Tag: Mauch Chunk Opera House

May is popping with fun in Jim Thorpe

The flowers are blooming, the trains are running and there’s lots of great fun and entertainment this month in Jim Thorpe. Penn’s Peak has Dark Star Orchestra onstage tonight. Get there early for a spectacular panoramic view of the area. Be sure to check out Damn the…

Let them eat cake in Jim Thorpe

This first weekend of May not only marks the arrival of regular season train excursions with the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway but also the start of National Tourism Week. What better place to celebrate than Jim Thorpe! Back in 1850, known then as Mauch…

Jim Thorpe celebrates Earth Day – a better late than never post

Today Jim Thorpe celebrates its 16th annual Earth Day. Organized by Race Street’s Horizons Gift Store owner Shelli Holland, activities include a river clean-up, live music, hula hoops, rock climb, book readings, crafters, and much more. Click here for more info. The Race Street Park…

Valentine’s Day and WinterFest in Jim Thorpe

Happy Valentine’s Day! Did you know Jim Thorpe was named the 2012 Best Romantic Getaway by Philadelphia Magazine? Lovers flocking to town this weekend to celebrate Valentine’s Day know and know why. With Tusk (Fleetwood Mac tribute band) concerts at the Mauch Chunk Opera House both…

Baby it’s cold outside

If you love winter, come on up to Jim Thorpe all week long for some snowshoeing and cross-country skiing along the trails and downhill skiing at nearby Blue Mountain Ski Area. If you like to look at the beautiful scenery but prefer shorter doses of the great outdoors…