Take a Moment
Take A Moment is a photo gallery celebration of the natural world around us and the beauty of God’s creations. You are invited to take a moment and capture a beautiful sunset, a captivating waterfall, or an exhilarating storm on your camera or smartphone. Then submit your photos to Take A Moment for a chance to be showcased in the exhibit. Nature shots only! Do not include any buildings, people, or animals. Anyone can participate– novice or expert.

Take a Moment
May 31 – June 1

Bridge the Gap: Pond Paddle
Paddle around the ponds at PEEC free of charge! Sessions are scheduled for June 1 & 29, July 21, and August 3. Beginners are welcome – instructors teach you everything you need to know. Call in advance to reserve a boat. Funding for this program is provided by the William Penn Foundation. Free!

Pocono Environmental Education Center
June 1, 10am to 12pm

Spring Fest Open House
FREE Community Event @ Spruce Lake! Come out and enjoy the afternoon with the whole family. Music, food & fun. Explore all that Spruce Lake offers.

Spruce Lake Retreat
June 2, 2pm – 6pm

Arts & Crafts Fair in Bingham Park
Enjoy the talents of artists and crafters displaying their fine wares. The fair hosts approximately 100 vendors with truly unique handcrafted items. These accomplished merchants travel from near and far to showcase their creative and distinctive gift ideas for that special someone or yourself! This event will take place rain or shine. Free!

Bingham Park
June 8, 9am – 4pm

Bike, Brew & Brunch
Enjoy a Bike, Brew and Brunch on Saturday, June 8th at the Hawley Silk Mill. Ride 30-plus miles along Lake Wallenpaupack and the Lackawaxen River, and end at the Hawley Silk Mill where you will enjoy brunch in The Boiler Room with a brew from Hopping Eagle Brewery.

Hawley Silk Mill
June 8, 9am – 12pm

Frog Frolic
Spend the afternoon at PEEC’s ponds and streams. Learn about frog friends and gently catch and release the hopping amphibians. Wear boots and plan on getting wet and muddy. Frog Frolics are set for June 8 and 30, 2019. $5 per person.

Pocono Environmental Education Center
June 8, 1pm – 3pm

Gap Con: Comic Book Show
Gap Con: Comic Book Show returns to the Pocono area in June for its once-a-year Comic-Con with some great guests, new faces, and vendors.
The vendors offer a variety of items, from Golden Age Comic Books to Modern Age Comics as well as Graphic Novels, Non-Sport and Sport Cards, Toys, Funko Pops, Back Issues, Gaming Items, Manga, Comic Themed Craft Items, Collectibles and much more!

Several cosplay groups will offer interactive activities for all ages and photo opportunities. There will also be a Cosplay Contest at 2pm for all ages.
Don’t miss the “Door Prize Chinese Auction” as well as “freebies” for paying attendees. Admission $3, kids 12 and under FREE

Mt. Bethel Fire Company
June 9, 10am – 4pm

Ecozone Discovery Room
Open select dates throughout the year. Climb into a bald eagle’s nest, crawl into a bat cave, explore a beaver lodge, and dig in a fossil pit! Explore this indoor discovery room and enjoy hands-on exhibits on natural history, sustainability, and the local environment. No registration required. See website for complete schedule. $2/person; Free for children under 3

Pocono Environmental Education Center
June 9, 1pm – 4pm

25th Delaware River Sojourn
The Sojourn is a guided paddling trip on the wild and scenic Delaware River, combining canoeing/kayaking, camping, educational programs, historical interpretation and more. It is for novice to experienced paddlers of all ages; participants can sign up for the whole event or for the sections or days of their choice. The purpose of the Sojourn is to heighten awareness of and appreciation for the Delaware River and its watershed, which flows through New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. Visit online for specific information on each day.

Delaware River – Various Locations
June 14 – 21

Daddy and Me Gnome Garden Class
Participate in the Daddy and Me Gnome Garden Class. $10.00 per planter. All materials will be provided. Light refreshments will be served. And, of course, Mom is invited too. This event is open to everyone.
Rain or shine event.

