Affordable things to do in the Pocono region this weekend

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Jethro Tull’s Martin Barre. $22 in advance. $27 the day of the show. The renowned guitarist of Jethro Tull performs songs from the Tull catalogue and new tracks from his solo records at 8 p.m. Oct. 21 at Penn’s Peak, 325 Maury Rd., Jim Thorpe. Tickets are available at the Penn’s Peak box office, Roadies Restaurant, online at and by phone at 866-605-7325. Doors open at 7 p.m. For more information, email [email protected]

Ten Band. $18. One of AXSTV’s World’s Greatest Tribute Bands, the Ten Band brings the celebrated catalogue of Pearl Jam to the Poconos, performing at 8 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 West Broadway, Jim Thorpe. The band has played over 550 shows throughout the U.S. and beyond since 2003, and has developed a show that appeals to both die-hards and casual fans. For more information, visit the opera house website at or call 570-325-0249.

Monsterball Bash. Admission is free. This slopeside Halloween party takes place from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Oct. 22 at the Blue Mountain Resort, 1660 Blue Mountain Drive, Palmerton. The late night party features live entertainment from DJ Chris, food and drink specials, promotional giveaways and costume prizes. Patrons must be 21 and older to attend and are encouraged to come dressed in costume and prepared for a “scary good time.” For more information, call 610-826-7700.

Doom Theater II. $8 in advance. $10 the day of the show. King Dead, Dead Men, Disposable, Holy Toast, Copronymous and Chelsea Smarr perform during this music showcase that begins at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. Advance tickets are available at the venue box office and by visiting For more information, call 570-420-2808.