Events Listings: June 21 to 27

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In honor of the late George Wesley, Taj Weekes & Adowa, Subnotics, Preech Freedom and Connect, Papa Herb and the Sol Vibration, and Young Lion will perform June 24 at Mountain Sky in Jermyn.
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    THIS WEEK: June 21 to 27

    Dead Winter Carpenters, The Dishonest Fiddlers and J.P. Biondo, at the River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N River St., Plains. 8 p.m. June 21. $5. bit.ly/2sKqzQv. 570-822-2992.

    Acoustic Bluegrass Jam, led by Robert “Buckshot” Jenkins and Ron Penska. The Cooperage, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 21. The jam is open to any musicians with an acoustic instrument. Donations will be accepted. 570-253-2020.

    DIY Solar Workshop, sponsored by Sustainable Energy Education & Development support. A free, hands-on, two-night workshop for anyone interested in learning about solar energy. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 21 and 22, at the Wayne Conservation District in the Park Street Complex, 648 Park St., Honesdale. 570-253-0930.

    The Bob May Tribute Cabaret, in memory of the dear friend of the Shawnee Playhouse. The Cabaret will feature a variety of musical theater pieces and stories about May’s life. 552 River Rd., Shawnee on Delaware. 7 p.m. June 23. Tickets are free and first come first served. A suggested $8 donation will be accepted at the door.

    Old Lion Reggae Celebration, in honor of the late George Wesley. Performances by: Taj Weekes & Adowa; Subnotics; Preach Freedom and Connect; Papa Herb and the Sol Vibration; and Young Lion. Free camping, food and craft vendors and local artists. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. June 24 at Mountain Sky, 63 Stillmeadow Ln., Jermyn. bit.ly/2siwSJJ.

    Founders Day at the Dietrich Theater, with an exhibit of Wyoming County’s Industrial Past, a presentation by Bob Baker about the Industrial Past as Reflected in the News, a guided tour of Tunkhannock’s Industrial Past, the Kitson Arts Alliance “In the Open Air” exhibit of drawings and paintings, strawberry shortcakes, a basket raffle and Shakespeare in the Park. Free and open to the public. June 24. 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 570-996-1500.

    The Ballroom Thieves, indie-blues trio to play acoustic, 8 p.m. June 24 at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Dr., Hawley. $20 advance, $25 day of show. Harmonypresents.com. 855-795-7455.

    Riley Loftus, performing 8 p.m. June 24 in the Sleepy Hollow Lounge inside Idle Hour Lanes, Business Rt. 6, Scranton-Carbondale Hwy, Dickson City. 570-489-7526.

    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.

    Keystone Rampworks Fundraiser, to benefit start-up of the cafe, music venue and skate park. Curry Donuts, 178 S Pennsylvania Ave., Wilkes-Barre. 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. June 25. Skating, live bands, raffles, sidewalk chalk drawing, arts and crafts for kids and free food and drinks. Music by The Ordinals, Derek Jolley and James Barrett. bit.ly/2sHx5a7.

    Tigers Jaw In Store Performance and Meet & Greet, at Gallery of Sound, 186 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. June 26. Purchase Tigers Jaw’s new record, “Spin,” for priority entry with wristband. 570-208-2833.

    Head Spell, Living Tradition (NJ) and Householder, at the Otherside, 119 S Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. June 27. $5. bit.ly/2s78cCm. 570-970-9570.

    FUTURE

    Worn, Vow, Rest (MA), Inner Temple and Cheap Seats, at the Otherside, 119 S Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. July 14. $5. 570-970-9570.

    Harmony Woods, Punk Hands and James Barrett, at the Otherside, 119 S Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. July 17. $5. 570-970-9570.

    Blues Listening Room, hosted by Destination Blues, a project of The Exchange. A monthly live blues performance by regional musicians in an intimate setting, debuting 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. July 26 in the Exchange’s storefront art gallery at 24 E Main St., Bloomsburg. 570-317-2596.

    Ukrainian Folk Festival and Outdoor Summer Concert, the 26th annual event showcases Ukrainian heritage and culture. Ukrainian American Sports Center, Lower State and County Line Roads, Horsham. 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 27. $15 for adults, $10 for students, free for children under 15. 267-664-3857.

    Superhero Adventure, to raise money for homeless families with children, as part of the annual Stroudfest festival. Registered participants are invited to dress up as a superhero at the festival. The fundraiser will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 2nd, and will begin and end at the Family Promise kiosk on 7th street in downtown Stroudsburg. Registration is $10 for people, $5 for dogs. Children under three are free. 570-420-8589. Visit bit.ly/2sxIytd to register.

    In honor of the late George Wesley, Taj Weekes & Adowa, Subnotics, Preech Freedom and Connect, Papa Herb and the Sol Vibration, and Young Lion will perform June 24 at Mountain Sky in Jermyn.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/web1_georgewesley-1.jpgIn honor of the late George Wesley, Taj Weekes & Adowa, Subnotics, Preech Freedom and Connect, Papa Herb and the Sol Vibration, and Young Lion will perform June 24 at Mountain Sky in Jermyn. Weekender file photo

    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/web1_James-Barrett-Music.jpgWeekender file photo