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BUTLER COUNTY, PA Calendar of Events Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

Event Listings For the latest listings, see VisitButlerCounty.com EVENTS – OCTOBER 2017 *October: Racing at Lernerville Speedway. Visit our website for the complete race schedule. $14/adults, $10/seniors, $7/students ages 11-17. Kids 10 and under always free. 313 North Pike Rd., Sarver. 724-353-1511. www.lernerville.com.

*Weekends in October: The Beacon Haunt and the No Scare Corn Maze.

Join us for a spooky evening filled with fun. There will be a haunted tractor ride, corn maze and haunted house. Dusk-10 PM. $15/person. Sundays are NO SCARE days from 1-4 PM. $8/adults, $5/5 and under. Walk the maze to get tickets for candy and prizes, enjoy the petting zoo and pony rides. 724-586-6233.231 Beacon Rd., Renfrew. www.gotothebeacon.com/haunt.

*Weekends in October: Cheeseman Fright Farm. Guests are invited after

dark to take a haunted hayride, play in the corn maze and walk through multiple eerie attractions. Activities geared toward teens and adults. Kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Dark-10 PM. Fri. and Sat. $20/person. Sun. $15/person. 147 Kennedy Rd., Portersville. 724-368-3233. cheesemanfrightfarm.com/frightfarm/.

*Saturdays and Sundays in October: Nautical Nature Fall Foliage Cruises.

Come and observe Western Pennsylvania's colorful foliage reflected on Lake Arthur during this unique experience. Cruise times: 11 AM, 1 PM and 3 PM. Reservations advised. $14/adult, $12/senior, $7/kids 2-12 (must be supervised), kids two and under free. 724-368-9185. www.morainepreservationfund.org/category/nautical_nature/18.html.

*Saturdays and Sundays in October: Pumpkin Festival at Cheeseman Farm. Come celebrate fall as you take a hayride to the pumpkin patch and pick out

this years holiday decorations. Don't forget to stop by the petting zoo! 11 AM-5 PM. $4/person. Free for kids two and under. 147 Kennedy Rd., Portersville. 724-368-3233. cheesemanfarm.com/Pumpkin_Festival/.

*Oct. 3-7: Butler Little Theatre presents “Biloxi Blues." This second chapter of Simon’s Eugene trilogy centers on the journey of a young army recruit during WWII who is determined to use his experiences to help his writing career and keeps detailed memoirs about his coming-of-age. Curtain Times: Tues.-Thurs. 7:30 PM, Fri.-Sat. 8 PM, Sun. 2:30 PM. One Howard St., Butler. 724-287-6781. bltgroup.org.

It’s the lit tle things that make a getaway great…!

Taking a selfie with an alpaca… seeing your child’s eyes light up as you approach carnival rides… holding your sweetheart’s hand while taking a sunset walk by the lake… that first sip of microbrewed beer. It’s the little things worth visiting for— the simple moments that make a big impression for years to come. Butler County, Pennsylvania is filled with unexpected curiosities in every season. One of the best parts is – it’s easy to get here! The Pennsylvania Turnpike, I-79, I-80 and Routes 422, 19 and 8 all run through the county. So spend a few nights in one of our scenic campgrounds, quaint B&Bs or comfortable hotels and expect your getaway to be great!

Oct. 4: Recon Brewing Tasting at Cooper Station Restaurant. Come out and sample Butler's own Recon Brewery and stay for dinner at Cooper Station. Sure to be informative and fun! 7 PM. Cooper Station Restaurant & Event Center. 352 North Pike Rd., Sarver. 724-353-2100. cooperstationrestaurant.com. Oct. 5: Fun Fore All Paint N' Play. Fun Fore All and Painting with a Twist host

this fun night out for your little artist. For each paid admission, artist will receive $5 Fun Card, kid's combo meal and painting class. Arcade, Ballocity and dinner 5-6:30 PM. Class at 6:30 PM. $35/per person. Children six and under must be accompanied by an adult. Fun Fore All. 8 Progress Ave., Cranberry Township. 724-779-1800. funforeall.pfestore.com/areas/Paint__Play/Default.aspx.

Oct. 6: BCYP Ghouls for Good Paint Night at Brushes and Barstools.

Attendees will be painting Snow White’s poison apple and have the opportunity to win door prizes. 6 PM. $35/person. 209 S. Main St., Butler. 724-256-9220.

310 East Grandview Ave. Zelienople, PA 16063 866.856.8444 www.VisitButlerCounty.com

Oct. 7: Mars Applefest. Join us in Mars for a day of fun, food and shopping. Live entertainment will be presented on the main stage at the corner of Grand Ave. and Pittsburgh St. All entertainment is free and open to the public. 10 AM-4 PM. Grand Ave., Downtown Mars. www.marsapplefest.com. Oct. 7: Concordia Oktoberfest. The campus is transformed into a site for fun, food, friends and family to enjoy a traditional German Oktoberfest, featuring a special German menu, music, a petting zoo/pony rides, games, entertainment and Zambelli fireworks. 4-8 PM. 134 Marwood Rd., Cabot. 888-352-1571. www.concordialm.org.

Learn about George Washington while on the annual Cherry Pie Hike on February 24.

Oct. 7: Creepy Creek Poker Float hosted by Allegheny Aquatic Alliance.

Join us for this scary good time if you dare as we paddle on the Connoquenessing Creek for a 4 ½ mile float with poker games, Halloween costume contest for guests and boats, prizes, raffles, food, live entertainment, fire performers and a bonfire. 21+ Only. 5 PM. $35/registration fee. $20/boat rental fee. In: Connoquenessing Creek Park. 306 Halstead Blvd., Zelienople. Out: Tracey and Jeff’s Camp. 126 Lend St., Fombell. 724-371-0416. alleghenyaquaticalliance.com.

*events lasting more than one day

Oct. 7: Butler Symphony presents "An Evening of Brahms. " Come enjoy some classical music as The Butler County Symphony Orchestra kicks off its 69th season with an evening of Brahms. 7:30-9:30 PM. $20/person. Butler Intermediate High School. 551 Fairground Hill Rd., Butler. 724-283-1402. butlersymphony.org.

