Discover Clarion County
Award winning Clarion County is the western gateway to the PA Great Outdoors and Pennsylvania Wilds regions, and home of two federally designated National Wild & Scenic Recreation rivers-the Clarion and the Allegheny. The Allegheny River was named “2017 Pennsylvania River of the Year”. The Redbank Valley Trail was DCNR’s first “Pennsylvania Trail of the Year”. Men’s Journal called Cook Forest State Park “America’s Best Old-Growth Forest” and Clarion’s Autumn Leaf Festival was honored as Pennsylvania Wilds’ “2017 Event of the Year”.
Clarion is a lively “University Town” located in the middle of the county along the banks of Piney Reservoir on the Clarion River. It’s easily reached by car via Interstate 80 (exit 62) from Pittsburgh, Cleveland, New York City, Buffalo, and Erie. There are forest-covered mountains in every direction, which makes it a very scenic place in all four seasons.
East Brady is a community that celebrates life on the Allegheny with Riverfest, which is a fun filled family event each July. Downtown, visitors will find a new mural called “Playground of the Allegheny”. Pool #9 is the northern most deep-water pool on the river and is popular with power boats and jet skis. Nearby Brady’s Bend Overlook offers a stunning panoramic view of river valley below.
On the banks of Allegheny River, you’ll find the charming resort town of Foxburg. The town has a thriving performing arts center, featuring an art gallery and Lincoln Hall, which is the home of The Mighty Wurlitzer Theater Organ. Visitors can enjoy restaurants with views of the river, a winery, a tour operator, a chocolatier, an inn, and the Foxburg Country Club, which the oldest golf course in continuous use in America.
New Bethlehem is charming town on the banks of Redbank Creek and home to the Redbank Valley Trail, which was the first trail in the state to earn the honor of “Pennsylvania Trail of the Year”. The town is proud host of many popular annual events, including the Clarion County Fair and the Peanut Butter Festival.
Cook Forest State Park gives visitors the chance to explore ancient stands of giant trees. Men’s Journal called it “America’s Best Old-Growth Forest”. The Clarion River flows through the park and is popular with both paddlers and fishermen. Seneca Point and the nearby fire tower offer spectacular views of river valley below. The area surrounding the park has many vacation rentals, restaurants, shops, and fun attractions to enjoy. The Cook Forest Sawmill Center for the Arts host many events each season.
Nationally designated river offering many recreational opportunities including public access, boating, canoeing and kayaking, fishing, wildlife watching and wilderness camping.
ARCA provides enriching and stimulating professional music programs and art exhibits at Lincoln Hall, Red Brick Gallery, and Riverstone Farms from March-December.
Sleeps six, exceptionally clean, A/C, wifi, DirecTV, pet friendly, 20 -percent discount for 65+ seniors, kid-friendly yard, fully equipped kitchen, large bathroom, linens/towels provided.
Popular for photography, bird watching, hiking, fishing, and picnicking with nearly 850 acres of lakes, wetlands, and meadows surrounded by woods. More than 150 species of birds and waterfowl have been identified.
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Theater & Arts
188 seat state of the art new movie theater operated by Clarion University students. Special movies nights such as Throw Back Thursdays and thriller nights are held several times a
188 seat state of the art new movie theater operated by Clarion University students. Special movies nights such as Throw Back Thursdays and thriller nights are held several times a year as well as family friendly movies during the summer months. Check out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cumoviesonmain
For more information call (814) 393-2459.
Date & Time
thursday, april 26th 7:00pm - sunday, april 29th 10:00pm EST
Movies on Main
East Main St
Future Event Times in this Repeating Event Series
may 3, 2018 7:00 pm - may 6, 2018 10:00 pmmay 10, 2018 7:00 pm - may 13, 2018 10:00 pm
Enjoy a night at Deer Creek Winery with music & acting by a professional troupe of veteran entertainers. Become enthralled with the interactive theater environment where guests are steeped in
Enjoy a night at Deer Creek Winery with music & acting by a professional troupe of veteran entertainers. Become enthralled with the interactive theater environment where guests are steeped in Irish tradition and history with characters and musicians performing and roaming the dining hall while you are served a Celtic dinner. Guests will be entertained with music and traditional Irish songs, ‘tall tales’ from Ireland, a bit of history as well as become part of the show! The feast includes buttery baked rolls, fresh tossed salad, an amazing lamb stew, succulent corned beef, colcannon – a traditional Irish dish of potato, bacon, cheese & cabbage, lemon-rosemary green beans, an Irish dessert, and of course a glass of Deer Creek Wine $39.99! Limited seating so get your tickets soon, only $39.99/person for this Dinner Theatre!
