Laurel Festival Kicks Off Today in Brookville

LaurelBROOKVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – The 2015 Western Pennsylvania Laurel Festival will kick off June 16 and run through June 21 in Brookville, Jefferson County.

(Photo courtesy of Brookville Chamber of Commerce)

The annual outdoor festival will feature a pageant, a carnival, a parade, a food court, craft and sidewalk sales, musical entertainment, and more.

This year the theme is “Let’s Paint the Town.”

Festivities will kick off June 16 with a Used Book Sale and the opening of the food court on Pickering Street.

The festival will continue with the Western Pennsylvania Laurel Queen Pageant on June 17 at the Brookville High School Auditorium.

A complete schedule of events is as follows:

Tuesday, June 16

5:00 p.m. – Food Court Setup and Open, Pickering Street
11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Used Book Sale, Rebecca M. Arthurs Memorial Library, Valley Street

Wednesday, June 17

11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. – Food Court, Pickering Street
9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Used Book Sale, Rebecca M. Arthurs Memorial Library, Valley Street
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Annual Author Luncheon, Pine Crest Country Club
12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Laurel Art and Photo Show, First United Methodist Church, Jefferson Street
7:30 p.m. – Western Pennsylvania Laurel Queen Pageant, Brookville High School Auditorium
*Admission for the Pageant is $1.00 at the door.

Thursday, June 18

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. – Food Court, Pickering Street
9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Used Book Sale, Rebecca M. Arthurs Memorial Library, Valley Street
10:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. – History Center (Free day for the public), Main Street
12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Laurel Art and Photo Show, First United Methodist Church, Jefferson Street
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Health Source Chiropractic and Progress Wellness, Free Massages, Main Street
5:00 p.m. – Registration for Kid’s Parade, Main Street
5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. – The Bowdish Show, History Center, Main Street
6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – Kid’s Pet Parade, Main Street
5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – Rides, Main Street
7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Strolling Juggler, Comedian, Magician, Main Street
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – Family Fun Night, Main Street
Mega Rock will provide music and announcements

Friday, June 19

8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Craft Sale, Main Street
8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Sidewalk Sale, Main Street
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. – Food Court, Pickering Street
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Nimble Thimble Quilt Show, Nazarene Church, Evans Street
11:00 a.m. – Chicken BBQ, Pinecreek Volunteer Fire Department, Main Street
11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Used Book Sale, Rebecca M. Arthurs Memorial Library, Valley Street
12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Laurel Art and Photo Show, First United Methodist Church, Jefferson Street
5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – Rides, Main Street
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Karaoke, Main Street
8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. – (Band) Dirt Kicker, Main Street

Saturday, June 20

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Nimble Thimble Quilt Show, Nazarene Church, Evans Street
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. – Food Court, Pickering Street
11:00 a.m. – YMCA Laurel Race, Main Street
1:00 p.m. – Chicken BBQ, Pinecreek Volunteer Fire Company, Main Street
12:00 p.m. – Brookville Band Booster Ducky Race, Floating down the creek
2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Grey Knights Drum & Bugle Corp., Main Street
4:00 p.m. – Grand Parade, Main Street
2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Rides, Main Street
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Used Book Sale, Rebecca M. Arthurs Memorial Library, Valley Street
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. – (Band) Michael Christoper, Main Street

Sunday, June 21

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Food Court, Pickering Street
10:00 a.m. – Car and Truck Show Extravaganza Registration, Main Street
12:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. – Car and Truck Show Extravaganza, Main Street
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Strawberry Social, Heritage House, Sylvania Street
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Used Book Sale, Rebecca M. Arthurs Memorial Library, Valley Street
3:00 p.m. – Car Cruise, Ends at Kim’s Kruise-In on Route 36
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Make your own sundae bar at Kim’s Kruise-In following Car Cruise
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Open House, Dr. Steven Greenberg will host and open house of his collection of Antique and Classic Cadillacs at South White Street Complex

For additional information, visit brookvillechamber.com or the Western Pennsylvania Laurel Festival on Facebook.


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