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Usher in autumn in true Poconos style at the 2018 Timber Festival at the Shawnee Mountain Ski Area this October!

Usher in autumn in true Poconos style at the 2018 Timber Festival at the Shawnee Mountain Ski Area this October, just a stone’s throw from Pocono Palace Resort! A great excuse to enjoy the season—including the world-famous fall-foliage show beautifying the countryside this time of year—with your special somebody on a romantic getaway to the Land of Love!

The 2018 Autumn Timber Festival at the Shawnee Mountain Ski Area

This year’s Autumn Timber Festival takes place Saturday, October 6th and Sunday, October 7th at Shawnee Mountain, which happens to be a mere few miles from Pocono Palace Resort. Each day’s festivities will run from 11 AM to 5 PM.

At the heart of those festivities are the showcases and contests put on by the Timber Team Lumberjacks; the woodsy challenges will include log rolling, chainsaw carving, crosscut sawing, springboard chopping, speed climbing, axe throwing, and more. Those lumberjack faceoffs will be going down three times a day both Saturday and Sunday at noon, 2 PM, and 4 PM, and needless to say you really ought to take in the sawdust-flying action.

Other Activities & Entertainment at the 2018 Autumn Timber Festival

Besides those logger-style competitions, you and that main squeeze of yours will get to enjoy blacksmith and sawmill demos, fortune-telling, stilt-walking, living statues, pig races, the Time Traveling Medicine Magic Show, juggling, and other old-timey pleasures—plus rides on the Shawnee Mountain chairlifts for some handsome Pocono scenery. There will also be chainsaw sculptures on display for your ooh-ing and aah-ing pleasure.

Live music, meantime, will be supplied by a pair of great local groups: the Sidekicks, a rootsy country outfit, and the Lost Ramblers Bluegrass Band.

And there’s all the festival food and the varied arts-and-crafts vendors, the whole affair adding up to one great big irresistible autumnal soiree!

Mark Fall in the Poconos at Cove Haven Entertainment Resorts—and the 2018 Autumn Timber Festival at the Shawnee Mountain Ski Area

Another major enticement of the Autumn Timber Festival at the Shawnee Mountain Ski Area? It’s falling right at the peak of the legendary fall foliage that flames and flares up the Pocono Mountain forests each and every year. Those polychromatic hardwood canopies are reason enough to come indulge in a little romance and sightseeing at Cove Haven Entertainment Resorts along this dreamy stretch of the calendar: Throw in a well-attended autumn festival marked by some impressive displays of axe- and chainsaw-wielding craftsmanship, and you’ve got the recipe for an unforgettable seasonal getaway in the Land of Love. Come join us!