Don’t miss your chance to own one of these unique pieces!  Bid on these rain barrels at the  upcoming silent auction on Saturday, April 15th at 1 p.m. Be sure to mark your calendars and join us for a fun and meaningful event!

Join the fun and bid on your favorite rain barrel. 

A rain barrel is a container that collects water from roofs and downspouts for future household uses. They also help lower your water bills, particularly in summer months, by collecting thousands of gallons of free water per year.

This amazing "Under the Sea" rain barrel, was painted by Trinity High School students! Not only is it a beautiful work of art, but it's also functional.
This vibrant rain barrel named "Earth in Bloom" was created by the talented art students of Northern York High School.
Cumberland Valley High School Students painted this beautiful "Oceans" scene for the 2023 rain barrel silent auction. Thank you to students Chloe Livelsberger and Savannah Jackson
This unique rain barrel was created by Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School students in their ART IV class It is titled "A Look into Rio" .
Inspired-This rain barrel, reminiscent of an ancient Greek urn, was created by Corrie Leister, the owner, artist, and entrepreneur behind Inspired By U. Inspired By You is a multi-faceted business consisting of cabinet and furniture refinishing using an industrial coating line
Sparrows Song Rain Barrel created by Carol Kemery of @CaromelColours located on Main Street, Mechanicsburg. Carol has decorated the homes of some of the most well-known and prominent figures in today’s pop culture. Her business of specialty paints for furniture and cabinetry includes RECLAIM Beyond Paint and her distressing line for Country Living Magazine.

5 Reasons to use a rain barrel

Benefits of 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!