Speak and See Listings: Dec. 23 to 29, 2015
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. Open until 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve. 570-278-4011.
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. 570-288-1020.
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.
Faculty and Alumni Exhibit, works by current faculty and invited alumni artists. Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Jan. 8 to Feb. 24 with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 22. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-740-0727.
Life Drawing, sponsored by the Wyoming Valley Art League, Rear 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 1 to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 17, Feb. 21, March 20 and April 17. $10. 570-288-1020.
Eckley Winter Wonderland Photo Contest, accepting photos of Eckley Miners Village taken during the winter season. Open to both professional and amateur photographers. Entries accepted through March 1. $50 cash prize. $5 per entry. 570-636-2070.