Community Events List

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Saturday, October 1st
Run to Read – Hear the ad!
This 5K Run-Walk will benefit the Hawley Public Library.  It’s on Saturday, October 1st at Bingham Park in Hawley, PA.  Registration is from 7:30-8:30 a.m.  The race will start at 9 a.m.  Pre-registration is $12 (until Sept. 28th) and day of race registration is $15.  T-shirts will be given to 5K participants.  Trophies will be awarded to 1st place overall male and female runners.  Metals will be given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place male and female runners in each age group.  Ribbons will be given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place walkers in each age group.  Those 10 years old and under may choose the free one-mile fun run.  To register or for more information, please call the Hawley Public Library at 570-226-4620 or visit with website at www.waynelibraries.org/hawley.

Barbershop on Broadway – Hear the ad!
Each year, the Northeasters Barbershop Chorus holds their show to benefit an area agency or organization.  This year the show will benefit the Fair Hill Farm Riding Academy and their Therapeutic Riding Programs, and the guest quartet is Razzmatazz!  It’s at 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 1st in the Honesdale High School Auditorium.  The $10 tickets ($5 for students) may be purchased at the door or from any chorus member.  The show promises to be a great evening of entertainment for the entire family.  A shuttle service will be provided from the upper parking lot to the High School before and after the concert, courtesy of B&B Dodge.  For more information, please call Clyde Kreider at 570-253-1812 or 570-493-1153.

Sunday, October 2nd
Fill the Sleigh Motorcycle Toy Run – Hear the ad!
Toys for Tots in Wayne County invites you to their fourth annual Fill the Sleigh Motorcycle Toy Run on Sunday, October 2nd!  The ride will start at Baer Sport Center in Honesdale and will end at Scott Township Hose Company in Montdale with refreshments and a Chinese auction.  Toys and donations can be dropped off at Baer Sport Center.  This event helps collect toys for children of families in the area who need some Christmas help.  Monetary donations can be made payable to “Honesdale Harley Riders Benefit Fund” and sent to Diane Helferich, Baer Sport Center, 330 Grandview Ave., Honesdale, PA 18431.

Farm-to-Table Fundraising Dinner – Hear the ad!
The Bethany Public Library is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a farm-to-table fundraising dinner from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, October 2nd at the Highlights Conference Center, The Barn at Boyds Mills.  This evening will feature guest speaker Mike Stevens of WNEP-TV’s popular series “On The Pennsylvania Road.”  This buffet-style dinner will be prepared by renowned local chef, Marcia Dunsmore.  Dinner will be followed by an auction featuring unique offerings hosted by former radio personality Bob Mermell.  Tickets are $60 per person.  For reservations or more information, please call Kate at the library at 570-253-4943 or Jane at 570-253-5711.

Wednesday, October 5th
Rail Trail Presentation – Hear the ad!
This presentation will explore the opportunity for Forest City to become the first “Trail Town” on the D&H Rail Trail.  It’s on Wednesday, October 5th from 6-8 p.m. at Forest City Regional School Auditorium, 100 Susquehanna Street in Forest City, PA.  This will be a fun evening filled with entertainment provided by the Forest City Regional band and chorus.  Food will be provided by local businesses.  There will also be raffles, a bake sale, and more!  The presentation will include the unveiling of the new websites for the Forest City Borough and the Greater Forest City Business Alliance.  The event is sponsored by the Greater Forest City Business Alliance, The Rail Trail Council of NEPA, Forest City Borough, and the Forest City Regional School District.

Saturday, October 8th
Gun Raffle – Hear the ad!
Hamlin Fire and Rescue is hosting their 2nd Annual Gun Raffle on Saturday, October 8th at their Bingo Hall, 582 Hamlin Highway, Hamlin, PA.  Its from 5-10 p.m.  Your $20 raffle ticket also includes food and beverages.  To just enjoy food, beverage, and company you may purchase a $10 ticket (does not include raffle).  Must be 18 or older to purchase a ticket for the gun raffle.  The guns are provided by Hunters Gallery.  To purchase a ticket, contact any Hamlin Fire/Rescue Member or visit their Facebook page.  Tickets will also be available at the door if not sold out before the event.

