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Jul 20: ChambersFest and Restaurant Week 2019
July 20, 2019 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
ChambersFest celebrates the spirit of the townspeople with fun and family-friendly events for thousands of people to enjoy.
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – North Square Farmers Market – Downtown Chambersburg
Enjoy Chambersburg’s open-air farmers market offering farm fresh, seasonal and 100% locally grown produce. Products exclusively from local farmers, artisans and entrepreneurs in a fun, social atmosphere as well as kids’ activities, live music and more. Free! More information: NorthSquareFarmersMarket.com
9:00 a.m. – Voice & Drama Camp Performance – The Capitol Theatre, 159 S. Main St.
Cumberland Valley School of Music summer camp attendees will present a free showcase during the Chambersburg Old Market Day festivities. Chambersburg YMCA Sam’s Camp and CVSM Voice & Drama Camp participants will sing and dance for their audience at the Capitol Theatre in Chambersburg. The performance is designed around songs and scenes from “The Wizard of Oz.” The YMCA Sam’s Camp children will work with Babette Wenerd (music), Courtney Burkholder (dance), and Tarryne West (art). The children will sing, dance, and create art over the week-long camp, culminating in the Saturday performance.
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – “The Art of Quilting” Quilt Show – The Presbyterian Church of Falling Spring and 11/30 Visitors Center on the Square
Beautiful, handmade quilts will be on display at this popular Quilt Show, along with demonstrations of various quilting techniques. You’ll also have an opportunity to enter for a chance to win a quilt! Handmade items and quilting supplies will be available for purchase. Admission is $5, children are free. More information: ChambersburgQuiltGuild.com
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Old Market Day – Downtown Chambersburg
A ChambersFest tradition, this free street festival in downtown Chambersburg features art, craft and food vendors, kids’ activities, on-stage entertainment and the North Square Farmers Market. More information: Facebook.com/OldMarketDay.
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – ChambersFest Summer Swag – Chambersburg Heritage Center & Gift Shop, 100 Lincoln Way East
Pick up your FREE ChambersFest Summer Swag including a survival kit and beach balls while you enjoy the Old Market Day festivities! Cold bottled water will also be available free of charge thanks to our Corporate ChambersFest Sponsors: MyEyeDr., PDM Insurance Agency Inc., Totem Pole Playhouse, VerStandig Media, WellSpan Health – Formerly Summit Health, West Penn Power and Wilson College. Public restrooms are also available at the Heritage Center.
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Chambersburg Art Project – The Foundry, 100 South Main Street
Enjoy interactive art projects at The Foundry as they create the Faces of Chambersburg Mural, paint a ‘Let Your Dreams Take Flight’ watercolor feather or color in one of their new t-shirts. Artists will also be creating art during the festival!
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Old Jail Tours, Exhibit & Book Signing – Franklin County Historical Society, 175 E. King St.
The Old Jail will be open for tours, feature a special WWII exhibit with reenactors and a book signing. Carlton Bigler and Ann Hull will sign their new photo book: The Way We Were: the Decades of the 40’s to the 80’s. Cost for tours is $5 for adults, $4 for children over 6, $10 for families (2 adults and 2 children) as well as group rates available. Call 717-264-1667 for more information or click here.
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Pop-up Beer Garden & Multicultural Cuisine – Capitol Theatre Greenway, 159 S. Main St.
Downtown Chambersburg Inc. will host its popular Pop-up Beer Garden during Old Market Day! There will be craft beer, cider and wine for purchase from more than five vendors. Admission is free for those 21 and over – a valid ID is required for entry.
2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. – Souvenir – A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins – Totem Pole Playhouse at 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222
Experience one of the best known and highly-regarded summer theaters in the U.S. with this hilarious show that is fun for the whole family! Florence Foster Jenkins has been guaranteed to produce explosions of derisive laughter for over 50 years – don’t miss this stunning performance at the Playhouse. Tickets are $50 per person with special group rates and specials. Purchase tickets here: TotemPolePlayhouse.org.
7:00 p.m. – A Cappella & Unplugged – Downtown Chambersburg
The highlight event preceding the 1864 light show is the final round of A Cappella & Unplugged, performed on the steps of the 11/30 Visitors Center. Spectators can vote for their favorite act and have their in-person vote tabulated with online voting to select the winner, who will receive $500 and bragging rights to the 4th annual talent search contest. Free!
