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Dinosaurs Come To Life

April 21 - October 28
Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland, 18628 US Route 15
Allenwood, PA 17810 United States
$2 – $16

Visit Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland from April 21 to October 28, 2018 to experience Dinosaurs Come to Life! Travel back in time with this prehistoric outdoor adventure. Dinosaurs Come to Life features life-size animatronic dinosaurs that roar, spit, and bellow. Trek through this exciting educational exhibit to experience the impressive Giganotosaurus, Euoplocephalus, Dimetrodon, Allosaurus, and two […]

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Nissley Gallery: Permanent Collection

August 28 - December 7
The Phillips Museum of Art, College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
Free

The Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College is pleased to present a major reinstallation of its Nissley Gallery, named in honor of Tom Nissley '55, who generously provided funding for this gallery. Featuring over one hundred works from the museum's collection, it is a broad sampling of the various core collections including […]

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Colette Fu: We are Tiger Dragon People

August 28 - December 9
The Phillips Museum of Art, College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
Free

Colette Fu's one of a kind pop-up artist books, based directly on her experiences learning about her ancestry from the diverse peoples of Yunnan Province in Southwest China, will be on view in the Dana Gallery this fall. Through layers of photographs, her books document the life and complexities of the 25 minority tribes that […]

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War Memoranda: Photography, Walt Whitman, and Memorials by Binh Danh and Robert Schultz

September 4 - December 9
The Phillips Museum of Art, College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
Free

The exhibition War Memoranda: Photography, Walt Whitman, and Memorials by Binh Danh and Robert Schultz examines the question "How do Americans remember war?" Using photographic portraits of soldiers developed onto leaves, historic battlefield landscapes photographed with 19th-century technologies and poems about war artist Binh Danh and poet Robert Schultz provide intimate reflections on the aftereffects […]

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Käthe Kollwitz: Bauernkrieg/Peasant War

September 4 - December 9
The Phillips Museum of Art, College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
Free

From 1903 to 1908, Käthe Kollwitz created plates for Bauernkrieg/Peasant War, a series of etchings that represents the brutal treatment of peasants in sixteenth-century Germany, their rise to revolution and battle, and their subsequent humiliation and death. Although based on historic events, she used this series as a vehicle to criticize and protest the anticipated […]

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Off Season Activities Discount

September 4 - November 30
Refreshing Mountain Retreat & Adventure Center, 455 Camp Road
Stevens, PA 17578 United States
$25

LOOKING FOR SOME FUN OUTDOOR THINGS TO DO IN LANCASTER COUNTY, PA AS A FAMILY OR GROUP THIS FALL? We’ve got the answer! This September through November, Monday-Friday get 25% off all activities for the whole family! Experience the thrill of our professionally-guided outdoor adventures, including our 5-star ziplines, ropes courses, climbing tower, archery range, […]

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Susquehanna Photo Gallery

September 28 - October 31
Columbia Crossing River Trails Center, 41 Walnut Street
Columbia, PA 17512 United States
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Free

The Susquehanna Greenway Traveling Gallery showcases the winning images from the annual Susquehanna Greenway Photo Contest, Treasured Landscapes and River Towns of the Susquehanna. Each year the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership hosts a free photo contest as a way of showcasing and inspiring connections between communities and the Susquehanna River and Greenway. Winning images from the […]

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Plein Air Only

October 2 - October 25
Art Downtown, 32 Carlisle St.
Hanover, PA 17331 United States

The plein air artists at the Hanover Area Arts Guild — who paint outdoors most Thursday mornings — will share their work this October at Art Downtown, the Arts Guild’s gallery. The show, Oct. 2-25, features work by six artists and the subjects may be recognizable — from Codorus State Park, the battlefield in Gettysburg […]

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Inside|Out – Exhibit

October 5 - October 26
The Ware Center of Millersville University, 42 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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This exhibit includes art works by incarcerated and formerly incarcerated artists from the Lancaster region. Gallery is open daily during business hours and each First Friday of the month from 6 PM - 8 P.M.

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Fall Story Times – 6 week sessions

October 15
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until October 26, 2018

Fredricksen Library, 100 N. 19th Street
Camp Hill, 17011
Free

Join us at these age appropriate programs that promote literacy and provide a fun first experience at the library. These story times will help increase children’s vocabulary, comprehension and ability to interact socially. Visit our website for specific session days and times.

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Ongoing

Art In The Wild 2018: Exhibit Opens

April 7 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 8:00 pm
Wildwood Lake, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
Free

Visit naturally inspired trail side creations along Wildwood Park's wandering trails and wetlands. using mostly natural materials, artists have constructed large and small installations. A map-brochure about the exhibit is available. This exhibit will run from today until October 31, dawn to dusk.

