Discover Danceworks is recreating a colonial Christmas evening of entertainment at the Governor’s with period dance, history and educational programs including performers in period clothing, elegant, energetic, stylish social dances, and songs popular in 18th Century English Colonial America. Popular songs will be sung live by The Discover DanceWorks vocalist.

The program will entertain, educate, and bring 18th century dance & society to life. It will be interspersed with humorous and informative period readings to explain their origins, the social settings in which they were enjoyed, and how they are reconstructed from period dance manuals.

This a free program held at the Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center, 15 South Main Street in downtown Chambersburg. Light refreshments will be served. For additional information, call 717.414.1166 or email To reserve a spot, register here.