Seven-piece band Nat Osborn Band at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, two shows at 6:30pm and 8:30pm. Dave Matthews Band opener and king of funky, spicy and intelligent tunes, The Nat Osborn Band ranges from lush, hypnotic ballads about heartbreak, to polyrhythmic Latin-rock. Tickets: $15-$20. silkmillharmony.com.
Coal Town Rounders at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, two shows at 6pm and 8:30pm. Grafting their passion for Appalachian music and harmony singing to 21st century sensibilities, Northeast Pennsylvania-based quartet Coal Town Rounders present a hard-driving sound that is distinctly their own. silkmillharmony.com.
Wade Preston at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, two shows in one night at 6:30pm and 8:30pm. From "Movin' Out!" the Broadway show, Billy Joel's back-up man delivers an impeccable show with your favorite tunes and original compositions. silkmillharmony.com.
Senior Start Up at Lackawanna College Lake Region Center, 8 Silk Mill Drive, 3rd Floor, 5:30-6:30pm. Dual Enrollment, admissions, financial aid. RSVP by August 5, 570/226-4625 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Downtown Hawley Partnership presents the first Hawley Scavenger Hunt, 12noon-3pm. Participants will explore local businesses while completing a series of riddles leading them to different locations. www.visithawleypa.com.
Al fresco dinner to benefit the Wayne County Historical Society (WCHS) at the home of Jorge Perez and Estela Rojas, 538 Academy St. Hors d' oeuvres, open wine bar, a variety of pastas and salads. Tickets: $60 for WCHS members, or $75 for non-members (includes a 1 year membership.) Reservations required, 570/253-3240.
French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts performs "Next to Normal" at Harmony Presents, doors 7:45pm, show 8pm. This Tony-winning rock score peels back the facade of a suburban family dealing with mental illness and other contemporary American struggles. Tickets $17-$23. silkmillharmony.com.
The Patriot Connectors will meet at the Wallenpaupack High School Library, social hour 6:30pm, meeting 7pm. Pennsylvania State Director Steve Davies from Pittsburgh will speak on a “State Constitutional Convention” under Article V of the US Constitution. The Patriot Connectors meet every second Thursday. Free, open to all.
Free tasting every Saturday at the Mill Market in the Hawley Silk Mill, Suite #111, 8 Silk Mill Dr., 12noon-2pm. info@MillMarketPA.com or 570/390-4440.
Open Mic Night at Cocoon Coffee House, Route 6 & Bellmonte Ave., 7-9pm. Organized by Harmony Presents with support from the Downtown Hawley Partnership. Sign-up begins at 6:30pm. Each performer gets 2 songs or 7 minutes. Free. email@example.com or 570/226-6130.