MegaRock Weekend Guide: Airport Awareness Day, Coolspring Power Museum Open Day

mega-rockThis weekend in Jefferson County features Martina McBride Everlasting Tour, Bike MS: Cook Forest River Ride, and more.


Friday, September 18, 2015


 

Birding in the Ice Age

When: Friday, September 18, 2015
Where:Jefferson County History Center, Brookville, PA
Details:
Thomas Glover will present Birding the Late Pleistocene in Pennsylvania at the Friday, September 18th meeting of the North Fork Chapter 29 of the Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology. His program will present a glimpse into the habitat and nature of birds and will explore how bird behavior and the dramatically changing environment during that time could have been exploited by the earliest Native Americans. The program begins at 7:00 pm at the Heritage House located at 4 Sylvania Street in Brookville. It is free and open to the public. For more information contact Ken Burkett at (814) 849-0077 or email [email protected]

Martina McBride Everlasting Tour

When: Friday, September 18, 2015, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Where:Punxsutawney Area Community Center, 220 North Jefferson Street, Punxsutawney, PA
Details:
Country Music Superstar Martina McBride is known for her soprano singing range. Since her debut, McBride has recorded 12 studio albums, two greatest hits compilations, and one “live” album. She has sold over 14 million albums in just the U.S. alone and has won the Country Music Association’s “Female Vocalist of the Year” award four times and the Academy of Country Music’s “Top Female Vocalist” award three times. She is also a 14-time Grammy Award nominee. Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy some phenomenal country music at Jackson Theater. For tickets or more information call 814-938-1008, email [email protected], or visit www.punxsutawneycommunitycenter.org.

15th Annual Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club Gary Lincoff Mushroom Foray

When: Friday, September 18, 2015, 7:45 AM – 6:00 PM
Where:Cook Forest State Park, Forest Road, Cooksburg, PA
Details:
Please join us for guided interpretive walks to discover and document mushrooms with one of the nation’s leading mycologists, Gary Lincoff. Gary is an internationally known mycologist and the author of The Audubon Field Guide to Mushrooms of North America, The Complete Mushroom Hunter, The Joy of Foraging, and co-author of The Mushroom Book and many other publications. He is a past-president of the North American Mycological Association and a co-founder of the Telluride Mushroom Conference. Participants must register with the Western Pennsylvania Mushroom Club by contacting Barbara DeRiso at 412-252-2594, or at www.wpamushroomclub.org.

Brockway Farmer’s Market

When: Friday, September 18, 2015, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Where:Main St., Brockway, PA
Details:
This is a seasonal open air market offering homegrown fruits and vegetables. Don’t miss your chance to buy fresh local produce before the season comes to an end.

Live Music at R** Bandana Winery

When: Friday, September 18, 2015, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Where:R** Bandana Winery, 265 Allio Dr, Leeper, PA
Details:
Stop by R** Bandana Winery for some live music. Friday’s entertainment is to be announced, and will be performing from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM. For more information about this event and upcoming events, visit R** Bandana’s Facebook page.


Saturday, September 19, 2015


 

Coolspring Power Museum Open Day

When: Saturday, September 19, 2015 – Sunday, September 20, 2015, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where:Coolspring Power Museum, 179 Coolspring Road, Coolspring, PA
Details:
The Coolspring Power Museum open day hours are 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Coolspring Power Museum features a rich variety of exhibits. Some of the museum’s exhibits contain collections of engines. Other exhibits showcase individual engines. With over 250 engines in the museum there is plenty to see. For more information about CPM and future special exhibits and events, visit coolspringpowermuseum.org.

