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NEPA Weekend Round-Up 09.03.21

Enjoy a Long Labor Day Weekend with County Fairs, Food & Wine Festivals, Trail Runs and More

Kick off your last long weekend of the summer with a visit to one of NEPA’s classic county fairs. Get your Italian food fix all weekend long at La Festa Italiana in Downtown Scranton. Burn off some of those cannoli on Saturday morning at the Field, Forest & Falls Trail Race in the scenic Salt Springs State Park. Then, make your way to PNC Field in Scranton to catch the RailRiders during their popular Sunday Family FunDay.

Celebrate Hazleton’s artistic side, do a little shopping and grab dinner at the city’s First Friday festivities. Stop by the convention center inside the Mohegan Sun Casino on Saturday and check out the 1st Annual Black-Owned Business Expo. On Sunday, bring a comfy lawn chair, kick back and enjoy live music, food, vendors and local wines at the Schuylkill County Wine Festival.

Swing over to Wilkes-Barre’s F.M. Kirby Center on Friday for discounted showings of that 70s musical phenomenon, Grease. Bring the little ones out to Frances Slocum State Park on Saturday for Colonial Kids, an activity-filled day of demonstrations and crafts exploring life in the “olden” days. Then, head to Downtown Stroudsburg on Saturday afternoon to check out Stroudfest, a celebration of local food and live music.

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  • NEPA County Fairs

    Throughout September

    Finish up your summer with a trip to one of NEPA’s classic county fairs. Enjoy carnival rides and games, vendors, animals, live music, demonstrations, delicious food and so much more. Check out our comprehensive list of local fairs.

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  • La Festa Italiana

    Friday, September 3 – Monday, September 6 at 8 a.m.

    Stop by this iconic Italian heritage festival on Courthouse Square in Downtown Scranton over Labor Day Weekend. Enjoy delicious Italian eats from local restaurants and vendors, live music, craft vendors, kid’s activities and so much more.

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  • The F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts - DiscoverNEPA

    “Come Back to the Kirby” Series -- Grease

    Friday, September 3 at 1 p.m.

    Celebrate the reopening of Wilkes-Barre’s iconic F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts by stopping in to catch a beloved classic. Throughout September, the Kirby will feature three Friday matinee and evening showings of Hollywood favorites at significantly discounted prices.

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  • First Friday Hazleton

    Friday, September 3 at 4 p.m.

    Check out Downtown Hazleton’s creative side during this festive First Friday art walk. Look out for art exhibits, live music, theatrical productions and so much more. And don’t forget to visit the many local shops and restaurants.

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  • Salt Springs Field, Forest & Falls Trail Race

    Saturday, September 4 at 8:30 a.m.

    Lace up and take on the stunning, scenic trails of Salt Springs State Park in Montrose during this 5, or 10 K trail race. The grueling races features beautiful natural scenery, steep climbs and difficult descents.

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  • NEPA’s 1st Annual Black Owned Business Expo

    Saturday, September 4 at 11 a.m.

    Get to know NEPA’s many black-owned businesses at the Mohegan Sun Pocono Convention Center inside Wilkes-Barre’s Mohegan Sun Casino. Peruse products, network with professionals and more importantly learn about the region’s vast black-owned business community.

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  • Stroudfest 2021

    Saturday, September 4 at 11 a.m.

    Stroll along the sidewalks of downtown Stroudsburg during this popular Main Street festival. The event features food and craft vendors, family activities, live entertainment on multiple stages, a food court on Courthouse Square and more.

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  • Frances Slocum State Park - Sports & Outdoors - DiscoverNEPA

    Colonial Kids

    Saturday, September 4 at 1 p.m.

    Frances Slocum State Park in Wyoming is teaching kids about life in the olden days. Join at the campground amphitheater for old-fashioned games, activities, demonstrations and a take-home craft. This event is geared toward children ages 5-12.

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  • Schuylkill County Wine Festival

    Sunday, September 5 at 1 p.m.

    Head to Schuylkill County’s Hegins Park for a full day of delicious local wine tastings. The dog-friendly, Roaring 20s-themed event features wine tastings and sales, plenty of food, vendors and live entertainment all day.

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  • RailRiders Sunday Family FunDay

    Sunday, September 5 at 1 p.m.

    Baseball season is winding down, but there’s still time to catch a few more RailRiders games at PNC Field. Visit over Labor Day Weekend, when they’ll have a kids’ autograph book giveaway and a post-game fun run. And check out this sweet deal for a special ticket discount.

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