March 2020

COVID-19 Resources

For Businesses:

County of Venango – Business Impact Assessment Survey for COVID-19

PA Department of Community & Economic Development

U.S. Small Business Administration

For Anyone:

PA Department of Health

Governor Tom Wolf

Centers for Disease Control

Oil City Farmers' Market - Vendors Wanted

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 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

Week of Giving Campaign

March 16-20:  Bridge Builders Community Foundations brings the fourth annual Week of Giving campaign!  This collective philanthropy event allows donors to give to numerous nonprofits throughout Clarion, Forest and Venango counties as well as the community of Punxsutawney. You can help support the Oil City Main Street Program and many other nonprofits, too… anyone can be a philanthropist! 

April 2020

Oil City Community Clean-Up Day

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. Learn more here, and register your group by April 15! (Clean-up areas are available on a first-come basis.) For more details, contact the Oil City Main Street Office at (814) 677-3152. 

"Oil City Uncorked" Spring Wine Walk – Save the Date!

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!


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