Meadville Tribune


November 7, 2013

Here's our listing of area entertainment events from across the area for the week starting Nov. 7



RIVERSIDE INN & DINNER THEATRE: The Medieval Feast, ‘Frankenfeast,’ Dinner Theatre, through Nov. 17 on Fridays and Saturday at 7 p.m. at Sundays at 2 p.m. at 1 Fountain St., Cambridge Springs. There is a cost and reservations are required. More information or for reservations: Call 398-4645 or visit

A NIGHT OF KARAOKE: Cochranton Junior-Senior High School senior Kaleigh Scarborough is organizing A Night of Karaoke on Nov. 15 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Cochranton high school gym for her senior project. There is no charge for admission. Sing for $2 per song. A bake sale will be available. All proceeds benefit the Crawford Central Community Foundation, which provides financial resources to enrich extracurricular activities and educational opportunities for Cochranton and Meadville students in grades kindergarten through 12 enrolled in Crawford Central School District.

FEZZIWIG’S CHRISTMAS PARTY: Mr. Fezziwig’s annual Christmas Party on Nov. 29 and 30 at the Baldwin-Reynolds House features a full dinner, music and everyone from Scrooge to Bob Cratchit in attendance. Cost for this event is $25 per person with reservations required. More information or for reservations: Call 333-9882 or email

BALDWIN-REYNOLDS HOUSE 50TH ANNIVERSARY: The Baldwin-Reynolds House Museum officially turns 50 on Dec. 27. The museum will hold a formal reception to celebrate as Ellie Davies shares her memories of John and Katherine Reynolds from when the museum was still a private residence. Social hour will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the program following. Tickets are $35 per person and must be purchased in advance. Major sponsors for the museum’s 50th anniversary season receive complementary tickets. More information: Call 333-9882 or email

SQUARE DANCE: Every Friday, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m., bring a dish to share, Wild Country Dance Hall, corner of routes 19 and 198, Saegertown. More information and fees: Ed or Jan, 282-4608 or 398-1463.

MEADVILLE VICINITY PENNWRITERS: Meets the first Saturday of every month at the Tim Hortons restaurant, 16447 Conneaut Lake Road, Vernon Township, 1 to 4 p.m. Members learn new techniques, encourage each other and share their writing and other information about the state of publishing today. The meetings are open to members of the statewide Pennwriters group; those interested in learning more may visit as a guest. More information: Call Babs Mountjoy at 332-0032.


EDINBORO FILM SERIES: The fall 2013 semester’s Edinboro Film Series is free to Edinboro University students. There is a fee for all others. The following is the schedule: Nov. 7, ‘Holy Motors’ (2012); Nov. 21, ‘Waltz with Bashir’ (2008); and Dec. 5, ‘Broken’ (2013). All screenings start at 8:30 p.m. in the Frank G. Pogue Student Center’s Scot Cinema. More information: Visit

‘TRIPLE DIVIDE’: The Edinboro Film Series holds its next spotlight filmmaker event, ‘Triple Divide,’ on Nov. 14 at 8:30 p.m. at Pogue Student Center Multipurpose Room. The film’s directors, Melissa A. Troutman and Joshua B. Pribanic, will attend and take part in a question-and-answer session after the screening. ‘Triple Divide’ tells a story about the dangers of fracking. Narrated by Mark Ruffalo, the film uses interviews, personal stories, experts and case files from public documents uncovered during an 18-month investigation. The filmmakers hope to spark others with their calls for major improvements that are needed before this industrial process can be considered anywhere close to safe. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. There is a cost to attend for the general public and it’s free for Edinboro students with identification. Tickets are available online at Remaining tickets will be available at the door.

SPARKLING CHRISTMAS HOUSE TOUR: Edinboro Area Historical Society’s Sparkling Christmas of 2013 House Tour is Nov. 16 and 17 from noon to 4 p.m. See Edinboro’s Taylor House (139 Meadville St.) and Doucette House (126 Water St.) decorated in Christmas finery. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. There will be Santa and Mrs. Claus, toys and candy for children. Tickets available at Brink Ink, 5340 Route 6N West; and Lady Gray Antiques, 114 Erie St.; and at the doors. Special group tours of Doucette house available. More information: Call Carole Smith at (814) 734-4067.

EDINBORO UNIVERSITY PLANETARIUM: The planetarium’s upcoming public showing for the fall season is Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. There will also be Christmas shows on Dec. 3 and 10 at 7 and 8:30 p.m. each day at 161 Cooper Science Hall on campus. More information: Call (814) 732-2493, email or visit and search ‘Planetarium.’

HURRY HILL FARM MAPLE MUSEUM: It will be open each Sunday afternoon until the end of November. Located at 11380 Fry Road, a couple of miles north of Route 6N in Edinboro, the museum features educational exhibits with maple sap producing tools, maple syrup related antiques, actual sections of maple trees and illustrated American Indian lore about syrup production. Members of the Edinboro Area Historical Society will offer maple sundaes for sale, a treat that gives visitors to chance to taste pure maple syrup made at Hurry Hill Farm. Hurry Hill Farm Maple Museum is northwest Pennsylvania’s only museum dedicated to preserving and interpreting the art and craft of making pure maple syrup and related products.

JOHN PINETTE: Presents an evening of stand-up comedy on Nov. 15 at the Warner Theatre in Erie. When describing his own standup, Pinette says ‘I talk about my life; it it the funniest thing I can think of.’ His latest comedy special, ‘Still Hungry,’ debuted on Comedy Central in 2011. The food-obsessed, storytelling Pinette is billed to deliver smart, original, Bill Cosby-influenced observations on everyday life. ‘Still Hungry’ is a follow-up to his successful ‘I’m Starvin’!’ and ‘Show Me the Buffet’ CDs and DVDs. Tickets: At or (814) 452-4857.

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