4 things to do in and around Franklin County this weekend
From hard cider and running to all-you-can-eat crabs, Franklin County has a lot to see this weekend! Check out our top picks below.
Need a laugh after a long week? Come out to the Luhrs Performing Arts Center in Shippensburg this Friday! Comedian Kevin James, who starred in the summer film "Pixels," will kick off the center's 10th anniversary season. Tickets are $59 to $89 a seat, and can be purchased by calling 717-477-7469 or by ordering online.
Come see the hills, forest and vineyards covering the 170 acres of farmland owned and operated by the Hauser Estate Winery on Aug. 22 during this unique 5K run. Participants will get the chance to see the apple orchards where Hauser Winery's Jack's Hard Cider is made and then sample the cider once the run is over. For more information, click here.
Bring the family and come enjoy all-you-can-eat crab! On Aug. 22 from 5-7:30 p.m., downtown Chambersburg is hosting its 20th annual CrabFeast fundraiser, with the money benefiting downtown revitalization. Tickets, which are $39 for adults and $13 for ages 12 and younger, include barbeque chicken and fixin's, prepared by Main Street Deli, and all-you-can-eat hardshell crabs by Woodpoint Grille. The event will be held at Hume McNeal Byers Post. For more information, contact Noel Purdy at 717-264-7101, Ext. 207, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pretzels, frothy beer steins and alphorns all come together in a festival that celebrates Hagertown's German heritage. This two-day family affair features everything from great food to a Kinderwunderland for the wee ones, and the live music includes those alphorns — which reach to the ground. The event will take place from Aug. 22-23 in the Central Lot at 14 N. Potomac St. in Hagerstown. For a list of full events and admission prices, click here.