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The Institute at Renfrew

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June 2020

Shakespeare in the Park: The Tragedy of Julius Caesar

June 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Free

PERFORMANCE TIME TO BE CONFIRMED. Presented by The Institute at Renfrew. Enjoy a full theatrical production of William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Julius Caesar in the magical outdoor setting of Renfrew Park. Staged behind the museum house, this MEG (Maryland Entertainment Group) production marks the seventh anniversary of the group’s Shakespeare in the Park performances. In Shakespeare’s story of Julius Caesar, you will witness what can happen when suspicion, flattery, conspiracy, doubt, and treachery plague the ruling class. Have we learned…

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Youth Festival: “Prehistoric in the Park”

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
Free

This event is moving ONLINE due to the COVID-19 situation. Check back for updates on specifics...but put June 24 on your calendar now! The 31st annual Youth Festival, a FREE day of fun for kids of all ages.  This year’s special theme is “Prehistoric in the Park,” with theme-related activities!

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23rd Annual Chesapeake Bay Supper Fundraiser

June 26 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Waynesboro Country Club, 11000 Country Club Road
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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See description for fee information

Due to the situation with COVID-19, we have had to cancel this event for 2020. HOWEVER...we have a few things planned to celebrate the Bay and our traditional event online! The Bay Supper is the Institute's largest annual fundraiser. We are hoping that some of you may still be inclined to support us at this time. Please see the postcard attached and stay tuned for what's next.  Here’s an event that’s definitely all it’s cracked up to be! Members, friends,…

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July 2020

13th Anniversary Salamander Scramble 5K

July 4 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Summer Jubilee grounds, 501 East Main Street
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Free for spectators. Entry fee for Team Salamander members. Details on registration flyer.

In conjunction with Waynesboro’s Fourth of July Jubilee Firecracker 5K Run. Race starts at Summer Jubilee grounds, across from Waynesboro Hospital. Lace up your running/walking shoes and join Team Salamander as we “scramble” around Waynesboro to raise funds for The Institute at Renfrew. Team members secure funding pledges from friends, family, and co-workers. All athletic levels are welcome. Pre-race training runs are offered for team members. Team member race fee for the Firecracker 5K is covered and all team members…

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August 2020

Jazz Festival 2020

August 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Free

Renfrew Institute’s 29th annual FREE Jazz Fest! The Institute at Renfrew’s 29th annual jazz festival spotlights stellar performing artists that light up the outdoor stage with hot summer jazz. An informal question and answer period follows the show. Free and open to the public. On the lawn behind the Renfrew Museum house . For more information, call 717-762-0373 or email to info@instituteatrenfrew.org. Check back later for a flier with all the details and artist bio information.  See a history of the…

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September 2020

Rotary: Battle of the Minds

September 24 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Green Grove Gardens, 1032 Buchanan Trail E
Greencastle, PA 17225 United States
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Cost to be determined

Battle of the Minds—the ultimate trivia challenge! The Institute at Renfrew was selected as The Rotary Club of Waynesboro’s non-profit co-sponsor of the 2020 Battle of the Minds fundraiser event. Plan to enjoy an evening at Green Grove Gardens that includes a silent auction, live auction, cocktail hour, fabulous meal—and the main attraction, the Battle of the Minds trivia game—all while raising funds for not one but TWO great community causes! The game pits each table against the others in a…

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Geology Field Trip: Fossils Tell Stories!     

September 26 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Meet at Visitors Center, Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, 17268 United States
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Fee charged, see event description

This event (originally planned for May) was rescheduled to Sept. 26 due to the coronavirus outbreak. Please check back again—we hope it can go forward, but is still subject to change. Check back for updates. Geologist Jeri Jones takes us to northern Pennsylvania to the St. Clair fern fossil site and the New Ringgold fossil site. Adults only, age 15 and up. Transportation by bus only, provided. Pre-registration required. Fee: $50. Institute at Renfrew member discount: $5 per seat. Bring…

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October 2020

Pumpkin Festival

October 17 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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$4 – $10

Co-sponsored by The Institute at Renfrew and Renfrew Museum and Park as a joint fundraiser The Pumpkin Festival has become a family tradition. Visitors enjoy the exciting pumpkin-chuckin’ trebuchet, pumpkin carving, hayrides, live music, children’s activities and fun games at this popular joint fundraising event benefiting both The Institute at Renfrew and Renfrew Museum and Park. Check back for the flier with all the details! Free soup, cider, and bread included with admission fee. Hot dogs, sodas, and bake sale…

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