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July 14, 2013 2:45 AM

Today, July 14

• “The Beloved Dearly,” a Footlight Players performance, will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday on Waller Hall Mainstage on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus. This is a comedy about business, friendships, loss and feelings.

“The Dinosaur Musical,” a family show for fossils of all ages, will be performed immediately after at 2 p.m. Sunday.

For more information on the performance, call (724) 357-2965.

• The Allegheny Highlands Region SCCA will begin at 9 a.m. at WyoTech Blairsville, Innovation Drive, Burrell Township. SCCA Solo II, Autocross, is a timed, competitive driving event. Almost any street legal car (no trucks, except two-wheel drive, vans or SUVs) is eligible to participate. For more information, visit www.ahr-scca.com.

• The Hoodlebug Summerfest will begin at noon in downtown Homer City. A parade, ethnic food booths, 5K race, duck race, kid zone, bicycle poker run, entertainment and craft booths are planned. For more information, call (724) 479-2184.

• Whiskey River Panhandlers 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.

• “The Magic of Lassie” will be shown at 1 p.m. at the Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St. The grandfather (Stewart) of Zimbalist and Sharrett is forced to turn over their beloved Lassie to a mean owner played by Pernell Roberts. For information, visit www.jimmy.org.

• “Wind and Solar Power,” a presentation, will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park’s environmental learning center, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. Can wind and solar work for you? Join Mike Shaffer, park naturalist, for an in-depth look at these systems and other alternative and renewable energy sources. Call (724) 357-7913.

 

July 17

• 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 18

• 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.

• Taste and Tour Downtown Indiana will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in downtown Indiana. Visit local eateries and sample their delicious specialties. Visit at least 10 restaurants to be eligible for door prize drawings. The event will begin at H.B. Culpeppers. Call Downtown Indiana to get your tickets, $27 per person, at (724) 463-6110 or visit www.downtownindiana.org.

• “The Case of the Barn Bucks” will be presented from 6 to 7 p.m., and “The Case of the Car Trunk Capers” will be presented from 7 to 8 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park’s environmental learning center, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. This activity is designed to give students ages 9 to 13 a practical look into the science of wildlife forensics.

Registration is required by calling (724) 357-7913.

 

July 20

• St. Andrew’s Village Summer Fest Celebration will be held from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 1155 Indian Springs Road, White Township. The day’s celebration begins with the annual car show and musical entertainment. Picnic food and refreshments will be available for purchase. Activities and games for all ages are planned. For more information, call (724) 464-1600 or visit www.standrewsvillage.org.

• Dillweed Bed and Breakfast is holding its 20th anniversary celebration at 10 a.m. at 7453 Route 403, Dilltown. Outdoor music will begin at 1 p.m., and there will be food for sale and a meet-and-greet with artist Billy Jacobs. For more information, call (814) 446-6465 or visit www.dillweedinc.com.

• 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.

• Sugar Mountain 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.

• Mike Shaffer, the park naturalist, will show how to make fire the good old-fashioned way in “Matchless Fire” from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park. For more information, call (724) 357-7913.

• “Turtles, Tortoises and Terrapins” will be presented from 4 to 5 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park’s environmental learning center. Join the park naturalist for an up close look at these creatures. For more information, call (724) 357-7913.

July 20 and 21

“An American Tale: Fievel Goes West,” will be shown at 1 p.m. at the Jimmy Stewart Museum, 825 Philadelphia St. This animated movie follows immigrant Fievel the mouse and his family on a trek to the American West. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

July 21

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

• A roast beef and holupki dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Christ Our Savior Orthodox Church, 6788 Tanoma Road, Rayne Township. The public is welcome and there will be a fast take-out line. Adult dinners cost $10, dinners for children ages 5 to 12 are $3, and children 4 and under eat for free. For more information, call (724) 463-1535.

• “Boating Leaves No Ripples” will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park’s boat rental, off Route 422 east of Penn Run. Learn how to minimize the impact of our activities on the environment during this fun-packed pontoon ride. Space is limited to the first 10 participants. Registration is required by calling (724) 479-2695.

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