Event Schedule

(Subject to Change)

Saturday August 25, 2018

8:00 AM to 12:30PM
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Coffee & Treats / Multi-Vendor Yard Sales

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

Come enjoy some morning coffee & donuts, take a self-guided tour of the church or do a little shopping! Yard Sale Vendor Spaces are available for $15 each and must be reserved in advance.

9:00 AM
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150th Anniversary 5K Run & Fun Walk

Lehman’s Feed & Home Center

Begins at Lehman’s Feed & Home Center, Inc., 241 Old US Route 15, York Springs and ends at Greist Park, 110 Town Hill Road, York Springs (Wolf's Bus Lines will provide a shuttle back to Lehman’s Feed after the awards ceremony.)

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Craft Stands Open

York Springs Fire Company

Multiple Crafters @ York Springs Fire Company

10:00 AM
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Face Painting / Triva Contest

Rocco’s Pizza of York Springs

Rocco's is celebrating their 35th Anniversary and sharing some fun!

10:00 AM
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Petting Zoo for Kids of All Ages

Lehman’s Feed & Home Center

Lehman's Feed and Home Center

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
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YOSSHS Museum Opens

Ye Olde Sulphur Spa Historical Society

Visit the museum and share your memories with us! Entrance is at the back of the building.

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
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Civil War Re-enactors & Blacksmith Exhibit / Old-Time Photo Booth

Lions Club Park & Pavilion

Watch a firestarter at work or wander through a Civil War encampment. Then take some old-time photos in the photo booth!

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
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Senior Center Exhibit

Lions Club Park & Pavilion

Enjoy an exhibit sponsored by the York Springs Senior Center

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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Self-Guided Walking Tour of York Springs

York Springs Walking Tour

Walk through town and learn about many of the historic homes and businesses of days gone by. Tour Booklets are available at most venues.

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
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Antique Vendors

Lions Club Park & Pavilion

Located in the Lions Club Park Pavillion. Sponsored by York Springs I.O.O.F.

10:00 to 10:30 AM
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Traditional Fire-Starting w/Flint by Dwayne Unger

Lions Club Park & Pavilion

Dwayne appeared on the History Channel program "Forged in Fire." He will be giving an interactive demonstration of traditional fire-starting with flint.

11:00 AM to Noon

11:00 AM to Noon
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Cake Decorating Contest Judging

York Springs Fire Company

Judging begins for the Cake Decorating Contest.

11:00 AM til Sold Out
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Lehman's Chicken BBQ

Lehman’s Feed & Home Center

Enjoy some of Lehman's famous Chicken BBQ...Come early, it will sell out fast!

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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Food Stands Open for Lunch

York Springs Fire Company

Grab something good to eat while you're enjoying the crafters booths and the Health & Safety exhibit, Don't forget to vote for your favorite cake!

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
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People's Choice: Vote for your favorite cake!

York Springs Fire Company

Round One begins ~ vote for your favorite cake! Voting is by donation to the Historic Rock Chapel Maintenance & Restoration Fund.

11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
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Tours of the Former Elementary / High School

PSI Pumping Solutions, Inc.

Did you attend school here? Guided tours will be offered periodically from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
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Bounce House & Barrel Train

York Springs Foursquare Church

Bring the kids to have some fun in the Indoor Bounce House and take a ride on the Barrell Train!

11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
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Big Construction Equipment Display

PSI Pumping Solutions, Inc.

Kids of all ages will enjoy PSI's diplay of Big Construction Equipment!

11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
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Health & Safety Exhibits

York Springs Fire Company

SAFETY EXHIBITS & FIRE PREVENTION / HEALTHY LIFESTYLE EVENT: the Fire Prevention Trailer will be here and filled with smoke to show you what to do if you're trapped in a burning building. Check out the 2nd story simulator to learn how to escape from a 2nd story window. There will be hands-on fire extinguisher training and demonstrations of the specilized tools used to cut open cars at an accident scene. Information on living a HEALTHY LIFESTYLE will also be available. This event is arranged by local Girl Scout Olivia Prosser as part of her Girl Scout Gold Award.

11:00 until Sold Out

Ice Cream & Peach Sundaes

The Lions Club will have their ice cream stand in front of the York Springs Borough Office, which also happens to be the former location of the creamery!

