SUMMER EVENTS
June 02, 2013 2:50 AM

JUNE

1-2 “Last of the Red Hot Lovers,” performed by the Keystone Reparatory Theater, held from 8 to 10 p.m. in the Waller Hall Studio Theater, IUP

1-2 Sports Card Show, sports cards and memorabilia on display and available for purchase at the Indiana Mall

1 – Campfire Fun, 7 p.m., Yellow Creek State Park. Enjoy live music while roasting marshmallows over an open camp fire.

1 -- Amish Wedding Feast, 6 p.m. at Thee Village Eating House, Smicksburg. Visitors will hear real-life stories about the Amish.

5 – Indiana County Farmers Market, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., corner of Church and 8th Streets. Come to find fresh local fruits, vegetables, baked goods, potted plants, live music, local chefs and community booths.

7 to 9 – Saltsburg Canal Days. 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday in downtown Saltsburg. Includes a quilt show, duck race, flag retirement ceremony, parade, crafts, food vendors, live entertainment and fireworks!

8 – Strawberry Saturday in Smicksburg, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Visit the shops in Smicksburg and enjoy strawberries in all forms.

8 – Used book sale at Indiana Free Library, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wide selection of fiction and non fiction books for adults and children.

8 – “Hamilton Avenue” performs at Walnut Hill Winery, Blairsville, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

8 -- The Pick-A-Dilly Herb Faire, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Dillweed Bed and Breakfast, Dilltown. This year’s herb of the year is Elderberry.

13-16– “Jesus Christ Superstar,” 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday on Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP. Musical for the modern age, telling the story of the last week of Christ’s life through the eyes of Judas Iscariot.

13 -- Grand Opening Reception, Phoenix Spa and Salon, Blairsville, 5 to 7 p.m. The grand opening and tour will have cocktails and snacks, and there will be door prizes. Note: Phoenix Spa and Salon is open for business now. For more information, call (724) 675-8268.

14 -- “Lovin’ Downtown Every Second,” sponsored by Downtown Indiana, invites familes, friends and neighbors to stroll downtown at 5 p.m.

15 -- “Jerry and the Bone Tones” perform 5 to 9 p.m. at Walnut Hill Winery No offsite alcohol is permitted, $4 per person cover charge.

15 – Community Yard Sale, Gobblers Knob, Punxsutawney.

15-16 -- The Jimmy Stewart Airport Festival, 8 a.m. to dusk, at the Jimmy Stewart Airport. Includes displays of vintage and military aircraft, airplane rides and food booths. Free admission and parking.

18-30 – “Pump Boys and Dinettes” play at Mountain Playhouse. Grand ole’ Opry country. 8 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, 2 p.m. Wednesday and Friday matinees, 3 p.m. Sunday Matinee.

22 -- “Cool Change” performs 5 to 9 p.m. at Walnut Hill Winery. No offsite alcohol is permitted, $4 per person cover charge.

24-27 – Electro-Optics Summer Camp, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Weyandt Hall, IUP, 10th, 11th and 12th grade students learn about Learn about lasers, optics, forensics, fiber-optics, and night vision.

29 --“Car Cruise,” 5 to 9 p.m. in Downtown Indiana--900 block of Philadelphia Street through to the 1100 block of Philadelphia Street.

JULY

1 – Exercise for the Mind and Body, Social Centers near you. Classes are free for those 55 and older. Class times vary, call (724) 439-4500.

4 – Mack Park 4th of July Celebration. Come out for the fun—features a demolition derby, flea market, food vendors and fireworks.

4 – Old Fashioned Penny Candy Day, Downtown Smicksburg. Select stores and restaurants will have complimentary old-time summer treats!

5 – Blairsville Golf Outing at Tom’s Run, Chesnut Ridge Golf Resort and Conference Center

6 – Paddling the Lakes, Yellow Creek State Park, 10 a.m. to noon or 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Explore the sights and sounds paddling along the lake during kayaking instruction. For ages 12 and up. Limited to the first 18 people for each time period.

6 – “Off Limits” performs 5 to 9 p.m. at Walnut Hill Winery. No off-site alcohol permitted, cover charge of $4.

10 – Red Hat Day, The Indiana Mall. In a Red Hat Group and want to attend? Call (724) 349-6110.

