Mega Rock Weekend Guide: Father’s Day Specials, Franklin Blues & BBQ Festival, and More

| June 18, 2017

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Community events continue this weekend in Venango County and surrounding areas.


Friday, June 16, 2017


 

Beauty and the Beast at Barrow-Civic Theatre

When: Friday, June 16 – Sunday, June 18, 2017
Where: Barrow-Civic Theatre, 1223 Liberty St, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
A “tale as old as time” that continues to capture the hearts of generations around the world. Nominated for nine Tony® Awards including Best Musical, the Disney film turned international sensation has played to over 35 million people in 13 countries. With breathtaking costumes and staging, “be our guest” for this timeless love story told like never before. Groups of 10 or more save 15% on all performances. Families of 3 or more save 10% on Sunday matinee. Visit barrowtheatre.com for more information. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

Oil Region Cycling Classic

When: Friday, June 16 – Sunday, June 18, 2017
Where: Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Join cyclists for the 1st Oil Region Cycling Classic bike tour on June 16, 17 & 18, 2017! Enjoy beautiful scenery and wildlife, fascinating history, and a one-of-a-kind cycling experience. This self paced three-day ride is centered in Franklin, Pa and travels the paved trails between Emlenton and Titusville; the Allegheny River Trail, the Sandy Creek Trail, the Samuel Justus Recreational Trail, the McClintock Trail, the Oil Creek State Park Trail, and the Queen City Trail. Along the way, learn about the people, places, and events that shaped “The Valley that changed the World” and its vital role in American history. All ages and abilities welcome. One, two, or three day options available. For more information, call 814-432-5823.

Alfresco Friday’s at Benjamin’s Roadhouse

When: Friday, June 16, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Benjamin’s Roadhouse, 1211 Liberty St, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Enjoy entertainment with your dinner outside at Benjamin’s Roadhouse. This Friday will feature Rachael Mellor and Gary Bickerstaff. For more information, call 814-432-7010.

Trivia Bowl

When: Friday, June 16, 2017
Where: Buffalo Street Lanes, 1244 Buffalo Street, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Trivia Bowl: FRIDAYS: June, July, August. $12/includes 3 hours of bowling + shoe rental + trivia (multiple question categories that change weekly). Bowling and trivia scores count towards overall team score. The more team members (up to 7) you have the better your chances to win! BYOB 21+ and food. 8 lanes = ONLY 8 teams. $100 weekly cash prize. Must reserve ahead of time by calling 814.432.4310.

Kayak and Coffee

When: Friday, June 16, 2017, 8:30 a.m.
Where:OARS on the Allegheny, 250 Elk St, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Kayak rentals available. Call 814.388.9122 for full details.

Vince’s Tavern Weekend Food Specials

When: Friday, June 16 – Sunday, June 18, 2017
Where:Vince’s Tavern, 31729 Pennsylvania 66, Leeper, Pa.
Details:
Every Friday – Sunday: Appetizers include fried cajun frog legs, broiled garlic butter frog legs, and bang bang shrimp or scallops. Entrees include pan fried walleye or catfish, stuffed salmon, ‘black and blue’ salmon or catfish, salmon with shrimp and crab in sauce, catfish sandwich with fries, ruby red or spicy trout amandine, and pouch trout.

Live Music at Deer Creek Winery

When: Friday, June 16, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Where: Deer Creek Winery, 3333 Soap Fat Road, Shippenville, Pa.
Details:
Morgan Pritchard will be performing at Deer Creek Winery from 7pm – 10pm. For more information, visit deercreekwine.com.

Live Music at R** Bandana Winery

When: Friday, June 16, 2017, 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Where: R** Bandana Winery, 265 Allio Drive, Leeper, Pa.
Details:
Visit R** Bandana Winery for live music with Windy River Band. For more information, visit R** Bandana Winery’s Facebook page.

Live Music at Iron Mountain Grille

When: Friday, June 16, 2017
Where: Iron Mountain Grille, Route 36, Clarington, Pa.
Details:
Visit Iron Mountain Grille for live music with Bryan Phillips. For more information, visit ironmountaingrille.com.


