Saturday, September 22 from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 23 from 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Food, music and fun are on tap at the Holy Cross Church Festival in Youngwood on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 5-9 p.m. and on Sunday, Sept. 23 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., followed by the basket and raffle cash drawings in the school hall.
There is live entertainment both days. The WHJB Road Show will broadcast music Saturday evening. Featured on Sunday are Gary Pratt and Dawn Noelle playing country from 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Homemade ethnic and American foods that will be available include Polish platter, lasagna dinner, halushki, pierogie, Italian roast beef sandwiches, pasta fagioli, fried dough and homemade cakes and pies. Takeout is available.
While in the church hall, bid on a variety of items in the basket raffle. Festival Raffle tickets will be available, $1 each, for cash prizes of $1,000, $500 and $250. Winners need not be present for the evening drawings.
Activities for children will be in the outdoor Kid's Zone. For adults, there are table games and on Sunday, Bingo from 1-5 p.m. in the handicapped-accessible church hall.
The church is located at 711 Depot St., Youngwood. Limited handicapped parking is available in the parking lot off the alley behind the church and school. Additional parking is available on Eighth Street on the upper side of the church, and in the parking lot accessible from Eighth and Depot Streets.
To help make this festival a success, we kindly ask for volunteers or donations. Many hours are needed for planning, preparing food, and promoting. Please attend a festival meeting to see where you may contribute. Check the weekly bulletin for scheduled planning meetings in the Spring. We need most help with:
- Planning – new ideas are always welcome
- Setting up and tearing down the festival
- Donating Raffle Baskets
- Preparing food
- Working at the food booths
- Selling tickets
- Working Children's Games
- Working Games of Chance
- Donating Baked Goods
You may contact the church office at 724-925-7811 for additional information.