Upcoming Events

Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau
Fri 17th Dec
5:00 pm
9:00 pm
Festival of Lights, Smethport
Tis the season for holiday lights, making memories, and coming together!
Holiday displays created and built by your local community members and businesses. 
(Drive through only event)
Questions call/text Chuck 814-367-9591
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McKean County Fairgrounds, East Smethport, PA 16730
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Sat 18th Dec
12:00 pm
2:00 pm
Elk Country Escape Room, Benezette

Escape rooms are all the rage these days andour staff has designed their own! Think you have what it takes to escape. Inthis free escape room, our elk biologist Molly Werner has gone missing and weneed you to help search her office for clues to her whereabouts. The programwill run every half hour from 12-2 pm and is free of charge. You canpre-register by emailing KECAConEdSp@windstream.net or by calling 814-787-5173.

Elk Country Visitor Center, 950 Winslow Hill Rd, Benezette, PA 15821
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Sat 18th Dec
5:00 pm
9:00 pm
Festival of Lights, Smethport
Tis the season for holiday lights, making memories, and coming together!
Holiday displays created and built by your local community members and businesses. 
(Drive through only event)
Questions call/text Chuck 814-367-9591
Or email mckeanfol@gmail.com
Or visit
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McKean County Fairgrounds, East Smethport, PA 16730
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Sun 19th Dec
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
Elk, Moose, Caribou and Deer, Benezette

Are you curiousabout elk and their cousins? Join our staff to learn about the four NorthAmerican members of the Cervidae family, their similarities and differences.

For more information call 814-787-5167

Or visit

elkcountryvisitorcenter.com/

Elk Country Visitor Center, 950 Winslow Hill Rd, Benezette, PA 15821, USA
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Sun 19th Dec
5:00 pm
9:00 pm
Festival of Lights, Smethport
Tis the season for holiday lights, making memories, and coming together!
Holiday displays created and built by your local community members and businesses. 
(Drive through only event)
Questions call/text Chuck 814-367-9591
Or email mckeanfol@gmail.com
Or visit
www.facebook.com/Festi.....unty/
McKean County Fairgrounds, East Smethport, PA 16730
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Fri 24th Dec
5:00 pm
9:00 pm
Festival of Lights, Smethport
Tis the season for holiday lights, making memories, and coming together!
Holiday displays created and built by your local community members and businesses. 
(Drive through only event)
Questions call/text Chuck 814-367-9591
Or email mckeanfol@gmail.com
Or visit
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McKean County Fairgrounds, East Smethport, PA 16730
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Sat 25th Dec
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
Christmas Day, Benezette

Merry Christmas toall! The Elk Country Visitors Center is closed.

Elk Country Visitor Center, 950 Winslow Hill Rd, Benezette, PA 15821
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Sun 26th Dec
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
Elk Explanations, Benezette

Elk areinteresting animals! Do you have questions about these large mammals? Thenbring your questions and join us at the ECVC as we explain all of the elk’smysteries!

For more information call 814-787-5167

or visit

elkcountryvisitorcenter.com/

Elk Country Visitor Center, 950 Winslow Hill Rd, Benezette, PA 15821
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Fri 31st Dec
First Night Bradford, Bradford
FirstNightBradford Committee is planning a fantastic day and night of entertainment and activities for the whole family. They are partnering with BCPAC in bringing Michael Kent, a nationally known comedian/magician to perform. They also have the Rock N Roll Pet Store, a puppeteer, a juggler, Bwana Jim, as well as many other musical and artistic acts.
A $5 button will give you free admission into any of our venues that will be listed in our program. 
For more information visit
www.facebook.com/FirstNightBradford/
Bradford, PA 16701
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Sun 2nd Jan
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
First Hike of the New Year, Benezette

Join the staff as they hike the trails at the elk country visitors center. Learn about their property and about other hiking opportunities in Elk Country!

For more information call 814-787-5167

Or visit

elkcountryvisitorcenter.com/

Elk Country Visitor Center, 950 Winslow Hill Rd, Benezette, PA 15821
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Sat 8th Jan
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
Elk Basics, Benezette

Newto learning about elk, join us for the basic breakdown as we learn about elkhistory, elk ecology, and elk behavior. Are you a seasoned “Elkspert?” We betyou’ll learn something new too!

 For more information call 814-787-5167

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elkcountryvisitorcenter.com/

Elk Country Visitor Center, 950 Winslow Hill Rd, Benezette, PA 15821
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Sun 9th Jan
9:00 am
10:00 am
tree Identification Hike, Kane

 

This is a hikealong the General Kane Trail to identify a variety of trees along the way.  Dress for the weather and meet in the overflowparking lot near the trailhead.

