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'Sinatra' sings at Groundhog Festival

July 1, 2012

Bo Wagner croons to the crowd during his Tribute to Frank Sinatra at the 46th-annual Groundhog Festival Sunday night in Barclay Square. Wagner’s performance was sponsored by the Walston Club. Festival activities continue all week; see the schedule below for today’s fun events. (Photo by Larry McGuire/The Punxsutawney Spirit)

TODAY
• 10 a.m. to noon — Children’s Workshops, Boom Town-era children’s activities (ages six to 12) at the Lattimer House, sponsored by the Punxsutawney Historical & Genealogical Society.

• 11 to 11:30 a.m. — Registration for Diaper Derby (Crawling Babies) and for Tot Trot (12 to 18 months on padded course).

• 11:30 a.m. to noon — Diaper Derby Race followed by the Tot Trot Race.

• Noon to 12:45 p.m. – Sadecky’s Puppets, “The Prince and the Pauper.”

• 1 to 1:30 p.m. — Dennie Huber, magic.

• 2 to 2:45 p.m. — Sadecky’s Puppets, “Aesop’s Fables.”

• 3 to 5 p.m. — Dennie Huber, balloons

• 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., 9 to 10 p.m. — Headstrong (country, two shows).

Week-Long Events
Through Saturday
• Food vendors in Barclay Square.
• Arts and crafts vendors.
• Sponsor vendors.
• Bring lawn chairs – No seating available.
• Rides and games provided by Fun Zone.

Through Saturday, 1 to 4 and 5 to 9 p.m.
• Bake sales – Various churches and organizations.
• REACT First-Aid booth.
• Proud member of the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fair

No pets/No bicycles/No skateboards/No scooters/No rollerblades.
No solicitation in the park. Schedule subject to change.

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