The Dallas post. (Dallas, Pa.) 19??-200?, September 09, 2012, Image 10

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THE DALLAS POST
Sunday, September 9, 2012
Dallas Harvest Festival is celebrating its 10th year
Event set for Sept. 16 in
and around Main Street
in Dallas Borough.
The Dallas Harvest Festival
Steering Committee announces
plans for the 10th Annual Dallas
Harvest Festival to take place
from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday,
Sept. 16 on and around Main
Street in the borough.
It's hard to believe that it’s
been 10 years since a small
group of Back Mountain resi-
dents got together to discuss vi-
sioning in Dallas. Weeks later,
an even smaller group came up
with the idea for a “street fair”
in downtown Dallas and ulti-
mately ran with the ball to put a
local festival together in a mat-
ter of weeks.
Whether through divine inter-
vention or sheer luck, the first
event took place on Sunday,
Sept. 14, 2003 and played out
without a hitch, laying the
strong foundation for the award-
winning event that continues to
bring the Back Mountain to-
gether for an afternoon of com-
munity and celebration of the re-
gion’s rich agricultural heritage.
In observance of its decade-
long tradition, the Dallas Har-
vest Festival seeks to interact
with the community in a special
way this year - a “give back” to
the thousands of people who
visit Main Street each year.
Among the planned commem-
orative activities will be “Best of
Kiss the Pig” which will pit win-
ner against winner to see who
can garner the most votes (and
the most dollars for charity). Vy-
ing for the privilege of kissing
Dallas’ favorite potbelly pig are
Dallas Borough Mayor Tim Car-
roll (2003), Kunkle Fire Chief
Jack Dodson (2006), Back
Mountain Community News
Publisher and past Dallas Ro-
tary President Lisa Pretko
(2007) and Dallas Middle
School Principal Tom Duffy
(2008).
District Judge James Tupper
will announce the winner dur-
ing the festival. Meanwhile,
watch for those pink-labeled
jugs to appear in Back Mountain
businesses and vote with a sin-
gle $1 for the winner/charity of
your choice.
For further information, call
the festival hotline at 675-1950
and leave a message or visit
www.dallasharvestfestival.com.
Members of the steering committee planning the 10th Annual Dallas Harvest Festival are, from left, seated, Owen Faut, secretary;
Rich Fufaro, chairman; Liz Martin, marketing; Kiss the Pig Contest. Standing, Judge Robert Opel, grounds; Karen Fiorello, vendors;
John Cybulski, grounds and vendors; Dallas Borough Manager Tracey Carr, children’s activities; and Carol Wall, development. Absent
at the time of the photo were Gina Major, entertainment; Maryann Ochman, co-chair, Kiss the Pig Contest; Carol Carroll, flower box
competition; and Darcy Brodmerkal, volunteers.
The gold and silver American
Eagle bullion coins, introduced
in the fall of 1986, are still in
strong demand today.
VISIT US
under the main tent at the
Save 30% On All Jewelry!
and
Art exhibit celebrates Hillside
Hillside Farms ice cream is a
favorite at the Dallas Harvest
Festival and this year’s festival-
goers can enjoy even more of
Hillside Farms on Main Street,
Dallas.
The artists from Sue Hand’s
Imagery have been painting and
drawing scenes from The Lands
at Hillside Farms for a special
exhibition at Sue Hand's Imag-
ery art studio to coincide with
the Dallas Harvest Festival.
Hand and artists of all ages
will exhibit oils, watercolors,
graphite drawings, ink draw-
ings, pastels, acrylics and col-
ored pencil renderings of the
distinctive buildings, beautiful
flowers and much loved farm
animals at The Lands at Hill
side Farms.
Hand will exhibit four full-
sized watercolors of a young
calf, a horse on a sparkling win-
ter’s day, several sheep and Hill-
side chickens. Subjects by other
artists include the personable
llama, the amusing donkeys and
several other animals plus vari-
ous buildings and scenery
throughout the seasons.
The public is invited to y=
the exhibit in the special ej
tion areafrom 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
on Saturday, Sept. 15 and from
noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept.
16 at Sue Hand’s Imagery, 35
Main St., Dallas.
This watercolor by Sue Hand of the chickens at Hillside Farms will be featured in an exhibit during
the Dallas Harvest Festival.
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