Montage Mountain Brewfest

Sample brews from local and international breweries when Montage Mountain Brewfest takes place Friday, April 22, and Saturday April 23, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at Montage Mountain Resort, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton.

The festival will happen both indoors in the lodge and outdoors. VIP ticketholders get early admission on Saturday from noon to 3:30 p.m.

Guests also can enjoy live music, check out what vendors have to offer, and sample local spirits and unique cuisine.

Tickets cost $39 in advance and $55 at the door for general admission, while VIP tickets cost $69 in advance and $85 at the door.

For more information or tickets, visit

Jog for Jude

The Jude Zayac Foundation continues its mission of raising awareness of and money for research into Sudden Infant Death Syndrome when it holds the eighth annual Jog for Jude.

Held in memory of the Jude Zayac, who died as a result of SIDS, the 5K run and 1-mile walk will take place Saturday, April 23, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Dunmore Community Center, 1414 Monroe Ave. The event will happen rain or shine, and there will be prizes for the top male and female overall and by each age group. The race will end with fireworks.

Registration costs $25, and all registrations are final and are non-refundable. For more information or if you have any questions contact James McCormick at his email

Jesse McCartney

Penn State Scranton, 120 Ridge View Drive, Dunmore, will celebrate the end of the school year with a special performance by singer Jesse McCartney.

Open to the campus and community, the concert will happen rain or shine Thursday, April 21, at 5 p.m. in the library/nursing Parking lot. Gates open at 3 p.m.

McCartney started his career in the entertainment business as an actor on “All My Children” and the “Alvin and the Chipmunks” movies. He sang in the boy band Dream Street before embarking on a solo career, and he recently was a finalist on the show “The Masked Singer.”

Visitors can park in the lots by the Dawson, Business and Ridgeview Drive gym buildings. Parking is not allowed at the lot hosting the concerts. Guests cannot bring bags into the concert.

Tickets are free for Penn State students and cost $15 for other college students, PSU faculty and staff $15 and $25 for the public. For tickets, visit

Air Supply

Air Supply will rock F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, on Friday, April 22. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the show starts at 8.

The multi-platinum duo of Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock are known for such songs as “Making Love Out Of Nothing At All,” “All Out Of Love” and “Lost In Love.”

Tickets cost $36.50 to $163, plus fees. For tickets, visit the box office or or call 570-826-1100.

‘Steel Magnolias’

Actors Circle presents the comedy-drama “Steel Magnolias” starting this weekend at Providence Playhouse, 1256 Providence Road, Scranton.

Set in a small Louisiana town, the story follows the lives of a group of female friends who often gather at a beauty parlor.

The show will take place Thursdays, April 21 and 28, and Fridays, April 22 and 29, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, April 23, at 1 p.m.; Sundays, April 24 and May 1, at 2 p.m.; and Saturday, April 30, at 8 p.m.

Tickets cost $6 for students and $8 for general admission and seniors for the April 21 performance and $8 for students, $10 for seniors and $12 for general admission for the remaining performances.

For reservations, email or call 570-342-9707. The theater will hold reservations until 10 minutes before the show begins.