Farm and Chef – Hear the ad!
Celebrate local food on Saturday, October 8th at the cooperage (1030 Main Street, Honesdale).  The doors will open at 1:30 p.m. and the food will be served from 2-5 p.m. Local farm-fresh food from Wayne County farmers will be prepared by six of the region’s find chefs of The Mustard Seed, Willow River Cafe, Early Bird Cookery, Umpy’s Bagels and Stuff, Terra Preta, and Cocoon.  Enjoy kids games and activities, local artisan vendors, and local beer will be available for purchase.  Tickets are $25 which includes food and music all day.  This will support the work of PASA members in Wayne County.  This event is brought to you by Wayne County Gown, Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture, and Lackawaxen Farm Company.  Tickets will be available for purchase at Main Street Farmers Market (Wednesdays, 3-6 p.m. at the cooperage), Hawley Farmers Market (Fridays, 2-5 p.m. at Bingham Park), Wayne County Farmers Market (Saturdays, 10-1 at Dave’s Super Duper), all six participating restaurants or caterers, and online at www.waynecountygrown.org.  For questions contact Jane Bollinger at janebollinger05@verizon.net or 570-253-5711.

Saturday, October 15th
Western Wayne Craft Fair – Hear the ad!
Visit the Western Wayne Middle School (Route 296, Lake Ariel) for their annual Craft Fair.  It’s on Saturday, October 15th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Admission is $3.  There will be over 100 vendors, high quality handmade items, lunch available for purchase, basket chances, raffle prizes, a bake sale, a kids craft corner, and holiday items.  Proceeds will benefit the Western Wayne Marching Band and Color Guard and their performance trip to Virginia Beach.  Need some fast cash?  The HNB Mobile ATM Truck will be available for your convenience.

Thursday, October 20th
Kevin Hines Story – Hear the ad!
Honesdale High School is hosting a speaker with a life-changing message.  Kevin Hines wrote the book, “Cracked Not Broken”.  Kevin’s inspirational story details his physical and emotional healing from a suicide attempt and his daily personal struggle.  He will speak in the Honesdale High School Gymnasium on October 20th from 7-8 p.m.  This is open to the public – free of charge.  Books will be available for purchase which Kevin will autograph.  All proceeds from the book sales will benefit the Wayne/Pike Northeast Suicide Prevention Initiative.  For more information, please contact Michelle Valinski at 570-253-9200 or mvalinski@waynecountypa.gov.  Two years after he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder (19 years of age), Kevin attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge.  He is one of only 34 to survive the fall and the only one to regain full physical mobility.  He is the only Golden Gate Bridge jump survivor who is actively spreading the message of living mentally healthy.  Learn more about Kevin at www.kevinhinesstory.com.  This presentation will be the culmination of a very exciting day in Wayne County as we will also celebrate the area’s Fourth Annual Go Orange Day in support of Rachel’s Challenge.

Saturday, October 22nd & Sunday, October 23rd
Coats for Kids
The men and women of the Shehawken and Lake Como United Methodist Churches will be conducting their 7th annual “Coats For Kids” clothing giveaway now through October.  This drive will benefit the many needy children and adults in Northern Wayne and Susquehanna Counties and the Hancock Areas.  They are accepting donations of clothing and shoes as well as monetary donations.  Items should be laundered and must have some wear left in them, and should not be torn, tattered, or stained.  To find out where you can make a donation, please contact Mike Milko at 570-798-2126  or mikem501@verizon.net or Rick Hoff at 570-798-2618 or rickonwallerville@verizon.net.  These items will be distributed on October 22nd from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on October 23rd from Noon to 2 p.m. at the Northern Wayne Fire Hall on Route 370 in Lakewood.  Everyone is welcome to come and browse through the large assortment of items. 