For more information call 814-778-5467

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www.dcnr.pa.govwww.dcnr.pa.gov

Kinzua Bridge State Park, 296 Viaduct Rd, Mt Jewett, PA 16740
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Sun 9th Jan
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
Wildlife Tracks, Benezette

Whenwalking through snow or mud in elk country you may look down and see animaltracks. Join our staff as we identify tracks and the animals they belong to.

For more information call 814-787-5167

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elkcountryvisitorcenter.com/

Elk Country Visitor Center, 950 Winslow Hill Rd, Benezette, PA 15821
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Sat 15th Jan
10:00 am
12:00 pm
Winter Day Walk, Mt. Jewett

This is a short walk around the main park area to take in the beautiful scenery!  Dress for the weather and meet in front of the visitor center.

For more information call 814-778-5467

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www.dcnr.pa.govwww.dcnr.pa.gov

Kinzua Bridge State Park, 296 Viaduct Rd, Mt Jewett, PA 16740
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Sat 15th Jan
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
Elk Antlers, Benezette

Join the staff as they discuss the growth cycle and the importance of elk antlers.

For more information call 814787-5167

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elkcountryvisitorcenter.com/

Elk Country Visitor Center, 950 Winslow Hill Rd, Benezette, PA 15821
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Sun 16th Jan
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
Black Bear, Benezette

Join them for an informative presentation as they learn many fascinating facts about oneof Pennsylvania's largest mammals. Learn about their physiology, life cycle,and some interesting information about their den sites. Did you know theaverage lifespan for a black bear is around 10 years, though they can liveupward of 30 years in the wild?

For more information call 814-787-5167

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elkcountryvisitorcenter.com/

Elk Country Visitor Center, 950 Winslow Hill Rd, Benezette, PA 15821
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Sat 22nd Jan
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
Elk Explanations, Benezette

Newto learning about elk? Join them for the basic breakdown as they learn about elkhistory, elk ecology, and elk behavior. Are you a seasoned “Elkspert?” We betyou’ll learn something new, too! Have burning questions about elk? Join ourstaff at the Elk Country Visitor Center to find the answers to these questionsand more!

For more information call 814-787-5167

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elkcountryvisitorcenter.com/

Elk Country Visitor Center, 950 Winslow Hill Rd, Benezette, PA 15821
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Sun 23rd Jan
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
Bobcat, Benezette

The elusive bobcat is a very interesting animal. Join the Elk Country Visitors Center staff as they learn a little more about this secretive cat.

For more information call 814-787-5167

Or visit

elkcountryvisitorcenter.com/

Elk Country Visitor Center, 950 Winslow Hill Rd, Benezette, PA 15821
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Sat 29th Jan
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
Elk Talk, Benezette

Join them in learning about the variety of ways elk communicate. You will learn how toaccurately distinguish vocal calls of elk and recognize non-vocal communicationwhile learning how to safely view elk in Elk Country.

For more information call 814-787-5167

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elkcountryvisitorcenter.com/

