Oil Heritage Festival 2018 Schedule

PRE-FESTIVAL EVENTS

July 20-22

Annual Hop Homan & Chops Cunningham
Memorial Softball Tournament
Hasson Heights and Mitchell Fields

July 20

Rock ‘N’ Roll Bowling
   Seneca Lanes    9 – 11PM
Live Music and Bowling   $10/person

July 21

FLEX Oil Heritage Festival Bike ‘n Brew
Justus Park     FREE outdoor activities 10AM – 4PM, Brew Fest 5 – 8PM
Music provided by Oil City Arts Council     Tickets: ohfbikenbrew.org

Bike Rodeo
Justus Park     10AM-12PM     Ages 5 -12
Sponsored by PennDOT & Safe Kids Clarion-Venango 

Oil Heritage Annual Raft Race
Henry’s Bend to Justus Park     11AM
Event cancelled if bad weather or dangerously high water     
Sponsored by Cross Adventuring & Franklin Industries
Raft Race Form

River Valley Disc Society Disc Golf Tournament
Hasson Park Course     11AM Shotgun Start
Entry fee: $10     Optional Ace-Race & CTP: additional fee

July 22

Family Picnic in the Park
Justus Park     12 – 2PM     FREE food & games     Sponsored by Oil City Churches

July 23-24

Children’s Science Camp
Venango Museum     10AM – 3PM    Limited to first 20 registered
More information: www.venangomuseum.org or 676-2007

July 23

Music on Main:  Carey On
41 Main Street 7 – 9PM

July 24

Music at the Museum: The Porter/Huber Quartet
Venango Museum    7PM

July 25

Oil Heritage Art Show Reception & Grand Opening
National Transit Building     6PM – 9PM
Art show forms at oilheritagefestival.com

Music on the Square:  Max Shang’s Trio of Blues
Town Square     7 – 9PM     Rain Location: Venango Museum

Venango County Humane Society Pet Show
Justus Park     Registration 5PM, Pet Show 6PM     Ages 12 & under
Rain location: Under bridge    More information: 673-2808

July 25-27

Friends of the Library Book Sale
Christ Episcopal Church Annex (16 Central Ave)     10AM-6PM
All proceeds benefit the Oil City Library projects

Youth Alternatives, Inc. Tiny Tot Contest
Children ages 1-3     Deadline to enter July 23     Voting at Headquarters
Winners announced during intermission at July 27 evening concert

 THURSDAY, JULY 26 

Oil Heritage Festival Junior Olympics
Oil City High School Track
Registration: 8:30AM, Event: 9AM
Age groups: 5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12

Friends of the Library Book Sale
Christ Episcopal Church     10AM – 6PM

Oil City Farmers Market
Central Avenue Plaza     9AM – 4PM

Venango Chamber Golf Scramble
Wanango Country Club     11AM Shotgun start
Pre-registration required – Registration Form

Oil Heritage Art Shows
National Transit Building, Annex & Graffiti Gallery
Noon – 4PM

YWCA Spaghetti Supper
109 Central Ave, Oil City     4:30 – 6:30PM
Cost: Adults $10, Children 4 – 12 $5, 3 and under FREE
Tickets can be purchased at the YWCA or Festival Headquarters
Take-outs available, drive-thru pickup in the back of building

OHF Children’s Parade
Lineup: 5PM, Step Off: 5:15PM
Free Methodist Church of Oil City to Central Avenue Plaza
Registration forms available until 4PM at Festival Headquarters
Children’s Parade Form

St. Stephen Church Heritage Festival
St. Stephen Church Parking Lot (State & Front Street)     6 – 10PM

Children’s Fun Fair
Hosted by Youth Alternatives, Inc.
Central Avenue Plaza     5:30 – 7:30PM
FREE games and crafts for children preschool – 6th grade
Rain Location: YMCA Oil City

FLEX Ice Cream Social
Central Avenue Plaza     6 – 8PM
Entertainment provided by Mostly Brass     6 – 7PM
Rain Location: Grace United Methodist Church

Oil City Front Porch Contest
Central Avenue Plaza     7:30PM     Winners announced
Porch Contest Form

OHF Queen Crowning
Central Avenue Plaza     7:30PM
Rain location: Grace United Methodist Church

Concert: Echo Valley
Central Avenue Plaza     8 – 10PM

 

FRIDAY, JULY 27

Friends of the Library Book Sale
Christ Episcopal Church     10AM – 6PM

Oil Heritage Artisan & Fine Craft Festival
Seneca Street     10AM – 7 PM
Craft Vendor Application

