Lewiston Harvest Festival Sept 26 & 27by jpauly
LEWISTON HARVEST FESTIVAL AND CRAFT SHOW
CELEBRATING 32 YEARS!
"Fall" in love with the Niagara River Region!
LEWISTON, NY - One of the favorite fall festivals of the year will take place on Saturday, September 26th and Sunday, September 27th along Center Street in the Village of Lewiston. The Annual Lewiston Harvest Festival, now in it's 32nd year, will run from 10 am - 5 pm both days and is free and open to the public. More than 115 vendors will showcase their artwork, jewelry, woodwork, candles and handmade crafts throughout the weekend.
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, wine, fresh cider, hardy mums, fresh honey and more.
New this year is the collaboration between the Wildlife Festival and Harvest Festival with a shuttle traveling between the two festivals. The pick-up / drop off in the Village of Lewiston will be near the Historic Frontier House, and will run continuously to the Niagara Power Authority Visitor Center parking lot. Signage will indicate where the pick-up / drop off location will be.
On Saturday, entertainment in the Peace Garden will feature the "Earth Voices of the Great Spirit" Native American program from 11 - 5pm, hosted by the Lewiston Council on the Arts. 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 and local musician and owner of Lewiston Music, Tony Petrocelli from 1:30 -3:30pm. Sunday entertainment schedule includes Joe Webber from 11am - 1pm, and the Judd Sunshine Duo from 2-4pm on the Frontier House Stage, and a Lewiston Music Showcase from noon - 4pm at the Hennepin Park Gazebo.
Sponsors for this year's festival include Hardison Funeral Homes, Elderwood At Wheatfield, Tedesco Construction Services, Inc., The Modern Corporation, Niagara Frontier Publications, and Niagara Gazette. 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 1st - 31st, Marble Orchard Ghost Walks through October 24th, Autumn Fest in Sanborn October 3rd and 4th, Old Fort Niagara Haunted Fortress on October 17th and 24th and Spooktacular at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center on October 24th.
For more information on the Fall Events, contact the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce at 716-754-9500 or visit us at www.NiagaraRiverRegion.com