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Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton offers virtual visits from Santa on Nov. 27-Dec. 20

Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton offers virtual visits from Santa on Nov. 27-Dec. 20

From a press release: The Steamtown National Historic Site may have canceled the annual Santa Train this year, but Santa Claus is still coming to town this year – just electronically. The Electric City Trolley Museum in downtown Scranton is offering “A Virtual Visit with Santa from the North Pole,” an interactive children’s show on the […]

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Historical Society hosts horse-drawn carriage tours in Scranton, holiday raffle, and virtual lectures

Historical Society hosts horse-drawn carriage tours in Scranton, holiday raffle, and virtual lectures

From a press release: Like so many things this year, the holidays are going to be a bit different at the Lackawanna Historical Society’s Catlin House in Scranton. However, there will be new holiday happenings this season, some virtually and others socially distanced. On Wednesday, Dec. 16, the LHS will be teaming up with Brookvalley […]

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Alcohol sales must end at 5 p.m. on Pennsylvania’s biggest drinking night of the year, Gov. Wolf orders

Alcohol sales must end at 5 p.m. on Pennsylvania’s biggest drinking night of the year, Gov. Wolf orders

From a press release: With new modeling projecting 22,000 new COVID-19 cases per day in Pennsylvania in December, Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine announced new targeted mitigation measures today to help stop the spread during this critical time. These include a robust enforcement plan targeted at “chronic violators,” along with […]

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Fine Wine & Good Spirits offers tips for safer holiday shopping during COVID-19

Fine Wine & Good Spirits offers tips for safer holiday shopping during COVID-19

From a press release: The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has urged Fine Wine & Good Spirits customers to create a plan to shop for wines and spirits before the upcoming holidays, particularly after COVID-19 drove record liquor sales across the state. “November and December are typically the busiest months of the year in Fine Wine […]

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Philadelphia DJ Shizz Lo plays Black Friday show at Stage West in Scranton on Nov. 27

Philadelphia DJ Shizz Lo plays Black Friday show at Stage West in Scranton on Nov. 27

From a press release: Those who are looking to get away from the holiday hustle and bustle this week can listen to Philadelphia DJ and producer Shizz Lo live on Black Friday, Nov. 27 at the recently reopened Stage West in Scranton. Doors at Stage West (301 N. Main Ave., Scranton) open at 6 p.m., […]

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Clarence Spady pays tribute to Scranton roots with new ‘Electric City Band’ branding

Clarence Spady pays tribute to Scranton roots with new ‘Electric City Band’ branding

From a press release: Clarence Spady has long represented his hometown of Scranton as an acclaimed, internationally renowned blues musician. His recent signing to Nola Blue Records and plans for a new album in 2021 show a renewed focus on his musical legacy as an ambassador of Scranton. At the same time, Scranton has been […]

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Everhart Museum in Scranton closes until February of 2021 due to COVID-19 surge

Everhart Museum in Scranton closes until February of 2021 due to COVID-19 surge

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to surge in Northeastern Pennsylvania, many Scranton restaurants and small businesses have been forced to close temporarily after employees tested positive for the virus. Others have shut their doors to protect their own staff members and customers. Today, the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art in […]

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Drive-thru holiday display lights up Nay Aug Park in Scranton from Nov. 20-Jan. 7

Drive-thru holiday display lights up Nay Aug Park in Scranton from Nov. 20-Jan. 7

In a time where social distancing is so important, the annual holiday light display at Nay Aug Park is the perfect event for families and their loved ones looking for a safe way to celebrate the season. Scranton’s largest park will begin hosting the Christmas light spectacle a week earlier this year, starting this Friday, […]

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WVIA picks up annual tradition, airing Charlie Brown holiday specials on Nov. 22 and Dec. 13

WVIA picks up annual tradition, airing Charlie Brown holiday specials on Nov. 22 and Dec. 13

From a press release: Since the 1960s, the classic Charlie Brown holiday specials have aired on network television, originally showing on CBS and later ABC. In October, fans across the country were upset to learn that Apple TV+ obtained the exclusive rights to the “Peanuts” films, so the annual tradition would be broken this year […]

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Marywood University in Scranton launches competitive esports program in 2021

Marywood University in Scranton launches competitive esports program in 2021

From a press release: Marywood University in Scranton announced this week that it will become one of a select number of colleges and universities across the nation to offer a competitive esports program. Marywood is responding to the ever-increasing number of students seeking this option as the esports industry continues to explode throughout the country. […]

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