Twelve Twenty-Four: The Holiday Rock Orchestra

Holiday rock group Twelve Twenty-Four will spread cheer and shred guitars Saturday, Nov. 30, at The Theater at North, 1539 N. Main Ave., Scranton

The group — a six-piece rock band, a multi-piece string section, and a variety of vocalists — will perform at 7 p.m. The high-energy group will play holiday favorites as well as some of its original songs.

Tickets range from $25 to $30. To buy tickets and for more information about the event, visit the box office or or call 570-800-5020.

38th annual Green Ridge Mile

Lace up your sneakers and get ready to race. The 38th annual Green Ridge Mile steps off Saturday, Nov. 30, at 1 p.m.

The oldest continuous race in Lackawanna County, the run begins on the 2300 block of North Washington Avenue and ends on the 1300 block of North Washington Avenue. The 1-mile dash finishes in front of Andy Gavin’s Pub and Eatery.

Last year’s race had more than 300 runners, and organizers are hoping for an even bigger turnout this year.

Proceeds go to offset the cost of the races. Additional funds raised will be donated to United Cerebral Palsy.

For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Tinsel Trail Tree Lighting

See the trees sparkle and shine at the second Tinsel Trail Tree Lighting on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 6 p.m. in Memorial Park across from Carbondale City Hall.

Almost 20 trees sponsored by families, businesses and different community organizations will glow at the event. Along with the tree lighting, there will be carolers, and Carbondale Area Soccer Club will have baked goods for sale. Grab a hot chocolate and stroll through the festive scene of trees. All proceeds from the event will be donated to local food banks.

For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Old-Fashioned Holiday Market

The fourth annual Old-Fashioned Holiday Market will again set up shop in Wilkes-Barre’s Public Square.

The market will be open Saturday, Nov. 30, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and include local vendors, entertainment by local dance and choral groups, and more. Horse-and-carriage rides will be available from 2 to 7 p.m. for $5 per person, and Santa will visit with surprises for children from noon to 3 p.m. There also will be a free holiday selfie station and a live nativity scene.

Visit the Facebook event page for more information.

Red Cross Holiday Craft Show

Join the American Red Cross at its 25th Holiday Craft Show on Saturday, Nov. 30, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kingston Armory, 280 Market St., Wilkes-Barre.

This year’s show will feature homemade crafts from more than 100 vendors. Items for sale include soaps, jewelry, clothing and glassware. Back by popular demand will be wine tastings from Pennsylvania wineries.

Entry costs $5, and children 12 and younger enter for free. All proceeds will go to the Red Cross. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Tom Petty Appreciation Band

Get ready to sing and dance along to favorites like “Free Fallin’” and “American Girl” when the Tom Petty Appreciation Band performs in the Live from the Chandelier Lobby series.

The band will play famous hits as well as deep cuts from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ 13 studio albums Friday, Nov. 29, at 8 p.m. at F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. Band members include Pat Finnerty, Pat Flynn, Nick Driscoll, Mark Kiesinger and A.J. Jump. There also will be music from Bret Alexander and Nyke Van Wyke.

Tickets cost $15 in advance and $20 the day of the show. For more information or to buy tickets, visit the box office or or call 570-826-1100.