Weekender

Events Listings: May 2 through 8

THIS WEEK: May 2 through 8

Of Good Nature, the North Carolina reggae fusion band will perform at 9 p.m. May 3 at the River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River St., Plains Township with opening act Jordan Ramirez & Mike Stec. $5 in advance; $10 day of show. https://bit.ly/2w4RSrr, 570-822-2992

Clarence Spady Band, the accomplished local bluesman will perform at 10 p.m. May 4 at the River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River St., Plains Township. $8 at the door. 570-822-2992

Inaugural NEPA Green Fair & 5K for Clean Air, will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 5 at the Blakely Recreation Complex in Peckville to promote environmental protection, public health and sustainability in the region. The free, family-friendly event will feature live music, local food, raffle baskets, exhibitors, eco-friendly vendors, workshops, art and more. Proceeds from the event will support Citizens for A Healthy Jessup and Friends of Lackawanna. The 5K Run/Walk begins at 9 a.m. and will take participants along the scenic Lackawanna River Heritage Trial. Interested parties, individuals and teams, should visit racemenu.com/nepa or register the day of at 8 a.m. For more information, visit nepagreenfair.org.

MiZ, the locally-rooted singer-songwriter and guitarist will perform his original Americana/roots rock music at 10 p.m. May 5 at the River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River St., Plains Township. https://bit.ly/2JLSWCz, 570-822-2992

Jordan Ramirez, will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight May 5 at Bart & Urby’s, 119 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre.

FUTURE

SRV Retrospective, Wilkes-Barre power blues trio Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen will perform their tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble at 9:30 p.m. May 12 at the River Street Jazz Cafe, 667 N. River Street, Plains Township. $10 in advance; $15 day of show. https://bit.ly/2Kd35ZO, 570-822-2992

Fine Arts Fiesta, will take place May 17 through 20 on Public Square in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Fiesta 2018 is currently accepting applications for it Artist’s Market. Applications for the Artist’s Market can be found under the “Applications and Forms” tab on the Fiesta website, fineartsfiesta.org. Applications must be completed, returned and postmarked by Jan. 31. Inquiries about the Fine Arts Fiesta can be made at pafineartsfiesta@gmail.com or by writing: Fine Arts Fiesta, P.O. Box 2053, Wilkes-Barre, PA, 18703-2053 or via the website, fineartsfiesta.org.

Jordan Ramirez will perform on May 5 at Bart & Urby’s in downtown Wilkes-Barre.
https://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/web1_JordanRamirez.jpgJordan Ramirez will perform on May 5 at Bart & Urby’s in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Courtesy of Ryan Mullaney