Saturday, September 15, 2012
Check out the performers lined up for the 11th annual event.
Music lovers will not want to miss Fern Hollow Nature Center's annual Fall Music Festival on Saturday, one of its biggest fundraisers for environmental education. "Unfortunately our sponsorships are down this year so we are hoping for a record turnout," said Sam Capezzuto, executive director at Fern Hollow. Those in attendance will be moving to the beat and soaking in the sounds of four musical acts. The festival runs from 3 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, with doors opening at 2:30. "We have a great line up for Saturday and the weather looks like it is going to be a beautiful day," Capezzuto said. Music for the day includes The Redwood Trio, Leap of Faith, The Turpentiners, and local band Priest, Sage, Rock, and Soul. Prior to the bands will be …
Thursday, September 29, 2011
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Here are five things to do in the Sewickley area and surrounding communities to make this a memorable weekend. 1. OKTOBERFEST When/Where: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday at St. James Church, Sewickley. Why Go: Bring the entire family and have a good time for all. Enjoy music entertainment, children’s games and tractor rides, or have some cocktails with ethnic favorites like kielbasa, sauerkraut, German potato salad and German chocolate cake. The event is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. Admission: $10, adults, $5 youth (grades 8 to 12), and $3 children (grades 7 and under). 2. SEWICKLEY FALL GALLERY WALK AND MUSIC FESTIVAL When/Where: Downtown Sewickley, 5 p.m to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Why Go: Enjoy live music or …
Sunday, September 18, 2011
Fern Hollow Nature Center's 10th annual event fills Saturday with entertainment, activities, food and more.
Fern Hollow Nature Center was abuzz with activity Saturday as young and old, alike, enjoyed good music, games, and company at the 10th Annual Fall Music Festival. The festival offered a variety of musical groups and free children’s activities, including a climbing wall. East Coast Sandwiches and Sewickley Confectionary were on hand to offer food items, as well. Susie Moffett, program coordinator of the event, said all proceeds from the festival go toward environmental education programs at Fern Hollow. “We bring thousands of kids through Fern Hollow every year and it’s all because of the support of people like you,” Moffett told the crowd that turned out Saturday.