NEPA Scene Staff

Singer Melissa Etheridge takes Christmas tour to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Dec. 7

Singer Melissa Etheridge takes Christmas tour to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Dec. 7

From a press release: It was announced today that Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge will celebrate the holidays with the Merry Christmas, Baby Tour, which stops at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $49.50, $59.50, and $79.50, go on sale this Friday, Sept. 29 at 10 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre with 2 shows on Nov. 19

Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre with 2 shows on Nov. 19

From a press release: The Trans-Siberian Orchestra has announced its highly-anticipated 2017 Winter Tour. Over the past 20+ years, Trans-Siberian Orchestra has become a critically acclaimed, multi-platinum musical powerhouse, and its annual winter tours a beloved, multi-generational holiday tradition. This year’s tour, a completely updated presentation of TSO’s unforgettable “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” is […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Country star Sara Evans sings Christmas songs at Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Dec. 7

From a press release: It was announced today that multi-platinum-selling country singer/songwriter Sara Evans, known for No. 1 singles like “No Place That Far,” “Suds in the Bucket,” “A Real Fine Place to Start,” “Born to Fly,” and “A Little Bit Stronger,” will be performing her “At Christmas” show at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Country superstar Jennifer Nettles celebrates Christmas at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 30

Country superstar Jennifer Nettles celebrates Christmas at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 30

From a press release: It was announced today that the country music superstar Jennifer Nettles will bring her Christmas with Jennifer Nettles Tour to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which are $39.50, $49.50, $59.50, and $99 (limited Gold Circle seating), plus fees, go on sale next […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Celebrate Christmas in July with marketplace and ‘Christmas Vacation’ at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on July 25

Celebrate Christmas in July with marketplace and ‘Christmas Vacation’ at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on July 25

From a press release: It’s almost halfway to Christmas, so the Lackawanna Historical Society will celebrate Christmas in July with a marketplace and movie screening at the Circle Drive-In in Dickson City on Tuesday, July 25. Gates at the drive-in theater (1911 Scranton/Carbondale Hwy., Dickson City) open at 7 p.m., and admission is $7. Get […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Figgy Pudding English Strong Ale by Block 15 Brewing Company

Beer: Figgy Pudding Brewery: Block 15 Brewing Company Style: English Strong Ale Age: 2016 ABV: 11.00% We know that Christmas is over, but now that we’ve all opened our gifts, it’s time to drink some! This one is courtesy of my friend David. We’re hitting that Kringle sweet spot on today’s MBR with a holiday-centric […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Mad Elf (aged from 2010) by Tröegs Brewing Company

Beer: Mad Elf Brewery: Tröegs Brewing Company Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale Age: 2010 ABV: 11.00% Mad Elf is a cheery cherry favorite around the holidays, but have you ever tried aging it? Some people love it, others feel like they got old coal in their stocking, so we’re going to give it a jingle […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: The Globe Store lighting and ScrantonMade Holiday Market, 12/02/16

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: The Globe Store lighting and ScrantonMade Holiday Market, 12/02/16

Wyoming Avenue in downtown Scranton was flooded with hundreds of people, but it wasn’t the St. Patrick’s Parade. On Friday, Dec. 2, just after 5 p.m., the huge structure that once housed The Globe Store was lit up again with bright Christmas lights and decorated front windows, just like it was in the defunct department […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Scranton singer Patrick McGlynn asks ‘Why Can’t Santa Be the President?’ in political Christmas song

On this day last year, NEPA Scene premiered a new Christmas song from Scranton singer/songwriter Patrick McGlynn called “Christmas Lights in June” that became the only holiday song we wanted to hear on repeat all season long. In 2016, he’s back with another original tune that is the perfect way to end a contentious election […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

See The Globe Store in Scranton light up again on Dec. 2, then shop its Holiday Market through Dec. 4

See The Globe Store in Scranton light up again on Dec. 2, then shop its Holiday Market through Dec. 4

From a press release: The holiday season is officially upon us. The hustle and bustle of shopping, community events, elaborate decorations, and family gatherings all add to the aura this time of year. These activities are timeless in their meaning and significance. A fond memory of days gone by will be rekindled and shine brightly […]