Events


Petroleum Program Series

March 10, April 14, May 19, November 17, 2016 ~ Drake Well Museum, 202 Museum Lane, Titusville PA

Spend an evening at Drake Well Museum and Park enjoying music, lectures, workshopes or historic demonstrtions related to the people, places and events of petroleum history, Special admission fees apply. Doors open at 6:00p.m. Program begins at 6:30p.m.

More Information: Call 814-827-2797 or visit www.drakewell.org


Oil Valley Blacksmiths Association

March 26, April 30, May 28, June25, July 30, August 27,September 24, October 29, 2016 ~ Drake Well Museum, 202 Museum Lane, Titusville PA

From 10:00a.m. to 2:00p.m., blacksmiths will demonstrate their craft at Drake Well Museum and Park. Demonstrations included with regular admission fees.

More Information: Call 814-827-2797 or visit www.drakewell.org


Crawfish Boils

April 2, May 7, June 4, and July 2, 2016 ~ Hill's Country Store, 7970 State Route 7, Williamsfield OH

Hill's prides itself in traditional, Cajun cuisine. Crawfish are flown in from Louisiana alive, then boiled on site. Served with corn, potatoes and sausage.

More Information: Call 440-293-8960


Meadville Market House Second Saturday Community Market

May 14, June 11, July 9, Augusut 13, September 10, 2016 ~ 910 Market St., Meadville PA

More than 30 vendors and exhibitors line the Market House plaza, showcasing everything from artisan cheeses to zoological wonders.  Musical entertainment will be provided throughout the day as well as an appearance from Squeeze the Clown and much more! Bring the whole family and enjoy the day at the Historic Meadville Market House.

More Information: Call 814-336-2056


Yappy Hour, Happy Hour

May 16 through August 29, 2016 ~ Mariner Restaurant, 12318 State Highway 18, Conneaut Lake PA

Have a relaxing dinner and drinks under the covered patio. Yappy hour will be held every Monday night this summer from 5:00PM to 7:00PM, Bring your four legged furry friend with you and enjoy the company of other dog owners and the cuisine of the Mariner. Just practice responsible pet ownership and please call for details.

 

 

 

 

More Information: Call 814-382-2478 or visit www.conneautlakebarkpark.com


Northwest Pennsylvania Volleyball League Men's and Women's Doubles

May 21, June 5, July 2, August 6, and September 3, 2016 ~ 13806 Broadway St., Crawford Business Park, Meadville PA

Amenities include: clean restrooms, ample parking, full size pavilion, volleyball courts, horse shoes, trails and much more! Scheduled this summer are, 22 tournaments, summer volleyball camp, horseshoe and corn bag tossing events along with a luau at mid-summer, plus many other unique outdoors activities. The facility is also available for rent and can accommodate any small or large event. Please call or email us at nwpavolleyball@gmail.com for details. You can find us on Facebook!

More Information: Call 814-853-2930


Murder Mysterys: An In All Seriousness Production

May 27, September 30, October 14, 21, November 4, 11, December 31, 2016 ~ Riverside Inn & Dinner Theater, One Fountain Ave., Cambridge Springs PA

There is no statute of limitations for murder, and this group of murderers certainly knows no limitations when it comes to being entertaining! In All Seriousness' new Murder Division combines the talents of the same group of people who have been enchanting murder mystery audiences since 2004.

More Information: Call 814-398-4645 or visit www.theriversideinn.com


Northwest Pennsylvania Volleyball League Fours Tournaments

May 28, June 26, July 23, August 27, September 10, 2016 ~ 13806 Broadway St., Crawford Business Park, Meadville PA

Amenities include: clean restrooms, ample parking, full size pavilion, volleyball courts, horse shoes, trails and much more! Scheduled this summer are, 22 tournaments, summer volleyball camp, horseshoe and corn bag tossing events along with a luau at mid-summer, plus many other unique outdoors activities. The facility is also available for rent and can accommodate any small or large event. Please call or email us at nwpavolleyball@gmail.com for details. You can find us on Facebook!