*Oct. 7 & 8: Portersville Steam Show Fall Fling. Vintage village, saw mill, cider press, gas engines, oil field equipment, farm animals, train rides, steam engines, flea market, crafts, great food, kids’ pedal tractor pulling, large traction engines, ice cream, tractor pulls and a steam building. 9 AM-4 PM. 1512 Perry Hwy., Portersville. 724-285-7038. www.portersvillesteamshow.org. *Oct. 7 & 8: Butler County Farm Tour. Join Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau as we get down on the farm. Get the family together for a day of self-guided farming fun with special activities and fun educational opportunities planned at each stop. Farms include Cheeseman Farm, Jennings Environmental Education Center, Lutherlyn Equestrian Center, Pinehall at Eisler Farms, Stuchal Farms and WestPark Alpacas. This will be a great chance to learn where your food comes from and meet the friendly faces that work diligently to provide it. 866-856-8444. www.VisitButlerCounty.com/FarmTour. Oct. 8: Scholarship Dinner Concert at Blackwood Theater Organ Society.

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*Oct. 11- Nov. 3: Associated Artists of Butler County present “Art of the Drink.” Enjoy this dual exhibit featuring beer label inspired artwork and handcrafted

drinking vessels and craft beer tasting reception Nov. 3. Wed.-Fri. 10 AM-4 PM. Sat. 2-4 PM. 344 S. Main St., Butler. butlerartcenter.org/art-shows-music-events.html.

Oct. 12: Drumming in Harmony. Women’s Drum circle. Drums will be provided. 7-9 PM. $25 in advance. Bottlebrush: A Gallery for the Arts, 539 Main St., Harmony. 724-452-0539. www.bottlebrusharts.com.

Oct. 13: The Rose E. Schneider Family YMCA presents Casino Royale. Join us for a night of entertainment including casino games, raffles, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. This event will be benefiting the Strong Kids Campaign. 6-10 PM. $75/person. Twelve Oaks Mansion, 160 Scharberry Ln., Mars. 724-452-9122. ymcacasinoroyale2017.eventbrite.com.

*Oct. 13-14: Haunted Trail at YMCA Camp/ARMCO Park. This brand new

event will feature a one mile walking trail through the woods crawling with ghosts, zombies and more! Come walk the Haunted Trail, IF YOU DARE! The event will be held rain or shine. 7:30 PM-midnight. $5/person. Suggested ages 10 and up. 341 Centerville Pike., Shelter #3, Slippery Rock. 724-287-4733. armcopark.bcfymca.org.

*Oct. 13-15: Musical Theatre Guild of Butler presents Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” A beautiful young woman takes the place of her imprisoned father in

Jonas Nordwall’s performance is themed “The Theater Organ in the 21st Century.” Nordwall has been a major influence in the design and manufacture of pipe and electronic organs, working over 30 years with Rodgers Organ Co. The house and tower are not visible from the road so look for the balloons, red mailbox and post. Pre-paid reservations required. 2 PM. $125/person. 118 Blackwood Lane, Harrisville. 724-735-2813. www.blackwoodmusic.org.

the castle of a beast, who is really a cursed prince. She teaches him to be courteous and respectful, and they fall in love, in a stage adaptation of the animated Disney film, based on the classic fairy tale. Fri.-Sat. 7:30 PM. Sun. 3 PM. Succop Theater, 107 College Dr., Butler. www.mtgbutler.org/current-season-2/.

Oct. 8: Kids Monster Mash Bash at Zelienople Community Park. Walk the

*Oct. 14-15: Zelie/Harmony Fall Festival. Enjoy music, food, history, art, shops,

haunted trail, roast hot dogs and marshmallows around a campfire. Participate in an optional child costume swap and enjoy a family-friendly movie to end the night. 6-8:15 PM. $3/person. 402 East Beaver St., Shelter #2, Zelienople. 724-452-0231. www.myzeliepark.org.

Oct. 8: The Strand Theater presents “Cash & Cline.” Come enjoy gifted tribute artists Terry Lee Goffee and Josie Waverly as they bring new life to the music, appearance and mannerisms of these classic country icons. Whether you love Cash, Cline or classic country music in general, this is a tribute show you won’t want to miss. Shows at 3 PM and 7 PM. $25-$35/person. 119 North Main Street, Zelienople. 724-742-0400. www.thestrandtheater.org/shows/CashCline.htm.

Weekly Happenings *Every Wed. Night: Live music at Knickers Tavern. Join us for live music every week! Weekly performers will be announced on our Facebook page. 7 PM. Conley Resort & Golf, 740 Pittsburgh Rd., Butler. 724-586-7711. www.conleyresort.com/knickers-tavern-menu, www.facebook.com/conleyresort. *Every Thurs. Morning: Birds and More Walk at Succop Nature Park. Join Audubon for a naturalist-led walk through Succop Nature Park. This free event takes place every Thursday morning from 9-10 AM. 185 W Airport Rd., Butler. 412-963-6100. www.aswp.org.

*Every Fri. Night: Live music at Hotel Saxonburg. Join us outdoors on our garden patio, weather permitting, or in the bar. 7-10 PM. 220 West Main St., Saxonburg. 724-352-4200. www.hotelsaxonburg.com.

*Every Friday: Yappy Hour at North Country Production Facility.

Even “man’s best friend” can join you for a beer… Bring your dog with you on Fridays and enjoy food & drink specials on the outdoor patio. 3-6 PM. 111 Arrowhead Dr., Slippery Rock. 724-794-2337. www.northcountrybrewing.com.

*Every Sat.: Production Brewery Tours at North Country Production Facility. Learn more about North Country Brewing and their production facility.

There are free tours open to the general public. 12-4 PM. Please park in the back and enter by Silos. 111 Arrowhead Dr., Slippery Rock. 724-794-2337. www.northcountrybrewing.com.

*Every Fri-Sun: Public Skate at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex.

Come enjoy a family fun activity of indoor ice skating. $8/Adults, $6/12 and under. $3/Skate Rental. Fri. 7-9 PM. Sat. 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM. Sun. 2-4 PM. Check UPMC public skate schedule for possible cancellation due to tournament play. 8000 Cranberry Springs Dr., Cranberry Twp. 724-900-2799. www.upmclemieuxsportscomplex.com/page/show/2007956-public-skate.

*events lasting more than one day

farmers’ markets, pony rides, crafters, and more. Sat. 9 AM-7 PM. Sun. Noon-5 PM. Main St., Zelienople. 724-452-5571. www.zeliefallfest.com.

Oct. 14: Sleepy Hollow Festival. All day event with live music, trick or treat,

a scavenger hunt, costume contests, face painting, kids games, vendors, ghost walks, specials at The Harmony Inn and more. Held in conjunction with the ZelienopleHarmony Fall Festival. Free shuttle bus. 9 AM-7 PM. Bottlebrush Gallery & Center for the Arts, 539 Main St., Harmony. 724-452-0539. www.bottlebrusharts.com.

