Things to do in the Scranton area this weekend
Fusion Hair Design is hosting a food drive to benefit Mary Mother of God Church. Those who bring in a canned good or other nonperishable food item will receive a complimentary eyebrow wax or conditioning treatment. The drive runs until Nov. 30. The salon will move to 305 W. Market St. Scranton on Oct. 29.
SRC Halloween Pub Run. $15. The Scranton Running Company hosts the Halloween Pub Run from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 27 at 3 West Olive St., Scranton. Runners are encourage to attend in costume, and the run will take patrons through several Scranton pubs with the route and additional tricks and treats to be announced. There will be a post run raffle at the final destination. Registration begins at 5 p.m. with $5 from each registration going directly to Ryan’s Run. For more information, call the Scranton Running Company at 570-955-0921.
Halloween Parade. Free. This annual event takes place at 5 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Co-op Farmers Market, 900 Barring Ave., Scranton. The parade marches forwards rain or shine. Participants are invited to line up at 4:30 p.m. and are encouraged to come donning Halloween costumes. Prizes will be awarded for costumes in a multitude of categories including funniest, most original, prettiest and ugliest. For more information, call the Farmers Market at 570-961-8251.
Halloween Bash 2016. $2 at the door. An evening celebrating the darker side of punk rock takes place from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Oct. 29 at the Irish Wolf Pub, 503 Linden St., Scranton. Featured acts include The Disorders, a Misfits Tribute, Reach for the Sky, a Social Distortion tribute and Dunmore punk rockers The Klap (Kids Laughing At Pedestrians) with a special appearance by theatrical punk veterans Psycho Nurse. All patrons are encouraged to show up in costume.
PUiR 30th Annual Craft Fair. A $1 entry fee will be donated to the beneficiary. People United in Recovery hosts its 30th Annual Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 29 at 135 Tiger Drive, Tunkhannock. Over 100 vendors will be in attendance to sell their wares, and there will be a raffle held at the end of the event. Money raised throughout the day goes toward spreading awareness about drug and alcohol addiction.