Greencastle Chamber Sponsors Seasonal Marketplace

Greencastle Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Seasonal Marketplace on Saturday, May 20, 2017 in downtown Greencastle.  The Marketplace is sponsored by Meritus Health System.

Seasonal Marketplace will be held from 9am to 3pm on the square in Greencastle.  The focus of this unique event is the craftsmanship, skill and talent of the vendors and artists. All items are hand-crafted, hand-made, earth-friendly and unique. There will be a variety of crafts, food, seasonal produce and local chefs on the square. (more…)

Allison-Antrim’s May Speaker Focuses on Lincoln and his Cabinet

On Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 7 pm, Allison-Antrim Museum will hold its monthly Speaker’s Meeting, in the German bank barn.  Rescheduled from February, Joe Mieczkowski will present a PowerPoint presentation, “Lincoln and His Cabinet,” based on his book of the same title.  Lincoln’s first cabinet included all of his major rivals for the Republican nomination for President in 1860, including William H. Seward, Salmon P. Chase, Simon Cameron (Maytown, Pennsylvania), and Edward Bates.  (more…)

Fourth Annual Totem Pole Playhouse Awards

Totem Pole Playhouse has announced nominations in twelve categories for the Fourth Annual Totem Pole Playhouse Awards to be presented Sunday, May 21, at 5pm on stage at Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater.

In addition to trophies, beginning this year, Totem Pole will also award thousands of dollars in college scholarship money. The William M. Moore, Jr. Scholarships of one thousand dollars each will be awarded to the recipients of the Outstanding Performance by an Actor and Actress in a Leading Role, and five hundred dollars each to the winners of the Outstanding Performance by an Actor and Actress in a Supporting Role. (more…)

Renfrew Seeks Communities Help with Women Through History Program

Renfrew’s Women Through History program will kick off our 2017 season on April 22 and will consist of displays throughout the Museum House, Summer Kitchen, Visitors Center and the Wagon Shed. Renfrew will also host five seminars and one class highlighting the impact that women had on history with their various jobs and duties during the 1800-1900’s. The program will end on June 30. The seminars and class will be free of charge to the public. (more…)

Franklin County Visitors Bureau Heading To Philadelphia Flower Show

The Franklin County Visitors Bureau (FCVB) is joining the Pennsylvania Horticulture Association and VisitPA to showcase Pennsylvania to 250,000 visitors at the 2017 Philadelphia Flower Show, “Holland: Flowering the World,” on March 11-19. FCVB will be introducing the 2017 Do Dine Stay Getaways to visitors at Pennsylvania’s Happiness is Blooming booth. In addition to Franklin County at the VisitPA booth, Brandywine Valley, Bucks County, Lackawanna County, Luzerne County and Pocono Mountains will be on hand to talk with Flower Show visitors and share their best must-see, must-do of Pennsylvania. (more…)

Ebbert Springs Archaeological Preserve and Heritage Park

Franklin County Visitors Bureau sees history as the glue that connects centuries of Franklin County stories. Ebbert Springs is one of the earliest documented sites of Franklin County’s history. Stretching back 11,000 years, Ebbert Springs gives a glimpse of prehistoric Franklin County and fast forwards to show frontier life, French & Indian War era, and the Underground Railroad period. Named as a Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission archaeological super site, Ebbert Springs is set to become the centerpiece of an archaeological preserve and heritage park. (more…)