Affordable things to do in the Pocono region this weekend
The Slambovian Circus of Dreams: On March 19, listen to the folk-pop, alt-country roots-rock music of this unique group. Music dances between religious and philosophical mythologies. The music is said to be uplifting and empowering. Doors open at 7:45 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive. Tickets are $22 in advance, $25 day of.
“Don Quixote”: Performed by the Moscow Festival Ballet, the production of the classic Spanish novel, “Don Quixote de la Mancha” will begin at 8 p.m. March 18 at Mitrani Hall on the campus of Bloomsburg University. Call 570-389-4409 for tickets and more information.
Build your own nesting box: Feel like getting a little crafty this weekend? Salt Springs Park has you covered. Construction begins at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 19. Call 570-967-7275 to register. Cost is $10 a person, $5 for members.
Mayday Parade and The Maine: $20 in advance. $23 the day of the event. Florida pop-rock quintet Mayday Parade has endeared itself to a loyal fan base with high energy performances and four studio records since 2005. On the heels of their latest release, Black Lines, Mayday Parade is performing at 7 p.m. March 17 at the Sherman Theater, 524 Main Street, Stroudsburg with supporting act The Maine. For more information call 570-420-2809.
Fly Fishing Workshop: Get a head start on angling season at this workshop for all ages. Take part in discussions of equipment, casting, strategy, fly-tying, basic trout stream macro-invertebrate entomology and local fishing areas. From 9 a.m. to noon, March 19 at Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for children. For more info call 570-629-3061.