First Friday gathering at the Calder Cafe in the Equinunk Historical Society, 6:30-9pm. This will be the last one. Join neighbors and friends for music. Free. Performers welcome; prepare 15 minutes of music or 3 songs. Acoustic only. Coffee/tea and goodies available. 570/224-8500.
Harmony Presents hosts The Gold Magnolias at the Boiler Room in the Hawley Silk mill, 7:30pm. They are a few southern boys in New York City with a sound that evokes such artists as The Alabama Shakes, Fats Domino and James Brown. Tickets $18 in advance, $22 at the door. www.silkmillharmony.com.
Variety music: new and classic country, oldies & goodies, square dance (if we have enough to do so). DJ Mr D playing all your favorites. $6 cover, food available for purchase. Cash bar: beer and wine only. www.myshadylady.com.
50's & 60's sock hop at My Shady Lady, doors open 6pm, live music 7-11pm. Music by Terry Rockwell. Find your saddle shoes, roll up your jeans or wear your poodle skirt and bobby socks. Have a fun night dancing (and singing) to the songs of the 50's and 60's. Square dance with the regulars. Food available for purchase, beer & wine only.
The Bethel Reggae Consortium presents Strictly Rockers at The Nutshell. Featuring Selector Starkey from WJFF's Old Skool Sessions, Mista Rhee and DJ Jose Wales. Powered by The Super Soul Sound System. Free admission. 21 & over only.
WJFF will host an evening of bluegrass, folk and Americana music in celebration of the life of Pete Seeger at the Sullivan County Museum, 7-10 pm. Featuring RJ Storm and Old School Bluegrass Band, Dirty Stay Out Skifflers with special guest Rik Palieri, and Little Sparrow, a sing-a-long, pizza and fresh baked goods. $10 donation.
Northern Tier Symphony Orchestra at Wallenpaupack High School, 8pm. Program: "Crown Imperial March" by William Walton, "A Shropshire Lad" by George Butterworth, "Polka and Fugue from Schwanda” by Jaromir Weinberger, "Scheherazade" by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. Tickets $10/$5. 570/289-1090.
Honesdale Roots and Rhythm Music and Arts Festival in Central Park. Music on main street from 10:30am-1:30pm, and main stage in Central Park from 1:30-9:30pm. Tunes and tales for children. Booths with artists, gear, food and beverages. www.honesdalerootsandrhythm.com. Friend on Facebook. Bring your chair.
Open mic night at The Cooperage, 7-10pm. Hosted by The Crackers. The board fills up quickly, so come early to sign-up. Donation based event. Visit www.thecooperageproject.org or call 570/253-2020.
Tis time for the Wearin' o the Green at My Shady Lady, 170 E. Front St., 7-11 pm. Dancing and merriment will be happenin' here to be sure. Irish tunes, sing-a-longs, favorite Irish foods available for purchase. Beer and wine. Music by Terry Rockwell . $8 cover. www.myshadylady.com. 607/821-1606.