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AVENUE OF FLAGS & WAR ON TERROR VETERANS MEMORIAL

AVENUE OF FLAGS & WAR ON TERROR VETERANS MEMORIAL
724-346-3818
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2619 E State St.
Hermitage PA 16148
Email: info@avenueofflags.com

Attached to the page of American History by the Iranian hostage crisis. View one of the largest display of American Flags flying anywhere in the world day or night.

CARRIED AWAY RECREATION

CARRIED AWAY RECREATION
724-343-1313
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45 Alan Ave.
Greenville PA 16125
Email: jeskayaks@gmail.com

Carried Away Recreation has a fleet of kayaks and canoes for rent to enjoy local waterways & lakes. Scouts, organized groups, families or just friends can enjoy paddling down the newly opened channel on Shenango River.

CIRCLE K STUDIO

CIRCLE K STUDIO
724-931-9575
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83 E. State Street
Sharon PA 16146

Circle K Studio is a pottery / art studio that offers a variety of classes and professional services, which includes: Beginning / advanced pottery for adults & children, art classes for kids, commissioned work, kiln repair / sales, clay / glazes for sale, workshops, Act 48 for teachers, and ceramic consultation.

COOLSPRING CORN MAZE

COOLSPRING CORN MAZE

Go back in time & experience the "Land of the Lost" Corn Maze, where dinosours once roamed.  Hayrides, haymaze, mountain slides, barnyard game and more!  Fall Family Fun!

  • Dates: September 18th - Novemebr 1st, 2015; Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
  • Time: Fridays: 4 - 11 PM; Saturdays: 11 AM - 11 PM; Sundays: 11 AM - 8 PM
  • Location: Coolspring Corn Maze, 537 Franklin Road, Mercer, PA 16137
  • Admission: $9.95 per person, 2 and under free

DAFFIN'S CANDIES

DAFFIN'S CANDIES
877-323-3465
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496 E. State St.
Sharon PA 16146

 

Sharon is home to some of the world's largest family owned and operated retail stores of their kind. These stores have been featured on the Travel Channel, David Letterman, and more. Daffin's, the world's largest candy store features a wonderful selection of homemade chocolates, candies, cards, and gifts since 1949 and is home of the "Chocolate Kingdom." These unique chocolate sculptures will delight all.

HARLANSBURG STATION MUSEUM OF TRANSPORTATION

HARLANSBURG STATION MUSEUM OF TRANSPORTATION
724-652-9002
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424 Old Route 19
New Castle PA 16101
Email: hbsmus@comcast.net

Located in replica train station with four passenger cars. HO Scale train layout depicting four scenes of Western Pennsylvania. The entrance area highlights the history of the Greyhound Bus Line with an original ticket booth.

HELL'S HOLLOW WILDLIFE ADVENTURE TRAIL

HELL'S HOLLOW WILDLIFE ADVENTURE TRAIL

Take a hike or rent a trail buggy and explore miles of historical, environmental and wildlife trails. See beaver dams, deer, wild turkey and try bird watching. Explore water falls, and one of Mercer County’s first iron ore furnaces. See Hell's Hollow Farm with an old stone house built in 1824 and wonder thru acres of Historic Indian hunting grounds. Don’t forget your camera on your trek back in time, breathe the fresh Western Pa. air, hear the sounds of nature, and see for yourself the beauty of Hell’s Hollow.

IRON'S MILL FARMSTEAD

IRON'S MILL FARMSTEAD
724-946-5455
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252 Greenfield Road
New Wilmington, PA 16142
Email: Stacy@ironsmillfarmstead.com

Enjoy fall fun with the whole family with 20+ attractions! 10 acre corn maze, pumpkin meadow, super slides, corncob beach, pumpkin slingshots, hayrides, pig races, and much more! Plus fireworks show in October!

 

  • Location: Irons Mill Farmstead, 252 Greenfield Rd., New Wilmington, PA 16142
  • Admission: $12.95 general admission, $9.95 seniors, 2 & under free
  • For more information: 724-946-5455

JAMES E. WINNER JR ARTS & CULTURE CENTER

JAMES E. WINNER JR ARTS & CULTURE CENTER

Located in Downtown Sharon, PA, the Arts & Culture Center (ACC) is home to fine and performing arts. Hosting theatre and art gallery space, the ACC provides entertainment, social and educational opportunities while showcasing artists & arts from a variety of genres.

