NEPA Scene Staff

First-ever Lackawanna County Heritage Fair takes over Montage Mountain in Scranton May 29-June 2

First-ever Lackawanna County Heritage Fair takes over Montage Mountain in Scranton May 29-June 2

From a press release: After several years of talks, meetings, and planning, the inaugural Lackawanna County Heritage Fair will finally be held on Wednesday, May 29 through Sunday, June 2 at Montage Mountain Resorts in Scranton. This celebration of the food, culture, and history of the Scranton area will bring families, friends, and cultures together […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘Little Steven’ Van Zandt brings soul rock and music education to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 18

‘Little Steven’ Van Zandt brings soul rock and music education to Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 18

From a press release: It was announced today that Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Steven Van Zandt of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band will bring his own band, Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Soulfire […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

First-ever NEPA Green Fair & 5K for Clean Air brings music, vendors, and more to Peckville on May 5

First-ever NEPA Green Fair & 5K for Clean Air brings music, vendors, and more to Peckville on May 5

From a press release: Promoting environmental protection, public health, and sustainability in Northeastern Pennsylvania, the inaugural NEPA Green Fair & 5K for Clean Air will be held at the Blakely Borough Recreational Complex in Peckville on Saturday, May 5. The Green Fair is a free, family-friendly event that will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Learn all about monarch butterflies for free at Nay Aug Ave. Play Area in Scranton on July 12

Learn all about monarch butterflies for free at Nay Aug Ave. Play Area in Scranton on July 12

From a press release: According to the National Wildlife Federation, monarch butterfly populations have declined by 90 percent in the last 20 years. This statistic concerns wildlife and conservation experts, as butterflies play a vital role in maintaining a healthy ecosystem. The Lackawanna Heritage Valley National and State Heritage Area and the Lackawanna County Conservation […]

 John 'Fud' Zavacki

BUT I DIGRESS: As Judas Priest once said, ‘You don’t have to be old to be wise,’ so go learn something!

BUT I DIGRESS: As Judas Priest once said, ‘You don’t have to be old to be wise,’ so go learn something!

I have nothing to write about this week. I’ve been sitting here trying to come up with something witty or relevant, and I just can’t do it. I know there are such things out there, but none of them are grabbing me by the balls and yelling, “Yo! Lookit me!” So, I’m sitting here at […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Protesting Wilkes-Barre Area School District cuts to arts programs

NEPA SCENE PODCAST: Protesting Wilkes-Barre Area School District cuts to arts programs

Professionally recorded on Mondays at The Stude in TwentyFiveEight Studios in Scranton and released exclusively on nepascene.com on Tuesdays, the NEPA Scene Podcast is a free supplement to the website, expanding on the arts and entertainment stories covered on the site and going beyond them to discuss other news and entertainment topics. Each week, the […]