Community Events

Saturday, August 3, 2019

7:00 am -10:00 am

Pancake Breakfast

Kauffman Ruritan Club and Community Center

BSA Pack 413 pancake breakfast w/syrup, Variety of egg Stratas, Biscuits & Sausage gravy, Bacon, fruit, muffins, coffee, OJ, milk & tea. Support pack and community projects- by donation

Chairperson: Carlene Eby


8:00 am - 1:00 pm and 

3:00 pm - 8:00 pm 

Last Day August 10th 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Photo Booth

Visionova Entertainment Office at 25 Center Square We will provide 4x6 postcard style photos in our photo  booth all week.

Chairpersons: Jeff Oden and Ryan Stahl,Co-Owners

Presented by The Echo-Pilot

Sunday, August 4, 2019

8:00 am - 1:00 pm and 

3:00 pm - 8:00 pm 

Last Day August 10th 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Photo Booth

Visionova Entertainment Office at 25 Center Square We will provide 4x6 postcard style photos in our photo  booth all week.

Chairpersons: Jeff Oden and Ryan Stahl,Co-Owners

Presented by The Echo-Pilot


12:00 noon - 4:00 pm

8th Annual Float the Jig for Brandi Kaye

Talhelm’s to Martin’s Mill

This float is in memory of Brandi Kaye Rockwell-Peli who

passed away on August 4, 2011. Chairperson: Jodi L. Lafferty

Monday, August 5, 2019

8:00 am - 1:00 pm and 

3:00 pm - 8:00 pm 

Last Day August 10th 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Photo Booth

Visionova Entertainment Office at 25 Center Square We will provide 4x6 postcard style photos in our photo  booth all week.

Chairpersons: Jeff Oden and Ryan Stahl,Co-Owners

Presented by The Echo-Pilot


(Monday)  10:30 am 

“Good Morning Greencastle”

Otterbein United Brethren Church Social Hall, 146 Leitersburg St., Greencastle, PA

“Good Morning Greencastle” will include a skit, “Radio Station”, written by David Rawley, Match Game played by several Greencastle Personalities including audience prizes, a Men’s Quartet performing Folk, Patriotic, and Spiritual selections,“TheThing” performed by Barry Stottlemyer, and many Door Prizes.

Chairpersons: Jeannie Johnston and Cindy Leckron


(Monday)  12:00 noon - 2:00 pm 

Free Repair, Battery Replacement & Diagnostics

Boost Mobile by Jay Reece Prepaid 110 S Antrim Way

Free iPhone screen repair, free iPhone battery replacement,

free diagnostics for any phone for 2 hours! Light

refreshments will be served

Chairpersons: Jeremy Byers and Kristen Hammett


(Monday)  12:00 noon - 3:00 pm 

Through The Years

Greencastle Foursquare Church 236 Tyrone St. Greencastle, PA

Open House – we will be open these days for a walk through of our church as we celebrate 100 years.There will be a video rolling of pictures over the history of the church, along with articles on display.We will also be giving away free Mikies hand dipped ice cream on Wednesday.

Chairperson: Pastor Harry Miller


(Monday)  1:00 pm - 8:00 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 11-13 around the world. Greencastle Lions Club is proud to share the winners of the 2017-18 contest through this tabletop display.

Chairperson: Joann Williams


(Monday)  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

Orange Dreamsicles at the Chamber of Commerce!

217 East Baltimore Street, Greencastle PA 17225 Parking lot in the rear of the building

An open house at the Chamber of Commerce. Learn about our members, and enjoy a free orange dreamsicle sundae on us!

Chairperson: Georgina Cranston


(Monday)  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 

Family Fun Night

The Life Center, 35 N Carlisle St, Greencastle, PA 17225 Come join us for a carnival style evening with fun for the

whole family at The Life Center in Greencastle! Events to include carnival games, dunk tank, magic show, popcorn, snowballs, and a movie showing.

Chairpersons: Justin Nowell and Kristie Mongan

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Doughnuts and Coffee

VFW Post 6319, 408 S.Washington St., Greencastle, PA

Free and open to the public. Doughnuts, fruit, juice, coffee and tea.We will be collecting nonperishable items for the local food pantry if you wish to make a donation. Chairperson(s): Pat Meyers and Diane Hughes


(Tuesday)  8:00 am - 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Last DayAugust 10th 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Photo Booth

Visionova Entertainment Office at 25 Center Square

We will provide 4x6 postcard style photos in our photo booth all week.

Chairpersons: Jeff Oden and Ryan Stahl,Co-Owners

Presented by The Echo-Pilot


(Tuesday)  9:00 am - 8:00 pm 

Lions Clubs International

Peace PosterTable Display

Lilian S Besore Memorial Library

305 East Baltimore Street, Greencastle Each year, Lions Clubs International hosts a Peace Poster Contest for children 11-13 around the world. Greencastle Lions Club is proud to share the winners of the 2017-18 contest through this tabletop display. 

