The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


June 12, 2014

Look what's happening this weekend


Jukebox musical

“The Marvelous Wonderettes” will take audiences to the 1958 prom Tuesday 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 1, or

Rose garden

Country star Lynn Anderson will perform as part of the Miners’ Memorial Day celebration at 7:30 tonight at Arcadia Theater, 1418 Graham Ave., Windber.

Tickets are $38, $34 and $30.

Information: 467-9070 or

Bandshell bash

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

South Side Strays will perform a mix of the Grateful Dead, The Beatles and The Byrds with a touch of blues and country at 5 p.m., and The Lux Republic will perform rock at 6.

Food and beverages will be provided by Holy Cross National Catholic Church, located in the Moxham section of Johnstown.

Proceeds will go toward the bandshell’s restoration fund.

Guests are advised to bring lawn chairs for seating.

Noon series

Bryan Lohr will present an  organ recital at noon Tuesday at First Lutheran Church, 415 Vine St., downtown Johnstown.

He will perform Cesar Franck’s “Chorale No. 1 in E Major,” “Grand Choeur” by Theodore Dubois and “The Swan” from “Carnival of the Animals” by Camille Saint-Saens.

Lohr is the minister of music at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Somerset.

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

Information: 536-7521.

Miners’ celebration

The 2014 Miners’ Memorial Day celebration will be held today through Sunday on Graham Avenue in Windber.

There will be car, motorcycle and truck/ATV shows, live entertainment, street dances, fireworks, food and craft vendors, a children’s petting zoo and games and a parade.

J-Town Roller Girls will present the second free No Miner Penalties bout between Coal Miner’s Slaughter and the Highland Heartbreakers at 1 p.m. Saturday at Windber Community Building, 1605 Graham Ave.

Rockin’ the house

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

Curtain times are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 2 pm. June 22 and 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.

Heritage festival

South Fork Area Heritage Days will be held Thursday through June 22 in and around South Fork Borough.

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

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

A dinner will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church, 500 Maple Ave., and a wine tasting will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 20 at Most Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church hall, 550 Main St.

Each event is $10.

Worthy causes

A summer basket party to benefit the Cambria City Community Association will be held Thursday at St. Francis of Assisi activity hall, 134 Barron Ave., Johnstown.

Doors will open at 5 p.m., with basket drawings at 6:30.

Tickets are $8, which includes a spaghetti dinner and 25 basket tickets.

Extra tickets may be purchased at the door for $5.

There also will be plants, a lottery tree, money wreaths, a $100 bill and door prizes.

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