Memorial Day services in Tidioute will begin at 10 a.m. Monday with a parade to the cemetery. Services will be held at the cemetery with U.S. Navy veteran and past Warren County Veterans Affairs Director Ed Burris as speaker.
The Wilder Museum of Warren County History, 51 Erie Ave., Irvine, will open for the 2023 season on Tuesday at 1 p.m. Exhibits include the Military Alcove which features uniforms, medals, and other historical items ranging from the Revolutionary War to Desert Storm. The Era Gone By exhibit room highlights the Victorian Era’s style and elegance with 19th Century dress wear, household appliances, kitchen utensils, recreational items, and more. Perhaps the most popular draw in the Era Gone by Room is the antique gun collection of Joseph DeFrees, which boasts a selection of fine weaponry such as flintlocks and 1830s dueling pistols. Other fascinating exhibits include the Seneca Nation Room that displays artifacts dating back to 6,000 B.C., excavated from the Irvine Flats by the Archaeology Department from Mercyhurst University. A gift shop has a wide variety of items available for purchase including historical books, maps, and locally-crafted artwork such as paintings, woodwork, and jewelry. The Wilder Museum is open on Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. The cost of admission is $5 per person and $1 per student.
The Warren Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) is holding their second annual car show on Sat., June 3 at the Ed Shults Used Lot in front of Warren Mall. The show will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Food will be offered by the Warren Lions Club and BSA Troop 8. The event will include many door prizes and a raffle for a Milwaukee Tool assortment. All proceeds support the Lions Club, Scout Troop 8 and the Odd Fellows projects with Scouts and other youth groups.
ANF summer hours
The ANF has announced summer hours for its district offices and North Warren headquarters. The Bradford Ranger District Office will be open Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.; Marienville will be open Tuesday to Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to noon and 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. and the supervisor’s office in North Warren will be open Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to noon and 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
ANF ATV trails open
Friday marked the opening day for ATV/OHM trails on the Allegheny National Forest. Daily or annual permits are required to operate ATVs, UTVs, and OHMs on the 109-mile, motorized trail system. Information on how to purchase and display a permit is available on the Forest website. Trail conditions can be challenging, riders are encouraged to consider their skill level when evaluating whether to use any trail. Forest Service staff will monitor motorized trail conditions and post information on our website and social media channels when ATV/OHM trails open or close.