THIS WEEK: May 31 to June 6
Peculiar Ramen Night, house-fermented kimchi, soy pickled egg with fried shallot rings, Korean fried duck wings, pork ramen, salmon and crab ramen, mushroom/vegetable ramen. Peculiar Culinary Company, 30 Center St., Hughestown. 6 to 8 p.m. June 1. BYOB, soft drinks available. All menu items $10 and under. Reservations available at 570-947-2548.
Clarence Spady Band, an evening of music with NEPA blues master Clarence Spady. Spady and company touch every part of the blues spectrum from traditional to jazzy to funky. River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River St., Plains Township. 10 p.m. June 2. $8. 570-822-2992.
Strength For A Reason, the Nanticoke-based harcore band celebrates 20 years in business with Death Before Dishonor, Steel Nation, Maggotmouth and Six Year Suffering. The Other Side, 119 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 p.m. June 3. For more information, call 570-970-9570.
Treble Rebel Grand Opening Show, Ber Lynn, Katie Evans, The Charming Beards, E57, Grubber, Facing the Giants, The Old 8th Ward, Crookshank. 5 Park Place, Carbondale. Noon to 4:30 p.m. June 3. Admission is free, $3 donation is suggested. Money goes toward throwing future shows. bit.ly/2rCRL34.
New York State of Mind: Billy Joel Tribute, honoring the Piano Man himself, this ensemble takes the stage at the River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River St., Plains Township. 9 p.m. June 3. $8 in advance, $10 the day of the show. 570-822-2992.
NEPA Bluegrass Festival, features two stages of progressive and traditional bluegrass music. Lazybrook Park, 2 Overlook Drive, Tunkhannock. June 1 through 4. Weekend tickets cost $75 and include camping. Day prices $30 and under. Visit nepabluegrass.com or call 570-721-2760.
Backyard Ale House Yoga & Brunch, one-hour yoga class followed by brunch with choice of omelette, Belgian waffle or breakfast sandwich; bloody mary or mimosas. Nearme Yoga, 700 Main St., Moosic. 9:30 a.m. to noon, June 4. $22, $24 (gratuity not included). Pre-reigstration is required. bit.ly/2sjPy97.
JDRF One Walk, the walk with a single goal of creating a world without type 1 diabetes. Montage Mountain, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, Scranton. 8 a.m. to noon June 4. Participation is free. Donations are accepted. $15 waterpark admission for supporters. Register at bit.ly/2rlrlCc.
Audubon Society Annual Banquet, an evening of appetizers, buffet dinner, beverages and a program on eagles with an appearance by Renshaw, an injured bald eagle who was rehabilitated by the Carbon County Environmental Education Center. Appletree Terrace, Newberry Estate, Pioneer Avenue, Dallas. 6 p.m. June 14. 570-479-0400.
Wine and Dine Festival, sponsored by the Dallas Rotary Club, with the Dallas Area Fall Fair, Inc., features tastings of the finest wines from the Back Mountain and Endless Mountain areas and beyond. A variety of food and goods will be available for sale by area vendors and craftsmen, with live musical entertainment. Noon-6 p.m. June 17 at the Luzerne County Fairgrounds, Rt. 118, Dallas.
Great Tastes of Pennsylvania Wine & Food Festival, will feature over 25 wineries, a beer tent, food and craft vendors, over-sized games, and three stages of live entertainment. Split Rock Resort, 100 Moseywood Rd., Lake Harmony. June 24 and $25. General admission costs $30. Visit splitrockresort.com for more information. 800-255-7625.