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Harvest of the Arts Festival
Saturday, Sept 28th
10 am – 5 pm
Free to attend!
High Street in Downtown Carlisle
The 32nd Annual Harvest of the Arts Festival is sponsored by M&T Bank and hosted by the Downtown Carlisle Association and LoveCarlisle.com. This open street fair features art, crafts, food, a kid's alley and live entertainment. There's something for everyone and fun for the whole family!
Join thousands of women leaders at the 2013 Pennsylvania Conference for Women, the largest personal and professional development event for women in the state, attracting more than 5,000 attendees each year. Themed “The Power of Possibilities: Define Your Own Success,” the 10th Anniversary Conference will feature hundreds of speakers for a day of inspiration, reinvention and networking, including Hillary Rodham Clinton, Former U.S. Secretary of State, who will deliver a keynote address at the event. Topics include leadership, career advancement, money management, health and wellness, small business and entrepreneurship, social media, branding and more.
Also appearing will be Madeleine Albright, America’s first woman Secretary of State and bestselling author, and Judge Glenda Hatchett, host and star of the Emmy-nominated television show Judge Hatchett.
To register or learn more about the 10th annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women, visit our website at www.paconferenceforwomen.org, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/#!/PennWomen or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/paconferenceforwomen.
Pennsylvania, Women, Business, Career, Networking, Hillary Clinton, Glenda Hatchett, Madeline Albright
21st Annual Perry County Old Iron Collectors’ “Old Iron in the Grove”
September 27 - September 29, 2013
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
5800 Spring Road (Route 34)
Shermans Dale, PA 17090
Features antique tractors, machinery demonstrations, kids’ activities and pedal pull, tractor games and parades, craft & flea market, country and gospel music Friday evening beginning at 6:00, "oldies" music featuring an "Elvis" show Saturday evening beginning at 6:00, raffle, 50/50 drawings, settlers’ lodges, and great homemade food. Feature tractors: Massey Harris/Massey Ferguson and feature small engines: Pennsylvania-built engines. Free parking, admission and entertainment. For more information contact 717-582-6546.
Sept. 18, 2013
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
334 Carlisle Ave., York
On-Line Publishers, Inc. will present this free one-day event that features more than 90 exhibitors displaying a wide range of products and services for the over-50 community. Day includes health screenings, seminars, and door prizes.
POWERLUNCH’13 – Capital Region
Sept. 25, 2013
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
3804 Lisburn Road, Mechanicsburg
Professional women from a variety of industries will find valuable information and effective networking opportunities at POWERLUNCH’13 for the Capital Region. Includes select exhibitors, keynote speaker Julie Lichty, lunch buffet, and speed networking sessions.
Lebanon County Women’s Expo
Oct. 5, 2013
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
80 Rocherty Road, Lebanon
The first annual Lebanon County women’s expo is the premier women’s event this spring. Brought to you by OLP Events and event partner Good Samaritan Hospital, the women’s expo will feature a wide variety of exhibitors, lively demonstrations, shopping, free spa treatments, a fashion show, health and wellness, and more.
Oct. 24, 2013
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
100 K St., Carlisle
On-Line Publishers, Inc. will present this free one-day event that features more than 90exhibitors displaying a wide range of products and services for the over-50 community. Day includes health screenings, door prizes, seminars, and live entertainment.
Nov. 6, 2013
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Spooky Nook Sports
2913 Spooky Nook Road, Manheim
On-Line Publishers, Inc. will present this free one-day event that features more than 90 exhibitors displaying a wide range of products and services for the over-50 community. Day includes health screenings, seminars, door prizes, and live entertainment.
Cumberland County Women’s Expo
Nov. 9, 2013
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
100 K St., Carlisle
The second annual Cumberland County women’s expo is the premier women’s event this fall. Brought to you by OLP Events and event partner PinnacleHealth, the women’s expo will feature a wide variety of exhibitors, lively demonstrations, shopping, free spa treatments, a fashion show, health and wellness, and more.
