What's Happening in the Great Outdoors Region

A look at What’s Happening in the Great Outdoors Region from The PA Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau.

August 1-3 – Paul Stillman, Living Historian at Sawmill Center for the Arts, Cook Forest State Park – 8pm-10pm – Living historian portraying various characters throughout history, always in the first person.  For more information call (814) 927-6655 or visit Sawmill.org

August 1-4 – Summer Steam Show in Portersville – Antique cars, train rides, steam engines and old tractors, activities for the kids, delicious food and so much more.  For more information call (724) 452-8656 or visit PortersvilleSteamShow.org

August 1-10 – August Afternoons at Weather Discovery Center, Punxsutawney – noon-3pm – Kids can enjoy a free make-and-take activity.  This week’s activity is a Weather Mask.  Closed Sundays and Wednesdays.  For more information call (814) 938-1000 or visit WeatherDiscovery.org

August 2-4 – Organ Grinders Music at Franklin Park – Organ Grinders roam the streets of Franklin performing for all who will give a listen.  For more information call (814) 432-8350 or visit DeBenceMusicWorld.com

August 3-31 – PA Wilds Traveling Photo Contest Exhibit Opening at From the Forest Gallery, Tionesta – A traveling exhibit featuring the 12 winning photographs of the PA Wilds Photo Contest.  For more information call (814) 755-3338 or visit fromtheforestgallery.forestcounty.com

August 3-4 – Hazen Antique and Flea Market at Warsaw Volunteer Firehall and Grounds, Brookville – Hundreds of vendors selling antiques, crafts, food and so much more.  For more information call (814) 328-2536 or visit HazenFleaMarket.com

August 3 – Bowdish Railroad Show at Jefferson County History Center, Brookville – noon-3pm – The Bowdish Model Railroad will be running showcasing the miniature recreation of Jefferson County.  For more information call (814) 849-0077 or visit JCHConline.org

August 3 – YMCA Triathlon at Treasure Lake – 7:30am – Enjoy a ½-mile swim, 10-mile bike ride, and 3.2-mile run.  For more information call (814) 375-5646 or visit DuBoisYMCA.org

August 3 – Forest County Youth Field Day at Buzzard Swamp – 8am-2pm – All kids are welcome to learn about fishing, boating, muzzle loading, archery, fly tying, canoeing, trapping, and proper handling of firearms.  For more information call (814) 755-3560 or visit ForestCounty.com

August 4 – Wapiti Roost Women in the Outdoors Day at St. Marys Sportsmans Club – 8:30am-5pm – All ladies welcome!  Learn pistol, rifle and shotgun shooting, self-defense, archery and more.  Breakfast and lunch provided.  For more information call (484) 634-0069.

August 4 – Fire Tower Historical Tour at Cook Forest State Park – 1pm-3pm – Bring your binoculars for a historical tour of Fire Tower #9.  Breathtaking views from the top box of the valley below along with an interpretive presention on how the fire tower functioned long ago.  For more information call (814) 744-8407.

August 4-10 – Cameron County Fair at Cameron County Fairgrounds – Carnival rides, tractor pull, bubble gum blowing contest, stick horse rodeo, live entertainment, pet parade, talent show, horseshoe tournament and more.  For more information call (814) 486-1412 or visit CameronCountyFair.org

August 5-10 – Sykesville Ag and Youth Fair at Sykesville Fairgrounds – Agricultural, livestock, and educational displays and competitions along with carnival rides, track events, wildlife exhibits and much more.  For more information call (814) 894-7871 or visit SykesvilleFair.org

August 5-10 – Elk County Fair at Elk County Fairgrounds – Food, exhibits, amusements, live music, demolition derbies, contests, and much more.  For more information call (814) 965-3128 or visit ElkCountyFair.net

Ongoing Events

Movie showing – Bring the family and enjoy a movie under the stars at the Moonlite Drive-In Theater!  Watch two movies cheaper than one at an indoor theater.  For more information call (814) 849-5588.  Visit the website LipumaTheatres.com or follow them on facebook to see what is showing every Wednesday through Sunday.

Live Music – Sponsored by the Elk County Summer concert Series.  Various bands will be performing your favorites at venues around Elk County.  Admission is free and open to the public of all ages.  For more information call (814) 772-7051 or visit ECCOTA.com

Live Music – Enjoy live music in the picnic pavilion at Laurel Mountain Vineyard.  Logo wine glass, wine discounts, food and fun.  For more information call (814) 371-7022 or visit LaurelWines.com

Live Folk Music and Campfire at Gateway Lodge.  Fridays at 7pm.  Toe tapp’n music and a cozy campfire at Gateway Lodge.  For more information call (814) 744-8017 or visit GatewayLodge.com

The PA Great Outdoors Visitors Bureau is a non-profit, membership-based organization dedicated to promoting tourism related businesses, events and activities in our 5-county region – Cameron, Clarion, Elk, Forest and Jefferson Counties. For more information and additional events, visit our website visitPAGO.com or call (814) 849-5197.

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