Visit Clearfield County Lists Weekly Events

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CLEARFIELD – Staff members at Visit Clearfield County (VCC) have announced the weekly events for Aug.  15-21

Ritz Theater, downtown Clearfield

Monday-Sunday

Weekend Movies:

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (PG-13), 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Tammy (R), 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

The theater’s lobby opens at 6:30 p.m. You can grab some popcorn, even if you cannot attend the movie showings. For movies and show times, please call 814-765-5835.  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, Aug. 15 – Sunday, Aug. 17

Movies:

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (PG-13)

Hercules (PG-13)

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.

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Susquehanna Antique Machinery Association Summer Show

Friday, Aug. 15

The Susquehanna Antique Machinery Association’s Summer Show will feature antique tractor pulls, pedal and garden tractor pulls, a flea market, food and homemade ice cream, tractors, engines and related parts and live entertainment.

Exhibitors and vendors are welcome to participate in the event. The event is held at the Luthersburg Showgrounds along Route 219, one-mile south of Luthersburg. Please contact Etha Kriner at 814-583-5313 or fkriner@windstream.net or Rose Bloom at roseray@clearnet.net for more information.

Penn Highlands DuBois Golf Classic

Treasure Lake

Friday, Aug. 15

The Penn Highlands DuBois Golf Classic will be held Friday, Aug. 15. The new tee time is 9 a.m. at the DuBois Country Club. Registration will start at 8 a.m. Treasure Lake Gold and Silver teams will register as previously announced with tee off at 9:30 a.m. and registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. Treasure Lake is located in DuBois. For more information, call the Treasure Lake Golf Course at 814-913-1482 or 814-913-1480.

Trail of New Giants Hike, Parker Dam

Friday, Aug. 15

Meet at 1 p.m. – Lou and Helen Adams CCC Museum

Come hike through a part of the forest devastated by a huge tornado almost 30 years ago. Back then it was the Trail of Giants, but today those giants are being replaced by a new generation, just not quite as big as their ancestors– yet. We will also travel the spur to the vista that overlooks the park. Please wear appropriate footwear.  Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

Randy Clark and the Rusty Spurs

Corner Concert Series

Friday, Aug. 15

Randy Clark and the Rusty Spurs will perform at the Corner Concert Series on Friday in downtown Clearfield.

The corner concert will get under way at 7 p.m. in Shaw Park. The park is located across from the Joseph & Elizabeth Shaw Public Library.

Clark is a local country singer/songwriter and recording artist. He has two albums of original music, which were recorded in Nashville, Tenn.

Ron Hipps and Doug Beveridge are well-established guitar players. Both have played for years with many other well-known local bands.

In 2014, the trio joined forces to create an electric, acoustic act known as Randy Clark and the Rusty Spurs.   The trio plays Clark’s original music, as well as well-known classic country and country/rock songs.

This year’s corner concerts are used to raise monies and awareness for the Clearfield Arts Studio Theatre. The CAST is a non-profit, live performance theater and arts center in downtown Clearfield.

Learned Ladies, Reitz Theater

Aug. 15-16 and Aug. 21-23, 7:30 p.m.

Aug. 17, 2 p.m.

“A learned fool is more foolish than an ignorant one.” Learned Ladies examines a family divided over conflicting views of a women’s place, not only in a household, but also in the world. The Reitz Theater is located at 36 E. Scribner Ave., DuBois. For more information or tickets, call 814-375-4274 or e-mail reitztheater@verizon.net.

Water Bugs and Water Beetles, Parker Dam

Friday, Aug. 15

Meet at 8 p.m. – Campground Amphitheater

Learn some of the common water bugs and water beetles that live in the park. We should have some live specimens to look at (depends on what I can catch) and then we’ll enjoy a short video about – you guessed it – water bugs and water beetles.  Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

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Yoga, New Providence Beach

Treasure Lake

Saturday, Aug. 16

Every Saturday through Aug. 16, 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.

Farmers Market, downtown DuBois

Saturday, Aug. 16

The downtown DuBois farmers markets will continue every Saturday through Oct. 25. The farmers markets will be open from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. at the Long Avenue and Brady Street parking lot.

Local farmers from Clearfield, Jefferson and Elk counties take part in the market. Call the Downtown DuBois Revitalization Group for more information at 814-371-3064.

