Best Bets - July 18, 2018

July 18, 2018 GMT

Party on the Patio

Party on the Patio rages on this summer at Mohegan Sun Pocono Casino and Resort, 1280 Route 315, Plains Twp.

The concert series continues Thursday, July 19, with a performance at 7:30 p.m. by All Revved Up, a tribute to Meat Loaf.

Every Thursday through Aug. 30, visitors can enjoy a tribute band, including Tusk, a tribute to Fleetwood Mac; Separate Ways, a tribute to Journey; and Draw the Line, a tribute to Aerosmith.

Guests must be 21 or older to attend. The entertainment is free, and food and drink specials will be available.

Doors for each show open at 6:30 p.m.

For more information, visit mohegansunpocono.com.


Stoke the Fire

Supporters of the eighth annual Bonfire at the Iron Furnaces hope to ignite excitement for the Oct. 20 celebration during a lead-up event on Friday, July 20.

POSH at the Scranton Club, 404 N. Washington Ave., will host the Stoke the Fire Fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m.

Tickets cost $25 and include wine, beer and a signature drink plus music by Anthony Natiello and raffles with local prizes.

All proceeds benefit the Anthracite Heritage Museum and Scranton Iron Furnaces. For tickets or more information, call 570-963-4804 or visit the Facebook event page. Tickets also are available through brown papertickets.com.


Rummage sale

Teresa’s Angels Inc., a local nonprofit dedicated to giving back to the community, will co-host a rummage sale at the Northeast Detachment Marine Corps League and Museum, 1340 Alder St., Scranton, on Saturdays, July 21 and 28, and Sundays, July 22 and 29.

The rummage sale is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on each of those days.

All proceeds from the sale days will benefit Toys For Tots. Among the wares, shoppers will find toys and household items.

For more information, visit the Facebook event page or call 570-347-8762.


Michael Jackson tribute concert

The King of Pop lives on through Danny Dash Andrews, one of the most requested Michael Jackson impersonators.

Andrews will bring his two-hour tribute show, which spans four decades of Jackson’s storied career, to the Theater at North, 1539 N. Main Ave., Scranton, on Sunday, July 22.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the show starts at 8. Tickets cost $20 to $50 and are available through thetheateratnorth.com.

The show is appropriate for all ages and features state-of-the-art lighting and sound that emulate Jackson’s own immersive concerts.


Doga in the Park

Yogis will have some competition for best downward dog pose during an upcoming doga class.

Sprint for Service Dogs and Jaya Yoga will co-host the dog-friendly yoga (doga) experience on Saturday, July 21, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Hillside Park, 1188 Winola Road, Clarks Summit. Tickets are $15, available through eventbrite.com.

Doga combines massage and gentle stretching for dogs and humans alike, and organizers say it works best with smaller-breed canines, though larger dogs are welcome, too. Guests should wear comfortable, athletic clothes and bring a yoga mat, dog leash and towel.

True Friends Animal Welfare Center will have some pets up for adoption at the event, and a dog-treat bar, water station and light snacks for people also will be on hand after class.

Doga is open to participants with or without a dog.

For more information, visit the Facebook event page or sprintforservicedogs.com.