Events Listings: May 25 to 31, 2016

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THIS WEEK: May 25 to 31, 2016

20 Minutes and a Beer, a talk by Kevin Bacon of Comcast Spotlight who shares insights and tips on how marketers can better navigate through the Digital Age. Sponsored by the American Advertising Federation of Northeast Pennsylvania at the Susquehanna Brewing Company, 635 S. Main St., Pittston. 6 p.m. May 25. $10 includes one beer. Age 21 and older. 570-654-3557.

Sweet Valley Fair, the annual Memorial Day weekend event with festival foods, amusement rides, vendors, fireworks, Firemen’s Olympics, live music and a Memorial Day Parade. Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company, 5383 Main Road. 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. May 26 and 27; 4:30 to 10 p.m. May 28 and 29; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 30. 570-477-5121.

Coloring for Adults. Rediscover the relaxing art of coloring. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 26. Supplies provided or bring your own; light refreshments served. 570-823-0156.

Motherhood Movies, a showing of “Mr. Mom” (1983) starring Michael Keaton and Teri Garr. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 2 p.m. May 27. Free with light refreshments. 570-823-0156.

La Festa Dei Ceri, the annual “race of the saints” celebrating the life of St. Ubaldo with all-day activities in the town of Jessup. Begins 6 a.m. May 28 with drummers and trumpeteers traveling through the streets awakening the town, followed by a series of ceremonies, blessings and processions preceding the highlight of the day when teams race through the streets bearing statues of St. Ubaldo, St. George and St. Anthony at 5:30 p.m. Complete schedule at stubaldoday.com.

Mayfair Festival of the Arts, with 100 juried artist booths, a fine-art gallery, eight stages of various music genres, food and beer/wine vendors, KidSpace Pavilion and stages of visual arts. Allentown Fairgrounds, 302 N. 17th St. 4 to 9:30 p.m. May 27; noon to 9:30 p.m. May 28 and 29; noon to 6 p.m. May 30. $5. 610-437-6900 or mayfairfestival.org.

Farm Animal Frolic, the 28th annual event with baby farm animals including kid goats, lambs, chicks, piglets, a calf and ducklings. Also: wagon rides pulled by Clydesdale draft horses, puppet show, storytelling, old-fashioned games, hay jump, fish pond, the Sheep Shed, one-room schoolhouse, the Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, an outdoor brick bake oven with homemade bread, hot pretzels and cookies. Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 28; noon to 4 p.m. May 29. $8, $5 children. 570-992-6161 or quietvalley.org.

Adult Cookie Decorating Class, with spring-themed cookies. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 10 a.m. to noon May 28. $20. Registration: 570-693-1364.

Shawnee Celtic Festival, celebrating the Emerald Isles and Scottish Highlands with bagpipers, sheep dogs, step dancers, a Celtic Wizard magic show, leprechaun juggling show, Celtic Farm petting zoo and Celtic craft and food vendors. Performers include Poor Man’s Gambit, Halagan, Two Pipers Piping, the Irish Lads, Dale & Darcy Band, MacKay Pipe Band and more. Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, 401 Hollow Road, East Stroudsburg. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 28 and 29. $15. 570-421-7231 or shawneemt.com.

Carpatho-Rusyn Wooden Churches of Eastern Europe, an illustrated lecture by Dr. Michele Parvensky. St. John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church, 9 W. Railroad St., Nesquehoning. 11 a.m. May 28. Refreshments served. 610-759-2628.

Train Excursion. Celebrate Memorial Day with a ride on a World War II troop train from Scranton to Jessup for a historic tour of the train station and a visit to the Jessup Firemen’s picnic with food, rides, music and vendors. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. May 28 with a 12:30 p.m. departure and 5:45 p.m. return. $24, $22 seniors, $17 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Investigating the Sheppton Mythology, a program about the three miners trapped underground for two weeks in 1963 with Maxim W. Furek, author of “Sheppton: The Myth, Miracle & Music.” Presented by the Nanticoke Historical Society at the Cultural Centre of St. Faustina, 38 W. Church St., Nanticoke. 1 p.m. May 28. 570-258-1367.

Memorial Day Ceremony, honoring those who have given their lives in the service of the nation and local communities. Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Company, 1160 Chase Road, Shavertown. 2 p.m. May 28. 570-901-2006.

Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Moscow for a stopover with light refreshments. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. May 29 with a 12:30 p.m. departure and 3 p.m. return. $24, $22 seniors, $17 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Denison House Tours. Learn about the life and times of early settler Nathan Denison while touring his 1790 two-story home full of period furniture. 35 Denison St., Forty Fort. Sundays from May 29 to Sept. 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. $5, $3 children. 570-823-6244.

Memorial Day Picnic, with a flea market, bake sale, basket raffle, 50/50 drawing, homemade food and refreshments. St. Frances X. Cabrini Church, 585 Mount Olivet Road, Wyoming. May 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with a special mass in the church at 11 a.m. The flea market will also be open 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on May 29. 570-696-3737.

Monday Night Bingo. Northmoreland Township Volunteer Fire Company, 1618 Demunds Road, Tunkhannock. 6:30 p.m. May 30. 570-333-4906.

FUTURE

Wellness Series, the concluding workshop in the series: “Potholes on the Highway to Love, Mistakes You Can Avoid in Any Relationship.” Waverly Community House, 1115 N. Abington Road. 6:30 to 8 p.m. June 2. 570-267-2406.

Fire at the Furnace, a free, all-day event on June 3 with artist presentations and eight movies by nationally acclaimed sculptors at Steamtown National Historic Site (10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.), Keystone Iron Works High School Student Iron Pour at the Scranton Iron Furnaces (12:30 to 4 p.m.), exhibition openings at STEAMworks (in the Mall at Steamtown) and Artists for Art Gallery (6 p.m.) and professional iron-casting demonstrations, food trucks, beer tent, cupcakes, the Indigo Moon Brass Band and more (8 p.m. at the Iron Furnaces). Downtown Scranton. 570-840-2323.

Tis the Season! A screening of “Springtime in the Sierras” (1947) starring Roy Rogers. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 2 p.m. June 3. Free with light refreshments. 570-823-0156.

Grand Reopening Party at the newly renovated outdoor patio at Rodano’s Restaurant and Bar with a tropical atmosphere, extended deck, fire pits and live palm trees. Enjoy live music by Mike Elward, tasting of new menu items and samples of new tropical drinks and wines. Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. 5 p.m. June 3. Donations for Wilkes-Barre’s Third Friday Art Walk will be accepted.

Historic Garden Tour, a 90-minute strollthrough the gardens and woodlands surrounding Grey Towers National Historic Site, 122 Old Owego Turnpike, Milford. 10 a.m. June 4. $8. Reservations: 570-296-9630.

Garden Party, with a plant sale, herb sale, workshops, garden statuary, marketplace and food court. Sponsored by the Hazleton Area Garden Club at the Sophia Coxe Estate, 2207 Route 940, Drifton. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 4. $5. 570-956-3881.

Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Tobyhanna to the highest railroad station on the DL&W mainline and a walk to a working ice house. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. June 4 with an 11 a.m. departure and 3 p.m. return. $34, $29 seniors, $22 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

International Fest, a summer picnic with ethnic foods from Mexico, Lebanon, Ireland, Poland, England, Italy, Cuba, Germany and the U.S., along with international beers and wines. Also: live local entertainment, games and children’s activities, basket raffle and grand-prize raffle. St. Jude Parish, 420 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top. 4 to 11 p.m. June 4; noon to 9 p.m. June 5. 570-474-9746.

Car Show, the 55th annual event sponsored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Region of AACA. With more than 30 classes open to cars, trucks, motorcycles, street rods, rat rods, sport compacts and tuners. Wyoming Valley Airport, 2001 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. June 5 with gates open at 8 a.m. and judging at noon. $12 per vehicle entry; $2 spectators or $5 per carload. Information at nepraaca.org.

American Girl Doll Bingo, a fundraiser for the Marian Sutherland Kirby Library. Crestwood High School Cafeteria, 281 S. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top. June 5 with doors at noon and games at 1 p.m. $20 advance; $23 at the door. 570-474-9313.

Bingo, a fundraiser for the Avoca/Dupont Little League with prizes including gift cards and hotel stays. Queen of the Apostles, 715 Hawthorne St., Avoca. June 5 with doors at 12:30 p.m. and games at 2 p.m. $20 for 20 games. Tickets: 570-540-0649.

Card Party, sponsored by the Irem Women’s Auxiliary with lunch and prizes. Irem Country Club, 397 Country Club Road, Dallas. Noon to 4 p.m. June 9. $15. Advance tickets only. 570-822-4976 or 570-824-6418.

Tis the Season! A screening of “Summer Stock” (1950) with Judy Garland and Gene Kelly. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 2 p.m. June 10. Free with light refreshments. 570-823-0156.

