THIS WEEK’s Events & More to Come

INFORMATION SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Confirm details, and dates & times at each venue’s website, or call them for more information.

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THROUGH NOVEMBER 29
LEHIGH GORGE SCENIC TRAIN EXCURSIONS
Times vary – call for info
Relax and take in the scenery on this 70 minute round-trip train ride. The narrated trip follows the majestic Lehigh River over bridges, through Glen Onoko, and into the Lehigh Gorge State Park. High-rising cliffs, mountain scenery, and wildlife surround the train along the forested route to Old Penn Haven. Please note passengers are required to wear a mask while on board and extra cars will be added to all trains so customers can spread out. Train excursions run daily through November 8. After November 8, trains will run on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm until the end of the month. Visit their website for complete details.
LEHIGH GORGE SCENIC RAILWAY
Jim Thorpe – 1 Susquehanna St.
(570) 325-8485 LGSRY.com

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EVERY FRIDAY IN NOVEMBER
PANDORA BLACK FRIDAY EVERY FRIDAY SAVINGS EVENT

Never too early to start your Holiday Shopping at American Candle – especially when EVERY Friday is Black Friday, with 35% OFF your total Pandora purchase. Offer available 11/13, 11/20 and 11/27/2020. Offer excludes the Star Wars collection. Limit 5 of any single SKU per person. See store associate for details. Sorry no rain checks, and not valid with prior purchases or the purchase of gift cards. Product not for resale.
THE SHOPPES AT AMERICAN CANDLE
Bartonsville – 3414 Route 611
(570) 629-3388 american-candle.com

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THROUGH DECEMBER 19
EXPERIENCE THE MAGIC OF THE HOLIDAYS IN JIM THORPE

Come and experience the magic and charm of the holidays in Jim Thorpe! Stroll this magical Victorian mountain town and check out the many local shops and restaurants to find that perfect gift! For updates on special events, follow VisitJimThorpe on Facebook. There will be no tree lighting or Old Time Christmas event this season.
DOWNTOWN JIM THORPE
(888) JIM THORPE
jimthorpe.org

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SATURDAY NOVEMBER 14 thru SATURDAY MARCH 20
THE MAIN STREET FARMERS’ MARKET AT THE COOPERAGE

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
The Cooperage Project is proud to announce the return of the Main Street Farmers Market. This market brings food directly from the local farmer or artisan to the customer. Preorder from the online vendor list, and pickup at the market for your safety and convenience! The Cooperage Project will host an open-air market gathering experience outdoors on fair winter days. During inclement weather, they will host the market indoors with capacity restrictions. The market will take place on November 14, 21, 28; December 5, 12, 19, 26; January 2, 23; February 6, 20; March 6, 20.
THE COOPERAGE PROJECT
Honesdale – 1030 Main St.
(570) 253-2020 thecooperageproject.org

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SATURDAYS and SUNDAYS, through DECEMBER 20
SANTA PICTURES
Weekends from 10AM to 5PM
Get in the Holiday spirit! Bring the family out to Country Junction Friday, November 27 and every Saturday and Sunday until December 20 and have their pictures taken with Santa.
COUNTRY JUNCTION
Lehighton (Forest Inn) – 6565 Interchange Rd. (Rt. 209)
(610) 377-5050 countryjunction.com

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SUNDAYS through DECEMBER 20
SANTA’S WINTER VILLAGE
Weekends from 11AM to 4PM
Come spend the day at Santa’s workshop! Get your picture taken with Santa, write a letter to him, sing and dance with your favorite characters, and shop in Santa’s shop set up for kids. Enjoy the seasonal decorations and featured foods. You never know what you will find as you shop the Yellow Brick Road. Celebrate the holiday season at Country Junction!
COUNTRY JUNCTION
Lehighton (Forest Inn) – 6565 Interchange Rd. (Rt. 209)
(610) 377-5050 countryjunction.com

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NOVEMBER 26 thru JANUARY 4 2021
SHAWNEE TRADITIONS – CRECHES FROM AROUND THE WORLD
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Enjoy over 100 small and large tableau’s of Mary, Joseph, and others around the crib of Jesus in the stable at Bethlehem. Nativity scenes are on loan from Marjorie Groenwald to the historic Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. No admission fee, but donations may be made to Hands-On Disaster Relief. Please check the website for ongoing updates, possible cancellations, and health and safety protocols.
THE SHAWNEE INN – THE PEARSALL ROOM
Shawnee-on-Delaware – 100 Shawnee Inn Dr.
(800) 742-9633 shawneeinn.com

