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.
Aug. 23: Wilder Museum chicken barbecue and local musicians, 5 to 8 p.m., Wilder Museum of Warren County History (presale dinners, $8, $10 at the door). Free admittance to the museum. Chinese and silent auctions, 51 Erie Ave., Irvine.
Aug. 23, 24, 27: Warren County School District, professional development day for teachers, no school for students.
Aug. 24: West of the Mark (country), Music in the Park, Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvania Ave. W., Warren, sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, 8-10 p.m., weather permitting.
Aug. 24-25: At Chapman State Park: "The Incredible Journey" of the water molecule, beach concession stand, 6 p.m. Friday; sunset and moonlight paddle, mooring area (registration required, 723-0250 by Aug. 23), 8:30 p.m. Friday; "Sticks & Things," on the world of bugs, meet beach concession stand, 4 p.m. Saturday (723-0250, ChapmanEE@pa.gov).
Aug. 25: Chandlers Valley Outdoor Festival at the ball field.
Aug. 28: Warren County School District, first day for students.
Aug. 31: At Chapman State Park: "Salamander Safari," meet parking lot 1, 6 p.m.; movie night "Season of the Bear Volume 3," amphitheater, 9 p.m. (723-0250, ChapmanEE@pa.gov).
Aug. 31: 4 Jays (oldies 50s-90s), Music in the Park, Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvania Ave. W., Warren, sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, 8-10 p.m., weather permitting.
Sept. 1: Field of Flags, volunteers meet at 9 a.m., coffee and donuts, Warren County Memorial Park, 20050 Route 6, Warren.
Sept. 3: Warren County School District, Labor Day, no school.
Sept, 4: Veteran Information free for all branches of service, 10 a.m. at Hi-Ed (723-3222).
Sept. 6: Elk Township Historical Society annual meeting and program TBA, 7 p.m.
Sept. 7: The Seldom Seen Tour of the Victorian Mansion, Warren County History Society, 210 Fourth Avenue, Warren, 6-8 p.m.
Sept. 7: Quilt lecture with Pat Sloan, Warren Holiday Inn, 7 p.m.
Sept. 7: Peter Pepke Generation (jazz), Music in the Park, Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvania Ave. W., Warren, sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, 8-10 p.m., weather permitting.
Sept. 8: Luminaries placed for memorial service, volunteers meet at 9 a.m., coffee and donuts, Warren County Memorial Park, 20050 Route 6, Warren.
Sept. 8: Seventh Annual Lottsville Heritage Day, tureen dinner, Freehold Township Building, noon-3 p.m.
Sept. 8: Elk Township Historical Society, open house for museum and photos on display, Scandia, 1-4 p.m.
Sept. 8-9: Gun Show sponsored by Youngsville Volunteer Fire Department, Youngsville Fire Hall, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday (563-4244).
Sept. 8-9: 33rd Annual Wild Wind Folk Art & Craft Festival, 150 juried exhibitors, food, music, demonstrations, children's activities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days, Warren County Fairgrounds,?Pittsfield, rain or shine. (www.wildwindfestival.com)
Sept. 9: "Energy for Life Walkathon" for Mitochondrial Disease, Sugar Grove Amvets Post 50, 3838 Stoney Run Rd., Sugar Grove, registration, 9:30 a.m.; walk begins, 10:30 a.m. (www.energyforlifewalk.org/northwesternpa).
Sept. 11: Memorial services for 9-11: Memorial Service & Emergency Service Honors, 8:30 a.m., and Memorial Service & Military Honors, 6 p.m., Warren County Memorial Park, 20050 Route 6, Warren.
Sept. 12-13: "Steelers Sale" sponsored by Warren General Hospital Auxiliary to be held in the outpatient lobby at WGH, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Everything "Steelers" from clothing to memorabilia on sale to benefit WGH Auxiliary programs.
Sept. 13: Education Expo, "All You Ever Wanted to Know About Insurance," information on Medicare, Social Security, supplemental insurances and more, refreshments, Allegheny Community Center, 42 Clark St., Warren, 4:30-6 p.m. (723-3237).
Sept. 13-15: Youngsville High School Homecoming Weekend celebration.
Sept. 14: Francie Zucco (jazz), Music in the Park, Soldiers & Sailors Park, Hickory St. at Pennsylvania Ave. W., Warren, sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank, 8-10 p.m., weather permitting.
Sept. 14-16: Y Bar U 13th Annual Trail Ride, entertainment, camping available, Scandia, 723-2470.
Sept. 15: September Swing Golf Scramble, Cable Hollow Golf Course, registration, 8 a.m.; shot-gun start, 9 a.m. (563-6433).
Sept. 19: "A Walk on the Wilder Side" and "The Way We Flew," a men's fundraiser for the Wilder Museum of Warren County History, 6-9 p.m., dinner included (723-1795).
Sept. 22: Historic Irvine - Newbold Estate tour planning (get involved to help create a plan for future tours), meet at the Wilder Museum of Warren County History and take a hike to the estate, 11 a.m.
Sept. 22: "Taking Steps to Remember," fifth annual Warren County VIP?Memorial Victim 5K Fun Run/Walk sponsored by Victim Impact Panel, Warren County Courthouse, walk, 10 a.m.; run, 10:15 a.m. email@example.com
Sept. 23: Sporting Clays Shoot, cash prizes, door prizes, free lunch, Kalbfus Rod & Gun Club, Chapman Dam Rd., Clarendon, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (730-6718).
Sept. 23: Paws Along the River Open House and Pet Celebration, noon-4 p.m. at the Humane Society, 212 Elm St. Bring your dog, enter the cat photo contest, Blessing of the Animals, food,games, a fun afternoon.
Sept. 28-29: Fall Rummage Sale, Russell Fire Hall, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-noon Saturday (items are $1 per bag Saturday).
Oct. 1-31: Read 2 Me reading campaign for preschool children in Warren and Forest Counties (Contact W-F EOC Child Care Office at 726-1361 or the Children's Librarian at the Warren Public Library, 723-4650).
Oct. 5-6: Haunted Halloween Open House & Trolley Tours, Warren County Historical Society, 210 Fourth Ave., Warren, 6-8:30 p.m.
Oct. 5-21: Warren Art League fall art show, "Varied Visions," Crary Art Gallery, 511 Market St., Warren. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5.