September 11, 2012
Everyone comes for Civil War battle re-enactments - the smoke, the noise, the advancing lines of men and horses. But who stays for dinner after the battle? As spectators dribbled out of the grounds after Saturday's "Maryland, My Maryland" re-enactment of the Battle of South Mountain, Sharon Jackson poked the fire at the 27th Virginia Company C encampment. Jackson is from Pennsylvania, but she's with the 4th Texas Company B. But on Saturday, her unit was on campaign, so she was adopted as a cook by the 27th Virginia.
July 27, 2006
Family Traditions Lighthouse's $18.95 seafood buffet includes flounder stuffed with crabmeat, steamed scallops, steamed mussels and steamed shrimp. Summer means seafood to many people. At Family Traditions Lighthouse restaurant in Chambersburg, Pa., the seafood buffet is a year-round Friday night tradition. Owners Tony and Melissa Sherman brought the seafood buffet feature back when they bought the family restaurant two years ago. They also brought back menus, for those not interested in the daily buffets.
February 25, 2009
Sandy Kaiser, left, became a member of the Franklin County chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of Retired Teachers at this month's annual breakfast buffet in Chambersburg, Pa. Eva Hoke, who joined the chapter in 1977, was recognized as a golden member.
August 4, 2009
The Hagerstown High School class of 1944 will hold its 65th class reunion Saturday, Sept. 26, at noon at the Plaza Hotel. The reunion will include a hot buffet luncheon. The reunion costs $25 per person. Reservations are needed by Sept. 19. For more information, call Virginia Messersmith Strine at 301-791-0145.
September 20, 2009
HAGERSTOWN --Â The Bridge of Life Church in downtown Hagerstown hosted the Touch Your World conference Friday through Sunday, which featured missionaries from around the world, including Romania, Zimbabwe, the Philippines, Ecuador and the United States. Sunday's events featured a procession of flags, speakers, a buffet lunch and a missions fair. For more information, to to www.bridgeoflife.org.
September 29, 2007
The Women's Club will sponsor a bus trip and guided tour of the Gettysburg battlefield Monday, Oct. 15. The tour will begin at the Eisenhower Farm, include a buffet luncheon at Dobbin House Tavern, and a two-hour riding tour of the battlefield with a guide. The cost is $65 and the bus will leave from the Kmart parking lot at 8 a.m. For reservations and information, call Minkey Cogan at 301-733-4020.
September 15, 1997
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The Rise and Shine Chamber Breakfast will be held from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Friday at the Holiday Inn in Martinsburg. Gene Leonard will speak on Interstate 81 exit 14, "The Critical Link. " Breakfast buffet tickets are $10 in advance and $13 if billed for members, and $20 in advance only for non-members. For reservations, call 1-304-267-4841.
September 22, 2011
Saturday, Oct. 1, 6 to 11 p.m. Beaver Creek Country Club, 9535 Mapleville Road, Hagerstown. Buffet dinner, live music, silent auction. Cost is $35. RSVP to Vickie (Martin) Layton at 301-791-1486 or Dianne (Kronawetter) Snyder at 301-791-6257.
June 4, 2007
BOONSBORO - Benevola United Methodist Church, 19925 Benevola Church Road, will host a Big Band Swing Dance and Dinner Saturday, June 9, from 5 to 10 p.m., featuring the 16-piece Martinsburg Jazz Orchestra, and a ham and chicken country-style buffet. Advance reservations are recommended. Tickets cost $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Tickets for the dinner or dance only cost $10. To make reservations, call Jennifer Silbert at 301-432-7984.