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Art/Exhibits

AUG. 1-31

Artist of the month: Evie Cook, at Chambersburg Hospital, 112 N. Seventh St., Chambersburg; By Franklin County Art Alliance.

ONGOING

"Focal Point": Through Aug. 14, four photographers' works, Council for the Arts, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg; 717-264-6883 or www.councilforthearts.net.

1912-14 costume exhibit: Through Aug. 31, by Franklin County Historical Society, Old Jail, 125 E. King St., Chambersburg.

"Boys of Summer Are Back": Through Aug. 31, Franklin County Historical Society, Old Jail, 125 E. King St., Chambersburg.

"Carl's Drug Store": Through Sept. 27, Allison-Antrim Museum, 365 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle; memorabilia of store celebrating its 190th anniversary this year, through three generations of family; 717-597-9010 or www.greencastlemuseum.org.

Community

AUG. 4

Program: "Soldiers in the French and Indian War," 7 p.m., Renfrew Museum Visitors Center, 1010 E. Main St.; by historical consultant and technician Trent Carbaugh, hands-on examination of equipment; free; by Cumberland Valley Chapter 27, Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology Inc.; 717-375-4618.

Ghost tours: 8 and 9 p.m., Jonathan Hager House Museum, City Park, Hagerstown, Md.; reservations online at www.hagerstownmd.org/hagerhouse.

AUG. 7

First Friday: 5-8 p.m., "Carnival" theme, downtown; music at two venues, food, artwork and more.

AUG. 8

Car show: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Calvary Independent Baptist Church, 140 McGoverns Lane; cars, trucks, tractors, ATVs and four-wheelers, music, games and petting zoo; food provided by church; 717-485-4745.

Carnival: Dog Days of Summer, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Shippensburg Township Park, 304 Britton Road; games, food, vendors, bake sale and more; pet fashion show at 2 p.m., police K9 unit and scent training demonstration; list of vendors and information, 717-263-5791 or cvas-pets.org.

Back to school festival: 3-7 p.m., Salem U.B. Church, 4349 Letterkenny Road; offering school and personal care supplies, haircuts, games, crafts fire truck, tractor pulls and more; everything is free; open to the public.

Jacob's Church Festival: 3-7:30 p.m., Jacob's Church, 495 Harbaugh Valley Road, Fairfield; pony rides, auction, Misty Meadow Ice Cream and other food; music by Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band and Jacob's Church band and more.

AUG. 8, 9

Peach Festival: 10 a.m. -5 p.m. Aug. 8, noon-5 Aug. 9, Leitersburg (Md.) Ruritan Community Park, behind fire hall; free admission, free parking; crafts, petting zoo, antique tractors, quilt raffle, pony rides, peach pie contest and more; Tom McCall at 301-824-2978 or James Edgel at 301-791-0219.

AUG. 9-15

Lions Club fair: 6:30 p.m., Lions Club Community Park, 405 S. Park St., Mercersburg; through Aug. 15, with rides, music, food, games and more. Fireworks Aug. 9.

AUG. 13

Game night: 7-9 p.m., Shippensburg Veterans Memorial Park, Park Place; relay and agility races, trivia contests; also July 23 and Aug. 13; 717-532-7144.

AUG. 15

Open air market: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Shippensburg Township Park, 304 Britton Road; by Shippensburg Public Library, fundraiser with variety of vendors, food.

Sportsman's sale: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Waltonian Meadows, located along Cornertown Road; by Franklin County Chapter, Izaak Walton League; includes long guns; $2 a person or $5 a car; Craig Minnich at 717-77-9290 or Ed Goodman at 717-360-7432.

AUG. 22, 23

Augustoberfest: Bavarian festival, Central Lot off North Potomac Street, Hagerstown, Md.; benefits programs and scholarships for exchange students to the town's sister city in Wesel, Germany; www.augustoberfest.org.

AUG. 29

Storytelling festival: 10 a.m., Chambers Fort Park, off North Main Street; storytellers and a bluegrass band (noon); free; dbigham@fclspa.org or 717-263-1054, Ext. 1007.

Downtown Summer Slide Festival: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., City Center Hagerstown, Md.; features 825-foot water slide, $30 for unlimited slides; also free admission to other food, beer, music and children's activities; tickets, whatsnxt.com/slide.

SEPT. 12

Car show: And related auction, 10:30 a.m., Grace Brethren Church, 315 S. Edwards Ave., Chambersburg; children's activities; auction at 1:30 p.m. and countryside cruise at 4; proceeds to church's children's playground project; www.gracecommunitycarshow.com.

