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Schedule Of Events for August 2015

Aug 1
Lehigh Gorge Dam Release
The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District released the 2015 Flow Management Plan for the Francis E. Walter Dam in White Haven, PA. The plan incorporates several changes from the previous year agreed upon by partner organizations and based on public input. More info here.
Aug 2
Lehigh Gorge Dam Release
The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District released the 2015 Flow Management Plan for the Francis E. Walter Dam in White Haven, PA. The plan incorporates several changes from the previous year agreed upon by partner organizations and based on public input. More info here.
Aug 3
Super Sunday: Live Birds of Prey - Owls at Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary
Regular hours 11-5 live owl show 5:00 Butterflies, frogs and owls! special videos, crafts, story times for young children throughout the day. CCEEC brings live owls for this fun, educational, and fascinating program. Light refreshments to follow program. Cost is $6 per person for the end of day owl program. Appropriate for ages 6 and older. More info here.
Aug 4
4th Annual Jim Thorpe National Night Out
6PM to 10 PM entertainment and food for everyone. Proceeds donated to area non-profits. Jim Thorpe Memorial Park 101 E 10th Street. Cindy Henning 570-778-5828 or jtnno@hotmail.com
Aug 7 - 8
Burlesque Show at the Opera House
This show only gets more and more popular so reserve early! Headlined by 2013 PABF Crystal Corset Award winner and Dita VonTeese cast member, Medianoche, the PABF presents the Friday Fundraiser Showcase, featuring a special performance by Burlesque legend Penny Starr. The weekend is complete with classes and the Burlesque Bazaar. More info here.
Aug 8
Moonlight Rafting by Pocono Whitewater
Enjoy the Lehigh by moonlight, for $94.99pp. Wetsuits, Wine, Cheese, Crackers, are included! Tickets and info here.
Lehigh Gorge Dam Release
The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District released the 2015 Flow Management Plan for the Francis E. Walter Dam in White Haven, PA. The plan incorporates several changes from the previous year agreed upon by partner organizations and based on public input. More info here.
Aug 9
Lehigh Gorge Dam Release
The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District released the 2015 Flow Management Plan for the Francis E. Walter Dam in White Haven, PA. The plan incorporates several changes from the previous year agreed upon by partner organizations and based on public input. More info here.
Aug 14
Sugar Blue at the Opera House
Sugar Blue is known as the Jimi Hendrix and Charlie Parker of the harmonica for his astonishing technical mastery. His style is melodically fluid, instantly recognizable for its soaring trills, flamboyant flourishes and swooping glissandos that bring the tiny dynamo’s remarkable sonic and emotional range to life. Tickets and info here.
Aug 15
Lehigh Gorge Dam Release
The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District released the 2015 Flow Management Plan for the Francis E. Walter Dam in White Haven, PA. The plan incorporates several changes from the previous year agreed upon by partner organizations and based on public input. More info here.
Dublin City Ramblers at the Opera House
With Ireland’s legendary folk music group have been at it for 4 decades and recently have been honored with a Ballad/Folk Group of the Year award at the Irish Country Music Awards. During their long career, the multi award winning Dublin City Ramblers have released over 30 albums, eight of which went gold. Tickets and info here.
Aug 16
Lehigh Gorge Dam Release
The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District released the 2015 Flow Management Plan for the Francis E. Walter Dam in White Haven, PA. The plan incorporates several changes from the previous year agreed upon by partner organizations and based on public input. More info here.
Aug 18
An Evening with Graham Nash
This is a Reserved Seating show. Tickets are $45 and $40. There is a $3 per ticket transaction fee at the Penn's Peak Box Office. Doors open at 6:00pm and showtime is at 8:00pm. Tickets can be purchased at the Penn's Peak Box Office (walk-up only), Roadies Restaurant (walk-up only) or through Ticketmaster. Tickets and info here.
Aug 21
Hey 19 Steely Dan Tribute at the Opera House
Hey Nineteen is the Nation’s top Steely Dan tribute band, an 11-piece group of professional musicians with the theoretical knowledge and musicality required to master the complex music of Steely Dan. They have packed venues throughout New England and are well-known for their their spot-on Steely Dan sound. Hey Nineteen will amaze you with their exacting solos (as originally recorded), vocals, harmonies, and musicality, all while keeping you moving with their high-energy show. Aug 22
Lehigh Gorge Dam Release
The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District released the 2015 Flow Management Plan for the Francis E. Walter Dam in White Haven, PA. The plan incorporates several changes from the previous year agreed upon by partner organizations and based on public input. More info here.
Moonlight Rafting by Pocono Whitewater
Enjoy the Lehigh by moonlight, for $94.99pp. Wetsuits, Wine, Cheese, Crackers, are included! Tickets and info here.
Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo at the Opera House
Caution – you may want to put down your guitars. You’re about to witness the truly remarkable Frank Vignola, accompanied by the also-amazing Vinny Raniolo, in a venue built for presenting musical talent of this caliber. Two extraordinary guitarists, Vignola and Raniolo bring jaw-dropping technique (and a lot of fun) for a not-to-be-missed concert. Tickets and info here.
Aug 23
Lehigh Gorge Dam Release
The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District released the 2015 Flow Management Plan for the Francis E. Walter Dam in White Haven, PA. The plan incorporates several changes from the previous year agreed upon by partner organizations and based on public input. More info here.
Aug 28
Ryan Shupe and the Rubberband at the 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. Incredible fiddle, guitars and banjo, original and classic tunes, lead vocals and harmonies, comedy even: there’s just about nothing this band can’t do – and do it well. Tickets an
Aug 29
Lehigh Gorge Dam Release
The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District released the 2015 Flow Management Plan for the Francis E. Walter Dam in White Haven, PA. The plan incorporates several changes from the previous year agreed upon by partner organizations and based on public input. More info here.
Eric Burdon & the Animals with the Edgar Winter Band
This is a Reserved Seating show with a Pit. Reserved Seats are $40 and Pit Tickets are $45. There is a $3 per ticket transaction fee at the Penn's Peak Box Office. Doors open at 6:00pm and showtime is at 8:00pm. Tickets can be purchased at the Penn's Peak Box Office (walk-up only), Roadies Restaurant (walk-up only) or through Ticketmaster. Tickets and info here.
Sons & Heirs (A Smiths, Morrissey Tribute) at the Opera House
The music of Morrissey, Johnny Marr & co. lives on with The Sons & Heirs, a New York-based tribute band that recreates the experience of seeing The Smiths in their prime. Singer Ronnissey, guitarist Ravi Marr, bassist Fredo Rourke, and drummer Flax Joyce deliver the songs and live atmosphere of The Smiths and solo Morrissey with keen attention to detail, down to the last gladioli. Tickets and info here.
Aug 30
Lehigh Gorge Dam Release
The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District released the 2015 Flow Management Plan for the Francis E. Walter Dam in White Haven, PA. The plan incorporates several changes from the previous year agreed upon by partner organizations and based on public input. More info here.