THIS WEEK: Oct. 18 to 24
The Hill You Die On, Hang Up To Flat, Lionshred, The Disorders, a four-band showcase takes the River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River St., Plains Township. 9 p.m. Oct. 20. $7. 570-822-2992.
Photographers Reception, sponsored by Mountain Top Photo Club and Commonwealth Health, with display of more than 100 images by members of Mountain Top Photo Club, light refreshments, 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Mountain Top Campus, 239 South Pennsylvania Blvd., Mountain Top. Info, mountaintopphotoclub.com.
Psychedelic/Metal Show, features Earthmouth, Dour, Family Animals and Kali Ma and the Garland of Arms. Bart & Urby’s 119 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 8 p.m. Oct. 21. Call 570-970-9570 for admission information.
Bonfire at the Iron Furnaces, a festival that explores the roots of Halloween in Celtic culture and other cultural autumn festivals while highlighting NEPA’s industrial past. Scranton Iron Furnaces, 159 Cedar Ave., Scranton. 6 p.m. Oct. 21. $15, $20. bit.ly/2grsVzb
Box of Rain, essential Grateful Dead music from 1968 to 1974. River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River Street, Plains Township. 10 p.m. Oct. 21. $10. 570-822-2992.
Sugar Skull Paint Night, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at Sabatini ‘s Bottle Shop, 1901 Wyoming Ave., Exeter. Join Mandala’s by Ariell for some painting fun, wine and take home a great halloween painting. You’ll recieve a hand printed sugar skull design that you have total freedom to choose your colors and add design. Everything will be supplies for you, your choice of canvas or wood, paint, brushes and other fun things you can add to your paintng. Canvas $38 and Wood $48 Registration is required for this event and space is limited. For more information, http://bit.ly/2xSxzuF
The Idol Kings – A tribute to Journey, John Mellencamp & Tom Petty, 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at the River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River St., Plains Township. 21 and over. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets $10-$12. For more information, call (570) 822-2992.
Haunted History at Denison and Swetland, The Luzerne County Historical Society will present its Haunted History program at the Denison House, 35 Denison St., Forty Fort, and Swetland House, 885 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, on Friday and Saturday, October 27 and 28, 2017, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Travel through centuries of superstitions, folklore and mourning customs at these two historic homes. For more information, https://tinyurl.com/yahrqh2c.
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. bit.ly/2fnsrJM.
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. bit.ly/2uiEKxs.