Wrap up July with Live Music, Lots of Food and a Little Yoga
The last weekend of July is bursting with tons of outdoor family fun. Light up your Friday night at Blue Mountain Resort’s awesome Night Zip & Climb in Palmerton. Haggle for some great deals on Sunday at the Circle Drive-In’s massive Flea Fair. Know your local history? Join the Luzerne County Historical Society on Sunday for Road Rally in the Valley.
Squeeze in a quick run for a great cause. Sign up for the James D. Hill Run to Read Virtual 5K. The race runs throughout the weekend.
Celebrate the dog days of summer with some live, local music. Rockin’ the County rolls through Nanticoke on Friday. Jam out with Rhythm & Brews in the beer garden at ShawneeCraft Brewing on Friday. Or, head out to the popular Lakeland Orchard & Cidery in Scott Twp. for a whole weekend of live music.
Feed the soul with some Blues, Brews & BBQ at The Ledges Hotel in Hawley on Sunday night. Or, mix it up at the Irem Pavilion in Dallas. Explore a long list of dining options at their Food Truck Friday event.
Finally, take some time to center yourself. Stop by Wilkes-Barre’s River Common for some Riverfront Yoga on Saturday Morning. Then meditate your way through the rest of the weekend at Montage Mountain’s epic NEPA Yoga Festival.
Mark Your Calendar For:
Rockin’ the County – Nanticoke
July 31 at 6 p.m.
Follow the Rockin’ the County flatbed to Nanticoke for the sweet sounds of Woodstock with the Husty Brothers and Ellie Rose. Enjoy live music from a safe social distance as the rolling concert rocks its way through town.
Food Truck Friday
July 31 at 4 p.m.
Take a break. Ditch the pots and pans for an evening and stop by the Irem Pavilion in Dallas for some food truck eats. Enjoy music, a cash bar, raffles and a picnic atmosphere. Pavilion seating is limited.
Rhythm & Brews: Earth Song
July 31 at 7 p.m.
Head down to ShawneeCraft Brewing Company Beer Garden for fresh-brewed beers and live music. Earth Song brings its variation of blues, jazz, folk and rock to the comfortable, spacious outdoor venue.
Night Zip & Climb
July 31 at 8 p.m.
Climb, zip and swing your way through the trees at Blue Mountain Resort’s Summit Aerial Park after dark. Light up the mountain at the Palmerton resort with laser lights, glowsticks and live music.
James D. Hill Run to Read Virtual 5K
July 31 & August 2
Get in a 5K any time this weekend and support a great cause. This virtual race allows you to run anywhere and submit your time through your favorite running app. Proceeds benefit several amazing local causes.
August 1 at 10 a.m.
Stop by Wilkes-Barre’s Riverfront Park this Saturday morning for a relaxing session of free community yoga. The family-friendly event features expert instructors, a clear sound system and plenty of fresh air.
Live Music at Lakeland Orchard & Cidery
August 1 & August 2 at 1 p.m.
Rock out this weekend at the popular orchard in Scott Twp. Saturday features local band, Black Tie Stereo playing classic rock favorites. Shaky Ground Band takes the stage on Sunday with their own version of funk and blues classics.
NEPA Yoga Festival
August 1 & August 2 at 8 a.m.
Eat, sleep and breathe all things yoga at this annual festival at Montage Mountain Waterpark. The festival features yoga, meditation, wellness talks, inspirational gatherings, hiking, music, kids activities and so much more.
Flea Fair at the Circle Drive-In
August 2 at 7 a.m.
Make your way to Scranton’s Circle Drive-In Theater for the largest flea market and farmers market in NEPA. Enjoy a wide variety of vendors offering fresh produce, arts & crafts, antiques, jewelry and so much more.
Road Rally in the Valley
August 2 at 1 p.m.
Pack the family in the car and head to the Sweatland Homestead in Wyoming for the Luzerne County Historical Society’s annual scavenger hunt. Prizes will be awarded for the top finishers as well as the oldest vehicle and most team spirit.
Blues, Brews & BBQ
August 2 at 6 p.m.
Add a little action to your typical Sunday night at the beautiful Ledges Hotel in Hawley. Get your fill of tasty BBQ, local, craft beer, fresh air and classic, live blues music all for one great price. Reservations recommended.