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SATURDAY & SUNDAY – JANUARY 28 & 29

GREENTOWN

LAKE WALLENPAUPACK

WALLY ICE FEST – Weekend Long Festivities – Lighthouse Harbor Marina 969 Route 507, wallyicefest.com. From the 25th Annual Ice Tee Golf Tournament tee time 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. $25

to the Paupack Plunge… enjoy it all including fun on one of three ice rinks planned.

Backup dates: February 25 & 26

 

SATURDAY – JANUARY 28

DINGMANS FERRY

POCONO ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

ANIMAL TRACKING – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. – 538 Emery Road, 570.828.2319, peec.org.

Explore PEEC’s natural areas for tracks, trails, scat & other signs animals leave behind.

Cost: $5

 

SATURDAY – JANUARY 28

HAMLIN

RITTER’S FARM MARKET

BACKYARD BIRDS FOR EVERY FAMILY – 9 to 11 a.m. – Route 590, 610.392.7219, jwl1704@gmail.com. Enjoy a discussion on the birds we’ll see this winter like bald eagles and snowy owls.

Cost: $5 adults, $10 ages 3-10 & under 3 are free

 

SUNDAY – JANUARY 29

DINGMANS FERRY

POCONO ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

INTRO TO SNOWSHOEING – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. – 538 Emery Road, 570.828.2319, peec.org.

Learn the basics of snow shoes & enjoy a winter walk along McDade Trail. No experience necessary-equipment provided.

Register early to reserve a pair of snowshoes & guarantee a spot.

Cost: FREE

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4

LAKE HARMONY

BIG BOULDER SKI RESORT

Carve4Cancer Cause Helps Shred Blood Cancersthe day long ski and snowboard lifestyle festival comes to Big Boulder Resort, 357 Big Boulder Drive in Lake Harmony, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, February 4. Enjoy live music, graffiti muralists, and events including Rail Jam. Every Full Day Lift Ticket You Purchase Results in a direct donation to Carve4Cancer from JFBB.

 

SATURDAY –  FEBRUARY 4

EAST STROUDSBURG

SHAWNEE MOUNTAIN SKI AREA

Paint the Mountain Pink Day Benefits Hope for Strength Breast Cancer Fundbreast cancer event is being held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, February 4 at Shawnee Mountain Ski Area 401 Hollow Road in East Stroudsburg. Enjoy raffles including a Grand Prize Ski & Stay package from Killington Mountain Lodge in Vermont. Tickets $10. First 200 Lift Ticket Purchasers Get a FREE Bandana Compliments of Shawnee Mountain Ski Area

 

SATURDAY – FEBRUARY 4

DRUMS

NESCOPECK STATE PARK

WINTERFEST – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – 570.403.2006, events.dcnr.pa.gov. Enjoy children’s activities, snowshoe demos and more with a warming fire and hot food and beverages for purchase.

Cost: FREE Event

 

SATURDAY & SUNDAY – FEBRUARY 4 & 5

PALMERTON

BLUE MOUNTAIN RESORT

WINTERFEST – Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Sunday 10 to 2 – 1660 Blue Mountain Drive, 610.826.7700, skibluemt.com. Enjoy the fun giving guests the opportunity to try Winter Sports they’ve never experienced!

Cost: FREE Event Activities*

Skiing, snowboarding & snowtubing are regular price*

SATURDAY – FEBRUARY 11

CRESCO

Great Basket Raffle 2017– 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Monsignor McHugh, Rt. 390, Cresco.  Come preview the baskets on Friday, February 10th from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Tickets will be on sale and can be dropped that evening. Basket Raffles include many exciting items including Grand Pride tickets, 4 Hopper passes to Disney and many more!  Ticket Pricing the day of the event will be a sheet of 25 tickets = $10 or 3 for $25.  Premium tickets = $5 and The Big Winner Package will be 12 sheets and 5 premium tickets = $100.  Discounted tickets can be purchased until February 1st.

allWAYS 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.