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Weekend Round-Ups

NEPA Weekend Round-Up 06.08.18

This weekend is full of events for fitness buffs, foodies, and even four-legged friends!


Lace up your sneakers! There are plenty of opportunities to stay active this weekend. Grab your board and stop by the grand opening of Keystone Rampworks, Wilkes-Barre’s new indoor skate park. If you’re ready to log a few miles, take a riverside run on Saturday at the PurpleStride Northeastern PA 5K. On Sunday, hit the trails at Montage Mountain’s Black Diamond Running Series 5K.

The calendar is jam-packed with food festivals, so bring your appetite. It all starts Friday at noon with the Edwardsville Pierogi Festival. Stop by to celebrate NEPA’s favorite potato-and-cheese-stuffed snack. Later in the evening, check out Food Truck Friday at Creekside Gardens. On Friday and Saturday, get your fill of gyros and moussaka at the annual Greek Food Festival in Scranton.

Your canine companions can join the fun too! Bring your dog to Maiolatesi Winery’s Pittie Palooza Festival on Saturday at noon. Live music and wine are even better when you can enjoy them with your pup.

Mark your calendars for:

  • Edwardsville Pierogi Festival

    Celebrate one of NEPA’s favorite foods at the Edwardsville Pierogi Festival. Festivities kick off on Friday at noon. The fun continues on Saturday with a parade and pierogi cook-off.

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  • Food Truck Friday Hosted by Creekside Gardens

    Enjoy an evening of live music and delicious food at Creekside Gardens in Tunkhannock. Food Truck Friday serves up your favorite fair foods with a gourmet twist. Be sure to bring a blanket or lawn chair.

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  • NEPA Yoga Fest at Montage Mountain

    Unwind this weekend at the fifth annual NEPA Yoga Festival. The festival starts bright and early on Saturday morning. Visitors can enjoy yoga classes, meditation, swimming, vendors, and music.

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  • Shopping Districts & Malls - 900 Rutter Ave - Northeastern Pennsylvania - DiscoverNEPA

    Outdoor Art, Craft, and Vintage Marketplace

    You’ll find a treasure trove of handcrafted goods and local products at 900 Marketplace. Browse over 80 vendors and artists. Grab a quick bite at the food trucks, and listen to live music at this creative venue in Forty Fort.

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  • Pittie Palooza Festival at Maiolatesi Winery

    You and your dog will have a tail-wagging good time at the third annual Pittie Palooza Festival. This outdoor festival features live music, wine, food trucks, vendors, and rescue dogs that are available for adoption. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit local animal rescue organizations.

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  • Black Diamond Running Series at Montage Mountain

    Black Diamond Running Series is kicking off their season with a 5K on Sunday morning. This challenging course will have you scrambling up the ski slopes and tackling the rugged mountain trails. After the race, you can cool off with free admission to Montage Mountain Waterpark.

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    Pittston Second Friday Art Walk

    Take a stroll down Main Street at the Pittston Second Friday Art Walk. Admire local artwork, listen to live music, browse handmade goods, and dig in to delicious food. Kids can unleash their creativity and make crafts in the children’s section.

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  • PurpleStride Northeastern PA 5K

    Join the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network this Saturday for a scenic run or walk along the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail. Proceeds will help expand cancer research and support survivors and their families.

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  • Guided Meditation at Apollo Farms

    Apollo Farms in Palmerton will help you connect with nature at their yoga class and guided meditation session this Saturday. Soak up the tranquil scenery of the Poconos, meet the horses, and enjoy light refreshments.

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  • Annual Greek Food Festival

    Tise annual Greek Food Festival has been bringing the Scranton community together for over 50 years. The festival started earlier this week and continues on Friday and Saturday. There’s still time to get your hands on delicious dolmades and homemade baklava!

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  • Keystone Rampworks Grand Opening

    Keystone Rampworks is unveiling their new 11,000-square-foot indoor skate park and coffee house this Friday. Skateboarders, in-line skaters, and BMX bikers can try out the equipment and enjoy live music. The event starts at 4 pm.

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  • NEPA Cornhole Tournament

    Shadowbrook Resort in Tunkhannock is hosting the ultimate backyard party with live music, a pig roast, and cornhole competition. Beginners and pros can compete for the chance to win cash and prizes.

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