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Firebird Festival

Firebird Image
Firebird Image

Image from firebird festival's official website.

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Firebird Image
Firebird Image

Image from firebird festival's official website.

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The Firebird Festival Activity group helps with anything for the annual festival that celebrates the spirit of the Phoenix rising from the ashes to start anew, much like the town of Phoenixville has been reborn from its past.  From building the wooden bird, fundraising at first Fridays and the Saturday Farmer's Market, to helping at the festival with vendors, security and even t-shirt sales, PATB members can participate in the entire festival process from building to burning.  

 

From early September until December, the community builds the bird every weekend. The process starts with taking apart donated wooden pallets and continues with cutting the wood and constructing the bird.

 

Volunteers are needed to feed the work crews as well as doing the physical labor. The Firebird Festival is a gathering of thousands of residents with music, food and craft vendors, and the spirit of Phoenixville on full display. 

 

While the Phoenixville Jaycees organize the festival, PATB members Laura and Ernie Erdosi and Susan Bauer coordinate with the Jaycees year-round and interface with PATB members to help them get involved.  The Firebird Activity group needs PATB members of many varied skills and interests who want to help this unique community event continue as the success it has become every year in early December. 

To find out more and get involved, contact Bruce Baldi

 

To get more information about the Firebird Festival, Click here.

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