Mega Rock Weekend Guide: Food Specials, Live Music, and More

A look at local events happening this weekend in Jefferson County and surrounding areas.


Friday, October 6, 2017


 

Columbus Day Weekend Retreat

When: Friday, October 6 – Monday, October 9, 2017
Where: Gateway Lodge, 14870 Route 36, Cooksburg, Pa.
Details:
A weekend focused on relaxation, fun and some entertainment too! Enjoy three nights in a suite, breakfast each morning, a fall harvest dinner on Sunday night with live music and dancing to follow. Call (814) 744-8017 to reserve your suite or for more information.

Historic Brookville Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market

When: Friday, October 6, 2017, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Main Street Town Square, Brookville, Pa.
Details:
This handmade, homemade, homegrown market will also be an evening of engagement and entertainment for everyone. Family friendly music and entertainment will be from 6-8 p.m. For more information call (814) 271-7726.

Escape Room: Bedlam to Blazes

When: Friday, October 6, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: Brady Craig Building, 236 Jefferson Street, Brookville, Pa.
Details:
Rack your brain and those of your friends to solve the puzzle created by a truly “postal” and diabolical mind (Guess Who?). We uncage him for 1 month at Halloween time to torture your brains with cryptic clues. The Scenario: You are going to visit a friend who has been institutionalized. The facility is being closed down and moved to a new state of the art location the next day. Overcrowding is an ongoing problem and some of the residents have been moved into whatever space is available. Now there’s trouble. Can you help your friend and escape before disaster strikes? You will have 50 minutes to solve the clues in time to escape the bedlam and blazes.

Brockway Farmer’s Market

When: Friday, October 6, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Where: 500 Main Street, Brockway, Pa.
Details:
Fresh, homegrown fruits and vegetables every Friday through September.

Drive-In Movies at Moonlite Drive-In Theatre

When: Friday, October 6 – Sunday, October 8, 2017
Where: Moonlite Drive-In Theatre, 5268 Route 322, Brookville, Pa.
Details:
There’s nowhere better to see the stars than under the stars. The first movie starts at dusk. You can see two movies for the price of less than one anywhere else. Drive In features sound through FM Radio and FREE Wi-Fi during the show. Delicious snack bar with fun treats for kids! Rt. 322 just west of Brookville. Visit Moonlite Drive-In’s Facebook page for showtimes. Call 814-849-5588 for more information.

Vince’s Tavern Weekend Food Specials

When: Friday, October 6 – Sunday, October 8, 2017
Where:Vince’s Tavern, 31729 Pennsylvania 66, Leeper, Pa.
Details:
Every Friday – Sunday: Appetizers include fried cajun frog legs, broiled garlic butter frog legs, and bang bang shrimp or scallops. Entrees include pan-fried walleye or catfish, stuffed salmon, ‘black and blue’ salmon or catfish, salmon with shrimp and crab in sauce, catfish sandwich with fries, ruby red or spicy trout amandine, and pouch trout.

Live Music at Deer Creek Winery

When: Friday, October 6, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Where: Deer Creek Winery, 3333 Soap Fat Road, Shippenville, Pa.
Details:
Well Strung will be performing at Deer Creek Winery from 7pm – 10pm. For more information, visit deercreekwine.com.

Live Music at R** Bandana Winery

When: Friday, October 6, 2017, 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Where: R** Bandana Winery, 265 Allio Drive, Leeper, Pa.
Details:
Visit R** Bandana Winery for live music with Route 8 Band. For more information, visit R** Bandana Winery’s Facebook page.

‘Hands Up’ Party at the Loomis Bar

When: Friday, October 6, 2017, 10:00 p.m.
Where: The Captain Loomis Bar, 540 Main St, Clarion, Pa.
Details:
Hands Up is a new Weekly Dance Party Friday Nights at the Loomis Bar in Clarion Pa. Clarion native Jason Hollingsworth will be spinning Top 40, EDM, and Dance Classics and brings 10 years experience DJing in Pittsburgh and Boston to the table. The Loomis Bar will also be featuring their everyday $5 mixed drink bucket all night long. If you are looking for a place to unwind on the dance floor and throw your Hands Up go check it out.

Live Music at Iron Mountain Grille

When: Friday, October 6, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Where: Iron Mountain Grille, 10638 PA-36, Clarington, Pa.
Details:
Get out to the Grille for live music with Gary Bickerstaff starting at 6:30 p.m.

Dark Ghost Manor

When: Friday, October 6 – Saturday, October 7, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Where: Cranberry Mall, 6945 US Route 322, Cranberry, Pa.
Details:
Dark Ghost Manor is Cranberry’s all-new, interactive horror attraction featuring live actors and special effects. It is located inside the Cranberry Mall, next to The Movies At Cranberry. Open Fridays and Saturdays from September 29 to October 28 from 7pm-11pm. Visit darkghostmanor.com for more information.


Saturday, October 7, 2017


 

Columbus Day Weekend Retreat

When: Friday, October 6 – Monday, October 9, 2017
Where: Gateway Lodge, 14870 Route 36, Cooksburg, Pa.
Details:
A weekend focused on relaxation, fun and some entertainment too! Enjoy three nights in a suite, breakfast each morning, a fall harvest dinner on Sunday night with live music and dancing to follow. Call (814) 744-8017 to reserve your suite or for more information.

