Affordable things to do in the Pocono region this weekend
Pearl Jam Tribute. $18. Ten is one of AXTV’s World’s Greatest Tribute Bands, and the Pearl Jam tribute is performing at 8 p.m. on Feb. 26 at the Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe. Since 2003, the group has played more than 550 shows in the U.S. and abroad, making it the longest touring Pearl Jam tribute in the country. Doors open at 7 p.m. For more information, call 570-325-0249.
World Record Attempt. Free. Skate into the record books as Alpine Mountain Ski & Snow Tubing Center attempts to break the world record for the largest ice skating lesson from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 497 Timberhill Road, Henryville. For more information, call 570-595-2150.
Melvin Seals & JGB. $17 in advance, $22 the day of the show. Hammond B-3 master Melvin Seals is performing with JGB at 8 p.m. Feb. 27 at Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Rd., Jim Thorpe. Keyboard and organ player for the Jerry Garcia Band for 18 years, Seals was a pioneer in jam music, and he continues that legacy with JGB. Funk-rock fusion group, McLovins will open the show. Doors open at 7 p.m. For more information, call 610-826-9100.
Hank & Pattie. $19 to $22. Bluegrass duo Hank Smith and Pattie Hopkins Kinlaw are performing at 8 p.m. Feb. 27 in the underground theater of the Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Dr., Hawley. The Harmony Presents event features the Latin and jazz infused stylings of Smith and Kinlaw as they present their take on traditional bluegrass music. For more information, call 570-588-8077.