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Summer fun at a glance: town festivals

May 27, 2010

Main Street, City Center, Public Square -- whatever you call it, there are plenty of opportunities to be proud of where you live. Here is a list of a few town festivals coming up in the Tri-State region this summer.

This is not intended to be an all-encompassing list. We have a more complete listing of Tri-State area events in our calendar listings each week. So check back regularly.

-- compiled by Tiffany Arnold

JULY



Waynesboro Summer Jubilee | July 3

Most activities will be held across the street from Waynesboro Hospital, whose address is 501 E. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Firecracker five-kilometer run, 8:30 a.m.; parade down Main Street, 10:30 a.m., with activities scheduled after the parade including children's games, a pie-eating contest, money machine, food, pony rides, petting zoo and bands. Fireworks at dusk. Call 717-762-7123 or go to http://www.sum merjubilee.org.

ChambersFest | July 10-24

At various locations throughout Chambersburg, Pa. Highlights: Celebrate the Arts at Old Market Day on Saturday, July 17, with more than 200 craft vendors in downtown Chambersburg, Pa.; Scoop-a-Palooza fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 24, at Chambersburg Area Middle School, 1151 E. McKinley St.; and Battle of the Bands from to 8 p.m. July 24 at the Chambersburg Memorial Park band shell. Call the Greater Chambersburg of Commerce at 717-264-7101 or go to http://www.councilforthearts.net.

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Smithsburg Pride Days | July 17-18

Veterans Park, accessible off West Water Street, Smithsburg. There will be craft and food vendors in Veterans Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 17, and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 18; Parade is 11 a.m. Saturday through the town of Smithsburg. For information, go to http://www.orgsites.com/md/smithsburgpridedays.

AUGUST



Williamsport Days | Aug. 26-29

Salute to senior citizens at Byron Park 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Street dance 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27. On Saturday and Sunday: Food, craft vendors, music and other events at Byron Memorial Park. Exhibits, films and tours at Cushwa Basin from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All proceeds to benefit Williamsport charities. Call 301-223-7711.

Plan your summer

Let us help you plan your summer. The final story in Lifestyle's Summer Fun at a Glance series will be next week.

o Thursday, June 3: Food festivals

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