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NEPA Weekend Round-Up 11.13.20

Squeeze in a November Weekend Full of 5Ks, Fun with the Kids and Some Insanely-Adorable Kittens

Saturday Morning is all about family fun in NEPA. Get those little ones cooking in the Kids Creative Kitchen at Luzerne County Community College. Stop by Scranton’s Ritz Theater for a star-studded breakfast with Ariel and her under-Da-sea friends. Then, make your way to Tunkhannock’s Dietrich Theater for some incredibly cool science at the Glow Show. And, don’t miss the amazing deals on clothes and more at the Just Between Friends Winter Kid’s Sale inside the Wyoming Valley Mall.

Enjoy a little grown-up fun on Friday night at The Unluckiest Drag Show at the Ritz in Scranton. And, be sure to bring your loose-fitting pants and dancing shoes to Benny Brewing on Saturday for their annual Polkafest.

Burn off some of those extra weekend calories at a 5K for a good cause on the grounds of the Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm in Stroudsburg on Saturday. Or, bring those running shoes to Freeland for the 15th annual YMCA Run for the Children. Grab your bike and head to Groove Brewing in Scranton on Saturday or Sunday for the always-exciting Cranksgiving canned food drive, scavenger hunt and group ride.

Bring an end to the week on Sunday with some sweet kittens at this adorable adoption event at Nay Aug Park in Scranton.

Bonus (non-weekend event) – Get out and support local restaurants, enjoy a delicious meal and help the next generation of culinary creatives at Rally for Restaurants. Local chefs and students team up to present an evening of refined, elegant dining at Lackawanna College on Tuesday and Wednesday next week.

Mark Your Calendars For:

  • Just between Friends Wilkes-Barre Winter Kids Sale

    Thursday, November 12 – Saturday, November 14 at 11 a.m.

    Come shop for affordable kids’ clothes, shoes, toys, books, furniture, and more at Just Between Friends. This massive consignment sale will be at the former Sears store at the Wyoming Valley Mall. To avoid crowds, they’re asking parents to not bring children to the sale this year.

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  • The Unluckiest Drag Show

    Friday, November 13 at 8 p.m.

    Stop by Scranton’s Ritz Theater for an unforgettable evening of music, dinner, a little dancing and exquisite drag debauchery. The 21 and over, BYOB event features socially-distant, dinner theatre-style seating.

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  • Quiet Valley’s 5K Rooster Run

    Saturday, November 14 at 9 a.m.

    Lace up your running shoes and hit the trail to support Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm in Stroudsburg. The 5K run/ walk will feature staggered start times to allow for social distancing and top finisher prizes will be awarded via mail.

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  • Kids Creative Kitchen

    Saturday, November 14 at 9 a.m.

    The chefs at Luzerne County Community College are leading a cooking class for children ages 9-11. The kids will learn to make fun and healthy snacks during this three-hour session. Just make sure to register in advance.

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  • Freeland YMCA Run for the Children

    Saturday, November 14 at 10 a.m.

    Grab your running shoes and hustle down to the 15th Annual Freeland YMCA 5K Run/Walk. Take on the moderate course through the streets of Freeland. The event also features a Kids Fun Run for children 12 and under.

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  • Glow Show

    Saturday, November 14 at 11 a.m.

    Come learn all about fluorescent rocks and minerals at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock. Naturalist Rick Koval will explain the science behind glow-in-the-dark rocks and bring along some cool examples. Due to limited seating, reservations are encouraged for this free event.

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  • Fairytale Breakfast – Little Mermaid Edition

    Saturday, November 14 at 10 a.m.

    Catch Ariel and friends from The Little Mermaid at the Ritz Theater in Scranton. The beloved characters will join guests for crafts, sing-a-longs and more. Space is limited, and RSVPs are required.

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  • Polkafest featuring The Boys

    Sunday, November 15 at 2 p.m.

    Celebrate all things Polka at Benny Brewing Company during Polkafest. Enjoy live polka music from The Boys, an all-day Polish and American cuisine buffet, brewery-fresh craft beers and plenty of dancing.

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  • Scranton Cranksgiving

    Saturday, November 14 & Sunday, November 15 at 1 p.m.

    Grab your bike and get to Groove Brewing in Scranton for one last ride before winter. For two days, enjoy a small group ride/scavenger hunt/canned food drive to benefit the South Scranton Food Bank.

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  • Kitten/Cat Adoption Day

    Sunday, November 15 at 11:30 a.m.

    Find your future fur baby at Nay Aug Park in Scranton during the St. Cats & Dogs of Nay Aug Zoo’s kitten adoption event. Meet over 40 adorable cats and kittens looking for forever homes. Kittens/cats can only be placed on hold during the event.

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  • Rally for Restaurants

    Tuesday, November 17 & Wednesday, November 18 at 5 p.m.

    Support local restaurants at this innovative, outdoor dining experience at Lackawanna College in Scranton. Local chefs team up with the college’s culinary students to present four elegant dining opportunities.

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