Polishook for a free outdoor painting session. Meet on the beach near the Zane Grey museum. Bring your own supplies and refreshments. October 12: Monroe Animal League Fall Dinner and Chinese Auction, Penn Stroud Hotel (formerly the Pocono Inne Town), 700 Main Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 476-8444. Dinner served promptly at 6:15 p.m. Auction at 7:30. $27 ticket price includes choice of entree with 3-course dinner
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Cooking classes and senior citizensâ€™ discounts. Open daily. Country Junction, 6565 Interchange Road, Route 209, Lehighton, (610) 377-5050, countryjunction.com. â€œWorldâ€™s Largest General Store.â€? Home/ garden accents, giftware, wines, antiques and novelties. Service Team installs flooring, windows, doors, gutters, garages, siding, fencing and insulation; lumber yard. Open daily. Country Kettle, Business Route 209, Marshalls Creek, (570) 421-
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Shawnee Mountain Hosts Autumn Timber Festival Head to the Shawnee Mountain Ski Area on October 6 and 7 and celebrate autumn in the Poconos at the annual Autumn Timber Festival! The fall favorite returns to the festival grounds with entertaining events and activities for the whole family. Watch amazing Timber Team Lumberjack Shows, see chainsaw sculpture demos, and cheer on the canine athletes of the Marvelous Mutts as they fly through the air in agility and Frisbee showcases. There will be live music from the Cramer Brothers Band and the Lost Ramblers, as well as Wildlife shows from the Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. Enjoy great food and crafts from local vendors, see juggling shows and stilt walkers, and watch “Sue Wee” and “Ugly Pig” races. There will be plenty of fun and activities for kids including a Time Travelling Medicine Magic Show. Heighten your festival experience with a mountaintop view of fiery fall foliage. A scenic chairlift ride is a beautiful way to end a day at the Autumn Timber Festival. Activities are scheduled from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Slopeside seating is available for timber events, and guests are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the gate. Parking for this event is free. Shawnee Mountain Ski Area is located on Hollow Road in scenic Shawnee-On-Delaware, Pennsylvania. For more information, visit www.shawneemt.com or call (570) 412-7231.
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Listings Subject to Change Barley Creek Brewing Company, Sullivan Trail & Camelback Rd., Tannersville, (570) 629-9399,
barleycreek.com. Pocono’s 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
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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 Grill 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.
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Split Rock Golf Club, 100 Moseywood Road, Lake Harmony, (570) 722-9111, splitrockresort.com. Italian restaurants, sports bar with pub food and more.
15 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. 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.
Pocono Pines, (570) 646-2377, breakfastking.com. The “Breakfast 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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Fall Greek Festival Visit Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church this Columbus Day weekend and enjoy music, fun and delicious food at the Fall Greek Festival! The festival, which takes place from Friday, October 5 through Sunday, October 7, will feature appetizing Greek food and exciting entertainment all weekend. Delight in the cheerful hospitality at the Greek Festival. There will be a DJ spinning lively Greek music, traditional dance performances on Friday and Saturday from 7 to 8 p.m., and plenty of entertainment for the kids. Menu options include delicious Greek favorites like flaky baklava, spanakopita, dolmades and more! You can even call or fax in an order for pick up! Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind celebration. Festival hours are from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and from noon to 7 p.m. on Sunday. Parking and admission are free. For more information, visit www.holycrosspoconos.org. Pick-up orders may be phoned in to (570) 421-5734. Holy Cross is located at 135 Stokes Avenue in South Stroudsburg.
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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.
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.
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.
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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 30’ climbing 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.
19 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.
Lodge, One Skytop, Skytop, (570) 595-8988; skytop.com. 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. The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, One River Road, 124 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawneeon-Delaware, (800) 742-9633, shawneeinn.com. Legendary, historic course. Skytop Lodge, One Skytop, Skytop, (570) 595-8988, skytop.com. Split Rock Resort, 1 Lake Drive, Lake Harmony, (800) 255-7625, splitrockresort.com.
FLY FISHING The Orvis Shop at Skytop Lodge, Route 390, Skytop, (570) 5958929, skytop.com.
