Third Avenue Arts Fest

The Third Avenue Arts Fest kicks off at 6 p.m. Friday, July 12, 2019, with an all-American picnic at Bottle Works in Cambria City. The third annual festival continues from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019, with artisan booths, live art demonstrations, food and beverages, musical entertainment and Italian street painting exhibits.

Cultural festival

The Third Avenue Arts Fest kicks off at 6 p.m. Friday with an all-American picnic and continues from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Bottle Works, 411 Third Ave., Cambria City, Johnstown.

Admission: Free.

Information: 814-535-2020 or

Flowers galore

The Garden Club of Johnstown will present its biennial flower show “Wandering the Garden Path” from noon to 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Community Arts Center of Cambria County, 1217 Menoher Blvd., Westmont.

Admission: Free.

Information: 814-495-5142.

Church reunion

St. Benedict Roman Catholic Church’s 86th annual parish reunion will be held Friday through Sunday on the church grounds, 2310 Bedford St., Geistown Borough.

Hours for the reunion are 5 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Admission: Free.


Summer movie

Ebensburg Borough will host a free showing of “Mary Poppins Returns” at dusk Friday at Veterans Memorial Park.

The event is sponsored by Ebensburg Moose Lodge 681, and Dauntless Fire Company will provide popcorn.

In case of inclement weather, the movie will be moved into Dauntless Fire Company’s hall, 209 W. Sample St.

Lots of laughs

The Stone Bridge Players will present Ray Cooney’s farce “It Runs in the Family” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Johnstown Flood Museum, 304 Washington St., downtown Johnstown.

Tickets: $22.

Information: 814-539-1889 or

Hilarious confusion

The farce “Don’t Dress for Dinner” will be presented through July 21 at Mountain Playhouse, 7690 Somerset Pike, Jennerstown.

Curtain times are 7 p.m. Tuesdays, 2 and 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 2 p.m. Thursdays, 2 p.m. Fridays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays.

Tickets: $15 to $40.

Information: 814-629-9220 or

Park events

• Living History Day 2019 will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, 110 Federal Park Road, Gallitzin.

There will be children’s activities and games, guided tours of the Lemon House, demonstrations and storytelling. 

There is no fee to attend.

• Evening on the Lake: Let’s Go to the South Fork will be offered at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the South Fork Fishing and Hunting Club Clubhouse, St. Michael.

Those attending will learn where the idea for the club came about, the process for becoming a member and how club members spent their time in the Alleghenies at Lake Conemaugh.

The program is free but reservations are required.

Information: 814-886-6170.

Community gathering

The Northern Cambria County Regional Heritage Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to midnight Saturday along Philadelphia Avenue in downtown Northern Cambria.

The event will feature food and craft vendors, musical entertainment, children’s activities and fireworks.

Admission: Free.


Magical adventure

Missoula Children’s Theatre company will present “Aladdin” at 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday at Arcadia Theater, 1418 Graham Ave., Windber.

Tickets: $8 in advance, $10 at the door.

Information: 814-467-9070 or

Movie time

Discover Downtown Johns-town Partnership will host Movies in the Park with a showing of “The Lego Movie 2” at dusk Saturday in Johnstown’s Central Park.

Moviegoers are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets.

Admission: Free.

Outdoor concerts

• Night Train will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday in Central Park in downtown Johnstown as part of the Concerts in the Park Series.

• The Irish Pretenders will perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, followed by Tree at 6 as part of the AmeriServ Free Summer Concert Series at Roxbury Bandshell, Franklin Street, Johnstown.


• Delmont Area Community Band will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Diamond Park Bandstand in Ligonier as part of the summer band concert series.

There is no admission fee.

• Satrycon will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday as part of the Concerts on the Green series at Community Arts Center of Cambria County, 1217 Menoher Blvd., Westmont.

Admission is free.

Country gathering

The 45th annual Country Music Show headlined by Craig Morgan will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Indiana County Fairgrounds at Mack Park.

Special guest will be The Andy Davis Band.

Cost: $27.

Information: 724-349-9114 or

Library happenings

The following events are happening at the Cambria County Library, 248 Main St., downtown Johnstown:

• Summer Quest Reading Program: A Universe of Stories will run through July 23.

• Summer Feeding Program will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through Aug. 9 for children up to 18 years of age. No paperwork is required.

• “Meet the Robinsons” will be shown at 1 p.m. Monday as part of Family Movie Afternoons. A free lunch will be offered from noon to 1 p.m.

• Lego Club will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday. The club is for children 6 to 12 years old. There is no cost to attend.

• “The Lego Movie: The Second Part” will be shown at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday as part of Family Movie Nights. Free popcorn will be provided.

Information: 814-536-5131, ext. 205.

Lunch recital

Classical guitarist Bruce Schettig will present a concert at noon Tuesday at First Lutheran Church, 415 Vine St., downtown Johnstown.

A light lunch will follow.

An offering will be taken.

Information: 814-536-7521.

Bard in the park

William Shakespeare’s “Cymbeline” will be staged by Band of Brothers Shakespeare Company at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 19 and 20 and July 24 through 27 in the main pavilion at Stackhouse Park

Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students, seniors and military.

They are available in advance online at or at the gate.

Crochet meeting

The Highland Hookers Crochet Group will meet from noon to 4 p.m. Friday at Highland Community Library, 330 Schoolhouse Road, Richland Township.

Information: 814-266-5610.

Kelly Urban is a reporter for The Tribune-Democrat. She can be reached at (814) 532-5073. Follow her on Twitter @KellyUrban25.