Events and activities in North Central PA organized by date to  help you plan your visit.

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September 30: Farmers Market—Coudersport

The Potter County Farmers Market, located on the square across from the jailhouse, will be open this from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM (weather permitting). Here is a list of who plans to be there and what they plan on bringing to the Market:

ME AND MY BOYS SOAP will be at the market on Friday. Saturday we will be at the Potter County Fairground for there Fall Fest. We will have a selection of goat milk based soap bars, shampoo bars, lotions, and bath bombs. We accept cash or card payments. For more information contact us at meandmyboyssoap@gmail.com or visit our Facebook page.

ALPACA CREATIONS will be a vender Fri.  Bringing new and bright colors of yarn for your winter projects or Christmas presents.   A large variety and sizes of warm Alpaca socks, hand knit hats, mitts, mittens, scarves, shawletts, neck warmers and Alpaca bears.   Dryer balls and dyed roving for felting or spinning.   Accepting credit 814-601-0049 for questions or special orders.

CARING CRAFTS will be there this week for the market!  We have homemade wreaths to decorate your home! A variety of plastic canvas items! Hand Sewn travel pillows! It’s never to early to shop for that special someone! We accept cash payments! Hope to see everyone there!

BRIAN GUSTIN’S WOODWORKS and JEAN’S MESSY MOUNTAIN ORGANICS expect to attend this market on Friday. Brian will have some fresh inventory and new smaller size cutting boards just finished, Jean will be bringing a number of holiday themed organic soaps along with her regular popular soaps, shampoo bars & Conditioner bars, plus some really nice holiday themed wax melts perfect for gifting or stocking stuffers. We accept cash, check & Venmo (phone app) , and for purchases over $25, we can process credit cards. For more info and custom orders, Brian can be found at www.reallyruralwoodworks.com where there’ll be links to his facebook pages & gallery.

BLUE MARBLE FARM will be at the market with local, organically grown beautiful produce.  We will have an assortment of colorful beets and carrots. Celery, Yellow Italian Beans, Tomatoes, Kale, Arugula, patty pan, eggplant, and much more. We accept cash, credit cards, SNAP and FMNP checks. For more information, contact Lisa at bluemarblefarm@outlook.com, 814-320-1308 or bluemarblefarm.weebly.com

JOANIE’S APIARY is hoping to be at Market this week. Local fresh honey including our new Japanese Knotweed Honey 🍯  Beeswax products, local scenery note cards and corn heating pads. I have to winterize our bees this week so if for some reason Friday is the only good day I can get into our bees, then the bees will take preference. Please feel free to contact me with orders or stop by my house or the Artisan Center for our products.

BLACK CATS AND PAPERCRAFTS is planning on being there with clay charms, quilled paper light boxes, wall hangings, wind chimes, hair accessories and an assortment of things made from paper. We also have some new potion bottle jewelry and keychains. And we’re ramping up for Spooky Season so get ready for some appropriately themed goodies. For more information, or to make a custom order contact Leon at blackcatsandpapercrafts@gmail.com or visit our Facebook page to see sneak peeks of the new things we’re making at https://facebook.com/@blackcatsandpapercrafts

September 30: Fish Fry—Shinglehouse

There will be a fish fry at the Masonic Hall in Shinglehouse from 4-7p. Donation” $12 for adults; $8 for children. choice of fried fish or four kinds of baked fish. Take-outs available.

September 30: Live Music—Wellsboro

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The Old Blind Dogs, one of Scotland’s most highly touted traditional folk bands, will be performing an energetic mix of traditional Scottish folk tunes and Celtic songs with influences from rock, reggae, jazz, blues and Middle Eastern musical rhythms on Friday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. in the Deane Center’s Coolidge Theatre at 104 Main Street in Wellsboro.

This award-winning band is currently on a five-week tour of the United States to mark their 30th year on the road following the release of their 14th album, “Knucklehead Circus.”

Band members include: Jonny Hardie on fiddle and guitar, Aaron Jones on bouzouki and guitar, Donald Hay on percussion and Elias Alexander on bagpipes and whistles. They all sing.

This is a bring beverages and snacks and reserve a table BYOB event. Admission is $25 and free for children 12 and under accompanied by a paying adult. For tickets and a table, call the Deane Center 570-724-6220 or visit deanecenter.com.

