Say Goodbye to Summer with One Last Weekend of Food, Music and Fun on the Farm
Spend your last weekend of summer welcoming a little fall spirit on the farm. Head to Roba Family Farm in Scott Twp. for their Farmtastic opening weekend. Stop by the insanely accurate Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm in Stroudsburg on Saturday for their Autumn on the Farm educational series. And don’t forget to check out the amazing Halloween Light Show at Lakeland Orchard & Cidery all weekend long.
Maybe you missed all those greasy festival eats this summer. The Jefferson Twp. Volunteer Fire Co. will be hosting a Drive Thru Food Festival on Friday and Saturday. Then, the Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church in Hanover Twp. will be dishing out potato pancakes on Saturday.
Burn off all those calories on Sunday at the intense Blue Burn Trail Challenge at the Blue Mountain Resort in Palmerton. Or, take a more meditative approach with an outdoor yoga session hosted by Yoga West on the Lackawanna County Courthouse lawn.
Throw it back at the Mahoning Drive-In all weekend with a stable of classic films during their VHS-Fest IV. Jam out on Saturday with the Allman Betts Band at the Circle Drive-In. Then, slow it down on Sunday at the relaxing and free Nay Aug Park Concert Series.
Mark Your Calendars For:
Farmtastic Family Fun
September 18, 19 & 20 at 10 a.m.
Enjoy hours of fun at this popular fall destination in Scott Twp. Bring the kids out for an unforgettable day on the farm. Roam the pumpkin patch. Stop by to see the animals. Settle in at your own campfire picnic site and more.
Food Festival: Drive Thru
September 18 at 4 p.m. & September 19 at 12 p.m.
Don’t let summer end without getting that classic bazaar food fix. Stop by the Jefferson Twp. Volunteer Fire Co. in Mount Cobb for all your favorites, like potato pancakes, haluski, sausage & peppers and much more.
Drive-In VHS-Fest IV
September 18 & 19 at 5 p.m.
Catch two nights of VHS-era nostalgia at the Mahoning Drive-In. Each evening features three films with introductions from special guests. The Drive-In will also host live music and vendors. Tickets will be limited.
Autumn on the Farm
September 19 at 10 a.m.
Spend a Saturday back in time on the Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm in Stroudsburg. Check out awesome demonstrations in weaving, rope making, hair art, basket making and so much more.
Halloween Light Show
September 18, 19 & 20 at 7 p.m.
Make time this weekend to get in the spooky spirit of the season at Lakeland Orchard & Cidery in Scott Twp. The popular fall hangout is hosting its first ever Halloween Light Show featuring over 50,000 themed light displays.
The Allman Betts Band
September 19 at 8 p.m.
Head to Dickson City’s Circle Drive-In for a true, live performance by these modern southern rockers with a legendary pedigree. Tickets for the event will be sold per car. Food, beverage and alcohol will be available for purchase at the venue.
Potato Pancake Fest
September 19 at 1 p.m. & September 20 at 12 p.m.
Get your potato pancake fix at Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church in Hanover Twp. The church volunteers will be dishing out the famous summer festival favorite on Saturday and Sunday. The event will also feature a raffle.
Blue Burn Trail Challenge
September 20 at 9 a.m.
Conquer Blue Mountain’s steep 1,200-foot elevation climb in this beast of a race. Blue Mountain Resort in Palmerton hosts this 4.5-mile “no frills” uphill trail race. The event goes on rain or shine.
Self Care Sunday Yoga
September 20 at 10 a.m.
Enjoy an outdoor yoga session at this popular, wellness-centered gathering on Courthouse Square in Scranton. Instructors from Yoga West lead the 60-minute Vinyasa flow. The class is suitable for all yoga experience levels.
Nay Aug Park Concert Series
September 20 at 2 p.m.
Bring your weekend to a close with a little free music in the park. Stop by Nay Aug Park in Scranton to catch another show in the city’s free, Sunday concert series. This week features the Bill and Donna Arnold Band.