30th Annual Lewiston Harvest Festivalby jpauly
FESTIVAL AND CRAFT SHOW SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER 28 & 29
CELEBRATING 30 YEARS!
"Fall" in love with the Niagara River Region!
LEWISTON, NY - Celebrate the beginning of autumn in the historic village
of Lewiston with the work of Western New York's most talented crafters
and jewelry artists. The 30th Annual Lewiston Harvest Festival and Craft Show will take place on Saturday, September 28th and Sunday, September 29th along Center Street in the Village of Lewiston. The festival runs from 10 am - 5 pm both days and is free and open to the public. More than 85 crafters will showcase
their artwork, jewelry, woodwork, candles and handmade crafts throughout the
A variety of food vendors can be found along the craft show route on Center St. Specialty boutiques, retail shops and local restaurants will also be open, adding to the charm of the village festival atmosphere. The Farmers' Market, located
on South Fifth Street and Center Street will include a variety of fall harvest
produce favorites, hardy mums, fresh honey, as well as a selection of wines
from the Niagara Wine Trail.
On Saturday, entertainment in the Peace Garden will feather the "Earth Voices of
the Great Spirit" Native American program from 11 - 5pm. The Hot Country Line Dances will perform in the Key Bank parking lot at 1:30, and at the Hennepin Park Gazebo entertainment includes the Niagara Fiddlers Club at Noon, the Lewiston Choraleers at 1pm, and at 2:15, Dance like a Star with Serge, Ballroom Dance Presentation. Sunday entertainment schedule includes Joe Webber from 11am - 1pm, and Colt 45 Country Music Band from 1:30pm - 4pm at the Frontier House Stage, and a Music Showcase from Lewiston Music at Hennepin Park Gazebo from noon to 3pm.
Sponsors for this year's festival include Hardison Funeral Homes, The Modern
Corporation, Robert Macvie, Inc., Tedesco Construction, Fred Blue from Great
Lakes Real Estate, Niagara Frontier Publications, The Buffalo News, and NYS
Assemblyman John Ceretto. The Lewiston Harvest Festival and Craft Show is the start of the Autumn Season events that take place in the Niagara River
Region. Additional events include the annual Scarecrow Display along the main streets in the four communities from October 3rd - 31st, Marble Orchard Ghost Walks through October, Autumn Fest in Sanborn October 4th and 5th, Old
Fort Niagara Haunted Fortress on October 19th and 26th and
Spooktacular at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center on October 26th.