2017-08-10 / Local & State

Peach Festival Set For Aug. 19

The seventh annual Peach Festival will be held Saturday, August 19, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the community grounds in Fort Loudon., Pa. Visitors can enjoy peach pie, peach cobbler, peach sundaes, peach cream puffs, sandwiches, french fries, funnel cakes, kettle corn, cotton candy, snowcones, and soft drinks. A chicken bar-becue will be available at 11 a.m. until sold out.

Entertainment for all ages with gospel music with Dave Powers from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.; and The Shippensburg Swing Band from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. A reptile show will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.; puppet show 11 a.m. to noon; magic show with balloon twisting noon to 2 p.m.; and build-a-bear, barrel train rides, face painting and, moon bounce all day. The giant peach will be available for photo-ops.

More than 70 craft and home-based businesses vendors will be set up on the community center grounds and a special Lula Roe pop-up event will be held in the community center building.

At 1 p.m., auctioneer Jeannie Pepple will be auctioning more than 40 items including many items donated by the vendors.

Bring lawn chairs and enjoy a relaxing day in the country. Parking and admission are free. Held rain or shine. The community grounds are located at the corner of Hawbaker Drive and Rte. 30. Proceeds benefit Trinity United Church of Christ in Fort Loudon.

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