Community Events List

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Saturday, October 10th
Harvest Dinner – Hear the ad!
The Maplewood Fire Company is hosting their Harvest Dinner again this year.  It’s on Sunday, October 10th from 4-7 p.m.  This ham and turkey dinner is complete with all the fixin’s and assorted pies for dessert.  And it’s served family style!  It’s at the Maplewood Fire Company at Lake Henry and Silkmans Roads, Maplewood, PA.  Can’t make it for the sit down dinner?  You can get take-out from 3-4 p.m.  Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children under 10, and children pre-school and younger eat for FREE!  Get tickets by calling Carolyn at 570-689-9113.

Friday, October 16th
Annual Pizza Night and Silent Auction – Hear the ad!
Canaan Christian Academy is hosting their 12th annual pizza night and silent auction at 5 p.m. on Friday, October 16th.  The money raised goes into a general fund account which helps run the school throughout the year.  Admission to the pizza night and silent auction is $10 for adults and $6 for children.

Jeans & Jewels Dinner Dance – Hear the ad!
There aren’t many fancy dinners you should attend in your jeans, but this one you can!  The Jeans & Jewels Dinner Dance will benefit Victims’ Intervention Program and our community members affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, and other crimes.  It’s on Friday, October 16th with appetizers/cocktails at 6 p.m., the buffet dinner at 7 p.m., and dancing until 11 p.m.  Everything will take place at Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort.  Join them for dancing, door prizes, and a silent auction.  Reservations at $50 each.  You can also reserve tables of eight or 10.  Also, feel free to donate items to the silent auction, place an ad in the booklet (contact, or be a dinner sponsor.  Please mail correspondence to:  Victims’ Intervention Program, P.O. Box 986, Honesdale, PA 18431 or call 570-253-4401 for more information.  Reservation Form.

Saturday, October 17th
Craft Fair – Hear the ad!
Don’t have time to make all those DIY projects?  Find just what your looking for at the Western Wayne Craft Fair on Saturday, October 17th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  It’s at the Western Wayne Middle School and benefits the Western Wayne Band and Color Guard students.  Admission is a $3 donation at the door.  With over 100 craft vendors, your sure to find new decor, that perfect gift, or something you never knew you needed.  You can also purchase lunch, fresh popcorn, or a snack at the bake sale.  There’s also basket and prize raffles and a craft corner for the little ones.  Need some fast cash?  The HNB Mobile ATM will be right outside for some fast cash.

Soup Supper – Hear the ad!
Visit the Lake Ariel United Methodist Church for their free-will soup supper on Saturday, October 17th.  It’s from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the basement of the church, 110 Maple Avenue, Lake Ariel, PA.  A variety of homemade soup will be available, and you get bread too!  Takeout is available, but please bring your own container.  Cost is simply a free-will offering.

Saturday, October 17th and Sunday, October 18th
Clothing Giveaway – Hear the ad!
The men and women of the Shehawken and Lake Como United Methodist Churches will be conducting the 6th annual “Coats for Kids” clothing giveaway now through October.  This drive will benefit the many needy children and adults in Northern Wayne and Susquehanna counties and the Hancock areas.  They will be accepting donations of clothing and shoes as well as monetary donations.  Items should be laundered, must have some wear left in them, and should not be torn, tattered, or stained.  To find out where you can make a donation or to arrange a pickup, please call Mike Milko at 570-798-2126 or Rick Hoff at 570-798-2618.  Please leave a message if there is no answer.  These items will be distributed on Saturday, October 17th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, October 18th from noon to 2 p.m. at the Northern Wayne Fire Hall in Lakewood, PA.  Everyone is welcome to come and browse through the large assortment of items. 

Saturday, October 24th
Annual Pork Roast Dinner – Hear the ad!
The Greeley Volunteer Fire Company invites you to their annual pork roast dinner on Saturday, October 24th from 6-8 p.m.  Dancing will take place from 8 p.m. until you can’t dance anymore!  There will also be a 50/50 raffle.  Tickets are $16 and are available at the door or at the HNB Lackawaxen branch.  Take outs are also available. 

