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Groundhog Day

Location: Myerstown Recreation Area 
Date/Time:  Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.

Uni's Ride Down the Tulpehocken Creek

Every year on February 2nd, Myerstown's favorite groundhog "Uni" is placed on a raft for a ceremonial ride down the Tulpehocken Creek.  After his ride, he makes his weather prediction for the next six weeks.

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Since 1981, the Union Kanaal Grundsau Lodsch No. 17 has hosted the ceremony, which is performed in both English and the Pennsylvania Dutch language.

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This annual tradition is held at the Myerstown Recreation Area on South College Street.  Parking is available at the Fish Dam parking lot.

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