You do not want to miss this year's Riversongs at the Elk Creek Cafe to benefit PVCA! Come on out this Sunday to Millheim, PA and enjoy the sounds of the valley
Join the Penns Valley Conservation Association (PVCA) for their fourth annual Riversongs festival at the Elk Creek Café in Millheim on.
Millheim, PA -- The Penns Valley Conservation Association (PVCA) will hold its fourth annual Riversongs event at the Elk Creek Café in Millheim on Sunday, April 27th from Attendees will be treated to live music, craft beers and fine foods available from the Café menu, and an opportunity to support Penns Valley’s local watershed organization by making the suggested donation of $10 at the door. Proceeds will assist with PVCA’s work on four farms, the restoration of Muddy Creek, and the exceptional Environmental Education provided in the classroom and in the field in the Upper Penns Creek Watershed..
Two bands will perform at Riversongs this year, with a guest appearance from Millheim’s own community choir, the Up Texas Chapel. Lux Bridge will headline, hailing from the Susquehanna Valley playing high energy Celtic music. Band members include Kathryn Brosky on fiddle, Carl Kirby on acoustic bass, guitar, and mandolin and percussionist Jake Kline.
The Poe Valley Troubadours will also perform at Riversongs, bringing a mix of Americana, roots, bluegrass, gospel and more. The band is made up of Steve Crawford and Jeremy Tosten on guitar, Steve Buckalew on fiddle, Mark Prave on upright bass, and Cory Neidig on banjo.
Proceeds raised through donations and a 50/50 drawing will benefit PVCA’s continued work in the watershed. The 50/50 drawing will take place towards the end of Riversongs. Participants need to be in attendance to win.
As is tradition, the annual PVCA Steam Cleanup will take place the day before Riversongs on Saturday, April 26th from Volunteers are encouraged and will meet at the Coburn Park at to be sent out to their cleanup sites.in support of the Great American Cleanup.
Raffle tickets will also be available at Riversongs to support the new Low-Powered FM Community Radio Station, WSOV: A Service of PVCA. Items on raffle will be a custom built amplifier and a cigar box slide guitar (both to be demonstrated during the event) to benefit the station. WSOV received its license from the FCC in February and is now fundraising to purchase equipment and is crafting together programming. Raffle tickets may be purchased at Riversongs and will also be available after the event at various local Millheim Businesses.
PVCA would like to thank Riversongs Sponsors: Elk Creek Café and Aleworks, Aaronsburg Pottery, Charles Boyer electrical contracting, Be Well Associates, Bobbie’s Kitchen, Bryant and Cantorna Law Office, Burkholder’s Market, Ginger Marshall Licensed Massage, The Inglebean Coffee House, Long Lane Flower and Garden, Martin’s Feed Mill, Millheim Small Engine, Murray’s Chickens, Purple Lizard Maps, Second Mountain Healing, Trail2Creek.com, Wolfpack Design, and Nittany Lawns & Home Maintenance.
The Penns Valley Conservation Association serves as a steward for the natural and cultural communities in the Upper Penns Creek watershed. PVCA seeks to preserve and honor the agricultural roots of Penns Valley by protecting and conserving its waters, farmlands, forests and rural heritage. PVCA organizes and supports activities that promote healthy natural systems and foster local economies. For more information or to volunteer, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visitwww.pennsvalley.net to check out all of our upcoming events.
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