Archive for September, 2011

AUTHOR TO SIGN NEW BOOK AT FRANKLIN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Barbara Shave will be at Franklin County Historical Society-Kittochtinny, located at 175 East King Street in Chambersburg on Saturday, October 8, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Her new book, MY DEAR AUNT MARTHA, based on letters from 1811-1893, chronicles the lives of four early Path Valley families – the Walters, Campbells, McConnells, and Geddes.

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THE GOOD VIBRATIONS OF THE BEACH BOYS RETURN TO THE LUHRS CENTER

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

The H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University presents THE BEACH BOYS, October 13, 2011 at 8:00 p.m. Reserved tickets are $75, $65, $55 and $40 and are now on sale. A group discount is available for groups of 20 or more. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Luhrs Center Box Office […]

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CUMBERLAND VALLEY ANIMAL SHELTER HOLDING RABIES CLINIC ON OCTOBER 1

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

The Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter will hold a Rabies Clinic from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 1, at the shelter at 2325 Country Road. The cost is $8 per animal. Proceeds will benefit CVAS. For more information, contact the shelter at (717) 263-5791 or log on to cvas-pets.org.

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“THE BEST BEATLES TRIBUTE ON EARTH” COMING TO CHAMBERSBURG’S CAPITOL THEATRE ON SEPTEMBER 29

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

“1964” The Tribute at the Capitol Theatre on Thursday, September 29 at 8:00 p.m. is a top notch Beatles Tribute show that has been all over the world, and they are coming right to the Capitol Theatre stage in Chambersburg, PA! Don’t miss the chance to come see why this is the definitive & most […]

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18TH ANNUAL RENFREW PUMPKIN FESTIVAL SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

The 18th annual Renfrew Pumpkin Festival will be held Saturday, October 15 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Renfrew Park in Waynesboro, rain or shine. The festival includes a full day of activities and fun for all ages. Visitors will enjoy bluegrass entertainment by the Boro Boogie Pickers, pumpkin carving, games and other activities […]

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21ST FRANKLIN FALL FARM FUN FEST PLANNED FOR SATURDAY

Friday, September 16th, 2011

Wagon tours, dairy cows and free ice cream are just a few of the things visitors can expect to see at this year’s Franklin Fall Farm Fun Fest. The event will take place at the C.V. Antique Engine & Machinery Association, located at 1501 Criders Church Road in Chambersburg, on Saturday, September 17. Festivities begin […]

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APPALACHIAN TRAIL MUSEUM TO BEGIN WORK ON NEXT PHASES

Friday, September 16th, 2011

Funding raised during its second season of operation will permit the Appalachian Trail Museum to move forward with completion of its final phases of construction. “Our goal all along has been to convert the entire building in which we are so fortunate to be located into exhibits and education areas,” said Larry Luxenberg, President of […]

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TWO TOP RURITAN CLUB CELEBRATING 25TH ANNIVERSARY THIS WEEKEND

Friday, September 16th, 2011

Members of the Two Top Ruritan Club are celebrating their 25th anniversary with a “Steam & Gas” show of tractors, flea markets and live entertainment. The show begins at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, September 16, with a Truck & Tractor Pull. Participants will include 6200 lb. stock, 8000 diesel, 11,500 farm stock, 13,500 farm stock […]

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16TH ANNUAL CRAB FEAST TO BENEFIT CHAMBERSBURG’S DOWNTOWN REVITALIZATION PROJECTS

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

The 16th Annual Crab Feast by Downtown Chambersburg Inc. and Verstandig Broadcasting will be held rain or shine at the AMVETS picnic pavilion, 750 Fifth Avenue, from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 24. The event begins with beverages and games of chance. Food will be served from 5:00 to 7:30. Tickets include barbecue […]

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MICHAEL FLOHR BECOMES FIRST INDUCTEE OF THE CAPTAIN THOMAS WALLACE SOCIETY

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Antietam Historical Association (AHA) has inaugurated the Captain Thomas Wallace Society by naming Michael R. Flohr, Hagerstown, its first inductee. Membership in the society is based on lineal descent from any of the militiamen listed on the muster rolls that Wallace kept in 1789 and 1790. In the latter part of the eighteenth century, Pennsylvania […]

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