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Unity Heritage Festival welcomes families

Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, 8:42 p.m.
 

Unity Township Supervisor Mike O'Barto said that since the start of the township's annual Heritage Festival, he has enjoyed teaching new residents the history of the area, while longtime residents reminisce about places and time gone by.

“We want families to come out and enjoy themselves,” he said.

The festival, from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday at the township municipal building on Beatty County Road, offers displays of historical memorabilia and Unity's eight fire companies.

O'Barto said he has seen neighbors greeting neighbors, some of whom recognize themselves in the old photographs.

The schedule for the heritage festival follows:

• Battle of the barrel – 1 p.m.

• Hay rides – 2 to 7 p.m.

Kids community:

• Face painting – noon to 7 p.m.

Inflatable rides – noon to 7 p.m.

Lowe's kids clinic – noon to 7 p.m.

Pony rides – 1 to 4 p.m.

Petting zoo – 1 to 5 p.m.

Dog trainer – 1:30 p.m.

Glitter Dot & Dapper clowns – 2 p.m.

Dan Kuniak Magic & Illusion – 3 p.m.

All-day activities:

Food and craft vendors

Unity Township Volunteer Fire Department displays

Historical memorabilia display

Basket raffle

Entertainment:

Marko Polka – live broadcast – noon to 3 p.m.

Life of Brian – 4 to 7 p.m.

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