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NEPA Weekend Round-Up 02.05.21

Get Outside this Weekend for an Ice Festival, Ice Fishing and a Little Wine & Chocolate

Head to Downtown Scranton all weekend for the city’s inaugural Ice Festival. Do a little shopping and check out over 50 amazing ice sculptures. Stop by Sorrenti Family Estate in Saylorsburg on Saturday or Sunday for their popular Galentine’s Day wine and moonshine event. Then, on Sunday morning take in the snowy forest scenery on a cross country skiing adventure with the pros from the Pocono Environmental Education Center.

Strap on the skis or snowboard on Sunday and race down Shawnee Mountain for a great cause. Grab your tip-ups and hit the ice on Saturday at Frances Slocum State Park for the 24th Annual Ice Fishing Derby.

Stop by The Cooperage in Honesdale on Saturday and load up on farm-fresh goodies at the Main Street Farmers Market. On Sunday, stop by the Friedman JCC in Kingston and stock up on gifts at their Sweet Hearts Day Indoor Marketplace. Pick up some delicious soup along with a hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind ceramic Soup-er bowl on Friday at the Walk In Art Center in Schuylkill Haven. Then, make your way to the D&H Trail in Uniondale on Saturday for the kickoff to NEPA Tail on the Trail’s awesome Winter Challenge.

And don’t miss out on some truly sweet pairings on the Valentine’s Wine & Chocolate Trail this weekend through Valentine’s Day at six participating wineries in Columbia & Montour Counties.

Mark Your Calendars For:

  • Scranton Ice Festival

    Friday, February 5 — Sunday, February 7

    Swing by downtown Scranton to support small businesses and check out over 50 unique ice sculptures at this one-of-a-kind, outdoor winter festival. The event will also include live music, ice sculpting demonstrations and more.

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  • Galentine’s Weekend

    Saturday, February 6 & Sunday, February 7 at 11 a.m.

    Ditch the couples-only routine this February and head out to Sorrenti Family Estate for their first annual Galentine’s Weekend. The event features tasty flights of wine and moonshine-infused pudding shots.

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  • Main Street Farmers Market

    Saturday, February 6 at 11 a.m.

    Make your way to The Cooperage Project in Honesdale for this outdoor market featuring a wide selection of foods and produce form local farms and artisans. In the event of inclement weather, the market moves indoors with capacity restrictions.

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  • Bridge the Gap: Cross Country Skiing

    Sunday, February 7 at 9 a.m.

    Take advantage of the fresh snow with a brisk beginner’s course in cross country skiing at the Pocono Environmental Education Center in Dingman’s Ferry. Skis, boots and poles will be provided. Pre-registration required.

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  • Race to Support the Wounded Warrior Project

    Sunday, February 7 at 10 a.m.

    Grab your board or skis and get to Shawnee Mountain Ski Area and take on the Upper Tomahawk Trail Intermediate Race Course for a good cause. All race proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

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  • Sweet Hearts Day Indoor Marketplace

    Sunday, February 7 at 11 a.m.

    Stock up on Valentine’s Day sweets and gifts at the Friedman Jewish Community Center in Kingston. The Indoor Marketplace will feature a variety of vendors offering everything from edible delights to crafts and collectibles.

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  • Valentine’s Wine & Chocolate Trail

    Friday, February 5 — Sunday, February 14

    Get your wine on this February at six incredible Columbia & Montour County wineries. Each winery will feature wine and chocolate pairings and exclusive chances to win wine-filled prize baskets. The event runs through Valentine’s Day.

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  • Walk In Art Center Soup-er Bowl

    Friday, February 5 at 11:30 a.m.

    Make your way to the Walk In Art Center in Schuylkill Haven and load up on delicious soup for the big game weekend. Tickets include 3 takeout soups of your choice, a roll, dessert and a beautiful, hand-crafted ceramic bowl.

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  • 24th Annual Ice Fishing Derby

    Saturday, February 6 at 7 a.m.

    Hit the ice with your little fishermen at Frances Slocum State Park for the 24th Annual Ice Fishing Derby. The event features cash prizes for heaviest catches from different categories, a sportsman’s raffle and 50/50.

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  • Winter Challenge NEPA Kickoff -- D&H Trail

    Saturday, February 6 at 12 p.m.

    Head to the D&H Trail in Uniondale to celebrate Pennsylvania’s 2021 Trail of the Year with NEPA Tail on the Trail as they kickoff to their inspiring winter challenge. The festive event will feature a cozy fire pit, awesome giveaways and refreshments from Cable’s General Store.

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