THIS WEEK: July 27 through Aug. 2
Royal School of Church Music, sponsored by King’s College and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. The public is welcome to attend Choral Evensong at 5:30 p.m. July 27; Sung Compline at 9 p.m. July 28; Choral Eucharist at 10:30 a.m. July 29 and Closing Choral Evensong at 3 p.m. July 29, all at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, South Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. A free will offering will be collected.
Summer at Sem Creative Arts Student Recital, 7:30 p.m. July 27, Wyoming Seminary’s Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Avenue, Kingston. Free. Info, 570-270-2188.
Open Mic Night with Dave Brown and the Dishonest Fiddlers, 7 p.m. July 27, Dietrich Theater, 60 East Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Musicians, poets, comedians and performers of all types are invited to share their talents. Featured band is Dave Brown and the dishonest Fiddlers, an emerging folk group rooted in NEPA. Doors open for sign-ups at 6:30 p.m. Admission free. Info, 570-996-1500.
Billy Bustamante, an informal performance by the guest artist and Broadway musical theater actor, presented by Wyoming Seminary Summer at Sem Creative Arts, 1:30 p.m. July 27 in Sem’s Buckingham Performing Arts Center, N. Sprague Avenue, Kingston. Bustamante will be offering a workshop and question and answer session for students enrolled in the Creative Arts theater program. This session is free and open to the public. Info, 570-270-2188.
Inclusion Festival, for all ages and abilities. Features The Hoppin’ Boxcars, The Merry Rockers, founder of “Rock Autism” Max Muscato, Reef The Lost Cauze, Brady Rymer and many more. Also features inclusive, immersive workshops, whole body percussion with Camille Who?, art projects with Verve Vertu and Deutsch Institute, puppet shows by Theater Studio and more. July 28 and 29 at Mountain Sky, 63 Stillmeadow Lane, Jermyn. Kids ages 12 and under are free. Day passes start at $13 for teens and $25 for adults; weekend passes start at $20 for teens and $40 for adults. Purchase online at https://bit.ly/2q3PZ89.
Instrumental and Choral Concert, led by conductors Jason Harris and Paul Hostetter, 7:30 p.m. July 28 at Wyoming Sem’s Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Avenue, Kingston. The ensembles include Creative Arts faculty and students performing a variety of instrumental and vocal classical works. Free. Info, 570-270-2188.
Scranton Jazz Festival, headliners are former New York Yankee great Bernie Williams with The Bernie Williams Collective, jazz master Delfeayo Marsalis of the legendary Marsalis family, and the multi-Grammy nominated band Special EFX. Aug. 3, 4 and 5 at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel and numerous downtown Scranton venues. Tickets range from $20 to $40 and are on sale at all Gallery of Sound locations, through the box office at 560-575-5282 or online at scrantonjazzfestival.com.
Les Petits Chanteurs de Nogent-sur-Marne, a French boys choir, 7 p.m. Aug. 19 at at St. Joseph Marello Parish, 237 William Street, Pittston. The concert is free and open to the public. The concert repertoire will include music of the 16th century, Handel’s famous Hallelujah, and Gounod’s Ave Maria, as well as traditional French folk songs. They will also sell copies of their most recent CD. Info, 570-654-6902.