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August 5, 2017  Brew 'N Chew
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Brew ‘N Chew is GoodTaste! Pittsburgh’s annual beer fest with bite! Unlike other beer shows, Brew ‘N Chew not only showcases Craft, regional, national and international beers, but also features food tastings and pairings, tavern games, live music and more.

August 5-6, 2017  Epiphany of Our Lord Parish Festival
Monessen, Pennsylvania
This community wide festival grew out of the local neighborhood church festivals.  With smaller neighborhoods becoming extinct so have the personalities of communities. Featuring homemade Old European ethnic foods, this annual parish festival promotes community togetherness. People come together to enjoy great food and music that ranges from rock to polka. We generally have at least two live bands through the festival, with ample space for dancing. There are carnival style games for all ages.

August 5-13, 2017  Cumberland Ag Expo - Newville, Pennsylvania
We invite you to come out and support the activity this year. We are proud to invite exhibits for home products and special contests this year, despite continuing reductions in state funding. We will host the PA Preferred baking contest, the Angel food contest and the Apple pie contest. The winners will qualify for the Pennsylvania Farm Show. We will also accept donations for the bake sale. Please attend to enjoy the food and fellowship. Help in our fund raising effort so that we may continue to support all the exhibits for years to come. Look for the updated schedule page for our early September event soon! See you there!


August 7-12, 2017
69th Annual Butler Farm Show
Butler, Pennsylvania
Hundreds of 4-H youngsters bring their animals to the Butler Farm Show to compete for the coveted ribbons and positions in the Livestock Sale.  Thousands of dollars are awarded to Best of Show, Grand Champions and Reserve Grand Champions through the bidding process.  Arts& Crafts and Farm Products are on display.  Food vendors and exhibitors line the many walk-ways on the farm show grounds.  The show arena features outstanding shows each of the six nights.  Tractor Pulls and a large Demo Derby highlight the week.

August 7-12, 2017 - Sykesville Ag & Youth Fair
Sykesville, Pennsylvania
Livestock Shows and Sales, Baked Goods Auction, Horse Show, Midway, Petting Zoo, Camel Rides, Tractor Pulls, Live Entertainment and Concerts, and much more.

August 11-12, 2017 - 13th Annual Kielbasa Festival
Plymouth, Pennsylvania
Features kielbasa competition, parade, and entertainment. Come and enjoy!

August 12, 2017  Peach Festival - Media, Pennsylvania
Linvilla Orchards hosts our annual Peach Festival early every August while peaches are plentiful. You can pick your own peck of peaches at the peak of perfection!

August 12-13, 2017 - Peach Festival & Sidewalk Sale
Lahaska, Pennsylvania
Prized peaches are the payoff during our annual Peach Festival featuring live musical entertainment and peach treats throughout the village, paired with great sidewalk savings in every shop.

August 12-19, 2017  Washington County Agricultural Fair
Washington, Pennsylvania
Welcome to the Washington County Agricultural Fair where we annually celebrate our Western Pennsylvania heritage, culture and community by providing wholesome family fun, great entertainment, friendly competition and educational experiences for the whole family! The Fair is where agriculture, industry, education and recreation unite in a cooperative effort to dynamically portray the resources and accomplishments of the Washington County area.

August 14-20, 2017  Pittsburgh Restaurant Week
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Highlighting World-Class Meals through fine dining, fresh harvests & outdoor seating as 3-Course Fixed-Price Meals or $20.17 Specialties.

August 15-17, 2017  Ag Progress Days - University Park, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania's largest outdoor agricultural exposition.  Penn State's Ag Progress Days will once again show the many faces of agriculture, bringing together people with a wide range of perspectives on the production of food, fuel and fiber. Sponsored by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

August 16-20, 2017  69th Middletown Grange Fair
Wrightstown, Pennsylvania
Horse Show, Dairy Cattle, Sheep, 4-H Youth Activities, Hay & Grain, Vegetables, Fruits & Nuts, Home Products, Floral Exhibits, Needlecraft, Art, Photography, Handcrafts, Household Furnishings, Fair Queen Competition, Apiary Products, Antique Farm Machinery, Eggs, Angel Food Cake Contest, Apple Pie Contest, Chocolate Cake Contest, Chocolate Cookie Contest, Entertainment

August 17-20, 2017  Annual Pittston Tomato Festival
Pittston, Pennsylvania
Delicious food, a variety of live entertainment, a parade, 5K run, games, rides, arts and crafts, bingo and of course home-grown Pittston tomatoes keep bringing an enthusiastic crowd to the festival year after year. And don't miss the Tomato Fights.  Attendance: 50,000.

August 17-20, 2017  Celebrate Erie: Taste of Erie - Erie, Pennsylvania
Thursday evening marks the opening of CelebrateErie and Taste of Erie is the place to be! With plenty of seating, and music to enjoy, come sample what some of Erie’s finest eating establishments have to offer. While strolling through Perry Square, you can also check out the Artist Colony, where some of the regions most acclaimed artists will display their art for the evening.

