5 things to do in Westmoreland County: Jan. 27-29

Jan. 27—Cards and collectibles

The annual Joe's Sports Card & Collectible Show returns to Westmoreland Mall this weekend.

For more than a decade, the show has offered attendees the opportunity to buy, sell and trade cards, memorabilia, action figures, gaming products and other items.

Vendors will be set up in the lower-level Center Court during mall hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.

For information, visit westmorelandmall.com.

Jump to it

The HT High Flyers will present its annual demonstration of precision jump rope routines and tricks at 6 p.m. Friday in the Ligonier Town Hall auditorium on the Diamond.

The group, a competition and demonstration jump rope team based in Ligonier, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

Admission is free. For information, go to the HT High Flyers page on Facebook.

Friday evening music

The Friday Evening Music Club of the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra will present its annual student recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Campana Chapel and Lecture Hall at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg.

The recital will feature piano and flute students of music club members Michele Boulet, John V. Kulik and Dan Parasky.

Admission is free to club members and by donation for others. Attendees are invited to stay for a reception following the program.

For information, visit westmorelandsymphony.org.

Epic quest

Two area theater groups have weekend performances of "The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical," based on the popular fantasy novel by Rick Riordan.

The story revolves around 12-year-old Percy, who learns that his true father is Poseidon, the Greek god of the sea. With his two best friends, Percy undertakes a hero's quest across the United States to find the entrance to the underworld (apparently, it's in Los Angeles) and stop a war among the gods.

—Stage Right: 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Greensburg Garden and Civic Center, 951 Old Salem Road.

Tickets are $15, or $10 for students, available at 724-836-8000 or thepalacetheatre.org.

—Westmoreland Performing Arts: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in Science Hall Theater at Westmoreland County Community College, 145 Pavilion Lane, Hempfield.

Tickets are $18, or $10 for age 18 and younger. For information, call 724-672-3322 or visit westmoreland performingarts.com.

Man in black

"Cash Unchained: The Ultimate Johnny Cash Experience" will pay tribute to the legendary country singer at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at The Palace Theatre, 21 W. Otterman St., Greensburg.

Virginia-based singer James Tamelcoff and his band cover the entire Cash oeuvre, from the 1950s recordings for Sun Records to "Hurt," the Nine Inch Nails song Cash recorded in 2002, a year before his death.

The concert also will feature local singer Cathi Rhodes performing a Patsy Cline tribute.

Tickets are $20-$40, available at 724-836-8000 or thepalacetheatre.org.

Shirley McMarlin is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Shirley by email at smcmarlin@triblive.com or via Twitter .