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IT'S HAPPENING HERE

on September 22, 2013 1:50 AM

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

Today

• Georgette’s Herb Garden and Antiques Harvest Party and Farmers Market will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. at 428 Laurel Run Road, Penn Run. For more information, call (724) 349-6293.

• “The Stratton Story” will be presented at 1 p.m. at the Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St. This movie stars Jimmy Stewart, June Allyson and Frank Morgan. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

• The 45th Annual Newman Used Book Sale will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Thomas More University Parish and Catholic Student Center, 1200 Oakland Ave., Indiana. Food and beverages are available for purchase. For more information, call (724) 463-2277 or visit www.STMUP.org.

Sept. 24

Cirque Musica will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at the Kovalchick Complex, 711 Pratt Drive, White Township. Cirque Musica is a new concert and visual experience for the entire family, blending the grace and daredevil athleticism of today’s greatest circus performers with the sensory majesty of the greatest music of all time. For more information, call (724) 357-5205 or visit www.kovalchickcomplex.com.

Sept. 25

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.

Sept. 27 to 29

The Clymer Days Festival will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday; all day Saturday with a 5K race beginning at 9 a.m. and opening ceremonies at noon; and from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday in downtown Clymer. Food, entertainment and children’s activities are planned.

For more information, call (724) 254-9207.

Sept. 28

• Septemberfest will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park. Free waterfront activities, races, live music and other outdoor experiences are planned. For more information, call (724) 465-5957 or visit www.foyc.org.

• 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.

• Hiram and the Walkers 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 $4 cover charge per person.

For more information, call (724) 357-0132 or visit www.walnuthillwinery.com.

Sept. 28 and 29

• An Artists Open Studio Tour will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This self-guided tour allows participants to visit studios of various professional artists in Indiana County. For more information, call (724) 465-2787 or visit www.indianaartscouncil.org.

• “Navy, Blue and Gold” will be shown at 1 p.m. at the Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St. This movie stars Jimmy Stewart, Florence Rice and Robert Young. For more information, call www.jimmy.org.

Sept. 30

Zofo Piano Duets will be presented by the IUP Lively Arts at 8 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor, Sutton Hall. For more information on one of a handful of professional ensembles worldwide focusing exclusively on piano duets, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

Oct. 2

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.

Oct. 5

• A chance to go star gazing will be offered from 8 to 9:30 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park’s environmental learning center, off Route 422 east of Penn Run. For more information, call (724) 357-7913.

• 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.

Oct. 4 and 5

• A Bluegrass Jam Session will be held at the Twolick Valley Rod and Gun Club, 247 Cookport Road, Commodore. The session will have no food, only a covered dish dinner Saturday. The public is welcome. For more information call (724) 422-9766.

• 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. 4 to 6

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

• Smicksburg’s 24th Annual Fall Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday in Smicksburg. A cider-making demonstrations, a bake sale, live music on Saturday, mums and other fall decorations and apple wine will be featured. For a detailed itinerary, visit www.smicksburg.net.

Oct. 6

A Bridal Show will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 1395 Wayne Ave., White Township. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be served and each bride will receive a special gift from the Holiday Inn, while supplies last.

Tickets are $5 per person and will be available at the door.

For more information, call (724) 471-4751, ext. 5.

Oct. 9

The Indiana County Farmers Market will be held from 3:30 to 5 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.

Oct. 9 to 12

“The Optimist,” will be presented by The Lively Arts at 8 p.m. on Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP. Noel returns to his hometown to confront the sudden death of his best friend, the wedding of his philandering father, and the re-emergence of his one true love.

This play contains language and situations to which some audience members may object. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

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.

Oct. 11 and 12

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 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. 12

• 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 Love of Life 5K Run/Walk will be held from 9 a.m. to noon. The event will begin in the parking lot at 8th and Philadelphia streets. On-site registration and pre-registered check-ins will be taken from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Tech t-shirts are guaranteed to all who register by Sept. 25. Water and refreshments will be provided at the finish line. For more information, call (724) 465-8841 or visit www.indianafreelibrary.org.

• Indiana Free Library’s Autumn Harvest Used Book Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Indiana Free Library, 845 Philadelphia Street. In addition to a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction books for adult and children shoppers, t-shirts and tote bags featuring the distinctive IFL owl logo will be available for purchase. For more information, call (724) 465-8841 or visit www.indianafreelibrary.org.

• Do some Crayfishing Like You’ve Never Done Before between 2 and 3:30 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park., 170 Route 259 Highway, Penn Run. Meet at the park office. Wear shoes that you can get wet. For more information, call (724) 357-7913.

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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