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NEPA Weekend Round-Up 04.30.21

Leap into May with Live Music, Walks in the Woods, Wine and Goats

Start your weekend with a guided, Friday morning walk among the spring wildflowers at Tuscarora State Park. Save yourself a spot on Saturday for Goat Yoga & Wine at the Purple Cow Winery in Bloomsburg. Then, rock out with Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen on Saturday night at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe.

Treat yourself to a little NEPA history with a Trolley Excursion at the Electric City Trolley Station and Museum on Friday. Lace up on Saturday for the 27th Annual Fred Ciotti Memorial Color Run to benefit the Greater Carbondale YMCA’s autism programs. Take it easy on Sunday with a relaxing paddle on Lake Winola during an afternoon Float and Feast with Susquehanna Kayak and Canoe Rentals.

Make your way to Lehigh Gorge State Park on Saturday for a guided waterfall walk and discussion. Then, swing by the Mauch Chunk Opera House on Saturday night and enjoy the Music of Simon and Garfunkel. On Sunday, head to Wilkes-Barre’s Kirby Park for the annual Cherry Blossom Run.

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  • Wildflower Walk

    Friday, April, 30 at 10:30 a.m.

    Step out on the trail for a relaxing walk in search of early spring wildflowers at Tuscarora State Park in Barnesville. The guided 4.5-mile walk features up close views of diverse park habitats and Tuscarora lake Cove.

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  • Electric City Trolley Excursions

    Friday, April 30 at 10:30 a.m./12 p.m./1:30 p.m./3 p.m.

    Enjoy a trip through Scranton’s proud past with a ride on one of the city’s restored electric trolley cars. Guests may also tour of the Electric City Trolley Station and Museum. Reduced capacity and social distancing in effect.

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  • Music of Simon and Garfunkel

    Friday, April 30 at 8 p.m.

    Head to the historic Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe for an enchanting evening with this spot-on Simon and Garfunkel tribute act. Enjoy a musical journey through the legendary band’s extensive list of classic hits.

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  • 27th Annual Fred Ciotti Memorial Color Run for Autism Awareness

    Saturday, May 1 at 9 a.m.

    Lace up those sneakers for this exciting 5K run/walk to benefit the Greater Carbondale YMCA Autism Support Programs. The event features two options – a 5K run/walk, or a color run/walk. First 300 registered runners receive a race packet.

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  • Waterfall Wonders Walk and Talk

    Saturday, May 1 at 10 a.m.

    Explore the scenic waterfalls of Lehigh Gorge State Park in Weatherly on this guided, 1-mile walk. Join park naturalist and DCNR Geologist, Sim Suter for an engaging discussion about the park’s unique hydrogeology.

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  • Goat Yoga & Wine

    Saturday, May 1 at 5 p.m.

    Pack your yoga mat for a sunny Saturday afternoon at Purple Cow Winery in Bloomsburg with the adorable goats from Buttinhead Farms. Tickets for the event include one goat yoga session and a glass of wine.

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  • Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen

    Saturday, May 1 at 8 p.m.

    Enjoy a blues-infused evening at the iconic Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe as Wilkes-Barre’s power blues trio, Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen bring their award-winning, original rock sound to the historic stage.

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  • Cherry Blossom 5 Mile Run

    Sunday, May 2 at 10 a.m.

    Celebrate spring with this annual 5-mile run among the picturesque cherry blossoms at Wilkes-Barre’s Kirby Park. The race will feature a staggered start. Runners are required to pre-register for the race online.

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  • Float and Feast

    Sunday, May 2 at 10:30 a.m.

    Get out on the water at Lake Winola with Susquehanna Kayak and Canoe Rentals. Enjoy a 2-hour paddle around the lake followed by a café lunch under the lakeside pavilion. Cost includes kayak or canoe rental and lunch.

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