Crickfest 2019

With live music, family activities, local food, and much more, this event is not to be missed!

Sunday, Sept 1 | 11am – 6pm

Music Schedule

11:30am – 12:30pm

Kristie Jean and her Ne’er-do-wells

1:00 – 2:00pm

Poe Valley Troubadours with Gyekis and Friends  

2:30-3:30pm

The Unbanned

4:00 – 5:00pm

Stacia Abernatha and Sean Farley

 

Food Vendors

Ecovents with LeRoy’s Infamous BBQ

Nittany Catering

Brazilian Munchies

Sweet Creek Cafe Bake Sale

 

Activities

Duck Races, Farm Animal Visits, Pony Rides,

PA Amphibian and Reptile Survey, Children’s Creativity Tent,

Bottle Rockets, Workshops on Soil and Water from PASA representative, 

Sarah Bay Nawa, Silent Auction & more!

 

Volunteer for Crickfest

We are looking for volunteers to help out with set up, tear down, and managing different stations during the festival! Being a part of the Crickfest team makes the festival even more fun! Contact Barb Lange at balange42@gmail.com or visit our Facebook page to sign up!

 

Donate to the Silent Auction

CALLING ALL BUSINESSES, ARTISTS, ARTISANS, AND HOARDERS! PVCA is looking for donations to the Crickfest Silent Auction. Please email Kat Alden at aldenkat@gmail.com if you’d like to donate an item! All proceeds from the day will support PVCA’s Environmental Education Programming.

 

PVCA would like to thank our generous sponsors and donors:


Bald Eagle ($1,000)
We are a family-owned and operated veterinary practice located in the heart of central Pennsylvania. Our continuing goal is to deliver high quality veterinary medicine in a friendly relaxed atmosphere.

Penns Valley Veterinary Clinic


Goshaw ($500+)
Black Walnut Body Works provides auto collision repair to Bellefonte, State College, and surrounding areas. The professionals at Black Walnut Body Works have been protecting your investment since 1983. Customer’s safety is paramount in their repair process.

Black Walnut Body Works


Pileated Woodpecker ($300+)

Tufted Titmouse ($100+)

Bryant & Carson Law Offices | Freewheel Creative | Mifflinburg Bank & Trust
Nancy Parks | Nittany Chiropractic Association
Pennsylvania Certified Organic | Plurality, Inc. | Sierra Club Moshannon Group
Tamara Trunzo Insurance Agency State Farm | TriYoga of Central PA
Webster’s Bookstore Cafe | Zimmerman Dental Care


“Friends of Crickfest
Tim Bonson, Licensed Massage Therapsist | Ron Fetzer Insurance
Catherine & John Smith | 
Lauren & Ian Smith | Snavely Gyekis Family

Other Supporters

Beloved Sunlily Design | Best Event Rentals
Be Well Associates Holistic Nutrition | Colonial Press
Dennison Press & Design | Elody Gyekis
Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture | Silent Auction Donors

 

 

Crickfest 2019 Gallery

Crickfest 2019
September 1

Bald Eagle

Penns Valley Veterinary Clinic has served both  large and small animals in the region since 2003. They are a mixed animal clinic that treats companion animals, dairy cows, horses, some birds and exotics as well as other livestock. Their large animal ambulatory services are mainly for cattle and horses, but they also provide care for sheep, goats, swine as well as llamas and alpacas.

104 East Main Street
Millheim, PA 16854
(814) 349-5605

pvvcvets.com

Goshawk

Black Walnut Body Works provides auto collision repair to Bellefonte, State College, and surrounding areas. The professionals at Black Walnut Body Works have been protecting your investment since 1983. Customer’s safety is paramount in their repair process.

1620 Zion Rd.
Bellefonte, PA 16823
(814) 355-3000

blackwalnutbodyworks.com

Pileated Woodpecker

 

 

Tufted Titmouse

Bryant & Carson Law Offices

Freewheel Creative

Mifflinburg Bank & Trust

Nancy Parks

Nittany Chiropractic Association

Pennsylvania Certified Organic

Plurality, Inc

Sierra Club Moshannon Group

Tamara Trunzo Insurance Agency State Farm

TriYoga of Central PA

Webster’s Bookstore Cafe

Zimmerman Dental Care

Riversongs 2019 Gallery

Riversongs 2019
March 31

 

Brook Trout Level

 

Appalacian Outdoors is a dealer for practically all major manufacturers of outdoor, ski, and snowboard clothing and gear, including Patagonia, North Face, Columbia, Gransfors Bruks and More Appalachian Outdoors.  Their friendly and knowledgeable staff will be happy to answer your questions and to order any item you may wish not available in their stock

123 South Allen Street
State College, PA 16801
(814) 234-3000

appoutdoors.com.

