Stage classic comes to CLP
LORETTO - Cresson Lake Playhouse will present the Tony Award-winning musical "Guys & Dolls" July 29 through Aug. 14 at the Loretto theater.
"Guys & Dolls" will be performed at 8 p.m. July 29-31, Aug. 3-7 and Aug. 10-14 and at 2 p.m. Aug. 1 and Aug. 8.
In a number of productions between the years 1951 and 1992, "Guys and Dolls" won a total of 15 Tony Awards. In 1956, the film version of the musical won two Golden Globe awards and was nominated for four Academy Awards.
Tickets for the Cresson Lake production are $17 for adults and $10 for children under age 12.
For more information or to order tickets, call 472-4333 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tickets will also be available at the door.
Music festival scheduled
FLINTON - The second annual Stephen Chandler Gates Music Festival will be held beginning at noon July 31 at the Dutch Run Farm, 382 Kline Road.
Music will begin at 1 p.m. and will continue until dusk. Music will be provided by Route 54 Band, US Sound Theatre, Black Diamond Special and The Mid Life Crisis Band.
Proceeds will benefit Miracle League of Blair County, the Stephen Chandler Gates Foundation, Relay for Life - US Foodservice Team and Alex's Lemonade Stand
Admission will be a donation of $10. For tickets, call 931-6532, 931-5121 or 207-3641.
Food vendors on site will include Holland Bros. Meats, Relay for Life Ice Cream Treats, Alex's Lemonade Standand Kountry Kitchen Kettle Korn.
Resort hosts food festival
CHAMPION - Seven Springs Mountain Resort will host its inaugural Rib and Wing Festival July 30 through Aug. 1.
The festival will feature ribs and wings of all sizes and tastes from companies including Pigfoot BBQ, Smokin' Joe's Hog Wild Barbecue, Mojo's Ribshack and Armadillo's BBQ and Rib Company.
The event will also feature musical entertainment, games, crafters, a beer garden, fireworks July 30 and a Kids' Zone with arts, crafts and games for the youngsters.
For a complete schedule of entertainment, visit www.7springs.com or call 866-703-7625.
Admission to the festival is $7 per person and children ages 12 and younger will be admitted free. Admission does not include food.
Parking is free and the lots will be serviced by resort shuttles.
Festival hours are 4 to 9 p.m. July 30, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 31 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 1.
For more information, or to purchase tickets, call 866-703-7625 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
Tickets can also be purchased on the resort's website or at the gate the day of the event.
Beckett play comes to area
STATE COLLEGE - The Next Stage will present Samuel Beckett's classic "Waiting for Godot" July 16 through July 25 at The State Theatre.
The show will be performed at 8 p.m. July 16-17 and July 23-24 and at 2 p.m. July 17-18 and July 24-25.
There are no age restrictions for the show. Tickets are $16 and $14 for students and seniors, excluding box office fees. Tickets can be purchased online at www.StateTickets.org, at the theater box office from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday or by calling 2727-0606.
Rockers visit The Terrace
Dance Gavin Dance will headline a rock show at 5 p.m. Tuesday at The Eldolyn Terrace, 210 Arlaryd St., Altoona.
Also performing will be Conditions, We Are Danger, I Am Alaska, Vision to None and How to Win a War.
Dance Gavin Dance recently released their third album on Rise Records. Conditions has toured the country and will release an album on Goodfight Music later this year. I Am Alaska, signed to No Sleep Records, features Penn State students.
Tickets for the show are $10 and $12 and are available at the door.
Choral concert held July 22
A Choral Institute Concert, presented by the Academy of Sacred Music, will be held at 8 p.m. July 22 at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Altoona.
Robert Long will conduct the Choral Institute Choir and chamber orchestra in Beethoven's "Mass in C." The concert will also feature a variety of sacred hymns and audience participation.
Nicholas Will and several professional soloists will join the group in a tribute to Rev. Paul Turnbull.
Admission will be $5.