Schedule

Heritage Festival Events Schedule

Thursday, Aug. 31:

McLain Festival Reception, Two Mile House

This is a ticketed event. Tickets can be purchased HERE

Sept. 1:

Whiskey Tasting at Cumberland County Historical Society, 5.30-8.00

Ticket includes whiskey tastings, snacks, and entertainment.

FREE but donations accepted at the door HERE

Saturday, Sept. 2:

23rd Annual McLain Celtic Festival, Two Mile House, 9.00-5.00

Full Schedule HERE

This is a ticketed event. Tickets can be purchased HERE 

Sunday, Sept. 3:

First Annual Whiskey Rebellion Festival, 10.00-5.00; Downtown Carlisle

Full Schedule HERE

 This is a FREE event but walking tours must be booked in advance Here

 

Heritage Week Events Overview  

Full Schedule HERE

Friday, Sept. 1 & Sat, Sept. 2

U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center Walking tours, 10.30 & 2.00

Join an AHEC guide for a 1-hour walking tour of the Army Heritage Trail.

Tours will leave on both days at 10.30 and 2.00 from the flag pole at AHEC.

Tours are limited to 25 people and participants must register by emailing – usarmy.carlisle.awc.mbx.ahec-ves@mail.mil – with your name, number of people attending and the time/day you will joining the tour.

Monday, Sept. 4:

Walk and picnic at Mount Holly Marsh Preserve, 10.00

 This is a FREE event but must be booked in advance Here

Wednesday, Sept. 6:

Bus trip to Mt Tabor AME Zion Church and Cemetery in Mount Holly Springs, 4.00

 This is a FREE event. Space is limited and tour must be booked in advance Here

Saturday, Sept. 9:

Bike ride on Rails to Trails, Allen Road, 9.00

 This is a FREE event. Space is limited and tour must be booked in advance Here

Bus tour to LEAF farm, 10.00-1.00

 This is a FREE event. Space is limited and tour must be booked in advance Here

Join Prof. Steven Burg for a tour of Locust Grove Cemetery, Shippensburg, 1.00 (if raining venue will be moved indoors for a virtual tour)

 This is a FREE event. Space is limited and tour must be booked in advance Here

Craighead House 80-85 Commemoration, Events throughout the day

This is a FREE event. For more information on events or to learn more about the house and the Craighead family visit the Craighouse website

 

To RSVP contact Lvarner@historicalsociety.com or call 717-249-7610 x111

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