Rain Barrel Silent Auction

The rain barrel silent auction is always a popular part of the Mechanicsburg Earth Day Festival. Visit the fest for a chance to bid on these beautiful rain barrels. The Rain barrels are designed and painted by local artists and students from  local high schools. They will be on display at the town square.

 

5 Reasons to Use a Rain Barrel

  1. It reduces storm water run- off. One inch of rain on 1000 sq foot roof produces 600 gallons of rain water.
  2. Collected rain water can be used to water lawns and gardens and saves you $
  3. Rain water is better for the plants – no chlorine or ammonias
  4. It’s sustainable and teaches conservations
  5. The rain barrels from the Mechanicsburg Earth Day Festival are so pretty – They make you happy!