Saturday, June 17, 2017


 

Beauty and the Beast at Barrow-Civic Theatre

When: Friday, June 16 – Sunday, June 18, 2017
Where: Barrow-Civic Theatre, 1223 Liberty St, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
A “tale as old as time” that continues to capture the hearts of generations around the world. Nominated for nine Tony® Awards including Best Musical, the Disney film turned international sensation has played to over 35 million people in 13 countries. With breathtaking costumes and staging, “be our guest” for this timeless love story told like never before. Groups of 10 or more save 15% on all performances. Families of 3 or more save 10% on Sunday matinee. Visit barrowtheatre.com for more information. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

Oil Region Cycling Classic

When: Friday, June 16 – Sunday, June 18, 2017
Where: Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Join cyclists for the 1st Oil Region Cycling Classic bike tour on June 16, 17 & 18, 2017! Enjoy beautiful scenery and wildlife, fascinating history, and a one-of-a-kind cycling experience. This self paced three-day ride is centered in Franklin, Pa and travels the paved trails between Emlenton and Titusville; the Allegheny River Trail, the Sandy Creek Trail, the Samuel Justus Recreational Trail, the McClintock Trail, the Oil Creek State Park Trail, and the Queen City Trail. Along the way, learn about the people, places, and events that shaped “The Valley that changed the World” and its vital role in American history. All ages and abilities welcome. One, two, or three day options available. For more information, call 814-432-5823.

Franklin Blues & BBQ Festival

When: Saturday, June 17 – Sunday, June 18, 2017
Where: Downtown Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Enjoy the two day festival featuring several musicians free to the public. There will also be local BBQ vendors. For more information, visit franklinbluesandbbq.org.

4th Annual Jamie’s Kids Golf Outing

When: Saturday, June 17, 2017
Where: Penelec Garage, Osborne St, Oil City, Pa.
Details:
The event will be held at Mount Hope Golf Course. Registration starts at 8am, with tee off at 9am. Cost is $260 per team and $65 for individuals. Includes 18 holes of golf, golf cart, lunch, dinner, beverages, and hole prizes. To register, call Ryan Meyer at 814-428-9983.

Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad Train Show and Sale

When: Saturday, June 17 – Sunday, June 18, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Perry St Station, 409 S Perry Street, Titusville, Pa.
Details:
Many vendors will be showcasing their newest train cars, tracks, pictures, shirts, books and many other items. FREE with purchase of train tickets. For full details call 814.676.1733.

Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad June Schedule

When: Saturday, June 17 – Sunday, June 18, 2017, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Perry St Station, 409 S Perry Street, Titusville, Pa.
Details:
Beginning June 10, the train will depart each Saturday & Sunday in June at 1 PM from Perry Street Station for a 3-hour train ride through Oil Creek Valley. Reservations appreciated by calling 814-676-1733.

Franklin Farmer’s Market

When: Saturday, June 17, 2017, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where:12th St. Island, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Join your friends on Saturday mornings and buy fresh produce, home-baked goods, arts, crafts, flowers, plants & more! While you are there, plan on having coffee or lunch at one of Franklin’s many restaurants.

Vince’s Tavern Weekend Food Specials

When: Friday, June 16 – Sunday, June 18, 2017
Where:Vince’s Tavern, 31729 Pennsylvania 66, Leeper, Pa.
Details:
Every Friday – Sunday: Appetizers include fried cajun frog legs, broiled garlic butter frog legs, and bang bang shrimp or scallops. Entrees include pan fried walleye or catfish, stuffed salmon, ‘black and blue’ salmon or catfish, salmon with shrimp and crab in sauce, catfish sandwich with fries, ruby red or spicy trout amandine, and pouch trout.

Live Music at R** Bandana Winery

When: Saturday, June 17, 2017, 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Where: R** Bandana Winery, 265 Allio Drive Leeper, Pa.
Details:
Bob Shawgo will be playing live music at R** Bandana Winery starting at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit R** Bandana Winery’s Facebook page.

