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IT'S HAPPENING HERE

on August 17, 2014 1:45 AM

All events listed in It’s Happening Here take place in Indiana unless otherwise noted.

TODAY

• The Indiana Players will present “The Jungle Fun Room” at 2:30 p.m. at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St. For more information, visit www.indianaplayers.com.

• Hiram and the Walkers will perform from 5:30 to 7 p.m. as part of the Summer Concerts in the Park series at Memorial Park, South Sixth Street.

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

• The Jimmy Stewart Museum presents “The Stratton Story” at 1 p.m. at the museum, 835 Philadelphia St. The film stars Jimmy Stewart, June Allyson and Frank Morgan. www.jimmy.org.

• A presentation, “Camping and Backpacking Basics,” will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park’s Environmental Learning Center, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. For more information, call (724) 357-7913.

• The Homer City Volunteer Fire Department will hold a Car Cruise from 2 to 5 p.m. at the fire hall, 27 W. Church St., Homer City. The first 30 cars will receive their choice of a Micky Thompson hat or T-shirt. There will be 50/50 raffles, food and fun. Call (724) 479-2331.

Aug. 20

The Indiana County Farmers’ Market will be open from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the former BiLo parking lot along Wayne Avenue in White Township. Visit indianafarmmarket.blogspot.com.

Aug. 21

The Strongstown Community Market will be open from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the old schoolhouse on Route 422 in Strongstown.

For more information, call (814) 243-0289.

Aug. 21 to 23

Theater by the Grove and the Keystone Repertory Theater will present “The Tempest,” one of Shakespeare’s most magical tales, as you’ve never seen it before. Performances are at 8 p.m. on the Waller Hall Mainstage in the IUP Performing Arts center.

For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

Aug. 22

• A Picnic in the Grove will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Oak Grove, IUP. Food will be sold by Aramark. There will not be a rain date.

• The Blairsville Farmers’ Market will be open from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Tractor Supply parking lot in downtown Blairsville.

For more information, visit www.blairsville-pa.net.

Aug. 23

• The Indiana County Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon at Eighth and Church streets. For more information, visit indianafarmmarket.blogspot.com.

• The Buddy Mac Band will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. at Walnut Hill Winery, 630 Turner Drive, Burrell Township.

For more information, visit www.walnuthillwinery.com.

• The Old Guys on the Cul-de-sac will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. on the patio at Whitey’s Peetza and Eatery, 368 First St., Coral. For more information, visit www.whiteyspeetza.com.

• Solar Car Races will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park’s Environmental Learning Center, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. Students will learn the importance of the sun in creating solar energy and how photovoltaic cells can convert solar energy into electricity. Solar cars will be built and raced. For more information, call (724) 357-7913.

• Indiana Area High School will host Edward Parks at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature the rising opera star and will benefit the biannual Indiana County Competition for Young Musicians. Tickets are $10 for students, $20 general admission and a VIP ticket for $35 that will include reserved seating as well as a post-concert reception upstairs at The Coney. Tickets are available on indianaartscouncil.org, via mail order or at area businesses, including Michael B. Shoes and Caf← Amadeus.

Aug. 23 and 24

• A Sports Card Show will be held at the Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township. Buy, sell, trade. For more information, visit www.indianamallpa.com.

• The Jimmy Stewart Museum will show “Malaya” at 1 p.m. at the museum, 835 Philadelphia St. The film stars Jimmy Stewart, Spencer Tracy and Valentina Cortese. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

Aug. 24

• Jim Reber will present “Dragonflies and Their Behavior” at the Environmental Learning Center, Yellow Creek State Park, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. Enjoy the variety of colorful dragonflies that can be seen in Indiana County, then take a stroll around Dragonfly Pond to watch dragonfly behavior. For more information, call (724) 357-7913.

• Sean Howard and friends will perform from 5:30 to 7 p.m. as part of the Summer Concerts in the Park series at Memorial Park. Bring a chair or blanket. For more information, email Judy.Holliday@gmail.com.

Aug. 24 to 30

The Indiana County Fair will be held at J.S. Mack Community Center, White Township. The weeklong event includes tractor pulls, demolition derbies, entertainment, carnival rides and food vendors. Admission is $8 from 2 p.m. to close. The full fair schedule can be found at www.indianacountyfair.com.

Aug. 27

The Indiana County Farmers’ Market will be open from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the former BiLo parking lot along Wayne Avenue in White Township.

For more information, visit indianafarmmarket.blogspot.com.

Aug. 28

The Blairsville Farmers’ Market will be open from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Tractor Supply parking lot in downtown Blairsville.

For more information, visit www.blairsville-pa.net.

Aug. 30

• The Indiana County Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon at Eighth and Church streets. For more information, visit indianafarmmarket.blogspot.com.

• Sombody to Love will perform from 5 to 9 p.m. at Walnut Hill Winery, 638 Turner Drive, Burrell Township. No off-site alcohol is permitted. For more information, call (724) 459-0132.

• A presentation on the “Wildlife of Pennsylvania” will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park’s main day-use area, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. For more information, call (724) 357-7913.

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