Old Home Week 2016

39th Triennial Celebration

  August 10, Wednesday

9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Headquarters Open

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9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Greencastle Area Arts Council

Art Gallery Exhibit

Lilian Besore Memorial Library

Please visit the library to see the work of Nicole Troup.

Lori Facchina

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9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Lions Clubs International Peace Poster Table Display

Lilian S. Besore Memorial Library,

305 East Baltimore Street, Greencastle

Each year, Lions Clubs International hosts a Peace Poster Contest for children ages 11-13 around the world. Greencastle Lions Club is proud to share the winners of the 2015-16 Contest through this tabletop display.

Joann Williams

717-375-2425

 

10:00 am and 2:00 pm

Walking Tour

Assemble in front of Headquarters.

Points of interests: Potter's Restaurant, Barkdoll's Market, Zimmerman's Funeral Home, Church of the Brethren, Former Greencastle Fire Hall, Leiter's Hardware, German Reformed Church Cemetery, AME Church and Cemetery

Jan Shafer & Dodie Bingaman, Chairs

(717) 643-0767

 

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Orrstown Bank Branch Day with the Humane Society

The Humane Society will bring animals in need of adoption.

308 Carolle St, Greencastle

Rachael Grimm and Amy Strohm, Chairs

717-530-3548, astrohm@orrstown.com

 

11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Anna's Paperworks and Studio U Open House

27 Center Square

Enjoy iced tea and lemonade as you browse through our art gallery, Studio U on the Square. The talents of local painters, photographers, pen & ink, and fiber artists will be showcased. Featured will be a painting done by local artist, John Gamble depicting a photo of Peggy Ann Bradnick. Bradnick was kidnapped near Shade Gap, Pennsylvania, on May 11, 1966.

Denise A. Urban, Chair
(717) 597-1583

11:30 am

Official Old Home Week Picture

Group picture on the Square,

held rain or shine.

Order pictures in front of BB&T Bank beginning at 10:30 am.

Color photo @ $25,00 per print.

Frank Klink, Chair

 

Immediately Following Official Picture

Ice Cream Social

The Greencastle Presbyterian Church will once again be hosting an Ice Cream Social immediately following the Official Old Home Week Picture on the Square.  All are welcome!

 

12:00 Noon to 3:00 pm

Free photo booth at the Echo Pilot

24 E. Baltimore St.

Have a free photo taken with you family and/or friends from near and far with props offering the homecoming flavor of Old Home Week.

Joyce F. Nowell

 

12:00 Noon - 5:00 pm
Comfort Station

Location: Greencastle Presbyterian Church

 All are invited to stop by for a cool drink of water and a place to rest and relax in the shade. Note: Restrooms are not available.

 

12:00 pm

Class of 1946

70th Reunion

Mrs. Gibble's Restaurant

Marie Musselman, Chair

 

12:00 pm

Class of 1951

John Allison Public House, 155 S. Antrim Way

 

1:00 pm

Bicycle Registration by

Greencastle Police Department

N. Carlisle Street at James P. Oliver Memorial Bike Race

Bicycle registration is open to residents of Greencastle Boro and Antrim Township. If you cannot make it at this time to register your bicycle, you can contact the Police Department at a later time to complete this - 717-597-9506 Ext. 202

Nicole Bowser, Chair

717-597-9506 Ext. 202

nbowser@greencastlepa.gov

 

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Reminiscing

Note Change in Locations:

'Social Room' - St Mark's Catholic Church

'Sanctuary' - Allison-Antrim Museum Barn

The church has offered their parking lot (between church and museum) for both venues.  Enter the church's glass doors on side of building and turn right.

1:00 pm (Social Room, St Mark's Catholic Church, 385 S Ridge Ave)

Working at Grove Mfg, Fairchild, & Mack Trucks

Paul Cutchall, Joe Snyder, John Bittner,

Leo Sprankle, Robert Guthrie & Larry Peterson.

Interviewer: Greg Hoover

1:00 pm (Allison-Antrim Museum Barn, 365 S Ridge Ave)

Summer Pastimes for Kids in the 1960s

Bruce McLanahan, Gloria Walker,

Patti Divelbiss, Lon Barkdoll

Interviewer: Ben Thomas

2:00 pm (Social Room, St Mark's Catholic Church, 385 S Ridge Ave)

Remembering William P. Conrad

Mike Conrad, Ted Alexander,

Wayne Warren, Bill Gauger

Interviewer: Greg Hoover

2:00 pm (Allison-Antrim Museum Barn, 365 S Ridge Ave)

WWII German POWs

Ed Smith & A. Dick Walck

Interviewer: Ben Thomas

Bonnie & Ken Shockey, Chairs

 

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Allison-Antrim Museum Open House

The museum house and 1860s German Bank Barn are air conditioned.  The barn has ADA accessible bathrooms,

365 South Ridge Avenue:

Open House, self-guided tours

Special Exhibits:  “Guns & Roses” – A collection of rare guns made by mid-1800s, Greencastle gunsmith Joshua Yous & wedding gowns (1786 is the earliest) from the museum’s collection and from friends of the museum.   In addition, the late Katty Grosh’s collection of Old Home Week ribbons and programs will be displayed.  See Phillip Baer’s grand piano and tuxedo.