Home Vendor Show
Venango Museum     10AM – 7PM
Home Vendor Application

City of Oil City Children’s Pool Party
James A. Nelles Memorial Swimming Pool     Noon – 4PM
Age groups: 4 – 6, 7 – 9, 10 – 12. 10 & Under must be accompanied by adult
Cancelled in case of rain

Old Fashioned Photo Shoot
Hosted by Bright Ideas Learning Center
Lyric Theatre, Seneca Street     10AM  –  6PM
$10 per 5”x7”  Costumes provided

Oil Heritage Art Shows
National Transit Building, Annex, Graffiti Gallery & 46 Seneca St
Noon – 6PM

Succulent Pork Chop Dinner in the Park
Hosted by Boy Scout Troop 17
Hasson Park Main Pavilion     5 – 8PM
$10 per meal, Drive-thru take outs available

Oil Heritage Baseball Tournament
Oil City Junior League Baseball Fields     5PM
Boys/girls from all areas. Divisions: 10U, 12U, 14U and 16U.
Teams must pre-register with Amy Highfield at 671-9043 before 7/16

 St. Stephen Church Heritage Festival
St. Stephen Church Parking Lot (State & Front Street)     6 – 10PM

Youth Alternative’s 8th Annual Barrel Race
James A Nellis Memorial Swimming Pool     5PM
$5 per ticket (barrel) or 3 for $10
Tickets available at Youth Alternatives (1 Graff St.)
and Festival Headquarters

Kimba and Friends Community Drum Circle
National Transit Building     7PM
Bring a cool sounding object, a few extra drums will be available to share
More information: 673-3340

Concert: Dream Machine
Justus Park     7 – 10PM     $1 Gate Fee

 

SATURDAY, JULY 28

Friends of the Library Book Sale
Christ Episcopal Church     9AM – Noon

Old Fashioned Photo Shoot
Hosted by Bright Ideas Learning Center
Lyric Theatre, Seneca Street     10AM – 3PM
$10 per 5”x7”    Costumes provided

Venango Youth for Christ
Pancake Breakfast
Grace United Methodist Church     7:30 – 11:30AM
Children Ages 5 – 12 $4, Adults $7

Oil City Firefighters 5K Run/Walk
Benefiting Oil City Firefighters
Race begins on West First and Petroleum St.     9AM
Pre-registration $20, Day of event $25
5K Registration Form

Ike’s Children’s Fishing Derby
Hosted by Oil City Chapter, Izaak Walton League of America
Waltonia Park     Registration: 8AM,  Derby: 9 – 10:30AM
Age groups: 5/6, 7/8,  9 – 12   Prizes awarded in each    

Oil Heritage Artisan & Fine Craft Festival
Seneca Street     9AM – 3PM

Home Vendor Show
Venango Museum     9AM – 3PM

Oil Heritage Baseball Tournament
Oil City Junior League Baseball Fields     Time TBD

Ultimate Frisbee Tournament
Sponsored by FLEX
Oil City High School Football Field     10AM – 4PM
Teams should consist of 7 players
Entry fee: $35/team, $5/individual (matched to form team)
Ultimate Frisbee Registration Form

 Oil Heritage Art Shows
National Transit Building, Annex, Graffiti Gallery & 46 Seneca St
10AM – 2PM

Oil Rigs 2018: Jeep Cruise-In
Central Avenue Plaza      1 – 4 PM

St. Stephen Church Heritage Festival
St. Stephen Church Parking Lot (State & Front Street)
Food booth open at 4PM, games 6 – 10PM

Oil Heritage Festival Parade
40 Years of Oil HeritageThe area’s largest parade!
Begins at Orange Street to Seneca Street     Step off: 5PM
Parade Registration Form Print | Online Parade Registration Form

Concert: Street Level
Justus Park     7 – 10PM     $1 Gate Fee
“8 piece rock/funk machine”

Fireworks Spectacular
Fireworks by Pyrotecnico
Justus Park     10PM     $1 Gate Fee

 

SUNDAY, JULY 29

Oil Heritage Car & Motorcycle Cruise
Seneca Street     Noon – 4PM     $5 Entry Fee
Dash Plaque, t-shirt, goodie bag for first 100 participants

Gospel Music on the Plaza
Sponsored by Christ Episcopal Church
Prayer service/concert by Echo Valley
Noon – 2:30PM

Oil Heritage Art Shows
National Transit Building, Annex, Graffiti Gallery & 46 Seneca St
Noon – 4PM