Susquehanna Antique Machinery Association Summer Show

Saturday, Aug. 16

The Susquehanna Antique Machinery Association’s Summer Show will feature antique tractor pulls, pedal and garden tractor pulls, a flea market, food and homemade ice cream, tractors, engines and related parts and live entertainment.

Exhibitors and vendors are welcome to participate in the event. The event is held at the Luthersburg Showgrounds along Route 219, one-mile south of Luthersburg. Please contact Etha Kriner at 814-583-5313 or fkriner@windstream.net or Rose Bloom at roseray@clearnet.net for more information.

Large Item Clean-up, DuBois

Saturday, Aug. 16

The Downtown DuBois Revitalization Group’s Beautification Committee will hold a large item clean-up on Aug. 16 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

The volunteer group will come to residences and pick up items from outside that cannot be removed by the homeowners, such as old appliances, furniture, brush, tires and metal items.

Residents must call 814-591-2570 to get on the pick-up list; please leave your name, address, phone number and items to be picked up.  The group will call to confirm within 24 hours.

This is a volunteer effort, according or organizers, but donations will be accepted. Receipts will be given for donations.

Any proceeds will benefit the DDRG and its efforts in and around downtown DuBois, including facade improvements, special events, green spaces, business recruitment, art projects, holiday promotions and much more.

Start a Small Business Seminar

Best Western, DuBois

Saturday, Aug. 16

Want to start a small business?  How to start and finance is a monthly seminar providing an overview with an in-depth look at a business plan.  Topics include business registrations, licenses, structure, taxation, research tools and what to expect.

The seminar will be held at the DuBois Best Western Inn & Conference Center. The session is $20 per person.  Registration is required and can be completed toll free at 877-292-1843 or online at Small Business Development Center. The Best Western DuBois is located at 82 N. Park Place, DuBois.

Elk Expo

Elk Country Visitor Center

Saturday, Aug. 16

There are a variety of events planned for both Saturday and Sunday, including indoor and outdoor seminars, contests, music, horse drawn wagon rides and more. The event will be held on the Elk Country Visitor Center’s grounds.

The Elk Country Visitor Center is located at 950 Winslow Hill Rd., Benezette.  Parking at the ECVC will be limited and given first to vehicles with handicap parking requirements. All other vehicles will be directed to parking at the Benezette Community Center.  Please look for signs.

Two shuttles will be transporting visitors to and from the ECVC all day. There is a $3 per car fee for parking and bus service. This fee helps pay for transportation.

Kid’s Olympics, Parker Dam

Saturday, Aug. 16

Sponsored by the Friends of Parker Dam

Meet at 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. – Beach

Registration starts at 12 p.m.; the games start at 1 p.m. Age groups will be: 2-5 year olds, 6-8 year olds and 9-13 year olds. Children can come participate in a variety of events to become the champion of their age division. Try your hand at the Scavenger Hunt, Bean-bag Throw, Fun-noodle Toss, Pine Cone Drop, Seed Spit, and Frisbee Throw. Participants must compete in all events to win their division and a prize. Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

The Liddle Gallery Sing-Along

Saturday, Aug. 16

The public is invited to the Liddle Gallery to view fine arts and crafts displayed by Pennsylvania artists and crafters. Also, individuals can join in the sing-along with music provided by Cindy McMurray, starting at 6 p.m. The Liddle Gallery is located at 109 E. Market St., Clearfield. For more information, please call 814-765-5700.

Guest: Jeff Aucker, Master Falconer, Parker Dam

Saturday, Aug. 16

Meet at 7 p.m. – Campground Amphitheater

Hunters often use varied equipment and sometimes even animals, like dogs, to participate in their sport. But what about using a hawk to hunt? That’s what a falconer does. Join a master falconer as he explains his sport, how he trains and works with his birds, and shows off one of his birds of prey. Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

Learned Ladies, Reitz Theater

Aug. 15-16 and Aug. 21-23, 7:30 p.m.

Aug. 17, 2 p.m.

“A learned fool is more foolish than an ignorant one.” Learned Ladies examines a family divided over conflicting views of a women’s place, not only in a household, but also in the world. The Reitz Theater is located at 36 E. Scribner Ave., DuBois. For more information or tickets, call 814-375-4274 or e-mail reitztheater@verizon.net.

