VCC Lists Weekly Events

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CLEARFIELD – The staff at Visit Clearfield County (VCC) have announced the weekly events for June 27 – July 3.

Ritz Theater, downtown Clearfield

Monday-Sunday

The theater lobby opens at 6:30 p.m. You can pick up some popcorn even if you cannot attend the movie showings. For movies and show times, please call 814-765-5835.

Weekend Movies:

Heaven is for Real, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

How to Train Your Dragon 2, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

The prices are $6 for adults and $4 for children (12 years and under) and senior citizens (60 years and older).

Super 322 Drive-In, Woodland

Friday, June 27 – -Sunday, June 29

Movies: Transformers Age of Extinction and Edge of Tomorrow

The box office opens at 7:30 p.m. with the first feature starting at dusk. Admission is $7 for adults and $4 for children (11 years and under). No credit cards, debit cards or checks are accepted at the box office.

Grampian-Penn-Bloom Festival

Tuesday, June 24 – Saturday June 28

The festival will be held at the Grampian Community Park. There will be music, food, vendors, games and activities for all ages. The parade will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 28; there will also be a fireworks display that night.

Card Game Tournament

Bigler House of Hobbies

Friday, June 27, 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Every Friday, there are two Magic the Gathering tournaments with formats changing each week. You can call ahead for more information. The Bigler House of Hobbies is located at 5330 Allport Cutoff, Woodland, and can be reached at 814-290-6301.

Corner Concert Series

Friday, June 27

Meg and Sara Liptak will perform at the Corner Concert Series on Friday. The duo also performed during the concert series last year.

“You will be blessed by their harmonies and musical abilities,” said Steve Albert, concert organizer. He also encouraged attendees to bring a chair, family members and a donation for the CAST Theatre.

The weekly Corner Concert Series was established to help raise money and awareness for local community projects. This year’s donations will be received for the CAST Theatre, a small, live stage that spotlights local talent throughout the year.

The concerts take place at 7 p.m. Friday nights at Shaw Park. It’s located on the corner of East Market and Front streets in downtown Clearfield.

Night Sky Tour, Parker Dam

Friday, June 27

9:30 p.m. – outside CCC Museum

Man has been inspired by the night sky since the beginning. Join us as we try out the park’s new telescopes during this month’s dark of the moon! Take in the beauty, as we learn some of the summer constellations and the legends that surround them.  Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

11th Annual Triathlon

Treasure Lake

Saturday, June 28

On Saturday, June 28, the DuBois YMCA and staff Treasure Lake will host the 11th annual triathlon.  The race will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Bimini Beach with a half-mile swim, a 9.3-mile bike ride around Bimini Lake followed by a 4-mile run.

There will also be a half-marathon taking place at the same time following the same course.  This race usually runs for about 3.5-4 hours.

It begins at the boat launch and takes Basse Terre to Caribbean Road. Competitors will make a left onto Bay Road from Caribbean and head toward the back gate, where they will exit and make a loop to re-enter into the community.

They will continue on Bay Road and make a right onto Anguilla; from there they will continue on Anguilla past the stables and head back to the boat launch area.

Check-in is from 7 a.m. – 8 a.m. The race starts at 8:30 a.m. For more information, call Paula at the DuBois Area YMCA at 814-375-9622.

Yoga, New Providence Beach

Treasure Lake

Saturday, June 28

Every Saturday through Aug. 16 (except July 5), there will be yoga at 9 a.m. instructed by Metta Yoga of DuBois. Participants should bring a yoga mat and towel. The cost is a donated offering but $10 is recommended. Yoga will be held weather permitting. For more information, call the Treasure Lake Events Office at 814-371-0711.

USTA Tennis Tournament

Treasure Lake

Saturday, June 28

It’s a U.S. Tennis Association sanctioned event in a consolation format. For further information, contact Tournament Director Mike Sciabica at mjsciabica@gmail.com, the Tennis Shack at 814-375-1717 or the staff at Treasure Lake at 814-371-0711.

Grampian-Penn-Bloom Festival

Tuesday, June 24 – Saturday June 28

The festival will be held at the Grampian Community Park. There will be music, food, vendors, games and activities for all ages. The parade will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 28; there will also be a fireworks display that night.

Bloom and Berry Bash, downtown Clearfield

Saturday, June 28

The second-ever Bloom and Berry Bash will feature some great food and live entertainment, as well as opportunities to enjoy the river and to spend time in downtown Clearfield.

