IT'S HAPPENING HERE ...
October 20, 2013 1:50 AM

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

Today

• Lively Arts will host “The Brothers Karamazov” at 2 p.m. at Waller Hall Studio Theater, IUP. “The Brothers Karamazov” combines language, movement, chants and prayers from Orthodox and Catholic sources to weave a mystic examination of faith and doubt. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

• Yarnick’s Haunted House and Pumpkin Patch will be open at Yarnick’s Farm, 155 Thomas Covered Bridge Road, Armstrong Township. There is a maze, an adult haunted house and a bonfire. For more information, visit www.yarnicksfarm.com.

• Scary Harry’s Haunted Trail will be open from 7:30 to 11 p.m. at Scary Harry’s Haunted Trails, 210 Long Road, Homer City. There are two trails, one for ages 7 and up, and one for ages 6 and under. The cost is $7 per person, and $1 for children under the age of 6. No one under the age of 18 will be admitted to Scary Harry’s without a guardian. For more information, visit www.scaryharrys.com.

• A self-guided Potters Tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in 11 studios in the Indiana area. For a list of studios, call (724) 286-9741 or visit www.potterstour.com.

• The Jimmy Stewart Museum will present “The Greatest Show on Earth” at 1 p.m. at the museum, 845 Philadelphia St. This 1952 production stars Jimmy Stewart, Charlton Heston and Betty Hutton. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

 

Oct. 22

The Forever Young Book Club will meet from 11 a.m. to noon at the Indiana Free Library, 845 Philadelphia St. The book club meets the fourth Tuesday of each month, and is for adults who would like to learn more about children’s and young adult literature.

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call (724) 465-8841 or www.indianafreelibrary.org.

Oct. 24

Lively Arts will present “The Addams Family” at 8 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, IUP. “The Addams Family” has become one of Broadway’s biggest hits. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

Oct. 25

A Halloween Dance will be held from 9 p.m. to midnight at Chestnut Ridge, 132 Pine Ridge Road, Burrell Township. The Michael Christopher Band will be playing, and there will be awards (Steelers tickets) for the best female and male costumes. For more information, call (724) 459-7191, ext. 134.

Oct. 25 and 26

Scary Harry’s Haunted Trail will be open from 7:30 to 11 p.m. at Scary Harry’s Haunted Trails, 210 Long Road, Homer City. There are two trails, one for ages 7 and up, and one for ages 6 and under. The cost is $7 per person, and $1 for children under the age of 6. No one under the age of 18 will be admitted to Scary Harry’s without a guardian. For more information, visit www.scaryharrys.com.

Oct. 25 to 27

• The Indiana Players will present “A Raisin in the Sun” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St. The story is based on a black family’s experiences in the Washington Park subdivision of Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood. For more information, call (724) 464-0725 or visit www.indianaplayers.org.

• Lively Arts will present a Dance Showcase at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Zink Hall Dance Theater, IUP. The IUP Dance Theater will perform a variety of new works in this showcase, which includes talent from the IUP Music Department. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

• Yarnick’s Haunted House and Pumpkin Patch will be open from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Yarnick’s Farm, 155 Thomas Covered Bridge Road, Armstrong Township. There will be a maze, an adult haunted house and a bonfire. For more information, visit www.yarnicksfarm.com.

Oct. 26

The Indi-Annas Chorus, the Indiana chapter of Sweet Adelines International, will perform from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex. A guest quartet, Frank the Dog, which performs “barbershop with a bite,” the Marion Center chorus and Young Women in Harmony will also perform. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for senior citizens and free for children under 12. To reserve tickets in advance, call (724) 479-0747 or visit www.indi-annas.com.

Oct. 26 and 27

The Jimmy Stewart Museum will present “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” at 1 p.m. at the museum, 845 Philadelphia St. This 1962 movie stars Jimmy Stewart, Vera Miles and John Wayne. For more information, visit www.jimmy.org.

Oct. 29

The Litton Quartet will perform at 8 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall, second floor of Sutton Hall, IUP. The performance will feature new and classic pieces. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

Oct. 31 to Nov 3

Two one-act operas will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday on Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP. These comic operas feature layer-upon-layer of misunderstandings with young lovers, delusional neighbors and a domineering father. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

Nov. 1 to 3

• The Indiana Players will present “A Raisin in the Sun” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St. The story is based on a black family’s experiences in the Washington Park subdivision of Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood. For more information, call (724) 464-0725 or visit www.indianaplayers.org.

• Smicksburg’s Old-Fashioned Country Christmas Open House will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday in Smicksburg. Come out and enjoy all the holiday crafts and refreshments. For more information, call (814) 257-0192 or visit www.smicksburg.net.

 

Nov. 1

Indiana Free Library’s Evening in the Stacks will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at 845 Philadelphia St., Indiana. This annual celebration includes hors d’oeuvres and a light dinner, local artisans and entertainment. Advance reservations are $25 per person, while tickets at the door are $30 per person. For more information, call (724) 465-8841.

Nov. 3

Michael W. Smith will perform at 8 p.m. at the Kovalchick Complex, 711 Pratt Drive, White Township. Smith, a Christian mainstream artist, will be joined by special guest Jason Crabb. For more information, visit www.kovalchickcomplex.com.

Nov. 7

Lively Arts presents “Koresh Dance” at 8 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, IUP. Known for its engaging performance and technically suberb dancers, Koresh Dance Company’s critically acclaimed work continues to attract large audiences. For more information, visit www.iup.edu/livelyarts.

Nov. 8

Geocaching will be held by the Evergreen Conservancy from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Lakeside Center of Blue Spruce Park, 1128 Blue Spruce Road, near Ernest. Andy Davis will present “Geocaching 101” at an Evergreen Conservancy-sponsored event. For more information, call (724) 471-6020 or email evergreenconservancy@gmail.com.

Nov. 9

Smicksburg’s Cookie Tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Smicksburg. Visit participating shops and sample the delicious treats. For more information, visit www.smicksburg.net.

 

Nov. 11

• A Veterans Day Parade will be held at 11 a.m. in downtown Indiana. Come out and honor the veterans. For more information, visit www.downtownindiana.org.

• A memorial dedication will be held immediately following the Veterans Day Parade at the Silas M. Clark House, Wayne Avenue, Indiana. The Indiana County Civil War Memorial Committee cordially invites the community to a memorial dedication honoring Indiana County’s Civil War Veterans. For more information, visit suvwcamp43.wordpress.com.

Nov. 16

Thistle and Pine’s Christmas Open House will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Thistle and Pine, 7570 Route 119 North, Marion Center. Enjoy a relaxing time Christmas shopping for gifts from Thistle and Pine’s Celtic and Country Collectibles. For more information, visit www.thistleandpine.com.

Nov. 16 to 17

Dillweed Bed and Breakfast’s Annual Christmas Open House will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from noon until 5 p.m. Sunday at the bed and breakfast, 7453 Route 403 South, Dilltown. Tour the bed and breakfast all decked out for the Christmas season, visit the Christmas shop, sample the Wind and Willow line of savories and sweets. For more information, call (814) 446-6465 or visit www.dillweedinc.com.

 


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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