Comedy Night at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, 8pm. Headliner Joe Larson is a New York City-based comedian and father of two. Greg Cartin is a New York City-based stand-up comedian and improviser who spent over 10 years of his professional career in retail banking. Tickets: $15 advance, $18 general. 570/588-8077.
Paint Party at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, 7pm. Learn how to paint a night owl. Basic lines will be pre-sketched onto canvas. All supplies are provided. No experience needed. BYOB. Cost: $31.50 advance, $35 general. 570/588-8077.
The Blues, Brews & BBQ series at Glass—wine. bar. kitchen. at Ledges Hotel. Rotating line-up of live blues music with a BBQ-style outdoor dining event with samples of local craft brews from a featured local brewery. Cost $32.50. Reservations are recommended. 570/226-1337.
The Audubon Wildlife Art & Craft Festival at Wallenpaupack Are High School, 10am-5pm. Featuring presentations of live animals by some of the top wildlife experts in the Northeast. Vendors, artists, artisans, ice sculpting, door prizes and more. 484/256-4485.
Haley Reardon at Harmony Presents at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8pm. Noted for her songwriting and engaging stage performance, Reardon has spent the past five years sharing the stage with acts like Tom Rush, Peter Yarrow, and opening for the likes of Lori McKenna, Mark Erelli and more. Tickets: $17 advance, $20 general. 570/588-8077.
Stolen Jars at Harmony Presents at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8pm. Inspired by acts as diverse as Sufjan Stevens, Elvis Costello, and Dirty Projectors, the music is a vibrant mixture of looping intricate guitar lines and floating melodies. Tickets: $19 advance, $22 general. 570/588-8077.
Nat Osborn Band at Harmony Presents at the Hawley Silk Mill, 8pm. This Brooklyn-based band takes elements of soul, funk, indie-rock and jazz and weaves them around Osborn’s infectious and clever songs. Tickets: $20 advance, $23 general. 570/588-8077.
Third annual celebration of regional published authors, expanded to include dinner at Settlers Inn Friday, June 17. Keynote speaker Suzanne Fisher Staples. $50 per person. Saturday, June 18 all-day free event at Hawley Silk Mill. Morning workshops 9:30-11:45 for authors and aspiring authors, afternoon meet-and-greet with authors 12-3pm.
MiZ (TRIO) at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, 8pm. MiZ is a soulful, Rock-Americana artist from Northeast Pennsylvania. His sound is directly impacted by the coal mining region of PA. Tickets: $19 advance, $22 general admission. www.harmonypresents.com, 570/588-8077.
Paint party at Harmony Presents in the Silk Mill, 7pm. Your pet will be pre-sketched on canvas from photos that you send in. No experience necessary, everyone welcome. Register by 5/22. Cost: $55 advance, $58 general admission. www.harmonypresents.com, 570/588-8077.