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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

events by Ligonier Radio

  • AUGUST 16: The Ligonier Valley Library will present a 3 D for Kids Program on Saturday, August 16th from 11 AM- Noon. This high-energy  workshop, presented by award-winning filmmaker Jeff Boller, explores the art and science of 3D movies. Participants learn how to create amazing drawings, photographs and movies... all in 3D! The workshop is intended for kids ages 7 and up and their parents. There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. Call the library at 724-238-6451 for more information.
  • AUGUST 17: The Summer Band Concert series continues every Sunday evening beginning at 7 PM at the Diamond Bandstand. On August 17th it's the Delmont Area Concert Band.
  • AUGUST 17: The Compass Inn will hold a Militia and the Frontier Living History Weekend on August 16th from 11 AM- 4 PM and August 17th from 1 - 5 PM. Call the Compass Inn at 724-238-4983 for more details.
  • AUGUST 22: The Taste of History will be at Fort Ligonier on Friday, August 22nd from 5:30- 7:30 PM. There will be pizza baking demonstrations in our field ovens and musical performance by Joe Golden and Pat Petraca. Tickets are $8.00 for Fort members and $10.00 non-members.
  • AUGUST 23: Antiques on the Diamond returns to Ligonier on Saturday, August 23rd from 8 AM- 3 PM. There will be over 50 antique dealers located around the Diamond.
  • AUGUST 24: The Summer Band Concert series continues every Sunday evening beginning at 7 PM at the Diamond Bandstand. The Somerset Country Community Band will perform on August 24th.
  • THROUGH AUGUST 29: Get out the popcorn and the blankets! Keystone State Park has movie night every Friday night now through August 29th. They will be playing a variety of movies (pg-13 or less) at the beach house. They will be shown on a projector screen outside on the lawn, so bring your blankets, chairs and make sure you dress for the weather. But most importantly bring the whole family for this great time! Movie times are at 8:30 pm, may vary depending on when it gets dark. Movies will not be shown in inclement weather. 
  • AUGUST 30: Come and witness blacksmiths perform their trade at the Hammer Inn -Blacksmith Day ..Saturday, August 30th from 11AM- 4 PM at the Compass Inn. Call 724-238-4983 for more information.
  • SEPTEMBER 1-30: Silly Saturdays in September return at the Compass Inn with colonial crafts and a lot of fun activities for the kids. That's every Saturday in September from 11 AM- 4 PM.