9:00 to 10:00 p.m. – 1864: The Burning – Downtown Chambersburg
As darkness approaches, the town will transform to 1864 and the story of the town’s ransoming, burning and rebirth will come to life with incredible light and atmospheric effects. A variety of activities will lead up to the reenactment of the Burning of Chambersburg light show. Free!
Big Oak Café – Get any size iced tea for $.99
Whole Meadow Sandwich with choice of side, chips, and pickle for $7.25
Get $.50 off Strawberry Mango Orangeade
Denim Coffee Company – 20% off American Panini: Turkey, bacon, ranch and American cheese with a side of bacon
Fuddruckers – $15 Special for Two: Two 1/3 lb burgers, two orders of wedge-cut fries and two bottomless drinks
Johnnie’s Family Restaurant – Featuring Chambersburg Specials including Franklin Sandwich, Borough Melts, new soups & more!
Molly’s Restaurant and Carry Out – Bacon Cheeseburger: 1/3 lb. Angus bacon cheeseburger platter deluxe with shoestring french fries and creamy homemade coleslaw, $8.95
Roy-Pitz Beer Stube – 15% off 1864 Burger
The Block Fitness Studio Bar – Smoothie Special: Get 2 free add-ons with your smoothie purchase.
Get $2 off your next shake purchase when you take a photo in front of the B•Bar wall with your drink or shake.
The Meadows Original Frozen Custard – Small cone of frozen custard or yogurt for $2.09
The Orchards & RELAX Lounge – Buy one artisan brick oven pizza and get the second one-half price.
Chris’s Kitchen – Texas Slam: 1 pancake, 2 scrambled eggs, home fries, 2 sausage links, 2 slices of bacon, $8.95
Falafel Shack – Everyday Special: Organic hummus with organic vegetables
Saturday Lunch: Pesto pizza with fresh garlic scapes topped with tomato or chicken
Saturday Dinner: Curry chicken with swiss chard
India Cafe – 10% off entire check for dine-in guests only
INKA Kitchen – Chicken Special: 1/2 chicken with two sides, $8
Korean Bulgogi House – 20% off any stone bibmbap; free side of kimchi with any rice plate; free side of fried rice with two entree rice plate
Mario’s Italian Restaurant – Dinner Deal: Buy two dinners and get $5 off
Mrs. Gibble’s Restaurant – Double It! Pork Tenderloin Special: Buy a 2 piece pork tenderloin entrée and get 4 pieces on your plate!
Or order 3 pieces and get 6!
Or order 6 pieces and get 12!
Not available with any other promotions including Birthdays. Available on Pork Tenderloin Entrees Only.
Red Lobster – Happy Hour Monday-Thursday 3pm-6pm
$3 14 oz select draft beers; $4 6 oz house wine; $5 Premium well drinks; $5 appetizers available; Pick 2 for $5 tasting plates available
Rice N Pho Vietnamese – 15% off total bill
Square1 – Sizzling Fajitas, $2 off regular menu price
Veroni Café – Special quesadillas $9, Papas Locas $8, Mexican Corn Cup $3
Volcano Japanese Restaurant – Maki Dinner Combo for $14.95: Served with miso soup or house salad Pick 3 Rolls from below: *contains raw or uncooked fish
California Roll, Spicy California Roll, Avocado Roll, *Tuna Roll, *Spicy Tuna Roll, Avocado + Cucumber Roll, *Salmon Roll, *Spicy Salmon Roll, Cucumber Roll, Shrimp Roll, Spicy Shrimp Roll, Shrimp Tempura Roll, Crab Roll, Spicy Crab Roll, Crab Tempura Roll, Eel Roll, *Super Duper Roll, Chicken Tempura Roll, *Tuna + Avocado Roll, *Alaska Roll, *Philly Roll, Boston Roll (shrimp, avocado, masago), Crazy Volcano Roll, Crazy Stone Roll, *Yellowtail Roll, *Spicy Yellowtail Roll, Sweet Potato Roll
Waffle House – 10% off dining at the Chambersburg location
Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce