Treasures from the Collection – Members Only Event

Treasures from the Collection – Members Only Event

Thursday October 6th, 2022 * Reception: 6:30 PM & Program: 7:00-8:30 PM
Wagon Shed Room, Visitors Center
SPECIAL OFFER! Friends of Renfrew Museum and Park Members who renew or join now through September 30, 2022 are eligible to attend this exclusive evening program with museum staff.
Enjoy light refreshments in the Visitors Center gallery then gather in the Wagon Shed Room as Executive Director, Becky LaBarre, and Manager of Visitor Experiences, Steve LaBarre, share a special selection of artifacts from Renfrew’s collection with you.
Take turns viewing these treasures up close and personal then enjoy a presentation on the background of each object from the perspective of Renfrew’s resident material culture historians.
Limit 40 guests. Pre-registration required.
First come, first serve.
Don’t miss your chance for this unique opportunity to experience a fresh round of artifacts from Renfrew’s collections first-hand.
An Evening with the Presidents at Renfrew Museum & Park

An Evening with the Presidents at Renfrew Museum & Park

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at 7:00 PM
$5 per person / Free for Friends of Renfrew Members
Renfrew Museum & Park Executive Director, Becky LaBarre, and Manager of Visitor Experiences, Steve LaBarre, will be your hosts as you enjoy An Evening with the Presidents.
Gather in the Visitors Center Wagon Shed Room as Becky and Steve share a special selection of presidential and associated artifacts from Renfrew’s collection, along with some interesting antiques of their own.
Uncover the fascinating stories about America’s presidents hidden in pictures, prints, ceramics, items of personal adornment, and more.
Only those attending in person will be able to view this unique assembly of fascinating objects up close, but everyone registered will have the chance to enjoy a fun slideshow presentation on the background of each presidential piece lead by Renfrew’s resident material culture experts.
Hope you’ll join us!

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CVBA Mixer at The Conococheague Institute – Cymru and Eire Cultural Experience

CVBA Mixer at The Conococheague Institute – Cymru and Eire Cultural Experience

Thursday March 10th, 2022 * 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Members of the CVBA network and CI supporters are invited to partake in light drinks and snacks while enjoying this beautiful 30-acre site, or truly soak yourself in history by stepping into their 18th Century Tavern and try a genuine historic charcuterie, stew and perhaps even a drink tasting or two.
CI focuses on Culture and Nature, and so will celebrate the Welsh and Irish holidays (Saint David’s Day March 1st, Saint Patrick Day March 17th) with this mixer with meals and drinks inspired by both cultures. Contact us here, to RSVP.
Prohibition Tea, At The Franklin County Old Jail

Prohibition Tea, At The Franklin County Old Jail

Saturday September 25th, 2021 * 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
The Franklin County Historical Society-Kittochtinny
This event is in conjunction with the current exhibit, A Step In Time, a blend of culture, music, and dance from 1900 through the 1970’s.
The Prohibition Tea will be in the east courtyard of the Old Jail and there will be tours of the exhibit prior to the tea.
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Book Sale at the Monterey Pass Museum

Book Sale at the Monterey Pass Museum

Saturday June 12th, 2021 * 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Got books? Need to make space in that basement, spare bedroom or garage?
Want to find one you’ve been looking for?
Friends of Monterey Pass is sponsoring a Book Sale at the Monterey Park Battlefield Museum 14325 Buchanan Trail East
Waynesboro, PA 17268