MegaRock Weekend Guide: Venango County Fair, ‘Taste of Franklin,’ Beerfest at the Barrow, Live Music

| July 31, 2015

mega-rock[1] Venango County Fair, ‘Taste of Franklin,’ ‘Beerfest at the Barrow,’ Live Music, and much more…


Friday, July 31, 2015


 

Friday Night Lights 5K Fun Run and Walk

When: Friday, July 31, 2015 9:00 p.m.
Where: Keystone High School, Knox, Pa.
Details:
Supporting the Keystone High School Football Booster Club. An evening 5k fun run and walk race starting at 8:45 and 9:00PM, with a cannon start! Runners/walkers will follow a mostly flat course with 2 gradual hills through side streets onto a secondary road,then back to side streets and finish on the high school track under the lights of the football field with a DJ playing. Pre-Registered runners/walkers get a cool reflective t-shirt, glow necklace, and award medals for the top 3 male & female finishers in each age group for both runners and walkers and an overall medal for top male and female finisher. Race registration begins at 7:30PM. Pre-race events begin at 5:00PM with youth flag football games, and a High School football scrimmage with concessions available for purchase. New walk division this year starting at 8:45pm.

Friday’s beer-battered fish fry at The Forest Nook

When: Friday, July 31, 2015
Where: The Forest Nook, 3121 Forest Road, Vowinckel, Pa.
Details:
Special: fish fry, homemade coleslaw, and hand-cut fries. For more information, call 814-927-5440.

Weekend Specials at Vince’s

When: Friday, June 31, 2015 – Sunday, August 2, 2015
Where: Vince’s Tavern, 31729 Pennsylvania 66, Leeper, Pa.
Details:
Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday fresh seafood specials including Pan-Fried Walleye and Faroe Island Salmon stuffed with crab, spinach, and roasted peppers. For more information, call 814-744-9960 or click here.

Sportsman’s Paradise Fish Special

When: Friday, July 31, 2015, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Where: Sportsman’s Paradise, 35248 Rt 66, Crown, Pa.
Details:
A large piece of Cod as a dinner or a sandwich, either deep fried or broiled.
The dinner comes with a salad and choice of potato.
The sandwich comes with french fries.

Just Jammin at R** Bandana Winery

When: Friday, July 31, 2015
Where: R** Bandana Winery, 265 Allio Drive, Leeper, Pa.

Musical: The Wedding Singer

When: Friday, July 31, 2015 – Saturday August 1, 2015
Where: Sawmill Art Center, Forest Road, Cooksburg, Pa.
Details:
Clarion University. All performances begin at 8:00 PM. Season tickets are available for $154. NOTE: e-mailed reservations are not guaranteed until you receive a confirmation either by return e-mail or by phone. IN PERSON In the Main Office between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm, Monday through Sunday.

Train Rides

When: Friday, July 31, 2015 – Sunday, August 2, 2015 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where:Perry Train Station, 409 South Perry Street, Titusville, Pa.
Details:
Train departs every Wed, Thur, Sat & Sun in July at 1 p.m. from Perry Street Station in Titusville for a 3-hour round-trip through Oil Creek Valley.


Saturday, August 1, 2015


 

A Taste of Franklin Weekend

When: Saturday, August 1, 2015 9:30 a.m.
Where:Downtown Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Taste of Market • 8 AM-1 PM • 12th Street Island
• Old-fashioned Bargain Days • 10 AM-4 PM
• COAA Crank Organ Rally • 10 AM-4 PM, sponsored by DeBence Antique Music World @ 814.432.8350
• Taste of Talent Vocal Semi-Finals Competition • 7 PM • Bandstand Park, sponsored by UPMC NW

Venango County Fair

When: Saturday, August 1, 2015 – Saturday August 8, 2015
Where:4H Fairgrounds, Route 62
Details:
Daily events include livestock exhibits and shows, musical entertainment, wood carving demonstration, the Cincinnati Circus, Have Monkey Will Travel and more!
Located 3 miles south of Franklin on Route 62. Admission fee is $6/person. Weekly passes are available for $20.
Call 814.437.7716 for further information.

BeerFest at the Barrow

When: Saturday, August 1, 2015, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Where:Barrow-Civic Theatre, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Two events
Noon-2:00pm & 4-6:00pm
Admission includes a BBQ pork sandwich, chips, samplings of all premium domestic and unique craft brews in attendance and live music! Home-cooked barbecue provided by local chef and owner of Tickle My Ribs, Deacon “Jay” Poindexter. Tickets $25.
Be a D.D. – Come as a designated driver and get everything for just $5! (Beer is replaced with unlimited soda.)
Participants include Penn Brewery, Erie Beer Co., VooDoo Brewery, Dark Horse Brewing Co., Mad Hat Brewing Co., DuClaw Brewing Co.
Sponsors are Penn Brewery and Northwest Savings Bank.

