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The Indiana Art Association is presenting:

• “Coffee Art” by Craig Peterson, until September in the Urgi Care facility at Indiana Regional Medical Center.

• A variety of art by Michael Whitton, until September in the Ambulatory Surgical Center, IRMC.

• Indiana Art Association’s Spring Art Show winners, on display until September, The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St.

For more information, call (724) 910-1871 or go to

The Indiana County Historical Museum, 621 Wayne Ave., Indiana, presents the following programs:

• Indiana County Sports Hall of Fame exhibit, featuring a wealth of memorabilia on Indiana County athletes through the years. The exhibit will change yearly.

• “Celebrating 100 years of Girl Scouting,” an exhibit of uniforms, badges and other Girl Scout memorabilia

• 150th anniversary of the Civil War display, a look at the soldiers and civilians affected by the War Between the States

Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday and Monday. For information, call (724) 463-9600.

Kipp Gallery in Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Sprowls Hall will present:

• “2014 Master of Art Thesis Exhibition,” through Sept. 4.

• “Songs, Sonnets and Stolen Lies,” Sept. 11 through Oct. 16. The exhibit features paintings and drawings by artist Teresa Getty.

For more information, call (724) 357-2787 or go to

The University Museum in Sutton Hall at IUP presents “Irons: Functional Tools to Art Objects,” Sept. 13 to Nov. 8.

The museum’s hours are Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Thursdays, 3 to 7 p.m.; and Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Located on the first floor of IUP’s Sutton Hall, the museum is free and open to the community.


Avonmore Harvest Jubilee, Sept. 19 to 21. There will be free live entertainment, games, kids stage, chain saw carving, parade and car cruise on Saturday. Food, games, arts and crafts will also be available.

A car and bike cruise, Friday, Sept. 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the field across from the Homer City fire department. There will be a DJ and a concession stand featuring hamburgers, hot dogs, steak hoagies, wings and french fries.

Clymer Days Festival, Sept. 26 to 28 in Clymer. There will be food, entertainment and children’s activities available.

Gashouse Annie (duo) will be performing Sunday from 5:30 p.m. as part of the Concerts in the Park series, Memorial Park, Indiana. The concert is sponsored by the Indiana Arts Council. Admission is free. Please bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on.

The Harvey Award dinner, sponsored by The Jimmy Stewart Museum foundation, will be held Oct. 3 at the Chestnut Ridge Resort, Burrell Township. Comedienne and actress Carol Burnett is this year’s recipient. An opening reception will begin at 6 p.m. with a dinner to follow at 7 p.m. Tickets are $153 per person and reservations are due by Sept. 22. Call (724) 349-6112 or go to for more information.

The University Museum at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will host its annual gala event on Sept. 26 in IUP’s John Sutton Hall. Titled “Hot Iron: A Victorian Industrial Fantasy,” this year’s event is inspired by the University Museum’s opening fall exhibition, “Irons: Functional Tools to Art Objects.” The gala is showcasing the exhibition, which features the Maureen A. Flaherty Post Collection of Irons and Iron Related Objects and documents the social, cultural, and technological impact of ironing from ancient times to the present. Reservations, requested by Sept. 16, are required and cost $125 per person. The invitation and reservation card can be downloaded from the museum website at or Additional information is available by contacting Leslie Kluchurosky at the University Museum at (724) 357-2397 or

Green Township Community Fair, Cookport, Sept. 8 to 13. There will be agricultural displays and competitions, animal and craft exhibits, rides and entertainment, food booths and more.

Indiana County Fair, J.S. Mack Community Center, White Township, through Saturday. Events include harness racing, tractor pulls, livestock judging, band night, a cheerleading expo, live music, fireworks and more. Amusement rides and food booths will also be on site. Go to for more information.

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, Wayne Avenue, White Township, will present:

• Army vs. Marines MMA Live Extreme Cage Fighting, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4

• Ron White, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13

For more information, go to or call (800) 298-4200.

The Lively Arts at IUP will present:

• Doc Severinsen, 8 p.m. Sept. 16, Fisher Auditorium

• Strings and Serpents, 8 p.m. Oct. 22, Gorell Recital Hall, Sutton Hall

• National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China, 7 p.m. Nov. 11, Fisher Auditorium

• Deborah Henson-Conant, 8 p.m. Dec. 4, Fisher Auditorium

For more information, call (724) 357-2787 or go to

Northern Appalachian Folk Festival, 4 to 9 p.m. Sept. 5 and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 6, 500 block of Philadelphia Street, Indiana. Seventeen bands are scheduled to perform. Go to for more information.

Oktoberfest, 1 to 8 p.m., Oct. 4, Hebron Lutheran Church, Blairsville. There will be a car cruise, bands, games, basket raffle and German food, wine and beer.

Septemberfest, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 27 at Yellow Creek State Park, Penn Run. Sponsored by Friends of Yellow Creek. For more information, go to


The Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St., Indiana, will present the following movies at 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays in the third-floor theater:

• Saturday and Sunday, “Winchester ’73,” a 1950 production starring Stewart, Shelley Winters and Dan Duryea. The journey of a prized rifle from one ill-fated owner to another parallels a cowboy’s search for a murderous fugitive.

• Sept. 6 and 7, “Broken Arrow,” a 1950 production starring Stewart, Jeff Chandler and Debra Paget. Ex-soldier Tom Jeffords tries to make peace between settlers and Apache Indians.

Museum admission: members, free; adults, $7; seniors, military, students with ID, $6; children 7 to 17, $5; children younger than 7, free. Prices are subject to change without notice. Movies are included with admission to the museum, which is currently hosting the special exhibit “Selections from our Collections.” For more information, call (724) 349-6112 or go to


The Lively Arts at IUP will present “Dr. Rick’s Traveling Shakespeare Show Presents ‘The Tempest,’” 8 p.m. today through Saturday and Sept. 4 to 6, and 2 p.m. Sunday and Sept. 7, Waller Hall Mainstage.

For more information, call (724) 357-2787 or go to

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