Visit Clearfield County Lists Weekly Events

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CLEARFIELD – Staff members at Visit Clearfield County (VCC) have announced the weekly events for Sept. 19-25.

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).

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All about the Moon

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

Friday, Sept. 19

The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center will present “All About the Moon,” 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.

Snake in the Grass, CAST Theatre

Friday, Sept. 19

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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All about the Moon

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

Saturday, Sept. 20

The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center will present “All About the Moon,” 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.

Farmers Market, downtown DuBois

Saturday, Sept. 20

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.

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.

Snake in the Grass, CAST Theatre

Saturday, Sept. 20

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.

Taste of Home Cooking School

Saturday, Sept. 20 

Taste of Home, the world’s most popular recipe and entertaining magazine, will bring its national program, the Taste of Home Cooking School, to Clearfield on Saturday.

The cooking school, which is featured in about 350 select communities each year, will be held at the Expo II Building at the Clearfield County Fairgrounds.  The event is being hosted by Visit Clearfield County, GantDaily.com and the Fair & Park Board.

Taste of Home’s culinary expert, Chef Char Morse, will present cooking tips and tricks while demonstrating step-by-step seasonal recipes.

Attendees will experience exciting recipe demonstrations using ingredients that are easily found at the local grocery store. Best of all, these dishes are submitted by home cooks from across the country.

In addition to the cooking class, there will be pre-show exhibits with local vendors, door prizes, food and other entertainment.

More than $2,000 worth of prizes will be given away during the live demonstration, including a professional series 200 Vitamix blender donated by the Vitamix Corp., a Trip for Two to New York City to see the Rockette’s Christmas Spectacular, Home Décor by Mikasa and more.

A limited quantity of tickets remain for the Taste of Home Cooking School and can be reserved for will-call pick-up by visiting the show Web site on gantdaily.com or calling 814-765-5256. Tickets are $15 each.

Tickets are available at the Starr Hill Vineyard & Winery in Curwensville and its outlet store at the Clearfield Mall and at Wrapped on Washington Avenue in Hyde.

All attendees will receive a gift bag, including the Taste of Home magazine, coupons and other goodies from participating local and national companies.

Attendees are asked to bring a canned good item to donate to the “It’s a good day for a food drive” campaign to benefit area food banks.

Tiger Musky Fishing Event

Curwensville Lake Boat Ramp

Saturday, Sept. 20 – Sunday, Sept. 21

On Saturday, Sept. 20 and Sunday, Sept. 21, there will be a tiger musky fishing event at the Curwensville Lake boat ramp. It will be 100 percent catch-and-release fishing. Please contact Matt Dombrosky for details at 814-619-6791 or by at e-mail nvmainc@gmail.com.

Reclaiming the Alleghenies, Parker Dam

Saturday, Sept. 20

Meet at 8 p.m. – Campground Amphitheater

Shown in its entirety (about 1.5 hours), this video discusses the elk that inhabit the rugged mountains of the PA elk range. You will learn of their history in the state, as well as how wildlife managers work to balance the needs of the elk and of the humans– both local and visitors.   Parker Dam State Park is located at 28 Fairview Rd., Penfield. Call 814-765-0630 for more information.

Day of Hope

Saturday, Sept. 20

DuBois Mall

A 5K/Walk/Parade of Bras, butterfly release and Zumba and other events and activities are planned throughout the “Day of Hope” on Saturday, Sept. 20 at the DuBois Mall.  For more information, call the Gourmet Kitchen at 814-375-1070 or Winery at Wilcox at 814-375-6885.  The DuBois Mall is located at Shaffer Road in DuBois.

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Tiger Musky Fishing Event

Curwensville Lake Boat Ramp

Saturday, Sept. 20 – Sunday, Sept. 21

On Saturday, Sept. 20 and Sunday, Sept. 21, there will be a tiger musky fishing event at the Curwensville Lake boat ramp. It will be 100 percent catch-and-release fishing. Please contact Matt Dombrosky for details at 814-619-6791 or by at e-mail nvmainc@gmail.com.

