Somerset County Where to Go Feb. 7
The Somerset County Maple Producers annual tree tapping ceremony 2 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Baer Brothers Maple Camp. Queen Maple LXI Hannah Taylor and this year’s maple princesses, Maple King Matthew Emerick will officially tap the maple tree. Barron L. “Boots” Hetherington, special adviser to the Governor for Agriculture is special guest. Maple candy and baked goods. Route 281 north one-half mile past Route 219 interchange. Make left on Sechler Road, right onto Geiger Road. Go 2 1/2 miles then make left on Appy Acres Road, go one-fourth mile, keep right, another one-fourth mile on Appy Acres Road. Watch for signs.
Valentine’s Day dance
Valentine’s Day Dance to benefit the Humane Society of Somerset County 7 p.m. to midnight Feb. 16 at the Somerset Legion. Jeff Perigo and friends will be performing. Food and a basket raffle. Cash bar. Purchase tickets at 814-442-3663.
The Somerset Historical Center, in cooperation with the Somerset County Maple Producers Association, school for maple sugaring from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 7. The class is open to any individual, student, or adult interested in the sugaring process. 814-445-6077 or email the education coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Annual all you can eat pancake and sausage supper from 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 12 at St. Francis-in-the-Field Episcopal Church, Husband Road, Somerset. 814-445-7149.
St. Valentine’s Dinner
Friedens Lutheran Church from 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 10. Elegant Italian dinner. Reservations required. Takeout available. Benefits senior high youth ministry. 814-445-4627. email@example.com.
Steak & Burger
The 5th annual Steak & Burger Dinner is March 6 at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 1845 N. Center Ave., Somerset. Reception/silent auction at 5 p.m. Dinner at 6 p.m. Reservations Feb. 20. Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Somerset County.
All-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner with salad bar starting at 4 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Sipesville fire hall. Takeout available. Benefits the Sipesville Volunteer Fire Co. 814-445-4899.
Grace United Methodist Church, 320 Felgar Road, Somerset, (Almost) Spring Craft Show & Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 9, featuring the handiwork of many local crafters, a baked goods and crafts table, and lunch. Homemade soup will also be available for purchase by the quart. Profits will benefit Sonrise Counseling Ministries. 814-443-2906.
Kiwanis Talent Show
The second Kiwanis Talent Show Competition March 2 in the Somerset Area High School auditorium. Talent, be it singing, instrumentalists, comedians or vocal groups compete. Cash prizes of $500 for first place, $250 for second place and $100 for third place. Performances must be family oriented.
Maple Sugarin’ dinners