Saturday morning: Motorcycle run, food, kids zone, D.J.

September 24, 2012

The opening activities at Penn State New Kensington's Fall Festival kick into gear at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, with a motorcycle run, craft and merchandise booths and food vendors in the upper parking lot.

The motorcycle run is three-hour, 100-mile ride from the campus to Indiana Borough and back includes a stop at Indiana Memorial Park. Upon the return to the New Kensington campus, a complimentary pig roast awaits participants. The cost is $10 for a solo rider and $15 for a rider and passenger. To register, contact Danielle DeStefano at 724-334-6019 or via email.

Fourteen craft booths and five food vendors will set up in the upper parking lot beginning at 11 a.m. Crafters will include purveyors of jewelry, silk flowers, wood products and more. The food booths will feature peanuts and cotton candy, a nacho bar, Belgium waffles, ice cream, and beef brisket and pulled pork sandwiches. For more information, contact Sharon Levett at 724-334-6012 or

The Kids Zone, located in the Athletics Center, opens its doors at 11 a.m. and is open throughout the afternoon. Activities include inflatables (Rattler Run obstacle course and moon bounce slide), a balloon artist, face painting and crafts. A pumpkin patch will be set up in the adjacent parking lot. D.J. Mr. Z entertains until 2 p.m. For more information, call 724-334-6063 or via email.

For a detailed schedule of festival events and a list of vendors, visit online.


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Last Updated September 25, 2012