Fireworks and Torch Light Parade
Montage Mountain Resorts, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton, will hold its annual pyro-musical fireworks display and torch light parade on Saturday, Feb. 15, after dusk in front of its lodge.
Seventy-five to 100 employees and friends of Montage carrying torches will form a ski parade down the Mainline Trail, lighting up the snow. The fireworks will follow the parade.
Window seats are available inside Slocum Hollow Bar and Restaurant at the lodge so guests can view the events from indoors. Live entertainment will be in the bar from 1 to 5 p.m.
Admission is free, but a lift ticket is required to partake in snow sports.
For more information, call 855-754-7946 or visit montagemountainresorts.com.
‘President Abraham Lincoln: The Great Uniter’
Local actor Robert Hughes will perform his original play, “President Abraham Lincoln: The Great Uniter,” on Saturday, Feb. 15, at 2 p.m. at the Albright Memorial Library, 500 Vine St., Scranton.
The one-man show is a dramatic reading done in two acts and presented as an interview celebrating Lincoln as a “champion of human rights and divine justice.” It will take place in the Henkelman Room on the library’s second floor, which is accessible by elevator.
Admission is free and walk-ins are welcome, but registration in advance is preferred.
For more information or to register, visit lclshome.org or call 570-348-3000.
Monster Jam Triple Threat Series
Catch the Monster Jam Triple Threat Series this weekend at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Twp.
Drivers will compete in six events in vehicles including monster jam trucks, speedsters and ATVs on Friday, Feb. 14, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 15, at 1 and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Feb. 16, at 1 p.m.
The Monster Jam Pit Party will run Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to noon with opportunities to meet truck drivers, see trucks up close, get autographs and take photos. Tickets for both the Pit Party and the corresponding show are required to enter the party.
Tickets start at $15, plus fees, and are available through Ticketmaster and at the box office.
For more information, visit mohegansunarenapa.com.
Martha Jefferson: A Stourbridge Line Ride & Learn Presentation
An actress portraying President Thomas Jefferson’s wife, Martha, will speak about her role in history during a special train ride.
The Stourbridge Line, 812 Main St., Honesdale, will host the event, Martha Jefferson: A Stourbridge Line Ride & Learn Presentation, on Saturday, Feb. 15. Trains depart from Honesdale at noon and from Hawley at 12:45 p.m.
While on the train, the Winter Wonderland Limited, guests will learn about Martha Jefferson’s relationship with her husband and her role in his life.
Tickets cost $15 for children 3 to 12 and $25 for ages 13 and older for trains leaving Honesdale, and $10 for children 3 to 12 and $20 for ages 13 and older for those boarding in Hawley. Children up to age 2 ride for free but must sit on an adult’s lap. For tickets, visit thestourbridgeline.net or call 570-470-2697.
The Four Horsemen: Metallica Tribute
Metallica fans can hear some of their favorite songs courtesy of a tribute band on Friday, Feb. 14, at 8 p.m.
The Four Horsemen: Metallica Tribute will perform at Stage West, 301 N. Main Ave., Scranton. The group is known for focusing on Metallica’s first five albums plus other select songs.
Advance general admission tickets for the 21-and-older show cost $15. For tickets, visit prekindle.com. Call 570-343-7100 for more information.
Nanticoke Conservation Club will host its 23rd annual Ice-Fishing Derby on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Frances Slocum State Park, 565 Mount Olivet Road, Wyoming.
Registration begins at 7 a.m. at the Patrick Solano Environmental Education Center, situated near Frances Slocum Lake in the park’s day-use area. Weigh-in will take place between 12:30 and 1 p.m. A cash prize based on the number of entrants is offered for the heaviest fish by category.
Admission cost $10 for adults over 16 and $5 for ages 10 and 15, and is free for children under 10.
Refreshments and raffles will be available at the education center as well.
For more information, call 570-696-3525 or visit nanticokeconservationclub.com.
Songs in the Attic
FriendlyHart Productions will present a musical tribute to Billy Joel on Saturday, Feb. 15, at 8 p.m. at F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre.
Veteran singer and piano player David Clark will take the spotlight with a stage look accurate to the Piano Man himself. He has performed alongside former Joel band members Richie Cannata, Liberty DeVitto and Russel Javors at the Long Island Music Hall of Fame induction in October 2017, playing songs including “Scenes from an Italian Restaurant,” “Miami 2017,” “It’s Still Rock & Roll to Me” and “You May Be Right.”
Tickets cost between $29.50 and $49.50, plus fees, and are available at the box office, kirbycenter.org and 570-826-1100.
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