FOR READERS & FANS
A multi-day festival
Lisa Lampanelli, above, formerly known as Comedy's Lovable Queen of Mean, kicks off the Milford Readers and Writers Festival 7 p.m. in The Milford Theatre. She will join in conversation with life coach and author Carol McManus. A jam-packed slate of events, featuring Helen Zia, Anne Perry, Judge Andrew Napolitano and more, runs through Sunday. Find out more at milfordreadersandwriters.com.
St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church hosts its Fall Greek Fest 2019 over three days. Head out to their event for traditional Greek food, beer and wine, pastries, plus music and dancing. Tour the church, visit the gift shop where handcrafts are sold. Admisison is free. 19Fullerton Ave. 11:30-10 p.m. Friday; 11-10 Saturday; noon-6 Sunday.
A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
Broadway on Broadway
The Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical "A Night With Janis Joplin" is a musical journey celebrating Janis Joplin and her biggest musical influences – trailblazers like Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Odetta, Nina Simone and Bessie Smith. This full Broadway touring production has a cast of 14 including on stage band and featuring Tony nominated Mary Bridget Davies as Janis. UPAC, 601 Broadway, Kingston. Tickets: $45-$70, bardavon.org
FOR A CELEBRATION
Arts Center Revival
Celebrate Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center's grand opening 6-9 p.m. featuring performances by Rob Schiff, Jeff Norris and the Black Dirt Bandits on the Main Stage, plus food and drinks from Delancey's and Glenmere Brewing Co. The arts center is back and you can toast its return. Tickets $5 at the door, on the Sugar Loaf PAC Facebook page or sugarloafpany.com. 1351 Kings Highway, Sugar Loaf (Chester) 469-7000, ext. 3