Special Community Events and Attractions
September, "Goose Day" Dinner at Perry Valley Grange, Millerstown Roast goose and roast turkey, bread stuffing, 'real' mashed potatoes, buttered corn, endive with hot bacon dressing, applesauce, homemade chow-chow, rolls, beverage, cake and ice cream will be served family style. Serving begins at 4:00 p.m. Proceeds from the meal will benefit the Greenwood and Newport Chapters of the FFA. For more information visit their website: http://www.perryvalleygrange.org/
October, Little Buffalo Arts Festival, Saturday, located at Newport, PA. The Festival will feature Arts, Crafts, Workshops, Children's Activities, Alternative Energy Solutions, Food and a full afternoon of Musical Performances. Free admission. http://littlebuffalofestival.blogspot.com/
October (Second weekend) Barnerís Church (St. John's Lutheran) 56th Annual Applebutter Boil, Saturday. Located on Barner's Road, just 1/4 mile from Lake Heron Retreat, Liverpool. Watch applebutter being cooked and buy freshly made applebutter, bring your own container. Home-made chicken or beef pot-pie dinner with smearcase, cole slaw and dessert offered. $8 for adults.
October (3rd Saturday), Fall Fest at the Perry Valley Grange, Millerstown, will be held rain or shine. Events include: outdoor flea market, farmer's market and craft market from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Indoor activities include: antique farm equipment, children's activities, demonstrations of traditional arts, health screenings. Four free workshops: 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. "Birds of Prey", and 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Whitaker on Wheels will present an interactive science show. A country breakfast buffet from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Food and homemade goods will be available for purchase all day and a pig roast dinner will be served from 5 - 7 p.m. In addition, there will be a Pet and Baby Parade, , farm animal petting zoo, bingo bash and a country gospel concert at 7:00 p.m. Visit their website: perryvalleygrange.org
October, Hunter's Valley Winery Festival, Liverpool wine tasting, tours, craft show and Celtic music Hunter's Valley Winery
Events at the PA Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg:
Pennsylvania National Horse Show October www.panational.org
Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show October www.das.psu.edu
Local stores of interest:
Whispering Pines Fruit Farm - sells groceries, produce, baked goods. Rt. 104, approx. 11 miles from Liverpool.
Weaver's Farm Market - sells home grown produce, flowers, and baked good. Rt. 11 north 3 miles.
Aline Wood Shop - handmade wooden toys, birdhouses, feeders. Rt. 104, turn L. at Fuller's Store.
Several antique stores in Liverpool
Liverpool United Methodist Church, Market Street, Liverpool, on squareNearby Attractions:
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, N. Front Street, Liverpool.
Bible Baptist (Independent), Liverpool, Rt 11 north 2 mi, then 1.5 mi. on Rt. 104.
Blessed Hope Bible Church, Liverpool, Rt. 11 south 2 mi, then 2 mi. on Rt. 34
New Buffalo Christian & Missionary Alliance, Rt. 11 south 10 miles, on right.
St. Bernadette Catholic Church, Duncannon, Rt. 11 south 15 miles, on 901 N. High St .
Hunter's Valley Winery, Liverpool, Rt. 11 south 1 mile on right (take exit for Route 34). Hunter's Valley Winery
Millersburg-Liverpool Ferryboat, Rt. 11 south 2 miles
Ferryboat crosses the Susquehanna River several times daily. Cars ($6.00), pedestrians ($2.00) each way. Millersburg Ferry
Peak dogwood bloom is usually first week of May.
Peak leaf color in Perry County is usually mid October.
Call Fall Foliage Hotline: 1-800/FALL-IN-PA or
For information about fall foliage, birding, hiking, driving tours, and events in PA, see: http://www.visitpa.com/fall-pa