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FRIDAY NOVEMBER 27
VIRTUAL TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY WITH DOWNTOWN STROUDSBURG
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Kick off the holiday season with Downtown Stroudburg! Tune in virtually and join Master of Ceremonies Eric Diemer and Mayor Tarah Probst as they countdown to the tree lighting. The event is sponsored by the Pocono Arts Council, Stroud Media, WeSee Productions, with a special thank you to the Snyder Family, and Stroudsburg Boro Street Department for supplying and decorating the tree. Visit Downtown Stroudsburg Facebook page to watch the livestream.
DOWNTOWN STROUDSBURG BUSINESS ASSOCIATION
Stroudsburg – 700 Sarah St.
downtownstroudsburg@gmail.com facebook.com/visitdowntownstroudsburg

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FRIDAY NOVEMBER 27
VIRTUAL WINTER WONDERLAND
7:00 PM
The Greater Honesdale Partnership invites you to watch a pre-recorded virtual star and tree lighting ceremony for “Winter Wonderland” on Friday, November 27th at 7pm. The recording will feature Honesdale High School choir performing the beloved song, “Winter Wonderland” with Santa traditionally counting down to light the tree and star on Irving Cliff. Watch this event on their Facebook.
THE GREATER HONESDALE PARTNERSHIP
Honesdale – Main St.
ghp@visithonesdalepa.com
(570) 253-5492 visithonesdalepa.com/event/winter-wonderland/

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FRIDAY NOVEMBER 27 thru SUNDAY DECEMBER 20
SANTA CHRISTMAS TREE EXPRESS
10am, 1pm, 4pm
Climb aboard for a special Christmas experience with a ride on the Santa Christmas Tree Express. Travel in comfort in the heated coaches as you dash down the tracks to the track side Christmas Tree Farm. Once you arrive, climb off the train, and visit with Santa, pick your favorite Christmas Tree, and enjoy complimentary hot chocolate and cookies. Passengers will have approximately one-hour to visit Santa and choose and purchase that special Christmas tree. Trees will be baled and tagged as you watch it being loaded on the flat car. Once the train arrives back at the station the crew will unload the trees from flat car so you can take it to your vehicle. Please note the crew will not assist in securing trees to vehicles. The tree cost is an additional cost. Christmas trees are priced individually and sold by Deans Tree Farm. The cost of Christmas trees range between $50 and $75. Cash and credit cards are accepted. This train departs on November 27, 28, 29; December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20.
THE STOURBRIDGE LINE
Honesdale – 812 Main St.
ghp@visithonesdalepa.com
(570) 470-2697 thestourbridgeline.net
Price: $20/adult (ages 13 and over); $10/children (ages 3-12); Free/under 3; additional cost for trees

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SATURDAY NOVEMBER 28
SHOP SMALL, SHOP LOCAL AT THE ART FACTORY
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Support your local small businesses and the areas local artists! Artists will be offering discounts on their one-of-a-kind, handmade and unique artwork.
THE ART FACTORY OF WHITE MILLS
White Mills – 736 Texas Palmyra Highway (Rt 6)
(570) 251-1181 TheArtFactoryofWhiteMills.com

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TUESDAY DECEMBER 1 thru FRIDAY JANUARY 1
BELVIN FAMILY CHRISTMAS LIGHT DISPLAY

Sunday thru Thursday 5PM to 9:30PM, Saturday & Sunday 5PM to 10PM
Come visit the multi-award winning light show featuring over 180,090 lights in harmony with the 36 classic Christmas songs we all know and love. Feel free to drive by or linger and enjoy the display in its 8th year of production, bringing joy to Monroe County residents near and far! 100% of all profits raised get donated to The Pocono Mountains United Way!
East Stroudsburg – 464 Cherry Lane Rd.
BelvinChristmas.com
Donations to The Pocono Mountains United Way gratefully accepted onsite at the giving box, online HERE or you may text GIVE to 33339.

