The Ligonier Valley Chamber of Commerce will host its annual summer Ligonier Arts and Crafts fair on Saturday, July 16th in Ligonieres. This event has something for everyone to enjoy, especially the kids.
“Our summer fair at Ligonier Arts and Crafts is fun for the whole family,” said Amy Beetle, executive director of The Chamber.
Visitors can enjoy a selection of handicraft vendors, Weird Eric presents Quinn the Clone’s Magic Show, balloon artist, cartoonist, Putting contest for all ages, a demonstration of The Bug Lady, bubbles, sidewalk chalk and more. You also won’t want to miss the sidewalk sales commercial, in and out of their stores across the city. The event provides a great opportunity for families and friends to spend time together touring our charming city.”
Visitors should also look out for some fun characters who might visit Summer in Ligonier as well. They may be carrying a lightsaber. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.
The Ligonier Valley Library will offer summer activities for kids and nursing moms, or those who need a break can visit Mommy Gear.
Weird Eric presents Quinn the Clone’s Magic Show and the balloon artist will be on the band’s stage from noon until 2pm. The Bug Lady will have some bugs and stories to share on the band’s stage from 2:30-4pm
The Holy Trinity High Flyers and Bridget Dawn Studio for the Performing Arts will perform on East Main Street from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and 1:30-2:30 p.m., respectively.
Several nearby merchants and restaurants will host family-friendly activities. Visit the following restaurants to try one of Ligonier’s summer desserts.
• Abigail Café
• Carol & Davis Roadhouse – Lemon Sunshine Cake
• El Vaquero Mexicano – Mexican sundae for children and adults
• Kingfisher Coffeehouse – Animal Face Toast & Juice Squash
• Main Street Wine Bar – grilled watermelon, arugula, pistachios, blue cheese and white balsamic lemon salad
• Roman Pizza – Snacks & Cotton Candy
• The Pie Shoppe – Beach Monster Biscuits
This event is possible due to the generous sponsorship of the following organizations: Al Ludwig Memorial Fund, Bethlen Communities, Brandon J. Boyd Memorial Foundation, Commercial Bank & Trust of PA, El Vaquero Mexican Restaurant, Laurel Highlands Olive Oil, Sarah Kovach Thompson State Farm, and Toffee Scamps , aromatic ideas and wooden shelf.