Things to Do This Week in Carbon County


Father's Day Events, River Sojourn, Juneteenth Freedom Festival, Dog Days of Summer and much more! 

29th Delaware River Sojourn
Friday, June 14, 2024 - Saturday, June 22, 2024. The Sojourn is a guided paddling trip on the wild and scenic Delaware River, combining canoeing/kayaking, camping, educational programs, historical interpretation and more. It is for novice to experienced paddlers of all ages; participants can sign up for the whole event or for the sections or days of their choice.

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Meet the Artists: Pocono Photography Club
Friday, June 14 - 28, 2024 | 11 AM - 1 PM. Join the Monroe County Conservation District to view a collection of photos from various members of the Pocono Photography Club. Come to the gallery at Kettle Creek and meet the artists. The exhibit will reflect the natural beauty of the Poconos as seen by our diverse group of photographers. 'Nature Through Our Lenses' will be on display at the Kettle Creek Art Gallery for the month of June.

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Scenic Chairlift Rides
Friday, June 14 - October 27, 2024 | 12 PM. Enjoy the best views of the Pocono Mountains atop PA's highest vertical! Ride up and down or take a hike over to Slopeside Pub and Grill for some lunch or dinner! This is a great activity that the entire family can enjoy!

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LITTLE DEVILS: Gremlins I & II - Dolls & Child's Play 2 (on 35mm) 
Friday, June 14 - Saturday, June 15, 2024 | 6 PM. Get ready to guard your ankles as The Mahoning Drive-In Theater unleashes LITTLE DEVILS upon an unsuspecting audience, tiny terrors ready to run riot on 35mm! Join us as pint-sized predators prowl the screen, and, if you’re not careful, your cars!  These Gremlins & Dolls make up what they lack in height with an abundance of fright! On Friday, June 14th, we present a double feature of Joe Dante’s GREMLINS (1984) and GREMLINS 2: THE NEW BATCH (1990). Saturday night gets mini-malevolent with Stuart Gordon’s DOLLS (1987). We then shift to everyone’s favorite, if murderous, Good Guy, Chucky!  CHILD’S PLAY 2 (1990).

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Shakespeare in the Park
Friday, June 14, 2024 | 6 PM. Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s “Play On!” Community Tour returns to the Angelo J. Scarselletti Amphitheater in Victory Park this summer with a production of William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors. Delicious Dogs & More, Leremiloo Sweets and Stone Lake Winery will all be in attendance to make the event a one-stop shop for your evening plans!

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Trial of Wonderland: S1 - The Queen's Royal Bush
Friday, June 14 - December 27, 2024 | 8 - 10 PM. Trial of Wonderland, An Adult Murder Mystery Show with some comedy thrown down the rabbit hole. This show is for adults only and contains adult humor and language. The tasting bar will be open for the trial.

Lehigh Valley Hospital-Carbon Presents Bruce in the USA
Friday, June 14, 2024 | 8 PM. Join us for an unforgettable evening at the Concert for Carbon on June 14, 2024! Get ready to rock out with Bruce in the USA while supporting a great cause. This electrifying concert is a benefit for Lehigh Valley Hospital–Carbon, so your ticket purchase will help make a difference in the local community! Let’s come together for an evening of music and meaning!

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Cris Jacobs
Friday, June 14, 2024 | 8 PM. From Baltimore comes Cris Jacobs — an unexpectedly gritty soul-blues singer and guitarist with outlaw country ethos. Blending a variety of musical traditions, Jacobs creates a distinctive voice and sound of his own punctuated by emotive songwriting and explosive guitar playing. Equally at home playing heartfelt Americana ballads or funky blues rockers, Jacobs is known for his mesmerizing live shows, where his improvisational guitar playing, powerhouse band, and deep reservoir of songs make each night a unique experience.

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Mikey Roxx
Friday, June 14, 2024 | 8:30 PM. Mikey Roxx is here to help the party started! This is gonna be a crazy night of dancing, singing and swinging from the rafters.

