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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

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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Summer Yarn Camp

August 13 - August 18
Lancaster Yarn Shop, 3519 Old Philadelphia Pike
Intercourse, PA 17534 United States

SUMMER YARN CAMP 2018! Yarn Camp at Lancaster Yarn Shop is six days of Classes & Free Workshops that emphasize knitting for fun! Take one workshop or class, or two or as many as you like! There's something for nearly everyone! If you've never knit a stitch, take our Absolute Beginner's Workshop. Already knitting and

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Ongoing
Free

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

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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Hershey Public Library’s Adult Summer Reading Program

June 1 @ 9:30 am - August 31 @ 5:00 pm
Hershey Public Library, 701 Cocoa Avenue
Hershey, PA 17033 United States

In conjunction with this year’s nationwide Collaborative Summer Reading Program theme, “Libraries Rock,” the Hershey Public Library is offering a new Bingo Summer Reading Program to encourage adults to experience the joy of reading and rock and roll music. Pick up a game board brochure at the library. Sign-up incentives and prizes are made possible

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Summer Quest at Shank Park

June 8 @ 8:00 am - August 21 @ 5:00 pm
Hershey Public Library, 701 Cocoa Avenue
Hershey, PA 17033 United States

Join Summer Quest at Shank Park, a collaboration between the Hershey Public Library and the Derry Township Parks & Recreation Center. Summer Quest is a program for families from June 8. Pick up a game board at the Hershey Public Library and follow a walking trail around Shank Park, located at Bullfrog Valley Road, Hummelstown,

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Teen Rock

June 8 @ 8:00 am - August 24 @ 5:00 pm
Hershey Public Library, 701 Cocoa Avenue
Hershey, PA 17033 United States

Teens ages 13-17 are invited to participate in Teens Rock, part of Summer Quest. Read great books and try music related mini-challenges to prove Libraries Rock! Try a Create, Read, or Explore challenge to earn credit and exchange for books, Library Bucks, and an invitation to our Tech Night/VR Party, and a USB hub.If you

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Pick Your Own

June 14 @ 12:00 pm - October 4 @ 8:30 pm
Hope Valley Gardens, 1030 Buchanan Trail East
Greencastle, PA 17225 United States

Experience the garden first hand! We provide the scissors and buckets to cut into. You can pick your own bouquet straight from the fresh blooming flowers . It is our opinion that fresh flowers make you happy--and picking them is even more fun! Whether it is a special occasion, family fun night, girl's night out

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Free - $35

ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk

June 21 @ 5:30 pm - September 21 @ 7:00 pm
City Island, Harrisburg, PA, City Island
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States

ZERO is proud to partner with Urology of Central Pennsylvania to end prostate cancer. The 2018 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk - Harrisburg features a 5K run/walk, 1 mile walk, Kids' Superhero Dash for Dad, and virtual Snooze for Dudes program. Stick around for the family-friendly post-race celebration. Run/walk participants will receive shirts, free food and

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$5

Look Away: the Aftermath Burning of Chambersburg Exhibit

July 21 @ 10:00 am - August 31 @ 4:00 pm
Franklin County Historical Society, 175 East King St.
Chambersburg, PA 17201 United States

The Franklin County Historical Society will feature a new exhibit, “Look Away: the Aftermath” beginning on Old Market Day, July 21 and ending August 31. The exhibit will feature photographs and items from archives at the Old Jail Museum that relate to the burning of Chambersburg in 1864. The exhibit is included with tour admission.

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$155 - $295

Black Rock Retreat Family Camp

August 13 @ 9:00 am - August 17 @ 5:00 pm
Black Rock Retreat, 1345 Kirkwood Pike 
Quarryville, PA 17566 United States

Families are looking for more than just a vacation, and Black Rock Retreat’s Family Camp is the perfect solution. Experience new and exciting activities, Grow in your knowledge of and faith in Jesus and Reconnect with your family on a deeper level at our 7th annual Family Camp! Families will arrive between 4-5pm Monday for registration with dinner to follow, and stay

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2018 Book Sale

August 15 @ 9:00 am - August 20 @ 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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Free

Bookworm Frolic

August 15 @ 9:00 am - August 18 @ 4:00 pm
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 2215 Millstream Road PA United States

40,000 used books to browse and buy, with proceeds benefitting the preservation and cultural interpretation work of Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. There are twenty-five categories of books, ranging from paperback fiction to biographies to science. While there are rare and unique books to be found in many of the genres, the most popular genres are

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8:00 am
Free

Annual Juried Student Show

August 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until August 31, 2018

Messiah College, One College Avenue
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 United States

Annual Juried Student Show Juried student work from the 2017-2018 studio year May 4-Aug. 31 Reception Friday May 4, 7 p.m. Climenhaga Building, Aughinbaugh Art Gallery

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9:00 am

FREE FACILITY TOUR-Susquehanna Resource Management Complex

August 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
LCSWMA, 1670 South 19th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104 United States

Located in Harrisburg, the Susquehanna Resource Management Complex (SRMC), is home to the nation’s first waste-to-energy facility. Owned by LCSWMA, the SRMC is part of a larger system that serves the solid waste management needs of both Dauphin County and Lancaster County. The SRMC acts as the drop-off location for waste haulers who collect refuse

