The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


July 27, 2012

Events | Class act

“Legally Blonde” will be presented through Aug. 11 at Cresson Lake Playhouse, 279 Shapiro Road, Loretto.

Showtimes are 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.

Tickets are $17 for adults and $10 for students younger than 18.

Information: 472-4333 or


Broadway tribute

“The Sondheim Concert” will be performed by Max Fedore and other local musicians at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, Richland Township.

Tickets are $14 at the door.

Information: 421-9972.


Rocket man

Elton John impersonator Lee Alverson will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at Arcadia Theater, 1418 Graham Ave., Windber.

The show will benefit Windber Municipal Authority and Windber Volunteer Fire Company.

Tickets are $20.

Information: 467-9070.


Summer music

The Summer Concert Series at Peoples Natural Gas Park will continue at 7 tonight with folk singer Chris Smither and special guests Striped Maple Hollow.

Striped Maple Hollow is a four-piece acoustic Americana group from Johnstown.

Tickets for the concert are $15 in advance plus handling fees or $22 at the door.

JAHA members are eligible for a 15 percent discount.

Information: 539-1889 or


Firefighters' fete

The 91st annual Cambria County Firemen’s Convention will continue today and Saturday at the Ferndale Jubilee grounds along Ferndale Avenue.

Highlights will include a bucket brigade competition at 6 p.m. today and a parade at 5 p.m. Saturday.



Portrait art

A collection of portraits by local artist Marcene Glover will be on display beginning Thursday at Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center, 411 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

An opening reception will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday.

Information: 536-5399.


Ebensburg celebration

Ebensburg Homecoming will kick off a day early with a Downtown Shutdown from 7 to 11 tonight on the streets of downtown Ebensburg.

Center and High streets will be shut down a block in each direction from the center light in downtown, and outside dining will be available.

Midnight Special will perform a free concert of classic hits from the ’70s and ’80s from 8 to 11 on the street.

Ebensburg Homecoming will be held Saturday at sites throughout downtown Ebensburg and Lake Rowena.

Admission is free.

Information: 472-8780 or


Outdoor art

A Wet Paint Weekend will be held today through Sunday at Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Loretto on the campus of St. Francis University.

The event begins at 9 a.m. today with artists painting at outdoor sites.

A wet sale and exhibition from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday will allow the public a chance to purchase the paintings.

The cost is $30, and registration will be taken today.

Information: 472-3920.


All’s fair

Bedford County Fair will wind down today and Saturday at the fairgrounds on West Pitt Street, west of downtown Bedford on business Route 30.

One-price admission of $9 includes all midway rides, exhibitions and grandstand shows. Weekly walk-around tickets are $17.




The farce “The Fox on the Fairway” will be presented through Aug. 5 at Mountain Playhouse, Jennerstown.

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

Tickets are $17 to $30 for matinees and $22 to $34 for evenings.

Information: 629-9201, option 1, or on the Internet at


Bandshell blast

AmeriServ Free Summer Concerts at the Roxbury Bandshell will continue Sunday at the bandshell along Franklin Street in Johnstown.

Rosie and the Jammers will polka beginning at 5 p.m.


Book bargains

The Friends of the Cambria County Library Inclined to Read Bookstore will be selling cookbooks of all types for $1 through Tuesday at the Cambria County Library, 248 Main St. in downtown Johnstown.

Bookstore hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays.

Information: 536-5131.


At the hop

A record hop will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday in the Grand Ballroom at Windber Recreation Park, Route 160.

A car and motorcycle cruise-in will begin at 4 p.m.

Admission is $5.

The music of the ’50s and ’60s will continue Aug. 26.


Outdoors concerts

The Civic Concert Band will perform as part of the free Summer Concerts on the Green at 7 p.m. Wednesday on the grounds of Community Arts Center of Cambria County, 1217 Menoher Blvd., Westmont.

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