1. ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’
Head over to Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road, Scranton,r to watch a live rendition of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” presented by Actors Circle.
The play was written by Christopher Sergel and is an adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic novel. The show will run Friday, Sept. 13, through Saturday, Sept. 15, at 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 16, at 2 p.m.; Thursday, Sept. 20, through Saturday, Sept. 22, at 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Sept. 23, at 2 p.m.
Tickets for the preview performance of the show on Sept. 13 will cost $8 for general admission and seniors and $6 for students. For all other performances, tickets will cost $12 for general admission, $10 for seniors and $8 for students.
For more information, call 570-342-9707, visit actorscircle.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Fall Film Festival
Celebrate the kickoff of the Fall Film Festival at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with an Oktoberfest opening night gala on Friday, Sept. 14.
The night will feature screenings of the films “Puzzle” and “Boundaries” plus food, beer, wine and desserts. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets cost $40, and reservations are required and can be made by calling 570-996-1500.
The film festival will run through Thursday, Oct. 4. Other films the theater will show include “Always at the Carlyle,” “American Animals,” “British Museum: Hokusai,” “The Cakemaker,” “The Catcher Was a Spy,” “Dark Money,” “Decanted,” “Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot,” “Eating Animals,” “Eighth Grade,” “Foxtrot,” “Generation Wealth,” “Hearts Beat Loud,” “A Kid Like Jake,” “The King,” “Leave No Trace,” “Love, Cecil,” “Three Identical Strangers,” “Whitney” and “Won’t You Be My Neighbor.”
Visit dietrichtheater.com or call 570-996-1500 for more information.
3. ‘Baseball Dreams: They Played the Game’
If you’re interested in learning more about baseball history, you might want to check out a new exhibit in Waverly Twp.
“Baseball Dreams: They Played the Game,” an exhibit by artist William Chickillo, will be on display in the Waverly Small Works Gallery beginning Friday, Sept. 14, at Waverly Community House, 1115 North Abington Road. The exhibit pays homage to integral baseball players, such as Factoryville native Christy Mathewson.
The free opening reception will take place that night from 5 to 7 and include light refreshments.
The exhibit will remain on display through the World Series. For more information, call 570-586-8191.
4. Welcoming Scranton
Spend the afternoon getting to know others in the Scranton community with an event hosted by United Neighborhood Centers of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s community education and revitalization department.
The second Welcoming Scranton event will take place at Connors Park, 515 Orchard St., Scranton on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 3 to 6 p.m. This event aims to promote cultural exchange by welcoming both people who have lived in the area for some time as well as newer residents.
A light lunch will be served. Other free activities will include games, art, yoga, dancing and a story time for children.
For more information, call 570-346-6203 or visit the event’s Facebook page.
5. ‘An Evening with Pete Rose Live’
Join baseball legend Pete Rose at F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, Wilkes-Barre, for a night that aims to transport audience members back to a revered era in the sport’s history.
Rose will share stories about baseball’s past in this multimedia, Broadway-style event Saturday, Sept. 15, at 7:30 p.m. Doors will open at 6.
Tickets cost $28, $33 and $53 for general admission and $103 for VIP meet-and-greet, plus fees.
To purchase tickets, call 570-826-1100. For more information, visit kirbycenter.org.