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Free Rockin’ the River concert series returns to Wilkes-Barre River Common July 16-30

Free Rockin’ the River concert series returns to Wilkes-Barre River Common July 16-30

From a press release: During the summer of 2019, music filled the air for three Fridays near the Luzerne County Courthouse as people enjoyed an evening of good music and food along the beautiful Susquehanna River. It was the first year for the Rockin’ the River concert series and proved to be a major success. […]

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Take the trolley from Scranton to PNC Field in Moosic to see RailRiders games through September

Take the trolley from Scranton to PNC Field in Moosic to see RailRiders games through September

From a press release: Now that baseball is back, so are the trolley excursions to PNC Field in Moosic. The Electric City Trolley Museum is once again taking a page out of the area’s rich railroad history by offering 11 runs this summer for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders games. Select Sunday games through September will offer fans […]

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Guns N’ Roses kick off tour at Hersheypark Stadium with Wolfgang Van Halen on July 31

Guns N’ Roses kick off tour at Hersheypark Stadium with Wolfgang Van Halen on July 31

From a press release: Today, iconic rock legends Guns N’ Roses announced that they are “f’n’ back” with the return of their live tour that includes rescheduled dates and 14 additional new shows at stadiums and arenas across the United States this summer and fall. Produced by Live Nation, this massive touring production will kick […]

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Interactive ‘Dinosaur World Live’ postponed at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre until Jan. 14, 2022

Interactive ‘Dinosaur World Live’ postponed at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre until Jan. 14, 2022

From a press release: The F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre announced today that “Dinosaur World Live,” an interactive children’s theatre show that brings dinosaurs to life on stage, has been rescheduled to Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. The show was originally scheduled for March of 2020 and then rescheduled as “Dragons and Mythical Beasts” due to […]

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240+ local nonprofits will raise funds during 24-hour NEPA Gives event on June 4

240+ local nonprofits will raise funds during 24-hour NEPA Gives event on June 4

From a press release: The Scranton Area Community Foundation, in partnership with the Luzerne Foundation, Greater Pike Community Foundation, Wayne County Community Foundation, Carbon County Community Foundation, the Community Foundation of the Endless Mountains, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Nonprofit & Community Assistance Center, and other community sponsors, will host NEPA Gives next Friday, June 4. Promoted […]

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2000s pop stars Lance Bass, O-Town, Ryan Cabrera, LFO come to Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Aug. 21

2000s pop stars Lance Bass, O-Town, Ryan Cabrera, LFO come to Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Aug. 21

From a press release: Throwbacks aren’t just reserved for Thursdays – they’re happening all summer long. The national Pop 2000 Tour will deliver the “TRL” moments that brings pop fans right back to the early 2000s when boy bands ruled the airwaves and MTV. Hosted by Lance Bass of NSYNC, these shows feature live performances […]

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Q&A: Philly rocker Nick Perri talks debut album and gives it away before return to Scranton for Peach Fest

Q&A: Philly rocker Nick Perri talks debut album and gives it away before return to Scranton for Peach Fest

From a press release: Seen last year at the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City opening for Blackberry Smoke, Nick Perri & The Underground Thieves have followed the success of their debut single “Feeling Good” (which peaked at No. 45 on U.S. rock radio charts) with the release of a second single, “I Want You,” […]

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Native American boarding school stories told at Everhart Museum in Scranton from June 17-Aug. 16

Native American boarding school stories told at Everhart Museum in Scranton from June 17-Aug. 16

From a press release: The Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art in Scranton will present “Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories,” an exhibition exploring off-reservation boarding schools through a kaleidoscope of voices, from Thursday, June 17 through Monday, Aug. 16. From the 1860s to the 1930s, the United States government attempted […]

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Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders 2021 summer giveaways and promotions announced

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders 2021 summer giveaways and promotions announced

From a press release: With capacity at PNC Field in Moosic expanding to 100 percent next month, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are putting single-game tickets for the remainder of the 2021 season on sale now at swbrailriders.com. In conjunction with this and giveaways already slated for the season, the team will have three legendary bobblehead giveaways, […]

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Free Sunday concerts return to Nay Aug Park in Scranton through Sept. 12

Free Sunday concerts return to Nay Aug Park in Scranton through Sept. 12

From a press release: On May 23, the city of Scranton began hosting its weekly summer concert series with Picture Perfect. The free afternoon shows will continue at Nay Aug Park (500 Arthur Ave., Scranton) every Sunday at the Showmobile parked next to the pool area. There will not be Wednesday evening concerts this year, […]