Visit Clearfield County Lists Weekly Events

VCCCLEARFIELD – Staff members at Visit Clearfield County (VCC) have released the weekly events for Aug.7-13.

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-Sunday

Movies: Pixels (PG 13) and Minions (PG)

The box office opens at 7:30 p.m. and the first feature starts at dusk. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for children who are 11 years and under. No credit/debit cards or checks are accepted at the box office.

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Friday, Aug. 7

The Clever Cricket Theater Company

Reitz Theater

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 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 from June 24 – Aug. 28.

Please contact the office for more information and a registration packet.

The Reitz Theater is located at 36 E. Scribner Ave., DuBois. For more information, call 814-375-4272 or e-mail reitztheater@verizon.net or www.reitztheater.com.

Horse Camp

Mahaffey Camp

For ages 10 – 15 years, Horse Camp is a week of fun and adventure. It is open to riders of all levels; campers are given opportunities to learn practical horsemanship skills through on-site training. Campers will learn basic riding, proper caring for a horse, stable management and safety. Campers will be instructed based upon Christian Camp Horsemanship International; each will have the opportunity to attempt to complete level one and receive a certificate. Each camper must bring their own boots and helmet. For more information, please call 814-277-5544.

Basketball Camp

Mahaffey Camp

For grades five through nine, basketball camp will be offered at the Mahaffey Camp. Campers will develop their basketball skills through conditioning, technique training and personal instruction. For more information, please call 814-277-5544.

Creative Arts Camp

Mahaffey Camp

A Creative Arts Camp will be hosted at the Mahaffey Camp. For more information, please call 814-277-5544.

Clearfield County Fair

Clearfield County Fairgrounds

The Clearfield County Fair will be held from Aug. 2-8. It will feature vendors, music, entertainment, food and activities for all; its midway will also be filled with fun amusement rides and games. Concert events will be held throughout the week-long fair. Please visit the fair’s Web site for more information.

ATV Summer Blast

Rock Run Recreation Area

The ATV Summer Blast will offer camping, food, vendors, entertainment and riding. Rock Run offers hundreds of miles of trails. For more information, please call 814-674-6026 or visit www.rockrunrecreation.com.

Global Leadership Summit

Tri-County Church

The Tri-County Church will offer a Global Leadership Summit on Aug. 6-7. The cost is $119. For more information, please call 814-371-0727.

Bloomfest 2015

All Johan Peter and William Bloom descendants are invited to meet distant cousins, review family archives and maybe find answers to questions you have about our family. A meet-and-greet will be held Aug. 7; a picnic will get under way Aug. 8 at 12 p.m. at Irvin Park, Curwensville.

August Afternoons

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

From Aug. 6-29, stop in for some extra fun! Every day from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in addition to enjoying our exhibits, you can stop in our activity room to perform weather experiments, do a make-n-take craft, or work on a brainteaser!  Regular $5 admission and children 2 and under get admitted free.

Souders Trail 

Parker Dam

6 p.m. Ball Field

Join us for a peaceful evening walk along the Souders Trail. Participants will learn about the history of the park as we look for remnants of the lumber era and signs of local wildlife. Please wear appropriate footwear and if possible, bring along your binoculars.

Nature Nut – Monarch Butterflies

Parker Dam

8:30 p.m. Campground Amphitheater

Fridays are nutty this year. Watch John Acorn, the Nature Nut, in a series of video programs that are as entertaining as they are educational. This week’s episode – Monarch butterflies.

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Saturday, Aug. 8

The Clever Cricket Theater Company

Reitz Theater

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 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 from June 24 – Aug. 28.

Please contact the office for more information and a registration packet.

The Reitz Theater is located at 36 E. Scribner Ave., DuBois. For more information, call 814-375-4272 or e-mail reitztheater@verizon.net or www.reitztheater.com.

Clearfield County Fair

Clearfield County Fairgrounds

The Clearfield County Fair will be held from Aug. 2-8. It will feature vendors, music, entertainment, food and activities for all; its midway will also be filled with fun amusement rides and games. Concert events will be held throughout the week-long fair. Please visit the fair’s Web site for more information.

