WHEN: Annually - the last Saturday of September
Saturday - September 28, 2013 (22nd annual) - 9AM to 5PM
WHERE: High and Center Streets,
Downtown Historic Ebensburg PA
(Cambria County Pennsylvania.)
DESCRIPTION: "PotatoFest is an annual event in Ebensburg, PA celebrating Cambria County potatoes
and its growers. The county is the second largest supplier of potatoes in the state. The festival is a fun-filled
day of arts, crafts, entertainment, and food for the entire family. Entertainers perform throughout the day with
music to please all ages. Over 200 crafters and artisans line the streets for blocks with homemade wares and food
of all kinds. Join in the festivities and spend the day in our beautiful community!"
See Website for details and vendor application.
Links to other Websites about Ebensburg
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A Little Bit of Potato Humor...
A Potato Story
You know that all potatoes have eyes...
Well, Mr. and Mrs. Potato had eyes for each other. They finally got
married and had a little one - a real sweet potato whom they called "Yam." They
wanted the best for little Yam, telling her all about the facts of life. They warned her about
going out and getting half-baked because she could get mashed, get a bad name like Hot Potato,
and then end up with a bunch of Tater Tots.
She said not to worry - no Mr. McSpud would get her in the sack and make a rotten potato
out of her! But she wouldn't stay home and become a couch potato either. She would get plenty
of food and exercise so as not to be skinny like her shoestring cousins. Mr. and Mrs. Potato
even warned Yam, before sending her to Europe, to watch out for the hard boiled guys from
Ireland and the greasy guys from France called the French Fries. They also said that she should
watch out for the Indians, when going out west, because she could get scalloped.
Mr. and Mrs. Potato wanted the best for Yam, so they sent her to "Idaho P.U." (Potato
University) from which the Big Potatoes come; then, when she graduated, she'd really be in the
But one day she came home and told them she was going to marry Walter Cronkite. Mr. and
Mrs. Potato were very upset. They told her that she couldn't marry him, because he's just a . .
. COMMON TATER!
This joke was sent to us in an email about
10 years ago.
We kept it and now share it with our visitors!
Words of Wisdom and Inspiration...
"The secret of joy in work is contained in one word --
excellence. To know how to do something is to enjoy it." -- Pearl S. Buck.