The kids are still in a sugar coma, so go ahead and treat yourself this weekend
Kick back and relax with this weekend’s beer, wine, and food festivals. On Saturday and Sunday, 44 craft breweries will offer tastings at the Great Brews Beer Festival at Split Rock Resort. Try making your own IPA at Learn to Homebrew Day at Breaker Brewing Company on Saturday.
If wine’s more your thing, try The Underground Experience at Blue Ridge Winery on Saturday and Sunday. This exclusive wine tasting will give you a little taste of luxury. Indulge in gourmet food and delicious drinks at A Taste of Greater Pittston on Sunday. Tons of local restaurants, breweries, and wineries will offer samples to benefit the Pittston Memorial Library.
The arts and culture scene has something for everyone this weekend. First Friday Scranton will feature art exhibits and live music throughout the Electric City. If you need a good laugh, head to Wisecrackers Comedy Club at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Dan Wilson is headlining on Friday and Saturday night. On Sunday, the hit musical Something Rotten! brings a little bit of Broadway to the F.M. Kirby Center.
It’s never too early to start thinking about ski season! Stock up on winter gear at The Ski Shack’s Grand Re-Opening Celebration on Saturday. For even more frosty fun, catch a Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins home game. They take on the Hartford Wolf Pack on Friday and Saturday.
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Great Brews Beer Festival at Split Rock Resort
Split Rock Resort is hosting the 28th Annual Great Brews Beer Festival on Saturday and Sunday. Sample craft beers from 44 breweries. They’ll also have live music, games, giveaways, food, and craft vendors. Doors open on Saturday and Sunday at noon.
Learn to Homebrew Day at Breaker Brewing Company
Saturday is Learn to Homebrew Day! Celebrate by learning how to make your own craft beers at Breaker Brewing Company. The Wyoming Valley Homebrewers Club will hand out samples and teach you how to make your own IPA. Workshops start at noon.
The Underground Experience at Blue Ridge Winery
The Underground Experience at Blue Ridge Winery takes wine tasting to a whole new level. Each weekend, they offer exclusive tastings in their elegant underground dining room. You’ll feel like royalty as you indulge in fine wine and perfectly paired snacks. The event starts at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
A Taste of Greater Pittston
Join the Pittston Memorial Library for A Taste of Greater Pittston on Sunday. Dozens of local restaurants, caterers, breweries, and wineries will offer samples. They’ll also have live music and basket raffles. All proceeds benefit the library. It starts at 2 p.m.
First Friday Scranton
Discover the Electric City’s creative side at First Friday Scranton. This monthly art walk spotlights local artists and musicians. Check out exhibits and live music throughout downtown Scranton’s restaurants, boutiques, galleries, and other local businesses. The event starts at 5 p.m.
Wisecrackers at Mohegan Sun
Wisecrackers Comedy Club at Mohegan Sun Pocono will make you laugh until your sides hurt! This week’s headliner is Dan Wilson from HBO’s “Hardcore TV.” Other featured comedians include Joe Bubblewicz and Sergio Marzitelli. Shows start on Friday and Saturday at 9 p.m.
The Ski Shack Grand Re-opening Celebration
Ski season is just around the corner! Before you head to the slopes, grab your gear at The Ski Shack’s Grand Re-opening Celebration on Saturday. They’ll also have food trucks, live music, and a charity coat drive to benefit the United Way of Wyoming Valley. Bring a gently used coat to receive 10% off your purchase. It starts at 11 a.m.
Penguins Home Game
Cheer on the Pens as they go head-to-head with the Hartford Wolf Pack this weekend. The teams will take the ice on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Stick around after the game for a special autograph session with the players.