NEW BETHLEHEM – The annual New Bethlehem Peanut Butter Festival returns this weekend for three days full of popular events.

The three-day festival, which begins Friday afternoon, Sept. 14, and continues through Sunday, Sept. 16, is held in New Bethlehem’s Gumtown Park, nestled between Water Street and Red Bank Creek near the dam and bridge.

The festival officially kicks off Friday at 4 p.m. as the food vendors and crafters open. Friday evening’s activities include the crowning of the Peanut Butter Festival queen at 6 p.m. on the stage.

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