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.
June 29: Liberty Rocks, Liberty Street, 3 to 9 p.m. A night of live entertainment, in conjunction with the Warren County Fourth of July Celebration and partnership with JC Warren Real Estate, sponsored by WGH and Highmark. Performances by: Suprise Guise, 3:30 p.m.; Danger Bird, 5 to 7 p.m.; Take 5, 7 to 9 p.m. Beer tent and food vendors. Bring the kids down from 4 to 7 p.m. to interact with exotic animals, brought to you by All Things Wild.
June 29: Craft Fair and Bake Sale at Akeley UM Church, 541 Akeley Road, Russell; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Local talented vendors, breakfast and lunch available for purchase. In case of inclement weather, setting up inside the church and garage.
June 30: Rumble at the Fairgrounds — Cruise-In and Treasures & Trinkets Craft Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Warren County Fairgrounds.
July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30: Build It Up, Take It Down, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Warren Public Library Children’s Department for all ages. STEM play with large wooden blocks, LEGO, Bee-Bots, Alpha-Bots, Magna Tiles, and other toys.
July 3, 17, 24, 31: Reading Wednesday, 10:15 a.m. — Warren Public Library Children’s Department for ages 4-8. Stories, songs, games, creative STEM play.
July 4: The parade theme this year will be “Salute to Warren County.” For a detailed schedule of events, visit www.warrenpajuly4th.com
July 10: Sun Dance Kids Farm, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in front of Warren Public Library on Market Street side. Listen to a story and visit with a plethora of farm animals. Preregistration appreciated. Leave a message for Ms. Susan, 723-4650.
July 11: Dinosaur Train Buddy, 10:30 a.m., Slater Room, Warren Public Library. Meet Buddy from Dinosaur Train, listen to stories, sing songs, take home a free PBS KIDS book. Preregistration appreciated. Leave a message for Ms. Susan, 723-4650.
July 11: Chicken BBQ: 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, July 11. Wilder Museum, 51 Erie Avenue, Irvine, PA 16329. 723-1795 www.warrenhistory.org
July 11: “The best chicken BBQ you will ever have!” Tickets will be available for purchase as the event approaches. Advanced purchase recommended. Wilder Museum of Warren County History, 51 Erie Avenue, Irvine.
July 20: Meatloaf Dinner at Russell United Methodist Church; 4 to 7 p.m. Cost by donation. Takeouts are available. Benefits Ministry Center.
July 22-26: History Camp — Campers in grades 4-8 are invited for a week of historical fun! Includes tours of the Kinzua Dam, Seneca Iroquois National Museum, Simpler Times Museum, Hearts Content, Erie Maritime Museum and19th century fishing vessel, and more! Limited availability. $99 per camper to Warren County Historical Society, 210 4th Avenue, Warren, PA 16365.
August 4: Historical Society’s Oakland Cemetery Picnic & Tour; pack a picnic lunch and then learn about some of the historic people buried in Warren’s largest cemetery. Oakland Cemetery, 37 Mohawk Avenue, Warren.
August 9: The Warren Festival of the Arts presents “Where Are You Going?” 7:30 p.m. at the Struthers Library Theatre.
September 28: Warren Area Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease – Saturday, Betts Field, Warren. Registration at 9 a.m., Opening Ceremony and program 10 a.m., Walk stepping off at 10:30 a.m.
October 13: Warren County’s Got Talent, hosted by Women’s Care Center of Warren. For registration/more information, call 814-723-4357.
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.