Thursdays, 7-9 pm at Karma Coffee, 237 Seneca Street. Feb 6: The Wyllis Street Band; Feb 13: Take Solo; Feb 20: The Bees Trees; Feb 26: Billy and the Neptunes. $5 cover, proceeds benefit the Lyric Theater restoration project. BYOB, limited menu available. Kick off your weekend a little early & come enjoy live music in good company!
Friday, February 21st, 8:00-10:00 pm, at Tipsy Chef, 45 Seneca Street. Please come show your support for the younger generation of musicians and artists in the area. For more information click here.
Saturday, February 22, Oil City Moose Club #78. A full-day jamboree of pickin’ and strummin’ featuring local and regional bluegrass talent. Doors open at 11:00 am, and performances are scheduled until 10:00 pm. This is a family-friendly event, open to everyone, with food and drinks available for purchase at the venue. There is no fee for admission, but donations are accepted. Sponsored by CASA of Venango County and the Oil City Arts Council. For more details email firstname.lastname@example.org or follow the Oil Country Bluegrass Festival on Facebook.
Friday, March 13, 7:30 pm in the Great Room of the National Transit Building, 206 Seneca Street. This concert series is held once a month, from autumn through spring, and is sponsored by the Oil City Arts Council. Admission for OCAC members is $8.00; for non-members $10.00 at the door. See the full schedule here.
Farmers’ market season is almost here! We’re on the lookout for vendors selling homegrown, handmade or farm-fresh fruits & vegetables, plants & flowers, baked goods, dairy, meats, handcrafted & artisan creations, and much more! The Oil City Farmers’ Market operates on Thursdays, 9 am-5 pm, starting on May 21 on Central Avenue in front of the Oil City Library. Learn more about the market here – for vendor information, contact the Oil City Main Street Program at (814) 677-3152 ext. 101 or email@example.com.
Wednesday, April 22nd. Celebrate Earth Day by helping to beautify our town! Local businesses, organizations, schools and other groups are invited to select an area of town to spruce up; tasks include sweeping sidewalks, washing windows, hand pick-up of litter, and raking leaves/debris from landscaped areas on downtown streets, public parking lots, parks and other areas. Morning, afternoon, and evening shifts will be available, and a limited number of supplies and refreshments will be provided. Groups are also encouraged to register for Adopt-A-Block, and agree to monitor and clean their designated area several times from spring through fall. For more details, contact the Oil City Main Street Office at (814) 677-3152 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This spring’s “Oil City Uncorked” Wine Walk will take place on Friday April 24th, 4:30-8:30 pm in the city’s south side business district! Tickets will be on sale in March. Participants must be 21, valid photo ID required at event check-in. Wear your comfy walking shoes, and sample from 13 regional wineries as you stroll around town and discover the great things downtown Oil City has to offer! Watch this space or follow Oil City Main Street Program on Facebook for more details!