March 2017

Facade Improvement Grants Available!

Does your downtown Oil City building need some TLC?  The Oil City Main Street Façade Improvement Grant can provide up to $5,000 for storefront improvements to eligible buildings located within the Main Street District.  This grant will expire soon, so come to our workshop on March 16, apply by March 31st or complete an interest form for future projects!  Read more here or contact the Main Street Office at (814) 677-3152 ext. 101 or for more details! 

Tipsy Chef - Opening Soon!

Coming soon in mid-March:  Tipsy Chef, a new wine, beer & food enthusiasts shop in downtown Oil City, will be located at 45 Seneca Street next to Double Play Sports Bar.  Tipsy Chef will carry wine and beer-making supplies, sauces, spices and more... visit them on facebook@TipsyChefOC for more details!

By Our Own Hands: Continuing the Handcraft Tradition

March 3 – April 7, at 24 Seneca Street (Opening Reception:  March 3, 6-9 pm).  Part of a year-long, grant supported series of shows arranged through the Oil City arts organization, Art Inside, the exhibit will highlights the International Arts & Crafts Movement, the development of the Roycroft Arts & Crafts colony in East Aurora, NY, and explains how the legacy of the movement is being carried out by artisans today.  The Oil City Library is a partner in this project and will be host to related educational events including a documentary screening on March 11 and lecture by CJ Hurley on March 21. Learn more here or contact Barbara Pierce at 814.493.8642.

Multimodal Hub Public Meeting

Tuesday, March 28, 5-7 pm at the PennDOT District 1 Office, 255 Elm Street.  The public is invited to attend a meeting on the design of the new multimodal transportation hub that will be constructed at the end of Elm Street.

April 2017

"Oil City Uncorked" Wine Walk

Friday, April 28, 4:30 – 8:30 pm in downtown Oil City (south side business district).  Stroll around town, sample from 11 regional wineries and discover the great things downtown Oil City has to offer!  Tickets are $20 advance, $25 day of walk while supplies last.  Buy online here today.  For cash/check ticket purchases, visit the Oil Region Alliance or Venango Area Chamber of Commerce starting March 22.  Proceeds benefit the downtown revitalization efforts of the Oil City Main Street Program.  For event updates, visit us on Facebook @oilcitymainstreetprogram!


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