Celebrate The Holiday Season with Festival of Trees

Celebrate The Holiday Season with Festival of Trees

Franklin County Visitors Bureau is excited to bring holiday cheer after such a challenging year Join in the holiday spirit at the 2020 Festival of Trees, held in the 11/30 Visitors Center–the former 1865 National Bank of Chambersburg on the square. The festival opens at 4 PM on November 20. Come see beautifully decorated trees and wreaths. Enjoy a holiday train display, courtesy of Cumberland Valley Model Railroad Club, Santa’s Workshop and a Victorian village scene.

Visitors can vote for their favorite tree or wreath as well as participate in the silent auction to take home a tree or wreath.  Funds raised will support cancer initiatives of WellSpan Health in Franklin County.

Specific hours of the display are:

  • Friday, November 20, 4 PM to 7 PM
  • Saturday, November 21, 10 AM-7 PM
  • Monday, November 23 thru November 25 – 8 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Small Business Saturday, November 28 – Open 8 AM to 6 PM
  • Monday, November 30, 8 AM – 4:30 PM & later by appointment
  • Tuesday, December 1, 8 AM – 4:30 PM & later by appointment
  • Wednesday, December 2, 8 AM – 4:30 PM & later by appointment
  • Thursday, December 3, 8 AM – 4:30 PM & later by appointment
  • Friday, December 4, 8 AM – 8 PM; voting closes at 7:30 PM; winner announced by 8 PM

Trees and wreaths are being decorated by local businesses and organizations.

Admission to the festival is free. Visitors may voter for their favorite tree or wreath by purchasing four ballots for $1. Silent auction bids can be placed in person, via phone at 866-646-8060 or by emailing fcvbfestivaloftrees@gmail.com. Silent auction amounts will be displayed in the Visitors Center and online. Current bid amounts will be updated online daily at www.explorefranklincountypa.com.  Final votes for favorites and final bids for the silent auction will close at 7:30 PM on December 4 with winners being announced at 8 PM.

The Franklin County Visitors Bureau invites all to explore history, arts and architecture, recreation, natural beauty, fresh foods and the warm hospitality of communities like Chambersburg, Greencastle, Mercersburg, Shippensburg, and Waynesboro. Franklin County PA is located just north of the Mason Dixon Line and is an easy drive to Washington DC, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. Plan a visit at ExploreFranklinCountyPA.com, contacting 866.646.8060, or stopping by the new Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center on the square in Chambersburg.

Small Business Saturday in Franklin County

Small Business Saturday in Franklin County

Franklin County communities are gearing up for Small Business Saturday, an event held the day after Black Friday that celebrates locally-owned businesses and supports communities.

On Saturday, November 28, the communities of Chambersburg, Mercersburg, Waynesboro and Greencastle will be holding different events and specials in coordination with the event.

Downtown Chambersburg Inc. will give more than $2,000 away in downtown dollars to shoppers who present a receipt for $25 or more dated November 28, 2015 from a Downtown Chambersburg business. Visitors can shop downtown all day during this time and many businesses will have one-day specials.

Listed below are some of the specials from Franklin County businesses on November 28:

 

bistro 71 logoBistro 71

71 North Main Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201

717-261-0007

SALE/SPECIAL: 10% off all appetizers

 

static1.squarespaceC6 Gallery

675 Mower Road, Chambersburg, PA 17202

717-387-2174

Open Saturday 1pm to 4pm

SALE/SPECIAL: Open house event with paintings, drawings, photography, ceramics, stained glass, holiday wreaths and more!

cafe d italia logoCafe d’italia

9 North Main Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201

717-262-4364

Open Saturday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

SALE/SPECIAL: $2 off entire bill from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Boost-Mobile-LogoCentral PA Wireless- Boost Mobile

166 South Main Street, Chambersburg, PA

717-504-8394

SALE/SPECIAL: 50% off cases and accessories through the end of the year

 

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Crown Vetch Cottage

27 South Carlisle Street, Greencastle, PA 17225

717-729-6434

Open Saturday 9am to 3pm

SALE/SPECIAL: Items in the store will be 25% off with 15% off of vintage and rustic furniture in the store.

 

doh nuh t company logoThe Doh-Nuh T Company

108 Lincoln Way West, Chambersburg, PA 17201

717-496-4121

Open Saturday 7 am to 2pm

SALE/SPECIAL: $1 off any dozen donuts

 

 

the foundry logoThe FOUNDRY

100 South Main Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201

(717) 264-7101

Open Saturday 9am to 6pm

SALE/SPECIAL: Art demonstrations and kids’ craft activities throughout the day

 

Gartenberg Jewelry logoGartenberg Jewelry

133 South Main Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201

717-264-6700

Open Saturday 9:30am to 3pm

SALE/SPECIAL: 30% off in-stock merchandise

 

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The Gift Enclosure

78 South Main Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201

(717) 264-1695

Open Saturday 10am to 5pm

SALE/SPECIAL: Vera Bradley throw blankets for buy one, get 1/2 off; retired Vera Bradley styles are 50% off and select items will be on sale in the store for $11.28.

