Festivals & Picnics

Festivals & Picnics


Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Parish in Elysburg will hold its Fourth Annual Lobster Fest on Aug. 26 from 5-11 p.m. on the Church grounds. You do not need a ticket to attend. This year the festival will feature hamburgers, hot dogs, Italian porkette, halushki, delicious soups including lobster bisque, and beverages. There will be an expanded game and activity area for children as well as drawings and raffles for adults. Chances available for a variety of theme baskets, gift cards and large prizes. Entertainment by local talent, “Double Talk.” Ultimate Penn State Package tickets will also be available, which includes 4 game tickets, parking pass, and entire tailgate package. Lobster dinners, which include a whole steamed Maine lobster, corn on the cob, potatoes, coleslaw or cucumber salad, and two beverages are available for $25. Live and steamed lobsters are also available for pickup during the afternoon from 1-3 p.m. All lobsters and lobster dinners must be preordered by Aug. 3. Orders may be placed by calling the parish office at 570-672-2302, emailing, or by going to and clicking on the dancing lobster. The event will be held rain or shine with plenty of seating and tents. To accommodate those attending Lobster Fest, the weekly Saturday Mass has been moved ahead one hour to 4 p.m. for that weekend only.


Corpus Christi Parish in Chambersburg will hold its Church Picnic on Sept. 10 from noon-5 p.m. at Chambersburg AMVETS Post 224 Picnic Pavilion and Grounds, located at 750 5th Avenue. The parish will also hold its International Food Festival on Oct. 21 on the Parish Center grounds. The food festival will feature music, games, and cuisine from various countries represented in the parish. For information on either event, call 717-264-6317.

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