The Laurel Hill Bluegrass Festival is Aug. 18-19 at Laurel Hill State Park, Somerset. Bluegrass music, re-enactor village, vendors and more. Free. 814-445-7725. friendsoflhsp.org.
The 112th Somerset County Fair is Aug. 18-25 at the Somerset County Fairgrounds, Meyersdale. Livestock, carnival rides, exhibits, grandstand shows, music, food and fun. 814-634-5619. somersetcountyfairpa.com.
Homemade salads and baked beans sold by the pint or the quart from 7:30 a.m. until sold out Aug. 31 at Meyersdale Church of the Brethren, Beachley Street. Baked goods. This sale benefits the Stained Glass Window Fund.
Paddle the Que
Paddle the Que 9 a.m. Aug. 18 at Summer’s Best Two Weeks, Hollsopple. Learn basic paddle skills and paddling safety. Sponsored by Stonycreek-Conemaugh River Improvement Project and the Pa. Fish and Boat Commission. 814-444-2669, firstname.lastname@example.org.
All-day picnic, bingo, various foods, children’s activities and musical groups noon to 11 p.m. Aug. 25 in Kingwood. 814-395-3200.
SUDS: The Rocking ’60s Musical Soap Opera Aug. 7-19. Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps Sept. 18-30. Nunsense Jamboree: Sister Amnesia’s Country Western Jamboree Oct. 2-14. Season showtimes: 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, 3 p.m. Sundays. Mountain Playhouse, Route 985 North, Jennerstown, 814-629-9201. www.mountainplayhouse.org. 814-629-9201, option 1.
The 3rd Laurel Highlands Garlic Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 18-19 at Faranda Farm, 1171 Penn Ave., Hollsopple. Sample garlic flavored foods, learn how to cook with garlic, learn the varieties of garlic plus the correct planting, harvesting and storing garlic, and shop at the booths of garlic growers, specialty garlic gadgets, books, garlic tees and aprons. Jazz trombonist, Harold Betters, will perform 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Oldies group “Better Dayz” will perform on Sunday. 814-479-7109. www.laurelhighlandsgarlicfestival.com or www.farandafarm.net.