The following is a list of upcoming local entertainment events. The Times Observer welcomes additions to the list that are of community interest. Club meetings and closed gatherings are not included. To add an event, call features editor Diana Paddock in the newsroom at 723-8200 by
Aug. 28-31: Holiday Camping at the Warren County Fairgrounds (730-2890 or 730-4644)
Aug. 29: Music in the Park sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, "Chaz" (classic rock), Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvania Ave. W., Warren, 7-9 p.m.
Aug. 30: Gold Wing Road Riders Association, Chapter "Q" of Warren hosts second annual "Crusin' for St. Jude," a motorcycle charity ride for all models and makes of motorcycles, Brokenstraw Campgrounds, Pittsfield; registration, 8 to 10 a.m.; 100 mile ride; lunch provided. To benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (723-7819 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Aug. 30: Field of Flags set-up 9 a.m. volunteers welcome coffee, cocoa and donuts, Warren County Memorial Park, 20050 Rt. 6.
Aug. 30-Sept. 28: Crary Art Gallery, "Wilderness at 50: Photographic Reflections on the Legacy of Tionesta Visionary Howard Zahniser," large photographs of the nation's wilderness areas by nationally prominent photographers Robert Glenn Ketchum, Craig Blacklock, Anthony Cook, Clyde Butcher, Marc Muench, Robbie George and others, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act of 1964, authored by Howard Zahniser, a Tionesta native. Including the winner(s) of the Wilderness Photo Contest. Public opening reception, 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30. Meet the photographers at 7 p.m. Gallery talk by former president of the Wilderness Society Bill Meadows and Mathias Zahniser, son of the Wilderness Act author (open Labor Day).
Aug. 31: Tidioute Fishing Tournament benefit turkey party, Tidioute Fire Hall, doors open, 6:30 p.m.; raffles start, 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 5: Music in the Park sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, "Old Dawg Bluegrass," Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvania Ave. W., Warren, 7-9 p.m.
Sept. 6: Mile of Candles placement, 9 a.m. volunteers welcome coffee, cocoa and donuts, Warren County Memorial Park, 20050 Rt. 6.
Sept. 6-7: 35th annual Wild Wind Folk Art & Craft Festival, Warren County Fairgrounds, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. rain or shine.
Sept. 9-10: WGH Auxiliary will sponsor a "Pittsburgh Sports" sale, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., outpatient lobby of the hospital. Items will be available for the Steelers, the Pirates & the Penguins.
Sept. 11: Patriot's Day - Freedom Walk, 6 p.m. beginning at Sugar Grove Town Park.
Sept. 11: Emergency Service Honor Service 8:30 a.m.; Military Service Honor Service 6 p.m., on-site parking, plenty of seating restrooms, refreshments following each service, Warren County Memorial Park, 20050 Rt. 6.
Sept. 11: Elk Township Historical Society Annual Meeting, Scandia Community Center, 7 p.m.
Sept. 13: Lottsville Heritage Day, Freehold Township Building, noon-3 p.m.; tureen dinner, noon (489-3408 or 489-3262).
Sept. 13: Open House, Elk Township Historical Society, 1-4 p.m.
Sept. 18: The Wilder Museum of Warren County History, 51 Erie Ave., Irvine is "Just Warming Up!", 5-7 p.m., chicken barbecue to benefit heating unit for the museum. Warren County Tales featuring the story of J.P. and Alice Jefferson, 6 p.m.
Sept. 20: Flea Market at Chandlers Valley Community Center, 9250 Jackson Run Rd., 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (489-3760).
Sept. 20: Y-Bar-U Saddle Club, Scandia, Fall Fun Game Show, prizes, camping, 3 p.m. (968-5834)
Sept. 20: Writers and Poets Open Read Night, free, Authors Book Shop, 227 Liberty St., Warren. 6-8 p.m. Aspiring writers and poets are invited to read their works in front of an audience.
Sept. 21: 3-D Archery Shoot, Sheffield Rod & Gun Club.
Sept. 25-27: Youngsville High School Alumni Weekend with homecoming parade and bonfire Thursday, homecoming game Friday, breakfast and dinner Saturday?(489-3535).
Sept. 26-27: Fall Rummage Sale, Clarendon Trinity United Methodist Church, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday.
Sept. 26-27: Rummage sale sponsored by Russell Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, fire hall, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday (items $1 per bag Saturday).
Sept. 27: Casey Gray Memorial Whiffle Ball Tournament, Werner Park, Russell (call for five-person teams, 723-6297 or 688-1592), to benefit Warren Cancer Center.
Sept. 27: Kwik Fill Fall Family Five, 5K run/walk, check-in: 7:30 a.m.; race: 9 a.m. (www.raceit.com)
Sept. 27: Tidioute Fishing Tournament Parade, 1 p.m.
Sept. 27: Alzheimer's Walk , Betts Park, Warren.
Sept. 27: Grand Fondo of the Alleghenies Bike Event.
