ALT 92.1 presents ALT-Natives Underground Live
Soul Satellite with special guest Mike Dougherty will perform at the latest ALT 92.1 presents ALT-Natives Underground Live.
The free, all-ages concert will take place Thursday, Feb. 27, at Karl Hall, 57 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the music starts at 8.
The concert series showcases local music each month. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
Rock 107’s Burgermania
Rock 107’s Burgermania continues with a live broadcast from Food & Fire, 7041 Shoppes Blvd., Moosic, on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 6 to 9 p.m..
The Times-Shamrock Communications radio station kicked off the competition in January, pitting 10 local restaurants against each other to see who can serve the best version of the “Rock 107 Burger” and take home the title of Rock 107 Burger of the Year.
This week, Food & Fire presents its “Messy Mac” burger for the competition. During the broadcast, Food & Fire will serve its competing burger for $3.99.
For more information, visit rock107.com/burgermania.
‘A Night in Rio’
Catch award-winning South American band and Rio de Janeiro parade veterans Beleza Brazil at “A Night in Rio.”
The performance will take place Saturday, Feb. 29, from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. in Madame Jenny’s at the Bittenbender, 126 Franklin Ave., Scranton.
The performers will serve up an authentic Brazilian Carnavale experience with their extravagant dance troupe and classical Carnaval and bossa nova music.
Tickets cost $55 for general admission and $75 for VIP tickets. For more information or tickets, call 570-800-2907 or visit the Facebook event page.
‘Reveal the Rainforest’
Electric City Aquarium & Reptile Den, 300 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton, will host “Reveal the Rainforest” on Saturday, Feb. 29, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The program, which includes all-day admission to the venue plus photo opportunities with a two-toed sloth, will occur five times throughout the day. Seating for each program is limited.
Guests will have a chance to see rainforest mammals from Central and South America up close, with the lineup of animals also including kinkajou, screaming hairy armadillo and tamandua.
Tickets for the program cost $9 for members and start at $25.95 for nonmembers.
For more information or to buy tickets, visit electriccityaquarium.com. Call 570-909-9631 for more information.
‘Masters of Illusion’
F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, will host “Masters of Illusion” on Wednesday, March 4, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Born from an award-winning CW series, “Masters of Illusion” is America’s largest touring magic show and features magicians Dan Sperry, Farrell Dillon, Titou and Michael Turco.
Ticket prices range from $23 to $63, plus fees, and are available at kirbycenter.org, the box office and 570-826-1100.
Pre-Parade Pub Crawl
Get in on the St. Patrick’s Day festivities early with a pre-parade pub crawl in Pittston.
Pittston City St. Patrick’s Parade and Wyoming Valley Pipe & Drum Band will host the event at venues across the city Saturday, Feb. 29, from 4:45 to 9 p.m. Participants will start at Susquehanna Brewing Co., 635 S. Main St., then travel to the Knights, 55 Main St., at 5:30 p.m., and Tomato Bar & Bistro, 7 Tomato Festival Drive, at 6:45 before stopping at the Red Mill, 340 S. Main St., at 8.
Participants must be 21 or older with a valid ID. Official pub crawl shirts will be for sale throughout the night.
For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
A fundraiser to help a local boy fight T-cell lymphoblastic leukemia will take place Sunday, March 1, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Chacko’s Family Bowling Center, 195 N. Wilkes Barre Blvd., Wilkes-Barre.
Entry costs $100 per team of five and includes a tray of pizza, a pitcher of soda, snacks and shoe rental. Raffle baskets, a bake sale and 50/50 raffles also will be offered.
All proceeds will go toward Asher Dicton’s medical costs and to help his family cover other necessary expenses.
Caitlin Heaney West is the content editor for Access NEPA and oversees the Early Access blog in addition to working as a copy editor and staff writer for The Times-Tribune. An award-winning journalist, she is a summa cum laude graduate of Shippensburg University and also earned a master’s degree from Marywood University. Caitlin joined the Times-Shamrock family in 2009 and lives in Scranton. Contact: email@example.com; 570-348-9100 x5107; or @cheaneywest