The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


October 4, 2013

Things to do in region this week


Adult workshops

  “Watercolor with Bill” presented by William Perry will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Community Arts Center of Cambria Country, 1217 Menoher Blvd., Westmont.

The two sessions will be “Pennsylvania Rural Countryside” Saturday and “Seascapes” Sunday.

The cost is $70, plus supplies.

Participants also should bring a lunch both days.

Information: 255-6515.

Fore charity

St. Francis University’s ninth annual Lilian Kennedy Memorial Golf Outing will be held Sunday at Iron Masters County Club, Roaring Spring.

A lunch will be provided at noon, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

Beverages will be provided throughout the day, and mulligans, powerballs, raffles, prizes and 50-50s will be available.

A meal will follow the scramble at the club house.

The university’s Social Work Club is sponsoring a best ball scramble to benefit the families of spinal muscular atrophy.  

Registration is $300 per team.

Information: 472-3316 or email or

Fall fests

The 29th annual Autumnfest will be held Saturday and Sunday and Oct. 12-13, 19-20 and 26-27 at Seven Springs Mountain Resort.

There will be music and novelty acts, an arts and crafts bazaar, chairlift rides and food.

Information: 800-452-2223 or

The second annual Old School Fest will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Strongstown Homecoming & Historical Society, 14895 Route 422 Highway East, Strongstown.

There will be crafts, door prizes, fall produce and food.

Children’s activities will feature cookie decorating and a pumpkin weight guessing contest.

The 56th Springs Folk Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Saturday at Springs Historical Society, 711 Springs Road, Springs, four miles north of Grantsville, Md.

There will be handcrafts, live music, hayrides, sheep shearing and antique farm equipment demonstrations and Pennsylvania Dutch foods.  

Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children ages 6-18. Children younger than age 6 will be admitted free.

Parking is free.

Information: 442-4594 or

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