Acorn History, Harvesting, and Preparation

When: Saturday, October 7, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cook Forest State Park Fire Tower, Cooksburg, Pa.
Details:
Acorns have been consumed in the Northeastern U.S. for centuries, well before the colonization of Europeans. Join Adam Haritan from learnyourland.com for a program that will cover acorn gathering tips (how to separate the good from the bad), differences between red and white oak groups (important for processing), several leaching methods, drying and storing methods, nutritional benefits, and more! Program begins at the Fire Tower Parking Lot.

Gobbler’s Knob Wine Festival

When: Saturday, October 7, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Where: Gobbler’s Knob, 1548 Woodland Avenue Extension, Punxsutawney, Pa.
Details:
Several wineries, complimentary appetizers, live acoustic music, and more! All regular ticket purchases receive a complimentary wine glass and bottle opener. Session 1: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Session 2: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Tickets can be purchased here.

Drive-In Movies at Moonlite Drive-In Theatre

When: Friday, October 6 – Sunday, October 8, 2017
Where: Moonlite Drive-In Theatre, 5268 Route 322, Brookville, Pa.
Details:
There’s nowhere better to see the stars than under the stars. The first movie starts at dusk. You can see two movies for the price of less than one anywhere else. Drive-In features sound through FM Radio and FREE Wi-Fi during the show. Delicious snack bar with fun treats for kids! Rt. 322 just west of Brookville. Visit Moonlite Drive-In’s Facebook page for showtimes. Call (814) 849-5588 for more information.

Prime Rib Night at Gold Eagle Inn

When: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Where: Gold Eagle Inn, 250 W Main Street, Brookville, PA
Details:
Stop out to Gold Eagle Inn for prime rib every Saturday night. For reservations or more information call (814) 849-5512.

Vince’s Tavern Weekend Food Specials

When: Friday, October 6 – Sunday, October 8, 2017
Where:Vince’s Tavern, 31729 Pennsylvania 66, Leeper, Pa.
Details:
Every Friday – Sunday: Appetizers include fried cajun frog legs, broiled garlic butter frog legs, and bang bang shrimp or scallops. Entrees include pan-fried walleye or catfish, stuffed salmon, ‘black and blue’ salmon or catfish, salmon with shrimp and crab in sauce, catfish sandwich with fries, ruby red or spicy trout amandine, and pouch trout.

Live Music at R** Bandana Winery

When: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Where: R** Bandana Winery, 265 Allio Drive Leeper, Pa.
Details:
Live music with Renegade Roosters starts at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit R** Bandana Winery’s Facebook page.

Live Music at Deer Creek Winery

When: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Where: Deer Creek Winery, 3333 Soap Fat Road, Shippenville, Pa.
Details:
Visit Deer Creek Winery for live music with Basement Band from 2pm-5pm. For more information, visit deercreekwine.com.

Live Music at Iron Mountain Grille

When: Saturday, October 7, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Iron Mountain Grille, 10638 Route 36, Clarington, Pa.
Details:
Get out to the Grille and hear some wonderful live music by these local favorites. Samantha Sears will be performing starting at 6:30 p.m.


Sunday, October 8, 2017


 

Columbus Day Weekend Retreat

When: Friday, October 6 – Monday, October 9, 2017
Where: Gateway Lodge, 14870 Route 36, Cooksburg, Pa.
Details:
A weekend focused on relaxation, fun and some entertainment too! Enjoy three nights in a suite, breakfast each morning, a fall harvest dinner on Sunday night with live music and dancing to follow. Call (814) 744-8017 to reserve your suite or for more information.

Family Day at rbg Bar & Grill

When: Sunday, October 8, 2017
Where: Park Inn by Radisson, 45 Holiday Inn Rd, Clarion, PA
Details: Bring your family to rbg’s restaurant, and enjoy a delicious spaghetti and meatball dinner! On Sundays, kids eat for free with the purchase of an adult entree.

The Liberty House Sunday Breakfast

When: Sunday, October 8, 2017
Where: 603 Liberty Street, Clarion, PA
Details: Join us at the Liberty House every Sunday from 8am to 3pm for a full breakfast menu. Featuring Eggs Benedict, Steak and Eggs, Pancakes, French Toast, Omelets and more! Phone
(814) 226-7575 for more information. Visit The Liberty House Restaurant Facebook page to view a full menu and other daily specials.

Vince’s Tavern Weekend Food Specials

When: Friday, October 6 – Sunday, October 8, 2017
Where:Vince’s Tavern, 31729 Pennsylvania 66, Leeper, Pa.
Details:
Every Friday – Sunday: Appetizers include fried Cajun frog legs, broiled garlic butter frog legs, and bang bang shrimp or scallops. Entrees include pan fried walleye or catfish, stuffed salmon, ‘black and blue’ salmon or catfish, salmon with shrimp and crab in sauce, catfish sandwich with fries, ruby red or spicy trout amandine, and pouch trout.

Sunday Brunch at The Inn at Deer Creek Winery

When: Sunday, October 8, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Deer Creek Winery, 3333 Soap Fat Road, Shippenville, Pa.
Details:
We invite you to come in for a leisurely brunch on Sunday! For $12, you get to choose between a Breakfast Flatbread Pizza, Stuffed French Toast, and Bacon, a Breakfast Casserole or Pancake and Eggs.Your meal also comes with a scone, specialty mimosa or a specialty coffee in addition to regular coffee, tea, or hot chocolate. Reservations are required. For more information, visit DeerCreekWine.com.

Live Music at Deer Creek Winery

When: Sunday, October 8, 2017
Where: Deer Creek Winery, 3333 Soap Fat Road, Shippenville, Pa.
Details:
Live music with Bryan Phillips – 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information, visit deercreekwine.com.


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