Events


Converging Points of View

August 8 - September 13, 2014 ~ Meadville Council on the Arts, 910 Market St., Meadville PA
Featuring Linda Cordell, Harmony Motter, Jim Stefanucci and Richard Sayer. Opening Reception: August 8, 7:00PM - 9:00PM

More Information: Call 814-336-5051


Christian Kuharick - Vessels: Rituals & Traditions

August 16 - September 14, 2014 ~ Campbell Pottery Store & Gallery; Stonewall Gallery, 25579 Plank Rd., Cambridge Springs PA
Christian has been using clay as his primary medium of expression for the last 17 years. He teaches and runs the Ceramics Dept. at Penn State University's Shenango campus. Christian recently opened Circle K Studios, where he teaches pottery classes and rents to other artists in Sharon, PA. He has been the recipient of numerous awards and has exhibited in one person shows throughout the Eastern United States.

More Information: Call 814-734-8800 or visit www.campbellpotterystore.com


Murder Mystery Dinner Train Ride: "The Stromboli Family Reunion"

August 23 & September 20, 2014 ~ OC & T Perry Street Station, 409 S. Perry St., Titusville PA
Join Mama Filomena Stromboli and her crazy extended family for a raucous Italian family reunion celebrating her 80th birthday. All in the family are wishing her well, buttering her up trying and get their name in the will, and hilariously in-fighting only the way a big loving Italian family can. Unfortunately, sometimes the family that stays together, preys together, and murder is definitely a part of the program for tonight’s festivities! Match your wits against the witless and try to solve tonight's whacking....err, murder, before the spaghetti sauce hits the fan!

More Information: Call 814-676-1733 or visit www.octrr.org


Murder Mystery Dinner Train Ride: "Poisoned Pens"

September 6 & 27, 2014 ~ OC & T Railroad, Perry Street Station, 409 S. Perry St., Titusville PA
Start the evening at the Perry Street Station of the Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad for a delightful buffet dinner served by Stewart Premier Catering at 5 PM. The actors will present the first segment of the evening’s entertainment while you enjoy your meal. Then it is off to the train for a ride “through the valley that changed the world” as the evening’s entertainment continues on board the train. But be careful…someone is going to die on the train…don’t trust the people you came with, they may be part of the plot to get rid of someone you love! Then it is back to Perry Street for dessert and coffee and the conclusion of the play.

More Information: Call 814-676-1733 or visit www.octrr.org


Harvest Picnic

September 7, 2014 ~ Conneaut Cellars Winery, 12005 Conneaut Lake Rd., Conneaut Lake PA
There is something for everyone at the 24th Annual Harvest Family Picnic. Enjoy wine samples, free food, face painting, and balloons. Additional case discounts will be available all weekend. The picnic is from noon to 5 pm.

More Information: Call 814-382-3999 or visit www.ccw-wine.com


Lunch and Learn: "Music and Meditation"

September 9, 2014 ~ Juniper Village, 455 Chestnut St., Meaville PA
While enjoying a light lunch, you can learn the benefits that music has on the body, mind & spirit. Take home knowledge of how to combine music & meditation to make a better you!

More Information: Call 814-333-4400 or visit www.junipercommunities.com


Friends & Family Dinner: "A Night Down 42nd Street"

September 11, 2014 ~ Juniper Village, 455 Chestnut St., Meadville PA
Come enjoy food & fun with local talent from the Juniper Community & Meadville area performing popular Broadway tunes that the entire family can enjoy!

More Information: Call 814-333-4400 or visit www.junipercommunities.com


Fall Harvest Festival

September 13 - October 31, 2014 ~ Port Farms, 2055 Stone Quarry Rd., Waterford PA
Hay wagon rides, giant corn maze, pedal carts, slides, animal exhibits, pumpkin sales and more every day! School tours are available on weekday mornings by reservation.

More Information: Call 814-796-4500 or visit www.portfarms.com


Dock Diving at the Bark Park

September 13, 2014 ~ Conneaut Lake Bark Park, 12810 Foust Rd., Conneaut Lake PA
Held at the only regulation, outside, dock diving platform in Northwestern PA. Competitions for distance and height. Small fee per splash. All skill levels welcome. Contact Sherry at 814-336-9442 for more information.

