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Information subject to change. Weekends through December 22: Santa’s Winterfest, Country Junction, Interchange Road (Route 209), Lehighton, (610) 377-5050, www. countryjunction.com. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Enjoy cookie-decorating, story time, a walk-through Twinkle Town, scavenger hunts, coloring contests and much more! Cost: $4/adult, $10/child 12 and under. Photos and breakfast with Santa. Fresh-cut Christmas trees for sale.
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Coming Events (Continued from Page 4) Sunday, December 22: Santa Arrives, The Pocono Bazaar Flea Market, Route 209, Marshalls Creek, (570) 223-8640, www.poconobazaar.com. Noon to 3 p.m. Meet Old Saint Nick at Building 3. Be sure to bring your camera! Sunday, December 29 through Wednesday, January 1: New Year’s Eve Snowtubing Bash, Fernwood’s Winter Fun Center, Bushkill, (888) 3376966, www.fernwoodresortpoconos. com. Celebrate the season with snowtubing, fireworks, DJ entertainment and barbecue cuisine. See website for package details. Monday, December 30 through Thursday, January 2: New Year’s Celebration, The French Manor Inn and Spa, Huntingdon Drive, South Sterling, (877) 720-6090. This elegant escape package includes a black-tie dinner affair, champagne toast and live jazz music. An “à la carte” dinner will be available to the public at 5 p.m. on December 31. Call or visit thefrenchmanor.com for details. Tuesday, December 31: New Year’s Eve Bash, Ehrhardt’s Waterfront
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Dutch’s Shur Save, 1564 Route 507, Greentown, (570) 676-3373. A complete supermarket with convenience, variety and great service.
Daley Chocolates & Supplies, Route 940, Pocono Summit, (570) 839-1092, daleychocolates@yahoo. com. The “Sweetest Spot in the Poconos!” Gourmet chocolate, candies, gift baskets and more!
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Mountain View Vineyard and Winery, Neola Road, Stroudsburg, (570) 619-0053, mountainviewvineyard.com. Familyowned and operated boutique winery offering distinctive wine tastings, unique gift items and seasonal tours of the picturesque mountainside vineyard and new Mountain View Distillery. Ages 21+ only. Pocono Auction Gallery, 212 Summit Avenue, Pocono Summit, (570) 839-1234, auctionzip.com— auction ID #5252. The Poconos’ oldest full-service auction gallery CALL
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Lesh’s Leather, Route 611, Swiftwater, (570) 839-7349. Wide selection of leather gloves, belts, jackets, vests, wallets, novelties and more. Turquoise items, Stetson hats and moccasins. Closed Tuesdays.
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Hundreds of vendors offering thousands of products. Open Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Pocono Cheesecake Factory, Route 611, Swiftwater, (570) 839-6844, poconocheesecake.com. Experience “Love at First Bite” at this Pocono landmark. Gourmet cheesecakes, baked goods and more. Pocono Treasures, 6272 Route 191, Cresco, (570) 242-7020. Antiques and collectibles from all eras.
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Information subject to change. Coolbaugh Township Historical Association Museum, Memorial Boulevard (Route 611), Tobyhanna, (570) 894-4207, coolbaughtwp.org. Military pieces, ice harvesting tools and artifacts, and early photos in the Wills Mansion. Cresco Station Museum, Sand Spring Road, (Cresco Railroad Depot), (570) 5956157, barretthistory.org. Antiques, war memorabilia, displays and artifacts. Eckley Minersâ€™ Village, 2 Eckley Main Street, Weatherly, (570) 636-2070, eckleyminersvillagemuseum.com. Former anthracite mining community now a living museum.
