Calendar of Events

Santa Trolley Runs

The Electric City Trolley Museum will hold a series of Holiday season trips, designed to bring cheer to the less fortunate.Santa Claus will be riding the trolley on Dec. 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 and 20.  Departure times for the rides with Jolly St. Nick are 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Reservations are required for the Santa ride.The 10-mile trip goes to the Trolley Works Building at the PNC Field and back to the Museum. For more information and reservations, call the Museum at 570-963-6590.

Photos with Santa

Everyone’s favorite holiday celebrity is making a visit to Fidelity Bank Santa Claus will meet and greet children from 10a.m. to noon. on Saturday Dec. 5 at the West Scranton Branch Office located at 400 South Main Avenue.

All area children and their families are invited.   Each family will receive a free 5×7 photo, a free piggy bank and other fun, holiday treats.

Christmas Bazaar

St. Thomas More Catholic Parish, 116 Theodore St., Scranton, will offer a two-day Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Featuring dozens of local artisans and vendors, the event will provide an ideal opportunity for one-stop Christmas shopping, and will include crafts, gifts, ornaments, baked goods, and a basket raffle. Lunch will be available. Admission is free.  

For further information call the Parish Office at 570-343-0634, or email

Marywood Art Exhibit

Marywood University Art Galleries and the department of Visual Arts will present an exhibition by four master of arts candidates. The group exhibition features the thesis work of graduate students AmaniAshour, printmaking; Nadine Kloss-Gannon, photography; Sea Macleish, printmaking; and Natalie Seeuwen, art education.

The master of arts exhibition opens with a reception on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 5-7 p.m., and will be on exhibit until Friday, Dec. 18,  in the Mahady Gallery on the first floor of the Shields Center for Visual Arts. Gallery hours for December are Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Train Display

The Antracite Hi-Railers Model Railroad Club will present an O Gauge Train Display on Dec. 5, 12, and 16 , and Jan. 2, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Bill’s Shop Rite Plaza, Daleville. The O-Gauge modular layout features Lionel Legacy and MTH’s DCS control systems.Admission is free, but donations of bathroom tissue, bath soap, facial tissues, multi-purpose household cleaner, dishwashing liquid, laundry detergent and toothpaste will be collected to benefit the North Pocono Dry Goods Pantry.


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