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January 04, 2021
Skiing at Blue Knob All Seasons Resort - Slopes will be open today from 10 am until 6 pm. Adult day/twilight session lift tickets will be $40. Today is “Senior Citizens Day” – seniors 65 & older can buy lift tickets for $33! Face coverings must be worn in all indoor facilities, lift lines and chairlifts, without exception. Today, we can resume dine-in service at 50% capacity in the Summit Lodge! The Blue Knob Clubhouse Restaurant is closed today , but will re-open for dine-in service tomorrow, Tuesday, January 5th from 11 am until 9 pm. Call 814-239-1035 or email events@blueknob.com. 1424 Overland Pass, Claysburg, PA 16625

January 05, 2021
Skiing at Blue Knob All Seasons Resort - Slopes will be open today from 10 am until 6 pm. Today is “Super Tuesday” with $33 lift tickets for everyone! Face coverings must be worn in all indoor facilities, lift lines and chairlifts, without exception. The Blue Knob Clubhouse Restaurant will re-open for dine-in service today from 11 am until 9 pm. Call 814-239-1035 or email events@blueknob.com. 1424 Overland Pass, Claysburg, PA 16625.

January 06, 2021
Skiing at Blue Knob All Seasons Resort - Slopes will be open today from 10 am until 6 pm. Today is “Military/1st Responder/Health Care Worker Day” – show your valid ID for a $33 lift ticket! Face coverings must be worn in all indoor facilities, lift lines and chairlifts, without exception. The Blue Knob Clubhouse Restaurant will be open for dine-in service today from 11 am until 9 pm. Call 814-239-1035 or email events@blueknob.com. 1424 Overland Pass, Claysburg, PA 16625.

January 07, 2021
Skiing at Blue Knob All Seasons Resort - Slopes will be open today from 10 am until 6 pm. Today is “College Day” – show your valid student ID for a $33 lift ticket! Face coverings must be worn in all indoor facilities, lift lines and chairlifts, without exception. The Blue Knob Clubhouse Restaurant will be open for dine-in service today from 11 am until 9 pm. Call 814-239-1035 or email events@blueknob.com. 1424 Overland Pass, Claysburg, PA 16625.

January 08, 2021
Live Music at Briar Valley Winery - Enjoy the first live act 🎶🎶🎵 of 2021 in the tasting room with Acoustic Something! 6 to 9pm. Enjoy wine 🍷, and bring food 🍕🥗🍔from home or a nearby restaurant! Mask must be won! �107 E. Pitt St., Bedford, PA, 814-623-0900. �

January 08, 2021
Skiing at Blue Knob All Seasons Resort - lopes will be open today from 9 am until 10 pm. Lift tickets today are $40. Face coverings must be worn in all indoor facilities, lift lines and chairlifts, without exception. The Blue Knob Clubhouse Restaurant will be open for dine-in service today from 11 am until 10 pm.Call 814-239-1035 or email events@blueknob.com. 1424 Overland Pass, Claysburg, PA 16625.

January 09, 2021
Live Music at Briar Valley Winery -Enjoy wine 🍷 and live music 🎶🎵🎶 with Happy Hour from 6 to 9pm! Please bring food 🍕🍔 from home or takeout from a local restaurant nearby! Mask must be worn. 107 E. Pitt St., Bedford, PA, 814-623-0900. �

January 11, 2021
Soup Sale at the Alum Bank Fire Hall - Stuffed Pepper, Vegetable beef, Chicken Noodle or Ham and Bean soups will be available for purchase and pick up from 4-6pm on the 11th and 9-11 on the 12th. 6738 King St. Clair Rd. Alum Bank, PA

January 22, 2021
Live Music with Chad Patterson at Briar Valley Winery - 6 to 9pm. Enjoy wine and bring food �🍔from home or a nearby restaurant! Mask must be won �107 E. Pitt St., Bedford, PA, 814-623-0900.

January 23, 2021
Live Music at Briar Valley Winery -Letters From Tomorrow! 6 to 9pm. Enjoy wine and bring food �🍔from home or a nearby restaurant! Mask must be won �107 E. Pitt St., Bedford, PA, 814-623-0900.

January 29, 2021
Live Music at Briar Valley Winery -Washington Slept Here!- 6 to 9pm. Enjoy wine and bring food �🍔from home or a nearby restaurant! Mask must be won �107 E. Pitt St., Bedford, PA, 814-623-0900.