Bike MS: Cook Forest River Ride

When: Saturday, September 19, 2015
Where:Cook Forest State Park, Forest Road, Cooksburg, PA
Details:
The Bike MS: Cook Forest River Ride presented by Seneca Resources is a beautiful one-day ride that takes cyclists on a scenic route through the forest of Western Pennsylvania and along the Clarion River. There is a 35 or 60 mile route option. This ride is fully supported with SAG vehicles, bike mechanics, and rest stops every 10-15 miles stocked with food and beverages, as well as volunteers cheering you on. After the ride, we invite all of our registered cyclists to celebrate and enjoy a great lunch and festivities at the Finish Line Celebration. All pre-registered cyclists will receive a long sleeved t-shirt the day of the event. Walk-ons are not guaranteed a shirt. Registration for this ride will close at 600 cyclists.

Fall Fest at Laurelbrooke Landing

When: Saturday, September 19, 2015, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Where:Laurelbrooke Landing, 133 Laurelbrooke Dr., Brookville, PA
Details:
Enjoy the season and tastes of fall at the 2nd Annual Fall Fest at Laurelbrooke Landing. Crafters and home party consultants will be selling their wares. Fall-themed food will be sold, including chili with cornbread, chili cheese dogs, and hot dogs with sauerkraut. Follow it up with one of the fall-themed desserts on sale, including apple dumplings with ice cream, pumpkin parfaits, caramel apple cider, and other homemade baked goods. Bring your children to enjoy face painting, the petting zoo, and a fall craft. Visit professional photographer, Jessica Shaffer, for a free fall-themed photo of your children. There will be prizes from the crafters and party vendors to be won in the raffle. In case of poor weather, festivities will be held inside. To register as a crafter or home party consultant, call Tarin Nosker at 814-849-3615.

Brookville Civic Club Digital Scavenger Hunt

When: Saturday, September 19, 2015, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Where:Hourglass Bar, 3 Progress St., Brookville, PA
Details:
The hunt is on, starting at the Hourglass Bar in Brookville on September 19th. Travel to several locations, spot the item, take a photo then move on to the next location, and repeat. You may have up to four team members. All members must be 21 years of age or older (no exceptions). One member must possess a smart device capable of text messaging and taking photos. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams. Spots are limited. Cost is $20 per team. Call (814) 715-0217 or email [email protected] to secure your team’s spot today. All proceeds benefit Brookville Civic Club Fundraising Projects. Visit www.facebook.com/BrookvilleCivicClub for more information.

Live Music at R** Bandana Winery

When: Saturday, September 19, 2015,2:00 PM – 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Where:R** Bandana Winery, 265 Allio Dr, Leeper, PA
Details:
Stop by R** Bandana Winery for some live music. Basement Band will be performing from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, and Renegade Roosters will be performing from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM. For more information about this event and upcoming events, visit R** Bandana’s Facebook page.


Sunday, September 20, 2015


 

Coolspring Power Museum Open Day

When: Saturday, September 19, 2015 – Sunday, September 20, 2015, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where:Coolspring Power Museum, 179 Coolspring Road, Coolspring, PA
Details:
The Coolspring Power Museum open day hours are 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Coolspring Power Museum features a rich variety of exhibits. Some of the museum’s exhibits contain collections of engines. Other exhibits showcase individual engines. With over 250 engines in the museum there is plenty to see. For more information about CPM and future special exhibits and events, visit coolspringpowermuseum.org.

Airport Awareness Day

When: Sunday, September 20, 2015, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where:Punxsutawney Municipal Airport, Punxsutawney, PA
Details:
Visit Punxsutawney Municipal Airport on Sunday, September 20th from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Take an airplane ride, enjoy some food, a car show, and the aircraft static display. For more information, visit www.punxsutawneyairport.com.

Steelers Party at Sportsman’s Paradise

When: Sunday, September 20, 2015 1:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Where:Sportsman’s Paradise, 35248 Rt 66, Crown, PA
Details:
Watch the game and enjoy Butch buying the draft beer and Randi’s free buffet at halftime.

Jimmy Jukebox at R** Bandana Winery

When: Sunday, September 20, 2015, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Where:R** Bandana Winery, 265 Allio Dr, Leeper, PA
Details:
Every Sunday, you pick the music at R** Bandana Winery with Jimmy Jukebox from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more information about this event and upcoming events, visit R** Bandana’s Facebook page.


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