01/07: Ice Cream Social At Blue Ridge Summit Library
ice cream social and book sale from 9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 16,
in the library and on the surrounding grounds. The underwriting sponsor is
PenMar Development Corporation.
More than 1,000 books will be offered for sale including selections for
adults, teens and children. Used videos, DVD's and audio books will also be
sold. Gift items such as library t-shirts, tote bags, note cards and wood
block replicas will also be available for purchase along with plants and
other items. The Blue Ridge Summit Lions Club will sell brooms and the Blue
Ridge Garden Club will display and sell flower arrangements. Food items for
sale will include hot dogs, steamers, nachos, snacks, beverages, baked goods
and funnel cakes. Ice cream will be provided by Antietam Dairy, which will
donate a portion of sales to the library.
Musical entertainment will be as follows: The Wayne Band 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.
along with organized games on the street, Strawberry Hill Nature Show from
10:00 to 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 to 1:30 pm, Mary Alice Baumgardner reading
Esther Oyster's Irritations, Rich Fehle 12:30 to 1:30 pm. and Our Youth Have
Talent 1:30 to 2:30 including Hayley Bowders, Missy Ecker, Kristi Barkdoll,
Andy Barkdoll and Hannah Richardson.
A free childrenıs program, ³Culler Magic² featuring entertainer Frank
Culler, will be presented from 11 to 11:40 a.m. For the history lovers,
special presentations by Monterey Pass Battlefield Association will be
offered at 11:00 a.m. and again at 1:00 p.m. Animal lovers may visit with
Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve and Top Knot'ch Alpacas.
At 12 noon, the Harvey Bridgers Award, which includes a $50 savings bond,
will be presented to a fifth or sixth grade student for exemplary use of the
library and its services.
Fountaindale Fire Company will offer free fire truck rides from 12 noon to
2:00 p.m. Free seated massages will be given, courtesy of Synergy
Therapeutic Massage Center and Training School.
Local artists Kathy Renninger, Steve Burdette and Carolyn Smith will be
displaying their art work. In addition, Carolyn Smith will be providing
exotic face painting. Local authors, Mary Alice Baumgardner, Joan Fry and
John Miller will provide book signings.
Ice cream lovers can "Do Yourself a Flavor" and enter the Great Ice Cream
Freeze Off Contest. Antietam Dairy, in cooperation with the library, is
allowing participants of this contest to let their imaginations run wild.
For a dollar entry fee, participants may create their own flavor and ice
cream name (on paper only, no cooking necessary). The winner, selected by
Dairy owners Jake and Cathy Sweet, will receive a free half-gallon of their
flavor creation, as well as public recognition at the ice cream shop when
the winning flavor is sold to the public. Last year's winning flavor will
also be sold at the Ice Cream Social.
Event parking is available in the plaza lot across from the library off
Monterey Lane and in other adjacent lots. For more information call the
library's director, Nancy Bert, at 794-2240. Library hours are Monday -
Thursday, 3 - 8 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The library is closed
on Fridays and Sundays.