Innkeeper's Blog

Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Falconry Demo

May 6, 2015

The Falconry Demo will be held at Lincoln Hall on Saturday, May 16th from 11am-12pm. Barry Davidson, a master falconer for 10 years, owns and operates Davidson’s Falconry in Sharon, PA, along with his wife Melissa. They currently own and train Red-Tailed Hawks and Eurasian Kestrels, which are used for educational purposes throughout the region. […]


May 4, 2015

On May 17th the Poker Run will be held in Emlenton, Foxburg, Parker and back to Otto’s Tavern in Emlenton for the drawing of the best and worse hand. Register online or beginning Sunday morning at 10:30 at Otto’s Tavern. Pick up your first card at Emlenton IGA before getting into the river. Prizes will […]

More than just a 5K…

May 2, 2015

Take a scenic tour throughout one of the most beautiful estates in Pennsylvania! (click on map for a bigger view) Nestled in the majestic Allegheny Mountains of Western Pennsylvania, the RiverStone Estate is an impeccably restored mansion with state of the art amenities, stunning architecture and exquisite grounds. This extraordinary 1200+ acre riverfront property is […]

2015 Nature Festival Activities to Benefit local organizations

May 1, 2015

Skye’s Spirit Wildlife Rehabilitation Center is located on 15 acres in Venango County.  Since opening in 1998, SSWRC has cared for and released hundreds of injured, sick and orphaned wild animals and birds.  They accept Birds of Prey, Small Mammals, White Tail Deer Fawns, Waterfowl, Songbirds, Bats and Native Reptiles.  Open 7 days a week […]

Do you like fishing? What about fishing for money?

April 30, 2015

Saturday, May 16th at 6:00pm will begin the “Let’s See What Is In The River” Fishing Tournament. This tournament will be held until 8:00am on Sunday May 17th. Registration is $25.00 per person and there will be an optional $5.00 Big Fish Pool. The objective is the Best Weight of three fish. Big fish pool, […]

We Support the Mercer County 4-H 17th Annual Benefit Auction

April 29, 2015

Saturday, May 2, Mercer County 4-H Development Committee will be have their 17th Annual Benefit Auction.  This auction is to help fund programming and the 4-H Park grounds.  Proceeds will help with educational materials, programs, trips, and leadership opportunities for our youth.  Funding is also used to maintain, upgrade and improve the 4-H park.  For […]

Golf Lovers…

April 27, 2015

The Foxburg Country Club is the oldest golf course in continuous use in the USA. On the second floor of the country club there is a museum of old golf balls and clubs from the 1800s including the hickory clubs! This museum is free, stop in and look at golf history! The club will be hosting […]


April 24, 2015

On Sunday May 17th The Foxburg Nature Festival is having a Poker Run on the Allegheny River from Emlenton to Parker and coming back to Emlenton via Shuttle. Registration will be at 10:30 AM at Otto’s Tavern on the river in Emlenton.  Launch time is at noon, in the Emlenton IGA’s parking lot and you […]

2015 Nature Fest – Galapagos Island Lecture/Dinner

April 23, 2015

Blue-footed, Red-billed, and Magnificent: a Galapagos Adventure Known also as the “Enchanted Islands” at the time of Darwin’s visit in 1835, the Galapagos Islands are still a place of enchantment for the naturalist today. The volcanic archipelago on the equator was settled by a few species of plants and animals. Over the millennia, these took […]

Chinese Auction with Bird Houses!

April 20, 2015

The A-C Valley students painted bird houses for The Foxburg Nature Festival. They are on display at the Foxburg Pizza Shop. A Chinese auction will be held for all twenty four of them.Tickets are available at The Foxburg Pizza shop. A popularity contest will be held on Foxburg Inn’s Facebook page. There are two groups, […]