The Cumberland Valley School of Music will present its annual Performathon on Saturday, March 18. Performathon is an all-school event featuring over one hundred students, along with faculty members, performing in a continuous stream of recitals from 8:30 a.m. until...read more
Franklin County Visitors Bureau is showcasing the accomplishments of Harriet Lane to commemorate Women’s History Month during March 2017. Born in 1830 in Mercersburg PA, the first nine years of Harriet life was secure and stable. At age nine, her mother died and at...read more
(Reposted from Downtown Happenings, a weekly update of Downtown Chambersburg Inc.) Northwood Books offers over eight miles of gently used and rare books for the casual reader or avid bookworm. We sat down with the owner, Ami Plessinger, to gain insight into her...read more
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Totem Pole Playhouse Announces Four Productions and Bonus Show for Theatre’s 67th Anniversary Season
Sponsored by the Franklin County Visitors Bureau, Totem Pole Playhouse, Pennsylvania’s premiere summer theatre, located in Caledonia State Park between Gettysburg and Chambersburg, PA, announced a summer season featuring the stage version of a Best Picture Academy Award-winning movie, two Tony Award-winning musicals, and a celebration of America’s most beloved composer, for the theatre’s 67th summer season. The season will close with an intimate, two-person play on stage for one week only starring a legendary TV couple from a classic hit of the late 80s. read more…
With the new year here, the hopes and wishes for 2017 is fresh in everyone’s minds. The new year means big things for Franklin County, from new breweries and shops, to new additions to favorite stops around the corner. Another year means more chances to explore the beautiful Franklin County in all seasons through new thrills and shops to old favorites that have always been there. The Franklin County Visitors Bureau invites all to view their 17 recommendations for 2017!
The saying goes that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, so celebrate National Eat A Red Apple Day on December 1 with a Franklin County apple. Apples are delicious as they are and add flavor to so many things. From stuffing to salsa or old favorites like dumplings, pies and tarts to ciders and wines, apples are comfortable in traditional recipes or more contemporary foodie favorites. read more…