Himmel's festival set for August
REBUCK - A variety of musical entertainers and skilled crafters, along with plenty of home-cooked food, is scheduled for the annual Himmel's Country Festival Saturday, Aug. 2, at Himmel's Church Grove, just off Schwaben Creek Road in the lower Northumberland County village of Rebuck.
Food will be served beginning at 7 a.m. and live musical entertainment begins on the grove stage at 10 a.m. Scheduled entertainment includes Himmel's Choir, Aubrey Chappell, Heart of Pennsylvania, Paradise Quartet, magician Brent Kessler and the Weaver Believer Survival Revival.
There will be a train display in the Boy Scout building, a used book sale, bake sale, antique tractor and vehicle parade at 4 p.m. and kids' games, including a duck derby on the creek. Back again for this year is the Miss Himmel's contest.
Breakfast includes ham, eggs, home fries, fried mush and more. Lunch begins at 11 a.m. and includes everything from pizza to chicken breast sandwiches and halushki as well as "crick tea." Dinner featuring pot pie starts at 4 p.m.
Other highlights on the festival menu include homemade ice cream with fresh peach topping, kettle-made ham and bean soup and kettle-cooked potato chips, all made on site.
For more information call 570-425-2200 or visit www.himmelschurch.com.