LINKEDINCOMMENTMORE
Your events

To publicize your events, email details to community@publicopinionnews.com.

Find more events at www.flipsidepa.com/region#chambersburg.

Art/Exhibits

MAY 1

Three seniors' artworks: Through May 17, Bogigian Gallery, second floor Lortz Hall, Wilson College, Chambersburg; hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays; Philip Lindsey at 264-4141, Ext. 3305, or philip.lindsey@wilson.edu.

"Contemporary Concepts": Through June 12, Council for the Arts, 159 S. Main St.; works by four area artists; 264-6883 or www.councilforthearts.net.

Members Exhibit: Through June 26, SHAPE Gallery, 20 W. King St., Shippensburg; musical performance by Nick Andrew Staver; info@shapeart.org.

Civil rights at Wilson College: Through June, Hankey Center, Wilson College, 1015 Philadelphia Ave.; traces the history of civil rights actions of Wilson students from the late 1950s through 1969; hours are 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, or by appointment; Amy Ensley at 264-4141, Ext. 3279, or amy.ensley@wilson.edu.

Watercolors: Through July, 18 works by Glen Sabetto, 11 am-10 pm, CJ's Restaurant, 487 E. King St., Shippensburg; 532-5612 or gsabetto@gmail.com

"Downton Abbey, American Style": Through summer, costume exhibit appropriate to the era 1912-24, by Franklin County Historical Society, Old Jail, 125 E. King St., Chambersburg.

Community

MAY 7-9

Book sale: Friends of Grove Family Library, 101 Ragged Edge Road South; benefits Grove Library programs and services; also a bake sale May 8; for hours and information, 264-9663.

MAY 8-10

Huge benefit book sale: More than 60,000 books plus CDs, maps, sheet music, magazines, videotapes and artwork, May 8-10, Laird Hall, Wilson College, Philadelphia Avenue, Chambersburg; with silent auction for rare books and artwork on May 8 and 9. Hours and details, 262-2326.

MAY 9

Bird walks: 7:30-10 a.m. Saturdays in May, Renfrew Park, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro; free, led by naturalist Jack Olszewski; details, 762-0373 or www.renfrewinstitute.org. Bloom Festival: 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Burd Street and McCreary Avenue, downtown Shippensburg; flowers, produce and crafts vendors; free; 532-5509.

Car wash, pork barbecue: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Napa Auto Parts, 200 W. King St.; also baked goods; by Fannett-Metal High School track team.

Spring Fest: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Little Adventures Daycare, Winebrenner Scotland Campus, 3583 Scotland Road; games, bounce houses, DJ, food and vendors; 504-8115.

MAY 25

Community flea market: 7 a.m., Hammond Grove Picnic Area, Hammond Road off Pa. 75; food sales, proceeds benefit Doylesburg Area Community Center; vendor questions, 349-7220 or 349-7613.

MAY 30

Downton Abbey garden tea party: 2 p.m., east courtyard, Old Jail, 175 E. King St.; character appearances, period costume exhibit tour, dance demonstration; catered by A Matter of Taste; $25, limited seating, reservations by May 22, history@pa.net or 264-1667.

Dance

FRIDAYS

One on One Singles: 8 p.m.-midnight first and third Fridays, Williamsport (Md.) American Legion, 400 American Legion Drive; $8; (681) 242-2991.

SATURDAYS

Line dance: Singles and couples, 7:30-10:30 p.m. first and third Saturdays, Quincy Gym, 7888 Anthony Highway, Quincy; $7, Cumberland Valley Country Western Dance Association; 762-6388 or 749-5281.

Line dance: Singles and couples, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Maugansville (Md.) Ruritan, 18007 Maugans Ave.; $7 ($5 members), Hagerstown Country Western Dance Association; tdavis2058@yahoo.com.

SUNDAYS

Pat's Singles: Singles, in York and Harrisburg venues; details, Pat O'Connor at 884-9402.

MONDAYS

Square dances: Shippen Squares, singles or couples, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays, Elmcroft of Shippensburg, 129 Walnut Bottom Road, Shippensburg; Bob Engel at 816-6633 or Dennis Statler at 369-3831.

Film

THROUGH MAY 21

"The New Avengers: Age of Ultron," Rated PG-13, 7:30 p.m. (3 p.m. Sundays), Star Theatre, 23 W. Seminary St., Mercersburg; 328-5959.

Food

MAY 9

Pork barbecue, baked goods: Also a car wash, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Napa Auto Parts, 200 W. King St.; by Fannett-Metal High School track team.

Chicken and shrimp: 6 p.m., South Mountain Fire Department, 11207 Loop Road; $20 with sides, dessert; 749-5733

MAY 16

May Munchie Madness: 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Trinity United Church of Christ, 13189 Main St., Fort Loudon; breakfast and lunch items, drinks, baked goods for sale, with barbecued chicken from 10:30 a.m.; door prizes.

Brewmaster beerfest: Noon-4 p.m., Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home parking lot, 44 S. Broad St., Waynesboro; tickets at Facebook page WBBeerFestival.

Chicken barbecue: By Rosenberry's Catering, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Fetterhoff Chapel U.M. Church, 4025 Fetterhoff Chapel Road, Chambersburg; $10 in advance or at the door; also take-out; 377-6591.

Strawberry festival: 3-7 p.m., Otterbein U.M. Church, 15634 Paxton Run Road, Newburg; also homemade soup, hot dogs, hamburger barbebcue, homemade ice cream and other desserts.

