New Year's Eve in Waynesboro

December 29, 1999

Aggressive Little Juice Machinephoto: JOE CROCETTA / staff photographer

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - New Year's Eve activities start at 6 in Waynesboro.

There will be face painting, clowns and other entertainers in the square throughout the evening.

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There will be a couch potato contest, organized by Mainstreet Waynesboro Inc. and local businesses on Main Street. Call Frank Kocek for details at 1-717-749-3652.

Spectators can watch New Year's celebrations on four big screen televisions that will be set up downtown.

A "Waynesboro 2000," ice sculpture will be on display in the square.

These activities are planned:

6 p.m.

Christian Singspiration at Rainbow Gymnastics, 71 W. Main St. Worship in music, drama or puppets. Call Barb Harbaugh at 1-717-762- 9071 for details.


7 p.m.

Waynesboro Theatre, 75 W. Main St. - Karaoke contest. This will be an MTV-style competition. Judging will be on fashion, accuracy and presentation. More than $500 worth of prizes will be awarded. There is a $5 registration fee. For information, call 1-717-762-3878. Registration is first-come, first-served basis.

Shanni's Coffee Shop, 70 W. Main St. - Musicians and poetry reading all evening.

9 p.m.

Rainbow Gymnastics - The brother/sister duo Aggressive Little Juice Machine will play Christian techno, pop, rock, jungle and classical music. Free.

Freed Spirit Christian Bookstore, Main Street - Love, Hope and Faith Ministries will bring a blend of puppets, clowns, interactive drama and a little magic. For ages 11 and younger.

Local radio station personalities from STAR 92.1 will be on hand with a live remote on the square.

9:15 p.m.

Fairview Brethren In Christ Church will present Living Fire Mime Group. The group will perform to Christian music on the square.

9:45 p.m.

DeWayne's Harebrain Productions will present magic and comedy on the square.

10 p.m.

Hay rides will be given from Main Street to Walnut Street, then back between Main and Second streets, stopping to pick up people in parking lots and transport them to the square. The hayride will go into the Rotary parking lot, then out to Potomac Street and back down Main street. Rides are free; any donations will be given to local charity groups. Enclosed carriage rides also are available for $5 per person. This fee also will be donated to local charity groups.

10:45 p.m.

Listen to the chainsaws of Scott Dustin as he sculpts a 300-pound block of ice into a "2000 Stallion" on the square.

11:30 p.m.

Cake and nonalcoholic drinks available.

The countdown begins with a finale of flying confetti, theatrical effects and noisemakers.

For information, call Ken Koll at 1-717-762-3878 or Waynesboro Chamber of Commerce at 1-717-762-7123.

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