January 30, 2021
Live Music at Briar Valley Winery - Live music witht Scottie - 6 to 9pm. Enjoy wine and bring food �🍔from home or a nearby restaurant! Mask must be won �107 E. Pitt St., Bedford, PA, 814-623-0900.


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February 13, 2021 (**Snow date is set for Sunday, February 14, 2021)
Batfest at Lincoln Caverns - 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM - Warm up in cavern comfort of 52 degrees! Observe our favorite furry friends. Workshops for all ages, PLUS a visit from Robyn Graboski, wildlife rehabilitator, and her big brown, Betsy. Games, crafts, fun & pizza lunch, too! Special pricing on a great selection of Bat gifts. Pre-registration/pre-payment required. 7703 Willian Penn Hwy., Huntingdon, Pa 814-643-0268.


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March 09, 2021
Bedford County 250th Anniversary Kick-Off Ceremony: Come out to the Bedford Square - East Porch Courthouse at 10 oclock am for the 250th Kick Off ceremony to light the anniversary flame and start the year long celebration! Contact Larry Smith for more information at 814623-2011.

March 09, 2021
Bedford County 250th Anniversary Kick-Off Banquet: Come to the Hall at Kintons Knob at the Pioneer Library for a great meal with speaker. $25 per person. 6-8pm. Contact Larry Smith for more information at 814-623-2011.

March 18, 2020
Saint Patrick's Celebration: Irish Music Night: Presented by Pennwood Ophthalmic Associates, Timber Ridge Chiropractic and Lynn Ashe... Enjoy live music by the popular Irish band, Full Kilt (5-8pm) followed by the Internationally-acclaimed concert documentary, Echoes: The Story, featuring music Byrne and Kelly (featuring Celtic Thunder stars Ryan Kelly and Neil Byrne.) (The Chamber Foundation's Byrne and Kelly benefit concert scheduled for June 4, 2020 was postponed due to Covid-19. It is rescheduled for Friday, July 2nd, 2021.) Enjoy the film featuring music from the album, Echoes, while enjoying captivating images of the Emerald Isle and the stories behind the original songs. (Film plays at dark.) Doors open at 5:00 - with food vendors, Olde Bedford Brewing Co, etc. This event is scheduled for the Silver Lining Drive-In if the weather cooperates. An indoor venue will also be available, so this event WILL HAPPEN RAIN OR SHINE! Admission: $10 per person

March 20, 21, 2020
The Easter Bunny Underground: Lincoln Caverns, Huntingdon, PA, 814-643-0268. Visit with the Easter Bunny and find great treats and prizes along the way. 1-4pm. Admission charged.  


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April 30, 2021
Acoustic Something At Bella Terra Vineyards In Bedford - Come hang out and hear some live acoustic music!

April 30, 2021
Bedford County 250th Anniversary Tree Planting: Come to the Old Presbyterian Cemetery in Bedford Boro for the dedication of an English Oak. 10-11am. Contact Larry Smith for more information at 814623-2011.

April 30, 2021
Bedford County 250th Anniversary Tree Planting: Come to the Old Presbyterian Cemetery in Bedford Boro for the dedication of an English Oak. 10-11am. Contact Larry Smith for more information at 814623-2011.


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May 01, 2021
Bedford County 250th Anniversary Grand Opening Ceremony: Come out to the Bedford Square for great speeches and entertainment to kick off the sesquicentennial. 11am - 1pm. Contact Larry Smith for more information at 814-695-5400.

May 01, 2021
H&BT Rails to Trails Color Fun Run/Walk : 5K Color Fun Run/Walk at Tatesville Trailhead of H&BT Rail Trail/Tatesville United Methodist Church. Food, fun, games, and raffle. 10AM-12PM. Call (814) 585-6948 or visit railstotrailsofbedfordcounty.org for more information. $25 Adults, $10 Child.

May 21 & 22, 2021
Yard Sale at Friendship Village: Shop throughout the campground, apartments, and mobile home park. 348 Friendship Village Rd., Bedford. 814-623-177. 9-4pm.

May 29, 2021
Opening Day at Old Bedford Village, 220 Sawblade Rd., Bedford, PA. 814-623-1156. 9am – 5pm. Admission charged.

