IT'S HAPPENING HERE
July 28, 2013 2:50 AM

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

Today, July 28

• “Forever Plaid” will be performed by the Keystone Repertory Theater at 2 p.m. at Gorell Recital Hall, IUP. The “Plaids” are a guaranteed smash, with a program of beloved songs and delightful patter that keep audiences rolling in the aisles when they’re not humming along to some of the great nostalgic pop hits of the ’50s. Call (724) 357-2965.

• “Human Hearts” will be shown at 1 p.m. at the Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St., Indiana. The movie is a story about family relationships. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

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

• An Indoor/Outdoor Flea Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at S&T Bank Arena, 497 East Pike, White Township. Entry is $1 per adult. For more information, call (724) 465-2665.

• Screech Owl Nest Box Building will be presented from 2 to 4 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park’s environmental learning center, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. Do your part by building nesting boxes and placing them in a suitable habitat. Registration is required. Construction costs are $20 per box. Bring a powered screwdriver if you have one. To register, call (724) 357-7913.

JULY 31

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.

Aug. 1

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, call (814) 322-7586.

AUG. 1 TO 4

“Our Town” will be performed by the Keystone Repertory Theater at 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday on Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP. New York University graduate student and IUP alumnus Joe York directs this beloved and Pulitzer Prize-winning play. For more information, call (724) 357-2965.

Aug. 2

Cruise Night will begin at 5 p.m. and end at 10 p.m. in historic downtown Blairsville. The event will feature British sports cars and guests from the Roadster Factory Summer Party. Music will be provided by D.J. Jerry B, and he will play oldies and British invasion music from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The band Blue Razor will perform from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, call (724) 459-6286.

Aug. 2 to 3

A Bluegrass Festival will be held at the Twolick Valley Rod and Gun Club, 487 Dogwood Road, Cherry Tree. Multiple bands will perform and camping is available. For more information, call (724) 254-4649.

Aug. 2 to 4

• The Indiana Players will present “Pocahontas” at 7:30 p.m. Friday to Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St., Indiana. The Wordspinner and the rhythmic beat of the tom-toms open and close this charming musical adventure for all age groups. With beautiful music, this play is true to the original legend. For more information, call (724) 464-0725 or visit www.indianaplayers.com.

• The Keystone Repertory Theater will present “Our Town” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday on Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP. In 1901 Grover’s Corners, George and Emily fall in love, marry and live out their lives as one New England town becomes a microcosm of everyday life. For more information, call (724) 357-2965.

Aug. 3

• 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.

• The Buddy Mack Band will perform from 5 to 9 p.m. at Walnut Hill Winery, 638 Turner Drive, Burrell Township. No offsite alcohol is permitted. Event cost is $4 per person. For more information, call (724) 459-0132 or www.walnuthillwinery.com.

• An Amish Wedding Feast will be held at 6 p.m. at Thee Village Eating House, 124 East Kittanning St. Smicksburg. Visitors will hear real-life stories about the Amish and enjoy a delicious meal served family style. Reservations must be made by Monday. For more information or to register, call (814) 257-8035.

Aug. 4

• Venomous Snakes of Pennsylvania will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park’s environmental learning center, Penn Run. Mike Shaffer will present a program on how snakes play an important role in the environment. For more information, call (724) 357-7913.

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

Aug. 7

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.

Aug. 8 to 9

An indoor yard sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Chestnut Hills Social Center, 26 Heybert Drive, Blairsville. No early birds allowed. Refreshments will be for sale. For more information, call (724) 459-5251.

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 tourist bureau at (724) 463-7505.

Aug. 8

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, call (814) 322-7586.

Aug. 8 to 11

The Keystone Repertory Theater will present “God of Carnage” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Waller Hall Studio Theater, IUP. “God of Carnage” brings together two sets of Brooklyn parents for a meeting to resolve the matter of a playground altercation between their 11-year-old boys. For more information, call (724) 357-2965.

Aug. 9 to 11

The Indiana Players will present “Pocahontas” at 7:30 p.m. Friday to Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St., Indiana. The Wordspinner and the rhythmic beat of the tom-toms open and close this charming musical adventure for all age groups. With beautiful music, this play is true to the original legend. For more information, call (724) 464-0725 or visit www.indianaplayers.com.

Aug. 10

• A Back to School Fashion Show will be held at 1 p.m. at the Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township. See all the back-to-school fashions. For more information, visit www.indianamallpa.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.

Aug. 10

• Peachy Saturday will begin at 10 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. in Smicksburg. Visit all of the specialty shops and enjoy many different peach items. For more information, visit www.smicksburg.net.

• A Car Cruise will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. in the Sears parking lot of the Indiana Mall, White Township. There will be door prizes and music provided by D.J. Jerry B. For more information, visit www.indianamallpa.com.

• Tangled Blue, an evening of songs and stories, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Hope Lutheran Church, Homer City. Admission will be $5 or $3 if you bring two canned food items. All proceeds will benefit the Homer City Food Bank. For more information, call (724) 479-9431.

Aug. 11

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


 

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 tourist bureau at (724) 463-7505.

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