FOOD & DINING
Spaghetti Dinner A spaghetti dinner (eat in or carry out) will beheld at Knobsville United Methodit Church Saturday, May 23, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Proceeds benefit the summer Vacation Bible School. Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for kids 4-12 and kids 3 and under are free. There will be a bake sale and a free craft for the kids. Directions: take 522 north of McConnellsburg, turn onto Rt. 475, toward Hustontown. The church is on the left.
Festival St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Big Cove Tannery, will hold a festival June 20 at 4:00 p.m. The menu will include homemade ice cream, soups, pies and cakes. Also served will be barbecue, hamburgers and hot dogs. Entertainment will be by the Silver Creek country band from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The church is located five miles south of McConnellsburg on Route 522. Thrivent has made available matching funds.
Clear Ridge Bean Soup The annual bean soup at Clear Ridge Community Building will be held May 30 at 11:00 a.m. Served will be ham dinners, sandwiches, pies and ice cream. All are welcome.
Free Dinner St. Paul Lutheran Church of McConnellsburg will offer a free meal the second Tuesday of each month at 5 p.m.
Spring Fling A spring fling will be held at McConnellsburg United Methodist Church Saturday, May 30. A potpie dinner will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. with a freewill donation. A talent auction will follow at 7:00 p.m. with lots of fun and creative things to be auctioned off. Children's activities will also be provided. All are welcome.
Ice Cream Social An ice cream social will be held June 13 at 5:00 p.m. at Needmore Fire Co. Food, games, dime pitch, dart throw, fish game and open mic night. More information may be obtained by calling 717-573-2821.
Chicken BBQ A chicken barbecue will be held at Needmore Fire Co. Sunday, May 31, at 11:00 a.m.
Ag Appreciation Picnic Several Fulton County organizations will be sponsoring an Ag Appreciation picnic on Sunday, July 12, beginning at 1:00 p.m., at the American Legion picnic grounds just north of Mc- Connellsburg. This picnic will take the place of the annual Farm Bureau picnic and the Farm City or Tri Ag banquet. Local organizations supporting this event include the Fulton County Farm Bureau, Fulton County Conservation District, Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Penn State Cooperative Extension and the Fulton County Milk Promoters. The event will include a free pig roast, volleyball tournament and kids activities. Pork, rolls, place settings and beverages will be provided. Please bring a covered dish to share with the group. No alcoholic beverages provided. RSVP is greatly appreciated by Monday, July 6. Everyone is invited. To RSVP contact the Fulton County Conservation District at 717-485-3547, ext. 116.
Center Festival Center United Methodist Church will be having its first festival Saturday, June 6, at 4:00 p.m. Turkey or ham dinners will be served with the fixings. Other goodies will be available: sandwiches, soup, cakes, pies and homemade ice cream. The church is located one-half mile off Route 655, on Dublin Mills Road. Upcoming festivals are July 11 and August 29.