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Harvest Festival highlights upcoming River Region fall schedule

by jmaloni
Sat, Sep 18th 2010 09:00 am

Celebrate the beginning of fall in the historic Village of Lewiston with the work of Western New York's talented crafters and jewelry artists. The Lewiston Harvest Festival & Craft Show will take place on Saturday, Sept. 25, and Sunday, Sept. 26, along Center Street. The festival runs 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days and is free and open to the public. More than 75 crafters will showcase their artwork, jewelry, woodwork, candles and handmade crafts throughout the weekend.

Hardison Funeral Home Inc is the featured sponsor for the 2010 event.

A variety of food vendors will offer culinary delights, including a Farmer's Market, located at South Fifth Street and Center Street, which will offer a variety of fall harvest favorites as well as a selection of wines from along the Niagara Wine Trail.

From 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, The Brothers of Invention will perform outside of the Frontier House. On Sunday, the Hot Country Line Dancers will perform in the KeyBank parking lot at 12:30 p.m., and from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Colt 45 Country Band will perform outside of the Frontier House. As an added attraction on Saturday and Sunday, Grammy Award-winning guitarist/composer Mike Smiarowski will perform at the Hennepin Park Gazebo.

Additional sponsors for this year's festival include: HSBC Bank, Modern Corporation, Robert Macvie Inc., Tedesco Construction, Fred Blue of Great Lakes Real Estate and MaryAnn Zahradnik from Great Lakes Real Estate.

The Lewiston Harvest Festival & Craft Show is the start of the fall events that take place in the Niagara River Region.  Celebrate the Town of Porter Cabbage Festival on Sunday, Oct. 3, The Scarecrow Display along the main streets in the four communities from Oct. 1-31, and the Winetique Festival on Oct. 17 in Sanborn.

For more information on the fall events, contact the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce at 754-9500 or visit the organization at www.NiagaraRiverRegion.com.

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