Beagle911 (Beagle Rescue Group) will be hosting an adoption event on Sunday July 14th at the Carlisle Tractor Supply from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Bring the family to meet our adorable and adoptable beagles ranging in age from 11 months and older. Most of the beagles have been saved from high-kill shelters or are owner surrenders and are currently living with a foster family until they find their furever homes. For more info, visit us at ww.beagle911.com or search for us on Petfinder. If you want more information on a specific dog prior to the event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Community Garden Day - Feeding the Future"
298D McAllister Church Rd.
Carlisle, Pa 17015
(located at the Mountain Lakes Market)
Corner of McAllister Church Rd. & 641
Mark your calendar!!!
Saturday, July 20th
10:00am to 3:00pm
Come out and see the Amazing new things happening here!! Bring your family and WeFeedUs will supply free seeds and a garden.
We will have 80 raised beds ready to go!! A place to teach your children to plant healthy food, tend their own garden and harvest fresh foods.
Reserve your spot in advance, first come - first serve!!
Call Mike Andrus @ (215) 370-1650 or email email@example.com
Each garden spot comes with seeds for carrots, radishes, tomatoes, bush beans, bell peppers, and a variety of herbs.
Refreshments will be provided, along with scheduled tours of our greenhouse!!
Chas from the Country Butcher will be serving free hot dogs and keep an eye out for Jason Turner and his Unlawful falafel food bike!!
Join us for a very special day of family fun, food and sharing
Idaville United Brethren Church will hold its Vacation Bible School July 29-August 2 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. This year's theme is Athens: Paul’s Dangerous Journey to Share the Truth. Children ages 3 through Grade 6 are invited to attend. Idaville United Brethren Church is located at 3590 Carlisle Road, Gardners. Advance registration is not required; however, pre-registration can be done by calling the church office at 677-8076 or registering online at www.idavillechurch.com.
GRAND COMMEMORATION- THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF “THE SHELLING OF CARLISLE”
Monday, July 1 2013 In commemoration of what is probably the single most significant and emotional event in the long, proud history of Carlisle, Historic Carlisle will present “The Shelling of Carlisle- July 1, 1863” on the 150th anniversary of the Shelling. On the evening of July 1, 1863, Confederate Calvary forces, commanded by Major General JEB Stuart demanded the surrender of Carlisle and the Union forces, commanded by Union General William “Baldy” Smith. The confederate general threatened to subject the town to artillery fire if the town was not surrendered. “Baldy” Smith answered the challenge, “Shell Away and be Damned”!
In the course of about seven hours, some 130-140 artillery shells were fired on Carlisle by the Confederate forces from the east side of the town. Other southern troopers set fire to buildings at Carlisle Barracks and the Carlisle Gas Works. But the town and its defending Union soldiers held fast through the long night and by daybreak, the Confederate Calvary had been recalled to join the Battle of Gettysburg, already in progress.
The Grand Commemoration will take place at 7:00 pm, the exact time when the shelling began in 1863. All four streets from the Square will be closed at 6:30. The Carlisle Town Band will perform before the ceremonies and program at 7:00. Military and civilian re-enactors will be on hand to act out the story as it is read on a large PA system. Including will be both Confederate and Union artillery, infantry, Gen. Smith and Gen. Stuart, civilian “Home Guard”, and others.
Following the 30 minute program, Historic Carlisle will conduct downtown tours of “Lee’s Calling Cards”. Interpreters in 19th century attire will lead groups to sites in the immediate area which were scarred by the artillery shells. The tours will last about 70 minutes.
All events are free to the public. Also visit the Trout Gallery at Dickinson College where there is an exhibit currently running entitled “First Hand Civil War Era Drawings” from the Becker Collection from June 7 – October 19, 2013. Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
On the lawn of John Graham Library
Every Saturday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Starting this Saturday – 6-23-12
9 Parsonage Street, Newville, PA