Here's Looking at You

Here’s Looking at You

123 South Main Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201

(717) 253-8529

Open Saturday 9am to 5pm

SALE/SPECIAL: 50% off Krinkles ornaments, 20% off Thymes products, 20% off any single regular priced item, free gift packaging

 

innerbeautylogoInner Beauty

38 West Baltimore Street, Greencastle, PA 17225

(717) 643-0035

Open Saturday 10am to 3pm

SALE/SPECIAL: Free gift wrap special. For those purchasing Brighton products, there is a promotion going on for a JOY tote.

 

James Shoes

 

 

 

James Shoes

76 West Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268

(717) 762-1945

Open Saturday 10am to 4pm

SALE/SPECIAL: Sale priced shoes are 50%

 

Jan Zell Wines

Jan Zell Wines

251 Grant Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201

(717) 553-9756

Open Saturday noon to 8pm

SALE/SPECIAL: A special $19 Cranberry-Muscato holiday release special, limited quantities and while supplies last. This wine is semi-sweet, tart and pairs wonderfully with turkey, chicken or duck.

 

Joyful ArtsJoyful Arts Studio

21 East Baltimore Street, Greencastle, PA 17225

(717) 658-2117

Open Saturday 10am to 4:30pm

SALE/SPECIAL: Joyful Arts will be offering a Make-it, Take-it ornament painting project during the day. One ornament will be $8 and two for $15. No registration is required and beginners are welcome.

 

lotus-moon-logoLotus Moon Gallery & Yoga

27 North Main Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201

(717) 261-0797

Open Saturday 10am to 3pm

SALE/SPECIAL: Sales on body products, candles and yoga passes

 

ludwigs logoLudwig’s Jewelers

121 South Main Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201

717-264-7693

Open Saturday 10am to 5pm

SALE/SPECIAL: 20% off all day Saturday

 

lyons & company logoLyon’s & Company

83 South Main Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201

(717) 263-9254

Open Saturday 9am to 3pm

SALE/SPECIAL: 20% off all regular priced merchandise

 

main street deli logoMain Street Deli & Catering

33 North Main Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201

(717) 267-2501

Open Saturday 8am to 3pm

SALE/SPECIAL: 10% off entire bill from 11am to 3pm

 

Merle Norman Cosmetics

Merle Norman Cosmetics

127 South Main Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201

(717) 264-1791

Open Saturday 10am to 3pm

SALE/SPECIAL: Limited edition collection priced at $37.50 with $50 purchase. The collection is loaded with anti-aging skin care, eye makeup and lip colors.

 

nathan miller logoNathan Miller Chocolate

140 North Third Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201

(717) 496-8229

Open Saturday 8am to 8pm

SALE/SPECIAL: Complimentary Madagascar Vanilla Marshmallows on all hot cocoas, caramel lattes, vanilla lattes and chai lattes, plus special chocolate samples of Good Food Award Finalist, The Gingerbread Bar.

 

northwood books logoNorthwood Books

59 North Main Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201

(717) 267-0606

Open Saturday 10am to 5pm

SALE/SPECIAL: Complimentary cookies with purchase

 

olympia logoOlympia Candy Kitchen

43 South Main Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201

(717) 263-3282

Open Saturday 10am to 5pm

SALE/SPECIAL: 50% off Christmas wreaths & garlands, 30% off Old World ornaments, 30% off fall gifts, and more!

 

10915355_338878602972849_969501042724347387_nPachallina

13 South Main Street, Mercersburg, PA 17236

717-491-0036

Open Saturday 10am to 5pm

SALE/SPECIAL: 30% off purchase of $75 or more and enter to win a $75 gift certificate

 

Travelers TrunkTravelers Trunk

103 South Carlisle Street, Greencastle, PA 17225

(717) 658-4853

Open Saturday 10am to 5pm

SALE/SPECIAL: 20% products in the shop (some exclusions apply), Christmas items 25% off

 

tuscarora mountain winery logoTuscarora Mountain Winery

25 Lincoln Way West, Chambersburg, PA 17201

(717) 261-9463

Open Saturday 10am to 8pm

SALE/SPECIAL: $1 off per bottle

 

Upscale ConsignmentUpScale Consignment Shop

24 West Franklin Street, Greencastle, PA 17225

(717) 593-9777

Open Saturday 9am to 5pm

SALE/SPECIAL: With the purchase of a pair of jeans or slacks, get ½ price off a shirt, blouse of sweater.

 

Waynesboro Hospital Gift Shop

501 East Main Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268

Hospital phone number 717-765-4000

SALE/SPECIAL: 20% off all their holiday items on this day and on Saturday, December 5.

 

For updated coupons, holiday happenings and specials, make sure to download the Franklin County Visitors Bureau mobile application in the Google Play Store and on iTunes.