More Information: Call 814-853-2930


Northwest Pennsylvania Volleyball League Coed Doubles Tournaments

May 29, June11, July 17, August 13, and Sepetmber 11, 2016 ~ 13806 Broadway St., Crawford Business Park, Meadville PA

Amenities include: clean restrooms, ample parking, full size pavilion, volleyball courts, horse shoes, trails and much more! Scheduled this summer are, 22 tournaments, summer volleyball camp, horseshoe and corn bag tossing events along with a luau at mid-summer, plus many other unique outdoors activities. The facility is also available for rent and can accommodate any small or large event. Please call or email us at nwpavolleyball@gmail.com for details. You can find us on Facebook!

More Information: Call 814-853-2930


Fish for FREE Day

May 29 and July 4, 2016 ~ Canadohta Lake, Union City PA

PA Fish & Boat Commission Fish for FREE Day. No license required!

More Information: Visit www.canadohtalake.org


Pithole Visitors Center

June 4, 5 , 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26, July 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31, August 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28, 2016 ~ 14118 Pithole Road, Pleasantville PA

Explore Pithole, Pennsylvania's legendary oil boomtown! The Pithole Visitors Center will be open from 10:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. Enjoy an orientation film, exhibits, and a tour of the grounds. Admission fees apply.

More Information: Call 814-827-2797 or visit www.drakewell.org


Opening Day of the Oil Creek and Titusville Railroad

June 11 - November 26, 2016 ~ Oil Creek and Titusville Railroad, 409 S. Perry St., Titusville PA

Train departs each Saturday and Sunday in June beginning the 11th, at 1:00PM from Perry Street Station for a three hour train ride through Oil Creek Valley. Call for reservations.

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


Northwest Pennsylvania Volleyball League Sixes Tournaments

June 25, July 30, August 7, and September 18, 2016 ~ 13806 Broadway St., Crawford Business Park, Meadville PA

Amenities include: clean restrooms, ample parking, full size pavilion, volleyball courts, horse shoes, trails and much more! Scheduled this summer are, 22 tournaments, summer volleyball camp, horseshoe and corn bag tossing events along with a luau at mid-summer, plus many other unique outdoors activities. The facility is also available for rent and can accommodate any small or large event. Please call or email us at nwpavolleyball@gmail.com for details. You can find us on Facebook!

More Information: Call 814-853-2930


The Fantasticks

July 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 2016 ~ Riverside Inn & Dinner Theater, One Fountain Ave., Cambridge Springs PA

The Fantasticks is a funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, and their two fathers who try to keep them apart. The narrator, El Gallo, asks the audience to use their imagination and follow him into a world of moonlight and magic. The boy and the girl fall in love, grow apart, and finally find their way back to each other after realizing the truth in El Gallo's words that "without a hurt, the heart is hollow."

More Information: Call 814-398-4645 or visit www.theriversideinn.com


In the Garden - Juried Art Show

July 1 - 31, 2016 ~ Campbell's Pottery Store and Gallery, 25579 Plank Rd., Cambridge Springs PA

 

It is all about what is in the garden: things that grow there and live there. It is also about art made to go in the garden: sculptures, birdhouses, and more more. We are excited to see the new art and to see this show grow (pun intended!) in a new direction! Reception will be held on July 9th from 1:00PM tp 3:00PM in the Stonewall Gallery.

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


4th of July Celebration at Conneaut Lake Park

July 2, 2016 ~ Conneaut Lake Park, Conneaut Lake PA

Join in the fun with the band NewDirection. Doors open at 6:00PM and the band begins at 8:00PM. Donation for the band is $10.00. Also there will be a Pig Roast on the beach with a cost of $8.95 per person. Fireworks will begin at dusk!


4th of July Celebration at Canadohta Lake

July 2, 2016 Rain date is July 3, 2016 ~ Canadohta Lake, PA

Fireworks are scheduled for Saturday evening at dusk. Rain date is July 3rd. Saturday festivites include: FISH FOR FREE DAY, a Children's Bike Parade at 11:00AM, and a Boat Parade with the theme "Patriotic" on the lake at 2:30PM.

More Information: Call 814-392-5240


reMARCable Family Festival

July 2, 2016 ~ Meadville Area Recreaton Complex, 800 Thurston Rd., Meadville PA

A festival filled with games, vendors, music and lots of fun! Food provided by Montana's Rib & Chop House, Voo Doo Brewery, Hunter's Inn and Smokey Martin's BBQ. Live music by New Direction, Diamond in the Rough, The Chaingang and more! Finish out the day with fireworks at dusk! Can't wait to see you all there!

