Keep your weekend affordable with these suggestions of things to do for $20 or less
Hip-hop Showcase: $5. FiveSeventyEntertainment is at it again. A hip hop showcase featuring theOfficialOverdose, CrimZn & Talia, Dep J, Misled Youth, Vicious Fam, Styleon and Klasseck will take stage at Lyrics in Carbondale on July 11. Music starts at 9 p.m. and there will be plenty of bar specials.
Wednesday Concerts in the Park: Free! Featuring music by Millennium, the music starts at 7 p.m. July 8 in Nay Aug Park Pool Area, 500 Arthur Ave. If you can’t make it this week, don’t worry, the shows will be held every Wednesday throughout the summer. For more information call 570-348-4186.
Party on the Patio: Free! It’s free and it’s every week. July 9 brings a musical performance from Satisfaction paying tribute to the music of the Rolling Stones. Head over to Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Township. Music starts at 6 p.m. and is open to anyone 21 and older.
Comedy Night: $20, $15. Have a night of laughs with Sara Armour from “Last Comic Standing.” Show openers include Randy Syphax and Miguel Delmau. Show starts at 8:30 p.m. July 10 at the Cocoon Coffee House, 8 Silk Mill Drive, Hawley. For more information call 570-588-8077.
Here We Are in Spain: $7. Scranton’s improvisational comedy troupe is at it again. This time, guests Improv Beyond and Skip Monday will make appearances. The fun starts at 8 p.m. on July 11 at Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. For more information call 570-604-1874.
Covington Fire Company Picnic: Free! Need some more fireworks? From July 8 to 11, the Covington Fire Company will feature fireworks, amusement rides, food stands, a parade on Thursday night, DJ music on Wednesday and Thursday, and live music by The Fallen (Friday) and Farmer’s Daughter (Saturday). Fun starts at 6 p.m. July 8-10 and at 3 p.m. July 11 at Covington Fire Department, 452 Daleville Highway, Moscow.
4-Wheel Jamboree Nationals: Free!A weekend of 4×4 competitions, custom trucks, the General Tire Monster Truck Thunder Drags, Mud Bog Challenge and freestyle competitions. The event begins July 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. On July 11 and 12 the events starts at 9 a.m. wrapping up at 9 p.m. and 3 p.m. respectively. It all happens at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds, 620 W. Third St. For more information call 317-236-6515 or visit 4wheeljamboree.com.
Yoga at Salt Springs: $5. Find your inner ohm during Yoga at Salt Springs. The event is for all ages and experience levels. The centering begins at 6 p.m. July 9 at Salt Springs State Park, 2305 Salt Springs Road, Franklin Forks. For more information call 570-967-7275.
Sunday for Singles: Free! Explore nature and meet new people at the Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. The event is from 1 to 3 p.m. on July 12. For more information call 570-828-2319.
Shrek: The Musical, the Broadway production about the big green ogre who attempts to rescue a group of fairy-tale characters who’ve been banished from their homes. Theatre at the Grove, 5177 Nuangola Road, Nuangola. July 10 to 26 with performances 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sunday; special matinees 1 p.m. July 18 and 26. $20. 570-868-8212.
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