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Groundhog Festival 2011

July 5, 2011

(Photo by Larry McGuire/The Punxsutawney Spirit)

Monday night was all about ambiance at the 45th Annual Groundhog Festival as Savannah Jack performed in Barclay Square. The festival continues today.

Schedule of Events for the
45th Annual Punxsutawney Groundhog Festival

Today
9:30 a.m. – Registration for Teddy Bear Picnic
Categories for Teddy Bears:             
1. My Bear and I (Dressed Alike)
2. Bedtime Bear
3. Sports Bear
4. Tea Time Bear
5. Sun Loving Bear
10 a.m. – Teddy Bear Picnic-Sponsored By Punxsutawney Career Women’s Club. In case of rain, it will be held on the second floor of Eagles across from Barclay Square.
10 a.m. to noon – Children’s Workshops – Settlers era children’s activities (ages 6-12) at the Lattimer House – Sponsored by Punxsutawney Historical Society                                                               
10 -11 a.m. – Carrie McQueen-Stilt Walking
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. – Face Painting – Make-A-Wish
10 a.m.-3 p.m. – Children Activities/Information-Jefferson County Head Start
10:30 -11:30 p.m. – Kids’ Projects in the Park
11:30 -12:15 p.m. – Kids’ Day Circus
1- 2 p.m.. – Carrie McQueen – Stilt Walking
2:30-3:15 p.m. – Kids’ Day Circus
4 - 5 p.m.. – Carrie McQueen – Stilt Walking
7:30-8:30 p.m. – The English Channel Band
9 -10 p.m. – The English Channel Band (2nd Show)

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