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Saturday, July 25 @ 8:15 a.m. Five Star Trail Poker Run Lynch Field, Route 119 N., Greensburg Choose a 12-mile bike ride or a 4-mile walk. Registration is $15 on-site or $12 if paid before the event: Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation @ 724-830-3950. Sunday, July 26 @ 3:00 p.m. Free Summer Concert Series featuring the Eric Barchiesi Group Island Stage, Twin Lakes Park, Greensburg Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation 724-830-3950 Sunday, July 26 from 6:30 p.m.—9:00 p.m. Borough of Mt. Pleasant’s Concerts in the Park Gazebo in Veterans Park, Mt. Pleasant Call 724-547-6745 or www.mtpleasantboro.com Sunday, July 26 @ 7:00 p.m. Free Summer Concert featuring the Penn Trafford Community Band The Diamond, Ligonier. 724-238-4300 Monday, July 27 from noon—2:30 p.m. Connections: The Art of Social Protest Westland Academy for the Arts, 102 N. Main St, Suite 214, Greensburg. High school class costs $40. To register, call 724-850-WAFA or visit www.westlandacademy.com. Tuesday, July 28 @ 6:30 p.m. Geneaology Forum Ligonier Valley Library, 120 W. Main St., Ligonier. Organization devoted to learning about family history research. To join, call 724-238-6451. Thursday, July 30 from 6 p.m.—9:00 p.m. Thank Goodness It’s Summer Concert featuring James Boggs The Palace Theatre Megan Suite & Courtyard, 21 W. Otterman St., Greensburg Donations welcome. 724-836-1123 Friday, July 31 @ 7 p.m. SummerSounds Concert featuring The Hard Lesson & The Rhodes Robershaw Amphitheater at St. Clair Park, N. Maple Ave. & E. Otterman Street, Greensburg www.summersounds.com. Friday, July 31—Sunday, August 9 Gypsy presented by Ligonier Valley Players The Ligonier Theater, 208 West Main Street, Ligonier . Performances are 8:00 pm on July 31, August 1, 7, and 8 and 2:30 pm on August 9. Reservations: call 724-238-6514 or email valleyplayers@verizon.net. Saturday, July 4, 8am-noon Central Westmoreland Habitat for Humanity ReStore Sale 17 17th St and Penn Ave, Jeannette. To donate items, call Jim Miller @724-523-0308. www.centralwestmorelandhfh.org Saturday, August 1 @ 9:30 a.m. Herbs of the Bible Workshop Dillweed, INC, 7453 Route 403 Hwy. South, Dilltown. Fee is $45 and includes lunch. 814446-6465 or visit www.dillweedinc.com. Saturday, August 1 @ 7:00 p.m. Free Summer Concert Series featuring Brad Yoder Island Stage, Twin Lakes Park, Greensburg Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation 724-830-3950. Sunday, August 2 @ 3:00 p.m. Free Summer Concert Series featuring the Don Alesi Quartet Island Stage, Twin Lakes Park, Greensburg Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation, 724-830-3950 Sunday, August 2 @ 7:00 p.m. Free Summer Concert featuring the East Winds Symphonic Band The Diamond, Ligonier. 724-238-4300 Tuesday, August 4—Sunday, August 16 Lend Me a Tenor presented by Mountain Playhouse 7690 Somerset Pike, Boswell Performances are at 8:00 p.m. on August 4-8 and 11-15. Matinees are 2:00 p.m. on August 5, 7, 12, and 14 and 3:00 p.m. on August 9 and 16. Tickets range in price from $15—32 and may be purchased by calling Lori Kishlock @ 814-629-9201 x290.

Every Story Begins At Home.

Friday, August 21 @ 6:00 p.m. Borough of Mt. Pleasant’s Car Cruise Frick Park, Mt. Pleasant For information, call 724-542-4711. www.mtpleasantglassandethnicfestival.com

Thursday, August 6 from 6 p.m.—9:00 p.m. Thank Goodness It’s Summer Concert featuring Jody & Jeff Perigo & Even Steven The Palace Theatre Megan Suite & Courtyard, 21 W. Otterman St., Greensburg Donations welcome. 724-836-1123

Friday-Saturday, August 14-15 2nd Annual Rockin’ in the Mountains Pittsburgh Jitterbug Club. Seven Springs Mountain Resort. $65 Weekend Package plus lodging by calling 1-866-437-1300. Lessons included. www.pittsburghjitterbugclub.com

Thursday, August 6 @ 7:00 p.m. Abstract Art Comes of Age Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 221 N. Main Street, Greensburg. In this free exhibit, the Westmoreland’s Curator Barbara Jones will lead a gallery tour of the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s traveling exhibition: Modern Masters.

