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By Staff | Jun 29, 2012

Fair books are out and all entries must be submitted by Wednesday, July 11. All judging will be done Thursday night July 12. The fair starts Friday July 13, a change from previous years when the fair always opened on a Thursday. Fireworks are also going to be on a different day and more details will be covered next week.

There are some changes made in the fair catalog as suggested by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. Only those items and numbers listed will be accepted and judged. Mail entries had to be in by June 25. Phone 584-2196 if your entry is late. Hours of operation are from noon to 10 p.m.

Hughesville area events

The Susquehanna Civil War Roundtable will feature the program “A Strong and Sudden Onslaught–The Cavalry Action at Hanover, PA June 30, 1863” presented by Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide John Krepps on Thursday, June 28 at 7:00 PM at the the Degenstein Library, 40 S. 5th St. Sunbury. The program will deal with the cavalry action in the Havover area on June 30, 1863 immediately preceding the Battle of Gettysburg. All are welcome to attend. For further information contact Greg Kline at 717-571-6877

June 27 Family Game Night at Hughesville Library from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

The Endless Mountains War Memorial Museums Annual Tribute to Vietnam veterans will be held on Wednesday July 4th 10 to 5.The event will be held rain or shine at the Museum in Sonestown and will pay tribute to all veterans who served in the Vietnam war.Memorabilia and weapons will be highlighted from the period and there will

be a special tribute for Paul McMahon from Dushore, Sullivan county who was killed while serving with the 1st Cavalry Division.Veterans of the Vietnam war and their familys are welcome to bring memorabilia to display for the day and share thier stories with us.There is no admission fee but donations will be accepted.Please come out to pay tribute and honor these veterans and remember those who did’ent make it back.Call 570-482-2610 or e-mail craftj@epix.net for more info on the event.

Kuloff Cottage Circa 1880’s

The Eagles Mere Museum Presents An Evening of Early Eagles Mere Photographs

Come reminisce about the “good old days” by joining Bush and Barbie James at the DeWire Center on Tuesday, July 10th at 7:30 PM for this narrated slideshow. Also, a model train exhibit of the Sonestown to Eagles Mere ride will open on June 30th, and remain open every weekend during the summer between 11 AM and 2 PM. The train trip up the mountain is bucolic with trees, deer, ponds and meadows greeting summer visitors headed to the Eagles Mere hotels. Come experience the same trip by watching the train chug slowly to its peaceful destination.