1. Burning Roses Jamboree
Spend this Saturday rocking out to the sounds of local “grrrls” in music at the Burning Roses Jamboree.
This free, all-ages music festival runs Saturday, July 28, from noon to 9 p.m. at Nay Aug Park, 500 Arthur Ave., Scranton. The lineup consists of 12 acts featuring female musicians and bands from around Northeast Pennsylvania.
The lineup includes Little Star Run, Isabel Anderson, C.T. Thorn, Sarah Winston, Joy Zavada, Sweetnest, Erin Fox, Elonda Vibez, Lily Mao, Gabby Borges, and Kali Ma and the Garland of Arms. The jamboree will conclude with a farewell show by a band of Scranton natives, Pity Party, at 7:30.
Food from Azteca Grill food truck will be available for purchase throughout the event.
For the full festival lineup and more information, visit Burning Roses Jamboree’s event page on Facebook.
2. Party on the Patio
The party still can’t be tamed at Mohegan Sun Pocono Casino and Resort, 1280 Route 315, Plains Twp.
This summer’s Party on the Patio concert series continues this Thursday, July 26, with a performance at 7:30 p.m. by Draw the Line, a tribute to Aerosmith. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Each Thursday through Aug. 30, visitors can enjoy a different tribute band, including Tusk, a tribute to Fleetwood Mac; Separate Ways, a tribute to Journey; and Bon Jersey, a tribute to Bon Jovi.
Guests must be 21 or older to attend. The entertainment is free, and food and drink specials will be available.
For more information, visit mohegansunpocono.com.
The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders will mark the 25th anniversary of a beloved baseball movie Saturday, July 28, at PNC Field, Moosic. For “The Sandlot” Night, gates will open at 5 p.m., and the first pitch is set for 6:35. The first 2,500 fans to enter will receive a Hambino bobblehead based on one of the characters from the 1993 film. The night also will feature a lookalike contest, so guests can come dressed as their favorite “Sandlot” character. Hot dog eating contests and s’mores activities also are part of the main events for the night. For tickets or more information, call 570-969-2255 or go to swbrailriders.com.
4. Scranton Shakespeare Festival
Cut loose with the Scranton Shakespeare Festival on its last weekend as it presents a final performance of several of this season’s shows. Guests can catch the action of “How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying” on Friday, July 27, at 7:30 p.m. at the Marketplace at Steamtown, 300 Lackawanna Ave. Then, on Saturday, July 28, check out a double bill at 7:30 p.m. at Scranton Preparatory School, 1000 Wyoming Ave., as the group performs “The Tempest” and “Sycorax,” separated by an intermission. On Sunday, July 29, the festival next presents “As You Like It” at 3 p.m. and “Footloose” at 7:30, both at Scranton Prep.
Book your free tickets online at ScrantonShakes.com or call 570-230-7277 for more information.
At the fourth stop on its final world tour, thrash metal band Slayer looks to unapologetically bring the noise to the Pavilion at Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton.
Known for such songs as “Disciple,” “Black Magic” and “Raining Blood,” the band will perform Tuesday, July 31, at 5 p.m. Tickets cost $23 to $97.75 for general admission and $199 for VIP seats. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit ticketmaster.com.