Saturday, October 31st
Slime Time
Kids, age 12 and under, and invited to First Presbyterian Chapel, 10th Street in Honesdale for Slime Time!  It’s on Saturday, October 31st from 5-7:30 p.m.  Children can dress in their favorite non-scary costume and start by visiting the “Trunks” outside the chapel to receive a treat.  Inside the chapel there will be numerous games and activities for kids and a live skit!  No tickets are required and the event is FREE!  For more information, please call the church office at 570-253-5451.

Saturday, November 7th
Boy Scout Troop 1 Annual Roast Beef Dinner
Bill O’Neill and other Troop 1 parents will be preparing your meal on Saturday, November 7th, and it will be served by scouts from Troop 1.  It’s at the First Presbyterian Church Chapel (10th Street, Honesdale) from 4:30-7 p.m.  The menu includes roast beef from the Alpine, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, carrots, bread, and dessert.  Cost is $10.50 for adults and $7 for children 10 and under.  Get your tickets from any Troop 1 Scout, Vicky Bryant at the HNB Corporate Center on Main Street in Honesdale, or Toni at Lehutsky Law Office (613 Main Street, Honesdale).  Tickets are also available at the door the day of the dinner.  Feel free to dine in or take out!

Friday, December 11th – Sunday, December 13th
Hawley Winterfest
Winterfest 2015, “A Weekend in a Winter Wonderland” is scheduled for December 11th, 12th, and 13th.  This year will feature the Ritz Playhouse Children’s Show, tours of historic Hawley houses, the Winterfest Beer Tour, musical entertainment, art shows and more!  More information will be posted when it is available.

Other Community Events

Friday, October 9th
D&H Commemorative / Anniversary Program
The Greater Carbondale Chamber of Commerce invites you to join Dr. S. Robert Powell of the Carbondale Historical Society on Friday, October 9th from 7-8 p.m. (27 North Main Street, Carbondale).  The next five volumes of the D&H series will be officially presented to the public!  Ten DVDs are currently available in the historic series.  For more information, please visit

Saturday, October 10th
Old Stone Jail Open House
This open house will take place at the old stone jail in Honesdale, PA on Saturday, October 10th.  Experience this 1859 structure that was built to house Wayne County’s worst criminals.  Located just behind the Courthouse on the corner of 10th Street.  Contact the Wayne County Historical Society at 570-253-3240.

Harvest and Heritage Days at the Wayne County Historical Society
The Wayne County Historical Society invites children of all ages to stop by for a hands-on look at some American Indian artifacts, and to get a chance to make their own Lenape headband or beaded necklace.  It’s on Saturday, October 10th from noon to 2 p.m. at the Main Museum of the Wayne County Historical Society.  This is a FREE event; no registration necessary.

Emergency Preparedness Fair and Open House
Visit the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 111 Old Salem Pike, Honesdale for a FREE BBQ!  You can also tour the church and visit with emergency personnel.  They’ll help you learn to prepare for an emergency and explain the 72-hour kit.  It’s from noon to 6 p.m. on October 10th.

Indoor Flea Market & Bake Sale
Everything your neighbors no longer need is for sale along with homemade baked goods.  Proceeds will benefit the Hawley Fire Dept. 17.  It’s on Saturday, October 10th at Columbus Ave., Hawley, PA from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Captain’s Catch
Come on out for the Tafton Fire Company’s second annual Captain’s Catch!  It’s on Saturday, October 10th from 4-7 p.m. at the Tafton Firehouse on Route 507 in Hawley, PA.  This year you’ll have a choice between the Captain’s Catch which includes: 4 oz. lobster tail, 6 clams, 6 mussels, 6 shrimp, baked potato, corn-on-the-cob, and dessert (all for $17 per dinner or 2 for $30) OR 3 piece fried chicken dinner, corn-on-the-cob, baked potato, and dessert for $10 per dinner.  Feel free to dine in or take out.

Trees and Me
Fall is in the air and there is no better time to learn about trees!  Our forests are peaking with beautiful colors.  Join the Wayne County Public Library as they get up close and personal with the trees around us.  It’s on October 10th from 12:30 – 2 p.m.  Learn why they are so important to us and to the animals that live among us.  The program will be presented by Sarah Hall of the Northeast PA Audubon Society.  For more information, please call 570-253-9250.  This family program is free.  Children under the age of eight should be accompanied by an adult.  Call the library to reserve your spot – 570-253-1220.

