Chainsaw Carving Festival
The 8th annual National Road Chainsaw Carving Festival by the Confluence Lions Club is 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 16-18 at the Addison Community Park. About 45 carvers carving, displaying and selling items. Auction is 3 p.m. June 18. www.carvingfest.confluencelions.org.
The Historical and Genealogical Society of Somerset County presents a Civil War Fashion Show and dinner 6 p.m. June 11 at Friedens Lutheran Church, Main Street. Catered by Pine Grill and desserts by Chef Laurie Noll. Clothing styles of Civil War era fashion from the common person to the elegant and military uniforms. Reserve tickets at the historical center 814-445-6077 or email@example.com.
The Rockwood Football Boosters Gun and Cash Bash is from 4:30 to 9 p.m. June 11 at the Garrett fire hall. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. Tickets available at Miller’s Cafe, The Rockwood American Legion, Rock City Cafe, Hoover’s Outfitters, Garrett Fire Hall or by contacting the Rockwood Football Boosters: Fran Brancato 926-1613 or Rich Hoyman 926-2380.
Season opens July 5 with Sister’s Christmas Catechism: the Mystery of the Magi’s Gold July 5-17. Ring of Fire: the Music of Johnny Cash July 19 to Aug. 7. Mountain Playhouse, Route 985 North, Jennerstown, 814-629-9201. www.mountainplayhouse.org. 814-629-9201, opt. 1.
The Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church (White Oak) along Route 160 south, Meyersdale will be holding a chicken barbecue, bake sale and yard sale June 4. Bake sale and yard sale starts at 8 a.m. Breakfast sandwiches and coffee available at 8 a.m. Chicken barbecue starts at noon. Dinner includes one-half chicken, baked potato, coleslaw, and roll. Dine in or takeout available. Yard sale items include: organ, Christmas decorations, televisions, Michelin tires, kitchen items and other big and small items.
Nostalgic Nights Car Cruise
Oakhurst Tea Room’s Nostalgic Nights Car Cruise is an evening of good food and old cars at the Oakhurst Tea Room, Route 31, just west of Somerset. Cindy Gaich, “Diva of DooWop,” is hostess from 5 p.m. to dusk. Cruise dates: June 26, July 31 and Aug. 28. 814-443-2897.
Boy Scout Troop 131 chicken barbecue from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 18 in the parking lot at Lowes. All proceeds benefit Boy Scout Troop 131.
Rockwood Mill Shoppes & Opera House
“Abby” former lead singer of The Povertyneck Hillbillies 6 p.m. June 4. “Tribute to Karen Carpenter” featuring Suzanne Laughlin Varitek June 7. “Patsy & The Turkey’s Revenge” featuring The Seldom Scene Players 6 p.m. July 9. “A Tribute to Paul McCartney” featuring Michael Brown of Beatlemania 6 p.m. Aug. 13. Rockwood Mill Shoppes & Opera House, 450 W. Main St., Rockwood. 814-926-4546. www.rockwoodmillshoppes.com.
New Centerville & Rural Volunteer Fire Company chicken barbecue is June 4 at the fire station. Start serving at 11 a.m. until sold out.