October 2017

"Chief Cornplanter and the Oilmen" Mural Dedication

Saturday, October 14, 9:30 am on Central Avenue near First United National Bank, 1 Central Avenue.  In celebration of the installation of Oil City’s newest mural, “Chief Cornplanter and the Oilmen” by Artist Michael Allison.  The ceremony will feature brief remarks from the artist, community leaders and project partners; light refreshments will be provided.  For more information contact the Oil City Main Street Program at (814) 677-3152 ext. 101 or kbailey@oilregion.org.

Job Interview Workshop

Wednesday, October 18, 5:00 pm in the National Transit Building, 206 Seneca Street.  The workshop will help attendees increase their understanding of the interview process and answer some of the most common and challenging interview questions.  Sponsored by Well Spring, a division of Hope 21 Ministry.  Free, limited seating:  to register, email info@hope21ministry.org.

"Persist" Art Exhibit

October 20-22 in Graffiti Gallery, 206 Seneca Street.  A show about survival, healing and creating conversation:  this exhibit is for mature audiences.  Opening reception with interactive project Friday at 5 pm; show continues Saturday and Sunday, noon – 5 pm.   Learn more about Graffiti Gallery here.

Black & White Ball

Friday, October 27, 6 – 10 pm in the National Transit Annex, 210 Seneca Street.  $10 advance ticket, $15 at the door.  Featuring live music by Max Schang, dancing, refreshments, 2017 Art Appreciation Award, and more.  Wear black… wear white… wear ‘em both – costumes are welcome but not necessary!  Proceeds benefit the arts initiative in Oil City.

November 2017

Arts in the Transit Concert Series: Tiger Maple String Band (Bluegrass)

Friday, November 10, 7:30 pm in the Great Room of the National Transit Building, 206 Seneca Street.  This concert series is held on the second Friday of the month, September-May and sponsored by the Oil City Arts & Cultural Commission.  Admission: OCACC Members: $8.00; non-members $10.00 at the door.  Season tickets are available:  9 concerts $65 for members, $72 for non-members or 4 concerts $30 for members, $36 for non-members.  Membership is $10.  See the full schedule here.

Small Business Saturday

Saturday, November 25.  Details coming soon…. save the date and break away from the big boxes!  #shopsmall in downtown #oilcitypa!  #buylocalbuyoften #feedyourcommunity

Oil City's 17th Annual Christmas Past

November 30 – December 2 in downtown Oil City.  A weekend full of holiday festivities including tree lighting ceremony, chili cook-off, children’s activities, craft and vendor shows, shopping, 5K, displays, live entertainment, Santa & much more! Stay tuned for details!  Click here for sponsorship opportunities.

December 2017

Jingle Bell Run (5K Run/Walk)

Saturday, December 2, 9:00 am downtown Oil City.  5K run/walk in conjunction with Oil City’s Annual Christmas Past.  Registration/awards will be at the National Transit Building Great Room; race begins on Seneca Street at the Town Square and proceeds over Veteran’s Bridge and along Front Street (out & back).  Awards for runners, walkers, and Best Christmas-Themed Costume!  Get out your Santa hats & elf stockings and get your “jingle” on!  Cost:  $20 advance, $25 Nov. 24 & after.  Proceeds benefit the downtown revitalization efforts of the Oil City Main Street Program.  Download the registration form here.


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