SUNDAY, NOV 6
“Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” will be presented by River City Brass Band at 3 p.m. Sunday at Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, Richland Township.
Tickets are $23 and $25.
Information: (412) 434-7222, (800) 292-7222 or www.rivercitybrass.org.
A basket party to benefit the YWCA of Greater Johnstown will be held beginning at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Therese Roman Catholic Church social hall, 536 Decker Ave. in the West End section of Johnstown.
Lunch will be served at 12:30, with the basket drawing beginning at 2.
The cost is $8 for 25 basket tickets and lunch.
Additional basket tickets are available for $5.
A basket party to benefit First Presbyterian Church’s free Thanksgiving dinner will be held Sunday at Richland fire hall, 1321 Scalp Ave., Richland Township.
Doors will open at 1 p.m., and drawings will begin at 2:30.
The church’s family-style dinner will be served beginning at noon Nov. 24.
Those interested in attending are asked to call the church to make reservations.
A Fall Basket Auction and Raffle will be held from 11:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at St. John’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 719 Chestnut Ave., Northern Cambria.
There will be free desserts and refreshments.
Bad hat day
“Madeline and the Bad Hat” will be presented as part of the Coal-ala Bear Series for Children at 2 p.m. Sunday at Arcadia Theater, 1418 Graham Ave., Windber.
Tickets are $6.
Beat goes on
A drum circle will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center, 411 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.
Those interested in joining the circle do not need experience in music to participate.
Facilitator Rachel Allen is trained in West African, Middle Eastern and many other cultural traditions.
The cost is $5 per person.
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.
An autumn wine dinner will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Clock Tower Restaurant.
Dinner reservations are $64.95.
Pittsburgh jazz musician Kenny Blake will perform at noon Sunday and Laurel Highlands’ duo Tim Roberts and Stacey Meyers will perform at 2.
Admission is free for the celebration.
Information: www.hiddenvalleyresort.com or 443-8000.
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SUNDAY, NOV 6
Captured on film | Annual Johnstown movie festival kicks off tonight
People yearning to become successful filmmakers have an opportunity to showcase their talents during the seventh annual Johnstown Film Festival. Johnstown Area Heritage Association’s festival will be held tonight through Saturday (June 6-9) and will feature a mix of film shorts – documentaries, experimental films, narratives and comedies.
Symbolic images | Exhibit will feature banners celebrating legends, customs of China
East will come West for the first time in a new exhibition at St. Francis University in Loretto. “Stories Joyfully Embroidered: Shaanxi Folk Textiles from Northern China” will be on display from June 28 through Oct. 12 at Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Loretto.
'Asian Fusion' theme for SAMA's 35th annual gala
“Asian Fusion,” the 35th annual gala and largest fundraiser for Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Loretto, is scheduled for July 20 on the campus of St. Francis University, Loretto.
Events | Free music
Alternative rock band 10,000 Maniacs will appear in a free concert at 8 tonight at Peoples Natural Gas Park, 90 Johns St. in downtown Johnstown.
Members' showcase | Allied Artists set up for summer display
The 2013 Summer Exhibition of Allied Artists of Johnstown will be on display through July 6 at Art Works in Johnstown, 413 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.
Festive weekend on tap in Windber
The Windber community will celebrate its heritage with a weekend full of music, food and fun.
The 2013 Miners’ Memorial Day Weekend will be held Friday through Sunday along Graham Avenue in downtown Windber.
Famous daughter making 6th trip to area stage
Executive producer Teresa Stoughton Marafino never imagined that buying a young girl a bowl of soup would turn into one of the best investments she could make for the Mountain Playhouse.
A family affair | Four sets of parents/offsprings in cast of 'Fiddler on the Roof'
There will be no fiddling around when it comes to this musical. Performances of “Fiddler on the Roof” will bring matchmaking and tradition to the area from June 20 through July 6 at Cresson Lake Playhouse, 279 Shapiro Road, Loretto.
- Religion in brief | Faith Chapel sets community day
Events | Antique fair
The 26th annual Antiques on the Diamond will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday around Ligonier’s Diamond and on East and West Main streets.
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