Events near The Barnard House

Barnard House Special Events!


Oil Region Cycling Classic- June 16th, 17th, 18th -  www.oilregioncycling.com  

A self paced, three day ride centered in Franklin, Pa., traveling the paved trails between Emlenton and Titusville: the Allegheny River Trail, the Sandy Creek Trail, the Samuel Justus Recreational Trail, the McClintock Trail, the Oil Creek State Park Trail, and the Queen City Trail.

Emlenton Day 1- Trail Rider's- FRESH- LOCAL- Luncheon- 11-1:30 on our beautiful, " Trail Garden Patio"

A delicious lunch created by Julie Colwell of Delicious Dishes will be offered with many farm to table features! 

Musical entertainment by member's of " Different Places In Space" 

MEAL RESERVATION ONLY: $13.00 cash or check - pkck1@comcast.net or contact us at The Barnard House- 724- 867-2261

Join Us Riverside- for a culinary memory!

-Caesar Chicken Lettuce Cups, Italian sausage Mozzarella Stuffed Mini Peppers, Salami Horns, Caprese Picks, Fresh Summer Strawberry Fruit Blended Salad, Southern Cucumber Water, Lemon Ice Tea.



  • EMLENTON Summerfest- July 7, 8, 9th A old summer time classic! Fair grounds in the park , frog races, parade, FANTASTIC fireworks and more!

            Events throughout town-  Please see-  www.emlentonpa.com  for details

  • "Anything That Floats" - July 8th- On The Allegheny River- VOTED Pennsylvania's River of 20117! A family friendly contest of creative skills in building a craft that floats to Emlenton! Join us in a day of fun and laughter as we try and float. 1st prize - $250.00 and most creative $50.00-  DETAILS? - www.emlentonpa.com

  • Otto's River Float- July 29th- The Allegheny River with friends- ( not kid friendly but fun!) see Otto's Facebook for details.
  • The Barnard House - Garden Retreat- JULY 28, 29, 30- reservation only- Surround yourself with all thing's Green! From fresh local garden foods to to a tour at Green Lavender Farm, Knox. 

AGENDA: If incliment waether tours will be modified and events with be housed indoors.

Friday- 7:00 - 9:00- Luminary Garden - Barnard Trail Patio Garden- Music and refreshments


Saturday- 8:30-9:00 - All Things Wonderful- locally grown breakfast! 

               10:30- Green Lavender Farm Tour- Knox, Pa. (2 hour tour of the lovely grounds by Ginna- educational and aromatherapy about Lavender-  on the oldest Pa. Organic Lavender Farm! ) Shop the cottage store filled with beautiful Lavender products!

               1:30- Garden Luncheon on" The Trail Garden Patio"- ( incliment weather lunch will be served indoors) Music- Garden Salads and Fresh Vegetable Soup- Sip Tea and nibble on Summer Delight's!

               3:00- CREATE- Garden Accents-  with local designer- Lorri Mogus- Gathered from your surroundings- create a beautiful accent piece for your home or garden with accents from your space- FUN and entertaining!

               5:00- Free time- Dinner Hour- enjoy local dining!

               8:00- Night Trek- "Mineral Springs Park" Emlenton- " Creatures of the Night" by naturalist Cathy Kentzel- stories, wine and music at end of short easy hike- FIRESIDE at the historic park in Emlenton along the lovely Richey Run creek. 

SUNDAY- Another Brekfast to Die For! End our Retreat with Smiling Faces and new made Friends!

COST- $125.00 for all activites plus lodging. (Lodging is not included in this price)

CONTACT Cathy for more details and to make reservatons for this unique event! The Barnard House- 724- 867-2261

OTTO's FLOAT-  July 29th- a day on the Allegheny with friends! See Otto's facebook for details!


OTTO's -ANNUAL Golf Outing- August 26th



Baytree Farms - AG AWARENESS DAY- September 9th  (10-5)




Foxburg Art and Wine Fest- October 7th

Baytree Farms Fall Festival - October 14th               





Gifts for any holiday or SPECIAL Occasion!

Give the Gift of Barnard!  Uniquely crafted on parchment paper our gift certificates are a vision of splendor- calligraphy and style! CONTACT- Cathy and request her artist gift certificates for your holiday gift or special occasion.


There are many Holiday Events and Special Features not listed below- please check Oil Region Calendar of Events, Go Foxburg, VisitPa.Com

Foxburg's Events -visit: www.alleghenyriverstone.org- for details

Foxburg Shopping- Foxburg Winery, Divani Chocolates, Red Brick Gallery

Franklin - Historic Liberty Street Shops/Culture - 35 minutes away

Clarion - Old College Town Unique Shops- 25 minutes away

Grove City Outlet Shops 35 minutes  away.













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