Spend a Winter Evening On The Town Before Hitting the Slopes this Weekend
January weekends are the perfect tine to get out and explore something new. Luckily, NEPA has plenty of events to keep all ages entertained. Step “Into the Magic” at Disney on Ice at the Mohegan Sun Arena with fun for parents and kids alike. Join comedian Brad Lowery at Wise Crackers for a night of laughs.
Get outside and embrace winter at Skirmish Paintball on Friday during their 1/2 Price Student Discount Day. Hit the slopes at one of NEPA’s 8 incredible ski resorts all weekend. Or head to the Van Scott Nature Reserve for an Eagle Watch Bus Tour and the chance to see some of nature’s most elusive creatures. Of course, you can gather your friends for an evening of music and glow-in-the-dark fun at Revolution Ice Centre during their popular Cosmic Skate.
Celebrate creativity in the Electric City during Scranton’s First Friday event. Head downtown for art exhibits, live music and special deals from businesses and restaurants. On Saturday, stop by Blue Ridge Estate Vineyard & Winery in Saylorsburg for their one-of-a-kind Underground Experience.
Enjoy a beverage from a local winery or brewery. Wallenpaupack Brewing Company’s New “Beer” Resolution Dinner invites guests to try out unique seasonal flavors. Meanwhile, Wine, Cheese, and Murder pairs the delicious wines of Space Time Mead and Cider Works with the talents of Act Out Theatre Group.
Mark Your Calendars For:
Disney on Ice Presents Into the Magic
Thursday, January 6—Sunday, January 9
Disney on Ice invites audiences to “Step Into the Magic” at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Everyone’s favorite Disney and Pixar characters perform musical numbers and scenes from modern classics, inspiring kids to discover their inner hero.
1/2 Price Student Discount Day at Skirmish
Friday, January 7 at 10 a.m.
End your winter break with a bang by heading out to Skirmish Paintball in Albrightsville for a full day of paintball at half price. Middle school, high school and college students can enjoy a full day on the fields for $19.99.
First Friday Scranton
Friday, January 7 at 5 p.m.
Support local artists at Scranton First Friday. Featuring art exhibits and performances inside some of the city’s favorite restaurants, businesses and galleries, you really get to see the best of Scranton.
Act Out Presents Wine, Cheese, and Murder
Friday, January 7 & Saturday, January 8 at 7:30 p.m. / Sunday, January 9 at 2 p.m.
Help solve a deadly mystery at Act Out Theatre Group’s production of Wine, Cheese, and Murder. Ripe with intrigue, this story is sure to keep audiences on the edge of their seats. A wine tasting provided by Space Time Mead and Cider Works will be held in the lobby.
Eagle Watch Bus Tours
Saturday, January 8 at 10 a.m.
Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for a bird-watching trip like no other. This guided tour of the Van Scott Nature Reserve gives guests the opportunity to spot eagles in their natural habitat while learning more about the area and its wildlife.
Skiing, Snowboarding & Tubing
It’s time to hit the slopes. Whether you’re an expert on skis or a novice in a tube, NEPA’s 8 incredible ski resorts provide plenty of fresh powder to shred all winter.
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