Saturday, October 29th
Pork Roast Dinner and Dance
The Greeley Volunteer Fire Department would like to invite you to their annual Pork Roast Dinner and Dance.  Dinner is at 6 p.m. and the dancing will start at 8 p.m.  Your $16 meal will include coffee and dessert.  Also try your luck and purchase some 50/50 tickets!  You may purchase tickets at HNB’s Lackawaxen branch at 180 Scenic Drive.  For more information, call the Greeley Volunteer Fire Department at 570-685-7537.

Sunday, October 30th
Hero Haul 5K Run/Walk
You can run or walk, but most importantly, you’ll be supporting our troops!  The Hero Haul 5K Run/Walk is on Sunday, October 30th.  Register ahead of time at runsignup.com/herohaul or from 7:30-8:30 a.m. on the day of the race.  The race will begin at 9 a.m.  It’s at the VFW Post 6520 at 846 Cortez Road in Jefferson Township, PA.  Anyone registered before October 16th is guaranteed a shirt.  The registration fee is $20 ($25 day of race).  Kids 12 and under may register for $10.  Awards will be given to female and mail first, second, and third place winners in each age group.  Trophies will be awarded to the overall female and male winners.  All proceeds will be donated to Homes for Our Troops.  Homes for Our Troops’ mission is to build mortgage free, specially adapted homes nationwide for severely injured post-911 veterans, to enable them to rebuild their lives.  The Ladies Auxiliary will also be holding a Basket Raffle on the day of the event.  Breakfast sandwiches will be available for purchase.  Donations may be made to Hero Haul, 2620 Aberdeen Road, Madison Township, PA 18444.  For more information, please contact Christine at chrissie0427@gmail.com.

Monday, October 31st
Slime Time
Are you ready for Slime Time?  This kid-friendly Halloween event will be held on Monday, October 31st.  It’s from 5-7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Chapel on 10th Street in Honesdale.  Children 12 and under can dress in their favorite non-scary costume and start by visiting the “trunks” outside the chapel to receive a treat.  Inside the chapel, there will be numerous games and activities for kids and a live skit!  This is a free event – no tickets required.  For more information, call the church office at 570-253-5451.

Saturday, November 19th
Free Book Swap
This free book swap event sees that beloved treasures are reused locally or properly recycled.  It’s an event that supports global literacy efforts with a donation to Better World Books.  It’s from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 19th at the Wayne County Park Street Complex, 648 Park Street in Honesdale.  Book donations may be dropped off on Thursday, November 17th from 4-6 p.m. and Friday, November 18th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Larger quantities of 50 and more preferred.  It is appreciated for donations to be pre-counted in total or by each box/bag.  Many education, nonprofit and agency organizations have benefited from this free event, and are welcome to attend!  Families and individuals are welcome to browse a selection spanning from baby’s board books to adult science fiction novels, Amsterdam travel books to college textbooks on zoology.  There is a little bit of everything and guaranteed something for everyone!  For more information, please call Jenna Mauder at 610-392-7219 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Other Community Events

Saturday, October 1st
Pedaling For Parkinson’s
You’re invited to this family fun bike ride on Saturday, October 1st.  Registration is at 8 a.m. and the ride will begin at 8:30 at the trail head in Forest City.  You will turn around at Cables Store in Union Dale and return.  Registration cost is $10 per person with a $30 family cap.  All proceeds will be donated to Pedaling for Parkinson’s.  This is a senior project for Mark Saam and William Westgate.  Click here for a registration form.

Blessing of the Animals
 “All God’s Critters” and their pet parents are invited to the Blessing of the Animals hosted by Grace Episcopal Church at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1st, in Honesdale’s Central Park (Grace Church parish hall, if rain).  Organizers suggest donations for Dessin Animal Shelter such as cash, gift cards, kitten chow, canned cat food, clumping cat litter, laundry detergent, cleaner wipes/sprays, bleach, poop scoopers, can openers, dog toys, office paper, and supplies.  Pets must be on a leash or crated and have up-to-date vaccinations.  For info, please call the church at 570-241-2684.

Sunday, October 2nd
The SEEDS Green Bus Tour 2016
You’re invited on the SEEDS Green Bus Tour on Sunday, October 2nd.  It begins at 8:30 a.m. and will run until 3:45 p.m.  For only $25 you will get to tour exciting renewable energy and sustainability projects in our area.  A delicious farm-to-table lunch is included.  Space is limited.  Visit www.seedsgroup.net for more information.

