The ninth annual Heritage Festival will be Saturday and Sept. 30 at McConnell's Mill State Park. The event centers on the operational era of the park's Old Mill, 1852-1928. There will be period music, artisans, crafts, food, an American Indian village and a Civil War encampment. Festival hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 30 at Kildoo Picnic Area. Admission and parking are free.
Directions: Exit 99 off Interstate 79, west onto U.S. Route 422, past Route 19, left into the park. Follow park signs.
10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Children's games
Noon: Mountain therapy1 p.m.: Castle Cloggers2 p.m.: Mountain therapy3 p.m.: Hammered dulcimer featuring Carol Rak
11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Children's gamesNoon: Mountain therapy1 p.m.: Tamarack Lake Cloggers2 p.m.: Mountain therapy3 p.m.: Hammered dulcimerSponsors: The park and Portersville-Prospect Rotary.Source: McConnell's Mill State Park