It’s time to submit Old Home Week activities to schedule

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

Old Home Week is well into the planning stages and it’s time to submit information to be included in the official program.

Frank Irvin is collecting the information. He must receive it by June 1 for it to be included in the printed program. Information can be sent to Ervin at Carl’s Drug Store, 145 N. Antrim Way, Greencastle, PA 17225 or e-mailed to

High school classes are welcomed to submit information and churches are encouraged to include information about special services.

Even if events were listed in the last Old Home Week program, they must be resubmitted to run for 2010.

During recent planning sessions the committee learned the following:

First Friday will have activities during Old Home Week.

An open house of one of the larger industries in the community is planned for that week.

Rep. Todd Rock will hold a community health fair during Old Home Week at the medical center.

The Antique Car Show committee is looking for old photos of car displays of previous Old Home Weeks.

Two bike tours are planned.

Old Home Week letters will be going out the first week of April.

The price of T-shirts from the 2007 celebration has been reduced to $6.

The cantata is entitled “The Torch is Passed” and will have two performances, 5 and 7:45 p.m. the Sunday of Old Home Week.

A need was expressed for volunteer help for the open house of the Allison-Antrim Museum and Barn during Old Home Week.

An effort is being made to have a good cross section of music for the square each night in order to draw more people downtown.

The Greencastle Police Department is coordinating a National Night Out activity for Tuesday during Old Home Week.

The Old Home Week Web site has been redesigned and simplified. It is located at

The Old Home Week Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 29 in the Rescue Hose Co on South Washington Street.

The 37th Triennial Old Home Week celebration will be held July 31 to Aug. 8.