The summer bash will be hosted by the Clearfield Revitalization Corp. (CRC) on June 28. It will kick-off at 10 a.m. with vendors lining Market and Third streets.

More than 60 talented artisans will feature work, ranging from ceramics, fiber, wood, leather and metalwork to jewelry, glass, photography and mixed-media art pieces.

There will also be great food to enjoy and live entertainment provided by Guitarnia. Music will begin at 11 a.m. in front of the Courthouse and will continue with local bands Twin Reverb followed by Shrapnel, beginning at 2:30 p.m.

The CRC will also hold a Rubber Duck Derby. Each rubber duck will race its way downriver to the finish line and carry a unique number corresponding to the number on one of the purchased tickets.

Each ticket costs $5 and will earn its holder one duck in the race. The ducks are awaiting the chance to be the first across the finish line to win their ticket holder a $500 cash prize.

Ticket holders do not need to be present to win. Only 500 tickets will be sold and the first 100 children at the race will receive a souvenir rubber duck.

The Rubber Duck Derby is sponsored by Aarons, D.C. Chiropractics, Fullington Bus Company and Rob Bozovich State Farm. Duck Derby tickets can be purchased online at www.DiscoverClearfield.com or by contacting the CRC office.

For more information, call 814-765-6000 or visit www.DiscoverClearfield.com.

Classic Car Cruise-In

Elk Country Visitor Center

Saturday, June 28

A classic car cruise-in will be held Saturday, June 28 at the Elk Country Visitor Center. The rain date is Sunday, June 29. There will be food vendors, entertainment, door prizes, three special car awards, elk viewing, horse-drawn wagon rides, a 4D theater (every car entry gets one free ticket) and educational programs for all ages Cars could be featured on Destination America so look out for the TomBob cameras.  The Elk Country Visitor Center is located at 950 Winslow Hill Rd., Benezette. For more information, call 814-787-5167.

All About Elk

Elk Country Visitor Center

Saturday, June 28

Learn about the elk of Pennsylvania! Discover some of the seasonal happenings here in elk country. Learn about the history of the elk in the state, the use of radio telemetry, and the success of many conservation efforts. This program will be held at 11 a.m. and again at 5 p.m. in the Discovery Room.  The Elk Country Visitor Center is operated by the Keystone Elk Country Alliance, a non-profit conservation organization. It’s located at 134 Homestead Dr., Benezette.  Please use 950 Winslow Hill Rd. in a navigation system.  For more information, call 814-787-5167.

Biker Bash and Paul Shimmel

Medix Hotel

Saturday, June 28

On Saturday, June 28, there will be a Biker Bash and music by Paul Shimmel, an acoustic guitarist at the Medix Hotel. There will be tattoos, piercings, jewelry, leathers and spin the wheel to win a prize.  The Medix Hotel is located at 23155 Quehanna Hwy., Medix Run. Call for more information at 814-787-5920 or go to Medix Hotel Facebook page.

Paracord Survival

Elk Country Visitor Center

Saturday, June 28

Come and learn the many ways that paracord can be used in a survival situation. Stay after the demonstration and make your own paracord bracelet. This program will be at 1 p.m. in the pavilion.  The Elk Country Visitor Center is operated by the Keystone Elk Country Alliance, a non-profit conservation organization.  It’s located at 134 Homestead Dr., Benezette.  Please use 950 Winslow Hill Rd. in your navigation system.  For more information, call 814-787-5167.

Super Cup Race

CNB Bank Raceway Park

Saturday, June 28

There will be a Super Cup Race on Saturday, June 28 at CNB Bank Raceway Park. Children (10 years and under) are admitted free; tickets for adults (18 years and older) are $10 and are $5 for kids (11-17 years old). The CNB Bank Raceway Park is located at 111 Mount Zion Rd., Clearfield. For more information, call 814-389-6126.

Card Game Tournament

Bigler House of Hobbies

Saturday, June 28, 12 p.m. and 3 p.m.

On Saturdays, there’s usually Yu-gi-oh, another collectible card game, at 12 p.m. The advanced deck construction tournaments are $7. Magic the Gathering tournaments are at 3 p.m. and cost $6. The format changes so please call if you have any questions. The Bigler House of Hobbies is located at 5330 Allport Cutoff, Woodland, and can be reached at 814-290-6301.

The Earth as a Peppercorn, Parker Dam

Saturday, June 28

3 p.m. – Beach House steps.

How big are those planets? How far away are they? Create a scale model of the planets on the beach and learn how it all really looks.  Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

Clearfield Chamber Fashion Show “Auction”

St. Charles Café

Saturday, June 28

A Fashion Show “Auction” will be held from 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the St. Charles Café.

