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NEPA Weekend Round-Up 07.13.18

NEPA is hosting live entertainment, fun festivals, and one of the world’s largest paintball games this weekend!

NEPA’s arts and culture scene is taking center stage this weekend. It all starts on Friday night with the Pittston City Second Friday Art Walk. Local artists will take over Main Street and display their latest work. The Ritz Company Playhouse in Hawley will perform the hilarious musical Anything Goes on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. On Sunday, catch some traditional folk music at Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm’s Music in the Valley event.

Festival season is in full swing! If you’re a film buff, head to the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock for their Summer Film Festival Opening Night Gala on Friday. Shawnee Mountain Ski Area is hosting Oktoberfest in July on Saturday and Sunday. Enjoy a day of traditional German music, dancing, food, and beer. Soak up the summer vibes on Sunday at the Hazleton Summer Festival, which will have plenty of food and craft vendors.

If you’re up for an adventure, Skirmish Paintball’s Invasion of Normandy event will get your heart pounding! Join over 4,000 players for the battle on Saturday and Sunday.

Mark your calendars for:

  • Pittston City Second Friday Art Walk

    Main Street in Pittston will be jam-packed with artists, merchants, and musicians at the Second Friday Art Walk. Take a stroll around town, check out the art exhibits, and grab a bite from the food vendors. They’ll even have crafts for the kids. This free event begins on Friday at 5 p.m.

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  • Oktoberfest in July at Shawnee Mountain Ski Area

    No need to wait until fall to get your fill of beer and bratwurst. Shawnee Mountain Ski Area is hosting Oktoberfest in July on Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m. Check out traditional music and dancing, craft vendors, games, and children’s activities. Bring your appetite, because they’ll have plenty of ethnic foods.

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  • Invasion of Normandy at Skirmish Paintball

    Join Skirmish Paintball in Albrightsville as they re-create the Invasion of Normandy . Over 4,000 players will battle it out, making it the world’s largest scenario game. Check-in starts on Saturday and Sunday at 8:30 a.m. Camping is available on site so you won’t miss a minute of the action.

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  • Summer Film Festival Opening Night Gala

    The Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock is holding their annual Summer Film Festival. They’ll show 22 indie flicks and foreign films from July 13 through August 2. The festival kicks off with the Opening Night Gala on Friday at 6 p.m. Admission includes two films, snacks, wine, and beer. Reservations are required.

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  • Downtown Hazleton Farmers Market

    The Downtown Hazleton Farmers Market celebrates their opening day on Friday at 10 a.m. Pick up some fresh produce, baked goods, honey, and other locally made goods. The market is located at the corner of Broad Street and Laurel Street.

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  • Anything Goes at the Ritz Company Playhouse

    The Ritz Company Playhouse in Hawley is performing the musical Anything Goes. This romantic comedy will make you laugh until your sides hurt. Shows run Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 8 p.m.

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  • Music in the Valley at Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm

    Enjoy a day of traditional folk music at Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm in Stroudsburg. Performances start at 10 a.m. on Saturday. They’ll also have a singalong and storytelling for the kids.

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  • Hazleton Summer Festival

    Browse tons of local craft vendors and food trucks at the Hazleton Summer Festival on Sunday at 10 a.m. This free festival takes place at the Hazle Township Community Park in West Hazleton.

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  • Daily Double Tasting Room Release at SBC

    Start your weekend with an ice-cold beer from Susquehanna Brewing Co. in Pittston. They’re having a small-batch release of Daily Double, their new sweet tea and lemon ale. Tastings start at noon, and live music begins at 6 p.m.

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