Events

                                             Highlights of Upcoming Events

Events of 2017.  See Calendar below for more details of each event.                                                                                     

February 5 – African American Heritage Month Speaker.  Struggles between slavery & abolition in South Central PA program, Wagon Shed, Free but donations accepted, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

February 12 – African American Heritage Month Speaker.  Role of the Church, People of Color in the Bible, and John Brown to James Brown program, Wagon Shed, Free but donations accepted, 1:00 -3:00 pm

February 18 – Chamber of Commerce Business Expo, WASHS 7:00-11:00 am

February 19 – African American Heritage Month Speaker.  Harriet Tubman and Freedom Seekers from Maryland to Pennsylvania program, Wagon Shed, Free but donations accepted, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

February 26 – African American Heritage Month Speaker.  Shockey Farm, Underground Railroad program,  Wagon Shed, Free but donations accepted, 1:00-3:00 pm

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

April 8 – Renfrew Benefit Auction of Charlotte’s Web Antiques and Catacombs.  A live on-site Auction will be held rain or shine outside the Visitor Center.  9:00 am www.auctionzip.com auctioneer # 5611.  All purchases must be removed by 5:00 pm auction day.  All proceeds benefit Renfrew Museum and Park.  Auction preview will be held on Friday, April 7 from 4-7 pm and on Saturday, April 8 at 7:30 am.  Food Stand by Fetterhoff Chapel United Methodist Church.  **None of Renfrew Museum and Park’s property, pottery, or Museum House inventory will be auctioned.**

April 11 – Informational Meeting for those interested in volunteering this year, 4:00-5:00 pm in the Wagon Shed

April 15 – Renfrew Institute Kite Fly 10 am to 4 pm

April 15 – Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the Brothers of the Brush and State Farm Agent Gary Swanson, 1:00 pm

April 20 – Conestoga Wagon presentation given by John Frantz, 6:30 pm sponsored by Middleburg Historical Society

April 22 – Opening Day 11 am.  Renfrew’s Women Through History program begins with an informal reception in the Visitor Center.

April 22 – June 30 Renfrew Woman Through History program

April 29 – Renfrew Institute Earth Day (11 am to 4 pm), Festival of Art (11 am to 4 pm) and Yard Sale (9:00 am)

May 9 – Women Through History Seminar, A Portrayal of growing up and living in a early Brethren family – The lives of Catherine and Nancy Royer, presented by Susie Etter.  7:00 pm  Free.  The seminar will take place in the Wagon Shed located inside the Visitors Center.

May 13 – Indian Dash, Fundraiser for US Veterans

May 16 – Women Through History Seminar,  Ed Miller’s Stories of Emma Nicodemus presented by Maxine Beck.  7:00 pm  Free.  The seminar will take place in the Wagon Shed located inside the Visitors Center.

May 23 _ Women Through History Caring for your Family Heirloom Textiles Class.  Presented by Dr. Karin J. Bohleke, Director of the Fashion Archives and Museum at Shippensburg University.  7 pm Free.  The class will take place in the Wagon Shed located inside the Visitors Center.

May 28 – Renfrew Institute Youth Festival 1:00 pm

May 30 – Women Through History Seminar, Herbs and their uses in early and modern times, presented by Pat Holmgren, 7:00 pm.  Free.  The seminar will take place in the Wagon Shed located inside the Visitors Center.

June 1  – Summer Concert Series, Lucky Punk, Scrappy old school rock and roll, sponsored by the Fraternal Order of the Eagles 1758, Behind the Museum House – Free – 7:00 pm

June 6 – Antique Auto Club of America, Car Show and Tour

June 8 – Summer Concert Series, Tresa Day Trio, A beautiful voice not to be missed, sponsored by the Fraternal Order of the Eagles 1758, Behind the Museum House -Free- 7:00 pm

June 13 – Women Through History Seminar,  Early Canning and preserving food, presented by Pat Holmgren, 7:00 pm  Free. The seminar will take place in the Wagon Shed located inside the Visitors Center.

June 15 – Summer Concert Series, US Navy Band, Country Current, Country done the Navy way, sponsored by the Fraternal Order of the Eagles 1758Behind the Museum House – Free- 7:00 pm

June 20 – Women Through History Seminar, Summer Kitchen program, presented by Cindy Fink & Doug Parks, 7:00 pm  Free. The seminar will take place in the Wagon Shed located inside the Visitors Center.

