MOUNT UNION - Every year, the nation's largest Christian music festival sets up in the Juniata Valley's back yard.
This year, Creation 2011 will run from June 29 to July 2 at the Agape Farm in Shirleysburg, bringing some of the top artists and speakers in the contemporary Christian music to the hills of Mount Union.
Dozens of artists will perform on three stages throughout the event. From the most popular names in Christian music like TobyMac, Chris Tomlin and Third Day, to up-and-coming artists like Sons and Daughters, Charmaine and The Museum.
Speakers will include Bob Lentz, Jason Ostrander, Reid Saunders, Buster Soaries, Duffy Robbins, Lecrae, Brad Stine, Lakita Garth-Wright and others.
Some of the 2011 Creation Festival highlights include:
Wednesday - Family Force 5, Newsboys
Thursday - Louie Giglio, Chris Tomlin, Third Day
Friday - Bob Lentz, Tenth Avenue North, Skillet
Saturday - Tony Nolan, Owl City, TobyMac
Familiar activities like the Late Night Cafe, family-friendly movies under the stars on Wednesday and Friday night by the Fringe Stage, Worship Stage, candlelight and communion services and water baptism, children's stage, youth leaders tent offer something for every taste and age group.
More information including a full schedule, tickets and camping on site, is available at www.creationfest.com.