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Park Place to Host ‘Boo on the Porch’ on Friday, October 21

Park Place, the former Park Home and, before that, the former Park Hotel, is one of Williamsport’s most venerable architectural artifices; so, it seems only natural that it should help host a spooky fundraiser, “Boo on the Porch” to be held Friday, October 21 from 5 to 7 p.m. This fundraiser helps to fund an organization devoted to preserving and celebrating Williamsport’s unique architectural heritage, Preservation Williamsport.

Preservation Williamsport, a nonprofit organization, known for its unique fundraisers and events, has ensured this will be a night of spooktacular fun! Park Place has generously offered to sponsor the venue location this year. This Halloween-themed fundraiser will be held Friday, October 21, 2022, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Park Place, 800 West Fourth Street, Williamsport. For your enjoyment, there will be six Halloween-themed porches with live music provided by the Cadillac Cats and various food and beverages.

Remember to bring extra cash, as there will be games, a 50/50 raffle, and a Chinese auction with various baskets donated by local businesses. There will also be a costume contest, so come in your best and spookiest Halloween costume if you dare.

All proceeds from this event will go to Preservation Williamsport to help maintain and preserve The Rowley House Museum and the rest of Williamsport’s precious architectural heritage.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at a discounted rate of $35.00 at, by stopping by Fink’s Paint Store, or by calling Larry Fryda at 570-560-7188. Tickets will also be for sale at the event for $45.00.

Preservation Williamsport could not have these events without the generous sponsors and donations from our local community businesses. They would like to thank the venue sponsor Park Place and event sponsor Jersey Shore State Bank, as well as Kay Ertel, Farrington Place, Loyalsock Hotel, Anthony H. Visco, Jr. Architects, , BJ Van Ess, DHM Construction and Land Management, Ederson Dean, Elion, Grieco, & Shipman, P.C., Jim and Cindy Bower, Temptations Brows & Beyond, Keystone Furniture Restorations, Fink’s Paint Store, Ultimate Express Car Wash, Mid- State Beverage Co., The Print Shoppe, Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc., Evergreen Financial, Mary Welch, Pour Choices Winery, Riss’s Place, Lycoming Candy, Sam’s Place, Chef Hosch, Bobby McGuire, Frank & Amy Schemery with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Hodrick Realty, Edward Jones-David Tanney, Susquehanna Gallery and Frame Shoppe, K&C Collectibles, PP&L, Bull Frog Brewery, Boom City, Riepstine’s Pub, New Trail Brewery, Venice Pizza, Sheetz, Faxon Cleaners, Giant Foods, LaBlanc Bakers, Webb Weekly, McCormick Law Firm, Whitney’s Therapeutic Massage, Rust and Shine, Patinaz, Home Service Beverage, Lisa Fink Pottery and European Nail & Spa.

The next big fundraising event and most noted event for Preservation Williamsport will be the annual Victorian Christmas celebration to be held on Saturday, November 19.