Scranton Area Events
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Steamtown NHS Holiday Exhibits, Steamtown NHS, December 14-15
Santa Claus will roll into the park’s Imagination Station for a visit and to share cookies and hot chocolate with children and families. A postcard station and a special “North Pole” mailbag will be available to send Santa last minute wishes. All events are included in the park’s daily entrance fee which is $7 daily for all ages 6 and older; children ages 5 and younger are admitted free with paying adults. For a small charge – $5 for all ages 6 and older – visitors may also enjoy the “Scranton Limited ” short train ride inside the railroad yards, which have been extended to operate on Fridays through Sundays until Dec. 6. For more information, click here or call 570-340-5182.
FREE Holiday Movie, Scranton Cultural Center, December 19
Looking to get into the holiday spirit? Wear your pajamas, get cozy and spread some holiday cheer as the Scranton Cultural Center presents a double feature, "Mickey's Christmas Carol" and "A Muppet's Christmas: Letters to Santa." Food and drink will be available for purchase. For more information, click here.
The Nutcracker, Marywood University, December 26-28
Annual production in December presented by the Ballet Theatre of Scranton and Marywood University at Marywood’s Sette LaVerghetta Theatre. Performances are at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. each day December 26, 27 and 28, given free of charge as a gift to the northeast Pennsylvania community. Tickets will be distributed starting two (2) hours prior to each performance, for that specific performance, at the the theater! A maximum of 4 tickets per person, per performance, distributed on a first come, first served basis! For more information contact 570-347-0208 or visit www.balletheatre.com.
Holiday Light Show, Nay Aug Park, through December 30
Drive or walk through Nay Aug Park and enjoy the festive lights. Event is free, however, donations are appreciated. Jessee's place concessions will be open and there will be a horse and carriage ride available, weather permitting.
Sidewalk Surfing, Everhart Museum, through December 30
Exclusive to the Everhart Museum, Sidewalk Surfing highlights the creativity and community of skateboarders both in the United States and globally. For more information,