August 19, 2017  Gettysburg Brew Fest - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
The Annual Gettysburg Brew Fest will return with 50 craft breweries to sample from! A distinctive sampling experience, featuring an impressive array of craft brews and hard ciders from Pennsylvania, the Mid-Atlantic and the U.S.   Take in spectacular views of the historic Gettysburg Battlefield, set against the backdrop of the Seminary Ridge Museum.  VIP and General Admission tickets available beginning April 15.  Brewfest tickets will be $70 for VIP and $45 for general admission

August 25-27, 2017  Seven Springs Wine Festival
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania
Showcasing wineries from all over Pennsylvania offering a tantalizing experience for anyone who loves wine. The festival features complimentary wine sampling from 31 wineries, daily seminars, live entertainment, a variety of crafts, and musical entertainment.

August 26, 2017  Tomato Celebration - Media, Pennsylvania
Linvilla Orchards' Tomato Celebration takes place in late August when the tomato crops are abundant. Bring your whole family for a fun-filled and educational day. Enjoy live music and see fun costumed characters.

August 26, 2017  VegFest- Vegan Food & Street Festival
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
VegFest celebrates the growing vegan culture and sustainable living practices throughout Bethlehem and the Lehigh Valley. Our festival includes cooking demonstrations, renowned speakers, live music, as well as over 100 food, small business, and craft vendors from up and down the east coast.  Attendance: 10,000.

August 31-Sept 1, 2017  2nd International Conference on Molecular Biology, Nucleic Acids & Molecular Medicine - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme: 'Explore the science of Nucleic Acids'.



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August 13-14, 2016  Wine Tasting in the Hamptons
New Oxford, Pennsylvania
We are having a wine tasting event, live music and great food.  Hampton Fire Company (Volunteer Fire Company). Come on out and sample great wines from our local Pa Winery's, there is nothing better than sampling your favorite wines all in one place.  We will also have Wine Related Vendors on site.


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August 7-8, 2015  A'Maiz'ing Corn Festival - Youngsville, Pennsylvania
Join us for corny family fun with a parade, pageant, 5K run, Brokenstraw Creek canoe race and community float, music, corn eating contest, corn maze, and much more.



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August 14, 2014  Flavors of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Flavors is a culinary experience that goes beyond the traditional gala and provides each table of attendees with a local chef who will prepare a multi-course dinner tableside. The meal that is delivered will showcase the signature dishes of our culinary experts and take you beyond the usual restaurant fare. Unleash your inner "foodie" and experience a distinct evening of dining while helping to fund the research, education and advocacy efforts of the American Liver Foundation.

August 16, 2014  Tomato Feast - Washington Boro, Pennsylvania
Washington Boro United Methodist Church.  An Annual Fund-raiser For Our Fellowship Hall.  Enjoy a delicious tomato feast - Play the many games - Taste test and vote for your favorite tomato dish - Enjoy guest speaker, Steve Funk, of Washington Boro's famous Tomato Barn - Blue Ribbon Tomato Contests - Tomato sauce cook-off - Tomato eating contest - Biggest, ugliest of funniest looking tomato.


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August 17, 2013  Finger Lakes BBQ Bash - Hector, Pennsylvania
Wine & Beer Fest - BBQ Competition - NYS Farm Market - taking place along Seneca Lake's southeastern shore, in the heart of the Finger Lakes' Banana Belt.  Join us for an exciting new wine & beer fest designed to raise funds for the local Valois-Logan-Hector Volunteer Fire Company's "new building" fund.

August 24, 2013  Jessup Summer Wine Festival 2013 - Jessup, Penn.
Keep cool and quench your thirst with sample after sample of our area's very best icy-cold “summer wines,” wine slushies and more when several of Pennsylvania's favorite wineries & vineyards join together to participate in the brand-new Jessup Summer Wine Festival. In addition to the wine, you'll enjoy the Jessup Hose Company's signature Pig Roast and an abundance of other delicious foods, along with live music, and a wide variety of local arts & handcrafted items, wine accessories, apparel & jewelry, and much more. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Jessup Hose Company's fund to purchase a much-needed new rescue truck.


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August 10, 2012  Columbus 500 Italian Day Festival - Ligonier, Penn.
Featuring Delicious Ethnic Food, Entertainment Galore and Fireworks! It is an Entire Day of FUN for the Entire Family!

August 25, 2012  32nd Annual Shippensburg Corn Festival
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
The downtown is transformed into a huge street fair with crafts, an antique car show, food booths, entertainment, corn eating contest and children's activities.


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August 19, 2011  Mehoopany Music & Wine Weekend - Mehoopany, PA
New for 2011, this full weekend of music & wine features a one-day wine festival on Saturday plus an acoustic open mic with High Falls Friday evening and a relaxing brunch on Sunday




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