Events Listings: June 7 to 13

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Talking Heads tribute Start Making Sense will perform at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains Township June 9.
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THIS WEEK: June 7 to 13

Party on the Patio, with Bon Jovi tribute band, Bon Jersey. Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. June 8. Free.

Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival, where 87 unique independent films from around the world will be screened from June 8 to 11. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W Broadway, Jim Thorpe.

Edwardsville Pierogi Festival, a weekend of live music, children’s activities, vendors, cookoffs and pierogis. Main Street, Edwardsville. 12 p.m. June 9 to 10 p.m. June 10.

Pittston City 2nd Friday Art Walk, where there will be art, live art, music and more on Main Street. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 9.

Start Making Sense, Talking Heads tribute band at the River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N River St., Plains. 8 p.m. June 9. $15 advance, $20 at the door.

Pocono Wine Festival, featuring six wineries: Franklin Hill Vineyards, Sorrenti Cherry Valley Vineyards, RAW Urban Winery & Hard Cidery, The Renegade Winery, Blue Ridge Estate Vineyard & Winery, and Tolino Vineyards. There also be clothing, crafts and other specialty vendors, along with food trucks and live entertainment. The Stone Lake Inn, 407 Greenview Dr., Saylorsburg. Noon to 5 p.m. June 10. $10. 570-992-7025.

Arts and Crafts Fair in Bingham Park, hosted by The Chamber of the Northern Poconos. Featuring approximately 100 vendors, each with their unique, handcrafted items. Both local and traveling artists will be displaying their work. Food will be available. The craft fair will take place rain or shine on Route 6, Main Ave., Hawley from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 10. 570-226-3191.

Third Annual NEPA Yoga Festival, diverse yoga instruction classes including, Vinyasa, Kundalini, Chakra flow and more. Also includes kid’s area, lectures and other activities. Montage Mountain Water Park, Montage Mountain Rd., Scranton. 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 10. $25 to $119.

Everhart Honors, the inaugural fundraiser hosted by the Everhart Museum Board of Trustees to honor exemplary supporter. Lois Kearney, regional artist and former trustee will be the first honoree. Art sale, hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and live music. Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science and Art, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 10. $125. Tickets can be purchased at

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.

Book signing with William Kashatus, historian and educator,for his recent book, “Suicide Squeeze,” about teenage steroid abuse. Wilkes-Barre Barnes and Noble, 7 S Main St. 2 p.m. June 10.


Revenge of the Curry Show, a DIY punk performance featuring: Vulturepeak; The Greater Victory; Inner Temple; Dreamers, Like Us; Condition Oakland; Derek Jolley. The parking lot of Curry Donuts, 178 S Pennsylvania Ave., Wilkes-Barre. 6 p.m. June 16. Free.

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 for more information. 800-255-7625.

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.

Talking Heads tribute Start Making Sense will perform at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains Township June 9. Heads tribute Start Making Sense will perform at the River Street Jazz Cafe in Plains Township June 9. Weekender file photo