Oct. 14: Harmony Business Association's Fleatique. Flea Market, antiques, local artisans and vintage items. Booth space available for $10. 8 AM-2 PM. Harmony Square of Mercer Street and Main Street, Harmony. 724-452-9204. www.harmonybusinessassociation.com. Oct. 14: Historic Foodways Cooking Class - Fall Harvest Dinner at the Old Stone House. Thanksgiving comes early as we prepare our annual harvest dinner.

The orchards, gardens, and fields will provide the raw materials for our cooks at the hearth. We will enjoy the meal together in the house parlor. 9 AM-3 PM. $45/person. 2865 William Flynn Hwy., Slippery Rock. 724-738-4964. oldstonehousepa.org/foodways.

Oct. 14: Zelie on Tap. Craft beer vendors will include ShuBrew, North Country Brewing, Conny Creek, Penn Brewery, Voodoo, Fractured Grape, Butler Brew Works, Penn Brewery, BASH, Reclamation, Four Seasons, Rock Bottom, Big Rail, Apis Meadery and more. Choose a time slot of 3-6 PM or 7-10 PM. $40/person. Zelienople Community Park, 402 East Beaver St., Zelienople. 724-452-0231. www.myzeliepark.org. Oct. 14: The Strand Theater presents “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.”

Come enjoy as the Horror Crew brings a night of saucy silliness to their Unconventional Conventionists. Costumes ALWAYS welcome, good natures appreciated and dancing expected. Must be 18 +. 10:15 PM. $6/person. 724-742-0400. www.thestrandtheater.org/shows/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow.htm.

Oct. 15: Cyclethon at Rose E. Schneider Family YMCA. Benefits our Annual

Strong Kids Campaign. Participants who collect $200+ in sponsorships will receive 10 raffle tickets for the Cycle Bike and a Healthy Living Punch Card! Pre-register to reserve your bike! Members and Non-Members: $10/1 hour, $20/2 hours, $30/3 hours. 8 AM-12 PM. 2001 Ehrman Rd., Cranberry Twp. 724-452-9122. rose.bcfymca.org.

Oct. 19: Fun Fore All Paint N' Play. See Oct. 5. *Oct. 20, 21, 22: The Living Dead Weekend. There will be lots happening at

various locations around Evans City including EDCO Park and The Living Dead Museum on Main Street. Night of the Living Dead starts out in Evans City Cemetery. If you want to visit the movie location it’s a five minute drive from Main Street. Fri. 12-8 PM. Sat. 10 AM-6 PM. Sun. 11 AM-5 PM. www.thelivingdeadweekend.com.

*Oct. 20, 21, 27 & 28: The Nightmare Tour in Zelienople and Harmony.

This 45 minute tour will make its way through darkened cemeteries and narrow roadways. You'll hear supernatural accounts of local hauntings and perhaps a few surprises along the way. Departures at 6:30, 7:30, 8:30 and 9:30 PM. Reservations are available and encouraged for groups of 10 or more. $17/adult, $11/12 and under. Strand Theater, 119 N. Main St., Zelienople. 724-742-0400. www.thestrandtheater.org.

Oct. 21: Celebrate The Maridon and the Harvest Moon. Join us as we

celebrate The Maridon Museum and the Harvest Moon with an evening of dinner, dancing and raffle baskets. There will be a also be a cash bar. Black Tie Optional. All proceeds benefit The Maridon Museum. 5:30-11 PM. Butler Country Club, 310 Country Club Rd., Butler. 724-282-0123. www.maridon.org/.

Oct. 21: Buffalo Creek Half Marathon on The Butler-Freeport Community Trail. Our downhill course with a slight uphill grade near the end

allows many finishers to run their personal best times. Majority of the course is on a crushed limestone surface. Spectacular fall foliage makes our course one of the most scenic you will experience. 9 AM. 313 N. Pike Rd., Sarver. www.runsignup.com/Race/PA/SARVER/BuffaloCreekHalfMarathon.

Oct. 21: Annual Craft Show and Amish Donut Sale. Come savor fall with local craft beer, food, and over fifty crafters. And let's not forget the ladies in blue making their almost famous Amish donuts on site! This free event includes indoor and outdoor access. 8AM-3 PM. The Barn at Soergel Hollow. 1078 Prospect Road., Evans City. 724-789-9567. www.soergelhollow.com. Oct. 25: Nobuntu perform at Slippery Rock University. This female

a cappella quintet from Zimbabwe has drawn international acclaim for their inventive performances that range from traditional Zimbabwean songs to Afro Jazz to Gospel. Their breath-taking voices, organic dance and passionate performances celebrate the beauty and power of being an African woman. 7:30-9:30 PM. $20/Adult, $18/Senior, $16/Youth, $8/SRU Student. Robert M. Smith Student Center, 107 Central Loop, Slippery Rock. 724-738-4499. www.sru.edu/events/nobuntu.

Oct. 25: Time for Me: Women’s Creative Circle. There will be a different art project every month. 6:30-8:30 PM. $25/person. Bottlebrush: A Gallery for the Arts, 539 Main St., Harmony. 724-452-0539. www.bottlebrusharts.com.

Oct. 27: Halloween Party at The Beacon. Get dressed in your scariest costume and come up to the annual Beacon Hotel Halloween Party. 21+ only. There will be a costume contest, a 15-acre haunted tractor ride, corn maze and haunted house. 231 Beacon Rd., Renfrew. 724-586-6233. www.gotothebeacon.com.

*Oct 27-28: The Strand Theater presents "Chiller Theatre: The Musical."

No other Halloween show will have you rolling in the aisles or tapping your toes like this one as Dracula hosts this late night monster talk show. And you haven't experienced karaoke until you've seen Chiller Theatre's 'Skaraoke' Contest. 8 PM. $25/person (limited or obstructed view), $30-$35/person. 119 N. Main St., Zelienople. 724-742-0400. www.thestrandtheater.org.

Oct. 28: Adult Monster Mash Bash at Zelienople Community Park.

Admission includes a fiendish feast of phantasmic foods and a bevy of batty beverages so bring something to share if you dare. BYOB is permitted. Tables can be reserved for groups of 10 or more. Gads of ghoulish prizes for many costume categories. Adult 21+ party. 7-11 PM. $30/person. 402 E. Beaver St., Shelter #2, Zelienople. 724-452-0231. www.myzeliepark.org.

Oct. 28: Halloween Trek: Creatures of the Night at Succop Nature Park.