Wine Tasting Workshop at Deer Creek Winery

When: Saturday, June 17, 2017
Where: Deer Creek Winery, 3333 Soap Fat Road, Shippenville, Pa.
Details:
Every second Saturday of the month, Deer Creek Winery will be offering a Wine Tasting Workshop. The workshop is only $15, wineglass included! We are offering (3) one-hour sessions. You can choose to come at 1pm, 2pm, or 3pm. In this workshop, our knowledgeable staff will be teaching you the basics of how to get the most from your wine, while having fun doing it. Wine and food pairings are also included. Reservations are appreciated. For more information, visit deercreekwine.com.

Live Music at Deer Creek Winery

When: Saturday, June 17, 2017
Where: Deer Creek Winery, 3333 Soap Fat Road, Shippenville, Pa.
Details:
Bryan Phillips will be performing at Deer Creek Winery from 2pm-5pm. Later, enjoy more music by Burning Daylight from 7pm-10pm. For more information, visit deercreekwine.com.

Live Music at Iron Mountain Grille

When: Saturday, June 17, 2017
Where: Iron Mountain Grille, Route 36, Clarington, Pa.
Details:
Visit Iron Mountain Grille for live music with Samantha Sears. For more information, visit ironmountaingrille.com.

Live Music at the Captain Loomis Bar

When: Saturday, June 17, 2017, 9:30 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.
Where: Captain Loomis Bar, 540 Main St., Clarion Pa.
Details:
Visit The Loomis Bar every Saturday for live music with a featured band. For more information about this event and upcoming performances, visit their Facebook page.

 


Sunday, June 18, 2017


 

Father’s Day BBQ celebration at rbg Clarion

When: Sunday, June 18, 2017
Where: rbg Clarion, (inside Park Inn by Radisson) 45 Holiday Inn Road, Clarion, PA
Details:
rbg Clarion is hosting a Father’s Day BBQ celebration on Sunday, June 18. The restaurant will be serving the following menu from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.: Ribs & Chicken Platter for $16.00 (1/4 rack of ribs, BBQ chicken breast); Half Rack of Ribs for $18.00; and BBQ Chicken Breast for $12.00. All entrees are served with cornbread and two sides. For more information or reservations, call 814-226-6552.

Father’s Day Specials at Iron Mountain Grille

When: Sunday, June 18, 2017
Where: Iron Mountain Grille, Route 36, Clarington, Pa.
Details:
Iron Mountain Grille will be featuring Father’s Day specials featuring an 11oz grilled bourbon glaze pork chop with a salad and two sides for $17 as well as a free dessert for all dads.

RRR Roadhouse Father’s Day Dinner

When: Sunday, June 18, 2017
Where: RRR Roadhouse, Clarion Mall, Clarion, Pa.
Details:
RRR Roadhouse will be open on Father’s Day featuring their regular menu. Treat your dad to a dinner he deserves to best celebrate him. Check them out on Facebook for more information.

Franklin Blues & BBQ Festival

When: Saturday, June 17 – Sunday, June 18, 2017
Where: Downtown Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Enjoy the two day festival featuring several musicians free to the public. There will also be local BBQ vendors. For more information, visit franklinbluesandbbq.org.

Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad Train Show and Sale

When: Saturday, June 17 – Sunday, June 18, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Perry St Station, 409 S Perry Street, Titusville, Pa.
Details:
Many vendors will be showcasing their newest train cars, tracks, pictures, shirts, books and many other items. FREE with purchase of train tickets. For full details call 814.676.1733.