 

 

Brush Mountain Lodge, situated on a mountainside,  offers rustic elegance with luxurious amenities, both mountain and valley views, and the sounds of crackling fireplaces, babbling brooks, and tweeting birds. This timber frame lodge has 30 foot ceilings, a 900 sq ft deck, and facilities that can accommodate anything from a romantic or family weekend to special events, including .weddings, meetings, and retreats.

538 Brush Mountain Road
Spring Mills, PA 16875
(419) 367-3833

brushmountainlodge.com”

 

 

Elk Creek Café & Aleworks is a restaurant, brew pub, and music venue located in the center of Millheim. It specializes in fresh, flavorful, local food, and it serves a wide variety of expertly crafted beers. It has become a destination for lovers of fine food and it is a venue for excellent touring and local musicians.

 

109 South Allen Street
State College, PA 16801
(814) 272-0178

elkcreekcafe.com

 

 

Freeze Thaw Cycles is a bike shop located in downtown State College. The shop offers a wide selection of cycling gear, and its friendly staff is both informed and helpful. They also support non-profits, such as PVCA, through both donations and mechanic services at local cycling events.

109 South Allen Street
State College, PA 16801
(814) 272-0178

freezethaw.com.

 

 

Karl Eric Leitzel is a central Pennsylvania native who has been painting for over thirty years. After concentrating on the genre of realistic wildlife art during the 1990s, he now paints a broader range of subject matter in styles ranging from realistic through impressionistic. He particularly enjoys painting the landscape, often working en plein air (in the open air). “Much of my work is landscape-oriented because I never cease to be amazed by the beauty of the creation around us. I take deep satisfaction in being able to capture even a little of that in each piece I paint.” Karl is a Resident Artist and the Managing Partner at the Green Drake Gallery.

Green Drake Gallery
101-B West Main Street
Millheim, PA 16854
(814) 349-2486
Karl Eric Leitze.com.

 

 

Millheim Small Engine & Hardware opened in 1994 to provide sales, maintenance and repairs of small engines. Since then, it has grown into a one-stop shopping location for most of the goods and small equipment needed to support the Penns Valley lifestyle. It offers everything from gloves to chain, from chain saws to lawn tractors, from propane to paint.

 

4855 Penns Valley Rd.
Spring Mills, PA
(814) 349-5007

millheimsmallengine.com.

 

 

Nature’’s Pantry’s mission is to help you take charge of your health and your life by providing you with accurate, up to date information about natural foods and herbs.

 

 

2331 Commercial Blvd.
State College, PA 16801
(814) 861-5200

naturespantrypa.com.

 

 

Tussey Mountain Outfitters provides both retail sales as well as paddle trips and rental information. They can also provide equipment and transportation for your trip, from canoes/kayaks to life jackets/helmets. Their sales inventory includes a diverse selection of similar equipment. And, they can repair your equipment, should the need arise.

308 W Linn Street
Bellefonte, PA 16823
(814) 355-5690

tusseymountainoutfitters.com.

 


Brown Trout Level

 




Rainbow Trout Level

 

Beloved Sunlily Design

Dennison Press & Design

Long Lane Flower and Garden

Plurality, LLC

Rebecca Bragg, Usborne Consultant

Renu Softwash

 

Business Memberships

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PVCA wishes to acknowledge and thank our Business Members. Without their support, we would not be able to do many of the things that we do. When you visit these businesses, we hope you will thank them for their contributions to PVCA and to our community.

Email Blasts

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PVCA puts out an email blast to its members and other interested folks every week or so. They provide snapshots of what’s going on in the Valley – over time may be a moving picture. If you need to check out what was happening back then, or if you’re just curious, take a look.

Click the date to read the content for that particular edition.

October 7, 2019

  • “A Walk In The Watershed” | Sunday, October 20th
  • “The Big Sit!” | Sunday, October 13th

 

September 27, 2019

The Big Sit! 2019

  • “A Walk In The Watershed” | Sunday, October 20th
  • “The Big Sit!” | Sunday, October 13th
  • Centred Outdoors Poe Paddy Event A Great Success!

 

September 20, 2019

Poe Paddy

  • “A Walk In The Watershed” | Sunday, October 20th
  • Centred Outdoors At Poe Paddy State Park | Sunday, September 22nd
  • “The Big Sit!” | Sunday, October 13th

 

September 16, 2019

  • Crickfest 2019 – A Huge Success!
  • Save the Date – “A Walk In The Watershed” | Sunday, October 20th

 

August 30, 2019

  • Crickfest Calendar of Events

 

August 21, 2019

  • Crickfest Calendar of Events

 

May 24, 2019

Cornhole

  • PVCA’s Annual Fly-Rod Raffle
  • Wheatfield Nursery’s Cornhole Tournament | Saturday, June 8
  • “Exploring The Valleys” Comes to WSOV
  • Martin’s Feed and PVCA Partner On Ag Plastic Recycling Program
  • Plein Air Photography Workshop | Saturday, June 22

