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IT'S HAPPENING HERE

on October 13, 2013 1:59 AM

The events listed in “It’s Happening Here” are in Indiana unless otherwise noted.

Today

• The Jimmy Stewart Museum will present “Bend of the River” at 1 p.m. at the museum, 835 Philadelphia St. This 1952 movie stars Jimmy Stewart, Julie Adams and Arthur Kennedy. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

• Sailing 101 will be begin at 10 a.m. at Yellow Creek State Park’s boat rental, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. This two-hour session begins with a lesson on the parts of the sailboat and introduces future sailors to the basics of wind awareness, sail trim and points of sail swimming. Registration is required by calling (724) 357-7913.

Oct. 15 to 17

Spend an afternoon on a fall foliage boat tour to see the spectacular fall scenery around Yellow Creek lake from 2 to 4 p.m. Meet at Yellow Creek State Park’s boat rental, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. Seating is limited to 30 people. Registration is required by calling (724) 357-7913.

Oct. 17 to 20

Lively Arts will host “The Brothers Karamazov” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Waller Hall Studio Theater, IUP. “The Brothers Karamazov” combines language, movement, chants and prayers from Orthodox and Catholic sources to weave a mystic examination of faith and doubt. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

Oct. 18

Mnozil Brass, an Austrian septet that combines musical virtuosity with absurdist theater, will perform at 8 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, IUP.

Oct. 18 to 20

Yarnick’s Haunted House and Pumpkin Patch will be open at Yarnick’s Farm, 155 Thomas Covered Bridge Road, Armstrong Township. There is a maze, an adult haunted house and a bonfire. For more information, visit www.yarnicksfarm.com.

Oct. 18 and 19

Scary Harry’s Haunted Trail will be open from 7:30 to 11 p.m. at Scary Harry’s Haunted Trails, 210 Long Road, Homer City. There are two trails, one for ages 7 and up, and one for ages 6 and under. The cost is $7 per person, and $1 for children under the age of 6. No one under the age of 18 will be admitted to Scary Harry’s without a guardian. For more information, visit www.scaryharrys.com.

Oct. 19

• An Indiana Community Garden Open Meeting will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. at Mack Park, on the corner of South Sixth Street and Carter Avenue. Members of the community are encouraged to learn more about the garden and how to become involved.

• Twilight Cemetery Tours will be held every 10 minutes at the Blairsville Cemetery, East Market Street, Blairsville. Follow a guide through the Blairsville Cemetery and meet figures from the Underground Railroad, soldiers from wars past and prominent Blairsville citizens. Space is limited.

Oct. 19 and 20

• A self-guided Potters Tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in 11 studios in the Indiana area. For a list of studios, call (724) 286-9741 or visit www.potterstour.com.

• The Jimmy Stewart Museum will present “The Greatest Show on Earth” at 1 p.m. at the museum, 845 Philadelphia St. This 1952 production stars Jimmy Stewart, Charlton Heston and Betty Hutton. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

Oct. 22

The Forever Young Book Club will meet from 11 a.m. to noon at the Indiana Free Library, 845 Philadelphia St. The book club meets the fourth Tuesday of each month, and is for adults who would like to learn more about children’s and young adult literature.

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call (724) 465-8841 or www.indianafreelibrary.org.

Oct. 24

Lively Arts will present “The Addams Family” at 8 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, IUP. “The Addams Family” has become one of Broadway’s biggest hits. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

Oct. 25 and 26

Scary Harry’s Haunted Trail will be open from 7:30 to 11 p.m. at Scary Harry’s Haunted Trails, 210 Long Road, Homer City. There are two trails, one for ages 7 and up, and one for ages 6 and under. The cost is $7 per person, and $1 for children under the age of 6. No one under the age of 18 will be admitted to Scary Harry’s without a guardian. For more information, visit www.scaryharrys.com.

Oct. 25 to 27

• The Indiana Players will present “A Raisin in the Sun” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St. The story is based on a black family’s experiences in the Washington Park subdivision of Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood. For more information, call (724) 464-0725 or visit www.indianaplayers.org.

• Lively Arts will present a Dance Showcase at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Zink Hall Dance Theater, IUP. The IUP Dance Theater will perform a variety of new works in this showcase, which includes talent from the IUP Music Department. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

Oct. 25 to 27

Yarnick’s Haunted House and Pumpkin Patch will be open from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Yarnick’s Farm, 155 Thomas Covered Bridge Road, Armstrong Township. There will be a maze, an adult haunted house and a bonfire. For more information, visit www.yarnicksfarm.com.

Oct. 26

The Indi-Annas Chorus, the Indiana chapter of Sweet Adelines International, will perform from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. A guest quartet, “Frank the Dog,” barbershop with a bite, and the Marion Center chorus, Young Women in Harmony, will also perform. Tickets for adults are $10. tickets for senior citizens cost $8 and tickets for children under 12 are free. To reserve tickets in advance, call (724) 479-0747 or visit www.indi-annas.com.

Oct. 26 and 27

The Jimmy Stewart Museum will present “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” at 1 p.m. at the museum, 845 Philadelphia St. This 1962 movie stars Jimmy Stewart, Vera Miles and John Wayne. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

Oct. 29

The Litton Quartet will perform at 8 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor of Sutton Hall, IUP. The performance will feature new and classic pieces. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

Oct. 31 to Nov 3

Two one-act operas will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday on Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP. These comic operas feature layer-upon-layer of misunderstandings with young lovers, delusional neighbors and a domineering father. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

Nov. 1 to 3

• The Indiana Players will present “A Raisin in the Sun” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St. The story is based on a black family’s experiences in the Washington Park subdivision of Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood. For more information, call (724) 464-0725 or visit www.indianaplayers.org.

• Smicksburg’s Old-Fashioned Country Christmas Open House will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday in Smicksburg. Come out and enjoy all the holiday crafts and refreshments. For more information, call (814) 257-0192 or visit www.smicksburg.net.

Nov. 1

Indiana Free Library’s Evening in the Stacks will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at 845 Philadelphia St., Indiana. This annual celebration includes hors d’oeuvres and a light dinner, local artisans and entertainment. Advance reservations are $25 per person, while tickets at the door are $30 per person. For more information, call (724) 465-8841.

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 bureau at (724) 463-7505.

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