THROUGH AUG. 30

Museum open: 1-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Old Brown's Mill School Museum, Brown's Mill and Angle roads; one-room limestone school, volunteer docents on site; owned by Franklin County Historical Society-Kittochtinny; 717-264-1667.

Film

AUG. 7

Family film night: 8-10 p.m., Grove Family Library, 101 Ragged Edge Road South; free, take your own snacks and drinks; 717-264-9663 or grovefamilylibrary.org.

AUG. 7-9

"Ant Man": Rated PG-13, 7:30 p.m. (3 on Sunday), Star Theatre, 23 W. Seminary St., Mercersburg; $8 adults, $6.50 ages 11 and younger; 717-328-5959 or newstartheatre.com.

AUG. 13

Teen movie night: 6-8 p.m., Grove Family Library, 101 Ragged Edge Road South; newly-released DVD, free with popcorn and drinks; 717-264-9663 or grovefamilylibrary.org.

Food

AUG. 8

Chicken barbecue: 10 a.m. (bake sale at 9), 4097 Lincoln Way West, Chambersburg; $12 for chicken half, baked potato and sides, $9 chicken only; tickets and reservations, 717-360-2611.

AUG. 11

Ice cream social: 5-8 p.m., Williamson Ruritan Community Center, 5583 Kennedy Ave., St. Thomas; plain or create sundaes, milkshakes; also soup, sandwiches.

AUG. 15

Ice cream social: 3-7 p.m., Fayetteville Otterbein U.M. Church, 61 W. Main St.; Enjoy dinner with entertainment, silent auction and games, take lawn chairs; Nancy Adair at 717-267-0697.

AUG. 22

Ice cream social: 11 a.m., John Wesley AME Zion Church, 155 W. Catherine St.; with hamburgers and hot dogs, benefits church's missionary society; 717-352-7667 or 717-267-3946.

CrabFest: 5-7:30 p.m., AMVETS Post 224 picnic pavilion, 750 Fifth Ave.; games of chance at 3, live auction at 6:30; chicken barbecue and all you can eat crabs; tickets at bit.ly/1LerwUq or call participating vendors; Noel Purdy at 717-264-7101, Ext. 207 or npurdy@chambersburg.org.

AUG. 23

Hot dog drive-through: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., pavilion at Chambersburg First Church of God, 2230 Grand Point Road; $5 for hot dog, chips, cookies, condiments and drink; by Cub Scout Pack 125, benefits scout activities; chambpack125@#gmail.com or 717-658-7638.

SEPT. 8

Ice cream social: 5-8 p.m., Williamson Ruritan Community Center, 5583 Kennedy Ave., St. Thomas; plain or create sundaes, milkshakes; also soup, sandwiches.

OCT. 13

Ice cream social: 5-8 p.m., Williamson Ruritan Community Center, 5583 Kennedy Ave., St. Thomas; plain or create sundaes, milkshakes; also soup, sandwiches.

Music

AUG. 6

Shippensburg Town Band: 7 p.m., Kiwanis Band Shell at Chambersburg Memorial Park, off Stouffer Avenue; free, take chairs.

Slackwater 3: 7 p.m., Renfrew Museum lawn, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro; free; summer concert series information, renfrewmuseum.org or 717-762-4723.

AUG. 8

Einstein Cowboy: Mitch Morrill and Kevin Shannon play rhythm and blues, classic rock and originals on acoustic guitars, 6-8 p.m., amphitheater, Cowans Gap State Park, 6235 Aughwick Road, Fort Loudon; take chairs, blankets; 717-485-3948.

U.S. Navy Sea Chanters: 6:15 p.m., Hagerstown (Md.) Community College Alumni Amphitheater, 11900 Robinwood Drive; free, Red, White and Blue summer concert series; concessions available; 240-500-2346 or lsstewart@hagerstowncc.edu.

Skyline Boys: Southern gospel, 8 p.m., Fayetteville Otterbein United Methodist Church, 61 W. Main St., Fayetteville.

AUG. 9

Duncan Holmes: Inspirational pianist, 7 p.m., Scotland U.M. Church, 4040 Scotland Main Street; offering; 717-352-7413.

Shippensburg Swing Band: 7 p.m., Kiwanis Band Shell in Chambersburg Memorial Park, off Stouffer Avenue; take chairs for seating; free.

The Eastern Gate: Country gospel, 7 p.m., Kiwanis Band Shell at Chambersburg Memorial Park, off Stouffer Avenue; free, take chairs.

