Zion Old-Fashioned Fall Festival Takes Community Back to 1800s

We've got a blast-from-the-past festival to tell you about, and it's happening this weekend at the Zion United Church of Christ

This Saturday, members of the are going to dress up in their best 1800s garb for the , a three-meal, all-day event that encourages festival-goers to revel in all things old-timey.

It’s the first time the church has hosted the event, said , publicity chair for the festival. It caters to both adults and children, with pony rides, a sweets shop, jewelry, pottery, books (including some antique reads that will be auctioned off), garden supplies and dried soup for sale.

And admittance is free.

Netro said she and others at are excited about welcoming other community members to their church.

“We’re always trying to find ways to get out into the community more and bring them to our church and show them what we’re all about,” Netro said.

No one will go hungry Saturday. The outdoor festival, which lasts from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., boasts of a pancake breakfast, a lunch and ham dinner.

“At anytime we’re going to have a meal being served,” Netro said.

Not to mention, there will be an ice cream parlor and apple pie baking contest with a cash prize.

Make sure to stop by North Canton Patch Monday to see a photo gallery of the event!


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