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Schedule Of Events for July 2014

Jul 1
Nightly Specials at the Broadway Grille and Pub
Downtown, 24 Broadway next to Inn at Jim Thorpe Mondays: Raw Oysters and Steamed Clam Night; Tuesdays: $1 Tapas Night; Wednesdays: Skillet & Beer Bucket Night; Thursdays: Sushi Night; Thursdays - Fridays: Live Music; Weekdays: Happy Hour 4:30-6:30 PM; Sundays: Bloody Marys all day $3 & $4 (w/ spicy infused vodka). More info here
Bear Mountain Butterflies: Marvelous Mondays All Month Long
Every Monday! Butterfly and frog fun for all ages. Special educational activities for kids and prizes for children aged 7 and up. 11-5. Info here or call 570-325-4848.
Jul 3
Bear Mountain Butterflies: Butterfly Friends
9:30-10:40 am. Special programs for families with preschool age children ( 3 ˝ -5 ˝ ) $5 per person. Reservations preferred but not required. More info here or call 570-325-4848.
Jul 5
Steam Train Sojourn from Mountain Top to Jim Thorpe
Saturday, July 5, steam train from Mountain Top, departure time TBD, arrival JT approx., 1 pm, returning at 5 pm to Mountain Top. Target is 650 passengers. Benefits Rotary Clubs Tickets and info here.
Unforgettable Fire U2 Tribute at the Mauch Chunk Opera House
Since 1995 Unforgettable Fire has built a reputation of providing one of the closest experiences to being at an actual live U2 show not settling for anything less than complete authenticity. While performing material from pre-Boy to the most recent “No Line On The Horizon,” the band does everything from wardrobe to lighting to recreate the live U2 concert setting for their audiences. Tickets and info here.
Jul 10
Bear Mountain Butterflies: Butterfly Friends
9:30-10:40 am. Special programs for families with preschool age children ( 3 ˝ -5 ˝ ) $5 per person. Reservations preferred but not required. More info here or call 570-325-4848.
Jul 11
Bear Mountain Butterflies: Grandparent Day
One grandparent admitted free with each full price child admission. More info here or call 570-325-4848.
Jul 12
The Sixties Show at the Mauch Chunk Opera House
The Sixties Show is a NYC based theatrical based multimedia show from NYC and is regarded as The Greatest 1960’s Musical Tribute show in The World. The act features former members of Billy Joel’s and Elton John’s band, The Boston Pops and current members of multi-platinum pop stars, The Smithereens. Tickets and info here.
The Sixties Show at the Mauch Chunk Opera House
The Sixties Show is a NYC based theatrical based multimedia show from NYC and is regarded as the greatest 1960’s musical tribute show in the world. The act features former members of Billy Joel’s and Elton John’s band, The Boston Pops® and current members of Multi Platinum Pop Stars The Smithereens. Tickets and info here.
Jul 12 - 13
8th Annual Historic Downtown Jim Thorpe Merchants and Neighbors Sidewalk Sale
8th Annual Historic Downtown Jim Thorpe Merchants and Neighbors Sidewalk Sale!! Saturday July 12 and Sunday July 13. Noon til 5 Rain or Shine. 45+ Vendors from the Train Station to the Old Jail including Race Street. Bargains and Treasures Galore! More info here.
Jul 15
John Hiatt & The Combo with The Robert Cray Band
Reserved Seat $35/$30, $3/ticket fee, 8pm Tickets and info here.
Jul 17
Trampled Under Foot at the Opera House
The exciting blues-rock band Trampled Underfoot is led by siblings Danielle and Nick Schnebelen, who grew up with and helped drive the thriving Kansas City Blues scene, It's this band's last tour together. Let's send them off to whatever the future brings the right way! Tickets and info here.
Bear Mountain Butterflies: Butterfly Friends
9:30-10:40 am. Special programs for families with preschool age children ( 3 ˝ -5 ˝ ) $5 per person. Reservations preferred but not required. More info here or call 570-325-4848.
Jul 18
B.B. King at Penn's Peak
Reserved Seat $55/$45, $3/ticket fee, 8pm - Tickets and info here.
Bennie and the Jets at the Mauch Chunk Opera House
If your thing is the music of Elton John and his band, then this is the perfect show for you. Greg Ransom plays the Elton John character with aplomb, but most importantly – he has mastered the songs, both vocally and on the piano. His band is top-shelf too, pulling together all the parts of a master’s music and performing it like you want to hear it. Tickets and info here.
Jul 19
Ryan Shupe and the Rubber Band at the Mauch Chunk Opera House
Ryan Shupe and the Rubberband have won the Telluride Bluegrass Band Competition, which tells you some important musical basics. However, it doesn’t tell you about the magic of their stage show, their stunning jams, their hilarious comedic improvisations.With the Barefoot Movement. Tickets and info here.
Jul 19 - 20
Train-Bike Ride by Pocono Whitewater
Step back in time and enjoy a relaxing train ride up the Lehigh Gorge for 25 miles, then pedal your bike back down to Jim Thorpe at your own pace along the Lehigh Gorge Rail-Trail. Begin in Jim Thorpe where you will board the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway for a one-hour ride as the train swings onto the former Lehigh Valley main line and passes Glen Onoko, on it's way to White Haven. More info here.
Jul 24
Bear Mountain Butterflies: Butterfly Friends
9:30-10:40 am. Special programs for families with preschool age children ( 3 ˝ -5 ˝ ) $5 per person. Reservations preferred but not required. More info here or call 570-325-4848.
40 Story Radio Tower, with Amrev II
A variety show presented as a radio show or a stripped-down version of Prarie Home Companion, it's loaded with the spirit and talent that recalls all great theater. With special guest musical group Amrev II. Tickets and info here.
Jul 25
Upright Citizens Brigade at the Mauch Chunk Opera House
The Upright Citizens Brigade Tour Company is an evening of the best longform improv comedy on the East Coast. Named “Hot Farm Team” by Rolling Stone magazine and “Best Comedy Club” by The Village Voice. UCB performers create an entire show consisting of interconnected scenes, characters, and ideas completely made-up on the spot with no pre-planning or pre-writing. Tickets and info here.
Bear Mountain Butterflies: Grandparent Day
One grandparent admitted free with each full price child admission. More info here or call 570-325-4848.
Bear Mountain Butterflies: Super Sunday - Hawks and Falcons
Butterflies, frogs and birds ! CCEEC will brings live hawks and falcons for a special program at 5:00 PM. Light refreshments follow program. Cost is $6 per person for the end of day raptor program. Appropriate for ages 5 and older. Proceeds benefit the Sanctuary Foundation. More info here or call 570-325-4848.
Jul 26
The McLovins and Mipso at the Mauch Chunk Opera House
The McLovins intricate improvisation with a more versatile front line in which all members are singing in four-part harmony, writing lyrics and music. Set list segues and fiery improvisations are a staple of the band's performances, and keep their audiences always guessing what's coming next. The three North Carolina songwriters of Mipso have wandered off the path blazed by Earl Scruggs and Doc Watson to find a new clearing for their southern string band sound. Jul 31
Bear Mountain Butterflies: Butterfly Friends
9:30-10:40 am. Special programs for families with preschool age children ( 3 ˝ -5 ˝ ) $5 per person. Reservations preferred but not required. More info here or call 570-325-4848.