Here is a sample of some of the main events coming up in the Wayne/Pike county area, which are open to the public.

SYMPOSIUM - Wayne County Historical Society celebrates its 100th anniversary with a day-long symposium on local history and summary of Society’s first century. The event is at the Dorflinger Factory Museum, Route 6 in White Mills, Saturday, June 24. Breakfast, lunch and a host of speakers are planned. Lisa Mazzarella, WVIA-TV celebrity, is the emcee. Call 570-253-3240 or visit for information and to register.

ARTS & CRAFTS FAIRS - The Chamber of the Northern Pocono’s annual Arts & Crafts Fairs in Bingham Park will take place Saturday, June 10 and Saturday, September 9. Enjoy the talents of artists and crafters displaying their fine wares. The Fair hosts approximately 100 vendors. Applications for vendors are available by emailing The Chamber at or by calling 570-226-3191.

HONESDALE ROOTS & RHYTHM - Called a “swaggeringly bad girl bluesy rock band” by music media, Larkin Poe, a sibling duo out of Georgia, will headline the 12th annual Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Music & Arts Festival on Saturday, June 17th, in Central Park.

Bruce Katz and his band start off the whole show in Central Park at 1:30 p.m. Katz is a four-time nominee for the Blues Music Award and was inducted into the New York Blues Hall of Fame in 2013.

Bands along Main Street and then moves to Central Park, where attendees can enjoy arts, crafts,  games and food. This non-profit event is totally free of charge, put on entirely by volunteers and supported by sponsors, donors and grants. To find out more, visit and on Facebook.

HAWLEY FARMER’S MARKET is held every Friday from mid-May into October from 2 to 6 p.m., in Bingham Park, Hawley. Downtown Hawley Partnership hosts this growing event. Tents are set up next to the bandstand, and the playground is a short walk away.