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.



June 14-19, 2013

June 8-15 – Irish Festival in Sligo – Carnival rides, car show, parades and more.  For more information call (814) 745-2691.

June 13-15 – Summer Engine Show & Expo at Coolspring Power Museum – A gas engine show featuring oil engines.  Engines will be operating.  Browse great finds at the flea market.  For more information call (814) 849-6883 or visit CoolspringPowerMuseum.org

June 14 – Grand Opening at Tionesta Market Village, Tionesta – 3pm-6pm – A brief ceremony, entertainment, prizes, and hot dogs.  Enjoy this collection of small retail shops resembling 1800s store fronts in a unique, mini Main Street setting.  For more information call (814) 755-3338 or visit MarketVillage.ForestCounty.com

June 14 – Gumtown Community Market at Gumtown Park, New Bethlehem – Local vendors and crafters provide locally grown produce, baked goods, jams and jellies, plants, eggs, and much more.  For more information call (814) 275-1718 or visit NewBethlehemArea.com

June 14 – Farmers Market on Main Street, Brockway – 11am-1pm – Fresh, homegrown fruits and vegetables.

June 14 – Farmers Market at Tionesta Market Village, Tionesta – 3pm-6pm – Seasonal produce, baked goods, handmade crafts, and more.  For more information call (814) 755-5978.

June 14 – Basket Making for Beginners at Cameron County Artisan Center, Emporium – 10am-1pm – PA Wilds juried artist, Judy Leasure, is back to teach a basket making class for beginners.  No experience necessary.  Materials provided.  For more information call (814) 486-4314 or visit CameronCountyChamber.org

June 14 – Pennsylvania Black Bears at Sizerville State Park – 8pm – An educational evening discussing black bears.  For more information call (814) 486-5605.

June 14 – Nature Story and Craft: Spiders! at Sizerville State Park – 2pm – Meet at the Environmental Building for a look into the world of spiders.  For more information call (814) 486-5605.

June 14 – Jam Session at the MACA Building, Marienville – 6:30pm – Bring your musical instruments and dancing shoes to a Country and Blue Grass musical jam session.  All musicians and listeners are welcome.  For more information call (814) 927-8515.

June 14-15 – Townwide Yard Sale in St. Marys – A community wide event with deals galore.  Find your treasures in St. Marys.  For more information call (814) 781-3804 or visit StMarysChamber.org.

June 14-15 – Underpants Theatre Performance at Sawmill Center for the Arts, Cook Forest State Park – Written by famous comic, actor, and author, Steve Martin.  Performed by Clarion Community Theater.  Some material may not be suitable for young children.  For more information call (814) 927-6655 or visit Sawmill.org

June 14 – Karaoke at R** Bandana Winery – 6pm – Sip delicious wines and belt out a few tunes or relax and watch the fun!  For more information call (814) 744-9631 or visit RedBandanaWinery.com

June 14 – Live Music at Ray’s Hot Spot, Marienville – 9pm – A live band will be performing at Forest County’s home of classic rock each weekend!  For more information call (814) 927-8689 or visit RaysHotSpot.com

June 14-16 – Movie Showing at Moonlite Drive In Theater, Brookville – 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 each weekend.

June 15-16 – Live Music at Foxburg Wine Cellars – 2pm – Enjoy a different musical guest each week on the patio and sip delicious wines.  For more information call (724) 659-0021 or visit FoxburgWine.com

June 15 – Live  Music at the Iron Mountain Grille, Cook Forest – 9pm – A live band performs each Saturday night.  Visit the website for a band line-up IronMountainGrille.biz

June 15 – Ashes and Iron Archaeological Dig at Clear Creek State Park – Just inches below the forest floor, a chapter of the park’s history waits to be uncovered.  For more information call (814) 752-2368.

June 15 – Kayak Demo Day at Instanter Boat Launch, Johnsonburg – noon – Learn about different types of kayaks and what best suits you.  Instruction on paddling basics.  For more information call (814) 776-6285 or visit CountrySquirrelOutfitters.com

June 15 – Elk Biologist for a Day at Elk Country Visitor Center, Benezette – 1pm – An afternoon filled with hands-on elk conservation activities.  For more information call (814) 787-5167 or visit ExperienceElkCountry.com

June 15 – Crazy Crawdads at Sizerville State Park – 2pm – Prepare for adventure as we search for the mini tanks of East Cowley Run.  Learn what makes a crayfish unique and how to safely capture them.  For more information call (814) 486-5605.

June 15 – Rattlers and Snappers at Clear Creek State Park – 7pm – Discussions about the life history, habits, and habitats of snakes and turtles native to Pennsylvania.  For more information call (814) 752-2368.

June 15 – Shadow of Misunderstanding at Sizerville State Park – 8pm – An angry shadow of misunderstanding has been following the Timber Rattlesnake.  Join park staff and discuss Pennsylvania’s native snakes.  For more information call (814) 486-5605.

June 15 – Festival in the Forest at the 4H Grounds, Tionesta – The Forest Area Arts Council sponsors this art competition and festival.  Enjoy judged art in several categories, music, vendors and delicious food.  For more information call (814) 755-3338 or visit ForestCounty.com/ArtsCouncil.html

June 15 – Big Truck & Tractor Pull at Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Brookville – 7pm – Full-Pull Productions presents the roars of the engines as big trucks and tractors pull massive weights across the finish line.  For tickets or more information visit JeffCoFair.com.

June 15 – Fat Tire Challenge at the Laurel Fields, Clear Creek State Park – 8:30am – A scenic bike race through the thick Mountain Laurel in Sigel.  The course is challenging along the Clear Creek Valley.  For more information call (814) 715-4241 or visit FatTireChallenge.com

June 15 – Summer Heat Laurel 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run at YMCA, Brookville – 9am – A 5K run or 1 mile walk through Victorian town of Brookville.  For more information call (814) 849-7355

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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