Monday, October 3rd
Women’s Self Defense Class
Help Elite Sports Factory of NEPA and Pro Care to bring awareness of Domestic Violence during the month of October!  Together, they are having a women’s self defense seminar on Monday, October 3rd at the Sports Factory in White Mills (8 Riverside Drive) from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.  Entry is a $15 donation per person and all proceeds will benefit the Victims Intervention Program.  For more information, please call 570-470-1818.

Wednesday, October 5th
Lunch and Learn
Register now for Lunch and Learn at the Wayne County Public Library, 1406 Main Street, Honesdale, PA 18431.  It’s coming up on Wednesday, October 5th from Noon to 1 p.m.  The topic is Lyme Disease.  Marcia Barrera from Wayne County Task Force Lyme and Tick Borne Diseases will answers questions about Lyme Disease.  Contact Elizabeth at 570-253-1220 or ewilson@waynelibraries.org to register.  Lunch is provided.

Thursday, October 6th
7th Annual Midwifery Mingle
Wayne Memorial Hospital’s New Beginnings Birthing Suites and Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers’ Women’s Health Care invite you to the 7th Annual Midwifery Mingle on Thursday, October 6th from 2-4 p.m. at The Cooperage, 1030 Main Street in Honesdale.  This event will be catered by Willow River Gallery & Cafe.  It’s hosted by Certified Nurse Midwives Patricia Konzman, Sheela Porter-Smith, and Amy De-Sorgher.  This will be an afternoon for women of all ages and their children to network and share.  Learn about this year’s theme: “Midwifery: Birthing Naturally”.  Enjoy kid’s play time, face painting, vendor booths, and more!  Please RSVP to 570-253-8390 by September 23rd.

Saturday, October 8th
Captain’s Catch
It’s the annual Captain’s Catch with the Tafton Fire Company on Saturday, October 8th.  Your support at this event will help them purchase new equipment!  More information will be posted when it is available.

Dodgeball Tournament
The Sports Factory of NEPA is hosting a Factory Frenzy Dodgeball Tournament on Saturday, October 8th.  It starts at 5 p.m.  You can register your 8-person team for $80 at The Sports Factory of NEPA or at http://sportsfactorynepa.com.  The deadline is October 1st.  The divisions are Middle School (ages 11-13), High School (ages 14-17), and Adult (ages 18+).  There must be eight players per team (with at least two girls per team).  Official dodgeball rules apply (gym class style).

