Wednesdays at West Overton – September 24

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6-8 p.m.
ZylkaThe final Wednesdays at West Overton for the season will feature the works of Master Knitter Susan Zylka. A resident of Mount Pleasant, Zylka is a Master Knitter who teaches the form of needlework. She is the Westmoreland County Fair superintendent for the knitting department.
Patterns designed by Zylka can be purchased at Kathy’s Kreations Shop in Ligonier, with all proceeds going to “Knit for the Cure,” an organization that supports the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.
Light refreshments will be served and Gene McFadden will provide live entertainment.
A $5 donation benefits West Overton Village & Museum.

 

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Sponsors – September Civil War Events

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West Overton Village & Museums wish to sincerely thank our sponsors who support this month of Civil War events and activities:

Penn Line Services
Collections by Marty
Miss Martha’s Floral
DeFurio, Mongell & Assoc.
Richard E. Lynn M.D. Frick Hospital
Davis Ford
Scottdale Community Civic & Industrial Assoc., Inc.
Uniontown Holiday Inn & Conference Center 
Scottdale Manor Rehabilitation Center
State Representative Deberah Kula
First Federal Savings & Loan Association of Greene Co.
Dr. H.E. Markle, Jr. Scottdale Veterinary Clinic

 

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West Overton Village Plans Civil War Events for September

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battle-of-gettysburg-5West Overton Village & Museums is commemorating the Civil War in a big way this September. Starting on Saturday, September 6 with a reception to celebrate the opening of the Heinz History Center Pennsylvania’s Civil War at West Overton, the month is packed with events and activities for people of a variety of ages and interests.

“We look forward to hosting the exhibit and the variety of activities that we will be offering this September. We are especially excited to offer Pennsylvania’s Civil War exhibit. The exhibit highlights important conflicts such as the Battle of Gettysburg and the impact Western Pennsylvanians had on the war both on the battlefield and on the home front,” said Jessica Kadie-Barclay, managing director, West Overton Village & Museums.

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Wednesdays at West Overton – August 27

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Guglielmo_Botter06On Wednesday, August 27, 6-8 p.m., West Overton Village & Museums will celebrate the works of Italian artist Guglielmo Botter.

Botter was born and raised in Italy. An artist and architect, he is known in Italy and Pittsburgh for his ink drawings of the city. He started using the ink pen at age 6 and continues today.

“In the last couple of years, I have spent summers in Pittsburgh with my family. It is my goal to move from Italy. My mother was a Pittsburgher and artist in the late ’50s and early ’60s. Then she came to Italy and married my father,” said Botter.

It was during the summer of 2012, Botter decided to fly to Pittsburgh with his family to understand the way of life in the United States. It was Botter’s desire to visit his mother’s family and familiar places...

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Learn to Make Herb Vinegars – August 26

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VinegarPresented by Audra Shenk
2-4 p.m. & 7-9 p.m.
$10 per person
To register, call 724-887-7910

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