Historic Honesdale rolls out the pumpkins, hay bales, corn stalks, and fall colors for its annual Harvest & Heritage Days festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9, and Sunday, Oct. 10.
Everything is back in full swing, so be ready for pumpkin painting, blacksmith demos, wandering through local boutique shops and vendors, and food to please any age or palate.
Roots & Rhythm is back for a peek of what 2022 will have on hand. Join them for some jazz at the Fred Miller Pavilion on both Saturday and Sunday. Look for their updates at honesdalerootsandrhythm.com.
The Wayne County Historical Society will open the Old Stone Jail and downtown museum for tours. Information on times and attractions can be found on their website at waynehistorypa.com or by calling 570-253-3240 Relax with a scenic train ride or with an old-fashioned hayride. The Stourbridge Line will show off all the local foliage with a scenic ride along the Lackawaxen River, and hayrides will be offered downtown, for a small fee, from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday from noon to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday. For more information on Stourbridge Line excursions and ticket prices, visit thestourbridgeline.net, call 570-470-2697, or email email@example.com.
At night, learn Honesdale’s creepy secrets with a ghost tour. These horrific tales will teach and torture. Meet at Central Park for a 40-minute walking tour held from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are timed and will only be sold online at VisitHonesdalePA.com.
Visit the Wayne County Farmers’ Market, 200 Willow Avenue (Route 6) on Saturday, Oct. 9, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. You will find fresh produce, flowers, plants, herbs, and many more locally grown and handmade items. Honesdale’s Main Street is eight blocks long, so wear your walking shoes.
The day is hosted by the Greater Honesdale Partnership. This year, sponsors are the President Sponsors are the Dime Bank, EXCAB, Inc, FNCB Bank, Honesdale National Bank, Unrivaled Realizations, and Wayne Bank.