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Schedule Of Events for October 2014

Oct 1
Ghostwalks in Old Mauch Chunk
Join a costumed GhostGuide on Fridays and Saturdays (Sundays in October, 3rd-31st) for a one-mile, one-hour roundtrip on Broadway to hear intriguing tales of reported ghoulish encounters. Walks gather in the basement of the Inn at Jim Thorpe, 24 Broadway. Reservations recommended, 570 325-2346. Adults, $10; children, 7-12, $5.Tickets and info here.
Oct 2
Special Dimmick Library Dedication
The Friends of Dimmick Memorial Library hold a special dedication event at 4:30 PM, for past librarian Susan Sterling and for the library's new Pollinator Garden. All are welcome to attend. Please call for more information, or More info here.
Oct 4
Old Jail Ghost Tours
Old Jail, 128 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, Sat: October 4, 11, 18. 6:15 PM to 9 PM – tours begin every 20 minutes. Experience ghostly happenings, wander dark cells in an 1871 Old Jail. Hear spine-chilling tales of unseen touches, mysterious voices, black shadows and wispy mists that appear in the Old Jail. This is not a fright creation. Adult $10; High School Student $7.00. No one under 12. 570-325-5259 Tickets and info here.
Oct 4 - 5
2014 Fall Foliage Weekends in Jim Thorpe
Jim Thorpe shines in the fall with train rides, vendors, crafters, live entertainment throughout town. It's truly a glorious time of year and all kinds of fun. More info here. And also be sure to keep an eye on our Facebook page.
Oct 11
Old Jail Ghost Tours
Old Jail, 128 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, Sat: October 4, 11, 18. 6:15 PM to 9 PM – tours begin every 20 minutes. Experience ghostly happenings, wander dark cells in an 1871 Old Jail. Hear spine-chilling tales of unseen touches, mysterious voices, black shadows and wispy mists that appear in the Old Jail. This is not a fright creation. Adult $10; High School Student $7.00. No one under 12. 570-325-5259 Tickets and info here.
Oct 11 - 12
2014 Fall Foliage Weekends in Jim Thorpe
Jim Thorpe shines in the fall with train rides, vendors, crafters, live entertainment throughout town. It's truly a glorious time of year and all kinds of fun. More info here. And also be sure to keep an eye on our Facebook page.
Oct 12
Paragon Ragtime Orchestra at the Mauch Chunk Opera House
We go back to the way the Opera House was in the 1920's, when orchestras performed film scores for silent movies by Chaplin, Keaton, and Lloyd, among others. The extraordinary Paragon Ragtime Orchestra, with its retinue of Julliard-trained musicians, provide a glimpse through their remarkable show, how it was in the Roaring Twenties. Tickets and info here.
Oct 16
The Duhks at the Mauch Chunk Opera House
Canada's premier neo-tradsters romp from world-beat to blues, urban-pop to old-timey, with wild-eyed invention, haunting traditionalism, and spine-rattling groove. GRAMMY nominees and JUNO award winners, seeing The Duhks live is nothing short of a spiritual experience. Tickets and info here.
Oct 17
Janis Ian at the Mauch Chunk Opera House
Janis Ian is the quintessential survivor, flourishing once again as an independent artist, forming her own label, and doing what she does best…writing great songs. Tickets and info here.
Oct 18
Tommy James & The Shondells at Penns Peak
Reserved Seat $38/$33, $3/ticket fee, 8pm Tickets and info here.
Ryan Montbleau at the Mauch Chunk Opera House
Songs for Ryan Montbleau typically need to simmer. In his 10-year career this gifted singer and his limber band have built their catalog the old-fashioned way, by introducing new songs to their live set, then bending and shaping them over dozens of performances before committing a definitive version to the hard drive. Tickets and info here.
Old Jail Ghost Tours
Old Jail, 128 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe, Sat: October 4, 11, 18. 6:15 PM to 9 PM – tours begin every 20 minutes. Experience ghostly happenings, wander dark cells in an 1871 Old Jail. Hear spine-chilling tales of unseen touches, mysterious voices, black shadows and wispy mists that appear in the Old Jail. This is not a fright creation. Adult $10; High School Student $7.00. No one under 12. 570-325-5259 Tickets and info here.
Oct 18 - 19
2014 Fall Foliage Weekends in Jim Thorpe
Jim Thorpe shines in the fall with train rides, vendors, crafters, live entertainment throughout town. It's truly a glorious time of year and all kinds of fun. More info here. And also be sure to keep an eye on our Facebook page.
Oct 19
Chris MacDonald's Elvis Presley at the Mauch Chunk Opera House
Thirty six years ago, the greatest entertainer and pop culture icon of our time passed away, becoming Rocks ultimate symbol. If youre still lonesome for that energy, charisma, and voice, then join us as we celebrate the life and music of Elvis Presley, with a special and timeless tribute. Tickets and info here.
Oct 24
Popa Chubby CD Release at the Mauch Chunk Opera House
Popa Chubbys collection of jet-fueled originals is about to grow with his CD release party at the Opera House. The forthcoming release of Im Feelin Lucky: The Blues According to Popa Chubby exemplifies his guitar mastery. Tickets and info here.
Back to the Garden 1969- The Woodstock Experience at Penns Peak
This is a General Admission show. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 day of show. There is a $1 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. For more information call 866-605-PEAK or click here!
Oct 25
Frank Sinatra Tribute by Tony Sands Orchestra at the Mauch Chunk Opera House
Tony Sands captivates his audiences with the mannerisms, illusion and romance that have made him a must-see in Atlantic City and Vegas for more than 20 years. His impressive resume includes numerous television appearances throughout the east coast, as well as his spot-on portrayal of Frank Sinatra in a Rat Pack-style revue. Tickets and info here.
Oct 25 - 26
Trick or Treat Weekend in Jim Thorpe
Trick-or-Treat Weekend - October 25 & 26, Kids... dress up in your costume and come Trick-or-Treat at select downtown businesses from Noon - 5pm (must be with adult). The perfect daytime atmosphere to show off those adorable and scary costumes! Even if you don't have little ones, this is an enjoyable weekend to watch the Halloweeners and their parents chasing after them:) More info here.
Oct 30
40 Story Radio Tower at the Mauch Chunk Opera House
Like Prairie Home Companion without the giant budget, 40 Story Radio Tower features plays, comedy, poetry, and musical guests, The Day Rubies. Tickets and info here.
Oct 31
Michale Graves Band Halloween at the Mauch Chunk Opera House
Former Misfits vocalist Michale Graves is an American singer-songwriter and musician whose career has spanned nearly two decades. Always evolving as an artist, Michale has performed within several genres as fans followed his instantly recognizable voice across five continents. Tickets and info here.
Robin Trower at Penns Peak
General Admission $27/$32, $3/ticket fee, 8pm Tickets and info here.