Mega Rock Weekend Guide: Woodcarving Show in Cook Forest, Jefferson County Fair, Live Music, Food Specials, and More

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


Friday, July 14, 2017


 

Edible Flowers Workshop at Quiet Creek Herb Farm

When: Friday, July 14, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Quiet Creek Herb Farm & School of Country Living, 93 Quiet Creek Lane, Brookville, Pa.
Details:
Learn how to propagate plants such as pansies, calendula, nasturtiums, borage and more. These annuals will grow into medicinal, ornamental, and culinary herbs that you can sell and/or enjoy for your business or pleasure. To register or for more information, call (814) 849-9662.

Godspell Theatre Musical

When: Friday, July 14 – Saturday, July 15, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Sawmill Center for the Arts, 140 Theater Lane, Cooksburg Pa.
Details:
At the behest of John the Baptist, young men and women forsake their jobs and take up the mantle of Jesus Christ, becoming his disciples, in a musical retelling of the Gospel of Matthew set in modern-day New York City. Using song and dance, the apostles traverse the city, spreading Christ’s message of love and tolerance as the time moves ever closer to his betrayal at the hands of Judas and, ultimately, his crucifixion. For tickets or more information call (814) 927-6655.

Wine and Dine Chef Weekend at Gateway Lodge

When: Friday, July 14 – Sunday, July 16, 2017
Where: Gateway Lodge, 14870 Route 36, Cooksburg, Pa.
Details:
Indulge with fine foods and wines of the season. Includes a stay in a suite, breakfasts, and a five-course dinner with live music. To reserve your stay or for more information call (814) 744-8017.

Brockway Farmer’s Market

When: Friday, July 14, 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, July 14 – Sunday, July 16, 2017
Where: Moonlite Drive-In Theatre, 5268 Route 322, Brookville, Pa.
Details:
There’s nowhere better to see the stars than under the stars. 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, July 14 – Sunday, July 16, 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, July 14, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Where: Deer Creek Winery, 3333 Soap Fat Road, Shippenville, Pa.
Details:
Coston Cross will be performing at Deer Creek Winery from 7pm – 10pm. For more information, visit deercreekwine.com.

Live Music at R** Bandana Winery

When: Friday, July 14, 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 Bob Shawgo. For more information, visit R** Bandana Winery’s Facebook page.


Saturday, July 15, 2017


 

Woodcarving Show and Competition

When: Saturday, July 15 – Sunday, July 16, 2017
Where: Sawmill Center for the Arts, 140 Theater Lane, Cooksburg Pa.
Details:
The center is hosting its 33rd Annual Woodcarving Show and Competition on Saturday and Sunday. It runs from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. The show will feature wood and carving-related vendors, contests, and live demonstrations. There will also be soap carving for kids. The extraordinary talent of artists from across the region will be on display in the show area. Prizes will be awarded in many categories of this traditional art form that is reaching new heights.

Trails End Summer Party

When: Saturday, July 15, 2017
Where: Trails End Restaurant, 2738 Forest Road, Cooksburg, Pa.
Details:
“Boys are Back in Town” Summer Karaoke Party. Karaoke with Lynn starting at 9 pm. Drink Specials, summer games and giveaways.

Godspell Theatre Musical

When: Friday, July 14 – Saturday, July 15, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Sawmill Center for the Arts, 140 Theater Lane, Cooksburg Pa.
Details:
At the behest of John the Baptist, young men and women forsake their jobs and take up the mantle of Jesus Christ, becoming his disciples, in a musical retelling of the Gospel of Matthew set in modern-day New York City. Using song and dance, the apostles traverse the city, spreading Christ’s message of love and tolerance as the time moves ever closer to his betrayal at the hands of Judas and, ultimately, his crucifixion. For tickets or more information call (814) 927-6655.

Wine and Dine Chef Weekend at Gateway Lodge

When: Friday, July 14 – Sunday, July 16, 2017
Where: Gateway Lodge, 14870 Route 36, Cooksburg, Pa.
Details:
Indulge with fine foods and wines of the season. Includes a stay in a suite, breakfasts, and a five-course dinner with live music. To reserve your stay or for more information call (814) 744-8017.

