2013-10-17 / Community Bulletin Board



Peck’s Tractor Display Gary and Nancy have been avid John Deere tractor collectors for more than 40 years – starting their collection with a Model A in the 1970s. Thirty tractors will be displayed on the hill in front of their home during the Fall Folk Festival. Freshly restored this year is the Model 620. Follow the signs off of Route 522 onto Breezy Point Road near Knobsville. Cross the bridge between the John Deere green/yellow wagon wheels and enjoy. Restroom is on site.

Breakfast Buffet Cito United Methodist Church will serve a breakfast buffet Saturday, October 19, from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Cito Fellowship Hall located at 3746 Cito Road, Mc- Connellsburg. The buffet-style breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, hash browns, chipped beef gravy, toast, orange juice and coffee. No charge. Donations accepted.

Museums Open McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends will have the McConnellsburg/Greenhill Alumni Museum and Fulton County All Sports Museums open this weekend for the festival at the following times: Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The alumni kitchen will also be open featuring focaccia, apple dumplings, soup, sandwiches and a variety of baked goods. The building is located at 301 East Maple Street. More information or to donate please contact 485-0221 or 377- 3643.

Quilt Show The 33rd annual Fulton County Quilt Show will be held at Fulton Theatre, located at the rear ofF&M Trust at 100 Lincoln Way East. Quilts will be received for the show Wednesday, October 16, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Thursday, October 17, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Show hours are 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, October 17; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, October 19; Sunday, October 20, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year’s raffle quilt, “Baskets Full of Red,” will be raffled off at 4 p.m. Free admission.

Chili Fest Stop by the ninth annual FFDC Chili Fest Saturday, October 19, at 9 a.m. at Democratic headquarters, 123 South Second Street, on Rt. 522, half a block up from the banks. One day only. Still only a buck a cup makes it the best deal in town. All kinds of chili: mild, hot, meat, veggie., etc. Sponsored by the FFDC

Turkey Supper A turkey supper will be held October 18 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 230 North Third Street, Mc- Connellsburg. Serving from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Takeouts at the back entrance.

FFFF at Pleasant Ridge Campground Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Homemade soup, coffee, baked goods, Scentsy products and yard sales.

Vendors Wanted Individuals or families wanted for yard sale setups at Pleasant Ridge Campground, Harrisonville, Thursday, Friday and Saturday of the Fulton Fall Folk Festival. Vendors also welcome. More information may be obtained by calling 485-3973, 573-4586 or 552-9160.

Yard Sale/Flea Market A yard sale and flea market will be held Friday, October 18, and Saturday, October 19, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Rehobeth New Life Church, Rt. 522 in Needmore, next to firehall. Proceeds benefit ReNewing Hope Ministries Ladies Recovery Center.

Breakfast Fulton County Community Christian School Boosters Club will serve an old-fashioned country breakfast Saturday, October 19, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Menu will include pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, sausage gravy, home fries, biscuits, juice and coffee. Price is by donation. The school is located along Rt. 522 in Needmore.

Petting Zoo/Food Stand McConnellsburg FFA will hold a petting zoo, bake sale and food stand Friday and Saturday, October 18 and 19, across from the firehall from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Face painting, pumpkin decorating and other activities will be offered as weather permits. Also available will be chicken corn soup for sale Friday, and ham bean soup for sale on Saturday. In addition, on Saturday at 2 p.m., Justin Cheshire will give a roping demonstration.

HAVFCO Festival Activities Activities at Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. during the Fulton Fall Folk Festival are: Friday, October 18, 5 p.m. – roast beef dinner; Saturday, October 19, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – all-you-can-eat homemade slippery potpie; Saturday, October 19, 6 p.m. – open stage; Sunday, October 20, 11 a.m. – all-you-can-eat buffet. Watch for details.

Car Show A car show will be held Saturday, October 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Needmore Bible Church, 6939 Great Cove Road, Needmore. Open to all antiques, hot rods, customs, classics, trucks and motorcycles. There will also be a concession stand, bake sale, music, door prizes and more. Judging is at 1:30 p.m. and trophies will be awarded at 3 p.m. Proceeds benefit Fulton County Community Christian School. Parade participants are welcome and encouraged to participate as registration is open until 1:30 p.m. To register or for additional information call 301-730-0955.

Dairy 4-H Club Bake Sale The Dairy 4-H Club will be holding a bake sale on Saturday, October 19, from 9 a.m. until supplies last. The bake sale stand will be located at the start of the parade lineup.

