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Monday, September 30, 2013

events by Ligonier Radio

  • OCTOBER 2: Dr. John Freudenstein, a professor from Ohio State University will present the talk...Beauty and the Beast: Lessons from the study of orchids on Wednesday, October 2 at 7 PM at St. Vincent College's Fred Rogers Center. The presentation is free and no registration is required.
  • OCTOBER 4: Holy Trinity School will be having a Fish Fry on Friday, October 4th from 4-7 PM in the school cafeteria. Eat in or call for take out orders at 724-238-6430. All proceeds benefit Holy Trinity School.
  • OCTOBER 5: The  Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Ligonier Valley will hold their seventh annual Used and Unique Backyard Sale on Saturday, October 5th from 9 AM- 4 PM.The sale includes many good books, antiques, housewares, small appliances, tools, decorative items and much more. All proceeds benefit the Westmoreland Food Bank and Ligonier Valley Food Pantry.
  • OCTOBER 5: Westmoreland Walks...Taking Steps Against Breast Cancer will have their 12th annual walk at Twin Lakes Park on Saturday, October 5th beginning at 11 AM. For more information, visit their website
  • OCTOBER 5: It's the Miracles from Maggie 5K Run and Miracle Mile Fun Run on Saturday, October 5th at Antiochian Village. Registration begins at 7:30 AM, a balloon release will be at 8:45 AM and the 5 K start will begin at 9 AM, the Miracle Mile start at 9:30 AM. The run was created in the honor of Maggie Elder, a fifth grader who valiantly battled Ewing's Sarcoma in 2012. All proceeds go to support those battling childhood cancer and for childhood cancer research. Registration can been done on-line at Miracles
  • OCTOBER 11-13 FORT LIGONIER DAYSIt's the largest event in Ligonier all year! A celebration of our town's history with Fort Ligonier. Events, arts and crafts booths, musical entertainment and the Saturday morning parade. Ligonier's radio statio, The Valley, will be providing music and community news as well as event schedules from the West Side Stage on Main Street.
  • OCTOBER 13: It's the Fort Ligonier Days 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, October 13th. Race time start is 8:30 AM for runners and 8:32 AM for walkers. The race will begin and end at the Ligonier Valley High School. All proceeds will benefit Fort Ligonier Days. For more information contact the Chamber of Commerce office at 724-238-4200.
  • OCTOBER 19: Ligonier's Halloween Event to kick-off Halloween Season! A Monster Bash Movie Marathon at The Ligonier Theater. A 13 hour marathon of classic horror movies. Including Thomas Edison's rare "Frankenstein" filmed in 1910 and the 1922 first version of Dracula. Classic monster movie merchandise on the 2nd floor of the theater. Vincent Price, Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi movies. Details, call (724) 516-9147. $10 admission for a whole day and night of spooky fun for the whole family! Website:
  • OCTOBER 19-30: The Ligonier Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring their annual Scarecrow Contest from October 19th through the 30th. The entry fee is $20.00 and applications are available at the Chamber office.
  • THROUGH JANUARY 11: Artists in Our Midst: Art in Common Annual Juried Exhibition will be featured at the Southern Allegheny Museum of the Arts September 13th through January 11th. The exhibit displays the work of local and regional artists.