…is bringing a full-band acoustic tour to the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre?
Legendary country singer Clint Black will pop up in the area on April 6 at 7:30 p.m. Backed by his full band, the unplugged evening promises to include some of Black’s major hits – “Like the Rain,” “Killin’ Time,” “Nothin’ But the Taillights” and many more – but will also include some of the singer-songwriter’s deeper cuts, as well as a song or two from his forthcoming new album.
Tickets go on sale Dec. 6 at 10 a.m., with a Kirby member pre-sale beginning this morning at 10 a.m. Tickets are $29, $39, $49, and $75. Visit the Kirby box office or call 570.826.1100.
…will Scranton-raised, Philadelphia-based punk rock outfit The Menzingers be up to come Dec. 21?
The band’s third annual “Holiday Show” will take place at St. Stanislaus Hall (530 E. Elm St., Scranton) at 5 p.m., an all-ages event. They’ll be joined by Tigers Jaw, Captain We’re Sinking, Mike Quinn, Three Man Cannon, and more.
All proceeds for the show will benefit Arts Live. Admission is $15 and donations can also be made to Arts Alive through PayPal via nepaholidayshow.com.
…can you catch Alchemy Home Company this holiday season?
The purveyors of unique handcrafted scents will make limited “pop-up” appearances throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. Such appearances include:
• Dec. 1, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Buy Local Marketplace at Scranton Cultural Center (420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton).
• Dec. 6, 5-9 p.m., Dec. 7, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Holiday on the Square on Courthouse Square, Scranton.
• Dec. 6, 6-9 p.m., Lavish (600 Linden St., Scranton), where Alchemy will be Lavish’s December First Friday artist.
…can you get a little local holiday shopping in?
The Sapphire Salon & Destination Spa in Pittston is holding its Annual Holiday Open House, featuring the Sapphire Winter Shopping Carnival on Dec. 1 from 5 to 8 p.m. The night’s events will feature 10 percent off all gift card purchases, 20 percent off Aveda Retail, and 20 percent off The Sapphire Boutique. There will also be an assortment of pre-made theme gift baskets for him, her and the kids.