12 -- “Lovin’ Downtown Every Second,” sponsored by Downtown Indiana, invites familes, friends and neighbors to stroll downtown at 5 p.m.

12-14 – Plays on Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP, by the Footlight Players: “Meet Me in St. Louis,” 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday; “Frank n’ Fluff,” 7 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. Saturday; “The Dinosaur Musical,” 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; “The Beloved Dearly,” 7 p.m. Saturday,1 p.m. Sunday.

13 – “White Shadow Band” performs 5 to 9 p.m. at Walnut Hill Winery. No off-site alcohol permitted, cover charge of $4.

13 – Car Cruise in the Sears parking lot, Indiana Mall. Come check out cars, trucks and bikes. Street legal vehicles only. There will be door prizes and music by D.J. Jerry B.

14 – Hoodlebug Summerfest, starting at noon in downtown Homer City. There will be a parade, ethnic food booths, a 5K race, duck race, kid zone, bicycle poker run, entertainment and craft booths.

16 and 18 – Creative Writing Workshop for students in grades 9 to 12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on IUP campus. Morning session will focus on creative writing; and students will choose in the afternoon between fiction and poetry. 

18 – Taste and Tour Downtown Indiana, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., visit local eateries and sample their specialties. Visit at least 10 restaurants to be eligible for door prize drawings. The event will begin at H.B. Culpeppers, tickets are $27 per person. Call Downtown Indiana to get tickets.

20 – St. Andrew’s Village Summerfest Celebration, Bring your blanket and lawn chair for a day fill with musical entertainment, the annual Car Show, picnic food and refreshments, activities and games for children of all ages. Held at St. Andrews Village, Indian Springs Road, Indiana.

20 – 20th Anniversary Celebration, Dillweed Bed and Breakfast. Outdoor music beginning at 1 p.m., meet and greet with artist Billy Jacobs.

20 – Matchless Fire presentation, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Yellow Creek State Park’s North Shore Ampitheater. Join the park naturalist to learn how to make fire the good old fashioned way.

20 – “Sugar Mountain” performs 5 to 9 p.m. at Walnut Hill Winery. No off-site alcohol permitted, cover charge of $4.

22-26 – Christmas in July at Idlewild Park, Ligonier. See Santa and experience some wonderful holiday cheer. Stop and see the “Parade of Trees” and vote for your favorite.

23-31 -- “Squabbles, AKA Your House or Mine,” performed at the Mountain Playhouse. 8 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, 2 p.m. Wednesday to Friday matinee, 3 p.m. Sunday matinee

27 – “Hiram and the Walkers” performs 5 to 9 p.m. at Walnut Hill Winery. No off-site alcohol permitted, cover charge of $4.

27 – Taste and Tour the Mack Park Community Garden, by the Penn State Master Gardeners, 10 a.m. A hands on tour of the garden, with sampling of food prepared from garden produce.

28 – Fraternal Order of Police 39th Annual Country Show featuring Joe Diffie. Show times at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.

 

AUGUST

        – Evening program at the Saltsburg Social Center for those 55 years of age and older, 5 p.m. 50/50 drawing and dinner, bingo at 6.

1-4    -- “Our Town, by the Keystone Reparatory Theater, 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. IUP Alumnus Joe York directs this Pulitzer Prize winning play based in 1901.

2-3    – Bluegrass Festival, Two Lick Rod and Gun Club, multiple bands will perform and camping is available.

        – Orienteering at IUP Co-op Park, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., White, red, yellow and orange courses, $6 nonmembers and $5 members

4         – Learn about Venemous Snakes of PA, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Yellow Creek State Park’s Environmental Learning Center. Don’t let their scales and appearance fool you, snakes play an important role in the environment.

6-17 – “Sin, Sex and the CIA,” Mountain Playhouse. 8 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, 2 p.m. Wednesday and Friday matinees, 3 p.m. Sunday matinee.

9 -- “Lovin’ Downtown Every Second,” sponsored by Downtown Indiana, invites familes, friends and neighbors to stroll downtown at 5 p.m.

