Local Events

Snowman in the Forest Day, February every year, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on River Road in Cook Forest State Park. Check out the dates and info at www.cookforest.org.

Breakfast with Santa. Kids have breakfast and get picture taken with Santa. Reservations recommended. December. Ramada Inn, 45 Holiday Inn Rd., Clarion, Pa 814-226-8850, www.hiclarion.com

Clarion County Festival of Trees, every December, St. Joseph’s Social Hall, Lucinda, PA, 814-226-8018

Tionesta Christmas Celebration, Horse-drawn wagon rides, bonfire, river regatta, artisan food and gift market, music, Santa, holiday light show. Every December at Lighthouse Island and Downtown Tionesta, PA, www.forestcounty.com

Sawmill Craft and Art Center offers activities all summer long including painting, sculpting and wood carving classes. The Sawmill Art Center usually sponsors festivals and produces live theatrical productions.  Because of CoVid 19, all of the festivals and theatrical performances at the Sawmill Art Center have been cancelled for 2020. Look again for them to return 2021.

Cook Forest State Park Environmental Programs are free to the general public. Just go to their website to find out all about their events.

MS Bike Tour – Cook Forest River Ride is held on a Saturday each year in September in Cook Forest State Park. Proceeds benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and help to fight this devastating illness. Sign up at their website: www.nationalmssociety.org.

Autumn Leaf Festival, scheduled for the Fall each year in Clarion, Pennsylvania, just 20 minutes from Cook Forest Top Hill Cabins. Attend week long festivities while enjoying your stay in our cabins. Clarion’s upcoming activities are listed at the Clarion Chamber of Commerce’s website. Please check the website for changes due to CoVid 19.

Gingerbread Tour featuring antique and specialty shops, crafters’ homes and artist’s studio. This tour, featuring gift items that are hand crafted, is held the first calendar weekend in November of each year from 10 to 5 each day, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. See More Here!

Easter Sunrise Services at Cook Forest State Park, Ridge Campground area, are held at 7:00 a.m. on Easter Sunday. If deciding to attend this service, please plan on arriving early to Ridge Campground area, about 6:30 a.m., to get good seat. Ridge Camp is across from the Fire Tower Road on Route 36. Please bring your own lawn chairs.

Ground Hog Day in Punxsutawney each year falls on February 2. Punxsutawney is only 45 minutes from our cabins allowing you to stay in one of our cabins and celebrate Punxsutawney Phil every year. Check out Punxsutawney Phil’s web sites at www.groundhog.org or www.punxsutawneyphil.com.