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4 things to do in and around Franklin County this weekend

Uprise Music Festival

A two-day music festival is headed to Shippensburg this Friday and Saturday! Make sure to visit the Shippensburg Fairgrounds to listen to a wide variety of bands including Casting Crowns, Relient K, Switchfoot, Skillet and more . Tickets are $45 for both days or $40 for one day. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.


Bring the family out for a good cause! Come out to Hangarfest at the Rider Jet Center this Saturday and listen to the "The Reagan Years," also known as "The East Coast's Original 80's Tribute Band," perform music from the 1980s. Proceeds from the event will benefit the two local nonprofits, Discovery Station and Breast Cancer Awareness of the Cumberland Valley. The event starts at 7 p.m. and runs until 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased by calling the Discovery Station at 301-790-0076 or calling Breast Cancer Awareness of the Cumberland Valley at 301-791-5843.

Sleeping Beauty at the Playhouse

The timeless tale of Sleeping Beauty will come to life this Saturday on stage at the Washington County Playhouse Children's Theater! The hour-long, musical show features a script adapted by Susan Thornton with music by Cathie Porter-Borden and lyrics by Leon Borden. The show begins at 11:30 a.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

Art at the Winery

Art and wine come together for the fifth annual Adams County Arts Council's Art at the Winery fundraiser! The event will feature artwork, demonstrations, food by Ragged Edge, music by Ron Nicodemus and wine, along with a wide variety of 2D and 3D artwork, including pottery, jewelry, photography, leatherwork, beadwork, fiberwork, pastels and etching. The event will be from noon to 4 p.m. this Sunday at Hauser Estate Winery. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. For more information click here or call (717) 334-5006.