Hagerstown Municipal Band: 7:30 p.m., Peter Buys Band Shell in City Park, Hagerstown, Md.; trumpet solo, Jeff Mussolino; summer concert series, www.hagerstownband.org.

AUG. 13

Rudy & The Blue Fish: Blues, 7 p.m., Kiwanis Band Shell at Chambersburg Memorial Park, off Stouffer Avenue; free, take chairs.

New Horizon Band: 7 p.m., Renfrew Museum lawn, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro; free; summer concert series information, renfrewmuseum.org or 717-762-4723.

AUG. 16

Three Bridges: Gospel music, 6 p.m., Five Forks Brethren In Christ Church, 9244 Five Forks Road, Waynesboro; offering; 717-762-2991.

Crystal River: Southern gospel, 7 p.m., Kiwanis Band Shell at Chambersburg Memorial Park, off Stouffer Avenue; free, take chairs.

Hagerstown Municipal Band: 7:30 p.m., Peter Buys Band Shell in City Park, Hagerstown, Md.; percussion solo, Dan Monn and Mark Valko; summer concert series, www.hagerstownband.org.

AUG. 20

KJ: Blues and roots, classic covers and originals, 7 p.m., Kiwanis Band Shell at Chambersburg Memorial Park, off Stouffer Avenue; free, take chairs.

AUG. 21

Beach music with DJ Ken Speaks: 7-10 p.m., Tuscarora Senior Enrichment Center, 11300 Fort Loudon Road, Mercersburg; for ages 18 and older, also hot dogs, snacks, drinks, watermelon and more; $5; 717-328-4474.

AUG. 22

Jacobs Brothers: 6 p.m., on the lawn at The Village at Luther Ridge, 2735 Luther Drive, Chambersburg; gospel music; take chairs; food for cash sale; rain site, The Fleck Community Center, 2998 Luther Drive; Patty Hoover at 717-267-1665.

Bluegrass Brothers Band: 7 p.m., Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro; $14, free to 11 and younger; 717-762-4711.

AUG. 23

Guilford Station: Gospel bluegrass, 7 p.m., Kiwanis Band Shell at Chambersburg Memorial Park, off Stouffer Avenue; free, take chairs.

Hagerstown Municipal Band's Big Band: 7:30 p.m., Peter Buys Band Shell in City Park, Hagerstown, Md.; 18-piece band; summer concert series, www.hagerstownband.org.

AUG. 27

The Launies: Contemporary Irish, 7 p.m., Kiwanis Band Shell at Chambersburg Memorial Park, off Stouffer Avenue; free, take chairs.

AUG. 30

Masters 4 Quartet: Southern gospel 7 p.m., Kiwanis Band Shell at Chambersburg Memorial Park, off Stouffer Avenue; free, take chairs.

SEPT. 5

U.S. Army Concert Band, Soldiers' Chorus: 6:15 p.m., Hagerstown (Md.) Community College Alumni Amphitheater, 11900 Robinwood Drive; free, Red, White and Blue summer concert series; concessions available; 240-500-2346 or lsstewart@hagerstowncc.edu.

SEPT. 5, 6

Dave & Friends: Gospel sing, 6-8 p.m., Twin Bridge Campground, 1345 Twin Bridge Road, Chambersburg; Dave Powers at 717-328-3425.

SEPT. 13

U.S. Navy Cruisers: 6:15 p.m., Hagerstown (Md.) Community College Alumni Amphitheater, 11900 Robinwood Drive; free, Red, White and Blue summer concert series; concessions available; 240-500-2346 or lsstewart@hagerstowncc.edu.

SEPT. 19

Kevin Prater: Bluegrass band, 7 p.m., Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro; $14, free to 11 and younger; 717-762-4711.

OCT. 17

Remington Ryde: Bluegrass, 7 p.m., Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro; $14, free to 11 and younger; 717-762-4711.

NOV. 14

Circa Blue: Bluegrass, 7 p.m., Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro; $14, free to 11 and younger; 717-762-4711.

DEC. 12

Scott Brannon: Bluegrass band, 7 p.m., Beck & Benedict Hardware Music Theatre, 118 Walnut St., Waynesboro; $14, free to 11 and younger; 717-762-4711.

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.

Stage

THROUGH 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 hits by Hank Williams Sr. and Patsy Cline, Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville; tickets and show times, 1-888-805-7056 or www.totempoleplayhouse.org.

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