Stourbridge Lion Model Railroad Club Open House
Please join the members of the Stourbridge Lion Model Railroad Club for their open house on October 10th  from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  This beautiful HO scale version of the mystical town of “Wayne” is something to be seen.  It’s at the Grace Episcopal Church Parish House (827 Church Street, Honesdale, PA  18431).

Honesdale Annual Barbershop Show
The Northeasters Honesdale Barbershop chorus of the Barbershop Harmony Society will present its 37th annual show, entitled “American Crossroads”  on  Saturday, October 10th at 7 p.m. at Honesdale High School.  The show’s theme deals with travelling around the country and features some songs from the 50’s and 60’s as well as traditional barbershop songs.   The $10 tickets  may be purchased at the door or from any chorus member.  The show will be a great evening of entertainment for the entire family.

Saturday, October 10th & Sunday, October 11th
Harvest and Heritage Days
Enjoy the Fall celebration in downtown Honesdale.  You can take part in events such as children’s pumpkin painting, hayrides, demonstrations, pets on pawrade, scarecrow decorating contest, and the soup ‘r chili taste-off.  Also visit with craft vendors while listening to the music from the DJ.  For more information, please call the Greater Honesdale Partnership at 570-253-5492.

Sunday, October 11th
Model Train Show & Sale
Everything model railroading and model trains!  This event benefits the Hawley Fire Dept., 17 Columbus Ave., Hawley, PA.  It’s on Sunday, October 11th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Admission is $3 and children 12 and under are free with paid adult admission.

Organ Re-dedication Recital
St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church is holding an organ re-dedication recital on Sunday, October 11th at 4 p.m.  It’s at Seventh and Church Streets in Honesdale.  Enjoy music played by Dawn Courtright, John A. Warfel, Maria Zengion, and Robert D. Lathrop.

Pets on “Paw”rade & Costume Contest
Dessin Animal Shelter invites you to parade with them in Honesdale during Harvest and Heritage Days on Sunday, October 11th.  You can register for the parade with your pet from noon to 1 p.m. at Central Park in Honesdale (across from the courthouse).  The entry fee is $5 per pet.  The parade will start at 1 p.m. with two laps around the park for all to see the costumed animals.  Costume judging will take place at 2 p.m. at the Fred Miller Pavilion.  Prizes will be awarded in at least three categories:  funniest, scariest, and most original.  Contestants MUST register and participate in the “Paw”rade to be eligible for prizes.  For more information, please all Marlene at 570-493-3377.

Tuesday, October 13th
Frank Lloyd Wright – America’s Greatest Architect
Sheila Vaswani will present a discussion of Wright’s cutting-edge genius, artistic inspiration, personal history, tragedy, and his continued influence on global architecture.  It’s at Wayne County Public Library, 1406 Main Street, Honesdale on Tuesday, October 13th at 5:30 p.m.  To register, contact Elizabeth at 570-253-1220 or

Wednesday, October 14th
Culinary Book Club
It’s Around the World with Food at 5:30 p.m. on October 14th.  It’s at the Wayne County Public Library (1406 Main Street, Honesdale, PA).  And it’s Greek Night!  Contact Elizabeth at 570-253-1220 or for more information.

Thursday, October 15th
Wayne County Heroin Prevention Task Force
This open public meeting will begin at 7 p.m. on October 15th at the Browndale Fire Station, Route 247, 620 Marion Street, Browndale.  Attend to get educated about heroin in our community, and enjoy free refreshments. 

Friday, October 16th
Cash Bingo
Visit the Wayne County Public Library in Honesdale for cash bingo!  Your $10 per person includes two individual game boards (or 1 double game board) and a specials pack.  The doors open at 6 p.m. and the first game begins at 6:30 p.m.  There will also be door prizes, specials, raffles, and food (hot dogs, chips, water, coffee, and tea).  The more that play, the more we will pay!

