Bethany Public Library will host an afternoon talk and tasting—“Pairing Wine with Chocolate”—upstairs from the library, located at 8 Court St., 4pm. Tickets cost $45. Contact Jane at 570/253-5711.
Bethany Public Library will host a family fun night and outdoor movie screening for children of all ages in the borough park at the historic band shell. Children’s games, best for children between four and seven years old, begin at 7:30pm. The film begins at dusk. 570/253-5711.
Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will host a Kentucky Derby party at The Mansion at Noble Lane, 4-7pm. Cash bar and hors d’oeuvres, auction of chairs designed by local artists. Prize for most creative hat. Tickets: $45. 570/226-9750 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Proceeds will help underwrite a mobile mammography van for Wayne Memorial Hospital.
Homemade soups for sale. Eat-in, $3 per bowl or take out, $10 per quart. Soups available are a wide variety and include gluten free, vegetarian and dairy free. Take outs may be ordered ahead and are sold in quart mason jars. More information, www.facebook.com/bethanycommunitypa.
Celebration of the season with activities from 2-6:30pm. Children's party with Santa, open house at three bed and breakfasts, Honesdale High School Chamber Choir, holiday cakes and candies, gingerbread display, carriage rides, tricky tray raffle, book signing and more. End the evening with a "Journey through Bethlehem" living Nativity.
Journey Through Bethlehem, a living nativity, at the Bethany Presbyterian Church, 4:30-6:30pm. Outdoor walking tours. Refreshments served. No charge. 570/253-6316.
Art and antiques auction at Bethany Park, Rte. 670. Preview at 10am, auction at 11am. Featuring local artists, antique furniture, collectibles, glass, quilts, furniture, antique and unique items, gift certificates and services from local businesses, and much more. Rain or shine. Cash and carry. 570/253-5573.
Honesdale Goes Hollywood red carpet gala at the Mansion at Noble Lane, 6:30-11pm. Silent auction, hors d'oeuvres, cash bar. $45. Red carpet attire is desired but optional, dress as your favorite move star. Benefits Honesdale Public Skate Park. Music by JAM Music Productions, Mobilepro Cleaning, and Tuxedos of Hawley. 570/702-5510.
Book signing for mayor of Bethany Margaret Freeman's new book "It's About Time" at the Bethany Library, 7pm.
Olde Fashioned Covered Dish Dinner at 6 pm. Bring your own place setting and a dish to pass upstairs at the “Fireproof” on The Green in Bethany. At 7pm Mayor Margaret Freeman will offer stories from her childhood at the Bethany Homestead in the early 1940s. Sponsored by Bethany Historical Society. 570/253-2536.