The Clearfield clothing and jewelry merchants will sponsor some of their 2014 lines at the event. These items will be modeled by children.

The purpose of the event is not to bid on the clothing worn by the child model. Instead, attendees will bid on one of the larger prizes that are in an envelope and hidden in a child’s accessory.

All of the child models will carry a prize. For example, one prize for bid will be a trip to New York City sponsored by the Fullington Bus Co.

To attend, there will be a $10 fee, which includes a wine tasting and a light snack.

Redneck Tournament

Cayman Landing

Saturday, June 28, 7 p.m.

You’re a redneck if:

  • You dress like a red neck.
  • You play pin the tail on the possum.
  • You play toilet seat horseshoes.
  • You play Mason jar hole-in-one.

There will be fun and games for the whole family to enjoy. For more information, contact Treasure Lake at 814-371-0711.

Matchless Fire, Parker Dam

Saturday, June 28

7:30 p.m. – Campground Amphitheater

Come and learn how to start your campfire without matches (or lighters). Traditional methods of creating fire will be shared, and our evening campfire will be started using these methods.
Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

Environmental Songs Sing-A-Long, Parker Dam

Saturday, June 28

8 p.m. – Campground Amphitheater

Bring your singing voice along and learn some fun, and meaningful, environmental songs. Song/lyric sheets available to take home.  Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

USTA Tennis Tournament

Treasure Lake

Sunday, June 29

It’s a U.S. Tennis Association sanctioned event in a consolation format. For further information, contact Tournament Director, Mike Sciabica at mjsciabica@gmail.com, the Tennis Shack at 814-375-1717 or Treasure Lake at 814-371-0711.

Tea and Talk, Parker Dam

Sunday, June 29

7 p.m. – Beach House

The talk will be teas, and a few trees, and perhaps more. Bring your own mug for some of the park-grown Sweet Fern tea, and then relax and have an informal discussion with park naturalist Eric Rensel (who is back working at the park again) about a few trees – in particular Hemlock and Ash.  Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

Beach Party

Treasure Lake

Sunday, June 29

A beach party will be held Sunday, June 29 at New Providence Beach at Treasure Lake. Events include a four-on-four volleyball tournament. It starts at 3 p.m. and is $5 per person. There will be first, second and third place trophies.

There will also be a campfire at the beach, starting at 6 p.m. and music from the snack shop. Attendees can bring hot dogs and marshmallows to roast.  For more information or to register a team, call Treasure Lake Events at 814-371-0711, Ext. 903, or stop by the New Providence Snack Shack.

Summer Splash Events

Lakeview Lodge

June 2 – Aug. 22 

Water aerobics and lap swimming will be held every Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Family swim nights will be every Wednesday from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Adult swim nights will be every Thursday from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. For more information, please contact Lori Corcoran at 814-371-0711, ext. 903, or events@tlpoa.us.

Punxsutawney Birdhouse Exhibition and Auction

Monday, June 30 – Saturday, July 5

On Monday, the birdhouse exhibition only will open. There will be popular voting to determine the favorite birdhouse; the voting will end at 12 p.m. Saturday, July 5.

On Wednesday, July 2, attendees will see Punxsutawney Phil. The famous forecaster and his handler will be on-hand from 10 a.m. -12 p.m. and from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Photos are welcome.

On Saturday, July 5 at 3 p.m., there will be the announcement of contest winners and the birdhouse auction. Also, there will not be any admission fee for auction attendees.

The exhibition will be open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily. Admission is $5 for the full experience and $2 for the birdhouse exhibition only; children (2 years old and under) are admitted free.

The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center is located at 201 N. Findley St., Punxsutawney, and can be contacted at 814-939-1000.

92nd Annual Osceola Mills Carnival & Parade

Monday, June 30 – Saturday, July 5

The Firemen’s Fair is an annual event held the week of the Fourth of July. The parade is on July 4 at 11 a.m. and hosted by the Columbia Fire Department.

The parade and fireworks display on July 4 draws thousands of people from surrounding communities, making it a wonderful homecoming event. Attendees can come and enjoy the festivities, including a car show, vendors and more.

Craft vendors that would like to set up a booth should call for information at 814-339-5046. For more information, contact the Columbia Fire Department at 814-236-2410.

