28.) Preston County Buckwheat Festival Review – Kingwood, West Virginia – September 28, 2019

In the city of Kingwood, West Virginia… …the Preston County Buckwheat Festival was a multi-faceted celebration. Right off the bat, the festival came off as huge carnival with plenty of rides… …fun houses… …attractions… …games… …and carnival grub. Then, within the structures that bordered part of the carnival… …it began … Read more

26.) Autumn Harvest Festival and WV RoadKill Cook-Off Review – Marlinton, West Virginia – September 28, 2019

I arrived in Marlinton early Saturday morning… …as a rainbow greeted me from above. The Biscuit Bake-Off was taking place at the Opera House… …with plenty of delicious-looking entries… …people were registering… …for the morning’s Possum Trot… …and many, including myself, headed to the Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce booth … Read more

22.) Howell Melon Festival Review – Howell, Michigan – August 27, 2019

On the Howell Carnegie Library lawn… …the Rotary Club of Howell was selling something rather special and delicious… …ice cream made from official Howell melons… …in celebration of their annual Melon Festival. The Melon Festival took place in downtown Howell, with the majority running along W. Grand River Avenue… …where … Read more

14.) Glier’s Goettafest Review – Newport, Kentucky – July 27, 2019

It was a beautiful day along the Ohio River… …perfect for Glier’s Goettafest. For those not from the Cincinnati area, goetta (gheh-tah) is a German breakfast sausage… …made of pork, beef, oats, onions and spices. The festival was helpful in introducing visitors to goetta through information panels… ..and a history … Read more

58.) St. George Festival Review – Fishers, Indiana – September 22, 2018

At St. George’s in Fishers, Indiana… …their annual festival was taking place. Out in front… …the large yard was used for a children’s area with jump houses… …and prize games… …that included Test Your Strength and Skee Ball… …while, inside the church… …festival goers could shop the church’s market area… … Read more

57.) Shelby County BBQ and Brewfest Review – Shelbyville, Indiana – September 22, 2018

Saturday evening in downtown Shelbyville… …the Shelby County Tourism booth was checking ID’s… …and distributing pig noses… …for the Shelby County BBQ and Brewfest. Hungry festival goers lined up for hot BBQ (Dave’s Double Barrel BBQ/Mel’s Catering)… …among a good handful of food vendors (Three Brothers Barbecue/Jackson Street)… …and some … Read more