Friday, August 14, 5-9 pm The Stroll – Ligonier sidewalk sales, classic cars and oldies band www.ligonier.com

Friday, August 21 @ 7 p.m. SummerSounds Concert featuring Rarebirs & Lohio Robershaw Amphitheater at St. Clair Park, N. Maple Ave. & E. Otterman Street, Greensburg www.summersounds.com

Friday, August 14 @ 11:00 a.m. Everybody’s Revolution presented by the Westmoreland County Historical Society Hanna’s Town, Forbes Road, Greensburg Registration is required , call Joanna Moyar at 724-836-1800 x12

Saturday, August 22, 8AM-4PM Antiques On The Diamond – Ligonier 60 Dealer set up around the Diamond, East and West Main. FREE. www.ligonier.com

Friday, August 7 @ 11:00 a.m. National Kidney Foundation Golf Classic Latrobe Country Club, Arnold Palmer Drive, Latrobe. Registration fee of $1.400 per foursome. Contact the National Kidney Foundation 800-261-4115, www.kidneyall.org Friday, August 7 @ 7:00 p.m.—Saturday, August 8 Fireman’s Parade and Fair Main Street, New Alexandria Friday, August 7 @ 7 p.m. SummerSounds Concert featuring My Dear Disco Robershaw Amphitheater at St. Clair Park, N. Maple Ave. & E. Otterman Street, Greensburg To access information about the free concerts, visit www.summersounds.com. Friday, August 7 @ 6:00 p.m. First Friday Wine Tasting Green Gables Restaurant, 7712 Somerset Pike, Boswell. Cost is $20 and includes tastings of 5 or 6 wines and a selection of light hors d’oeuvres. For information, call 814-629-9201. Friday, August 7 @ 8:00 p.m. Elko Concerts presents George Thorogood & Jonny Lange The Palace Theater, 21 West Otterman Street, Greensburg. Tickets are $46, $52 and $60 and may be purchased by calling 724-836-8000 or visiting www.thepalacetheatre.org. Saturday, August 8, 8 am - 4 pm 39th Annual Antique Show Streets of Somerset, PA. FREE, over 100 dealers! 814-445-6431, www.somersetpa.net Saturday, August 8 @ 10:00 a.m.—noon, 2:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m.—8:00 p.m. Naeskahoni Town Family Tour Day 715 Marshall Heights Road, Black Lick Learn about the native peoples of this area. www.naeskahonetown.com. Saturday, August 8 @ 7:00 p.m. Free Summer Concert Series featuring Suzy & Byron Island Stage, Twin Lakes Park, Greensburg Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation, 724-830-3950 Sunday, August 9 @ 7:30 a.m. Antiques and Collectibles Sale Hanna’s Town, Forbes Road, Greensburg Admission is $3 per car. Westmoreland County Historical Society, 724-836-1800. Sunday, August 9 @ 11:00 a.m.—7:00 p.m. August Fun Fest Cedar Creek Park, Port Royal Road off Route 51, Belle Vernon. Free admission, all day riding pass $3. Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation, 724-830-3950. Sunday, August 9 @ 3:00 p.m. Free Summer Concert Series featuring Tommy Phillips Tophatters Island Stage, Twin Lakes Park, Greensburg Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation, 724-830-3950. Sunday, August 9 @ 6:30 p.m. Irwin Civic Activities Committee presents Dallas Marks Irwin Park Amphitheater, Walnut Street & Sweden St, Irwin. Free concert. 724-864-3100

Friday, August 14 @ 6:00 p.m. Second Friday Beer Tasting Green Gables Restaurant, 7712 Somerset Pike, Boswell. Cost is $20 and includes tastings of 5 or 6 beers and a selection of light hors d’oeuvres. 814-629-9201 Friday, August 14 @ 7 p.m. SummerSounds Concert featuring Trubab Krewe Robershaw Amphitheater at St. Clair Park, N. Maple Ave. & E. Otterman Street, Greensburg www.summersounds.com. Saturday, August 15—Sunday, August 16 Living History Weekend Compass Inn, US Route 30, Laughlintown, PA 724-238-4983 Saturday, August 15—Sunday, August 16 @ 11 am Wine & Food Festival Seven Springs Mountain Resort, 777 Waterwheel Drive, Seven Springs. Tickets may be purchased online at www.7springs.com or by calling 866-703-7625. Tickets are $25 for Saturday and $20 for Sunday if purchased in advance. Two-day tickets are $38. Saturday, August 15—Sunday, August 16 @ 10:00 a.m.—6:00 p.m. Thunder Mountain Native American Festival Thunder Mountain Lenape Nation, Saltsburg For a $3 donation, enjoy Native American food, activities and dance. 724-639-3488 or visit www.thundermtlenape.org. Sunday, August 16 @ 2:00 p.m. Latrobe’s Concert in the Park featuring Henny and The Versa J’s Bandshell, Legion Keener Park, Latrobe Free, weather permitting. Latrobe Parks and Recreation, 724-537-4331. Sunday, August 16 @ 3:00 p.m. Free Summer Concert Series featuring Eric Barchiesi Group Island Stage, Twin Lakes Park, Greensburg Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation, 724-830-3950. Sunday, August 16 @ 7:00 p.m. Free Summer Concert featuring the Syria Temple Band The Diamond, Ligonier. 724-238-4300 (Town Hall in inclement weather) Tuesday, August 18—Sunday, August 30 Bubba’s Revenge presented by Mountain Playhouse 7690 Somerset Pike, Boswell. Performances are at 8:00 p.m. on August 18-22 and 25-29. Matinees are 2:00 p.m. on August 19, 21, 26, and 28 and 3:00 p.m. on August 23 and 30. Tickets range in price from $15—32 and may be purchased by calling Lori Kishlock @ 814-6299201 x290. Thursday, August 20 from 6 p.m.—9:00 p.m. Thank Goodness It’s Summer Concert featuring The Lucky Strikes The Palace Theatre Megan Suite & Courtyard, 21 W. Otterman St., Greensburg Donations welcome. 724-836-1123

