The 3rd annual "Arts On Fire Festival" kicks off this weekend at the Scranton Iron Furnaces. The historic facility is a former iron foundry from the 1840s where many of the early immigrants to Scranton worked. The place shutdown around 1902. To celebrate the iron industry and our area's history, a three-day event is on tap in this part of Lackawanna County. A fundraiser kicks things off Friday as part of the First Friday celebrations in the Electric City. The free family activities take place Saturday from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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