Tidioute Life

Photo submitted to Times Observer From left, with the Easter Bunny, are Riley Reddick, Layla Rulander, Addilynn Ferencz, Quinn Selfridge, Grace Potts, and Jayden Brown.

Easter Egg Hunt

The Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament hosted an Easter Egg Hunt for the Tidioute community on April 20. Winners of the Golden Egg were Riley Reddick, Addilynn Ferencz, and Quinn Selfridge. Winners of the Easter Basket Raffle were Jayden Brown and “Beaver” (who was not present to claim their prize). Winners of the three additional prizes were Layla Rulander, Jessa Joseph, and Grace Potts.

The Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament said the community sponsors who helped with this event included Family Dollar, Sabella Land & Forest Products, American Legion Post 334, VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 8803, Tidioute Lions Club, and the Tidioute Area Volunteer Fire Department.

Wine Tasting Event

The Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament is hosting its 2nd Annual Wine Tasting Event at the Tidioute Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday, April 27, from 1 to 4 p.m.

The cost of admission to participate in the wine tasting/purchasing is $10, which includes a complimentary sampling glass. Craft vendors will be located on site. There will be a basket raffle of items donated from multiple vendors and community crafters.

All proceeds benefit the 60th Annual Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament.

Wheels and Deals Car Show

A car show will be held on May 25 at the Fishing Tournament Grounds located at 90 Main Street in Tidioute from 9 a.m. to approximately 2 p.m. Vehicle registration and lineup begin between 9 a.m. and noon. Judging takes place from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Awards are announced at 2 p.m. sharp. There is an $8 vehicle registration fee. Categories awarded are Best of Show, Most Original, Best Ford, Best GM, Best Mopar, Best Tractor, Best Motorcycle, Best Kids Class, Oldest, and Top 10 Honorable Mention.

For more information, contact Jim Mechling at (814) 730-1305. They are also seeking craft vendors to set up on grounds for this event. If you are interested in being a vendor during the craft show, contact Helen Williams at (814) 730-9218.

Ham and Turkey Party

The Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament committee is hosting a spring ham and turkey party on May 26 at the Tidioute Firehall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and games start at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments are provided. The kitchen will be open for food purchase. There will be a door prize raffle and instant tickets and 14 raffle games of items including meat, cash prizes, instant lottery tickets, refreshments, and a Breakfast Box.

All proceeds benefit the 60th Annual Pennsylvania State Championship Fishing Tournament.

Tidioute Area Volunteer Fire Department

The TAVFD will host an Auction on May 4 starting at 2 p.m. Doors open at 1 p.m. The kitchen will be open for food purchases. This auction is sponsored by the TAVFD Auxiliary.

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