Tag: Jim Thorpe

It’s all about the man

If it’s the third weekend in May, it’s time to celebrate the man, athlete and Olympic legend, Jim Thorpe. The Annual Jim Thorpe Birthday Celebration will be held on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19 at the Josiah White Park (train station) in…

Celebrate the 4th of July in Jim Thorpe Style

Come celebrate the 4th of July in Jim Thorpe Style! Recently named by Town and Country Magazine as one of the 30 Small Towns You Should Visit this Summer, Jim Thorpe is the perfect place to spend your Independence Day Weekend. We’ve got concerts,…

Get your Irish on in Jim Thorpe

Sure and Begorrah, Parade weekend in Jim Thorpe is bound to bring your Irish out. While the 19th annual Carbon County St. Patrick’s Day Parade doesn’t begin until 1 p.m. on Sunday, there’s lots of smiling for Irish eyes to do before then. Irish and…

More Olde Time Christmas fun in Jim Thorpe – no mittens required

Despite the mild December weather, you can still wear your ugly Christmas sweaters  but there’s no need for mittens this weekend to enjoy Jim Thorpe’s 34th annual Olde Time Christmas Celebration this weekend. There are train rides with Santa, strolling musicians, carolers, and Evan the 7-foot Elf. There’s storytelling…

Jim Thorpe candlelight vigil for peace

Jim Thorpe will join the world in prayers for peace during a candlelight vigil Tuesday, Nov. 24 at 6 p.m. in the Josiah White Park. Jim Thorpe author and spiritual activist Michelle Gallagher organized the bring-your-own-candle event after witnessing social media reaction to terrorist…