The Chamber Gallery
The Chamber Gallery, 27 N. Main Street, Carbondale, is holding an opening reception from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, October 16th.  “The Art of Healing”  Artwork produced at the studio on Salem.

A Towpath to Honesdale
Take a glimpse of early Honesdale through the eyes of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell.  It’s on Friday, October 16th at 7 p.m. at the cooperage.  The evening will feature a reading of selected passages from “The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell” by author, William Klaber.  Attendees are invited to explore an exhibition of artifacts of the period before and after the reading.  For more information, call 570-253-2020.

Saturday, October 17th
Volunteer Thank You Potluck
The Wayne County Historical Society is hosting this potluck at Lock 31, D&H Canal Park on Saturday, October 17th.  Contact the Wayne County Historical Society at 570-253-3240.

Souper Supper
Enjoy homemade and delicious soups at the Vineyard Center (761 Terrace Street, Honesdale, PA).  Their Souper Supper is on Saturday, October 17th from 4:30-7 p.m.  There will be a variety of soups, breads, deserts, and beverages.  Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children age 6-12, and children 5 and under eat for FREE!  Tickets are available at the door.  For more information, please call 570-253-5451 or 570-352-3560.

Passion for Poetry Circle
Are you a lover of poetry?  Share the work of your favorite poets.  Are you a poet?  Share your own work.  Want to give poetry a second chance?  Expand your horizons and find poetry that resonates with you.  The Passion for Poetry Circle will meet at the Wayne County Public Library (Honesdale, PA) from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 17th.  Adults and teens 16 years and older.  For more information, please call 570-253-1220.

Manhattan Manor Oktoberfest
Have a great time at Oktoberfest at Manhattan Manor (8 Salem Avenue, Carbondale) on Saturday, October 17th at 4 p.m.  Tickets are available for purchase before the event or at the door.  Your $20 ticket includes:  one free draft beer, entry to the event, MM logo cup, choice of Oktoberfest meal, two live band shows at 5 p.m. and 9 p.m., fresh smoked and grilled traditional foods with a special Manhattan Manor flair, and seasonal beers and giveaways.

Sunday, October 18th
All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet
This all you can eat breakfast buffet benefits Forest City Area Emergency Services.  It’s on Sunday, October 18th from 8-11:30 a.m. at Emergency Services Building (380 Railroad St, Forest City, PA).  The extensive breakfast menu features many comfort breakfast foods.  Tickets are $9 for adults, $4.50 for children 4-12, and children under 4 eat for FREE.  To get tickets, you can stop at the station; call 570-785-5035 or 570-785-3226; or see any Emergency Services member.  Tickets will also be available at the door.

Wednesday, October 21st
Lunch & Learn
Carbondale Public Library’s Between the Covers Book Club presents: Lunch & Learn with Kathleen Purcell Munley & Atty. Paul Mazzoni.  Authors of “The Freach and Keen Murders: the true story of the crime that shocked and changed a community forever”.  It’s on Wednesday, October 21st at Noon at Ambers Restaurant, Best Western Hotel, Main Street in Carbondale.  Cost is $20 per person, and proceeds benefit the Carbondale Public Library.

Lackawanna College Program Night
Visit the Lackawanna College Lake Region Center (8 Silk Mill Drive, Hawley, PA 18428) for Program night on Wednesday, October 21st from 5-7 p.m.  Come learn all about our specialty programs, plus our 15 programs:  hospitality management, physical therapist assistant program, sports and recreation management, and sustainable agriculture.  Please RSVP by October 15th by phone at 570-226-4625, by fax at 570-226-4671, or by email at

Thursday, October 22nd
Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group
This support group is for individuals who have lost a loved one, friend, or relative to suicide.  This group will help provide positive support in dealing with the issues you face as a survivor left behind.  The groups is not intended for children under the age of 16 years.  The group will meet at Wayne Memorial Hospital, 601 Park Street, Honesdale, PA from 7-8:30 p.m. on the 4th Thursday of every month.  Meet in conference room #3 (take orange elevator “A” to the 2nd floor).  For information, please contact Michelle Valinski at 570-253-9200.  In case of inclement weather, the support group will not be held.  This groups is not associated with any specific group, organization, or religious affiliation.  Facilitators have received their training from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Friday, October 23rd
Spooky Night at the Museum
Wear your costume for a flashlight scavenger hunt in the museum!  It’s Spooky Night at the Museum of the Wayne County Historical Society.  You can listen to spooky stories in the Eclipse train car, and enjoy some homemade treats and cider.  This event is for children ages six to nine.  Registration is required, and seats are limited.  Please call the museum at 570-253-3240 to register.  The fee is $7 per child.

