Mega Rock Weekend Guide: Live Music, Food Specials, and More

| August 13, 2017


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


Friday, August 11 2017


Venango County Fair

When: Saturday, August 5 – Saturday, August 12, 2017
Where: 867 Mercer Road, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
The Fair is an annual agricultural fair in northwestern Pennsylvania that promotes agricultural education and 4-H programs, featuring farm and livestock shows, truck and tractor pulls, demo derbies, live music, free entertainment, games, delicious food, and more! $6/person. Free/children under 8. Weekly passes will be $20 per pass. For more information, call 814-437-7716.

Friday Nine and Dine

When: Friday, August 11, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Wanango Country Club, Reno, Pa.
Details:
Sign up at the pro shop in advance for couples and pairs. All skill levels and public welcome.

Alfresco Friday’s at Benjamin’s Roadhouse

When: Friday, August 11, 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, August 11, 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, August 11 – Sunday, August 13, 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, August 11, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Where: Deer Creek Winery, 3333 Soap Fat Road, Shippenville, Pa.
Details:
Nick Forsyth will be performing at Deer Creek Winery from 7pm – 10pm. For more information, visit deercreekwine.com.

Live Music at R** Bandana Winery

When: Friday, August 11, 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 Cooley and Strausser. For more information, visit R** Bandana Winery’s Facebook page.

Live Music at Iron Mountain Grille

When: Friday, August 11, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Where: Iron Mountain Grille, 10638 Rt 36, Clarington, Pa.
Details:
Get out to the Grille and hear some wonderful live music by local favorites. Wheels and Heels will be performing starting at 6:30 p.m.


Saturday, August 12, 2017


 

Wings & Wheels Fly-In/Cruise-In

When: Saturday, August 12 – Sunday, August 13, 2017
Where: Venango Regional Airport, 1560 Airport Road, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Free Admission and Parking. Dash Magnets to the first 200 wings and wheels to register. Airplane and helicopter rides. Airplanes, gyrocopters, cars, trucks, semis, motorcycles, farm equipment, antique engines and more! If you can fly it, drive it, ride it, or start it, park it on the runway at the Venango Regional Airport and enjoy the day! Radio controlled models, games, and pedal airplanes for kids and more! Cockpit Café open for sandwiches, snacks, and cold drinks. For more info, call Jim Aaron (814)432-2289 or Jim Gaiter (724)301-8231.

Guided Tour of Petroleum Centre

When: Saturday, August 12, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Where: OC&T Railroad, 409 S Perry Street, Titusville, Pa.
Details:
Ride on one of the vintage track repair cars through Oil Creek Valley. No one under age 6 permitted. Appropriate footwear required (no sandals, crocs or flip flops). Reservations required by calling 814-676-1733.

Blithe Spirit at Barrow-Civic Theatre

When: Saturday, August 12, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Barrow-Civic Theatre, 1223 Liberty Street, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Novelist Charles Condomine conducts a seance with the help of an eccentric medium, hoping to gather materials for his next book. The scheme backfires when he becomes haunted by the ghost of his temperamental first wife, Elvira, who attempts to disrupt his current marriage to Ruth. Join us for this hilarious Noel Coward comedy that tests the familiar notion of “till death do us part.” Rated PG. Tickets $14-$20.

Venango County Fair

When: Saturday, August 5 – Saturday, August 12, 2017
Where: 867 Mercer Road, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
The Fair is an annual agricultural fair in northwestern Pennsylvania that promotes agricultural education and 4-H programs, featuring farm and livestock shows, truck and tractor pulls, demo derbies, live music, free entertainment, games, delicious food, and more! $6/person. Free/children under 8. Weekly passes will be $20 per pass. For more information, call 814-437-7716.

Franklin Farmer’s Market

When: Saturday, August 12, 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, August 11 – Sunday, August 13, 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, August 12, 2017
Where: R** Bandana Winery, 265 Allio Drive Leeper, Pa.
Details:
Stop by R** Bandana Winery for live music with Robyn Young starting at 7:30pm. For more information, visit R** Bandana Winery’s Facebook page.

Wine Tasting Workshop at Deer Creek Winery

When: Saturday, August 12, 2017
Where: Deer Creek Winery, 3333 Soap Fat Road, Shippenville, Pa.
Details:
There will be three, one-hour sessions. Participants can choose either 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., or 3:00 p.m. The workshop is $15.00 and includes a wine glass. In this workshop, Deer Creek’s knowledgeable staff will be teaching participants the basics of how to get the most from their 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, August 12, 2017
Where: Deer Creek Winery, 3333 Soap Fat Road, Shippenville, Pa.
Details:
Live Music: Samantha Sears – 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Morgan Pritchard – 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. For more information, visit deercreekwine.com.

 


Sunday, August 13, 2017


 

Patio Music at Trail’s End

When: Sunday, August 13 2017, 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Trail’s End Restaurant, 2738 Forest Road, Cooksburg, Pa.
Details:
A different musical artist will be featured every week. This week, enjoy live music with Robyn Young.

The Liberty House Sunday Breakfast

When: Sunday, August 13, 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, August 11 – Sunday, August 13, 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, August 13, 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, August 13, 2017
Where: Deer Creek Winery, 3333 Soap Fat Road, Shippenville, Pa.
Details:
Live Music by Coston Cross – 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information, visit deercreekwine.com.


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