Coolspring Power Museum History Day/Antique Car, Truck, and Tractor Show

When: Saturday, July 15 – Sunday, July 16, 2017
Where: Coolspring Power Museum, 179 Coolspring Road, Coolspring, Pa.
Details:
July 15, 2017: Finest antique engine collection in the world. Presentations on the museum and the history of our engines, where they were built, what they were used for, how they operate and why the manufacturers made theirs a little different than the others. Many engines will be running throughout the day (larger engines have a scheduled start-up). Engineers will explain how they start an engine and answer any questions you might have. Car and truck show is just for fun. No exhibition charge for showing your vehicle but donations are appreciated. No judging of cars or trucks. Vehicle must be at least 25 years old. No vehicle is too large or too small. July 16, 2017: Open day.

Fire Tower Historical Tour

When: Saturday, July 15, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cook Forest State Firetower Parking Lot, River Road, Cooksburg, Pa.
Details:
Please bring your binoculars to the Fire Tower for an historical tour of Fire Tower #9 conducted by park volunteers, Kelley & Al Bilotto. Take a breathtaking view from the box at the very top of the Fire Tower and learn how it operated. The tower will be open from 1-3 p.m. For more information call (814) 744-8407.

Drive-In Movies at Moonlite Drive-In Theatre

When: Friday, July 14 – Sunday, July 16, 2017
Where: Moonlite Drive-In Theatre, 5268 Route 322, Brookville, Pa.
Details:
There’s nowhere better to see the stars than under the stars. 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, July 15, 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, July 14 – Sunday, July 16, 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, July 15, 2017
Where: R** Bandana Winery, 265 Allio Drive Leeper, Pa.
Details:
Stop by R** Bandana Winery for live music with Dave Plus One starting at 2pm. Later, enjoy more live music with White Cat Out starting at 7pm. For more information, visit R** Bandana Winery’s Facebook page.

2nd Annual Luau/Pig Roast Deer Creek Winery

When: Saturday, July 15, 2017
Where: Deer Creek Winery, 3333 Soap Fat Road, Shippenville, Pa.
Details:
Deer Creek Winery is hosting their 2nd Annual Luau Party/Pig Roast. The party includes leis, live entertainment and lots of food. We are also launching our new Deertails mix of wine and beer during this event. Our live entertainment for the afternoon is a band called North of Mason Dixon (NOMaD). Wear your island shirt, we’ll supply the leis. Dinner Reservations Required! Please call the winery at 814-354-7392 to reserve. For more information, visit deercreekwine.com.

Live Music at Iron Mountain Grille

When: Saturday, July 15, 2017
Where: Iron Mountain Grille, Route 36, Clarington, Pa.
Details:
Visit Iron Mountain Grille for an Elvis impersonator starting at 7:30 pm. For more information, visit ironmountaingrille.com.

Live Music at the Captain Loomis Bar

When: Saturday, July 15, 2017, 9:30 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.
Where: Captain Loomis Bar, 540 Main St., Clarion Pa.
Details:
Visit The Loomis Bar every Saturday for live music with a featured band. For more information about this event and upcoming performances, visit their Facebook page.


Sunday, July 16, 2017


 

Woodcarving Show and Competition

When: Saturday, July 15 – Sunday, July 16, 2017
Where: Sawmill Center for the Arts, 140 Theater Lane, Cooksburg Pa.
Details:
The center is hosting its 33rd Annual Woodcarving Show and Competition on Saturday and Sunday. It runs from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. The show will feature wood and carving-related vendors, contests, and live demonstrations. There will also be soap carving for kids. The extraordinary talent of artists from across the region will be on display in the show area. Prizes will be awarded in many categories of this traditional art form that is reaching new heights.

Jefferson County Fair

When: Sunday, July 16 – Saturday, July 22, 2017
Where: Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 1514 Route 28 N, Brookville, Pa.
Details:
Carnival rides, truck and tractor pull, demo derby, old-fashioned mud races, professional rodeo, food vendors, games, and more. For more information, visit JeffCoFair.com

Patio Music at Trail’s End

When: Sunday, July 16, 2017, 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Trail’s End Restaurant, 2738 Forest Road, Cooksburg, Pa.
Details:
A different musical artist will be featured every week. This week, enjoy live music with Coston Cross.

The Liberty House Sunday Breakfast

When: Sunday, July 16, 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, July 14 – Sunday, July 16, 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, July 16, 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.


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