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Old Wilkes-Barre train station boards new life as Luzerne County Visitors Bureau

Old Wilkes-Barre train station boards new life as Luzerne County Visitors Bureau

From a press release: A 154-year-old building on the outskirts of downtown Wilkes-Barre that spent time as a historic train station and even a nightclub has reopened after more than a decade, welcoming residents and visitors alike as the new home of Visit Luzerne County. Opening to the public on Feb. 14, the remodeled office […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders update classic ‘SWB’ logo for 2022 jerseys, caps, and merch

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders update classic ‘SWB’ logo for 2022 jerseys, caps, and merch

From a press release: The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are bringing back a familiar team mark in 2022. The club will once again use the “SWB” from the days of the Lackawanna County Stadium as an alternate logo. The logo will be featured on New Era road caps and new alternate jerseys during the upcoming season. The […]

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3BUDS opens third NEPA dispensary on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre, offering ‘rare cannabinoids’

3BUDS opens third NEPA dispensary on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre, offering ‘rare cannabinoids’

From a press release: 3BUDS, a “farm to table cannabinoid company specializing in Delta 8 and other rare hemp derivatives,” held a grand opening for their third dispensary on Jan. 11, the first of its kind on Public Square in downtown Wilkes-Barre. 3BUDS is a full service public dispensary offering high-quality hemp and cannabis derivatives, […]

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Lackawanna Historical Society presents story of mining ‘Labor Priest’ in Scranton play on Jan. 30

Lackawanna Historical Society presents story of mining ‘Labor Priest’ in Scranton play on Jan. 30

From a press release: As part of the annual January celebration of Anthracite Mining Heritage Month, the Lackawanna Historical Society will present an introductory Lackawanna County premiere of the one-act play “For the Least of Them.” The performance will be presented to a limited live audience at the society’s headquarters, the Catlin House (232 Monroe […]

 Rich Howells

Stage West in Scranton will host one last kinky Noir Nights event before closing on Jan. 1

Stage West in Scranton will host one last kinky Noir Nights event before closing on Jan. 1

Stage West has announced its final event, and it’s as unconventional as the three-year life of the West Scranton music venue. The corner bar will turn the lights down low to host one more sexy Noir Nights event on Saturday, Jan. 1 before the lights go off for good. Created by The Strange and Unusual […]

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Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre hosts New Year’s Eve Bash with DJ Tom Macari on Dec. 31

Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre hosts New Year’s Eve Bash with DJ Tom Macari on Dec. 31

From a press release: Dance the night away and welcome in 2022 while New York City’s own DJ Tom Macari spins funk, soul, ’80s, pop, hip-hop, and more at Mohegan Sun Pocono’s “New Year’s Eve Bash in the Ballroom” on Friday, Dec. 31. Starting at 9 p.m., partiers can bring their best dance moves to […]

 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, […]

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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, […]