The following is a list of upcoming local entertainment events. The Times Observer welcomes additions to the list that are of community interest. To add an event, email managing editor Jon Sitler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays: Have You Visited the Book Cellar? In the lower level of the Warren Public Library. Selection of books for children, Teens, and adults, plus DVDs & puzzles; priced from $.25- $4. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Thursdays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., or whenever you see Sherm the Book Worm flying outside.
Nov. 17-30: Warren Art League Fall Art Show, Lakewood (N.Y.) Memorial Library; opening reception, Nov. 3, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Nov. 17-19: Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week, Nov. 12-19, at Pleasant Community Church, 673 Pleasant Drive, Warren. For more information, call (814) 723-7730.
Nov. 17: Winter Wonderland Craft Show, Youngsville Fire Hall, 10 AM – 3 PM. Free admission; 107 tables; Food available. For info., call 563-4042.
Nov. 17: Holiday Treasure Sale, Sugar Grove United Methodist Education Building, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Nov. 17: Exchange & Rotary Clubs 37th Annual Turkey Party, 6:30 p.m., St. Joseph Center. Free refreshments, cash ticket prizes, free entry with $10 grand prize ticket benefiting youth activities & the prevention of child abuse. Call 814-726-0852 for tickets.
Nov. 17: Warren Dragons Instrumental Booster Turkey Party/Gun Raffle, 7 p.m., Pleasant Fire Department Social Hall. Help support all the great kids involved in the instrumental program at the Warren Area High School. Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $20. Each ticket purchased will gain 1 person access to the event and also includes free hot dogs, beer, pop, popcorn. You can also BYOB and may also bring your own snacks as well. Doors open at 6, the party starts at 7 pm. Must be 18 or older to attend.
Nov. 17: Fall Auction, Garland VFD, 5 to 8:30 p.m. Christmas items, toys, blankets, quilts, candy, food, snacks, tools, etc. The kitchen will be open. Doors open at 5, auction starts at 6 pm. For more information call 814-688-8729.
Nov. 17: Wrightsville VFD Turkey Party & Gun Raffle, Wrightsville Fire Hall, 7 p.m. Raffles, reverse lottery, free admission.
Nov. 18: Warren Philharmonic Season of Celebration, 4:00 pm, Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church
Nov. 22: 7th Annual Warren Downtown Turkey Trot (Thanksgiving Morning). Registration begins at 7 am; run/walk begins at 8:30 am. Registration info is at www.warrenparuns.com.
Nov. 24: Fall Gun Raffle at Cherry Grove Fire Hall, 7 p.m.
Nov. 25: Pipe organ recital by guest organist and Warren County-native Tim Elder, 3 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, Warren. Additional performers include James Pearson, cello, and Denise Pearson, flute.
Nov. 26: Life Line Screening, First Lutheran Church. For more information regarding the screenings or to schedule an appointment, text the word “circle” to 797979 or call 1-800-640-6307. You can also register at http://www.lifelinescreening.com/communitycircle.
Nov. 29: Turning Outward community discussion, Warren Public Library, 6 p.m. The Warren Public Library will be holding an event for community members to discuss the wishes of what they want the community to be! If you can’t make it stop in the library, call 814-723-4650, or email email@example.com. Meetings will be held in the Slater Room.
Dec. 1: 32nd Annual St Joseph Craft Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $2 per person (12 and under are free). All proceeds benefit the St Joseph School Accelerated Reader Program. CCY-sponsored lunch, bake sale and basket raffle in the cafeteria.
Dec. 1: YMCA Santa’s Workshop Experience — Travel to the North Pole. Meet Santa in his toy shop for a family experience (5:30-7:30 p.m.). Call 726-0110.
Dec. 1: Youngsville Old Fashioned Christmas Walk, 4 to 6 p.m.Come and join us as we welcome Santa into town with a parade at 4 p.m. Following the parade, there will be entertainment, food, craft vendors, a gingerbread house walk, a winter wonderland walk, a random ugly sweater contest, games, ornament making for the little ones, a cash raffle, free hot chocolate and cookies, and of course a visit with Santa! The gingerbread house contest is open to all with four different age/ family groups. Prizes will be given for the best in each group. Cash raffle tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at local area businesses.
Dec. 2: Silver Winds Flute Choir presents a free concert, “A Joyful Noise,” 4 pm, Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church, 444 Pa Ave W. Warren.
Dec. 5, After School with Mrs. Claus, 4:30 p.m., Warren Public Library Children’s Department. Mrs. Claus shares holiday stories, songs, crafts, and snacks. Preregistration appreciated. Registration form next to staff desk in the Children’s Dept. or leave a message for Children’s staff at 723-4650.
Dec. 7: A Christmas Cabaret, Struthers Library Theatre, 8 p.m. (814) 723-7231
Dec. 8: Jazz, Blues & Two Tattoos – Instrumentals and Vocals, 7:30 p.m. at Struthers Library Theatre, Warren. For more details, call 814.723.6505 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dec. 9: Grace United Methodist Church Choir presents its annual Christmas concert: “What Did the Star See?” 3:40 p.m.
Dec. 14: “It’s a Sugar Grove Christmas,” 5 to 7 p.m., with Santa Claus and fireworks.
Dec. 15: Christmas Irish Dance Spectacular: Carol of the King, Struthers Library Theatre, 8 p.m. (814) 723-7231
Feb. 23, 2019: David LaMotte – Folk Singer/Songwriter, 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Warren. For more details, call 814.723.6505 or email email@example.com.
March 3, 2019: Wild Kingdom’s Animal Expert Peter Gros, Struthers Library Theatre, 2 p.m. (814) 723-7231
March 9, 2019: John Whelan and Low Lily – Irish and American Roots, 7:30 p.m. at Struthers Library Theatre, Warren. For more details, call 814.723.6505 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 17, 2019: Warren Philharmonic Irish Mosaic, 4:00 pm, Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church
March 23, 2019: The Yardbirds, Struthers Library Theatre, 8 p.m. (814) 723-7231
April 6, 2019: 8 p.m., Struthers Library Theatre, Warren, Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR) Tribute by Green River, For tickets, call (814) 489-3110, or online at yankeebushproductions.com.
April 13, 2019: Gatlin Brothers, Struthers Library Theatre, 8 p.m. (814) 723-7231
May 11, 2019: 8 p.m., Struthers Library Theatre, Warren, Eagles Tribute by 7 Bridges, For tickets, call (814) 489-3110, or online at yankeebushproductions.com.
May 12, 2019: Warren Philharmonic, A Mother’s Blessing, 4:00 pm, Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church
June 1, 2019: SLT Academy’s National Rural Musical Theatre Awards Show, Struthers Library Theatre, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. (814) 723-7231