Support Our Veterans Ride and Picnic, the sixth annual motorcycle ride followed by a benefit picnic with food, music, drinks and raffles. American Legion Riders, 575 Route 239, Shickshinny. June 11 with registration 9 to 10 a.m. and ride at 10:30 a.m. $15; $10 passengers. The picnic runs 4 to 9 p.m. 570-542-4090.

Cash and Designer Purse Bingo, with basket, quilt and 50/50 raffles along with instant bingo, food, drinks and a bake sale. Gate of Heaven Church, 42 Machell Ave., Dallas. June 11 with doors at 11 a.m. and games at noon. $20 for 20 games. 570-675-2121.

Family Fun Day at Twin Stacks, the annual event with face painting, games, music, a car show, baking contests, food, talent show, dance and gymnast performances, bounce house, raffles and more. Twin Stacks Center, 3282 Memorial Highway, Dallas. Noon to 5 p.m. June 11. 570-674-7800.

Scranton Zinefest, the underground arts-and-literature festival and celebration of visual artists and writers. With zine makers, zine distros, artistic press publications, letterpress artists, live poetry readings, music and food. Adezzo’s Alleyway, 515 Center St., Scranton. Noon to 7 p.m. June 11. Free. Info at scrantonzinefest.weebly.com.

Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Moscow for a stopover with light refreshments. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. June 11 with a 12:30 p.m. departure and 3 p.m. return. $24, $22 seniors, $17 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Nite at the Races, a fundraiser sponsored by the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 539 at the post home, 62 Newport St., Glen Lyon. June 11 with doors at 6:30 p.m. and races at 7 p.m. $10 includes refreshments and a horse. 570-736-7177.

Denison House Tours. Learn about the life and times of early settler Nathan Denison while touring his 1790 two-story home full of period furniture. Also: a display of a surgeon’s equipment used in the treatment of soldiers and a discussion of Colonial medical practices. 35 Denison St., Forty Fort. 1 to 4 p.m. June 12. $5, $3 children. 570-823-6244.

Flag Day/Army Day Observance, with speakers, music, invocation and the parade of flags. Sponsored by the 9/11 Memorial Committee of Lackawanna County at the North Washington Avenue side of the Lackawanna County Courthouse in downtown Scranton. 4 to 5 p.m. June 14. 570-604-0809.

Flag Day Ceremony, beginning at the Tomato Festival grounds on Main Street in Pittston and ending at the Pittston City Fire Company. With speaker Gerard Gurnari, AMVETS past state commander, honor guards and color corps. 6 p.m. June 14. Refreshments follow at the Knights of Columbus, 55 S. Main St., Pittston. 570-954-8147.

Shade Gardening, a Master Gardener program with Sandy Visintainer. Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top. 6:30 p.m. June 15. Registration: 570-474-9313.

Film Favorites, a showing of “Mamma Mia!” starring Meryl Streep and Colin Firth. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 1 and 7 p.m. June 15. Free. 570-996-1500.

Summer Luncheon, sponsored by the Irem Women’s Auxiliary. Irem Country Club, 397 Country Club Road, Dallas. Noon to 4 p.m. June 16. $18. Reservations (by June 9): 570-675-2325.

Tis the Season! A screening of “Autumn in New York” (2000) with Richard Gere. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 2 p.m. June 17. Free with light refreshments. 570-823-0156.

Civil War Reenactment, by the 143rd Pennsylvania Volunteers with a re-creation of the Battle of Big Bethel, weapons and drills demonstrations, authentic Civil War camps, hospital demonstrations and historic home tours. Swetland Homestead, 885 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. June 17 to 19. 570-823-6244.

Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Gouldsboro for a stopover at the historic train station and light refreshments. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. June 18 with an 11 a.m. departure and 3 p.m. return. $34, $29 seniors, $22 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Hi-Lites Car Cruise, with trophies, door prizes, music, food and raffles. Sponsored by the Hi-Lites Motor Club at Pikes Creek Raceway Park, 2542 Route 118. 4 to 7 p.m. June 18. 570-965-2208.

Summer Solstice, a fundraising event with hors d’oeuvres, open bar, dinner, music by the Jim Buckley Trio and DJ Jamie Granko, silent and live auctions and an after-party. Front lawn of the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 5:30 p.m. June 18. $125. 570-346-7186.

Nite @ the Races, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Plymouth. Independent Fire Company, 166 Sprague Ave., Kingston. June 18 with doors at 5:30 p.m. and post time at 6 p.m. $10 includes food, drinks and a horse; $5 without a horse. 570-814-3918.

