Events in Franklin County, PA

Check out our calendar of upcoming local events. Everything from cultural and arts events to outdoor activities to family fun.

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Jan 21: Prepare For Your Financial Future

We’re living longer than ever, but can we afford it? Patti Laird answers that question at this free workshop.

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Free
Coyle Free Library, 102 N. Main St
Chambersburg, PA 17202 United States
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Jan 24: Free Movie at the Star Theatre – Old Fashioned

The Star Theatre presents another free Christian movie: Old Fashioned. A reformed frat boy opens an antique store in a college town, and falls for the free-spirited girl who moves into the apartment above his shop.

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Free
Star Theatre, 23 W. Seminary St.
Mercersburg, Pennsylvania 17236 United States
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Jan 25: Meet a Sloth, Alligator, & Tons More!

The Wildlife Festival is back and better than ever! Meet a sloth, alligator, porcupine, armadillo, opossum, giant lizard, a giant python, tarantula, and so much more!

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$14.00
Chambersburg Mall, 3055 Black Gap Rd
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17202 United States
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Jan 26: Meet a Sloth, Alligator, & Tons More!

The Wildlife Festival is back and better than ever! Meet a sloth, alligator, porcupine, armadillo, opossum, giant lizard, a giant python, tarantula, and so much more!

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$14.00
Chambersburg Mall, 3055 Black Gap Rd
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17202 United States
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Jan 26: A Frozen Grief Journey

The event will use activities related to the movie “Frozen” and from the new movie, "Frozen II" to help children process their grief related to the death of a loved one.

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Free
DMTF Center for Grieving Families, 7 South Earl St.
Shippensburg, United States
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Jan 28: Music of Aileeah Colgan

Colgan has received recognition from Billboard Magazine, Country Rebel and Whiskey Riff. She was voted the top country act in the state of Illinois by the national Country Showdown talent competition.

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Free
Wiestling Student Center Patio, 1 Campus Dr.
Mont Alto, 17237 United States
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Jan 29: Pre-IceFest Carve-Off Battle

Two carvers battle to create the coolest sculpture in just 30 minutes. Who will have the coolest carving?

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Free
GearHouse Brewing Co., 253 Grant St.
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201 United States
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Jan 30: Historical Society January Meeting

Doug Warnock will be guest speaker at the January meeting of Franklin County Historical Society.

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Free
Grove Family Library, 101 Ragged Edge Rd.
Chambersburg, PA 17202 United States
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Jan 30: IceFest 2020 Ribbon Cutting

The official kick-off of IceFest 2020 on the southwest quad of the square near the 11/30 Visitors' Center!

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Free
Downtown Chambersburg, Center Square
Chambersburg, PA 17201 United States
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Jan 31: IceFest 2020 Snowfall Ball & Glass Works

Pull out your favorite scarf and mittens, bundle the kids up and be sure to grab your camera; you won’t want to miss the faces of those that sit upon the giant ice throne for the first time or stand beside their favorite sculpture.

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Free
Downtown Chambersburg, Center Square
Chambersburg, PA 17201 United States
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Jan 31: Free Movie at the Star Theatre – Mission Air

The Star Theatre presents another free Christian movie: Mission Air. Mother and son, Diane and Michael Ireland have just completed another successful medical mission trip to Mexico.

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Free
Star Theatre, 23 W. Seminary St.
Mercersburg, Pennsylvania 17236 United States
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Feb 1: IceFest 2020 Icing on the Cake

Pull out your favorite scarf and mittens, bundle the kids up and be sure to grab your camera; you won’t want to miss the faces of those that sit upon the giant ice throne for the first time or stand beside their favorite sculpture.

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Free
Downtown Chambersburg, Center Square
Chambersburg, PA 17201 United States
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Feb 1: Community Garden Workshop

Come learn about permaculture through a guest speaker, a panel discussion on land restoration and break out sessions.

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Free
Wilson College, 1015 Philadelphia Ave
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201 United States
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Feb 2: IceFest 2020 Wrapping It Up

Pull out your favorite scarf and mittens, bundle the kids up and be sure to grab your camera; you won’t want to miss the faces of those that sit upon the giant ice throne for the first time or stand beside their favorite sculpture.

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Free
Downtown Chambersburg, Center Square
Chambersburg, PA 17201 United States
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Feb 7: CVAS Spaghetti Dinner

It's that time of year again! Spaghetti time! Bring your appetites and get a yummy meal to help our babies!

