1. The Lords of 52nd Street tribute band
Come dance the night away at Hilton Scranton and Conference Center, 100 Adams Ave., as the venue fills with music from players who have performed alongside Billy Joel.
Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for the Lords of 52nd Street tribute band concert on Friday, Sept. 7. The Wanabees will open the show and play from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. The Lords of 52nd Street then will take the stage at 8:30 and will feature saxophonist Richie Cannata, guitarist Russell Javors and drummer Liberty DeVitto.
Tickets cost $25, $30 and $45. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Guests must be at least 21 to attend.
For more information, call 570-343-3000.
2. Endless Mountains Fiber Festival
Learn all about the animals that provide the materials for your hats, gloves and scarves and pick up some supplies to make your own at the Endless Mountains Fiber Festival.
The festival will take place at the Harford Fairgrounds, 485 Fair Hill Road, Harford Twp., on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
More than 50 vendors will be featured, selling products that range from crafting materials such as fleece and yarn to finished garments and household products. Events will include educational demonstrations, contests and a silent auction. There also will be several breeds of goats, sheep and other animals on display.
For more information, including directions to the fairgrounds and a full event schedule, visit endlessmountainsfiberfest.com.
3. Alanis Morissette
Alternative rock singer and songwriter Alanis Morissette, a seven-time Grammy winner and celebrity guest mentor on “The Voice,” will perform on the outdoor summer stage at Mount Airy Casino Resort, Mount Pocono, on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 5. Morissette is known her for songs such as “Ironic” and “You Oughta Know,” and she was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 2015. She has received 14 Grammy nominations as well as a Golden Globe nomination.
The concert is open to all ages and will happen rain or shine. Tickets cost $55, $65 and $75 and can be purchased at ticketfly.com. For more information, visit mountairycasino.com or call 877-682-4791.
4. Nicholson Bridge Day
Main Street in Nicholson will come alive with vendors and live entertainment for the annual Nicholson Bridge Day to celebrate a local wonder.The Nicholson Bridge, also known as the Tunkhannock Viaduct, is considered by some to be one of the “Engineering Wonders of the World.” The family-friendly event sponsored by the Nicholson Women’s Club will take place on Sunday, Sept. 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and features vendors, music, food, games, raffles and more. For more information, call 570-942-6747 or visit the event’s Facebook page.
5. Bark in the Waterpark
Cool off with your four-legged friend at the second Bark in the Waterpark, presented by Puppy Paradise.
The event will take place on Sunday, Sept. 9, at Montage Mountain Resorts, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton, from noon to 6 p.m. Tickets cost $15 for all human visitors, however, dogs can swim for free.
For guests’ safety, dogs must stay leashed at all times and be current on their rabies vaccination and have proof available if questioned.Vendors, basket raffles, games and giveaways also will be part of the day. For more information, visit montagemountainresorts.com.