Weekend in the Wilds
2019fri05jul(jul 5)12:00 amsat06(jul 6)11:59 pmFeaturedWeekend in the Wilds12:00 am - 11:59 pm (6) EST Emporium, downtown area, Emporium, PACounties:CameronCategory:Arts,Crafts & Markets,Fairs & Festivals,Featured
The festival held each year the first Saturday of July features the loudest fireworks in the state. The 30 minute show Saturday night at the Cameron County High School football
The festival held each year the first Saturday of July features the loudest fireworks in the state. The 30 minute show Saturday night at the Cameron County High School football stadium continues to attract people from across the state. Added this year is stargazing Friday night at Sizerville State Park. Astronomer Stash Nawrocki known for his programs at Cherry Spring State Park will offer the free program starting at 9pm. Attendees are asked to bring flashlights, lawn chairs, bug spray and water to the field across from the campground trail. On Saturday a street dance will be sponsored by Mack’s Rhythm & Brews. DJ Eggman will play requests and people can dance on Chestnut Street from Fourth to Third Streets from 3pm-6pm. Also planned is a duck race utilizing North Broad Street. Ducks may be adopted at the chamber office prior to the 3pm race. Weekend in the Wilds 2-day event includes the favorites like the pie and ice cream social Friday at the First Presbyterian Church and new this year is a night swim at the Cameron County High School community pool. Saturday begins at dawn with The Big Foot Hunt benefitting Mountaineer Search and Rescue, artist tent, children’s activities including an air rifle shoot and new this year edible art. Food vendors will line East Fourth Street and a garage sale benefitting the Cameron County SPCA at the Emporium Volunteer Fire Department extends Saturday vendors to North Broad Street. “The event continues to grow each year and especially this year with Sizerville State Park bringing a dark skies program to Cameron County and the addition of a street dance,” says Tina Solak, executive director.
Date & Time
friday, july 05th 12:00am - saturday, july 06th 11:59pm EST
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