“Antique Boutique: Small Scale Sale”
Renfrew Museum and Park
Accessions Committee Fundraiser to Benefit Museum Collection
Sunday, November 1, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Renfrew Museum and Park, 1010 E. Main Street, Waynesboro
$5 per person / $2 for Kids 3-12 / Children 2 & Under Free
(Limit of 25 people permitted inside Visitor Center and Museum House at any given time. For the enjoyment of everyone, please observe and respect social distancing and gathering requirements at the time of the event.)
Shop boutique-style with a limited, but quality, selection of fine antique and vintage items from several dealers. Your admission includes an abbreviated tour of the 1812 Royer House and our exhibits of John Bell pottery and tradesmen’s tools. Proceeds benefit artifact care and acquisition.
Benefit at Penn National Golf Supports Effort to Stop PA Power Line Project
Hailing from the very farmlands that are impacted by the power line project, Stable Shakers guitarist and songwriter Spencer Pheil realized the sacrifice of Franklin County. With five to seven, 13.5-story towers proposed to mark each mile of the project, Pheil’s concern spurred him to join forces with the local group standing up and speaking out about the damaging consequences of such a project. Working with Penn National Golf Course Community, Pheil thought delivering the message with the self-described “twang jazz” sounds of Stable Shakers would go a long way to building a stronger awareness of the project and solidify the importance of saving the county’s land and lifestyle. Also performing at the benefit is blues rock band Ding.
The high-power line project also impacts York County PA and Washington and Harford Counties, MD. Not a redundancy project or one to provide electric to citizens and businesses without power, it is a market efficiency project that will implement eminent domain, if approved, to acquire land from property owners in Franklin and York Counties PA and Washington and Harford Counties, MD with the intent of trying to provide an unguaranteed cost-saving to electric users in northern VA, Baltimore, and Washington DC.
Stop PA Power Lines Benefit is fun with a purpose. Anyone unable to attend and wanting to find out more about the project impacts, can visit thinkfranklincountypa.com or can donate at GoFundMe.
Helping Little Hands Rock and Ride Benefit
With Labor Day Weekend 2018 on hand, Franklin County Visitors Bureau recommends checking out Helping Little Hands Rock and Ride Benefit, set for August 31 and September 1. It is an annual fundraiser for Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital, organized by Back Road Riders, a group of cyclists with incredible heart. The two-day event, held at the Greencastle American Legion Picnic Grounds on Williamson Road in Greencastle, brings together bikers and music enthusiasts to support this worthwhile cause.
The centerpiece of the event is a motorcycle ride, where all makes and models of motorcycles and cars are welcome to join. Riders meet at M&S Harley Davidson on Falling Spring Road in Chambersburg and can register from 9:00-10:45 AM. Kick stands go up at 11 AM sharp.
Riders are welcome to come the evening of Friday, August 31, to the Greencastle American Legion Grounds to camp. Gates open at 4 PM and music begins at 7:30 PM. Slated for Friday are rock and metal bands Shadow Rising, Time Bomb, and Gun Metal Gray. Food, fun, vendors and auctions make it a great evening. Tickets are $5 for ages 15 and under and $15 for 16 and older. Tickets, purchased on Friday, also give entry on Saturday, September 1. After the Saturday morning ride, bands start at noon at the American Legion Picnic Grounds in Greencastle. The line-up includes acoustic bands Smileyfoot and Dave Front Chasing The Day. Also appearing are Nothingmen, Colt Wilbur, Rabid Assain, Monkey Foo—Tribute to Foo Fighter, Ghose of War, and Adrian Blitzer. Helping Little Hands Rock and Ride Benefit is rain or shine, and everyone is encouraged to bring lawn chairs and pop-ups.
Helping Little Hands Rock and Ride Benefit was started by Barry Sheeder after his daughter had a resistant staph infection in 2011. Out of his appreciation to the Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital and his affection for children in need, the event has raised $30,000 to date.