Wayne County Fair
The 160th annual Wayne County Fair returns to the grounds on Route 191 north of Honesdale from Friday, Aug. 5, through Saturday, Aug. 13.
Sponsored by the Wayne County Cooperative Agricultural Society, the fair features agricultural and livestock contests, rides, entertainment, food and more. The fairgrounds open at 9 a.m., and exhibit buildings will open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Guests can access the midway and rides from noon to 11 p.m.
Admission costs $12 for ages 2 and older. Parking and rides are free, but guests must have a wristband to board rides. Separate tickets are required for select events.
For more information, visit waynecountyfair.com or call 570-253-2942.
Party on the Patio
The Great Escape, a tribute to Journey, will perform during the next Party on the Patio, happening Thursday, Aug. 4, at Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Highway 315, Plains Twp.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the band will perform at 7:30.
Party on the Patio takes place throughout the summer on Thursday nights and features different bands and food trucks. Guests must be 21 or older to attend.
For more information, visit mohegansunpocono.com.
Wine in the Woods
Elmhurst-Roaring Brook Volunteer Fire Company presents Wine in the Woods on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Elmhurst Picnic Grounds, 110 Municipal Lane, Elmhurst Twp.
The 21-and-older event takes place rain or shine and includes wine tastings, vendors, light fare available for purchase and a bonfire at dusk. Dashboard Mary will provide entertainment.
Tickets cost $15 in advance, $20 at the door and $5 for designated drivers.
For more information, call 570-468-4635 or contact a member of the fire department.
‘Heathers: The Musical – Teen Edition’
The Scranton Shakespeare Festival Youth Ensemble presents “Heathers: The Musical — Teen Edition” from Wednesday, Aug. 3, through Friday, Aug. 5, at 7:30 p.m. at the Marketplace at Steamtown, 300 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton.
The show is adapted from the 1989 film of the same name and is not suitable for children under 13. It includes content such as suicide, homicide, gun and relationship violence, sexual assault, fatphobia and homophobia.
Admission is free, but tickets are required. Donations will be accepted for the festival, too.
For more information, visit scrantonshakes.com.
Moscow Country Street Fair
The Moscow Country Street Fair returns to the borough this week.
Presented by North Pocono Cultural Society, the annual event will take place rain or shine Thursday, Aug. 4, and Friday, Aug. 5, from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 6, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Main Street. Admission is free.
Activities include children’s events on Van Brunt Street, including life-size dinosaurs; parades; a quilt show; an ’80s dance party; a scavenger hunt; and adult karaoke, which includes a $500 grand prize. Guests can enter basket raffles and a 50/50, grab a bite to eat at the food court and check out vendors.
The annual non-juried art show will take place at Moscow United Methodist Church, 126 Church St. Proceeds from sold items will benefit the church and North Pocono Cultural Society.
For more information, call or text 570-687-8307 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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