Go! August & September 2016

Learn at Romping Radishes, a healthy living class for kids. Starting June 1st from 4-5pm, this monthly one-hour workshop will be on the first Wednesday of every month, June through October. At the Honesdale Main Street Farmers’ Market, located inside The Cooperage, this workshop will feature planting seeds, Farmers’ Market tour and taste testing, fruits and vegetable block printing, bee keeping and cooking. This program is geared toward kids K-2, but all ages are welcome. June 1, July 6, August 3, September 7 and October 6.
Call 570.253.2020 or email info@thecooperageproject.org for more information.

Tour Quiet Valley during their Summer Tour Season. June 18th-September 5th, Tuesday through Sunday, from 10-5pm and Sundaysnoon-5pm, explore the grounds, animals, history and lifestyle of Quiet Valley. Tours are $10 adults and $5 children 3-12 years old. Visit quietvalley.org or call 570.992.6161 for more information.

Paddle at the Big Night Out with Pocono Whitewater Adventures. On August 5th, starting at 9am, the Big Night Out will begin by exploring an abandoned railroad tunnel. After the tunnel you’ll grab a raft and journey eight miles down the Lehigh River with views of 19th century dams, locks and dwellings. At mile eight you’ll exit the raft and enjoy a taco dinner to fuel up to bike 20 miles of trails as the sun sets. Trained guides will be with you the whole way and after, you’ll return to the Adventure Center for a bonfire and a beverage of your choice. $99/person.
Visit poconowhitewater.com for more information.

Battle and paddle with Pocono Whitewater Adventures and Skirmish Paintball, August 13th at 9am. Begin your day with a morning rafting adventure on the Lehigh River and end your day, battling it out at Skirmish’s Castle Night’s paintball game. $66.99 per person includes: rafting trip and equipment, life jacket, professional river guides, shuttles to and from the river, paintball gun, goggles, facemask and unlimited N2 air fills, paintball field referees and Castle Nights play. Visit poconowhitewater.com

Rock to a night of Renaissance Rock with Blackmore’s Night, August 19th, 7pm at the Sherman Theater. Featuring legendary guitarist, Ritchie Blackmore from Deep Purple, Blackmore’s Nights’  Renaissance-themed melodies and medieval instrumentation blends with the contemporary sounds of guitars, keyboards, a violin and percussion. Tickets are $40-$49 per person. Visit shermantheater.com for more information.

Observe Nicodemo Rinaldis’ photography at an exhibit of his works, August 20th, 3-7pm at Skytop Lodge. Rinaldis is a worldrenowned photographer who captures ‘light in a moment,’ and has won the Mallas Award Trophy for color slide pictorial and the Skibneski Trophy for nature. The exhibit will showcase his images telling the Skytop story, which will be available for purchase.Visit www.skytop.com for more information.

Run the Warrior Dash 5K, August 27th at 8:30am. This 5K features 12 obstacles such as the Warrior wall, leaping over fire, mud roads, etc. Prizes include a medal that doubles as a bottle opener, a fuzzy warrior helmet, a t-shirt and an ice cold beer at the end. Tickets are $55-$100 depending on when your register.
Visit warriordash.com for registration and information.

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend on Lake Wallenpaupack, September 3rd-5th. Take advantage of the last few days of Summer by enjoying a 50-minute cruise. Your tour guide will describe the area and the history of the beautiful lake region. Departing daily from 11 am-6 pm, on the hour. $15 adult, $14 seniors, $11 for youth under 12. Call 570.226.3293 or visitwallenpaupackboattour.com.

Sip wine and tour Mountain View Vineyard up until September 4th. Every Saturday and Sunday, noon–1pm, take a tour of this beautiful vineyard and do a tasting afterward.
Visit mountainviewvineyard.com for more information.

Walk through the Tannersville Cranberry Bog with PEEC. Every Wednesday until September 7th, PEEC will guide an educational tour through the bog. Visit peec.org for more information.

Enjoy A fee free day of self-guided mansion tours, music, children’s programs and more, at The Grey Towers National Historic Landmark, on September 24th from 11am–4pm. This is a way to thank the Milford community for all that they do year-round.
Visit greytowers.org for more information on this event.

Welcome Harvest Weekend: The Butcher, The Baker, The Winemaker. On September 10th & 11th, the nine wineries of the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail welcome harvest season with tastings, vineyard and winery tours, food and wine pairings, and live entertainment. Event hours are Saturday from 11 am–5 pm and Sunday from noon–5 pm.
Visit lehighvalleywinetrail.com for more information.

Shop at the Monroe Farmers Market, every Saturday until December 31st. From 8am-noon in the Courthouse Square in Stroudsburg, check out local vendors, farmers, and shops while listening to live music. Kids Day is August 6th and the market will be open from 8am-1pm with animals, games and entertainment for the whole family. Visit monroefarmersmarket.com for more information.

Free Summer concerts are here! Thursday nights at 6pm, enjoy free, family-friendly concerts at Courthouse Park, Monroe and Sixth Streets in Stroudsburg. St’Art will be there showing off their sidewalk chalk talents, and there will be plenty of activities for the kids.
Visit here for the list of performers and more information:

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