Note: I was fortunate enough to visit Hawley and experience these great venues. If you are close by, check them out, it will be well worth the time. ~MDH


Candlelight Christmas Dinner

The Settlers Inn

Friday & Saturday, December 5 & 6



Traditional holiday music by The Dan Bradley Band.


Hawley Winterfest Beer Tour

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, December 12, 13 & 14

Cocoon Coffee House, 10:00am – 6pm (open late)

Glass—wine. bar. kitchen. at Ledges Hotel, 4:30pm – close

The Settlers Inn, noon – 10pm


Ice Bar at Cocoon Coffee House

Saturday & Sunday, December 13 & 14, noon – 6pm

Specialty cocktails served on a handcrafted ice bar produced by Sculpted Ice Works. Complimentary samples available.


Holiday Artisans’ Fair

Hawley Silk Mill

Saturday & Sunday, December 13 & 14, 10am – 5pm

Art on the Edge is proud to host the 6th annual juried arts fair. Enjoy original artwork and unique crafts by established and emerging regional artists. The fair is the perfect place to find one-of-a-kind gifts for the holidays. Free admission.


Celebrate at the Hawley Silk Mill

Friday, December 12, 6 – 9pm

Complementary cheese tasting at Mill Market. Sculpted Ice Works specialty cocktails served on handcrafted ice bar on Cocoon Patio. Free tours and sample personal training at Lake Region Fitness, plus 25% off any personal training package booked that evening.


Comedy Night at Cocoon Coffee House

Friday, December 12, 8:30pm

Harmony Presents hosts hilarious comedians from New York, Boston, Philadelphia and more. Featured comedians combined experiences include appearances on MTV, festivals, Sirius XM Radio, and top comedy clubs around NYC.


Potting Shed Sale

In the garden at The Settlers Inn

Saturday, December 13, 10am – 7pm

15% off all merchandise, complimentary cheese and mulled wine for customers.


Winterfest Rockin’ Christmas with John Curtain

Glass—wine. bar. kitchen. at Ledges Hotel

Saturday, December 13, 6 – 9pm

Fun times and great music with John Curtain! No cover.


Winterfest Brunch

The Settlers Inn

Sunday, December 14

11am – 2:30pm

A classic menu of holiday favorites and live harp music. $35/person. Reservations required; 570-226-2993.


New Year’s Eye Two Ways

The Settlers Inn

Wednesday, December 31

Enjoy live music by Dan Bradley on piano and a special menu in the Dining Room. Seatings until 10pm; $65/person. Or, catch jazz sensation Thos Shipley in the Undercroft Supper Club with a three-course menu, dancing, hats, noisemakers, and a champagne toast at midnight. Seatings until 10pm; $85/person.


New Year’s Eve Celebration

Glass—wine. bar. kitchen. at Ledges Hotel

Wednesday, December 31

Hors d’oeuvres and champagne on arrival followed by a tasting menu. Champagne toast at midnight, live music featuring Eric Rudy. Early seatings until 7pm; $65/person. Late seatings after 8pm; $85/person.

The Settlers Inn

Ledges Hotel




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