Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will host its Christmas luncheon meeting at Cordaro’s Restaurant, 12 noon. Members and prospective members are invited. The cost is $22, which includes tax and tip. Reservations must be made by Nov. 26. 570/226-8115.
The Night Before Christmas at the Wayne County Historical Society, 6pm. Family event featuring a reading of the holiday classic "The Night Before Christmas." Children are encouraged to wear their favorite holiday pjs and enjoy yummy treats. Free. 570/253-3240.
Tastes of Wayne "First Wednesdays" at Fiesta on Main, 1139 Main Street between 11th and 12th streets. Enjoy some Mexican food while supporting the Wayne County Historical Society. 570/352-3700.
Holiday Open House at the Wayne County Historical Society, 4-7pm. There will be live music (flutist Hedy Kunstmann) and a book signing (Mimi Steffen with her new book "Rural Schools of Dyberry"). 570/253-3240.
Holiday Ornament Making for Kids at the Wayne County Historical Society, 10am-12 noon. Children will each decorate a Victorian style cinnamon ornament or holiday card of their very own. Free and open to children of all ages. 570/253-3240.
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. 570/253-2020.
Open mic night at The Cooperage, 7:30-10pm. This acoustic-style open mic is hosted by Mike Jung. Come early to sign-up. This is a donation based event and contributions are appreciated. BYOB. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.
Looking to spur its tourism industry, the Wayne County Commissioners on November 7 announced the county’s 2014 tourism marketing grant program. Read more
Before broaching familiar debates on traffic flow and the police chief job description at its November 11 monthly meeting, the Honesdale Borough Council was treated to a slide presentation by Ed Coar of the Wayne County Planning Department. Honesdale has been invited to join the 110 municipalities that currently comprise the Pennsylvania Route 6 Heritage Corridor that runs through 427 miles and 11 counties of the state’s northern tier. Coar described the presentation’s purpose as “full disclosure regarding the implications of Honesdale’s decision to sign on as a participating municipality in the corridor management plan.” Read more
Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will host its annual Holiday Love Lites ceremony and carols at the hospital, 6:30pm. The trees in front of the hospital will be lit, each light shining in memory or honor of a loved one. The public is invited. 570/253-3610 or 570/729-7881.