What are you doing this weekend? Check out our suggestions of the top events happening in and around Franklin County.
Cowans State Park Art in the Park: Do you like art and nature? Make sure to visit Cowans Gap State Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., for Art in the Park! Take in the beautiful landscape with designer Nancy Mendes as she helps you create an amazing masterpiece to take home. To register, call the park office at 717-485-3948.
Lend Me a Tenor: It's last night on stage, you only have this one last chance to check out this hilarious play! Follow Tito Morelli in 1934 as he is dosed with tranquilizers and faces other funny incidents that makes this play one-of-a-kind. Purchase tickets at the Washington County Playhouse website, for $39 for adults and $19 for children. That cost includes a buffet dinner that is served, immediately followed by the show. The playhouse recommends guests arrive between 6 and 6:15 p.m.
Shippensburg Fair : Saturday is the last day of the fair, so make sure to check it out before it's too late! A full day of events is planned for the fair finale. Start off with the draft horse show in the Gro-Mar ring at 8 a.m. and then head over to the Supreme Livestock Showman Contest. Finish off the day with dancing and rock music by band Nyte Flyte with your friends and family — for free! For a complete list of events, click here.
July 25 and 26
Music in the Valley: Sit back, relax and enjoy the tunes. From 1 to 4 p.m. each day at Reid's Orchard and Winery, just outside Gettysburg, Music in the Valley features musicians Charlie Fry and Acoustic Juice. The winery will also be selling their wines and cider by the bottle or the glass, and pets are welcome. For more information, click here.