Rhythm and Brews Festival
For the fourth year, craft beer and live music will come together at Montage Mountain Resorts.
The Rhythm and Brews Festival will take place Saturday, Nov. 9, from 1 to 7 p.m. at the resort, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton.
Guests can sample from more than 100 craft beers from over 40 breweries. Throughout the day, the Scranton Brewer’s Guild will hold multiple sessions of a craft brew school, with topics ranging from the brewing process to the hard seltzer craze. The B Street Band, Slippery When Wet and Separate Ways — tribute bands for Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi and Journey, respectively — make up the day’s live music lineup.
Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Tickets cost $35 in advance at $45 at the gate. Admission includes a commemorative tasting glass.
For more information, visit rhythmandbrewspa.com or call 855-754-7946.
Marywood University Symphony Orchestra Concert
The classical sounds of Europe will come to life at Marywood University this weekend.
The Marywood University Symphony Orchestra will perform Friday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the campus’ Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Admission is free and open to the public.
The orchestra will perform works from Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, which aim to capture the feeling of Spain though music. Mozart’s Symphony No. 31 also will be featured in the performance.
For more information, call 570-348-6268 or visit the Facebook event page.
Run Against Hunger
Scranton Running Co. will present the eighth annual Run Against Hunger on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to noon to benefit St. Francis of Assisi Soup Kitchen in the city.
The race will start at the Olive Street pavilion on the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail, Scranton. Runners can participate in a 5K run, 10K run or a two mile walking course. Awards, raffle prizes and soup will follow the race.
Participants who register in advance can pick up their race packets, Friday, Nov. 8, from noon to 7 p.m. at Scranton Running Co., 3 W. Olive St., or the morning of the race from 7:30 to 8:45 at the pavilion.
For more information or to sign up, visit runsignup.com or call 570-955-0921.
‘Musical Salute to Veterans’
An upcoming concert will honor those who have served in the armed forces.
Asbury United Methodist Church, 720 Delaware St., Scranton, will host the “Musical Salute to Veterans” on Monday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m..
The resilience and spirit of veterans will be celebrated through music, images and spoken word. After the concert, refreshments will be available.
Admission is free. For more information, call 570-343-1045 or visit the event page on Facebook.
Veterans Day Parade
Honor the nation’s veterans at the annual Wyoming Valley Veterans Day Parade on Sunday, Nov. 10.
The parade begins at 2 p.m. at Rutter Avenue and Market Street, Kingston, and heads east on Market Street over the bridge and around Wilkes-Barre’s Public Square. It will pass in front of a reviewing stand and then head down North Main Street, where it will disband.
For more information, visit the Wyoming Valley Veterans Day Parade page on Facebook.
A classic horror story from Stephen King comes to life on stage this month.
KISS Theatre Company will present the musical “Carrie” on Friday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 9, at 2 and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. in the Colleen Shea Auditorium, 400 East End Centre, Wilkes-Barre Twp.
Based on the King novel of the same name about a bullied young woman with telekinetic powers and her revenge on those who wronged her, the show is not recommended for children younger than 13.
Tickets cost $16 for adults and $14 for students, senior citizens and military in advance. Prices increase by $1 at the door. Tickets are available at kisstheatre.org and at the box office one hour prior to curtain. For ADA seating reservations, email email@example.com.
For more information, call 570-829-1901.
Dr. Dirty John Valby
Head to Best Western Plus Genetti Hotel & Conference Center, 77 E. Market St., Wilkes-Barre, to catch the humor of Dr. Dirty John Valby.
The comedian, known for original “dirty” songs that evoke the spirit of college fraternity parties plus limericks and satire, will perform in the venue’s ballroom Friday, Nov. 8. Doors open at 8:30 p.m.
Valby toured across the East Coast, been on Howard Stern’s show and appeared in the 1983 film Losin’ It,” starring Tom Cruise.
Tickets cost $25 for VIP reserved seating and $20 for general admission in advance. Prices increase by $5 at the door. For tickets, call or text Mark at 570-905-7334.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org; 570-348-9100 x5107; or @cheaneywest