NEPA Scene Staff

Carbondale Farmers Market opens first summer season with live music and more on May 26

Carbondale Farmers Market opens first summer season with live music and more on May 26

From a press release: Introduced last fall, the Carbondale Farmers Market will be transitioning outdoors for its first summer season on Thursday, May 26. Running from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. at the Fallbrook housing community (185 Fallbrook St., Carbondale), the opening day celebration will feature a great lineup of local farms, artisan foods, free art activities, […]

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Rods drummer Carl Canedy takes metal solo project to The V-Spot in Scranton on May 27

Rods drummer Carl Canedy takes metal solo project to The V-Spot in Scranton on May 27

From a press release: In 2019, Carbondale-based drummer Carl Canedy, best known as a founding member of classic heavy metal band The Rods, played his first show with a new band formed around his solo project, simply called Canedy. Following their live debut in New York, they released an album together in 2020 called “Warrior” […]

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Rods drummer Carl Canedy brings metal solo project to Finnegan’s in Scranton on Jan. 27

Rods drummer Carl Canedy brings metal solo project to Finnegan’s in Scranton on Jan. 27

From a press release: In 2019, Carbondale-based drummer Carl Canedy, best known as a founding member of classic heavy metal band The Rods, played his first show with a new band formed around his solo project, simply called Canedy. Following their live debut in New York, they released an album together in 2020 called “Warrior” […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Former WNEP-TV anchor Marisa Burke chronicles public shame of ‘Husband’s Secret Life’ in new memoir

Former WNEP-TV anchor Marisa Burke chronicles public shame of ‘Husband’s Secret Life’ in new memoir

From a press release: After spending several years largely out of the public eye, former WNEP-TV news anchor and lead producer Marisa Burke is back to tell her side of a scandal that upended her life and broadcasting career as she knew it. Her new 221-page memoir, “Just Checking Scores: TV Anchor Publicly Shamed by […]

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South Side Farmers Market kicks off ‘Welcoming Scranton’ event on Sept. 11

South Side Farmers Market kicks off ‘Welcoming Scranton’ event on Sept. 11

From a press release: Following the grand opening of its Carbondale Farmers Market this week, United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania will host the kickoff to its annual “Welcoming Scranton” event at the South Side Farmers Market on Saturday, Sept. 11. The summer market (526 Cedar Ave., Scranton) will have a variety of special guest […]

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New year-round farmers market opens in Carbondale on Sept. 9

New year-round farmers market opens in Carbondale on Sept. 9

From a press release: A new market for fresh produce and local foods is coming to Carbondale. With a grant from the Moses Taylor Foundation, United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania is opening a farmers market at its Fallbrook housing community (185 Fallbrook St., Carbondale). The year-round market will be open on Thursdays starting Sept. […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA MUSIC NOTES: Telco, Don’t Panic, Eric Best, 5-7-Zero, Flowers for You, Crooked Ways, John Hahn, and more

NEPA MUSIC NOTES: Telco, Don’t Panic, Eric Best, 5-7-Zero, Flowers for You, Crooked Ways, John Hahn, and more

After a few years away, the NEPA Music Notes column received a warm welcome back last week, so I’ll take that as a sign that you want to see more roundups of new and noteworthy local songs, albums, and shows. Let’s dive right in! 🎶🎶 Schuylkill Haven guitarist John Hahn, who got his start touring […]

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The Rods’ entire heavy metal catalog will be reissued for 40th anniversary, starting with ‘Crank It Up’

The Rods’ entire heavy metal catalog will be reissued for 40th anniversary, starting with ‘Crank It Up’

After undergoing some major lineup changes earlier this year, heavy metal band The Rods are going back to their classic roots. High Roller Records, a German label that specializes in traditional heavy metal, will reissue all their music for the group’s 40th anniversary, starting with a new version of “Crank It Up” mixed by Fred […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

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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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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