Penny social at Aaron’s, 250 Grandview Ave., to benefit Dessin Animal Shelter, 11am-3pm. Food, 50/50 raffle and more; baskets will be called starting 2pm.
Rusty Palmer’s Riverview Restaurant, 105 Rusty’s Blvd. hosts “First Wednesday: A Taste of Wayne County” to benefit the Wayne County Historical Society. 570/253-4507.
Ellis w/ guest Honor Finnegan,presented by Riverfolk Concerts at the Cooperage, 1030 Main St., 4pm. Admission: $20 ($15 advance). Reservations: 845/252-6783.
Open electric jam at The Cooperage, 4-6pm. Hosted by Right Side Up. BYOB. This is a donation based event and contributions are appreciated. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.
Contra dance at The Cooperage, 7:30-10pm. Music by The Ragtag Rutabagas with caller Laurie B. Come with or without a partner. Beginners are always welcome. Suggested donation: $10, kids under 15, free. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.
The Women's Club of Honesdale will meet at the Chamber of Commerce Visitor's Center on Commerical Street, 7pm. This will be the first meeting after the summer hiatus and they invite anyone interested in joining to attend. The speaker will be local artist and club member Dorothy Kerber-Zimmer.
Five chefs prepare food from 12+ Wayne County farms. At The Cooperage, 1030 Main St. Also local artisan food vendors, kids’ activities, raffle, local beer for purchase. Tickets: $25 for five chefs’ tasting plates from 2 to 5 p.m. Stay for live music until 7 p.m. Call Jane at 570/253-5711, or purchase online at waynecountygrown.org.
Play Scrabble at the Wayne County Visitors Center, 303 Commercial st., 2:30-5:30pm. Donations to benefit Habitat for Humanity Wayne County. 570/224-6206.
Family Game Night at The Cooperage, 6-9pm. They have games to play and you can bring your own. Donations are appreciated. Coffee is available. 570/253-2020.
Central United Methodist Church hosts Applefest, 9am-3pm. Craft fair at opens 9am in the Court Street parking lot. Children’s games, JoJo the Clown (10am-2pm), magic show (1pm), apple baking/cooking contest, scarecrow contest, silent basket auction, dunk tank and food featuring apple dumplings and apple cider slushies. 570/253-3291.