IT'S HAPPENING HERE
June 23, 2013 2:50 AM

All events in It’s Happening Here occur in Indiana unless otherwise noted.

TODAY, JUNE 23

• “Strategic Air Command” will be shown at 1 p.m. at the Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St. The movie stars James Stewart, June Allyson and Frank Lovejoy. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

• Mark Garrick and Sean Moran will perform from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Memorial Park, South Sixth Street and Wayne Avenue, as part of the Concerts in the Park Series. For more information, call (724) 840-7673.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26

• 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. For more information, call (724) 471-4751 or visit www.indianafarmmarket.blogspot.com.

• The 2013 PA Gas Expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, 711 Pratt Drive. Visit the many exhibits, see live demonstrations and sign up for seminars. For more information, email crayko@rendabroadcasting.com.

THURSDAY, JUNE 27

The Strongstown Historical Society will hold a farmers market from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 14729 Route 422, Strongstown. Baked goods, herbs, fresh produce, sauces and seasonings, fresh bedding plants, perennials/annuals and crafts will be available.

For more information, call (814) 322-7586.

FRIDAY, JUNE 28

“Owl and Mouse Outdoor Explorers” will be presented from 8 to 9 p.m. in Yellow Creek State Park’s Environmental Learning Center, off Route 422 east of Penn Run. Learn about the fascinating owls that reside in Pennsylvania. An owl prowl — a hike in search of these flying creatures — will be held from 9 to 10 p.m. Bring a flashlight and remember to dress for the weather. Register at (724) 357-7913.

SATURDAY, JUNE 29

• The Indiana County Farmers Market will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at 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. For more information, call (724) 471-4751 or visit www.indianafarmmarket.blogspot.com.

• The Knobs will perform from 5 to 9 p.m. at Walnut Hill Winery, 638 Turner Drive, Burrell Township. No offsite alcohol is permitted and there is a $4 per person cover charge. For information, call (724) 459-0132 or visit www.walnuthillwinery.com.

• A car cruise will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. in downtown Indiana. Due to streetscape construction, it will be held from the 900 block to 1100 block of Philadelphia Street. For more information, visit www.downtownindiana.org.

• Enjoy a Sunset Tea Cruise on Yellow Creek Lake, off Route 422 east of Penn Run, from 7 to 9 p.m. Registration costs $10 per person and is limited to the first 10 participants. Register by calling (724) 357-7913.

June 29 and 30

The Jimmy Stewart Museum will present “Airport 77” at 1 p.m. at the museum. This film stars Jimmy Stewart, Olivia de Havilland and George Kennedy. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

June 30

• A tour of Stake Church and the herb garden will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Yellow Creek State Park’s North Shore Stake Church near Penn Run. Built in 1883, the church is the oldest one operating on state park land. For directions and more information, call (724) 357-7913.

• Luchenbach Penna Pinchers will perform for the Concerts in the Park Series from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Memorial Park, South Sixth Street and Wayne Avenue. For more information, call (724) 840-7673.

July 3

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. For more information, call (724) 471-4751 or visit www.indiana farmmarket.blogspot.com.

July 4

• The Indiana Lions’ Club 4th of July Celebration will be held at J.S. Mack Memorial Park. The schedule includes a flea market at 8 a.m.; Marion Center Lions Pet Parade at 9:30 a.m.; demolition derby and tractor derby at 1 p.m., (ticket sales start at 9 a.m.); and a car cruise from 1 to 5 p.m. Food, vendors, face painting, clowns, games, entertainment, a mechanical bull, inflatable bouncing rides and a photo booth throughout the day and fireworks at dusk by Starfire Corp.

• Old-fashioned Penny Candy Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Smicksburg. Selected stores and restaurants will have complimentary old-time summer treats. For information, call (814) 257-0912 or visit www.smicks burg.net.

July 6

• Paddling the Lakes will be held from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park, off Route 422 east of Penn Run. Join park naturalist Mike Shaffer and the regional outdoor recreation coordinator to kayak on Yellow Creek Lake. They will provide instruction and then take two hours to explore sights and sounds paddling along the lake. For ages 12 and up; children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. Registration is required; 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. For more information, call (724) 471-4751 or visit www.indianafarmmarket.blogspot.com.

• Off Limits will perform from 5 to 9 p.m. at Walnut Hill Winery, 638 Turner Drive, Burrell Township. No offsite alcohol is permitted and there is a $4 per person cover charge. For information, call (724) 459-0132 or visit www.walnuthillwinery.com.

• An Amish Wedding Feast will begin at 6 p.m. at Thee Village Eating House, 124 E. Kittanning St., Smicksburg. Visitors will hear real-life stories about the Amish while enjoying a meal served family-style. Reservations must be made by July 1. To register, call (814) 257-8035.

July 10

• As a part of the Concerts in the Park Series, Cindi Kordell will perform a variety of acoustic favorites from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Memorial Park, South Sixth Street and Wayne Avenue. For more information, call (724) 840-7673.

• Red Hat Day will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township. Red Hatters who would like to attend should call (724) 349-6110.

• 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. For more information, call (724) 471-4751 or visit www.indianafarmmarket.blogspot.com.

July 11

A farmers market will be held from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Strongstown Homecoming and Historical Society, 14729 Route 422, Strongstown. Baked goods, herbs, fresh produce, sauces, seasonings, bedding plants, perennials, annuals and crafts will be available. For more information, visit (814) 322-7586.

July 12

“Lovin’ Downtown Every Second” will begin at 5 p.m. in downtown Indiana. Artists, musicians and once-a-month sales will be featured. For more information, call (724) 463-6110 or visit www.downtownindiana.org.

July 12 and 13

• “Frank n’ Fluff,” a Lively Arts performance, will begin at 7 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday on the Waller Hall mainstage on Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus. This is a heartwarming tale about a boy and his quest for friendship. For more information, call (724) 357-2965.

• “Meet Me in St. Louis,” a Footlight Players performance, will begin at 8 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday on Waller Hall mainstage, IUP. This musical features the Smith family in 1904 St. Louis. For more information, call (724) 357-2965.

 


The Indiana County Tourist Bureau provides this information. For more details, call the bureau at (724) 463-7505 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or visit www.visitindianacountypa.org.

 

Events are subject to change.

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