Events Listings: Sept. 20 to 26

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THIS WEEK: Sept. 20 to 26

Campion Literary Society Open Mic Night. Students, faculty, and members of the community can share creative works, including poems, short stories, drama, and creative nonfiction, or perform music or comedy. 2 p.m., Sept. 22, King’s College, Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business. Free. Info: 570-208-5900, ext. 5487.

Noxen’s Fall Pow Wow, the 13th annual. At the Noxen Fire Co. Grounds, 3493 Stull Road, Noxen, Wyoming County. The event honors all veterans, and all are welcome with free admission. The circle opens at 10 a.m. Sept. 23 and 24, with story telling and flute playing. Grand entries of all dignitaries and dancers in full regalia begins at noon. Ends at 6 p.m. [email protected]

Flea Market/Craft Show, with a car show, hosted by Swoyersville Boy Scout Troop 143, at Forty Fort Park, Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 24. Free admission.

Jump, Jive an’ Jazz, featuring performances by Bob Dorough’s School House Rock, All That Jazz and Patrick Marcinko Jr.’s Upper Calley Winds Big Band and Michelle Oram. $25. The Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N Washington Ave., Scranton, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24. 570-344-1111.

Constitution Day Lecture, with Mary Ellen O’Connell, the Robert and Marion Short Professor of Law and Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution, University of Notre Dame, speaking on the topic, “Re-establishing Law Over War,” 7 p.m. Sept. 21, King’s College, Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business. Free. This lecture also serves as the Barbara Sabol Memoral Lecture, sponsored by the College’s McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility and History Department, and the Peace and Justice Center of Wilkes-Barre. Info: 570-208-5900, ext. 5689.

“Race,” Jesse Owens overcomes racism to become a track and field legend during the 1936 Olympics hosted in Nazi Germany. Free public screening as part of the seventh annual Diversity Festival at King’s College, 7 p.m., Sept. 26, Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business. Free. Info: 570-208-8021.


Marilyn Kennedy, performing in the Sleepy Hollow lounge at Idle Hour Lanes, Business Rt. 6 Scranton Carbondale Hwy. 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Sept. 30.

Schism: A Tribute to Tool, at the Irish Wolf Pub, 503 Linden St., Scranton with Better than Bad. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sept. 30. $15 advance, $20 at the door.

Hawley Harvest Hoedown, the town’s longest running seasonal festival featuring cider tastings, brews, contests, demonstrations, family activities, crafts, a petting zoo, entertainment, local food and local business specials. A fall crawl beer tour will take place throughout the whole weekend. 10 a.m. Oct. 14. More information, 570-588-8077.

HalloWINEfest, the second annual hosted by the Wyoming County Community Fair. The indoor wine festival will benefit a new community playground, a new pavilion and horseshoe pits on the fairgrounds and will feature wineries, music, food, vendors and festive surprises. At the fairgrounds, 9141 US 6, Meshoppen. Noon until 5 p.m. Oct. 28.

NEPA Punk Rock Flea Market, sale/swap/barter marketplace with vinyl, music memorabilia, vintage, art, handmade items, collectibles, comics, clothing, oddities and much more. At the Kingston Armory, 280 Market St., Kingston, noon to 8 p.m. Oct. 29.