May 29, 2021
Gospel Sing at Friendship Village: GloryWay Quartet. Held at the barn. 348 Friendship Village Rd., Bedford. 814-623-1677. 7-8:30pm.


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June 05, 2021
Tractor Show & Parade. Parade will include tractors, decorated golf carts, bicycles, wagons, etc. Bring a tractor and get one night free camping this weekend. (2 night min) 348 Friendship Village Rd., Bedford. 814-623-1677.

June 05, 2021
Gospel Sing at Friendship Village: Remington Ryde (Bluegrass) Held at the barn. 348 Friendship Village Rd., Bedford. 814-623-1677. 7-8:30pm.

June 05, 06, 2021
Napoleonic Grande Tactique at Old Bedford Village, 220 Sawblade Rd., Bedford, PA. 814-623-1156. 9am – 5pm. See the great armies of Europe right here in Western Pennsylvania! Saturday 9-5 and Sunday 9-4! Admission charged.

June 06, 2021
National Caves and Karst Day at Lincoln Caverns, Huntingdon, PA, 814-643-0268. Awe inspiring interpretive tours. Free activities and crafts for all ages.  

June 08, 2021
Fort Bedford Honor Guard 75th Anniversary Exhibit at the Bedford County Historical Society and Pioneer Library. 9am-4pm. Contact William Mock at wrm138@hotmail.com.

June 12, 2021
Gospel Sing at Friendship Village: Kings Cadence. Held at the barn. 348 Friendship Village Rd., Bedford. 814-623-1677. 7-8:30pm.

June 12, 13, 2021
Civil War Reenactment: Old Bedford Village, 220 Sawblade Rd., Bedford, PA. Troops and horses relive the Civil War. 814-623-1156. 9am – 5pm. Battles complete with cannons both days. Admission charged.

June 19, 2021
Gospel Sing at Friendship Village: The Hagans Family. Held at the barn. 348 Friendship Village Rd., Bedford. 814-623-1677. 7-8:30pm.

June 26, 2021
Gospel Sing at Friendship Village: Curtis Hyler & Jubilation. Held at the barn. 348 Friendship Village Rd., Bedford. 814-623-1677. 7-8:30pm.

June 26-27, 2021
Discovery Days: Lincoln Caverns, Huntingdon, PA 814-643-0268. Special historic tours, free workshops and children’s activities. 9am-5pm.  

June 26, 27, 2021
Wild West Weekend: Old Bedford Village 220 Sawblade Rd., Bedford, PA, 814-623-1156. Back to the days of the old west with gunfights, bank raids and poker games. The “Wild West” never looked so good. 9am – 5pm. Admission charged.

 


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All events must be open to the general public. Please use a separate form for each event.


July 03, 04, 2021
Becoming Bedford County 1771: New Event this year at Old Bedford Village 220 Sawblade Rd., Bedford, PA, 814-623-1156. A living history event interpreting life during the formation of Bedford COunty in the early 1700’s. . 9am – 5pm. Admission charged.

July 03, 2021
Gospel Sing at Friendship Village: The Itzels. Held at the barn. 348 Friendship Village Rd., Bedford. 814-623-1677. 7-8:30pm.

July 10, 2021
Gospel Sing at Friendship Village: New Journey. Held at the barn. 348 Friendship Village Rd., Bedford. 814-623-1677. 7-8:30pm.

July 17, 2021
Gospel Sing at Friendship Village: The Lordsmen. Held at the barn. 348 Friendship Village Rd., Bedford. 814-623-1677. 7-8:30pm.

July 17, 2021
Captain Phillips Massacre Rememberance Ceremony at the Captain Phillips Monument (off rt. 26 4 miles north of Saxton) Remembrance ceremony of 10 Revolutionary War Patriots Massacred by the Seneca Warriors in 1780. 11-1. Contact Larry Smith for more information at 814-695-5400.

July 24, 2021
Gospel Sing at Friendship Village: The Anchormen . Held at the barn. 348 Friendship Village Rd., Bedford. 814-623-1677. 7-8:30pm.

July 25-31, 2021
Bedford County Fair: Annual County Fair with exhibits, livestock competitions, fair food, carnival rides, motor sports, and bull ride mania! Pay-one-price-admission. Bedford County Fairgrounds, Bedford, PA, 15522, 814-623-9011.

July 31, 2021
Gospel Sing at Friendship Village: Final Harvest. Held at the barn. 348 Friendship Village Rd., Bedford. 814-623-1677. 7-8:30pm.