 

May 8, 2019

Frog Fest

  • Mark Your Calendars for FROGFest @ Muddy Paws | Sunday, May 11]
  • Today Is The Final Day To Support PVCA During #CentreGives!
  • Help Send Penns Valley Students To The Chesapeake Bay
  • PVCA’s Annual Fly-Rod Raffle
  • “Exploring The Valleys” Comes to WSOV
  • Martin’s Feed and PVCA Partner On Ag Plastic Recycling Program

 

May 3, 2019

  • Mark Your Calendars for FROGFest @ Muddy Paws | Sunday, May 11
  • Support PVCA During CentreGives & Taproom Tuesday
  • Help Send Penns Valley Students To The Chesapeake Bay
  • PVCA’s Annual Fly-Rod Raffle
  • 2019 PVCA TreeFest Planting Dates – Join Us!
  • “Exploring The Valleys” Comes to WSOV
  • Raised Beds Now Ready At Miles Township Elementary
  • Martin’s Feed and PVCA Partner On Ag Plastic Recycling Program

 

April 19, 2019

  • ADDITIONAL VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! PVCA’s Annual Stream Bank Clean Up
  • Support PVCA During CentreGives & Taproom Tuesday
  • Mark Your Calendars for FROGFest @ Muddy Paws | Sunday, May 11
  • Help Send Penns Valley Students To The Chesapeake Bay
  • PVCA’s Annual Fly-Rod Raffle
  • 2019 PVCA TreeFest Planting Dates – Join Us!
  • “Exploring The Valleys” Comes to WSOV
  • Martin’s Feed and PVCA Partner On Ag Plastic Recycling Program

Membership

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We’re delighted that you are interested in supporting PVCA.

There are several ways you can do so:

Memberships

  • Business
    • Business can be registered by a PVCA Individual Member or a PVCA  Contact person on behalf of that company.
    • [If you are not a PVCA Member or Contact, please register as an Individual (above) or as a Contact (below) before registering the business.]
    • When you register a Business, you are entitled to name and thereby register as a PVCA Individual Member a person, normally someone who will serve as the Business’ Primary Contact.
  • Organization
    • Organization such as an association, non-profit, federation, or union, registered by a Contact person representing the organization.
    • [If you are not a PVCA Member or Contact, please register as an Individual (above) or as a Contact (below) before registering the organization.]
    • When you register an Organization, you are entitled to name and thereby register as a PVCA Individual Member a person, normally someone who will serve as the Organization’s Primary Contact.
  • Contact
    • No cost way to register with PVCA prior to registering a Business or Organization.

Donations

  • You may make a contribution to PVCA at any time, regardless of whether you are a member or not. You may also direct your donation to a particular PVCA activity.

Sponsorship

  • You may direct your donation to an activity or a resource needed for a particular event, such as a tent for Crickfest or bus expenses for an educational outing. For a  list of current needs and their suggested support levels, see the Sponsorship page [not yet implemented].
    See sponsors  of the 2019 Riversongs event.

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Sponsors Gallery

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PVCA wishes to acknowledge and to thank our business sponsors for their donations. Without their support, we would not be able to do many of the things that we do. When you visit these businesses, we hope you will thank them for their contributions to PVCA and to our community.

Crickfest 2019

Riversongs 2019

 

Support PVCA

 

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We’re delighted that you are interested in supporting PVCA.

There are several ways you can do so:

Membership

  • Individual
    • an individual person
  • Family
    • two or more people related to one another (spouse, children, sibling, grandparent, etc.)
  • Household
    • two or more people not related as family living in the same household (significant other, housemate, etc.)
  • Business
    • business registered by a contact person representing that company
  • Organization
    • organization such as an association, non-profit, federation, or union, registered by a contact person representing the organization

Donation

  • You may make a contribution to PVCA at any time, regardless of whether you are a member or not. You may also direct your donation to a particular PVCA activity.

Sponsorship

  • You may direct your donation to an activity or resource part of a particular event, such as a tent for Crickfest or bus expenses for an educational outing. For a  list of current needs and their suggested support levels, see the Sponsorship page.

 

 

Site Map

The site is divided into 3 levels

Welcome Center is  the first level and provides  highlights of PVCA and orientation to the site.

Front Office is the second level and provides details of  PVCA projects and activities. It is organized with respect to PVCA’s organizational structure, including sections for the each committee and access to board and committee public documents.

Back Office is the third level  and provides access to PVCA internal documents and functions. It is intended  primarily to assist PVCA board, committee, and administrative members with their work in support of PVCA’s mission. Access to this level is restricted.

You may envision the site as a three-level building: the Organization menu item provides a down  elevator to lower levels; the Return  menu item provides an up elevator.

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Welcome Center

Front Office

Back Office