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Sunday, July 21, 2019
Pages of History Storytime
Organization: Historic Hanna's Town
Description: History is made of stories - learn about the past through picture books! Each Storytime includes a read-aloud session and hands-on activity. Visit our website to find times and book titles for each Storytime.

Location: Historic Hanna's Town

Contact information:
Phone: (724) 532-1935

Farmers Market - 2019
Organization: Keystone State Park
Description: Keystone State Park and the Friends of Keystone State Park will sponsor a farmers market on Sundays at the park in Derry Township. Vendors will include local farmers and craft makers at the beach parking lot.

The events will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays from Julne 5 until October 28.

Location: Keystone State Park, Derry
Time(s):  9:00 AM

St. Bartholomew Catholic Church Festival-2019
Description: Mass, procession and fireworks will highlight the festival tribute to Our Lady of Mount Carmel. There will also be entertainment by various groups as well as game and food booths.

Thursday, July 18th, will feature a car and bike show, with music by the Paddle Faster Band 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

July 19th the grounds open at 5 p.m. with the Cornhole Tournament outdoos (or indoors if inclement weather). Cash prizes will be awarded.

July 20th events begin with an indoor Mass at 4 p.m. with grounds open at 5 p.m. Fireworks will be held at 10:30 p.m.

Events July 21st will include a processional Mass at 10:00 a.m. honoring Our Lady of Mount Carmel. The mass will be followed by a pasta dinner. Concessions and grounds will be closed Sunday.

Location: St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, Route 119, Crabtree
Time(s):  10:00 AM

Contact information:
Phone: (724) 834-0709

Civil War Living History Weekend - 2019
Organization: Compass Inn Museum
Description: Ligonier Valley Historical Society and Compass Inn Museum present the public the opportunity to walk amongst the troops of Carpenter's Battery, a Confederate Artillery Unit organized in 1861 in Alleghany County, Virginia. Participating in more than 25 battles, Carpenter's Battery, saw the most important conflicts of the American Civil War. Carpenter's Battery will be holding artillery demonstrations on Compass Inn Museum's very own grounds at 12:45 pm and 2:30 pm on Saturday July 20, and 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm on Sunday July 21.
Making a guest appearance to Compass Inn Museum is Mary Todd Lincoln! Mary Todd, portrayed by Joanne Shelby-Klein of Monroeville, will be appearing on Sunday July 21, 2019 at the Compass Inn Laughlintown Pa from 1:00 pm-5:00pm. Joanne has been researching and portraying Mrs. Lincoln since 1993. In 2005 she won the Outstanding Mary Lincoln Award from the Association of Lincoln Presenters. She is also a member of the 9th Pa Reserves Civil War Re-enactment unit based in Pittsburgh, as well as the Mary Lincoln Coterie. Joanne will have on display at the Compass Inn several reproduction pieces of the Lincoln White House China, as well as reproduction pieces of Mrs. Lincoln's jewelry. She will also be interacting with the public in First Person, talking about Mrs. Lincoln's life in the White House and the Civil War.

Displayed in Compass Inn Museum's "1862 Room", an exhibit honoring Robert Armor's son, William. Major William Armor fought in several major battles of the Civil War, including the Battle of Antietam and Gettysburg. Armor eventually became an aide to General William Tecumseh Sherman.

The weekend's live soundtrack will be provided by the Mason-Dixon Brass Band! An authentic American Civil War military band, Mason-Dixon Brass Band will only add to the fun of the weekend, making visitors feel as though they are in a true 1860s troop encampment.

In addition to the scheduled activities, visitors can participate in tours of the barn and Inn, blacksmithing and cooking demonstrations, and kid's activities.

Compass Inn Museum is an early 1800s stagecoach inn on the original Philadelphia-Pittsburgh Turnpike. Offering guided tours of the Inn, outbuildings, and stagecoach by costumed docents, the museum gives visitors a look into the functioning of the Inn and the stagecoach experience.

Living History Weekend activities are free with paid admission. Admission is $10 for adults, $9 for senior citizens, $6 for children 6-17, and free for children 5 and under. Living History will run from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm Saturday and 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Sunday. Compass Inn Museum is located along Route 30 in Laughlintown, PA, three miles east of Ligonier. Phone: (724) 238-4983. You may also visit our website at or email for more info.

Location: Compass Inn Museum, Laughlintown
Time(s):  1:00 PM

Contact information:
Contact: Compass Inn
Phone: (724) 238-4983

Maternity Center Tours
Organization: Excela Health
Description: Please join us for a tour of the Family Additions Maternity Center.

Location: WH, Greensburg
Time(s):  2:00 PM

Registration is required

Contact information:
Contact: Call Center
Phone: (877) 771-1234

2019 Concerts in the Park
Organization: Latrobe- GLSD Parks & Recreation
Description: The free concerts will be held weather permitting. Come and enjoy great music & fun.

June 30 - Buddy Mac Band (Classic Rock) from 6 to 9:30 p.m.

July 21 - Over the Hill Band (Hits of the 50's, 60's and 70's) from 2 to 4:30 p.m.

August 11 - Saddle Up (Country) from 2 to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Bandshell at Legion Keener Park, Latrobe
Time(s):  2:00 PM

Contact information:
Contact: Latrobe-GLSD Parks & Recreation

Lamb Dinner at Jamison Farm
Organization: Latrobe Art Center
Description: Join Latrobe Art Center for a special evening featuring local fresh lamb from the Jamison Farm in Unity Township. Guests will be treated to appetizers, savory lamb dishes and dessert while enjoying the natural beauty of the scenic Latrobe countryside around the Jamison Farm.

The event is BYOB. The cost is $100 per person ($50 of this contribution is tax-deductible). RSVP is required, as seating is limited.

All proceeds go toward supporting Latrobe Art Center's operations and programs.

Location: Jamison Farm, Unity Township
Time(s):  5:00 PM

Registration is required
Fee: $100.00

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