Calendar of Events


Please note:
All events for the Nov/Dec 2010 Newsletter
must be received by October 4, 2010. All events received
after this date will not be published in the newsletter.

Click here to submit an event using our online form.


June 4th
@ Courthouse Plaza
5:00-8:00 PM: Ryan Payne Band

July 2nd @ Courthouse Plaza
5:00-8:00 PM: Voxology

August 6th @ Courthouse Plaza
5:00-8:00 PM: Soleil

September 3rd @ Courthouse Plaza
5:00-8:00 PM:
Jamie O’Brien
October 1st @ Courthouse Plaza | 5:00-8:00 PM: Cormorant’s Fancy

November 5th: TBA

December 3rd: TBA
 
May 21st-July 3rd: Emerging Artists
Paintings by Madison Romig, Hannah Berger, Lauren Zook, Angelica Espinoza.
Meet-the-artists reception: Friday May 21st, 4:30-6:30 pm

July 9th-August 28th: Brushes with Nature
Paintings by Anne Gobin, Linda Moseman, Laurie McKelvie
Meet-the-artists reception: Friday July 16th, 4:30-6:30 pm

September 3rd–October 29th: A Light Touch
Paintings by Debbie Strand-Miller, Dorothy Yoh, Viktoriya Hoover
Meet-the-artists reception: Friday, September 3rd
Gallery Sponsor: David W. Rahauser, Attorney at Law

November 5th-January 8th, 2011: 26th Annual Miniature Art Exhibition
Over 150 miniature paintings, prints and sculpture by nationwide artists
Opening reception: Friday November 5th, 4-7 pm

Click here to visit the Gallery Exhibits section.
 
Ongoing During IceFest

Exhibit: "Prints & Drawings" by Penn's Woods Printmakers, Council for the Arts Gallery, Thur/Fri 10-2, Sat 10-8, Sun 12-4, 264-6883, councilforthearts.net.

Exhibit: "Nature's Gifts", open exhibit of local artists' works, presented by Franklin County Historical Society at the Old Jail - Opens Friday. Fri. and Sat. 10am-4pm, Sunday 2-4pm, Free. 264-1667.


Thursday, January 27th


5pm: Official IceFest opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony with M& T Bank
(the square)

5-8pm: Live giant sculpture carving (throughout downtown)

PA & the Great Outdoors" and custom designed ice sculptures on display
(throughout downtown)

40' Ice Slide OPEN (in parking lot next to Gartenberg Jewelry)

F estival food vendors (the square) $

Popcorn giveaway (sponsored by M&T Bank, 55 South Main St.)

Participating businesses offer in-store specials and extended hours
(throughout downtown)


Friday, January 28th

5-8pm: 40" Ice Slide OPEN (in parking lot next to Gartenberg Jewelry)

Live giant sculpture carving (throughout downtown)

Complimentary Hot Chocolate Booth (sponsored by F&M Trust, on the square)

Festival food vendors (the square) $

Popcorn giveaway (sponsored by M&T Bank, 55 South Main St.) 5:30-10pm

Snowfall Ball (Central Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, the square) $


Saturday, January 29th

8-11am: All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast (Trinity Episcopal Church,
60 South Second St.) $

9am-6pm: The Council for the Arts is holding a cake decorating contest,
"Icing on the Cake". Students, amateurs and professionals are invited to enter a carved or stacked cake that represents the IceFest 2011 theme: Pennsylvania
and the Great Outdoors. The cakes will be on display at The Woods Center at the Capitol Theatre Center where you can vote (through monetary donations to the Council for the Arts) for the cake they think best represents the IceFest Theme. Winners announced Sunday.

Information and entry forms can be obtained at the Council for the Arts,
159 South Main Street, Chambersburg, or right here. For more information
please call the Council at 717-264-6883.

Download flier for 2011 Icing on the Cake event

9am-4pm
:
"4th Annual ArtFest": area artists creating artworks in many media (Historical Preservation Services, 252 E. King St.) from 9am-4pm, with auction of works to follow. Refreshments will be available, and proceeds will go toward
"The Safe Kids", to purchase car seats, smoke detectors, etc. 717-261-9110
or 717-377-3093.

10am-1pm: Complimentary Hot Chocolate Booth (sponsored by F&M Trust,
on the square)

10am-4pm: Festival food vendors (throughout downtown) $

10am-8pm: 40' Ice Slide OPEN

11am-2pm: Chili cook-off (sponsored by Dr. Paul D. Orange), Located in
the North Square parking lot $ vote with donation

1:30pm: Hot pepper eating contest (North Square parking lot) entry $

2pm: Chambersburg Ballet Company presents "The Little Mermaid" premiere performance with original composition, choreography, costumes and sets by
Lavinia Reid 263-0202 $

2pm-4pm: Reception for "Prints & Drawings" by Penn's Woods Printmakers,
Council for the Arts

6:30pm: Fireworks extravaganza (sponsored by Franklin County Visitors
Bureau and Southgate Mall, optimal viewing from Southgate parking lot, West Washington St.)

7:30pm: Chambersburg Ballet Company presents "The Little Mermaid"
premiere performance with original composition, choreography, costumes
and sets by Lavinia Reid 263-0202 $


Sunday, January 31st


12pm-4pm: Scavenger Hunt in Kerrstown Square parking lot (brought to
you by Leadership Franklin County)

40' Ice Slide OPEN 2:00-4:00pm

Reception for "Nature's Gifts" open exhibit of local artists works presented
by Franklin County Historical Society at the Old Jail on King & Second