August 31, 2015

Beaver County Events Calendar
Sep
1
Tue
73rd Annual Big Knob Grange Fair
Sep 1 @ 8:00 pm – Sep 2 @ 3:00 am
73rd Annual Big Knob Grange Fair

Big Knob Grange Fairgrounds, 336 Grange Road, New Sewickley Township.Agricultural, home economics, livestock, commercial exhibits. Beaver County Conservation District booth with maple syrup and more. Truck and tractor pulls, entertainment, midway rides, bingo, dinners, refreshments, livestock sale and auction, games and contests. See you at the Fair.Free admission.  Fee for track events. Tuesday-Friday 4-11 P.M.; Saturday Noon-11 P.M.  724/775-8213  www.bigknobgrangefair.org (http://www.bigknobgrangefair.org)

Sep
4
Fri
73rd Annual Big Knob Grange Fair
Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm – Sep 5 @ 3:00 am
73rd Annual Big Knob Grange Fair

Big Knob Grange Fairgrounds, 336 Grange Road, New Sewickley Township.Agricultural, home economics, livestock, commercial exhibits. Beaver County Conservation District booth with maple syrup and more. Truck and tractor pulls, entertainment, midway rides, bingo, dinners, refreshments, livestock sale and auction, games and contests. See you at the Fair.Free admission.  Fee for track events. Tuesday-Friday 4-11 P.M.; Saturday Noon-11 P.M.  724/775-8213  www.bigknobgrangefair.org (http://www.bigknobgrangefair.org)

Sep
5
Sat
73rd Annual Big Knob Grange Fair
Sep 5 @ 4:00 pm – Sep 6 @ 3:00 am
73rd Annual Big Knob Grange Fair

Big Knob Grange Fairgrounds, 336 Grange Road, New Sewickley Township.  Agricultural, home economics, livestock, commercial exhibits. Beaver County Conservation District booth with maple syrup and more.  Truck and tractor pulls, entertainment, midway rides, bingo, dinners, refreshments, livestock sale and auction, games and contests. See you at the Fair. Free admission. Fee for track events. Tuesday-Friday 4-11 P.M.; Saturday Noon-11 P.M.  724/775-8213  www.bigknobgrangefair.org (http://www.bigknobgrangefair.org)

Sep
7
Mon
Cruisin’ the Park – Labor Day Car Cruise
Sep 7 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cruisin’ the Park - Labor Day Car Cruise

Hopewell Community Park, 2500 Laird Drive, Hopewell.  Street and hot rods, customs, trucks, antiques and motorcycles.  First 100 participants receive gift bags. Every car gets a dash plaque. Food, 50/50, prize raffles and DJ providing cruising music.  Free.  Noon- 4 P.M.  724/378-1460 www.hopewelltwp.com (http://www.hopewelltwp.com)

Sep
10
Thu
Bill Vrsack Watercolor Demonstration
Sep 10 @ 11:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Bill Vrsack Watercolor Demonstration

Merrick Art Gallery, 1100 Fifth Avenue, New Brighton. Sponsored by Beaver Valley Artists. A signature member of American Watercolor Society and a realist painter whose work reflects a sense of freshness and simplicity. Bill does illustration and commission work as well as teaches workshops. Free. 7 P.M. 724/728-4658  www.beavervalleyartists.org (http://www.beavervalleyartists.org)

Sep
11
Fri
Fore Kids’ Sake Golf Classic
Sep 11 @ 11:30 am – 11:30 am
Fore Kids’ Sake Golf Classic

The Club at Shadow Lakes, 2000 Beaver Lakes Boulevard, Hopewell. Sponsored by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Beaver County. Grab your clubs and join us for an 18-hole shotgun start scramble! Putting contest, awards, skill prizes and lunch. $100 per golfer. 7:30 A.M. registration; 8:30 A.M. start.  724/843-4600 x28  www.bcbigs.org (http://www.bcbigs.org)

Sep
12
Sat
Beaver County BookFest
Sep 12 @ 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Beaver County BookFest

Irvine Square Park, Beaver. BookFest is a celebration of reading, writing and the arts for the entire family. This outdoor festival features authors from around the tri-state region. Come meet the authors and get your books autographed. There will be a children’s tent, demonstrations, local artists, new and used books, festival food and craft vendors. Free.  9 A.M.-5 P.M. www.beavercountybookfest.com    

Aliquippa Art and Music Festival
Sep 12 @ 2:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Aliquippa Art and Music Festival

Franklin Avenue, Aliquippa. Sponsored by Franklin Center of Beaver County. Activities include multiple stages providing continuous music and entertainment, juried art showing, local craft displays, children’s activities, food vendors, rib cook-off contest and parade.  Free. 10 A.M.  724/378-2882  www.franklincenter.org (http://www.franklincenter.org)

South Side Historical Village “Walk Through Our History”
Sep 12 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
South Side Historical Village “Walk Through Our History”

Hookstown Fair Grounds, 1198 Route 168, Hookstown. Tour the historical village and meet some of the people who were part of our areas history from the 1700’s to present day, via a physical timeline winding its way around the village, with first person interpretations, presentations and displays. Military veterans and older residents will share their stories.  11 A.M.-3 P.M.  Donations appreciated.  724/573-9367 www.sshva.wordpress.com (http://www.sshva.wordpress.com)

