THIS WEEK: Dec. 9 to 15, 2015
Book Signing with Jay Paterno, author of “The Paterno Legacy,” a memorial his father Joe Paterno. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 421 Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 7 p.m. Dec. 11. 570-829-4210.
Book Signing, with Lucille Procopio, author of the fantasy novel for middle-grade readers “Chelzy Stone’s Medieval Quest.” With appearances of several of the book’s characters including a wizard, a sorceress and a knight. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 421 Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 3 p.m. Dec. 12. 570-829-4210.
The Mother of God and the Saints, icons and relics on loan from St. Tikhon’s Monastery and the Metropolitan Museum of the Orthodox Church of America. Suraci Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through Dec. 6 with hours 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 570-340-6000.
100 Under $100, works by regional artists all priced at under $100. Through Dec. 10 at the Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-740-0727.
Annual Art Show and Sale, the 11th annual exhibit with works by regional artists. Through Dec. 10 at the Glenburn Township Municipal Building, 54 Waterford Road, Dalton. 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Thursdays. 570-954-1489.
We Teach Wherever the Mails Reach, an exhibit celebrating the 125th anniversary of the International Correspondence Schools of Scranton. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library, University of Scranton. Through Dec. 11 with hours 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays; noon to 8 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 11:30 p.m. Sundays. 570-941-4000.
Eclectic Mix, paintings, pottery, sculpture and collage by Marie T. Perks. Something Special, 23 W. Walnut St., Kingston. Through Dec. 11 with hours 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. 570-288-8386.
Cider Painters of America, the annual exhibit of miniature paintings (3” x 5”) by regional and international artists. Through Dec. 12 at Main Street Gallery, 370 Pierce St., Kingston. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-287-5589.
New Mythologists: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse & the Little Mermaid, an installation, paintings, printmaking and performance by artist David Mazure, re-examining the biblical myth of the Four Horsemen, representing conquest, war, famine and death. Through Dec. 12 at the Sordoni Gallery, 150 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Hours: noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 570-408-4325.
Not a Fish, art works by John Mitchell, who combines imagistic, representational still life and the suggestion of landscape. Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Also in the adjacent MacDonald Art Gallery: “Photo Extractions: Places and Things” by fine-arts photographer Jacqueline Evans. Through Dec. 12 with hours 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 570-674-6250.
Graduate Exhibition, works by graduate students in printmaking, photography and art education. Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through Dec. 18 with gallery hours 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 570-340-6000.
Holiday Affordable Art Exhibit and Sale, with original art, jewelry, ceramics, mixed media and more, all priced under $100. Hazleton Art League, 225 E. Broad St. Through Dec. 20 with hours 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 570-817-1075.
unheimlich: Paul Mazza, a photography exhibit attempting to find “the unfamiliar in the recognizable.” Circle Centre for the Arts, Wyoming Valley Art League, 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Dec. 31 with hours 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Also open 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 18. 570-288-1020.
Advent Calendars, an exhibit of this holiday tradition as interpreted by 10 regional artists. Also: 24 Haiku Poems for Advent by Melissa Whalen Haertsch. Butternut Gallery, 204 Church St., Montrose. Through Dec. 24 with hours 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Closed on Thanksgiving and open until 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve. 570-278-4011.
Lake Carey Discovered in Painting, oil paintings of the lake by resident Amy Colley. Through Dec. 31 at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.
To Your Health! The Science, Culture & Art of the Cocktail, a multi-disciplinary exhibit highlighting the museum’s botanical, decorative art and ethnographic collection along with historic artifacts from regional lenders focusing on alcohol production and consumption as well as how the cocktail reflects popular culture and societal mindset. Through Dec. 31 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 570-346-7186.
Everhart Botanica, selections from the Twining Herbarium of historical plant specimens including native plants and introduced species. Through Dec. 31 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 570-346-7186.
Inner Perfect Center, landscape paintings and abstract imagery by Earl Lehman. Through Dec. 31 at Marquis Art and Frame, 515 Center St., Scranton. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-344-3313.
Dinovember, a family-oriented exhibit featuring the photography of Refe and Susan Tuma, authors of “What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night.” Through Dec. 31 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Open Noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 570-346-7186.
Stocking Stuffers, Enamel Tiles and Jewelry, by artist Jenn Bell. Marquis Art and Frame, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through Jan. 2 with hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-344-3313.
Merry Christmas, Moritz: Dollhouse Gallery, a display of dollhouse treasures highlighting the work of German-based dollhouse manufacturer Moritz Gottschalk from the 1860s. Also: “100 Years of Gift Giving,” an exhibit tracing gifting practices through the ages. Through Jan. 10 at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem. Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 800-360-8687 or historicbethlehem.org.
All Dolled Up: Polly and Her Sisters, a showcase of German doll making along with doll furniture, clothing and interpretive displays. Through Jan. 10 at the Moravian Museum, 66 W. Church St., Bethlehem. Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 800-360-8687 or historicbethlehem.org.
In Bloom: Views from the Gardens, works by area artists. Marquis Art and Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Jan. 16 with hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 570-823-0518.