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$6.00
Chambersburg Area Middle School South, 1151 McKinley Street
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201 United States
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Feb 7: Free Movie at the Star Theatre – Sarah’s Choice

The Star Theatre presents another free Christian movie: Sarah’s Choice. Sarah Collins is considering an abortion. Before she makes her final decision, she is presented with three visions causing her to think about the impact on her future.

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Free
Star Theatre, 23 W. Seminary St.
Mercersburg, Pennsylvania 17236 United States
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Feb 21: Free Movie at the Star Theatre – 90 Minutes in Heaven

The Star Theatre presents another free Christian movie: 90 Minutes in Heaven. A man involved in a horrific car crash is pronounced dead, only to come back to life an hour and a half later, claiming to have seen Heaven.

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Free
Star Theatre, 23 W. Seminary St.
Mercersburg, Pennsylvania 17236 United States
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Feb 22: CVSM “Big Fat Greek” Elegant Fundraiser

Enjoy live and silent auctions, delicious food, drinks and more. CVSM's annual black-tie fundraiser transports you to the Mediterranean this year for a Big, Fat, Greek, Elegant Fundraiser.

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$100
The Orchards Restaurant, 1580 Orchard Drive
Chambersburg, PA 17201 United States
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Feb 28: Free Movie at the Star Theatre – Me Again

The Star Theatre presents another free Christian movie: Me Again. Things don't go as expected when a disenchanted pastor wishes for a different life.

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Free
Star Theatre, 23 W. Seminary St.
Mercersburg, Pennsylvania 17236 United States
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Mar 13: Free Movie at the Star Theatre – I’m Not Ashamed

The Star Theatre presents another free Christian movie: I’m Not Ashamed. The true story of Rachel Joy Scott - the first student killed in the Columbine High School shooting on April 20, 1999.

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Free
Star Theatre, 23 W. Seminary St.
Mercersburg, Pennsylvania 17236 United States
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Mar 13: The Stylistics

The Stylistics were formed in Philadelphia, PA in 1966 from two groups, The Percussions and The Monarchs. When members from each group were drafted, the remaining members joined forces and changed their name to The Stylistics.

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$49
Luhrs Performing Arts Center, 1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, 17257 United States
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Mar 19: Penn State Planetarium Show

Kimberly Herrmann, associate professor in physics and astronomy, will share some of the capabilities of the Penn State Mont Alto portable planetarium, which features digital projection and an inflatable dome that seats roughly 45 adults.

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Free
PSMA Multipurpose Activities Center (MAC), 1 Campus Drive
Mont Alto, Pennsylvania 17237 United States
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Mar 20: Free Movie at the Star Theatre – Hidden Secrets

The Star Theatre presents another free Christian movie: Hidden Secrets. A young man finds himself torn between his current girlfriend and an old flame at a funeral of friend where lifestyles and attitudes clash over a long weekend in this faith-based dramedy.

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Free
Star Theatre, 23 W. Seminary St.
Mercersburg, Pennsylvania 17236 United States
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Mar 20: Penn State Planetarium Show

Kimberly Herrmann, associate professor in physics and astronomy, will share some of the capabilities of the Penn State Mont Alto portable planetarium, which features digital projection and an inflatable dome that seats roughly 45 adults.

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Free
PSMA Multipurpose Activities Center (MAC), 1 Campus Drive
Mont Alto, Pennsylvania 17237 United States
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Mar 27: Free Movie at the Star Theatre – One Hit From Home

The Star Theatre presents another free Christian movie: One Hit From Home. An injured professional baseball player returns home to sulk but a nearby college baseball team with only one decent player needs a new coach badly.

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Free
Star Theatre, 23 W. Seminary St.
Mercersburg, Pennsylvania 17236 United States
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Apr 30: Penn State Planetarium Show

Kimberly Herrmann, associate professor in physics and astronomy, will share some of the capabilities of the Penn State Mont Alto portable planetarium, which features digital projection and an inflatable dome that seats roughly 45 adults.

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Free
PSMA Multipurpose Activities Center (MAC), 1 Campus Drive
Mont Alto, Pennsylvania 17237 United States
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May 1: Penn State Planetarium Show

Kimberly Herrmann, associate professor in physics and astronomy, will share some of the capabilities of the Penn State Mont Alto portable planetarium, which features digital projection and an inflatable dome that seats roughly 45 adults.

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Free
PSMA Multipurpose Activities Center (MAC), 1 Campus Drive
Mont Alto, Pennsylvania 17237 United States
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