Saturday, October 8th and Sunday, October 9th
Harvest & Heritage Days
Visit downtown Honesdale for Harvest & Heritage Days!  Craft vendors will line Main Street on both days.  Old-fashioned hayrides will be offered downtown, for a small fee, from 1-5 p.m. on Saturday and from Noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday.  Railroad buffs can enjoy railroad exhibits at the Wayne County Historical Society Museum on Main Street.  The expanded and renovated Historical Society museum also offers many other exhibits and is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, and from Noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday.  This year, the museum invites families to celebrate their heritage!  There will be free admission for kids and senior citizens, a children’s craft table and history lab and a blow-out museum shop sale.  The train will also be running on both days with trips to Hawley and Lackawaxen!  You’re invited to visit the Wayne County Farmers’ Market on Saturday, October 8th, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. where you will find fresh produce, flowers, plants, herbs, and many more locally grown and handmade items.  The market is located in front of Dave’s Super Duper at 200 Willow Ave. (Rte. 6).  Make sure you stop in to see The Stourbridge Lion Model Railroad Club’s wonderful train layout.  It can be found in Grace Episcopal Church, 827 Church Street and is open Saturday only from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Enjoy several demonstrations under the Fred Miller Pavilion on Saturday, such as Bee Keeping, Animal Conservation, Martial Arts, and more!  And for the kids, there will be pumpkin painting on Saturday in front of The Honesdale National Bank’s Corporate Center on Main Street, sponsored by the Wayne County YMCA.  Pumpkin painting will be available on Saturday, from noon to 4 p.m.  And you’ll want to make the time for a tour of our historic Old Stone Jail.  The jail is located next to the Wayne County Court House on Court Street by our beautiful Central Park and will be open on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Saturday evening will feature an antique car cruise around Honesdale’s beautiful Central Park, sponsored by the Greater Honesdale Partnership from 4-9 p.m.  More than 75 antique cars are expected to cruise into town for your enjoyment.  Starting at 5 p.m., there will be music from the 50s and 60s, which is bound to bring back some great memories.  On Sunday, October 11th, taste some of the best homemade soup and chili as several of our area restaurants and local chefs compete to see who makes the best.  The Soup ‘R Chili Taste-off takes place from Noon to 3 p.m. and is co-sponsored by Rent-E-Vent by Rent-E-Quip.  For information on how you can participate, please contact Kevin Bernitt at 570-253-3055, Michelle Bonham at 570-251-8994, or the GHP at 570-253-5492.  The contest is open to both individuals and restaurants.  Deadline for registration is September 28th.  Even the critters are excited about Harvest & Heritage Days and they invite you to Dessin Animal Shelter’s 9th annual “Pets on Pawrade” costume competition.  Registration will begin in Central Park at Noon and the parade around the park begins at 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 9th, with the costume judging under the Fred Miller Pavilion at approximately 2 p.m.  There will be prizes awarded in at least three categories.  The Dessin friends are anxious to show you what they’ve got!  For more information, please call Marlene at 570-493-3377.  Everyone is invited to come and enjoy the music, craft vendors, food, and all the wonderful shops and services that Historic Honesdale has to offer.  With so much to do, you’ll want to stay the weekend!

Thursday, October 13th
Sourdough Bread Baking
The Cooperage Project proudly presents: DIY – Sourdough Bread Baking.  It’s on Thursday, October 13th from 7-9 p.m. at the cooperage, 1030 Main Street in Honesdale.  Suggested donation is $20.  This event will be led by John Daskovsky.  Space is limited and registration is required.  Reserve your seat by emailing info@thecooperageproject.org or by calling 570-253-2020.  Sourdough bread is any bread made with wild yeast instead of commercial yeast.  Along with its wonderfully distinct flavor, sourdough breads are also easier to digest, making them a healthier alternative to commercial breads.  At this event, you will learn how to make sourdough bread.  Please bring your favorite apron and a small tupperware container.  All participants will get to take home some live sourdough culture to make their own.

Saturday, October 15th – Wednesday, December 7th
Medicare Annual Open Enrollment
The Wayne County Area Agency on Aging is hosting free insurance counseling for Medicare recipients.  Trained counselors will answer your questions and provide information about medicare, medicare supplemental insurance, long-term care insurance, and medicare drug plans.  This is from Saturday, October 15th through Wednesday, December 7th.  Please call 570-253-4262.  In order to provide quality service to all applicants, walk-ins will not be accepted.  Ask to speak to an Apprise Counselor.

Tuesday, October 18th
Harvest Ham Dinner
Join the Grace Episcopal Church in Honesdale for this Harvest Ham Dinner!  Take-outs start at 3:30 p.m.  The family-style sit-down dinner will take place at 4:30 p.m.  Fee is $12 for adults and $7 for kids (under 10).  Enjoy ham with rum sauce, parsley potatoes, carrots, cole slaw, peas with pearl onions, applesauce, rolls, and pie.  For information, call Grace Church at 570-253-2760.

Thursday, October 20th
Paint and Sip
Join Apple Day Spa on Thursday, October 20th from 6-8 p.m. for a Paint and Sip!  Kim Erickson will be instructing the painting of two (2) wine glasses, you choose which design!  A portion of the proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society.  Cost is $25 per person.  Limited Seating!  Call 570-253-4770 for your reservation!  Apple Day Spa is located at 152 Grandview Ave., Honesdale, PA  18431.

Friday, October 21st & Saturday, October 22nd
Rummage Sale
The Grace Episcopal Church is hosting a rummage sale on Friday, October 21st from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on Saturday, October 22nd, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  For information, call Grace Church at 570-253-2760.