Elk Country Visitor Center, 950 Winslow Hill Rd, Benezette, PA 15821
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Sat 29th Jan
7:00 pm
8:00 pm
Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022 Zoom Event
Join the Eldred WWII Museum and the Crestwood Oral History Project in a special Holocaust Remembrance Day Zoom event. Featuring Holocaust survivors Maxwell Smart and Hedy Bohm.  For more information call 814-225-2220
To register please go to 
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Eldred World War II Museum, 201 Main St, Eldred, PA 16731
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Sat 5th Feb
to Sun 6th Feb
Warren County Winterfest, Chapman State Park, PA
Enjoy sled dog races, polar bear plunge, card board box derby, event tent with vendors, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, ice fishing, and ice skating.
For more information please call: 814-726-1947
www.warrencountywinterfest.com
Chapman State Park, 4790 Chapman Dam Road, Clarendon PA 16313
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Sat 5th Feb
12:00 pm
3:00 pm
Winter Fun Day, Mt. Jewett
Visit Kinzua Bridge State Park on Saturday, February 5, 2022, for "Winter FunDay"! Celebrate some of the activities that can be done outside! New this year is their sled dog demonstration! The sled dogs are younger and are in training for everyone to watch! Some of the mushers are younger and are also in training! Join in for this exciting event! They will run snow or no snow.
Call the park office for more info at (814) 778-5467.
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www.dcnr.pa.gov/StateP......aspx
Kinzua Bridge State Park, 296 Viaduct Rd, Mt Jewett, PA 16740
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Sat 5th Feb
12:00 pm
4:00 pm
Marilla Winter Trek, Bradford
Hike, snowshoe, ski, or bike the trails of the Marilla Watershed on Sat. Feb 5 from Noon-4 at Marilla Reservoir just west of Bradford, PA. We are raffling an XC Ski package (skis, bindings, poles, and a $125 gift certificate) for boots of your choice from @thecitygarage ski shop in EVL, NY. The trail club will have a guided hike, ski, and fat bike ride, bonfire, and refreshments at the gazebo, and shuttles to the Willows and the top of the Marilla Springs trail in cooperation with Willow Creek Snowmobile Club. The event is free to the public, but the TVTA will be accepting donations at the gazebo.  
For more information visit Tunavalleytrail.com
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Marilla Reservoir, PA 346(West of Bradford, PA)
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Wed 9th Feb
CARMEN JONES Film Presentation, Bradford
Starring Dorothy Dandridge in the title role, and Harry Belafonte, Carmen Jones features the music of Georges Bizet with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein, in this film adaptation of the 1943 Broadway musical. Featuring an all-Black cast, the film was groundbreaking when it premiered in 1954, and earned Dandridge an Academy Award nomination for best actress.
For more information call: 814-362-7990
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www.marilynhorne.org/calendar.html
Bromeley Family Theater, 300 Campus Dr, Bradford, PA 16701
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Fri 11th Feb
to Sun 13th Feb
Marriage Tune-Up, Ludlow
“Marriage Tune-Up” will be a blessing. Sessions will take place Friday evening through Saturday evening. Couples are invited to stay Saturday night free and enjoy brunch and a service on Sunday morning. 
For more information call: 814-945-6512
or visit
www.olmstedmanor.org/marriage-tune-up.html
Olmsted Manor Retreat Center, 17 E Main St, Ludlow, PA 16333
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Fri 11th Feb
5:00 pm
7:00 pm
Couples Paint & Sip, Wilcox
Bring your sweetheart and join the winery on Friday, February 11th from 5-7 pm for Valentine’s Day-themed paint and sip! The class will include 2 canvases, painting supplies, and 2 glasses of wine! The class will be instructed by Karyn Vanzanten owner of KAV Creations. The cost is $65 per couple plus tax. RSVP by 02-07-2022. 
for more info call (814)929-5598.
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wineryatwilcox.com/eve.....lcox/
Winery At Wilcox, 1867 Mefferts Run Rd, Wilcox, PA 15870, USA
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Fri 11th Feb
7:30 pm
9:00 pm
Fly Dance Company's Gentleman of Hip Hop, Bradford
FLY is what happens when street dance and classical
music meet. Every so often a company bursts onto the
dance scene with such original talent and drive that a
completely new genre is born. Within three seasons of
touring, FLY went from an unknown, “hard-to-categorize”
dance company with no touring experience to a popular
new group wowing audiences around the country.
Public-$25 / Faculty & Staff-$20
Students-$5
FLY is what happens
For more information call: 814-362-5113
Or visit: 
www.upb.pitt.edu/life-.....ckets
Bromeley Family Theater, 300 Campus Dr, Bradford, PA 16701
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Sat 12th Feb
10:00 am
10:45 am
Snow Yoga, Portville, NY
Join Jessie Lampack Slattery for the first adventure in Snow-ga [snow yoga]! For this inaugural offering, dress for movement but be mindful to bundle up and wear snow gear and boots as we will be sitting and lying in the snow at times! No yoga mat is needed. This class is for anyone who loves the snow! Older children are welcome if they can be respectful to the quiet atmosphere accompanied by an adult. 
For more information call 716-933-0187
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pfeiffernaturecenter.org/nature-blog/
Pfeiffer Nature Center & Foundation, 14 S Main St, Portville, NY 14770, USA
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Sat 12th Feb
6:30 pm
10:00 pm
The Not So Newlywed Game, Kane
How well do you know your spouse partner or significant other?  Let's find out.  Compete against other couples for prizes.

Participants must sign up.
Call 814-837-7566

Ring in Valentine's Day with them!
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www.flickerwood.com/Events
Flickerwood Wine Cellars and Cocktail Lounge, 309 Flickerwood Rd, Kane, PA 16735
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Mon 14th Feb
12:00 pm
2:00 pm
Annual Valentine's Day Wine & Dessert Tasting, Kane
Stop into Flickerwood and enjoy 3 wines with 3 desserts for $20.00 per person.
 Please call 814-837-7566 to make your reservations.