Fashion Show/Pet Show A fashion show and pet show will be held in Waterfall, Saturday, October 19, at 12:30 p.m., on Knepper’s Mill porch. All pets and people are welcome to participate. Outfit must come from 2nd Time Around in Waterfall. To participate call 814-685-3414. Outfit is yours to keep and prizes will be given. Join the fun.

FFFF Food Stand Center United Methodist women are planning a rest-stop for your sweet tooth, a refreshing drink of coffee, soft drinks and water, a sandwich for gnawing hunger and an exceptional apple dumpling as long as they last. A great opportunity to sit a spell in the historic Grange Hall, owned and kept neat by Zion United Methodist Church. To enjoy old friends and new ones. It’s a great homecoming away from the hustle and bustle of the day.

Chicken BBQ Knobsville United Methodist Church will hold a chicken barbecue Saturday, October 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $10 for half a chicken with dinner; $7 for just half a chicken. Eat in or take out. Baked goods also will be for sale.

Puppen Meister At FFFF Fulton County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the Puppen Meister will be returning to this year’s 40th annual Fulton Fall Folk Festival at the alumni building in McConnellsburg. The Puppen Meister will be doing multiple marionette/puppet shows throughout each of the 3-day event and will be featuring children’s activities and games in addition to the popular 20 to 30 minute shows. Children’s activities and games include T-shirt spin art and face painting. Admission is free. Show times are Friday, noon to 2 p.m.; 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.; Saturday, 11 am., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.; and Sunday 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Vendors Needed Better Days Animal League Thrift Store is now accepting reservations for vendors during Fall Folk Festival. Spaces available Thursday through Sunday, October 17-20. Convenient location and plenty of parking. Please call 717-485-0064 for information.

FFFF Food Sale McConnellsburg United Methodist Church festival activities are as follows: Friday - curbside sandwiches, carryout dumplings and chicken corn soup by the bowl starting at 11 a.m.; Saturday apple dumplings, sandwiches and chicken corn soup (if still available) beginning at 8:30 a.m. Visit on the square and enjoy the festival.


Men’s Conference Risk Takers for Christ will present DARE 2B Daring men’s conference at Knobsville Church of the Brethren, November 2, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. More information may be obtained by calling 717-987-3935 or on the Knobsville Church of the Brethren Facebook page.

Revival Fort Littleton Bible Church will hold revival with Rev. Ken Ali October 17-19 at 7 p.m. each evening. Sunday morning, October 20, revival services will be held at 10:30 a.m. at 7 p.m.

Revival Revival services will be held at Knobsville Church of the Brethren November 1-3. Dale Glading of Risk Takers for Christ will be the speaker. Evening services will be at 7 p.m. and Sunday morning will be Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship at 10:30 a.m. and fellowship meal at noon.


Halloween Parade McConnellsburg annual firemen’s Halloween parade will be held Thursday, October 31, beginning at 7 p.m. The parade route will run from East Maple Street to the McConnellsburg Firehall. Lineup will begin in front of Carbaugh’s Coin Laundry. Area children are invited to visit the firehall following the parade for light refreshments.

Indoor Soccer McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends will sponsor indoor soccer leagues. Registration for all girls and boys from fourth grade through adult will be Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 18-20, in the alumni buildig. Cost is $20 and covers T-shirts, eqiupment and supplies. More information may be obtained by calling 485-0221 or 377-3643. Indoor soccer for 4-year-olds through third grade will start in January. Registration will be at a later date.

Halloween Party McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends will hold a Halloween party Friday, October 25, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Please come in costume.

Dale Gordon 5K Run The Dale Gordon 5K run/walk will be held Saturday, October 19, at the square in Needmore. There are 12 age/gender categories and medals are awarded in each category. The money raised is contributed to Fulton County Community Christian School. Check-in starts at 7:30 a.m. and the run/walk begins at 8:30 a.m. More information or registration forms may be obtained by calling 717-573- 4400 or e-mail dalbon@frontiernet.net.

Benefit A benefit for Linda Fling will be held at Buck Valley Park Saturday, October 19, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., with yard sales, vendors, music by local bands all day, bingo at 5 p.m. and breakfast served all day.

Harvest Day Cowans Gap State Park will hold a Harvest Day Saturday, October 19, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Activities will include pumpkin carving, seed roasting, hot apple cider, autumn crafts, fall games, nature trail, trek or treat trail and fall foliage walk.

