Wine on the Mountain, hilarious improv, terrific live bands in town, Blues Fest out of town, and a painting party are just some of the fun things in store in Jim Thorpe, the gateway to the Poconos, this weekend.
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Tonight they’ll be laughing it up with future comedy stars with a night of improv at the Mauch Chunk Opera House with the Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company.
Wine on the Mountain is always a fun event at Penn’s Peak with the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail’s nine wineries including our friends at Big Creek Vineyard – introducing Sweetheart, a sweet hard apple cider - live music, noshings, and an incredible view. Save $5 until 9 p.m. today. Advance ticket sales: $15, $20 at the door.
Blue Mountain Ski Area is also hosting the Pennsylvania Blues Festival and celebrating 23 years of Blues in the Poconos.
Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., NEPA artist Pamela Heiser will guide budding Picassos through the creative process while you enjoy wine and food at a Cork & Canvas event at Venus Rising, 92 Broadway. $50. For more information, call 570-325-3134.
After completing your masterpiece or enjoying a fabulous dinner at one of our favorite Jim Thorpe restaurants, you can take in The McLovins and Mipso for an 8 p.m. show at the Mauch Chunk Opera House. Tickets are just $10. If you’re a Carbon County resident, tickets are just two for $10!