Friday, October 23rd & Saturday, October 24th
Haunted House
Elite Martial Arts Institute invites you to their Haunted House and Bake Sale on October 23rd and 24th.  Walk-through guided tours start at 6 p.m. and the last tour starts at 8:30 p.m.  They’re off Route 6 (above Tri-County Distributors) in Honesdale, PA.  Suggested donation is $5 per person.

Saturday, October 24th
Wasylyk Karate Schools of Honesdale, Hawley, and Newfoundland have put their fists together raise funds for “Give Our Local Veterans A Break.”  On October 24, 2015, students of all ages, men, women, and children, will be SMASHING wooden boards with kicks, punches, and strikes at Wallenpaupack Area High School.  It all starts at 10 a.m.  To raise funds for our veterans, students are requesting $5 donations for each of their board breaks or $20 donations for a golden board break.  Come watch the event.  Admission is by donation or your can sponsor a board at the door.  100% of your donations go to local veterans programs.  Corporate sponsorship levels are also available (donations of concession stand items are also welcomed).  Veterans can attend for FREE, receive a FREE lunch at the concession stand, and will be honored at intermission.  The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary will be sponsoring the concession stand with homemade and bake sale items and Boy Scouts Troop of Honesdale will be the color guard for the opening ceremony.  For more information, please call 570-251-4050 or 570-228-5810.  See the flyer!

Tuesday, October 27th
Fall Beauty Festival
You’re invited to a Fall Beauty Festival.  It’s at Apple Day Spa & Hair Restoration Salon (152 Grandview Ave., Honesdale, PA) on October 27th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Learn about dermalogica (FREE skin scanning), Jane Iredale (touch of makeup), massage (FREE massage chair session), and wella color (first 25 guests get a FREE product sample).  There will be product and boutique specials all day!  And you can go bobbing for nail polish!  Pumpkin Decorating Contest!  (Stop by Apple Day Spa beginning on October 7th, pick up a pumpkin for $5, bring your decorated pumpkin back to the Fall Beauty Festival for your chance to win!  Winner will be picked Oct. 27th and will receive a cash prize. Spread the word! The more entries the more money will be available to win!)  Also enjoy chili, refreshments, and games.  Feel free to wear your Halloween costume!  For more information, please call 570-253-4770.

Thursday, October 29th
Welsh Male Voice Choir
Enjoy this 50-voice Swansea Valley Celebration Male Choir on October 29th at 7 p.m. (Carbondale, Best Western Pioneer Plaza, Main Street).  Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.  For tickets, please call 570-536-6020.  Special guest:  Valley View HS Choir.  Find out more on Facebook!

Friday, October 30th
Carbondale City Wide Trick or Treat
This trick or treat night is presented by the Chamber Youth Board.  It’s from 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Friday, October 30th.  Look for the pumpkin in the window on participating businesses.

Wednesday, November 4th
Lunch & Learn
Visit the Wayne County Public Library (1406 Main Street, Honesdale, PA 18431) for Lunch & Learn!  From noon until 1 p.m., they will discuss Health Insurance Needs: Federally Qualified Health Center Requirements and Medicaid Eligibility.  Laura Resti, Outreach Enrollment Coordinator, will speak.  Register with Elizabeth at 570-253-1220 or

Saturday, November 7th
Historical Society Annual Dinner
This annual dinner will take place at Lukan’s Farm Resort in Hawley.  Contact the Wayne County Historical Society at 570-253-3240.