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August 07, 2021
Gospel Sing at Friendship Village: Calvary’s Mercy. Held at the barn. 348 Friendship Village Rd., Bedford. 814-623-1677. 7-8:30pm.

August 14, 15, 2021
Living History Weekend: Old Bedford Village, 220 Sawblade Rd., Bedford, PA, 814-623-1156. Demonstrations and interpretations of frontier life during the 18th and 18th centuries. 9am – 5pm, admission charged.

August 14, 2021
Gospel Sing at Friendship Village: The Needhams. Held at the barn. 348 Friendship Village Rd., Bedford. 814-623-1677. 7-8:30pm.

August 21, 2021
Gospel Celebration at Friendship Village: 4pm - 9pm – The Ball Brothers, The Sound, PromisedLand, The Fellowship Quartet. 348 Friendship Village Rd., Bedford. 814-623-1677.

August 21, 22, 2021
Meet the Union Generals: Old Bedford Village, 220 Sawblade Rd., Bedford, PA, 814-623-1156. Living history event – The confederation of Union Generals and their ladies discuss their lives and the Civil War. 9am – 5pm. Admission charged.

August 28, 2021
Gospel Sing at Friendship Village: Sonrise - Bluegrass. Held at the barn. 348 Friendship Village Rd., Bedford. 814-623-1677. 7-8:30pm.


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September 04, 2021
Gospel Sing at Friendship Village: The Siler Family. Held at the barn. 348 Friendship Village Rd., Bedford. 814-623-1677. 7-8:30pm.

September 04, 05, 2021
4th Annual PA Union Soldiers and Civilians Encampment “Defending the Home Front 1863”: Old Bedford Village, 220 Sawblade Rd., Bedford, PA, 814-623-1156. Happenings before Gettysburg in Bedford and how the citizens protected themselves from the Rebel invasion; recreation of raiding Co. G.. 9am – 5pm. Admission charged.

September 11, 2021
All Day Oldies at Friendship Village: 12 – 2:30 pm - Classic Car Show on the Lake Trophies will be awarded to the top 3 favorites and dash plaques for all vehicles. Bring your classic car (20 years or older) and get one night free camping this weekend. (2 night min). 348 Friendship Village Rd., Bedford. 814-623-1677.

September 11, 2021
Bedford County 250th Anniversary Parade: Following Veterans Day Parade in Bedford Boro. 2-3pm. Contact the Commissioner's office at 814-623-4812.

September 18-19, 2021
Yard Sale & Farmers Market at Friendship Village Campground. Fri & Sat - 9am - 4pm: Yard Sale Sat - 9am – 2pm: Farmers Market. 348 Friendship Village Rd., Bedford. 814-623-177. 9-4pm.

September 24-26, 2021
Tractorfest 2021 - 10th Anniversary - Friday 5-9, Saturday 8-8, Sunday 8-8 - Shawnee Valley Volunteer Fire Department Pavilion, 1457 Market Street, Schellsburg, PA 15559. Tractor Show, Tractor Pulls, Vendors, Food & Small Games of Chance. No admission.

September 25, 2021
Bluegrass Music at Friendship Village: 348 Friendship Village Rd., Bedford. 814-623-1677. September 25, 2021 Harvest Hayride/Fall Event - H&BT Rails to Trails Starting at Tatesville Trailhead/Tatesville United Methodist Church. 8 Mile round trip hayride. Food, Fun, Games, and raffle drawing. Call (814) 585-6948 or visit railstotrailsofbedfordcounty.org for more information. $3 Adult / $1 Child. 12pm-5pm


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October 02, 2021
Murder Mystery Evenings at Old Bedford Village: 220 Sawblade Rd., Bedford. There’s been a murder at the Village. Bring a flashlight. 814-623-1156. 6-10pm. Admission charged.

October 02-03, 2021
Fall Foliage Festival: Downtown Bedford. Over 400 craft booths, demonstrating artisans, live entertainment and festival food. Children’s activities and interactive live theater. Bedford's Fall Foliage Festival continues to bring people together with art, music, crafts, food and fellowship. Centered in the historical downtown, Bedford's Fall Foliage Festival is bringing the best of local arts, crafts, and culture together in the crisp mountains of central Pennsylvania. Our festival features the area’s best artisans with styles ranging from Vintage, Woodcraft, Pottery and Glass, Repurpose, Industrial, Antiques, Jewelry, Decor, and Blacksmith, as well as a wide array of food vendors and live music performances throughout the festival weekends. 9-5pm. 814-623-1771.

