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News Eagle - Hawley, PA
  • Learn about history this weekend

  • The Wayne County Historical Society is offering programs this weekend on the following:
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  • • Saturday, August 31st- Ritz Company Playhouse Benefit Performance
    The curtain goes up at 8 pm for a benefit performance of the Jack Sharkey comedy "Take a Number, Darling" at the Ritz Company Playhouse in Hawley, PA. The evening's performance will benefit the Wayne County Historical Society. Grab a friend and have a laugh when a concert pianist and his soap opera star wife get caught up in comical confusion when two surprise visitors from their past show up during an interview with a scandal magazine! A great night of theater and a great way to raise funds for the WCHS. Tickets are available at the WCHS table the night of the performance.
    • Sunday,September 1st- Sundays at the Museum -Ann O'Hara and the Photo Archives
    This Sunday from 2-3 pm, Ann O'Hara of the WCHS will give attendees a sneak peak at the Historical Society's immense photo archive. The talk will start out in the multi-purpose room of the Historical Society's Main Museum located at 810 Main Street in downtown Honesdale. This is a must see for anyone interested in photography and the history of Wayne County. The program is free of charge and all are welcome to attend.
    • Wednesday, September 4th Tastes of Wayne County "First Wednesdays"
    Make plans early to support the Wayne County Historical Society by dining out on Wednesday, September 4th at local favorite, The Halfway House Restaurant located at 60 Brook Road in Honesdale, PA. The Halfway House has a delicious menu with everything from their famous hot wings, pizza, wraps and burgers to tantalizing specials including Italian dishes, Fish specials and comfort food. Check out their enormous menu http://www.thehalfwayhouserestaurant.com/ and make plans to go to the Halfway House (253-6356) on Wednesday, September 4th. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Wayne County Historical Society.
    For more information go on our website waynehistorypa.org, contact Franziska Zuercher wchs@ptd.net or call the Historical Society 253-3240.

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