Chairperson: Joann Williams


(Tuesday)  11:00 am - 2:00 pm 

Orrstown Bank Open House

Orrstown Bank 308 Carolle St Greencastle PA 17225

Come enjoy Lemonade and Sugar Cookies

Chairperson: Rachel Grimm


(Tuesday)  11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Fun Day Bun Day

Lumber Direct

Come join us for Hot Dogs & Popcorn. Enjoy a relaxing lunch with us. Browse through your locally owned and operated hometown hardware store.

Chairpersons: Mike Stenger & Julie Beam


(Tuesday)  11:00 am - 2:00 pm 

Chillin’Anniversary Celebration

Greencastle Eye Care Center (In the John L. Grove Medical Center) 50 Eastern Ave, Suite 107, Greencastle PA

Commemorate the 40th Old HomeWeek and

Greencastle Eye Care Center’s 35 years in business.We will celebrate these two milestones with ice cold slushies, lemonade, fresh popped popcorn, and giveaways.

Chairpersons: Dr. Sandra Fink-Freeman and Angela Hykes


(Tuesday)  11:30 am - 1:30 pm 

Corning Credit Union Old HomeWeek Picnic

Corning Credit Union,

11677 Molly Pitcher Hwy South, Greencastle

Come enjoy lunch outside at the Corning Credit Union with your friends during the Old HomeWeek picnic. There will be hot dogs, chips and ice cream being served and giveaways as well. Hope to see you there.

Chairpersons: Kerrie Petrunak and Danielle Lovelace


(Tuesday)  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm  

Tutti Frutti Tuesday 

F&MTrust Greencastle

We will serve icecream/sherbert and have small giveaways.

Chairpersons: Karen Metz & Penny Koser


(Tuesday)  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

The NetYouth Network presents Lawn Games

Jerome King Playground - North End

The NetYouth Network invites all middle school and high school students to come enjoy lawn games like Kan Jam, Spike Ball, Corn Hole, and Ladder Golf as well as free water to cool off.

Chairperson: RyanWhisel


(Tuesday)  4:30 pm - 7:00 pm  

Spaghetti Meal

GAHS Cafeteria

Shady Grove Scouting Spaghetti Meal.

$8.00 for adults, children $5.00. 

Chairperson: Nate Bacon


(Tuesday)  5:30 pm - 7:00 pm  

Cultural Disney Night

Lilian S. Besore Memorial Library,

305 East Baltimore Street, Greencastle PA 17225

Stop into the library to check out our new Cultural Disney Night, once a month we will be celebrating different cultures through movies, food, and games.This month we will be showing Lilo and Stitch, refreshments and Hawaiian food will be available to sample. Please remember this is a free family program but sign up is encouraged at the library.

Chairperson: Cheyenne Bookwalter


(Tuesday)  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm 

Waynesboro Model Railroad Club Open House

Waynecastle Road, Zullinger PA

Open House of Club’s Model Railroad Layouts with 3 scales - HO, N, & O

Chairperson: Brian Cowgill

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

8:00 am - 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Last DayAugust 10th 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Photo Booth

Visionova Entertainment Office at 25 Center Square

We will provide 4x6 postcard style photos in our photo booth all week.

Chairpersons: Jeff Oden and Ryan Stahl,Co-Owners

Presented by The Echo-Pilot


(Wednesday)  9:00 am - 2:00 pm 

Senior Center Open House

10615 Antrim Church Rd. Greencastle, PA 17225

We will be havingWRGG broadcasting live from 9am - 11am.We will also have different collections of our participants and community members on display as well as refreshments.Those over 60 yrs old are welcome to come try lunch that day, call to reserve a meal by Aug. 5, 2019 at 717-597-2020.

Chairperson: Sue Ross, president


(Wednesday)  9:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Lions Clubs International

Peace PosterTable Display

Lilian S Besore Memorial Library

305 East Baltimore Street, Greencastle Each year, Lions Clubs International hosts a Peace Poster Contest for children 11-13 around the world. Greencastle Lions Club is proud to share the winners of the 2017-18 contest through this tabletop display. 

Chairperson: JoannWilliams


(Wednesday), 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Briana Nei: Book Signing

 Author Briana Nei will be at the Besore Memorial Library to sign copies of her book "Revealed in Ephesians: The Mystery of Who I Am In Christ." Briana grew up in the Greencastle area and completed her elementary school years here before moving away with her family. She now lives in Virginia. Learn more about her book at briananei.com.

