Things to do in Wilkes-Barre this weekend
Humor and heirlooms. $30. Have you uncovered what you think might be treasures while cleaning out your attic or your basement? Bring them to Dr. Lori and let her be the judge. At 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, comedian and antiques appraiser Dr. Lori will perform/appraise in Room 107 of Wilkes University’s Breiseth Hall, 137 S. Franklin St. The $30 entry fee includes appraisal for up to two items. For more information or to register, call 570-408-5615.
Franklin’s downfall. Free! Listen to part of local favorite. Members of the Scranton rock band Graces Downfall will perform acoustic jams at Franklin’s Bar at 53 Public Square., starting at 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. The live show is free, but drinks are on you. For more information, call 570-270-4424 or stop by Franklin’s.
Pancakes for paramedics. $7. Looking for a good breakfast for a good cause? Swoyersville Ambulance Association is hosting a fundraiser and will provide you with pancakes in return for $7 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28. Applebee’s 253 Wilkes-Barre Township Blvd. location will host the event. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 570-287-8360.
They don’t make ‘em like they used to. $5. Does the Touchtunes machine at your club of choice make you miss the days when music was a more intimate experience? Revisit the days of the vinyl-fueled dance floor 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 with a night of trance and hard house music at 119 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre venue The Other Side. Entry is $5. The event is 21 and older. For more information, call 570-970-9570.