Relay for Life kickoff event is this weekend

Paint Venango County Purple, the kickoff event for Relay for Life, will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Cranberry Mall.

There are activities planned all weekend during mall hours.

Activities include Wizard of Oz photo ops, face painting, refreshments, prizes and more.

Entertainment on Saturday includes the Front Porch Folk at 1 p.m., the Southside String Kings at 5 p.m. and Coston Cross at 7 p.m. HOLeY Jeans will perform at 1 p.m. Sunday.

Residents will also be able to purchase purple bows during the event, and various Relay for Life teams will be represented.