More Information: Call 814-724-6006 or visit www.marc4fun.com


Pymatuning State Park Fireworks

July 2, 2016 ~ Pymatuning State Park, Near the Dam, Jamestown PA

There is nothing better than to settle in with family and friend to enjoy the 4th of July celebration with Fireworks over the beautiful Pymatuning Lake! Begins at dusk.

More Information: Call 724-932-3142


Guided Tour of Petroleum Centre

July 2 and August 6, 2016 ~ OC & T Railroad, 409 S. Perry St., Titusville PA

Ride the Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad from Perry Street Station through Oil Creek State Park and detrain at Petroleum Centre where tour guides in period clothing tell you the story of how the town grew to 3,000 people in a few short weeks. There was no government so the town was filled with dance halls, gambling dens and houses of ill repute. Now a ghost town, you will see the diorama at the station and follow the boardwalk to learn the history. Train departs at 1:00PM. Call for reservations.

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


Luau at the Riverside

July 3, 2016 ~ Riverside Inn & Dinner Theater, One Fountain Ave., Cambridge Springs PA

It's time to Hula! Bring along your grass skirts and tropical shirts to enjoy an evening of dancing, a tiki bar and a delicious buffet! Cost is $55 per couple and $30 per person. Price includes a complimentary drink in a souvenir glass.  Call today to reserve your spot.

 

More Information: Visit www.theriversideinn.com


Light Up the Lake

July 3, 2016 ~ Conneaut Lake, PA

All are welcome to come and enjoy A Festival of Lights to celebrate our Nation's Independence and to honor our service men and women. Flares will be set off at 9:30PM. If you are interested in purchasing flares, they are available at: Nye's Marina, The Navigation Co, Bill's Midway Marina, Al's Melons, The Berry Basket and Crawford County Convention and Visitors Bureau. The cost is $5.00 per flare.

More Information: Call 814-333-1258


"Simple Gifts" Outdoor Concert

July 7, 2016 ~ Woodcock Creek Nature Center, 21742 German Rd., Meadville PA

This award winning band performs on an impressive array if instruments, including two violins, mandolin, hammered dulcimer, recorders, and guitar plus some more unusual instruments like the bowed psaltery, baritone fiddle, bajolin, guitjo, and doumbeck. All ages welcome. Show begins at 6:00PM. There is no admission fee.

More Information: Call 814-763-5269 or visit www.crawfordconservation.org


Summer Concert Series 2

July 7, 2016 ~ Diamond Park, Meadville PA

Meadville Council on the Arts Presents: The Bush Investment Group Downtown Meadville "Summer Concert Series." All Concerts begin at 7:00PM. Rain location is the Unitarian Church Sanctuary. The July 7th concert features The Allegheny Drifters.

More Information: Call 814-336-5051 or visit www.artsmeadville.org


Shades of Time Concert

July 28, 2016 ~ Baldwin Reynolds House Museum, 639 Terrace St., Meadville PA

Bring your lawn chair, blanket or towel and join us on the back lawn at 6:30PM for a FREE concert. Band members play mostly big band era, but can also kick out a tune from the 1960's and '70s. So from "Stardust" and In the Mood," to "Rock Around the Clock" and "New York, New York," the band is sure to please!

More Information: Call 814-333-9882


HOTAfest 2016

July 8, 9, 10, 2016 ~ University of Pittsburgh at Titusville, Titusville PA

HOTAfest (Heart of the Arts Folk Festival) is a three-day event for musicians and visual artists. The festival features hands-on workshops that celebrate Bluegrass, Irish Celtic, Gospel, Scottish, Civil War, Folk and Mountain Genres, including visual arts and crafts.

More Information: Call 814-827-2381


Festival of the Arts

July 9 and 10, 2016 ~ Conneaut Lake Park, On the Boardwalk, Conneaut Lake PA

Come and enjoy this wonderful festival! In addition to the many beautiful works of art there will be plenty of entertainment and food vendors!

