Keep your weekend affordable with these suggestions of things to do for $20 or less
Seems like only yesterday it was last weekend. Well, we’re sure you’ll be up for another fun weekend, so here is the lastest version of things to do this weekend if you’re on a budget. Feel like keeping it tame? There’s a great garden class for you. Up for getting wild and crazy? Check out CrimZn’s latest undertaking as hip-hop invades The Neutral Zone.
Ladies Luau: Free! Get your coconut bra and grass skirts ready (OK, you can throw on some flip-flops instead) and head to The Woodlands Inn and Resort for a summer themed craft fair. The fundraiser event will feature handmade items and treats, massags and a cash bar. The fun goes from 6 to 9 p.m. May 29 and proceeds benefit Little Eric’s Foundation.
How does your garden grow?: $5. A gardening workship will be held on May 30 from 10:30 a.m. to noon on May 30 at Pike County Public Library, 119 East Harford Street, Milford. Call 570-296-3400 or e-mail PikeExt@psu.edu for more info.
Blues, Brews & BBQ: Free! At Glass — wine. bar. kitchen. in Ledges Hotel, visitors can enjoy good music and amazing ambiance for only the cost of a beverage. Feel like being fancy and shelling out a few more bucks? For $32.50 enjoy samples from local breweries and a barbecue feast with all the sides. From 6 to 9 p.m. every Sunday through Labor Day weekend, different bands will be showcased at the Hawley boutique-hotel. For a complete list of music and featured breweries, visit www.ledgeshotel.com or call 570-226-1337.
Hip-hop invades The Neutral Zone: Free! Beginning at 10 p.m. at The Neutral Zone Bar and Grille, 67 S. Main St., Pittston, your favorite local hip-hop artists are at it again. Locals CrimZn with tAliA, Vicious Fam, Juke Drastik with Misled Youth and Tony Marcus will be accompanied by Allentown’s EBDaillest and Jimmy Konway
Fitstock for a Cause: $15. Want to burn off those extra calories consumed last weekend? NEPA Fit Club has a solution. The organization is hosting an outdoor workout set to live music on beginning at 11 a.m. (workout starts at noon) on May 30 at Blakely Recreational Complex. If you burn too many calories the workout is followed by a night out at Caverna in Jessup to benefit United Cerebral Palsy of NEPA. For more information contact Mike Marcinek at 570-840-2586.
Endless Mountains Farm Fest: Free! Take a step back in time beginning at 10 a.m. on May 30 and have some good ol’ fashion fun at Salt Springs Park, 2305 Salt Springs Rd. Franklin Forks. Th event promotes local agricultural and sustainable living. Vendors showcasing local foods and artisinal goods will be on site. Educational opportunities for children and adults are available.
RiverFest 2015: Free! Lackawanna County’s RiverFest happens May 30. Starting at 8 a.m. boaters and revelers will take to the water in some fashion. For a complete list of activities and times, visit the event’s website at http://lrca.org/LRCA/main.aspx?pageid=211
A night at the races: While it’s not the Belmont Stakes, St. Faustin’as Parish in Nanticoke is hosting an equally fun race starting at 5 p.m. on May 30 in the Grove. Admission is $5 and includes burgers, hotdogs, pork scallopini, ziti and more. Horses cost $10. For more information contact Ed at 570-825-0130 or Mike at 570-417-3878.