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Edward Knippers, “Violent Grace: A Retrospective of the Work of Edward Knippers”

August 28 @ 9:00 am - November 2 @ 7:00 pm
Messiah College, One College Avenue
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 United States
Free

Edward Knippers, “Violent Grace: A Retrospective of the Work of Edward Knippers” “Edward Knippers is one of the founding fathers of contemporary efforts to explore the relationship between Christian faith and visual art. He has had over 100 one-man and invitational exhibitions including a four-person show at the Los Angeles County Museum, and one-man shows […]

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Edward Knippers, “Violent Grace: A Retrospective of the Work of Edward Knippers”

August 28 @ 9:00 am - November 2 @ 7:00 pm
Messiah College School of the Arts, One College Ave
Mechanicsburg , PA 17055 United States
Free

Edward Knippers, “Violent Grace: A Retrospective of the Work of Edward Knippers” Artist's Talk and Reception Sept. 22, 2018 Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts, High Foundation Recital Hall Exhibition Aug. 28–Nov. 2 The Galleries at Messiah College, High Center and Climenhaga Building “Edward Knippers is one of the founding fathers […]

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50% OFF FRIDAYS

September 7 @ 9:00 am - November 30 @ 7:00 pm
Refreshing Mountain Retreat & Adventure Center, 455 Camp Road
Stevens, PA 17578 United States
$50

Bring the family to Refreshing Mountain this fall and get 50% off activities every Friday. You could go on the Aerial Excursion course, Challenge Adventure Course, The Flying V, Elevated Obstacle Course, or enjoy the Explorer Package. *Offers can not be combined with any other offer, including combo discounts. Offers apply to groups of 1-8 […]

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Free Bridge Lessons

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - October 29 @ 9:00 pm
Harrisburg Bridge Club, 349 21st Street
Camp Hill, PA 17011 United States

The Harrisburg Bridge Club is dedicated to providing a nice, friendly place to play Bridge and promoting new and continuing Bridge Education. As part of that mission we will be providing ‘Free’ Bridge Lessons to Central PA residents and visitors beginning Monday, September 24, 2018. The lessons will last 6 Mondays. Signup to have fun, […]

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Lancaster County’s Best Kept Secrets Tour

October 4 @ 9:00 am - October 20 @ 5:00 pm
Lancaster County’s Best Kept Secrets Tour, 2475 W Main St
Ephrata, PA 17522 United States
$10

An unusual shopping/food and fun adventure featuring 40 off-the-beaten path businesses, hand-picked for their uniqueness. Set up like a home or garden tour, you’ll travel place to place, in your own vehicle, enjoying all the special free things (refreshments, games, gifts, farm tours, demos, workshop tours, make & take projects, etc) the businesses have planned […]

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Tales from the Caretakers

October 4 @ 6:30 pm - October 26 @ 8:30 pm
Rock Ford Plantation, 881 Rockford Road
Lancaster, PA 17602 United States
$15

This one-act play is being presented at Rock Ford by professional actors Cynthia Charles and Evan Cooper of The Theatre of the Seventh Sister. Evan and Cynthia will be playing eccentric husband and wife caretakers in the Rock Ford mansion in the years before the house was restored and became a museum. These characters are […]

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2018 Book Sale

October 14 @ 9:00 am - October 19 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every 6 days that begins at 9:00am, happening 0 times

Matthews Public Library, 102 W Main Street
Fredericksburg, , PA 17026 United States

Thousands of books, DVDs, videos and CDs for sale. The 2018 Book Sale takes place all week long during the library's normal hours of business. On Saturday buy a bag of books for just $2.00.

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8:00 am

World Congress on Advanced Food Science and Technology

October 15 @ 8:00 am - October 16 @ 5:00 pm
Holiday Inn Paris – Marne La Vallée, 2 Boulevard du Levant, 93160 Noisy-le-Grand
Paris, London 93160 United Kingdom
$699

Food Science 2018 welcomes attendees, presenters, and exhibitors from all over the world to Paris, France. We are delighted to invite you all to attend and register for the “World Congress on Advanced Food Science and Technology” which is going to be held during October 15-16, 2018, Paris, France. Food Science 2018 is an annual […]

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10:00 am

The Plains of Mars: European War Prints, 1500-1825

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until December 7, 2018

Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg College, 300 N. Washington St.
Gettysburg, 17325
Free

Over fifty original prints by renowned artists from the sixteenth through the early nineteenth century, including Albrecht Dürer, Lucas Cranach, Théodore Géricault, and Francisco de Goya, among many others, are featured in The Plains of Mars: European War Prints, 1500-1825. On loan from the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Foundation at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, […]

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12:00 pm

Overlap: Life Tapestries

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Free

Overlap: Life Tapestries is a group exhibition of self-identified women of different social and professional backgrounds and generations. These artists find a commonality in imaginatively recreating the tapestry of their lives through their art while mapping the relationship between the personal and political. The Robeson Gallery is located on the lower level of the HUB-Robeson […]

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Human Figure Furniture

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until December 2, 2018

Free

Park's functional wood works elevate and celebrate the meaningful spaces in the home. In this selection of works made between 2012 and 2017, Park takes inspiration from the beauty of creature and human forms, emphasizing the important roles that functional objects, such as furniture or musical instruments, play in our lives. The HUB Gallery is […]