Bonnie Shockey, Chair

greencastlemuseum.org

 

1:30 pm

James P. Oliver Memorial Bike Races (Time Trial)

This is a fun race for all.

N. Carlisle Street

Bike Race for all ages. Toddlers 5-7 years of age at 1:30 pm. Ages 8 and up to follow. All participants must where helmets and there will be a safety check before race. Pre-registration and Parental Permission required. Rain Date TBA.

Andrew Barbuzanes

717-977-6732

 

2:00 pm (and 10:00 am)

Walking Tour

Assemble in front of Headquarters.

Points of interests: Potter's Restaurant, Barkdoll's Market, Zimmerman's Funeral Home, Church of the Brethren, Former Greencastle Fire Hall, Leiter's Hardware, German Reformed Church Cemetery, AME Church and Cemetery

Jan Shafer & Dodie Bingaman, Chairs

(717) 643-0767

 

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Women's Club Members' Tea Party

Greencastle Church of the Brethren

The Greencastle-Antrim Women's Club invites all past and present members of the  Greencastle or Greencastle-Antrim Women's Club, Junior or Senior, to a tea party.  Come and stay or drop in for a time.  Join us for tea and more, conversation, displays, pictures and memorabilia.

Joan Cave and Sharon Baumbaugh, Co-chairs.

 

3:00pm

Re-dedication of Memorial Water Fountain

Jerome R. King Playground

Re-dedication ceremony of the memorial water fountain that was presented, to the Borough of Greencastle, by the "Old Boys" in 1914. (Theme of the 2016 Badge.) The fountain is located in the Jerome R. King Playground adjacent to Barkdoll Field.

Board of Directors, Jerome R. King Playground Association

Lon Barkdoll, Chair

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4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ol'Boys Baseball Game

Barkdoll Field, Jerome R. King Playground

This Ol' Boys Baseball Game will bring back memories of the games played in years gone by at the Barkdoll Field. All of the players will be 35 years or older. As in days of old, there will be popcorn. Sponsored by BB&T

Todd Barkdoll - Chair - 717-816-9031

 

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Cornerstone Family Fun Fest

Cornerstone Bible Church,

350 W. Madison St

(on the hill near intersection of 11 & 16)

Bring your children over for some fun activities, carnival style games, and kid friendly food for dinner (while supplies last). We look forward to serving you!

Please visit our website for more details - www.cornerstonebiblepa.org

Jeff & Valerie Ehko, Co-Chair

 

 

 

5:00 pm

Class of 1962

Rescue Hose Fire Station

(Formerly South Antrim Elementary School)

842 S Washington St

The class has decided to open our events to anyone who would desire to attend.  Reservation are required.  Please contact Bill Shilling for information at 717-762-2469.

 

5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

VFW Cruise-In

Blue Heron parking lot

(formerly the Special Events Center)

407 S Washington St, Greencastle

Dash plaques to participants

Chairperson(s): Ron Shafer

 

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Spaghetti & Meatball meal

G-A High School Cafeteria

Shady Grove Troop & Pack 95 are once again offering a Del Grosso's Spaghetti & Meatball meal prior to the Old Home Week Pageant. The meal will also include applesauce, bread, drink and dessert. We will also have available gluten free pasta and sauce for those with gluten intolerance.

Cost: Adults $8.00, Children 5-12 $5.00

Nate Bacon, Chair

717-762-0964

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7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Concert in the Park

Sponsored by World Kitchen ERDC

Shippensburg Swing Band

Jerome R. King Playground Band Shell

N. Carlisle Street

(In case of rain – Greencastle-Antrim Elementary School, 500 E. Leitersburg Street)

Chairperson(s): Candy Mowen, Brock Bricker

 

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Old Home Week Pageant

Greencastle Antrim High School Auditorium

OHW BADGE REQUIRED

(available at door)

Scenes from Greencastle and Antrim long ago with history and fun mixed together. Music from the pit band and choir embellishes the narrative.

Pat Fridgen and Marty Zimmerman, Co-Chair

Pat Beard Pageant Director

Musical Director: Saundra Wingert

Band Director: Brock Bricker

Narrator: Ben Thomas

Pageant Director: Pat Beard

Scene Directors: Vern McCauley, Noel Fridgen, Bonnie Shockey, Paris Peet, Barry Stottlemyer, Megan Osborne, Cory Pittman, Sue Powell

 

7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Music On The Square

Center Square, Main Stage

Circa Blue Bluegrass

Greg Hoover & Mike Bock, Co- Chair

mbock1313@yahoo.com

 

 

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