Stand Up Paddling Classes

Treasure Lake

Tuesday, July 1

Every Tuesday through Aug. 26, there will be stand up paddling classes at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the Bimini Lake Boat Launch at Treasure Lake. Classes are $8 for a one-hour session and every sixth class is free. There will only be four students per class. Classes will be cancelled if the water conditions are unsafe. Life jackets are required and provided or you can bring your own. Please make reservations by contacting Tina at 814-590-7441 or trailblazer4fun@gmail.com.

92nd Annual Osceola Mills Carnival & Parade

Monday, June 30 – Saturday, July 5

The Firemen’s Fair is an annual event held the week of the Fourth of July. The parade is on July 4 at 11 a.m. and hosted by the Columbia Fire Department.

The parade and fireworks display on July 4 draws thousands of people from surrounding communities, making it a wonderful homecoming event. Attendees can come and enjoy the festivities, including a car show, vendors and more.

Craft vendors that would like to set up a booth should call for information at 814-339-5046. For more information, contact the Columbia Fire Department at 814-236-2410.

Music in the Garden

Presbyterian Church of Clearfield

Tuesday, July 1

The Presbyterian Church of Clearfield will hold its summer program, “Music in the Garden.” From 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Tuesdays, there will be music offered in the garden of the church, located at 119 N. Second St.

Each week will feature local musicians offering a wide variety of vocal and instrumental music. You can bring your lunch, a folding chair and join for music and fellowship.

The program is free and open to the community to enjoy, as a gift from the church. It will be held every Tuesday through Aug. 19, rain or shine; rain only moves the program indoors. For more information, please call 814-765-3081.

Card Game Tournaments

Bigler House of Hobbies

Tuesday, July 1

On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5 p.m., you can join in for Dungeons and Dragons. The cost is $1 at the Bigler House of Hobbies. It is located at 5330 Allport Cutoff, Woodland. For details about games, you can call 814-290-6301.

Spaghetti Tuesday

Rescue Hose & Ladder Smokehouse

Tuesday, July 1

Every Tuesday from 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., there’s a $2.99 spaghetti dinner. It includes two meatballs, a house salad and a roll. All proceeds benefit the fire department. The Smokehouse is located at 408-410 Filbert St. in Curwensville. For more information, please call 814-236-0390.

Punxsutawney Birdhouse Exhibition and Auction

Monday, June 30 – Saturday, July 5

On Monday, the birdhouse exhibition only will open. There will be popular voting to determine the favorite birdhouse; the voting will end at 12 p.m. Saturday, July 5.

On Wednesday, July 2, attendees will see Punxsutawney Phil. The famous forecaster and his handler will be on-hand from 10 a.m. -12 p.m. and from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Photos are welcome.

On Saturday, July 5 at 3 p.m., there will be the announcement of contest winners and the birdhouse auction. Also, there will not be any admission fee for auction attendees.

The exhibition will be open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily. Admission is $5 for the full experience and $2 for the birdhouse exhibition only; children (2 years old and under) are admitted free.

The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center is located at 201 N. Findley St., Punxsutawney, and can be contacted at 814-939-1000.

Crazy for Critters!

DuBois Public Library

Tuesday, July 1

On Tuesday, July 1, there will be summer reading events for kids at the DuBois Public Library from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.   The staff is calling all critter crazy families to discover how to help monitor the well-being of wildlife through citizen science projects.  From fireflies to all kinds of birds, you can make a difference.

Suzann Rensel, park naturalist at Clear Creek State Park, will show how. The program is geared to children ages 5 years and older; it will be held in the library’s program room.

The DuBois Public Library is located at 31 S. Brady St., DuBois. For more information, please call 814-371-5930.

Summer Splash

Lakeview Lodge

June 2 – Aug. 22

Water aerobics and lap swimming will be held every Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Family swim nights will be every Wednesday from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Adult swim nights will be every Thursday from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. For more information, please contact Lori Corcoran at 814-371-0711, ext. 903, or events@tlpoa.us.

Punxsutawney Birdhouse Exhibition and Auction

Monday, June 30 – Saturday, July 5

On Monday, the birdhouse exhibition only will open. There will be popular voting to determine the favorite birdhouse; the voting will end at 12 p.m. Saturday, July 5.

On Wednesday, July 2, attendees will see Punxsutawney Phil. The famous forecaster and his handler will be on-hand from 10 a.m. -12 p.m. and from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Photos are welcome.

On Saturday, July 5 at 3 p.m., there will be the announcement of contest winners and the birdhouse auction. Also, there will not be any admission fee for auction attendees.

The exhibition will be open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily. Admission is $5 for the full experience and $2 for the birdhouse exhibition only; children (2 years old and under) are admitted free.