More Information: Call 814-853-5833 or visit www.conneautlake.com


Conneaut Lake Bark Park Pet Expo

July 9, 2016 ~ Conneaut Lake Bark Park, 12810 Foust Rd., Conneaut Lake PA

Special fun events, vendors, entertainment and refreshments! Activities will include the ever popular canine muttrimony, flea market, pet vendors, Blessing of the Animals, Geert's Canine Cancer Walk, dock diving competition and so much more. The event runs from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

More Information: Call 814-382-2478 or visit www.conneautlakebarkpark.com


Trail Blazer 15K Run and 5K Run and Walk

July 10, 2016 ~ Ernst Conservation Seed, 9006 Mercer Pike, Meadville PA

Start and finish at Ernst Conservation Seed. Out and back course on the Ernst Trail with a short portion on Mercer Pike. Call or visit our website for more information and registration.

More Information: Call 814-333-6630 or visit www.ernsttrail.org


History Camp

July 11 - 15, 2016 ~ Drake Well Museum, 202 Museum Lane, Titusville PA

Join Drake Well Museum for our fun-filled summer day camp. Children grades 4-6 can participate in this hands-on history program, learning the ins and outs of working an oil lease, the environment and so much more. Registration required and fees apply.

More Information: Call 814-827-2797 or visit www.drakewell.org


Summer Concert Series 3

July 14, 2016 ~ Diamond Park, Meadville PA

Meadville Council on the Arts Presents: The Bush Investment Group Downtown Meadville "Summer Concert Series." All Concerts begin at 7:00PM. Rain location is the Unitarian Church Sanctuary. The July 14th concert features Hot Rhythm Club Band.

More Information: Call 814-336-5051 or visit www.artsmeadville.org


Waterford Days

July 15 - 17, 2016 ~ Waterford PA

Welcome to Waterford Days! There will be something to do for the entire family including entertainment, crafts for sale, and great food. This community event showcases it's churches, non-profits, booster groups, businesses, and more. Organized by the Fort LeBoeuf Historical Society.

More Information: Call 814-352-5463 or visit www.fortleboeufhistory.com


Pioneer Steam and Gas Engine Society's 49th Annual Show

July 15, 16, 17, 2016 ~ Show Grounds, Rt 198 just west of Exit 154 off I-79

Don't miss this family event! Featuring: Steam Engines, Gas Engines, Threshing, Models, Music, Anitique Construction Equipment, Flea Market, Antique Tractor Pulls, Crafts, Food and more! Donations are $5; under 12 FREE. Free camping for exhibitors.

More Information: Call 814-663-1291 or visit www.pioneersteamandgas.com


WWII Weekend

July 15 - 17, 2016 ~ OC & T Railroad, 409 S. Perry St., Titusville PA

Please call or visit our website for schedule details.

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


5th Annual CLP Summer Classic Volleyball Tournament

July 16 and 17, 2016 ~ Conneaut Lake Park Beach, Conneaut Lake PA

Call now to register! Come and join in the fun! Rain or shine....music, limbo contest, slip n' slide and more.

More Information: Call 440-223-7409


27th Annual Wesbury Chicken BBQ & Craft Fair

July 17, 2016 ~ Wesbury, 31 N. Park Ave., Meadville PA

Each year in the middle of summer, Wesbury pulls together a festival that attracts close to 5,000 visitors. Held on campus, this free event is always the third Sunday of July from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. It includes a Family Fun Zone with games and train rides, outdoor and indoor entertainment, crafters and other vendors, and an Antique and Classic Car Cruise In. In addition, the Sunset Auxiliary holds its annual rummage, book and bake sale. Of course, there are chicken and rib dinners on sale that includes several side dishes and homemade pie or cake.

More Information: Call 814-332-9264 or visit www.wesbury.com/wesbury-foundation-events.php


Summer Concert Series 4

July 21, 2016 ~ Diamond Park, Meadville PA

Meadville Council on the Arts Presents: The Bush Investment Group Downtown Meadville "Summer Concert Series." All Concerts begin at 7:00PM. Rain location is the Unitarian Church Sanctuary. The July 21st concert features The Cactus Blossoms

More Information: Call 814-336-5051 or visit www.artsmeadville.org


Icehouse Park: Music at Sunset

July 23 and August 27, 2016 ~ Icehouse Park, Routes 6 and 322, Conneaut Lake PA

Grab your lawn chair or blanket and bring the whole family for an evening of entertainment. This years concerts are: Double Vision on July 23rd at 7:00PM and Go For Broke on August 27th at 6:30PM.  We will see you all there!!

