Goose Day — Sept. 29; community celebration, Sept. 22-30

All month

≤ It’s time to add The Goose Day Shuffleî to your playlist. Find it on, written and recorded at West Market Studio, Lewistown.

≤ Ohesson Manor Nursing Home, 276 Green Avenue, Lewistown, selling homemade apple dumplings. Preorder at the front desk by Sept. 21; pick up, Sept. 28. (717) 242-5700;

≤ Take your picture with Mrs. Goose at Snowflake’s on the Square. Bring your own camera and snuggle up to the 5-foot stuffed goose. Available during regular business hours, Tuesday-Saturday, 3 W. Monument Square, Lewistown. (717) 437-6452; on Facebook;

≤ Check out the special Goose Day window decorations at United Cerebral Palsy of Central PA, 3 W. Monument Square, Lewistown. (717) 247-0890;; and on Facebook.

≤ Hand painted Goose Day Nail Art at Serendipityx2 Day Spa, 27270 Route 75N, Mifflintown. 50 percent off, or $1 per nail. Five designs to choose from. (717) 436-6696; www.serendipity; on Facebook. Other Goose Day Specials on in-stock essential oils, jewelry and OPR Nail Lacquers. Sale runs all month.

≤ Check out the Goose Day placemats at The Trolley Car, Honey Creek Inn, Boulevard BBQ, Laskaris, Downtown OIP & Grille, and both Harshbarger’s Sub N Malt locations. Produced by Joe Arbogast at Arbogast IT.

≤ Goose Day pins by JayBeeYell on sale at DP Gifts at Brisco’s, 309 S. Logan Boulevard, Burnham, and East End Coffee Company, 18 E. Market St., Lewistown. Small pins, 75 cents each or three for $2. Larger “I believe in Goose Day” pins are $1 each. Quantity orders are welcome. Find on Facebook or

≤ Register to win a Samsung Galaxy Amp Prime wireless phone and one year of Cricket Wireless service from One Stop Communications. Like their Facebook post and share a goose related photo or comment for a chance to win, or visit the store to put your name in the drawing. Participating locations in Huntingdon, Selinsgrove, State College and 126 Electric Ave., Lewistown; (717) 248-4996; Contest ends Sept. 30.

≤ At Honey Creek Bill and Beak, guess the number of peanuts in the jar and the person closest to the correct number will be the proud adoptive parent of a plush toy black capped chickadee from the Audubon Society. Deadline to enter is Sept. 30.

≤ Find goose neck gourds for fall decorating at Bilger’s Pumpkins, 7468 Ferguson Valley Road, McVeytown.

≤ Get fall mums at J.A.E. Designs, 127 W. Third St., Lewistown, (717) 348-5919; on Facebook.

≤ Goose Day Coloring Contest sponsored by Snowflakes on The Square and In Home Services of Central PA. Pick up forms at Snowflakes, Monument Square, Lewistown or download from Deadline to submit is Sept. 28. Prizes awarded in three age groups; first place in each category wins a $50 Snowflakes gift certificate, runner up prizes from Snowflakes.

Sept. 7-29

Yoder’s Tees & More,4469 E. Main St. Belleville, is collecting soup for the Backyard Club. Bring in a grocery bag of canned soup and get a free Goose Day T-shirt. Shirts are also available for $8, with $3 going to the club. (717) 935-5011; on Facebook;

Sept. 10- 29

Goose Day Rocks hidden at the Mifflin County Library in Lewistown and Belleville. Post a photo of it to the library Facebook page and rehide. Book Sale will be from 1:30 to3:30pm. Sept. 2 to 30 at 123 N. Wayne St., Lewistown, (717) 242-2391;; on Facebook.

Sept. 11-30

Be sure to check out Cleopatra Goose and the list of activities in the window at Zion Hair Salon, 28 E. Market St., Lewistown, (717) 248-0855; on Facebook.

Sept. 16

Team Trivia hosted by the Mifflin County Historical Society — local history knowledge not required. Doors open at noon, lunch available, trivia starts at 2 p.m. Reservations required. $100 per table, maximum of 10 people per table. Cash prizes, 50/50 drawings, door prizes. Entry forms available at the Historic Courthouse and via the Mifflin Co Historical Society Facebook page; (717) 242-1022.

Sept. 22

Thompsontown Fall Fest at Haldeman Park. Food, vendors, kids games, live entertainment, pet parade and more; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (717) 535-5224; on Facebook.

Sept. 22-27

Gaga for Goose Day is back! Pick up a free “Get Goosed” car sticker while they last at Downtown OIP, 24 E. Market St., Lewistown. Put the sticker on your car and take a picture of it with your license plate clearly visible. Go to the MERF Radio Facebook page and post your pic in the comments section of the Gaga for Goose Day post at the top of the page. Also include #gooseday18. Then listen to MERF all day Sept. 28 for your license plate number. If it’s announced, you’re a cash winner. MERF Facebook page.

