The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

November 3, 2011

What is happening Saturday, Nov. 5

Some Saturday


The Tribune-Democrat

— SATURDAY, NOV. 5

Tunes for Tails fundraiser for the Humane Society of Cambria County will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday at Ace’s 316 Chestnut St. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

Admission is $10.

Information: 535-6116.

Artists honored

The 2011 Artists’ Hall of Fame will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at Sunnehanna Country Club, 1000 Sunnehanna Drive, Westmont.

Sally Stewart and Brad and Laura Gordon will be honored.

Tickets are $50 per person.

Information: 536-5399.

Strike up the band

A free concert will be presented by the 78th U.S. Army Band at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena, 326 Napoleon St., downtown Johnstown.

The band has 46 musicians broken down into several performance groups, including a concert band, stage band, marching band, brass quintet, woodwind quintet, jazz combo, rock band, Dixieland band and buglers.

They perform classical, concert, marches and patriotic, pop and jazz music.

No tickets are required for the concert.

Information: 536-5131.

Spirited tale

“Canterville Ghost,” the Oscar Wilde story adapted by Tim Kelly, will be presented by the Bishop McCort Catholic High School Drama Club at 7 tonight and Saturday at the Guzzi Performing Arts Center at the high school, 25 Osborne St. in the 8th Ward section of Johnstown.

Tickets are $5 for adults and $4 for students.

Information: 536-8991.

Young actors

An adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz” will be presented by the Kids on Stage group at Community Arts Center of Cambria County at 11 a.m. Saturday at Westmont Middle School, 827 Diamond Blvd.

The performance is free.

Information: 255-6515.

Memorable benefit

The third annual Heather’s Cup, a fundraiser in memory of Heather Miller, will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at Chestnut Ridge High School, 2588 Quaker Valley Road, Fishertown.

There will be football games between fourth- and sixth-grade teams from Berlin, Chestnut Ridge, Central, Ferndale, Meyersdale, Northern Bedford, Tussey Mountain and Westmont.

The day also will feature cheerleading, a kid’s carnival, basket raffle, sports memorabilia raffles, concessions and baked goods, a balloon release and prayer circle and child fingerprinting and IDs.

Proceeds will benefit Heather’s Haven and 10-year-old Tyler Lafferty of Buffalo Mills, who suffered second- and third- degree burns over 30 percent of his body last year.

Information: chestnutridgelions.net.



Songs in harmony

“A Class Act!” will be presented by the Altoona Chorus of Sweet Adelines at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Altoona Area Junior High School auditorium, 1400 Seventh Ave., Altoona.

Their featured guest is Capri Quartet from the Baltimore area, known for their comedy skits and award-winning sound.

Four local quartets from the Altoona Chorus also will perform.  

Tickets are $13 for adults and $9 for students younger than 17 at the door.

Information: www.altoonachorus.com or 943-2237.



Arts and music

An Arts and Cultural Celebration will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the ski lodge at Hidden Valley Resort, One Craighead Drive, Hidden Valley.

The event will feature more than 30 juried artisan exhibits, hourly demonstrations, food booths and music.

Saturday’s musical performances will include acoustic guitarist and vocalist Chuck Catalamessa from noon to 2 p.m., the Harold Betters Quartet from 3 to 5 p.m. and vocalist Jessica Zamiska and pianist John Olearchick at 6.

An autumn wine dinner will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Clock Tower Restaurant.

Dinner reservations are $64.95.