FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS – OCTOBER 28 & 29
HALLOWEEN GHOST LANTERN TOURS -Crystal Cave, 963 Crystal Cave Road, Kutztown – crystalcavepa.com – 610.683.6765 Explore these mystifying caverns host to an assortment of spine chilling tales since being discovered in the 1870s.
HALLOWSCREAM NIGHTS at POCONO TREE VENTURES – 7 p.m. to Midnight – Route 209, Bushkill – poconotreeventures.com – 800.446.0231 Experience night aerial ropes, zip line rides, a haunted trail, scary movies & pumpkin painting…What-A-Scream! Haunted combo: trail, ropes course & 1 zip $39 or pick your play with individual rates
WEDNESDAY – OCTOBER 26
PUBLIC BOG WALK – 1 p.m. – Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg – mcconservation.org – 570.629.3061 Take a 2 1/2 hour guided journey into the Tannersville Bog. Cost: $6 Adults & $4 Kids under 12
FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY – OCTOBER 28, 29 & 30
SPOOKY DAYS ON THE FARM – Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg – quietvalley.org – 570.992.6161 Read all about it on page !
SATURDAY – OCTOBER 29
AUTUMN EVENING with BATS – 6:30 to 8 p.m. – Lacawac Sanctuary, 94 Sanctuary Road, Lake Ariel – lacawac.org – 570.689-9494 Join a National Park Service biologist for details on these intriguing creatures and see echolocation calls of bats flying overhead. Cost: $5
FOSSIL FIND – 10 a.m. – Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg – mcconservation.org – 570.629.3061 Learn about fossils, how they’re made and hunt for your own in Kettle Creek quarry. Cost: $6 Adults & $4 Kids under 12
LITTLE ECO EXPLORERS: BATS – 10 a.m. to noon – Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry – peec.org – 570.828.2319 A fun hands-on program for young children with a story, craft and activity. Cost: $5
Holiday Fun…It’s all in the timing
MONDAY TO SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24 to 29
BOO TACULAR BOOK SALE. – Clymer Library, 115 Firehouse Road, Pocono Pines
SATURDAY – OCTOBER 29
POCONO MOUNTAIN REGIONAL EMS HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR – noon to 3 p.m. – Pocono Mountain Fire House, 20 Murray Street, Mount Pocono
GHOULBAUGH HALLOWEEN PARTY – 1 to 4 p.m. – Coolbaugh Township Municipal Park on Route 423 in Tobyhanna
SUNDAY – OCTOBER 30
BARRETT TOWNSHIP HALLOWEEN PARADE – 2 to 4 p.m. – Route 390 Between Cresco & Mountainhome
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BOO TACULAR BOOK SALE – October 24 to October 29 at Clymer Library – 115 Firehouse Road in Pocono Pines – Mysteries, Spooky Tales, Ghost Stories & Horror/Suspense for all ages just 25 cents each or $3 a bag on Saturday!
HALLOWSCREAM NIGHTS AT POCONO TREE VENTURES – 7 p.m. to Midnight – Route 209, Bushkill – poconotreeventures.com – 800.446.0231 Experience night aerial ropes, zip line rides, a haunted trail, scary movies & pumpkin painting…What-A-Scream! Haunted combo: trail, ropes course & 1 zip $39 or pick your play with individual rates
THE GREAT POCONO PUMPKIN FESTIVAL AT COUNTRY JUNCTION 6565 Interchange Road (Route 209) in Lehighton – (610) 377-8400 countryjunction.com Enjoy exciting fall festivities the entire family will want to see! Considered one of the “Largest Pumpkin Festivals in the Poconos,” fun runs weekdays from 11 to 5 p.m. and 11 to 6 weekends now all the way through to October 30th.
TAKE A DIP AT HOUSE OF CANDLES – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Between Tannersville & Henryville on Route 715 North 570.629.1953 – houseofcandles.com Enjoy making a lasting memory & take a dip creating your own wax hand! Recommended for ages 4 & up
Steamtown’s fall foliage excursions invite passengers to experience views of the most spectacular colors speckled across the region. Let’s share a few view opportunities the whole family can enjoy.
Steamtown National Historic Site
150 South Washington Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503
Explore more: www.nps.gov/stea
Saturday, October 29
Gouldsboro – Step back to the Roaring 20s at this historic train station with food, drink, books and souvenirs to explore.
Departs Steamtown 11 a.m. and returns 3 p.m.
Cost: $34 / $29 Seniors Ages 62+ / $22 Kids Ages 6-15 / Free Ticket Required to Age 5
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.