Although many area cultural events have been suspended for a time, there are still plenty of things to do. Here’s a small sampling for February:
2021 Black His/Herstory Month Events
Geisinger’s Black Outreach Leadership Development (BOLD) employee resource group has teamed up with Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM) student groups (the Association of Multicultural students in Medicine, or AMSM, and the Student National Medical Association, or SNMA) to present a series of lectures and events in observation of Black History Month. Additional events have been planned with the community group, The Black Scranton Project.
Valentine’s Wine and Chocolate Trail
Enjoy a sweet journey through the wineries of Columbia & Montour Counties this Valentine’s season with someone special, or with your go-to group of friends! From Feb. 5-14, visit six participating wineries and enjoy special wine & chocolate features for a chance to win wine-filled prize baskets.
Brutal Beauty: The Transformation of Women through Mythology
At the Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University, the exhibit is a midcareer retrospective of the interdisciplinary artist, Martha Posner. Examining themes of trauma and recovery through the lens of classic mythology, Posner’s large-scale paintings and sculptures haunt the viewer with an unparalleled perspective on familiar folklore. Free and open to the public. Complementary guided tours.