August in the Cumberland Valley is filled with festivals and events celebrating fly fishing, the outdoors, corn, trucks, Corvettes, and more! Pick your favorite and start planning your Weekend Easy getaway.

25th Annual Music Muster at Gettysburg National Military Park

Friday, August 12, 2022 - Saturday, August 13, 2022

Experience the musical sounds of the American Civil War era at Gettysburg National Military Park’s 25th annual Music Muster! On August 12 and 13, park visitors can hear ballads, folk songs, field music, and marches that were popular in the mid-nineteenth century. On Saturday, Civil War dance will... Read More 

Cumberland Valley Fly Fishing and Outdoor Festival 2022

Saturday, August 13, 2022 - Sunday, August 14, 2022

Welcome to the 2nd Annual Cumberland Valley Fly Fishing and Outdoor Festival. We had to postpone this event due to the pandemic... but we are thrilled to be back this year! This festival is a celebration of Fly Fishing and the Outdoors and will be an amazing two days of education and fun. Presented... Read More 

Open Farm Day

Saturday, August 20, 2022

If you want to see the farm in all its glory, make sure this date is on your calendar. Bring your camera or your paintbrush, and enjoy our fields at their peak.  Come & stroll the fields, take lots of photos, buy a bouquet, or go on a tour. Free tours at 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm.  We are... Read More 

Corvettes at Carlisle: Celebrating 40 Years

Thursday, August 25, 2022 - Saturday, August 27, 2022

The largest and most fun-filled Corvette event in the world, the annual Corvettes at Carlisle event features more than 5,000 Corvettes representing all generations of America’s classic sports car. Corvette enthusiasm is contagious with participation in autocross and the parade through historic... Read More 

Annual Carlisle Corvette Parade & Street Party

Saturday, August 27, 2022

Over 500 sleek and shiny Corvettes, old and new, ragtops, coupes, and T-tops, gather in the heart of downtown Carlisle's historic district to form the largest parade of Corvettes in the world. At 6:45 pm, Corvettes parade from the fairgrounds to downtown Carlisle where they park in the area around... Read More 

41st Annual Shippensburg Corn Festival

Saturday, August 27, 2022

In 2022, the Shippensburg Corn Festival returns to downtown. Guests will enjoy more than 250 crafts and antique vendors plus food booths selling corn in every available form. There will be free family entertainment and a lively corn-eating contest. Visit for the latest... Read More 

64th Annual Steam Engine and Tractor Show

Sunday, August 28, 2022 - Monday, September 05, 2022

The event will include steam traction engines, an old PRR steam train, antique tractors, a working sawmill, a model train exhibit, two museums, food, and a flea market. Highlights include: Car Show, August 28, 8 am – 1 pm Train Rides Daily: Hours vary Horse Pulls, August 30, 7 pm Lawn &... Read More