Let fireflies guide you on our trails to encounter larger-than-life costumed nocturnal creatures. Hear stories from a Great Horned Owl, observe the acrobatics of the Flying Squirrel, go batty with a Little Brown Bat! Crafts and refreshments will be provided. Costumed encouraged. Registration required. $6/member, $10/nonmember, kids two and under free. 185 W Airport Rd., Butler. 412-963-6100. www.aswp.org.

Oct. 28: Spooky Stories at the Old Stone House. Come enjoy spooky stories and Halloween festivities with plenty of thrills and chills for visitors of all ages. The event includes face painting, an apple cider press demonstration, candle dipping, and open hearth sugar cookies. Jennings Environmental Center will also return with a popular exhibit about bats. 5:30-8:30 PM. $8/person, children four and under free. 2865 William Flynn Hwy., Slippery Rock. 724-738-4964. oldstonehousepa.org/events. Oct. 28: Greater Harmony Chorus presents “A Kiss in Time.” Come enjoy a musical journey across the decades. 4 PM. $15-$18/adult. $5/18 and under. Succop Theater, 107 College Dr., Butler. greaterharmony.org/node/932.

Oct. 29: 1925 Silent Movie Classic "Phantom of the Opera." Aspiring young opera singer Christine Daaé discovers that she has a mysterious admirer, Erik, also known as the Phantom. 2-5 PM. $40 includes bus ride from Slippery Rock Universitybus boards at 12:45 PM and returns around 5 PM- movie & snacks. $25 without bus. The Blackwood Theater Organ Society, 118 Blackwood Lane, Harrisville. 724-738-4499. www.sru.edu/events/1925-silent-movie-the-phantom-of-the-opera. Oct. 29: Succop Theater presents The Pittsburgh Philharmonic's "Autumn Leaves." Celebrate the fall with cozy pieces that evoke that crisp fall

feeling. Featuring Grieg, Sibelius, and the Philharmonic’s own Rachel Smith performing the Lalo Cello Concerto. 2 PM. $15/person. 107 College Dr., Butler. 724-284-8505. www.bc3.edu/campus/butler/succop-theater/upcoming-shows.html.


Oct. 30: The Strand Theater hosts "Taste of the New North.” Come enjoy the flavors of North Pittsburgh as top restaurants of the area join for one night. 6:30-9:30 PM. $40-$45/person. DoubleTree by Hilton, 910 Sheraton Dr., Mars. 724-742-0400. tonn.thestrandtheater.org/. Oct. 31: ShuBoo: ShuBrew Annual Halloween Party. We love Halloween and will be celebrating at the pub this year with our annual Halloween Party. No cover charge. Costume contests, Halloween treats, spooky cocktails, a special Halloween small plates menu and more. Check out our website, Facebook or Twitter for more information. 6-11 PM. 210 S. Main St., Zelienople. 724-766-4426. www.shubrew.com.

EVENTS – NOVEMBER 2017 Nov. 2: Fun Fore All Paint N' Play. See Oct. 5. Nov. 3: "Shades of Bublé" at Slippery Rock University. Enjoy this world-class

trio as they honor, without imitating, the sophistication, style and high-energy fun that Bublé himself brings to his concerts. Members of the SRU Jazz Ensemble will back up the vocalists. 7:30-10:30 PM. $22/Adult, $20/Senior, $18/Youth, $8/SRU Student, $18/Family of Jazz Band. University Union MPR, 103 Central Loop, Slippery Rock. 724-738-4499. www.sru.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0S36000003NzZLEA0.

Nov. 3: Succop Theater presents The National Player’s “Alice in Wonderland.” Described as ‘an Alice for our time,’ this 21st-century staging,

cameras, projection, and puppets help tell the story of Alice’s journey through Wonderland. This production marks another National Players world premiere. 8 PM. $20/person. 107 College Dr., Butler. 724-284-8508. www.bc3.edu/campus/butler/succop-theater/upcoming-shows.html

Nov. 3: Harmony in the House presents "Blue Yonder with John Lilly." Come sing along to this band from Charleston, West Virginia, that takes strands of early country music, from swing to honky-tonk, bluegrass and rockabillly, and weaves them together with award-winning original compositions and a contemporary feel. 7 PM. $15/person. Bottlebrush Gallery, 539 Main St., Harmony. bottlebrusharts.com/?page_id=779.

*Nov. 3-4: Christmas Open House. Join us for some Christmas cheer as we kickoff the holiday season! We will have sangria, snacks, raffles, giveaways and the prize wheel! Our store will be decorated for the Christmas season and we have tons of holiday decor to spruce up your home! 10 AM-5 PM. The Perfect Piece Home Furnishings, 22410 Perry Hwy., Zelienople. 724-473-4111. www.theperfectpiecestore.com. *Nov. 3-5: Meridian Station Annual Christmas Open House. Join us for our

annual Christmas Open House this holiday season. All gifts in the store will be 25% off and there will be many sweet and savory snacks to sample while you shop and visit with friends. 10 AM-4 PM. The Meridian Station Gift Shop & Confectionery, 298 Meridian Rd., Butler. 724-482-4436. www.themeridianstation.com.

Nov. 4: Butler County Symphony Orchestra presents "The Great American Songbook." Come enjoy an evening of music with selections including George

Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Porgy and Bess, and songs by legendary composers Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin, Henry Mancini, Harold Arlen and more. Pre-show lecture begins at 6:30 PM. Show starts at 7:30 PM. $20/person. Butler Intermediate High School, 551 Fairground Hill Rd., Butler. 724-283-1402. butlersymphony.org.

Nov. 4: Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk Race. The Butler YMCA presents the 36th

Annual Turkey Trot. This is a 5k (3.1 miles) Run/Walk Race also featuring a Kids 1 mile Turkey Race! The course begins and ends at the Butler YMCA, with a loop through beautiful Butler Memorial Park. $10/no T-shirt included, $18/includes a T-shirt, $25/late or day of event. Check-in from 8:30-9:30 AM. Kids race at 9:45 AM. 5K race at 10 AM. 339 N. Washington St., Butler. 724-287-4733. butler.bcfymca.org

Nov. 4: The Strand Theater presents “Ricky Nelson Remembered.”

Celebrate the life of Rock n’ Roll Hall of Famer, Ricky Nelson, during this heartfelt tribute by his twin sons, Matthew and Gunnar Nelson. The show is unique combining live music with never before seen video footage of the family. Shows at 2 PM and 8 PM. $25-$35/person. 119 North Main Street, Zelienople. 724-742-0400. thestrandtheater.org/shows/RickyNelsonRemembered.htm.

