Diwali: Festival of Lights

Thank you to all who helped us celebrate new beginnings and the triumph of light over darkness at the Everhart’s first Diwali. 2020 DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON.

Diwali is an ancient Festival of Lights observed around the world by Buddhists, Sikhs, Hindus, and Jains. It is a colorful and joyous time when family, friends, food, and a display of lights herald good over evil and knowledge over ignorance.

The Everhart’s Diwali celebration is a feast for the senses filled with the sights, smells, and sounds of this ancient tradition. Immerse yourself in a glowing celebration of Diwali.

  • Bountiful Indian food
  • Dance performances
  • Live music
  • Bollywood and Banghra beats 
  • Henna Tattoos
  • and more

This event is held on the front lawn of the Everhart. Bright colored attire is encouraged. 

Diwali is a major fundraising event for the Everhart, raising vital funds for the Museum’s community and engagement programs.

We thank all of our 2019 Diwali Sponsors


Mary Anne Eggleston of Carbon Sales
Jacobi Capital Management
Linda Lynett
Realty Network Group
Troy Mechanical


Allied Services
Bender Private Wealth Management
ERA One Source Realty
Fancy Parsely
Frieder Family
Gallagher Law PC

Highland Associates
Karam Orthodontics
Lackawanna County Visitors Bureau
LR Costanzo Construction Services
Marquis Art & Frame
Munley Law
Northeast Aluminum
Maggie & Bob Pettinato
Cathy Reppert
Tuxedo by Sarno


Joyce Jackman & Bell
Karam Orthodontics
Nick’s Truck Parts
Joe Wright

2019 Event Committee

Joyce Lomma, Co-Chair
Bob Solfanelli, Co-Chair
Amy Yando, Co-Chair
Aurore Giguet, Executive Director
Sunita Arora
Kathy Bell
Nahid Chowdhury

Stefanie Colarusso
George Duffy
Amanda Frieder
Nicole Guzenski
Tata Mbugua
Caroline Munley
Sujata Nair Mulloth
Mona Pande
Ellen Rudis
Selina Shrestha
Joey Zarcone