Please choose between the following times. 12pm & 2pm
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Flickerwood Wine Cellars and Cocktail Lounge, 309 Flickerwood Rd, Kane, PA 16735
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Mon 14th Feb
5:30 pm
6:30 pm
Valentine’s Evening Walk on the Bridge, Mt. Jewett

Lookingto do something different for that special someone?  Visit the park for a romantic walk out on theKinzua Bridge. Dress according to the weather. Meet in front of the Visitor Center, west end of the building at 5:30p.m. Bring your camera! For more information call 814-778-5467

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www.dcnr.state.pa.us

Kinzua Bridge State Park, 296 Viaduct Rd, Mt Jewett, PA 16740
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Fri 18th Feb
7:00 pm
9:00 pm
Buckets N Boards Comedy Percussion Show, Bradford
Buckets N Boards is a spectacularly imaginative comedy show brought to life by two prolific performers, Matt Levingston, and Gareth Sever. They have performed for children and their families for 10 seasons in Branson, MO, with the Kansas City Symphony, and have been one of the most requested headline act on Disney Cruise Lines. The improvisational interactions with the audience are a major
driving force of this show that the entire family will enjoy! All tickets are $10
For more information call 814-362-5113
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Bromeley Family Theater, 300 Campus Dr, Bradford, PA 16701
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Sat 19th Feb
7:30 am
8:30 am
Winter Bird Walk, Mt. Jewett
Like bird-watching? Maybe you’re interested in lookingfor them? Walk around the main park area in search of different birdspecies!  Binoculars are available to borrowwhile at the park on a first-come, first-served basis. Meet in front of the VisitorCenter. For more information call 814-778-5467
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 www.dcnr.state.pa.us

Kinzua Bridge State Park, 296 Viaduct Rd, Mt Jewett, PA 16740
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Mon 21st Feb
12:00 pm
2:00 pm
Pax Rwanda: Embroideries of the woman of Savane Rutongo-Kabuye, Bradford
Creator Presentation & Exhibition of the embroideries of the workshop known as Savane Rutongo-Kabuye was created by a group of Rwandan women living in the aftermath of the 1994 Genocide
against the Tutsis. They came from both sides of the conflict, yet they put the events of the past behind them to work together in the hope that their children would have a better future. Experience the story of how these exquisite pieces are made which is as captivating as the work itself.
For more information call: 814-362-5113
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Bromeley Family Theater, 300 Campus Dr, Bradford, PA 16701
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Fri 25th Feb
to Sun 27th Feb
Centering Prayer Retreat, Olmsted
You are invited to this sacred time away to focus on your own spiritual journey, be enriched by the witness of others, and be guided toward a deeper awareness of God. Our retreat leader, Samantha E. Lioi, will lead us to investigate our deepest desires, from an Ignatian perspective, discerning what gives us and the world around us life. At Olmsted, you will find a quiet place to refresh, reflect, and discover renewed spiritual direction. All are welcome to come away and enjoy all that an Olmsted retreat has to offer. 
For more information call 814-945-6512
Or visit 
www.olmstedmanor.org/c......html
Olmsted Manor Retreat Center, 17 E Main St, Ludlow, PA 16333
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Sat 26th Feb
10:00 am
11:00 am
Winter Snowshoe/Hike at Pfeiffer
To reserve snowshoes, email naturalist@pfeiffernaturecenter.org or call the office at 716-933-0187 and leave your name, phone number, style of snowshoe, whether they are for a child or adult, and the quantity you would like to borrow. Children’s snowshoes are best suited for ages 12 and up. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. We will get back to you to confirm your request. This hike will take place at the Lillibridge Preserve, 1974 Lillibridge Rd., Portville NY. This program is free to the public but will be canceled if we are experiencing extreme weather conditions. If the weather appears questionable, check the main page of our website at www.pfeiffernaturecenter.org for a cancellation notice.
Pfeiffer Nature Center Lillibridge Property, 1974 Lillibridge Rd, Portville, NY 14770
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Sun 27th Feb
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
Worry-Free Walk, Mt. Jewett
Try something new by joining us for astress-free walk around the main park area! Relax and look and listen tonature! Meet in the overflow parking lot.
For more information call 814-778-5467
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www.dcnr.state.pa.us

