Harvest Moon Festival ready to rise this weekend
PARKERSBURG — The 2019 Harvest Moon Festival will be held 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at City Park in Parkersburg.
Admission is $3 with seniors 60 and over admitted for $2 and children 10 and under admitted free.
The 57th annual event will feature live entertainment, food vendors, children’s activities and nearly 200 exhibitors and demonstrations. The Harvest Moon Festival is a major fundraiser of the Wood County Recreation Commission with all proceeds for youth recreational programs.
The festival is a juried show with local and regional artists of all media, selling their products and demonstrating throughout the weekend.
The various materials being displayed and worked include wood, candles, tole painting, photography, jewelry, lamps, totes, baskets, wreaths, soaps, furniture, body sprays, food and more. Some of the crafters will be giving demonstrations of their work during the festival.
People attending the festival can vote for their favorite exhibitor by filling out a ballot sheet at a designated area in the festival grounds to pick a People’s Choice Award among the exhibitors.