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Events in Mercer County, PA in September, 2015

SHAKESPEARE IN THE STACKS

Third Tuesday of each month | Tuesdays 5 pm

The third Tuesday of every month. Join us to read plays, watch movies & discuss works by the Bard of Avon!

INDEPENDENT FILM & DISCUSSION

The third Thursday of every month | Thursdays 6 pm

"Like Father Like Son" (NR). In an acclaimed Japanese drama & 2013 Cannes Film festival winner, two families find that their six year old sons were switched at birth. Directed by Kore-eda Hirokazo. Watch the trailer on our website. Join us the third Thursday of each month for another thought provoking film and discussion.

WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY

Every Wednesday of each week | 12:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Each Wednesday one wine from Fractured Grape is featured. Every wine is linked to a special charity. Proceeds of Wine Down Wednesday go to the featured wine's linked charity.

LIVE MUSIC EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT!

Every Friday night | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Enjoy live music while enjoying your dinner.

HELL'S HOLLOW WILDLIFE ADVENTURE TRAIL

Early April 2015 and running daily through October | 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Daily

Hike the 4 mile trail or rent a cart buggie and explore the Iron City Iron Ore Furnace, Hell's Hollow Farm & Historic Indian grounds.

3RD THURSDAY HAPPY HOUR & ARTIST OPENING RECEPTION

April 16th, May 21st, June 18th, July 16th, August 20th and Sept. 17th, 2015 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Opening reception for the featured artist of the month. Refreshments served.

THEMED WEEKENDS AT NOVA CELLARS WINERY

April 17 - 19; May 15 - 17; June 19 - 21; July 17 - 19; Aug. 21 - 23 and Sept. 18 - 20, 2015 | Fridays: 4pm - 10pm; Saturdays: noon - 10pm; Sundays: noon - 5pm

Every themed weekend offers - specialty food pairing for wine club members & new guests to enjoy. Check out website for more details.

VEGETABLE GARDENING CLASS

April 28h, May 26th, June 23rd, July 28th, Aug. 25th, and Sept. 22nd | 6:30 PM

This talk is for everyone who wants to start or learn more about vegetable gardening, month by month.

PAINT AND SIP CLASSES AT WEBB WINERY

May 2nd, June 6th, July 11th, August 1st, September 5th and October 3rd, 2015 | 2:00 PM

We have once again partnered with Wonderstruck from Canfield, OH, who will provide all the materials and instruction. Reservations are a must, and payment is due at time of reservation.Call or email carlee@webbwinery.com, or sign up in our tasting room. These classes typically sell out early. Please check our website for additional information.

BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO WINE TASTING

May 6th, June 10th, July 1st, August 5th, and September 9th, 2015 | 6:00 PM

In our casual environment, we help you understand how to properly taste wine while learning to decipher the different flavors. Reservations required: carlee@webbwinery.com or 724-856-2770.

BREAKFAST WITH "DJ"

June 6th; July 11th; August 8th; September 5th, 2015 | Saturday 9:00 AM (Reservations Required)

Enjoy a lite breakfast as we discuss what to do in the garden for June, July, August and September.

DOWNTOWN GROVE CITY PA SOUNDS - CONCERT SERIES

June 11th, July 9th, August 13th, September 10th, 2015 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

A celebration of all things local! The downtown sounds concerts are free & open to the public. Featuring local artists & bands.

DOWNTOWN SHARON FARMERS MARKET

Wednesdays and Saturdays, July - Oct., 2015 | 7:00 AM - Noon both days

A grower produced locally owned farmers market offering products ranging from organic to non gmo produce.

TEACHER / STUDENT APPRECIATION MONTH - GROVE CITY PREMIUM OUTLETS

September 1 - 30, 2015 | Monday - Saturday 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM; Sunday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Grove City Premium Outlets honors all students and teachers this month! Show your school ID during the month of September to receive a compimentary coupon book when you visit the information center in the food court.

BOBO RICE BOWL'S 3RD ANNIVERSARY

September 1st - 7th, 2015 | Regular hours

Mention "Anniversary" and get 10% off your bill. Just 6 minutes from Grove City Premium Outlet Mall in downtown Grove City, PA!

THE GREAT STONEBORO FAIR

September 2nd - 7th, 2015 | Call for times

Shows, and midway rides. Livestock and agricultural displays, harness racing, demolition derby, country stars, Bullmania, Elephant Show, Beatles Impersonators, fireworks, truck and tractor pulls, midway races, great food.

FAB FRIDAYS! AT DONNA'S DINER

Sept. 4th, Sept. 11th, Sept. 18th and Sept. 25th 2015 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Fab Friday's at Donna's Dinner! Come Shake Rattle & Roll from 5pm - 7pm every Friday night, featuring LIVE MUSIC.

LABOR DAY SIDEWALK SALE - GROVE CITY PREMIUM OUTLETS

September 4th - 7th, 2015 | Monday - Saturday 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM; Sunday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Enjoy the final days of summer and shop Grove City Premium Outlets annual Labor Day Sidewalk Sale. Find incredible savings on Summer Clearance and preview Fall Fashions.

