Penn State Fayette wins award for Coal and Coke Heritage Music Festival
The Coal and Coke Heritage Music Festival was planned by a committee of campus and community leaders to celebrate the music, arts and culture indigenous to the coal and coke region of southwestern Pennsylvania, and the pride and progress these industries fostered. A multigenerational and multicultural event, the festival featured a full day of music of all kinds, ethnic foods, regional arts and crafts, and activities for all ages. The 2009 Coal and Coke Heritage Music Festival will be held September 19.
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