aahhh, Summer!! Such a beautiful time of year with lots of interesting things happening. Or just kick back and watch the river flow. Enjoy TWO rivers--The Delaware and the Lackawaxen! A mecca for birders hoping to glimpse abundant bald eagles, and trout fishermen drawn to its clean, cold waters, the Lackawaxen River flows nearly 25 miles through three counties before joining the Delaware River at Lackawaxen, Pike County.
♦Midweek Sale rates.
♦Kayaking Try a short trip at a reduced rates. See our Specials page.
♦Visit a Buddist Temple Kadampa Meditation Center Daily tours 12-4pm. Unique.
♦Rainy Day: Indoor Pool/Health Club nearby. See our Specials page.
♦Bethel Woods Center for the Arts open 7 days from 10am-7pm.
♦Golf at Woodloch Springs, Cricket Hill, Cliff Park, High Point
♦Trail rides: Malibu Dude Ranch in Milford
♦Visit Sculpted Ice Works and Museum Open 10-5 daily.
♦Enjoy area restaurants Peter's Europa House, Henning's Local and Gerard's River Grill
♦New: Six hiking trails within the Upper Delaware Valley.
♦New: Dual racing ziplines at Kittatinny.
- Hiking, horseback-riding, and viewing waterfalls are popular activities. In addition, every weekend during the summer, there are various other things to do.
SUNDAYS WITH FRIENDS CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES: April 6, May 18, June 8, Sept. 28 and Oct. 26; 2 p.m., Bethel Woods.
GREY TOWERS HISTORIC SITE REGULAR TOUR SEASON RESUMES May 25th – November 1st. Everyday: 11AM – 4 PM (Tours run on the hour) http://greytowers.org/greytowers.html
SIMPLE GIFTS: Sunday, April 27. Bethel Woods. 2pm. FREE but ticket required. Three women plus twelve instruments - two violins, concertina, mandolin, banjo, recorders, bowed psaltery, hammered dulcimer, baritone fiddle, guitar, piano, and percussion - plays everything from lively Irish jigs and down-home American reels to hard-driving Klezmer frailachs, Gypsy melodies, Balkan dance music, and Scandinavian twin fiddling. The group will be joined by local guest musicians, including a special performance by Hurleyville Ukulele Orchestra. Sounds like fun.
LADY ANTEBELLUM, BILLY CURRIGTON AND JOE NICHOLS: June 1. Bethel Woods.
WILLIE NELSON, ALISON KRAUSS AND UNION STATION FEATURING JERRY DOUGLAS: with Kacey Musgraves, June 8, Bethel Woods.
SANTANA: June 15, 7:30 p.m., Bethel Woods.
WAYNE COUNTY CREATIVE ARTS COUNCIL SUMMER CONCERTS on Mondays and Thursdays in Central Park: Northeasters Barbershop Chorus, June 16; Gypsy Jazz Quintet, June 19; Bill Arnold Band, June 23; Steve Jacobi and Fiddlin' Around Trio, June 26; Wayne Choralaires, June 30; Independence Day celebration, July 3, rain date July 6; children's games/Moonlight on the Poconos Big Band, 5 p.m.; Doug Smith's Dixieland All-Stars, 6:30 p.m.; Crystal Band of Scranton, 8 p.m.; fireworks, 9:30 p.m.; Doug Rogers and the Backstreet Drivers, July 7; Hickory Rose, July 10; Irish Balladeers, July 14; Old Time Fiddlers, July 17; Flashback, July 21; the Pharm, July 24; the Crackers, July 28; Joe Stanky and the Cadets, July 31; Central Park, Honesdale; rain location, Episcopal Parish Hall; free, donations accepted.
HONESDALE ROOTS & RHYTHM MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL: June 21, FREE concert day in downtown Honesdale, http://www.honesdalerootsandrhythm.com Very cool day!
BOSTON: with Cheap Trick, June 27, doors open 6 p.m., show 7:30 p.m., Bethel Woods.
PETER FRAMPTON AND THE DOOBIE BROTHERS: July 12, 7:30 p.m., Bethel Woods.
JIMMY BUFFETT AND THE CORAL REEFER BAND: July 17, 8 p.m., Bethel Woods.
JAMES TAYLOR: July 20, Bethel Woods.
