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Community Cornfest this Saturday in Carrick's Phillips Park

 

Cathasaigh will be one of the entertainers at this year's Community Cornfest this Saturday, Aug. 17, in Carrick's Phillips Park.

Join in fun at the family friendly annual Community Cornfest under the great oak trees at Carrick’s Phillips Park on Saturday, Aug. 17 from noon to 6 pm.

Friends and neighbors are welcome to join in for a day of musical entertainment for adults with events and games for the kids. Fresh corn and a vast array of food and refreshments will be on sale as well as arts/crafts items from various non-profits.

Organizers note the entertainment, for people of all ages, will be held both outside in the park and inside the facilities.

The traditional opening ceremonies will begin at noon with the award winning Pittsburgh Carrick High School Marching Band. Entertainment will continue with:

• 12:20 - 12:40 p.m ., Bhutanese Dancers

• 12:50 - 1:50 p.m ., Cathasaigh

• 2 - 3:15 p.m ., Seams

• 3:30 - 4:30 p.m ., Jimmy Adler’s two CAPA Bands

• 5 - 6 p.m ., Radiation

Local non-profit organizations will provide a variety of food and refreshments during the entertainment. Information on a wide range of local resources and businesses will also be presented to help residents be aware of what’s available and what’s happening in their community.

There is plenty of space in the park for more crafts artisans and home crafters. Everyone is welcome. Organizers note a small $20 donation from sellers is required to help offset funds for the entertainers. Informational booths are free. Contact the carrickcommunitycouncil@gmail.com, http://www.carrickpa, or 412-339-0808 for more information.

Phillips Park is at the intersection of Parkfield and Spokane Avenues, across the street from Carrick High School in Carrick. Parking is available in the Carrick High School lot.

Sponsors of this year’s Cornfest include PA American Water, Brownsville Road Shop ‘n Save, Rep. Harry Readshaw, Rep. Erin Molchany, Sen. Jay Costa, Councilwoman Natalia Rudiak, Lauterbach Dental Labs, Inc ., Columbia Gas Of PA, Dollar Bank, and the Hilltop Alliance. More sponsors are expected and will be listed at the Cornfest.

Organizers note they are still gratefully accepting any late donations.

 

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