More Information: Call 814-382-2267 or visit www.conneautlakebarkpark.com


Victory Ride

September 13, 2014 ~ Erie Homes for Children & Adults, 226 E. 27th Street, Erie PA
Enjoy a 105-mile motorcycle ride through beautiful Pennsylvania hills, help children and adults with disabilities who celebrate small victories every day, and end the day at Mark's Park in Harbor Creek, PA for refreshments, games, basket raffles, good friends and lots of fun. Not a rider? You can purchase tickets separately for the after-party. Registration fees include ride, shirt, and entrance to the after-party. Early registration ensures an additional gift. Proceeds go to the Special Needs Fund for Erie Homes for Children and Adults.

More Information: Call 814-454-1534 or visit www.ehca.org/upcoming-events.com


Murder Mystery Dinner Train Ride: "Murder in the Sixth Sense"

July 26 and September 13, 2014 ~ OC & T Railroad,Perry Street Station, 409 S. Perry St., Titusville PA
You and your group are attending Krystal Powers’ Spiritual Expo, a psychic fair where many of the greatest local psychics are showcasing their “miraculous” mystical talents in an effort to win this year’s “Seer of the Year” award. It’s a funny and light-hearted romp through the world of the paranormal until one of them foretells of murder--- to be committed this very evening by one of them! See if you can tell the “psychic” from the just plain “psycho” as the dark prophesy unfolds and a homicide does take place in front of all. We predict you’ll thoroughly enjoy this evening of mystic mystery, phenomenal phenomena and side-splitting sideshows!

More Information: Call 814-676-1733 or visit www.octrr.org


Operation: Wounded Vetz, Rock N Blues Dart Run & Crawl

September 13, 2014 ~ Italian Civic Club, 869 Water St., Meadville PA

Registration is at 10:00AM at Ranz Bar & Grill. Cost is $15.00 per rider which includes a spaghetti dinner at the ICC. Enjoy live entertainment with; "Go for Broke", "Sons of Brothers", and Breeze Band. The crawl is $15.00 per walkerand starts at 1:00PM at Time Out Tavern and includes dinner at the ICC. There will be a special prize auction, 50/50 raffle and more! All proceeds benefit Local Wonded Vetz.

More Information: Call 814-337-5422


Meet Your Local Emergency Personnel

September 19, 2014 ~ Juniper Village, 455 Chestnut St., Meaville PA
Gather information on the local emergency services available to area residents, and learn what each entity does to provide emergency services and a safe environment in Crawford County. A light lunch will be provided.

More Information: Call 814-333-4400 or visit www.junipercommunities.com


Fall Festival and Geert's Canine Cancer Walk

September 20, 2014 ~ Conneaut Lake Bark Park, 12810 Foust Rd., Conneaut Lake PA
Geert's Canine Cancer Walk with sponsored donations to Univ. of Pennsylvania Vet School. Fun times with games, photos, costumes, etc. Call for details. 11:00AM - 2:00PM

More Information: Call 814-382-2267 or visit www.conneautlakebarkpark.com


Pymatuning Waterfowl & Outdoor Expo

September 20 & 21, 2014 ~ Conneaut Area Senior High, 219 West School Dr., Linesville PA

Something for each member of the family! Nationally known wildlife artisans, waterfowl hunting vendorsd, trapping & prdator demos, fishing vendors, turkey & deer hunting vendors and more! Open Carving Competition - 12 Noon Saturday, PA State Duck Stamp Competition - 1 PM Saturday.  Check out their website for more information!!

More Information: Visit www.pymatuningexpo.com


Fall Gas Up

September 20, 2014 ~ Drake Well Museum, 202 Museum La., Titusville, PA
Drake Well Museum and Park will host the Annual Fall Gas-Up, sponsored by the Pioneer Steam and Gas Engine Society, from 9:00AM to 4:00PM. Displays will include antique engines, farm and oil field equipment, cars, trucks and models. Regular admission fees apply.

