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Watch Out for Flying Sawdust

Watch Out for Flying Sawdust

Each spring, the heart of Elk County explodes in a flurry of noise and sawdust as chainsaw artists from around the world put their creativity on display. The Ridgway Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous, now in its 19th year, attracts tens of thousands of visitors who come to see skilled craftsmen and women transform raw logs into life-size wildlife sculptures, indoor and outdoor furniture, signs, home décor, and other surprisingly intricate works of art. Over the past two decades, the free festival has grown into the largest of its kind in the world. This year, the action transitions to a three-day event, and it all happens April 26-28 in downtown Ridgway.

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See the Stars Under the Stars at the Moonlite Drive-In

See the Stars Under the Stars at the Moonlite Drive-In

You may think that drive-in movie theaters went the way of sock hops, poodle skirts, and McCarthyism after the 1950s, but a few still continue to delight moviegoers across the country, including one right here in the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors region. Every weekend through the spring, summer, and fall, Brookville’s Moonlite Drive-In Theatre entertains audiences under a blanket of stars, just as it did more than half a century ago.

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New Clarion Loop Trail Spur Added to North Country Trail

New Clarion Loop Trail Spur Added to North Country Trail

The Clarion County Trails Association and the Clarion County Chapter of the North Country Trail Association are pleased to announce the grand opening of the Clarion Loop Trail, a three-mile spur off of the North Country National Scenic Trail, which passes through the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors region on its 4,600-mile route from New York to North Dakota. This weekend, the university and community are invited to explore and enjoy the new trail at the grand opening event.

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Hitting the Trail

Hitting the Trail

Whether you enjoy hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, or wildlife viewing, you’ll find a trail perfect for your pastime in the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors. Hundreds of miles of trails from rugged backcountry paths to wide, smooth rail-trails crisscross the region, and the area’s natural scenery and rolling hills give endless variety for trail users of all types.

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Tagged Trout in Elk County Lure Anglers

Tagged Trout in Elk County Lure Anglers

If you’re lucky enough to catch one the many tagged trout in Elk County this spring, you could win a prize from an area merchant or even free beer. This year’s Elk County Trout-A-Thon starts on the opening day of trout season, April 14, and runs through May 31.

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Celebrate Easter in the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors

Celebrate Easter in the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors

Written by Danielle Taylor | Header photo by David Schmude Spring has finally sprung, and this annual time of renewal offers plenty to see and do in the Pennsylvania Great Outdoors region. Easter marks the symbolic start of the season here, and you can come enjoy the...

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Beyond Groundhog Day

Written by Danielle Taylor Since 1886, devotees have made the trek up Punxsutawney’s famous Gobbler’s Knob on February 2, and every year, Punxsutawney Phil has accurately predicted six more weeks of winter or an early spring. His legend is...

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201825mayalldayNortheast Hemi Owners Meet(All Day) EST Super 8 Motel, 251 Allegheny BlvdCounties:JeffersonCategory:Fairs & Festivals

201825mayalldayDrive-In Movies(All Day) EST Moonlite Drive-In Theatre, 5268 Rt 322 WCounties:JeffersonCategory:Theater

2018fri25may9:00 am5:00 pmChamber Golf Outing9:00 am - 5:00 pm EST Clarion Oaks Golf Course, 694 Mayfield RdCounties:ClarionCategory:Outdoor Adventure,Sports

201801junalldayRetreat to Wellness Weekend(All Day) EST Gateway Lodge, 14870 Route 36Counties:Cook Forest,JeffersonCategory:Featured,Food & Wine

201801junalldayDrive-In Movies(All Day) EST Moonlite Drive-In Theatre, 5268 Rt 322 WCounties:JeffersonCategory:Theater

201801junalldayHistorical Scavenger Hunt(All Day) EST Cameron County Chamber of Commerce & Artisan Center, 34 East Fourth StreetCounties:CameronCategory:History & Heritage,Other Events

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