Visit Clearfield County Lists Weekly Events

VCCCLEARFIELD – Staff members at Visit Clearfield County (VCC) have announced the weekly events for Sept. 12 – 18.

Ritz Theater, downtown Clearfield

Monday-Sunday

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, Sept. 12 – Sunday, Sept. 14

Movies:

Guardians of the Galaxy (PG-13)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (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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Anniversary Celebration

Kenterra Golf Course

Friday, Sept. 12 – Sunday, Sept. 14

From 8 a.m. until dusk on Sept. 12-14, individuals can enjoy golfing at Kenterra Golf Course. Further, $10 golf will include free refreshments and a nine-hole round with a cart. There will be games and skill prizes as well as a free lunch and a 2015 membership giveaway. For more information, please call 814-771-6609 or 814-583-7139.

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Anniversary Celebration

Kenterra Golf Course

Friday, Sept. 12 – Sunday, Sept. 14

From 8 a.m. until dusk on Sept. 12-14, individuals can enjoy golfing at Kenterra Golf Course. Further, $10 golf will include free refreshments and a nine-hole round with a cart. There will be games and skill prizes as well as a free lunch and a 2015 membership giveaway. For more information, please call 814-771-6609 or 814-583-7139.

Farmers Market, downtown DuBois

Saturday, Sept. 13

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.

All about the Moon

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

Saturday, Sept. 13

The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center will present “All About the Moon,” beginning Saturday, Sept. 13 and continuing through Nov. 1. Highlights are “The Moon: Cosmic Decoder Ring” 3D exhibit, a mini “planetarium,” moon folklore and myths and video features about the moon in our theater.

Accuweather.com astronomy blogger Mark Paquette will give a special presentation about the moon for older kids and adults. The presentation, which features stunning images and graphics, will be held two times that day: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The program is included in the regular admission price.

There will be regular $5 per person (children 2 years and under free) admission. Hours are from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday through Saturday. For more information, please call 814-938-1000. The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center is located at 201 N. Findley St., Punxsutawney.

Is the Moon Made of Cheese, Part I

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

Saturday, Sept. 13

For children grades pre-school through middle school, “Is the Moon Made of Cheese? Part I” will be held twice on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

The two-hour program features activities centered around moon myths and facts and includes time with the exhibits. The cost is $7 per child.

Reservations are helpful but are not necessary. Get more information on weatherdiscovery.org or call 814-938-1000. The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center is located at 201 N. Findley St., Punxsutawney.

Farmers/Flea Market, downtown Clearfield

Saturday, Sept. 13

From 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., a farmers/flea market will be held Saturday, Sept. 13 in the parking lots on the corner of Third and Locust streets. Spaces are free to participating vendors and the market is held rain or shine. For more information, please call 814-762-6430.

Event Cache, Parker Dam

Saturday, Sept. 13

11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Pavilion 3

Geocachers can check out geocaching.com for more details. Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

Touch A Truck Day, DuBois

Saturday, Sept. 13

“Touch A Truck” Day will be held from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at the DuBois Wal-Mart. Kids of all ages will be able to check out vehicles, including fire trucks, police cars, a Vietnam gun truck and so much more! Admission is free, but organizers would appreciate a canned food donation for a local food pantry.

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Anniversary Celebration

Kenterra Golf Course

Friday, Sept. 12 – Sunday, Sept. 14

From 8 a.m. until dusk on Sept. 12-14, individuals can enjoy golfing at Kenterra Golf Course. Further, $10 golf will include free refreshments and a nine-hole round with a cart. There will be games and skill prizes as well as a free lunch and a 2015 membership giveaway. For more information, please call 814-771-6609 or 814-583-7139.

Golf Outing

DuBois Country Club

Sunday, Sept. 14

A free medical clinic will have its second golf outing on Sunday, Sept. 14 at the DuBois Country Club.  The cost is $75 per golfer, which includes green fees, cart, dinner and door prizes.  For more information or to register, please call 814-372-2200. The DuBois Country Club is located at 10 Lakeside Ave., DuBois.