HARNESS RACING Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, (888) 946-4672, poconodowns.com.
The Rod & Gun Club at The Inn at Pocono Manor, Route 314, Pocono Manor, (570) 839-3908, poconomanor.com.
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Fernwood Resort, Route 209, Bushkill, (888) 337-6966; fernwood.co. MOUNTAIN COASTERS CBK Mountain Adventures, Camelback Mountain Resort, Tannersville, (570) 629-1661, cbkmountainadventures.com. The areaâ€™s only Mountain Coaster. Driver-controlled and capable of speeds up to 30 MPH. 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, visitbushkillfalls. com. Centered around eight
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21 tumbling waterfalls; the â€œNiagara of Pennsylvania.â€? 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. Menâ€™s and womenâ€™s rentals available at AM Skier Insurance, The Settlers Inn, the Ledges Hotel and Lake Region Fitness. Rentals include complementary helmet, lock and removable basket. (Continued on Page 22)
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TRAIN RIDES 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.
WATER PARKS H20ooohh! Indoor Family Waterpark, Split Rock Resort, 1 Lake Drive, Lake Harmony, (800) 255-7625. WHITE WATER RAFTING Kittatinny Canoes, Dingmans Ferry Base, 2130 Route 739, Dingmans Ferry on the Delaware River, (800) 356-2852, kittatinny.com.
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) 443-8554, whitewaterchallengers.com. ZIP LINES
Tobyhanna Train Station & Museum, Route 423 in Tobyhanna, (570) 894-3338.
CBK Mountain Adventures, Camelback Mountain Resort, Tannersville, (570) 629-1661, cbkmountainadventures.com.
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.
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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Halloween Haunted Lantern Tours Looking for a fun, family-friendly way to celebrate the spirit of the season? Grab a flashlight and head to Eckley Miners’ Village for a Halloween Haunted Lantern Tour! Walk the darkened 19th century streets of the village and encounter spooky scenes sure to entertain! Fright facilitators lead multiple nightly tours along the haunted path and stop for surprises along the way. Ten silly, scary skits will make guests laugh, scream and even sing along. Tours take place on Fridays and Saturdays from October 12 through 28. Doors open at 6 p.m. The first tour departs at 6:30 p.m. and the final tour begins at 9 p.m. sharp. Scary movies will be shown in the Village Auditorium between trips. Guests are encouraged to bring a flashlight, or purchase a lantern at the Village Museum. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 6 through 12. Tours are not recommended for children under 6 years of age. Eckley Miners’ Village is an example of a planned nineteenth century industrial coal mining town. The museum and grounds are open for tours year-round. Eckley Miners’ Village is located just off Route 940 in Luzerne County. For more information call (570) 636-2070 or visit www.eckleyminersvillagemuseum.com.
Visit Beautiful Jim Thorpe Nestled deep in the region’s southwestern valley and surrounded by lush Pennsylvania foliage, the picturesque town of Jim Thorpe is a sensational autumn destination in the Poconos. A moment’s glance at the town’s winding railroad, tree-lined streets and beautiful Victorian buildings reveals a community bursting with culture and activity. Home to exceptional dining, shopping, attractions and entertainment, Jim Thorpe is a truly magical place to be.
Fall Foliage Weekends
October 13 & 20 & 27 6:30pm to last tour at 9:30pm
Tours every 20 min., Duration 45 min.
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THE Old Jail
Celebrate autumn in the historic community during Fall Foliage 128 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe Weekends through October 21. There will be free entertainment at four 570 325-5259 venues downtown, displays from fine art and craft vendors, and plenty of TheOldJailMuseum.com delicious refreshments available. Stop by Jim Thorpe’s many boutiques and eateries for seasonal specials during the events. For those wishing to extend the experience, ticketed entertainment will take place each Saturday at the Mauch Chunk Opera House. The intimate space is acoustically ideal and widely known as one of the finest downtown music venues in Pennsylvania. For a complete schedule of upcoming events, visit www.mauchchunkoperahouse.com.
