Naturalist Adventure Fundraiser Hike, The Institute

Naturalist Adventure Fundraiser Hike, The Institute

Enter our NEW RAFFLE for a chance to WIN a private Appalachian Trail Hike for up to five (5) people, led by Institute Naturalist, Pam Rowland (our Director of Education).
Hike the AT with Pam! Her knowledge and expertise will ensure that you discover unknown treasures along the trail.
Your guide will share a wealth of stories and information—learn about wildflowers, wildlife, trees and other plants and the magic of forest ecology.
After your morning of fun & adventure, enjoy a picnic-style, delicious, packed lunch from Café del Sol.
Enter by 4 p.m. on June 30! Drawing on July 4 at our Salamander Scramble 5K.
Entry fee: $20. Grand Prize includes the guided hike and lunch for five people, plus 1 set of hiking poles.
Enter the drawing Here.  More entries = more chances to win!
–OR–
Mail a check for $20 per entry (multiple entries welcome!!), along with your name, email address & phone number, to:
The Institute • PO Box 971 • Waynesboro, PA 17268
First Annual Fall Market, Grayce Gardens

First Annual Fall Market, Grayce Gardens

Join us October 8th, 2022 from 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
First Annual Fall Market!
Numerous local handmade vendors, food trucks, and lots of fun fall activities.
The greenhouse will be stocked with fall décor, pumpkins, and all your house plant needs!
They are currently accepting vendor applications for both merchant vendors and food trucks.
Please fill out this form to apply: https://forms.gle/wzn58nG8xU5y4Zkv8
More details and a full list of vendors joining us will be provided closer to the time of this event.
Mark your calendars now and come cozy up with us to celebrate the goodness fall brings!
Beginners macramé project – Held at Maxie’s Brew House, Shippensburg

Beginners macramé project – Held at Maxie’s Brew House, Shippensburg

Wednesday June 22nd, 2022 *  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Macramé has been all over the place lately!
Come learn the basics with Shirley!
Shirley has been doing macramé since the early 70’s and she’s ready to teach you how easy it is!
Gather your family and friends for an evening of macramé.
All the supplies you need to make a plant hanger are included and also a beer or wine!
This project is $35 without plant or $40 with (non-refundable).
Please message Erin or email harmercraft@yahoo.com with any questions or to reserve your spot.
Must be paid in advance.
Ice Cream Social & Book Sale, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library & Summit Plaza

Ice Cream Social & Book Sale, Blue Ridge Summit Free Library & Summit Plaza

Saturday July 16th, 2022 * 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Books for everyone (Adults, Teens, Kids)
** Music, Food, Drinks, Bake Sale, Face Painting, Plants, Artists, Authors, Fire Truck Rides, and so much more.
Jess the Reptile Guy – Interactive fun, Snakes, Lizards, Turtles, and Crocs. Touch a sea turtle shell and a Nile crocodile, shells, eggs and skins from many exotic reptiles, hands on fun for all ages.
For more information, visit their website
Blue Ridge Summit Free Library, 13767 Monterey Ln, Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214
Fairy Garden Workshop, Grayce Gardens Chambersburg

Fairy Garden Workshop, Grayce Gardens Chambersburg

Thursday June 30th, 2022 * 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Take a fun trip to the greenhouse to make your very own Fairy Garden!
You will be guided along the process as you create an arrangement that is beautiful and majestic!
This project includes:
  • Round decorative planter
  • Variety of small succulents and fairy plants
  • 4 small figurines
  • Rocks
  • Moss
Bring along your own fairy if you would like to top off this garden arrangement.
This is a great project for kiddos or anyone who wants to create some an adorable Fairy Garden!
Feel free to bring along any food and drink you’d like to enjoy during this workshop.
Shop the greenhouse 10% off just for attending this event.
Register Here for this event