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Miss Pennsylvania Kicks Off Farm Show Storytime, Sharing Stories with Visitors Young and Old

Harrisburg, PA – Miss Pennsylvania 2018, Kayla Repasky of Gettysburg, Adams County, kicked off Children’s Story Time during opening day at the 103rd Pennsylvania Farm Show. Storytime offers an opportunity to share agriculture-themed childrens’ stories in recognition of this year’s Farm Show theme, “Inspiring Pennsylvania’s Story.”

“Agriculture is so important because it is our number one industry in Pennsylvania,” Repasky said. “It is so cool that we are able to start off the year by celebrating agriculture and what is so important to Pennsylvania.”

Repasky read her own children’s book, “Buddy and the Bully”. Throughout the week, special guests, including the Pennsylvania Dairy Princesses will read agriculture-themed stories on the Main Hall Stage, near the carousel.


Sunday Jan. 6, 2019 – 11 AM (PA Dairy Princess’)

Sunday Jan. 6, 2019 – 4 PM

Monday Jan. 7, 2019 – 4 PM (Dauphin County Library System)

Tuesday Jan. 8, 2019 – 4 PM (Dauphin County Library System)

Wednesday Jan. 9, 2019 – 4 PM (Dauphin County Library System)

Thursday Jan. 10, 2019 – 6 PM (Dauphin County Library System)

Friday Jan. 11, 2019 – 4 PM (Dauphin County Library System)

Saturday Jan. 12, 2019 – 11 AM

Saturday Jan. 12, 2019 – 4 PM

The Pennsylvania Farm Show draws hundreds of thousands of visitors to our capital city every year for a mid-winter celebration of Pennsylvania agriculture. It is the largest indoor agricultural exposition in the nation, featuring nearly 12,000 competitive exhibits, including more than 5,200 animal competitions, plus 300 commercial exhibits and hundreds of educational, entertaining events. Visitors get a peek into the industry that employs nearly half a million people and contributes $135.7 billion to Pennsylvania’s economy every year.

The 2019 show runs January 5-12 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, except Sunday, January 6, when it runs 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday, January 12, when it opens at 8 a.m. and closes at 5 p.m. Admission is free, and parking is $15.

For more information about the 2019 Pennsylvania Farm Show, visit

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