Saturday Events 8/27/16
Free Shuttle Bus
10am to 6pm
Park your car and hop on our FREE Wally Lake Fest shuttle bus!
Red Shuttle (loops)
Gresham’s Landing, The Visitor Center & The Wallenpaupack High School
Blue Shuttle (loops)
Wallenpaupack High School, Hawley Silk Mill & Downtown Hawley
Eat Some Fudge, Taste a Beer, Win a Souvenir The General Store
6am to 9pm [570.226.9374]
All weekend – Unique Wally Fest Souvenirs For Sale. Home made Fudge Sampling, 6 random prize giveaways daily – gotta be in to win! 1 – 3pm Land Shark Beer Tasting. With Land Shark Koozies and cooler giveaway and raffle.
Open Market Fair
Wallenpaupack Visitors Center
10am – 5pm [570-226-3191]
Hosted by The Chamber of the Northern Poconos. On-site HNB Mobile ATM. Rain OR Shine Event Featuring pottery, painters, emerging artists, organic goods, wood crafts, photographers, local jewelers, and much more!
Ride for the Lake
Wallenpaupack Area High School
See beautiful views of the Big Lake from your motorcycle while supporting an important cause! The Motorcycle “Ride for the Lake” takes place on Saturday, August 27th, from 10 a.m. to noon. Participants are asked to meet at the Wallenpaupack Area High School for an expanded 41 mile motorcycle ride around the lake. The event benefits the non-profit Lake Wallenpaupack Watershed Management District, which studies the lake and protects it from pollution. Maps and registration are available [here] or by calling (570) 226-3865.
Vendor Fair & Market
Wallenpaupack Area High School
Explore a wide variety of gifts, crafts, foods, keepsakes, art and so much more. Dozens of crafters and local artisans and shops will be showcasing their goods in the parking connector of the high school between the shuttle bus stop and the boat and outdoor expo. Hosted by V.I.P. – Victims Intervention Program.
Artisan Craft Fair
Hawley Silk Mill
An open-air market with artisans, crafters, local food and more! Adja-cent to the Mojito Ice Bar and Cocoon Coffee.
Shop, Dine, and Explore Downtown
Be sure to visit Hawley’s downtown retailers, antique shops, galleries, restaurants and more. Many businesses will be hosting old fashioned “hometown” games and activities for all ages during Wally Fest. Partake of Hawley’s small town charm and big city culture. Shuttle available on Saturday (see map).
Dorflinger Glass Melting & Bead Curing
B Madigan Jewelry and Gifts
10am – 4pm 570.561.3629
Watch old found Dorflinger Glass melted and turned into Beads. Jewelry Pieces are for sale. Demo’s are 11:00am, 12:00noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.
Boat, Watercraft and Outdoor Show
Wallenpaupack Area High School, 10am-4pm
Climb aboard dozens of boats hosted by Lake Wallenpaupack’s leading marinas and powersport centers including Light-house Harbor Marina, New Wave in Recreation, Captain Joe’s Sales & Service, Inc., 1st Klas Marina, The Boat Shop, Rusty Palmer, Inc., Seeley’s Marina and others. See the latest in watercraft, pleasure, pontoon, ski and wakeboard boats. Also on display, a rare beautifully restored antique wooden ChrisCraft from Katz’s Marina. Event topped off with various exhibitors and food stands including I-84 Country Store’s World Famous BBQ, free face painting by Face the Art Face Painting and entertainment provided by Black Ops Sound and Lighting.
Fly Tying Demonstration and Instruction Lake Wallenpaupack Visitor’s Center
10am to 2pm [215.828.0352]
Fly tying demonstration and free hands-on instruction by board mem-bers of the PA Fly Fishing Museum, Boiling Springs, PA.
Kayak Demos and Standup Paddleboards Palmyra Township Beach
On and in-water trials. Interested in kayaking? Demo kayaks, SUPs and canoes for free with NE Wilderness Experience and Sawmill Cycles.
Hometown Games & Open House
Miss Elly’s Antiques/The Village Bath
Stop by for some light refreshments and soak up the savings on in-store features at Miss Elly’s, guess how many ducks are in the pool at the Village Bath, and play the fish-bowl toss for prizes and discounts.
Wild Mushroom Walk
10am – 12pm [570.689.9494]
Let Delaware Highlands Mushroom Society share a wealth of knowl-edge in how wild edibles are enjoyed by wildlife and humans.This
is a short-distance walk. Wear comfortable footwear.Registration appreciated to (570) 689-9494 or email@example.com. Cost: $10 Members Cost: $5.
Going, Going, Gone – Live Beneﬁt Auction Gina Goonan Auctions, Hawley
Preview @ 11am, Calling at 12pm
Whether you are a veteran auction-goer or have never been, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to take home some treasures, valuable gift certificates, and more. Merchandise will range from antique to new items and all proceeds will benefit the events and activities of the Downtown Hawley Partnership. License #AU 005839
Live Music on the Lake, Near the Wallenpaupack Dike
11am – 8pm
11-2 Gone Crazy
2-2:30 Boat Parade
2:30-5:30 Paul Knakk with Harkland
5:30-8 The May Babies
Wallenpaupack Scenic Boat Tours
11am – 5pm [570.226.3293]
Enjoy a breath-taking 50-minute cruise on beautiful Lake Wallenpaupack as your tour guide describes the area and the history behind this charming lake region. Tours depart hourly, on the hour. Or enjoy the lake on your own by renting a Pontoon Boat, Kayak or Stand Up Paddle Board! Scenic tour prices $15 Adults, $14 Seniors, $11 Children; watercraft rental prices vary.
