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 noon Monday.
May 1-3: Rummage Sale, St. Luke’s Catholic Church, 420 N. Main St., Youngsville, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday (items $1 a bag Saturday).
May 2-3: Rummage sale, Saron Lutheran Church, Youngsville, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday.
May 3: Spaghetti dinner sponsored by Warren Area High School Baseball Boosters, St. Joseph Education Center, Pennsylvania Ave. W., Warren, 4-7 p.m.
May 3: Ladies Tea, Warren County Christian School, music and speaker author Lisa Jordan, 10:30 a.m. (563-4457)
May 3: Cinco race, Warren, geocaching, bike safety course, magic show, face painting, story telling and more, multiple distances, “http://runthecinco.com”>runthecinco.com
May 3: 2014 Kinzua Knit-Away, classes, market, lunch, door prizes, music and more, First United Methodist Church, 200 Market St., Warren. www.sites.google.com/site/kinzuaknit
May 3: Yankee Bush Productions presents “A Tribute to Hall-of-Famers The Eagles” by Seven Bridges, Struthers Library Theatre, Warren, 8 p.m. (489-3110)
May 3-4:?Crary Art Gallery workshop: “Painting a Glowing Still Life in Watercolor ” with master watercolorist Barbara Fox from Ellicottville, NY.
May 4: Special Bingo, Garland Fire Hall, doors open, 5 p.m.; bingo starts, 6:30 p.m. (563-7575).
May 5: Fashion Show & Luncheon, Woman’s Club of Warren, 310 Market St., Warren
May 7-8: The WGH Auxiliary will sponsor a “Jewelry is Fun” sale, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., outpatient lobby of the hospital.
May 10: Ham & Leek Dinner, buffet-style with homemade desserts, sponsored by West Spring Creek Congregational Church, Spring Creek Fire Hall, Rt. 426, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
May 10: Fun walk to support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Youngsville Elementary/Middle School, 10 a.m. Team Logan Lovers selling chances for a basket of Pampered Chef items valued at $400 (Lori Dyke, 489-3675).
May 10: Open House, Elk Township Historical Society, 1-4 p.m.
May 10: Open House, Suites at Rouse, 10 a.m.-noon. (563-1650)
May 11: Warren Philharmonic concert, Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church, 4 p.m.
May 15-18: Warren Players presents “Jesus Christ Superstar” (May 15, 16, 17 at 8 p.m.; May 18 at 2 p.m.), directed by Deborah Murphy. Written by Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award-winners Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice as one of the earliest rock operas, a completely sung-through piece reflecting a 70s musical sensibility, Library Theatre, 723-7231.
May 15-31: Warren Art League Spring show, Wetmore Gallery, Warren Public Library.
May 16: House of Hope, transitional residence for women in recovery from addiction, open house with music by string trio “Delight Hine,” 316 Hazel St., Warren, 4-8 p.m.
May 16-18:?Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, Betts Park.
May 16-June 7:?Crary Art Gallery, “Introspection, Retrospection and a New Perspective,” closely observed romantic landscape paintings by Mikel Wintermantel, Copley Master artist from Allegany, N.Y., AND “Exploring Inside and Out,” works in collage, encaustic, and mixed media by Kane mother-daughter artists Merry Ryding and Drea Ryding, together for the first time in a duo exhibition. Public opening reception, 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 16, meet the artists, gallery talk at 6:30 p.m. (gallery closed Memorial Day)
May 17: 21st annual Youngsville High School Alumni Scholarship Fund golf scramble, Cable Hollow Golf Course (723-7087).
May 17: Wilder Museum Season Opening, 1-5 p.m., and Irvine-Newbold Tour, 1 p.m., Wilder Museum of Warren County History, 51 Erie Ave., Irvine.
May 17: Writers and Poets Open Read Night, free, Authors Book Shop, 227 Liberty St., Warren. 6-8 p.m. Aspriring writers and poets are invited to read their works in front of an audience.
May 20: Primary Day Open House, Elk Township Historical Society.
May 22-25: Holiday Camping at the Warren County Fairgrounds (730-2890 or 730-4644)
May 24: Y-Bar-U Saddle Club, Scandia, sponsors “Through the Horse’s Eyes,” free training clinic with Dawn Samuelson, 2-5 p.m. ((716) 969-0064).
May 24: Y-Bar-U Saddle Club, Scandia, Fun Game Show,all ages welcome, prizes and campbin, 6 p.m.(723-3048).
