Visit Clearfield County Lists Weekly Events

VCCCLEARFIELD – Staff members at Visit Clearfield County (VCC) have released their listing of weekly events.

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).

Friday, April 8

Elk Antler (Shed) Hunt

Quehanna area

The second-ever Elk Antler (Shed) Hunt will be held in the Pennsylvania Elk Management area. Sheds must come from the wild elk herd and not from a game farm or preserve. Registration for the hunt is $10, and participants must be a 2016 member of the QIDC at $5. For more information, please call 814-263-4418.

Welcome Fire and S’mores

7 p.m., Parker Dam

Come one, come all!  Join us in starting off the 2016 camping season with the opening campfire program.  Leave your matches at home as we learn how to start a fire without them, followed by a brief history of our favorite campfire treat and s’mores making.  Comradery, warmth, and treats will be there to greet you.

Saturday, April 9

Elk Antler (Shed) Hunt

Quehanna area

The second-ever Elk Antler (Shed) Hunt will be held in the Pennsylvania Elk Management area. Sheds must come from the wild elk herd and not from a game farm or preserve. Registration for the hunt is $10, and participants must be a 2016 member of the QIDC at $5. For more information, please call 814-263-4418.

Woodcock Watch

7:45 p.m., Parker Dam

Join your woodcock watch guide at the tornado display in front of the Tyler Cabin (Cabin Classroom) to witness the annual spring mating display flights of the Timber-doodle.  Learn how you can get close and observe the turkey-like strut of the male woodcock.  Dress for the weather.

1 p.m. – “Mushrooms and the Harvest”

Elk Country Visitor Center

You may have heard of morels, but did you know that there are various edible fungi in the Pennsylvania Wilds? Join a naturalist as we discuss some of the edible mushrooms that can be found in the area, as well as some that you should steer clear of.

Sunday, April 10

Elk Antler (Shed) Hunt

Quehanna area

The second-ever Elk Antler (Shed) Hunt will be held in the Pennsylvania Elk Management area. Sheds must come from the wild elk herd and not from a game farm or preserve. Registration for the hunt is $10, and participants must be a 2016 member of the QIDC at $5. For more information, please call 814-263-4418.

Every Birdy Welcome!

10 a.m., Parker Dam

Bring along a mug or cup for a hot beverage (coffee and tea provided), and we’ll set off on an easy walk to see what wildlife might be stirring around the park.  We’ll focus on seeing and hearing the many birds that call Parker Dam State Park home.

1 p.m. – “PA State Symbols”

Elk Country Visitor Center

Can you name all of our State Symbols? Pennsylvania has a variety of plants and animals that represent many important aspects of our state. Learn not only what all of our State Symbols are, but why they were selected and what makes them so interesting. Following the presentation try to locate some of our state symbols here at the Elk Country Visitor Center.

Monday, April 11

Elk Antler (Shed) Hunt

Quehanna area

The second-ever Elk Antler (Shed) Hunt will be held in the Pennsylvania Elk Management area. Sheds must come from the wild elk herd and not from a game farm or preserve. Registration for the hunt is $10, and participants must be a 2016 member of the QIDC at $5. For more information, please call 814-263-4418.

Tuesday, April 12

Elk Antler (Shed) Hunt

Quehanna area

The second-ever Elk Antler (Shed) Hunt will be held in the Pennsylvania Elk Management area. Sheds must come from the wild elk herd and not from a game farm or preserve. Registration for the hunt is $10, and participants must be a 2016 member of the QIDC at $5. For more information, please call 814-263-4418.

Wednesday, April 13

Elk Antler (Shed) Hunt

Quehanna area

The second-ever Elk Antler (Shed) Hunt will be held in the Pennsylvania Elk Management area. Sheds must come from the wild elk herd and not from a game farm or preserve. Registration for the hunt is $10, and participants must be a 2016 member of the QIDC at $5. For more information, please call 814-263-4418.

Thursday, April 14

Elk Antler (Shed) Hunt

Quehanna area

The second-ever Elk Antler (Shed) Hunt will be held in the Pennsylvania Elk Management area. Sheds must come from the wild elk herd and not from a game farm or preserve. Registration for the hunt is $10, and participants must be a 2016 member of the QIDC at $5. For more information, please call 814-263-4418.

Spaghetti Supper

Curwensville Community Center

Spaghetti suppers will be held every Thursday from 4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., except on holidays, at the Curwensville Community Center. The cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children under 12 years and free for children under 6 years. Take-outs are also available.

Abbi Peters Resigns as Executive Director at Elk County Council on the Arts
Annual Lincoln Dinner Planned

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