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Bavarian Fall Fest Coming In September!


The Annual Bavarian Fall Fest will be held September 19th through the 21st in St. Marys. This years entertainment line up includes "Two Guys Drinking Beer", "The Chain", a Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band, along with Venus Freak and Rainwood Blue.


There will also be a Kidz Zone, a Talent Contest, The Toy Run, a pancake breakfast and a huge basket raffle.


Vendors interested in participating in the Bavarian Fall Fest can find a registration form on their website. CLICK HERE





Cameron County Food Pantry Distribution


The Cameron County Food Pantry will hold distribution for eligible people on Wednesday, August 27th from 1 to 3 p.m. in the building behind the Northern Tier community Action offices at 135 West Fourth Street in Emporium. Call 486-1161 with questions


Cameron County Historical Society Offering Walking Tour



Emporium Borough celebrates its 150th birthday this fall.  To kick off the celebration The Cameron County Historical Society will offer a stroll down memory lane.  A walking tour ending with a celebration lunch at Charlie’s Friendly Tavern will be held Saturday August 30. 


The tour will begin at the Emporium Borough Office at 11am.  It will stop at more than 30 sites in Emporium, covering approximately 1.5 miles.  Most of those sites held hotels dating back to 1848.  Enlarged historical photos will be at each site and Susan Hoy will narrate the event.


Participants will have their choice of sandwich and drink following a Historical Walk of Emporium sponsored by the Emporium Borough and hosted by the Cameron county Historical Society.  The cost is $15.00 per person.  Reservations are accepted at the Cameron County Chamber of Commerce office, or by calling 814-486-4314. 


10th Annual Camp Cadet Golf Tournament


The 10th annual Camp Cadet Golf Tournament will be held on September 3rd at the Emporium Country Club. Entry fee is $40 for members, $50 Reciprocal, $60 for non-members. The four man scramble will have a shotgun start at 10 a.m., registration at 9 a.m. For more information call 486-0175, or, 486-7715


Quarterback Club Meeting


The monthly meeting of the St. Marys Quarterback Club will be held on Wednesday, September 3rd at the Camp Owners Pavilion at 8 p.m.


Sacred Heart 1st Friday Bread Sale


The first Friday Bread Sale at Sacred Heart Parish Activity Center will be held on September 4th and 5th. Pick-up at the Parish Center Social Hall on Thursday, September 4th from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday, September 5th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or until sold out. To place orders, call 834-7861 or 834-3698.


Super Bingo At Sacred Heart


Super Bingo will be held at the Sacred Heart Parish Center on Friday, September 5th. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Free lunch at 5:30 p.m. Early Bird at 6:30 p.m., Games at 6:45 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Sacred Heart Parish Center.


Lee Foster Five Mile Run September 6th


the annual Lee Foster Memorial Run will be held on Saturday, September 6th at 9 a.m. at the Elks Club in St. Marys. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. The race will also start and finish at the Elks. Area athletes and spectators are invited to come and keep Lee's influence and memory alive. For more information call Joe Lecker at 781-1249, or Jeff Lecker at 781-1869.


Project Gifts For Elk County Bike Run


The annual Project Gifts For Elk County Bike Run will be held on September 6th, sponsored by the Piedmont Club of Johnsonburg. A pancake breakfast will be served from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sausage and French fries will be served starting at 11 a.m. Registration is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Price is $10. Door prizes will be awarded. All riders will return to the Piedmont Club at 5 p.m. There will be a Chinese Auction, along with vendors from around the area. A DJ will provide entertainment along with the bands "Remedy X, Armed And Ready and Six Pak. For more information cal l965-4810 or 389-5669.


Lions Club Rabies Clinic


The St. Marys Lions Club will sponsor a Rabies Clinic at Benzinger Park on Saturday, September 6th from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Pets will be vaccinated by the staff from Elk County Veterinary Clinic. Cost is $10 per pet, and the clinic is open to everyone.

Relay For Life Fall Festival

The Elk County Relay For Life Fall Festival will be held on Sunday, September 14th at Fox Township Park. Registration is $25 per vendor. Registration and payment is due by September 5th. The event is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Project Gifts For Elk County Toy Run


The Project Gifts For Elk County Toy Run will be held on September 20th in conjunction with the Bavarian Fall Fest. Registration begins at 11 a.m. , the ride begins at 2 p.m. The event will begin at Wal-Mart Parking log, and end at the Bavarian Fall Fest. To participate, you must donate a toy for Project Gifts For Elk County. Food and refreshments will be available prior to the ride.


Elk Count Youth Field Day September 20th


The 21st annual Elk County Youth Field Day will be held on Saturday, September 20th at the St. Marys Sportsmen's Club. The event will be held form 8:20 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Activities include shotgun and 22 shooting, fishing, archery, trapping, turkey identification and more. All Elk county youth ages 10-14 are invited. There will be lunch, t-shirts, and hats provided free. Outdoor demonstrations all day. To register, call 781-3804


Golf Outing Planned For September 20th


The Allegheny Highlands Friends of NRA and Conewango Valley Country Club in Warren, PA are teaming up to host the 2014 Golf Outing on September 20th. Come out to support local youth shooting sports programs and compete to win $50,000 worth of prizes. Pre-registration by September 10th, and proper golfing attire is required. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please call Bill Anderson at 814-730-4653 or Terri Plyler at 724-541-4369, for more information."


