The People’s Choice Festival: A Look Back, and a Look Forward
Frankly, we were a bit concerned. Worried even. After nearly 30 years, the People’s Choice Festival abruptly stopped for two years while we all sat out the pandemic. As with many other things during the Age of COVID, we really didn’t know what was going to happen, but we were determined to have a festival this year […]
New This Year: Camp at the Festival!
Something New! – Make the Festival a Mini-Vacation! WIth our change of venue this year, for the first time, we offer camping for vendors and visitors! Grange Park Camping reservations can be made at campspot.com or call 814-954-2088. Camping guidelines can be found at grangefair.com
Tim Bradford: Professional Blacksmith
Would you enjoy standing out in the sun on a hot Pennsylvania July day, spending hours and hours by a forge hammering red hot iron? No? We’re lucky, though, that Tim Bradford enjoys just that – and puts his blacksmithing skills on display at the People’s Choice Festival. Those skills are pretty rare in today’s […]
Me & My Dog Pet Bakery
(This is one of a series of articles about our Specialty Food vendors) (Boalsburg) – The People’s Choice Festival is fortunate to have many specialty food vendors, with scrumptious treats for people of all ages. And, for that matter, for dogs of all ages. Me & My Dog Pet Bakery is one of two specialty […]
Headliner! Start Making Sense–a Tribute to Talking Heads
Saturday July 13th from 6:30-8:00 is Start Making Sense – a Tribute to Talking Heads Start Making Sense is one of the top tributes to Talking Heads in the country, fronted by Jonathan Braun. https://www.startmakingsenseband.com/
Headliner! The Little Roy and Lizzy Show!
Friday July 12th from 6:30-8:00 pm is The Little Roy and Lizzy Show! Little Roy is one of the top banjo players in the country, genre of music is Bluegrass. http://www.littleroyandlizzy.com/tour/
Join us Thursday, July 11th for opening day of the People’s Choice Festival!
The day we have all been waiting for filled with art, fun, food and entertainment!
Fascinating Beadwork Jewelry
Already from early childhood Mette Bjerregaard Gaardbo was fascinated by design, flowers, and colors. First she became a Scandinavian trained florist. When moving from Denmark to America in 2007 she came across handcrafted millefiori beads and was quickly drawn towards learning more about the Millefiori Technique. Polymer clay became her new medium of choice, and […]
Your New Best Friend
Nittany Beagle Rescue is a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving the lives of beagles in central Pennsylvania. We accept beagles from shelters and from owners who can no longer keep them, and we work to find them loving, permanent homes. We will be showing some of our dogs who are available for adoption. Come & […]
Bring on the Liquid Gold
VELVEETA is Penn State’s own cheesy ’80s rock band playing whatever and whenever they can since 1995. Brian, Bones, Mike, and John will be oozing their way into your head Sunday at 3 p.m. – a fitting Happy Valley end to the Festival.