Mega Rock Weekend Guide: Bluegrass Festival, Food Specials, Much More

| July 16, 2017

little-red-riding-hood-629x240Community events continue this weekend in Venango County and surrounding areas.


Friday, July 14, 2017


 

Keeping it Real Cabaret Lounge

When: Friday, July 14, 2017, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Where: Barrow-Civic Theatre, 1223 Liberty St, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Talented local performers take to the stage of the Little Theatre in an intimate atmosphere reminiscent of the golden age of Cabaret. Cash bar & available appetizers provided by Suzanne’s Restaurant. Cover $4 • Must be 21+. Call ahead to reserve your group’s table.

Bluegrass Festival

When: Friday, July 14 – Sunday, July 16, 2017
Where: Venango County Coon & Fox Club, 126 Martin Hill Road, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
FREE Admission. Music Friday Evening, Saturday Afternoon & Evening, Gospel Sing Sunday Morning. Breakfast 8-10 AM all 3 days. Burgers, hotdogs, fries on Friday & Saturday 11 AM-9 PM. “Walk-ins” Welcome – bring a lawn chair. For questions or more information, call 814-432-5535.

WWII Veterans Ceremony

When: Friday, July 14, 2017, 6:00 p.m.
Where: OC&T Railroad, 409 S Perry Street, Titusville, Pa.
Details:
To honor all veterans, with special recognition given to those who served during WWII. Reserved seating available for WWII veterans by calling 814-676-1733. All others are asked to bring their own seating. Free & open to the public. Refreshments provided.

Nine and Dine Fridays

When: Friday, July 14, 2017
Where: Wanango Country Club, 314 Chestnut, Reno, Pa.
Details:
Sign-up at the Pro Shop in advance for Couples/Pairs or call 814.676.8133 extension 1. ALL Skill Levels. Open to the public.

Alfresco Friday’s at Benjamin’s Roadhouse

When: Friday, July 14, 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, July 14, 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.

Vince’s Tavern Weekend Food Specials

When: Friday, July 14 – Sunday, July 16, 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, July 14, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Where: Deer Creek Winery, 3333 Soap Fat Road, Shippenville, Pa.
Details:
Coston Cross will be performing at Deer Creek Winery from 7pm – 10pm. For more information, visit deercreekwine.com.

Live Music at R** Bandana Winery

When: Friday, July 14, 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 Bob Shawgo. For more information, visit R** Bandana Winery’s Facebook page.


Saturday, July 15, 2017


 

Bluegrass Festival

When: Friday, July 14 – Sunday, July 16, 2017
Where: Venango County Coon & Fox Club, 126 Martin Hill Road, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
FREE Admission. Music Friday Evening, Saturday Afternoon & Evening, Gospel Sing Sunday Morning. Breakfast 8-10 AM all 3 days. Burgers, hotdogs, fries on Friday & Saturday 11 AM-9 PM. “Walk-ins” Welcome – bring a lawn chair. For questions or more information, call 814-432-5535.

Street Carnival

When: Saturday, July 15, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: First Presbyterian Church, West Park Street, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Free and open to the public. Includes games and prizes, a bouncy house and slides, hot dogs, popcorn, and snow cones.

Creative Canvas Painting Class

When: Saturday, July 15, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Franklin Public Library, 421 Twelfth Street, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Stephen Leccia will guide us thru painting a scene with acrylics. This event is for family & friends, ages 8 & up. $20/person includes instruction, supplies & snacks. Register at the Franklin Public Library, 814-432-5062.

Franklin Farmer’s Market

When: Saturday, July 15, 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, July 14 – Sunday, July 16, 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, July 15, 2017
Where: R** Bandana Winery, 265 Allio Drive Leeper, Pa.
Details:
Stop by R** Bandana Winery for live music with Dave Plus One starting at 2pm. Later, enjoy more live music with White Cat Out starting at 7pm. For more information, visit R** Bandana Winery’s Facebook page.

2nd Annual Luau Party/Pig Roast at Deer Creek Winery

When: Saturday, July 15, 2017
Where: Deer Creek Winery, 3333 Soap Fat Road, Shippenville, Pa.
Details:
Deer Creek Winery is hosting their 2nd Annual Luau Party/Pig Roast. The party includes leis, live entertainment and lots of food. We are also launching our new Deertails mix of wine and beer during this event. Our live entertainment for the afternoon is a band called North of Mason Dixon (NOMaD). Wear your island shirt, we’ll supply the leis. Dinner Reservations Required! Please call the winery at 814-354-7392 to reserve. For more information, visit deercreekwine.com.

Live Music at Iron Mountain Grille

When: Saturday, July 15, 2017
Where: Iron Mountain Grille, Route 36, Clarington, Pa.
Details:
Visit Iron Mountain Grille for an Elvis impersonator starting at 7:30 pm. For more information, visit ironmountaingrille.com.

Live Music at the Captain Loomis Bar

When: Saturday, July 15, 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, July 16, 2017


 

Bluegrass Festival

When: Friday, July 14 – Sunday, July 16, 2017
Where: Venango County Coon & Fox Club, 126 Martin Hill Road, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
FREE Admission. Music Friday Evening, Saturday Afternoon & Evening, Gospel Sing Sunday Morning. Breakfast 8-10 AM all 3 days. Burgers, hotdogs, fries on Friday & Saturday 11 AM-9 PM. “Walk-ins” Welcome – bring a lawn chair. For questions or more information, call 814-432-5535.

Kirk Hamza on the Accordion

When: Sunday, July 16, 2017, 1:30 p.m.
Where: DeBence Antique Music World, 1261 Liberty St, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Playing music from the 40-70’s with a focus on German, Polish and other international favorites on the accordion. Starts at 1:30 PM. Free & open to the public. Made possible by a grant from the Rees Foundation.

The Liberty House Sunday Breakfast

When: Sunday, July 16, 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, July 14 – Sunday, July 16, 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, July 16, 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.


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