It may still be warm, but theyre revving up for autumn in Snow Shoe.
The Snow Shoe Annual Fall Festival and Car Show, set for Sept. 15, promises plenty of chrome and oversized motors vying for 90 trophies to go with the rest of a fun-packed day.
The festival at Snow Shoe Park will include live music, bingo, childrens games, a craft and flea market, a 5K race and a pumpkin patch with pumpkins to decorate. All thats liable to build an appetite, so chicken barbecue, homemade apple butter and more will be on hand for the hungry.
And to get everyone rolling, local Boy Scouts will serve breakfast starting at 7:30 a.m.
Car show registration costs $10; $8 if before Saturday. Mail registrations to Snow Shoe Car Show, 511 Runville Road, Bellefonte, PA 16823.
On festival day, registration will be from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., with judging at noon and trophies awarded at 4 p.m.
For more information, vendor applications or registration forms, call or email Betty Lou Dudish at 387-4855 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Down in the valley, Martha United Methodist Church has its own plans for the day.
Rain or shine, the churchs free 15th Annual Fun Festival will take place 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the churchs pavilion near the intersection of Ardery Hollow Road and U.S. Route 220 Alternate.
Attractions will include the Sunny Mountain String Band at 11 a.m., the Happy Valley Alley Clowns, strolling magician, a yard sale, plenty of baked goods and a baked potato bar. Swine city
Hogs and pork will take over Pine Glen on Saturday.
The 10th Annual Dice Run and Pig Roast will bring together owners of Harley-Davidson motorcycles, nicknamed hogs, and other riders for a fundraiser ride and feast.
Benefiting the Pine Glen Fire Company, the event lasts from 9 a.m. to noon at the Pine Glen Fire Hall on state Route 879 between Moshannon and Karthaus. Then comes a 115-mile jaunt through the wilderness of the Elk Scenic Drive until 5 p.m.
Registration is $15 for the ride and meal, $8 for just dinner. Door prizes, 50-50 contests and cash prizes for the high roller, runner-up and low roller will add a little spice to the roast.
Call 387-6524 or 387-0208 with questions.
Chris Rosenblum writes a weekly column about the Bald Eagle area. Contact him at email@example.com or 231-4620.