THIS WEEK Events Are Out & About the Poconos

 

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 26

PUBLIC BOG WALK 1p.m.

Enjoy a  21/2 hour journey into the Tannersville Cranberry Bog as an Environmental Educator shares its formation, plus interesting plant and animal life.

PRESENTED BY KETTLE CREEK ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

EAST STROUDSBURG – 552 CHERRY LANE ROAD

570.629.3061 MCCONSERVATION.ORG

KEY- Cost $6  Outdoors  Registration Required)

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SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 29

MOUNT POCONO COMMUNITY HARVESTFEST 9a.m.-4p.m.

Enjoy exhibits, crafters, food and children’s activities

PRESENTED BY MOUNT POCONO ASSOCIATION

MT POCONO – POCONO MOUNTAIN VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY CARNIVAL GROUNDS

RAIN OR SHINE  MTPOCONOASSN.COM

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SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 29

FIRE BUILDING 10a.m.- Noon

Ages 10+ can learn some primitive and modern fire making skills. Try your hand at a flint and steel fire too.

POCONO ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

DINGMANS FERRY – 538 EMERGY ROAD

570.828.2319  PEEC.ORG

(KEY- $5   Registration Required )

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SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 29

MUSHROOM HIKE 10a.m.- Noon

Join Nathaniel Whitmore from Delaware Highlands Mushroom Society as he shares facts about wild edibles and how are enjoyed by wildlife and humans. This is a short distance hike so wear comfortable footwear. All ages welcome.

LACAWAC SANCTUARY

LAKE ARIEL – 94 SANCTUARY ROAD

570.689.9494    LACAWAC.ORG

$10    Registration Required

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SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 29

PARS AT KC 10a.m.-Noon

PARS Pennsylvania Amphibian and Reptile Survey continues efforts to find and document the frogs, toads, salamanders, turtles and snakes that live at Kettle Creek.

KETTLE CREEK ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

STROUDSBURG – 8050 RUNNING VALLEY ROAD

570.629.3061 MCCONSERVATION.ORG

.(KEY- Cost $6  Outdoors  Registration Required)

 


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

CONCERT IN THE PARK & FALL FESTIVAL– 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

At the former Barrett Elementary Center, 1186 Route 390, Cresco. Come enjoy live music by Matt Bailey, Leighann & Company, The Frost. Hay Rides, Bounce Houses, Pumpkin Painting, Crafters Row, great food from local vendors and plenty of kids activities! Benefits the Rotary Club of the Pocono Mountains.

For more info bpconcert.com


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

HOWETOWN FARM SHOW– 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Live demonstrations of antique farm equipment, blacksmithing, hit & miss engines, antique wagons, cars, tractors, spinning and more! Tour a replica farm house, play in the dried corn pit.

Free admission & parking. Donations appreciated.

For more info https://www.facebook.com/events/2053811901603184/


SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 30

FUNGUS AMONG US 10a.m.- Noon

Search for fungus and lichen as you learn about the amazing world of decomposition and nutrient cycling.

POCONO ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

DINGMANS FERRY – 538 EMERGY ROAD

570.828.2319  PEEC.ORG

(KEY- $5   Registration Required )

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SATURDAY OCTOBER 6

CREATING NATURE BOOKS: A MODELLED WRITING & ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOP 10a.m.- Noon

Join local children’s artist and author Lindsay Barrett George for a hands-on bookmaking workshop. No previous drawing experience necessary. After enjoy a meet and greet book signing with the author. Gather at the Watres Environmental Education Center.

LACAWAC SANCTUARY

LAKE ARIEL – 94 SANCTUARY ROAD

570.689.9494    LACAWAC.ORG

$5    Registration Required

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Sunday, October 21st

BARRETT TOWNSHIP HALLOWEEN PARADE– 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Along Route 390, Cresco starting at the former Barrett Elementary Center and ending at Mountainhome Methodist Church. Throw on your Halloween costume, grab your candy bag and get ready for one of Barrett Township’s favorite traditions! Featuring creative floats, live music, fire trucks, antique cars and of course SANTA! Benefits the Rotary Club of the Pocono Mountains.

For more info visit barretthalloween.com

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