Perry County Events September 22, 2021



Upcoming events can be mailed to Advance Publications, PO Box 130, New Bloomfield 17068 or by email to [email protected].

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Perry County commissioners will hold a public meeting at 7:00 p.m. on September 29th at Landisburg Firehall, 201 Faculty Ave.

There will also be public hearings October 1, 9-11 a.m. and 1 p.m.-1 p.m. and October 4, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., in the Commissioners’ Conference Room in the Veterans Memorial Building, 25 W. Main St., New Bloomfield, to Adoption of suggestions from nonprofits, corporations, and individuals who wish to witness the need for government and local grant funds.

Appointments recommended; not mandatory. Readers can call 717-582-2131 for appointments or information. The application deadline is October 29th.

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Thursday, September 23rd: 3 Heath Brothers in concert, 7pm, Bunkertown Brethren Church, 52 Bunkertown Road, McAlisterville. Voluntary offer.

Friday, September 24th: Senior Expo, 1-4pm, Newport Family Life Center, 27 W. Shortcut Road.

24.-26. September: 28. Old Iron in the Grove at Lupfer’s Grove, 5900 Spring Road, Shermans Dale. Antique tractors and equipment, hit and miss engines, daily tractor parade, kids activities, machine demonstrations, blacksmithing, food, settler hut, entertainment, crafts and flea market. Gospel and country music Friday evening at 6 p.m. Saturday afternoon and evening with various country, gospel and oldies music from 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. Feature Tractor: Suitcase; Feature Engine: Pennsylvania Built. Free entry, parking, entertainment. For more information, readers can call Shirley Hoffman at 717-582-6546.

Saturday, September 25th: Going Beyond Simulcast with Priscilla Shirer at Snyder’s Church, 1724 New Bloomfield Road, New Bloomfield, 9 a.m. The cost is USD 20 per person. The ticket includes all day simulcast, a morning snack, lunch, an afternoon snack, unlimited water, iced tea, and coffee. Book table from Guardian Angel Bookstore. Mission outreach for the day is Neighbor Helping Neighbor Food Bank. For tickets, readers can contact Paula Beaston at 717-636-2666 or email [email protected].

Saturday, September 25th: Goodbye, descendants of Arthur and Sarah (Rhule) Crull in the Crull-Hütte, Landisburg. Lunch break.

Saturday, September 25th: Tractor Show, 11-6, Chat Shack, 3473 Sand Valley Road, Richfield. Restaurant open.

Sunday, September 26th: Descendants of Charles E. and Phoebe E. Rumberger Reisinger Reunion at Shermans Dale Lions Club Park. Lunch at 12:45 p.m. Readers can call Pam Milligan Clark at 717-582-7551 for details.

Wednesday, September 29th: Sherman’s Valley Heritage Days meet at 7:30 p.m., Blain Senior Center. Readers can call David Casner at 717-385-3339 or go to for information.

Saturday, October 2nd: Good News Travelin ‘Band at Faith UMC, 1844 Armstrong Valley Road, Route 225, Fisherville, near Halifax, 6:30 p.m. Offer of Love. Refreshments will follow.

Saturday, October 2nd: Canal Day in Newport Square, 9-2.

Thursday, October 7th: World War II Round Table Zoom meeting in central Pennsylvania, 7pm, with writer Neal Bascomb speaking about “The Winter Fortress.”

7th-9th October: Fremont Fire Department Apple Harvest Festival, 299 Millrace Road, Mt. Pleasant Mills.

Friday, October 8th: Soul’d Out Quartet performs at Bunkertown Brethren Church, 7 p.m. volunteer show. Information and zoom password at

8-10 October: 35. Sherman’s Valley Heritage Days, Blain Picnic Grounds. Admission $ 2, adult; 12-under, free of charge. Information at

Saturday, October 9th: Drive-through chicken grill and biscuit sale, 11:00 AM, Perry County Recreation Association, YMCA Get off Dellville Road, Duncannon. Half chicken, baked potato, and applesauce dinner, $ 10.

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New Bloomfield Parish UMC Offers Mourning Stock Support Tuesdays at 1:15 p.m., 100 W. Main St. For information, readers can call Rev. Ellen Scamahorn at 717-582-2715.

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Central Baptist Church, 29 Pines Road, Millerstown, services at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., and AWANA, youth and adult Bible study on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. For information, readers can contact [email protected].

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The Perry County Sailors Association meets on the first Wednesday of each month at the Newport VFW. All Merchant Marines, Coast Guard and Navy, then and now, are welcome. The annual membership fee is $ 10.

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Farmer’s Market on September 26, October 31, and November 21, 12 p.m. to 4 a.m., in the parking lot and courtyard of the Church of the Nativity, 159 S. Second St., Newport. Fresh produce and housewares for sale from local vendors.

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The Duncannon Sportsmen’s Association is holding block shoots Friday evenings through November 5th. Four meat rounds and a special round every evening. Kitchen open from 6 p.m. Registration starts at 6:30 a.m. shooting starts at 7. The competition is open to all 12-gauge shotguns; the only restriction is the maximum barrel length of 36 inches. Seashells decorated. November 5th, all turkey prices shoot up in meat rounds. Duncannon Sportsmen’s Association is located on Route 274 four miles west of Duncannon or five miles east of Meck’s Corner at 256 Montebello Farm Road. For more information, readers can call Carl Fox at 717-433-8223 or Bob Hines at 717-834-3882 call.

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Newport Civic Club is sponsoring a bus ride to the Dutch Apple Theater on Tuesday, November 23rd to see Miracle on 34th Street. The cost is $ 85 and includes food, show, and transportation with cross country coaches. The bus departs Newport Park and Ride at 10:30 AM and returns around 4:45 PM. To make reservations and for more information, readers can call 717-248-9454 through October 25th. Payment to cross country coaches for reservations.

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Hagar the Egyptian Bible study offered at Christ Lutheran Church, 46 W. High St., New Bloomfield on Thursdays, September 23rd, 30th, October 7th, and 14th. Public reception. For information or to register, readers can call 717-582-4356.



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