Visit Clearfield County Lists Weekly Events

CLEARFIELD – Staff members at Visit Clearfield County (VCC) have announced the weekly events for Sept. 26 – Oct. 2.

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. 26

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.

Snake in the Grass, CAST Theatre

Friday, Sept. 26

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. 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.

Rally at the Rock

Rock Run Recreation Area

Friday, Sept. 26

Rally at the Rock is the end-of-the-year event at Rock Run. It is a special thank you event for season pass holders and other supporters. It will offer riding, guided tours, food, vendors and other entertainment. The Rock Run Recreation Area is located at 1228 St. Lawrence Rd., Patton. For more information, please call 814-674-6026.

Mahaffey Camp

Scrapbook Retreat

Friday, Sept. 26

Mahaffey Camp’s Scrapbook Retreat will be held Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26-27. It will consist of two days filled with making new friends, learning from other scrapbookers and participating in optional workshops.

Door prizes will be awarded and each attendant will receive a goody bag filled with useful scrapbook products. Several vendors will be present at the retreat, offering mini demos and workshops, as well as selling the latest cropping supplies.

For more information about the Mahaffey Camp Scrapbook Retreat, please contact the office at 814-277-5544.

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Mahaffey Camp

Scrapbook Retreat

Saturday, Sept. 27

Mahaffey Camp’s Scrapbook Retreat will be held Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26-27. It will consist of two days filled with making new friends, learning from other scrapbookers and participating in optional workshops.

Door prizes will be awarded and each attendant will receive a goody bag filled with useful scrapbook products. Several vendors will be present at the retreat, offering mini demos and workshops, as well as selling the latest cropping supplies.

For more information about the Mahaffey Camp Scrapbook Retreat, please contact the office at 814-277-5544.

Fall Festival

Woodland Campground

Saturday, Sept. 27

From 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, there will be a craft fair and flea market at the Woodland Campground. In addition to fun activities and food, there will be door prizes and afternoon hayrides around the campground. This year, there will also be live music by the “Buckshot” band.  The Woodland Campground is located at 314 Egypt Rd. in Woodland. For more information or vendor registration, call 814-857-5388.

Farmers/Flea Market, downtown Clearfield

Saturday, Sept. 27

There will be a farmers/flea market Saturday, Sept. 27 in the parking lot on the corner of Third and Locust streets in downtown Clearfield. The market is open from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Farmers Market, downtown DuBois

Saturday, Sept. 27

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. 27

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.

Snake in the Grass, CAST Theatre

Saturday, Sept. 27

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. 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.

Rally at the Rock

Rock Run Recreation Area

Saturday, Sept. 27

Rally at the Rock is the end-of-the-year event at Rock Run. It is a special thank you event for season pass holders and other supporters. It will offer riding, guided tours, food, vendors and other entertainment. The Rock Run Recreation Area is located at 1228 St. Lawrence Rd., Patton. For more information, please call 814-674-6026.

Grapes and Hops Walk 2014

Saturday, Sept. 27

The Downtown DuBois Grapes and Hops Walk will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27.  It will take place from 3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the Downtown DuBois Revitalization Office, Stew’s Brew Coffeehouse, The Winery at Wilcox at the DuBois Mall, Starr Hill Winery in Fezzel’s Shop ‘n Save or online at www.downtowndubois.com. The Downtown DuBois Revitalization Office is located at 36 W. Scribner Ave., DuBois. For more information, please call 814-371-3064.

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CAST Bike & Hike

Parker Dam

Sunday, Sept. 28

The CAST Bike & Hike will be held Sunday, Sept. 28 at the Parker Dam State Park. Riders have a choice in ride lengths, which are 9-mile, 18-mile or 30-mile, and all rides are clearly marked.

Registration is $20.  Participants are welcome to register on event-day, starting at 11:30 a.m. However, T-shirts cannot be guaranteed to day-of-ride registrants. All rides depart at 12:30 p.m.

Ride helmets are mandatory and upon return from the ride, walk or run, participants are required to check in at the registration table.

The CAST Fall Bike Ride & Walk or Run brochure can be downloaded from the CAST Web site or picked up at the office. Anyone with questions is welcome to call the CAST office at 814-765-4474.

