1. Fourth annual Buy Local Spring Fling
Head to Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave., for the fourth annual Buy Local Spring Fling Marketplace on Saturday, April 13.
The event will feature around 75 local vendors, including local businesses, artisans and wineries. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission costs $2, and the first 1,000 guests will receive a free reusable shopping bag.
For more information, visit the Facebook event page, email Rachel at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 570-344-1111.
2. Third annual carpentry auction
Johnson College will hold its third annual carpentry auction benefiting the Children’s Advocacy Center of NEPA on Thursday, April 11.
The auction will take place in the carpentry shop of the college’s Woolworth Hall, 3427 N. Main Ave., Scranton. Doors open at 5 p.m. for registration and browsing, and the auction will run from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Preregistration is encouraged. Donations are to be made either by cash or check.
Additionally, guests can stop by the shop and view auction items on Wednesday, April 10, during regular campus hours.
For details and to preregister, visit the Facebook event page. Email Matthew Darrow at email@example.com for more information.
3. ‘In Concert’
Scranton Civic Ballet Company presents its next show, “In Concert,” on Sunday, April 14, at 2 p.m. at the Theater at North, 1539 N. Main Ave., Scranton.
“In Concert” features various excerpts from ballets portrayed by members of the senior, apprentice and junior companies. The show will be choreographed by artistic director Helen Gaus.
For tickets, visit the ballet company studio, 234 Mifflin Ave., Suite 1. Tickets also will be available at the box office on the day of the show.
For more information, call 570-343-0115.
4. ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’
The University of Scranton’s Liva Arts Company presents the musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” this weekend.
The all-ages show — which tells the Biblical story of Joseph, his family and his “coat of many colors” — will take place Thursday, April 11, and Friday, April 12, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, April 13, at 2 and 8 p.m. in Room 133 of the university’s Loyola Science Center.
The musical features lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Liva is the university’s student-run musical theater troupe that draws participants from a variety of majors.
Tickets cost $5. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
5. Kris Kristofferson & the Strangers
Singer, songwriter and actor Kris Kristofferson comes to F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, with the Strangers on Sunday, April 14.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the concert begins at 7.
The three-time Grammy winner has recorded 30 albums and appeared in more than 70 films in his more than 50-year career.
Tickets range from $35 to $75, plus fees, and are available at the box office, kirbycenter.org and 570-826-1100.