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Sewickley's Annual Harvest Festival a Community Affair

Get some of the highlights of the 22nd annual event. The Harvest Festival runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8.

The 22nd annual on Saturday promises to be a good time, but it's the chance for rain that has event organizers crossing their fingers. 

“Hopefully we get some good weather,” said Maleet Gordon, one of the organizers.

Rain or shine, the annual community festival is scheduled to run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 on Broad and Thorn streets. The festival includes more than 135 vendors as well as local churches and non-profits hosting special events in conjunction with the Harvest festivities.

In addition to food, arts and crafts, and other children’s activities, traditional highlights include the open house at the , a child-safety program from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with the , free metered parking and live music all day.

“There is some good entertainment lined up,” Gordon said.

One of the best parts, she said, is the annual festival brings the entire community together.

 “We have the sidewalk sale by the merchants in Sewickley, and then all the churches all are doing flea markets. There’s the , (St. Matthews) AME has the ribs and chicken that are fabulous… It involves the whole town,” Gordon said.

The event is presented by the and . Sponsors include , , Energy Independent Solutions, Renewal by Anderson, and Comcast

 

Entertainment

Welcome - Mayor Brian Jeffe - 10 a.m.

John Tucci - 10:05 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Bryan Shutka - 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Rhubarb - 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 a.m. 

Shy Guys -  1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. 

Take Five - 2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. 

Modern Insurgency - 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

 

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