The Mason-Dixon Appalachian Trail Outdoor Festival is the long way of saying, "Let's have the Greater Waynesboro, PA, Area Appalachian Trail Community throw a party in honor of the AT!"
Okay, maybe not. Let's try this: The MDATOF is going to rouse Red Run Park in Rouzerville on Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 10 AM until 4 in the afternoon.
Come meet some hikers, enjoy live music and life itself. Yes, AT hikers will be welcomed with a variety of food and services at the "Hiker Haven" area where local folks are invited to gawk at stinky thru-hiker hopefuls as they rest up and resupply.
The Children's Corner will offer activities and games throughout the day, including making pine cone bird feeders and "spy scopes," games and a visit by Crumbsnatcher the Shelter Mouse.
The silent auction features local talents, with a hand-carved chestnut walking stick, a tailored A.T. hike and gourmet picnic, photo notecards by MaryEllen Selvaggio's Peace by Piece, handcrafted jewelry with natural stones by WiresEdge, and art by Steve Burdette. Door prizes include gift certificates for Christine's Cafe and Red Run Grill and other local businesses.
The event is free and parking is available behind the park.
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