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The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St., Indiana, will present Open Studio for Artists, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday; Nov. 12, 19 and 26; and Dec. 10 and 17. A monetary donation for use of the space is appreciated.

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Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday; and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The Historical Society of the Blairsville Area, 116 E. Campbell St., presents a display of Victorian trading cards on exhibit through Nov. 26. This hand-delivered form of advertising was used during the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, call (724) 459-0580 or go to

The Indiana Art Association presents through Dec. 6:

• Water Drop Photography, by Darlene Palmer, in the Urgi Care facility at Indiana Regional Medical Center.

• “The Spice of Life,” a series of oil paintings depicting children and other heartwarming scenes, by Dr. Muriel Monroe, Ambulatory Surgical Center, IRMC.

• “Splashes of Color,” abstract paintings from Julie Engelmann’s recent painting class by artists Candace Joseph, Jan Miles, Heather Lipe and Julieann Knox, The Artists Hand Gallery, 732 Philadelphia St.

• “Nature and the World Around Us,” photographs by Heather Russell, Chalice Room, Calvary Presbyterian Church, 695 Church St. Visitors should use the School Street entrance and check in at the downstairs office.

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

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

• Early Cleaning Methods, an exhibit focused on antique sweepers, vacuum cleaners and their predecessor, the rug beater.

• “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.

• “The One Room School House in Indiana County,” photographs and artifacts documenting the county’s early schools.

• Continuous exhibits detailing the history of Indiana County, including coal mining, Native Americans and military personnel.

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

The University Museum, first floor, Sutton Hall, IUP, presents “Layers: Places in Peril,” through Nov. 9.

The museum’s hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 2 to 6:30 p.m.; Thursday, noon to 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. The museum is closed Sunday, Monday and university holidays. Free and open to the community.


Cherie Currie, the voice of The Runaways, will be performing live Nov. 15 at The Backyard, 6740 Route 22 East, New Florence. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show will start at 7 p.m. Also performing will be Post Traumatik, Juke Left and Black Ridge. Couples dinner and VIP packages available at or by calling (724) 990-8111.

The Indiana Chapter of Sweet Adelines International, The Indi-Annas Chorus, under the direction of Mary Lou McKinney, will present “A Lifetime of Music,” 2 p.m. Saturday, Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex in White Township. Featured guests include the quartet Frank the Dog, performing “barbershop with a bite;” Blairsville Monday Music Club; the Marion Center Area High School chorus and Young Women in Harmony. For advance tickets, call (724) 479-0747. For more information, visit or

Halloween Bash, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, Clymer Moose, 40 Sixth St., Clymer. Bands scheduled to play are Iron Wolf and Black Ridge. Go to!/ events/636055329751369/ for more information.

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

• Michael W. Smith, 7:30 p.m., Nov. 3.

• Disney Live!, 1 and 4 p.m., Dec. 8.

• B.E. Taylor Christmas Concert, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20.

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

Phoenix Pro Wrestling, Johnstown, will present a professional wrestling show for the whole family Saturday at The Backyard, 6740 Route 22 East, New Florence. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show will start at 7 p.m. Couples dinner and VIP packages available at or by calling (724) 990-8111.

Scary Harry’s Haunted Trail, 7:30 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 210 Long Road, Homer City. Scary Harry’s has two trails in one — one for ages 7 and up and the other for children ages 6 and younger. No one younger than 18 will be admitted without a parent or guardian present. Go to for more information.

Yarnick’s Haunted House and Pumpkin Patch, 7 to 11 p.m., Friday through Sunday, Yarnick’s Farm, 155 Thomas Covered Bridge Road, Armstrong Township. Featured will be entertainment, hayrides, games, mazes, a fun house for the kids, Joey’s Famous Haunted House for adults and food. Call (724) 349-3904 for more information.


Indiana LGBT Film Festival will present “Geography Club” and “The Perfect Wedding” at 6 p.m. Sunday in Stouffer Hall, on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus.

All films are free and open to the public, though donations are accepted in support of the films. The series is sponsored by the Indiana Cares Campaign to End Homophobia.

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The Jimmy Stewart Museum, 835 Philadelphia St., Indiana, will present “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” at 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays in the third-floor theater. The 1962 production stars Stewart, Vera Miles and John Wayne. Tenderfoot lawyer Stewart helps civilize the West, but needs help from he-man Wayne to do so.

Museum admission: Members, free; adults, $7; seniors, military, students with ID, $6; children 7 to 17, $5; children under 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 Dance Showcases at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Zink Hall Dance Theater.

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

Punxsutawney Theatre Arts Guild Inc. will present “Greater Tuna” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Nov. 1 and 2 at Punxsutawney Area Middle School auditorium. Tickets will be available at the door. Phone (814) 938-6928 for details.

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