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Penn Township fall festival boasts rides, food, fireworks, entertainment

Joe Napsha
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Lydia Grant of Penn Township rides a swing during the Penn Township Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 at the Penn Township Municipal Park in Harrison City. The second phase of the $500,000 improvements to the 63-acre park was the highlight of the festival.
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Penn Township’s fall festival kicked off Friday at the township’s municipal park in Harrison City and continues through the weekend.

It includes a parade, food, Zambelli fireworks, carnival rides, craft vendors and entertainment.

Various food booths will be open on Friday from 5 to 10 p.m.; on Saturday from noon until the fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. and on Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.

The parade Saturday along Route 130 in Harrison City will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Route 130 through Harrison City will be closed during the parade.

An apple pie baking contest will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday. Visitors can vote for the best scarecrow until 1 p.m. Sunday.

The Penn Trafford Community Band will be joined by several other bands in performing at the main stage on all three days.

A community church service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, followed by a car cruise.

There will be free parking and a shuttle bus at St. Barbara Church and the Penn-Trafford football field.

There will be a charge for on-site parking at the municipal park after 5 p.m. Saturday, through the Raymaley Road entrance.

For complete weekend activities and schedule of events, visit www.penntownshipfallfestival.org.

Joe Napsha is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Joe at 724-836-5252, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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