Acoustic Bluegrass Jam at The Cooperage, 7-9pm. This jam is open to any musician with an acoustic instrument such as a fiddle, mandolin, banjo, guitar, bass, harmonica, tambourine, or egg shaker. Please leave your amps at home. Robert “Buckshot” Jenkins and Ron Penska will lead. 570/253-2020.
Members of the Upper Delaware Writers Collective will read from their original poetry at The Cooperage at 2pm. In honor of the season, after this long and difficult winter, the UDWC will present poems about gardening, the return of the light, and the promise of spring. Free, but donations welcome. A reception will follow. 845/252-7506.
RiverFolk Concerts multicultural South African band Sharon Katz & The Peace Train at The Cooperage, 7:30pm. The band helped Nelson Mandela end apartheid. African-picking guitar work, intricate drumming, pulsating dances, compelling lyrics and rich harmonies. $20 suggested donation. BYOB. 845/252-6783.
'Down the Rabbit Hole' taught by Hana Marritz and presented by The Wayne County Arts Alliance and The Cooperage Project. 10:30am to 12:00pm at The Cooperage, 1030 Main Street. Discovery your intrinsic artistry with the whole family. Suggested donation: $10 per family.
The Women’s Club of Honesdale meets at the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, 303 Commercial St., 1:30pm. The Festival of Arts Program includes music and artwork by local students. 570/224-4607.
"Healthy Land, Healthy Meat: The Benefits of Pasture Raised Meats" at the Wayne County Library, 10:30-11:45am. George Brown, owner of Fox Hill Farm, will discuss environmental and health benefits of raising animals in a pastured system, as well as how it is done. 570/253-1220.
"CSA’s, Farmers Markets, Food Collectives and more" at the Wayne County Public Library, 10:30-11:45am. Local farmers Tim Baldwin of Safford Farm (Lake Ariel), Sky Ballentine of The Anthill Farm (Dyberry), and Anita Avvisato (Cherry Ridge) and other sustainable farmers will talk about navigating the growing local food system. 570/253-1220.
"Growing in Tunnels, Low Tunnels and Hoop Houses" at the Wayne County Public Library, 10:30-11:45am. Learn the secret of extending the growing season. The annual Food for Thought series is sponsored by local members of Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA). 570/253-1220.
Game Night at The Cooperage, 6-9pm. The Cooperage will have all kinds of games to play, from board games to card games to brain games, or you can bring your own. Donations greatly appreciated. Snacks available for purchase. 570/253-2020.
Professor Bob Friedhoffer, professional magician and educator (aka the “Madman of Science”) will return to The Cooperage to perform "The Magic of Science," 3pm, and teach a magic workshop, 1:30-2:30pm. Freidhoffer will demonstrate how science creates the illusions that make magical tricks possible. 570/253-2020.