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Groundhog Festival 2011

July 6, 2011

Mandy McMahan (far left), visiting family and friends this week from Florida, accompanies Emily McMahan (center) and daughter Mia Johnson on the carousel Tuesday evening at the Groundhog Festival, which continues today. (Photo by Tom Chapin/The Punxsutawney Spirit)

Today's Groundhog Festival Schedule

10 a.m. to noon — Children’s Workshops: Settler-era children’s activities (ages six to 12) at the Lattimer House. Sponsored by Punxsutawney Historical Society.
10:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Kids Projects in the Park.
10:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Granpa Cratchet.
10:30 to 11 to a.m. — Registration for Diaper Derby (Crawling Babies) and for Tot Trot (12-18 months on padded course).
11 to 11:30 a.m. — Diaper Derby Race, followed by the Tot Trot Race.
10 to 11 a.m. — Carrie McQueen, Stilt Walking.
11:30 a.m. to noon — Balloons The Clown.
12:30 to 1:15 p.m. — Kids’ Day Circus.
1 to 2 p.m. — Granpa Cratchet.
1:30 to 2:30 p.m. — Carrie McQueen, Stilt Walking.
2:30 to 3 p.m. — Balloons The Clown.
3:30 to 4:15 p.m. — Kids’ Day Circus.
4:30 to 5 p.m. — Balloons The Clown.
4 to 5 p.m. — Carrie McQueen, Stilt Walking.
5 to 6 p.m. — Granpa Cratchet.
7 p.m. — Groundhog 5K Run/Two-Mile Fun Walk. Registration at Community Center starting at 5:30 p.m. For a registration form and information, go to www.punxsutawneyphil.com.commcenter.
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. — The McClymonts.
9 to 10 p.m. — The McClymonts (second show).

PUNXSY PHIL IS IN TOWN!
Even though Groundhog Day is still months away, Punxsutawney Phil is enjoying the summer season. He has been busy with many appearances around western Pennsylvania, and now wants to see his friends and fans in his hometown of Punxsutawney.
TODAY
• 10 a.m. to noon — Punxsutawney Memorial Library, 301 East Mahoning St., Suite 4.
FRIDAY
• 2 to 4 p.m. — Punxsutawney Area Chamber of Commerce, 102 West Mahoning St.

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