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Susquehanna Antique Machinery Association Summer Show

Sunday, Aug. 17

The Susquehanna Antique Machinery Association’s Summer Show will feature antique tractor pulls, pedal and garden tractor pulls, a flea market, food and homemade ice cream, tractors, engines and related parts and live entertainment.

Exhibitors and vendors are welcome to participate in the event. The event is held at the Luthersburg Showgrounds along Route 219, one-mile south of Luthersburg. Please contact Etha Kriner at 814-583-5313 or fkriner@windstream.net or Rose Bloom at roseray@clearnet.net for more information.

Annual Antique and Custom Auto Show

Sunday, Aug. 17

The 38th annual Central Mountains Region Antique and Custom Auto Show will be held Sunday at the Clearfield County Fairgrounds, rain or shine.

Car show participant registration is $5. Admission and parking is free to the public.

Entertainment will be provided by Tim Winters Enterprises. There will be food vendors and an indoor and outdoor flea market in the fairgrounds.

Vintage antique, classic and muscle cars, custom and modified cars and trucks and motorcycles and other vehicles will compete for trophies in 19 classes. This year, it’ll be a judged car show.

All vehicles must have a working fire extinguisher to be judged, and there will be a number of participation awards given to car owners. These trophies will be sponsored by CJR Hobbies Classic Car Service and Appraisals.

Car registration will be open from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Trophy presentations will begin at 3:30 p.m. There will be a 50/50 and numerous drawings for door prizes.

In addition to class trophies, the following special trophies will be awarded the President’s Trophy, the Longest Distance Award, the Mayor’s Trophy, the A.J. Ross Sr. Memorial Post War Vehicle Award given by Charles and JoAnn Ross, the Frank Rumfola Memorial All-Modified Truck Award, the Dotts Motor Co. Best Ford of the Show Award, the Starr Hill Winery & Vineyard Award and the Best of Show Award.

The owners of the first 150 registered vehicles will each receive a dash plaque.

For more information, contact Penny White at gottaracedirt@yahoo.com or call 814-761-0326.

Elk Expo

Elk Country Visitor Center

Sunday, Aug. 17

There are a variety of events planned for both Saturday and Sunday, including indoor and outdoor seminars, contests, music, horse drawn wagon rides and more. The event will be held on the Elk Country Visitor Center’s grounds.

The Elk Country Visitor Center is located at 950 Winslow Hill Rd., Benezette.  Parking at the ECVC will be limited and given first to vehicles with handicap parking requirements. All other vehicles will be directed to parking at the Benezette Community Center.  Please look for signs.

Two shuttles will be transporting visitors to and from the ECVC all day. There is a $3 per car fee for parking and bus service. This fee helps pay for transportation.

Learned Ladies, Reitz Theater

Aug. 15-16 and Aug. 21-23, 7:30 p.m.

Aug. 17, 2 p.m.

“A learned fool is more foolish than an ignorant one.” Learned Ladies examines a family divided over conflicting views of a women’s place, not only in a household, but also in the world. The Reitz Theater is located at 36 E. Scribner Ave., DuBois. For more information or tickets, call 814-375-4274 or e-mail reitztheater@verizon.net.

Free Movie, Grease

Ritz Theater

Sunday, Aug. 17

Bob Knepp of the Ritz Theater and the “Save the Ritz” Committee will host a free matinee movie to thank community members for their generosity and support with the purchase of the first digital projector.

The movie “Grease” will be shown at 2 p.m. Aug. 17.  The doors will open at 1:15 p.m. and tickets will be handed out on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Moviegoers are encouraged to get into the spirit and to dress up in a 1950’s outfit.

Donations will be accepted from those who wish to give. All proceeds will be split between the Ritz Theater and the Clearfield Arts Studio Theatre (CAST).

Muddy Run Raceway

Summer Mud Derby & Make-A-Wish Benefit

Sunday, Aug. 17

Muddy Run Raceway is home to all kinds of mud racing. Beginning in 1990, families from across Pennsylvania and surrounding states packed up their cars and headed to Smoke Run for a day of muddy splashing and crashing. Races include classes for all-terrain vehicles, cars, 4×4 street trucks and professional trucks.

In one afternoon, spectators can see trucks racing side-by-side through a half-mile obstacle course, junk cars smashing each other in the Good Ole Boys, ATV riders pushing through the muck and trucks of all kinds struggling up the hill climb. There are also events held at other locations for drag racing and variety in the obstacle course.

