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The THON 5K race takes place Saturday, November 7, which may affect arrival and parking for the 2 p.m. “Jersey Boys” performance.

Some roads on the University Park campus will be closed until 1 p.m., so “Jersey Boys” ticket holders should plan to arrive after that time.

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Mavis Staples and seven-time Grammy Award-nominated vocalist Joan Osborne will join forces in a “Solid Soul” tour concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, in Eisenhower Auditorium.

Husband-and-wife banjo virtuosos Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn blend his bluegrass-to-jazz-to-classical instrumentals with her Chinese and Appalachia-influenced, claw-hammered style plus vocals to result in what NPR describes as the sound of two banjos engrossed in conversation.

The public is invited to attend “Bilingual Bluegrass”—a collaboration between Abigail Washburn and the Penn State Asian Classical Music Club—at 2:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, in the Deike Portrait Gallery.

Banjo duo Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn will contribute the proceeds from merchandise sold at their Thursday, Oct. 22, concert in Eisenhower Auditorium to the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon.

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