Woodworkers might be interested in stopping by the annual open house at Hearne Hardwoods, Oxford, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. It's free and rain-or-shine.
Brian Hearne will give a tour of the facility at 11 a.m. Friday and 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Rick Hearne will present a slide show on "cutting koa" at 12:30 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday.
At 2 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday you can watch the 67-inch sawmill in operation.
Throughout the two days there will be musicians, tool manufacturers, and representatives from the Wharton Esherick Museum, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Habitat for Humanity and various woodworking groups ("our all-star wood roster," according to the website).
Hearne Hardwoods is located at 200 Whiteside Drive; if you take the Route 10 exit from the Route 1 bypass and go north on Route 10, Whiteside Drive will be on your right.