Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous

04/25/2019 to 04/28/2019

According to the Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous, their festival is Mecca for chainsaw carvers.  Considering the growth and acclaim this festival has acquired over a relatively short period of time, the claim may not be all that boisterous.  Started in 1999 as a backyard gathering between two brothers, the Chainsaw Carvers Rendezvous has quickly grown into …

Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival

04/06/2019 to 04/14/2019

Between March and April, a swath of pink petals blanket Philadelphia’s Schuylkill River from Falls Bridge to the Art Museum as nearly three thousand cherry trees begin their bloom and with it heralds the annual Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival.  A gift from Japan to the city nearly 100 years ago; the cherry trees along the …

Earth Day Festival

04/20/2019

In downtown Mechanicsburg, they celebrate Earth Day (not always on Earth Day, but at a weekend close to it)… The School District, local non-profit organizations and state agencies will all be participating to help you increase your awareness about the earth and what we can do to protect it. Featured events are the Trash to …

Berks Jazz Fest

04/05/2019 to 04/14/2019

The Berks Jazz Fest occurs every year at various locations in Reading and around Berks County.  The festival, which covers 10 days originated in 1990 and was sponsored by VF Outlet (also now the current festival sponsor). For more information, the website is the best reference.  However, the Berks Arts Council phone number is 610-898-1930. Over …

Some Kind Of Jam

04/25/2019 to 04/28/2019

During the last weekend of April, Some Kind Of Jam takes place on a beautiful 60-acre rustic fairground in Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill County, PA.   The festival features outdoor & indoor stages, plenty of camping space, permanent restrooms & showers, nature trails, trout fishing waters, and electricity access for RV’s.  The Jam is a full weekend music & …

Pennsylvania Maple Festival

04/25/2021 to 05/02/2021

Pancakes and Sausage?  With an abundance of maple syrup, this seems one of the most obvious choices!  But there is much more to do at the Pennsylvania Maple Festival.   The Maple Festival, held in Myersdale, in Sommerset County occurs annually in early spring, just the right time to start tapping into the trees. Special …