Dollywood Harvest Festival – Pigeon Forge, Tennessee – My Experience

This post documents my experience on October 14, 2022. Dollywood is a magical place in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee… …that’s known for its rides… …live shows (Gold City)… …Dolly Parton childhood home replica… …and freshly baked cinnamon bread with icing… …which is really something special. This was my first visit to … Read more

Autumn Harvest Festival and WV RoadKill Cook-Off – Marlinton, West Virginia – My Experience

This post documents my experience on 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, … Read more

Warm Glow Candle Company Fall Festival – Centerville, Indiana – My Experience

This post documents my experience on September 23, 2019. Right off I-70, I stopped at the Warm Glow Candle Company… …where I found all sorts of scented candles… …(even Circus Peanut)… …and a special Fall Festival… …set up with a maze… …and bounce houses for the kids… …as well as … Read more

Harvest Moon Fall Festival – Bargersville, Indiana – My Experience

This post documents my experience on September 22, 2019. In Bargersville, Indiana… …the Harvest Moon Fall Festival took place… …on both sides of the tracks that ran through town. One side consisted of vendor tables… …where festival goers could find seasonal crafts… …creative T-shirts (Heather Tees)… …and crystal gifts… …as … Read more

Mountain Craft Days – Somerset, Pennsylvania – My Experience

This post documents my experience on 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 … Read more

Harvest Moon Arts and Crafts Festival – Parkersburg, West Virginia – My Experience

This post documents my experience on September 17, 2016. The Harvest Moon Festival (frame by Jeff Davis)… …took place at Parkersburg City Park… …and offered a pavilion… …and (3) tents… …filled and surrounded by all sorts of vendors. Offerings were vast as they included seasonal crafts… …pottery… …leather… …designer jewelry … Read more