Sept. 22-29

≤Goose Day discounts on select plants at Wray’s Landscaping, 15 Nolan Dr., Lewistown. Rocks will be hidden in downtown Lewistown with Wray Landscaping on them. Extra discounts available if you find one. (717) 242-3300;; on Facebook.

≤Westside Gallery, 31 W. Market St., Lewistown, is offering 10 percent off art supplies. (717)242-1119; on Facebook.

≤The Logan House, 400 N. Beech St., Burnham is offering 20 percent off any in-store purchase. (717) 248-8415;; on Facebook.

≤ Grab a golden egg and see if you’re a winner at Five Points Screen Printing, 26 Valley St., Lewistown. Must purchase something in the store for the chance to pick an egg. (717) 242-1177.; on Facebook.

Sept. 22-30

≤Free mini golf if you mention Goose Day at Buttonwood Campground, 1515 E. River Rd., Mifflintown. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday-Wednesday and 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Thursday-Saturday. (717) 436-8334; on Facebook;

≤ East End Coffee Company, 18 E. Market St., Lewistown, will offer Goose Juice (apple cider on nitro) and a special Golden Goose Latte. (717) 585-0398;, and on Facebook.

≤ Pick a Golden Goose Egg from Mary Kay Representative Patty Zannino and get a mystery discount off a purchase. Call or text to make an appointment: voice (717) 248-0752, or text (717) 994-0441;; on Facebook.

Sept. 23

Zettiology Mixed Media Doll Workshop by Mifflin-Juniata Arts Council. All supplies provided. $20 per person. RSVP required, (717) 248-8078, or find the event and photos on Facebook. Age 13 and older but exceptions can be made. RSVP to; (717) 248-8078;

Sept. 24-29

Goose Day flower bouquets for sale at Lewistown Florist. Cash and carry for $12.99. Located at 129 S. Main St, Lewistown, (717) 248-9683;; on Facebook.

Sept. 25-30

Fall mums available at Fisher’s Farm Market, 5726 U.S Highway 522 North, McClure, (71) 543-6500.

Sept. 24-29

Goose Day flower bouquets for sale at Deilhs’íFlowers, Inc., 1 Parkview Terrace, Burnham. Cash and carry for $8.99 and $12.99. (717) 248-7843;

Sept. 26

Live music by Ryan Carter, Johnny X and Jason Ufema at Shy Bear Brewery, 35 Meadowbrook Lane, Lewistown; (717) 242-2663; on Facebook;

Sept. 26-30

Visit Brookmere Winery, 5369 SR 655, Belleville, and try solving one of their mind-teasing riddles. If youíare successful, you get a Golden Goose Egg with a surprise gift inside. Register to win the Goosey Gift Basket and sample Tears of the Goose wine. (717) 935-5380;; on Facebook.

Sept. 27

Juniata River Valley Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Expo in Brookmere Winery’s Barn, 5-8 p.m., featuringìThe Pour Tour of the Juniata River Valley;î catering by Wingman Brew-N-Que; live music; and door prizes. Tickets are $5 whether you’re a Chamber member or not. RSVP: (717) 248-6713;

Sept. 27-29

Find a lucky goose bookmark tucked into a book or magazine at Gerri Lynn’s Bookshop, 70 Vogts Lane, Strodes Mills, and win a prize or discount. (71) 994-2451; on Facebook.

Sept. 28

Deadline to drop of coloring contest entries at Snowflakes on The Square, Downtown Lewistown. Find forms at

Sept. 28

Last Friday night music for the season at Juniata Valley Winery,19175 Route 75 South, Mifflin, featuring Dale Keller. Enjoy a complimentary glass of Loosey Goose hard cider or Autumn Harvest spiced apple wine. Doors open at 5 p.m., music is from 7 to 10 p.m. Food from Zeider’s Concessions. No outside alcohol is permitted. $5 cover. (717) 436-5400;; on Facebook.

Sept. 28-29

≤ Goose Day Punkinfest, Mifflin County Youth Park, Reedsville, 3 to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Friday evening enjoy beverages from members of the Pour Tour of the Juniata River Valley, along with a variety of live music and vendors. Saturday’s activities include a cornhole tournament, pumpkin cookoff, pet costume parade and more. (717) 437-1051;

≤ Stop, Shop & Sip at Squire Brown’s, 8 Edgewood Drive, Reedsville. 10 percent off everything in the gift shop; register to win a $100 shopping spree. Forms are beside Gabrielle Goose. In the Hungry Run Tasting Room, there will be cocktails made with HR Blackberry Vodka, $5 each. Complimentary appetizers and 10 percent off Hungry Run Vodka. (717) 667-2556; find them on Facebook;

≤ Goose Day Open House at Metaphysics — A Spirited Space, 2 Woodbine Rd., Lewistown. Enter in-store to win products and services. Special goose eggs contain discounts on in-store merchandise. (814) 826-1787;; on Facebook.

