This information is provided by the Indiana County Tourist Bureau. Times and dates are subject to change. All events are held in Indiana, unless otherwise noted.
• An Open House will be held until 5 p.m. at Tri-County ATV, 632 Tower Hill Road, (Heilwood) Northern Cambria. Special Gold Rush Fun includes: Prospect for Prizes, Find Gold Nuggets, Cattle Drive (beware of rustlers) and Find the Prospector for special awards. For information, call (877) 931-2288 www.tricountyatv.com.
• The Punxsutawney Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America Annual Car Show will be held at Marion Center Community Park, off routes 119 and 403, Marion Center. There will be food, door prizes and entertainment. For more information, call (724) 479-9345.
• The Smicksburg Apple Fest will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 138 E. Kittanning St., Smicksburg. The apples are ripe for picking, and the community is celebrating. Come enjoy the festivities and entertainment. For information, call (814) 257-0192 or visit www.smicksburg.net.
• The Indiana Players present The Good Doctor from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St. This Broadway hit is a composite of Neil Simon and Anton Chekhov. The stories are droll, the portraits affectionate, the humor infectious and the fun unending. For information, email Martha Buckley at firstname.lastname@example.org, call (724) 464-0725 or visit www.indianaplayers.com.
Monday, September 16
• Celebrate Recovery celebrates Five Years from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Word of Grace, 603 S. Fifth St. There will be live testimonies, music, worship and more. All are welcome to this free event. For more information, email Jackie Greene at email@example.com, call (724) 541-4875 or visit wgfellowship.org/celebrate-recovery.
• The Indiana Garden Club Monthly Meeting will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Science Discovery and Outdoor Learning Center, Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus. The program will be “How to Make Colonial Floral Decorations for our Homes,” by Jan Davis of the Patton Garden Club. For information, call Chris O’Hara at (724) 541-4318.
Monday and Tuesday, September 16 and 17
The Indiana Players will hold auditions for “Evil Dead: The Musical” from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St. This hilarious show takes the elements of the cult classic films “The Evil Dead,” “Evil Dead 2” and”Army of Darkness” and combines them into one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. For information, Martha Buckley at (724) 464-0725 or visit www.indianaplayers.com.
Monday to Sunday, September 16 to 22
The 1950 production of “Winchester ’73” begins at 1 p.m. at the Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St. The movie stars Jimmy Stewart, Shelley Winters and Dan Duryea. Stewart’s character tracks down a man and his stolen gun, leading to a memorable shootout among rock-strewn hills. For information, call (724) 349-6112.
Wednesday, September 18
• Indiana WalkWorks will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. every Wednesday at the Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak St. The group will meet at the center and then walk the route. Meet some new friends, enjoy the weather and get walking. For information, visit www.icopd.org/indiana-county-walkworks-program.html.
• The Indiana County Farmers’ Market will be held from 3 to 5:30 p.m. along Wayne Avenue across from the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, White Township. For information, email Jenna Deardorff at firstname.lastname@example.org, call (239) 707-4770 or visit www.indianafarmmarket.blogspot.com.
• Community Time in the Indiana Community Garden will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through October at the corner of Carter Avenue and South Sixth Street in Mack Park, White Township. Join other volunteers in helping plant and assist with garden-related activities. There is plenty to do for all ages, even for those who can only stay for part of the time. For information, email icg15701@gmail. com, call (724) 422-0526 or visit indianacommunitygardens.org.
• Tasting the Colors of the Garden will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m., corner of Carter Avenue and South Sixth Street in Mack Park, White Township. Get your child excited about eating fresh vegetables and trying new foods. In this youth garden program, students will harvest from the garden and learn how to prepare a fresh meal with help from Indiana University of Pennsylvania dietetic interns. For information and to RSVP, email email@example.com, call (724) 422-0526 or visit indianacommunitygardens.org.
Thursday, September 19
Paint Your Pet, hosted by Four Footed Friends, will be held from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the Seventh Street Marketry, 701 Philadelphia St. Send an electronic picture of your pet, and the instructor, Christina, will have it outlined on canvas and ready to paint. Light refreshments are included. Bring a gift card for Sheetz, Walmart or Tractor Supply to be entered into a drawing for Vera Bradley merchandise. For information, call (724) 349-1144.
Friday, September 20
• A Fundraiser to Support the Suicide Task Force of Indiana County will be held at Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, 1198 Wayne Ave., White Township. Eat at Hoss’s to help raise money for the organization. For information, visit www.stf32.com or call (877) 333-2470.
• “Wildlife Crimes: One Warden’s Perspective” will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Yellow Creek State Park Environmental Learning Center, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. Game Warden Patrick Snickles will explain the history of conservation law enforcement in Pennsylvania, discuss the progression of law enforcement techniques over the past century, current technologies used and how these techniques have been used to solve real life wildlife cases.
This program is geared for adults and teens.
For information and to register, email Lisa Meadows at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (724) 357-7913.
Saturday and Sunday, September 20 and 21
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Family Weekend will be held on the IUP Campus. IUP welcomes family members of students. There will be family friendly movies, art exhibits, academic events, a home football game or venture into Indiana and surrounding communities for local festivals and markets. For more information, email Dr. Michele Norwood at email@example.com, call (724) 357-2215 or visit iup.edu/Family-Weekend.
