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SATURDAY – SEPTEMBER 24

Introduction to Orienteering at Pocono Environmental Education Center 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 – 570.828.2319 Explore more: www.peec.org – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. – $5 – Come learn how to use a map & compass on PEEC’s orienteering course. They’ll show you the basics before you try and find all the points.

Historic Waters Paddle at Lacawac Sanctuary 94 Sanctuary Road, Lake Ariel, PA 18436 – 570.689.9494 Explore more: www.lacawac.org 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – $15 – Join historian Roy Chesseri for a guided paddle on Lake Lacawac. Grab a glimpse into the vision behind Lacawac’s 50 year history. Boats & lifejackets provided. Registration limited.

Guided Walk at Tannersville Bog at Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360 – 570.629.3061 Explore more: www.mcconservation.org – 2 1/2 hour program begins 2 p.m. – $6 / $4 Kids under 12 – Join an Environmental Educator for a journey into this unique cranberry bog. Hear of the bog’s formation, interesting plant and animal life. Wear appropriate footwear.

Howetown Farm Show Route 196, Sterling, PA (south of Hamlin) 18463   10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. A fun and educational show about early farm life. See live demonstrations of antique farm equipment, blacksmithing, hit & miss engines, antique wagons, cars, tractors and much more. Watch us make home-made ice cream and enjoy a free sample. Observe the ladies spinning, knitting, quilting or rug braiding. Tour our replica farmhouse. Free admission and parking.  Food available for purchase. For more information, call 570-595-0452 or 570-650-8302.

SUNDAY – SEPTEMBER 25

POCONO ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER – 10 a.m. to noon – Learn some primitive fire making skills and try your hand at a flint & steel fire plus more! Ages 10+ Cost is $5  www.peec.org

POCONO MOUNTAIN REGIONAL POLICE SWAT FUNDRAISER – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Walmart Mount Pocono Parking Lot off Route 940 – pmrpf.com – 570.895.2400 Support the local SWAT team with exciting demos, skills challenges, a kids corner activity area along with great food & prizes. Funds raised help buy equipment + more.

MONROE COUNTY CONSERVATION DISTRICT 40 YEAR CELEBRATION – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg – www.mcconservation.org – 570.629.3061 Enjoy a day full of celebrations for conservation with tie-dye activities, a Critter Olympics, bird banding & more! FREE

Howetown Farm Show Route 196, Sterling, PA (south of Hamlin) 18463   10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. A fun and educational show about early farm life. See live demonstrations of antique farm equipment, blacksmithing, hit & miss engines, antique wagons, cars, tractors and much more. Watch us make home-made ice cream and enjoy a free sample. Observe the ladies spinning, knitting, quilting or rug braiding. Tour our replica farmhouse. Free admission and parking.  Food available for purchase. For more information, call 570-595-0452 or 570-650-8302.

SATURDAY – OCTOBER 1

Harvest Festival at Pocono Environmental Education Center 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328 – 570.828.2319 Explore more: www.peec.org – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – $5 per car – Celebrate Fall at PEEC’s 6th annual Harvest Festival with arts & crafts; hands-on activities, conservation exhibits, live music, local food, “old-timey” activities & more!

A HALLOWSCREAM NIGHT at POCONO TREE VENTURES – 7 p.m. to Midnight – Route 209, Bushkill – poconotreeventures.com – 800.446.0231 Experience night aerial ropes, zip line rides, a haunted trail, scary movies & pumpkin painting…What-A-Scream! Haunted combo: trail, ropes course & 1 zip $39 or pick your play with individual rates

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SATURDAY – OCTOBER 1

Steamtown National Historic Site Roundtrip Excursion to Gouldsboro 150 South Washington Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503 – 570.340.5204 Explore more: www.nps.gov/stea Experience a journey to the “roaring 20s” at the historic Gouldsboro train station. Food, drinks, books and souvenirs are available. Departs Steamtown 11 a.m. returns 3 p.m. $34 Adults (ages 16-61) $29 Seniors (ages 62+) $22 Kids (ages 6-15) Free Ticket Required (to age 5)

SUNDAY – OCTOBER 2

STEAMTOWN NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE EXCURSION TO MOSCOW – Departs Steamtown 12:30 returns 3 p.m. – 150 South Washington Avenue, Scranton –  nps.gov/stea – 570.340.5204 Experience a journey to Moscow with sales supporting the restoration of the Boston & Maine 3713 steam locomotive. $24 Adults (ages 16-61) – $22 Seniors (ages 62+) – $17 Kids (ages 6-15) – Free Ticket Required (to age 5)

                       


Ongoing: 

Barley Creek2Free Brewery Tours and Beer Tastings, Barley Creek Brewing Company, Sullivan Trail and Camelback Road, Tannersville, (570) 629-9399, www.barleycreek.com. Free brewery tours are offered every day at 12:30 p.m. See the tanks and mills at the brewpub and learn how great beer is made! Tours are followed by free tastings of assorted Barley Creek brews. All ages welcome for tours; tastings restricted to participants 21 and older. Group tours by appointment.

 

HouseofCandles_fbCandle Making Demonstrations,  House of Candles, Route 715, Henryville, (570) 629-1953, www.houseofcandles.com. See candles made at the Oldest Candle Shop of the Poconos! Dip your own “wax hand” between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. See website for details.

 

 

The Market at The Ice House, Lakeville, (570) 226-6246, Open Sunday’s May-October from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rain or Shine. Located in a rustic barn setting you’ll find a collection of vendors featuring foods, crafts, flowers & more!