What’s Happening This Week and Next in the DuBois Area

Downtown DuBois Farmers Market- Sponsored by Casteel Chiropractic Center – Early season is a great time to support the Farmers Market every Saturday, NOW thru October from 8am – 11am in the Pershing parking lot near Luigi’s parking lot. Also, we’re always looking for new vendors of locally sourced and grown produce, home-made baked goods, hand crafted items, soaps, etc. Facebook message @downtowndubois or call 371-3064 for more info.

August Afternoons at the Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center. Every day from August 5-24, drop by the Weather Discovery Centerbetween 11-3 to enjoy a free activity with regular admission. Each week will feature a different weather topic that you’ll explore by performing experiments or making a craft to take home. Regular admission is $7 per person, children 2 and under free. Hours are 10 a.m. -4 p.m.

Save the date for the 5th Annual Dwight “Skip” Koerber memorial golf tournament, Friday, August 23rd, 2019 at the Clearfield/Curwensville Country Club. Al proceeds from this event will donated to the Clearfield Soccer Association. For more information, call 814-768-7838.

Real Relationships Will hold a free workshop for unmarried couples Saturday, August 24th at Lake View Lodge in Treasure Lake. Participants each receive $100 in Sheetz gift cards, catered meals, and more! Real Relationships isn’t counseling or therapy, it’s fun, free valuable relationship education. Couples who complete the program and then get married will receive half off the cost of their marriage license. To sign up, contact 765-2686 x240 or

Weekend Programs at Cook Forest State Park- Saturday, August 24that 9:00am- “Wilderness Survival”. Dust off your ferrule rods and meet us at the Log Cabin Inn Environmental Learning Classroom to learn various fire-starting techniques. We will then prepare our lunch and car-pool to the Black Bear Trail area to use our new-found fire-starting skills to cook our meal. All participants will receive a ‘Fire N’ Five’ fire starting kit and food for their meals. Ask past participants, we do not skimp on food! Please contact the Park Office at (814)744-8407 to register. Cost is $25 due by 8/22 with check or money order made out to the ‘Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’ and sent to Cook Forest State Park, P.O. Box 120, Cooksburg, PA 16217 with ATTN: Wilderness Survival. Participation will be limited to 20 people. Registration fee will be withheld for cancellations after registration deadline. (5 hrs.) Sunday,August 25th from Noon-2:00pm- “Archery”. Curious about archery, join KECA staff as we utilize National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) Equipment, donated to us by the Pennsylvania Game Commission. With this equipment folks can put their hands on a bow, learn the different parts of the equipment and develop technique. Join us at the Elk Country Visitor Center to give it a try!

American Red Cross Blood Drive- Sponsored by Downtown DuBois Revitalization GroupFirst Commonwealth Bank and Parkside Community Center. This will be held on Tuesday, August 27th 1:00pm to 6:00pm. at the Parkside Community Center 120 West Park Avenue, DuBois PA. Refreshments will be provided by Firehouse Pizza Family Restaurant.Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or

Coaching Workshop – Join us for a relaxing event to connect with coaches who specialize in life coaching, wellness, executive and personal development. This event will be held at Life Coaching and Beyond, 1590 Kiwanis Trail, Dubois, PA. Join us on Saturday, August 10th from 1:00-4:00 pm or Thursday,August 29th from 5:00- 7:00 pm. Please contact Julie Auman at 814-594-8858 OR Nikki Iozzo at 814-335-4821 to reserve your spot with an investment of $10 by Tuesday, August 6th.

The Parkside Community Center will be having a Junk in the Trunk saleon Saturday, August 31st 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Labor Day weekend). They are currently looking for vendors. The cost to rent a space is $15 for a parking space outside and $20 for a table inside. Spaces are limited to a first come first serve basis. Please call 371-4000 to reserve your space. 

Don’t miss Laurel Mountain Wineries “Sunset at the Winery” featuring local guitarists, classic rock, and folk music, Saturday, August 17th, 7pm, Dos Hombres, and Saturday, August 31st, 7pm, Second Street. $5.00 per person, Summer Snacks and Wine Tasting. Catered Food – additional cost. Save the date for our Annual Cider Pressing & tasting, Sunday, October 13th, noon to 5pm. Laurel Mountain Winery, between DuBois and Brockway off Rt 219. Phone 814-371-7022.


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