Stars of Yesteryear
Morgantown, WV and Canonsburg, PA
Visit the hometown of Perry Como, Bobby Vinton, and The Four Coins, who grew up in small town of Canonsburg, PA, the musical birthplace of more than 190 worldwide Top 10 recordings and the rich Italian, Polish, and Greek heritage of the area. See the Como, Vinton, and Four Coins exhibits, and the Perry Como statue. Make a yummy stop at Sarris Candies where you’ll find delectable candies and enjoy an old fashioned ice cream cone in the parlor. Hear the songs of Bobby Vinton and Perry Como at a lunchtime show in the Eagles Club where Bobby Vinton got his start. The buffet lunch features the tastes of Canonsburg – Italian, Greek, and Polish cuisine. Then, it’s on to Morgantown, West Virginia, for a Don Knotts hometown tour. You’ll see sites where that funny man, Don Knotts, most well-known as Deputy Barney Fife, got his humble beginning, including Don’s alma mater, West Virginia University, Metropolitan Theater, high school and have apple dumplings, just like Aunt Bee would have made, remembering Don’s Apple Dumpling Gang movies.