The second annual AuthorFest at the historic Hawley Silk Mill will showcase 27 area authors. The morning will be devoted to workshops starting at 9:30am, and in the afternoon the authors will be available to meet the public. Admission is free. For more information, email email@example.com or call 570/253-5468.
Program night featuring Physical Therapist Assistant Program, Hospitality Program, Sustainable Agriculture, New Fall 2015 and other degrees at Lackawanna College Lake Region Center, 8 Silk Mill Dr., 3rd floor, 5:30-6:30pm. No charge. 570/226-4625.
Laney Jones & the Lively Spirits at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, 8pm. Laney Jones mixes a musical cocktail with a vintage flavor. This Americana singer-songwriter and her band, the Lively Spirits, are making a name for themselves in coffeehouses, speakeasies, and concert venues across the U.S. Tickets: $15-$20.
Barnaby Bright performs at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, 8pm. Since the release of their first album, "Wake the Hero" in 2009, Barnaby Bright has garnered high accolades for their songwriting and sound. Tickets: $16-$22.
Kyle Morgan & Band performs at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, 8pm. Though his writing draws heavily on the tradition of American song and its roots in old-time balladry and country-blues, there’s too much Beatles and Kinks mixed in to accurately label it Americana. Tickets: $15-$20.
MiZ plays at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, 8pm. MiZ is a soulful, rock-Americana artist from Northeast Pennsylvania who is known as an acoustic and electric guitar virtuoso. Tickets: $15-$20.
Harmony Presents at Cocoon Coffee House features hilarious comedians from New York, Boston, Philadelphia and more. Featured comedians have appeared on MTV, in top comedy festivals, and numerous comedy clubs around New York City. Line-up announced at www.harmonypresents.com. $16 adv. tickets plus two item min from Comedy Night menu. 8:30pm.
The Hawley Women's Club has planned a bus trip to Tri-Cities Opera in Binghamton, NY for the performance of Rossini's "The Italian Girl in Algiers." Cost of $80 includes the bus, a hot brunch buffet and the opera. Proceeds from bus trips fund scholarships for Wallenpaupak High School graduating seniors and donations to local charities.
The Hawley Women's Club has planned a bus trip to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Cost of $25 includes the bus, $25 in slot play and a $5 food voucher. Proceeds fund scholarship for Wallenpaupak High School graduating seniors and donations to local charities.
The lush romanticism of Josh Groban's music meets the texture and grit present in indie and pop tunes of Matt Nakoa at Harmony Presents in the Hawley Silk Mill, 8pm. Nakoa tours internationally, recently giving concerts at The White House and throughout India. Tickets: $15-$20. www.silkmillharmony.com.