Beauty and the Beast at Barrow-Civic Theatre

When: Friday, June 16 – Sunday, June 18, 2017
Where: Barrow-Civic Theatre, 1223 Liberty St, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
A “tale as old as time” that continues to capture the hearts of generations around the world. Nominated for nine Tony® Awards including Best Musical, the Disney film turned international sensation has played to over 35 million people in 13 countries. With breathtaking costumes and staging, “be our guest” for this timeless love story told like never before. Groups of 10 or more save 15% on all performances. Families of 3 or more save 10% on Sunday matinee. Visit barrowtheatre.com for more information. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

Oil Region Cycling Classic

When: Friday, June 16 – Sunday, June 18, 2017
Where: Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Join cyclists for the 1st Oil Region Cycling Classic bike tour on June 16, 17 & 18, 2017! Enjoy beautiful scenery and wildlife, fascinating history, and a one-of-a-kind cycling experience. This self paced three-day ride is centered in Franklin, Pa and travels the paved trails between Emlenton and Titusville; the Allegheny River Trail, the Sandy Creek Trail, the Samuel Justus Recreational Trail, the McClintock Trail, the Oil Creek State Park Trail, and the Queen City Trail. Along the way, learn about the people, places, and events that shaped “The Valley that changed the World” and its vital role in American history. All ages and abilities welcome. One, two, or three day options available. For more information, call 814-432-5823.

Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad June Schedule

When: Saturday, June 17 – Sunday, June 18, 2017, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Perry St Station, 409 S Perry Street, Titusville, Pa.
Details:
Beginning June 10, the train will depart each Saturday & Sunday in June at 1 PM from Perry Street Station for a 3-hour train ride through Oil Creek Valley. Reservations appreciated by calling 814-676-1733.

Father’s Day Cookout at Deer Creek Winery

When: Sunday, June 18, 2017
Where: Deer Creek Winery, 3333 Soap Fat Road, Shippenville, Pa.
Details:
This year, Opera House Catering of Brookville will be serving a steak dinner from 1pm-5pm. For $18, your meal will include a perfectly grilled steak, two sides, and a dessert. Kid’s hot dog lunches are also available for $8. Did we mention that all dads get a FREE glass of craft beer? Wheels and Heels will be our live entertainment from 2-5pm. Reservations are required. Please call the winery at 814-354-7392 or stop in at the Shippenville location. For more information, visit DeerCreekWine.com.

The Liberty House Sunday Breakfast

When: Sunday, June 18, 2017
Where: 603 Liberty Street, Clarion, PA
Details: Join us at the Liberty House every Sunday from 8am to 3pm for a full breakfast menu. Featuring Eggs Benedict, Steak and Eggs, Pancakes, French Toast, Omelets and more! Phone
(814) 226-7575 for more information. Visit The Liberty House Restaurant Facebook page to view a full menu and other daily specials.

Vince’s Tavern Weekend Food Specials

When: Friday, June 16 – Sunday, June 18, 2017
Where:Vince’s Tavern, 31729 Pennsylvania 66, Leeper, Pa.
Details:
Every Friday – Sunday: Appetizers include fried cajun frog legs, broiled garlic butter frog legs, and bang bang shrimp or scallops. Entrees include pan fried walleye or catfish, stuffed salmon, ‘black and blue’ salmon or catfish, salmon with shrimp and crab in sauce, catfish sandwich with fries, ruby red or spicy trout amandine, and pouch trout.

Sunday Brunch at The Inn at Deer Creek Winery

When: Sunday, June 18, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Deer Creek Winery, 3333 Soap Fat Road, Shippenville, Pa.
Details:
We invite you to come in for a leisurely brunch on Sunday! For $12, you get to choose between a Breakfast Flatbread Pizza, Stuffed French Toast and Bacon, a Breakfast Casserole or Pancake and Eggs.Your meal also comes with a scone, specialty mimosa or a specialty coffee in addition to regular coffee, tea, or hot chocolate. Reservations are required. For more information, visit DeerCreekWine.com.

Live Music at Deer Creek Winery

When: Sunday, June 18, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: Deer Creek Winery, 3333 Soap Fat Road, Shippenville, Pa.
Details:
Wheels and Heels will be performing at Deer Creek Winery from 2pm-5pm. For more information, visit DeerCreekWine.com.


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