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NEPA Weekend Round-Up 10.02.20

Kick off a Weekend Full of October Fun with Live Music, Fall Treats and a Full Moon Hike

Welcome a little happy Halloween spirit on Friday at the popular Pumpkin Walk at Creekside Gardens in Tunkhannock. Head out to Roba Family Farms in North Abington Twp. for their awesome Super Hero Weekend on Saturday and Sunday. Order ahead and get your fill of Mediterranean delights at the Mini Greek Food Festival in Wilkes-Barre. Then, wind down on Saturday at the Germania Hose Company’s 4th Annual Winefest.

Music is on the menu al weekend long. Stop by the Marketplace at Steamtown on Saturday night for a live, rooftop concert. Hit up the Circle Drive-In for two weekend shows – Memphis rockers, Skillet take the stage on Friday, and Sublime tribute, Badfish bring down the house on Sunday.

And, since we’re talking drive-ins, don’t miss “WHATEVER” Weekend on 35mm at the famous Mahoning in Lehighton.

Learn to ice skate for free on Saturday morning at the Revolution Ice Centre in Pittston. Then, on Saturday evening, set out for an unforgettable night hike at Beltzville State Park under the weekend’s fascinating full moon.

Mark Your Calendars For:

  • The Pumpkin Walk

    October 2 at 10 a.m.

    Celebrate all things fall at Creekside Gardens in Tunkhannock. Embark on a pumpkin scavenger hunt. Enjoy the colorful arrangements of odd gourd varieties and intricately painted pumpkins. Rain or shine event.

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  • Mini Greek Food Festival

    October 2 at 11 a.m.

    The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Wilkes-Barre hosts a weekend of delicious Mediterranean treats. The take-out-only event requires pre-orders by phone or through the festival website.

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  • “WHATEVER” Weekend (Clueless & Mean Girls on 35mm)

    October 2 & 3 at 6 p.m.

    Head to Lehighton’s Mahoning Drive-In this weekend for a double feature of two classic, turn-of-the-millennium films about fitting in, finding yourself and doing so with an incredible eye for fashion.

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  • Skillet LIVE at the Drive-In

    October 2 at 7 p.m.

    Catch the inspirational rockers live at Scranton’s Circle Drive-In. The award-winning band is hitting the road in support of their 10th studio album, Victorious. Tickets will be sold per car with a 4-person max.

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  • Super Hero Weekend

    October 3 & 4 at 10 a.m.

    Grab your capes and super suits for this wild weekend of fall fun on the farm. Roba Family Farms in North Abington Twp. welcomes families for magic shows, music, candy cannon blasts and so much more.

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  • Germania 4th Annual Winefest

    October 3 at 1 p.m.

    Enjoy a taste of local wine at this popular fall festival at the Germania Hose Company in Duryea. The event features selections from NEPA wineries, local craft breweries, live music, food and plenty of craft vendors.

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  • Rocktoberfest on the Rooftop

    October 3 at 3 p.m.

    Stop by Scranton’s Marketplace at Steamtown for an evening of incredible, live, local music on the roof. The event features six original bands. Proceeds from the show will benefit NEPA’s local, independent music shops.

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  • FREE Learn to Skate with Blue Ridge Figure Skating Club

    October 3 at 11 a.m.

    Lace up and take to the rink at Revolution Ice Centre in Pittston for this amazing, free opportunity to learn how to skate from the pros. The 60-minute session is open to all ages 3 and up.

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  • Harvest Moon Night Hike

    October 3 at 7 p.m.

    Bundle up and head to Beltzville State Park in Lehighton for an unforgettable hike under the light of a full harvest moon.  Seek out the park’s nocturnal creatures on the 2-mile expedition. Flashlights recommended.

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  • Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime and Elephants Dancing

    October 4 at 7 p.m.

    Get back to the Circle Drive-In for another awesome live performance. This spectacular Sunday show features premier Sublime tribute band, Badfish and reggae/ska sensations from Wilkes-Barre, Elephants Dancing.

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