THIS WEEK: Dec. 7 to 13, 2016
Gingerbread House Display, created by the Pastry Arts Club at Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 7-9 and 12-14. 570-740-0732.
Local History Talk and Book Signing, with historian Boyd A. Hitchner, author of “The Hitchner Biscuit Company of West Pittston, Pennsylvania: A Small Town Treasure.” West Pittston Library, 200 Exeter Ave. 6:30 p.m. Dec. 8. Free. 570-654-9847.
Civil War Roundtable, a talk on “Notable Rifles and Muskets of the Civil War” by historian and re-enactor Robert Mischak. Daddow-Isaacs American Legion, 730 Memorial Highway, Dallas. 7 p.m. Dec. 8. $3. 570-675-8936.
Gingerbread Houses, entries and winners in the holiday competition. Children’s Museum, 2 W. Seventh St., Bloomsburg. Dec. 10 to Jan. 7 with hours 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Closed on holidays. 570-389-9206 or childrens-museum.org.
Glenburn Art Show and Sale, the 12th annual exhibit with works by local artists. Glenburn Township Building, 54 Waterford Road, Dalton. Through Dec. 8 with hours 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Thursdays. 570-954-1489.
Scranton’s Historic Buildings, detailed renderings of the city’s landmarks by local artist Don Murray. Through Dec. 9 in the Heritage Room of the Weinberg Memorial Library, University of Scranton. Generally open 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 (with some exceptions). 570-941-6341.
Hemingway and the Veneto, photographs of author Ernest Hemingway and the people, places and things that were dearest to him during World War I and his time in Venice and Veneto. Through Dec. 10 at the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 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.
Reflections: Faces of Domestic Violence, an international touring exhibition held to recognize Domestic Violence Awareness month. Marquis Art and Frame, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through Dec. 10 with hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-344-3313.
Second Time Around: The Hubcap as Art, a traveling exhibition from Landfill Art, Inc., which calls attention to consumption in American culture and the millions of pounds of trash discarded daily. Mahady Gallery, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through Dec. 16 with hours 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 570-348-6278.
The World as Classroom: Photos from Study Abroad, photos by faculty and students taken in Eastern Europe, the Peruvian Amazon and Greece as well as other exotic locations. Through Dec. 18 at the Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-208-5900, ext. 5328.
Geographies: Ying Li, landscapes and city scenes of New York, Colorado, Maine and Switzerland by the Beijing-born artist. Through Dec. 18 at the Sordoni Art Gallery, Stark Learning Center, 150 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. 570-408-4325.
Cider Painters of America, the annual exhibit of miniature art with hundreds of original works by national and international artists. Mainstreet Galleries, 370 Pierce St., Kingston. Through Dec. 30 with hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-287-5589.
Glass Portraits, works by local artist Mary Lou Chibirka. 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.
Railroad Photography of Daniel Troy, works capturing the industrial beauty of railroad equipment against the natural beauty of North American landscapes. Through Dec. 31 at Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 570-340-5200.
Winter Photos, by Janie Stabinsky of Jenningsville. Through Jan. 15 at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.
Prints and Small Abstracts, works by artists Mary Lou Steinberg and Darlene Smith. Marquis Art and Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Jan. 21 with hours 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 570-823-0518.
The Creative Voyage, a collaborative student exhibition. Continues through Jan. 24 at ArtWorks Gallery, 503 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Hours: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-207-1815.
Bringing the Giant to Its Knees: The History of the Giant’s Despair Hillclimb, exploring the 110-year history of the motor race and its participants through art, trophies, artifacts, programs and memorabilia. Through March 1 at the Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. 570-823-6244.