May 26: Warren County School District, Memorial Day; no school.
May 29: “Bridal Beauty” Fashion Flaunt Fundraiser, Wilder Museum of Warren County History, 51 Erie Ave., Irvine; a unique fashion show featuring bridal gowns from years, decades, and centuries past, refreshments, auction of the purses, and more, 5-8 p.m. (for reservations, call 723-1795 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 31: Northern Allegheny Outdoor Women’s Association, women’s outdoor workshops, Chapman State park ((814) 436-1048).
May 31: Kansas in concert, sponsored by Whirley Drinkworks! Kansas, the progressive rock “garage band” from Topeka, has produced eight gold albums, three six-time Platinum winning albums, one platinum live album, and a million-selling gold single, “Dust in the Wind.” The band also is known for iconic rock classic “Carry On Wayward Son,” Library Theatre, 723-7231, 8 p.m.
June 7-8: Warren County Open Golf Tournament, Conewango Valley Country Club.
June 10: Warren County School District, last day of school for students.
June 11: Warren County School District, professional development days for teachers; no school for students.
June 12-27: 25th Annual Warren County Summer Music School at Warren Area Elementary School; instruction in the arts (music, visual, theater, and dance) for students entering fifth grade through adults, 8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. weekdays; www.wcsms.org.
June 13: Warren County School District, commencement.
June 13-15: Allegheny 100 Hiking Challenge; hikers of any skill level traverse 100, 75, 50 or 25 miles in 50 hours. Those who pre-register will receive a membership in the NCTA, shuttle service and a T-shirt. (northcountrytrail.org/get-involved/special-events/ or email email@example.com.
June 14: Open House, Elk Township Historical Society, 1-4 p.m.
June 14: Cruise In and Chicken Barbecue, Friendship Field, Pittsfield, sponsored by Garland Volunteer Fire Department, noon-?
June 19-21: Saint Joseph Annual Rummage Sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday (items $1 a bag Saturday).
June 21: Writers and Poets Open Read Night, free, Authors Book Shop, 227 Liberty St., Warren. 6-8 p.m. Aspriring writers and poets are invited to read their works in front of an audience.
June 21: Loretta Lynn in concert, sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank and Fox & Sons Excavating, LLC /Kinzua Wolf Run Marina. Country music legend, Loretta Lynn, has fashioned a body of work as artistically and commercially successful-and as culturally significant-as any female performer in American music. Loretta Lynn is one of the classic singers of country who ruled the charts for decades racking up more than 70 hits as a solo artist and a duet partner, Library Theatre, 723-7231, 8 p.m.
June 21-July 19: Crary Art Gallery, “Three Friends – McConnor, McNickle, and Stewart,” exhibition of paintings by three prominent western Pennsylvania artists Sean McConnor, Thomas McNickle and James Stewart. Public opening reception and meet the artists, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, June 21 (closed Fourth of July)
June 26: “Pops at the Fountain” with Warren Philharmonic and Warren Summer Music School students, downtown Warren, 5 p.m.
June 27-July 5: Holiday Camping at the Warren County Fairgrounds (730-2890 or 730-4644)
June 28: Barnyard Classic 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, Eisenhower High School (730-8669 or 706-1469)
June 28: First Annual Hooktown Holidays Fund-Raiser, Rummage Sale, Area Agency on Aging, 905 Fourth Ave., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
June 28: The WGH Auxiliary will host its annual benefit dinner/dance outside under the big tent at Betts Park. Reduced price tickets for “Dancing Under the Stars” will go on sale in May.
June 29: Cruise In and Treasures and Trinkets Craft Fair, Warren County Fairgrounds, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
July 3: Liberty Rocks, Liberty St., downtown Warren.
July 4-6: The Warren County 4th of July Organization presents the 67th Annual 4th of July Parade and Celebration with Bates Brothers Amusements at Betts Park; parade, festivities, concert on Friday; festivities, concert, gigantic fireworks display on Saturday; festivities, concert, laser show on Sunday (www.warrenpajuly4th.com).
July 7: Last day for Elk Tonwship Photo Contest Submissions.
July 10-11: WGH Auxiliary will sponsor a summer “Books Are Fun” sale, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., outpatient lobby of the hospital.
