Crafters, Artisans, & Vendors Wanted!

Crafters, artisans, and vendors who wish to rent display space at the Pioneer Frolic event may do so by clicking on:


Please print, fill out, and mail in your form by June 1.

2017 Pioneer Frolic

June 24-25

The Pioneer Frolic features folklore, food, artisans, crafters, reenactors, educational programs, children's programs--FUN!

Come see what rural Pennsylvania life was like along Sandy Creek during the 1790's to 1840's. In addition to reenactors demonstrating traditonal skills, the Frolic will offer food and craft vendors and free musical entertainment.

Saturday, June 24

10:00 AM: Opening Ceremony

11:00 AM: Marmee Snyder

12:00 PM: Paul Stillman, professional reenactor

1:00 PM: Jimmy Swogger & Friends

2:00 PM: Dennis Murray, storyteller

4:00 PM: Wildwood Express

Sunday, June 25

11:00: Pioneer Church Service

12:00 PM: Paul Stillman, professional reenactor

2:00 PM: Hidden Drive

3:00 PM: Dennis Murray, storyteller

The two-day event will also include:

as well as demonstrations of:

Admission and parking at the Frolic are free, though donations will be accepted at the gate. The park is 5 minutes from I-79. Take Exit 130 (Sandy Lake-Greenville) and travel west on 358 towards Greenvile for about one tenth of a mile. Then bear right onto Carpenter's Corner Road. At the first stop sign, turn right onto Lake Wilhelm Road and follow it to the marina entrance.

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Pioneer Frolic


Benjamin Franklin reenactorMaurice K. Goddard State Park and Friends of Goddard will co-sponsor the Pioneer Frolic Saturday, June 24, 2017, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Sunday, June 25, 2017, from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The event will be held in the marina picnic area of Goddard State Park at 540 Lake Wilhelm Road, Sandy Lake, PA (five miles from I-79, exit 130).

The Frolic highlights life along the Sandy Creek Valley during the period of 1790 to 1840 and will feature a reenactor encampment, demonstrations of colonial crafts, free wagon rides and musical entertainment. All items for sale must be handcrafted, and artisans are encouraged to demonstrate their specialty. Costumes from pre-1840 are preferred.

reenactor at Pioneer Frolic

The reservation fee of $30.00---for a space 14' wide by 18' deep--is due by June 1, 2017. The frolic is an outdoor event with no electricity, and vendors must provide their own shelters or canopies. Checks should be made payable to reenactor‘PPFF--Friends of Goddard’. All vendors are required to have a PA User Tax number/license, which must be provided upon request. Please send a business card or sample print for your business to be placed in our show flier. For reservations received after June 1st, the vendor's name will not be published in the flier, nor will he/she be guaranteed a space.

For more information contact the Friends of Goddard, c/o Goddard State Park, 684 Lake Wilhelm Road, Sandy Lake, PA 16145 or call the park office at 724-253-4833. You can also click on
e-mail to send an e-mail with FROLIC in the subject line.

Crafters interested in reserving a space at the Frolic may click on


to bring up a mail-in form that also lists the rules and regulations for vendors. We hope you will join us.