What’s Happening


Full moon hike, 8:30 p.m., Salt Springs Park, Franklin Forks. Bring a snack to share around a campfire afterwards, a flashlight, and an adventurous spirit. Meet at the Wheaton House. Fee: free-will donation or nonperishable food item for the local food bank. Info: 570-967-7275; www.friendsofsaltspringspark.org; email friends@saltspringspark.org


Gun Show hosted by Thompson Hose Co., Water St., Thompson. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.  Promoted by Jaeger Arms Promotions.


Archery for Beginners, 10 a.m., Salt Springs Park, Franklin Forks. Equipment and targets provided. All ages welcome. $5/person; $15/family.

Roast Beef Supper at Thompson United Methodist Church, 586 Main St., Thompson. Dine in, 5 p.m.; takeouts available at 4:30 p.m. All are welcome.


All-American Music, 7 p.m., Salt Springs Park, Franklin Forks. Bring something to sit on and marshmallows to toast over an open fire afterwards. Free, but we pass the hat.


Independence Day!

Montrose Independence Day Celebration, 7:45 a.m.-10 p.m., downtown Montrose. 3 for the 4th foot races, one-mile fun run, 7:45 a.m.; 5k race, 8:10 p.m.; 10k race; 8:20 a.m. Over 125 arts and craft vendors on the Green, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Patriotic Parade, 11 a.m.; Food: Chicken BBQ. Giant fireworks display at dusk at Montrose Area High School. General Info – 570-278-3537, Vendors – 570-278-2750, Races – 607-727-7167, Parade – 607-725-1285. Sponsored by Montrose Area Kiwanis, Lions and Rotary Clubs. Fireworks sponsored by Montrose Area Chamber of Commerce.

Fireworks sponsored by the Montrose Chamber of Commerce, dusk, Montrose Area High School.  Rain date: July 5. Donations accepted for next year’s presentation.

Pancake breakfast buffet, 7:30-10:30 a.m., Montrose United Methodist Church, 526 Church St., Montrose. Adults/$9; children 4-12/$6; 3 and under/ free.


Thompson Hose Company July Festivities in downtown Thompson. Starting at 11 a.m. with a chicken bbq, parade at 11:30, music all day and evening, clam and beer tent, games, Bingo, variety of food all day and evening. Fireworks, 10 p.m. (rain date for fireworks, Sunday, July 8, 10 p.m.)

Lavender festival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Self Discovery Wellness Arts Center, 200 Lake Ave., Montrose. Lavender ice cream, lemonade, iced tea, cookies, muffins, brownies. Dried Lavender plants, dried bunches and products. Select vendors, raffles, musicians, demonstrations. Info: Info: 570-278-9256; www.wellnessarts.com; email: wellness@epix.net.


Hot Dog Roast, 5 p.m., Jessup Twp. park, located behind township building, Rt. 706, Fairdale. All ages. Games, music. No dogs, please. Free will offering.

Midsummer Fair, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Green Gables, Main St., New Milford. Cornhole tournament, chicken bbq, Classic Car Cruise-In, craft fair, flea market. Sponsored by New Milford Rotary and New Milford Men’s Club. Info: 607-201-8481.

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