Calendar of Events

Family Fun Cookout
Jul 2 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Family Fun Cookout

at Whitewater Rafting Adventures

Tuesday, July 2 | 4:30-7:30pm | Price: $25 – $50

Choose your own adventure at our cookout for a cause! Join us at Whitewater Rafting Adventures (101 W Adventure Trl Rd, Nesquehoning, PA 18240). Included with admission, this family-friendly event will feature:

  • Picnic-style food (grilled chicken, burgers, hotdogs, etc.)
  • Smoothies by Purple Green Juice Bar
  • Live music by the Sound Birds and friends
  • Unlimited zipline rides donated by WRA (must be age 10+)
  • Stand-up paddle board demo by LL Bean (bring a swimsuit!)
  • Live raptors and nature-based activities provided by Carbon County Environmental Education Center and others

Registration: Tickets are limited! Reserve your tickets online while supplies last:

Whitewater Rafting Adventures, Purple Green, Sound Birds, LL Bean, CCEEC and others have generously donated their services.

Nature Walk w/ The Nature Conservancy
Aug 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday, August 15 | 6:30-8:00pm | Price: FREE
Located in our backyard, the Barrens in Long Pond are unique in the entire world. They hold the highest concentration of globally rare species in PA and fire is essential to the long-term maintenance of this community.  In 1992, The Nature Conservancy declared the Long Pond Barrens one of the “Last Great Places” and opened one of the very first community offices in Blakeslee. Come learn how the long-range plan for conservation has unfolded in this exceptional place. Carbon County Community Foundation Executive Director Amber Breiner will be on hand to introduce the purpose and goals of their new Lehigh River Watershed Fund.
Registration: Space is limited and registration is required. To register, contact Jenny Case at,or call 570.643.7922 ext. 325. Please dress appropriately for the weather and for walking on uneven ground. Program is free, but donations to the Lehigh River Watershed Fund are welcome. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the event at Hauser Nature Center for check-in. Address is 1567 Long Pond Rd, Long Pond, PA 18334. Directions and additional information can be provided when registering for event.
Art with a View 2019 @ Blue Mountain Resort
Oct 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Art with a View 2019 @ Blue Mountain Resort

Live auction & art sale featuring the work of well-known and emerging artists in the Carbon County region:

  • Doug Didyoung
  • Emily Phifer
  • Earlene Russe
  • Randall Sellers
  • Mary Anne Shafer
  • Lynn Shupp
  • Denege Smith
  • Victor Stabin

and others

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