16th Annual New Brighton Car Cruise
Sep 12 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 13 @ 12:00 am
16th Annual New Brighton Car Cruise

Third Avenue, New Brighton.  Hundreds of antique and classic cars. DJ’s playing your favorite oldies throughout the day. Delicious food, children’s activities and more.  Free.  1-8 P.M.  724/846-1870

9-11 Never Forget
Sep 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
9-11 Never Forget

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED!Chippewa United Methodist Church Community Life Center, 2545 Darlington Road, Chippewa.  To remember the events of September 11, 2001 and to honor our communities first responders. Community picnic with live entertainment. All donations will go to the Beaver County Emergency Fund. Free. Donations appreciated. 1 P.M. 724/777-7772

Sep
13
Sun
Classic Car Cruise
Sep 13 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Classic Car Cruise

St. Monica Church, Corner of Routes 51 & 168, South Beaver. Sponsored by Little Beaver Lions Club. Dash plaques to the first 50 classic cars, 50/50, People’s Choice Award, DJ from 11 A.M.-3 P.M. Lots of great food too!  All profits go to the less fortunate of the community.  $2 donation requested.  724/827-5006

Blessing of the Animals
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Blessing of the Animals

Bradys Run Park Shelter 18, New Brighton. Sponsored by Chippewa United Methodist Church. A short worship service will begin at 3 P.M. followed immediately by individual blessings of pets and service animals. To promote peace between the animals and to invite a welcoming environment we ask that you bring all pets on leashes or in carriers. Please have your pets shots up to date and use your best judgment when determining if your pet can handle the environment. We will be partnering with local organizations who share the love of animals. 2-4 P.M. 724/843-4282  www.chippewaumc.org (http://www.chippewaumc.org)

Sep
19
Sat
Night at the Movies
Sep 19 @ 1:00 am – 1:00 am
Night at the Movies

Townsend Park, 601 Third Avenue, New Brighton. Come enjoy a family friendly movie! Bring your blanket or lawn chair.  Free. Starts at dusk.  724/846-1870  www.nbarc.net (http://www.nbarc.net)

Habitat for Humanity/VENA Health and Wellness 10K/5K Walk/Run
Sep 19 @ 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm
Habitat for Humanity/VENA Health and Wellness 10K/5K Walk/Run

Irvine Park Gazebo, Beaver. Live music, Kids Fun Zone and catered lunch. All participants receive a moisture wicking T-shirt. Fun Run is for participants up to 12 years old. Parents may accompany their children on the course. Run timed by Miles of Smiles. $10 Fun Run; $25 Run/Walk.  8 A.M. registration; 8:30 A.M. Fun Run; 9 A.M. Run/Walk. 724/846-1630  www.habitat5k.org (http://www.habitat5k.org)

Autumnfest
Sep 19 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Autumnfest

Old Economy Village, 270 16th Street, Ambridge. Come celebrate the Fall with cooking, baking and craft demonstrations. Music, food and activities for the whole family. Makes a wonderful Fall tradition. $10 adults; $9 seniors; $6 youth Saturday 10 A.M.-5 P.M.; Sunday Noon-5 P.M. 724/266-4500  www.oldeconomyvillage.org (http://www.oldeconomyvillage.org)

Harmony Museum Antique Show & Sale
Sep 19 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Harmony Museum Antique Show & Sale

Harmony Museum Barn Annex, 303 Mercer Road, Harmony.  Quality dealers offering a range of antiques including furniture, primatives, jewelry, glassware, toys, pottery, paintings, textiles and tools. $5 ages 18+.  Saturday 10 A.M.-5 P.M.; Sunday 11 A.M-4 P.M.  724/452-7341  www.harmonymuseum.org (http://www.harmonymuseum.org)

4th Annual BBQ Cook-Off and Blues Fest
Sep 19 @ 4:00 pm – Sep 20 @ 1:00 am
4th Annual BBQ Cook-Off and Blues Fest

Hopewell Community Park, 2500 Laird Drive, Hopewell. Chili, Chicken & Rib Competition. Amateurs only! You be the judge! Live Blues Bands: Johnny Holiday, BluSoul, 32-20, Jill West, The BoHogs & Stevee Wellons. Parking at the park. Free.  Noon-9 P.M.  724/378-1460 www.hopewelltwp.com (http://www.hopewelltwp.com)

Beaver Falls Fall Festival
Sep 19 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Beaver Falls Fall Festival

Municipal Parking Lot, 8th Avenue & 12th Street, Beaver Falls. A day full of Fall fun. Check out our local vendors, kids activities and live music. Celebrate the Fall season with us. Free.  Noon-6 P.M.  724/847-2808

Beaver Wine Festival
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Beaver Wine Festival

Third Street, Beaver. Join us in celebrating our scenic downtown business district, as we close 4 blocks of Third Street in the heart of downtown Beaver. Ten Pennsylvania wineries will be featured as the Beaver Area Chamber hosts a special evening of tastings, musical performances, and giveaways. With the variety of traditional family-oriented holiday events sponsored by the Chamber, this new “over-21” event represents a more sophisticated view of our historic town.  $25.  2-6 P.M. www.beaverareachamber.com (http://www.beaverareachamber.com)