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Briefs: Old Economy Village plans 198th B-day party |

Briefs: Old Economy Village plans 198th B-day party

| Saturday, August 27, 2005 12:00 a.m

Old Economy Village on Sunday is hosting a birthday party for Gertrude Rapp , who would have been turning 198 years old.

Rapp was the granddaughter of George Rapp , founder of the Harmony Society — of which Old Economy Village was the third and final home in the early 19th century.

The celebration includes an interpreter playing the part of Gertrude Rapp, and samples of her famous ginger cake recipe. Meanwhile, music from the Harmonists will play in the village’s Feast Hall.

The party will go from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the village in Ambridge, Beaver County. Tickets cost $7 for adults, $5 for children ages 5 to 17, $6 for senior citizens 60 and older. Details: 724-266-4500.


Labor Day concerts set for Heinz Field

Tickets for two Labor Day weekend concerts will go on sale at noon today.

  • Three Dog Night — the jubilant band from the early ’70s with hits including “Joy to the World” will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at Heinz Field on the North Shore. Tickets cost $10.

  • The PovertyNeck Hillbillies — a Fayette County-based country-pop band — will perform at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 5, also at Heinz Field. Tickets cost $10.

    Details: 412-323-1919.

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