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Shawnee Mountain 9-2010 Autumn Timber Festival

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Contacts:  Jim Tust at Shawnee Mountain
570-421-7231 or e-mail - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Lumberjack Shows, Tethered Hot Air Balloon, Fall Foliage & More Oct. 9, & 10

 

Shawnee on Delaware, PA¾ With the picturesque mountain as a backdrop during prime fall foliage time, the Autumn Timber Festival offers a weekend full of family friendly entertainment, music, food and festivities.  Featured entertainment is the 2010 Timber Team Ironjack Shows.  Each 45 minute show thrills spectators with both demonstration and competition as World Class Lumberjacks pole climb, log roll, chop, saw and chainsaw.  A colorful announcer combines folk lore, comedy and history into each show to encourage a rowdy frontier spirit.  Three shows will be performed daily.

Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides will be available Saturday and Sunday afternoon.  All Tethered Balloon Rides are available on a first come first served basis and are weather permitting.

On stage live musical entertainment will be provided Saturday and Sunday by The Cramer Brothers, a country show band with six multi-talented musicians performing contemporary country, classic country and Blue Grass.  The Lost Ramblers, will stroll the festival grounds both Saturday and Sunday playing high energy Appalachian music that runs the gamut from bluegrass to gospel, swing and old time music in three part harmonies.

Festival Americana and novelty entertainers include David Fiemster’s “Sue Wee” Pig Racing, Magician Stephen Christopher’s Traveling Medicine Show, Paul Bunyon Stilt Walker, “Pie Man” the Living Statue, and balloon art by Aardvark Entertainment.  Chainsaw Carvers Brian Dionysius, Neil Egan and Rick Mack will demonstrate and display chainsaw sculptures throughout the weekend.

Along with dozens of specialty food vendors, beverages will be available outdoors as well as indoors in the EZ Bumpps Saloon.   The indoor Hope Lodge Café will also be open during the festival.

Autumn Timber Festival hours are 11AM to 6PM on both Saturday and Sunday.  Advance discount tickets are available online at www.shawneemt.com- $10 Adult, $8 Child for either Saturday or Sunday.  Toddlers 4 and under are admitted FREE.  Group rates for 15 or more and Festival Lodging packages are also available online at www.shawneemt.com.

The Autumn Timber Festival is sponsored by Budweiser, the Pocono Record, the Fernwood Hotel & Resort, Back 2 Health, Dish Pro, Kistler Printing and the Coca-Cola Bottling Company.

Shawnee Mountain is located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania just off Exit 309 of Interstate 80.  General information call 570-421-7231.  For lodging information, call 888-VILLA4U (townhomes and chateaus), 800-SHAWNEE (Shawnee Inn), or 800-POCONOS (visitors bureau).  Or visit Shawnee Mountain on-line at www.shawneemt.com.

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