IT'S HAPPENING HERE
September 08, 2013 1:50 AM

The events listed in “It’s Happening Here” are in Indiana unless otherwise noted.

TODAY

• Santa’s Box Bike Run to benefit Indiana Regional Medical Center’s pediatrics department will begin at 1 p.m. at the Clymer American Legion, 485 Franklin St., Clymer. Registration is a $10 unopened toy per person. Sign up between 11 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. For more information, email castlesmitty@yahoo.com or call (724) 479-0714.

• The Jimmy Stewart Museum will present “Carbine Williams” at 1 p.m. on the third floor of 835 Philadelphia St. This 1952 movie stars Jimmy Stewart, Wendell Corey and James Arness. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

Sept. 9 to 14

The Cookport Fair, Green Township’s community fair, will be held at the fairgrounds on Route 240 in Cookport. Agricultural displays and competitions, animals and craft exhibits, rides and entertainment will be featured throughout the week. For more information, call (724) 254-1445 or visit www.cookportfair.com.

Sept. 11

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.

Sept. 12

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.

Sept. 13

Lovin’ Downtown Every Second, a free event sponsored by Downtown Indiana, invites families, friends and neighbors to enjoy artists, musicians and once-a-month sales in the downtown area beginning at 5 p.m. For more information, call (724) 463-6110 or visit www.downtownindiana.org.

Sept. 13 to 15

“Sylvia” will be presented by the Indiana Players at 7:30 p.m. at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St. The play is about a dog, the couple who adopts her and the drama that results. For more information, call (724) 464-0725 or visit www.indianaplayers.com.

Sept. 14

• 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.

• A Car Cruise, with door prizes and music by DJ Jerry B, will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. in the Sears parking lot at the Indiana Mall, 2334 Oakland Ave., White Township. For more information, visit www.indianamallpa.com.

• An Owl Prowl will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park, Penn Run. For more information, call (724) 357-7913.

• “Eat, Drink and Be Creative” will be held at The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St., from 3 to 5 p.m. Learn the process of creating washes on Yupo and watercolor paper. To sign up, call (724) 463-8710 or email contact@theartistshandgallery.com.

Sept. 14 and 15

• The Allegheny Highlands Region SCCA will begin at 9 a.m. at WyoTech Blairsville, 500 Innovation Drive, Burrell Township. SCCA Solo II, or Autocross, is a timed competitive driving event. Almost any street-legal car (no trucks, except 2wd, vans or SUVs) are eligible to participate. The cost is $25 for SCCA members. For more information, visit www.ahr-scca.com.

• The Smicksburg Apple Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday in downtown Smicksburg. There will be apple butter making demonstrations, apple cider making demonstrations and locally grown apples for sale. For more information, call (814) 257-0192 or www.smicksburg.net.

• “Speed” will be presented at the Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St., at 1 p.m. This 1936 movie stars Jimmy Stewart, Wendy Barrie and Edwin Marin. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

Sept. 15

The Annual Punxsutawney Region AACA Car Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Marion Center Community Park. Food, door prizes and entertainment will be featured. For more information, call (724) 479-9345.

Sept. 18

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.

Sept. 19

• 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.

• “Intensity” will be performed by the IUP Percussion Chamber Ensemble at 8 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall on the second floor of Sutton Hall, IUP. This group will perform chamber compositions for percussion instruments under the direction of Michael Kingan. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

Sept. 20 to 22

The 45th Annual Newman Used Book Sale will be held from 4 to 10 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Thomas More University Parish and Catholic Student Center, 1200 Oakland Ave. Stock up on books and other media material. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. For more information, call (724) 463-2277 or visit www.stmup.org.

Sept. 21

• 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 55th Annual Fall 2013 Coin Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at S&T Bank Arena, 497 East Pike, White Township. Sponsored by the Indiana Coin Club, the show will feature 36 tables manned by coin dealers. The Coins for Kids program begins at 1 p.m. For more details, call (724) 254-2471.

• Honeybees and Pollination will be discussed by Bill Stancombe at 10 a.m. at Yellow Creek State Park’s Environmental Learning Center, Penn Run. Register by calling (724) 357-7913.

• Off Limits 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 $4 per person cover charge. For more information, call (724) 459-0132 or visit www.walnuthillwinery.com.

• “Masks, Music, A Night in Venice,” a gala, will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. in the University Museum and Blue Room, Sutton Hall, IUP. This year’s gala re-creates a night in contemporary Venice with fine art, music, dinner and dancing. Reservations are required. Visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

• Spiders of Pennsylvania will be discussed by the Yellow Creek State Park naturalist from 2 to 3 p.m. at the park’s Environmental Learning Center, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. For more information, call (724) 357-7913.

Sept. 21 and 22

• Georgette’s Herb Garden and Antiques Harvest Party and Farmers Market will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. at 428 Laurel Run Road, Penn Run. For more information, call (724) 349-6293.

• “The Stratton Story” will be presented at 1 p.m. at the Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St. This movie stars Jimmy Stewart, June Allyson and Frank Morgan. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

Sept. 24

Cirque Musica will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at the Kovalchick Complex, 711 Pratt Drive, White Township. Cirque Musica is a new concert and visual experience for the entire family, blending the grace and daredevil athleticism of today’s greatest circus performers with the sensory majesty of the greatest music of all time. For more information, call (724) 357-5205 or visit www.kovalchickcomplex.com.

Sept. 25

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.

Sept. 27 to 29

The Clymer Days Festival will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday; all day Saturday with a 5K race beginning at 9 a.m. and opening ceremonies at noon; and from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday in downtown Clymer. Food, entertainment and children’s activities are planned. For more information, call (724) 254-9207.

Sept. 28

• Septemberfest will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Yellow Creek State Park. Free waterfront activities, races, live music and other outdoor experiences are planned. For more information, call (724) 465-5957 or visit www.foyc.org.

• 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.

• Hiram and the Walkers 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 $4 cover charger per person. For more information, call (724) 357-0132 or visit www.walnuthillwinery.com.

Sept. 28 and 29

An Artists Open Studio Tour will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This self-guided tour allows participants to visit studios of various professional artists in Indiana County. For more information, call (724) 465-2787 or visit www.indainaartscouncil.org.

• “Navy, Blue and Gold” will be shown at 1 p.m. at The Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St. This movie stars Jimmy Stewart, Florence Rice and Robert Young. For more information, call www.jimmy.org.

Sept. 30

Zofo Piano Duets will be presented by the IUP Lively Arts at 8 p.m. in Gorell Recital, second floor, Sutton Hall. For more information on one of a handful of professional ensembles worldwide focusing exclusively on piano duets, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

 


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 bureau at (724) 463-7505.

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