Petals & Pours, The Barrel House in Chambersburg

Petals & Pours, The Barrel House in Chambersburg

Wednesday June 22nd, 2022 * 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM
Dionne Donghia, owner of Sweet Blooms Floral will lead a hands-on workshop on creating beautiful arrangements with locally grown, seasonal blossoms and greens and a variety of unique vases and containers.
Each participant will customize their own arrangement to take home!
While learning about how to maximize the beauty of flowers, in the beauty of our early 1900’s exceptionally renovated industrial space, enjoy your choice of a TBC draft beer or a locally crafted cocktail!
Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase throughout the evening and the patio will remain open until 9:00 PM to relax, socialize and shop some of Sweet Blooms plants and arrangements!
The bar is open at 6:00 PM, come early, grab a drink and relax!
Tickets are just $40 and each participant will get 1 drink ticket and all supplies and instruction needed to make and take a custom bouquet.
Spots are limited and Pre-registration is required.
Bloomin’ Walks #2: Rhododendron, The Institute

Bloomin’ Walks #2: Rhododendron, The Institute

Saturday June 25th, 2022 * 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Dr. Doris Goldman will lead a family walk through Birely Trail at Happel’s Meadow in Blue Ridge Summit to observe and learn about blooming rosebay or great rhododendron (Rhododendron maximum).
The clusters of flowers are  each almost 2 inches wide, and are a hummingbird favorite.
This walk is quite shady and mossy, and always cooler than in the valley or most of the drier areas in the mountains.
The walk is free, but pre-registration is required.
Email the Institute at: info@natureandcultureinsitute.org
Bloomin’ Walks #1: Mountain Laurel, The Institute

Bloomin’ Walks #1: Mountain Laurel, The Institute

Saturday June 4th, 2022 * 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Dr. Doris Goldman will lead a family walk through the Appalachian Trail in Michaux Forest to observe and learn about the blooming Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latifolia), the State Flower of Pennsylvania.
Blossoms look like folded origami flowers.
The walk is free, but pre-registration is required. Email the Institute at: info@natureandcultureinsitute.org
Safety measures in place for this event.
Check out Bloomin’ Walk #2 HERE…Rhododendron!

 

Penn State Master Gardeners in Franklin County Plant Sale

Penn State Master Gardeners in Franklin County Plant Sale

Saturday May 21st, 2022 * 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
****New Location This Year:
HSB Lawn Human Services Building
425 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, PA 17202
Bring your Plant Sale own wagon!
Reasonable prices, most plants $1 to $7.
Cash, checks, and credit/debit cards (MC, Visa) accepted.
Proceeds support Master Gardener educational outreach activities in Franklin County
Tomatoes * Peppers * Cucumbers * Melons * More Vegetables
Heirloom & Hard-to-find Varieties
Annual Flowers * Herbs * Pollinator Favorites
Trees & Shrubs * Groundcovers
Sun Perennials * Shade Perennials * Plug Perennials for Masses & Drifts
Educational Information & Gardening Advice from Master Gardeners
North Square Farmers Market, Downtown Chambersburg

North Square Farmers Market, Downtown Chambersburg

Opening Day!!!!  

Saturday May 28th, 2022 * 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
North Square Farmers Market is where you can find South Central PA’s best locally grown produce, meat, eggs, cheese, baked goods, flowers, prepared foods, and artisan crafts!
All of it exclusively from local farm, artisans, and entrepreneurs.
All of it in a fun, social atmosphere – complete with free kids’ activities, live music, friends, and neighbors.​
Kids ages 2-16 can participate in the Kids Power of Produce Club too.
North Square Farmers Market is a project of the Downtown Business Council of Chambersburg, Inc., a non-profit organization that exists to support and revitalize Chambersburg’s downtown community.
Open Saturdays thru November 19th, 2022