1. AMSOIL Arenacross
Indoor professional motorcyclists will compete Saturday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 21, at noon at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Twp.
The AMSOIL Arenacross Series visit will feature an indoor, hand-made track where riders will race for the Ricky Carmichael Cup. The professional race will take place Saturday, while amateurs get a crack at the track on Sunday.
Tickets range from $15 to $82, plus fees, and are available the box office, Ticketmaster outlets and ticketmaster.com and by calling 800-745-3000. Parking is $10, cash only, for general admission and $20 for reserved parking available in advance at Ticketmaster and the box office.
For details, call 570-970-7600 or visit mohegansunarenapa.com.
Escape your cabin fever with a wintertime tradition.
Scranton Tomorrow will hold its Winter in the City cocktail party on Friday, Jan. 19, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at POSH at the Scranton Club, 404 N. Washington Ave. The $20 admission includes wine, beer and soda plus samples of food from more than 30 regional eateries. Guests also can hear music from Paul LaBelle and the Exact Change and check out the silent auction featuring items from local businesses.
The nonprofit community and economic development has held the parties for more than 15 years and put the proceeds toward its numerous community projects. It will hold a second Winter in the City cocktail party on Friday, Feb. 16, also from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
For more information, call 570-963-1575 or visit facebook.com/MainStreetScranton.
3. Arrival from Sweden
ABBA lovers can hear their favorite songs live at F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts this weekend. Arrival from Sweden brings its tour to the downtown Wilkes-Barre venue Saturday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5:30.
The ABBA tribute show will feature many of the legendary Swedish group’s most popular songs, including “Mamma Mia,” “Super Trouper,” “Dancing Queen” and “Waterloo.” Formed in 1995, Arrival from Sweden has sold out shows around the world during its numerous tours and dons copies of ABBA’s original clothes.
Tickets are $25 and $35, plus fees, available at the box office, kirbycenter.org and 570-826-1100.
4. Slambovian Underground with Phoebe Legere
The Slambovian Underground and Phoebe Legere will perform as part of the next RiverFolk Concert at the Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. The show takes place Sunday, Jan. 21, at 5 p.m.
Alt-folk group the Slambovian Underground formed in Sleepy Hollow, New York, more than 10 years ago and has headlined several major music festivals. Legere, a Canadian musician and artist, opened for David Bowie in 1991 during his national tour and earned a Pulitzer Prize nomination for music in 2000. She released her 17th album, “Heart of Love,” last year.
Tickets for the BYOB show are a suggested donation of $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For reservations or details, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 845-252-6783. Visit thecooperageproject.org for more information.
5. ‘Nugget & Fang’
Kids can watch an undersea adventure about friendship unfold on stage in the next ArtsPower show at Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave.
“Nugget & Fang” takes place Saturday, Jan. 20, at 11 a.m. and tells the story of a minnow and shark who are friends until the minnows learns he’s supposed to be afraid of his buddy. The show is recommended for children in pre-K through grade three and lasts 55 minutes.
A Wiggles & Giggles Craft Workshop for parents and children precedes the show at 10 a.m.
Admission is $9 for the workshop and show and $5 for the show only. Tickets are available at the box office, ticketmaster.com and 800-745-3000.