Things to do in the Scranton area this weekend
Metal Night. $5. Incest Burner, Blood Eagle, Slapjaw and Full Scale Riot perform starting at 8 p.m. July 8 at The V Spot Bar & Grill, 906 Providence Rd., Scranton. Patrons must be 21 and older to attend. For more information, call 570-963-7888 or visit the Facebook event page at http://bit.ly/29LDHsi.
Tommy Guns Band. Free admission. Local country act, The Tommy Guns Band, performs from 7 to 11 p.m. July 8 at the Olyphant Hose Company No. 2, Rear 113 Willow Ave., Olyphant. The event is all ages friendly. Patrons must be 21 and older to enjoy the beer tent. Food is available for purchase on site, and rides and games are available for children in attendance.
Going Furthur Tour. $25. A screening of the documentary “Going Furthur” is the main event of a night of music and counterculture starting at 4 p.m. July 9 at Mountain Sky, 63 Stillmeadow Ln., Jermyn. In 1964, Ken Keasy and his band of Merry Pranksters crossed the country in their painted school bus. In 2014, Keasy’s son Zane made a similar trip with a new generation of adventurers. The documentary that resulted will cap off a night where Still Hand String Band, Mountain Sky Orchestra and DJ Honeyman Lightnin’ perform. Food and craft vendors will be on site, and the event is BYOB. Glass is not permitted. For more information, visit, http://bit.ly/29LwOHw.
Act Out 2016 — A Musical Review. $15. The seventh annual summer musical review by the Act Out Theatre Group takes place July 8 through 10 at the theater at 408 North Main St., Taylor. Performances are scheduled for 7 p.m. July 8 and 9 and 2 p.m. July 10. The review is full of songs from cherished Broadway Musicals, from the classics to the modern hits. For more information or to reserve tickets, email [email protected] or text to 570-881-4206.