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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, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Fellows Park in West Scranton hosts free concerts every Sunday through Sept. 27

Fellows Park in West Scranton hosts free concerts every Sunday through Sept. 27

From a press release: In addition to the concerts at Nay Aug Park, the city of Scranton is continuing to host outdoor shows at Fellows Park in West Scranton. The free afternoon concerts at Fellows Park (1000-1098 Fellows St., Scranton) are held every Sunday from 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m. They began with Von Storch on July […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Nay Aug Park in Scranton hosts free concerts every Wednesday through Sept. 30

Nay Aug Park in Scranton hosts free concerts every Wednesday through Sept. 30

From a press release: With its Sunday afternoon concerts now underway, the city of Scranton will begin its Wednesday night concert series tonight with The Chatter. The free shows will continue at Nay Aug Park (500 Arthur Ave., Scranton) every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Showmobile parked next to the pool area. Seven more […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Nay Aug Park in Scranton hosts free concerts every Sunday through Sept. 27

Nay Aug Park in Scranton hosts free concerts every Sunday through Sept. 27

From a press release: Starting a little later this year, the city of Scranton began hosting its weekly summer concert series with Fortunes on July 26. The free afternoon shows will continue at Nay Aug Park (500 Arthur Ave., Scranton) every Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Showmobile parked next to the pool area. Nine […]

 Rich Howells

Celebrating 1st anniversary, Black Scranton hosts Juneteenth Jubilee at Nay Aug Park on June 19

Celebrating 1st anniversary, Black Scranton hosts Juneteenth Jubilee at Nay Aug Park on June 19

As Black Lives Matter protests continue in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, and around the world, the Black Scranton Project will host a Juneteenth Jubilee at Nay Aug Park “in our efforts to continue fighting against social injustice.” “This year’s Juneteenth celebration emphasizes not only the timeless themes of freedom and perseverance, but also recognizes the unprecedented times […]

 Rich Howells

All-female music festival Burning Roses Jamboree heats up Nay Aug Park in Scranton on July 28

All-female music festival Burning Roses Jamboree heats up Nay Aug Park in Scranton on July 28

The organizer of Scranton’s only all-female open mic is now organizing its only music festival featuring all women solo artists and female-led bands. On Saturday, July 28 starting at noon, the first-ever Burning Roses Jamboree will be held at Nay Aug Park in Scranton. The all-ages outdoor event is free and open to the public. […]

 Rich Howells

Call for artists issued for nature-themed artwork to display at Natural Play Area in Scranton

Call for artists issued for nature-themed artwork to display at Natural Play Area in Scranton

From a press release: The Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority has put out a call to Northeastern Pennsylvania artists of all ages and skill levels for nature-themed artwork for an environmental education display at the Nay Aug Avenue Natural Play Area in Scranton. The theme of the Natural Play Area is a Beaver Pond Ecosystem. The […]

 Rich Howells

PA Cannabis Rally becomes statewide event in 3rd year at Nay Aug Park in Scranton on April 23

PA Cannabis Rally becomes statewide event in 3rd year at Nay Aug Park in Scranton on April 23

As Pennsylvania begins to accept applications to grow medical marijuana and establish dispensaries in the state next month, the NEPA Cannabis Rally will become a statewide event this year when it returns to Nay Aug Park in Scranton on Sunday, April 23 with a slightly different name – the Pennsylvania Cannabis Festival. Organized by Big […]

 Rich Howells

NEPA Cannabis Rally returns to Nay Aug Park in Scranton on April 17 with speakers, music, art, and more

NEPA Cannabis Rally returns to Nay Aug Park in Scranton on April 17 with speakers, music, art, and more

As medical marijuana legislation continues to be debated in Pennsylvania, the NEPA Cannabis Rally is set to return to Nay Aug Park in Scranton on Sunday, April 17 in support of cannabis decriminalization and legalization. Organized by Big Yield Hydroponics, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Cannabis Network, the Keystone Cannabis Coalition, and other Pennsylvania activists, the annual […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Stream full live sets from the 2015 Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest in Scranton

EXCLUSIVE: Stream full live sets from the 2015 Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest in Scranton

In its first big announcement of 2016, the Culture Shock! Free Music and Art Fest has released 12 full performances recorded live at last year’s festival on Saturday, Sept. 19 at Nay Aug Park in Scranton, and they’re streaming exclusively on NEPA Scene. Recorded on site by The Stude, sets by Family Animals, Ed Cuozzo, […]