Kinzua Bridge State Park, 296 Viaduct Rd, Mt Jewett, PA 16740
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Sat 5th Mar
10:00 am
11:00 am
Animal track Identification, Portville, NY
 This nature walk will be held regardless of snow cover and will take place at the Lillibridge Preserve, 1974 Lillibridge Rd., Portville.  Fee: Free for members, $5 for non-members, and free for children 13 and under.  Minors must be accompanied by an adult.  Registration is required by Thursday, March 3rd.  To register, please e-mail naturalist@pfeiffernaturecenter.org or call Pfeiffer Nature Center Administration Office        716-933-0187.  This program will be canceled if the weather is poor.  If the weather appears questionable, look for a cancellation notice on our website home page.  
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Pfeiffer Nature Center Lillibridge Property, 1974 Lillibridge Rd, Portville, NY 14770
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Sat 5th Mar
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
Elk Basica, Benezette

New to learning aboutelk, join the staff for the basic breakdown as we learn about elk history, elk ecology, and elk behavior. Are you a seasoned “Elkspert?” We bet you’ll learn somethingnew too! :For more information call 814-787-5167

elkcountryvisitorcenter.com/

Elk Country Visitor Center, 950 Winslow Hill Rd, Benezette, PA 15821
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Sat 5th Mar
4:30 pm
6:30 pm
Beer & Wine Festival, Bradford
The Bradford Chamber is hosting the Annual Beer & Wine Festival. Space will be limited to 50 people in the Gym & 50 in the Cafeteria. Tickets are 1 for $30 or 2 for $55. There will be an uber driver on stand-by. 
For more information call 814-368-7115
or visit
www.bradfordareachambe.....endar
Saint Bernard Elementary School, 95 E. Corydon Street, Bradford, PA 16701
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Sun 6th Mar
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
PA Hibernators, Benezette

Hibernation is animportant process that some animals need to survive the winter. Learn abouthibernation and what animals in Pennsylvania are true hibernators- there areonly a few and they may surprise you! For more information call 814-787-5167

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elkcountryvisitorcenter.com/

Elk Country Visitor Center, 950 Winslow Hill Rd, Benezette, PA 15821
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Sat 12th Mar
Quizzo Night, Kane
Please make reservations. $5.00 / person
Call 814-837-7566 to register
your team. (No more than 6 people per team.)
Flickerwood Wine Cellars and Cocktail Lounge, 309 Flickerwood Rd, Kane, PA 16735
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Sat 12th Mar
11:00 am
1:00 pm
Baby Lambs, Bradford
It is that time of year! The Sun-Dance-Kids-Farm has baby lambs and they will be prancing, jumping, and bouncing around the library! Come enjoy their antics and work on a craft too! See you Saturday, March 12 at 11 AM for more in-person fun! No registration is necessary.
For more information call: 814-362-6527
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Bradford Area Public Library, 67 W Washington St, Bradford, PA 16701
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Sat 12th Mar
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
Shed Hunting, Benezette

Are you curious abouthow to find shed whitetail and elk antlers? Everyone has their own method whenscouting the woods for sheds; join us here at the Elk Country Visitor Center aswe discuss some of our most effective methods. Also learn why antlers drop eachyear and the difference between antlers and horns. For more information call 814-787-5167

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elkcountryvisitorcenter.com/

Elk Country Visitor Center, 950 Winslow Hill Rd, Benezette, PA 15821
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Sat 12th Mar
6:30 pm
12:00 am
St. Paddy's Day Parade, Mt. Jewett
There will be live music from 8 pm - 12 am featuring Country Lines, tickets are $15 and will be sold at the door. Complimentary dessert bar, Chinese auction, and RIP tickets. Must be 21! Id Required. 
For more information call  814-778-5588
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mtjewettpa.com/
Mt. Jewett Veterans Memorial Club, 61 E Main St, Mt Jewett, PA 16740
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Sun 13th Mar
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
Story Time in Elk Country, Benezette

Do you know any youngpeople who like to learn about elk? Join our Staff as we read a children’sstory about elk around the fireplace. After the story is over, enjoy makings’mores with us as well.

For more information please call 814-787-5167

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elkcountryvisitorcenter.com/

Elk Country Visitor Center, 950 Winslow Hill Rd, Benezette, PA 15821
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Wed 16th Mar
7:30 pm
9:00 pm
Charlie Schulman, Playwright & Michael Roberts, Writer, Composer, Lyricist, Bradford
Michael Roberts and Charlie Schulman will discuss the
journey of their musical, GOLDSTEIN, from the earliest
project conception to its Off-Broadway opening and
the Off-Broadway Original Cast Album. The creative
and practical aspects of writing and producing will be
discussed with a Q&A to follow. FREE to the public
For more information please call: 814-362-5113
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Bromeley Family Theater, 300 Campus Dr, Bradford, PA 16701
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