Saturday, October 22nd
A Contra Dance
Enjoy live music by Poison Love with caller Laurie B. from 7:30 – 10 p.m. on Saturday, October 22nd.  Band members include Roger Brinkerhoff, Joanne Wasserman Brinkerhoff, and Dan Brinkerhoff.  There will be a beginners workshop at 7 p.m., all new dancers are strongly encouraged to attend.  Suggested donation is $10 (kids under 15 attend for free)!  It’s all at The Cooperage Project, 1030 Main Street, Honesdale, PA 18431.  For more information, please call 570-253-2020.

Historic Preservation Awards Ceremony
Join the Wayne County Historical Society on Saturday, October 22nd from 5 – 7 p.m. as they honor our historians.  Since 1993, the WCHS has given our the prestigious Historic Preservation Awards to people who are great history advocates through projects to preserve the wonderful history of Wayne County.  This is a FREE event.  The Wayne County Historical Society is located at 810 Main Street in Honesdale, PA.  For more information, please call 570-253-3240.

Sunday, October 23rd
Spa-A-Thon
This is a benefit Spa-A-Thon!  It’s on Sunday, October 23rd from10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Enjoy 25% off any spa service!  This event is benefiting the Wayne County Walk of Honor and Fair Hill Farm Riding Academy.  Please call for an appointment!  Apple Day Spa & Hair Restoration Salon is located at 152 Grandview Ave., Honesdale, PA  18431.  Please call 570-253-4770 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Off-season Open House
The Sports Factory of NEPA invites you to their Off-Season Open House!  It’s on Sunday, October 23rd from Noon to 4 p.m.  They’ve got you covered this off-season!  Enjoy big discounts, raffles, games and contests, and much, much, more!  Introducing next level soccer!  The Sports Factory of NEPA is located at  8 Riverside Drive in White Mills, PA.  For more information, please call 570-352-3801.

Sunday, October 23rd
Blessing of the Animals
The Bethany United Methodist Church is hosting a Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, October 23rd at 4 p.m.  It’s at the Bethany Park Bandshell.  In case of rain, the event will be held in the Fellowship Hall.  Please have all pets leashed or crated.  For more information, please call the church office at 570-253-6682.

Tuesday, October 25th
Honesdale Halloween Parade
The Honesdale Halloween Parade will take place on Main Street in Honesdale on Tuesday, October 25th.  Line up begins at 6 p.m.  The parade begins at 7 p.m.

Friday, October 28th
Jeans and Jewels Dinner Dance
Victims’ Intervention Program is hosting its annual Jeans and Jewels Dinner Dance with a silent auction on Friday, October 28th.  More information will be posted when it is available.

Spooky Night at the Museum
Friday, October 28th, from 6-8 p.m., the Wayne County Historical Society is hosting a Spooky Night at the Main Museum.  Wear your costume for a flashlight scavenger hunt in the museum.  Listen to spooky stories in the Eclipse train car, and enjoy some homemade treats and cider.  This event is for children ages 4-9.  Registration is required and seats are limited.  Call the museum for registration at 570-253-3240.  Fee is $8 per child.

Wednesday, November 2nd
Lunch and Learn
Register now for Lunch and Learn at the Wayne County Public Library, 1406 Main Street, Honesdale, PA 18431.  It’s coming up on Wednesday, November 2nd from Noon to 1 p.m.  The topic is: Preparing your Vehicle for Winter.  Nina Waskevich and Deanna Marcinko from AAA North Penn will be presenting.  Contact Elizabeth at 570-253-1220 or ewilson@waynelibraries.org to register.  Lunch is provided.

Saturday, November 5th
Ham & Turkey Raffle
Have some fun and get a chance to win too at the Tafton Fire Company’s Ham & Turkey Raffle.  It’s on Saturday, November 5th.  Your support at this event will help them purchase new equipment!  More information will be posted when it is available.

