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NEPA Weekend Round-Up 03.12.21

Celebrate St. Paddy’s a Little Early This Weekend with Live Music, Free Drive-In Movies and More

Start the weekend by showing off your ridiculous wealth of useless knowledge during Leadership Lackawanna’s awesome Online Trivia Fundraiser on Friday night. Spend your Saturday morning stocking up at Scranton’s South Side Farmers Market. And, in the evening, catch a Free St. Patrick’s Day Double Feature at Dickson City’s Circle Drive-In.

Get out all weekend for a refreshing winter hike at one of NEPA’s beautiful parks. Swing by the Lehighton Recreation Center on Saturday and get your fill at their incredible Winter Market. Then, on Sunday, don’t miss your chance to see the beloved classic Riverdance on screen at Tunkhannock’s Dietrich Theater.

Friday night offers a wild, early St. Paddy’s celebration with Kilmaine Saints at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe. Save a little room on Saturday afternoon for a Girl Scout Cookie and Wine Pairing at Sorrenti Family Estates. And, finish off the evening by playing the ponies at Mohegan Sun Casino in Wilkes-Barre.

Support the Pittston Memorial Library all weekend long by checking out their exclusive Luck of the Library Online Auction.

Mark Your Calendars For:

  • Leadership Lackawanna Online Trivia Fundraiser

    Friday, March 12 at 8 p.m. – Virtual Event

    Get your team together and join Leadership Lackawanna for a wild night of trivia via Zoom. The virtual event includes 4 rounds of trivia, a gift card raffle and prizes. Play solo or with a team.

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  • Kilmaine Saints

    Friday, March 12 at 8 p.m.

    Head to the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe for an unforgettable evening with this high-energy Irish party band. All seating for the event will be general admission.

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  • South Side Farmers Market

    Saturday, March 13 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 are available on Facebook.

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  • Winter Market

    Saturday, March 13 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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  • Girl Scout Cookie & Wine Pairing

    Saturday, March 13 at 12 p.m.

    Pair your love for cookies with your enthusiasm for wine at Sorrenti Family Estate in Saylorsburg. Each pairing includes four delicious Girl Scout cookies along with a flight of four Sorrenti wines.

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  • Free St. Patrick’s Day Double Feature

    Saturday, March 13 at 5 p.m.

    Enjoy two great Irish-themed films on the big screen at the Circle Drive-In in Dickson City. The evening is sponsored by the Ancient Order of Hibernians Paul “Hook” O’Malley Division 4. Donations and canned goods for local food banks are greatly appreciated.

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  • Live Harness Racing

    Saturday, March 13 at 12:30 p.m. & Sunday, March 14 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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  • Riverdance – On Screen at the Dietrich

    Sunday, March 14 at 1 p.m. & 7 p.m.

    Celebrate the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day with an exclusive showing of the staged classic Riverdance at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock. The event features the new 25th Anniversary Gala Performance.

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  • Luck of the Library Online Auction

    Saturday, March 13 & Sunday, March 14 – Virtual Event

    Get registered for this amazing virtual auction event to benefit the Pittston Memorial Library. Bid on a range of items from original artwork and gift cards to home goods and jewelry.

    Learn More >

  • 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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