Things to do in Wilkes-Barre this weekend
Spooktoberfest. No cover. Three singer/songwriters brings their talents together for an intimate evening of music. Robb Brown, Terry Childers and Alex Culbreth perform from 8 to 11 p.m. Oct. 27 at Dowse’s Suds and Grub, 914 Exeter Ave., Exeter. Food and drink specials are featured during this night of solo musicianship.
Colonial Superstitions Folklore and Witchcraft Tour. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for children and free for children 5 years old and younger. The tour takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 28 and 29 at The Nathan Denison House, 35 Dennison St., Forty Fort. Visitors will take a candlelight tour and be treated to what life was like in the 18th century when superstition was prevalent in daily life. The presentation covers the creation of Halloween, the origins of the jack-o’-lantern and the reasons early settlers kept constant vigil to protect themselves against witches and the devil.
The John Kadlecik Band featuring MiZ. Admission is $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Rolling Stone called John Kadlecik “the best Jerry Garcia since Jerry Garcia” during his time with Further. Now the renowned guitarist, who also founded the Dark Star Orchestra and plays in the Golden Gate Wingmen, brings the John Kadlecik Band to the Wyoming Valley for a 10 p.m. performance Oct. 28 at the River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 North River St., Plains Township. Special guest MiZ rounds out an impressive bill. Tickets are available in advance by visiting riverstreetjazzcafe.com. Patrons must be 21 and older to attend. Doors open at 8 p.m.
Garrett Klahn. $12. Garrett Klahn of acclaimed emo band Texas is the Reason performs during a night of music that starts at 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at The Other Side. Supporting acts include Adam McIlwee, University Drive and Spur. The event welcomes all ages, but patrons must be 21 and older to consume alcohol.