Historic Old Annville Day returns from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 11, for an eight-block community street fair.
This will be the 33rd time the event has been presented by nonprofit group Friends of Old Annville.
Organizers say the event has its root in a tradition that dates back more than a century, when members of the Annville community would all travel to Hersheypark for a day of recreation. Today the party happens closer to home.
About 150 vendors and three stages of music are the main focus of Old Annville Day – that, and the historic backdrop of downtown Annville, where you can’t walk a block without running into a historic limestone structure.
A number of local restaurants and food trucks will be selling food and drink at this weekend’s event, including a beer garden setup in front of Rotunda Brewing Company. Other vendors and nonprofits will be selling products and sharing information about their organizations.
You can also expect to see tradesmen reenactors, including a blacksmith, carpenter, and mason, set up on Main Street demonstrating the construction techniques used to build the limestone and log structures of historic Annville.
The Antique Tractor Club of Lebanon Valley and the Lebanon Quilters Guild will also be on-site to show off their respective examples of the county’s mechanical and textile heritage.
All of the music at Old Annville Day is free to enjoy, with a dozen performances on tap. Find the full schedule below.
Parking will be available at the historic “Greystone” elementary school, as well as various churches and side streets in the area. The event will take place rain or shine.
Bandstand Stage (Intersection of Main and South Lancaster streets)
|9:00 – 9:45 a.m.||Washington Band|
|9:45 – 10:15 a.m.||Quittaphahilla Highlanders|
|10:15 – 11 a.m.||Full Circle Band (’80s & ’90s rock hits)|
|11:15 – 12 p.m.||Life After Work (Acoustic rock)|
|12:15 – 1 p.m.||Abigail’s Garden (Celtic/bluegrass)|
|1:15 – 2 p.m.||Mockingbird (Pop & rock music)|
Batdorf Stage (Intersection of Main and Chestnut streets)
|10 – 10:45 a.m.||Jim Rule (Children’s & family music)|
|11 – 11:45 a.m.||Emaylia (Jazz, soul, and R&B)|
|12 – 12:45 p.m.||Matt Miskie|
|1 – 1:45 p.m.||Indigo Cosmos (Singer/songwriter duo)|
Fulton Bank Plaza (Intersection of Main & Route 934)
|10 – 11:30 a.m.||Bluegrass or Jazz Jam|
|12 – 1:30 p.m.||Hank Imhoff (Acoustic blues jam)|
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