October 1 & 2: Gun show—Roulette

The Black Forest Conservation’s Annual Fall Gun Show will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Roulette Firehall. Admission $5.. Children under 16 admitted free when accompanied by parent or other adult. 8-5 Saturday’ 9-2 Sunday. FMI:WilliamSallade bankinbill@zitomedia.net or 814.320.3892. There will be trap shoot Saturday at 5:00 p at the BFCA club grounds.

.October 1: Saturday, October 1 at 11:00am to 3:00pm—Sizerville

Come join us for the 31st Annual Autumn Festival at Sizerville State Park. This historic festival celebrates pioneer crafts, skills and foods. Local artisans will demonstrate their skills while displaying some of their works for sale. Fresh apple cider will be made on site and pumpkins will be available for children to paint, along with many other foods and crafts. All children’s activities and crafts will be provided free of charge!

The festival will take place along the day use road through the park. All are welcome to attend this free, family friendly festival! If you are interested in volunteering, becoming a vendor or would like additional information contact the Park Office at 814-486-5605.Notice, interpreters for people who are deaf or hard of hearing are available for educational programs.For more information about programs at Sinnemahoning State Park, please call the park office at 814-647-8401.

 September 30 & October 1: Outdoor Show—Coudersport

The Annual Falling Leaves Outdoor show will be held 9a-7p  both days  at the Courthouse Square in Coudersport. There will be live music, vendors, carnival rides, face painting, farmers’ market and car show.   There will be a parade on Saturday afternoon, featuring floats, bands antique cars, ATV, UTV and many others. For Vendor applications  or parade forms contact Carol Jackson at buckandcarol85@yahoo.com or call 814-274-0219.

October 1@ 6p: Tioga County Tournament of Bands—Wellsboro High School

An evening of music in motion, featuring local marching bands, including…
Wellsboro HS
Southern Tioga HS
Jersey Shore HS
Williamson HS
Loyalsock HS
Lake-Lehman HS
Coudersport HS
Central Mountain HS
and finishing with…
MANSFIELD UNIVERSITY’S
“THE SPIRIT AND THE PRIDE OF PA”
MARCHING BAND!

October 2: Pontoon Tour of the Stevenson Reservoir—Sinnemahoning

Join park staff for a fun and informative tour around the lake, as we cruise the shoreline of the George B. Stevenson Reservoir in search of wildlife. Pontoon boat tours are scheduled to begin in May and continue until the end of September.  Tours are offered on most Sundays and other selected dates throughout the season, with three tours offered on each date.There is no fee for regular Sunday interpretive pontoon boat tours, but DONATIONS ARE REQUESTED.Group size is limited.  To reserve a seat, please pre-register.  Pre-registration is not required but is strongly recommended.Program time is 1 hour 15 minutes.  Life vests and binoculars will be provided.  After the passengers are fitted with life vests and seated on the boat, the tour will last approximately one hour.

If you need an accommodation to participate in PA State Park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit.  With at least seven days’ notice, interpreters for people who are deaf or hard of hearing are available for educational programs.For more information about programs at Sinnemahoning State Park, please call the park office at 814-647-8401.

10:30am to 11:45am

12:00pm to 1:15pm

October  7 9a-1p: Senior Citizens Expo: Roulette Fire Hall

State, county and local exhibitors will be on hand to distribute information and answer questions. Information about health care, insurance, nutrition and exercise, fire safety, financial planning, fraud protection, government services, hunting/fishing, and personal safety will be available. Door prizes. Health screenings. Lunch provided. Free to attend. Causer’s offices in Bradford and Coudersport will be closed for the day due to the expo. Residents in need of assistance may contact the Kane office at 814-837-0880 or the Harrisburg office at 717-787-5075.

October 8 & 9: Tractor pulls—Liberty

Come on out to the Liberty Tractor Pulls! Garden Tractors Saturday & Farm Tractors Sunday. Registration starts at 10am both days.

October 8: Oktoberfest—Harrison Valley

There will be a parade for everyone, food galore, corn hole tournaments, lots of vendors, games for the kids, bounce house, everything and anything imaginable. (And… we will also have some frosty beverages for the mature crowd.)