Lifestyle

 NEPA Scene Staff

Skate on the ice of Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre for one day only on Dec. 10

Skate on the ice of Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre for one day only on Dec. 10

From a press release: The Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township will open its doors for public ice skating on Tuesday, Dec. 10 for the 16th annual Toys for Tots Open Skate, presented by Utz in support of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. Anyone bringing a new, unwrapped […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Gin Blossoms headline winter Mountainfest at Montage Mountain in Scranton on March 7

Gin Blossoms headline winter Mountainfest at Montage Mountain in Scranton on March 7

From a press release: Typically known for its summer concerts, Montage Mountain in Scranton is taking its annual winter event to the next level with a national headliner. It was announced today that the multi-platinum rock band Gin Blossoms, known for radio and Billboard Top 25 hits “Hey Jealousy,” “Follow You Down,” “Til I Hear […]

 Rich Howells

Christian comedian John Crist cancels Wilkes-Barre show after sexual misconduct allegations

Christian comedian John Crist cancels Wilkes-Barre show after sexual misconduct allegations

Last week, stand-up comedian and Internet personality John Crist canceled his show scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 10 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township, just days before the event. A statement shared by the arena on Nov. 6 said, “In an effort to focus on his health, John Crist has made […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre hosts Retro Dance Party on New Year’s Eve

Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre hosts Retro Dance Party on New Year’s Eve

From a press release: Time marches forward, but Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre is dancing back to the 1970s, ’80s, and ’90s for New Year’s Eve on Tuesday, Dec. 31. At the Ultimate Retro Dance Party starting 9 p.m., guests can boogie on over to the dance floor of the Keystone Grand Ballroom in the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Educational children’s YouTube star Blippi brings first national tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 26

Educational children’s YouTube star Blippi brings first national tour to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 26

From a press release: It was announced today that children’s YouTube sensation Blippi will bring his first-ever tour across North America to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. “Blippi Live” is set to bring the vivacious, energetic, and educational children’s character from the screen to the stage for […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Misericordia University dean shares NASA and Mars rover stories at free talk on Nov. 5

Misericordia University dean shares NASA and Mars rover stories at free talk on Nov. 5

From a press release: Heidi L.K. Manning, Ph.D., dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Misericordia University in Dallas, will share stories about her work with NASA and new discoveries from the “big Mars rover” during a talk presented by the Friends of the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library on Tuesday, Nov. 5 from […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Inaugural Darkenheavy Campfest at Mountain Sky in Jermyn, 09/28-29/19

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Inaugural Darkenheavy Campfest at Mountain Sky in Jermyn, 09/28-29/19

Halloween came early to Mountain Sky last month when Darkenheavy Campfest took over the outdoor Jermyn music venue. Held Friday, Sept. 27 through Sunday, Sept. 29, NEPA Scene covered two of the three days of this inaugural horror-themed event that brought all types of heavy metal, punk rock, and hardcore music to two stages in […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre nominated for Theater of the Year Award, undergoes staff and website changes

F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre nominated for Theater of the Year Award, undergoes staff and website changes

From a press release: For the second year in a row, the IEBA, the International Entertainment Buyers Association, has nominated the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre for the prestigious Ryman Auditorium Theater of the Year Award. The Beacon Theatre in New York City, the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, the Microsoft Theater […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce announces 2019 SAGE Award finalists

Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce announces 2019 SAGE Award finalists

From a press release: The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce has announced the finalists for the 2019 SAGE Awards, the Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence. The SAGE Awards honor outstanding local businesses for their talent, creativity, and innovation. The winners will be announced on Friday, Nov. 22 at the Chamber Gala, held at the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Boo Bash Halloween party and costume contest is back at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 26

Boo Bash Halloween party and costume contest is back at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 26

From a press release: One of the biggest Halloween parties in Northeastern Pennsylvania is back by popular demand. The Boo Bash returns to Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 8 p.m.-11 p.m. Held in the Keystone Grand Ballroom in the Convention Center at Mohegan Sun Pocono (1280 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre), DJae […]

1 2 3 76