Lunch Time Free Summer Food Program

When: August 1 – August 31, Monday – Friday
Where:11th Street Playground, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Child Development Centers, Inc. will offer FREE lunches to children, Monday through Friday, starting June 8 through August 28, at the 11th Street Playground, corner of 11th & Buffalo Streets, in Franklin.

Organ Grinders Rally

When: Saturday, August 1, 2015 – Sunday August 2, 2015
Where:Fountain Park, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Hosted by the DeBence Antique Music World.

Pool 1/2 Price Weekend

When: Saturday, August 1, 2015 – Sunday August 2, 2015
Where:Miller-Sibley Complex Franklin, Pa.
Details:
1/2 price weekend for both concession stand and admissions.

Artists Meet & Greet

When: Saturday, August 1, 2015
Where:Hatched, 1237 Liberty Street, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Meet Photographer RJ Bednez, who would love to talk to you about how he got into photography and his processing methods. His photography is simply stunning and each piece if beautifully framed. Also, Conneaut Cellars Wines will be featuring specialty wines.

OC&T Murder Mystery

When: Saturday, August 1, 2015
Where:OC&T Railroad, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Movie Mayhem – “The Final Take”
Join us on the Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad for our first Murder Mystery of the year. Reservations are required as seating is limited for this event where sometimes things happen that aren’t in the script…sometimes with deadly results. The evening starts at 5 pm with dinner at Perry Street Station, 409 S. Perry St, Titusville, PA 814-676-1733 or www.octrr.org
GPS usage: 409 S. Perry Street Station, Titusville, PA 16354.
$65 – Call 814.676.1733 or go to www.octrr.org to make a reservation, or for full details.

Clarion Bobcat 5K Trail and 1 mile fun run

When: Saturday, August 1, 2015 9:30 a.m.
Where:Clarion County Park, Shippenville, Pa.
Details:
One of the few true trail 5K races to kick off your fall racing season! We also offer a 1 mile fun run where the runners are visible the entire race. Experience the beauty of nuture while racing to a trail P.R.!

Live Music At The Grape Arbor

When: Saturday, August 1, 2015, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: Foxburg Winery, Foxburg, Pa.
Details:
Live Performances On the Patio every Saturday. August 1 is Don Schiebel.

Water Seed at RiverStone Farm

When: Saturday, August 1, 2015, 5:00 p.m.
Where: RiverStone Farm, Foxburg, Pa.
Details:
Nationally acclaimed recording artists and rhythm and groove band Water Seed are coming for an outdoor concert emceed by Mike Canton.

Train Rides

When: Friday, July 31, 2015 – Sunday, August 2, 2015, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where:Perry Train Station, 409 South Perry Street, Titusville, Pa.
Details:
Train departs every Wed, Thur, Sat & Sun in July at 1 p.m. from Perry Street Station in Titusville for a 3-hour round-trip through Oil Creek Valley.

Franklin Farmers Market

When: Saturday, August 1, 2015, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Looking for a great way to start your weekend? Join your friends at the 12th Street Island and buy your fresh produce, home baked goodies, flowers, plants, jewelry & crafts. While you are there, plan on having coffee or breakfast at one of Franklin’s popular restaurants.

Tionesta Farmers Market

When: Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Tionesta, Pa.
Details:
Tionesta Farmers Market every Saturday May 23 through September 5 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Fresh local produce, local honey, practical knitted goods, fiber arts and wearables, mushrooms, cut flowers and more. Support your local farmers market, celebrating 20 years in 2015! Located at Bridge and Elm Streets.

Croakey Karaoke with Ricci Hardt at Deer Creek Winery

When: Saturday, August 1, 2015, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: Deer Creek Winery, 3333 Soap Fat Road, Shippenville, Pa.
Details:
This show is hosted by the incomparable Ricci Hardt! This is not your average karaoke show–it’s Croakey! There will be many fabulous singers and hopefully, audience participants! We will see you very soon!

Renegade Roosters at R** Bandana Winery

When: Saturday, August 1, 2015
Where: R** Bandana Winer, 265 Allio Drive, Leeper, Pa.

Musical: The Wedding Singer

When: Friday, July 31, 2015 – Saturday August 1, 2015
Where: Sawmill Art Center, Forest Road, Cooksburg, Pa.
Details:
Clarion University. All performances begin at 8:00 PM. Season tickets are available for $154. NOTE: e-mailed reservations are not guaranteed until you receive a confirmation either by return e-mail or by phone. IN PERSON In the Main Office between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm, Monday through Sunday.