Father’s Day Buffet and Train Excursion. Enjoy dinner at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, 700 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Then board a train at Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton for a trip to Moscow’s historic train station. June 19 with buffet at 11 a.m. and excursion at 1:30 p.m. $54.95, $34.95 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Tis the Season! A screening of “Winter’s Bone” (2010) starring Jennifer Lawrence. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 2 p.m. June 24. Free with light refreshments. 570-823-0156.

Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to the Delaware Water Gap for a celebration of Founder’s Day. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. June 25 with a 9 a.m. departure and 5 p.m. return. $54, $49 seniors, $32 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Tunkhannock History Presentation, stories and discussions with local historians followed by free guided two-mile tours of historic Tunkhannock. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. June 25 with discussion at 11 a.m. and walking tours beginning at 12:30 p.m. Space limited; registration required. 570-996-1500.

Back Mountain Library Auction, the 70th annual event with antiques and collectibles up for bid in silent and live auctions, various booths, a flea market, plant stand, jewelry, themed raffle baskets, food vendors and more. Back Mountain Memorial Library, 96 Huntsville Road, Dallas. July 7 to 10. 570-675-1182.

Historic Tunkhannock Walking Tours, two-mile guided walks through the town’s historic district. Meet at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 5 p.m. Thursdays from July 7 to 28. Free. Registration: 570-996-1500.

Fire Company Bazaar, with homemade foods, hay rides, games and rides for all ages, Firefighters Parade on Sunday and entertainment by Iron Cowboy (Friday), Tommy Guns Band (Saturday) and Stand Bac (Sunday). Slocum Township Volunteer Fire Company, 1923 Slocum Road, Wapwallopen. 6 to 11 p.m. July 8 and 9; 4 to 10 p.m. July 10. Breakfast served 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday. 570-868-6255.

Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Olyphant for the Queen City Festival with food, rides and entertainment. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. July 9 with a 1:30 p.m. departure and 6 p.m. return. $24, $22 seniors, $17 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Hi-Lites Car Cruise, with trophies, door prizes, music, food and raffles. Sponsored by the Hi-Lites Motor Club at Twist & Shake, 1405 Route 29, Hunlock Creek. 4 to 7 p.m. July 9. 570-965-2208.

Fashion Show and Luncheon, the 7th annual event sponsored by Candy’s Place: A Cancer Wellness Center. With a silent purse auction, themed baskets, shopping and raffles. The Woodlands Inn and Resort, 1073 Route 315, Plains Township. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 10. $25. Reservations: 570-714-8800.

Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Moscow for a stopover with light refreshments. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. July 10 with a 12:30 p.m. departure and 3 p.m. return. $24, $22 seniors, $17 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Film Favorites, a showing of the musical “Chicago,” starring Catherine Zeta-Jones, Renee Zellweger and Richard Gere. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 1 and 7 p.m. July 13. Free. 570-996-1500.

Summer Fest, a festival of 14 foreign, independent and art films shown in 14 days. Begins with an opening night of two films, popcorn, cheese, wine, beer and strawberry shortcake ($25). 6 p.m. July 15. Continues through July 28 at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Followed by a post-festival film discussion 1 p.m. July 29. 570-996-1500. For schedule, see dietrichtheater.com.

Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Gouldsboro for a stopover at the historic train station and light refreshments. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. July 16 with an 11 a.m. departure and 3 p.m. return. $34, $29 seniors, $22 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Pocono Wurst Festival, the annual Polish and German-themed event with wursts, wieners, kielbasa, pierogies and brews. Also: two stages of music, traditional costumed dance performances, pig and “hot dog” races, ethnic craft vendors, Bier Stein Olympics, children’s activities and more. Bands include the Chardon Polka Band, the Austrian Boys, Eddie Derwin & the Polka Naturals anda the Apple Strudel Gang. Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, 401 Hollow Road, East Stroudsburg. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 16 and 17. $15. 570-421-7231 or shawneemt.com.

Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Moscow for a stopover with light refreshments. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. July 17 with a 12:30 p.m. departure and 3 p.m. return. $24, $22 seniors, $17 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Summer Luncheon, sponsored by the Irem Women’s Auxiliary. Irem Country Club, 397 Country Club Road, Dallas. Noon to 4 p.m. July 21. $18. Reservations (by July 18): 570-675-2325.

Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Tobyhanna to the highest railroad station on the DL&W mainline along with a walk to a working ice house. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. July 23 with an 11 a.m. departure and 3 p.m. return. $34, $29 seniors, $22 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Hi-Lites Car Cruise, with trophies, door prizes, music, food and raffles. Sponsored by the Hi-Lites Motor Club at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 474 Yalick Road, Dallas, from noon to 3 p.m. July 23. 570-965-2208.

River Day, the annual festivities with live music, environmental activities for children and adults, nature walks, a River Float, live animals from the Endless Mountains Nature Center, mural painting, face painting and more. Performers include the Sadie Green Sales Jugband, Coal Town Rounders and amRadio. Riverside Park, Tunkhannock. 1 to 7 p.m. July 23. Free. 570-996-1500.

Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Cresco for a visit to the restored train station with live music, a historic auto show and light refreshments. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. July 24 with an 11:30 a.m. departure and 4 p.m. return. $34, $29 seniors, $22 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to East Stroudburg for a visit to the historic East Stroudsburg Tower along with food and music. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. July 30 with an 9 a.m. departure and 5 p.m. return. $54, $49 seniors, $32 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Car Show, the third annual event with an Automotive Swap Meet. American Legion Mountain Post 781, Church Road, Mountain Top. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 31. $10 per entry. All vehicles welcome. 570-474-2161.

Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Moscow for a stopover with light refreshments. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. July 31 with a 12:30 p.m. departure and 3 p.m. return. $24, $22 seniors, $17 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Hobbie Fire Company Carnival, with a Garden Tractor Pull (3 p.m. Saturday), Backyard Horseshoe Pitch (noon Sunday), Chinese auction (1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday), game booths, homemade food and entertainment by Hillbilly D’Lux (Friday), Kartune (Saturday) and Tommy Guns Band (Sunday). Carnival Grounds, 613 W. County Road, Wapwallopen. 6 to 11 pm. Aug. 5; 5 to 11 p.m. Aug. 6; noon to 9 p.m. Aug. 7. 570-379-3811.

ArtFest, the ninth annual summertime art party showcasing original works by regional artists along with music, food and family activities. Center Street between Main and Third streets, Bloomsburg. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 6. 570-317-2596.

Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Dickson City for a celebration of Dickson City Days with entertainment, crafts, children’s activities and more. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Aug. 6 with a 2 p.m. departure and 5:45 p.m. return. $24, $22 seniors, $17 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Moscow for a stopover at the Moscow Country Fair. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Aug. 7 with a 12:30 p.m. departure and 4 p.m. return. $24, $22 seniors, $17 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Sweet Corn & BBQ Festival, with country-western bands, line dancing, cowboy juggling, magic shows, corn-eating and corn-trivia contests and dozens of food and craft vendors. Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, 401 Hollow Road, East Stroudsburg. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 13 and 14. $10 one day; $16 two days. 570-421-7231.

Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Moscow for a stopover with light refreshments. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Aug. 13 with a 12:30 p.m. departure and 3 p.m. return. $24, $22 seniors, $17 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Hi-Lites Car Cruise, with trophies, door prizes, music, food and raffles. Sponsored by the Hi-Lites Motor Club at the Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 4 E. Center Hill Road, Dallas. 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 13. 570-965-2208.

Farm-to-Plate Dinner en Blanc, a 50th anniversary celebration with fine food, wine, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, live music, dinner under the stars and a silent auction. Watres Lodge, Lacawac Sanctuary, 94 Sanctuary Road, Lake Ariel. 5 to 9 p.m. Aug. 13. $125. Reservations: 570-689-9494.

Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Gouldsboro for a stopover at the historic train station and light refreshments. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Aug. 14 with an 11 a.m. departure and 3 p.m. return. $34, $29 seniors, $22 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Film Favorites, a showing of the Johnny Cash biopic “Walk the Line.” Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 1 and 7 p.m. Aug. 17. Free. 570-996-1500.

Summer Luncheon, sponsored by the Irem Women’s Auxiliary. Irem Country Club, 397 Country Club Road, Dallas. Noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 18. $18. Reservations (by Aug. 15): 570-675-2325.

Heritage Explorer Train, a round trip from Scranton to Carbondale, sponsored by the Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Aug. 20 with an 10 a.m. departure. Reservations: 570-282-4281.

Beerfest, with 100 beer tasting selections, barbecue, vendors, games, raffles, contests and entertainment. Sherman Summer Stage, Pocono Mountain Carnival Grounds, 20 Murray St., Mount Pocono. Aug. 20 with VIP entry noon to 1 p.m. and general admission 1 to 4:30 p.m. $65 VIP, $45 general. 570-420-2808.

Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Cresco for a visit to the restored train station with live music, a historic auto show and light refreshments. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Aug. 21 with an 11:30 a.m. departure and 4 p.m. return. $34, $29 seniors, $22 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

West End Fair, the 94th annual edition with agricultural and livestock exhibits, 4-H projects, demolition derbies, tractor and truck pulls, fireworks, rides and games. Performers include Pink Floyd tribute band Outside the Wall and Kansas tribute band Know Return. 570 Fairgrounds Road, Gilbert. Noon to 10 p.m. Aug. 24 to 27. $5. Info at thewestendfair.com.

Fee-Free Days at Steamtown. The National Park Service will celebrate its 100th birthday by waiving entrance fees on the following days in 2016: National Park Service Birthday Weekend (Aug. 25 to 28), National Public Lands Day (Sept. 24) and Veterans Day (Nov. 11). Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 570-340-5200.

Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Tobyhanna to the highest railroad station on the DL&W mainline along with a walk to a working ice house. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Aug. 27 with an 11 a.m. departure and 3 p.m. return. $34, $29 seniors, $22 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Hi-Lites Car Cruise, with trophies, door prizes, music, food and raffles. Sponsored by the Hi-Lites Motor Club at Twist & Shake, 1405 Route 29, Hunlock Creek. 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 27. 570-965-2208.

Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Moscow for a stopover with light refreshments. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Aug. 28 with a 12:30 p.m. departure and 3 p.m. return. $24, $22 seniors, $17 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Pocono Garlic Festival, with more than 60 garlic-themed food and craft vendors, garlic-eating contest, children’s activities, an artisans tent with woodworking, blacksmithing, ceramics and pottery, talks on garlic growing and recipes, local wildlife and entertainment by the Lost Ramblers, Juggernaut String Band, Pfeiffer Twins, La Cuchina and Louie Setzer & the Appalachian Mountain Boys. Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, 401 Hollow Road, East Stroudsburg. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 3 and 4. $12.50 one day; $17 two days. 570-421-7231 or shawneemt.com.

Star Wars Film Festival, a science-fiction marathon, sponsored by the W. Curtis Montz Film Series. F.M. Kirby Center, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. Sept. 3 with “Star Wars IV: A New Hope” (1977) at 1 p.m.; “Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back” (1980) at 4 p.m.; and “Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi” (1983) at 8 p.m. $5, $3 students; $12 for all three films. 570-826-1100.

Hi-Lites Car Cruise, with trophies, door prizes, music, food and raffles. Sponsored by the Hi-Lites Motor Club at Pikes Creek Raceway Park, 2542 Route 118. 3 to 6 p.m. Sept. 17. 570-965-2208.

Fall Foliage Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Gouldsboro for a stopover at the historic train station and light refreshments. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Oct. 1 and 29 with an 11 a.m. departure and 3 p.m. return. $34, $29 seniors, $22 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Scranton Fringe Festival, a performing arts-based, four-day event held in multiple venues in downtown Scranton. Sept. 29 to Oct. 2. Details at scrantonfringe.org.

Fall Foliage Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Moscow for a stopover with light refreshments. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Oct. 2, 10, 15 and 22 with a 12:30 p.m. departure and 3 p.m. return. $24, $22 seniors, $17 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Fall Foliage Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to East Stroudsburg for a Fall Foliage Festival and Firemen’s Picnic. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Oct. 8 with an 9 a.m. departure and 5 p.m. return. $54, $49 seniors, $32 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Fall Foliage Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Tobyhanna to the highest railroad station on the DL&W mainline along with a walk to a working ice house. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Oct. 9 with an 11 a.m. departure and 3 p.m. return. $34, $29 seniors, $22 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

NEPA Blogcon, the annual gathering of bloggers of all experience levels as well as those interested in marketing, social media, creativity, leadership and branding. Penn State Worthington, 120 Ridgeview Drive, Dunmore. Oct. 15. Info at nepablogcon.com.

Fall Foliage Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Delaware Water Gap for fall activities and a tour of the historic town. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Oct. 16 with an 9 a.m. departure and 5 p.m. return. $54, $49 seniors, $32 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

Fall Foliage Train Excursion, a round trip from Scranton to Cresco for a visit to the restored train station with live music, a historic auto show and light refreshments. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Oct. 23 with an 11:30 a.m. departure and 4 p.m. return. $34, $29 seniors, $22 children. Reservations: 570-340-5204.

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