Activities

The following activities will be taking place during festival hours. Be sure to pick up a flyer at our welcome tent to find the most current times.


2018 Events:

Writing Workshop

Author D.R. Sanchez (author feature)
will be running a mini prompt writing workshop at her tent throughout the festival.
For all ages, it includes a free gift for stopping by.

Reading Dogs

Trish Wordan of GroomNdors (Facebook link)
will have some friendly, attention-loving dogs at the festival.
They'll love hearing stories read by your kids!

Children's Activities Tent

Storybook Puzzles
Design Your Own Storybook (blank books)
Create a Bookworm Reading List
Color Your Own Bookmarks (some blank, some with designs)
Color Your Own Reading/Writing Door Hanger
Corn Hole Game
Yard Jenga
Balloons with Bookworm Backpack Clips

Mercer American Legion Auxiliary Hoagies

The American Legion and its Auxiliary provide support throughout the community year round. While you're at the festival, grab a hoagie and a drink to support their efforts!

Who's Hangry Food Truck

Who's Hangry has a great menu cooked up and they will be serving from 11:30 - 1:30.

BElieve in THE GOOD IN THE WORLD Raffle Basket

Garden items plus a BElieve in THE GOOD IN THE WORLD T-shirt.
(Benefits Brandy Springs Park.)
If winner is not present at time of drawing (3:45, July 21), you must meet in Mercer to collect the crate.
We also have an online T-shirt sale fundraiser that will go to the park for upkeep and maintenance. Info at fest and will be shared on our site and FB page.

School Supplies Raffle Crate

A crate full of school supplies, including a small back pack and a Reading Gives You Roots tee, plus a $10 Gift Card to Leana's Books & More (donated by Leana's Books).
If winner is not present at time of drawing (3:45, July 21), you must meet in Mercer to collect the crate.
(Benefits the West PA Book Festival)

Donate School Supplies

Ryanne Michaels, Miss Mercer County PA High, will have a box set out to collect school supplies for those in the area who need a little help getting started this coming year. Bring unused notebooks, pencils, markers, tissue boxes, etc. to drop in the box.

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