Saturday Highlights

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Saturday Highlights

Free Shuttle BusRuns every 5-10 Minutes. Saturday, 10am-6pm.

PPL Dam and Power Plant Tours, PPL Environmental Learning Center, Saturday, 10am – 3pm. 570-253-7001. Open to all ages, rain or shine. During this free tour you will learn about the history surrounding the construction of PPL’s hydroelectric dam and plant in the 1920’s and how PPL manages the lake today.

Canoe, Stand up Paddleboard (SUP) and Kayak Demo, Palmyra Township Beach, Saturday, 10am-4pm. 570-352-3444. On and in-water trials. Interested in kayaking? Demo kayaks, SUPs and canoes for free with Northeast Wilderness Experience and Sawmill Cycles.

Vintage Bicycle Show, Sawmill Cycles, 69 Wellwood Avenue (Across from the IGA), Saturday, 10am-4pm. 570-352-3444. Join us for a free vintage bicycle show and enjoy the bikes of yesteryear! Bikes from Schwinn, JC Higgens, Hawthorne, AMF and many more. Feel free to bring your own bicycle to show off too!

Canal Festival, WCHS Delaware & Hudson Canal Park at Lock 31179 Rte 6, 1 mile west of Hawley, Saturday, 10am-5pm. 570-253-3240. The Wayne County Historical Society will host the first Annual Canal Festival and public ribbon cutting at the circa 1820s Lock 31 site. Featuring canal history, heritage activities, children’s games, food, music, crafts and educational exhibits.

Open Market FairLake Wallenpaupack Visitors Center, Saturday, 10am – 5pm. 570-226-3191. Stop by the lawn to shop, browse and enjoy handmade products. Sponsored by the Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce. Free Admission.

Boat, Watercraft and Outdoor ShowWallenpaupack Area High School, Saturday, 10am – 5pm. Browse through beautiful boats, watercraft and ATV’s. Lighthouse Harbor Marina, New Wave in Recreation, 1st Klas Marina, A&D Landis Marine, Driftwood Cove Marina, and The Boat Shop will have products on display. Free Admission.

Battle of the Bands, Lake Wallenpaupack in front of Visitors Center. Saturday, 11:30am-7:30pm. Three bands will perform throughout the day on a floating stage in front of the Dike and Visitors Center ON Lake Wallenpaupack. (Free)

  • 11:30 – 1:30 GONE CRAZIES, Contemporary Rock Cover Band
  • 2:00 – 4:30 GEORGE WESLEY BAND, Bob Marley Tribute Band
  • 5:00 – 7:30 TOMMY GUNS BAND, Top 40 Country Cover Band
Drop anchor or lay out on the dike, enjoy the sun and tunes, but please do so safely and responsibly.

Tube Rentals, Palmyra Township Beach, Saturday, 11am-7pm. 570-352-3444. Grab a tube from Northeast Wilderness Experience and head out to watch the Battle of the Bands! ½ Day: $15 // Full Day: $25

Kayak and Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) Rentals, Wallenpaupack Scenic Boat Tour and Boat Rentals. Saturday, 11am-7pm. 570-226-3293.  1 hour $10. Enjoy the Battle of the Bands on your own kayak or SUP (stand up paddleboard). Cruise the band area and enjoy listening to music on a kayak or SUP. Based on availability.

Motorcycle “Ride for the Lake”, Wallenpaupack Area HS, 2552 Route 6. Saturday, 10am-12pm. 570-226-3865. Rain Date Sunday. A 41mi motorcycle ride around the lake benefiting the non-profit Lake Wallenpaupack Watershed Management District. Map & Registration available online or call 570.226.3865. Join us to support the lake!

Arts & Crafts Fair, Hawley Silk Mill, Saturday, 11am-3pm. An open-air market with artists and crafters.

Family Activity Spot at Gresham’s Landing, Gresham’s Landing, Rt 6. Saturday, 11am-4pm. 570-226-3293. Enjoy Pirate Ship Bounce House, Fox MotorSports team race car. Get information on or donate to their car sponsors: PA State Police Camp Cadet & Autism. Face painting, kids tattoos and balloons compliments of Cathy’s Flower Cottage.

Boat Parade, Lake Wallenpaupack /Tafton Dike. Saturday, 4pm. 570-226-4518. A boat parade on Lake Wallenpaupack Sponsored by Chant Realtors.

Live Music by SideTracked & Motorcycle Bike Night, Penny Lane Candies & Candles, Downtown Hawley. Saturday, 4pm-8pm. 570-226-1987. Our first annual Bike Night to raise funds for our local animal shelters. This year, Dessin Animal Shelter, Honesdale, PA. Check out the Bikes, enjoy the music provided by SIDETRACKED and have a ‘Snack’ at the ‘Shack’. Donations are greatly appreciated! For more information, please check the News Page at

Car Cruise of Hawley, The Dime Bank parking area. Saturday, 5pm-9pm. Come take a look at between 35-50 cars that will be cruisin’ with DJ Ricky Z the Pilot of the airways. Free Admission

Ice Cream Social & Live Marching Band Performance, AMSkier Insurance GazeboHawley,Saturday 6pm-7pmKick off the evening with ice cream donated by Coutts Ice Cream and live music by the Wallenpaupack H.S. Band. (Free)


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