Thursday, July 05, 2012
Weekend Events is a weekly feature of The Progress published to alert readers about events planned by nonprofit organizations or events that benefit the community.
All events are open to the public.
To have an event included, submit the information in writing to any office of The Progress by noon Tuesday. Late submissions will not be published, nor will submissions that do not include a contact person and daytime telephone number.
The Progress does not include bingo, club events that are limited to members and guests only, or yard sales or flea markets by private individuals in the Weekend Events section.
The following events are planned this weekend in Progressland.
Grice Community Museum, located at 119 N. Fourth St., Clearfield, is open through September daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults. The display includes antique and classic cars and wild game mounts from around the world. Group tours are welcome. For more information call 768-7332.
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Youth Day will be held at Bilger's Rocks Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.
Children are invited for a free, fun-filled afternoon with a Chinese auction, games, prizes, exploration of the caves and sandstone structures, and a hotdog and drink for those ages 12 and younger.
The concession stand will be open, and primitive camping will be available.
For reservations, call Gary at 592-1819.
A chicken barbecue will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Congress Hill United Methodist Church, LeContes Mills.
Dinners are $8 and include half a chicken, baked beans, macaroni salad, roll and dessert; there will be takeouts only.
Chicken breast dinner
A stuffed chicken breast dinner will be held Sunday at Mountain Top Fire Station, Sandy Ridge, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu includes oven-baked chicken, potatoes and gravy, vegetable, roll and dessert. Prices are $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 12 and under, and age 3 and under eat for free.
Takeouts are available. All you can eat when eating in.
High Country Arts and Crafts Fair
The 24th High Country Arts and Crafts Fair will be held Sunday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at S.B. Elliott State Park, located a half mile off of Interstate 80 at exit 111. There will be 140 vendors with handcrafted wares and food items. Musicians will perform throughout the day. Chicken barbecue dinners prepared by Clearfield Elks are available at a cost of $8. Dinner tickets may be purchased in advance at Clearfield Elks Lodge No. 540 (until 5 p.m. Saturday) or on Sunday at the event. Proceeds from the event will benefit local charities and organizations. Admission and shuttle service from parking areas is free.
Glen Richey Sportsmen's Club will hold a trap shoot on Sunday at 2 p.m. The cost is $5 per round. Hit the white bird and get a free round.
The Korb House, the museum of the Curwensville-Pike Township Historical Society, will be open Sunday from 1-4 p.m.
The museum, located at 836 State St., Curwensville, contains a number of documents, photographs and items related to the history of the Curwensville area.
There is no admission fee to tour the museum.
The Philipsburg Historical Foundation's museum and research rooms, located on the third floor of the Moshannon Building, 203 N. Front St., will be open Sunday from 2-4 p.m. It will then be open Sundays throughout the summer. Admission is free and donations are accepted.