August 2017

Pipeline Alley Concerts

Wednesdays at 12:00 noon, June – August in Pipeline Alley (at National Transit Building, 206 Seneca Street).  Bring your lunch and enjoy live music in the alley!  The August schedule includes:  August 2: Bill Huber Jr. Trio; August 9: Tasana Camara; August 16: Sean Carey; August 23: Jake Karns; August 30: Winslow & Simpson.  Coordinated by the Oil City Arts Council:  for the full schedule visit

Oil City Farmers' Market

Mondays & Thursdays, 9 am – 4 pm on Central Avenue in front of the Oil City Library.  Featuring farm-fresh fruits & vegetables, plants & flowers, baked goods, handcrafted & artisan creations, and much more!  Learn more about the market here – for vendor information, contact the Oil City Main Street Program at (814) 677-3152 ext. 101 or

Music on the Square (rescheduled from July 6)

Thursday, August 17, 7 – 8:30 pm at the Town Square, Center & Seneca Streets.  Featuring live entertainment with Route 8 Band (country, rock, blues).  Free admission, bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on.  Come check out our shops, enjoy dinner downtown then kick back for the evening in the square!   

Arts in the Park - "Summer's Last Blast"

Friday, August 18, 5 pm – 10 pm in Justus Park.  Featuring food vendors at 5 pm, live music with Rick McGee & the Roadhouse Rockers at 7:30 pm.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy an evening of live music with a spectacular view of the Allegheny River!  This event is sponsored by the Oil City Arts Council.  Learn more at or contact (814) 678-3017 for more information.

Live Clue Game

Saturday, August 19:  12:30 pm & 4:00 pm in downtown Oil City.  Start at the Tipsy Chef, 45 Seneca Street to hear details of the crime and gather initial evidence and then make your way around downtown Oil City’s game board visiting local businesses to gather more clues. Return to the Tipsy Chef to make your accusation.  Every team with the correct answer wins a prize and the first team to finish with the correct answer receives our Grand Prize!  2-5 Players per team - $30 per team entry fee.  Learn more @TipsyChefOC.

Illumination Celebration

Saturday, August 19, 7 pm – 9 pm on Center Street (Route 8 to Seneca Street; which will be closed to vehicles during the event).  Join the Oil City Main Street Program and our many project partners to celebrate the official illumination of the Center Street Bridge!  Family-friendly; includes music, dancing, activities for kids and free glow necklaces while supplies last!  At dusk, luminaries will float down Oil Creek (recently designated as a Pennsylvania Water Trail), followed by the bridge illumination, showcasing various capabilities of the light system. Open to the public.  View the event invitation here.

September 2017

"Oil City Uncorked" Fall Wine Walk

Friday, September 22, 4:30 – 8:30 pm in downtown Oil City (north side business district).  Stroll around town, sample from 11 regional wineries and discover the great things downtown Oil City has to offer!  Tickets are on sale now: $20 advance or $25 day of event while supplies last. Tickets are available at Tipsy Chef, 45 Seneca Street (open 10 am - 8 pm every day) and also available online.  Proceeds of Oil City Uncorked benefit the downtown revitalization efforts of the Oil City Main Street Program.  For event updates, visit us on Facebook @oilcitymainstreetprogram!


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