*Nov. 4-5: Penn Pantry's Sneak Peek Weekend. Meet local artists with items

perfect for gift giving. Different artists each day will include lotions and soaps, glass artists, loose leaf tea, alpaca products and more. Penn Pantry will be filled with spices, pancake mixes, fabric art and other items to please a variety of needs. 10-3 PM. 253 Mercer St., Harmony. www.pennpantry.com.

*Nov. 4-5: Pennsylvania Gun Collectors Show. Come learn about various makes and types of guns, as well as the construction, use, care, exchange, collection, exhibition, history and necessary facilities for purposes. Sat. 9 AM-5 PM. Sun. 9 AM-4 PM. $8/adult, $4/12 and under. Admission covers both days. 101 Clearview Cir., Butler. www.paguncollectors.org/shows.

*Nov. 10-11: Sing Hosanna! presents Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Whistle Down the Wind.” Come enjoy this hauntingly beautiful musical as a fugitive is caught

between the prejudice of adults and the innocence of the young. Fri.-Sat. 7:30 PM. Sun. 2 PM. Succop Theater, 107 College Dr., Butler. 724-586-0042. www.bc3.edu/campus/butler/succop-theater/upcoming-shows.html.

*Nov. 17-Jan. 7: Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland. Award-winning Christmas light and music extravaganza is unlike any show you’ve seen. Tune in your radio and watch the magic unfold while driving through hundreds of thousands of brilliant LED lights dancing in synchronization. Journey ends at kid-friendly Santa’s Village. $25/carload, $40/mini-bus, limo, activity van. Dusk-10 PM. Big Butler Fairgrounds, 1127 New Castle Rd., Prospect. www.ShadrackChristmas.com.

EVENTS – DECEMBER 2017 *Dec. 1-3: Little Shops of Butler County Shopping Tour. Travel at your own

pace throughout Butler County and visit a variety of unique shops. Shops include The Meridian Station Gift Shop & Confectionery, Eleven Eleven Gifts, Les Cadeaux Gift Shop, Harmony Museum Shop, Creative Harmony Arts & Books, Bottlebrush Gallery for The Arts, The Enchanted Olive and Appalachian Rock Shop & Jewelry. 10AM-4 PM. 724-482-4436.

Dec. 2: Girls and Dolls Holiday Tea at Succop Nature Park. Bring your favorite little girl, along with her doll, for a tea party fit for a princess. You’ll enjoy tea, snacks, holiday carols and a craft in the historic mansion. The Nature Reserve is decorated for the holidays so this is a great time to take photos! $20/member, $25/non-member. 11 AM-3 PM. 85 W Airport Rd., Butler. 412-963-6100. www.aswp.org. Dec. 2: Butler Symphony presents "Holiday Traditions." Join the Butler

County Symphony Orchestra at its annual holiday concert featuring traditional and contemporary pieces. Doors open at 6 PM. Show starts at 7:30 PM. $20/person. Butler Intermediate High School, 551 Fairground Hill Rd., Butler. 724-283-1402. butlersymphony.org.

Dec. 2: The Center of Harmony presents “Jim Donovan & The Sun King Warriors.” Former Rusted Root founding member Jim Donovan and his band Sun

King Warriors will share their music, energy and good vibes in Harmony! Their music can be best described as a mix of Americana rock, with a strong dose of tribal style drumming. 8 PM. $15/person. 253 Mercer St., Harmony. 724-400-6044. thecenterofharmony.com/event/jim-donovan-sun-king-warriors-concert/.

Dec. 3: Succop Theater presents The Pittsburgh Philharmonic's "Holiday Pops." Enjoy the most wonderful time of the year at this show and their annual Toys

for Tots drive. Join for holiday favorites and Mozart with clarinetist, Alex Jones! 8 PM. $15/person. 107 College Dr., Butler. www.bc3.edu/campus/butler/succop-theater/upcoming-shows.html.

*Dec. 6-30: Associated Artists of Butler County present “Christmas Art Show & Sale.” Come enjoy a show full of arts, crafts and other festivities to get in the

tradition of Germany’s famed Christmas markets, with quality artwork and handcrafted goods as well as German and other European imports plus entertainment, refreshments and foods. Harmony’s National Historic Landmark District, Main and Mercer Streets, Harmony. 724-452-7341. www.harmonymuseum.org.

Nov. 12: The Strand Theater presents “I Am King- The Michael Jackson Experience.” Come enjoy the show that takes the audience on a musical and visual

journey into the world of the Michael Jackson. Combining acclaimed Jackson Tribute Artist, Michael Firestone's vocals, supported by an incredible cast, The King Of Pop is brought to life. Shows at 3 PM and 7 PM. $37/person. 724-742-0400. 119 North Main St., Zelienople. www.thestrandtheater.org/shows/I_Am_King.htm.

*Nov. 12-24: Associated Artists of Butler County present “Tattoo Style Art Show.” Come enjoy this exhibition celebrating and showcasing a variety of tattoo

artists and styles. Wed.-Fri. 10 AM-4 PM. Sat. 12 PM-4 PM. 344 S. Main St., Butler. butlerartcenter.org/art-shows-music-events.html.

Nov. 15: The Strand Theater presents “The Latshaw Pops Big Band Christmas.” Kick off The Christmas Season in the biggest way possible with this

heartwarming variety show! All of your favorite Christmas songs and carols are performed in an impressive display of music, choreography and costumes perfect for the season. Show at 8 PM. $25-$35/person. 119 North Main St., Zelienople. 724-742-0400. www.thestrandtheater.org/shows/latshaw.htm.

*Dec. 15-16: The Strand Theater presents “Rudolph, Frosty, The Grinch & Friends.” Come relive the nostalgia of your youth and share it with your kids with this

fast-paced, funny and heartwarming show that celebrates the music of your favorite TV specials! Fri. 7 PM. Sat. 2 PM. $15-$20/adult, $10-$15/12 and under. 119 North Main St., Zelienople. 724-742-0400. www.thestrandtheater.org/shows/Rudolph_Frosty.htm.

Dec. 16: Brunch with Santa at Zelienople Community Park. Bundle up

and have brunch with Santa. Join us for a afternoon of magic as we have brunch with Santa. Children will have a chance to meet and eat with the big guy. Details will be available on our website and Facebook page. 11 AM-2 PM. 402 E. Beaver St., Shelter #2, Zelienople. 724-452-0231. www.myzeliepark.org.