Lilian S. Besore Memorial Library, 305 E. Baltimore St, Greencastle 


(Wednesday)   11:00  am  to  2:00  pm

The Jewelry Shop new store preview

Please join The Jewelry Shop Wednesday, August 7th at the former bank building next to True Value on Molly Pitcher Highway in Greencastle to get a pre-opening tour of our new location, coming this fall.    Tim, Dan and the staff will be making complimentary pulled pork sandwiches with their signature sauce from 11 AM to 2 PM for all that attend.  Physical address is it 821 S Washington St. Greencastle. For more information please contact The Jewelry Shop at 717-597-7993.


(Wednesday)  11:45 am 

Ice Cream Social

Greencastle Presbyterian Church, 57West Baltimore Street

Cookies and Ice Cream after Official Old HomeWeek Picture All areWELCOME. 

Chairperson: EdWine


(Wednesday)  12:00 noon - 3:00 pm 

Through  The  Years

Greencastle Foursquare Church

236Tyrone St. Greencastle, PA

Open House – we will be open these days for a walk through of our church as we celebrate 100 years.There will be a video rolling of pictures over the history of the church, along with articles on display.We will also be giving away free Mikies hand dipped ice cream on Wednesday.

Chairperson: Pastor Harry Miller


(Wednesday)  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Hydration and Relaxation Station

First United Methodist Church Greencastle, 45 North Washington Street, Greencastle, PA 17225

Need a place to rest and re-hydrate? First United

Methodist Church is your place! Come on in during 12:00 to 4:00 for a cool place to rest and for a cool drink.You may even be surprised with some live music.

Chairpersons: Pastor RyanWhisel, Chair; Kelly Cooper, Co-Chair


(Wednesday)  4:30 pm - 7:00 pm 

Spaghetti Meal

GAHS Cafeteria

Shady Grove Scouting Spaghetti Meal.

$8.00 for adults, children $5.00. 

Chairperson: Nate Bacon


(Wednesday)  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

VFW Cruise In  VII

Blue Heron Parking Lot

Classic and muscle cars welcome. Cruise on in and enjoy the times of the past. No entry fee. Chairperson: Ron Shafer


(Wednesday)  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm 

Cornerstone’s Ol’ Country Folk Fest

Cornerstone Bible Church, 350West Madison St

(On the hill near intersection of 11 & 16)

Come join us for music by Phil Bena, free food (walking tacos, hot dogs with fixins’, dessert/coffee, root beer floats, iced tea, and lemonade - while supplies last), and yard games.   We look forward to serving you!   Find us on Facebook for more info!

Chairperson(s): Jeff Ehko and Rachel Klink

Thursday, August 8, 2019

8:00 am - 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Last DayAugust 10th 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Photo Booth

Visionova Entertainment Office at 25 Center Square

We will provide 4x6 postcard style photos in our photo booth all week.

Chairpersons: Jeff Oden and Ryan Stahl,Co-Owners

Presented by The Echo-Pilot


(Thursday)  9:00 am - 8:00 pm 

Lions Clubs International

Peace PosterTable Display

Lilian S Besore Memorial Library

305 East Baltimore Street, Greencastle Each year, Lions Clubs International hosts a Peace Poster Contest for children 11-13 around the world. Greencastle Lions Club is proud to share the winners of the 2017-18 contest through this tabletop display. 

Chairperson: JoannWilliams


(Thursday)  11:00 am - 1:00 pm 

Root Beer Floats on the Square BB&T Bank

Enjoy free root beer floats hosted by BB&T Bank.

Chairperson: BB&T Bank


(Thursday)  11:00 am - 2:00 pm

CustomerAppreciation

Kline’s Grocery, Shady Grove Free Hot Dog , Sausage & Drink.

Chairperson:Terry Kline


(Thursday)  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 

Lilian S. Besore Memorial Library Ribbon Cutting & Open House

305 East Baltimore Street

Join us to cut the ribbon on our new courtyard. Listen to story times on the half an hour, participate in a library scavenger hunt, watch the DVD“A Gallery of History” shown continuously and enjoy light refreshments. Free give-aways for children & adults for attending; limited quantities! Handicap Accessible.

Chairperson: Dana Divelbiss


(Thursday)  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm 

Hydration and Relaxation Station

First United Methodist Church Greencastle, 45 North Washington Street, Greencastle, PA 17225

Need a place to rest and re-hydrate? First United

Methodist Church is your place! Come on in during 12:00 to 4:00 for a cool place to rest and for a cool drink.You may even be surprised with some live music.

Chairpersons: Pastor RyanWhisel, Chair; Kelly Cooper, Co-Chair


(Thursday)  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 

Presentation:The CumberlandValley Railroad in the CivilWar

Greencastle High LineTrain Station

Presentation by historian and author, Scott Mingus Sr. titled “The CumberlandValley Railroad During the CivilWar”. Seating is limited and reservations encouraged beginning July 22, 2019. Refreshments provided.

