2008-08-23 / Community Life

'GALE FEST' DEBUTS NEXT WEEKEND!

A new cultural event debuts next weekend in Galeton with music, art, food and fun.

"Gale Fest" is expected to become an annual tradition. It's a tribute to William Gale, the leather tanning tycoon who is recognized as the town's founder.

On Friday, recording artist Randy Clark from Nashville will perform starting at 5 pm at the Brick House Deli and Café.

A community potluck dinner will be available at John J. Collins Memorial Park Friday starting at 6 pm. Attendees are encourage to bring a dish to pass and recipes to share. Vegetables from local farmers will be provided and prepared. Beverages will be available, with proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society. Dinnerware is provided.

Popular Potter County folk quartet, Jakobs Hollow, takes the stage at the Collins Park gazebo, 7 pm.

Saturday brings more music, beginning with KJ Wagner at noon. This show will be focused on the kids and will be followed with arts and crafts.

At 7 pm, the Emerald Brass Quintet, with Galeton native Brett Long, will entertain. After that, the Woodhicks will perform foot-stomping country music.

Quilts will be on display at the Galeton Public Library all day Saturday. All quilts to be displayed should be taken to the Potter County Education Council's Galeton office by 4 pm Friday.

For additional information, contact Deanna Sherman at 435-9490.

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