St. Joachim’s Harvest Festival Returns to Pittsville on August 14th

St Joachims Harvest Festival pittsville
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PITTSVILLE, WI (OnFocus) – Mark your calendar for great food and family fun!! After a 2-year absence due to COVID, St. Joachim’s Parish of Pittsville is happy to welcome area residents back to its annual Harvest Festival.

“After a two-year pause, we have re-imagined our traditional church festival,” said Nathan Bowden, General Chairman. “Some of the old favorites will return, and new activities have been added. Food is always a centerpiece! We switched to a pork dinner and are offering drive-up service for a sandwich meal. Also new are Family & Friends Team Games and the First Annual Bags Tournament.”

Schedule of activities is as follows:

9 a.m. – Children’s Mass
10:30 a.m.to 1 p.m. – Food served:

  • Full-size meal is pulled pork sandwiches or sliced pork with sides of corn, cucumber salad and homemade desserts.
  • Sandwich meal is hot dog or hamburger with chips and a dessert. Drive-up service is available until 3:30 p.m.
  • Cost is $10 for the full-size pork meal and $5 for the hot dog/hamburger meal. Kids 5 and under are free.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – New this year: Family & Friends Team Games, including water balloon toss, centipede walk, no arms challenge and water launch challenge
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Kids games on the grounds.
1 – 3 p.m. – Bingo in the air-conditioned church hall
1:30 p.m. – New this year: Bags Tournament! Test your skill & compete for the title of Harvest Festival Champion! Registration fee is $10 per team.

A raffle is also being held with fabulous prizes including: Packer & Badger tickets, Apple Air Pods, $100 grocery & gas gift cards and more!

“We are looking forward to welcoming friends and families from the Pittsville area and beyond,” added Bowden.

St. Joachim’s Church is located at 5312 3rd Avenue, Pittsville.

For more details, check the Facebook page – St Joachim’s Church Pittsville or call Bowden at 715-650-1230.

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MaryAnn Lippert
Author: MaryAnn Lippert

MaryAnn is a Pittsville native who believes that small rural Wisconsin communities are the best places in the world to live, raise a family, work and play. She learned this by traveling for six years through 40 northern Wisconsin counties listening to residents and helping solve problems related to state government. MaryAnn enjoys working in her yard and woods, hanging out with her family and cheering for all Wisconsin sports teams. Heaven on earth is Lambeau Field, north end zone.