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Mary Colon-Nolasco
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DECEMBER POCONO EVENTS

 

HAWLEY WINTERFEST
12/6/2013 - 12/8/2013

Venue: Downtown Hawley
Main Avenue, Hawley, PA 18428
Phone: (570) 226-4064

 

Visit Hawley for Hawley Winterfest 2013, an event filled weekend that is certain to get you in the holiday spirit. Venture to this lovely small town nestled in the Lake Region of the Pocono Mountains and you will find a jolly dose of activities. From delicious holiday fare to the sounds of the season filling the air, a children's show at the community theater, artists and authors mingling with residents and visitors alike, ice carving, gingerbread decorating, take a ride in a horse-drawn carriage, holiday house tours, and so much more. Please check back for more details.

 

 

 

2013 JIM THORPE OLDE TIME CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION
12/7/2013 - 12/22/2013
Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday

Venue: Downtown Jim Thorpe
Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone: 888-JIM-THORPE

 

Christmas is a special time of year in Jim Thorpe, and so the town will celebrate with the 2013 Jim Thorpe Olde Time Christmas Celebration. The celebration will included train rides with Santa, a live Nativity, Historic District Ghost Walks, strolling carolers and musicians, expanded shopping hours, and seasonal dinner specials. If that is not enough, ticketed entertainment will take place each Saturday night of the Olde Time Christmas at the Mauch Chunk Opera House. Let the beautiful downtown transport you to a different era. This event takes place every Saturday and Sunday until December 22, 2013.

 

 

 

QUIET VALLEY'S 23RD ANNUAL OLD TIME CHRISTMAS
12/7/2013 - 12/15/2013
Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday

Times: 3-7pm
Location: Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm
347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (570) 992-6161
Admission: $10/adults, $5/children ages 3-12

 

Enjoy Christmas in the 1800s as guides dressed in period clothing lead you by lantern light through the historic buildings and displays. Enjoy storytelling, Christmas Putz, Victorian skit, live Nativity, caroling, Belschnikel visit, gift shop, and much more. Groups of 12 or more, by reservation only, from 2:30-3:30pm and can receive $1 off. Rain or shine. This event takes place every Saturday and Sunday until December 15, 2013.

 

 

 

25TH ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING CELEBRATION
12/8/2013  

Times: 10am-8pm
Location: Stroudsmoor Country Inn
231 Stroudsmoor Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (800) 955-8663
Admission: Free

 

Stroudsmoor Country Inn invites guests from throughout the community and across the nation to join them for the holidays as they celebrate the lighting of the Stroudsmoor Mountain. The Tree Lighting Celebration includes an art show, holiday craft boutique, elaborate gingerbread village, a lighting display, carriage rides, petting zoo, live nativity, and fabulous fireworks, all free for guests to enjoy during the celebration.

 

 

 

LIVE MUSIC
12/6/2013 - 12/27/2013
Recurring weekly on Friday

Times: Fridays from 8pm-midnight
Location: Ehrhardt's Waterfront Restaurant & Banquet Center
201 Route 507, Hawley, PA 18428
Email: waterfront@ehrhardts.com
Phone: (570) 226-2124

 

Join Ehrhardt's for great drink specials, delicious food and live music every Friday night!

 

 

 

OPEN MIC NIGHT AT COCOON COFFEE HOUSE
12/6/2013

Times: 7-9pm
Location: Cocoon Coffeehouse & Catering Company
230 Welwood Avenue, Hawley, PA 18428
Phone: (570) 588-8077
Admission: Free

 

It’s time to dust off your journal, tune your guitar, and get back to your vocal exercises! The Downtown Hawley Partnership and Harmony Presents is kicking-off the first Open Mic of many to come at Cocoon Coffee House. To perform simply write your name in a slot of the sign-up board available at Cocoon at 6:30pm. Each participant will get a total of two songs or seven minutes to perform. Don't like the spotlight? Is your strength in watching and listening? We want you to come too! Everyone is welcome! This event takes places the first Friday of every month.

 

 

 

ECOZONE! AFTERNOON
12/7/2013  


Times: 1-4pm
Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
Email: peec@peec.org
Phone: (570) 828-2319
Admission: $5 per person

 

Explore PEEC's new hands-on, discovery room. Crawl through the bat cave, sit in the eagles' nest, and more!

 

 

 

INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY
12/7/2013  

Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
Email: peec@peec.org
Phone: (570) 828-2319
Admission: $10

 

Step out for an evening of star gazing and learn about some of the constellations in the sky. Pre-registration required.

 

 

 

JEFF ROSS
12/7/2013  

Times: Doors at 7pm; Showtime 8pm
Location: Mount Airy Casino Resort
Venue: Gypsies Night Club
312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono, PA 18344
Email: info@mtairycasino.com
Phone: 877MTAIRY1
Admission: $50/$35

 

Think you can take the heat? Join Mount Airy Casino Resort for an evening of side splitting laughter with the Roastmaster, Jeff Ross!

 

 

 

ECOZONE! AFTERNOON
12/8/2013  

Times: 1-4pm
Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
Email: peec@peec.org
Phone: (570) 828-2319
Admission: Free

 

Explore PEEC's new hands-on, discovery room. Crawl through the bat cave, sit in the eagles' nest, and more!

 

 

 

INTRODUCTION TO SNOWSHOEING
12/8/2013  

Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
Email: peec@peec.org
Phone: (570) 828-2319
Admission: $10

 

Learn the basics of using snowshoes. No experience necessary. PEEC will provide the equipment and teach you everything you need to know. Register early to guarantee a spot!

 

 

 

AROUND THE CAMPFIRE
12/14/2013  

Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
Email: peec@peec.org
Phone: (570) 828-2319
Admission: $5

 

Enjoy a leisurely dusk hike that ends at the campfire ring. S'mores provided. Bring your favorite campfire song!

 

 

 

HIBERNATION HIKE
12/14/2013  

Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
Email: peec@peec.org
Phone: (570) 828-2319
Admission: $5/non-members; free/members

 

Learn how different plants and animals survive the winter. Join PEEC on a hike and experience PEEC in the wintertime.

 

 

 

WINTER SURVIVAL HIKE
12/14/2013  

Location: Pocono Environmental Education Center
538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
Email: peec@peec.org
Phone: (570) 828-2319
Admission: $20

 

Join Mike Dennis of Traditional Earth Skills for a fun afternoon in the fields and forests. Build a shelter, try your hand at fire making, and learn other useful skills for the wintertime. Adults only, please.

 

 

 

NEW YEAR'S EVE GRAND BUFFET
12/31/2013  

Times: 7pm
Location: Stroudsmoor Country Inn
231 Stroudsmoor Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (800) 955-8663

 

The tables are set and the champagne is ready to pour . Celebrate the New Year in grand style at Stroudsmoor. Family and friends are invited to enjoy New Year's Eve Stroudsmoor-style by sipping cocktails in Main Inn before dining on a holiday buffet befitting a prosperous New Year! Before saying good-bye to 2013 feast on...garden greens with all the trimmings, artisan breads, soups, seafood, caring board, and complete your feast with sweet confections.