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SATURDAY DECEMBER 5
FELTED WOOL FEATHER TREE WORKSHOP
9:30am to 2:00pm
Create a tabletop tree reminiscent of the feather trees originally created by German immigrants who used dyed green or natural goose feathers. The feathers were wrapped around stiff wire to become the branches of the trees. These branches were then attached to a wooden rod for the trunk. Felted wool will be substituted for feathers. There will be several color choices to be determined when students arrive. Instructor Claudia Hill will provide all supplies for the trees. Lunch of soup, bread & dessert included. Student must bring sharp scissors! (Tim Holtz Non-Stick Serrated Snip Scissors-Ergonomic Large – Available at most craft stores – recommended)
QUIET VALLEY LIVING HISTORICAL FARM
Stroudsburg – 347 Quiet Valley Rd.
(570) 992-6161 quietvalley.org
Price: Quiet Valley Member $45.00; Non-Member $50.00
Limited to 8 participants – reserve early!

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SATURDAY DECEMBER 5
CLYMER LIBRARY 1ST ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING 4:30pm
Clymer would like to express their gratitude to the community at large. Help them celebrate and share the holiday spirit, light the tree and talk with a visitor from the North Pole. Bring your letters to Santa Claus and a flashlight to light your way! Face masks & social distancing required, subject to Covid cancellation. Christmas trees donated by the Denlinger family.
CLYMER LIBRARY
Pocono Pines – 115 Firehouse Rd.
(570) 646-0826 clymerlibrary.org

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SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS DECEMBER 5 & 6 and DECEMBER 12 & 13
30th Annual OLD TIME CHRISTMAS
3:00pm to 7:00pm – Small groups go out continuously every 15 minutes. The last tour starts at 7:00pm.
(The total time of your visit will be about an hour and a half to two hours)
More than any other holiday, Christmas celebrations center on the traditions of our families and our heritage. Begin a new tradition with your family this year with a visit to Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, where the Christmas customs of the past are brought to life. From the softly glowing lantern light of the 19th century farm to complimentary hot chocolate and cookies, Old Time Christmas is sure to become a favorite holiday pastime for many years to come. Enjoy observing a “Victorian family” preparing for an 1890s holiday and the live barnyard Nativity, listen to the story of an early 1800s farm life experience, sing along with the schoolhouse carolers, shiver in anticipation as the PA German folk character, The Belschnikel, comes calling in the farmhouse’s cellar kitchen, and finish your visit at a holiday gift shop abounding with hand crafted treasures for sale. New this year, in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Old Time Christmas, is a Christmas Tree Forest where trees sponsored by families and business will be on display. Visitors may vote for their favorite decorated tree. If you are looking for a truly meaningful way to start your Christmas season then this is the event for you! Group Tours (12 or more), by reservation only, receive a Discount when going out between 2:30 to 3:30pm. Please call 570-992-6161 for Group Reservations.
QUIET VALLEY LIVING HISTORICAL FARM
Stroudsburg – 347 Quiet Valley Rd.
(570) 992-6161 quietvalley.org
Price: Adults $10, Ages (3-12) $5
To pre-buy tickets go to https://quiet-valley.ticketleap.com/old-time-christmas or call the farm at 570-992-6161 and reserve your spot.

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RECURRING EVENTS

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BREWERY TOUR 
Begins 12:30PM Daily
*** Due to social distancing restrictions,
Barley Creek has temporarily suspended brewery tours.
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Want the full Barley Creek experience? Join them for a brewery tour! Offered every day at 12:30PM, with tastings for guests 21 and over. They’ll even arrange a special tour just for your and your group – contact them with your request. 
BARLEY CREEK BREWING COMPANY
Tannersville – 1774 Sullivan Trail
(570) 629-9399
barleycreek.com

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CANDLE CARVING DEMOS 
10:00PM to 4:00PM
Watch the magic happen at House of Candles – ‘The Candle Shop Worth Finding!’ just minutes from The Crossings Outlets, on Route 715 near Henryville. Specializing in Hand Carved Candles, talented in-house artisans provide one of the largest hand carved candle selections available, a unique and personal memento to take home!
HOUSE OF CANDLES
Henryville – 3371 Route 715
(570) 629-1953
houseofcandles.com

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POTTERY DEMONSTRATIONS 
11:00AM Tuesday thru Friday
*** Call Ahead to Confirm ***
Holley Ross makes their own fine quality products at their on-site factory. The free pottery demonstrations show the steps involved from mixing the clay, slipcasting, firing the pieces, to the finished product. Come watch how your gifts were made!
HOLLEY ROSS POTTERY
LaAnna – 167 Route 191
(570) 676-3248
holleyross.com