Glen Roub and the Midnight Cowboys will perform from 6:30 to 10 p.m. March 16 at the Woodbury Area Community Center. For more information, call 977-3898.

Students from Chestnut Ridge High School will perform the musical “42nd Street” on March 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. and March 24 at 2:30 p.m. at Chestnut Ridge Middle School auditorium. Tickets are reserved seating and can be purchased for a cost of $3 for students and $10 for adults. Advanced tickets can be purchased through the high school office.

Tickets are on sale for the 4th Annual Winner’s Showcase, slated for 7 p.m. March 28 and March 29 and 3 p.m. March 30 at Off Pitt Street Theater Company, 110 W. Pitt St., Bedford. The showcase will feature the world premier of the one-act plays that one first and second place in the annual playwriting competition hosted by Off Pitt Street Theater. Highlights from the third-place entry also will be featured. This year’s winners are Breanna Berkebile, first place, drama, “Nana”; Aaron Detwiler, second place, courtroom comedy, “Trial and Error”; and Cameron Crouse, third place, a fantasy, “Mime for Hire.” The showcase is recommended for anyone ages 14 and older. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Make reservations by calling or texting 310-1987, e-mailing or visiting Anyone ages 21 and older may bring their own beverages.

Cruise-Ins have been scheduled. Participants may bring customized cars, trucks, motorcycles and antique vehicles. Cruise-ins will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27 at the Bloody Run Classic along South Street in Everett, call 652-5922; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 1, July 6, Aug. 3, Sept. 7, at Thomas Chevrolet-Subaru, Route 220 north of Bedford, with free food and beverages, call 623-8131; and 5 p.m. June 16 and Aug. 18 at the Shell Service Plaza, Route 30 east of Bedford, with food and a disc jockey, call 623-7824.

Bedford native Ricky Howsare will be the guest soloist for the Cove Community Chorus spring concert at 7 p.m. March 23 and 2 p.m. March 24 in the Spring Cove Middle School auditorium, 1150 E. Main St., Roaring Spring. Howsare is a headliner at the American Music Theater in Lancaster, where he most recently performed in their Christmas show. Sue Stroudnour will conduct the spring concert, which will feature a mix of sacred, popular and patriotic songs. Sandy Harts and Marian Grassier will be the piano accompanists. Tickets are $8 and are available at HeBrew’s, Weis Market and Fort Bedford Inn in Bedford, Music Emporium in Altoona, Burget’s Hardware in Curryville, Thompson’s Pharmacy in Hollidaysburg, Mamie’s Cafe in Martinsburg, the Roaring Spring Department Store, Nic Grab N Go in Williamsburg, the Book Center in Cumberland, Md., or from any chorus member.

St. Patrick’s Day dance will be held at the Bedford Elks Country Club on March 16. Doors will open at 8 p.m., and Star 69 will play from 9 p.m. to midnight. Admission will be $5. Proper identification will be required.

Northern Bedford County High School Music Department will stage the musical “You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown” at 7 p.m. March 14 through March 16. Tickets can be purchased at the school district office or by calling 766-4710. Tickets will also be available at the door for all performances. Shows are March 14-16 at 7 p.m. Ticket prices are $8, and all seating is reserved.

The Bedford County Players will host a 36th Season Announcement Gala at The Hall at Kinton’s Knob, Bedford County Historical Society building, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. March 16. Tickets are $15 each. Call 623-7555 to reserve tickets. The evening will be a black and white themed gathering. Players and patrons are advised and encouraged to wear black and white, semi-formal attire. Throughout the course of the evening, singers from the Bedford County Players will provide live jazz and Broadway style music. The directors of the upcoming season will gather and announce their shows, as well as explain their excitement and overall vision for the productions. Hors d’oeuvres, desserts, water, coffee, tea, soda, wine and beer will be served. Children are invited and encouraged to attend.

Bedford County Regional Education Foundation will host Speak Out for Scholarships on March 30 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Bedford Elks Country Club, 937 S. Richard St., Bedford. Ventriloquist Ian Varella will headline the event, which also features a silent auction. Tickets are $35 per person and must be purchased in advance by calling 652-9528, ext. 6223, or visiting the Allegany College of Maryland Bedford County Campus. A cash bar will be available. Doors open at 5 p.m., and dinner, catered by Chef Nicole Kimmel, will be served at 6 p.m. For more information about the event or the foundation, call 652-9528 or email

Tickets are on sale for “Aubrey Burchell Live,” featuring a 2018 American Idol contestant, at 7 p.m. March 16 at Locality Gallery, 110 W. Pitt St., Bedford. Old Towne Distillery of Stoystown will be on site with signature craft. The event is open to people 21 and older. Tickets cost $20 and include admission and one craft cocktail. Reservations are recommended. Call or text 310-1987 to reserve, or visit to purchase tickets online a credit card. Proceeds benefit the Bedford Arts Cooperative

“Krish Mohan—Empathy on Sale,” featuring the winner of the 2018 Audience Choice Award at the Pittsburgh Fringe Festival, will be staged at the Bedford Arts Cooperative, Locality Gallery, 110 W. Pitt St., Bedford, March 23. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the show will begin at 8 p.m. Admission is $10 at the door. For more information, visit The show is recommended for people ages 18 and older. Attendees ages 21 and older can bring their own beverages.

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