Weekend Specials at Vince’s

When: Friday, June 31, 2015 – Sunday, August 2, 2015
Where: Vince’s Tavern, 31729 Pennsylvania 66, Leeper, Pa.
Details:
Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday fresh seafood specials including Pan-Fried Walleye and Faroe Island Salmon stuffed with crab, spinach, and roasted peppers. For more information, call 814-744-9960 or click here.


Sunday, August 2, 2015


 

A Taste of Franklin Weekend

When: Sunday, August 2, 2015 9:30 a.m.
Where:Downtown Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Franklin’s Finest Cuisine from our Finest Restaurants
• COAA Crank Organ Rally, 10 AM-4 PM, sponsored by DeBence Antique Music World @ 814.432.8350
• Children’s Entertainment
• Motorcycle Cruise-In
• Old-fashioned Bargain Days • 11 AM-3 PM
•”CATRO” in Concert • 11:30 AM-2:30 PM
• Taste of Talent Vocal Competition Finals • 4 PM, Bandstand Park, sponsored by UPMC Northwest

Michael R Hardesty Memorial Scholarship 5K Run/Walk

When: Sunday, August 2, 2015 6:30 p.m.
Where: Lakeview High School, 2482 Mercer Street, Stoneboro, Pa.
Details:
This is an out and back road race with hills and flats. The kid’s race is before the main race. This event honors the life and spirit of Michael “Mike” Hardesty and raises funds for a scholarship awarded to a senior of Lakeview High School who participated in cross-country or track.

Organ Grinders Rally

When: Saturday, August 1, 2015 – Sunday August 2, 2015
Where:Fountain Park, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Hosted by the DeBence Antique Music World.

Scavenger Hunt

When: Sunday August 2, 2015
Where:Liberty Galleria, 1255 Liberty Street, Franklin, Pa.

Pool 1/2 Price Weekend

When: Saturday, August 1, 2015 – Sunday August 2, 2015
Where:Miller-Sibley Complex Franklin, Pa.
Details:
1/2 price weekend for both concession stand and admissions.

Keystone Golf Team Boosters Golf Scramble

When: Sunday August 2, 2015
Where:Hi-Level Golf Course
Details:
Help the Keystone Golf Team to another winning season! Thank you for your support. Hole sponsorships available $100, Cart sponsorships $25. Event Cost: $60/person, $240/team

Darkhorse Championship Wrestling event

When: Sunday August 2, 2015
Where:Venango County Fair, 867 Mercer Rd, Franklin, Pa.
Details:
Professional Wrestling event at the Venango County Fair on Sunday, Aug. 2 at 4 PM! This is a FREE show – tickets are only sold for entry into the fair that day. $6 for general admission and FREE for kids under 8 y.o.

Venango County Fair

When: Saturday, August 1, 2015 – Saturday August 8, 2015
Where:4H Fairgrounds, Route 62
Details:
Daily events include livestock exhibits and shows, musical entertainment, wood carving demonstration, the Cincinnati Circus, Have Monkey Will Travel and more!
Located 3 miles south of Franklin on Route 62. Admission fee is $6/person. Weekly passes are available for $20.
Call 814.437.7716 for further information.

Train Rides

When: Friday, July 31, 2015 – Sunday, August 2, 2015, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where:Perry Train Station, 409 South Perry Street, Titusville, Pa.
Details:
Train departs every Wed, Thur, Sat & Sun in July at 1 p.m. from Perry Street Station in Titusville for a 3-hour round-trip through Oil Creek Valley.

Sean Carey at Deer Creek Winery
When: Saturday, August 2, 2015, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Deer Creek Winery, 3333 Soap Fat Road, Shippenville, Pa.
Details:
Join us this Sunday for another great performance by Sean Carey. This talented musician teaches music as well as performs it locally. Appetizer style menu, gourmet coffees and iced coffees are also available all day, every day. “Chef’s Weekend Pairing” is available all day on Friday, Saturday & Sunday. “Slow Down Sunday” for August is Loaded Nachos for $5 from Noon to 4pm – available on Sunday only. Slow down on Sunday at Deer Creek Winery.

Patio Music with Coston Cross at Trails End

When: Sunday, August 2, 2015, 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Trail’s End, 2738 Forest Road (Cooksburg / Vowinckel Rd.), Cooksburg, Pa.
Details:
Musical entertainment from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Weekend Specials at Vince’s

When: Friday, July 31, 2015 – Sunday, August 2, 2015
Where: Vince’s Tavern, 31729 Pennsylvania 66, Leeper, Pa.
Details:
Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday fresh seafood specials including Pan-Fried Walleye and Faroe Island Salmon stuffed with crab, spinach, and roasted peppers. For more information, call 814-744-9960 or click here.


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