Ross & Ross Nursery
June 15, 11am – 12:30pm

Summer Beer Fest
We love beer and we know you do, too! Warm up your summer on June 15th at the Second Annual Summer Beer Fest, featuring local brews and representatives from the breweries that create them, not to mention a menu that will keep you coming back for more. This outdoor event will have live entertainment, lawn games, samples of local and craft breweries in a keepsake glass, and food stations. $35/person; $20/per designated driver; $10/child

Skytop Lodge
June 15, 12pm – 4pm

Farm to Table Experience
Enjoy four small plate tastings and learn about the featured foods. This year, the food stars are asparagus, unusual greens and edible flowers, eggs, and spring peas. Small groups will travel from station to station with the whole experience lasting about an hour and a half. A delicious way to help support Quiet Valley. Farm to Table Experience attendees who choose to go on the historic farm tour receive a $2 discount on the tour admission.

Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm
June 15, 11am – 3pm

Summer Garden Party & Tour Season Kick-Off
Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm kicks off its summer season with the Summer Garden Party. Visit the homestead and experience life in the 1800s. Learn about the original Pennsylvania German farm family who settled here in the late 1760s. See the farm animals, plus heritage craft and trade skills will be demonstrated as you tour the buildings with guides portraying members of the Depper family. In addition to the tour, enjoy the Summer Garden Party for free! The Summer Garden Party offers a day devoted to the art of gardening. Tour the kitchen garden, learn about herbs and their uses, explore heirloom vegetables, enjoy food tastings, and make a garden-inspired craft. Whether you already garden or would like to learn how, the Summer Garden Party is the place to be. $10/adult; $5/child (3-12)

Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm
June 15, 10am – 4pm

PT Reptiles @ Barrett Paradise Friendly Library
Peter Rushton, owner of PT Reptiles, has been entertaining and educating people about all things reptiles since 2001. He has been able to share his lifelong love of reptiles and give his students the opportunity to see, touch, and interact with some cool, cold-blooded creatures! Come to the library to see and touch a variety of snakes, reptiles, and critters!

Barrett Paradise Friendly Library
June 20, 1pm – 2pm

Bug Exploration
Bugs are everywhere! Visit PEEC to discover some insects on the trails and learn about what makes them so unique. Don’t worry; they’re not as scary as they look! $5/person

Pocono Environmental Education Center
June 22, 1pm – 3pm

Superhero 5K Run / Walk 2019
Dress up as your favorite superhero and run, walk, leap, or fly to the finish line! This event supports the Children’s Advocacy Center of Monroe County. Registration begins at 8am; 5K begins at 9am. Free Fun Run for Kids at 10:15am, rain or shine. Prizes, medals, and refreshments to follow. BEST COSTUME PRIZES!

Dansbury Park
June 22, 8am – 11:30am

Children’s Day
Join Quiet Valley for a day looking at the life of a child in the 1800s. There will be hands-on activities, crafts, chores, activities, games, and much more. Enjoy the farm tour, the Civil War encampment, and much more on this fun-filled day.

Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm
June 22, 11am – 4pm

Kit’s Interactive Theater – “Grace the Pirate”
Grace the Irish Pirate: The program combines history, music, dance, and improvisation where audience members are cast right into the show! Set in 1601, experience the high sea adventure with Irish jigs, folktales, and sea chanties. Dare to challenge Blackbeard, the dreaded Pirate! All ages welcome!

Barrett Paradise Friendly Library
June 27, 1pm

Disney’s Aladdin JR.
The story you know and love has been given the royal treatment! Aladdin and his three friends, Babkak, Omar, and Kassim, are down on their luck until Aladdin discovers a magic lamp and the Genie who has the power to grant three wishes. Wanting to earn the respect of Princess Jasmine, Aladdin embarks on an adventure that will put him to the test. With expanded characters, new songs, and more thrills, this new adaptation of the beloved story will open up “a whole new world!”

The Shawnee Playhouse
June 28, 11am – 12:30pm

Wind Gap Fire Company Carnival
FREE rides for all! Plenty of food and beverages! Beer and clam tent! Lots of games for everyone! 50/50 & small games of chance! Music and much more! Come and see what everyone is talking about!

