1864 Corn Hole Tournament, 11/30 Visitors Bureau

1864 Corn Hole Tournament, 11/30 Visitors Bureau

Saturday July 16th, 2022 * 3:00 PM (Check in 2:30 PM)
1864 Cornhole Tournament is a single elimination event, held at the 11/30 Visitors Center during Old Market Day and 1864 Rebirth.
The 1864 Cornhole Tournament is new this year!
Limited to 10 teams of two.
Single elimination tournament–one and done!
No monetary entry fee, just a donation of a back-to-school item or canned food item.
The event is offered in conjunction with 1864 Ransoming, Burning & Rebirth, and we are remembering to help others because the help of others was an important part of resurrecting Chambersburg from the ashes of the 1864 burning.
Win Franklin County Pour Trail Prizes, including Pour Trail Passport and samples of offerings.
First place is two $35 gift certificates to CJ Barbecue, located in Chambersburg and Shippensburg.
The event is held in the Great Room of the 11/30 Visitors Center, located on the square at 15 South Main Street. Boards and bags are provided, but participants are permitted to bring their own bags.
Any questions, please contact 717.552.2977, Extension 101, and ask for Leisa.
Check-in opens at 2:30 PM. (Just bring your donation item that day.)
Bags fly at 3 PM. – Register Here
Get your friends and join the fun!
Event sponsored by Franklin County Visitors Bureau as part of the 1864 Ransoming, Burning & Rebirth of Chambersburg. Other events for the day:
Old Market Day Street Festival, Civil War Walking Tours, 11/30 Visitors Center Exhibits,
3 PM- Corn Hole, Kids Games & Franklin Fresh Food Tastings
7 PM Finals of Acapella & Unplugged plus Voting for the Winner
8:15 PM Winner Announced
8:30 PM History Happened Here T-Shirt Trivia
9 PM – 1864 Ransoming, Burning & Rebirth Living History Re-enactment & Light Show
The re-enactment and light show done completely with atmospheric effects, lights, and actors! Join the thousands that gather to watch as the town is transported back to 1864 and history comes to life.
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

 

 

CHASE-ING THE DREAM GOLDFISH BARN CELEBRATION

CHASE-ING THE DREAM GOLDFISH BARN CELEBRATION

Saturday July 10th, 2021 * 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Calling all cake artists!
Join us for some friendly competition at The Goldfish Barn on Saturday, July 10th for a good cause.
We will be hosting a fun family event to raise monies for 12 year old Chase Andrew, who was diagnosed with Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy, a severe muscle wasting disease.
Funds will go towards his much needed stem cell treatments that significantly improve his quality of life and mobility.
If you are a gifted cake artist, we would love to have you show off your skills and enter our Cake Off Competition!
Cakes will be voted on by event attendees, based on theme (A Celebration of Life), appearance, and creativity.
Top 3 cakes earning the most votes will be announced at event and featured on the Chase-ing The Dream Facebook Page.
All cakes will be for sale by the slice after winners are announced, unless a purchase bid has been made for the whole cake.
Entry Fee: FREE
To enter the Cake-Off Competition, please fill out this Google Form: https://forms.gle/8CeF2wbeV5GcnbRJ9
If you have questions, contact Brittany Bighorn Huntoon.
Who’s cake will win?
A Cappella & Unplugged 2021

A Cappella & Unplugged 2021

Bring YOUR talent to Franklin County!
  • Start your journey to $500; perform at one of the open mics (dates listed below). Up to 20 acts can move onto ROUND 1.
  • Judges will pick the top six acts for the SEMI-FINAL ROUND.
  • The top acts are posted to Facebook.com/FCVBen to share and like performances.
  • The top three “liked” performers move onto the FINAL round.
  • FINALS will be held at the 11/30 Visitors Center at 7 PM on July 17.
  • The 2021 winner of A Cappella & Unplugged receives $500 and performs before 1864 Ransoming, Burning & REBIRTH!
2021 AU OPEN MIC!
Date: MAY 22 | 12:30 PM
Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center
15 S Main Street | Chambersburg
Sign up here!
Date: MAY 28 | 5 PM
Brussels Café
55 N Main Street | Chambersburg
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Date: JUNE 4 | 6 PM
Warner’s Soda Shoppe
88 W Main Street | Waynesboro
Sign up here!
Date: JUNE 12 | 12:30 PM
Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center
15 S Main Street | Chambersburg
Sign up here!
Open mics continue until everyone performs.
Please sign up so we know you plan on coming!