Admission fees to Muddy Run Raceway events are $15 for adults, $5 for children (ages 6-12 years) and free for ages 5 years and under. Admission prices to events managed at other places will be posted on the newsletter page if they’re available.  The gates open at 8:30 a.m. and racing starts at 12 p.m.

Muddy Run Raceway is located in Smoke Run. For more information, please call 814-378-5723.

Acoustic Highway

Medix Hotel

Sunday, Aug. 17

Acoustic Highway will play at the Medix Hotel on Sunday, Aug. 17. It will feature classic rock music. The Medix Hotel is located at 23155 Quehanna Hwy., Medix Run. For more information, please call 814-787-5920.

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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.

Goodwill Golf Tournament

Beechwoods Golf Course

Monday, Aug. 18

Goodwill Industries will hold its annual golf tournament at the Beechwoods Golf Course.  Registration will start at 11:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m.  The fee is $100 per golfer and includes golf, cart, prizes, lunch and a steak dinner.  Tee sponsors are available for $200.  For additional information, please contact Karen Kemp or Ray Donati at 814-371-2821. The Beechwood Golf Course is located at 1618 Airport Rd., Falls Creek.

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Stand Up Paddling Classes

Treasure Lake

Tuesday, Aug. 19

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.

Music in the Garden

Presbyterian Church of Clearfield

Tuesday, Aug.  19

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.

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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.

The Clever Cricket Theater Company

Wednesday, Aug. 20

Every Wednesday through Aug. 27 and then Aug. 28-29, the Reitz Theater, in partnership with Quiet Creek Herb Farm and the Arc of Clearfield/Jefferson Counties, will present The Clever Cricket Theater Company. It will take place from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

It will be changing the face of disabilities one act at a time. This joint project offers a chance for individuals with disabilities to experience the creativity, expression and self-development offered by the theatrical arts.

From acting to set decoration to costumes, folks will have a chance to experience the full range of theater activities and to learn the valuable skills taught by each. This is a great chance to create and to express.

All of it leading up to a performance that is sure to enlighten and entertain. Showings will be Aug. 27 and 29 at the Reitz Theater in DuBois and Aug. 20, 28 at Quiet Creek Herb Farm in Brookville.

Call or e-mail the Reitz Theater for a registration packet at 814-375-4274 or e-mail at reitztheater@verizon.net or visit www.reitztheater.com.

Free Blueprint Community Workshops

Curwensville

Wednesday, Aug. 20

Are you thinking about starting a business, joining a club or joining a community organization? Perhaps you already are involved and would like to learn how your organization could be stronger, build membership, partner with other groups and manage your finances to be more successful in achieving your business or organization’s goals.

You’re invited to attend the Curwensville Area Blueprint Communities Team’s training sessions on Wednesday, Aug. 20. Sessions include: 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Developing a Volunteer Program, and 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Budgeting & Finance Issues.

The training sessions will be located at Curwensville Community Center, 11 Stadium Dr. in Curwensville. For more information, e-mail blueprint-team@cabc.me.

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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.

Trail of New Giants Hike, Parker Dam

Thursday, Aug. 21

Meet at 9 a.m. – Lou and Helen Adams CCC Museum

The Trail of New Giants came into existence after the 1985 tornado basically destroyed the original “Trail of Giants”. Discover what this “Giants” thing is and take in the view from the vista. Bring a water bottle and the guide will bring the snacks.  Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

Learned Ladies, Reitz Theater

Aug. 15-16 and Aug. 21-23, 7:30 p.m.

Aug. 17, 2 p.m.

“A learned fool is more foolish than an ignorant one.” Learned Ladies examines a family divided over conflicting views of a women’s place, not only in a household, but also in the world. The Reitz Theater is located at 36 E. Scribner Ave., DuBois. For more information or tickets, call 814-375-4274 or e-mail reitztheater@verizon.net.

Open Mic Night

Stew’s Brew Coffeehouse

Thursday, Aug. 21

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.

Summer Music Fest

DuBois City Park

Thursday, Aug. 21

A program will be held Thursday, Aug. 21 in the DuBois City Park at the Edward V Cherry Amphitheater with” NBC Chorus.”  These programs are sponsored by the City of DuBois.  For more information, call the city office at 814-371-2000.

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