Ghost Tours at the Old Jail Museum Statuesquely situated above Jim Thorpe’s busy streets is the legendary Old Jail Museum, the site of the infamous Molly Maguire executions. For years, jail employees have heard reports of suspicious disturbances. Guests are encouraged to experience the chilling encounters firsthand during weekly candlelit Ghost Tours at the museum. The tours will be held on October 13, 20 and 27 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., and detail the disturbing feelings, strange voices and shadowy images reported in the building. Organizers insist: this is not a “haunted house.” Tour admission costs $10 for adults and $7 for students. The program is not recommended for children under 12 years of age. More information is available at www.theoldjailmuseum.com or by phone at (570) 325-5259.
Town History Jim Thorpe, founded as Mauch Chunk, has a colorful history that dates back to the early 1800s. The town’s proximity to rich coal stores in neighboring mountains afforded it great wealth and importance. During its “golden era” at the turn of the 20th century, Mauch Chunk was known as the wealthiest town, per capita, in all of America. Nearly 200 years later, much of the area’s Victorian splendor remains intact. Historic dwellings such as the Asa Packer Mansion Museum preserve details of the town’s vibrant past. Information on the Asa Packer Mansion Museum can be obtained at www.asapackermasion.com or by calling (570) 325-3229.
Getting There Whether for shopping, dining, entertainment or adventure, an autumn trip to Jim Thorpe is an ideal way to spend a day. The historic town is short drive away from New York City, and just an hour and fifteen minutes from Philadelphia. Visit www.jimthorpe.org to plan your retreat, or call (570) 325-5810.
PROPERTIES FOR SALE & VACATION RENTALS Beaver Mountain, (800) 233-2770, BeaverMtn.com. Log and cedar home builders.
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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.
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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Liberty Homes Custom Builders The Pocono Mountains region of Pennsylvania offers four seasons of beautiful mountain scenery. When the time comes to consider a home in the area, look to Liberty Homes Custom Builders for all of your building and remodeling needs. The experts at Liberty Homes have been building award-winning Pennsylvania residences since 1978, and offer a multitude of services to make home buying and improvement as satisfying as possible. Liberty Homes was voted â€œBuilder of the Yearâ€? in 2008 and 2009 by the Pocono Builders Association. Their trusted services include custom home building and remodeling, in-house real estate, house and land packages, warranties and exceptional financial support. Liberty Homes are comfortable, energy-efficient residences with customizable features including Universal Design, a modern building plan that accounts for aging in the home. Discover the celebrated service for yourself. Visit Liberty Homes on Route 940 in Pocono Lake, or online at www.libertyhomespa.com. Additional information is available by phone at (570) 646-4600.
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. 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,
(570) 839-0140, laurelspaatpoconomanor.com. The Skyview Spa at Skytop Lodge, Route 390, Skytop, (570) 595-8968; skyviewspaatskytoplodge.com.
include Swedish, deep tissue and sports massages, reflexology, therapeutic facials, wraps and nail care.
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The Great Pocono Pumpkin Festival Returns! The Great Pocono Pumpkin Festival is back with exciting fall fun for the whole family! The “Largest Pumpkin Festival in the Poconos” returns to Country Junction on weekends through October 28. Bring the kids and play all day! Pay just $8 for unlimited carnival rides on the Midway or hours of entertainment in the Ghost Town! Enjoy hayrides, a corn maze, costumed characters and treasure digs. Stop by the “real” pirate ship and get a temporary tattoo! Visit the Enchanted Woods and the Magic Garden, and meet the animals in the petting zoo. Don’t miss this year’s newest attraction, the exciting 3-D Explosion! There will be plenty of pumpkins for picking and chuckin’, delicious fair food and refreshments, and costumes and decorations in the barn. Festival hours are from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The event will also open for Columbus Day. Parking is free and party packages are available. For a spookier experience, visit the World’s Largest General Store during Fright Nites, every Friday through Sunday beginning at 7 p.m. Call (610) 377-5050 for more information, or visit www.countryjunction. com. Country Junction is located on Interchange Road (Route 209) in Lehighton.
