BRING YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS TO PICKIN’ FOR WISHES
Bluegrass Festival to Benefit Make-A-Wish®
Round up your family and friends and come on down to “Pickin’ for Wishes,” a bluegrass festival on Saturday, August 24, at Cresson Sportsman’s Club to benefit Make-A-Wish® Greater Pennsylvania and Southern West Virginia. Gates will open at 10 a.m., with musical acts running from noon until 8:30 p.m. Major sponsors for the event are Cresson Sportsman’s, Duke Energy and Ashville VFW.
The event will be held rain or shine and will feature acts including The Hillbilly Gypsies, Blue Shades, Mountain Therapy, Mac Martin & the Dixie Travelers and Trains, Moonshine & Jesus. In addition to the music, there will be food and craft vendors, a 50/50 raffle and bingo. Guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets. Rough camping will be provided with arrivals Thursday evening and Friday during the day.
Make-A-Wish ® Greater Pennsylvania and Southern West Virginia is a non-profit organization that grants wishes to children, aged 2 ½ to 18, with life-threatening medical conditions. Currently, the local chapter is one of the most active in the country, having fulfilled nearly 14,000 wishes. For more information, please call Make-A-Wish at (800) 676-9474 or visit its Web site at greaterpa.wish.org.