Boiling Springs celebrates Foundry Day June 4
The village of Boiling Springs will host the 30th annual Foundry Day Arts & Crafts Festival June 4 with juried exhibitors, entertainment, food and children’s activities.
Fine art, jewelry, pottery, photography, woodwork, furniture and more will be displayed and demonstrated 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. along Children’s Lake and on Third Street. The event is free and will be held rain or shine.
An array of festival food will feature stone oven pizza, crab cakes and homemade baked goods. Local acoustic band Jack’s Back will perform 90-minute sets at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Children can learn about raptors in the Giant Hawk Tunnel from the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and Shaver’s Creek Traveling Naturalist Birds of Prey will present shows at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Foundry Day is named for the village’s 18th-century beginnings, which centered around the iron foundry. Guided tours of the historic community will begin at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Clock Tower, located on the north side of the lake at Front Street and Route 174. The free tours will be led by Richard Tritt and Randy Watts, authors of “At a Place Called Boiling Springs.”
The LeTort Quilters will hold their biannual Quilt Fest at Yellow Breeches Middle School, 4 Forge Road, Boiling Springs, a show and sale with demonstrations and a quilt raffle. Admission to the Quilt Fest is $6 to benefit the Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland and Perry counties and the quilters’ education fund.
Free parking and shuttle service will be offered at Boiling Spring High School, 4 Forge Road, a half mile north of the festival location. Handicapped parking will be available on the east side of Second Street.