Christmas Bazaar A Christmas bazaar will be held Friday, November 1, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday, November 2, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Pleasant Grove Christian Church, three miles west of Needmore. Sponsored by the ladies group.There will be homemade soups, sandwiches, cakes, baked goods, pies, etc. More information may be obtained by calling 717-573-2567.

Christmas Bazaar St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 2 East High Street, Hancock, will hold a Christmas bazaar Saturday, November 2, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Crafts, ornaments and gifts, white elephant table, baked goods and soups to go. Lunch will be served.

Basketball McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends will sponsor basketball for 4 years olds through third grade. Registration will be October 18-20 in the alumni building. Cost is 420. More information may be obtained by calling 485-0221 or 377-3643.

X Card Shoots Fulton County Pistol & Rifle Club X card shoots will run every Friday night until November 22. Kitchen will be open.

Casino/Outlets Trip A Sands Casino and Outlets trip is planned to Bethlehem, Pa., Saturday, November 2. The bus will leave the VFW at 6 a.m. Cost is $40, which includes $30 free slot voucher plus $5 food voucher. There are 16 restaurants and 24 outlets (Coach, Under Armor, Tommy Hilfiger, Guess, Corningware, Dress Barn, Van Huesen, Izod, etc.) Make reservations with Linda Lynch at 717-552-5422 or bring money to VFW. No refunds. First ones to pay get seats.


Christmas Gift Program Fulton County Catholic Mission is taking applications for its Christmas gift program for needy families. To sign up and for more information call 485- 5927.

Book Sale Book sale at Fulton County Library in Mc- Connellsburg, Friday, October 18, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, October 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everything $4 a bag.

Parenting Courses McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church and Fulton County Family Partnership are offering a series of free parenting groups open to the community October 24, November 7 and 21 and December 5, at Mc- Connellsburg United Presbyterian Church, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Childcare provided. Additional information may be obtained by calling Kenny Walker at 717-485-5038, Ext. 215.


Free Flu Immunizations Free flu immunizations for Fulton County residents will be held November 8 at McConnellsburg Senior Center from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; November 12 at Warfordsburg Senior Center from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., and November 12 at Hustontown Senior Center from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Vaccines are available to Fulton County residents 18 years and older.

Grief Support Grief support group being held at Fulton County Medical Center will not be held this Thursday, October 17. It will resume on Thursday, October 24 at 5 p.m.

Zumba Classes Zumba classes will be offered at Mc- Connellsburg Firehall Wednesday evenings at 7:15 p.m. More information may be obtained by contacting Sarah at 814-259- 3667.

Yoga Classes Reaching Wellness yoga classes will be held for all ages every Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., at Community State Bank. Call for cost and to register at 717-485- 4492.

Alzheimer’s/Dementia Support Group Alzheimer’s/ dementia support group meets the third Tuesday monthly at 6:30 p.m. in Fulton County Medical Center, Pearl Room. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-6108. Community Wellness/Silver Sneakers/Prime Commu- nity Wellness/Silver Sneakers/Prime will be held Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and Wednesday and Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Fulton County Medical Center cardiopulmonary rehab gym. The cost is based on insurance. Call Kim or Patti at 717-485- 6149 to see if insurance provider is accepted. Community Wellness is $40/month/person or $70/month/couple.

Nutrition Class Fulton County nutrition awareness classes are held at Warfordsburg Senior Center on the third Monday of every month. When the third Monday is a holiday, it is held the fourth Monday from 10 a.m. to noon. To register or sign up for lunch call 717-294-6020.

Blood Drive A blood drive will be held Thursday, October 17, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Warfordsburg Presbyterian Faith Center. Sponsored by the American Red Cross.

Zumba Fitness Reaching Wellness Zumba fitness class will be held for all ages every Friday at 6 p.m., at McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends building. More information may be obtained by calling 717-253-7599 or at jtanonsilver@comcast.net.

McConnellsburg AA Meetings The McConnellsburg Chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous will meet on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. every week at the alumni building basement, McConnellsburg.

Veterans Assistance Dan McIntyre, assistant state service office of Veterans of Foreign Wars, will be at McConnellsburg VFW to assist veterans with service-connected disability claims. Primary day is the second Wednesday of every month and the alternate day is the fourth Wednesday of the month. Also available by appointments. Contact 717-414- 0675 or dmcintyrevfwso@yahoo.com.


