Annelle Snyder returns with a winter mystery book club at the Wayne County Public Library, 5:30pm. Read mysteries from our childhood (ex. Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew). 570/253-1220 to register.
Scrabble group at the Wayne County Public Library, 3:30-5pm. 570/253-1220.
Open Electric Jam at The Cooperage, 7:30-10pm. This electric jam is hosted by Tom Sieg and Right Side Up. Come early to sign-up, as the board fills up quickly. BYOB. www.thecooperageproject.org or 570/253-2020.
HONESDALE, PA — Acoustic-style open mic at The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., 7:30-10pm. Come early to sign-up. Hosted by The Crackers. Donation appreciated. BYOB.
The Cooperage Farmers’ Market. Find produce, dairy, meats, breads, baked goods, soaps, teas and more. Enjoy a freshly cooked brunch/lunch meal from The Market Café. Located at 1020 Main St. Call 570/253-2020 for information, or visit www.thecooperageproject.org.
Regional resort development is expected to provide jobs and additional visitors in the coming year, but increased promotion and activity in neighboring states will challenge the region, according to Carl Wilgus.
Wilgus, the executive director of the Pocono Mountain Vacation Bureau (PMVB) and Lake Wallenpaupack Visitor Center manager Keith Williams reported to the Wayne County Commissioners on December 19.
Overall, Wilgus described July 2012 through June of this year as a “record year” for the four-county region including Wayne, Pike, Carbon and Monroe counties. Read more
RiverFolk Concerts presents award-winning singer/songwriter Ellen Bukstel in concert at The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Sunday, January 12, 3pm. Gourmet comfort food by Willow River Café from 2:30pm. BYOB. Suggested donation, $15 reserved; $18 at the door.
Wayne County’s Magisterial District Judge positions will be reduced by one as of the first of the year. Read more
“The colder, the better,” said Michael G. Stanton, the brave soul who takes a shower on Main Street in the bitter cold temperatures of December every year to raise funds for the Wayne County Children’s Christmas Bureau. His comment, however, came late last week before the snowstorm that rolled through on Saturday, making this annual event even more interesting. Read more
Last Contra Dance of 2013. Dance in the New Year to music from the Ragtag Rutabagas. Begins at 7:30pm and runs until 10pm. Suggested donation: $10; kids under 15, free.