Kids Zone at Gresham’s Landing
Gresham’s Landing, 2487 Route 6
11am – 3pm [570-226-3293]
Visit the Kids Activity Zone at Gresham’s Landing and let the kids have fun! Face painting, kids tattoos, balloons, music and more! Shop at our retailers and also enjoy pizza, ice cream, hot dogs and more are available on-site!
Pet Adoption Day
Penny Lane Candies & Candles
Pike County Humane Society will be here Saturday on our patio with Dogs and Cats who are looking for a loving home. Also stop by our concession stand and get a free shaved ice (18 Flavors to choose from) with the purchase of 2 hot dogs!
Sand Sculpture Contest
Palmyra Twp. Beach
11am to 6pm [570.226.9290]
Join us for our sand sculture competition presented by the Palmyra Township Park and Recreation Board and put your creativity to the test. $5 per person/$10 per team.
The Mill Market, Hawley Silk Mill
Sample local cheeses with our house made bread from Cocoon Catering.
Hemlock Hollow School 1890’s Experience 1202 Avoy Rd, Lakeville
Become a student back in 1890 under the tutelage of the School Master. School is in session on the hour from 12pm until 4:30pm. Horse Drawn Wagon Rides ($3 children / $5 Adults) – Free Petting Zoo provided by Black Horse Farms. Period themed actors on grounds and activities, food, popcorn, cotton candy, flea market!
The Mojito Ice Bar presented by Don Q Rum Cocoon Coffee House
Hawley Silk Mill, 12pm-6pm
Combing local fresh fruit, mint, and Don Q Rum for an ar-ray of delectable mojitos on a custom ice bar created by Sculpted Ice Works.
Making Music Matter For Kids Concert
At Tanglewood Resorts
12pm to 7pm [570.493.0299]
Supports local disadvantaged and low income youth music program opportunities for success based on passion not income. Hottest party under the sun. Music from the areas top national and local acts, along with food, games, raffles, vendors. Join headliners Forever Ray from 6 to 7 pm paying tribute to the music of Ray Charles, vocalist Angela Workman was a Raelette in Ray Charles’ band for over 10 years. $25 per person INCLUDES a raffle ticket for a SIGNED Paul McCartney GUITAR!!!, kids 4 and under are free, Ride for the Lake attendees get a discount too.
Coutts Ice Cream / Antler Ridge Winery
Try some free samples of homemade ice cream, fudge and local wine (must be 21+ for wine tastings).
Lighthouse Harbor Marina, Paupack Sailing Club 1pm-4pm [570-226-2141]
$5 per person donation to a local charity. Reservations are required, and fill up fast! Sailboats depart approx. every hour for a 1 hour FREE sail, (subject to weather). Lighthouse Marina is 8 miles south on RT 507 from the Visitors Center. Reservations accepted starting July 31st, 2016 at 10am by calling 570-226-2141, voice mails will not be accepted as confirmation.
Gresham’s Chop House
Enjoy a number of drafts from local and national breweries from ACE Beverage Co. and others. Also on site we will feature the TITO’S RV and “Woody Bar”. Relax inside their custom RV that’s retrofitted with 2 bars and enjoy a number of TITO’S cocktails. Plenty of TV’s and games for some fun in the sun. Enjoy a cocktail or a beer here and listen to the music from Wallypalooza across the street.
Annual Chicken Barbecue
Lakeville Volunteer Fire Company
3:00 PM until sold out
$10.00 Each. 650 Meals prepared: Includes- ½ Chicken, Corn on the cob, Baked Potato, sides and dessert. Dine-in or Take-out.
Car Cruise of Hawley
Church Street, Hawley
Calling all gearheads, muscle car maniacs, and luxury rides – come cruisin’ with DJ Ricky Z, the Pilot of the airways. Between 35-50 cars of all makes and models will be on hand, so come by and take a look down memory lane. Free admission.
Wally Fest Express ~ Stourbridge Train Rides Downtown Hawley & Downtown Honesdale
Hop on the train for the evening festivities in downtown Hawley! Arrive in Hawley in time for Saturday evening activities like the ice cream social, live music, and car cruise. Many shops will be open late or grab a bite to eat! The return trip to Honesdale boards at 7 pm. All aboard…The Stourbridge Line! Adults (13 and older) $20, Junior (12 and under) $10, Child Rides (2 and under) No Charge – lap
—–Or take a flyer, 5pm and 6pm…. a 45 minute round trip train ride, depart Hawley Station at 5 pm and 6 pm. Pre-purchase your tickets online to guarantee seats or pay cash at the station for this special event. $10 per rider, children 2 and under no charge – lap seating only.
The Boathouse Restaurant
5pm – 8pm [570.226.5027]
Ice Cream Social & Live Wallenpaupack High School Marching Band
AMSkier Insurance Gazebo, Hawley
Enjoy old fashioned creamy ice cream compliments of Coutts Ice Cream, and live (and lively) music by the Buckhorn Marching Band. Free.
Discover Great Music | Ari Hest.
Harmony Presents, Hawley Silk Mill
What happens when you mix the vocal style of an artist like Michael McDonald with an incredible storytelling prowess? You get a rich, audible landscape like you find with Ari Hest. Piano, guitar, strings and thoughtful lyrics collide with a voice that is distinctly his. Tickets are $19 in advance and $22 general admission.
Ritz Company Playhouse
Harry Douglas from The Sensuous Senator is back to his old shenanigans again, but this time as the American Ambassador to Great Britain. Adults – $15, Seniors (65+) & Students $10.
The Dock at Silver Birches
9pm – 12am [570.226.2124]
Kick up your Saturday night with Paulie Knakk live in our pub!