Sunday, November 8th
Browndale Fire Company Chicken BBQ
The BBQ menu includes: half a chicken, baked potato, Browndale green beans, homemade cole slaw, roll & butter, and dessert.  Drive through ONLY.  They will be serving 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Tickets are $9 each.  For tickets, call the fire station at 570-785-5300 or visit or on Facebook.  They generally sell out, so advance purchase of tickets is recommended by October 23rd.

Thursday, November 12th
Homemade Soup to Go!
This is a fundraiser by the Friends of the Wayne County Public Library.  Enjoy sweet potato chick pea (vegetarian), minestrone, cajun corn crab, pea, turkey kale brown rice, or butternut squash (vegetarian).  Soup is sold by the quart for $7.  Checks may be made payable to Friends of the WCPL.  Fill out the order form and drop off or mail with your payment to:  WCPL, 1406 Main Street, Honesdale, PA 18431.  October 31st is the last day to place your order.  PRE-ORDER ONLY!  Pick up your soup on Thursday, November 12th from 3-6 p.m. at the library.

Saturday, November 14th
Holiday Meat Raffle
This holiday meat raffle will benefit Forest City Area Emergency Services.  It’s on Saturday, November 14th from 5-9 p.m.  The raffle will be held at the emergency services building (380 Railroad St., Forest City, PA).  A meat raffle is similar to a ham & turkey party with six spins per raffle paddle with one choice each spin for a different meat prize.  They will also chance off a $100 box of meat (2 times).  Chances are now being sold for 15 different meat prizes which are in addition to the raffle spins.  Chances are $1 each or 6 for $5.  There is no admission charge.  There will also be good food available for purchase.  For more information, please call 570-785-5025.  Come out to join the fun.

Craft Show at Honesdale Schools
Get everything you need at the craft show at Honesdale High School and Middle School Gyms.  It’s on Saturday, November 14th from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  There will be over 80 area crafts vendors, Hornet Cafe, raffle baskets, and door prizes.  Admission is a $3 donation to the HHS band.  Kids 12 and under are free.  Support the band and find some unique gifts!

Friday, November 27th and Saturday, November 28th
Honesdale for the Holidays
It’s time for the holiday season in Honesdale…start your shopping right here in your home town!  Many of Honesdale’s fine stores and businesses will host “Open Houses” with seasonal warmth for their shoppers, clients, and visitors.  You’re invited to browse through the great variety of shops, learn about the wonderful local services, and dine at one of the many area restaurants and cafes.  The Fred Miller Pavilion on Honesdale’s historic Main Street will be alive with holiday music on both days.  Plan to stop and enjoy DJ Tom Emanski on Friday from Noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Friday, November 27 will also feature Honesdale’s Annual Santa Parade.  The parade, which kicks off at 6:00 p.m., starts at Main and Fourth Streets, proceeds up Main Street, turns right on tenth Street, and proceeds to Honesdale’s Central Park.  Activities in Central Park immediately after the parade will include the lighting of the Star on Irving Cliff, the lighting of the Christmas Tree in the park, and Christmas Carols.  There will be time for the children to visit with Santa after the festivities.  On Saturday, November 28, craft vendors will dot Main Street near the pavilion.  Make sure to look for Santa and his buddies Rudolph and Frosty as you stroll the streets.  They may have a special treat for that good little boy or girl.  Beautifully clad Victorian strollers will promenade the historic streets while the joyful voices of the Honesdale High School Chorus offer carols as they stroll down on Main Street.  Vendors interested in participating should contact the GHP at 570-253-5492.  Also on Saturday, enjoy a free trolley ride to get from store to store.  It will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday, November 28th
Annual Holiday Open House
Visit the Main Museum of the Wayne County Historical Society in downtown Honesdale.  Children and adults are all welcome to join for an afternoon of Victorian cinnamon ornament and holiday card decorating.  Listen to holiday music and enjoy some holiday snacks while creating.  It’s from noon to 2 p.m. at the Main Museum.  No registration is necessary.  There is a fee of $2 per child.  For more information, please contact the Wayne County Historical Society at 570-253-3240.

Ham & Turkey Party
Visit the Welcome Lake Fire Hall for their Ham & Turkey Party on Saturday, November 28th.