Art & History
ARTSPACE GALLERY, 18 North 7th Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 476-4460, poconoarts.org/ artspace. Fine art gallery benefiting the Pocono Arts Council and participating artists. Mediums include oil, photography, acrylics, water color, pottery, batik and more. COLUMNS MUSEUM, 608 Broad Street, Milford, (570) 296-8126, pikecountyhistoricalsociety.org. 1904 Greek Revival mansion featuring the Lincoln Flag. 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. CRESCO STATION MUSEUM, Sand Spring Road off Route 390, Cresco Railroad Depot, (570) 5956157, barretthistory.org. Antiques,
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war memorabilia, displays and historical artifacts. Art shows and music programs. Open Sundays 1 to 4 p.m. 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. 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. 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 Thorpe, (570) 325-9190, mauchchunkmuseum.com. Preserving history and culture of
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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) 992-6161, quietvalley.org. Dedicated to preserving PA’s agricultural heritage. Perioddressed “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) 6854871. Poconos home of renowned author/chronicler of American West.
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Entertainment Information is subject to change. BARLEY CREEK BREWING COMPANY, Sullivan Trail and Camelback Road, Tannersville, (570) 629-9399, barleycreek. com. Great food, craft beer and live entertainment. October 12: Oktoberfest 4. COVE HAVEN, Lake Wallenpaupack, (800) 432-9932, covepoconoresorts. com. October 19 & 20: Chef Brian Duffy. EHRHARDT’S RESORT & RESTAURANT, 205 Route 507; (570) 226-4388; ehrhardts.com. Live music on Fridays. October 5: Rick Horvath. October 12: Abbey Road. FERNWOOD HOTEL & RESORT, Route 209, Bushkill, (570) 588-9500, fernwood.co. Live music in the Trolley Stop Pub and Astor Room. October 19 thru 21: Elvis Festival featuring performances by top Elvis Tribute Artists. MAUCH CHUNK OPERA HOUSE, Jim Thorpe, (570) 3250249; mauchchunkoperahouse.com. An acoustically ideal venue for live music. October 6: The Battlefield Band. October 12: Donna the Buffalo. October 13: Ryan Shupe and the Rubberband. MOHEGAN SUN AT POCONO DOWNS, Highway 315, WilkesBarre, (570) 831-2100. Marko Marcinko Trio Jazz Band, Friday and
Saturday nights at Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Thursdays thru November: Karaoke Contest in Breakers Lounge featuring a weekly top prize of $250. MOUNT AIRY CASINO, 44 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono, (866) 468-7619, mountairycasino. com. October 6: Michael Feinstein. October 12 & 22: Total Soul. PENN’S PEAK, 325 Maury Road, Jim Thorpe, (866) 605-7325, pennspeak. com. Top PA venue for live music. October 14: Tanya Tucker. 10TH ANNUAL POCONO MOUNTAINS FILM FESTIVAL: October 18 thru 20. Howard Johnson Inn, Route 611, Bartonsville, (570) 620-1212, poconomountainfilmfestival.org. A three-day showcase for independent filmmakers featuring readings, workshops, screenings and awards. SHAWNEE INN AND GOLF RESORT, Shawnee-on-Delaware, (570) 424-4000, (800) 7429633, www.shawneeinn.com. Legendary songstress Flo Powell appears on Friday and Saturday nights at the River Room. October 6 and 7: Autumn Timber Festival at Shawnee Mountain. THE SHAWNEE PLAYHOUSE, 552 River Road, Shawnee-onDelaware, (570) 421-5093, theshawneeplayhouse.com. Affordable world-class theater
27 presenting classical and new plays, musicals, operas, concerts and Shakespeare. Now through December 29: Story Time S.T.A.R.S. on Stage. Children will love seeing their favorite characters and stories come alive. Tickets: $5. Now thru October 21: Neil Simon’s California Suite. A “comic masterpiece” set in Suite 203-204 of the posh Beverly Hills Hotel, the show presents the marital dilemmas of four couples. Tickets: $28 adults, $25 seniors, $15 children. Prices do not reflect ticketing fees. THE SHERMAN THEATER, 524 Main Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 4202808, shermantheater.com. October 11: Medski, Martin & Wood. October 22: Trey Anastasio Band.
