Performing Arts:

Luhrs Center.  Performing arts center at Shippensburg University.

The Playhouse at Allenberry.  Live Theater, Boiling Springs, PA.

The Totem Pole Playhouse.  Live summer theater, Fayetteville, PA.

The Capitol Theater.  Downtown Chambersburg.  Live theater, music, movies and more.

Shippensburg Swing Band, Dances and Concerts,

Area Winerys:

Adams County Winery, Ortanna, PA.

Halbrendt Winery, Ortanna, PA.

Red Heifer Winery, Smithsburg, MD.

Reids Orchard Winery. Tasting Room and Winery.

Catoctin Breeze Winery, Thurmont, MD.

Festivals, Fairs & Events:

The Corn Festival, Shippensburg, PA.  Last Saturday of August.

Chambersburg Ice Fest, Chambersburg, PA.  January 30-February 2, 2020.

Carlisle Events. A car enthusiast's must! Carlisle, PA.

The Apple Harvest Festival, South Mountain Fairgrounds, Biglerville, PA.  Crafts and Food.

The Bluegrass Festival, Gettysburg, PA.  May and August.  

Shippensburg Fair, last full week of July. Shippensburg, PA. Small town country fair.

Franklin County Fair, Chambersburg, PA.

Franklin County Visitors' Bureau

For more local events in Shippensburg, see:

For more local events in Carlisle, see:

For more local events in Chambersburg, see:

Farm Markets & Greenhouses:

Shippensburg Open Air Market. Farm fresh produce, cheese & meats. Southampton Township Cumberland County Park. 180 Airport Rd, Shippensburg, PA 17257.

Farmers on the Square, Carlisle, PA.

North Square Farmers Market, Chambersburg, PA.

Maplewood Farm Market.   Local produce, grocery, deli and nursery. 8564 Olde Scotland Rd, Shippensburg, PA 17257

Lurgan Greenhouse. Renowned local greenhouse.  Perennials, trees, shrubs, annuals, ponds, Koi and more. 8126 Oakdale Rd, Orrstown, PA 17244

Maple Lane Nursery.  Great nursery plants, trees and fall decorations. 6471 Park Rd, Orrstown, PA 17244

Historical Sites:

Gettysburg National Military Park. Gettysburg, PA.

Antietam National Battlefield. Maryland.

U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle, PA.


Bedford Street Antiques, Carlisle, PA

Northgate Antique Mall, Carlisle, PA

Black Rose Antiques & Collectibles,  Chambersburg, PA

Fayetteville Antiques, Fayetteville, PA.

Beaver Creek Antiques, Hagerstown, MD

Antique Crossroads, Hagerstown, MD

Auctions (A Local Favorite):

Dan Hershey Auction Service, Shippensburg, PA.  Tuesdays.

Rowe's Auction Service, Carlisle, PA.  Thursdays.

Gateway Gallery Auction, Chambersburg, PA.  Mondays.

Kenny's Auction, Chambersburg, PA.  Fridays.

For additional auctions see


The Appalachian Trail, from Maine to Georgia,

Caledonia State Park, Fayetteville, PA

Colonel Denning State Park, Newville, PA

Pine Grove Furnace State Park, Gardners, PA

Waggoner's Gap Hawk Watch, Carlisle, PA


Liberty Mountain Resort, Carol Valley, PA.

Whitetale Resort, Mercersburg, PA

Roundtop Mountain Resort, Lewisberry, PA.


Rails to Trails. Shippensburg to Newville, PA. 13.7 mile bike path.

C&O Canal. Cumberland, MD.

Enjoy biking our abundant, country back roads through fertile working farmland.  A scenic bike ride from The Genteel Farm will take you along the Middle Spring and the Conodoguinet Creek.


The Middle Spring, Shippensburg, PA. Spring fed trout stream.

The Big Spring, Newville, PA. Spring fed trout stream.

The Boiling Springs, Children's Lake, Boiling Springs

The Letort, Carlisle, PA. Spring fed trout stream

The Yellow Breeches, Boiling Springs, PA. Spring fed trout stream.

The Falling Springs, Chambersburg, PA. Spring fed trout stream.

Opposum Lake, Newville, PA. 

The Conodoguinet Creek, 104 mile creek that extends to the Susquehanna River in Harrisburg.

The Susquehanna River, Harrisburg, PA.

Spas & Massage:

New Day Yoga and Wellness, LLC, Shippensburg, PA.  Massage and Yoga.

Warm Springs Day Spa, Chambersburg and Carlisle, PA.  Beauty and massage.

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