The Scranton Iron Furnaces, 159 Cedar Avenue, will present Bonfire at the Iron Furnaces Oct. 20 from 8 to 11 p.m.
The second annual event features visual arts group The Pop-Up Studio, The Tom Petty Appreciation Band, a Jack O'Lantern Carving Competition, fire artist Chris Mina and food and drink.
To highlight the art of storytelling, Scranton StorySlam will tell traditional stories around a fire bowl lent by nationally recognized local artist, Elena Colombo and poet Jack McGuigan will return to the main stage for Celtic Readings.
The event has expanded to include Hispanic tradition including Day of the Dead activities by Scranton Reads Committee to celebrate this year's book, "Bless Me Ultima." There will be an ofrenda or altar where the community is encouraged to bring photographs of loved ones who have passed on, a make a skull craft and special Day of the Dead face painting.
Tickets are $20 at the door and can be purchased in advance for $15 by calling 570. 963.4804 or visiting www.anthracitemuseum.org. Children under 12 are free but donations will be accepted.