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Free Fun for the Entire Family at the 15th Annual Zane Grey Festival

 

Children having their faces painted at the 14th Annual Zane Grey Festival.

Upper Delaware S&RR News Release

Contact(s):  Susie Kaspar, Park RangerRelease date:  7/01/19

susie_kaspar@nps.gov
570-685-4871 x 6610

Free Fun for the Entire Family at the 15th Annual Zane Grey Festival

Beach Lake, PA – The Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River and the Zane Grey’s West Society will host the 15th Annual Zane Grey Festival.  The free festival will be held on the grounds of the Zane Grey Museum in Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Saturday, July 13th, 2019.

 

The Zane Grey Festival provides fun for the entire family with many activities and events for children and adults throughout the day including:

  • 11:00 am – Live Bird of Prey Show by Bill Streeter of the Delaware Valley Raptor
  • 11:30 am – 3:30 pm – Horse Drawn Wagon Rides by Brook Valley Farm
  • 12:30 pm – The Upper Delaware Puppeteers present Wild about Wildlife
  • 1:00 pm – Guided Walking tour of Dolly’s Garden Path, the woman behind Zane Grey by Park Ranger Leanne Bruetch
  • 1:15- 3:00 pm – Live Folk Music – by local musician Dan Engvaldsen

Throughout the day staff from Steamtown National Historic Site will demonstrate the “Ring of Fire”.  There will be craft activities available for children of all ages, a children’s scavenger hunt, face painting, primitive skills, weaving demonstrations and more!  The Lackawaxen Fire Company will serve hamburgers & hotdogs (donations accepted) and the Honesdale National Bank will serve popcorn and ice cold water all day.

Zane Grey’s legacy of literature and sportsmanship lives on in Lackawaxen!  Come join the fun and learn more about the Western novelist that lived in Lackawaxen. For more information call (570) 685-4871 or email upde_interpretation@nps.gov.

Location: 135 Scenic Drive, Lackawaxen, PA 18435
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Fee Information: Free
Contact Name: Susie Kaspar
Contact Email: susie_kaspar@nps.gov
Contact Phone Number: 570-685-4871 x 6610