Music

MAY 9

Choral festival: Area high school choral groups, 6:30 p.m., Multipurpose Activities Center, Penn State Mont Alto, 1 Campus Drive; $5 a person; for tickets call Debra Collins at 749-6112 or dlc43@psu.edu.

MAY 30

Johnny Rivers: 8 p.m., H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University; 477-7469 or luhrscenter.com.

MAY 30, 31

Dave & Friends: Gospel sing, 6-8 p.m., Twin Bridge Campground, 1345 Twin Bridge Road; Dave Powers at 328-3425.

MAY 31

Gordon Mote: Pianist, 6 p.m., Five Forks Brethren in Christ Church, 9244 Five Forks Road, Waynesboro; $10 advance, $15 at the door; 762-2991.

JUNE 6

The Lettermen: 7:30 p.m., H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University; 477-7469 or luhrscenter.com.

JUNE 13

Canaans Land: Bluegrass, 7 p.m., Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro; $14, free to 11 and younger; 762-4711.

JUNE 27, 28

Dave & Friends: Gospel sing, 6-8 p.m., Twin Bridge Campground, 1345 Twin Bridge Road; Dave Powers at 328-3425.

JULY 9

Shippensburg Festival Symphony Series: Concert I with violinist Simone Lamsma, 7:30 p.m., H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University; $20, $25 and $35; 477-7469 or luhrscenter.com.

JULY 16

Shippensburg Festival Symphony Series: Concert II with pianist Alain Lefevre, 7:30 p.m., H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University; $20, $25 and $35; 477-7469 or luhrscenter.com.

JULY 23

Shippensburg Festival Symphony Series: Concert III with vocalists Elizabeth Shoenfelt, Leah Serr, Steve Cramer and Bryan Jackson, 7:30 p.m., H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University; $20, $25 and $35; 477-7469 or luhrscenter.com.

JULY 18

Kody Norris & The Watauga Mountain Boys: Bluegrass, 7 p.m., Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro; $14, free to 11 and younger; 762-4711.

AUG. 22

Bluegrass Brothers Band: 7 p.m., Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro; $14, free to 11 and younger; 762-4711.

SEPT. 5, 6

Dave & Friends: Gospel sing, 6-8 p.m., Twin Bridge Campground, 1345 Twin Bridge Road; Dave Powers at 328-3425.

SEPT. 19

Kevin Prater: Bluegrass band, 7 p.m., Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro; $14, free to 11 and younger; 762-4711.

OCT. 17

Remington Ryde: Bluegrass, 7 p.m., Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro; $14, free to 11 and younger; 762-4711.

NOV. 14

Circa Blue: Bluegrass, 7 p.m., Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro; $14, free to 11 and younger; 762-4711.

DEC. 12

Scott Brannon: Bluegrass band, 7 p.m., Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro; $14, free to 11 and younger; 762-4711.

ONGOING

Fridays: Gospel open mic, 7-10 p.m. Fridays, Brindle's Auctioneering, 12625 Path Valley Road, Willow Hill.

Saturdays: Country/bluegrass jam, 6-10 p.m. Saturdays, Grand Old Jamboree, 2073 Orrstown Road, Shippensburg; $4 donation.

Wednesdays: Open mic, 9 p.m. Wednesdays, The Thought Lot, 37 E. Garfield St., Shippensburg; 18 and older; doors open at 8; www.postnowpa.com.

Speakers

MAY 11

Kim Van Fleet: "Research on the Allegheny Front: Cerulean warblers and raptors," 7 p.m., Norlo Park Community Center, 3050 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg; Conococheague Audubon Society program; Val Barnes at 352-4397.

MAY 12

Jim Rada: "Moonshine on the Mountain," 6-8 p.m., Lakeside Hall, Fort Ritchie Community Center, 14421 Lake Royer Drive, Cascade, Md.; speaker series; $25 a couple, $15 a person includes refreshments; tickets, (301) 241-5085 or www.thefrcc.org.

MAY 21

Heather Wade: "Detecting local history in artifacts," 7 p.m., State Line Ruritan Building, 15481 Park Drive, State Line; speaker at Middleburg/Mason-Dixon Line Historical Society; (301) 739-0357.

Stage

MAY 8

"Guys and Dolls": May 8-17, Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St.; shows at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays; $18 adults, $13 ages 13 through college age with ID, and $8 ages 12 and younger; www.cctonline.org or 263-0202.

MAY 29-JUNE 14

"The Nerd": Comedy, 8 p.m., Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville; tickets and show times, 1-888-805-7056 or www.totempoleplayhouse.org.

JUNE 13

Ballroom with a twist: 8 p.m., H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, Shippensburg University: 477-7469 or luhrscenter.com.

JUNE 19-JULY 5

"Shenandoah, Civil War Musical": Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville; tickets and show times, 1-888-805-7056 or www.totempoleplayhouse.org.

JULY 10-26

"The Memoirs of Abraham Lincoln": An upbeat drama, Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville; tickets and show times, 1-888-805-7056 or www.totempoleplayhouse.org.

JULY 31-AUG. 16

"Grease": Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville; tickets and show times, 1-888-805-7056 or www.totempoleplayhouse.org.

AUG. 18-23

"Lovesick Blues": musical concert of Hank Williams Sr. and Patsy Cline hits, Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville; tickets and show times, 1-888-805-7056 or www.totempoleplayhouse.org

LINKEDINCOMMENTMORE
Read or Share this story: http://www.flipsidepa.com/story/entertainment/events/chambersburg/2015/05/06/franklin-county-calendar-beginning/72644566/