2008 Blair County Arts Festival
The 2008 Blair County Arts Festival will take place May 17th &
18th on the Penn State Altoona Campus. The festival will be open from Noon-9 p.m. on Saturday
and from Noon-6 p.m. on Sunday. The event will feature a juried fine art
exhibit, a student art exhibit, a juried crafts market, and a food court. A
children's village will be set-up and feature hands-on activities, a fish pond,
sidewalk chalk drawing, face painting, and take-home art projects. Proceeds from
the event will benefit The Historic Mishler Theater. For a complete list of
events and musical performances, visit the Mishler Theater's website.
Pitch, Hit, and Run Local Competition
Centre Region Parks & Recreation will host Pitch, Hit, and Run May 18th at 3 p.m. at Spring Creek Park. The competition is open to boys and girls ages 7-14. Boys and girls will compete together but will be divided into four different age groups. There is no registration fee to enter the competition, however a birth certificate is required for age verification. The event will be held rain or shine.
Saturday & Sunday, May 17th & 18th
Grange Fair Wheels of Thunder & Festival
Grange Fairgrounds - Centre Hall
The event will feature a truck pull on Saturday, flea market, auto parts & accessories sale, and a car/truck/motorcycle show. Admission and parking are free. Overnight camping is available at $20/night. For more information, visit the Grange Fairgrounds' website.
A Celebration of Service: Honoring Pennsylvania Veterans
The annual A Celebration of Service: Honoring Pennsylvania Veterans will take place May 18th from 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. at the Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg. The Pennsylvania National Guard sponsored event will feature a military band concert, guest speaker, helicopter & military vehicle displays, and a 21-gun battery salute. For more information about the event, visit the museum's website.
Former PSU football player Larry Johnson is throwing out the first pitch at the Spikes home opener on June 19th. In what year was Johnson a first round pick of the Kansas City Chiefs?
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