- Old Lion Reggae Celebration
Mountain Sky, 63 Stillmeadow Lane, Jermyn, presents the Old Lion Reggae Celebration in honor of late reggae musician George Wesley on Saturday, June 24.
Tickets start at $25, and the event begins at 11 a.m. It features several reggae music performances from bands like Subnotics, Preach Freedom and Connect on the Mountain Sky grounds. There also will be food and craft vendors with a BYOB policy.
Free camping is available to attendees, and all ages are welcome. Attendees also may bring their own instruments to participate in campfire jams.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the event’s Facebook page or www.mountainsky.net.
- Strawberry Festival and 5k Run
On Saturday, June 24, National Running Center, 318 Davis St., Clarks Summit, hosts a 5K run in conjunction with The Gathering Place, 304 S. State St., Clarks Summit, and its Strawberry Festival.
Tickets for the third annual Strawberry Day 5K are $25, and tickets for the Kids Fun Run are free. The 5K starts at 9 a.m., and the kids’ run starts at 10:15.
Also starting at 9 a.m. is the Strawberry Festival, which offers an open-market vendor fair featuring strawberry-themed goodies and other products. The Gathering Place also will be selling its yogurt-granola-strawberry treats and strawberry lemonade.
In addition, there will be kids’ games, face painting and a scavenger hunt among other activities with prizes. Entertainment is by the Old Man River Band in The Gathering Place.
For more information or to sign up for the race, visit the event’s Facebook page or www.gatheringplacecs.org.
- Wine and Bourbon tasting event
On Thursday, June 22, Senunas’ Bar & Grill, 133 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, hosts a wine and bourbon tasting event.
Admission is $20 at the door and is open to guests ages 21 and older. The event begins at 7 p.m. and ends at 9.
Featuring speciality cocktails and craft spirits from Nawrocki Imports, the evening features unlimited tastings and food pairings. Nawrocki Imports representative Sean Madden will be on hand to speak about the drinks as Senunas’ chef prepares food.
Live entertainment will be provided by Sage Duo, and there also will be door prizes and raffles.
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
- Pink in the Park and Alzheimer’s Awareness Night
PNC Field, 235 Montage Mountain Road, Moosic, hosts two nights of charitable events on Saturday, June 24, and Sunday, June 25.
On Saturday, Pink in the Park, organized by the Mary Kay Foundation, supports women’s cancer research and those who face domestic violence. On Sunday, Alzheimer’s Awareness Night, organized by Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Pennsylvania, supports research for Alzheimer’s treatment.
Tickets for Pink in the Park start at $15, and tickets for Alzheimer’s Awareness Night start at $10. Proceeds benefit the respective causes.
For more information, visit Pink in the Park’s Eventbrite page or Alzheimer’s Awareness Night’s Facebook event page.
- Summer Solstice cocktail event
The Cooperage Project, 1030 Main St., Honesdale, hosts a Summer Solstice cocktail event on Friday, June 23.
Tickets are $25 and include tapas and a complimentary glass of wine. The event runs from 6 to 9 p.m.
It serves as a fundraiser for Lacawac Sanctuary Field Station & Environmental Education Center, and offerings of wines and farm-to-plate tapas local to Wayne County plus live entertainment by the Crackers.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the event’s Facebook page or thecooperageproject.org.