Things to do in Wilkes-Barre this weekend

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Brewsterhout Rooftop Party. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 the day of the event. The ninth annual fundraiser for the Osterhout Free Library will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 4 on the library roof at 47 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre. Patrons will enjoy local food and drink and music from DJ Josh Beatz. The event also features a basket raffle. Tickets can be purchased at For more information, call Osterhout Development Director Chris Kelly at 570-823-0156 x 218.

Jam Stampede. Tickets cost $12 in advance. In celebration of Jerry Garcia’s birthday, Jam Stampede will perform the music of the Grateful Dead starting at 10 p.m. Aug. 4 at the River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River Street, Plains Township. Tickets can be purchased at For more information, call 570-822-2992.

900 Marketplace. Admission is free for this event. Dozens of crafters and artists will display their handcrafted wares from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 6 at 900 Rutter Ave., Forty Fort. The event also features vintage items, food vendors and the live music of Katie Kelly & The Charming Beards, Ber Lynn, Tori Viccicia and more. Among art and craft vendors are Inspired Slacker Art, Mark Campas Glass Art and Eclectic Visionarian. For more information, send email to [email protected]

Bearlesque. Tickets cost $5 in advance. Philadelphia’s Bearlesque performers will showcase their talents at 11:30 p.m. Aug. 5 at Heat Bar & Nightclub, 69 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Doors open at 8 p.m. Club opens at 10 p.m. Music will be provided by DJ Brad Baesic. For more information, call 570-266-8952.