Live music at Deer Creek Winery — Jan. 27 at 1:30 p.m., Alex Vincent will perform at Deer Creek Winery in Shippenville. On Feb. 1, Bryan Phillips scheduled to perform at 6:30 p.m.; Feb. 2, Bat Hat Daddy O’s, 1:30 p.m. and 732 The Electric Duo, 6:30 p.m.; Feb. 3, Different Roads, 1:30 p.m.; Feb. 7, Justin Snyder, 6:30 p.m.; Feb. 8, Matt Bichon, 6:30 p.m.; Feb. 9, Wheels and Heels, 1:30 p.m.and Bruckner & Campbell, 6:30 p.m.; Feb. 10, Alex Vincent, 1:30 p.m.

Live Music — Feb. 2 at 7 p.m., Matt Kamenicky at the Clarion River Brewing Company, Clarion. Feb. 8, Gary Bickerstaff; Feb. 15, Samantha Sears.

Open mic night at Clarion River Brewing Company — Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. Hosted by Samantha Sears. 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 or visit

Open Mic Night Series at Allegheny Grille — Jan. 28 at 6 p.m. with Daniel Stockwell. Bring an instrument and/or your voice and join Daniel on stage or rock out solo. Feb. 12, Tunes in a Bucket, 6 p.m.


Winterfest 19 — Today at Parker Dam State Park, Penfield. Hosted by the Clearfield YMCA, the family fun starts with a Freeze Your Gizzard 5K run at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Then it’s Salami Sling time to see how far you can throw a salami. The four-person Blizzard Volleyball Tournament. Learn how to cross country ski at and about ice fishing. Bring your dog, on a leash, and and show off your best friend at the Dog Show. Sunday’s events begin at noon with an Ice Harvesting demonstration. Then learn about ice fishing. The Kid’s Snow Box Derby begins at 1 p.m. A discussion on attracting winter birds to feeders. Bring a bikini or speedo and run in the “almost” naked mile (hats and mittens are also permitted). The festival ends with the annual Polar Bear Swim at 4 p.m.. There is still time to register to take the plunge by calling the Y at 765-5521. Both days a concession stand and restrooms will be open and all activities planned will take place weather permitting. Bring ice skates, sleds and come out and play. (814) 765-5521.

Groundhog Trail Wine Festival — Feb. 2 at Clearfield Fairgrounds, Expo 2 building in Clearfield. More than 40 vendors, entertainment. Call 814-236-0910 for bus or group tours. Tickets are $20 pre sale or $25 at the door. Get pre-sale tickets online at

Groundhog Day Celebration — Feb. 1-3 in Punxsutawney. Dozens of events and activities for the entire family. Gobbler’s Knob will be the spot to be early on February 2 to see what our famous Phil has to predict. Barclay Square is full of live entertainment, including 80 Degreez performing at 3 p.m. on Feb. 2, souvenirs, contests, tours, and much more.


Elk Country Escape Room — Today at 12 p.m. at the Elk Country Visitor Center. Think you have what it takes to escape. In this free escape room elk biologist Molly Werner has gone missing and you are needed to help search her office for clues to her whereabouts. The program will run every half hour from 12-4 p.m. and is free of charge. Pre-register by emailing or by calling 814-787-5173.

Team Cruisers Relay for Life Soup Sundae — Feb. 3, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the MACA Building, 149 Pine St. in Marienville. At least 12 different soups to try with an ice cream sundae to follow. Costs by donation.

Snowman in the Forest Day — Feb. 16 beginning at 11 a.m. at Cook Forest State Park Ice Skating Pond. Ice skating (some skate rentals available), sledding (bring your tubes or sleds), chili cook-off, horse drawn sleigh rides, hikes, happy dog contest, and appearance from Smokey the Bear. We are cooking hot dogs, kraut dogs, and chili for all. This is a wonderful family event! Come out and see how beautiful Cook Forest is in the winter. Dress warmly.

Jefferson County Longrifles Annual Winter Rendezvous — Feb. 16-17 at 1000 Harriger Hollow Road (Ramsaytown), Brookville. Traders welcome, campers welcome, wood & water available, cash targets, men, women, juniors & youth categories, paper, mountain man & trail, trade guns, Saturday evening shoot.

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