November 2018


Exhibition: "Eclectic Expressions"

Graffiti Gallery is excited to host an exhibition featuring artists Swantje-Elke, Carol McDonald, Susan McGuire and Judy Slater of 180°ART. Media include papier mache, painting, fine art jewelry, polymer clay and paper art. The show opening is Friday, November 9, 6:00 pm at Graffiti Gallery in the National Transit Building Annex; exhibit hours November 10 through December 15 are Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, 12:00-6:00 pm. For more information, please click here.

Arts in the Transit Concert Series: The Allegheny Drifters (Bluegrass)

Friday, November 9, 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: OCAC 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, Nov. 24. Leave the big boxes behind and Shop Small at the locally-owned businesses in downtown Oil City! Pick up a "Shop Small" Passport at one of our downtown shops or restaurants - visit at least 5 for your chance to win the Shop Small Prize Basket! Individual store and restaurant hours vary. Mark your calendars and #shopsmall in #oilcitypa!

Oil City's 18th Annual Christmas Past

November 29-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! Click here for more details!

December 2018


Exhibition: "Eclectic Expressions"

Graffiti Gallery is excited to host an exhibition featuring artists Susan McGuire, Swan Daashuur, Judy Slater and Carol McDonald of Art 180°. Media include papier mache, painting, fine art jewelry, polymer clay and paper art. Exhibit hours December 15 are Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, 12:00-6:00 pm. For more information, please click here.

Oil City's 18th Annual Christmas Past

November 29-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! Click here for more details!

Jingle Bell 5K (Run/Walk)

Saturday, December 1, 9:00 am downtown Oil City. 5K run/walk in conjunction with Oil City’s Annual Christmas Past.  All pre-registrants will receive a Santa beard in their race bag!  Dress in your most festive holiday outfit and join Santa in this jolly event!  Registration/awards will be at the National Transit Building Great Room; race begins on Seneca Street at the Town Square and proceeds over Veterans Bridge and along Front Street (out & back). Awards for runners & walkers in all age groups.  Cost: $20 advance, $25 Nov. 23 & after. Proceeds benefit the downtown revitalization efforts of the Oil City Main Street Program. Click here for a printable registration form; or click here to register online.

Arts in the Transit Concert Series: Garrett Heath

Friday, December 14, 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

First Night Oil City

Sunday, December 31, beginning at 5 pm in downtown Oil City. A non-alcoholic, family-friendly annual event to ring in the New Year! Shuttle buses transport people throughout the town to indoor sites where performances are scheduled. Revelers wishing to brave the cold are warmed at the bonfires throughout the city. People wear crazy, decorative hats, walk through rooms filled with balloons, parade down the street making noise, view two fireworks displays, visit their choices of entertainment options, sample great food and go home saying they couldn’t do everything that First Night® had to offer. Visit First Night Oil City on Facebook for schedules & event details… admission is free with purchase of a First Night button (available at the Oil City Library, Spilling the Beans, Sleep Shoppe, Transit Fine Arts Gallery, Karma Coffee, and Venango Area Chamber of Commerce).  Sponsored by the Oil City Arts Council. 

 
 
 
 
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