Summer Fun Kicks Off Memorial Day Weekend

Rimrock - Kinzua BeachBring the family, or come alone, there is plenty to do and see starting Memorial Day weekend in the Allegheny National Forest. Rimrock Bash 2012 is a fun-filled day of outdoor fun, food, music and shopping for the entire family.

You will be sure to enjoy hiking the nearby trails, swimming at Kinzua Beach or wine tasting and music at FlickerFest, the annual kickoff event that welcomes summer at Flickerwood Wine Cellars.

Scenic Drive along Allegheny ReservoirFor those seeking a more serene experience with nature, now is the time to enjoy the fresh green of summer with a scenic drive along the Allegheny Reservoir.

The Zampogna family welcomes you to Flickerwood Wine Cellars, located at 309 Flickerwood Road, Kane, Pennsylvania, just ¼ mile off of scenic Route 6. On May 26, 27, 28, in honor of this family run wineries anniversary, three full days of wine, music, art, food and fun will be happening at Flickerwood Winery.

In addition, the newest wine, Kinzua Journey, a semi-sweet blend of three white wines with a grapefruit after-taste will be premiered that weekend. This new wine features an artistic label designed by Julie Zampogna and is crafted in honor of the new Kinzua Sky Walk at the Kinzua Bridge State Park, a national historic site.

Other activities will include tasting of all other award winning FWC wines and a wine cellar tour, display and sale of local artisans crafts and artwork, a bake sale, and chilled wine by the bottle and or glass available for your enjoyment in the lounge or outside on the winery grounds. A home winemakers wine competition with prizes will be held on Sunday, May 27.

For additional information please call 814-837-7566, or click on or e-mail

If you like winding roads and scenic byways, this is an area where one car in front of you at a stop sign is considered “heavy traffic”. The lush green of the forest has a different light, fresh with a touch of sunshine. Wildflowers are in bloom and songbirds fill the air with music. Seven driving tours have been pre-mapped for your convenience. These tours include detailed driving directions with suggested sights to visit along the way.

To enjoy your trip, download suggested scenic driving tours.