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NEPA Weekend Round-Up 02.26.21

Close out the Week with a Weekend Full of Comedy, Magic, Moonshine and More

Kick off the weekend with a fun-filled visit to Tunkhannock for their month-long Frosted February Tunk-opoly. On Saturday and Sunday, lay your money down on a couple ponies at Mohegan Sun Casino. But, don’t forget to stop by Scranton’s South Side Farmers Market on Saturday morning to pick up your haul of fresh produce and more.

Make your way to the Hotel Anthracite on Friday for an enchanting evening of dinner and a magic show. Sip some wine and moonshine for a good cause on Saturday in Schuylkill Haven. On Sunday, head to the Wyoming Valley Mall in Wilkes-Barre for the Support the Makers Craft Market. And, don’t let the snow keep you inside. Get dressed up and enjoy a night out at one of NEPA’s fine restaurants.

Take in some of that crisp February air and refresh the soul on a weekend winter hike at one of our amazing, scenic parks. Lighten the mood on Friday night with an exquisite four-course dinner and comedy show at Silver Birches Resort in Hawley. Then, on Saturday, stop by the Winter Market at the Lehighton Recreation Center and get your fill of fresh fruits, veggies, homemade baked goods and so much more.

Mark Your Calendars For:

  • Frosted February Tunk-opoly

    Friday, February 26 – Sunday, February 28 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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  • A Night of Magic with Dustin Dean

    Friday, February 26 at 7 p.m.

    Magic is in the air at Hotel Anthracite in Carbondale. Make it an evening to remember with their enticing four-course dinner and an astounding magic show by nationally-recognized professional mentalist, Dustin Dean.

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  • Comedy Night

    Friday, February 26 at 7 p.m.

    Enjoy an elegant four-course dinner along with some gut-busting comedy at The Waterfront at Silver Birches Resort in Hawley. The evening’s entertainment features three nationally recognized comedians.

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  • Live Harness Racing

    Saturday, February 27 at 12:30 p.m. & Sunday, February 28 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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  • Winter Wine and Shine Walk

    Saturday, February 27 at 5 p.m.

    Support Schuylkill County’s local businesses and a well-deserving cause during this ticketed local wine and moonshine event. The walk features live music, plenty of vendors and food. Each $25 ticket also receives a souvenir wine glass.

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  • Winter Market

    Saturday, February 27 at 10 a.m.

    Load up the pantry this Saturday at the Lehighton Recreation Center during the popular Winter Market. Fill up on farm-fresh produce, homemade dairy products, eggs, meat, baked goods and more. The market also features handmade crafts.

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  • South Side Farmers Market

    Saturday, February 27 at 10 a.m.

    Pick up your fresh-baked bread, locally grown mushrooms, hard cider and so much more at this farmers market in Scranton. The market is currently operating by pick up only. Orders must be placed with vendors in advance. Vendors and ordering instructions available on Facebook.

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  • Support the Makers Craft Market

    Sunday, February 28 at 10 a.m.

    Check out handcrafted woodwork, jewelry, home décor and so much more at this comprehensive craft market in Wilkes-Barre. Stop by the former Sears store inside the Wyoming Valley Mall. Social distancing and capacity restrictions will be enforced.

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  • Dining Out

    All Weekend

    Indoor dining is back on at NEPA’s local restaurants. Grab a burger and 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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  • Winter Hiking

    All Weekend

    Bundle up. Get a little of that refreshing, chilly air and take in some of NEPA’s most incredible winter scenery. Head out to our amazing local, state and national parks for an unforgettable, cold-weather hike.

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