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NEPA Weekend Round-Up 09.11.20

Cap Off a Short Work Week with Drive-In Concerts, Monster Movie Marathons and More

Let’s see if we can get summer to stick around for at least one more weekend. Get out on Saturday morning for a little outdoor food and shopping at the Arts & Crafts Fair in Hawley or snag some awesome items from the Osterhout Library’s virtual auction and raffle all weekend.

Track down a little tranquility on the trail Friday morning during the Patriot Day Hike for Veterans at Ricketts Glen State Park. Keep bringing those good vibes on Saturday with a restful Trail Yoga Hike on the D&H Rail Trail.

Jam out from a safe distance at several weekend, drive-in concerts. Catch blues act Billy Strings on Friday and Saturday at Wilkes-Barre’s Mohegan Sun Arena. The Circle Drive-In will be hosting glam metal parody act Steel Panther on Saturday and southern rockers Blackberry Smoke on Sunday.

And, of course, we might as well start looking forward to Halloween. Load up the car and head to the Mahoning Drive-In for their annual Universal Monster Mash. Catch a total of six classic horror features on both Friday and Saturday.

Mark Your Calendars For:

  • Patriot Day Hike for Veterans

    September 11 at 9 a.m.

    Get to Ricketts Glen State Park early for this moderate, 3.5-mile hike along the Highland and Bear Walk Trails. Participants must have face coverings with them at all times. Space is limited. Registration for the hike is encouraged.

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  • Summer’s End Seafest

    September 10 – 12

    Support the Osterhout Free Library by taking part in their virtual auction and raffle all weekend long. Raffle tickets are available for $20 each, or in six-packs for $100. A raffle prize of $5,000 cash will be awarded.

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  • Universal Monster Mash IV

    September 11 – 12 at 6 p.m.

    Make your way to Lehighton’s Mahoning Drive-in for a full weekend of classic monster films. Each night showcases three terror-inducing, black and white frightful features in all of their gorgeous 35-millimeter glory.

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  • Billy Strings “Meet Me At The Drive-In Tour”

    September 11 & 12 at 7:30 p.m. / September 13 at 5:30 p.m.

    Join the bluegrass prodigy at Wilkes-Barre’s Mohegan Sun Arena as he brings his fast-pickin’, high-intensity mash up of blues, rock, country, folk and just about everything else to the stage for a one-of-a-kind show.

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  • Annual Arts & Crafts Fair in Bingham Park

    September 12 at 9 a.m.

    Head out to Hawley’s Bingham Park for a little arts & crafts, shopping and live entertainment. Peruse wares, food, and handcrafted delights from over 90 vendors. The event also features musical entertainment in the Gazebo at 11 am.

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  • Second Saturday Trail Yoga Hike

    September 12 at 9 a.m.

    Enjoy a little peace and tranquility along the D&H Rail Trail in Carbondale. Start with a relaxing yoga session and then set out on a scenic hike along the trail, stopping to stretch and take in the inspiring sights.

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  • Steel Panther Live at the Drive-In

    September 12 at 7:30 p.m.

    Tease out that hair and grab your old jean jacket for this wild, retro rock show at Dickson City’s Cricle Drive-In. The always-entertaining glam metal parody gods take the stage for a truly unforgettable evening.

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  • Blackberry Smoke LIVE at the Drive-In

    September 13 at 8 p.m.

    Make your way back to the Circle Drive-In on Sunday to catch the southern rock legends-in-the-making. The band brings their country and folk-infused rock to the drive-in for an awesome socially-distant concert event.

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