Wind Gap Fire Company Carnival
June 29, 5pm – 11pm

The Knights of Columbus 3rd Annual Golf Tournament
Saint John Paul II of the Poconos Council 4159.
4 Person Scramble. Foursomes and Singles Welcome.
Golfers will enjoy a complete program of special events, 18 holes of golf (cart included), a “goody bag”, and an exciting awards banquet. Plus Mulligans and Foot of String, Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin, New Car Hole-in-One, and $1000 Hole-in-One. Prizes and raffles. Hole, putting green, and dinner sponsorships are available. The Knights of Columbus proceeds will support Most Holy Trinity Parish Building Fund, Burnley Workshop, Special Olympics, Msgr. McHugh School, and many other local organizations. Contact Rich John at (570) 595-7482 or Bill Jones at (570) 460-0678. Cost: $110 per player, $400 per foursome – $55 Non-Golfer, dinner only

Buck Hill Golf Club
June 30, Check in 12pm – Shotgun Start 1:30pm

Paw Patrol Comes to Coca-Cola Park
Meet Chase from Paw Patrol during Nickelodeon Day at Coca-Cola Park. For $95, get a VIP meeting with Chase, a Paw Patrol t-Shirt, and a ticket to that evening’s IronPigs game. For $35, receive a ticket to the game and a Paw Patrol t-Shirt.

Lehigh Valley IronPigs
June 30, 12pm

Fireworks Celebration
Come to Honesdale’s beautiful Central Park on Monday, July 1 for fun, food, music, and a fantastic fireworks display from Irving Cliff. The celebration begins at 6:30pm with children’s activities, vendors, and entertainment in the park. In case of rain, event will be moved to Tuesday, July 2. Free

Honesdale Central Park
July 1, Festivities begin at 6:30pm
Fireworks begin at dusk

4th of July Fireworks
Mount Airy Casino Resort presents free fireworks for all to enjoy. Catch the Independence Day event on Thursday, July 4. Free!

Mount Airy Casino Resort
July 4, 9:30pm

Fireworks Over Lake Wallenpaupack
Join The Chamber of the Northern Poconos, as well as many supporting community businesses, for an unforgettable fireworks display over Lake Wallenpaupack. Bold Gold Media’s Classic Hits 105.3 will broadcast patriotic music during the show. Parking and seating is available at the Wallenpaupack High School. Weather permitting. Rain date July 5. Free

Lake Wallenpaupack
July 4, 9:15pm

4th of July Fireworks
Watch the Independence Day Fireworks show over beautiful Lake Harmony. Rain date July 6. $10/per car; 25% will be donated to the Lake Harmony Fire Department

Split Rock Resort & Golf Club
July 5, Fireworks begin at dusk

Fourth of July Celebration
All are welcome to celebrate Independence Day at Skytop Lodge. A fireworks spectacular will be held on Friday, July 5. The evening will include live music, concessions, and more. $10/per car for non-resort guests

Skytop Lodge
July 5, Fireworks begin at dusk

Shawnee Fireworks Display
Shawnee Mountain Ski Area presents its annual Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks Display which benefits the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Company. Bring your own chair or blankets for great slopeside seating. There will be an outdoor DJ, Uncle Sam Stilt Walker, Mark Clark’s All-American Magic Show, and various food vendors. The gates will open at 7pm and the fireworks display will be at dusk, between 9-9:30pm, presented by the Interstate Fireworks Display Company. Rain date is July 6, 2019. $15/car benefits Shawnee Volunteer Fire Company

Shawnee Mountain
July 5, 7pm – 10pm

Independence Day Fireworks
Bring the entire family out to enjoy an extended day of splashing and relaxing at Camelbeach, with 37 rides, slides, and attractions running until 8pm. When the day starts to wind down, the dance floor opens from 6-10:30pm with DJ Joe Jinx featuring The Luxury Brothers. FREE admission to Camelbeach for the general public beginning at 6pm.

Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark
July 6, Live Music: 6 – 10:30pm, Fireworks Show: 9:30pm

Stroudsburg Arts Festival
Don’t miss the Second Annual Stroudsburg Arts Festival held in historic Downtown Stroudsburg along the N. 7th Street Corridor and Courthouse Square. Enjoy live music, performance art, and many types of high-quality art vendors!

Downtown Stroudsburg
July 6, 2pm – 7pm

The Unearthing…
One of the most popular and fun events of the year… the Unearthing!!! Blue Ridge has placed some of their already delicious wine in a 15-gallon Bourbon barrel, then placed it five feet underground, allowing it to rest for nine months, completely undisturbed, aging it to pure perfection. Eliminating oxygen, movement, light, temperature fluctuation, and humidity changes use deprivation to create perfection! You can then taste this amazing wine right out of the barrel, in the field surrounded by the beautiful vineyard! It’s a great day! Amazing wine, live music, wood-fired pizza, topped off with free fireworks! This is a FREE wine tasting event!

