Steamtown National Historic Site, downtown Scranton, will partner with the city's Lackawanna Historical Society to host "Spooky Spectacular" special Halloween events at the park. 570/344-3841.
Rummage sale at Swan Lake Firehouse, Stanton Corners Rd., 10am-2pm. Bag day is on 21st. 845/292-7554.
German dinner at Blooming Grove Firehouse, 484 Rte. 739, 1-5pm. Cost: adults $13, children (10 & under) $5, children 3 & under free. Menu: Sauerbraten, bratwurst, potato pancakes, spaetzle, red cabbage, green beans, dinner roll, hot & cold drinks and cake. Eat in or take out. 570/775-7355.
Personal job coaching session at the Port Jerivs Free Library, 4:30-7:30pm. Participants will meet one-on-one with a Career Development Counselor for one-hour sessions on the following dates: Thurs, Oct 13 4:30-7:30PM; Mon, Nov 14 4:30-7:30PM, Dec 8 4:30-7:30PM. 845/856-7313.
Celebrating its 80th anniversary year, Bethany Public Library will host a fall farm-to-table dinner at the Highlights Foundation’s conference center, known as The Barn at Boyds Mills, located at 392 Boyds Mills Rd., 4-7pm. Tickets cost $60. 570/253-4349.
Postcards and Poetry: An Historical View of Tusten through Verse will be featured at the annual local history event of Tusten Historical Society at the Tusten Town Hall, 200 Bridge St., 2pm. Regional poets have written poems to accompany postcards from the historical society’s archives. Free. Light refreshments served.
Catskill Regional Medical Center’s Grover M. Hermann Hospital Auxiliary will be celebrating its 45th anniversary at the Grover M. Hermann Hospital campus, 2pm. Public welcomed. Light refreshments served. 845/932-8487.
Greater Barryville Chamber of Commerce presents the 13th Pumpkin Fest behind the Carriage House next to the Delaware River, 10am-5pm. Contests, bake-off, live music, family fun, arts and crafts, food, drinks and more. Contests with awards and prizes for pumpkin carving/decorating, pie eating, costumes, scarecrow decorating and more.
The Greater Honesdale Partnership presents Harvest & Heritage Days on Main Street. Craft vendors and events throughout the day. Hay rides, train trips, pumpkin painting, antique car cruise, soup and chili cook off, pets on parade costume contest, music, food and more. 570/253-5492.
Catskill Mountains Resort presents Haunted Happenings every Friday and Saturday night in October, 6pm-midnight. Haunted house, outdoor Halloween movies, face painting, pumpkin painting and more. Zac's Lounge will be open before and after serving refreshments and food. 845/456-0195.