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NEPA Weekend Round-Up 08.21.20

Get Out and Soak Up Some Sun With Baby Goats, Beer Tents and Sidewalk Sales

Start your weekend on the right foot with some awesome outdoor activities. Practice a little yoga with a view at Blue Mountain Resort’s Saturday Outdoor Yoga. Explore the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Trail with the experts at their health and wellness event on Saturday morning. Then, back to zen on Sunday at Buttinhead Farms for their ridiculously cute Kids Goat Yoga.

Friday is all about fueling up. Start with a relaxing stop at Pressed Coffee & Books for their Boba Days specialty drinks. Then, clock out and head to Tolino Vineyards for their famous Food Truck Friday. End the weekend the same way with a Sunday visit to Hazleton POWER’s Food & Vendor Showcase. And then close it all out with a few beers and quick Cornhole Tournament for a great cause at ShawneeCraft Brewing Company.

You might as well get in a little shopping while you’re at it. Get online all weekend for the Rotary Club of Wilkes-Barre and Kingston’s Razzle Dazzle Raffle. Then, make your way to Dunmore on Saturday for the Saint Joseph’s Center Sidewalk Sale.

And, after you’ve got all that done, hop on the famous Bike Train out of Jim Thorpe for an enchanting chug along the beautiful Lehigh Gorge Trail (and an easy 25-mile pedal back to town).

Mark Your Calendar For:

  • Rotary Razzle Dazzle Raffle

    August 20-22

    Break out the pocket book for this popular online raffle benefitting the Wyoming Valley Children’s Association. Buy chances to win designer purses, date night dinners, incredible baskets and so much more.

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  • Boba Days at Pressed

    August 21 at 9 a.m.

    Make your way to this adorable coffee/book shop in Pottsville for their famous Boba Fridays. Relax. Grab a book and add delicious boba to any iced drink. The shop will also feature drink and snack specials.

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  • Food Truck Friday at Tolino

    August 21 at 4 p.m.

    Stop by Tolino Vineyards in Stroudsburg for this tasty, ongoing summer tradition. This Friday’s lineup features food from V&C Truck, live music by the always entertaining Andrew Moses and some unbelievable watermelon sangria.

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  • Outdoor Yoga at Blue Mountain

    August 22 at 8:30 a.m.

    Start your weekend on the right path with a little refreshing outdoor yoga at Blue Mountain Resort in Palmerton. Find your zen among picturesque views of the Pocono Mountains and the peaceful sounds of nature.

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  • VNA Health On The Heritage

    August 22 at 9 a.m.

    Head out to the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Trail to celebrate wellness and the great outdoors. LHV staff will be on hand for Q & A walks along the trail. The event also features healthy food tastings and hydration stations.

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  • Saint Joseph’s Center Sidewalk Sale

    August 22 at 9 a.m.

    Make the Saturday drive out to Dunmore for this modified version of a popular summer festival. The Sidewalk Sale benefits Saint Joseph’s Center of Scranton. The pop-up shop features a little something for every style and taste.

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  • Bike Train

    August 22 & 23 at 9:30 a.m.

    Hop on board the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway for this favorite late summer excursion. Take the scenic train ride from Jim Thorpe to White Haven. Then unload your bike for the 26-mile trek back along the beautiful Lehigh Gorge Trail.

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  • Hazleton POWER! Food and Vendor Showcase

    August 23 at 11 a.m.

    Spend your Sunday soaking up some sun at the Hazle Township Community Park for this all-day event featuring all things local from food and craft vendors to sponsored tricky trays and so much more.

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  • Cornhole Tournament for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeastern Pennsylvania

    August 23 at 1 p.m.

    Nothing says Summer Sunday quite like a game of cornhole and a couple cold beers from ShawneeCraft Brewing in Shawnee on the Delaware. The open-air event features live music, BBQ, raffles and a beer tent.

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  • Kid’s Goat Yoga

    August 23 at 5 p.m.

    Bring the kids out to Buttinhead Farms in Hunlock Creek this Sunday for a little yoga and some adorable baby goats. The event also features games, dancing, chill vibes and a safe, fun atmosphere for all ages.

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