Wednesday, December 9th
Culinary Book Club
It’s Around the World with Food at 5:30 p.m. on October 14th.  It’s at the Wayne County Public Library (1406 Main Street, Honesdale, PA).  And it’s German Night!  Contact Elizabeth at 570-253-1220 or for more information.

Friday, December 11th – Sunday, December 13th
Festive Holiday Craft Fair Weekend
Still have shopping to do and don’t know what to get for the folks on your list?  Let Ladore make this easy and get a mini vacation as well!  Check in on Friday evening and enjoy a great dinner with some evening entertainment.  Then start Saturday with a hearty breakfast and then off to the craft fair!  Enjoy lunch and take the afternoon and explore the neighboring towns – great shopping and bargains there as well.  Come back to Ladore for dinner and a relaxing evening.  End the weekend with Sunday breakfast and service.  Single Occupancy: $166 per person; Double Occupancy: $105.00 per person; Child rate: $80.00 per child (4-12).  For more information, please call 570-488-6129

Saturday, December 12th
21st Annual Children’s Ornament Hunt
The holiday tradition of our annual children’s ornament hunt will take place in Honesdale’s Central Park on December 12th, starting at 10 a.m.  There is no need to pre-register.  The event is brought to you by the Greater Honesdale Partnership and co-sponsored by Apple Day Spa & Hair Restoration Salon and Connections Magazine.  Children from grades 0 to fourth participate and each receives “a goodie bag” no matter how they do in the hunt.  No child goes home empty handed.  Ornaments are scattered throughout Central Park and the children are invited to “hunt” for them by age group.  The prizes that the children can win are all donated by the very generous Honesdale business community.  Get into the Christmas spirit early and mark your calendars for this very special, fun event!

Holiday Craft Fair
Join together for a fun Holiday Craft Fair!  It’s on Saturday, December 12th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ladore Pavilion, Carousel & Staff Lounge Buildings, 287 Owego Turnpike, Waymart, PA.  There will be all sorts of handmade items, baked goods, maple products, handmade soap, jewelry, and much, much more!  Refreshments will be available for sale.  Learn about Christmas around the world!  For more information, please call 570-488-6129.

Friday, December 18th
The Night Before Christmas at the Main Museum
Wear your pajamas for a night of stories, crafts, homemade yummy treats, and prizes at the Wayne County Historical Society’s Main Museum in Honesdale.  Feel free to wear your pajamas and climb aboard the North Pole train car and deposit your letters to Santa!  It’s on Friday, December 18th from 6-8 p.m.  Call the museum for registration at 570-253-3240; it’s $7 per child.

Saturday, December 19th
Christmas Party
Visit the Welcome Lake Fire Hall for their Christmas Party on Saturday, December 19th!

Ongoing Events

Wayne County Farmers Market
The Wayne County Farmers Market will take place next to Dave’s Super Duper Supermarket on Route 6, Willow Avenue in Honesdale every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Fresh picked vegetables, herbs and fruits, lush plants, homemade jams, jellies and baked goods, artisan crafts, and much more.

All you can eat Breakfast
Every first Sunday of the month the VFW Post 531 Ladies Auxiliary will serve an all you can eat breakfast from 8 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.  Adults are $8, children 6-12 are $5, seniors are $7, and kids under 5 are FREE.

Farmers’ Market Open in Hawley
The Farmers’ Market is open every Friday from 2 – 5:30 p.m. in Bingham Park, Hawley.  Get farm fresh greens, eggs, poultry, ham, home baked goods, honey, maple syrup & more.

Indoor Farmer’s Market
Saturday mornings at The Cooperage, the farmers market will be open from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 1030 Main Street, Honesdale.

Pool Lessons
Thursdays at 10 a.m. Mike Hededus has offered to provide pool lessons to interested participants at the Honesdale Senior Community Center. Also he is looking for experienced pool players to challenge on Tuesdays & Fridays from 11:30 – 4 p.m. Call Kathy at 253-5540 for more info.

Tuesdays – Texas #4 Fire Company holds BINGO every Tuesday evening at the fire hall on Grove Street, Honesdale. Doors open at 5:30 with games starting at 6:30 p.m. Plenty of parking.