Meadville Council on the Arts presents: Downtown Meadville Summer Concert Series

July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 & August 7, 2014 ~ Diamond Park, Meadville PA

Enjoy a wide range of musical acts including traditional bluegrass, honky-tonk, string bands and local musicians! Bring chairs and blankets! Admission is FREE and sponsored by Bush Investments. Concerts begin at 7:00PM.  Rain location is the Unitarian Church sanctuary.

More Information: Call 814-333-1258

Lily Art Show

July 4 - August 3, 2014 ~ Campbell Potter Store & Gallery, 25579 Plank Rd., Cambridge Springs PA

 Come and walk among our lilies both real and inagined! Lily Reception will be in the Stonewall Gallery on Saturday July 19th, 1PM - 3PM.

More Information: Call 814-734-8800 or visit

Young Adult Showcase

July 11, 12, 13, 18, & 19, 2014 ~ Meadville Community Theatre, 400 N. Main St., Meadville PA
Our young adults will present a production of their diverse talents! One acts, monologues, scenes, vocal selections, dance - the sky's the limit for what this amazing cast will decide to perform on the MCT stage!

More Information: Call 814-333-1773 or visit

Moonlight Paddle - Spillway

July 11, 2014 ~ The Spillway, Pymatuning State Park
Join us at the Parking Lot across from the Spillway for this moonlight paddle. You may bring your own kayak or borrow one from the park. Registration an d kayaks are limited. Participants must be 18 years or older. Please call the park office to register. Bring headlamps.

More Information: Call 724-932-3142

CLP Summer Classic Volleyball Tournament

July 12 & 13, 2014 ~ Conneaut Lake Park Beach, Conneaut Lake PA
Limited amount of spots available. Call now to register. Tournament t-shirts and prizes for 1st place teams in each division.

More Information: Call 440-223-7409

Sam Myers Memorial Regatta

July 12 & 13, 2014 ~ Pymatuning Lake, Off Phelps Rd, Near Linesville PA
PSC honors Sam every year, the weekend after July 4th weekend, with a memorial regatta. Please join us for a weekend filled with the same kind of sportsmanship, good fellowship, and leadership Sam exemplified.

More Information: Call 814-406-9772 or visit

Oil Creek Railroad Historical Society

July 12, 2014 ~ 409 S. Perry St., Titusville PA

OCRHS Anniversary special with Front Porch Folk playing folk songs, American traditional music, spiritual and fun music including train songs onboard the train.

More Information: Call 814-676-1733 or visit

Summer Art Gallery

July 12, 2014 ~ Meadville Area Masonic Center, 21635 Star Rte # 27, Meadville PA

 The Gallery will be located in the Social Room. Admission is FREE and refreshments will be available for purchase. All proceeds benefit the local Center for Family Services of Crawford County.

More Information: Call 814-337-0033

Downton and Quilts: A Summer Lunch and Lecture at the Baldwin-Reynolds

July 12, 2014 ~ Baldwin Reynolds House Museum, 639 Terrace St., Meadville PA

 Love Downton Abbey? Love Quilting? The Baldwin Reynolds House is giving you a chance to enjoy both at this wonderful luncheon and lecture! Eat foods of the Downton era while enjoying a fascinating lecture on historic quilts by nationally known quilt historian Barbara Garrett! We are already filling up fast so get your spot at this great event reserved today! Cost is $25.00

More Information: Call 814-333-1258 or visit

Second Saturday Community Market

July 12, 2014 ~ Meadville Market House, 910 Market St., Meadville PA

 We'll have demonstrations of wire wrapped jewelry making, polymer clay, metal working, needle felting, maple sugaring, face painting, crocheting and more! Learn about different types of instruments at Todd's Musical Petting Zoo. Be sure to stop by demos from the Cootie Harris School of Tai Chi and Drum Circle, and enjoy live music from Earth Angel and Salmon Frank. And special just for the kids - the Meadville Council on the Arts Kids' Craft Station, Market Growth with Michael Mehler and more! We can't wait to see you this Saturday from 9AM to 2 PM. Admission is FREE.

More Information: Call 814-336-2056

Trail Blazer 5k & 15k

July 13, 2014 ~ Ernst Conservation Seed, 8884 Mercer Pike, Meadville PA
Flat & Fast, scenic course. Entire run is on Ernst Trail except first and last 1/4” - starts and finishes at Ernst Conservation Seed Company.