Blue Ridge Winery
July 6, 2pm – 9pm

10th Annual Crazy for Cars
All makes, models, and years are welcome; muscle, imports, hot rods, antiques, motorcycles, trucks and rat rods! $15.00 registration fee – registrants, please register by 12:00 pm. All proceeds to benefit A.W.S.O.M. Registration form here and on group page. Spectators free, with designated parking available and donations to A.W.S.O.M. will be appreciated!

July 7, 9am – 3pm

93rd Annual Pocono Mountain Carnival
The 2019 Pocono Mountain Carnival, hosted by the Pocono Mountain Volunteer Fire Company, will be held on July 8th to July 13th. This year’s carnival is sponsored by Bill’s Shoprite. This is a free admission event with plenty of family fun, including rides, games, and food! You can expect live music nightly and the annual $30,000 raffle. More information will be posted on their website, Facebook, and Instagram.

Pocono Mountain Volunteer Fire Company
July 8 – 13, 6pm – 11:30pm

Barrett Paradise Concert in the Park
The Rotary Club of the Pocono Mountains invites you to enjoy their most anticipated event, the Barrett Paradise Concert in the Park! Listen to some classic hits performed live while you dine on goodies from some of Barrett and Paradise Township’s favorite restaurants. You’ll find everything from crab cakes and sangria to beer and pizza. Fully stocked with entertainment for all ages – kids can get their face painted, grab a balloon animal, check out some wildlife and even catch some magic! Looking to relax? Bring your blanket or lawn chair, sit back and enjoy the music with friends. This awesome event is fun for the entire family and all proceeds benefit the Rotary Club of the Pocono Mountains. Have some fun for a good cause – what could be better! Admission $5; Kids 5 and under free.

Old Barrett Elementary Center
July 9, 4:30pm – 8:30pm

Memorytown Music Fest 2019
Sean’s Weekend presents Memorytown Music Fest, located at Memorytown in Mt. Pocono, PA on Saturday, July 13, 2019. This music festival is filled with live music, silent disco, dancing, food, games, activities, and more!

July 13, 12pm – 11pm

Rooster Run 5K & Kids’ Fun Run
Participate in the annual Rooster Run 5K and One-Mile Fun Run. Racers will tour the Quiet Valley property over hill and dale past the farm pond, pastures, apple orchards, and historic buildings. The course has varying surfaces, including grass, dirt, gravel, and paved roads. Rain or shine. See website for details. Price varies by race, age, and registration date.

Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm
July 13, 8am – 11am

Waterfall Tour
The Delaware Water Gap has quite a few waterfalls within the park that all flow into the Delaware River. Join PEEC for an afternoon and check out some of the larger and well-known falls in the park. Spaces are limited so call early! $10/person

Pocono Environmental Education Center
July 14, 1pm – 4pm

Audubon Wildlife Art & Craft Festival
Known regionally as the finest art and craft show in the Poconos, the popular Audubon Art and Craft Festival combines entertaining and educational live wildlife shows, featuring animals native to the area. You can also expect close to 100 juried artists and artisans, many of whose work is nature or wildlife inspired. Add live ice sculpting and activities for the kids, and you have a wonderful experience awaiting you in the Pocono Mountains. $5/adults; children under 12 free

Wallenpaupack Area High School
July 20 – 21, 10am – 5pm

Cirque d’OZ
Daring acrobats, world-class musicians and singers mix whimsy and theatrics to entertain the entire family! Premium seating is the first six rows of the auditorium. $20/general admission; $35/premium seating; $10/student and children under 18

Pocono Mountain East High School
July 25, 7:30pm

Gander RV 400
Pocono Raceway will host the Gander RV 400 on Sunday, July 28, 2019 with events leading up to the race all weekend. Gear up for Sunday’s race with some Saturday fun, including the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practices and qualifying, NASCAR Gander Outdoors Series qualifying, and the Gander Outdoors 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race. Call or visit the website for ticket prices.

Pocono Raceway
July 26 – 28

Butterfly Walk
Learn about the wonderful world of butterflies! Join David Trently on a search through the fields and around PEEC’s ponds for butterflies and dragonflies. Call early – spaces fill up fast! $5/person.

Pocono Environmental Education Center
July 28, 10am – 12pm