25.) West Newton Community Festival Review – Pennsylvania – September 9, 2017

As the official town crier (Your Speaking Solutions) of the West Newton Community Festival would tell you… …this festival was all about community. The main square of vendors was more-or-less divided into vendors (left) and food (right)… …and, although it wasn’t obvious where all food vendors were from… …most had … Read more

23.) Autumn Mum Festival Review – Connellsville, Pennsylvania – September 9, 2017

Deep in the heart of Connellsville… …festival goers were celebrating the change of seasons… …with an Autumn Mum Festival. Most of the mums were gone by the time I had arrived… …but that didn’t stop festival goers from shopping among the jewelry… …soaps… …and fresh produce. There were many local … Read more

22.) Farmers and Threshermens Jubilee Review – New Centerville, Pennsylvania – September 9, 2017

AUTHOR’S NOTE: When I arrived at this festival, I only saw a few small parking lots that were filled with cars.  I eventually found a spot in a lot near the entrance and considered myself lucky. While going through the festival, I realized there were other entrances and a huge … Read more

21.) Mountain Craft Days Review – Somerset, Pennsylvania – September 9, 2017

The Somerset Historical Center is a beautiful property to explore… …with a covered bridge… …a cider press… …a newly finished lime kiln… …and an annual festival called Mountain Craft Days. All over the grounds, festival goers were able to watch demonstrations and learn about such things as stone cutting… …coopering… … Read more