More Information: Call 814-333-1258


Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad Anniversary Celebration

July 23, 2016 ~ OC & T Railroad, 409 S. Perry Street, Titusville PA

Join the Oil Creek and Titusville Railroad as we celebrate our 30th Anniversary of train rides "Through the Valley That Changed the World." Details to be announced. Keep watching our website for coming events.

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


5th Annual Operation: Wounded Vetz

July 23, 2016 ~ Italian Civic Center, 869 Water Street, Meadville PA

Join us in supporting our local vets! Doors open at 3:30PM. Opening ceremony with VFW Post 2006 Color Guard and Pipe Band. Come and enjoy live bands, special raffles, 50/50, Chinese auction and more! Call for details!

More Information: Call 814-337-5422


Washington/Gist Expedition of 1753

July 23, 2016 ~ Cochranton Fair Grounds, Cochranton PA

Presentations and exhibits of living history. Come and re-live history with acclaimed authors and historians. Witness the re-enactor encampments, native artifact displays and explore modern archeology. Admission is FREE.


Summer Concert Series 5

July 28, 2016 ~ Diamond Park, Meadville PA

Meadville Council on the Arts Presents: The Bush Investment Group Downtown Meadville "Summer Concert Series." All Concerts begin at 7:00PM. Rain location is the Unitarian Church Sanctuary. The July 28th concert features Patchouli

More Information: Call 814-336-5051 or visit www.artsmeadville.org


The Witch in 204

July 29, 30, 31, August 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 2016 ~ Riverside Inn & Dinner Theater, One Fountain Ave., Cambridge Springs PA

Latch your windows! Bolt your door! Beware of the Witch 204! You know your property value has plummeted when a witch moves in next door! But, that's not retired schoolteacher, Sylvie Goldberg's only trouble. Sylvie's hope of living happily-ever-after with Eugene, the "otherworldly" gentleman of her dreams, soon dissipate when the witch next door, Bella, turns out to be Eugene's mysterious former paramour, who proceeds to wreck havoc on Sylvie and Eugene's wedding day as the uninvited guest. Scandal quickly ensues when Bella mistakes Sylvie's neighbor, Evelyn Greenbaum, for Sylvie and attempts to poison Evelyn with a lethal brew.

More Information: Call 814-398-4645 or visit www.theriversideinn.com


Cornerstone Color-Dash 5k Run/Walk

July 30, 2016 ~ Meadville Field Archers, 15497 Inlet Rd., Harmonsburg, PA

Cost is $35 per Dasher. Price includes T-shirt with early-bird registration. Proceeds benefit Women's Services of Crawford County and Cornerstone Church of God. Teams Welcome! Call or visit our website for details.

More Information: Call 814-336-1889 or visit www.cornerstonemeadville.net


Murder Mystery Dinner "Class of 1985 30th Reunion"

July 30, 2016 ~ Perry Street Station, 409 S. Perry St., Titusville PA

You begin the evening reminiscing about the good old days, getting re-acquainted and grooving to the totally tubular hits from the MTV era. Gag me with a spoon, someone's got a secret from 1985 that could play havoc with their current life, and will totally kill to keep it from coming out. The evening starts at 5:00PM with dinner at Perry Street Station. Reservations required.

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


120th Annual Frenchtown Ham or Chicken Dinner

July 1 - 31, 2016 ~ Saint Hippolyte Church, 25997 State Highway 27, Guys Mills PA 16327

Come and take part in some great food and family fun! The menu includes barbecued chicken or ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, coleslaw, green beans, applesauce, dinner rolls, beverages and pie. The cost is $9.00 for adults, $8.00 for seniors and $6.00 for children. Dinners are served from Noon until 6:PM or until sold out. Take outs and outdoor seating are available, along with shuttle service to parking areas and is handicap accessible. Also featuring: a money raffle, quilt/afghan raffle, 50/50 raffle, gift auction, bingo tent, dime pitch, "coolworld" for the kids and live entertainment with The Conquerors. Proceeds benefit both Saint Hippolyte Church and Our Lady of Lourdes Mission.


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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