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Wojack Weekend!

Wojack Weekend is held in conjunction with the 119th Annual Groundhog Picnic and Phil Phest!

 

Punxsutawney's Groundhog legend pre-dates the area's first German settlers. The first inhabitants of the area, the Delaware Native Americans, shared in the Punxsutawney "Groundhog" roots with their own Native American version of "legend and lore."

According to their legend, the Wojak, which was carried over to us as "'Woodchuck", came to be recognized as the "grandfather" of the earliest known inhabitants of this area.

 

 

Craft & Antique Vendors

Sponsored by PRIDE

Time: 10 a.m. –4 p.m.

Location: Downtown

 3LulueLadies, Lip Sense,

Pink Zebra, Honey & Lace, Shadow Vineyard & Winery, Bake & Brew, Capture &Create, Cindy Lou Pretzels,

and more!

 

 

Free Kids Make and Take Craft

Sponsored by the Punxsy

Groundhog Club

Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Location: Punxsutawney Groundhog Club Headquarters, 200 W. Mahoning St. Suite 1 Punxsutawney PA 15767

Free

 

 

Phantastic Phil Walking Tours 

Sponsored by the Punxsy Groundhog Club

Times: 11a.m.

Location: Meet at Phil’s Burrow, 301 E. Mahoning St.

Free

 

 

Annual Groundhog Picnic
Sponsored by the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club

Time: 1 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Location: Gobbler’s Knob, 1548 Woodland Ave Ext.

Picnic Ticket Price: $25 Attendees must be 21 years of age or older. For tickets visit: www.groundhog.org

 

 

Phil’s Elixir of Life Ceremony

Sponsored by the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club

Time: 4 p.m.

Location: Gobbler’s Knob, 1548 Woodland Ave Ext.

Free come watch Punxsutawney Phil receive the Elixir of Life. With each sip he takes of this Groundhog Punch, he will receive 7 more years of life and longevity!

Be a part of the tradition! 

 

 

Museum of Indian Culture Presentation and Display

Sponsored by the PRIDE and The Punxsutawney

Historical & Genealogical Society

 

Time: 10 a.m.- Noon, 1 p.m.- 4 p.m.

 Location: Punxsutawney Historical Society,

 400- 01 W. Mahoning St.

Free

Come enjoy and engage display and presentation about Woodland Program.

 

 

Make a Native American Beaded Medallion &

 Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center

Sponsored by the Punxsutawney

 Weather Discovery Center

Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: Weather Discovery Center, 201 N. Findley St.

Make a Native American Beaded Medallion free with $6 admission.

 

 

Native American Activities & Show and Tell Native American Artifacts

Sponsored by: The Punxsutawney

Historical & Genealogical Society

Time: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: Punxsutawney Historical Society,

 400- 01 W. Mahoning St.

Free

 

 

Native American Storytelling

Sponsored By the Punxsutawney

Memorial Library

Time: 2 p.m.

Location: Punxsutawney Memorial Library, 301 E. Mahoning St.

Free

 

Live Performance by Alex Shumaker & Friends

Sponsored By Medicine Shoppe and Roseman’s Florist

Time: 1 p.m.

Location: Medicine Shoppe, 132 W. Mahoning St.

Free

 

The Shamokin Trail from Luthersburg to Punxsutawney

Sponsored by: The Punxsutawney

Historical & Genealogical Society

Time: 9 a.m.- Noon

Location: Board the bus at the Punxsutawney Area Historical and Genealogical Society’s Bennis House (401 West Mahoning Street) of the Historical Society at 9 a.m. (Parking available in lot on Morrison Avenue near the Bennis House.)

Pre-registration required.  $10 per participant (Society Members receive a 10% discount)  Call 814-938-2555

A History Trek along Great Shamokin Trail from Luthersburg to Punxsutawney. Narrated Bus Tour. The Shamokin Trail was a travel route used by Native American. Trek will feature historical highlights along the trail including: why this trail was used, who the early “English” travelers on the trail were, and the conversion from trail to the Luthersburg-Punxsutawney Pike.

For more information please contact:

PRIDE at punxsypride@remove-this.gmail.com

Or 814-618-5591

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