Look out for these local events coming up this weekend

Care to see a show? Or compete in the ultimate snowshoe competition? Here’s a look at some local events happening this weekend to enjoy a bit of February fun.

| 04 Feb 2022 | 10:52

Go to the theatre to see “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”
Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Don’t miss out on North Star Theater Company’s last show this weekend at Sussex County Community College’s Performing Art Center. Masks are required. Show times are Friday, February 4, at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, February 5, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, February 6, at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at North Star’s online box office. Cost is $20 for adults and $15 for seniors (65+).

Address: Sussex County Community College’s Performing Art Center, located at 1 College Hill in Newton, N.J.

Eat, Drink, and Play at Wally Ice Fest’s Winter Wonderland
Saturday & Sunday

Wally Ice Fest is back, featuring a jam-packed schedule of live music, firepits, ice golf, keg curling, axe throwing, local eats and brews – and of course: the Pocono Pond Hockey Tournament. Bring your own skates for free ice skating on Saturday – and stick around for fireworks, kicking off at 5:45 p.m. Activities start at 10 a.m. on Saturday, and 9 a.m. on Sunday.

Address: Lake Russell Maple Farm, 116 Secret Eagle Dr., Newfoundland, Pa.

Take on the Viking Snowshoe Invasion 5k...or just watch

Choose your challenge – a 5K tromp across the ridge of the mountain, or for a little less of an excursion, take the “final mile” option. Spectators can gather by outdoor fireplaces and cheer on their viking as they make their way down the mountain. Registration is $30. BYOS (bring your own shoes). Registration and check in is at 7:30 a.m. in the Biergarten at Mountain Creek’s Red Tail Lodge. The lift will start taking people up the mountain at 8 a.m. The race begins at 9 a.m.

Address: Mountain Creek, 200 NJ-94, Vernon Township, N.J.

Enjoy a winter ecology hike by the Pocono Environmental Education Center

Join the PEEC on a hike to learn how different plants and animals survive the winter. The hike starts at 1 p.m. All ages are welcome. Cost is $5 per person. To register, call: 570-828-2319

Address: 538 Emery Rd. Dingmans Ferry, Pa.

Want more great local events? Visit our event calendar at route94.com