Here is a sample of some of the main events coming up in the Wayne/Pike county area, which are open to the public.
1. WAYNE COUNTY FAIR - The 155th Wayne County Fair is set Friday, August 4 through Saturday, August 12. The fairgrounds are located one mile north of Honesdale off Route 191. Special attractions for the first three days include:
Pay-One-Price tickets are $10.00, which include parking, small stage shows, most grandstand events and unlimited rides. Season tickets cost $40.00. For the full schedule and more information, visit www.waynecountyfair.com or pick up a brochure.
2. FESTIVAL OF WOOD - The 13th Annual Festival of Wood takes place Saturday, August 5, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. and Sunday, August 6, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. at Grey Towers National Historic Site, Milford. There are craftsmen and artists, children’s activities, educational exhibits, a chain saw demonstrations and music. Tours of all three floors of the mansion will be available for a $5 fee. Refreshments will be on sale. For a schedule and more information, visit www.greytowers.org; call 570-296-9630 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. HAWLEY FARMER’S MARKET is held every Friday from mid-May into October from 2 to 6 p.m. in Bingham Park. Downtown Hawley Partnership hosts this growing event.