LACKAWAXEN - The public is invited to the Zane Grey Museum on Saturday, July 14 from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. for the 14 Annual Zane Grey Festival.

The event will take place at 135 Scenic Drive and is hosted by both the Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River (National Park Service) and Zane Grey’s West Society.

The festival is free of charge and will have a variety of activities designed to entertain the entire family including: a live birds of prey show by Bill Streeter, horse drawn wagon rides offered by The Brook Valley Farm, a presentation by Upper Delaware Puppeteers titled, “Who is Zane Grey,” a guided bird walk, a folk music performance by local musician Dan Engvaldsen, and a program presentation on the Wild & Scenic River System by Park Ranger Paddy McCarthy.

Throughout the day, staff from Steamtown National Historic Site will be demonstrating the “Ring of Fire.” There will also be an interactive exhibit on the state’s forest resources and forest products industry provided by The Pennsylvania Wood Mobile.

Other events planned include: craft activities for children of all ages, a children’s scavenger hunt, and face painting.

Hamburgers and hotdogs provided by The Lackawaxen Fire Company and popcorn and cold water provided by the Honesdale National Bank will be served to individuals in attendance throughout the day.

Individuals of all ages are encouraged to take part in learning more about the Western novelist, Zane Grey from Lackawaxen and his legacy of literature and sportsmanship.
For more information about this event, call 570-685-4871 or email upde_interpretation@nps.gov.