Things to do in the Scranton area this weekend
The Pumpkin House. $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 2 to 11 and children under 2 are free. More than 400 glowing carved pumpkins are on display from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 21 through 23 at Creekside Gardens, 4 Village Lane, Tunkhannock. The seasonal showcase includes food, live music, a campfire and more. The event is family friendly, and patrons are invited to come dressed in costume. This year’s theme is “the rainforest.”
Ad Wars. $5 for professional members of the American Advertising Federation of NEPA and student non-members. $10 for the rest of the general public. Take part in a night of advertising and pop culture trivia that takes place from 9 to 11 p.m. Oct. 20 at The Bog, 341 Adams Ave., Scranton. There are many prizes available including movie tickets, gift cards and adventure packages. Prizes will be awarded to trivia winners. Cash or credit card payments will be accepted at the door.
Grey Fog. No cover. Lackawanna County blues/rock band Grey Fog will perform from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Oct. 22 at Oak Street Express, 601 North Main St., Taylor. The band is known for playing covers of the Rolling Stones, ZZ-Top, Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Doors, Pearl Jam, Lynard Skynard and more.
Jung Lebowski Halloween Celebration. $5. Jung Bergo performs a special Halloween tribute to the classic Cohen Brothers film, “The Big Lebowski,” at 10 p.m. Oct. 21 at O’Leary’s Pub, 514 Ash St., Scranton. Patrons are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes, corresponding with the film or otherwise. Prizes will be awarded to the best Lebowski-themed get-up. Jung Bergo will play music from the film as well as some of their own original alternative roots rock.