Fall Mud Bash

Muddy Run Raceway

Sunday, Sept. 14

Muddy Run Raceway is the home to all kinds of mud racing. Beginning in 1990, families from across Pennsylvania and surrounding states would pack up their cars and head out to Smoke Run for a day of mud splashing and crashing. The races include classes for ATVs, cars, 4×4 street trucks and professional trucks.

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. 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.

Breakfast Buffet

Rescue Hose & Ladder Company

Sunday, Sept. 14

The community is invited to come out for eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, waffles, coffee, tea and juice at the Rescue Hose & Ladder Company in Curwensville.  Admission is $6.50 for adults and $3.50 for kids under 5 years. The breakfast buffet benefits the fire company in Curwensville.

All about the Moon

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

Sunday, Sept. 14

The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center will present “All About the Moon,” beginning Saturday, Sept. 13 and continuing through Nov. 1. Highlights are “The Moon: Cosmic Decoder Ring” 3D exhibit, a mini “planetarium,” moon folklore and myths and video features about the moon in our theater.

Accuweather.com astronomy blogger Mark Paquette will give a special presentation about the moon for older kids and adults. The presentation, which features stunning images and graphics, will be held two times that day: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The program is included in the regular admission price.

There will be regular $5 per person (children 2 years and under free) admission. Hours are from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday through Saturday. For more information, please call 814-938-1000. The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center is located at 201 N. Findley St., Punxsutawney.

Mushroom Hunt/Walk with Karen Croyl

Bilger’s Rocks

Sunday, Sept. 14

On Sunday, Sept. 14 at 1 p.m., mushroom and fungi expert, Karen Croyl, who is a forest/park member and contributor, will provide exploratory and educational walks for visitors at Bilger’s Rocks. Bilger’s Rocks is located at 1928 Bilger’s Rocks Rd., Grampian.

Curwensville Historical Society

Walking Tour

Sunday, Sept. 14

The community is invited to join the Curwensville Historical Society and Hildred Rowles as he provides a walking tour around Curwensville. Participants should meet at the Curwensville VFW at 1 p.m.

Kayak Basics, Parker Dam

Sunday, Sept. 14

Meet at 4 p.m. – Beach House

NOTE: There is a $3 fee for all participants of this program.

Learn what type of kayak you would be comfortable in, how to prepare for a day on the water, and most important– how to get in, out and get around on the water. Limited number of kayaks available- pre-registration recommended. Contact the Park Office (814-765-0630) to pre-register. Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

Todd Anderson

Medix Hotel

Sunday, Sept. 14

The public is invited to come out for acoustic guitarist Todd Anderson at the Medix Hotel on Sunday, Sept. 14 for Sunday Funday. 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.

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All about the Moon

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

Monday, Sept. 15

The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center will present “All About the Moon,” beginning Saturday, Sept. 13 and continuing through Nov. 1. Highlights are “The Moon: Cosmic Decoder Ring” 3D exhibit, a mini “planetarium,” moon folklore and myths and video features about the moon in our theater.

Accuweather.com astronomy blogger Mark Paquette will give a special presentation about the moon for older kids and adults. The presentation, which features stunning images and graphics, will be held two times that day: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The program is included in the regular admission price.

There will be regular $5 per person (children 2 years and under free) admission. Hours are from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday through Saturday. For more information, please call 814-938-1000. The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center is located at 201 N. Findley St., Punxsutawney.

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All about the Moon

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

Tuesday, Sept. 16

The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center will present “All About the Moon,” beginning Saturday, Sept. 13 and continuing through Nov. 1. Highlights are “The Moon: Cosmic Decoder Ring” 3D exhibit, a mini “planetarium,” moon folklore and myths and video features about the moon in our theater.

Accuweather.com astronomy blogger Mark Paquette will give a special presentation about the moon for older kids and adults. The presentation, which features stunning images and graphics, will be held two times that day: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The program is included in the regular admission price.

There will be regular $5 per person (children 2 years and under free) admission. Hours are from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday through Saturday. For more information, please call 814-938-1000. The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center is located at 201 N. Findley St., Punxsutawney.

Story Time

DuBois Public Library

Tuesday, Sept. 16

The DuBois Public Library has announced its story time sessions for 2014-15.

Story time sessions will be held from Sept. 9 – Oct. 16; Nov. 4 – Dec. 11; Jan. 13, 2015 – Feb. 19, 2015; and March 10, 2015 – April 16, 2015.

