Fall Into The Hawley Harvest Hoedown on October 3rd, 2015. Get into the spirit of fall and dive into a colorful pile of festive activities and autumn beauty! One of NEPAs favorite annual events, The Hawley Harvest Hoedown celebrates fall in the charming town of Hawley, PA. Hosted by the Downtown Hawley Partnership, enjoy this great weekend packed full of cider tastings, brews, contests, demonstrations, family activities, crafts, day and night entertainment, fresh locally grown foods, local maple syrup, pies, local business specials and deals and so much more on the main and side streets of Hawley on Saturday, Oct 3 beginning at 10am. Several other organizations, including the Hawley Fire Department, The Hawley Library and area churches will also be holding special events and activities. For more details, please visit www.hawleyharvesthoedown.com.
From noon until 3pm, local musicians are welcome to take part in the Folk Open Mic under the Ritz marquee. Those interested in performing should sign-up in advance and bring their own instruments. The sign-up board will be available at 11am.
As a finale to Saturday’s festivities, NEPA’s favorite hard-driving, foot-stomping bluegrass band, The Coal Town Rounders cap off the annual Hawley Harvest Hoedown with two other high energy bluegrass and folk bands. Complimenting this triple bill is 4-piece MardiGrass band, Roosevelt Dime, whose latest release “Full Head of Steam (2014),” climbed to #6 on the Folk Charts in New York and #8 nationally. The concert also features 2014 RockyGrass Band Competition winners, Caribou Mountain Collective. The show begins at 8:00 pm at the Ritz Theater located at 512 Keystone Street in Hawley. Doors will open at 7:30pm.
“We have about 50 tickets still eligible for receiving the 10% Facebook Share discount. We’re also raffling off 10 custom letterpress printed Hawley Hoedown 2015 posters, designed and printed by Coal Town Rounder’s mandolin player and professional letterpress printer, Matthew Hiller. All members of the Coal Town Rounders will sign the poster. The first 200 ticket buyers are automatically entered to win one of these custom printed posters,” says Jill Carletti, Production Manager of the Hawley Harvest Hoedown Concert. “We’re also thrilled to have The Hotel Belvidere host the after-party for this concert. The Hawley Harvest Hoedown and its first ever Bluegrass & Folk Concert was a highlight of last year for many of us, and we can’t wait to do it again,” adds Carletti.
Seating for this show should be reserved and tickets are tiered at different price levels. Bronze tickets are $16, Silver Tickets are $20 and Gold Tickets are $25 and the difference is dependent on the seats chosen. Seats can be can reserved online at www.harmonypresents.com or by calling (570) 588-8077. Seats can also be reserved in person at AMSkier Insurance Agency located at 209 Main Avenue in Hawley during regular business hours.
Cocoon Coffee House will cater wine, beer, coffee and snacks on site at The Ritz Theater during the show.