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Monroe Farmers Market
Saturday, June 15, 2024 | 8 AM - 12 PM. The Monroe Farmers Market has been serving the Stroudsburg community for over 40 years and is still growing strong. The market offers quality produce, flowers, meats, baked goods, preserves, and much more from local farmers.

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
Saturday, June 15, 2024 | 8 AM - 2 PM. The Waste Authority has started a Household Hazardous Waste Collection. Residents now have an easy and safe way to dispose of their hazardous waste!

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Big Day Out
Saturday, June 15, 2024 | 9 AM. Three awesome adventures in one big day! Check-in at Pocono Whitewater and then hop on a Trek bike and embark on a 23-mile bike ride between the 1000 foot walls of the Lehigh Gorge Rail Trail. 

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Donuts with Dads!
Saturday, June 15, 2024 | 10 AM. Join us at Pocono Point RV as we celebrate Father's Day! We will be having Donuts with Dads & all guests are invited to enjoy a donut with us!

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Father's Day at Country Junction
Saturday, June 15 - 16, 2024 | 12 PM. Have some fun with dad and join in on the laser tag adventure at Country Junction! Dad's are free this weekend with paying child!
Dog Days of Summer
Saturday, June 15, 2024 | 12:30 PM. Does your dog love adventure as much as you do? Bring your four-legged friend on a family-style whitewater rafting adventure. Your pet MUST be on a leash when not on the river, comfortable in the water, and well-behaved around strangers.

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The Underground Experience
Saturday, June 15 (12:30 PM). Enter the Underground Room through the brilliant crystal chandelier stairway. As you enter the room, 14 feet beneath the earth, you'll find 2 beautifully handcrafted tables. You've now entered a room that is jet black with gold trim. Look up and you'll see roots growing into the room, that is the chandelier. As you have a seat in the plush chairs, if you’re with your significant other, loved one or friend, please sit across from them, this will be part of the experience. Your experience will last approximately 90 minutes but will feel like 5.

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Sportsman Bingo
Saturday, June 15, 2024 | 1 PM. Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club. Towamensing Twp Volunteer Fire Company. Doors open at 11AM. 20 games 4 specials AND 1 COVER ALL SPECIAL. 50/50.

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Juneteenth Freedom Festival
Saturday, June 15, 2024 | 2:30 PM. Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the emancipation of enslaved Africans in the United States since 1865. Juneteenth in the Poconos. Celebrate freedom and Juneteenth in the Poconos with fun, games, entertainment, vendors, face painting, food and more in Downtown Stroudsburg.

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Nite Flyte at The Wilds
Saturday, June 15, 2024 | 5 - 8 PM. Nite Flyte brings all of your favorite dance tunes from the '60s to current. Put on your best dancing shoes and join for a great evening.

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Schools Out For Summer - Karaoke Night & Live Music
Saturday, June 15, 2024 | 8 PM. Ready to celebrate the start of summer? Don't miss School's Out for Summer! Join the Sherman Theater for an epic night of live music and karaoke hosted by the incredible Robbie Junior! 
Jefferson Starship
Saturday, June 15, 2024 | 8 PM. Jefferson Starship is one of the most successful arena rock groups of the 1970s and 80s, earning 3 platinum and 8 gold records, as well as numerous Top 40 singles. While Jefferson Starship continues to tour today, the band has experienced numerous lineup and personnel changes, and each of those members have contributed to the magic and alchemy that make Jefferson Starship iconic.

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Start Making Sense - The Talking Heads Tribute
Saturday, June 15, 2024 | 8 PM. If David Byrne is one of the geniuses of modern times, then Start Making Sense is a tribute to genius. The musicians in this 7-piece band recreate the music and the magic of the Talking Heads' entire career, and they do it flawlessly. Together they bring the Heads' blockbuster live show to the stage once again.

