Claysburg Area Community Theatre will stage the musical “The Music Man” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22 and Nov. 23 at the Claysburg-Kimmel High School. Tickets can be purchased at the C&S Markets in Claysburg for $12 for adults and $10 for students or at the door for $14 for adults and $12 for students.
Alum Bank Fire Department in Pleasantville will host a craft show and bake sale to benefit the fire department 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 26 at the fire hall, 6738 King Saint Clair Road, near the intersection of Routes 96 and 56 and across the road from the Pleasantville Industrial Park. Orders are being taken for homemade vegetable beef, beef noodle and ham and bean soups. Donations of baked goods are welcomed. Admission is free. The Halloween parade is scheduled for 7 p.m. in Pleasantville, with lineup starting at 6 p.m. For more information, call 839-2944 before the events or 839-2940 on the day of the show.
Voice actors are needed for Off Pitt Street Theater’s Atomic Radio, live performance radio show, to be presented at 7 p.m. Nov. 9. A “read” is scheduled for 1 p.m. Oct. 27 at the theater, 110 W. Pitt St., Bedford. Advance registration to take part in the “read” is required by Oct. 25. The only requirement is reading fluency and a dynamic voice. Call or text 814-310-1987, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.offpittstreet.com/auditions.html to sign up.
Bedford Arts Cooperative will host a performance by “Ramblin” Dan Stevens from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Oct. 26 at Locality Gallery, 110 W. Pitt St., Bedford. Admission will be $10 at the door. For more information, call or text 814-310-1987.
Annual Bedford Elks Halloween Parade will be held at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28. The raindate is Oct. 30. The parade will start at the east end of town, travel up East Pitt Street, and turn left onto Juliana Street, where it will pass in front of the judges stand before disbanding at the Bedford County Courthouse. The parade will begin to form at 6:30 p.m. Individuals or organizations interested in being part of the parade may pick up a registration form at the Bedford Borough office or online at www.downtownbedford.com or Bedford Elks Halloween Parade Facebook page. Mummers, who need no prior registration, should report to the Landmark Restaurant parking lot the night of the parade. Participants are reminded that throwing candy is prohibited; however, passing out candy is allowed. If selling anything, transient vendors are required to obtain a license from the borough. Call Brad Koontz at 623-9510 for more information. The annual parade is coordinated by the Bedford Elks Lodge #1707 and supported by local businesses.
Volunteer chorus for the 32nd-year Messiah concert in December will rehearse from 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 7, Nov. 14, and Dec. 5 at the Bedford Presbyterian Church and Dec. 13 at the Chestnut Ridge Independent Fellowship Church. There also will be an afternoon rehearsal Dec. 14 at the Chestnut Ridge church, where the performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14. New singers are asked to contact Deena Thompson at email@example.com. for more information.
Saturday night dance will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Broad Top Area Senior Center, Saxton. The kitchen will open at 5 p.m.
Everett’s Halloween Parade will be hosted by the Everett Recreation Board and sponsored by the Bloody Run Social Club at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29. “Halloween/Autumn” will be the theme. Parade participants will line up at 6:30 p.m. along the east end of Main Street. The parade route travels from East Main Street at Karns Avenue to West Main Street at the Everett Foodliner. To participate, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Tenley Park Facebook page. Anyone needing a hard copy of the registration form can call 494-2120 and leave a message.
“Politics can be Murder,” an interactive murder mystery fundraiser, will be presented by Off Pitt Street Theater Company, the Bedford Arts Cooperative and the Helen B. Hughes Foundation of Democratic Women at 7 p.m. Nov. 2 at Locality Gallery. Guests will mingle, play games and complete challenges to win clues, interview high-profile personalities and solve a murder. The evening will feature music by “The Zillion Dollar Combo.” Tickets are limited and by pre-sale only. Cost is $30 per person or $50 per couple. Proceeds benefit the Helen B. Hughes Foundation of Democratic Women. For more information, call 814-310-1987 or email email@example.com.