On Tuesdays at 10 a.m., “Babies & Books” will be held with Miss Becky. Babies who are up to 2 years old and their parent/caregiver can participate in this interactive story time full of finger-plays, songs, stories and bonding time.

On Tuesdays at 11 a.m., “Thrilling Threes” will be held with Miss Chris and Miss Jayme. Children will enjoy stories, songs, finger-plays and fun. Children will work on their independence, while their parents can enjoy the library.

On Thursdays at 10 a.m., “Terrific Twos” will be held with Miss Becky. During this program, 2-year-olds and their parent/caregiver will enjoy this fun-filled story time that will be packed with books, songs and finger-plays.

On Thursdays at 11 a.m., “Fantastic Fours & Fives” will be held with Miss Chris and Miss Sandy. During this program, children will get ready for school with stories, songs and games galore.  Children will work on their independence, while their parents can enjoy the library.

If there is a delayed start or cancellation for the DuBois Area School District, the library will not hold story times. Please call 814-371-5930, Ext. 4, for questions.

Hunting Works for PA

Regional Meeting

Tuesday, Sept. 16

On Tuesday, Sept. 16, the Hunting Works for Pennsylvania annual regional meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. at Homewood Suites, 15 Industrial Dr., DuBois. Refreshments will be provided.  To make reservations or for more information, please e-mail info@huntingworksforpa.com.

Harmony Grange Fair, Westover

Tuesday, Sept. 16 – Saturday, Sept. 20

The Harmony Grange Fair will be held from Sept. 16-20 in Westover. The event will feature rides, grange dinners, tractor, truck and quad pulls, music, exhibits, antique tractors, parade, and more.

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All about the Moon

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

Wednesday, Sept. 17

The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center will present “All About the Moon,” beginning Saturday, Sept. 13 and continuing through Nov. 1. Highlights are “The Moon: Cosmic Decoder Ring” 3D exhibit, a mini “planetarium,” moon folklore and myths and video features about the moon in our theater.

Accuweather.com astronomy blogger Mark Paquette will give a special presentation about the moon for older kids and adults. The presentation, which features stunning images and graphics, will be held two times that day: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The program is included in the regular admission price.

There will be regular $5 per person (children 2 years and under free) admission. Hours are from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday through Saturday. For more information, please call 814-938-1000. The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center is located at 201 N. Findley St., Punxsutawney.

Harmony Grange Fair, Westover

Tuesday, Sept. 16 – Saturday, Sept. 20

The Harmony Grange Fair will be held from Sept. 16-20 in Westover. The event will feature rides, grange dinners, tractor, truck and quad pulls, music, exhibits, antique tractors, parade, and more.

Homemade Soap Making

Green Wednesday Program

Wednesday, Sept. 17

Join one of the park’s educators each September Wednesday evening in the Environmental Education Classroom at 6 p.m. to learn methods we can each use to live more naturally, keep common toxins out of our homes, save money and reduce our environmental footprint.

Note: A $3 program fee and pre-registration is required for this program.

Natural soap making is a traditional craft using natural products that (once finished) do not harm our health or our environment.  Join us as we discuss and demonstrate the process of soap making in the traditional way.  Participants will learn how to make their own soap and discover which of the various ingredients may be beneficial to them.  Contact the Park Office to get more information or to pre-register by calling: 814-765-0630, or emailing: parkerdamee@pa.gov.

Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield.

Grant Writing Seminar

Homewood Suites, DuBois

Wednesday, Sept. 17

The Greater DuBois Chamber of Commerce will host a grant writing seminar with Lisa Kovalick, Clearfield County community development specialist, as the presenter. It will take place from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

This grant presentation covers prospecting for funding, understanding a request for proposal, program planning and proposal writing. You will leave having a better understanding of the characteristic and practices of funders to find the right match for you and your organization. You will review in detail funding agencies requests, as well as delving into the components of a successful grant proposal.

The grant writing seminar costs $20. For more information or to register, call the Greater DuBois Chamber of Commerce at 814-371-5010.

