The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Montour County

October 2, 2013

Danville Area Community Calendar



The Warrior Run Fort Freeland Heritage Society hosts its 32nd annual Heritage Days behind Warrior Run High School. Stroll among hundreds of period costumed crafters, tradesmen and demonstrators as they explain skills used in central Pennsylvania’s daily life from 1770-1850. Enjoy wagon rides, music, crafts, and foods prepared on antique cook stoves as well as open hearths. See how early home builders used hand hewn logs and how they shear sheep for their wool. The Battle of Fort Freeland is re-enacted each day at 1 p.m. Tour the historic 1835 Warrior Run Church and the 1829 Hower-Slote House. Walk among Civil War,  Revolutionary War and Native American encampments. Hop on a horse drawn wagon ride from the Revolutionary Fort Freeland site to the Civil War era Warrior Run Church. Homemade soups, barbecue, pies, funnel cakes and more available for purchase. Participate in the Warrior Run Historic Mural with Jon Laidacker on the Fort Freeland grounds each day. Information,, email or call (570) 437-4048. Free parking available and no smoking or pets allowed on the property. Cost is $6/ adults, $2/students, and free for children five and younger.


A round, square, line dance held 7-10 p.m. at the Turbotville Community Hall, I80 — Old Route 147 to Turbotville exit, Route 54 East, four miles, turn right at VFW crossroad. Food available at 5:30 p.m. Cross-N-Over, country band provides the music. Caller is Larry Snook.


A program on Kauai, presented from 2-3:30 p.m. at PPL’s Montour Environmental Preserve Education Center. PPL’s senior naturalist, Jon Beam will share stories from his recent experience traveling there. He’ll also highlight the geographic, cultural and natural history of the Hawaiian Islands. This free program will meet at the Environmental Education Center. For more information, contact the preserve at (570) 437-3131 or

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