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Collective

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until November 29, 2018

Free

A student-led exhibition, featuring the breadth and depth of artworks created by current members and recent graduates of the Penn State Painting Club. Founded in 2011, Painting Club provides creative community and collective-generated opportunities to its members, such as studio visits, lectures, field trips, peer critiques, pop-up shows, and faculty mentorship outside the classroom. Art […]

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1:00 pm

Beyond Futility: expectation and impact of the First World War

October 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2018

Musselman Library, Gettysburg College 300 N. Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States

Beyond Futility is a year-long exhibit in Special Collections and College Archives, Musselman Library, Gettysburg College. It explores the First World War as a transformational experience for many, Gettysburg College alumni included. Through documents, photographs, and artifacts from the collections of Gettysburg College, the Adams County Historical Society, and private donors, Beyond Futility focuses on […]

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Magic & Wonder: Dream – Nothing is Impossible

October 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

Bird-in-Hand Stage, 2760 Old Philadelphia Pike
Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505 United States

Inspired by the idea that magic can move outside the limits of reality, Brett Myers’ all-new variety show creates a whimsical world where you can experience whatever you can dream - whether your dream is to fly, join the circus, go back in time or venture into the future. Let yourself be amazed and discover […]

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4:00 pm

Video Game Club

October 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until October 29, 2018

Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library, 2410 North 3rd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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Free

Hang out with friends and enjoy video games and snacks. Each week we vote on and play different multiplayer games on a PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4. The Library will provide the systems, games, controllers, and snacks. All you have to do is show up ready to play. For teens, no registration required. For more […]

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6:00 pm

Questions You’re Dying to Ask: a Three Part Series on Death, Dying, & What to Do Next

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until October 15, 2018

Lancaster Public Library, 125 N. Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17602 United States

We’re putting the fun in funeral planning! In September we're focusing on Life After Death: Grief & Mourning. Join us to learn how grief culture has changed, and the way different cultures grieve. In October we're Delving into Death: cremation, donating to science, history of embalming, a “fact or fiction”. Presented by Michele DeRosa, Advance […]

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7:00 pm

River City Big Band

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 17, 2018

River City Blues Club, 819 S Cameron St
Harrisburg, PA 17104 United States
$1010

The River City Big Band led by Steve Rudolph & Bill Perbetsky perform every 3rd Monday at the River City Blues Club in Harrisburg. Made up of the finest Central PA musicians, they play music from Basie, Buddy Rich, Thad Jones, and Stan Kenton as well as originals from members and friends. Food and drink […]

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Magic & Wonder: Dream – Nothing is Impossible

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

Bird-in-Hand Stage, 2760 Old Philadelphia Pike
Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505 United States

Inspired by the idea that magic can move outside the limits of reality, Brett Myers’ all-new variety show creates a whimsical world where you can experience whatever you can dream - whether your dream is to fly, join the circus, go back in time or venture into the future. Let yourself be amazed and discover […]

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Ballet Magnificat!: The Prodigal’s Journey

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Oasis of Love Church, 303 South Washington St.
Shippensburg, PA 17257 United States

Ballet Magnificat!: The Prodigal's Journey. Don't miss the Ballet Magnificat! Alpha company as they perform The Prodigal's Journey in Shippensburg, PA! A touching tale of forgiveness and restoration set to a mélange of classical ballet, jazz, modern and even some swing dance! Monday, October 15 | 7 PM - 9 PM | The Oasis of […]

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Former U.S. Representatives to Discuss Current Political Climate

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dickinson College Anita Tuvin Schlechter (ATS) Auditorium, 360 W. Louther St.
Carlisle, PA 17013 United States
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Free

Former U.S. representatives Don Manzullo, R-Ill., and Betsy Markey, D-Colo., will address the current political climate and reflect on their congressional experience in a panel discussion at Dickinson. The program, “Congress to Campus,” will take place Monday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Anita Tuvin Schlechter (ATS) Auditorium, 360 W. Louther St. The event […]

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7:30 pm

Monday Series Concert: Miguel Castellanos (1862-1940): A Forgotten Virtuoso Pianist and Maestro Lecture-Recital

October 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Elizabethtown College, Zug Memorial Hall, 1 Alpha Drive
Elizabethtown, PA 17022 United States
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Free

Miguel Castellanos, a childhood friend of the famous American composer Edward MacDowell, was a successful pianist and composer in his own right. Miguel’s descendant, Andrés Castellanos, will introduce previously unknown information about this musician and his family history in Cuba, with illustrations of his music performed by Elizabethtown College faculty members.

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8:00 pm

Mr. Burns: A Post Electric Musical Play

October 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until October 13, 2018

An event every 2 days that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until October 15, 2018

An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until October 16, 2018

$5

Dickinson will present four performances of “Mr. Burns: A Post Electric Musical Play” on Oct. 12-13 and Oct. 15-16. All performances begin at 8 p.m. in Mathers Theatre, Holland Union Building, 28 N. College St. Tickets are $7, or $5 with a student ID. They are available for purchase through the Dickinson box office. The […]

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