THIS WEEK: Nov. 23 to 29, 2016
Model Railroad Open House, with HO-scale railroading and miniature replicas of local landmarks including the Asa Packer Mansion, Eckley Miners Village, Bethlehem Steelworks, Hazleton’s Blue Comet Diner and more. Anthracite Model Railroad Society, 1056 Hanover Court, Hazle Township. 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 24. Continues noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays from Nov. 26 to Jan. 8. 570-459-6395.
Christmas City Stroll, a guided walking tour through Bethlehem’s historic district led by docents dressed in period Moravian attire, stopping at several landmarks including the 1741 Gemeinhaus. Visitor Center, 505 Main St., Bethlehem. Nov. 25 to Dec. 14 with tours at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. $15, $9 children. 800-360-8687 or christmascity.org.
Treefest, the 28th annual fundraiser for the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble with more than 130 decorated Christmas trees. Caldwell Consistory, 150 Market St., Bloomsburg. 3 to 5 p.m. Nov. 25; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 26 and Dec. 3; noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 27 and Dec. 4; 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 2. $6. 570-784-5530.
Model Railroad Open House, an HO-scale, 2000-square-foot layout including many northeast railroads from various eras. Hudson Model Railroad Club, 97 Martin St., Hudson. Noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 26-27, Dec. 3, 10, 17-18; Jan. 1, 7, 8. Free but donations accepted.
Friday Movie Matinee, a screening of “Mystic River,” a 2003 mystery drama starring Sean Penn. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 2 p.m. Nov. 26. Free with light refreshments. 570-823-0156.
Small Business Saturday, the seventh annual event with downtown Wilkes-Barre retailers offering holiday promotions and savings. Also: a holiday art market, tree-decorating, a tree-lighting ceremony and a visit from Santa at the F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. Nov. 26 570-826-1100.
Contra Dance, with music by Poison Love. No partner necessary. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. 7:30 to 10 p.m. Nov. 26. $10. 570-253-2020.
Gift Card Bingo, with more than $2900 in prizes. Warrior Run Volunteer Fire Company, 316 Academy St. Nov. 27 with doors at 11 a.m. and games at 1 p.m. Refreshments available. 570-824-2588.
Designer Purse Bingo, sponsored by Wyoming Area Catholic School at Eagle McClure Hose Company, 375 Milwaukee Ave., Old Forge. Nov. 27 with doors at 11:30 a.m. and games at 1 p.m. $20 advance; $25 day of event includes 20 games. 570-654-7982.
Victorian Christmas Tea, with carols sung by the choir along with basket and 50/50 raffles. Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church, 420 Main Road, Hanover Township. 1 p.m. Nov. 27. $15. Reservations: 570-825-6370.
TeaFest, a high Scottish tea, held in conjunction with TreeFest. Also: a performance by Meg Geffken as Mary Todd Lincoln. Caldwell Consistory, 150 Market St., Bloomsburg. 1 p.m. Nov. 28. $25. Reservations: 570-784-8181.
Take a ‘Christmas City Stroll’ through the historic town of Bethlehem beginning Nov. 25.