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MATBA Fall Seminar - Monday, October 22, 2018

posted Sep 21, 2018, 12:40 PM by L Brommer   [ updated Oct 21, 2018, 7:35 AM ]
Tickle Your Fancy Hosts MATBA
At two locations 7 miles apart

Tickle Your Fancy Gifts and Tea, 9:00 am - 9:30 am (optional)
110 Lincoln Way West
McConnellsburg, PA 17233

The Fulton County Library 9:30 am - 11:45 (business meeting)
227 North First Street
McConnellsburg, PA 17233

The Mercersburg Inn 12:00 - conclusion (luncheon)
406 South Main Street
Mercersburg, PA 17236

Directions to the Library

If you approach McConnellsburg from the north via route 522 from the PA Turnpike, you will take the first right turn as soon as you enter the 'burg. This is North Street and it goes one block before curving into First Street. The Library is just ahead on the right. Parking lot is before the library

If you come from the west, take the "old 30" route which comes directly into the town and make the first left after passing Paws for Hope on your left. The library is about 1.5 blocks away. If you miss the turnoff and continue on the bypass, you will have an exit that will take you into town on 522. See directions above.

If you arrive from the east by way of Route 30 East from Chambersburg, take the exit for McConnellsburg/ 522 south and follow directions above.

If you arrive from the southwest via Route 16, you will enter the town to a “Y” intersection where you have the right of way. There will be a Citgo to your right and a Sheetz and MacDonald’s directly in front of you. Bear left and drive west through the town and through the two traffic lights. The next right hand turn after the second traffic light is First Street.

Program Phase 1

Our program will take place in the Green Room which is located in the bottom of the library. There is a large parking lot but be wary of a sharp little hill near the building itself just about dead center. We should be ready to fling open the doors soon after 9:15 A.M.

Should you wish to visit Tickle Your Fancy prior to the meeting, my sister Joyce will open the door at 9:00 A.M. Please do not feel any sense of obligation.


Our program is called Booze, Barns and Blooms and I am hoping everyone is psyched for a fun day. Lin Henry is so happy to welcome us to her community! Safe travels, All! 

Gather at

The Mercersburg Inn

to Enjoy a Special Luncheon Prepared By Chef Dan Nowalk

Chef Nowalk brings 20 years of culinary expertise to historic Mercersburg Inn. His career has offered him a wide range of experience, working with some of the top chefs on the east coast. His skills and ability made Byron's Dining Room the finest dining in the Southern Pennsylvania/Northern Maryland area.


The Luncheon Menu


Frisee Salad with Goat Cheese, Hazelnuts, Bacon, and Hazelnut Vinaigrette

Coq au Vin with Chive Mashed Potatoes

and sauce Beurre Rouge and/or Roasted Fall vegetables


Pear Tart Tatin

Caramelized Pear Tart with Warm Caramel and Crème Anglaise


Served with teas from Nepal Tea Company


* Wine and/or spirits available for pre-order at an additional charge


Following lunch the house manager and/or owner will

take the group on a guided tour of the Inn, sharing its history.