Things to do in Wilkes-Barre this weekend
Downtown Wilkes-Barre Ghost Walks. $7 for Luzerne County Historical Society members. $10 for non-members. A walking tour of the downtown Wilkes-Barre historic district with the eerie details of ghosts, murders and hidden graveyards of the Diamond City takes place from 6:45 to 9 p.m. Oct. 21 and 22. The tour starts in front of the LCHS Museum at 69 South Franklin St. and lasts approximately two hours. Tours are limited to the first 45 reservations, which are required and can be made by calling 570-823-6244 ext. 3 or by email at [email protected]
Halloween Extraveganza 2. No admission fee, but donations will be accepted. Par Glass House Shows holds their second annual Halloween Extravaganza from 7 to 10:45 p.m. Oct. 21 at 704 Ridge Rd., Shickshinny. The evening of music features performances by harp player Chelsea Smarr, Churches and Trains, Condition Oakland, King Kong Hates Wolf Man, Deaf Rhino and The Greater Victory. Patrons are encouraged to dress in costume. For more information, call 570-912-5377.
Teddy Midnight with Riffmatik. $5. Brooklyn-based four-piece Teddy Midnight performs at 10 p.m. Oct. 21 at the River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 North River Street, Plains. Teddy Midnight combines progressive rock, jazz and drum and bass electronica to create a style of music coined “electro-dance-funk.” Supporting act Riffmatik warms up the Jazz Cafe stage during this evening of music. Patrons must be 21 and older to attend. Advance tickets can be purchased by visiting riverstreetjazzcafe.com.
BADS Fall Ball. $5. The inaugural Fall Ball takes place from 4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 23 at BADS, 415 Main St., Luzerne. The Sunday music event features performances by SingRay DelPriore’s Whiskey Hill Project and Ernie “Bones” Schmid. Drink specials include $1.50 frosty mugs, $1.50 Budweiser and Bud Light cans and $3 well mixers. During the event, patrons can purchase four large homemade potato pancakes for $6 with sour cream or apple sauce for 50 cents more.