Friday through Sunday, September 20 to 22
• The Annual Newman Used Book Sale will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. Sept. 20, 9 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Sept. 21 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 22 at St. Thomas More University Parish, 1200 Oakland Ave. Stock up on books and other media material, discover new authors, explore new subject areas, find inexpensive materials and pick up some children’s books. For information, call (724) 463-2277 or visit www.stmup.org/parish-life/Pages/Newmanbooksale.aspx.
• The Clymer Days Festival will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 20, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 21 and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 22 at Sherman Street Park, Clymer. There will be fun for everyone.
For information, call (724) 617-0014 or visit www.clymerdaysfestival.com.
• The Indiana Players present “The Good Doctor” from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 20 and 21 and from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Philadelphia Street Playhouse, 725 Philadelphia St. This Broadway hit is a composite of Neil Simon and Anton Chekhov. The stories are droll, the portraits affectionate, the humor infectious and the fun unending. For information, email Martha Buckley at firstname.lastname@example.org, call (724) 464-0725 or visit www.indianaplayers.com.
Saturday, September 21
• Harvest for the Hungry at the Indiana County Farmers’ Market will be held from 9 a.m. to noon behind S&T Bank, Eighth and Church streets. Join the fight against hunger in the community. Purchase additional food items at the market and donate them at the market information booth. All donations will be delivered to a local food bank. For information, email Jenna Deardorff at email@example.com, call (239) 707-4770 or visit www.indianafarmmarket.blogspot.com.
• The monthly Hoagie Sale begins at 9 a.m. every third Saturday of the month at Coral-Graceton Volunteer Fire Co., 437 First St., Coral. An 18-inch hoagie is $8. Proceeds benefit Coral-Graceton VFC. For more information, email Tammy Foust at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (724) 915-8150.
• Frye’s Antiques Fall Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Frye’s Antiques, 860 Route 110 Hwy, White Township. There will be refreshments, store-wide sales and door prizes with purchases. For information, call (724) 349-4001.
• The Founders Gallery and Gifts Fall Festival will be held at the gallery, 157 W. Campbell St., Blairsville. Come for the fifth annual Arts and Music Festival in historic Blairsville. For information, call Larissa Csanyi at (724) 675-8574 or visit www.foundersgalleryandgifts.com.
• The 61st annual Fall Coin Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at S&T Bank Arena, 497 East Pike Road, White Township. There will be over 40 tables where customers can buy, sell and look at the different collectibles. There will be a Coins 4 Kids program at 1 p.m. For information, contact Scott Bowman of the Indiana Coin Club at (724) 465-0618 or visit www.whitetownshiprec.org.
• The S&T Bank Oktoberfest will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Old Borough Building parking lot, 39 N. Seventh St. There will be craft beer from over 20 brewers, live music and food. VIP hour begins at 2 p.m., and general admission begins at 3 p.m. Sample beer, interact with craft brewers and fellow beer enthusiasts and enjoy music by the Homegrown Grass Band. For information, email Linda Mitchell at email@example.com or call (724) 463-6110.
• The “Autumn Ladies’ Tea: Enlightened Entertainments” begins at 2 p.m. at the Historical and Genealogical Society of Indiana County, 621 Wayne Av. Come for tea, pastries and a look at how changes were reflected in entertaining and free time in reading, music and fashion. Several Indiana residents will be on hand to portray this exciting time. Guests will step back in time through living history, music, readings, fashion and even a surprise guest. Tickets must be purchased in advance. For information and reservations, call (724) 463-9600.
• “Whose Fur or Fin is it Anyway?” begins at 4 p.m. at the Yellow Creek State Park Environmental Learning Center, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day. Guess Pennsylvania animals including mammals, birds and fish. A team has never scored 100-percent at this game. The program is for adults, teens and school age children. For information, email Lisa Meadows at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (724) 357-7913.
• The Peace Sign Band will perform from 5 to 9 p.m. at Ungrapeful Winery, 638 Turner Dr., Blairsville. The band will take you back to the music of the ’60s and ’70s. For information, call Daniel Lashinsky at (724) 675-8122 or visit www.ungrapefulwinery.com.
• A 1920’s Murder Mystery Dinner will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Silver Canoe Campground, 140 Silver Canoe Campground Rd., Rural Valley. This year’s theme is 1920’s Gangster. Get out your flapper dresses and pinstriped suits and join the host campers for Murder at the Speakeasy! A family style dinner is included. Come dressed to impress and save $2 per ticket. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Camping reservations are not required. For information, call (724) 783-6000 or visit www.silvercanoecampground.com.
• Yellow Creek Night Hike begins at 7 p.m. at the Yellow Creek State Park Environmental Learning Center, 170 Route 259, Penn Run. Come for a fun night hike and learn about creatures of the night. There will be a walk along Ridge Top Trail after dark so please wear hiking shoes and pants. This program is geared for adults, teens and children age 7 and up. The hike will be 1.5 miles in moderately hilly areas. The program is weather dependent. For information and to register, contact Lisa Meadows at (724) 357-7913 or email@example.com.
• The POI Church Launch Celebration with The Chandlers will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, 711 Pratt Dr., White Township. The Pentecostals of Greater Indiana Area invite you to their Church Launch celebration with gospel recording artists the Chandlers. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (814) 479-4236.