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Film Festival Celebrates a Decade The tenth annual Pocono Mountains Film Festival will take place at the Howard Johnson Hotel in Bartonsville from Thursday, October 18 through Saturday, October 20. The festival, founded by Bridget Odessa Davis in 2002, provides exceptional networking and educational opportunities for artists and filmmakers. This year’s events include feature-length and short film screenings, workshops with industry professionals, and multiple ceremonies and receptions. Celebrated publicist Terrie M. Williams will receive the prestigious Lifetime Career Achievement Award, and will appear at an Author’s Tea on Friday. Industry greats Myron “Micky” Hyman and David Saperstein will discuss screenplay distribution, and Ivan A. Saperstein, Esq. will offer a special workshop called “Copyright for Film, Television and Media Producers.” Ticket information is available online along with a detailed schedule of events. Visit www.poconomountainfilmfestival.com or call (570) 620-1212 to learn more. The Pocono Mountains Film Festival benefits the Utopia House project, a 501c3 safe haven for domestic violence victims.
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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 with motel rooms, cottages, lakeside apartments and suites. A
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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) 646-6636, 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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Delaware, (570) 476-0203; santoshaontheridge.com. BedandBreakfast.com award winner. Available yoga instruction and insuite massage. 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) 2338150, poconomanor.com. A favored 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.
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Fernwood to Host Elvis Festival Put on your blue suede shoes and swing over to the annual Pocono Mountains Elvis Festival at Fernwood Resort. The festival, known as the premier Elvis event in the Pocono Mountains, is a three-day celebration honoring the music, life and fans of the King of Rock and Roll. This year’s event takes place from Friday, October 19 through Sunday, October 21 and commemorates the 35th anniversary of the artist’s passing. The 2012 Elvis Festival features many exciting events from years past including the three-day Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist (ETA) Contest. Guests will enjoy an appearance by last year’s winner, Mark Anthony and a Vegas-style performance by the nation’s top ETA, Shawn Klush. There will be a Tribute to Rock and Roll History show on Friday, a “Spooktacular” Halloween Costume Ball on Saturday, an Elvis Gospel Music Contest on Sunday, and showcases all weekend. i l if i l ffor more Various ticket options are available for this event. Visit www.poconomountainselvisfestival.com information, or call (518) 681-7452. Fernwood Hotel and Resort offers special overnight accommodations for festival guests. Call (888) 337-6966 for details.
Coming Events (Continued from Page 9) October 12 & 13: Halloween Lantern Tours, Eckley Miners’ Village Museum, Eckley, (570) 636-2070, www.eckleyminersvillagemuseum.com, 6:30 p.m. Spend an evening walking the 19th century streets of Eckley encountering funny, scary, chilling and entertaining scenes of Halloween spirit. Last tour begins at 9 p.m. sharp. Bring a flashlight or purchase a lantern at the museum. Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12. Not recommended for children under 6 years of age. October 13: Oktoberfest 4 in Memory of Brian Lorenzo, Barley Creek Brewing Company, Sullivan Trail, Tannersville, (570) 629-9399, www. barleycreek.com. 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. $10 admission donation benefits the Tri-State Troopers Fund. Live entertainment featuring the Jim Roberti Trio. October 13: Monroe Farmers’ Market, Ann Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 420-0559, www.monroefarmersmar-