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THE TWO TABOO Beat the Winter Blues Tour
Saturday, June 15, 2024 | 9 PM. Winter is coming to an end, so get ready for spring with some live rock music to get your blood pumping by The Two Taboo.

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The Expedition
Sunday, June 16, 2024 | 10 AM. Independently navigate an inflatable kayak and explore 12 miles of the Lehigh River when it is not open to whitewater rafters. Guides will be with you all day and provide basic instructions on maneuvering, surfing, and navigating the river.

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Father’s Day at Blue Ridge Winery
Sunday, June 16, 2024 | 11 AM - 4 PM. Dad's day at Blue Ridge Winery! Only the best for the best! Join us this Father's Day for local Beer, BBQ, and live music! No Reservations!

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4th Annual Angels and Dragonflies Food Truck Festival
Sunday, June 16, 2024 | 12 to 5 PM. On Father’s Day, head to Mountain View Vineyard for an afternoon of good food and good times!

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Sunday Essentials: BOOGIE NIGHTS '97 (on 35mm) 
Sunday, June 16, 2024 | 6 PM. The Mahoning Drive-In Theater proudly presents director Paul Thomas Anderson’s breakout feature, BOOGIE NIGHTS (1997) on 35mm, part of our ongoing Sunday Essentials series.

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Community Concert Series: Downtown Jimmy Brown Duo
Tuesday, June 18, 2024 | 7 PM. Featuring sweet harmony vocals, electric and acoustic guitar sounds, electric bass, foot-operated real drums and lively grooves and inspired jams, the duo are a virtual “two-man band.” Jimmy utilizes a diverse range of acoustic and electric guitar sounds, and both he and Nick have pleasing voices, a polished, professional sound and a fun, attractive presentation. Jimmy and Nick have an impressively diverse repertoire of popular cover songs that they put their own creative stamp on and often use as vehicles for inspired spontaneous improvisation. Featuring lots of classic rock and pop singer-songwriter favorites.

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Jason Bishop Magic and Illusion
Wednesday, June 19 - 27, 2024 | 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM. Jason Bishop has been seen on The Today Show, CW's Masters of Illusion and CBS Sunday Morning as well as two Broadway shows.

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2024 Third Thursday Lecture Series: Reflections on 1955 Flood Through the Camera of Albert Koster with David Koster
Thursday, June 20, 2024. The Monroe County Historical Association’s popular Third Thursday Lecture Series is “on the road” again this year! Since the Stroud Mansion is closed for construction, the Historical Association will hold the 2024 lecture series at a different location around the county each month.

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Art on Center Art Gallery and Show Event
Thursday, June 20, 2024 | 4 - 7 PM. Local artists, live music, games, wine and food.

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Yappy Hour at The Gorge Eatery
Thursday, June 20, 2024 | 5 - 8 PM. Spoil your fur babies with complimentary treats and frozen yogurt!

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Friends of Rodger
Thursday, June 20, 2024 | 6 PM. We are a trio (Tom, Eric and Scott) that plays a mix of pop/rock/alt hits from the 60s to now in the Pocono Plateau area.

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James Supra / Sarah Ayers Band - Summer Deck Party
Thursday, June 20, 2024 | 6:30 PM. Bright Path Brewing Presents: Penn's Peak 2024 Deck Parties. James Supra / Sarah Ayers Band: Electric Blues band playing originals and blues-influenced rock cover songs!

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Concerts in the Square: Sol Katana
Thursday, June 20, 2024 | 6 - 8 PM. Spend the night listening to music and enjoying beautiful downtown Stroudsburg.

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World's Largest Swim Lesson
Thursday, June 20, 2024 | 7 - 8 PM. Dive into the excitement of the 15th annual World’s Largest Swim Lesson, making a splash at the Olympic Pool in Camelbeach! Whether you’re fine-tuning your strokes or making a splash for the first time, this event is perfect for all water enthusiasts gearing up for another awesome visit to Camelbeach.

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Rhythm & Brews
Live Entertainment at Blue Ridge Winery