Rally at the Rock

Rock Run Recreation Area

Sunday, Sept. 28

Rally at the Rock is the end-of-the-year event at Rock Run. It is a special thank you event for season pass holders and other supporters. It will offer riding, guided tours, food, vendors and other entertainment. The Rock Run Recreation Area is located at 1228 St. Lawrence Rd., Patton. For more information, please call 814-674-6026.

Autumnfest

Lakeview Lodge

Sunday, Sept. 28

Autumnfest will be held Sunday, Sept. 28 at the Lakeview Lodge, Treasure Lake. Festivities will include pumpkin painting, ring the pumpkin/ring the spider, turkey in the straw, bowling candy corn, face painting, bracelet-making, etc.

Hay rides will begin at 1 p.m. and the last ride will be at 4:30 p.m. Each ride takes approximately 20 minutes. Bob Nickerson, “The Jock-ular Juggler,” will be performing at 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.

The relay schedule will be air balloon at 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.; pony hop at 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4:45 p.m.; roll the pumpkin at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.; and musical hay bales at 2 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.

Donations of canned goods will be accepted to benefit the DuBois Food Pantry. For more information, please call the TLPOA Office 814-371-0711, Ext. 100.

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All about the Moon

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

Monday, Sept. 29

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.

High Intensity Training 

Lakeview Lodge Pool

Monday, Sept. 29

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.

Curwensville Blueprint Community Meeting

Monday, Sept. 29

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. 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

Tuesday, Sept. 30

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. 30

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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High Intensity Training 

Lakeview Lodge Pool

Wednesday, Oct. 1

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.

Curwensville Blueprint Community Meeting

Wednesday, Oct. 1

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. An upcoming “Draft Strategic Plan” session is scheduled for:

  • 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.

National Wild Turkey Federation

Informational Dinner

Wednesday, Oct. 1

On Wednesday, Oct. 1, there will be an informational dinner for hunters or anyone who is interested in learning about Chronic Wasting Disease and Pennsylvania’s deer population.

The Susquehanna Local Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation is hosting the dinner. Doors will open at 5 p.m. The presentation on Chronic Wasting Disease and dinner will be at 6 p.m.

Tickets are $25 and seating is limited. Mail payments to: Nicky Leigey, 2105 Legion Rd., Clearfield, PA 16830. For more information, please contact Nicky Leigey at 814-577-3527 or by e-mail at nicky.leigey@verizon.net.

The dinner will be at the Knights of Columbus on Arnold Avenue in Clearfield.

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All about the Moon

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

Thursday, Oct. 2

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, Oct. 2

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, Oct. 2

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.

A Night in the Wilds

Elk Country Visitor Center

Thursday, Oct. 2

From 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, Penn State Alumni and Penn State DuBois Alumni Society will present “A Night in the Wilds” at the Elk Country Visitors Center in Benezette. The keynote address will be “Elkonomics and Partnerships” and presented by former Penn State grad Rawley Cogan. Register by calling Julie at Penn State DuBois at 814-375-4775.
The Elk Country Visitor Center is located at 950 Winslow Hill Rd., Benezette.

Haunt Season “Freaks”

Ravenwood Manor

Ravenwood Manor’s Haunt Season “Freaks” will open for its first weekend on Oct. 2-5. Its last weekend will be Nov. 1-2. Kids are admitted free and tickets are $12 for adults.

The ticket booth opens at 7 p.m. each night and closes at midnight. Personal checks and credit cards are not accepted for payment.

The groups entering the mansion consist of seven to nine guests. Most children who are under the age of 8 years often cannot make it through the attraction.

The Haunted Attraction Tours last approximately 26 minutes and pass through three floors of mayhem.  Dozens of seasoned actors have been waiting for the arrival of guests.

No use of photography is permitted inside the premises.

The haunted mansion is located at 3263 Crossroads Blvd., Beccaria. For more information, please visit www.hegartymansion.com.

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.

Pennsylvania Elk Country, Hunting Heritage Get Upgrade from RMEF Grants
PENNVEST, DEP Announce Results of Forward Nutrient Credit Trading Auction

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