11:00 to 3:00 PM
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Food in the Park

Griest Memorial Community Park

Enjoy some great food sponsored by the Bermudian Freedom Softball League.

11:00 to 3:00 PM
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Old-Fashioned Games in the Park

Griest Memorial Community Park

Join in the Fun & Games! Sponsored by the York Springs Jaycees.

NOON to 3:00 PM
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Old-Fashioned Baseball Game

Griest Memorial Community Park

Experience Base Ball the way it was played over 100 years ago! Cheer on the Gettysburg Generals as they face the Keystone Base Ball Club of Harrisburg at Griest Park.

NOON to 12:30 PM
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Traditional Fire-Starting w/Flint by Dwayne Unger

Lions Club Park & Pavilion

Dwayne appeared on the History Channel program "Forged in Fire." He will be giving an interactive demonstration of traditional fire-starting with flint.

Saturday Afternoon

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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Wolf's Antique Bus Display

Wolf’s Bus Lines

Take a look at Wolf's Bus Lines' antique bus. It's a sight to behold!

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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Horse & Carriage Rides (tickets required)

Wolf’s Bus Lines

Enjoy a leisurely ride by Horse & Carriage in and around York Springs. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for ages 12 and under. Go to the Registrations/Tickets page to purchase tickets in advance from Wolf's Bus Lines website.

4:00 PM to 5:45 PM
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Soup Cook-Off & Soup Tasting

York Springs Fire Company

Vote for your favorite to win the People Choice Award! Donations benefit the Historic Rock Chapel Maintenance & Restoration Fund.

4:00 PM
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BINGO

York Springs Fire Company

Bingo is happening in the Fire Hall!

4:00 - 8:00 PM
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Under the Horizon Pottery

York Springs Fire Company

Pottery demonstrations with audience participation every 30 minutes. "Throw some clay on the wheel" or "Paint your own pottery craft"

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
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People's Choice Cake Decorating - Round Two Voting

York Springs Fire Company

Round Two Begins ~ Vote for your favorite cake! Voting is by donation to the Historic Rock Chapel Maintenance & Restoration Fund.

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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4-H Jam & Jelly Tasting

York Springs Fire Company

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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Fire Hall Open for Dinner

York Springs Fire Company

Dinner will be available at the Fire Hall. Grab a bit to eat before the evening's entertainment begins!

4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
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Old-Fashioned Competitions

York Springs Fire Company

Hula-Hoop Competition @ 4:15 PM ~Watermelon Eating Competition @ 4:30 PM ~ Pie Eating Competition @ 4:45 PM. Be sure to register for your spot in the contest!

5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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150th Celebration Sponsors' Exhibits

York Springs Fire Company

Saturday Evening

6:30 PM
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Official Welcome, Presentations & Awards

York Springs Fire Company

Our evening begins with an official welcome! We will also be awarding prizes for the Cake Decorating Contest & the King Arthur Flour Baking Contest.

6:30 PM to 10:00 PM
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150th Celebration Sponsors Exhibits

York Springs Fire Company

Visit our 150th Sponsors' exhibits through 10:00 PM

7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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Music by Borderline

York Springs Fire Company

Enjoy an evening of music by York Springs favorite, Borderline.

7:00 to 9:00 PM
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The Bugman, Ryan Bridge

York Springs Fire Company

Check out the Bugman's interactive exhibit and insect education - Hands-On and Close Up!

7:00 to 9:00 PM
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Balloon Twister

York Springs Fire Company

Our friend the Balloon Twister will be strolling the Fire Company grounds!

7:00 to 10:00 PM
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Carnival Small Games of Chance

York Springs Fire Company

Fun & Games, Carnival Style!

7:00 to 10:00 PM
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Music by Borderline

York Springs Fire Company

Enjoy an evening of music by local favorite, Borderline.

During Borderline's Breaks
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Cake Walk or Cake Auction

York Springs Fire Company

During the band's breaks, take part in a cake walk and/or cake auction to win cakes baked for our cake decoration competition.

10:00 PM
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Fireworks Spectacular

York Springs Fire Company

We're capping off our celebration with a Fireworks display sponsored by Wolf's Bus Lines and Paul's Garage. Be sure to thank our generous sponsors!