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All about the Moon

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

Monday, Sept. 22

The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center will present “All About the Moon,” 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.

Lakeview Lodge Pool

Monday, Sept. 22

From beginner to advanced, there will be high intensity strength and cardio training classes for 30 minutes. This is an eight-week course for $5 per class or $50 for the eight weeks. Classes start Monday, Sept. 22 and occur every Monday and Wednesday for eight weeks. Classes will take place at the Lakeview Lodge Poolside. Classes can be taken at 6 a.m. or 9:30 a.m. For more information, call 814-371-0711, Ext. 100.

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All about the Moon

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

Tuesday, Sept. 23

The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center will present “All About the Moon,” 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. 23

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.

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Lakeview Lodge Pool

Wednesday Sept. 24

From beginner to advanced, there will be high intensity strength and cardio training classes for 30 minutes. This is an eight-week course for $5 per class or $50 for the eight weeks. Classes start Monday, Sept. 22 and occur every Monday and Wednesday for eight weeks. Classes will take place at the Lakeview Lodge Poolside. Classes can be taken at 6 a.m. or 9:30 a.m. For more information, call 814-371-0711, Ext. 100.

Family Fun Night

Wednesday, Sept. 24

DuBois Mall

There will be a “Family Fun Night” on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at the DuBois Mall. The mall and Penn Highlands Healthcare are sponsoring this event to have families spending time together. There will be fun activities for the kids and an opportunity to register for the door prize.

For more information, please call 814-375-2602. The DuBois Mall is located at Shaffer Road in DuBois.

Curwensville Blueprint Community Meeting

Wednesday, Sept. 24

Members of the Blueprint Team encourage residents from Curwensville and the surrounding areas to participate in its training sessions and town hall meetings to assist with developing its strategic plan. Upcoming “Draft Strategic Plan” sessions are scheduled for:

  • Sept. 24, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Community Center Club Room;
  • Sept. 29, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Community Center Club Room; and
  • Oct. 1, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Community Center Club Room.

The Curwensville Area Blueprint Team will present its drafted strategic plan from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Community Center Main Room.

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All about the Moon

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

Thursday, Sept. 25

The Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center will present “All About the Moon,” 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. 25

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.

Open Mic Night

Stew’s Brew Coffeehouse

Thursday, Sept. 25

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.

Snake in the Grass, CAST Theatre

Thursday, Sept. 25

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.

Sunny Shares Holiday Hints

Lakeview Lodge

Thursday, Sept. 25

From 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, an event will offer holiday hints on cooking, entertaining, fashions and decorating. There will be a cooking demonstration, a fashion show, a live auction, wine and food tastings and much more. Local artist Perry Winkler will be there, along with local, best-selling author Krissy Gasbarre.

At the door, $1 enters attendees into a drawing for an overnight stay and dinner in downtown Pittsburgh. Sunny Shares Holiday Hints is co-sponsored by Sunny 106, Winery at Wilcox and Life’s Journey OB/GYN. All proceeds will benefit ovarian cancer awareness.  For more information, please call 814-371-0711, Ext. 100.

Manga, Comics and Culture

DuBois Public Library

Thursday, Sept. 25

From 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, you can examine some of the similarities and differences between eastern and western comics and their adaptations. Also, you’ll be able to find new books, shows and movies to enjoy. You can even come in costume if you would like.

Participants will meet in the program room at the DuBois Public Library. The library is located at 31 S. Brady St., DuBois. For more information, please call 814-371-5930.

Other News

The Philipsburg Revitalization Corp., along with Carns Equipment of Clearfield, will raffle off a brand-new 2014 Polaris Ranger 570 Side-by-Side.

Chances are $5 each and can be purchased by calling Dana Shoemaker at 814-577-3954 or by e-mailing mainst@philipsburgpa.org. The off-road vehicle will be given away at 1 p.m. after the Christmas parade Dec. 6 in downtown Philipsburg.

The winner does not need to be present at the parade; however, if the winner is present, the PRC will pay the Pennsylvania sales tax and registration.  There is also a second prize of $250 and a third prize of $150 in cash.

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