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Altoona Community Theatre and the Blair County Arts Foundation will present a Ghost Tour of the Mishler Theatre Wednesday October 29th and Friday October 31st, 6 to 8 each evening with tours scheduled every 15 minutes.  It’s an hour-long journey through the historic Mishler from the balcony to the basement dressing rooms where a variety of ghosts will tell you how they met their demise at the theatre.  Note: there are steps on the tour. Tickets are $13; groups of ten or more receive a $2 discount.  Buy tickets online at or by calling 944-9434
Boy Scout Troop 25 will have a Haunted Camp Fridays and Saturdays through November 1st 7:30 to Midnight.  From the Pinecroft exit look for signs for St. Mary’s Scout Camp.  It’s $6 per person
Simpson-Temple United Parish will have a Holiday Bazaar 9am to 2pm Saturday November 1st.  There’ll be an All-Day Lunch for sale, craft and bake sales, a Kidz Korner, plus Vegetable Soup for lunch or sale for $6 a quart.  Proceeds support the church’s ministry to those in need
Cambria Heights Senior High School presents the classic drama “Our Town” November 1st and 2nd at the High School Auditorium in Patton.  Saturday’s curtain is 7pm, Sunday’s is 2pm.  Tickets at the door are $5 for adults; $4 for those under 18
St. Augustine Church’s Ham-Bacon-Turkey Fundraiser is 1 to 4pm Sunday November 2nd. $3 donation includes hot dogs, sauerkraut, sloppy joes, home-made desserts and beverages.  You must call 931-3390 for advance tickets.  The church is on St. Augustine Road between Routes 36 and 53 near Ashville
The Blair County Genealogical Society’s Annual Book Signing Day will be 10am to 4pm Saturday November 8th at 431 Scotch Valley Road in Hollidaysburg.  There will be twelve authors signing books on Central PA history and more, along with lectures from 5 of the authors from 10:30 to 3.  Admission is free.  For more information log onto
The Blue Knob Community’s Turkey Take-Out Dinner will be 4 to 6:30pm Saturday November 8th at the Blue Knob Volunteer Fire Hall.  Dinner includes turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, vegetable, roll, drink and dessert.  Cost is $9 for adults, $6 for children.  There’ll also be a basket fundraiser
The Abundant LIFE Food Bank will be hosting their Annual Craft Show and Yard Sale 9am Saturday November 8th.  The Food Bank is at The Abundant LIFE Assembly of God Church at 231 Howard Avenue in Altoona
A Christmas and Holiday Bazaar sponsored by the Women’s Guild of St. John’s Reformed Church will be 9 to 2 Saturday November 8th.  There’ll be crafts, jewelry, dish cloths, pecans, pecan log rolls, home made baked goods and soups plus an white elephant table.  The Youth Group is serving a light lunch.  The church is at 906 Maple Avenue in Hollidaysburg
Allegheny Trailrunners’ first-ever 10K Run/Hike Sweat for Vets Powerclimb will be Sunday November 9th leaving 1pm from Furrer Beverage near the Pinecroft Exit of I-99 in Antis Twp. Net proceeds will assist the basic needs of local Veterans and their families through the Homeless Veteran Fund  and Needy Veteran Fund at the Van Zandt VA Medical  Center.  For more information call 932-9320 or log onto
The Annual Blue Knob Ski Patrol Ski Swap & sale will be 9am to 4pm Saturday November 8th and 10 to 2 Sunday the 9th at Lakemont Volunteer Fire Company on South Logan Blvd in Altoona.  You can sell or donate gently used items Friday the 7th from 4 to 8pm or Saturday morning from 8 to 9.  Proceeds help support the Ski Patrol.  For information log onto
Dial N Deal - October 31st 2014
Penn State Football Tickets 2 Pairs Both Section NB, Row 52 and includes a Parking Pass for each pair Vs. Temple - Nov 15th Vs. Michigan State - Nov 29th Kick-off times TBA - $110 each pair Shawn, Altoona 515-1473 Leather Living Room...
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The 11th Hour - Guests & Topics - Oct 27th-31st 2014
Monday October 27th Harry Rinker Host of "Watcha' Got" Sunday Mornings 5 - 7 and 9 - 11 on WRTA Tuesday October 28th David Ickes and  Meet The Candidates for the 80th District State Representative...
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Dial N Deal - October 24th 2014
Samsung Galaxy 10.1 Tablet 32GB, like new,  1 1/2 years old,  with keyboard, leather-like folio case, not locked - $180 John, Hollidaysburg 660-1297 Alvarez Acoustic Electric Guitar model RD8C, natural blonde wood,  very good...
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