The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center is located at 201 N. Findley St., Punxsutawney, and can be contacted at 814-939-1000.

92nd Annual Osceola Mills Carnival & Parade

Monday, June 30 – Saturday, July 5

The Firemen’s Fair is an annual event held the week of the Fourth of July. The parade is on July 4 at 11 a.m. and hosted by the Columbia Fire Department.

The parade and fireworks display on July 4 draws thousands of people from surrounding communities, making it a wonderful homecoming event. Attendees can come and enjoy the festivities, including a car show, vendors and more.

Craft vendors that would like to set up a booth should call for information at 814-339-5046. For more information, contact the Columbia Fire Department at 814-236-2410.

Stand Up Paddling Classes

Lower Witmer Park Boat Launch

Wednesday, July 2

Every Wednesday through Aug. 27, there will be stand up paddling classes at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Lower Witmer Park Boat Launch in Clearfield.

Classes are $8 for a one-hour session and every sixth class is free. There are only four students per class. Classes will be cancelled if the water conditions are unsafe. Life jackets are required and provided or you can bring your own.

Please make reservations by contacting Tina at 814-590-7441 or trailblazer4fun@gmail.com.

Card Game Tournament

Bigler House of Hobbies

Wednesday, July 2, 6 p.m.

Every Wednesday at 6 p.m., you can join for Magic the Gathering – Commander. It is a collectible card game tournament.

Event registration begins at 11 a.m. and cost is $6. The Bigler House of Hobbies is located at 5330 Allport Cutoff, Woodland; anyone with questions can call 814-290-6301.

Summer Splash, Lakeview Lodge

June 2 – Aug. 22

Water aerobics and lap swimming will be held every Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Family swim nights will be every Wednesday from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Adult swim nights will be every Thursday from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. For more information, please contact Lori Corcoran at 814-371-0711, ext. 903, or events@tlpoa.us.

Punxsutawney Birdhouse Exhibition and Auction

Monday, June 30 – Saturday, July 5

On Monday, the birdhouse exhibition only will open. There will be popular voting to determine the favorite birdhouse; the voting will end at 12 p.m. Saturday, July 5.

On Wednesday, July 2, attendees will see Punxsutawney Phil. The famous forecaster and his handler will be on-hand from 10 a.m. -12 p.m. and from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Photos are welcome.

On Saturday, July 5 at 3 p.m., there will be the announcement of contest winners and the birdhouse auction. Also, there will not be any admission fee for auction attendees.

The exhibition will be open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily. Admission is $5 for the full experience and $2 for the birdhouse exhibition only; children (2 years old and under) are admitted free.

The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center is located at 201 N. Findley St., Punxsutawney, and can be contacted at 814-939-1000.

92nd Annual Osceola Mills Carnival & Parade

Monday, June 30 – Saturday, July 5

The Firemen’s Fair is an annual event held the week of the Fourth of July. The parade is on July 4 at 11 a.m. and hosted by the Columbia Fire Department.

The parade and fireworks display on July 4 draws thousands of people from surrounding communities, making it a wonderful homecoming event. Attendees can come and enjoy the festivities, including a car show, vendors and more.

Craft vendors that would like to set up a booth should call for information at 814-339-5046. For more information, contact the Columbia Fire Department at 814-236-2410.

Card Game Tournament

Bigler House of Hobbies

Thursday, July 3

On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5 p.m., you can join in Dungeons and Dragons. The cost is $1 at the Bigler House of Hobbies. It is located at 5330 Allport Cutoff, Woodland. For details about games, please call 814-290-6301.

Clearfield Writing Community Workshop

Market Street Gallery

Thursday, July 3

The Clearfield Writing Community is dedicated to the avid writers of Clearfield County who are interested in improving their skills, getting tips and information from other writers and getting their work out into the public.

They provide information and educational tools for all serious writers in the area who hope to achieve publication. A Facebook page is established for members to plan meetings and events, post their work, critique others and generally encourage one another to write and create.

You can find the Clearfield Writing Community on Facebook or join a regular workshop every Thursday from 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. at the Market Street Gallery, located at 109 E. Market St. in downtown Clearfield.

Open Mic Night

Stew’s Brew Coffeehouse

Thursday, July 3

Every Thursday from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., there is a nice mix of eclectic local sound, great atmosphere drinks and fare. Stew’s Brew Coffeehouse is located at 34 S. Brady St. in downtown DuBois. For more information, please call 814-503-8433.

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