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Memorial Day Weekend Events in Centre County

by on May 24, 2014 7:00 AM

Thursday, May 22 — Monday, May 26

 

Boalsburg Fire Co. Carnival, Boalsburg Fire Co. parking lot, Boalsburg. The carnival will span over five days and feature great food, bingo in the Truck Room and a raffle. There will also be a parade on Saturday, May 24, at 5 p.m.  Visit www.boalsburgfire.com for more information.

 

Saturday, May 24

 

Letters From Home: The Andrews Sisters Tribute Show, Pennsylvania Military Museum, Boalsburg. Chelsea, Erin and Sarah of First Flight Entertainment will perform a dance and comedy show reminiscent of the original sisters’ act at 3 p.m. Please provide your own seating. Visit www.pamilmuseum.org for more information.

 

Saturday, May 24 — Sunday, May 25

 

World War II Revisited: Living History Bivouac, Pennsylvania Military Museum, Boalsburg. Axis and Allied WWII re-enactors will portray field life at 1 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Visit www.pamilmuseum.org for more information.

 

Sunday, May 25

 

VFW Post 1600 and American Legion Brooks-Doll-Ebeling Post 33 Memorial Day services. Services will take place at the following locations and times: Meyer Cemetery on Buffalo Run Road at 1 p.m., Hublersburg Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. and Jacksonville Cemetery at 4 p.m.

 

Memorial Day services, Williams Cemetery, Huston Township. Services will begin at 2 p.m. In the event of rain, the services will take place at Bald Eagle Baptist Church, 664 S. Eagle Valley Road, Port Matilda.

 

Nittany American Legion Post 245 Memorial Day services. Services will take place at the following locations and times: Shiloh Cemetery at 2 p.m. and Pine Hall Cemetery at 3 p.m.

 

Monday, May 26

 

The 34th annual Boalsburg Memorial Day Run, Blue Spring Park, West Pine St., Boalsburg. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the race at 8:30 a.m. The four-mile course weaves through Historic Boalsburg and is open to both runners and walkers. Call (717) 448-8162 or visit www.nvrun.com for a registration form.

 

VFW Post 5644 and American Legion Post 813 Memorial Day services. Services will take place at the following locations and times: Pine Glen Cemetery at 8:30 a.m., Pine Glen Plaque at 8:45 a.m., Moshannon Plaque at 9:15 a.m., St. Mary’s Creek Cemetery at 9:45 a.m., St. Michael’s Cemetery at 10 a.m., Clarence Plaque at 10:30 a.m., Church of Christ Cemetery at 10:45 a.m., Snow Shoe Plaque at 11:15 a.m., St. Mary’s Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. and Askey’s Cemetery at noon.

 

American Legion Post 893 Memorial Day services. Services will take place at the following locations and times: Advent Cemetery on Upper Moose Run Road at 9 a.m., Trcziyulny Cemetery on Moose Run Road at 10 a.m., New Union Cemetery on Bush Hollow Road at 11 a.m., Oak Ridge Cemetery at 11:30 a.m., Eagle Curtin Cemetery on Curtin Road at 1 p.m., Schenck Cemetery on Route 150 at 2 p.m., the Community Cemetery beside Milesburg Fire Co. at 3 p.m. and Swamp Poodle overlooking Milesburg at 3:30 p.m.

 

Port Matilda American Legion Post 536 Memorial Day services. Services will take place at the following locations and times: Black Oak Cemetery at 9 a.m., Grays Memorial Cemetery at 10 a.m. and Port Matilda Veterans Memorial at 11 a.m.

The 150th Memorial Day Celebration, Boalsburg. There will be food, music, crafts and Civil War battle reenactments from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A service will take place in the adjacent Boalsburg Cemetery at 6 p.m. Visit www.boalsburg.com for more information.

 

Memorial Day Morning Paddle, F.J. Sayers Lake, Bald Eagle State Park. Team up with the park naturalist for this paddle on the lake from 9 to 10:30 a.m. This activity is perfect for beginners to learn the basics of kayaking for those ages 14 and older. Call (814) 625-9369 to register and for more information.

 

Allegheny Mountain Region A.A.C.A. Car Show, Pennsylvania Military Museum, Boalsburg. The Regional Antique Automobile Club of America Chapter’s annual summer car show will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will feature many pre-war through modern classics. Call (814) 861-1463 or visit www.pamilmuseum.org for more information.

 

Memorial Day services, Graysville Cemetery, Tyrone. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. and are open to the public. Call (814) 667-3689 for more information.

 

VFW Post 1600 and American Legion Brooks-Doll-Ebeling Post 33 Memorial Day services, Centre County Courthouse, Bellefonte. Services begin at 11 a.m. with music by the Bellefonte Area High School Band. Services will be broadcast live on WBLF AM Radio.

 

Family Fishing, F.J. Sayers Lake, Bald Eagle State Park. This family fishing program for beginners will take place from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Learn basic fishing skill such as knot tying, casting and what gear is needed. Call (814) 625-9369.

 

American Legion Post 779 Memorial Day services will take place at 3 p.m. at Pine Hall Cemetery.

— Compiled by Brittany Svoboda



This story was produced by the staff at the Centre County Gazette. It was re-published with permission. The Centre County Gazette is a weekly publication, available at many locations around Centre County every Thursday morning.
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