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Groundhog Festival 2011

July 7, 2011

Randy Hunter (left) and Charlene Boldin harnessed the power of Johnny Cash and June Carter with Ole 97 — The Cash/Carter Tribute Band to a packed Barclay Square Thursday night during 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 the Punxsutawney Historical Society.
- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale, Mahoning Street near Barclay Square.
- 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Kids’ Projects in the Park.
- 11:30 to noon — Balloons The Clown.
- Noon to 1 p.m. — Grandpa Cratchet.
- 12:30 to 1 p.m. — Bubbling & Juggling.
- 1:30 to 2 p.m. — Balloons The Clown.
- 2:30 to 3 p.m. — Bubbling & Juggling.
- 3 to 4 p.m. — Grandpa Cratchet.
- 4 to 4:30 p.m. — Balloons The Clown.
- 4 to 4:30 p.m. — Bubbling & Juggling.
- 5 to 6 p.m. — Grandpa Cratchet.
- 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. — Midnight Special, 70s, 80s, 90s rock & roll (second show from 9 to 10 p.m.).

Even though Groundhog Day is still months away, Punxsutawney Phil is enjoying the summer season and now wants to see his friends and fans in his hometown of Punxsutawney.

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