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on August 07, 2014 10:50 AM

ART/MUSEUM EXHIBITS

The Indiana Art Association will present:

• “Coffee Art” by Craig Peterson, until September in the Urgi Care facility at Indiana Regional Medical Center

• A variety of art by Michael Whitton, until September in the Ambulatory Surgical Center, IRMC

• Indiana Art Association’s Spring Art Show winners, on display until September, The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St.

For more information, call (724) 910-1871 or go to www.indianapaartassociation.org.

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 the county’s history of 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.

ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS

Avonmore Harvest Jubilee, Sept. 19 to 21. There will be free live entertainment, games, kids stage, chain saw carving, a parade and a car cruise on Saturday. Food, games, arts and crafts will also be available.

Burkey Park in Bolivar will present Kasey Zemba “Night of Country Music,” 5 p.m. Saturday, followed by “The Lorax,” at dusk. Both are sponsored by the Bolivar Parks and Recreation Committee.

Car and bike cruises, Friday, Aug. 15 and Friday, Sept. 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the field across from the Homer City fire department. There will be a DJ and a concession stand featuring hamburgers, hot dogs, steak hoagies, wings and french fries.

Clymer Days Festival, Sept. 26 to 28 in Clymer. There will be food, entertainment and children’s activities available.

Concerts in the Park, held on Sundays from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Memorial Park, Indiana, and sponsored by the Indiana Arts Council, will present the following shows:

• Dave Minda & Friends (blues), Sunday

• Hiram & The Walkers (oldies), Aug. 17

• Sean Howard & Friends (Americana), Aug. 24

• Gashouse Annie (duo), Aug. 31

Admission is free. Please bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on.

Dayton Fair, Dayton, Sunday through Aug. 16. Events include demolition derbies, tractor pulls, harness racing, livestock judging, live music, fireworks and more. Amusement rides and food booths will also be on site. Go to www.daytonfair.com for more information.

Green Township Community Fair, Cookport, Sept. 8 to 13. There will be agricultural displays and competitions, animal and craft exhibits, rides and entertainment, food booths and more.

Indiana County Fair, J.S. Mack Community Center, White Township, Aug. 24 to 31. Events include harness racing, tractor pulls, livestock judging, band night, a cheerleading expo, live music, fireworks and more. Amusement rides and food booths will also be on site. Go to www.indianacountyfair.com for more information.

Knotweed Festival, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Aug. 16, Market Street, Blairsville. There will be bands, food, crafts, a duck race, water and trail activities, demonstrations, fireworks, a pet parade, a trail scavenger hunt, environmental displays and the selling of Knotweed Knovelties (items made from Japanese knotweed or that have something to do with knotweed, the invasive plant that grows on the Blairsville River Front Trail). This event is sponsored by the Blairsville Community Development Authority.

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, Wayne Avenue, White Township, will present:

• TNA Wrestling, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15

• Army vs. Marines MMA Live Extreme Cage Fighting, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4

• Ron White, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13

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

Oktoberfest, 1 to 8 p.m., Oct. 4, Hebron Lutheran Church, Blairsville. There will be a car cruise, bands, games, a basket raffle and German food, wine and beer.

FILM

The Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St., Indiana, will present the following movies at 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays in the third-floor theater:

• Saturday and Sunday, “You Gotta Stay Happy,” a 1948 production starring Stewart, Joan Fontaine and Eddie Albert. An indecisive heiress is pushed into marrying her sixth fiance, but unable to face the wedding night, she flees into the adjacent hotel room of a commercial pilot who just wants to sleep.

• Aug. 16 and 17, “The Stratton Story,” a 1949 production starring Stewart, June Allyson and Frank Morgan. Star major league pitcher Monty Stratton loses a leg in a hunting accident, but becomes determined to leave the game on his own terms.

• Aug. 23 and 24, “Malaya,” a 1949 production starring Stewart, Spencer Tracy and Valentina Cortese. A newspaperman convinces government officials of a plan to obtain rubber by stealing it out from under the Japanese.

• Aug. 30 and 31, “Winchester ’73,” a 1950 production starring Stewart, Shelley Winters and Dan Duryea. The journey of a prized rifle from one ill-fated owner to another parallels a cowboy’s search for a murderous fugitive.

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.

THEATER

The Indiana Players, at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St., Indiana, will present:

• “The Jungle Fun Room,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Aug. 15 and 16 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday and Aug. 17.

For reservations, call (724) 464-0725. Tickets can be purchased online at www.indianaplayers.com or at the door.

The Keystone Repertory Theater, Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s summer theater, will present “The Glass Managerie,” at 8 p.m. today through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Waller Hall Studio Theater.

Tickets are available by calling (724) 357-2787 or emailing livelyarts@iup.edu.

The Lively Arts at IUP will present “Dr. Rick’s Traveling Shakespeare Show presents ‘The Tempest,’” 8 p.m. Aug. 28 to 30 and Sept. 4 to 6, and 2 p.m. Aug. 31 and Sept. 7, Waller Hall Mainstage.

For more information, call (724) 357-2787 or go to www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

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