Affordable things to do in the Pocono region this weekend

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    Winterfest 2016 at Lackawanna State Park: With or without snow, free winter fun is available, including sled dogs, crafts, an ice safety demonstration and introductions to ice fishing and winter-friendly bicycles with extra-wide tires. If the weather cooperates, you can borrow snow shoes or cross-country skis, too. The park is located 10 miles north of Scranton at 1830 Abington Road, North Abington Township. 570-945-3239.

    Crystal Cabin Fever: Take part in an interactive display made from more than 100 tons of ice. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday-Mondays until Feb. 29, at 311 Purdytown Turnpike, Lakeville, ride an ice slide, watch ice carving demonstrations and competitions. Enjoy some hot chocolate or wine and stop by other exhibits such as glass blowing, live music and photo opportunities. $15 for adults, $10 for children ages 3-14. Call 570-226-6246 for more info.

    Peter Mulvey: $20 in advance. $25 general admission. Folk musician Peter Mulvey plays in a range of styles including blues, jazz and Americana. The proven songwriter has shared the stage with the likes of Emmylou Harris, Ani diFranco and the Indigo Girls. Mulvey is performing at 8 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive, Hawley. Doors open at 7:45. For more information call 570-588-8077 or email [email protected].

    Sherman Winter Jam: $12 in advance. $15 at the show. The 15th Annual Sherman Winter Jam features acts Flux Capacitor, Teddy Midnight, Appalachian Gypsy Tribe and Schmidtwood Moose starting at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Sherman Theater, 524 Main St., Stroudsburg. Doors open at 7 p.m. For more information call 570-420-2809.