Date & Time
friday, april 27th 6:30pm - friday, april 27th 8:30pm EST
Fox Township Sportman's Club Annual Fish Rodeo, Saturday, April 28. Door prizes presented all day. Three age groups, each with separate areas to fish. Age up to and including 15.
Fox Township Sportman’s Club Annual Fish Rodeo, Saturday, April 28. Door prizes presented all day. Three age groups, each with separate areas to fish. Age up to and including 15. Trophies awarded in all age groups.
Date & Time
saturday, april 28th 9:00am - saturday, april 28th 3:00pm EST
The Brothers of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity will host 5K for Five Causes Run/Walk at 10 a.m. April 28, starting at the intersection of 6th Avenue and Wood Street, Clarion.
The Brothers of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity will host 5K for Five Causes Run/Walk at 10 a.m. April 28, starting at the intersection of 6th Avenue and Wood Street, Clarion. Individuals, families and organizations are invited to participate. Proceeds will benefit:
• Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Clarion, Forest and Venango Counties
• Clarion County YMCA
• Clarion University Relay for Life
• National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Northwest Pennsylvania Chapter
• Northwest Pennsylvania Rural AIDS Alliance
Registration at http://www.clarion.edu/student-life/clubs-organizations-and-activities/leadership-and-community-service/come-together-clarion/5k-for-5-causes.html Cost is $15 (includes a t-shirt) for those who pre-register by 4 p.m. April 13, or $15 (no t-shirt) for those who register between 4 p.m. April 13 and 4 p.m. April 27. On-site registration is $20 ( no t-shirt) the day of the race. For information, email Nathan Williams at [email protected]
Date & Time
saturday, april 28th 10:00am - saturday, april 28th 3:00pm EST
It’s finally warming up and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with a campfire; but we’re taking it up a notch! We’ll be having professional singer
It’s finally warming up and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with a campfire; but we’re taking it up a notch! We’ll be having professional singer and storyteller Jeff Powell here with us from 6:30pm to 9:30pm spinning tales and singing songs. Spring has sprung so come out to Deer Creek for a delightful evening filled with music and laughter. Jeff has been singing professionally since he was 16, and has been the lead singer for several different rock bands while performing throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, and New York. He has written and recorded 4 CDs such as ‘Stranger Things Have Happened’ with the Band Ask A Stranger, and ‘Allegheny Hideaway’ with the band The Three of Us. As always we offer a cafe menu, a full wine selection, and select craft beers from North Country Brewing.
Date & Time
saturday, april 28th 6:30pm - saturday, april 28th 9:30pm EST
Come join in the fun as we turn up the microphones for local talent. Hosted by Samantha Sears. Tip jars are acceptable. No drum kits please but you can bring
Come join in the fun as we turn up the microphones for local talent. Hosted by Samantha Sears. Tip jars are acceptable. No drum kits please but you can bring your bongos! This is strictly for musicians ages 21 and over.
For more information call (814) 297-8399, email [email protected] or visit http://clarionriverbrew.com. You may also visit their FACEBOOK page.
Date & Time
saturday, april 28th 7:00pm - saturday, april 28th 10:00pm EST
Clarion River Brewing Company
600-604 Main Street
Join Arcade and the awesome folks at the Red Bandana winery for great Wine, Beer and Live music. We'll be rockin' all your favorite dance rock hits spanning 5 decades
Join Arcade and the awesome folks at the Red Bandana winery for great Wine, Beer and Live music. We’ll be rockin’ all your favorite dance rock hits spanning 5 decades and the wine will be flowin’. The party cam may even make an appearance.
Date & Time
saturday, april 28th 7:30pm - saturday, april 28th 10:30pm EST
201826apr(apr 26)10:00 am28(apr 28)5:00 pmFeaturedRidgway Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous10:00 am - 5:00 pm (28) EST Center St., Ridgway, 109 Center StCounties:ElkCategory:Arts,Fairs & Festivals,Featured,Outdoor Adventure