A Cappella & Amp; Unplugged at the Capitol Theatre for Round 1

A Cappella & Amp; Unplugged at the Capitol Theatre for Round 1

Saturday June 4th, 2022 * 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
The Franklin County Visitors Bureau (FCVB) is celebrating talent in Franklin County at A Cappella & Unplugged 2022.
After a two-year COVID hiatus, the talent of A Cappella & Unplugged returns to the stage of the Capitol Theatre on June 4, 7:00 PM.
From January through May, the Franklin County Visitors Bureau held open mics at the Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center in Chambersburg, 633 Brewing in Waynesboro, TBC at the Barrel House in Chambersburg, and One North Coffee in Mercersburg.
In all, twenty three acts passed on from the open mic portion of A Cappella & Unplugged to Round 1 at the Capitol Theatre.
Participants are vying for a top prize of $500 and a chance to perform in front of thousands at 1864 Ransoming, Burning & Rebirth of Chambersburg on July 16th, 2022
At the June 4th A Cappella & Unplugged Round 1, a panel of judges will select the top six performers to move onto the Finals.
The audience at Round 1 will select the People’s Choice and receives $100.
From the six acts that perform on Saturday, July 16th, 7:00 PM, the audience will select the winner of $500.
A Cappella & Unplugged 2022 is the eighth musical competition.
The event began to add a musical celebration to 1864–the annual event that remembers the the historic burning of Chambersburg and the amazing rebirth of the community from the ashes of war.
It celebrates the spirit of people.
Join the celebration!
Attendance is free. Register Here



Open Mic at IceFest, Franklin County Visitors Bureau

Open Mic at IceFest, Franklin County Visitors Bureau

Saturday January 29th, 2022 * 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
FREE to perform and enjoy!!!
Register to perform at: https://www.eventbrite.com/…/a-cappella-unplugged-open...
Bring your talent to the Franklin County 11/30 Center on IceFest Saturday, January 29, at 5:00 PM to start your journey to a $500 grand prize and a chance to perform before thousands at the 1864 Burning & Rebirth of Chambersburg on July 16, 2022.
The registration fee is waived for all A Cappella & Unplugged Open Mic Nights.
If you can carry your instrument(s) onstage, you can participate!
Performance is held in the second floor Great Room overlooking the ice sculptures on Memorial Square.
Bring your friends and family to watch you perform, the more friends and family to support you, the louder they can cheer.
How A Cappella & Unplugged Open Mic Works:
The winner of each open mic is guaranteed a slot in the Round One performance, onstage at the Capitol Theatre in June 2022.
Up to 20 acts (through auditions and open mic nights) are invited to Round One at the Capitol Theatre in June.
A panel of judges selects the top six acts to move into the Semi-Finals.
Then, the public is invited to view videos of the six performers and “like” the favorite performance.
The three acts with the most “likes” move onto the Final Round at 1864 Burning of Chambersburg on July 16, 2022, where one act wins the $500 grand prize.
For more information or questions, call the Franklin County Visitors Bureau at 717-552-2977 or visit ExploreFranklinCountyPA.com .


Coy Public Library Offers Array of Family Fun

Coy Public Library Offers Array of Family Fun

All ages welcome! Check out Tuesday evenings at Britton Park, located at 304 Britton Road. Performances begin on June 1 and run through August 3. Masks will be required if within 6 feet of others. Register to secure your spot and reserve special supplies and/or snacks. 

Campfire Tales Kickoff
June 1st – Register
6:00 or 6:30pm @ Britton Park

Secure your spot and reserve your campfire kickoff snack pack for your family, craft supplies, and a spot to enjoy our kickoff entertainment with Lampyridæ! Lampyridæ is a talented, up-and-coming original works fiddle trio.

*Special Campfire Raffle! Everyone who attends kickoff will be entered to win a raffle basket with a campfire blanket, snacks and more!

Creatures Great and Small
June 8th
6:30-7:30pm @ Britton Park

We will be sharing facts about a variety of birds, mammals, reptiles, and bugs along with showing a couple demonstrations. Register here.

Kit’s Interactive Theatre
June 15th – Virtual – Register here.
July 20th – 6:00pm @ Britton Park

Kitty Jones performs her one-woman show titled, “Mother Nature”. The program combines improvisation, dance and music where audience members are cast right into the show! The delicate balance of ecosystems is revealed by Mother Nature and her friends. Respect for our good Earth and all her creatures is whimsically yet poignantly depicted!

Dan & Galla Musical Show
June 22nd
6:00pm @ Britton Park

Join us for an upbeat, family-friendly evening of “Tails and Tales” with Dan & Galla Musical Show! With Dan & Galla, each show is fresh and unique, with “feel-good” music from the 50’s & 60s, country, patriotic, Russian and lots more. They are so much fun!

Turtle Dance Music
July 13th – Virtual – Register here.
July 27th – 6:00pm @ Britton Park

Flap your wings, jump up and down like five little monkeys jumping on the bed and roar like a polar bear! This performance celebrates famous children’s stories and songs about animals! The show will also celebrate biodiversity – the more wild our planet is the healthier it is! Kids will dance, sing, laugh, use their imaginations and connect with new friends. The show is crafted to be inclusive for all children and a great time for parents and caregivers!

Tail-End Awards Party
August 3rd
6:00pm @ Britton Park

Join us for free pizza, awards, and celebration! The Happy Tails Prize Shop will be open for participants to redeem their tokens for exciting prizes!

Foodies Love Franklin Fresh Food & Dining Guide

Foodies Love Franklin Fresh Food & Dining Guide

Franklin County Visitors Bureau showcases fresh food and great dining in the Franklin Fresh Food & Dining Guide. The county has an abundance of freshness to share. It ranks second in vegetable production in the state, is home to the Chambersburg peach, and yields 850 million pounds of milk annually. With such a variety of fresh foods, foodies love Franklin County.

For 2020-21, the “Sweet Trail” is back with more stops—including delicious ice cream, chocolate and candy stops across the county. It even throws in a few favorite recipes and tips on growing fresh food. Franklin Fresh Food & Dining Guide also features all-American and international flavors of Franklin County; a spotlight on local breweries, wineries, and distilleries; listings of farm stands, farmers markets, and honey producers plus a guide to local restaurants. Franklin County’s agricultural past is showcased in Stitches in Time Barn Quilt Trail; trail map is included on the inside back cover.

The publication is a great way to plan a “foodie tour” of Franklin County and take home some of the fresh foods from farmers markets, cheese makers, and creameries to enjoy a little longer. It even throws in a few favorite recipes. Plan a visit today; check out the publication online here. Or, contact the Franklin County Visitors Bureau at 866.646.8060 to receive a printed publication.