LIVE MUSIC AT WEBB WINERY

September 4th and October 7th, 2015 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Throughout the summer we will be featuring local musicians performing their own original music! While local musicians are usually asked to perform cover songs, we want to provide a stage for these talented women and men to show off their songwriting ability in our outdoor area. Feel free to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics. No outside beverages. Weather permitting.

END OF SUMMER WINE FEST

September 5th & 6th, 2015 | 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Enjoy tastings, tours, food and fun for all...rain or shine! Special pricing on wine by the case & door prize drawings. Bring your family and friends along with a blanket to our lovely picnic area where you can enjoy the entertainment and food to accompany your favorite Wilhelm Winery wines! It's the ideal way to end the summer while enjoying our friendly atmosphere, fun-loving people and great wine!

JAMESTOWN COMMUNITY FAIR

September 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th, 2015 | Tues: 9am - 10pm; W-T-F: 9am- 11pm; Sat: 9am - 10pm

Livestock, fair entries, Carnival rides, games, parade (on Sat) and food.

TEEN THEATRE (GRADES 7 - 12)

Sept. 9th - Dec. 9th, 2015 (Every Wednesday) | 3:30 - 5:30 PM

Learn how to portray a variety of characters, work with props, and engage the audience through interactive activities, fun improvisational games, voice and mime technique, and scene rehearsals.  Culminates with an approximately 1 hour production.

KRAYNAK'S SANTA'S CHRISTMASLAND

September 10 - December 31, 2015 | Monday thru Saturday 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM; Sundays 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This 300 foot long avenue of decorated Christmas trees is filled with life-like animated figures. Visiting the display has become "A Family Tradition for the Whole Family." Like us on Facebook. Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas. Christmas Eve hours: 9:00AM - 5:00PM.

LITTLE KIDS (GRADES K - 2) THEATRE / KIDS ( GRADES 3 - 6) THEATRE

Sept. 10th - Dec. 10th, 2015 (Every Thursday) | Grades K - 2: 3:00 - 4:00 PM; Grades 3 - 6: 4:15 - 5:45 PM

Little Kids - Imagination rules as students explore characters, props, stories, plays, and more!  Culminates with a 15 minute parent showcase.  Kids - A high energy, kids first approach to the world of theatre.  Culminates with an approximately 35 - 45 minute production.

SIP 'N' PAINT AT FRACTURED GRAPE WINE CELLARS

September 10th, 2015 | TBD

Price includes all painting supplies and a glass of wine or specialty drink to enjoy.

THIEL PLAYERS PRODUCTION OF "THE GUYS"

September 11th & 12th, 2015 | 7:30 PM

Stage production honoring the memory of first responders who died in the 9/11 attacks.

WILSON PHILLIPS

September 12th, 2015 | 7:30 PM

Four-time Grammy® Award-nominated, "Bridesmaids" scene- stealers Wilson Phillips take the Orr stage with their band, performing songs from their new release Dedicated, which features covers of The Beach Boys and The Mamas and the Papas including "California Dreamin'," "Wouldn't It Be Nice," and "In My Room." The group's members are, of course, children of members from both bands – Wendy and Carnie Wilson are the daughters of Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson, and Chynna Phillips is the child of the Mamas and the Papas' John and Michelle Phillips. Wilson Phillips reinvent these hits from the '60s and '70s and perform their own greatest hits including "Release Me," "You're in Love," and, of course, "Hold On."

BE A SUPERHERO...SAVE THE PARK 5K & SIDEKICK FUN RUN

September 12th, 2015 | 5K: 9:00 AM; Superhero Sidekick Fun Run: 10:00 AM

This point to point 5K course will start at the Mercer Elementary School (301 Lamor Rd., Mercer, PA 16137) and finish at Brandy Springs Park.  The course is rolling with a long, fun down hill grade from mile 1.5-2.5.  There is 1 water station on the course. We invite all runners, walkers, and kids to join the fun! All participants will receive a unique finish medal, event shirt, and the awesome feeling of being huge supporter of the park!  Your little Sidekick get to join in the fun with this .4 mile kids fun run! Children ages 5-10 can run alone (or with parent) on our fun and fast course around Brandy Springs Park. Youth Shirts available for Pre-registered children.  Each Child will recieve a special finishers prize.  Stick around and have some fun post race and cheer on your fellow Superhero's at our Awards Ceremony.  Click on the attached website for more information and to sign up for the race.

PEDAL THE LAKES BICYCLE TOUR

September 12th, 2015 | Registration: 7AM - 9AM; Ride as soon as registered

On Saturday September 12 leave Riverside Park, Greenville, PA & ride varying lengths of 10 - 100 miles around or near our beautiful lakes. More info at: info@mctrails.org or call 724-866-3317. There will be food, music and art expo afterwards. Camping and hotel and B&B are available Fri & Sat.