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All About Me

July 14 - 18, 2014 ~ Meadville Council on the Arts, Meadville Market House, 2nd floor, Meadville PA
In this class, students will explore their personality traits and create an identity box,. Students will also create a life size portrait using paint and the collage method. For students ages 9+

More Information: Call 814-336-5051 or visit


July 14 - 18, 2014 ~ Meaville Council on the Arts, Meadville Market House, 2nd floor, Meadville PA
Students will learn the basic mosaic method using a variety of materials(tiles, glass pieces, beads, etc.) to create a frame. Students will also be able to create a mosaic project of their choice. For students ages 9+

More Information: Call 814-336-5051 or visit

Festival of the Arts

July 18 & 19, 2014 ~ Conneaut Lake Park, Conneaut Lake PA

 Featuring paintings, photography, potter, metal art, jewelry and more!! Friday 1:00PM to 8:00PM, Saturday 9:00AM to 6:00PM. Musical Entertainment & Refreshments.  FREE Admission.

More Information: Call 814-382-6541 or visit

Pioneer Steam & Gas Engine Society Summer Show

July 18 - 20, 2014 ~ Route 198 just west of Exit 154 off I-79

The show will be featuring John Deere Tractors and Stover Engines. For more information, contact Dave Goodwill at

More Information: Call 814-663-1291 or visit

Crawford County Read Program Scholastic Book Fair

July 18 - 20, 2014 ~ The Movies at Meadville, 11155 Highline Dr., Meadville PA
Open 10:00AM - 10:00PM each day. Make it a family adventure and catch one of three great family friendly movies playing that weekend: How to Train Your Dragon 2, Earth to Echo and Plane: Fire & Rescue. The Book Fair is also on-line. Read every day. Lead a better life.

More Information: Call 814-337-7323 or visit

Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad Birthday Celebration

July 19, 2014 ~ 409 South Perry Street, Titusville PA

 Join us as we celebrate our 28th birthday. Enjoy our guest, Kathy Hoffner, as she plays the fiddle for your enjoyment from 11:00AM till 12:30PM. Kate is an accomplished musician from Warren, PA and has been active with the Warren Philharmonic Society. She will be playing early American folk tunes for your enjoyment. Admission is FREE

More Information: Call 814-676-1733 or visit

Wesbury's 25th Annual Chicken BBQ and Craft Fair

July 20, 2014 ~ 31 N. Park Avenue, Meadville PA

 For the past 25 years, the smells of BBQ Chicken have permeated the Wesbury campus on the third Sunday in July. What originally began as a summer picnic for residents and their families has grown to serve more than 2,000 meals during the daylong event. Over the years, more and more outdoor and indoor live entertainment, crafters, vendors and opportunities to tour the campus have been featured alongside the Family Fun Zone, a classic car cruise-in as well as Granny’s Attic Rummage and Used Book Sale, whose proceeds benefit residents at Wesbury through the Sunset Auxiliary.

More Information: Call 814-332-9000 or visit

Imagination Exploration Summer Youth Camp

July 21 - August 1, 2014 ~ Academy Theatre, 275 Chestnut St., Meadville PA

 Imagination is unleashed in this fun-filled class for young theatre lovers! Students will explore storytelling, music and movement while developing listening skills and control. For ages 3, 4, and 5. Cost is $60. Parents are required to attend and encouraged to participate. Call for additional information.

More Information: Call 814-337-8000 or visit

Curtain Up! Summer Youth Camp

July 21 - August 1, 2014 ~ Academy Theatre, 275 Chestnut St., Meadville PA

 Students will take their first step into the spotlight as they explore acting and improvisation. Through storytelling, games and movement, students will learn how to embrace their imagination and confidence while on stage. For ages 6 - 9. Please call for more information.

More Information: Call 814-337-8000 or visit

Stage Door Players Summer Youth Camp

July 21 - August 1, 2014 ~ Academy Theatre, 275 Chestnut St., Meadville PA

 Students "open the door" to developing confidence and self-esteem by taking part in all aspects of the theatre. From acting and stage combat to technical skills and production elements, students will learn to work together to the show on stage! Ages 10 - 12. Call for more information.

More Information: Call 814-337-8000 or visit

Triple Threats Youth Summer Camp

July 21 - August 1, 2014 ~ Academy Theatre, 275 Chestnut St., Meadville PA

 An advanced acting, singing, and movement class for students who have taken part in a musical or theatrical production in the past. Students will develop a greater understanding of acting techniques and character development along with vocal techniques and basic musical choreography, as well as have the opportunity to explore improvisation and scene study. For ages 13 - 18. Please call for more information.

More Information: Call 814-337-8000 or visit

Designing for the Stage Summer Youth Camp

July 21 - August 1, 2014 ~ Academy Theatre, 275 Chestnut St., Meadville PA

 Students explore the elements that create the real magic of the theatre - lights, sound, sets, and costumes - by diving headfirst into constucting their own designs. Working in groups, students will tackle the lights, sound, sets and costumes for "The Pirates of Penzance, Jr.," this year's Summer Youth Show set!

