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NEPA Weekend Round-Up 08.28.20

This Weekend, NEPA’s Bringing Live Tunes, Brewery Tours, Farmers Market Goodies and So Much More

Jam out this weekend with an awesome lineup of live music. Head to Wilkes-Barre on Friday for the next installment of the Rockin’ the County Series. Then, make your way to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe all weekend for the popular and free Social Listening Series. Finish the weekend with a pair of Sunday concerts. Catch Aaron Lewis Live at the Circle Drive-In and then head over to Scranton’s Fellows Park for a free summer concert.

Get a good look at Scranton’s historical side on Friday during a popular walking tour. Spoil yourself with a little Saturday shopping. Hit up the Stroudsburg Old Time Farmers Market and fill up on fresh goodies. Then, go pick up a good read at the Albright Memorial Library’s Sidewalk Book Sale. Grab the kids and get to Pittston Saturday evening for an outdoor movie featuring Pixar’s Onward.

It wouldn’t be a true NEPA weekend without a little activity. Hit the river on Saturday for a paddle from Harding to Pittston. And finish it all off with a tour at SBC and a cold beer. On Sunday, dust off the bike and brace yourself for a long day of grinding at the Freewheeling at Forks Farm event.

Mark Your Calendar For:

  • Rockin’ The County 2020 -- Wilkes-Barre

    Friday, August 28 at 6 p.m.

    The popular mobile concert series makes its way to Wilkes-Barre. Dustin Douglas and the Electric Gentlemen take to the rolling stage with their rock-infused blues sound. Check out the route at Visit Luzerne County.

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  • Scranton Historical Society Walking Tours

    Friday, August 28 at 6 p.m.

    Explore some of downtown Scranton’s most stunning architecture on this informative, weekly walking tour. Along the way, learn about the city’s unique history, functional designs and incredible craftsmanship.

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  • Social Listening Series

    Thursday, Aug. 27, Friday, Aug. 28 & Saturday, Aug. 29 at 6:30 p.m.

    Head to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe for their free, live concert series at the famed venue. The weekend shows feature popular local bands in an occupancy-limited setting. Events are open to up to 250 attendees.

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  • Stroudsburg Old Time Farmers Market

    Saturday, August 29 at 8 a.m.

    Make your way to Stroudsburg for the Old Time Farmers Market. Load up on local delights from farm-fresh, seasonal fruits and veggies, homemade baked goods, local honey and so much more.

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  • Kayak and Brewery Tour at SBC

    Saturday, August 29 at 10 a.m.

    Board the kayak shuttle at the Susquehanna Brewing Company parking lot and head north to the Appletree Boat Launch in Harding. Then, enjoy a leisurely paddle downstream and back to SBC for a few beers and a tour.

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  • Sidewalk Book Sale

    Saturday, August 29 at 10 a.m.

    Grab your best book bag and get to the Albright Memorial Library in Scranton for their Sidewalk Book Sale. Choose from a large selection of fiction, nonfiction, children’s books, movies, music and so much more.

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  • Onward Outdoor Movie

    Saturday, August 29 at 8:30 p.m.

    Pack up the lawn chairs, a bunch of blankets and the kids and head to Pittston’s Slope Amphitheater for an evening film under the stars. Enjoy Pixar’s Onward and don’t forget to load up on snacks.

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  • Freewheelin’ at Forks Farm

    Sunday, August 30 at 8 a.m.

    Bring your bike down to Bloomsburg for a full day of riding, eating and exploring. The Freewhelin’ cycling event features several rides at varying distances. All rides include breakfast, lunch, beer and wine.

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  • Fellows Park Free Sunday Concerts

    Sunday, August 30 at 4:30 p.m.

    Spend a lazy Sunday afternoon lounging and listening at the free concert in Scranton’s Fellows Park. The series brings live, local musicians to the stage for relaxing, outdoor summer concerts every Sunday.

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  • Aaron Lewis Live at The Circle Drive-In

    Sunday, August 30 at 7 p.m.

    Load up the car and get to Dickson City’s Circle Drive-In for this live concert featuring Outlaw Country superstar, Aaron Lewis. Check with the Drive-In for specific social distancing rules for the event.

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