New Freedom Fest - Saturday, September 15, 2012
New Freedom Fest is an old-time "festival of small town life". It includes music, arts and crafts, animals, food, games, dunking booths, a pie eating contest and much, much more - all centered around the beautiful and historic town of New Freedom, Pennsylvania
Local artists and craftsmen including jewelers, potters, photographers, weavers and sculptors, will be selling their work and demonstrating from 10am to 4pm. There will be kid's games ($5 lets you play all day), a pet parade, great food from local restaurants and world-class live entertainment at the Freedom Green. Local non-profit organizations and businesses provide information and offer fun insight into small town life. Free parking and free admission make this a day fit for any budget.
This year's musical headliner will be Bill Emerson and the Sweet Dixie Bluegrass Band
New Freedom Fest Main Stage - On the Freedom Green, corner of Main St and Railroad Ave.
10:00 AM Michael Arthur
10:45 AM American Hollar
11:30 AM JC Fisher Band
12:15 PM Hot Club du Jour
1:00 PM Cindy David & Art Wachter
1:45 PM John Smith & Jenny Pickel
2:30 PM The Robert Bobby Trio
3:15 PM Drum Circle with Chris Davis
4:00 PM Bill Emerson an the Sweet Dixie Bluegrass Band
Strolling Musicians in Period Costume
The Pet Parade is a growing annual attraction at New Freedom Fest and something you and your family will not want to miss! 2:00 PM on the trail in front of the historic New Freedom Train Station.
Old-Time Farmer's Market New Freedom Fest will feature an “Old-Time Farmer’s Market” including great food and gifts.
All Day For The Kids
All Day Kids Games and hands-on activities including arts and crafts, face painting, and much more.
Nothing could be cuter than the Pet Parade benefiting Animal Rescue, Inc., hosted by TK. Costumed animals and their owners assemble at 2:00 PM at the Animal Rescue booth, and parade through the entire New Freedom Fest grounds as bystanders snap pictures and exclaim with delight. All species are welcome.
A varied selection of excellent food will be provided for sale from regional restaurants including crab cakes, pit beef, pulled pork, burgers, fries, kettle corn, fancy cookies, ice cream, smoothies and much more.
Wine tasting and sales by Logan's View Winery.