June 2019


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, 9 am-5 pm, starting on May 23 on Central Avenue in front of the Oil City Library.  Learn more about the market here – and if you'd like to participate this season, you can find the application and vendor information forms right here! for more information, contact the Oil City Main Street Program at (814) 677-3152 ext. 101 or kbailey@oilregion.org.

July 2019


Oil City Farmers' Market

Thursdays, 9 am-5 pm (vendor hours vary) 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. 104 or sarmstrong@oilregion.org

3-D Art Exhibit - FORM FURNITURE FROLIC

Open Fridays & Saturdays through July 13th, 12-5 pm in Graffiti Gallery, 206 Seneca Street.  Featuring 3-D works in various media.  Graffiti Gallery is a non-profit exhibition space facilitated by the Oil City Arts Council.  The gallery is located in the National Transit Building Annex, in the heart of downtown Oil City.  Learn more here.

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 July schedule includes:

July 10 – Garrett Heath
July 17 – Chris Starcher
July 24 – Sean Carey
July 31 – Coston Cross

Coordinated by the Oil City Arts Council:  for the full schedule visit www.oilcity.org/pipeline-alley-concerts

Dinosaur Day Camp - Ages 10-13

Monday, July 22, 10 am-3 pm at the Venango Museum of Arts, Science & Industry. Dinosaur Day Camp will be held for children ages 10 through 13. There will be many hands-on activities available, and lunch will be provided. Admission is limited to the first 20 children registered. Cost is $20.00 per child, or $30.00 for two children from the same household. Call the Venango Museum at 814-676-2007 for registration details.

Dinosaur Day Camp - Ages 7-10

Tuesday, July 23, 10 am-3 pm at the Venango Museum of Arts, Science & Industry. Dinosaur Day Camp will be held for children ages 7 through 10. There will be many hands-on activities available, and lunch will be provided. Admission is limited to the first 20 children registered. Cost is $20.00 per child, or $30.00 for two children from the same household. Call the Venango Museum at 814-676-2007 for registration details.

Mathew Ball aka The Boogie Woogie Kid Concert

Tuesday July 23, 7:00 pm at the Venango Museum of Art, Science & industry. Admission is $5.00, and light refreshments will be served. You are welcome to bring your favorite adult beverage with you if you please.

41st Annual Oil Heritage Festival

July 24-28 in downtown Oil City.  This festival honors the area’s rich heritage that resulted from the discovery of petroleum and the “oil boom” that occurred along Oil Creek in the mid-1800’s.  Featured events include the Bike-n-Brew, Softball Tournament, Raft Race, Children’s Parade, Queen Crowning, Art & Craft Show, Parade, Car & Motorcycle Cruise-In, live entertainment plus many more events & activities packed into a 4-day (plus) celebration!  Proudly sponsored by the Venango Area Chamber of Commerce.  For details, visit http://www.venangochamber.org/visit/oil-heritage-festival/

Oil Heritage Festival Art Show

July 24-28, at three location in downtown Oil City's North Side. Artists from throughout the region and beyond are invited to exhibit at the Oil Heritage Festival Art Show. This exhibit is juried and is open to the public over the course of five days. Displays will be held at the National Transit Building (Adults), National Transit Annex (Children & Young Adults) and at 42 Seneca Street (Photography - all ages). Show hours are as follows:

Wednesday, July 24th - 6:00pm-9:00pm (Artists Reception & Gallery Opening)
Thursday, July 25th - 12:00-4:00pm
Friday, July 26th - 12:00-6:00pm
Saturday, July 27th - 12:00-6:00pm
Sunday, July 28th - 12:00-4:00pm

If you would like to exhibit, please submit applications by July 21st, also the day to drop off work for the show. Entry forms can be found here.

For more information, click here, email sarmstrong@oilregion.org, or call 814-677-3152 x104.

Music on the Square - Oil Heritage Festival Art Show Opening

Wednesday, July 24, 7-9 pm at the Town Square, Center & Seneca Streets. Featuring live music by the Porter Huber Jazz Combo. This music event is in conjunction with the opening of the Oil Heritage Art Show on Oil City’s north side downtown. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on and enjoy an evening in downtown Oil City! Sponsored by the Oil City Main Street Program, call (814) 677-3152 ext. 104 or visit www.oilcitymainstreet.org for details.

August 2019


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 7 – Misty DeSchambeau & Elliot Grandelis
August 14 – Wyllis Street Band
August 21 – Touch of Grey
August 28 – Al Tune-A

Coordinated by the Oil City Arts Council:  for the full schedule visit www.oilcity.org/pipeline-alley-concerts.

Music on the Square

Thursday, August 8, 7-9 pm at the Town Square, Center & Seneca Streets. featuring live music by the Route 8 Band.  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! 

Venango Museum Card Party

Thursday, August 15, 12:00-3:00. Cost is $10.00 for lunch and to play cards for the afternoon. If you don't have a foursome, come anyway and you'll be provided a group to play with. Advance reservations are required.

2nd Annual BridgeFest: August 16-17 in Downtown Oil City!

Enjoy music, food, and family fun – right on two of Oil City’s downtown bridges! Friday, August 16 (4-10 pm, Center Street Bridge, sponsored by the Oil City Main Street Program): live DJ; food vendors; family activities including giant bubbles, face painting and caricature drawing; artwalk; after-dark LED bridge light show. Saturday August 17 (4-10 pm, Veterans Memorial Bridge, sponsored by the Oil City Arts Council): family activities 4-7 pm; live music; food and artisan vendors; beer & wine tent. Each bridge will be pedestrian-only, closed to vehicles during its respective event… park downtown and stroll freely! For event updates, visit www.oilcitymainstreet.org and visit us on Facebook @oilcitymainstreetprogram and @oilcityartscouncil.

September 2019


Venango Museum Card Party

Thursday, September 19, 12:00-3:00. Cost is $10.00 for lunch and to play cards for the afternoon. If you don't have a foursome, come anyway and you'll be provided a group to play with. Advance reservations are required.

"Oil City Uncorked" Wine Walk

Friday, September 20, 4:30 – 8:30 pm in downtown Oil City (north side business district).  Stroll around town, sample from 14 regional wineries and discover the great things downtown Oil City has to offer!  Tickets will be on sale in August: $20 advance or $25 day of event while supplies last.  Proceeds benefit the downtown revitalization efforts of the Oil City Main Street Program.  For event updates, visit us on Facebook @oilcitymainstreetprogram!

Darla Weckerly Concert

Thursday September 20, 7:00 pm at the Venango Museum of Art, Science & industry. Admission is $5.00, and light refreshments will be served. You are welcome to bring your favorite adult beverage with you if you please.

 
 
 
 
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