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You may recognize the places in these photos, but they are what summer once looked like the Cumberland Valley. For the most part, the same summer fun that was had 60-80 years ago is still what attracts people to the Valley today! Great job by Jason from the Cumberland County Historical Society for this information.
This is one trail everybody can get on! July is National Ice Cream Month and the Cumberland Valley has some sweet spots to check out. Find unique flavors, frozen yogurt, Italian ice, frozen custard, and acclaimed homemade ice cream throughout the Valley.
Massey’s Frozen Custard, has become synonymous with Saturday afternoon football games during the fall and refreshing treats during the summers. Serving hand dipped custard, soft serve and numerous other choices, it is no wonder that three years ago Massey’s decided to remain open year round! The ‘arctic mount,’ your choice of custard or soft serve, swirled with endless ... read more
See what's ahead this July in the Cumberland Valley with the Found It Top 10!10. Shippensburg Symphony: Concert 1 Concert 2 Concert 3The Shippensburg Festival Symphony is an ensemble of professional musicians from Pennsylvania, ... read more
It's no secret that Cumberland Valley is an outdoor mecca for hiking, biking, birdwatching and fishing. With over 200 miles of trails, your next adventure is only a stone's throw away. This is even true in many of our downtowns, where urban living and wildlife converge. One great example is the LeTort Nature Trail.About the TrailThe LeTort Nature Trail is a 2.3 mile ... read more
Flags, cookouts, and fireworks have all become synonymous with America’s Independence Day. If you’re a fan of the illuminated summer sky, here are some upcoming firework displays, just in time for July 4th!June 20 @ Adams-Ricci Park, EnolaEast Pennsboro Emergency Services CarnivalThe 8thAnnual East Pennsboro Carnival offers live music, helicopter rides, games, and rides. The ... read more
Downtown Carlisle welcomes a new restaurant. Brick Kitchen & Bar has only been open a week or so and customers are already raving about the menu and ambiance...including myself! There are a lot of reasons to be excited about this new addition in town.First of all, the menu is seasonal and features great lunch options including affordable seafood choices like an $11 Lobster ... read more
Check out the Top 10 events from Friday, June 12th to July 4th!10. Hampden Township Fun Food FestFun Food Fest will be taking over the Hampden Park and Pool Complex on June 27 from 5 - 10 p.m. A variety of food trucks will be ready to serve food at 5 p.m. Current food trucks include Soul Burrito, Lancaster Cupcake, Joe Bury's Famous Hamburgers, Mad Dash, and Bountiful ... read more
Cumberland Valley has been described as one of the first published places to fly-fish. This area is still being written and talked about, most recently LeTort Spring Run was the first location featured on the popular Fifty Places to Fly Fish Before You Die television show. There are countless reasons people visit Cumberland Valley throughout the year to fly-fish, but just to ... read more
She is a lady of leisure. She naps whenever she darn well pleases, eats whenever she wants and as much as she wants—all while maintaining her perfect body. She plays favorites and can be so hard to please. She cries when she doesn’t get her way and has been known to utilize the silent treatment, although her silent treatment happens only when she sleeps. She is the most ... read more
Since it’s opening in late 2013, Castlerigg Wine Shop has become a part of the downtown Carlisle experience. Whether it’s a Thursday evening or the Saturday after the Corvette Parade, patrons can relax, taste and purchase wine from Alan Tumblin’s Hanover Street shop. Castlerigg also hosts events, birthdays, and theme nights.The WineCastlerigg partners with two Pennsylvania ... read more
10. Rave On!: A Buddy Holly TributeThe theme for 2015 is "Celebrating 225 Years of Small Town Charm." Friday night's festivities include a parade followed by live music and dancing in the streets at the Fountain. Saturday features exhibits, entertainment, food and crafts. other activities include a Custom and Antique Car Show, a 5k race, quilt raffle, historic tours of ... read more