Grey Towers National Historic Site, Milford, (570) 296-9630, greytowers.org. The ancestral home of Gifford Pinchot. Chateauesque mansion and grounds open seasonally and for special programs. Morgan Gallery, 409 Route 940 Blakeslee, (570) 646-5333, morgangalleryonline.com. â€œThe oldest art gallery in the Poconos.â€? Featuring original art by local artists. Pocono Indian Museum & Gift Shop, Route 209, Bushkill, (570) 588-9338; poconoindianmuseum.com. Artifacts and crafts of Delaware River Native Americans. Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg, (570)
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992-6161, quietvalley.org. An authentic Pennsylvania German farmstead open seasonally and for special events. Sculpted Ice Works Factory Tour & Ice Harvest Museum, Route 590, Lakeville, (570) 226-6246, sculptediceworks.com. The Poconosâ€™ Coolest Attraction! Open year-round. Shawnee Gallery, 114 Worthington Avenue, Shawnee-on-Delaware, (570) 420-9404, shawneegallery.com. Fine arts studio, museum and store featuring local art and crafts. Silver Arrow Gallery & Gift Shop, Route 611, Tannersville, (570) 619-0461, silverarrow-gallery.com. Featuring the largest selection of authentic Native American art in the Poconos. Steamtown National Historic Site, South Washington Avenue, Scranton, (570) 340-5200, nps.gov/stea. Living history and special exhibits; train excursions. Stroud Mansion & Library, 900 Main Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 421-7703, monroehistorical.org. Stately mansion housing Monroe County artifacts and exhibits. Tobyhanna Train Station & Museum, Route 423, Tobyhanna, (570) 894-3338. Recently restored station now serves as a railroad museum.
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Tuesday, December 31: New Yearâ€™s Eve Celebration, Skytop Lodge, One Skytop, Skytop, (800) 345-7759, www. skytop.com. Festivities include fine
com. Dance the night away during dining, orchestra entertainment, a balloon drop, and Chef Sundbergâ€™s 8/13/2013 11:46:30 PMthis thrilling themed event! Dinner legendary Midnight Buffet. and accommodation packages are available. Call for information. Tuesday, December 31; That 70s New Yearâ€™s Bash, Split Rock Resort, Wednesday, January 1: Community Outreach Dinner, The Shawnee Moseywood Road, Lake Harmony, (888) 802-2348, www.splitrockresort. (Continued on Page 27)
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Barley Creek Brewing Company, Sullivan Trail and Camelback Road, Tannersville, (570) 629-9399, www. barleycreek.com. Great food, beer and live entertainment. Free brewery tours and beer tastings every day at 12:30 p.m. December 21: Joey Capone. December 28: Zac Lawless. Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort, Route 507, Hawley, (570) 226-4388, www.ehrhardts.com. Celebrating 70 years of hospitality on Lake Wallenpaupack. Live music on Fridays. Pub-O-Lympics every Thursday night. December 20: 30 Pack Lite. December 27: Abbey Road. December 31: New Year’s Eve Bash. Harmony Presents at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive, Hawley, (570) 588-8077, www.silkmillharmony.com. Performances in the beautiful, newly renovated Boiler Room venue. December 21: Saturday Snow Songs with Mike Mizwinski. December 28: Jean Rohe. January 4: Suzie Vinnick.
(Continued from Page 13) Barn Door Antiques, 340 Route 390, Cresco, (570) 595-3418. Primitives, furniture, glass and vintage items. The Glass Hat, Route 191 in Hamlin, (570) 689-4060, wpsada.com. Featuring two floors filled with glassware, antique oak and country furniture, collectibles, estate jewelry, pottery, kitchenware, Depression glass and more. Open daily. Main Street Antiques & Collectables, 586 Main Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 421-7071, MainStreetAntiques@ verizon.net. Furniture, lamps, jewelry lighting and repairs. Pocono Auction Gallery, 212 Summit Avenue, Pocono Summit, (570) 839-1234, auctionzip.com—auction ID #5252. The Poconos’ oldest full-service auction gallery. Public auctions offering antiques, firearms, coins, military items, furniture and collectibles. Pocono Treasures, 6272 Route 191, Cresco, (570) 242-7020. Antiques and collectibles from all eras.
Palm and Tarot Card Readings by Athena, Route 611, Scotrun and Main Street, Stroudsburg, (570) 5405444. Life advice, past progression, aura healing and additional services. Call for appointments. Robert Christian’s Restaurant, Route 940, Pocono Lake, (570) 646-0433, www.RobertChristiansPA.com. Charming Pocono eatery offering daily specials and live entertainment. The Shawnee Playhouse, 552 River Road, Shawnee-on-
15 Delaware, (570) 421-5093, www. theshawneeplayhouse.com. Affordable world-class theater presenting classical and new plays, musicals, operas, concerts and Shakespeare. December 22: The Messiah. January 4 through 19: S.O.P.S. One-Act Winners. January 24 through February 2: Your Enemies Closer. Van Gilder’s Jubilee Restaurant and Pub in the Pines, Route 940, Pocono Pines, (570) 646-2377, www. breakfastking.com. Daily specials. Live entertainment on select dates.
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