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NEPA Weekend Round-Up 07.05.19

Summer Means Outdoor Concerts, Farmers Markets and Food Festivals

The arts are alive in NEPA this weekend. Start your weekend by walking the streets of Downtown Hazleton for the city’s First Friday event. Marvel at the works from dozens of local artists on display in the streets. The Wildflower Music Festival in White Mills celebrates the beauty of nature and music. Bands of all genres are set to perform, including folk, jazz and bluegrass artists. Pottsville’s Summer Concert Series is in full swing. Enjoy music from The Jazz Hands, an American Be-Bop Jazz Band.

Bring your appetite to Pottsville’s Food Truck Friday. Dozens of vendors line the streets serving up their best and most delicious dishes. The Food and Drink Festival at 900 Rutter brings good food and craft beer all to one convenient location. With over twenty-five vendors to choose from, everyone is sure to find something they’ll love. For the freshest produce and more, visit the Tunkhannock Farmers Market at Creekside Gardens.

The Mahoning Drive-In Theater in Lehighton is airing all eight Harry Potter movies this weekend. Watch Harry and his friends’ adventures in Hogwarts on the biggest Drive-In screen in Pennsylvania. Ladies play free this weekend at Skirmish Paintball in Albrightsville. This deal covers admission, paintball gun rental and more. Finish your weekend at the WWE Live SummerSlam show. Enjoy hours of high-action entertainment from some of the biggest names in the WWE.

Mark your calendars for:

  • First Friday Hazleton

    The streets of Downtown Hazleton come alive with art every first Friday of the month. As you make your way around town, enjoy pieces from local artists, live music, theatrical productions and more.

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  • Wildflower Music Festival

    Held on the grounds of the Dorflinger-Suydam Wildlife Sanctuary in White Mills, the Wildflower Music Festival is a special celebration. Sit among lush pine trees and green ferns as you take in the sounds of folk, jazz and bluegrass music.

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  • Summer Concert Series in the “Ville

    The City of Pottsville is celebrating the summer with free performances by local artists at Joulwan Park. Enjoy live music from The Jazz Hands, a classic American Be-Bop Jazz band.

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  • Food Truck Friday in Pottsville

    Every first Friday of the month, food truck vendors line the streets of Pottsville as part of the “Summer of Pottsville” celebration. Eat, drink and explore Pottsville’s central business district.

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  • Food & Drink Fest at 900 Rutter

    Over twenty-five vendors come together at the 900 Marketplace in Forty Fort for the annual Food & Drink Fest. Indulge in delicious food, craft beer, wine and more.

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  • Tunkhannock Farmer's Market at Creekside Gardens

    Support local farmers at the Tunkhannock Farmers Market at Creekside Gardens. Fresh fruits and vegetables are only the beginning of what the market has to offer. Stop by and see what other goodies you can grab.

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  • Harry Potter and the 8 Movie Marathon

    Watch your favorite wizard make magic on the big screen at the Mahoning Drive-In Theater in Lehighton. The Drive-In is featuring all eight Harry Potter movies in one weekend, and all muggles are invited.

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  • Ladies Play Free at Skirmish

    All ladies play free at Skirmish Paintball in Albrightsville. The deal includes free all day play, gun and goggle rental, free parking, and professional referees.

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  • WWE Live SummerSlam

    The WWE Live Heatwave Tour is bringing all the action to the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre. The main event will feature a six-man tag team match, but appearances from other fan-favorite wrestlers can be expected.

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