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10:00 am
$8

Hansel and Gretel

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 18, 2018

Gamut Theatre Group, 15 N. Fourth Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States

Hansel & Gretel Our production of this classic fairy tale has a "twist": We set the story in the 1950s, so there's classic dancing, exciting production numbers and of course, the Hand Jive! It's very Coolsville. Thursdays at 10:00am and Saturdays at 1:00pm! Tickets are $8 and can be purchased in advance at gamuttheatre.org or

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Free

Art Exhibit: One World, Many Faces by Mike & Sherry Knowlton

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 22, 2018

Carlisle Arts Learning Center, 38 W Pomfret Street
Carlisle, PA 17013 United States

One World, Many Faces displays Mike and Sherry Knowlton's photography in a collection of figures and intimate portraits taken during travels to all five continents. Meeting people from all walks of life who live in different cultures and conditions has made travel more enlightening to the Knowltons. To see the priorities of family, work, community,

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Free and open to the public

Art Exhibit: Philip Lindsey & Emily Hampson

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 22, 2018

Carlisle Arts Learning Center, 38 W Pomfret Street
Carlisle, PA 17013 United States

CALC hosts a joint art exhibit for artists Philip Lindsey and Emily Hampson. Lindsey creates figurative paintings featuring personal narratives. Hampson creates unique ceramic pieces featuring understated patterns. Reception on August 10 at 6:30 pm. Exhibit and reception located in the G. B. Stuart Gallery at Carlisle Arts Learning Center. In the Upper Gallery, find

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11:30 am

Nature Lab Meet the Experts

August 16 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

This summer the State Museum of Pennsylvania will offer visitors the opportunity to engage with museum curators, educators and representatives of various Pennsylvania state agencies through its Summer 2018 Nature Lab series. This program will be presented every Wednesday and Thursday at 11:30 AM, June 27 through August 16, and is included with general admission.

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1:00 pm

Beyond Futility: expectation and impact of the First World War

August 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 18, 2018

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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$50

Summer Art Camp

August 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until August 17, 2018

Hershey Public Library, 701 Cocoa Avenue
Hershey, PA 17033 United States

Monday afternoons at 1:00 p.m., August 13 through Friday, August 17, Hershey Public Library offers kids in grade 4 and higher an opportunity to join Kathleen Forney for a Summer Art Camp. Create 4 awesome projects – origami paper mobile, fused glass dish, woven basket, and mosaic pictures. Registration is online at the Event Calendar

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The Home Game – A Son’s Journey. A Father’s Hope.

August 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on 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

In this new show on the Bird-in-Hand Stage, young Levi Troyer must choose between his father’s expectation of an Amish life on the farm and his own deepest dreams of playing major league baseball. Filled with laughter and drama, this moving and entertaining account is sure to hit it out of the park. Experience a

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Magic & Wonder: Dream – Nothing is Impossible

August 16 @ 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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Free

Device Club

August 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
East Shore Area Library, 4501 Ethel Street
Harrisburg, PA 17109 United States

New to using a tablet or iPad and looking to increase your skills or knowledge? Bring your device and participate in this monthly workshop for mobile device users. Each session will discuss a general topic or specific app and then provided question and practice time. Learn to change settings, access Wi-Fi, download e-books, set up

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2:00 pm
$50

Mamma Mia!

August 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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closed on Mondays
Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road
Fayettteville, PA 17222 United States

Mamma Mia! July 27 – August 19, 2018 Over 54 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! The ultimate feel-good show! A mother, A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! The story-telling magic

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2:30 pm

Meet Us at The Market

August 16 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 2:30pm

Hershey Farmer’s Market, 1215 Research Blvd
Hershey, PA 17033 United States

The Hershey Public Library visits the Farmer’s Market! Stop by the Children’s Tent to meet a staff member form Children’s Services for stories. The next date is Thursday, August 16 at 2:30 p.m. No registration required. We look forward to seeing you there! The Market is located next to the Cocoa Beanery at 1215 Research

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3:00 pm
Prices vary

Songs of the Silver Screen

August 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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May 1 through October 5, 2018
American Music Theatre, 2425 Lincoln Highway East
LANCASTER, 17602

Movie buffs of all ages will delight in this new, original production. Enjoy live performances from the AMT cast and band as they pay tribute to the biggest hits from movies past and present. You won’t want to miss the toe-tapping tribute of movie songs spanning decades of film making. Join us as we recognize

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Free

Afternoon Hangout

August 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Alexander Family Library, 200 West Second Street
Hummelstown, PA 17036 United States

Hang out and play games, make art, or go old school by building with LEGOs. We’ll have something new to do each week! For teens, no registration required. For more information, call (717) 566-0949.

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4:00 pm
Free

LEGO Robotics

August 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

Kline Library, 530 S. 29th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104 United States

Not quite like the LEGOs you have at home! Explore STEM through building and programming. Experience with LEGO Robotics is not necessary; we will all be learning together. This program is designed for children, ages 10 – 14 years old. Register at dcls.org or (717) 234-3934.