Sept. 27: Warren General Hospital Auxiliary sponsored Dice Run for vehicles of all types at Eagles Club in Warren. Dinner to follow.
Oct. 4: Yankee Bush Productions presents "A Tribute to Jim Croce" by John Reno and Brett Gambino, Library Theatre, Warren, 8 p.m. (489-3110)
Oct. 10: Blood Sweat & Tears featuring Bo Bice, Struthers Library Theatre, Warren, 8 p.m.
Oct. 11: Open House, Elk Township Historical Society, 1-4 p.m.
Oct. 18-Nov. 8: Crary Art Gallery, "Family Jewels," still life paintings - with twists - by Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern (great-grand-daughter-in-law of gallery namesake Clare Crary) along with a selection of paintings by gallery founder Genevieve "Gene" Walker Crary (wife of Clare Crary). Public opening reception, 6-8 p.m.Saturday, Oct. 18. Meet the artist/gallery talk, 7 p.m.
Oct. 18: Turkey Party, Clarendon Fire Hall, doors open, 6 p.m.
Oct. 18: Writers and Poets Open Read Night, free, Authors Book Shop, 227 Liberty St., Warren. 6-8 p.m. Aspiring writers and poets are invited to read their works in front of an audience.
Oct. 23: "Triple Bloom," educational seminar sponsored by Warren Garden Club, Warren Holiday Inn. Bill Rose will provide techniques for staying mentally sharp; Bill Chisnell and Dan Ristau will share floral design and gardening tips, continental breakfast, 9 a.m.; program, 10 a.m.; lunch, raffle, favors and fun (563-7112, 563-4060).
Oct. 25: Turkey party sponsored by Russell Volunteer Fire Department, fire hall.
Oct. 26: Sasquatch 5K Trail Run and Walk, Chapman State Park; 7 a.m. registration and 8:30am race. For details and registration: warrenparuns.com or phone 688-0393.
Oct. 28:?Warren Concert Association presents: Stu Fuchs (formerly of Babik) with Stukulele, Library Theatre, Warren, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 1: Holiday Auction, First Church of God, 1111 Madison Ave., Warren, refreshments, browsing, 10-11 am..; auction, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; to benefit Christian Women's Connection missions.
Nov. 1: Yankee Bush Productions presents Green River's "Tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR)," Library Theatre, Warren, 8 p.m. (489-3110)
Nov. 2: Hospice of Warren County Annual Memorial Service.
Nov. 2: Tidioute Fishing Tournament Auction, Buccardo's Restaurant, Tidioute, doors open, 2 p.m.; auction, 3 p.m.
Nov. 3: Christmas Open House at the WGH Window Box, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Refreshments will be served in the hospital caf.
Nov. 4: Election Day Open House, Elk Township Historical Society.
Nov. 8: Holiday & Craft Show sponsored by Russell Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, at first hall, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Nov. 9: Auction, Clarendon Fire Hall, doors open, noon; auction, 1 p.m. (bring your own chair).
Nov. 14-30: Crary Art Gallery, "Warren Art League Presents" works by local artists in various media. Opening, 6-8 p.m. Friday Nov. 14
Nov. 15: Writers and Poets Open Read Night, free, Authors Book Shop, 227 Liberty St., Warren. 6-8 p.m. Aspiring writers and poets are invited to read their works in front of an audience.
Nov. 17-24: Operation Christmas Child accepting shoebox-size gifts to be sent around the world to bring God's love to impoverished children, Pleasant Community Church, 673 Pleasant Dr. (723-7730)
Nov. 22: Winter Wonderland Craft Show, Youngsville Fire Hall, sponsored by Youngsville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (563-4042)
Dec. 5: Christmas Parade and downtown Living Windows.
Dec. 6-29: Crary Art Gallery, "Double Vision: Canvas and Camera in County Cork," paintings by Carol Henry teamed with photographs by Mark Evans, documenting shared time in Ireland. Public opening reception, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6; meet the artists/gallery talk 7 p.m.
Dec. 6: Elk Township Historical Society Community Christmas Dinner, 6 p.m.
Dec. 7: Tidioute Fishing Tournament Auction, Buccardo's Restaurant, Tidioute, doors open, 2 p.m.; auction, 3 p.m.
Dec. 8-12: WGH Auxiliary will sponsor the annual Christmas Basket Raffle, outpatient lobby of the hospital. Ticket will be on sale Monday - Thursday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday, 7 a.m.-noon (tickets will be counted and the drawing will take place at 2 p.m. Friday)
Dec. 9:?Warren Concert Association presents: Atlantic Brass Quintet, sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, Library Theatre, Warren, 7:30 p.m.
March 28:?Warren Concert Association presents: Pert Near Sandstone, Library Theatre, Warren, 7:30 p.m.
April 28:?Warren Concert Association presents: Wyndsync, Library Theatre, Warren, 7:30 p.m.