The Scranton St. Patrick’s Parade might not be happening this year, but several events will embrace the Irish spirit on Saturday, March 13.
Enjoy traditional Irish food, drinks and music outdoors at the Tiki Bar at Waldorf Park Social Club, 12 Waldorf Lane, Scranton, during Not Parade Parade Day, which starts at noon. It will include entertainment by EJ the DJ from 2 to 5 p.m. and Kartune from 6 to 10. Ham and cabbage dinners will be served throughout the day.
Admission costs $10 and is limited, available on a first-come, first-served basis because of COVID-19 restrictions.
For more information, visit the Facebook event page or call 570-348-2285.
Or, rock out and raise money for a good cause during ARK Fest’s Shamrockin’ Eve at Moon Tavern, 1946 Scranton-Carbondale Highway, Scranton. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the Moon Jam Band will kick off the event at 6:30. High Voltage, an AC/DC tribute band, will go on at 8.
Limited seating is available. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 at the door and are available by calling 570-290-8117 after 5 p.m.
Ten percent of the proceeds from food sales plus $5 from every ticket sold will be donated to ARK Helps, a nonprofit that helps people and businesses that have “experienced an unfortunate occurrence,” according to the organization.
For more information, visit moontavern.com or call 570-290-8117.
You also can don your best green outfit and hit the slopes at Montage Mountain Resorts, 1000 Montage Road, Scranton, for Ski Patty’s Day. The resort will offer live music at Midland along with Guinness, Irish Coffee and Jameson drink specials all day.
All-day lift tickets cost $40 for people who wear green and can be purchased online by visiting store.montagemountainresorts.com/winter/skipattysday or at the ticket window the day of the event.
For more information, call 570-969-7669 or visit montagemountainresorts.com.
Laura Rysz is the features copy editor and calendar editor at The Times-Tribune and runs the Talk of the Times column, which focuses on local fundraisers and other events. She also writes Chef’s Table that profiles restaurants around the region. Additionally, Laura curates events online on AccessNEPA.com. Laura is involved in the special Mother’s Day edition and curates occasional features Marry Memories and Times Travelers. She is a graduate of Haddonfield Memorial High School, New Jersey, and earned an English professional writing degree with a minor in mass communications from King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. She also earned a certificate in Social Media Marketing from Rutgers Business School. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; 570-348-9100 x5228.