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Fall into music, food, cider, and more family fun at the Hawley Harvest Hoedown on Oct. 3

Fall into music, food, cider, and more family fun at the Hawley Harvest Hoedown on Oct. 3

From a press release: Get into the spirit of fall and dive into a colorful pile of festive activities and autumn beauty at the Hawley Harvest Hoedown! One of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s favorite annual events, the Harvest Hoedown celebrates fall in the charming town of Hawley with a weekend packed full of cider tastings, brews, contests, […]

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Meet Sevendust guitarist Clint Lowery in Dickson City before the band opens for Breaking Benjamin on Sept. 18

Meet Sevendust guitarist Clint Lowery in Dickson City before the band opens for Breaking Benjamin on Sept. 18

From a press release: Just a few hours before his band opens for Breaking Benjamin at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Friday, Sept. 18, Sevendust guitarist and Paul Reed Smith Signature Artist Clint Lowery will participate in a free meet and greet session at Northeast Music Center in Dickson City from 2 […]

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Cherish the Ladies celebrate ‘A Celtic Christmas’ at the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 17

Cherish the Ladies celebrate ‘A Celtic Christmas’ at the Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 17

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre has announced that Cherish the Ladies will perform “A Celtic Christmas” on Thursday, Dec. 17 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $26 and $36, plus fees, are on sale now and can be purchased at the Kirby Center box office, online at kirbycenter.org, and by […]

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Comedian Kevin Hart announces shows in Wilkes-Barre, Hershey, and Allentown in December and January

Comedian Kevin Hart announces shows in Wilkes-Barre, Hershey, and Allentown in December and January

From a press release: Superstar entertainer, actor, and comedian Kevin Hart has announced the addition of four area shows to his already massive “What Now?” tour: Tuesday, Dec. 29 at the PPL Center in Allentown; Wednesday, Dec. 30 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre; Friday, Jan. 1 at the Giant Center in Hershey; plus a […]

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SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Juliette (Siberian husky) and Peanut (orange tabby kitten)

SHELTER SUNDAY: Meet Juliette (Siberian husky) and Peanut (orange tabby kitten)

Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge teams up with NEPA Scene every week for Shelter Sunday, a post that features one dog, one cat, and occasionally some surprises up for adoption in the hopes of finding them a loving home. Blue Chip Farm (974 Lockville Rd., Dallas) is a no-kill shelter, a place where no animal […]

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La Festa Italiana celebrates 40th year by opening on Friday for the first time, runs through Sept. 7

La Festa Italiana celebrates 40th year by opening on Friday for the first time, runs through Sept. 7

From a press release: As La Festa Italiana celebrates its 40th year, the annual end-of-summer festival in downtown Scranton is expanding by opening on Friday evening for the first time. La Festa will be held Labor Day weekend starting tonight through Monday, Sept. 4-7, on Courthouse Square in the heart of the city. Hours are […]

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Meet and discover NEPA authors at the Scranton Reads Book Riot on Oct. 11

Meet and discover NEPA authors at the Scranton Reads Book Riot on Oct. 11

From a press release: On Sunday, Oct. 11, the Lackawanna Historical Society will host the Scranton Reads Book Riot at 2 p.m. at the Catlin House (232 Monroe Ave., Scranton), where attendees can meet authors from Northeastern Pennsylvania and discover a new favorite. This local author fair will celebrate local history and local writers of […]

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Everything that’s coming to and leaving Netflix in September

Everything that’s coming to and leaving Netflix in September

While we recommend going out and supporting the local arts and entertainment scene as frequently as possible, sometimes you need to just curl up on the couch and watch some Netflix. Here’s the full list of what’s coming to the streaming service and what will be leaving in September. Available Sept. 1: 72 Dangerous Animals, […]

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Country superstar Trace Adkins to perform at Mohegan Sun Casino in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 13

Country superstar Trace Adkins to perform at Mohegan Sun Casino in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 13

From a press release: Grammy-nominated megastar Trace Adkins will bring his trademark baritone singing voice and boot-stomping country music hits to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs’s Keystone Grand Ballroom on Friday, Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. Tickets for this show will go on sale this Friday, Sept. 4 for $25, $40, and $80 through Ticketmaster. […]

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‘The Book of Mormon’ takes its mission to the Scranton Cultural Center Oct. 27-Nov. 1

‘The Book of Mormon’ takes its mission to the Scranton Cultural Center Oct. 27-Nov. 1

From a press release: The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century,” the Washington Post says, “it is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals,” and Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jon Stewart of “The Daily Show” calls it “a crowning achievement. […]