Hayride passengers set out on a tour of Front Street during Catasauqua’s 13th annual Fest O’ Fall, held Oct. 6 at the Biery House and George Taylor House. Historic Catasauqua Preservation Association sponsored the event.
Penelope Stebbins admires a scarecrow during the celebration in the borough. The autumn masterpiece on display was made with organic products and live materials, under the supervision of Denise Kuhns.PRESS PHOTOS BY PAUL CMIL
Alan and Carla Messinger give a presentation on Lenape Indian heritage. Catasauqua means “looking for drinking water,” they told the audience.
Quinn Pammer takes part in some Fest O’ Fall fun. Activities included crafts for kids, face and rock painting, games, an obstacle course and more.
Diane Ledesma, of Catasauqua, dons a costume while featuring her witch’s brew with a unique ingredient — white hair from the underbelly of a wart-covered frog.
Christele Banashek, with Wildlands Conservancy, holds Melissa, a cornsnake, during an animal presentation.
New local artist Rachel Nonnemacher, her friend Joseph Johnson and Melissa Jacobs set up shop along the hayride route for attendees to look at some creative artwork. Also at the event, participants enjoyed music by Prugal.