Annual Dinner
The Wayne County Historical Society is hosting their Annual Dinner on Saturday, November 5th from 5 – 7 p.m. at Lukan’s Farm Resort, 539 Long Ridge Road in Hawley, PA.  Join them for a night of delicious food, great company, raffle baskets, and the naming of Richard Kreitner Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.  Call the Wayne County Historical Society at 570-253-3240 for more information and ticket prices.

Wednesday, November 9th
Around the World with Food
This culinary book club will enjoy food tastings, book discussions, demonstrations, and recipes!  Wednesday, November 9th is French Night!  To register or for more information, please contact Elizabeth at 570-253-1220 or ewilson@waynelibraries.org.

Friday, November 25th and Saturday, November 26th
Honesdale for the Holidays
Visit the streets of downtown Honesdale for Honesdale for the Holidays.  More information will be posted when it is available.

Saturday, November 26th
A Contra Dance
Enjoy live music by Poison Love with caller Laurie B. from 7:30 – 10 p.m. on Saturday, November 26th.  Band members include Roger Brinkerhoff, Joanne Wasserman Brinkerhoff, and Dan Brinkerhoff.  There will be a beginners workshop at 7 p.m., all new dancers are strongly encouraged to attend.  Suggested donation is $10 (kids under 15 attend for free)!  It’s all at The Cooperage Project, 1030 Main Street, Honesdale, PA 18431.  For more information, please call 570-253-2020.

Annual Holiday Open House
The Wayne County Historical Society is hosting their Annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, November 26th from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Start your holiday right with this open house.  Walk through the museum to enjoy the holiday  music, author signings, light snacks, and gift shopping.  The Wayne County Historical Society is located at 810 Main Street in Honesdale, PA 18431.  Please call 570-253-3240 for more information.

St. Nicholas Faire
The Grace Episcopal Church in Honesdale is hosting this St. Nicholas Faire on Saturday, November 26th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Enjoy holiday goods, luncheon, sweets and treats, collectible dolls, toys, books, kids’ crafts, St. Nicholas, and more.  *Stourbridge Model Railroad Club display open part day, too!  For information, call Grace Church at 570-253-2760.

Saturday, December 17th
A Contra Dance
Enjoy live music by Poison Love with caller Laurie B. from 7:30 – 10 p.m. on Saturday, December 17th.  Band members include Roger Brinkerhoff, Joanne Wasserman Brinkerhoff, and Dan Brinkerhoff.  There will be a beginners workshop at 7 p.m., all new dancers are strongly encouraged to attend.  Suggested donation is $10 (kids under 15 attend for free)!  It’s all at The Cooperage Project, 1030 Main Street, Honesdale, PA 18431.  For more information, please call 570-253-2020.

Ongoing Events

Wayne County Farmers Market
The Wayne County Farmers Market will take place next to Dave’s Super Duper Supermarket on Route 6, Willow Avenue in Honesdale every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Fresh picked vegetables, herbs and fruits, lush plants, homemade jams, jellies and baked goods, artisan crafts, and much more.

All you can eat Breakfast
Every first Sunday of the month the VFW Post 531 Ladies Auxiliary will serve an all you can eat breakfast from 8 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.  Adults are $8, children 6-12 are $5, seniors are $7, and kids under 5 are FREE.

Farmers’ Market Open in Hawley
The Farmers’ Market is open every Friday from 2 – 5:30 p.m. in Bingham Park, Hawley.  Get farm fresh greens, eggs, poultry, ham, home baked goods, honey, maple syrup & more.

Indoor Farmer’s Market
Saturday mornings at The Cooperage, the farmers market will be open from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 1030 Main Street, Honesdale.

Pool Lessons
Thursdays at 10 a.m. Mike Hededus has offered to provide pool lessons to interested participants at the Honesdale Senior Community Center. Also he is looking for experienced pool players to challenge on Tuesdays & Fridays from 11:30 – 4 p.m. Call Kathy at 253-5540 for more info.

Bingo
Tuesdays – Texas #4 Fire Company holds BINGO every Tuesday evening at the fire hall on Grove Street, Honesdale. Doors open at 5:30 with games starting at 6:30 p.m. Plenty of parking.