More Information: Call 814-827-2791 or visit www.drakewell.org


Hand Blown Glass Bead Making Demonstrations

September 20 & 21, 2014 ~ Campbell Pottery Store & Gallery, 25579 Plank Rd., Cambridge Springs PA
Demonstrations with Chad Pitts. 12:00PM - 4:00PM both days.

More Information: Call 814-734-8800 or visit www.campbellpotterystore.com


Emergency Preparedness Seminar

September 25, 2014 ~ Pampered Palate Conference Center, 19990 State Hwy 198, Saegertown PA
Juniper Village, Force Growth, Crawford County Emergency Management Services and Interim Healthcare present and "Emergency Preparedness" Seminar. This is open to all residential and small business owners. Catered lunch provided. Call for more details & to reserve your spot!

More Information: Call 814-333-4400 or visit www.junipercommunities.com


Baldwin Reynolds Craft & Cafe Market

September 27 & 28, 2014 ~ Baldwin Reynolds House Museum, 639 Terrace St., Meadville PA
Start your Holiday shopping early and check out all the unique gifts and crafts. Come and enjoy a day at the "Museum", have some lunch and relax while listening to some local entertainment.

More Information: Call 814-333-9882


Bundle Up (Coat Drive)

September 27 & 28, 2014 ~ Conneaut Lake Park, Conneaut Lake, PA
With a donation of a new or gently used coat you can receive $5.00 off the price of a all-day ride wristband. All the coats will be distributed to the children and the elderly in the area through Salvation Army. There is a limit of one discount per wristband but all donations are welcome if you would like to donate extra coats.

More Information: Visit www.adamsamusementllc.com


Antlers & Anglers

September 27 & 28, 2014 ~ Crawford County Fairgrounds, Meadville PA

Antlers and Anglers will once again give local hunting and fishing devotees a place to set up shop with their hunting, fishing and outdoor wares. A great addition this year will be the participation of the Field & Stream specialty store. Returning this year is Buckeye Sportsman's host Dan Armitage and his engaging, family-oriented fishing seminars. His presentations will be staged against the Hawg Trough, a 2500 gallon aquarium stocked with fish indigenous to the area. For vendor applications or more information, contact Joan Kocan at 814-333-6731 ext. 228 or jkocan@agoc.com 

More Information: Call 814-333-6731 ext 228 or visit www.antlersandanglers.com/


135th Pennsylvania Firefighters Convention Parade

September 27, 2014 ~ Downtown Meadville PA

 Come and join the fun while supporting the PA Firefighters! Parade starts at 1:00PM on Terrace Street then proceeds down Market Street, Chestnut Street, around Diamond Park, down South Main Street ending at Vantage Parking lot for the Awards Ceremony. 

More Information: Visit www.paffconvention2014.com


Bethesda Children's Home Mud Run

September 27, 2014 ~ 15487 State Highway 86, Meadville PA


To commemorate our 95th year anniversary, the BCH crew has been working hard to kick things up a notch. There will be new obstacles added to the course varying in difficulty, so whether this is your first mud run or your tenth, we have a challenge for every level of participant. This is a family friendly event that will feature a full 5K run and/or walk, and for those under 12 we will be offering a Mini Muddy course! And be sure to stick around after the run for all the festivities. So bring your friends, family and co-workers to this unique event and have a mudtastic time all while helping the kids here at Bethesda. Oh, don’t forget to bring a change of clothes!

More Information: Call 814-724-7510 ext. 229 or visit www.tougherthanyourmudder.com


Weddings & Reunions

Crawford County has a perfect setting just for you. SEe what we have to offer!
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Crawford County Convention and Visitors Bureau

16709 Conneaut Lake Rd.
Meadville PA 16335

P: 814-333-1258 / 800-332-2338
Fax: 814-333-9032
Email: welcome@visitcrawford.org

Summer Hours:

M-F: 8:30am-4:30pm
Sat-Sun: CLOSED

Winter Hours:

M-F: 8:30am-4:30pm
Sat-Sun: CLOSED