October 08-10, 2021
Ghosts & Goblins: Lincoln Caverns, Huntingdon, PA. Fri & Sat: Haunted cave and trail tours. Sat daylight tour: Haunted cave and natural cave. Fri 6-9:30; Sat 11-9:30. 814-643-0268. Admission charged.  

October 09, 2021
H&BT Rails to Trails Glow Walk and BonFire: 2 Mile Round trip walk, food, and bonfire. Tatesville Trailhead of H&BT Rail Trail/Tatesville United Methodist Church. 6:30-8:30. Call (814) 585-6948 or visit railstotrailsofbedfordcounty.org for more information. $5 per person.

October 09, 2021
Murder Mystery Evenings at Old Bedford Village: 220 Sawblade Rd., Bedford. There’s been a murder at the Village. Bring a flashlight. 814-623-1156. 6-10pm. Admission charged.

October 09-10, 2021
Fall Foliage Festival: Downtown Bedford. Over 400 craft booths, demonstrating artisans, live entertainment and festival food. Children’s activities and interactive live theater. Bedford's Fall Foliage Festival continues to bring people together with art, music, crafts, food and fellowship. Centered in the historical downtown, Bedford's Fall Foliage Festival is bringing the best of local arts, crafts, and culture together in the crisp mountains of central Pennsylvania. Our festival features the area’s best artisans with styles ranging from Vintage, Woodcraft, Pottery and Glass, Repurpose, Industrial, Antiques, Jewelry, Decor, and Blacksmith, as well as a wide array of food vendors and live music performances throughout the festival weekends. 9-5pm. 814-623-1771.

October 15-17, 2021
Ghosts & Goblins: Lincoln Caverns, Huntingdon, PA. Fri & Sat: Haunted cave and trail tours. Sat daylight tour: Haunted cave and natural cave. Fri 6-9:30; Sat 11-9:30. 814-643-0268. Admission charged.  

October 16, 2021
Apple fest & Craft Show at Friendship Village:10 am - 2 pm: Craft Show. Apple cider, apple butter & apple dumplings will be available to purchase while supplies last. Advanced table reservations and payments are required** 348 Friendship Village Rd., Bedford. 814-623-1677.

October 16-17, 2021
Pumpkinfest at Old Bedford Village: Bedford. 814-623-1156. Autumn pumpkin festival. Activities for all including pumpkin carving, scarecrow making & games. 9am-5pm. Admission charged. Children under 14 free.

October 22-24, 2021
Ghosts & Goblins: Lincoln Caverns, Huntingdon, PA. Fri & Sat: Haunted cave and trail tours. Sat daylight tour: Haunted cave and natural cave. Fri 6-9:30; Sat 11-9:30. 814-643-0268. Admission charged.  

October 29-31, 2021
Ghosts & Goblins: Lincoln Caverns, Huntingdon, PA. Fri & Sat: Haunted cave and trail tours. Sat daylight tour: Haunted cave and natural cave. Fri 6-9:30; Sat 11-9:30. 814-643-0268. Admission charged.


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November 13, 2021
Bedford County Sestercentennial Banquet at the Arandale Ballroom at the Bedford Elks: $75 per person. Formal Dress or Colonial Costume Required. Contact Larry Smith for more information at 814-695-5400.

November 26 - 29, 2021
Bits of Time Celebration Weekend - Sales and celebrating our 7th year anniversary. Black Friday Birthday Bash celebrating 7 Years. Small Business Saturday. Steeler Sunday. Deer Monday. 10-6 Friday, Saturday, Monday, 11-5 Sunday 101 Railroad St. Bedford, PA 15522 814-494-0147.


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December 02 2021
Old Fashioned Christmas: Old Bedford Village, 220 Sawblade Rd., Bedford, PA 15522 814-623-1156. Decorations, seasonal music, refreshments. Bring a flashlight. 5-9pm. Admission charged

December 09, 2021
Old Fashioned Christmas: Old Bedford Village, 220 Sawblade Rd., Bedford, PA 15522 814-623-1156. Decorations, seasonal music, refreshments. Bring a flashlight. 5-9pm. Admission charged


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