≤ Chinese Auction for Shelter Service, Inc. at the Moose Lodge in Lewistown, 4 to 9 p.m. Sept. 28, and 9 to 2 p.m. Sept. 29. The tickets can be purchased and placed in the container of item you want to bid on. Winning tickets will be drawn on Saturday. You do not need to be present to win. All proceeds benefit Shelter Service, 13 Depot St., Lewistown. (717) 248-0102.

≤ Glick’s Shoe Store, (see below )10434 US Highway 522 S, Lewistown. 717-242-0371,, find them on Facebook.

Sept. 28-30

≤ Celebrate Goose Day at The Paisley Bride with a Lillian West Trunk Show, 625 Electric Ave., Lewistown. Brides who purchase gowns will receive champagne and mimosas, a gift bag and a $100 gift certificate for the store. (717) 242-0242. Find on Facebook.

≤ Drink specials at J.P Edward’s Grill and Bar, 203 S. Logan Blvd., Burnham. (717) 248-1150; on Facebook;

Sept. 29

≤ MERF Radio will host Mascot Olympics at the South Hills Goose Day Fun Fest at Rec Park, Lewistown. Starts at 9:30 a.m. Info at and on Facebook.

≤ South Hills Goose Day Fun Fest, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Lewistown Rec Park. Activities for children, food, entertainment, live bands; (717) 248-8140;

≤ Brisco’s Coffee House, 309 S. Logan Blvd., Burnham, will feature $3 Apple Dumpling Lattes, hot or cold. (717-) 420-3286; on Facebook; Open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays.

≤ 41st Annual Goose Day 5K Run starting at Monument Square, Lewistown. Organized by Juniata Valley Striders Running Club. Race day registration begins at 7:45 a.m. until race time at 9 a.m. Start and finish at Monument Square, Lewistown. Trophies awarded to winners in nine male and female age groups. All trophies sponsored by Recognition Engraving of Lewistown., and on Facebook.

≤ Buy one bag of hurtsî chocolates and get two free at Asher’s Chocolates, 19 E. Susquehanna Ave., Lewistown, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (717) 248-8613;

≤Goin’ Postal, 129 S. Main St., Lewistown, will goose every box that is shipped on Goose Day with a special sticker. (717) 248-9997;; on Facebook.

≤ Goose Day manicures at Vibe Hair & Nail Salon, 832 E. Walnut St., Lewistown. (717) 248-0100;; on Facebook.

≤ Goose Egg Donuts, Dunkin Donuts,South Logan Boulevard, Burnham, (717-248-3596) and U.S 522, Lewistown (717-248-8911).

≤ Get a Golden Goose Egg Bath Bomb free with purchase at Shade Mountain Naturals, 45 Serenity Lane, Lewistown. (717) 248-8847;; on Facebook.

≤ Mention Goose Day at Burnt Timbers Winery, 45 Fisher Bee Lane, Granville, and get 5 percent off your purchase. Tell them what their goose’s name is (find it on their Facebook page) and get 10 percent off. (717) 247-8251;

≤ Scarecrow Benefit Painting Party hosted by Painting Parties by Judy, 1-3 p.m., Granville United Methodist Church, North River Road. Refreshments will be provided. Sign up and prepay $30 by calling (717) 348-7562; on Facebook;

≤ 16th annual Fun Day at the Spring Run Church of the Brethren, 6712 Ferguson Valley Road, McVeytown. Live auction, food, homemade baked goods, apple butter, Golden Goose Egg Potato Bar. Begins at 10 a.m.; Quilt auction at noon.

Sept. 29-30

≤ Goose Day Tent Sale at Lilac (formerly Bushman at Home), 1537 Loop Road, Lewistown. Under the tent cash and carry, 65 percent off; all inside items, 25 percent off. Corn hole boards set up for the kids to play. (717) 248-3484;; on Facebook.

≤ Blackberry Spritzers at Trolley Car (non alcoholic version available), 15 E. Market St., Lewistown, (717) 248-9085.

Sept. 30

≤ Goose Day Road Rally starts at Sweet Frog, 225 N. Logan Blvd, Burnham. Registration, 9-10 a.m. Get your gaggle together (goslings welcome, too) for a fun-filled day of adventure. Each group is given a list of clues and riddles to solve a scavenger hunt throughout Mifflin County. The group with the most correct answers and least mileage wins. Find the event on Facebook.

≤ Shy Bear Brewing, 35 Meadowbrook Lane, Lewistown, presents New Rebels Acoustic Show, 4-7pm. (717) 242-2663;; on Facebook.