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August 04, 2013 1:49 AM

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• The Indiana Players will present “Pocahontas” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and 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.

• “Venomous Snakes of Pennsylvania” will be presented 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 Potthash and Lynn Jones will perform free 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.

• The Historical Society of the Blairsville Area has invited people who are 90 or older to share their memories during a meeting at 7 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church, North Walnut Street, Blairsville. Open to the public; refreshments will be served. For more information, call (724) 459-0580.

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.

AUG. 8

A farmers market will be open 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 and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St.

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. 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.

• Peachy Saturday will be held from 10 a.m. to 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 free 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. 14

The Indiana County Farmers Market will be open 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.

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. 15

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. 17

• 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.

• The Knotweed Festival Blairsville will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Blairsville Riverfront Trail Area. For more information, call (724) 459-8588 or visit www.blairsville-pa.net.

• Hamilton Avenue will perform from 5 to 9 p.m. at Walnut Hill Winery, 638 Turner Drive, Burrell Township. No off-site alcohol is permitted. There is a cover charge of $4 per person. For more information, call (724) 459-0132 or visit www.walnuthillwinery.com.

• Join park naturalist Mike Shaffer for a Night Hike at Blue Spruce Park, near Ernest, from 8 to 9:30 p.m., to discover some of the amazing creatures of the nighttime world. Topics include owls and night vision. Bring a flashlight if you have one.

AUG. 17 to 18

• The Jimmy Stewart Museum presents “The Cheyenne Social Club” at 1 p.m. at the museum on the third floor of 835 Philadelphia St. This movie is a 1970 production starring James Stewart, Henry Fonda and Shirley Jones. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

• The Thunder Mountain Lenape Nation Native American Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at 236 Skyline Drive, Saltsburg. There will be Native American dancing, drumming, food, crafts, a tomahawk tournament, pony rides, animals and programs for children and adults. For more information, call (724) 639-3488 or visit www.thundermtlenape.org.

AUG. 18

• A chicken and holupki dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Christ Our Savior Orthodox Church, Tanoma Road, Rayne Township. The public is welcome, and there will be a fast takeout line. Dinners for adults are $10, dinners for kids 5 to 12 are $3, and children 4 and under eat for free.

• Andrew Mack 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. 21

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.

AUG. 22

• A community breakfast will be served from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Saltsburg Social Center, 212 Point St., Saltsburg. On the menu are pancakes, eggs, bacon and toast, all for $2.50 and a smile. For more information, call (724) 639-9055.

• 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. 24

• 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.

• Tour Evergreen Conservancy’s abandoned mine discharge wetlands site, the Renewable Energy Project at Tanoma Wetlands, which has been turned in to an environmental education center. For more information, visit www.evergreenconservancy.org.

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

AUG. 24 to 25

“Shenandoah” will be shown at 1 p.m. at the Jimmy Stewart Museum on the third floor of 835 Philadelphia St. This 1965 production stars Jimmy Stewart, Katherine Ross and Doug McClure. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

AUG. 25 to 31

The 151st Indiana County Fair will be held at J.S. Mack Community Park, Indiana. The weeklong event offers local farmers, 4-H members and others the opportunity to show their livestock, crafts, baked goods and more in numerous competitions. Other events, including tractor pulls, demolition derbies, entertainment, carnival rides and food will be available. Craig Campbell will perform on Monday. For more information, call (724) 479-8282 or visit www.indianacountyfair.com.

AUG. 28

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.

AUG. 30

A summer-themed Labor Day Party will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak St. There will be a fried chicken dinner and karaoke. Tickets are $5 and must be purchased in advance by calling (724) 465-2697.

AUG. 31

• 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.

• The Jimmy Stewart Museum presents “Rear Window” at 1 p.m. at the Jimmy Stewart Museum on the third floor of 835 Philadephia St. This production stars Jimmy Stewart, Grace Kelly and Thelma Ritter. For more information visit www.jimmy.org.


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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