ATV Summer Blast

Rock Run Recreation Area

The ATV Summer Blast will offer camping, food, vendors, entertainment and riding. Rock Run offers hundreds of miles of trails. For more information, please call 814-674-6026 or visit www.rockrunrecreation.com.

Bloomfest 2015

All Johan Peter and William Bloom descendants are invited to meet distant cousins, review family archives and maybe find answers to questions you have about our family. A meet-and-greet will be held Aug. 7; a picnic will get under way Aug. 8 at 12 p.m. at Irvin Park, Curwensville.

August Afternoons

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

From Aug. 6-29, stop in for some extra fun! Every day from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in addition to enjoying our exhibits, you can stop in our activity room to perform weather experiments, do a make-n-take craft, or work on a brainteaser!  Regular $5 admission and children 2 and under get admitted free.

Farmer’s Market

Downtown Clearfield

A farmer’s/flea market will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday in the Third Street parking lot. Vendor spaces are free; please call 814-762-6430. Yard sale and produce stands are welcome.

Farmer’s Market

Downtown DuBois

A farmer’s market will be held every Saturday through October from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. It is held at the corner of Brady Street and Long Avenue in downtown DuBois and sponsored by the Downtown DuBois Revitalization Group.

Payroll Workshop

DuBois Business College

The DuBois Business College will host a payroll workshop Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29. Each workshop will be from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. The cost is $125. Please call 814-375-0142 for more information or questions.

Image Editing/Photography

DuBois Business College

On Aug. 8 and Aug. 15 from 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., there will be an image editing/photography workshop at the DuBois Business College. Please call 814-375-0142 for more information.

Big Trees

Parker Dam

10 a.m. Environmental Education Classroom

What makes a tree ‘big’? Whether you are trying to place value on a tree, or trying to score it against others trees, you need to have a consistent way to measure trees. Come learn some methods used to measure and score trees for comparison and value and why this is important, especially if you own big trees.

GPS Basics

Parker Dam

2:30 p.m. Environmental Education Classroom

Learn the basics of how to use a recreational GPS receiver – marking way-points, navigating, etc. You will be introduced to geocaching as well. We’ll start inside, but will be heading out – so be prepared for the weather.

Camp Cooking

Parker Dam

6:30 p.m. Campground Amphitheater

Hot dogs and mountain pies are good, but will only get you so far along the scale of culinary delight. Learn more creative, and delicious, ways to impress your taste buds while cooking at camp. There will be some samples to try, and recipes to take and try for yourself.

Sunset at Laurel Winery

You can enjoy the sights and sounds of summer in the picnic pavilion. The cost is $5 per person; catered food is available at an additional cost. Musical entertainment will be provided at 7 p.m. by The 2 of Us.

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Sunday, Aug. 9

The Clever Cricket Theater Company

Reitz Theater

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 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 from June 24 – Aug. 28.

Please contact the office for more information and a registration packet.

The Reitz Theater is located at 36 E. Scribner Ave., DuBois. For more information, call 814-375-4272 or e-mail reitztheater@verizon.net or www.reitztheater.com.

ATV Summer Blast

Rock Run Recreation Area

The ATV Summer Blast will offer camping, food, vendors, entertainment and riding. Rock Run offers hundreds of miles of trails. For more information, please call 814-674-6026 or visit www.rockrunrecreation.com.

August Afternoons

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

From Aug. 6-29, stop in for some extra fun! Every day from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in addition to enjoying our exhibits, you can stop in our activity room to perform weather experiments, do a make-n-take craft, or work on a brainteaser!  Regular $5 admission and children 2 and under get admitted free.

Pennsylvania Black Bears

Parker Dam

1 p.m. Beach House Steps

Black bears are remarkable creatures roaming Penn’s Woods. Their adaptations and survival behavior are incredibly interesting. Come learn more about these creatures and understand just what makes them so unique.

Drop Around the World 

Parker Dam

 2 p.m. Beech House

Join us for story time. This week’s book is titled, “A Drop Around the World.” See what it may look like in the ‘life’ of a rain drop while we learn about this great resource.

E Parachute Games

Parker Dam

3 p.m. Beach

Learn about the environment (that’s what the ‘E’ is for) while playing some fun parachute games. All ages welcome.

