Things to do in the Scranton area this weekend
All Aboard for Nay Aug Gorge. $12. Trains will run from Steamtown National Historic Site to Nay Aug Gorge and back on a five-mile round-trip at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 20. Tickets for the train ride are free for children and $5 for riders age 6 and older. Guests age 16 and older will have to pay an additional $7 to enter the park, located at 350 Cliff St., Scranton, to then board the train. For more information, call 570-340-5200.
Scranton Comic Con. $5. The bi-annual Scranton Comic Con returns Nov. 20 to Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, 700 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Admission is $5 for fully-grown crime fighters and free for sidekicks age 5 and younger. Doors open at 10 a.m. and the event lasts until 4 p.m. For more information, call 570-342-8300.
Survivor Day. Free. Nov. 19 is Survivor Day — a day for those affected by suicide loss to seek comfort or, if they’re able to, provide hope. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, and on Survivor Day the Northeast Pennsylvania chapter of American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will hold a free lunch for local people affected by suicide. The event is from noon to 3 p.m. at Comfort Suites, 44 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. For more information, call 570-822-7118 ext. 333.
Holiday Art Auction. $25. After a cocktail hour featuring refreshments and light fare, everything on the walls of AFA’s 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton space will be auctioned off. Tickets are $25 and can be purchases in advance at 570-969-1040.