KENNY ROGERS: with Hudson Valley Philharmonic, July 26, 8 pm. Bethel Woods.
24th ANNUAL RIVERFEST: Sunday, July 27. 10 am- 4pm. Main Street in Narrowsburg NY 12764. Music, fun, food, and River Dogs on Parade. Free.
TOBY KEITH: July 27 at Bethel Woods.
THE TEMPTATIONS AND THE FOUR TOPS: Aug. 1, 7:30 p.m., Bethel Woods.
WAYNE COUNTY FAIR: Aug 1 thru 9, Honesdale PA. An old time county fair.
ALL THE HITS ALL NIGHT LONG TOUR: with Lionel Richie and CeeLo Green, Aug. 2, Bethel Woods.
TENTH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF WOOD August 2 & 3 at Grey Towers, Milford
Handmade crafts, music, arts, programs, children's activities, educational exhibits, and more. Full event schedule at http://greytowers.org/calendarofevents.html
THE PEACH MUSIC FESTIVAL: with the Allman Brothers Band, Aug. 14-17, Pavilion at Montage Mountain & Montage Mountain Water Park, fees vary. Visit http://thepeachmusicfestival.com/
KEITH URBAN, JERROD NIEMANN, and BRETT ELDREDGE, Aug 17. Bethel Woods.
GOO GOO DOLLS AND DAUGHTRY: with Plain White T's, Aug. 19, 7:30 pm. Bethel Woods.
PIG MOUNTAIN PIG ROAST AND VEGGIE FEST, Aug 23. Narrowsburg NY 12764. Food, fun, and love of great chefs competing to serve the best food. A unique river event. http://pigmt.com/
MIRANDA LAMBERT, JUSTIN MOORE AND THOMAS RHETT, Aug. 31. Bethel Woods.
Canoe, raft, kayak and tube rentals from Kittatinny, Landers, Anglers Roost, and Indian Head are within 1 mile. (Even during a drought, the Delaware River is always navigable.) Delaware River rafting reservations can be made just one day in advance and the length of the trip can be tailored to your preferences. If you have your own boat, we can usually shuttle your vehicle.
Endulge yourself at one of the area's spas. A tempting array of treatments are available to soothe your tensions away. Prices vary.
Golf at Woodloch Springs for a memorable day!
Remember the '60's--Visit the Woodstock Museum at Bethel Woods. It's an interactive museum about events and music of that era. It's fascinating and fun. Includes a 30 minute movie of footage from Woodstock and interviews
Go fish--for smallmouth bass right off our riverbank. Trout including some specially stocked 5 pounders or better are in the Lackawaxen River. And trout or shad in the Delaware are the popular fish.
Workout at a nearby private health club or enjoy their immense indoor pool, sauna, steam room, and jacuzzi. ($15.00 pp)
Take a hike--Minisink Battleground Park has 3 trails and trail maps are available there.
Get in touch with your inner cowboy with a tour of the Zane Grey Museum, writer of many western novels such as Riders of the Purple Sage.
Shop the Farmers Market in Barryville, Saturdays 9:30am-1:30pm, rain or shine
Lake Wallenpaupack (15 miles) offers sailing and more.
Last Sunday in July: 22st Annual RiverFest, music, art & environmental festival featuring live music, entertainment, over 60 artists and artisans booths and environmental exhibits, sponsored by Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Main Street, Narrowsburg, NY.
August: River Jam Music Fest
Harvest Festival Sundays at Bethel Woods during September
Narrowsburg NY (9 miles) hosts Delaware Valley Opera at the Tusten Theater
Cuddebackville – ongoing exhibits at D&H Canal Park visitors center, www.neversinkmuseum.org
Barryville and surrounding area - take yourself on a tour of some of the local artist studios. To preview the art and for artist contact information, you can visit www.BarryvilleAreaArts.org
For kids or teens, Letter-boxing sites are nearby--it's like a treasure hunt with clues. For more info, go to www.letterboxing.org
Grey Towers House and Garden Tours A guided tour of the mansion and grounds is an interesting and unique way to learn about how one family shaped and influenced our conservation ideals and values, while experiencing what life might have been like at Grey Towers in the early 20th century.
Tours of the mansion and surrounding gardens are conducted daily on the hour from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. from May 24 - October 31.
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