Living History Weekend will be featured at Old Bedford Village Aug. 15 and Aug. 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. There will be new displays, demonstrations and exhibits featuring the British, French and the Civil War. Games of the time period will be played. Admission is $10 for adults, $9 for anyone age 62 and older, $5 for ages 6 to 18 and free for ages 5 and younger.

Blue Knob State Park has announced its upcoming activities. Activities take place at the Buck Hill Amphitheater, unless otherwise noted. Programs include “Natural Symbols,” 7 p.m., Aug. 14; “Animal Traces,” 7 p.m., Aug. 15; “Turtles of Pennsylvania,” 10 a.m. Aug. 16; “Fish,” 7 p.m. Aug. 21; “Butterflies,” 1 p.m., Aug. 22; “Owls,” 10 a.m., Aug. 23; “Mammals,” 7 p.m., Aug. 28; “Bats,” 7 p.m. Aug 29; “Insects,” 10 a.m. Aug. 30; “Reptiles,” 7 p.m., Sept. 4; “Chappell’s Field Hike, 10 a.m., Sept. 5; and “Tree Scavenger Hunt,” 10 a.m. Sept. 6. Participants are advised to practice social distancing, use hand sanitizer, bring along masks and refrain from touching program materials. For more information, call 276-3576.

Cruise-in will be hosted by the Fort Bedford Antique Automobile Club of America from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 16 at Landmark Restaurant, 647 E. Pitt St., Bedford. All makes and years of cars, trucks and motorcycles welcomed.

Fort Bedford Museum is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Local history is highlighted in the exhibits. For more information, visit

Summer cruise-in will be hosted by R&N Tire, Everett, at Moon Glo II skating rink parking lot, Bedford, from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 13. There will be music and food. Bring cars, trucks, motorcycles and antique vehicles. For more information, call 652-6854, 623-8674 or 623-0804.

Summer cruise-in will be hosted by Shell and the A&W Sac Shop Restaurant, Route 30 east of Bedford, at 5 p.m. Sept. 20, with a raindate of Oct. 18. There will be food and a disc jockey. Bring customized and antique vehicles and motorcycles. There is no charge. Door prizes will be awarded.

Bedford Arts Cooperative is accepting artwork for its Sept. 1 opening of the “ART Pandemic” show at 110 W. Pitt St., Bedford. The show will be open both in-person and online in the new, virtual gallery. Registration is online, email, or via postal mail, and the cost to register is $10 for up to two pieces. Submissions will be dropped off during the week of Aug. 24. There will be a cash prize for the “Peoples’ Choice” award. 2D and 3D works will be accepted. All work must be installation ready. The gallery theme is “ART Pandemic,” which should be reflected in all submissions. Artists can express the challenges, triumphs, fears and hardships experienced during COVID-19. A free, public, artists’ reception will be held on Aug. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. Masks will be required, without exception. For more information or to register artwork, visit, email or call or text 814-310-1987.

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