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NEPA Weekend Round-Up 02.19.21

Mix It Up This Weekend with Some Snowshoeing, Live Horse Racing and All That Jazz

Send the kids off for an action-packed Friday night at Camp Orchard Hill in Dallas and enjoy an evening out for just the grown-ups. Bundle up on Saturday morning for a little snowshoeing adventure at the Pocono Environmental Education Center in Dingman’s Ferry. And, while you’re out that way, stop by the Main Street Farmers Market at The Cooperage in Honesdale.

Spend the weekend bouncing from business to restaurant in Tunkhannock during their festive Frosted February Tunk-opoly. Then, on Saturday, experience a local link to Black History and the Underground Railroad at the Waverly Community House during their insightful Destination Freedom Tour. And don’t forget to finish up the weekend with a soul-nourishing visit to one of NEPA’s local restaurants.

Bring your bettin’ money to the Mohegan Sun Casino on Saturday or Sunday for the return of Live Harness Racing. Save your Sunday morning for a chilly, refreshing Cross Country Skiing adventure with the pros at the Pocono Environmental Education Center. Then, stop by The Settlers Inn in Hawley on Sunday night for a delicious, seasonal dinner and a little live jazz.

Of course, as winter winds down, you can’t forget about hitting the slopes. Pack the kids in the car for a wild day of snow tubing fun at a local ski resort.

Mark Your Calendars For:

  • Intro to Snowshoeing

    Saturday, February 20 at 10 a.m.

    Learn the basics of snowshoeing with the experts at the Pocono Environmental Education Center in Dingmans Ferry. All necessary equipment will be provided. Participants are encouraged to register for the walk early.

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  • Kid Approved Parent’s Night Out

    Friday, February 19 at 5:30 p.m.

    Drop the kids off for a fun-filled Friday night at Camp Orchard Hill and plan that long-awaited date night for mom and dad. Kids will enjoy 3 hours of games, activities, pizza and much more. COVID-19 protocols in effect including health screening, face coverings and social distancing.

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  • Frosted February Tunk-opoly

    All February at 10 a.m.

    Head out to Tunkhannock and play a little real-life Monopoly. Support the town’s small businesses using a custom-designed game board that features property cards for 30 local businesses and restaurants.

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  • Live Harness Racing

    Saturday, February 20 at 12:30 p.m. & Sunday, February 21 at 5 p.m.

    The horses are back at Mohegan Sun Casino in Wilkes-Barre. Stop by all weekend to watch the thrilling, live races, pick a winner and enjoy casino dining. The event includes free parking and free admission.

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  • Scranton Reads: Destination Freedom Tour

    Saturday, February 20 at 12 p.m.

    Experience local ties to the Underground Railroad with an illuminating tour from the Waverly Community House. The guided, outdoor walking tour features stops throughout Waverly focusing on local residents who assisted former slaves along their journeys to freedom.

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  • Main Street Farmers Market

    Saturday, February 20 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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  • Cross Country Skiing

    Sunday, February 21 at 9 a.m.

    Take advantage of the abundant snow this season 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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  • Jazz Supper Club

    Sunday, February 21 at 5 p.m.

    Stop by Hawley’s famed Settlers Inn for an exquisite, seasonal prix fixe meal accompanied by live jazz from local musicians. The event features seatings at 5:30 and 8:30 pm with live entertainment scheduled from 6 – 9 pm. Reservations are suggested.

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  • Dining Out

    All February

    Support NEPA’s local, independent restaurants. Grab a burger, some wings and catch a game. Get dressed up and celebrate that long-awaited date night. Check with restaurants concerning reservations and social distancing guidelines.

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  • It’s Snow Tubing Season

    All Winter Long

    Bundle up the kids. Grab a group of close friends. And plan an entire day of zooming down the mountain. All of NEPA’s snow tubing lanes are open for business. Plan ahead to reserve tickets and to learn about COVID-19 procedures.

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