Coming Events

Places to BE THIS WEEK IN THE POCONOS… 

SATURDAY

DECEMBER 16

MOUNT POCONO

POCONO MOUNTAIN REGIONAL EMS AT POCONO MOUNTAIN VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

9a.m. to 12p.m. 20 Murray St. off Route 611, 570.839.8485

Join Santa and his elves for breakfast, crafts and holiday cheer. Menu includes pancakes (gluten-free upon request) sausage, juice, coffee and tea.

Cost $5 Adults

$5 Pictures with Santa

 

SUNDAY

DECEMBER 17

STROUDSBURG

KETTLE CREEK ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT

8050 Running Valley Road, 570.629.3060

Birdwatchers of all skill levels wanted. Contact Brian Hardiman for details 570.629.3061

 

FRIDAY & SATURDAY

DECEMBER 22 & 23

JIM THORPE

LEHIGH GORGE SCENIC RAILWAY

TRAIN RIDES WITH SANTA

10:30a.m. 1:00 & 3:30p.m. 1 Susquehanna St

Enjoy a train ride with Santa Claus as he hands out small treats while talking with children. Makes for a great photo opportunity.

Cost $14 Adults

$9 Kids

2 & Under free

 

SATURDAYS 

DECEMBER 16 & 23

LEHIGHTON

COUNTRY JUNCTION

SANTA’S WINTERFEST

 

11a.m. – 4p.m.

Route 209/6565 Interchange Rd

610.377.5050

Get into the holiday spirit and enjoy sing-a-longs, ornament making, character meet & greets; even a Freezin’ Funland Maze and 3D Wonderland.

Cost $12 Kids

Adults 1/2 Price

 

THURSDAY & FRIDAY 

DECEMBER 28 & 29

WHITE HAVEN & LAKE HARMONY

JACK FROST & BIG BOULDER

MOUNTAIN DEW VERTICAL CHALLENGE

 

8a.m. – 4p.m.

Thursday   Jack Frost    434 Jack Frost Mountain Road

Friday        Big Boulder  357 Big Boulder Drive

570.443.8425

Enjoy a series of casual ski & snowboard races sponsored by Mountain Dew. Skiers & snowboarders are divided by gender & age group to compete for gold, silver & bronze medals in each category.

No cost to participate

 

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.