July 12: Second annual Community SummerFest, free, craft and vendor fair; food; children’s area with bounce house, games, pony rides and petting zoo; live music (Russ Keyser, 11 a.m.; Larry Lewicki Polka Band, 1:30 p.m.; Ron Carrington “Touch of Gold,” 4:30 p.m.); chicken barbecue, noon-sold out; hot air balloon rides, 6-8 p.m. (563-6465).
July 12: Open House, Elk Township Historical Society, 1-4 p.m., and Photo Contest Opening Reception, 7 p.m.
July 12: Third Annual Sarah J. Morrison Memorial Charity Run, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
July 17-20: All American Barbecue Festival and Kansas City Barbecue Society Competition, Warren County Fairgrounds
July 19: Writers and Poets Open Read Night, free, Authors Book Shop, 227 Liberty St., Warren. 6-8 p.m. Aspriring writers and poets are invited to read their works in front of an audience.
July 24-27: Warren Players student produced/directed show, Library Theatre.
Aug. 1: Warren Festival of the Arts presents “You’ve Been Framed!”, Library Theatre, 7:30 p.m.
Aug. 5-9: Warren County Fair, Pittsfield.
Aug. 8-9: Crary Art Gallery workshop “Drawing the Portrait from Life,” hone your skill in portrait drawings with professional portraitist and former Crary exhibitor Luis Alvarez Roure, 5:30-9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.
Aug. 9: Open House, Elk Township Historical Society, 1-4 p.m.
Aug. 10: Kwik Fill Kinzua Classic Bike Race in the Allegheny National Forest; registration opens at 7:45 a.m.; race begins, 9 a.m. (723-1330)
Aug. 10: Crary Art Gallery demonstration: “Alla Prima Portrait Painting.” Watch as professional portraitist and former Crary exhibitor Luis Alvarez Roure demonstrates – free of charge – how to paint a portrait in one sitting. Take a chance to become the sitter, and you may walk home with the finished painting, noon-4 p.m.
Aug. 14-15: WGH Auxiliary will sponsor a scrub sale by “Erie Uniforms,” 7 a.m.-4 p.m., outpatient lobby of the hospital.
Aug. 16: Writers and Poets Open Read Night, free, Authors Book Shop, 227 Liberty St., Warren. 6-8 p.m. Aspriring writers and poets are invited to read their works in front of an audience.
Aug. 16-17: 9th Annual “A’maize’ing” Corn Festival, Youngsville’s Main Street downtown, sponsored by the Revitalization of Youngsville and the Borough of Youngsville, fun for the whole family: free wagon rides, corn on the cob, karaoke, bands, dancing in the street, parade, children’s games, chicken Barbecue, food court, fireworks sponsored by the Rouse, historical displays at the Wilder Museum, and more. Rain or shine. Most activities free or a small donation (Ron Young 563-4722).
Aug. 22-24: Kinzua Heritage Festival, noon to 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 pm. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, 4047 Fox Hill, Akeley (757-5039)
Aug. 23: “Sportsmen’s Challenge Festival,” 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., people pull, pie baking contest and pie auction, judged photo contest, children’s games and events, a silent auction, lawn mower obstacle course, corn hole tournament, a pre-1965 farm tractor cruise in, crafters, food vendors, a flea market and more, Chandlers Valley (489-3760).
Aug. 28-31: Holiday Camping at the Warren County Fairgrounds (730-2890 or 730-4644)
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 Meadowsand Mathias Zahniser, son of the Wilderness Act author (open Labor Day).
Sept. 6-7: Wildwind Festival, Warren County Fairgrounds, Pittsfield.
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: Elk Township Historical Society Annual Meeting, Scandia Community Center, 7 p.m.
Sept. 13: Open House, Elk Township Historical Society, 1-4 p.m.
Sept. 20: Writers and Poets Open Read Night, free, Authors Book Shop, 227 Liberty St., Warren. 6-8 p.m. Aspriring writers and poets are invited to read their works in front of an audience.
Sept. 27: Alzheimer’s Walk , Betts Park, Warren.
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: Writers and Poets Open Read Night, free, Authors Book Shop, 227 Liberty St., Warren. 6-8 p.m. Aspriring writers and poets are invited to read their works in front of an audience.
October 23: “Triple Bloom,” educational seminar sponsored by Warren Garden Club, Warren Holiday Inn. Bill Rose will provide techniques for staying mentally sharp; Bill Bushnell 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).
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. 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. Aspriring 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)
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. 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)