The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


June 19, 2014

Look who is coming to downtown Johnstown


Ready to rock

Styx and The Outlaws will give a double performance beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Cambria County War Memorial Arena, 326 Napoleon St., downtown Johnstown.

Tickets range from $25 to $60.

Information: 536-5156 or

Rockin’ the house

Disney’s “Camp Rock, The Musical” will be onstage through July 5 at Cresson Lake Playhouse, 270 Shapiro Road,        Loretto.

Curtain times are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sunday and June 29.

The theater will be closed July 4.

Audience members will be transported to summer camp at Camp Rock – the ultimate camp for aspiring musicians.  

Tickets are $18 for adults and $12 for students younger than 18.

Information: 472-4333.

Bandshell bash

The AmeriServ Free Sunday Concert Series continues at Roxbury Bandshell, Franklin Street in the Roxbury section of Johnstown.

Circus Mutt will perform roots music beginning at 5 p.m.

Food and beverages will be provided by Holy Cross National Catholic Church in Moxham.

Proceeds will go to the bandshell’s restoration fund.

Guests are advised to bring lawn chairs for seating.

Noon series

The Young Charlotte Aubrey Singers will perform at noon Tuesday for the final recital of the spring series at First Lutheran Church, 415 Vine St., downtown Johnstown.

The singers are Megan Delaney, Jaymie Harclerode, Jeanna Harclerode, Nicole Khouzmani, Madison Kriak and Shane Malinish.  

The ensemble will present a mix of classical and Broadway selections, and their accompanist will be Harriett Miller.

The free program will be followed by a light lunch and an opportunity to meet the artists.

Information: 536-7521.

Air music

Squonk Opera’s “Pneumatica” will be performed at 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot adjacent to the Art Works building of Bottle Works, 413 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

The Pittsburgh-based group uses large, inflatable figures in its show.

There will be a special workshop for children after the 2 p.m. concert.

Admission is free.

Information: 535-2020.


The 10th annual Wheels & Wings will be held Thursday at Penn Eben Park, Julian and High streets and along North Julian and West Sample streets in downtown Ebensburg.  

Vehicle registration for the car, truck and motorcycle show will begin at 4:30 p.m.  

Vehicles will be judged by classes, with three bike classes, five car classes and one class for trucks.

The registration fee is $7, and vehicles will enter at Caroline and High streets.

Local restaurants and food vendors will serve their best wings from 5 to 10 p.m. in Penn Eben Park and along North Julian and West Sample streets.

Additional food items also will be available for purchase.

Adult beverages will be sold by Dauntless Fire Company, The Castle Pub and Ebensburg Main Street Partnership.

Live entertainment will feature local band Ghost Town Revelry from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at West Sample and North Center streets.

There will be a special appearance by the world-renowned Budweiser Clydesdales on the 100 block of South Center Street, weather permitting.

The Ebensburg Main Street Partnership will sell this year’s Wheels & Wings T-shirts, featuring a new logo design and other merchandise at its booth along West Sample Street.

Information: 472-8414 or

Heritage festival

South Fork Area Heritage Days will continue today through Sunday in and around South Fork Borough.

There will be historical exhibits, live music, children’s activities and food and craft vendors.

Music will include polka, classic rock, Celtic folk and rock.

A wine tasting will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 tonight at Most Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church hall, 550 Main St.

The cost is $10.

Jukebox musical

“The Marvelous Wonderettes” will take audiences to the 1958 prom through June 29 at Mountain Playhouse, 7690 Somerset Pike, Jennerstown.

Showtimes are 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays and 3 p.m. Sundays.

Tickets are $35, $29 and $20 for evenings; $25 and $15 for matinees; and $10 and $8 for students.

Information: 629-9201, option one, or

Worthy causes

A Mini Miracles Benefit will be held Saturday at Trophy’s Bar and Grill, 1761 Goucher St., Lower Yoder Township.

Doors will open at 1 p.m., with a basket party and Pampered Chef auction from 2 to 4.

A spaghetti dinner will be served from 1 to 6, then six of Johnstown bands will perform.

Tickets are $10 at the door for the whole day and $7 for dinner only or bands only.

Mini Miracles supports differently disabled children.

Information: 691-4005.

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