Tea & Talk

Parker Dam

7 p.m. Beach House

Bring your own cup or mug and try some hot sweet fern/mountain mint tea grown right here in the park. Talk subjects are always open for discussion…come with some idea of what you’d like to know more about, learn, or share.

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Monday, Aug. 10

The Clever Cricket Theater Company

Reitz Theater

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 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 from June 24 – Aug. 28.

Please contact the office for more information and a registration packet.

The Reitz Theater is located at 36 E. Scribner Ave., DuBois. For more information, call 814-375-4272 or e-mail reitztheater@verizon.net or www.reitztheater.com.

August Afternoons

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

From Aug. 6-29, stop in for some extra fun! Every day from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in addition to enjoying our exhibits, you can stop in our activity room to perform weather experiments, do a make-n-take craft, or work on a brainteaser!  Regular $5 admission and children 2 and under get admitted free.

Workshops

DuBois Business College

The DuBois Business College will host Microsoft Word 2013 workshops on Aug. 3-4, Aug. 10-11, Aug. 17-18 and Aug. 24-25. Workshops will be held from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. For more information, please call 814-375-0142.

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Tuesday, Aug. 11

The Clever Cricket Theater Company

Reitz Theater

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 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 from June 24 – Aug. 28.

Please contact the office for more information and a registration packet.

The Reitz Theater is located at 36 E. Scribner Ave., DuBois. For more information, call 814-375-4272 or e-mail reitztheater@verizon.net or www.reitztheater.com.

August Afternoons

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

From Aug. 6-29, stop in for some extra fun! Every day from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in addition to enjoying our exhibits, you can stop in our activity room to perform weather experiments, do a make-n-take craft, or work on a brainteaser!  Regular $5 admission and children 2 and under get admitted free.

Workshops

DuBois Business College

The DuBois Business College will host Microsoft Word 2013 workshops on Aug. 3-4, Aug. 10-11, Aug. 17-18 and Aug. 24-25. Workshops will be held from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. For more information, please call 814-375-0142.

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Wednesday, Aug. 12

The Clever Cricket Theater Company

Reitz Theater

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 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 from June 24 – Aug. 28.

Please contact the office for more information and a registration packet.

The Reitz Theater is located at 36 E. Scribner Ave., DuBois. For more information, call 814-375-4272 or e-mail reitztheater@verizon.net or www.reitztheater.com.

August Afternoons

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

From Aug. 6-29, stop in for some extra fun! Every day from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in addition to enjoying our exhibits, you can stop in our activity room to perform weather experiments, do a make-n-take craft, or work on a brainteaser!  Regular $5 admission and children 2 and under get admitted free.

Perseid Meteor Shower Watch 

Parker Dam

9 p.m. Beach

Bring a blanket or towel to the beach area and we will watch for the show to begin in the sky (if cloud cover cooperates). The Perseids should be pretty good this year, with the dark of the moon occurring this week as well.

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Thursday, Aug. 13

The Clever Cricket Theater Company

Reitz Theater

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 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 from June 24 – Aug. 28.

Please contact the office for more information and a registration packet.

The Reitz Theater is located at 36 E. Scribner Ave., DuBois. For more information, call 814-375-4272 or e-mail reitztheater@verizon.net or www.reitztheater.com.

August Afternoons

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

From Aug. 6-29, stop in for some extra fun! Every day from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in addition to enjoying our exhibits, you can stop in our activity room to perform weather experiments, do a make-n-take craft, or work on a brainteaser!  Regular $5 admission and children 2 and under get admitted free.

SUP Racing

Trail Blazer Adventures, along with the Clearfield YMCA, will host SUP Racing from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Aug. 13. For more information, please call 814-590-7441.

Community Concerts

DuBois City Park

Community Concerts will be held in the DuBois City Park at the Edward V Cherry Amphitheater. For more information, please contact the DuBois City office at 814-371-2000.

Throwback Thursdays – Bolas

Parker Dam

6:30 a.m. Environmental Education Classroom

Each week there will be a different topic on ‘primitive skills’ is covered. This week – bolas.

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