Jackson Township
Cambria County, Pennsylvania


Jackson Township Heritage Festival


Over 260 attended the lunch catered by "The Mirage" of Johnstown
Crowd gathers for Horizon 50 Customer Appreciation Luncheon
sponsored by Somerset Trust

Clay Bowser helps with Mic as Roberta Lohr,
VP of Marketing welcomes guests

Henry Cook, President of Somerset Trust addresses crowd

The lunch was delicious and everything was free to the customers.

Clay Bowser entertains the crowd after lunch was served

Violet Primel can't help but dance to the music

Violet Primel movin and a groovin!

Phil Boyer, Model Train Display Engineer chats with luncheon guests

The ladies of Somerset Trust
Kathy Michlena, Tina Rose, Kim Hirko & Gretchen Majcher

Officer Vaught & Officer Vaught

Crowd rolls in to kick off Heritage Festival 2011

Living Treasures Petting Zoo always provides a wide variety of critters

The upside down Tiger Bounce Tent is officially open!

Yes. . .this is a talking McCaw!

Sheep Dog at the Petting Zoo

The Petting Zoo animals always seem to be a hit with everyone

Gerry Brown, the Monkey Man and Django

Django finds comfort resting on Gerry's shoulder

Gerry & Django put on shows throughout the weekend at the Festival

The Johnstown Classic Rockers get the crowd rawkin!

Here's come the dancers

Tom Pavic & Ron Piljay of the Classic Rockers

As the night rolls on, FUSE takes the stage

Time to party!

FUSE has a dynamic rock sound!

Nick George sings as the crowd dances the night away

FUSE rawks the house!

Festival volunteers, Shari Gillin, Tammy Simmons & Kim Hirko

Guests enjoying some brewski at the Fire Hall

Festival staff checking out horn problem on "The Mule"

Maybe some duct tape will work?

Problem solved!

Mule makes escape from Petting Zoo

Marianne Dubovecky and her friend, Smokey The Bear

Tree starts off Saturday with some hand clappin,
toe tappin Irish Folk Music

Tree is always a crowd pleaser

Jen plays a mean fiddle

Great music on a great sunny day

Uncle Sam wants you!

This guy is really, really tall!

Danyelle Petryshak twirls the fire batons at an after parade show

Danyelle is a UPJ twirler

This girl is absolutely amazing!

Tabitha & Wade watching Addie enjoy some homemade root beer!

Kelly Lundgren once again hosts the Childrens Games

Chickaree Union Church offering childrens games & activities

Virginia Hockensmith provides a much needed shoulder massage

Childrens area of the Heritage Festival

Kim Hirko getting a glitter tattoo


The Boy Scouts keep hoppin with games at the Festival

Jim Marhefka Jr., new Scout Master for Troop 204 along
with two boy scouts helping to run the game booth

Let me out. . .baaaa

Did somebody say lunch?

Summit Chapel UM Church also hosted a childrens booth


The famous Silky Chickens

Dale Webb & Kim Hirko clowning around

She thinks my tractors sexy!

Justin Parrish displays a variety of chainsaw sculptures

A work of art in progress

Jean Sobecky of Patches to Prayers displays
her beautiful
hand sewn quilts

Conemaugh Valley Pound # 229 of the Marine Corp. Devil Dogs
set up a booth as a fundraiser

The Monkey Man strikes again!

Django is just so, so cute!

Tina Rose & Janele Murphy at the Cookie Lee Jewelry Booth

Denise & Scott Meyers proudly display their woodwork & crafts

Anita Wertheimer gearing up for some serious craft sales

Beautiful colorful dresses adorn this vendor booth

A large variety of crafts this year at the Festival

Nanty Glo Vol. Fire Company hose reel on display

Dennis Doaty Leathercraft ready for your purchases

Shawn Moore offering some unique lamps and lighted glass blocks

The Bayou Bandits take the stage!

Great Festival goin music

Randy Harter sings a Cajun melody

The Bayou Bandits keep the music goin thru the afternoon

The Classic Clowns are always great!

Send in the clowns

Balloon Animals is just one of their many skills

Face & hand painting is also a specialty of the Classic Clowns

John Robertson provides a super Magic & Illusion Show

What is John up to now?  Hmmm

The ever popular Cutest Baby Contest

Festival goers could vote for 15 entries this year!

AJ Devlin gets the kids on board for a Hay Ride!

People chowing down at dinner time at over 20 food booths

Gianna checks out the Heritage Festival T-Shirts

The Childrens Area always seems to be popular

Kids checking out the Petting Zoo animals

Magician John Robertson is also an expert balloon art creator!

John makes up balloon creations to the children's delight

The entertainment tents get packed for the Fabulous Flashbacks

Let the dancing begin!

Music takes crowd down memory lane to the 50's

Shake it ladies!

The dance party continues!

Saturday Night with the Flashbacks

Dancin in the parking lot too!

Dusk falls on Veterans Park

Looks like a Spider Woman design!

Festival volunteers at the Festival Barn

Crowd grows towards Fireworks time!

Food vendors servin up some great stuff

Relaxing at the Veterans Park Pavilion

Movin and Groovin

Fabulous Flashbacks entertain through the night

Awesome fireworks show as usual

Boom, Bang, Kaboom!

Festival staffers greeting the animals Sunday morning

Singer Hill Church under the tent draws about 260 worshipers


Praise singers lead worship music during the service

Lots of sweets, treats and coffee

Praise God from whom all blessings flow

Gerry & Django arrive for Festival duty

Pastor Drew Walther delivers an inspiring message

Preach it brother!

Pastor Drew continues with his message

John Lythgoe and the Masters take the stage

Great Southern Gospel Music

Little ones enjoying the Peddle Power Tractor Pull

This isn't as easy as it looks!

Lots of parents and bystanders cheering the kids on

Girls & boys alike seeing how far they can go towards winning

Beaver Creek plays some awesome bluegrass music

Always a great show

Clay Bowser is truly a one man band!

Sing it Clay!

Dave August, lead singer for NOMaD gets the evening concert rollin

Luke & Johnny jammin

NOMaD getting ready to release their 2nd CD

This country music is rawkin!

Returning from opening for Brad Paisley Friday night

Luke fiddling around again

These guys have so much energy!

More NOMaD

and more NOMaD

And even still more NOMaD

They are quite the entertainers

Johnny & Luke

Johnny & Luke jammin again

Bobby on drums. . that's alot of equipment there

The NOMaD line up

Thanks to Martin Marine for lending two ATV's for the Festival


Lots of lights and special effects

Sing it Dave

Always an exciting show!

The man that keeps the beat going

That's what I call country rock

NOMaD taking time to sign autographs and have photos taken

Bobby chowing down on a Pie Shoppe Pepperoni Roll!

Photo takin time


Group photo. . SMILE!

The Festival clean up begins

How could collecting garbage be this much fun?

Mission accomplished!

Lots of garbage from the weekend

Staffers do an excellent job all weekend long

I think that about does it guys

Great job as usual

Another successful Heritage Festival!

AJ. . what are you doing?

Done for this year. . tired but still smiling!

Can't wait for Heritage Festival 2012!  See you all there!

Everyone had a great time!
Plan to attend next year for a bigger & better
Jackson Heritage Festival!

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