things to do

Farmhouse Black Friday

The Oil City Warehouse is throwing a Farmhouse themed Black Friday event. Some of your farmhouse style pieces will be on sale!

Harvest Craft Show

Oil City Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center invites you to our annual Crafter’s show. Various vendors and crafter’s will be attending. No cost for admission and open to the public. Doors open at 9am and ends at 1pm. Any vendors or crafters interested in reserving a … READ MORE

4th Annual – Oil Valley Film Festival

At the Oil Valley Film Festival we bring the voices and films of new and established filmmakers from around the world to the heart of Venango County. Located in Oil City, Pennsylvania, and nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains, attending the Oil Valley … READ MORE

Coal Oil Johnny Public Open House

Guided tours will be given of this ca. 1850 house constructed prior to the region’s oil boom. Learn about the history of its occupants, including the region’s “prodigal son” John Washington “Coal Oil Johnny” Steele. The open house will also feature readings from “Oil Tales … READ MORE

Art Camp – Week 1

Get ready for another summer of art! From 10am-Noon each day, we will practice our creativity and explore different art mediums. AGES: 4+ Younger children are welcome to attend with a parent. COST: $25 per child for the week NOTE: Please be sure your child … READ MORE

Oil City Transit Concert: Border Ride (Bluegrass)

Join the Oil City Arts Council for an evening of live music in the Great Room of the historic National Transit Building! Border Ride is a local bluegrass band that plays in different venues in Western, PA and Eastern, OH … local festivals, breweries, country … READ MORE

Pottery Workshop: Freeform Decorative Dish

A Pottery Workshop will be held in the National Transit Building Annex Ballroom on May 3rd to benefit Walk MS®, the largest gathering in the MS movement which raises funds to change the world for people with multiple sclerosis. Admission will be $20, which includes … READ MORE

Oil City Transit Concert: Her Ladyship (Indie-Folk)

Join the Oil City Arts Council for an evening of live music in the Great Room of the historic National Transit Building! Her Ladyship is an American folk-soul band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Formed in 2016 as an acoustic trio, the group has developed into a … READ MORE

New Community Calendar

We are ecstatic to introduce our new community calendar of events, which can now be found at: This calendar is open to the entire Venango County community to both view and post. If you scroll to the bottom of the page, you’ll see a … READ MORE

Hidden Gems in the Venango Area

Ever visited somewhere and thought “why don’t more people know about this?” Whether it’s a scenic area, unusual business, historic spot, or more, tell us what you think are the hidden gems in the Venango Area! Our goal is to create a list and continue … READ MORE