HIT THE STREET Living
Together, two small, adjacent towns in Butler County
make a perfect destination for a fall outing.
BY LAUREN DAVIDSON
YOU’LL FIND Stohr Haus
Bakery [534 Main St.; facebook.
Harmony’s historic town square.
Pastry chef Sara Franz sells
her baked goods Wednesdays
through Saturdays until 2 p.m. —
unless she runs out before then.
Bottlebrush Gallery &
Center for the Arts [539 Main
St., Harmony; bottlebrusharts.com]
aims to sell only items produced
within 50 miles of the store or
by hometown artists. Unique
artwork, jewelry and specialty
household items are available in
the two-story space.
Inside Baldinger’s Candy
Store [519 Perry Way, Zelienople;
find triple-dipped malt balls,
bulk candy and 300 varieties of
cookie cutters. Enjoy free daily
tastings from Mazza Wine Shop
[ mazzawines.com], with varieties
from the Erie winery, inside the
Bring your own apples and
While You’re There
The Strand Theater [ 119 N. Main
St., Zelienople; thestrandtheater.
org] is known for showing cult and
classic films, as well as some new
releases. From Sept. 26-Oct. 5, it
also will put on its first full-length
musical, “Oliver! — The Musical”
featuring Broadway’s Michael Marra.
Catch its traditional fall family musical, “Witches Brew,” on Oct. 17.
The streets of Zelienople turn into
an autumn lover’s paradise on Oct.
11 and 12 with the Zelienople-Harmony Country Fall Festival
[ fallfestival.zelie.us]. You’ll find music,
historic encampments, crafts, a chili
cook-off, horse-drawn wagon rides
and much more during the weekend
when both towns come alive.
Stohr Haus Bakery
create your favorite fall drink
at Sally’s Cider Press [497 Perry
Highway, Harmony; 724/452-
9667] on Tuesdays, Thursdays
and Saturdays through mid-November.
Just north of town, stop
by Appalachian Rock Shop
and Jewelry Emporium
[508A Perry Highway, Harmony;
by two geologists who offer
jewelry, fossils, rocks, crystals
Sally’s Cider Press
Baldinger’s Candy Store
PHOTOS BY CHUCK BEARD
Emporium Bottlebrush Gallery