FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY – DECEMBER 9, 10 & 11
HAWLEY – LAKE WALLENPAUPACK REGION
HAWLEY WINTERFEST, Hawley, www.hawleywinterfest.com. Stroll through a magnificent weekend long winter wonderland with live performances and festive fun for all ages! With shopping, theater, art exhibits and more! Read all about it on page 4!
FRIDAY – DECEMBER 9
THE VILLAGE OF POCONO PINES
TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY – 6:30 to 8 p.m. – Mountaintop Lodge at Lake Naomi, 2137 Route 940, Pocono Pines. Bring your own winter fun or snowman themed item to share on the tree then enjoy an evening of cocoa, cookies and caroling at this colorful FREE community event.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY – DECEMBER 10 & 11
OLD TIME CHRISTMAS – 3 to 7 pm – Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 3 miles South of downtown Stroudsburg off Business Route 209, Stroudsburg – quietvalley.org – 570.992.6161. Entertain the idea of more to explore on page 30.
Admission: $10 Adult with $5 Kids age 3 to 12
SATURDAY – DECEMBER 10
THE VILLAGE OF POCONO LAKE
HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION OF TOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP’S HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS CONCERT – 1 p.m. – Pocono Lake United Methodist Church, 1188 Route 940, Pocono Lake. Tickets: FREE but required. Available starting November 17 at Clymer Library, 115 Firehouse Road, Pocono Pines PA
WEDNESDAY – DECEMBER 14
NORTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP
LACKAWANNA STATE PARK OWL MOON WALK – 7 to 9 p.m. – Lackawanna State Park, 138 Abington Road, North Abington Township – 570.945.7110 – visitPAparks.com…events calendar drop down to Lackawanna State Park under facilities to register online. Bring the story “Go Owling” to life on the full moon night.
FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY – DECEMBER 16, 17 &18
SANTAS WINTERFEST – Country Junction, 6565 Interchange Road, Lehighton – 610.377.8400 – CountryJunction.com. From breakfast with Santa dates, to an assortment of amazing reasons to savor the season. Enjoy a Meet & Greet with your favorite Frozen characters plus Frosty & Bumble- an awesome EXPERIENCE to shop and celebrate with great family fun!
Free 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.
Candle 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.
Make Tuesdays “To-Do’s-Days” with Kalahari Zuri Jirani savings, Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, 250 Kalahari Blvd., Pocono Manor, (570)580-6000, www.kalahariresorts.com/poconos.