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

ZANE GREY FESTIVAL - The National Park Service and the Zane Grey’s West Society will host the 13th Annual Zane Grey Festival on Saturday, July 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival is free of charge and will be held at the Zane Grey Museum, 135 Scenic Drive, in Lackawaxen. Live raptors, horse-drawn wagon rides, puppets, a garden walk, folk music, history of the Battle of Minisink and many more activities are scheduled. Several children’s events are featured. For more information call 570-685-4871 ext. 6610.  

BLUEGRASS JAM - Come to the Cooperage, Wednesday July 19th from 7 to 9 p.m. for am acoustic “Bluegrass Jam.”

All instruments are welcome, but please leave your amps at home. This Bluegrass Jam will be entirely acoustic.

All levels of players are welcome…young, old, beginners and seasoned professionals. If you don’t feel like being in the spotlight you can lay low and pick along while learning from others in attendance. Since bluegrass music is not written down, but passed from one person to another, it is a perfect opportunity for new pickers to learn how to interact musically with others, said Ryanne Jennings for the Cooperage.

This is a donation based event. The Cooperage, located at 1030 Main St., Honesdale, is operated by The Cooperage Project, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. For more information visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570-253-2020.  

HAWLEY FARMER’S MARKET is held every Friday from mid-May into October from 2 to 6 p.m. This Friday, July 7th, the Farmer’s Market will be set up at the Hawley Public Library. Normally the market is held in Bingham Park. Downtown Hawley Partnership hosts this growing event.

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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.

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ARTS & CRAFTS FAIRS - The Chamber of the Northern Pocono’s annual Arts & Crafts Fairs in Bingham Park will take place 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 maureen@northernpoconoschamber.com or by calling 570-226-3191.