THE GREENVILLE OUTDOOR RECREATION AND ART FESTIVAL

September 12th and 13th, 2015 | 10:00 AM on each day

Come enjoy art and the outdoors with the 19th Annual Pedal the Lakes, The Greenville Kayak and Canoe Race, an outdoor art exhibition, and so much more!

2ND SATURDAYS IN VOLANT - VOLANT MILLS 203RD ANNIVERSARY

September 12th, 2015 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Our Annual Anniversary Celebration! 203 years and counting! Farmers Market, Amish donuts, horse drawn wagon rides! Come join the fun!

CONNEAUT CELLARS WINERY & DISTILLERY HARVEST PICNIC

Sunday, September 13th, 2015 | Noon - 5:00 PM

There is something for everyone at the 25th Annual Harvest Family Picnic. Enjoy wine samples, free food, face painting, and balloons. Additional case discounts will be available all weekend. The picnic is from Noon - 5:00 PM.

COOLSPRING CORN MAZE

September 18th - November 1st, 2015 | Fridays 11AM - 11PM; Saturdays 11AM - 11PM; Sundays: 11AM - 8:00PM

Go back in time & experience the "Land of the Lost" Corn Maze, where dinosours once roamed.  Hayrides, haymaze, mountain slides, barnyard game & more!  Fall Family Fun!

COMMUNITY FOOD WAREHOUSE'S 6TH ANNUAL 5K / 2 MILE WALK TO END HUNGER - PLUS KID'S FUN RUN

September 19th, 2015 | 9:00 AM

Our Sixth Annual Race to End Hunger 5k & 2 Mile Walk will be held at a brand new location this year- the beautiful LindenPointe Business Park, in Hermitage, PA. Just like last year, every single runner and walker who crosses the finish line will be entered to win $1,000. Get your team together today- the team with the most runners and walkers will win our coveted Myron Award and be added to our Hall of Fame.

Registration is only $18 and includes a t-shirt. We will also have a Kid's Fun Run for children 5 and under, which is free.  Our first five races have raised almost $170,000. We hope to raise at least $40,000 this year. Help us reach this year's goal!  See application here: Download PDF Application Here

OLDE TOWN AUTUMN ART WALK

September 19th, 2015 | 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Olde Town merchants will host artists in their storefronts; the public is invited to come and meet the artists, ask questions, Explore some wonderful local and regional art as well as enjoy the hospitality of Olde Town merchants. Many artists will have their art for sale.

CORN MAZE AND FALL FUN

September 19th - November 1st, 2015 | Friday, Saturdays and Sundays: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Enjoy fall fun with the whole family with 20+ attractions! 10 acre corn maze, pumpkin meadow, super slides, corncob beach, pumpkin slingshots, hayrides, pig races, and much more! Plus fireworks show in October!

WITCHES NIGHT OUT!

September 19, 2015 | 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Calling all Witches and Warlocks! Fire up your broomstick and fly on in to our spooktacular village for a wickedly fun night! Parade down Main Street to the Adult, Child & Pet Costume Contest.

FOODIE FEST

September 19th, 2015 | 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Let your taste-buds be amazed! Sample delectable local fare from area restaurants and food purveyors all in one spot, for one day!

MUNNELL RUN FARM DAY

September 20, 2015 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

An event that celebrates our local rural heritage. Enjoy local artisans, crafters, farm marketers, exhibits, food vendors, music, and re-enactors.

GROVE CITY COLLEGE HOMECOMING WEEKEND

September 25th - 27th, 2015 | All day

Variety of events include 11 am Saturday parade and 2 pm Saturday football game. Check website link for complete schedule.

THIEL PLAYERS SECOND ANNUAL MADISON BLITZ

September 26th, 2015 | 8:00 PM

Stage production put together from blank page to center state in 24 hours.

WATERFIRE SHARON 2015 EVENT SERIES

September 26, 2015 | 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM; Lighting occurs shortly after sunset

WaterFire Sharon incorporates over fifty sparkling bonfires ablaze on the Shenango River emitting the fragrant scent of aromatic cedar and pine as silhouettes of firetenders pass by the flames. Imagine strolling the riverbank while enjoying firelight flickering off of the bridges accompanied by enchanting music, diverse performers and artists from around the globe engage your senses.

WaterFire is a World Class series of innovative, multi-sensory performance events created by artist Barnaby Evans in the mid-1990s for Providence, RI. This public art performance brings people together in beautiful, open spaces to enjoy artistic programming featuring the distinctiveness an American small town has to offer.

FALL GARDEN WALK

September 26, 2015 | 10:00 AM

Enjoy a guided tour of the gardens as we discuss how to get them ready for winter!

PICK YOUR OWN PUMPKIN

September 26th and October 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st, 2015 | 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Come out to the farm to ride a tractor, pick the perfect pumpkin from our own patch.

JOHNNY APPLESEED CELEBRATION

Saturday, September 26th, 2015 | 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Celebrate John Chapman's birthday on the farm. We'll have games, apple slingshot, cider, donuts and more!

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