Tag: Pennsylvania Wilds

Smoked Country Jam: A Good time and a Good cause

Smoked Country Jam is a three day bluegrass festival that not only offers great entertainment, but also fosters our Pennsylvania songwriting heritage, in addition to raising money and awareness for the Lupus Foundation. 

Innovators invited to apply for 2023 PA Wilds Big Idea Contest, chance to win $50,000

In partnership with the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Ben Franklin Technology Partners is looking for innovators with BIG IDEAS located in Cameron, Elk, Forest, McKean, or Warren County, PA. Applications due April 18, 2023.

WCO Creative Maker applications due by March 20 for 2023 Spring Jury Review 

Monday, March 20, 2023 is the deadline for artisans creative professionals to register for the Wilds Cooperative of PA Spring Jury Review. Basic Level Creative Makers are also eligible to be re-juried.

Artwork by Julie Mader: Painting on silk

Julie Mader most appreciates the effect she can have on others by recording images. Mader’s bold colors and images often depict nature, people and scenery.

Annie Halenbake Ross Library: A public library in a historic building

If you’re traveling along the I-80 Frontier landscape, down the Bucktail Scenic Byway in the Pennsylvania Wilds or along the West Branch Susquehanna River, and you love to read or are looking for some historical information about the area, don’t miss the chance to stop off at the Annie Halenbake Ross Library in Lock Haven. 

The Goat Fort: Indoor climbing adventures for all ages

Founded out of a passion for the art of climbing, The Goat Fort is an indoor rock climbing gym that specializes in bouldering.

PJ Piccirillo: Sharing tales inspired by the Pennsylvania Wilds

A Pennsylvania Wilds native, PJ Piccirillo’s work has at times taken on geographic and social inspirations from the region.

PA Route 6 Alliance celebrates accomplishments and ‘Do 6’ Awards, recognizing two from the Pennsylvania Wilds

Community leaders, groups, business owners, county commissioners, and state legislators joined the PA Route 6 Alliance in Mansfield on September 21-22 to celebrate the organization’s 2022 Annual Meeting & “Do 6” Awards.

First Wilds Cooperative Membership Meeting offers opportunity for networking, learning

On September 20, 2022, members of the Wilds Cooperative of PA assembled for the first ever Membership Meeting.

The Progress Fund: Financing and supporting businesses in the PA Wilds and beyond

The Progress Fund is a non-profit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that is focused on providing flexible financing to new or expanding tourism-niche businesses.