Dec. 16: Pancakes and Pajamas with Santa at Butler YMCA. This familyfriendly event will include breakfast, holiday games and a visit from Jolly Ole Saint Nick. Kids are encouraged to wear their favorite PJs, just like Christmas morning! $10/family of 2-3, $20/family of 4-6, $25/family of 7+. Registration Oct. 16 -Dec. 4. 11 AM-12:30 PM. 339 North Washington St., Butler. 724-287-4733. butler.bcfymca.org. *Dec. 16-17: The Strand Theater presents “It’s USO Christmas.” Nostalgia takes the stage as this concert event salutes those famous USO shows produced for our troops overseas back in the 1940s and '50s. Expect non-stop music, comedy and ‘backstage’ hijinks as the heroes of yesteryear are honored. Sat. 8 PM. Sun. 2 PM. $25-$35/person. 119 North Main St., Zelienople. 724-742-0400. www.thestrandtheater.org/shows/ItsAUSOChristmas.htm.

Dec. 31: Harmony’s family-oriented Silvester New Year’s Eve celebration.

*Jan. 12-13: January Ice Jam. This free, family-friendly event will feature up to 32 bands playing traditional, contemporary and gospel bluegrass music. The Ice Jam attracts bands from all over the tri-state area, bringing them together to form what is considered to be one of the area’s finest showcases of bluegrass talent. All proceeds from the event are donated to charity. Days Inn Butler Conference Center, 139 Pittsburgh Rd., Butler. 412-952-7993. www.januaryicejam.com/index.html.

Parisian lothario Bernard has three fiancées, each a beautiful airline hostess with frequent “layovers.” He keeps “one up, one down, and one pending” until his friend comes to stay and unexpected schedule changes bring all three to Paris at the same time. Curtain Times: Tues.-Thurs. 7:30 PM, Fri.-Sat. 8 PM, Sun. 2:30 PM. One Howard St., Butler. 724-287-6781. bltgroup.org.

Nov. 24: Saxonburg's Annual Holiday Parade. Come enjoy this annual holiday

parade sponsored by Saxonburg Area Business Association. 7 PM. Main St., Saxonburg. 724-352-4810. www.saxonburgbusiness.org/upcoming.php.

Nov. 25: Butler's Spirit of Christmas Parade. This year's parade theme is

'A Cartoon Christmas.' Come enjoy Candy Land activities, petting zoo, skating rink and more. Stop by the Stuff a Bus station with new toys and clothes donations. Presented by the Butler Radio Network and XTO Energy. 12 PM. Parade at 5:30 PM. 724-283-1500. butlerradio.com/spirit-of-christmas-parade/.

*events lasting more than one day

that causes him to be shunned and ridiculed by schoolmates. When, at last, Daniel demonstrates his talent to the others, he straps on wings in deference to their stubborn disbelief. From then on, Daniel soars to fame and fortune in this fresh, imaginative work that explores the trauma of growing up. Curtain Times: Tues.-Thurs. 7:30 PM, Fri.-Sat. 8 PM, Sun. 2:30 PM. One Howard St., Butler. 724-287-6781. bltgroup.org.

March 10: Succop Theater presents The Pittsburgh Philharmonic's "Back to School." Get back into school after the holidays enjoying music about the pursuit

of knowledge with Brahms, Dvorak, Gounod, and the winner of our Young Artist Concerto Competition. 7:30 PM. $15/person. 107 College Dr., Butler. 724-284-8505. www.bc3.edu/campus/butler/succop-theater/upcoming-shows.html.

*March 23-31: The Strand Theater presents “Jesus Christ Superstar.”

March 25: Maple Madness at Succop Nature Park. Experience the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of maple sugaring as you take a trip through the history and science of maple syrup. Enjoy a pancake brunch, too! Registration is required. Brunch seatings are every 30 minutes from 10 AM-1PM. The last guided hike leaves after the 1 PM brunch group has finished their meal. $6/member, $10/non-member. 185 W Airport Rd., Butler. 412-963-6100. www.aswp.org.

EVENTS – APRIL 2018 *April 6-8: Butler County Home Show. Join us for three action-packed days of exhibits, seminars and demonstrations that will educate and entertain. The Home Show is filled with great information, advice and inspiration. Free parking and admission. Fri. 3-8 PM. Sat. 10 AM-7 PM. Sun. 10 AM-5 PM. Family Sports Center, 542 Evans City Rd., Butler. www.butlercountyhomeshow.com/attend.html. April 14: Butler County Symphony Orchestra presents “Carmina Burana.” Our season closes with Carmina Burana, Mozart’s Magic Flute Overture and a selection from our Young Artist Competition Winner (high school age). 7:30-10 PM. $20/person. Butler Intermediate High School, 551 Fairground Hill Rd., Butler. 724-283-1402. butlersymphony.org.

April 15: Succop Theater presents Robin Hasenpflug and Friends’ “Music by the Numbers.” Cellist Robin Hasenpflug returns to the Succop Theater stage

with friends for a program of “Music by the Numbers,” including a duet, a quartet, a sextet and an octet. This will be a wonderful Spring afternoon of beautiful music featuring many different combinations of instruments and arrangements. A perfect way to celebrate the season! 2 PM. $10/person. 107 College Dr., Butler. www.bc3.edu/campus/butler/succop-theater/upcoming-shows.html.

*April 16-28: Kaleidoscope Arts Festival. Celebrate with the best of Slippery Rock University's departments of Dance, Music, Theatre, Literary and Visual Arts, as well as additional cultural events, nationally and internationally renowned guest artists, and fabulous community events. 724-738-4721. www.sru.edu/life-at-sru/arts-and-culture/kaleidoscope-arts-festival.

*April 20-21, 27-29: Musical Theatre Guild of Butler presents “First Date.” When tightly wound Aaron is set up with cool girl Casey, a quick drink turns into a hilarious dinner served with sides of Google background checks, fake emergency phone calls, a slew of bad boy and uptown girl exes, and some seriously saucy chemistry. Can this mismatched pair turn what could be a dining disaster into something special before the check arrives, or end up at another table for one? Fri.-Sat. 7:30 PM. Sun. 3 PM. William A. Lehnerd Performance Hall, 100 Memorial Dr., Butler. 724-287-8243. www.mtgbutler.org/current-season-2/.

*May 4-6, 8-12: Butler Little Theatre presents “Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike ”. Vanya and Sonia share a home where they bicker and

become rich buying up companies and selling off their assets. This is a fine tale of contrasting opposites and the clash of two men whose world views could not be more different. Curtain Times: Tues.-Thurs. 7:30 PM, Fri.-Sat. 8 PM, Sun. 2:30 PM. One Howard St., Butler. 724-287-6781. bltgroup.org.

