Steampunk Honesdale


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Steampunk Honesdale will take place on Friday and Saturday, July 21 and 22.

Historic Main Street will be filled with merchandise from local stores, area vendors, Steampunk artists, vendors and area nonprofits.

Browse through the variety of Honesdale stores, learn about local history and services, and dine at one of the many area restaurants and cafes.

For a full list, stop by one of the shops in Honesdale and pick up a brochure, complete with a colorful map, list of events and historic walking tour, or go to visithonesdalepa.com.

Enjoy the exhibits at the newly expanded and remodeled Wayne County Historical Society, located at 810 Main St. The Historical Society is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year with a new exhibit called "History of Wayne County in 100 Objects." The Museum will be open both days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Steam returns to Honesdale with rail excursions aboard a real steam locomotive on The Stourbridge Line both days, as well as on Sunday. Go to www.stourbridgeline.net, or call 570-470-2697 for ticket information and departure times.

Enjoy the Wayne County Farmers Market, on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., (located in front of Dave’s Food Town, 220 Willow Ave.) featuring many items made and grown locally.

Scooter rentals will be available at Stephens Pharmacy/NE Med-Equip, located at 1101 Main St. Full day rentals are available for $25.00 per day, and hourly rentals begin at $15 for the first two hours, with $5for each additional hour, up to $25. Call 570-253-7700 for additional information.

There will also be many fun activities during this new event.

Enter the Beards and Gears contest at Chyle’s Classic Cuts. Deck out your favorite pet in its finest Steampunk attire, and have a photo taken at Fins and Feathers. Make a pair of Steampunk earrings at Bloom, or get a Tarot reading from Madame Savoir tout cela at Honesdale Green House Flowers.

Participate in the Tea Dueling completion at Mount Pleasant Herbary.

Join the fun at the Wayne County Public Library, and participate in their Blind Book Sale.

Visit Steampunk Commons (Central Park) on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. to see Steampunk artwork and creations brought to you by the Wayne County Arts Alliance, and enjoy the classic car cruise beginning at 5 p.m. Purchase your Coal Drop raffle ticket for your chance to win one of seven great prizes!

The fun doesn’t stop at 5 p.m.

Have fun at the “Green Hour” Absinthe Party from 5 to 10 p.m. at The Wine Room on both Friday and Saturday, or dance the night away at the Steampunk Contra Dance, Saturday night, at The Cooperage.

Sponsors of the event include the Greater Honesdale Partnership and The Dime Bank.

For more information, go to VisitHonesdalePa.com.


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