10 – Back to School Fashion Show, 1 p.m., Indiana Mall

10 – Allegheny Highlands Region—SCCA: 9 to 10:30 a.m., registration; 9 to 10:30 a.m., car tech; 10:30 a.m., car walkthrough; 10:45 a.m., drivers meeting; 11 a.m., first car off; Almost any street legal car is eligible to participate.

10 -- Car Cruise in the Sears parking lot, Indiana Mall. Come check out cars, trucks and bikes. Street legal vehicles only. There will be door prizes and music by D.J. Jerry B.

10 – Peachy Saturday, Smicksburg, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Come out and visit your favorite shops and try something "peachy."

17-18 – Thunder Mountain Lenape Nation Native American Festival, Saltsburg. Native American dancing, drumming, food, crafts, tomahawk tournament, pony rides, animals and programs for children and adults.

17 – Knotweed Festival, Blairsville Riverfront, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Centered on the Conemaugh River and Blairsville Riverfront trail. Kayaking, fishing, nature walks, food, music, fireworks, and more.

17 – Night Hike at Blue Spruce Park, 8 to 9:30 p.m., join the park naturalist to discover some of the amazing creatures of the nighttime world. Topics include owls and night vision.

24 – Renewable Energy Project at Tanoma Wetlands Site, 10 a.m., tour Evergreen Conservancy’s abandoned mine discharge wetlands site, which is now an environmental education center.

24 – “The Runaways” perform at Walnut Hill Winery, Blairsville, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

23-31 – Saturday, 7 p.m. Modified and Farm Tractor Pull; Sunday, 5 p.m.; Queen Crowning; Monday, 8 p.m., “Country Star;” Tuesday, 7 p.m., Band Night; Wednesday, 7 p.m., pick-up pull; Thursday, 6 p.m., Cheerleading expo; Friday, 7 p.m., Limited Pro Stock & Smoker Series Tractors; Saturday, 12 p.m., Demolition Derby

 

SEPTEMBER

2-7 – Ox Hill Fair, Plumville, Community fair featuring carnival rides, food, entertainment, agricultural displays, animal exhibits and tractor pull.

7 – “The Bone Tones” perform 5 to 9 p.m. at Walnut Hill Winery. No off-site alcohol permitted, cover charge of $4.

9-14 -- Green Township Community Fair, Cookport Fair, Agricultural displays and competitions, animal and craft exhibits, rides and entertainment throughout the week.

13 -- “Lovin’ Downtown Every Second,” sponsored by Downtown Indiana, invites familes, friends and neighbors to stroll downtown at 5 p.m.

14 and 15 – Smicksburg Apple Festival, 10 a.m to 5 p.m. Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; Apple butter making demonstrations, apple cider making demonstrations, locally grown apples for sale.

14 – Owl Prowl, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Yellow Creek State Park; learn about the wonderful owls that prowl the night woods in Pennsylvania. 

15 – Punxsutawney Region AACA Car Show, Marion Center Community Park, Food, door prizes, entertainment and a lot of fun!

17-29 – “Let’s Murder Marsha,” Mountain Playhouse, 8 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Wednesday and Friday matinees; 3 p.m. Sunday matinee.

20-22 – Brush Valley Days Community Fair, live entertainment, food vendors and more

21 – Honey Bees and Pollination, 10 a.m., Yellow Creek State Park, learn about beekeeping.

21 – 55th Annual Fall Car Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., S&T Bank Arena, sponsored by the Indiana Coin Club

21-22 -- Georgette's Herb Garden & Antiques Harvest Party & Farmers Market, 1 to 5 p.m., Georgette's Herb Garden & Antiques

27-29 – Clymer Days Festival, Car Cruise, 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday: 9 a.m. to noon, 5K Race; noon to 1 p.m., Opening Ceremonies; noon to 6 p.m., Strolling Fire Jugglers and Stilt Walkers; 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Amazing Magic Show; 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Bluegrass Band; 6 to 9 p.m., Randy Hunter; 9 p.m., Fireworks; Sunday: 11 a.m. to noon, Community Church Service; 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Ray Skovenski Polka Band; 1 to 2 p.m., Milk Chugging Contest; 3 to 5 p.m., Pedal Power Tractor Pull; 4 to 7 p.m. The Conniptions; dusk, fireworks (rain date)

28 – Septemberfest, Yellow Creek State Park, music, kayaking, mountain biking, nature programs and games

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