Pancake Supper Whips Cove Church will hold a pancake supper Saturday, November 2, at 5 p.m. Old-fashioned buckwheat and buttermilk pancakes, eggs, pork pudding, sausage and ham, sausage gravy and drinks will be served. Donations accepted. Located two miles south of Town HIll, I- 70 Exit 156 on Route 643. More information may be obtained by calling 717-294-3229.

Spaghetti Dinner Saint Stephen Catholic Church will sponsor an Election Day spaghetti dinner Tuesday, November 5. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and dinner will be served from 4:40 p.m. to 7 p.m. Meatball subs will be available. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Takeouts will be available.

Republican Dinner Fulton County Republican Committee fall dinner will be held Friday, October 25, at 6:30 p.m., at Hustontown Firehall. Tickets are $13 for adults, $6.50 for children 7-12; and free for children 6 and under. Contact a committee person for tickets or call Monica Seville at 658-7957 or Jackie Yates at 573-2571.

Benefit Dinner A benefit dinner for Tom H. Deshong for medical expenses will be held at McConnellsburg Firehall November 2, from noon to 4 p.m. Menu will be spaghetti and salad. Price is adults $8; children 5-12, $4; and children 4 and under are free. Also available will be raffle tickets and basket tickets. Need not be present for drawings.

Turkey Dinner St. Mary’s Church just north of Shade Gap on Rt. 522, is having its annual all-you-can-eat turkey dinner, Sunday, October 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adult and takeout dinners are $8, children 5-11 are $4, and 4 and under are free.

Pancake Breakfast A pancake and sausage breakfast will be held October 26 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 7404 Lincoln Highway, Harrisonville, from 6 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Regular, blueberry and buckwheat pancakes, sausage, fruit, coffee and tea will be available. Donations accepted.

Spaghetti Supper A free spaghetti supper will be held November 12 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 7404 Lincoln Highway, Harrisonville, from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Spaghetti, salad, dessert and beverage will be served. Everyone is welcome.

Turkey Dinner Shade Gap Fire Co. auxiliary will hold its annual turkey dinner Saturday, November 9, at 4 p.m. at the auxiliary building. Cost is adults $9, children 5-10 $4.50 and under 5 are free. Takeouts available. Proceeds benefit Shade gap Fire Co. auxiliary.

Free Meal A free meal will be served the second Tuesday of each month at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 220 North Third Street. Please join in for good fellowship.


Library Teen Board Meeting Fulton County Library’s Teen Advisory Board (TAB) will hold a Halloween costume party Friday, October 18, between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., in the community room of Fulton County Library. Teens are asked to bring a covered dish or snack to share. All teens between the ages of 13 and 19 are welcome to attend.

P.O.W.E.R. Meetings P.O.W.E.R. (Parents Offering Wisdom, Education and Release) will meet on the following dates: October 18, November 11, December 9, January 13 and 27 and February 20 and 24. The goal of the group is to support and educate the community, the addict and the families of addicts to the issues and problems that can occur when dealing with addicts and their recovery programs. Emotional and possible financial support are also offered to any individual who might need it to successfully overcome an addiction. The meeting is held at 292 Buchanan Trail. For more information, contact Susanne Reed at 717-414-9695.

Garden Club Meeting North End Garden Club will meet Tuesday, October 22, at 11 a.m., in Fulton County Library community room. Topic will be planting and forcing fall bulbs, presented by Master Gardener Marion Sickles. Bring pots, soil and any bulbs to plant and share. More information may be obtained by calling 717-485-5736. Guests are welcome.

PASR Meeting To all school retirees, mark your calendars. Fulton Fall PASR meeting will be held at Hustontown Firehall during the morning of November 12. Speaker will be Ken Keebaugh, who will be talking about the one-room schools in the county. PASR has a storehouse of information available for use. This cn be a benefit to you during retirement. PASR, the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees, welcomes all school retirees and all friends of education, not just teachers. A chicken and ham meal will be served.

Sportsmen’s League Meeting Fulton County Sportsmen’s League will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the stone house at the trout nursery on October 18.

Shooting Club Meeting The monthly shooting club meeting at Fulton County Pistol & Rifle Club will be held Thursday, October 17, at 6:30 p.m. All members are urged to attend and those interested are welcome.


Redneck Bingo Redneck basket bingo will be held Saturday, November 9, at McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends building. Doors open at 5:30 p.m .and bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. More information and tickets may be obtained by calling 485-0221 or 377-3643.


MHS Class Of 1964 Reunion McConnellsburg High School Class of 1964’s annual get-together will be held Saturday, October 26, at 6 p.m., at New Fort Restaurant in Fort Littleton.

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