A People’s Procession will kick off Oil City’s annual First Night activities on New Years Eve.
The foot parade from the National Transit Building on Seneca Street to Justus Park will precede the first of two fireworks displays at 7:00 PM.
At 7:00 PM, a variety of entertainment, including music, dance and theatre performances will begin at several churches and restaurants, the YWCA, the Venango Museum of Art, Science and Industry and at the Masonic Hall.
Those activities suggested for the “Young at Heart” will include storytelling, clowns, magic, balloon making, a drum circle, hat making, face tattoos, mask making, and other crafting.
One of Monday’s other events will be a fund-raising spaghetti dinner to benefit the Aubrey’s Adventure East End Fountain Project. The dinner is scheduled to run from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM at the Free Methodist Church on the city’s South Side.
The new year will be welcomed in with a second fireworks display at midnight.
A 10-dollar “First Night” button will allow all attendees admission to any or all of the fifteen indoor events. Buttons may still be purchased on First Night, but at a limited number of sites. The buttons come with a 16-page event book which includes all pertinent information about each event and location.