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Free

Bank on Your Success: Becoming a Homeowner

August 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
East Shore Area Library, 4501 Ethel Street
Harrisburg, PA 17109 United States

Do you want to learn how to save for your future, establish credit or own your own home? The Library is offering a FREE three-part financial education program through our partner, BB&T. In the third and final course, Becoming a Homeowner, you will learn about the process of buying a home and what to do

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5:15 pm

Cornfield Banquet

August 16 @ 5:15 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:15pm on Thursday, repeating until July 19, 2018

An event every week that begins at 5:15pm on Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2018

An event every week that begins at 5:15pm on Thursday, repeating until August 2, 2018

An event every week that begins at 5:15pm on Thursday, repeating until August 9, 2018

An event every week that begins at 5:15pm on Thursday, repeating until August 16, 2018

An event every month that begins at 5:15pm on day 16 of the month, repeating until August 23, 2018

Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Smoragsbord, 2760 Old Philadelphia Pike
Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505 United States

From the moment you join us on the hayride until after the family-fun activities, corn maze and music around the bonfire, you’ll create great memories of this relaxing evening in the country. Share a farm-fresh meal with the Smucker Family on our homestead, all served under a tent among the rows of corn. This authentic

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6:00 pm

Yappy Hour! Vodka, Pups, & Cookies

August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Third Thursday of every month August 16th is the last Yappy hour.
Hunt Valley Towne Centre, 118 Shawan Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030 United States

Vodka for you! Cookies for your dog! Baltimore Humane Society's summer Yappy Hour series at Hunt Valley Towne Centre! Bring your friends -- both human and furry are invited! You'll enjoy a special Tito's Vodka lemonades served by California Pizza Kitchen. Your pup will enjoy Lazy Dog Cookies, PetValu give-aways, and a relaxed evening of

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Free

Get In Shape Walk

August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wildwood Lake, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States

Walking is a great way to get in shape, Enjoy a self-guided 3-mile walk at Wildwood Park on level trails. This walk starts at the nature center, heads up the Towpath Trail, continued on to the halfway point by the spillway, and returns by the same route, avoiding the hills on the east side of

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6:30 pm
Free

Littlestown Good Ole Days Parade

August 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Littlestown, N. Queen St & E. King St
Littlestown, PA 17340 United States

Come see Littlestown’s best in floats, bands, old cars, and many other unique and historical entries along with honoring our military veterans and those that are currently serving.

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free

BEREAVEMENT WORKSHOP: THE NATURE OF SUDDEN DEATH

August 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Pathways Center for Grief & Loss, 4075 Old Harrisburg Pike
Mount Joy, PA 17552 United States

Sudden death can shatter your sense of order, leaving you with a greater sense of vulnerability and anxiety. The grief process is often very different from an expected and anticipated death. This free workshop identifies the uniqueness of this type of loss and offers some strategies to cope. Space is limited and registration is required.

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7:00 pm
Free

Almost Uptown Poetry Cartel

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Midtown Scholar Bookstore, 1302 N. 3rd Street
Harrisburg, 17102

Join the Almost Uptown Poetry Cartel for an evening of spoken word every Thursday at the Midtown Scholar Bookstore. This event is free and open to the public.

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$11.95 - $16.95

The Magic Lantern Show “This Is My Country”

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 4, 2018

The Amish Experience at Plain and Fancy Farm, 3121 Old Philadelphia Pike
Bird In Hand, PA 17505 United States

Old Fashioned Entertainment With A Modern Flair! Before the movies, there was The Magic Lantern. Combining music, comedy, drama and special effects with incredible hand painted glass images from the 1800's and a beautiful antique Magic Lantern, a Professional Showman leads you on an experience you have never seen before! "This Is My Country" is

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The Home Game – A Son’s Journey. A Father’s Hope.

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on 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

In this new show on the Bird-in-Hand Stage, young Levi Troyer must choose between his father’s expectation of an Amish life on the farm and his own deepest dreams of playing major league baseball. Filled with laughter and drama, this moving and entertaining account is sure to hit it out of the park. Experience a

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Magic & Wonder: Dream – Nothing is Impossible

August 16 @ 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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7:30 pm
Bring your own price, where any size admission buys your ticket.

CHOOSE YOUR OWN PLAY: Hijacked!

August 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until August 19, 2018

Gamut Theatre Group, 15 N. Fourth Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States

CHOOSE YOUR OWN PLAY: Hijacked! "What happens next depends on the choices you make." The beloved book series returns to the Gamut mainstage this summer, and the plot of the story is determined by the audience! You're on your way home from school one day when your bus is hijacked. You and your friends are

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Paranormal Cirque

August 16 @ 7:30 pm - August 19 @ 9:30 pm

Cirque Italia is now presenting: “PARANORMAL CIRQUE!” This brand NEW 3rd UNIT (AKA Black Unit) IS HERE IN LANCASTER, PA from August 16-19!!! Are you ready LANCASTER? Do you love thrilling, wicked, sexy, or even dangerous things? Be ready to escape to a new world! Paranormal Cirque will expose you to a unique creation of

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