Silvester Celebration

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Wed, Dec 31, 2014


Harmony, PA

About This Activity

The 8th annual Silvester 5K (3:00 p.m.) or 1 Mile (3:45 p.m.) takes place in the left of Historic Harmony.  The course runs through town, along side the Connoquenessing Creek to the local golf course and back. One fairly big hill in the middle. Following the event are plenty of activities leading up to the main event of the evening: celebrating New Year's Eve at 6:00 p.m. which is midnight in Germany.  Enjoy tours of the museum; watch the comedy short "Dinner for One"; Bleigiessen (melted lead shapes that predict what the new year will bring; a local art gallery, music, food and entertainment all leading up to the count-down in German; fireworks and singing of Auld Lang Syne.

Event details and schedule

Parking will be available in the Grace Church parking lot until filled. Additional parking nearby.  Everything within easy walking distance. Registration is inside the gym where you will be able to remain until the start and changing facilities are available.  The gym will be closed up following the award ceremony so we can all go enjoy the festivities so make sure you take your belongings with you if you are staying for the count-down with us.  The evening generally wraps up about 6:45 p.m.  You'll be able to get home in plenty of time if you have another event planned that evening.

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