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Meet the Ranger on Saturday at the Fort

Fort Roberdeau will host “Meet the border ranger” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday 2 October.

Admission is $ 6 for adults, $ 5 for seniors, and $ 3 for children 11 and under.

Jared Frederick portrays a border guard at Fort Roberdeau. During the War of Independence, rangers stationed at Fort Roberdeau patrolled the border along the Allegheny Front, looking for enemy raids by the British Rangers and their Native American allies.

Frederick hails from Blair County and has always been passionate about history. A history graduate from Penn State and West Virginia Universities, he has worked as a ranger for the National Park Service, volunteered with various local historical organizations, and runs living history programs throughout Pennsylvania. He is also the author of eight books.

Park Cider Festival Sunday

Prince Gallitzin State Park will host its annual Apple Cider Festival and Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, October 3 at Muskrat Beach Area 2.

The festival features more than 100 craft vendors,

20 food vendors, live shows from Ride the Song and Tree bands, hay rides, a petting zoo, chainsaw carving, apple cider demonstrations, and environmental education programs.

Entrance is free and donations are accepted for parking. All donations collected by Friends of Prince Gallitzin State Park will be used to support projects and events for the park.

To reduce traffic, buses will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to transport people from Prince Gallitzin Marina to the festival area. Both shuttle services are free, with donations accepted. Those requiring ADA parking, with large strollers or pets, will be advised to park in the Muskrat Beach area.

For more information, contact Jessica Lavelua, park manager, at 814-674-1000 ext. 103, or by email to [email protected]

Penn Highlands will host Family Day

JOHNSTOWN – Pennsylvania Highlands Community College will be hosting Family Day from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday October 2 at the Richland campus.

Family Day, which is open to the public, will feature free activities such as bounce houses, bear stuff, mole shots, spin art, and CD crafts.

Family Day is the culmination of Homecoming Week 2021, which takes place this week. Visit www.pennhighlands.edu/homecoming/ for more details on activities.

This event is intended to take place outdoors. Penn Highlands will follow all guidelines related to COVID. Details regarding COVID-19 can be found at www.pennhighlands.edu/coronavirus/.

For more information on Family Day and Reunion Week, contact Student Activities at 814-262-6463 or [email protected]

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