Pennsylvania Bowhunters Festival

09/13/2019 to 09/15/2019

Bow hunting is a tradition as old as mankind, so it may be a bit ambitious to dub the Pennsylvania Bowhunters Festival “the oldest gathering of bow hunters in the world”, but it may very well be the best. Held annually since 1957, this festival certainly earns points for authenticity and enthusiasm. This is the …

Pumpkinfest at Shady Brook Farm

09/14/2019 to 10/31/2019

Pumpkinfest at Shady Brook Farm is a great opportunity to share with the family the great rituals of autumn delights. Hayrides take families out to the fields where they can hand pick bulbous pumpkins.  This enriching and bonding experience is punctuated with  fun activities, neat attractions and plenty of homemade foods. The effect is one …

Moon Dancer Folk Festival

09/06/2020

“Wine, music, food” or so the ancient mantra goes.  It may be a simple notion, but at the Moon Dancer Folk Festival it is tirelessly effective.  Life unfettered means joy in simplicity and the notion of a Moon Dancer evokes that very mood.  It is as if to say that all what is needed in …

Georgian Place Scarecrow Festival

09/14/2019

The Annual Scarecrow Festival at Georgian Place will be held September 14th, 2019. Plans are well underway to make this the best Scarecrow Festival ever in celebration of the 10th year. Attended by over 3000 people, this fun filled family event, which provides many free activities for children while highlighting the folk art tradition of …

Lyons Fiddle Festival

09/15/2019

In mid to late September, young and old fiddles get inspired to come out and jam at the Lyon’s Fiddle Festival. In 1983, with a borrow hay wagon, the first festival attracted approximately 1,200 attendees. The festival was not held in 2006, but many people showed up and jammed anyway – persuading the continuation of …

Hanover Chili Cookoff

09/01/2019

The Hanover Chili Cook Off has become a staple for family entertainment, chili tasting and fundraising for local nonprofit organizations, all built around the PA State Chili Cooking Championships. The day’s events include three local bands, a magician, a juggler, a face painter and many, MANY varieties of chili, along with many supporting vendors. Not …

Flax Scutching Festival

09/14/2019 to 09/15/2019

On the second weekend in the beautiful Ligonier Valley, the Flax Scutching Festival spans a weekend in Stahlstown, Westmoreland County.  Over 100 years ago, it was suggested that a gathering should be held in the center of town.  The main attraction would be the scutching of flax and making of linen – an age old …

Autumn Goddess Retreat

09/26/2020

Celebrate your Inner Goddess at the Annual Autumn Goddess Retreat with a day of pampering, play and pleasure! Late in September, Wellness in Harmony is hosting the 4th Annual Autumn Goddess Retreat at the West Pikeland Cultural Center in Chester Springs (1645 Art School Road, Chester Springs, Pa. 19425) We are bringing together an amazing group …