ket.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. October 13: Lake Wallenpaupack: Clean and Renewable Hydro, PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center, 126 PPL Drive, Hawley, (570) 253-7001, www. pplpreserves.com. 10 a.m. Celebrate Energy Awareness Month by learning about how the lake was constructed and how it is used to generate electricity. Discover all of the recreational opportunities around Lake Wallenpaupack. Program includes a free tour of the dam. All ages, rain or shine. October 13: Forestry Field DayFrom Timber To 2x4s, Delaware Highlands Conservancy, Schoonover Property, 725 Kayla Court, Bushkill, (570) 656-6672, email@example.com. 9 a.m. to noon. See how trees turn into lumber from start to finish. Watch timber harvesting demonstra-
tions and discuss forest stewardship. Contact Mike Roche to register. October 13: Oktoberfest, Mill Market at Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive, Hawley, (570) 3904440, www.millmarketpa.com. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Enjoy samples of traditional German sausages from The Alpine Wurst and Meat Haus paired with Stoudt Brewing Company’s Oktoberfest beer from Adamstown, PA. This celebration is held in conjunction with the Hawley Harvest Hoedown. October 13: Hawley Harvest Hoedown, Downtown Hawley, (570) 226-4064, www.visithawleypa.com. Enjoy art and craft exhibits, children’s activities, traditional games and refreshments. Relax on a horse-drawn hayride, or visit Bingham Park to see Smokey Bear and the Hawley Fire Department kick off Fire Prevention Week. October 13: Bird Seed Savings Day Sale, Monroe County Environmental Education Center (MCEEC), 8050 Running Valley Road, Bartonsville, (Continued on Page 30)
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$32.95 for Adults $25.95 for Seniors $15.95 for Children ages 5-12 Ages 4 and Under - Free Plus Tax and Gratuity Following Our Feast, Join Us for Santa’s Arrival and the Grand Opening of MAGICAL FIRESIDE CHRISTMAS! Admission FREE for Thanksgiving Guests Fun for All Ages!
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Coming Events (Continued from Page 29) (570) 629-3061, www.mcconservation.org. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Find quality seed at reasonable prices. Feeders will also be available for purchase at the event. All proceeds support environmental education programs. Call for more information. October 17: Signs of Fall Walk, Varden Conservation Area, Tannery Access, Wayne County, www.vardenconservationarea.com, (570) 676-3428. Join park extern Harry Jordan and search for the telltale signs of fall. The easy hike will span about a mile. Preregistration required. Open to all ages. October 15: “Poconos Naturally” Hike on Cranberry Creek, Monroe County Environmental Education Center (MCEEC), 8050 Running Valley Road, Bartonsville, (570) 629-3061, www.mcconservation.
org. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Hike alongside naturalist Don Miller and explore the unique, wild headwater stream system. Meet at 1 p.m. at Seven Pines Park located just behind Callie’s Pretzel Factory in Paradise Township. Cost: $5/$3. October 18: Come Paint with Me, Grey Towers National Historic Site, Milford, (570) 775-6896, joanpolishook-art.com, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join artist Joan Polishook for a free outdoor painting session. Bring your own supplies and refreshments. This will be the final outing of the season. October 18 thru 20: 10th Annual Pocono Mountains Film Festival, Howard Johnson Inn, Route 611, Bartonsville, (570) 620-1212, www.poconomountainfilmfestival. org. A three-day showcase for independent filmmakers featuring readings, workshops, screenings and awards. October 19 & 20: Halloween Lantern Tours, Eckley Miners’ Village Museum, Eckley, (570) 636-2070; www.eckleyminersvillagemuseum. com, 6:30 p.m. Spend an evening walking the 19th century streets of Eckley encountering funny, scary, chilling and entertaining scenes of Halloween spirit. Last tour begins at 9 p.m. sharp. Bring a flashlight or purchase a lantern at the museum. Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12. Not recommended for children under 6 years of age. October 19 thru 21: Pocono Mountains Elvis Festival, Fernwood Resort and Hotel, Bushkill, (888) 3376966, www.poconomountainselvisfestival.com. Events include a three-day Elvis Tribute Artist contest, a Las Vegas-style headline show, a “Spooktacular” Halloween costume ball, a merchandise sale and more. Event times and ticket prices vary. Lodging packages available at www. fernwoodresortpoconos.com.
