300 Years of Franklin County Flavor, Franklin County Visitors Bureau

300 Years of Franklin County Flavor, Franklin County Visitors Bureau

Saturday August13th, 2022* 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
$45.00/per person
Franklin County Visitors Bureau wants to satisfy all the senses.
300 Years of Food is a multi-cuisine and multi-course meal.
Featuring food from B Street 104, India Café, Inka, Pure & Simple, The Butcher Shoppe, Falafel Shack, Avocado Cafe, A Matter of Taste Catering, The Orchards, Kenzo, Square One, The Family Cow, Undone Kombucha, Jordyn’s Café, Byron’s Dining, James Buchanan Pub, and more.
Take a “Tasty” trip through Franklin County and celebrate our heritage–from the early Pennsylvania German and Scots Irish settler to more recent connections to
Latin American flavors, plus everything in between: Greek, Korean, Japanese, Italian, and Indian.
The event will be held in the Great Room of the 10,000-sq. ft 11/30 Visitors Center, formerly the National Bank of Chambersburg.
It is a great view overlooking Memorial Square and the elegant, old Franklin County Courthouse. Seating is limited to 104. Tickets are $45.
Click here to get tickets on Eventbrite.
Or, contact Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center at 717.552.2977 or 866.646.8060 for tickets.
Farmstead Day at Renfrew Museum and Park

Farmstead Day at Renfrew Museum and Park

Saturday August 7th, 2021 * 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Celebrate nearly 300 years of farming heritage at Renfrew Museum and Park!
Join us for a full day of family-friendly activities on our centuries-old Pennsylvania German farmstead and learn about seasonal rhythms of life on the farm for the families that once called our 107-acres home.
Your admission includes tours of the beautifully furnished 1812 Royer House (first floor only), 1808 Fahnestock farmhouse, and horse-drawn wagon rides.
Complementary activities include visiting our nineteenth century outbuildings, historic gardens and property, interactions with historic interpreters, food and retail vendor area.
Explore the Smoke House and Milk House on your own, then head over to the Summer Kitchen to interact with our skilled historic interpreters.
Check out what’s been harvested from our heirloom gardens, shop the museum gift store and browse the selection of goods at the outdoor vendor booths along Fahnestock Lane.
Special highlights include Ed Miller’s vintage tractors and an original fully-equipped Conestoga wagon on display (weather dependent).
Add something special to your day by purchasing admission to the Farmstead Dinner, an exclusive V.I.P dining experience inside the restored Fahnestock Barn.
Limited seating available. Separate ticket required. Additional information below.
With so much to see and do at Renfrew, you’re bound to enjoy all that Farmstead Day has to offer. See you at Farmstead Day!
All sales final. Pre-registration not eligible for refund. Farmstead Day is a “rain or shine” event.  Activities may be altered slightly to accommodate changes in weather.
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The Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center is celebrating 300 years of American history with food!

Saturday May 1st, 2021 * 5:00 PM
Join Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center and taste your way through history– Pennsylvania German, Irish, Latin American flavors, plus, everything in between: Greek, Korean, Japanese, Italian, and Indian.
Enjoy cold appetizers, hot appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, desserts and beverages from a variety of cuisines in the beautiful 10,000-sq. ft. 11/30 Visitors Center—the former National Bank of Chambersburg, on the square of Chambersburg.
Tickets $35/person.
If you think history isn’t fun, you’ve never tasted Franklin County Flavor.
Franklin County Flavor features food from B Street 104, India Café, Inka, Pure & Simple, Trickling Springs Creamery, The Cottage, The Butcher Shoppe, Falafel Shack, The Orchards, Bistro 71, The John Allison Public House, Vinnie’s on 11, Jim’s Country Market, Bulgogi House, Kenzo, Square One, Cheese Haus at Whispering Brooks, The Family Cow, Jordyn’s Café and James Buchanan Pub.
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46th Season – Opening Day at Renfrew Museum & Park

46th Season – Opening Day at Renfrew Museum & Park

Saturday April 10th, 2021 * 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Celebrate the annual opening of Renfrew for its 46th operating season on Saturday, April 10, 2021!
Activities include tours, horse-drawn wagon rides, live music, historic demonstrations, Becky Dietrich Memorial Art Show, family fun area, and so much more on our 107-acre historic Pennsylvania German farmstead in beautiful Waynesboro.
Our Visitors Center gift shop and exhibit galleries will also be open along with the Royer farmstead outbuildings for all to enjoy. Won’t you join us?
Free Admission
Schedule of Events
Terrific Tuesdays at Renfrew Museum and Park

Terrific Tuesdays at Renfrew Museum and Park

Historic Activities for Families
Tuesday Mornings from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Select dates starting April 13, 2021 – August 31st
Learn about life on our historic Pennsylvania German farmstead while making fun craft projects inspired by the authentic stories found in our collections, buildings, and landscapes.
  • Needlework
  • Spinning & Weaving
  • Quilt Blocks
  • Frakturs
  • Spongeware/Spatter ware
  • Floor cloths
  • Marbled Paper
  • Bandboxes
  • Scherenschnitte
  • John Bell Pottery
  • Toleware
  • Punched Tin
  • Leather
  • Thaumatropes
  • Food Preservation
  • Candle Dripping
  • Corn Cob Checkers
Terrific Tuesdays 2021 Class Calendar
$5 per child / $2.50 for Friends of Renfrew Members
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