Events

                                             Highlights of Upcoming Events

Events of 2018.            

February 10 – Scherenschnitte Workshop, Wagon Shed, 2 pm.  Registration required.    **This class is full.**                             

February 17 – Chamber Business Expo, WASHS, 7 – 11 am

March 10 – Waynesboro Hospital Health and Wellness Expo, WASHS, 7:30 am to 11 am

March 21 – Volunteer Informational Meeting, Wagon Shed, 4 pm

March 31 – Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Brothers of the Brush, 1 pm

April 14 – Renfrew’s Opening Day.   Season will kick-off with Becky Dietrich’s “Flora, Fauna, and Folkways of Earlier Times” art show.  Dietrich and other local artists will showcase their artwork in the Wagon Shed.  The art show will run through June 30, 2018.

April 28 – Renfrew Institute’s Earth Day

May 5 – Indian Dash  www.boroindiandash.com

June 7 – Summer Concert in the park, Die Shippensburg Blaskapelle German Band, 7 pm behind the Museum House.  Free to the public.  Sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Eagles 1758.

June 10 – “Harriett Lane – the First Lady of Washington”  presentation by Bob O’Connor.  2 pm.  Free to the public, presentation to be held in the Wagon Shed.

June 14 – Summer Concert in the park, Tresa Day Trio, a beautiful voice and music not to be missed.  7 pm behind the Museum House.  Free to the public.  Sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Eagles 1758.

June 18 – Lewis and Clark Air Rifle Program, Ernie Cowan, 7 pm, presentation and rifle firing demonstration

June 21 – Summer Concert in the park, New Horizon Band, a regional community concert band.  7 pm behind the Museum House.  Free to the public.  Sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Eagles 1758.

June 28 – Summer Concert in the park, Center of Gravity, local classic rock and rollers.  7 pm behind the Museum House. Free to the public.  Sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Eagles 1758.

July 5 – Summer Concert in the park, Drew Adams, a very gifted and talented local musician and singer.  7 pm behind the Museum House.  Free to the public.  Sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Eagles 1758.

July 12 – Summer Concert in the park, Mateo Monk, a magical musical journey.  7 pm behind the Museum House.  Free to the public.  Sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Eagles 1758.

July 14 – A Day in the Life of the Royer Children.  Sponsored by a grant from John and Deb Beck.  Admission and food are free.  It’s a great event for the kids and family friendly.  Come out and see how the Royer children lived, worked and played during the 1800’s.

July 19 – Summer Concert in the park, Rob Rowe, a little bit of country and a little bit of rock and roll.  7 pm behind the Museum House.  Free to the public.  Sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Eagles 1758.

July 26 – Summer Concert in the park, Lucky Punk, scrappy old school rock and roll.  7 pm behind the Museum House.  Free to the public.  Sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Eagles 1758.

August 2 – This concert has been canceled due to impending rain.  Summer Concert in the park, New Horizon Pops Ensemble, a regional community concert band.  7 pm behind the Museum House.  Free to the public.  Sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Eagles 1758.

August 9 – Summer Concert in the park, Wayne Band, Waynesboro’s hometown band since 1899.  7 pm behind the Museum House.  Free to the public.  Sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Eagles 1758.

August 11 – Royer Farmstead Day, “Walk Back in Time”  All buildings on the property will be open and interpreters will be on hand to answer questions guests may have.  The public will have access to all the outbuildings for walk through tours with paid admission.   Admission $8 Adults, $7 Seniors (65 and above), $5 students (7-18 years old) and children 6 and under are free.

August 11-12 – Civil War Encampment, The original Blue vs Gray game.

Saturday (8/11/2018)
8:00am – Camps open to public
10:00am-12:00pm Occupation of the town of Waynesboro – in the town square
1:00pm – Memorial service – Burns Hill Cemetery
2:30pm – Civil War photography demonstration – Sutler area
2:30pm – Romeo & Juliet Play – backyard of Royer House
3:30pm – Military Nine Count Firing Competition – in the field
4:30pm – Civil War photography demonstration – Sutler area
5:30pm – Church Service – backyard of Royer House
7:00-10:00pm – Camp dance – backyard of Royer house
9:00pm – Camps closed to the public
11:00pm – All Quiet by order of Provost

Sunday (8/12/2018)
8:00am-1:00pm – Tactical – main field & throughout the park
9:00am – Camps open to the public
10:00am – Civil War photography demonstration – Sutler area
2:00pm – Camps close to the public

** – All events & times are subject to change

August 16 – Summer Concert in the park, Mountain Ride, a PA bluegrass band fancying both progressive and traditional facets.  7 pm behind the Museum House.  Free to the public.  Sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Eagles 1758.

August 23 – Summer Concert, US Navy Band, Commodores, the Navy’s premier jazz band.  7 pm.  Concert to be held in the WASHS auditorium.   Free to the public.  Sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Eagles 1758.

August 30 -Summer Concert in the park, Slackwater 4, a dynamic and eclectic rock quartet.  7 pm behind the Museum House.  Free to the public.  Sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Eagles 1758.

October 6 – Oktoberfest, 3rd annual dinner and auction, Location TBD, All attendees must be 21 years of age or over and will be carded.

October 20 – Pumpkin Fest, Great fall fun for the whole family.  Don’t miss it!  Admission charge.

December 7 – Christmas on the Farm 5:30 -8:30 pm

December 8 – Christmas on the Farm 2:00-8:00 pm

December 9 – Christmas on the Farm 1:00-5:00 pm

 

                                                                  

 Pumpkin Fest October 20, 2018, 11:00 am  Admission Charge.  

 

 Christmas On The Farm at Renfrew – Friday, December 7,  Saturday December 8, and Sunday December 9.

Admission Fee Adults $8, Seniors $7, Students $5, Children 6 and Under are free.

                                  

See Special Christmas Page for more information.

 

 

Renfrew Museum and Park relies on the services of many dedicated volunteers to help fulfill its mission to the community. We are always in need of people willing to volunteer their services to help during our official events. If you would be interested in volunteering email kim@renfrewmuseum.org.