THIS WEEK: April 19-25
Newpy Hundo’s Birthday Bash, will feature Randy Skilz, Kyle Burton and Newpy Hundo with special guest Blueshift. The Other Side, 119 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. April 22 into 23. $5 at the door. 570-970-9570.
Remember The Roots Earth Day Show, will feature Jordan Ramirez, Rich Janov, Echos in the Valley, Joe Billy, Piece of Mind, Dee and the Sunny Saps and Elephants Dancing. Bart & Urby’s, 119 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. April 22 into 23. Admission is free. 570-970-9570.
Murder Mystery Party, will have a jazz age “Jeopardy!” theme and will be filled with cocktails, cuisine and bloody murder. The Beaumont Inn, 4437 state Route 309, Dallas. 6 to 9 p.m. April 22. $150 per person. Refunds not available once reservations are made. 570-675-7100.
Spring Health & Wellness Expo, showcases a variety of local and regional vendors and a full schedule of guest speakers. The Woodlands Experience, 1073 state Route 315, Wilkes-Barre. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 23. $3 at the door. 800-762-2222.
Pittston History Day, all are welcome to bring photos, artifacts or memorabilia related to the city of Pittston and its history. Photos will be digitally perserved while owners wait. Learn about Greater Pittston Historical Society preservation projects. Pittston City Fire Headquarters, 20 Kennedy St., Pittston. 12 to 5 p.m. April 22. Admission is free. 570-654-2424.
Spring Film Festival, will feature 21 foreign, independent and art films in 21 days. Detrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Now through April 27. $8.50 per ticket. 570-996-1500.
Dietrich Open Mic, will feature Tunkhannock writer and hip-hop artist Georgia Sherry. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 7 p.m. April 21. Free and open to the public. Artists must sign up at 6:30 p.m. prior to the event. 570-996-1500.
Craft, Flea Market & Vendor Sale, indoor/outdoor craft fair, flea market and vendor sale. Lunch and Welsh cookies will be available. Dallas Order of the Easter Star building, 15 Foster St., Dallas. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 22. Admission is free. For more information, call Dianne Corby at 570-675-4893.
SBC Clambake & Car Show, Susqehanna Brewing Company in conjunction with with American Shellfish Company, of Cape Charles, Va., will host a clambake and car show to kick off its outdoor event season. Susquehann Brewing Company, 635 S. Main St., Pittston. 12 to 5 p.m. April 22. $25 registration fee for cars. Entry fee proceeds will benefit the Blue Chip Animal Refuge in Dallas. Singray Delpriore’s Whiskey Hill Project will perform. 888-725-4902.
Hawley Earth Fest, a three-day celebration of Earth includes a cleanup of Route 6, dinner specials, live entertainment, shopping sales, demonstrations, book readings, nature education, hikes and more. Takes place at various sites in Hawley. April 22 to 24. Contact Jason Merrill at 570-862-2453.
Education and Empowerment Fundraiser, will address the impact of sexual violence and offer self-defense classes. Benefits the Victims Resource Center in Wilkes-Barre. Catherine Evans McGown Room of the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas Township. 8 to 10 p.m. April 25. $5 for students, $10 for adults. Contact MU student Emily Gurtizen at [email protected]
Post-festival Film Discussion, discuss the content and significance of some of the Spring Film Festival movies with others who have seen them. Facilitated by Ronnie Harvey, movie buff extraordinaire. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 1 p.m. April 28. Admission is free, and there’s no need to register. 570-996-1500.
DrinkaPalooza Wine & Whiskey Fest, the inaugural spirits-tasting event with vendors including Pennsylvania wineries, KingView Mead, Absolute Fine Cigars, Cynful Bliss, Green Mountain Energy, LuLaRoe, Serving Stone Creations and many more. Mohegan Sun Arena, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township. April 29 with tasting sessions noon to 3:30 p.m. and 4 to 7:30 p.m. $24. Age 21 and older. Details at drinkfestpa.com.
Fine Arts Fiesta, the 62nd annual arts festival with more than 50 juried artisans and craftspersons along with entertainment. Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. May 18 to 21. Info at fineartsfiesta.org.
Devine School of Dance May Recital, school artistic director Jaclene Devine, Abington Heights orchestra director Allison Covell and Abington Heights Choir Director, Dana Cerminaro collaborate to bring “Opening Night, From Screen to Stage” to the community. Pieces range from “Gone with the Wind” to “Twilight.” Abington Heights High School, 200 E. Grove St., Clarks Summit. 7:30 p.m. May 20. Tickets available at the event. 570-604-2398.
Dietrich Open Mic, will feature storyteller Hal Pratt as the headliner. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 7 p.m. May 26. Free and open to the public. Artists must sign up at 6:30 p.m. prior to the event. 570-996-1500.
Audubon Society Annual Banquet, an evening of appetizers, buffet dinner, beverages and a program on eagles with an appearance by Renshaw, an injured bald eagle who was rehabilitated by the Carbon County Environmental Education Center. Appletree Terrace, Newberry Estate, Pioneer Avenue, Dallas. 6 p.m. June 14. 570-479-0400.
Wine and Dine Festival, sponsored by the Dallas Rotary Club, with the Dallas Area Fall Fair, Inc., features tastings of the finest wines from the Back Mountain and Endless Mountain areas and beyond. A variety of food and goods will be available for sale by area vendors and craftsmen, with live musical entertainment. Noon-6 p.m. June 17 at the Luzerne County Fairgrounds, Rt. 118, Dallas.
Great Tastes of Pennsylvania Wine & Food Festival, will feature over 25 wineries, a beer tent, food and craft vendors, over-sized games, and three stages of live entertainment. Split Rock Resort, 100 Moseywood Rd., Lake Harmony. June 24 and $25. General admission costs $30. Visit splitrockresort.com for more information. 800-255-7625.