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October 20 & 21: Rediscover Nescopeck State Park Fall Weekend, Nescopeck State Park, Honey Hole Road, Drums, (570) 403-2006. A fun family event celebrating the park’s new natural history exhibits. Join the fun on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. for events including bird mist netting, nature hikes, live music and storytelling. Sunday events will run from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and include paddling
on Lake Frances, introductions to geocaching and wilderness survival, a green building tour, nature crafts, kids’ story time and live bats! All events are free. October 26 & 27: Halloween Lantern Tours, Eckley Miners’ Village Museum, Eckley, (570) 636-2070; www.eckleyminersvillagemuseum. com, 6:30 p.m. Spend an evening walking the 19th century streets of Eckley encountering funny, scary, chilling and entertaining scenes of Halloween spirit. Last tour begins at 9 p.m. sharp. Bring a flashlight or purchase a lantern at the museum. Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12. Not recommended for children under 6 years of age. October 27: Autumn Edibles Walk, Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center, 126 PPL Drive, Hawley, (570) 253-7001, www. pplpreserves.com. Join local forager and herbalist Nathaniel Whitmore for a walk along the trails in search of autumn edibles. Many wildflowers, mushrooms and berries can be picked, prepared and consumed. No registration is required for this free program. Weekends thru October 28: The Great Pocono Pumpkin Festival, Country Junction, 6565 Interchange Road, Lehighton, (610) 377-5050, www.countryjunction.com. Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring hayrides, games, a corn maze, costumed characters, pony rides, pumpkin chuckin’ and much more! Enjoy unlimited Midway rides for $8. Party packages available. Weekends thru October 21: Fall Foliage Weekends, Historic Jim Thorpe, www.jimthorpe.org, (570) 325-5810. Enjoy the autumn foliage with weekly celebrations featuring vendors, art and crafts, free music, kids’ activities and special events. Ongoing: Love at First Bite, Pocono Cheesecake Factory on Rt. 611 in Swiftwater, (570) 839-6844; www. poconocheesecake.com. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. See this issue of This Week in the Poconos for a coupon worth $2 off any purchase of $20 or more.
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HISTORIC HAWLEY: The Lake Region’s Downtown Enjoy autumn in the Lake Region during a trip to historic Downtown Hawley. The vibrant Wayne County community offers exceptional dining, shopping and entertainment against beautiful fall foliage views. October brings several highly anticipated community events to Hawley’s picturesque streets. Explore the charming boutiques, galleries and eateries of Downtown Hawley and beyond during one of the annual autumn celebrations.
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The 26th Annual Fall Foliage Art Show and Sale will take place minutes from Downtown Hawley at the Dorflinger Glass Cutting Factory in White Mills. Events are scheduled from Friday, October 5 through Sunday, October 7. The beloved autumn showcase benefits local nonprofit organizations and features exhibits from area vendors including Miss Elly’s Antiques & Such and The Glass Hat. Exhibits include estate and fine jewelry, vintage linens and textiles, antique toys and dolls, art glass and porcelain, books and more. Friday’s Patron’s Preview and Harvest Tea will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. and include a “sneak peek” at the show with catered seasonal fare. Admission is $10. Sale hours are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 pm. on Sunday. A donation of $4 per guest is requested. Admission includes complimentary tours of the Dorflinger Company office building; the newly renovated structure houses a rare collection of Dorflinger Glass. For more information on the Fall Foliage Art Show and Sale, call (570) 226-7513. The annual Hawley Harvest Hoedown returns to Downtown Hawley on Saturday, October 13. The community celebration features a full day of family-friendly autumn activities. Enjoy a multitude of art and craft exhibits, children’s activities, traditional games and refreshments. Relax on a horse-drawn hayride, or visit Bingham Park to see Smokey Bear and the Hawley Fire Department kick off Fire Prevention Week. Neighboring events such as the Oktoberfest at Hawley’s Mill Market carry the festivities through the region. After the Hoedown, enjoy a meal at one of Downtown Hawley’s many restaurants, or visit a local retailer. For more information on the Hoedown and other Downtown happenings, head to www.visithawleypa.com, or call (570) 226-4064.
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NTIQUE SHOW & SALE tly renovated Dorflinger Glass Cutting Factory in the heart of Historic White Mills, PA between Hawley & Honesdale on Route 6
Saturday 10/6 10am – 6pm Sunday 10/7 10am – 5pm Donation $4 (w/this card $3) Call 570 226-4064 for Info Tour the adjacent Dorflinger Glass Office Building and view a private 150-piece collection of Dorflinger glass on display