Sunday, August 9 @ 7:00 p.m. Free Summer Concert featuring the Community Band South The Diamond, Ligonier. 724-238-4300

Friday, August 21 @ 4:00 p.m.—10:00 p.m., Saturday, August 22 @ 10:00 a.m.—10:00 p.m., and Sunday, August 23 @ 11:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m. Blairsville Diamond Days Downtown Blairsville. 724-459-6927

Thursday, August 13 from 6 p.m.—9:00 p.m. Thank Goodness It’s Summer Concert featuring Karaoke The Palace Theatre Megan Suite & Courtyard, 21 W. Otterman St., Greensburg Donations welcome. 724-836-1123

Friday, August 21—Saturday, August 29 Westmoreland County Fair Westmoreland County Fairgrounds, Mt. Pleasant Road, Pleasant Unity. General admission $7.00 includes parking. www.westmorelandfair.com

Saturday, August 22, 10 am - 6 pm 5th Annual Heirloom Tomato Festival West Overton Museums at West Overton Village in Scottdale, PA. Advance tickets recommended: 724-887-7910. www.westovtertonvillage.org Saturday, August 22 @ 8:00 a.m. Second Annual Truck Show Lion’s Club Demo Grounds, Rtes. 22 & 119, New Alexandria. All makes and years of trucks are welcome. Free registration may be made by visiting the website www.wattsmack.com and following the truck show link. Saturday, August 22 & Sunday, August 23 @ 1 pm Blairsville Fugitive Slave Rescue Reenactment Downtown Blairsville For information, call 724-459-0580. Sunday, August 23 @ 3:00 p.m. Free Summer Concert Series featuring Julius Falcon Combo Island Stage, Twin Lakes Park, Greensburg Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation, 724-830-3950. Sunday, August 23 @ 6:30 p.m. Irwin Civic Activities Committee presents The Rat Pack Irwin Park Amphitheater, Walnut Street & Sweden St, Irwin. 724-864-3100 Sunday, August 23 @ 7:00 p.m. Free Summer Concert featuring the Delmont Area Concert Band The Diamond, Ligonier. 724-238-4300 Thursday, August 27 from 6 p.m.—9:00 p.m. Thank Goodness It’s Summer Concert featuring BookEndz The Palace Theatre Megan Suite & Courtyard, 21 W. Otterman St., Greensburg Donations welcome. 724-836-1123 Friday, August 28 @ 7 p.m. SummerSounds Concert featuring the Crawdaddies Robershaw Amphitheater at St. Clair Park, N. Maple Ave. & E. Otterman Street, Greensburg www.summersounds.com. Sunday, August 30 @ 8:45 a.m. Million Dollar Shootout on the Mountain Seven Springs Mountain Resort, 777 Waterwheel Drive, Seven Springs. Compete for a million dollars for a $10 registration fee. To schedule a tee time, call 800-452-2223 x4000. Sunday, August 30 @ 7:00 p.m. Free Summer Concert featuring the Somerset County Community Band The Diamond, Ligonier. 724-238-4300 Sunday, August 30—Wednesday, September 5 Indiana County Fair Mack Park, Indiana County Fair Grounds, Indiana. For information, call 724-479-8282 or visit www.indianacountyfair.com. September 11-13 51st Annual Ligonier Highland Games and Gathering of the Clans of Scotland Adults $18, Seniors $15, Children 6-12 $5, under 6 FREE. www.ligoniergames.org September 11-13, 10 am - 5 pm 40th Annual Mountain Craft Days Somerset Historical Center, Somerset, PA. Celebrate PA with 125 crafts, persons, interpreters, entertainers. 814-445-6077 www.somersethistoricalcenter.org September 12-13 Stahlstown Flax Scutching Festival Rte 711 Stahlstown, PA www.flaxscutching.com

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Laurel Mountain Post July-August 2009  

A Magazine from the Heart of Western Pennsylvania

Laurel Mountain Post July-August 2009  

A Magazine from the Heart of Western Pennsylvania

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