More Information: Call 814-337-8000 or visit

Kayaking 101 - Beach 2

July 23, 2014 ~ Pymatuning State Park, Jamestown PA
Bought a kayak or thinking of purchasing one and don't know what kind to get or the correct equipment? Join us for intro to kayaking and try various kayaks. You may bring your own kayak or borrow one from the park. Registration and kayaks are limited. Please call the park office to register.

More Information: Call 724-932-3142

MEET-U Golf Scramble

July 24, 2014 ~ Mt. Hope Golf Course, 29790 State Hwy 27, Guys Mills PA
The Friends of Drake Well, Inc. will host a golf scramble to benefit the Mobile Energy Education Training Unit (MEET-U). Teams are limited to 4 people. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. with shotgun start at 10:00 a.m. Participation fees apply. MEET-U is an energy education outreach program operated by the Friends of Drake Well, Inc. in partnership with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.

More Information: Call 814-827-2797 or visit

Tamarack Kennel Club Agility Trials

July 25 & 26, 2014 ~ Conneaut Lake Bark Park, 12810 Foust Rd., Conneaut Lake PA
Over 125 dogs and handlers competing in agility at various levels. Some vendors, refreshments available. Primitive camping sites on property. Please call for details.

More Information: Call 814-382-2267 or visit

Bass Classic

July 25, 2014 ~ Conneaut Lake, Conneaut Lake PA

 Teams launch from the Iroquois Boating and Fishing Club dock at 7 a.m. with weigh-in set for 1 p.m. on the club's lawn. Lunch follows for sponsors, participants and volunteers. Cash prizes are awarded to the top five teams in the event. This year's event is presented by Channellock Inc. in association with Bassmasters of Crawford County. All proceeds benefit the United Way of Western Crawford County.

More Information: Call 814-337-1251

Concert at Icehouse Park Concert at Sunset

July 26, 2014 ~ Icehouse Park, Conneaut Lake PA
Grab your lawn chair or blanket and bring the whole family for an evening of entertainment. This years concerts will be held at the following times: June 28, from 7:30 to 9:30; July 26, from 7:00 to 9:00 and August 23, from 6:30 to 8:30. We will see you all there!!

More Information: Call 814-333-1258

Support Our Troops Poker Run

July 26, 2014 ~ Presbyterian Church, 145 South 5th St., Conneaut Lake PA
Ice Cream Poker Run, all donations support Project Support Our Troops. $20.00/Bike, Passengers Free. 5 Card Draw, includes lunch, door prizes. Registration Starts at 10AM -- Kickstands Up at 11:30AM. Performance by: Jessi & The Grayhounds at the conclusion of the ride. Bike Blessing by Bikers for Christ.

More Information: Call 814-382-8411

Muddy and Messy 5k

July 26, 2014 ~ Shadyside Campground,11594 Harmonsburg Rd, Conneaut Lake, PA 16316
We realize and have experienced the boredom associated with road running. Muddy and Messy is an extreme and fun mud obstacle run set in the tranquility of Pennsylvanian woodlands. Slosh through mud and pull yourself up hills during your 5k running adventure. Enjoy the much earned satisfaction as you tramp (or crawl) across the finish line. Muddy and Messy challenges you physically and mentally.

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Murder Mystery Dinner Train Ride:

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

Pymatuning Pioneer & Arts Festival

July 26 & 27, 2014 ~ Pymatuning State Park, Jamestown PA
Annual Pioneer Days Festival event held the last full weekend in July with arts and crafts vendors, live music, food, family fun, demonstrations of "Skills of Yesterday" such as candle making, butter churning, ice-cream making, spinning, wood carving and more, Civil War and Indian and Living History encampments, wagon rides, pie-eating contest, children's activities, exhibits by Jamestown Historical Society, antique tractors, Chinese auction, music and entertainment, and more.

More Information: Call 724-927-9473 or visit

Movie Night

July 28, 2014 ~ Park Avenue Cinemas, 960 Park Avenue, Meadville PA

 Tickets are $5.00 and all proceeds will go to Conneaut Lake Park. Doors open at 7:00PM and the movies begins at 7:30PM.


More Information: Call 814-382-8508

The Andrews Brothers

July 29, 30 & August 1, 3, 5, 6, 12, 2014 ~ The Riverside Inn, One Fountain Ave., Cambridge Springs PA

 "The Good War had a great score, and some of the best WWII jukebox tunes are drafted for Roger Bean's The Andrews Brothers, a splashy sendup of a South Pacific USO tour.  Hihspirits combined withe an essential respect for America's warttime experience, prompted smiles galore." -Variety

When a USO show is about be cancelled because a certain famous singing trio of sisters fails to show up, three male stage hands decided to fill their (sensible) shoes and prove that the show must go on!  A hilarious musical filled with lots of laughs and some fantastic jukebox tunes of the Great War!

More Information: Call 814-398-4645 or visit

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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

Summer Hours:

M-F: 8:30am-4:30pm

Winter Hours:

M-F: 8:30am-4:30pm