June 22 – Summer Concert Series, Wayne Band, Waynesboro’s hometown band since 1899, sponsored by the Fraternal Order of the Eagles 1758, Behind the Museum House – Free – 7:00 pm

June 29 – Summer Concert Series, Mateo Monk, A magical musical journey, sponsored by the Fraternal Order of the Eagles 1758, Behind the Museum House – Free – 7:00 pm

July 1 – July 31, Art Display, “Renfrew – From the Inside”, in the Wagon Shed organized by Becky Dietrich

July 6 – Summer Concert Series, Rob Rowe, A little bit of country, a little bit of rock and roll, sponsored by the Fraternal Order of the Eagles 1758, Behind the Museum House – Free – 7:00 pm ***concert postponed until August 24***

July 13 – Summer Concert Series, Center of Gravity, Local classic rock and rollers, sponsored by the Fraternal Order of the Eagles 1758, Behind the Museum House – Free – 7:00 pm

July 15 – Royer Farmstead Day, 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 20 – Summer Concert Series, Mountain Ride, Sweet Bluegrass.  Sponsored by the Fraternal Order of the Eagles 1758, Behind the Museum House – Free – 7:00 pm

July 27 – Summer Concert Series, New Horizon Concert Band, Regional community concert band, sponsored by the Fraternal Order of the Eagles 1758, Behind the Museum House – Free – 7:00 pm

August 3 – Summer Concert Series, Drew Adams, very gifted local musician and singer, sponsored by the Fraternal Order of the Eagles 1758, Behind the Museum House – Free – 7:00 pm

August 10 – Summer Concert Series, New Horizon Pops Ensemble, Regional community concert band, sponsored by the Fraternal Order of the Eagles 1758, Behind the Museum House – Free – 7:00 pm

August 12 – Royer Homestead 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.  Admission is FREE to the public and all the outbuildings will be open for guests to do walk through tours.  A concession stand will be onsite and all proceeds from concession sales go to Renfrew Museum and Park.   Admission is free.

August 12-13 – Civil War Encampment, The original Blue vs Gray game.  Admission is free.

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Saturday (8/12/2017)

8:00am – Camps open to public

6:30am-12:00pm – Tactical

2:00pm – Ladies Tea – backyard of Royer House

3:30pm – Military Nine Count Firing Competition – in the field

7:00-10:00pm – Camp dance (12952 Welty Road)

9:00pm – Camps close

Sunday (8/13/2017)

9:00am – Camps open to the public

9:00am – Dress Parade – in the field

10:30am – Church service – backyard of Royer House

1:00pm – Battle

2:00pm – Camps close

** – All events & times are subject to change

Menu:

Breakfast:

Egg Sandwich-Cheese & Sausage $2.50

Doughnut & Coffee                     $1.75

Daily:

Hot Dog                                         $1.50

Chili Dog                                       $2.00

Steamer                                        $2.50

Skin On Fries                                $3.00

Country Chicken Sandwich        $3.50

Ham Sandwich                             $3.50

Klondike Bars                               $1.00

Drinks:                                           $1.00

Green Tea, Gatorade,  Water

Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Mt Dew

 

August 17 – Summer Concert Series, On Tap, sip on some cool classic rock and roll, sponsored by the Fraternal Order of the Eagles 1758, Behind the Museum House – 7:00 pm Free

August 24 – Summer Concert Series, Rob Rowe will sing a little bit of country, a little bit of rock and roll.  Sponsored by the Fraternal Order of the Eagles 1758, Behind the Museum House – Free – 7:00 pm

August 27 – Renfrew Institute Jazz Festival 2:00-4:00 pm

August 31 – Summer Concert Series, Slackwater 4, A dynamic and eclectic rock quartet, sponsored by the Fraternal Order of the Eagles 1758, Behind the Museum House – 7:00 pm Free

October 7 – Oktoberfest, 2nd annual dinner and auction, Waynesboro American Legion. 4-9 pm.   $50 per person admission fee.  All attendees must be 21 years of age or over and will be carded at the door.

*21 years old and older, carded at the door.

October 21 – Pumpkin Fest, Great fall fun for the whole family.  Don’t miss it!  Admission fee.

November 18 – Christmas Parades (Greencastle & Waynesboro)

November 30 – Chamber Mixer, Wagon Shed, 5:00 – 7:00 pm

December 1 – Christmas on the Farm 5:30 -8:30 pm

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

December 3 – Christmas on the Farm 1:00-5:00 pm

 

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 Pumpkin Fest October 21, 2017, 11:00 am  Admission Fee $8 per Adult and $4 Kids 4 to 12 years old.  

 

 Christmas On The Farm at Renfrew – Friday, December 1,  Saturday December 2, and Sunday December 3.

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

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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.