Live Folk Music & Campfire Nights  |  Fridays in August  |  August 7th, 14th,  28th, 2020
Enjoy some toe tapp’n music during dinner at Gateway Lodge from 7pm – 8pm and then around the crackling campfire from 8:30pm – 10pm. *Open to lodging and dinner guests. Adults only please.

Craft Beer Tasting Dinner with Music, Labor Day Weekend  |  September 5th,  2020  |  5:30pm or 8pm
Kick back and enjoy those lazy, hazy days summer with a beer tasting dinner at Gateway Lodge. Enjoy five courses of fine cuisine with beer pairings from a regional craft brewer. Cost is $120 total per couple. Beer pairings are an additional $20 per person and to be paid for at time of dinner. Live musical entertainment provided.*Tickets go on sale on 08.15.20. Tax and gratuity are added to ticket sale.

Cook Forest Photowalk  |  October 4th, 2020  |  8am
Join local nature photographer Kevin Kaltenbaugh for a walk through the woods. You’ll learn how to capture that perfect shot through the eye of the lens. Instruction, hike and breakfast provided. Breakfast starts at 8am featuring two breakfast choices. Please bring own camera and appropriate gear. Cost is $35 per person (cost includes tax and gratuity). Call ahead to register at (814) 744-8017.

October Wine & Dine Five Course Tasting  |  October 24th, 2020  |  5:30pm or 8pm
Soak in the harvest season with an autumn five-course tasting for two at Gateway Lodge. You’ll be introduced to fabulous award-winning wines during the event while indulging in delicious fine cuisine. Live entertainment provided. Cost is $120 per couple. Wine pairings are an additional $25 per person and to be paid for at time of dinner. *Tickets go on sale on 10.03.20. Tax and gratuity are added to ticket sale.

Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet  |  November 26th, 2020  |  4pm or 6pm
( Cabin & Gallery Room Guests Only )
Menu features Turkey with Stuffing and Cranberry Sauce, Roasted Vegetable Lasagna, Chili Whipped Sweet Potatoes, Roasted Winter Vegetables, Green Beans, Cranberry Walnut Tossed Salad, Pumpkin Pie with Homemade Cinnamon Whipped Cream, and Sweet Honey Cornbread. $30 per person for dinner without package. Reserve your dinner at 4pm or 6pm. $30 per person, $15 for kids under 10.

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Cook Forest Chainsaw Carver’s Round-Up
Hosted by the Sawmill Center for the Arts, come see skilled carvers create one of a kind pieces of art, and get a piece to take home during the auction.

Cook Forest French and Indian War Encampment  |  2nd weekend in June
Join us for a series of living history events depicting life during the French & Indian War. Highlights of this full two-day encampment include woodland natives, cannon and musket firing, cooking, primitive skills, 18th century surgical techniques, clothing, demonstrations, flintknapping, blacksmithing, pottery, woodworking, sheep shearing, sutler camp, live tactical engagements, renown living historians and French & Indian War Era artists. Contact the park office for exact times. Please contact Cook Forest State Park at 814-744-8407 for details.

Western PA Laurel Festival  |  3rd week in June
Concerts, craft and sidewalk sales, food, parade, games, car show and fireworks. For more information please contact Joyce Toven at (814) 849-4751

Sawmill Theater  |  Throughout the Spring and Summer
An artistic gem in Cook Forest. Performances throughout the season. Visit see a theater schedule. Tickets: Adult $12 / Child $10  For more information or tickets, please contact the Sawmill Center for the Arts at (814) 927-6655

Sawmill Art Workshops  |  Throughout the Year
Visit to see a class schedule. Contact the Sawmill Center for the Arts at (814) 927-6655 for details.

Quiet Creek Herb Farm Workshops  |  Throughout the Spring
If you enjoy natural living, you will love what Quiet Creek has to offer! Quiet Creek Herb Farm & School of Country Living is a non-profit dedicated to increase understanding of conservation and sustainable living.

Lavender Farm Tours  |  By appointment
Morning/Afternoon tours by appointment, 814 227-7480.