KRAYNAK'S

KRAYNAK'S
724-347-4511
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2525 E. State St.
Hermitage PA 16148
Email: Info2@kraynaks.com

Christmas Lane by starlight. Bring the whole family to see and enjoy over 85 beautifully decorate trees, each with a different theme.12,000 square foot TOYLAND open all year. Super selection of games and toys for children of all ages. Christmas gift shop. Decorations from around the world for home, church or business. Candy department, flower boutique shop, and greenhouses. Easter Bunny Lane Enjoy beautiful Easter trees decorated with silk flower blossoms and miniature lights. Easter scenes accented by silk flower displays. Religious scenes, Easter bunnies, chicks, and a host of other animated figures on display

LIVING TREASURES ANIMAL PARK

LIVING TREASURES ANIMAL PARK
724-924-9571
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268 Fox Road
New Castle PA 16101

 

Living Treasures is a wonderful setting for a great family Explore! The large petting zoo is the thrill of the day for young visitors, while the exotic animals fascinate young and old alike. Bring your camera for those once in a lifetime photo opportunities.

MCKEEVER ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTER

BEST WESTERN PENN-OHIO INN & SUITES
724-376-1000
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55 McKeever Lane
Sandy Lake PA 16145
Email: info@mckeever.org

The McKeever Environmental Learning Center is folded into a natural wooded setting about 75 miles north of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania near Sandy Lake, Mercer County. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania created the McKeever Environmental Learning Center in 1974. It’s primary purpose is to provide environmental education programs to assist people of all ages to become better stewards of the Earth’s resources.

PHILADELPHIA CANDIES

BEST WESTERN PENN-OHIO INN & SUITES
724-981-6341
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1546 E State St.
Hermitage PA 16148
Email: info@phillyc.com

Taste Philadelphia Candies' fine products and you will enjoy the quality and decades of manufacturing expertise we put in every bite. We select the finest quality ingredients available from around the world. The crisp, fresh flavors of our nuts include almonds, brazils, cashews, filberts, pecans, and walnuts. Fruits like succulent dates, refreshing pineapple, luscious cherries, and tasty apricots coated with our rich chocolate are an outstanding delicacy.

PYMATUNING DEER PARK

PYMATUNING DEER PARK
724-932-3200
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804 E. Jamestown Road
Jamestown PA 16134
Email: pymderpark@a4isp.com

Visitors are encouraged to pet and feed the over 200 animals on display. A picnic area, snack bar, gift shop and western town are also available. However the pony and train rides along with the petting zoo are by far the favorites.

SHENANGO RIVER WATCHERS

SHENANGO RIVER WATCHERS
724-342-5453
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P.O. Box 986
Sharon PA 16146

 

The Shenango River Watchers is a non-profit watershed group formed to restore and protect the environmental, scenic, and recreational attributes of the Shenango River Watershed. Working together, our members and other volunteers have cleared hundreds of tons of garbage and thousands of tires from illegal dump sites along the river, constructed canoe launches, and monitored the water quality of the Shenango River.

SUNDANCE ARENA RODEO

SUNDANCE ARENA RODEO
724-475-2939
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310 Fredonia Road
Fredonia PA 16124

 

Sundance Arena Rodeo. Featuring Bull riding, Bronco riding, Barrel racing, and Kids events. Heated & Indoors

WALDAMEER PARK & WATER WORLD

WALDAMEER PARK & WATER WORLD
814-838-3591
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220 Peninsula Dr.
Erie PA 16505
Email: info@waldameer.com

Waldameer is a family amusement and water park featuring over 75 rides, slides and attractions including Kiddieland and Tad Pool areas for the little ones.

WATERFIRE SHARON PENNSYLVANIA

WATERFIRE SHARON PENNSYLVANIA
800-937-8376
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7 West State Street, Suite 301
Sharon PA 16146
Email: Jenbarborak@aol.com

WaterFire Sharon incorporates over fifty sparkling bonfires ablaze on the Shenango River emitting the fragrant scent of aromatic cedar and pine as silhouettes of firetenders pass by the flames. The day will be filled with enchanting music and diverse performers from around the globe engaging all the senses and emotions of those who watch. This is WaterFire Sharon, Pennsylvania!

WaterFire Sharon, PA dates for 2015:

  • Saturday, July 18th
  • Saturday, August 22nd
  • Saturday, September 26th.

Visit their website for more information and for a complete list of event activities.

WENDELL AUGUST

WENDELL AUGUST
724-748-9500
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2074 Leesburg-Grove City Road
Mercer PA 16137
Email: Info@wendell.com

Creating handcrafted metal gift-ware since 1923, Wendell August continues to produce unique heirloom gifts for all of life's special moments. Enjoy watching our skilled artisans and craftsman create one of a kind made in the USA gifts. Visit our history center and shop our Flagship store all located in the same building.

History...Tours...Shopping in our new state of the art facility.