ALBION – Albion’s 21st annual Harvest Fest will return September 21 and 22 to the Noble County Saddle Club located at 1111 E. Main Street.
Harvest Fest is a family-friendly celebration of fall that features a variety of activities for all ages, live entertainment, food, crafters, demonstrators, exhibits, and more! Parking and admission are free, and many of the activities are also free. Proceeds benefit several area non-profit organizations.
Harvest Fest hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday and 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday. Prior to the festival events getting underway each day, members of the Noble County Saddle Club will serve up breakfast beginning at 8:00 a.m. at the club’s pavilion. Attendees can enjoy crafts, including “Make a Scarecrow”, a new highlight; pumpkin painting, newly updated and narrated historic horse-drawn wagon tours of Albion, kite flying, and more. On Saturday, entertainment will include performances by Central Noble’s jazz band and choir, appearances by Chippy & Tiny (the clowns), a pie baking contest to benefit Central Noble’s honor societies, karaoke, and a classic car and truck cruise-in.
On Sunday, the public is invited to a community church service beginning at 10:00 a.m. Entertainers will include Inclognito Cloggers, an appearance by Soarin’ Hawk Raptor Rescue with live raptors, karaoke, Prairie Farms milk-chug contest, and live music with Hubie Ashcraft and Travis Gow.
For a full schedule, including performance times, visit www.albionharvestfest.org to download a schedule, or pick up a printed schedule in many of Albion’s downtown businesses including the Noble County Economic Development Corporation, Community State Bank, and Albion Village Foods.