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on August 11, 2013 10:50 AM

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• The Keystone Repertory Theater will present “God of Carnage” at 2 p.m. at Waller Hall Studio Theater, IUP. “God of Carnage” brings together two sets of Brooklyn parents for a meeting to resolve the matter of a playground altercation between their 11-year-old boys. For more information, call (724) 357-2965.

• The Indiana Players will present “Pocahontas” at 2:30 p.m. at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St.

For more information, call (724) 464-0725 or visit www.indianaplay ers.com.

• Jukehouse Bombers will perform free from 5:30 to 7 p.m. as part of the Concerts in the Park series at Memorial Park, South Sixth Street and Wayne Avenue.

For more information, call (724) 840-7673.

Aug. 14

The Indiana County Farmers Market will be open from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on the corner of South Eighth and Church streets. Fresh local fruits, vegetables, baked goods, potted plants, live music, local chefs and community booths will be featured.

Aug. 15

A farmers market will be held from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Strongstown Homecoming and Historical Society, 14729 Route 422, Strongstown. Baked goods, herbs, fresh produce, sauces, seasonings, bedding plants, perennials, annuals and crafts will be available. For more information, call (814) 322-7586.

Aug. 16

• David Coffey will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St. For more information, visit www.theartists handgallery.com.

Aug. 17

• The Indiana County Farmers Market will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on the corner of South Eighth and Church streets. Fresh local fruits, vegetables, baked goods, potted plants, live music, local chefs and community booths will be featured.

• The Knotweed Festival Blairsville will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Blairsville Riverfront Trail Area. For more information, call (724) 459-8588 or visit www. blairsville-pa.net.

• Hamilton Avenue will perform from 5 to 9 p.m. at Walnut Hill Winery, 638 Turner Drive, Burrell Township. No off-site alcohol is permitted. There is a cover charge of $4 per person. For more information, call (724) 459-0132 or visit www.wal nuthillwinery.com.

• Join park naturalist Mike Shaffer for a Night Hike at Blue Spruce Park, near Ernest, from 8 to 9:30 p.m., to discover some of the amazing creatures of the nighttime world. Topics include owls and night vision. Bring a flashlight if you have one.

Aug. 17 AND 18

• The Jimmy Stewart Museum presents “The Cheyenne Social Club” at 1 p.m. at the museum on the third floor of 835 Philadelphia St. This movie is a 1970 production starring James Stewart, Henry Fonda and Shirley Jones. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

• The Thunder Mountain Lenape Nation Native American Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at 236 Skyline Drive, Saltsburg. There will be Native American dancing, drumming, food, crafts, a tomahawk tournament, pony rides, animals and programs for children and adults. For more information, call (724) 639-3488 or visit www.thun dermtlenape.org.

Aug. 18

• A chicken and holupki dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Christ Our Savior Orthodox Church, Tanoma Road, Rayne Township. The public is welcome, and there will be a fast takeout line. Dinners for adults are $10, dinners for kids 5 to 12 are $3, and children 4 and under eat for free.

• Andrew Mack will perform from 5:30 to 7 p.m. as part of the Concerts in the Park series at Memorial Park, South Sixth Street and Wayne Avenue. For more information, call (724) 840-7673.

Aug. 21

The Indiana County Farmers Market will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on the corner of South Eighth and Church streets. Fresh local fruits, vegetables, baked goods, potted plants, live music, local chefs and community booths will be featured.

Aug. 22

• A community breakfast will be served from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Saltsburg Social Center, 212 Point St., Saltsburg. On the menu are pancakes, eggs, bacon and toast, all for $2.50 and a smile. For more information, call (724) 639-9055.

• A farmers market will be held from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Strongstown Homecoming and Historical Society, 14729 Route 422, Strongstown. Baked goods, herbs, fresh produce, sauces, seasonings, bedding plants, perennials, annuals and crafts will be available. For more information, call (814) 322-7586.

Aug. 23

Jim Holmes will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St. For more information, visit www.theartistshand gallery.com.

Aug. 24

• The Indiana County Farmers Market will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on the corner of South Eighth and Church streets. Fresh local fruits, vegetables, baked goods, potted plants, live music, local chefs and community booths will be featured.

• Tour Evergreen Conservancy’s abandoned mine discharge wetlands site, the Renewable Energy Project at Tanoma Wetlands, which has been turned in to an environmental education center. For more information, visit www.evergreenconservancy.org.

• The Runaways will perform from 5 to 9 p.m. at Walnut Hill Winery, 638 Turner Drive, Burrell Township. No off-site alcohol is permitted. There is a cover charge of $4 per person. Call (724) 459-0132 or visit www.walnuthillwinery.com.

Aug. 24 AND 25

“Shenandoah” will be shown at 1 p.m. at the Jimmy Stewart Museum on the third floor of 835 Philadelphia St. This 1965 production stars Jimmy Stewart, Katherine Ross and Doug McClure. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

Aug. 25 to 31

The 151st Indiana County Fair will be held at J.S. Mack Community Park, Indiana. The weeklong event offers local farmers, 4-H members and others the opportunity to show their livestock, crafts, baked goods and more in numerous competitions. Other events, including tractor pulls, demolition derbies, entertainment, carnival rides and food will be available. Craig Campbell will perform on Monday. For more information, call (724) 479-8282 or visit www.indianacountyfair.com.

Aug. 28

The Indiana County Farmers Market will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on the corner of South Eighth and Church streets. Fresh local fruits, vegetables, baked goods, potted plants, live music, local chefs and community booths will be featured.

Aug. 30

A summer-themed Labor Day Party will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak St. There will be a fried chicken dinner and karaoke. Tickets are $5 and must be purchased in advance by calling (724) 465-2697.

Aug. 31

• The Indiana County Farmers Market will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on the corner of South Eighth and Church streets. Fresh local fruits, vegetables, baked goods, potted plants, live music, local chefs and community booths will be featured.

• The Jimmy Stewart Museum will present “Rear Window” at 1 p.m. at the Jimmy Stewart Museum on the third floor of 835 Philadephia St. This production stars Jimmy Stewart, Grace Kelly and Thelma Ritter. For more information visit www.jimmy.org.

• Al Craige will perform from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St. For more information, visit www.theartistshandgallery.com.

 

All information for this column is provided by the Indiana County Tourist Bureau. All dates and times are subject to change.

For more information, call the tourist bureau at (724) 463-7505.

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