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 Rich Howells

Forget Santa – get pictures with Krampus at The Strange & Unusual in Kingston on Dec. 11

Forget Santa – get pictures with Krampus at The Strange & Unusual in Kingston on Dec. 11

If you’ve been more naughty than nice this year, skip those lines at the mall waiting for Santa Claus and go straight to The Strange and Unusual Oddities Parlor in Kingston to meet Krampus instead on Saturday, Dec. 11. A dark counterpart to ol’ Saint Nick and his rewards for good children, Krampus is a […]

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Everhart Museum in Scranton establishes Lois C. Kearney Learning Center

Everhart Museum in Scranton establishes Lois C. Kearney Learning Center

From a press release: This week, the board of trustees of the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art and the John Kearney family announced the dedication of the Lois C. Kearney Learning Center at the museum and the establishment of the Lois C. Kearney Endowment Fund to support the institution’s educational programs. The […]

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Children’s YouTube star Blippi brings musical tour to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on March 8

Children’s YouTube star Blippi brings musical tour to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on March 8

From a press release: Today, children’s YouTube sensation Blippi added additional cities to his musical tour across North America, including a return to Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday, March 8 at 6 p.m. at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Online, Blippi takes kids on the ultimate play date through field trips and adventures. Always curious, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Skate on the ice of Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre for one day only on Dec. 2

Skate on the ice of Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre for one day only on Dec. 2

From a press release: The Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township will once again open its doors for public ice skating on Thursday, Dec. 2 for the 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, […]

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Lackawanna County Winter Market hosts 54 vendors, music, art, and more in downtown Scranton Dec. 3-5

Lackawanna County Winter Market hosts 54 vendors, music, art, and more in downtown Scranton Dec. 3-5

From a press release: Back for 2021, the Lackawanna County Winter Market weekend will be held this Friday, Dec. 3 through Sunday, Dec. 5 on Courthouse Square in downtown Scranton, featuring 54 vendors along North Washington Avenue, music by local musicians, and a host of other events. The Lackawanna County tree lighting will kick everything […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Light Up Downtown Scranton’ activities and shopping promotions run Nov. 21-Jan. 7

‘Light Up Downtown Scranton’ activities and shopping promotions run Nov. 21-Jan. 7

From a press release: Just in time for an early start to holiday shopping, Scranton Tomorrow leaders have announce the return of the organization’s holiday campaign, Light Up Downtown Scranton, which runs through Jan. 7, 2022. Designed to encourage everyone to shop and dine in downtown Scranton during the holidays, Light Up Downtown Scranton features […]

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University of Scranton grads launch Sylf alcohol dispensing startup via crowdfunding platform Wefunder

University of Scranton grads launch Sylf alcohol dispensing startup via crowdfunding platform Wefunder

From a press release: Sylf, a startup company created by University of Scranton graduates to enhance the bartending experience, launched its first fundraising campaign on Oct. 28. Sylf is a tech company that offering an innovative concept that reinvents how customers receive their favorite beverages while on a night out. Sylf’s touchscreen alcohol dispensers, which […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre celebrates 15th anniversary with music and promos throughout November

Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre celebrates 15th anniversary with music and promos throughout November

From a press release: Mohegan Sun Pocono turns 15 next month, so in honor of this historic milestone, full bands will be returning to Breakers during the first weekend of November. The Wilkes-Barre casino will also roll out a $40,000 Anniversary Extravaganza, T-shirt giveaways, a Wheel of Fortune Anniversary Spins event, and more beginning Monday, […]

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Boo Bash Halloween party and costume contest is back at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 29

Boo Bash Halloween party and costume contest is back at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 29

From a press release: One of the biggest Halloween parties in Northeastern Pennsylvania is back by popular demand and better than ever. The Boo Bash returns to Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Oct. 29 from 8 p.m.-11 p.m. Held in the Keystone Grand Ballroom in the Convention Center at Mohegan Sun Pocono (1280 […]

 Rich Howells

7 questions for Jess Meoni (Scranton Punk Rock Flea) and Bobby Keller (NEPA Horror Film Fest)

7 questions for Jess Meoni (Scranton Punk Rock Flea) and Bobby Keller (NEPA Horror Film Fest)

Over the last decade or so, Jess Meoni and Bobby Keller have been organizing all types of shows and events in the area, including the Scranton Punk Rock Flea Market & Zinefest and the NEPA Horror Film Festival, respectively. After combining both of them into one last year, they decided to do it twice this […]

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