Penn Highlands Elk/SMP Home Medical 5K Run/Walk


The 5K Let Your Bow Glow, Run/Walk, sponsored by Penn Highlands Elk and SMP Home Medical, will be held on Friday, September 26th at the St. Marys Eagles on Trout Run Road. Registration is at 5:30 p.m., race at 8 p.m.


Featured guest is "The Ride", performing at 10 p.m. There will be a Moonlight Fight Against Cancer with DJ, music, hula hoop dancers, sky lantern release and more.


Pre-registration is $25 which include an event t-shirt and glow items. A bonus Head Lamp will be made available to the first 50 registered, courtesy of Ed Gerg All State Agencies. Same day registration is $30 and does not include a t-shirt.


Proceeds benefits women's services at Penn Highlands Elk.


National Drug Take Back Day September 27th


Pennsylvania State Police report that Saturday, September 27th between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., the State Police in Emporium will take part in the national Drug Take Back Day.


Members of the communities in Cameron County are encouraged to turn in any unused, unwanted medications. The following items will be accepted for disposal: Prescription medication, over the counter medication.


The following items will not be accepted; Syringes and needles.


As in the past, anyone turning in medications may remain anonymous and will not be asked any questions.


Moses "The Musical"


The United Methodist Women are sponsoring a bus trip on Saturday, September 27th to the performance of the musical "Moses" at the sigh and Sound Theatre near Lancaster. The cost includes bus transportation, the show and a family style meal at "Good & Plenty". For more information cal 834-6178 or 834-6402


Duck Derby Set For October 11th


The Firequacker 2015 Duck Derby will swimm off October 11 during the First Fork Festival at Sinnemahoning State Park.   “This year Seneca Resources Corporation will match the money raised through duck adoptions and donations up to $2,500.00,” explained Cameron County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tina Johns Solak.  The first opportunity to adopt a duck will be Saturday August 30 at Olivetts Shur Fine.  The price remains the same $2.00 for one or a 6 quack for $10.00.


“This year the fourth of July is the first Saturday of July and normally that is the night of fireworks, but because the pyro technician has a list of July 4 commitments Cameron County will blast off Friday July 3,” according to Johns Solak.  The committee is hoping to raise at least $7,000.00 this year.  “Having Seneca Resources Corporation offer to help us will make reaching that goal more attainable,”  Johns Solak continued.


Seneca Resources Corporation, the exploration and production segment of National Fuel Gas Company, explores for, develops, and purchases natural gas and oil reserves in California and Appalachia. Additional information about Seneca and National Fuel Gas Company is available at http://www.nationalfuelgas.com


The winning duck holder will receive $100.00, second place will take home $75.00 and third place will be awarded $50.00.  Ducks are also for sale at businesses displaying a red white and blue duck derby sign.





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Emporium Rotary Picnic


The Annual Emporium Rotary Club Picnic is planned for Wednesday, August 20th


3 On 3 Tournament In September




The 2nd annual 3 on 3 C. Charles Carpin Basketball Tournament is scheduled for Monday, September 1st.  Registration begins at 9:30 AM with games beginning at 10:00.  The tournament is held at BV Park in Weedville.  There is a cost of $30 per team.  Teams may have up to 4 players.  For more information or to download a brochure, visit the website at www.bvlaborday.com


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The Annual Bavarian Fall Fest will be held September 19th through the 21st in St. Marys. This years entertainment line up includes "Two Guys Drinking Beer", "The Chain", a Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band, along with Venus Freak and Rainwood Blue.


There will also be a Kidz Zone, a Talent Contest, The Toy Run, a pancake breakfast and a huge basket raffle.


Vendors interested in participating in the Bavarian Fall Fest can find a registration form on their website. CLICK HERE


Fall Flea Market Marks A Return


Cameron County Chamber of Commerce planning for the 2nd annual Fall Flea Market.  It will be held the same weekend as the Sinnemahone 50k, on Saturday October 18. 


“Last year was the first time this event was held.  We wanted to provide an event for those that traveled with participants of the grueling race,” explained Cameron County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tina Johns Solak.  “The race has a ten hour time limit, giving time for those supporting the participants’ time to browse.” 


The Fall Flea Market is open to anyone selling food, household items, or crafts, and not limited to Cameron County residents.  Vendors are assigned spots along Broad Street, Third and Fourth Streets.  To reserve a spot a $10.00 fee must be paid and vendors are assigned on a first come first serve basis.  Reservations are being taken at the chamber office at 34 East Fourth Street or by calling 814-486-4314.


The Benezette Bugle 5K & Elk Calf Half Mile Run


The annual Benezette Bugle 5K and Elk Calf Half Mile Run will be held on October 25th. Registration is from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. The race begins at the Benezette School House. Proceeds benefit the Benezette United Methodist Church. Click Here




New Website For St. Marys Recreation Department




The St. Marys Recreation Department has a new website. You'll be able to get up to date information about all the local parks, along with details on park activities. CLICK HERE


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