DuBois Chamber of Commerce

After Hours Mixer

Wednesday, Sept. 17

There will be a DuBois Chamber of Commerce After Hours mixer at the GAI Consultants Inc. from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 17. GAI Consultants is located at 203 W. Weber Ave., DuBois. Reserve now at the DuBois Chamber of Commerce Office at 814-371-5010 or e-mail the chamber at dacc@duboispachamber.com.

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All about the Moon

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

Thursday, Sept. 18

The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center will present “All About the Moon,” beginning Saturday, Sept. 13 and continuing through Nov. 1. Highlights are “The Moon: Cosmic Decoder Ring” 3D exhibit, a mini “planetarium,” moon folklore and myths and video features about the moon in our theater.

Accuweather.com astronomy blogger Mark Paquette will give a special presentation about the moon for older kids and adults. The presentation, which features stunning images and graphics, will be held two times that day: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The program is included in the regular admission price.

There will be regular $5 per person (children 2 years and under free) admission. Hours are from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday through Saturday. For more information, please call 814-938-1000. The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center is located at 201 N. Findley St., Punxsutawney.

Story Time

DuBois Public Library

Thursday, Sept. 18

The DuBois Public Library has announced its story time sessions for 2014-15.

Story time sessions will be held from Sept. 9 – Oct. 16; Nov. 4 – Dec. 11; Jan. 13, 2015 – Feb. 19, 2015; and March 10, 2015 – April 16, 2015.

On Tuesdays at 10 a.m., “Babies & Books” will be held with Miss Becky. Babies who are up to 2 years old and their parent/caregiver can participate in this interactive story time full of finger-plays, songs, stories and bonding time.

On Tuesdays at 11 a.m., “Thrilling Threes” will be held with Miss Chris and Miss Jayme. Children will enjoy stories, songs, finger-plays and fun. Children will work on their independence, while their parents can enjoy the library.

On Thursdays at 10 a.m., “Terrific Twos” will be held with Miss Becky. During this program, 2-year-olds and their parent/caregiver will enjoy this fun-filled story time that will be packed with books, songs and finger-plays.

On Thursdays at 11 a.m., “Fantastic Fours & Fives” will be held with Miss Chris and Miss Sandy. During this program, children will get ready for school with stories, songs and games galore.  Children will work on their independence, while their parents can enjoy the library.

If there is a delayed start or cancellation for the DuBois Area School District, the library will not hold story times. Please call 814-371-5930, Ext. 4, for questions.

Harmony Grange Fair, Westover

Tuesday, Sept. 16 – Saturday, Sept. 20

The Harmony Grange Fair will be held from Sept. 16-20 in Westover. The event will feature rides, grange dinners, tractor, truck and quad pulls, music, exhibits, antique tractors, parade, and more.

What’s That Tree?, Parker Dam

Thursday, Sept. 18

Meet at 6 p.m. – Environmental Education Classroom

There are a great many trees in the forest. Learn about some of the common ones and how you can easily identify them. If you have a leaf collection that is due, this will be a great opportunity to see a variety of species; and, one of the only times that you will have permission to take leaves from any of the trees in the park. Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

Open Mic Night

Stew’s Brew Coffeehouse

Thursday, Sept. 18

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.

Chili Bowl

Clearfield County Fairgrounds

Thursday, Sept. 18

The Clearfield Hospice Chili Bowl will feature live entertainment, an array of chili to taste-test, basket raffles and more. This year’s theme is “Down on the Farm” and participants are encouraged to dress in accordance. Proceeds will benefit Clearfield Hospice. For more information, please call 814-768-2007 or e-mail dwilson@clearfieldhosp.org.

Snake in the Grass, CAST Theatre

Thursday, Sept. 18

The Clearfield Arts Studio Theatre announced that its September play, a thriller titled “Murder in Green Meadows” is being exchanged for another thriller, “Snake in the Grass,” a story that revolves around three women.

“Snake in the Grass” will run Sept. 18-20 and Sept. 25-27 with curtain call at 7 p.m. each evening.  Tickets are $8 and can be reserved by calling the CAST office at 814-765-4474.  Tickets can also be purchased at the box office each show night.

The CAST is the area’s entertainment center and is located at 112 E. Locust St. in downtown Clearfield.  The CAST Web site is www.castbuilding.com and it’s also on Facebook.

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