Music, movies and more at Second Saturdays at Chambers Fort Park
CHAMBERSBURG >> Second Saturdays are back this summer at Chambers Fort Park, featuring live music from 5 to 8 p.m. and movies beginning at dusk.
Coordinated by Downtown Chambersburg Inc. (DCI), the Second Saturday series kicks-off on June 13 and continues through September (July 11, August 8 and September 12).
"Providing free, family-friendly events in our downtown for people of all ages to enjoy is a priority for us," said Noel Purdy, president of DCI. "We want everyone to experience all that downtown has to offer and take advantage of the great restaurants, retailers and business professionals who serve our community in the heart of Chambersburg."
Second Saturday events begin with Concerts in the Park from 5 to 8 p.m. featuring local musicians. Performing on June 13 will be Tim Franklin of the Pillow Army. The concerts are sponsored by Volvo Construction Equipment.
Following the live music will be the Downtown Summer Movie Series showing recently released family films. Each night includes a theme relating to the movie for kids and parents to participate in, such as Teddy Bear Night and Princess Night. Sponsored by Summit Health, movies begin at dusk.
Second Saturday movies and theme nights include:
• "Paddington" (2014) on June 13 featuring Teddy Bear Night - Bring your favorite teddy bear to snuggle with while watching the young bear, Paddington, on his search to find a home.
• "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" (2014) on July 11 featuring Family Photo Night - Come get a fun photo taken with the whole family in our Downtown Summer Movie Series photo booth, then watch as Alexander's family experiences a 'bad day' in this hilarious comedy.
• "Planes: Fire & Rescue" (2014) on August 8 featuring Emergency Preparedness Night - Enjoy fun activities teaching families about emergency preparedness, then watch as Dusty the plane joins forces with The Smokejumpers to battle a massive wildfire.
•"Cinderella" (2015) on September 12 featuring Princess Night - Come dressed as your favorite princess (or prince) and join us for a Princess Parade before watching the live-action feature inspired by the classic fairy tale of Cinderella.
Second Saturdays are free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs. Chambers Fort Park is located between North Main Street and the Rail Trail at the confluence of the Conococheague and Falling Springs.
For more information, visit the Downtown Chambersburg Facebook page or call 717-264-7101.