Chairpersons: Scott Suton and John McDowell


(Thursday)  2:30 pm - 5:30 pm 

Greencastle High LineTrain Station Open House

Greencastle High LineTrain Station

Visit the historic High LineTrain Station in Greencastle, PA to see displays depicting the history of the station and railroading in the Greencastle area. Refreshments provided.

Chairpersons: Scott Sutton and John McDowell

Friday, August 9, 2019

8:00 am - 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Last DayAugust 10th 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Photo Booth

Visionova Entertainment Office at 25 Center Square

We will provide 4x6 postcard style photos in our photo booth all week.

Chairpersons: Jeff Oden and Ryan Stahl, Co-Owners

Presented by The Echo-Pilot


(Friday)  9:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Lions Clubs International

Peace PosterTable Display

Lilian S Besore Memorial Library

305 East Baltimore Street, Greencastle Each year, Lions Clubs International hosts a Peace Poster Contest for children 11-13 around the world. Greencastle Lions Club is proud to share the winners of the 2017-18 contest through this tabletop display. 

Chairperson: JoannWilliams


(Friday)  11:00 am - 1:00 pm 

Hot Dog Lunch

1st Ed Credit Union at 526 N AntrimWay, Greencastle, PA

Stop by 1st Ed Credit Union for a Hot Dog, Chips and Soda.

Chairperson: Laureen Lutz


(Friday)  12:00 noon - 3:00 pm 

ThroughTheYears

Greencastle Foursquare Church

236Tyrone St., Greencastle, PA

Open House – we will be open these days for a walk through of our church as we celebrate 100 years.There will be a video rolling of pictures over the history of the church, along with articles on display.We will also be giving away free Mikies hand dipped ice cream on Wednesday.

Chairperson: Pastor Harry Miller


(Friday)  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Hydration and Relaxation Station

First United Methodist Church Greencastle, 45 North Washington Street, Greencastle, PA 17225

Need a place to rest and re-hydrate? First United

Methodist Church is your place! Come on in during 12:00 to 4:00 for a cool place to rest and for a cool drink.You may even be surprised with some live music.

Pastor RyanWhisel, Chair; Kelly Cooper, Co-Chair 

Saturday, August 10, 2019

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Photo Booth

Visionova Entertainment Office at 25 Center Square

We will provide 4x6 postcard style photos in our photo booth all week.

Chairpersons: Jeff Oden and Ryan Stahl,Co-Owners

Presented by The Echo-Pilot


(Saturday)  9:00 am - 3:00 pm 

Lions Clubs International

Peace PosterTable Display

Lilian S Besore Memorial Library

305 East Baltimore Street, Greencastle Each year, Lions Clubs International hosts a Peace Poster Contest for children 11-13 around the world. Greencastle Lions Club is proud to share the winners of the 2017-18 contest through this tabletop display. 

Chairperson: JoannWilliams


(Saturday)  10:00 am - 1:00 pm 

Martin’s Parking Lot Party

Martin’s Foods, 500 N AntrimWay

Join us for a party in the parking lot! Free samples, games, and prizes! Fun events for the kids! Chairpersons: Holly Hegedus


(Saturday)  10:00 am - 4:00 pm 

Brown’s Mill School Open House

Kauffman Station

FCHS will open Brown’s Mill School for tours on July 6 & 7 and August 10 & 11. Unlike other years, these will be the only weekends available without an appointment, so plan to visit! Director Ann Hull andVice President Sue Burkey will give guided tours of the historic school, open 18361921, and the Brown’s Mill Cemetery, located behind the school.Adult tours are $3, children are free. Decorated and plain slate tiles from the roof of the school will also be available for sale. Benefits the Franklin County Historical Society franklinhistorical.org. Profits are split with the OHW Association.The school is located at the intersection of Angle and Brown’s Mill Roads in Kauffman Station. From Rt. 11, turn onto Kauffman Road East, then merge onto Brown’s Mill Road.

Chairpersons:Ann Hull and Sue Burkey

Sunday, August 11, 2019

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Brown’s Mill School Open House

Kauffman Station

FCHS will open Brown’s Mill School for tours on July 6 & 7 and August 10 & 11. Unlike other years, these will be the only weekends available without an appointment, so plan to visit! Director Ann Hull andVice President Sue Burkey will give guided tours of the historic school, open 18361921, and the Brown’s Mill Cemetery, located behind the school.Adult tours are $3, children are free. Decorated and plain slate tiles from the roof of the school will also be available for sale. Benefits the Franklin County Historical Society franklinhistorical.org. Profits are split with the OHW Association.The school is located at the intersection of Angle and Brown’s Mill Roads in Kauffman Station. From Rt. 11, turn onto Kauffman Road East, then merge onto Brown’s Mill Road.

Chairperson(s):Ann Hull and Sue Burkey