O.C.toberFest to get underway on Friday

From staff reports

The Oil City Main Street Program and ARTS Oil City will celebrate the third annual O.C.toberFest in downtown Oil City on Friday.

Live music scheduled in Town Square will feature Randy Moorehead from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the Wyllis Street Band from 2 to 4 p.m.

In 2016, Moorehead won Franklin’s “Taste of Talent” vocal competition and has performed in a variety of formats. His selections include classic rock, ’90s alternative and country.

The Wyllis Street Band includes Stephen Woods on rhythm guitar, Andy Young on lead guitar and vocals, and Marc Rickard on percussion and vocals. The band’s genres include rock, blues and a variety of classics and more obscure songs from the ’60s to the ’90s.

Local food vendors will be open along Sycamore Street from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There also will be artisan and craft vendors in Town Square.

Pumpkin decorating will be available in Town Square, with supplies and guidance provided by Faces For Fun.

The seventh annual Night at the Museum fundraiser will take place at the Venango Museum of Art, History and Science. It includes a silent auction and Chinese auction during regular museum hours, with items on display in the back room of the museum. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and auction bidding will be available through Oct. 30.

Graffiti Gallery will host “In Hindsight 2020?” and feature the work of Margaret Brostrom, George Cooley, Richard Sayer and Sue Buck. The gallery is located on the ground floor of the National Transit Annex at 210 Seneca St.

The Transit Art Gallery & Gifts will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday.

Attendees are encouraged to wear masks when in close proximity to others and follow recommended public health guidelines.