Scranton Area Events

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The Office of Community Relations is pleased to provide information on downtown and area community events.  Like us on Facebook to stay up to date with Scranton happenings.  

This page is updated weekly with new events.  Coming Up...

Thrill the World - International Zombie Flash Mob, The Scranton Cultural Center, October 25

Official Michael Jackson THRILLER dance at 5:00 PM! Thrill The World is a global fundraising event, held on the same date/time around the globe to break the World Record for the ‘Largest Simultaneous Dance to Michael Jackson’s Thriller’. Sign up to be a zombie dancer and participate in one of the most exciting events in Scranton this fall! Registration includes: Zombie Dance Lessons (to learn Thriller dance), T-Shirt, admission to the event, as well as access to ‘Zombie Crawl’ discounts (immediately following the event). Plan on attending, but do not want to participate in the official Thrill dance? Register for General Admission + ‘Zombie Insurance’ ! Registration discounts offered for college and university students! Bring you college ID!  For more inforamtion, visit the website.

The MENU Series-Fall Farm to Table, The Scranton Cultural Center, October 27

‘the Menu’ features culinary creations by chefs and local restaurants. Variety of topics covered from what to buy at the farmer’s market, to tips for preparing holiday meals with ease, to the perfect cocktail for your next party! ‘the Menu’ will provide you with fresh and exciting ideas for special occasions! Come see what’s on ‘the Menu’ – it’s certain to be local, fresh and, most importantly, DELICIOUS!  For more information, visit the website.

Sacred Symbols in Sequins, Everhart Museum, through December 29

Sacred Symbols in Sequins offers a view of magnificent works of art made by skilled Hatian flag makers, which form remarkable mosaics of religious imagery by combining and juxtaposing symbols of Europe and the Americas with those brought from Africa centruies ago by captive slaves.  For more information, visit the website.

Lahey Haunted Mini-Golf, Lahey Family Fun Park, September 26-November 2

Halloween fun for all ages!  18 holes of Mini-Golf with spooky scenes and characters from your favorite horror movies. Haunted Golf starts at 9 p.m. For more information, call 570-586-5699.

Haiti De/Constructed: Community Art at the Everhart, Everhart Museum, through December 29

Haiti De/Constructed is a community art exhibit featuring creative interpretations of Haitian architecture by area students during Summer 2014’s Arts Alive! program. These artworks focus on the geometric and colorful shapes and buildings found in Port-au-Prince, the capital city of the island nation of Haiti. For more information, visit the website.

Questions? Contact the Office of Community Relations at 570-941-4419 or community@scranton.edu.