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INDIANA COUNTY ENTERTAINMENT CENTER

on September 26, 2013 10:49 AM

ART/MUSEUM EXHIBITS

The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St., Indiana, presents the Artist Open Studio Tour Group Show, through Saturday.

For more information, go to www.theartistshandgallery.com. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday; and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The Indiana Arts Council will sponsor an Open Studio Tour, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, at various art studios throughout Indiana County. This self-guided tour is free and open to the public.

For more information, visit Indiana ArtsCouncil.org.

The Historical Society of the Blairsville Area, 116 E. Campbell St., presents a display of Victorian trading cards through Nov. 26. This hand-delivered form of advertising was used during the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

For more information, call (724) 459-0580 or go to www.blairsvillehistoric.com.

The Indiana County Historical Museum, 621 Wayne Ave., Indiana, presents the following programs:

• Early Cleaning Methods, an exhibit focused on antique sweepers, vacuum cleaners and their predecessor, the rug beater.

• “Celebrating 100 Years of Girl Scouting,” an exhibit of uniforms, badges and other Girl Scout memorabilia.

• 150th anniversary of the Civil War display, a look at the soldiers and civilians affected by the War Between the States

• “The One Room School House in Indiana County,” photographs and artifacts documenting the county’s early schools.

• Continuous exhibits detailing the history of Indiana County, including coal mining, Native Americans and military personnel.

Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday. For information, call (724) 463-9600.

The University Museum, Sutton Hall, IUP, presents “Layers: Places in Peril,” through Nov. 9.

The museum’s hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 2 to 6:30 p.m.; Thursdays, noon to 7:30 p.m.; and Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m. Closed Sunday, Monday and university holidays. Located on the first floor of IUP’s Sutton Hall, the museum is free and open to the community.

ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS

“Greater Tuna,” a Theater-by-the-Grove Acorn Project, a comedy of featuring Kyle Hawk and Chris Furrer playing all of the town’s quirky residents, will be presented in the Waller Hall Studio Theater at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $4 and $2 with I-card and will be available at the door.

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, Wayne Avenue, White Township, presents:

• Dueling Pianos International, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 12.

• Michael W. Smith, 7:30 p.m., Nov. 3.

• Disney Live!, 1 and 4 p.m., Dec. 8.

• B.E. Taylor Christmas Concert, 7:30 p.m., Dec. 20.

For more information, go to www.kovalchickcomplex.com or call (800) 298-4200.

FILM

The Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St., Indiana, presents “Navy Blue and Gold” at 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the third-floor theater. The 1937 production stars Stewart, Florence Rice and Robert Young. The movie is a hackneyed but entertaining saga of three pals (one rich and innocent, one a cynic and one mysterious “with a past”) going to Annapolis.

Museum admission: members, free; adults, $7; seniors, military, students with ID, $6; children 7 to 17, $5; children under 7, free. Prices are subject to change without notice. Movies are included with admission to the museum, which is currently hosting the special exhibit “Selections from our Collections.” For more information, call (724) 349-6112 or go to www.jimmy.org.

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