*Jan. 26-28. The Strand Theater presents “Marvin Hamlisch.” Enjoy the music of iconic composer, conductor and the Principal Conductor of the Pittsburgh Pops from 1995 until his untimely passing in 2012. This original concert will be a heartfelt homage to a music pioneer whose influence will never truly fade. Fri.-Sat. 8 PM. Sun. 2 PM. $25/person (limited or obstructed view), $30-$35/person. 119 North Main St., Zelienople. 724-742-0400. www.thestrandtheater.org/shows/MarvinHamlisch.htm.

EVENTS – FEBRUARY 2018

Feb. 4: The Strand Theater presents “Eddie Manion.” If you have yet to experience Eddie's hard-driving R&B, Rock & Roll 'Texas Tenor' sound, then this is your chance to make up for it. How will Eddie possibly top himself with his next concert event? For now, Eddie's keeping that under wraps, but you can bet it will be an incredible night to remember! 7 PM. $30/person. 119 North Main St., Zelienople. 724-742-0400. www.thestrandtheater.org/shows/EddieManion.htm.

*Nov. 24-26. 28-Dec. 2: Butler Little Theatre presents “Boeing Boeing”.

*March 9-11, 13-17: Butler Little Theatre presents “The Rise and Rise of Daniel Rocket.” Sixth grader Daniel Rocket is convinced that he can fly, a belief

EVENTS – MAY 2018

*Nov. 18-19: The Strand Theater presents “Kadan Bart Rockett & Brooklyn.” This brother and sister duo has been circling the globe to show off their

Thanksgiving meal in advance and have an extra slice of pumpkin pie. Strollers and dogs on leash welcome. Meet at Connoquenessing Valley Elementary School parking lot located at the end of the block near the park. Donations for the park will be greatly appreciated. 8-11 AM. 402 E. Beaver St., Shelter #2, Zelienople. 724-452-0231. www.myzeliepark.org.

most-loved melodies including selections from Star Trek, Star Wars, The Force Awakens, Aliens, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Back to the Future and more! 7:30-9:45 PM. $20/person. Butler Intermediate High School. 551 Fairground Hill Rd., Butler. 724-283-1402. butlersymphony.org.

*Jan. 19-21, 23-27: Butler Little Theatre presents “Other People’s Money." 'Larry the Liquidator' Garfield is a successful corporate raider who has

Feb. 3: Butler County Symphony Orchestra presents “The Planets.”

Nov. 23: Turkey Trot at Zelienople Community Park. Work off your

March 3: Butler County Symphony Orchestra presents “Sci-Fi Spectacular. " Explore far-away galaxies and relive some of Science Fiction’s

Jan. 19: Succop Theater presents “The Tamburitzans.” The Tamburitzans, the longest-running multicultural song and dance company in the U.S., returns with an all new show featuring the exciting folk dances and live music from Eastern Europe and many other countries from around the world. 8 PM. $20/person. 107 College Dr., Butler. 724-284-8505. www.bc3.edu/campus/butler/succop-theater/upcoming-shows.html.

*Nov. 17- Jan. 2: Fun Fore All Holiday Lights Mini-Golf Festival. Come enjoy nights full of family fun for everyone - from live reindeer to everyone’s favorite winter princesses, to a stop on the Pittsburgh Pirates’ winter caravan, to Santa Claus himself! Check out our schedule of events for all the details. 5-10 PM. $10/person. Fun Fore All, 8 Progress Ave., Cranberry Twp. www.funforeall.com. 724-779-1800.

best illusions. Along with their dad, professional ventriloquist and magician himself, they are ready to face the challenge of presenting their incredible illusions to an up-close audience. Shows at 3 PM and 7 PM both days. $25/adult, $17/12 and under. 119 North Main St., Zelienople. 724-742-0400. www.thestrandtheater.org/shows/kadan_bart_rockett.htm.

EVENTS – MARCH 2018

Dec. 9: Holiday Tea at Succop Nature Park. Held in Succop Nature Park’s historic mansion, you’ll enjoy tea, snacks, holiday carols and a craft. The Nature Reserve is decorated for the holidays so this is a great time to take photos! $20/member, $25/non-member. 11 AM-3 PM. 185 W Airport Rd., Butler. 412-963-6100. www.aswp.org.

EVENTS – JANUARY 2018

*Nov. 11-12: Harmony Museum’s annual WeihnachtsMarkt (Christmas Market). Juried regional artisans and other vendors present a marketplace in the

The Northwest Passage Trumpet Trio is dedicated to exposing audiences to a vast array of music during their performances. As a result, you can expect to hear popular music written by composers like George Gershwin, serious pieces composed by musicians like Henri Tomasi, and also new works that the trio commissioned within the past two years. 2 PM. $10/person. 107 College Dr., Butler. 724-284-8505. www.bc3.edu/campus/butler/succop-theater/upcoming-shows.html.

Celebrate the Easter season with the most successful full-length, full-cast musical that The Strand has ever produced. By popular demand, the rock opera that redefined musical theater and evolved to become a global phenomenon has been revived! Fri.-Sat. 8 PM. Sun. 2 PM. Thurs.-Sat. 8 PM. $30/person (limited or obstructed view), $40/person. 119 North Main St., Zelienople. 724-742-0400. thestrandtheater.org/shows/JesusChristSuperstar.htm.

Appalachian-inspired songs built on deep country sensibilities, masterful singing and a sweet old-time sound. 7 PM. $15/person. Bottlebrush: A Gallery for the Arts, 539 Main St., Harmony. bottlebrusharts.com/?page_id=779.

Nov. 11: Historic Foodways Cooking Class- Holiday Desserts at the Old Stone House. The warmth of the hearth provides a seasonal background for the

preparation of authentic 18th century desserts- pies, tarts, cakes, "little" cakes and creams. 10 AM-2 PM. $35/person. 2865 William Flynn Hwy., Slippery Rock. 724-738-4964. oldstonehousepa.org/foodways.

Feb. 25: Succop Theater presents “Northwest Passage Trumpet Trio.”

Dec. 8: Harmony in the House presents The Early Mays Annual Christmas Show. Come enjoy as traditional and original material are brought to life with

Nov. 11: Buffalo Township Veteran’s Day Event. Certified 10K and 5K races and two-mile fun run/walk. Race starts at 9 AM. Monroe Rd. and Butler-Freeport Trail, Sarver.

Butler County. Sat. 10:30-11:30 AM. Downtown Main St., Butler.

