Jamestown Gazette

Busti Historical Society to Host Summerfest June 27

A Civil War Encampment from the 111th PA Volunteer Infantry will be present at Summerfest.

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Busti Historical Society

The Busti Historical Society announces Summerfest, set for Sunday June 27. All community members are invited to the society’s grounds! Summerfest will be held from 11 am to 5 pm and held rain or shine.

With the cancelation of the annual Busti Apple Fest in 2020, the Busti Historical Society began brainstorming ways they could offer an event in 2021, that would both fill the fundraising gap left while creating a way to celebrate the 4th of July.

Planning began last August, with the uncertainty of Covid regulations. With recent changes in state regulations regarding gatherings, the Summerfest can be safely held.

The Summerfest will feature over 30 craft and local vendors, as well as a variety of food and activity options.

Busti Historical Society during the 2019 Apple Fest.

Food trucks Mr. D’s and 3 C’s Catering will be on-site. Merrit Estate Winery will also be offering wine slushies.

The Busti Grist Mill will be open for visitors and tours will be given of the Miller House, refurbished to represent a Victorian-era home.

Dan Ward of the 111th PA Volunteer Infantry & Wiedrich’s Battery will be organizing a Civil War Encampment, complete with cannon.

Admission is $5 for individuals 12 and older. No pets please.

Parking entrance will be at Sugar Grove Road and Lawson Road.

For more information, individuals can visit Busti Historical Society at facebook.com/bustihistorical society or at bustihistoricalsociety.com.

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