Danville Heritage Festival 2018
A unique celebration of our region’s heritage, the festival is centered around Hess Field and features living history demonstrations July 21. There is also a 5K run, tennis tournament, historic bike tour (including a segment on the nation’s oldest rail trail surrounding Hess Field, circa 1890s), food vendors, parade, quoits tournament and fireworks over the Susquehanna. Historical speakers hosted by Thomas Beaver Library include: George Geisinger; Dale Reiner on the islands of the Susquehanna; and Gene Shipe on the Franklin Iron Furnace. Musical performers include Pennsylvania State fiddle champion Megan McGarry, Danville Community Band, Zing Productions and Van Wagner. The weekend concludes July 22 at 6:30 p.m. with a traditional hymn sing in Montgomery Park.
- Weekly on Sunday, Friday, and Saturday
- Jul 20, 2018 through Jul 22, 2018