Annual Harvest Festival scheduled Saturday in Sewickley
The 23rd annual Sewickley Harvest Festival will feature more than 140 booths and activities with entertainment, arts and crafts, sidewalks sales, children's activities and food.
Presented by the Quaker Valley Rotary Club and Kiwanis Club of Sewickley, the event is scheduled for from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday along Broad and Thorn streets in Sewickley.
Performing at a stage to be set up along School Street are:
• 10 a.m. Mayor Brian Jeffe will welcome participants followed by John Tucci singing “The Star Spangled Banner.”
• 10:10 to 10:40 a.m. — Student musicians from Quaker Valley
• 10:50 to 11:30 a.m. — Sensitive Sally band
• 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. — SynKronized Irony
• 1 to 2:15 p.m. — Rhubarb
• 2:30 to 3:45 p.m. — Not Fade Away
• 4 to 5 p.m. — The Lost Boys
Other activities include:
• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Child safety activities at the borough building sponsored by Sewickley Police Department's Crime Prevention Program. Featured will be McGruff the Crime Dog, Tripp, Sewickley's K-9 narcotics dog and Cochran Hose Fire Co. open house. Quaker Valley Key Club will sponsor children's activities at the gazebo in Wolcott Park on Broad Street.
• 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Booths along Thorn Street will feature a police informational station with door prizes and candy bags, Pennsylvania Game Commission, Reilsono's Towing DUI awareness and K-9 demonstrations; Pittsburgh Major Taylor Cycling Club, Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program, Air Force, CAESAR Search & Rescue Dogs, West Hills DUI Task Force, Pennsylvania Off-Highway Vehicle Association, Army National Guard, Animal Rescue League, Guardian Kids ID Program, Coast Guard Auxiliary District 7 and Quaker Valley Ambulance.
• 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Featured craft items at Broad and Thorn streets and the Sewickley Eye Care Center parking lot will include jewelry, wooden toys, artwork, children's and baby items, doll clothes, candles, children's art activities, Christmas ornaments, greeting cards, purses, crocheted items, furniture, table runners and sewn products, hand-blown glass, soaps, photography, Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls, sand art, fleece crafts, silk floral arrangements and hair items.
• 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Food items will include kettle corn, shaved ice, hot sausage, snow cones, cotton candy, gyros and Carpatho-Rusyn foods.
Other events to be held in town the same day will be:
• 7 a.m. flea market starting at 7 a.m. at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 801 Beaver St.
• 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Day on the Lawn, a flea-market, yard-sale type event at Sewickley Presbyterian Church, 414 Grant St.
• 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. — rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sewickley United Methodist Church's basement dining room, 337 Broad St.
• 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. — St. Matthews AME Zion Church, 345 Thorn St., barbecued ribs or chicken dinners.
• 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — St. James Church, 200 Walnut St., farmers market.
Editor's note: This story was corrected to note that student-musicians from Quaker Valley would play at 10:10 a.m. A previous version said the Quaker Valley Band would play. That information was provided to the Herald by Harvest Festival organizers.
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