Join Butler County Tourism as we Celebrate Butler County! This event will feature fantastic vendors from all walks of tourism, as well as sampling, shopping and much more! 10 AM-4 PM. Pittsburgh Marriott North, 100 Cranberry Woods Dr., Cranberry Twp. 888-856-8444. www.visitbutlercounty.com.

March 11: Succop Theater presents “The Tornado Big Band.” Continuing a long tradition, the Butler High School Tornado Big Band will return once again to perform a wide selection of jazz and big band arrangements, both familiar and contemporary. These dedicated students amaze the audience every year with their talent and skill. 2 PM. $10/person. 107 College Dr., Butler. 724-284-8505. www.bc3.edu/campus/butler/succop-theater/upcoming-shows.html.

holiday spirit. Wed.-Fri. 10 AM-4 PM. Sat. 12-4 PM. 344 S. Main St., Butler. butlerartcenter.org/art-shows-music-events.html.

Welcoming the New Year on German time in recognition of the community’s heritage at 6 PM EST (midnight in Germany). Races, museum tours, dinner, comedic short film, foretelling the New Year, Christmas tree throwing contest, refreshments, specialty shops, all capped by ball drop and fireworks. 2-6:30 PM. Main and Mercer Sts., Harmony. 724-452-6780. 724-452-7341. www.harmonymuseum.org/Silvester.html.

Nov. 11: Butler Veteran’s Day Parade. Come out and support the veterans of

Feb. 24: Celebrate Butler County Tourism.

Featuring out-of-this-world selections including: Nielsen's Helios Overture, SRU's Dr. Stephen Barr's Penumbra (World Premiere) featuring Tom Mahovsky, on euphonium, and Holst's The Planets. 7:30-10 PM. $20/person. Butler Intermediate High School, 551 Fairground Hill Rd., Butler. 724-283-1402. butlersymphony.org.

*Feb. 9-11: The Strand Theater presents “Love Me, Love Me Not; Songs of Love and... It’s Complicated.” This all-new, original comedy & music revue will feature songs from Broadway’s best to get you in the mood for Valentine’s Day and make you giddy with laughter. A humble tribute to the late, great B.E. Taylor, will also be offered. Fri.-Sat. 8 PM. Sun. 2 PM. $25/person (limited or obstructed view), $30-$35/person. 119 North Main St., Zelienople. 724-742-0400. thestrandtheater.org/shows/LoveMeLoveMeNot.htm.

Feb. 10: Butler A.M. Rotary’s 3rd annual "Carved in Ice." Watch as DiMartino

Ice Company transforms ice into one-of-a-kind works of art right before your eyes. With a chili-cook-off, food, drinks, music, entertainment and more, be sure to check out one of the coolest events this winter. 11 AM-4 PM. Diamond Park, Main St., Butler. 724-991-2212. www.butleramrotary.com/butler-carved-in-ice.html.

Feb. 17: Succop Theater presents “Aeolian Winds of Pittsburgh.” This

chamber quintet will perform a wide selection of classical music, from Mozart to Copland, as well as original arrangements and commissioned works to bring a new sound to traditional pieces. 8 PM. $20/person. 107 College Dr., Butler. 724-284-8505. www.bc3.edu/campus/butler/succop-theater/upcoming-shows.html.

Feb. 24: Cherry Pie Hike. Annual hike commemorating George Washington’s

birthday with history and cherry pie. $2 donation requested. Reservations required. Jennings Environmental Center, 2951 Prospect Rd., Slippery Rock. 724-738-4964. www.washingtonstrail.org/events.php.

complain about their lives. After spending adulthood looking after their now-dead parents, neither has a job, and money is provided by their movie star sister Masha, who owns the house and pays the bills. Suddenly, Masha swoops in with her new boy toy, Spike, and old resentments flare up. Curtain Times: Tues.-Thurs. 7:30 PM, Fri.-Sat. 8 PM, Sun. 2:30 PM. One Howard St., Butler. 724-287-6781. bltgroup.org.

May 6: Succop Theater presents “Well Strung Bluegrass Band.” Join us for an afternoon of great bluegrass music with Well Strung. This band brings musicians from different backgrounds together to create a unique and creative selection of songs, performed in the best bluegrass style. 2 PM. $10/person. 107 College Dr., Butler. 724-284-8505. www.bc3.edu/campus/butler/succop-theater/upcoming-shows.html. *May 11-13: The Strand Theater presents “Sing It, Sister.” Come enjoy this high energy tribute to the lovely ladies of song. Expect to hear hits from Broadway shows like Dreamgirls and Leader of the Pack, and selections by pop music superstars from The Andrews Sisters to Destiny's Child. You'll be mesmerized by the tight harmonies and marvelous melodies made famous by many of music's top industry titans! Fri.- Sat. 8 PM. Sun. 2 PM. $25/person (limited or obstructed view), $30-$35/person. 119 North Main St., Zelienople. 724-742-0400. www.thestrandtheater.org/shows/SingItSister.htm. May 12: Succop Theater presents The Pittsburgh Philharmonic's "Story Time." Enjoy the ultimate in musical storytelling – Rimsky Korsakov’s Scheherazade!

Plus Rodrigo Ojeda in Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 and our Young Composer Contest winner. 7:30 PM. $15/person. 107 College Dr., Butler. 724-284-8505. www.bc3.edu/campus/butler/succop-theater/upcoming-shows.html.

May 12: Glacier Ridge Trail Ultramarathons and Trail Race. Come participate

in the 8th running of the GRT with four options- 50 mile, 50 mile 5-person relay, 50K ultramarathons and 30K trail race. Moraine State Park, McDanel’s Boat Launch, Pavilion #7, Portersville. 4:45 AM-8 PM. Price varies on race. glacierridgetrailultra.com/.

*May: Portersville Steam Show Spring Gas-up. Come enjoy a large

variety of activities for the whole family. A vintage village, saw mill, cider press, gas engines, oil field equipment, farm animals, train rides, steam engines, flea market, crafts, food, kids’ pedal tractor pulling, tractor pulls, and a steam building are just some of the features you may enjoy. 1512 Perry Hwy., Portersville. 724-285-7038. www.portersvillesteamshow.org/. ----Dates and events are subject to change without notice. Admission may be charged, and the rates are subject to change. The Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau accepts no responsibility for any changes that might occur. When you are making plans to attend an event, verify the information by calling the number listed in each event. This calendar is only a partial list of events taking place. This calendar’s content was compiled and published by the Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau based on information from the organizations and event sponsors listed. This calendar is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement of the events.

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