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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 Furnace Fest

October 20 - October 21
Pine Grove Furnace State Park, 1100 Pine Grove Road
Gardners, PA 17324 United States
Most activities are free.

Join us for a two-day family oriented event with live music, craft and food vendors, hayrides, historical demonstrations, candle dipping, pumpkin carving and scarecrow making. The pumpkin parade begins at about 6:15pm on Saturday night at the Furnace Stack Pavilion followed by the Legend of the Hairy Hand at 7:00pm at Fuller Lake. Special appearances […]

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Fall Story Times – 6 week sessions

October 21
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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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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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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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Hedwig and the Angry Inch

October 18 @ 8:00 am - November 3 @ 5:00 pm
Ephrata Performing Arts Center, 320 Cocalico Street, Ephrata Community Park
Ephrata, 17522

2014 Tony Award Best Revival of a Musical Recommended for Adult Audiences Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a gender-bent musical by John Cameron Mitchell with music and lyrics by Stephen Trask. Hedwig Robinson is a transgender punk rocker from East Germany who goes on a U.S. tour with her band, The Angry Inch. During […]

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2018 Book Sale

October 20 @ 9:00 am - October 25 @ 4:00 pm
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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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Friends of Kline Library Book Sale

October 20 @ 10:00 am - October 21 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until October 20, 2018

Paxtang Municipal Building, 3423 Derry Street
Harrisburg,
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You can expect to find gently loved books, DVDs, and CDs at the Friends of Kline Library Fall Book Sale. Shop the sale on Thursday, October 18 from 10:00 am until 7:00 pm, Friday, October 19 from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm, and Saturday, October 20 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. For more information, […]

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12:00 am

2018 Celebrate the Book Week

October 21 @ 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Events each day of the week.
Bosler Memorial Library, 158 W. High Street
Carlisle, PA 17013 United States

Join the Bosler Memorial Library and Friends of Bosler for this weeklong event! For information about all of the events happening during Celebrate the Book Week visit www.boslerlibrary.org.

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6:00 am

Farmers Flea Market

October 21 @ 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 16, 2018

Farmers Flea Market every Sun., weather permitting, throughout the year, sunrise to 2 PM. There are over 600 vendors, at Williams Grove Steam Engine Show Grounds, Williams Grove Road, Williams Grove, PA Direction: http://wghsea.org 717-766-4001

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10:00 am

Yoga on the Terrace

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until November 11, 2018

Kings Gap Environmental Education Center, 500 Kings Gap Road
Carlisle, PA 17015 United States
$10

Sponsored by the Friends of Kings Gap, join instructor Kristiana for Yoga on Sunday mornings. Class is appropriate for all levels, beginner to experienced. Modifications are offered for poses based on ability. A limited supply of mats are available; please bring your own if possible. Classes held rain or shine. Attend one session or all; […]

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

October 21 @ 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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11:00 am

Sunday Fundays at Midstate Distillery

October 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Midstate Distillery, 1817 N. Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17103 United States

Every Sunday: - Build-A-Bloody bar with a large variety of garnishes, sauces & seasonings, $8 - Iced Coffee Cocktails with Little Amps Cold Brew & Shakey Jake's Coffee Liqueur, $8 - Orange Crushes made with fresh squeezed oranges, $8 - Full drink menu with cocktails, martinis, draft beers & local wines. - Outside food is […]

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History on the Half Shell

October 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Agricultural & Industrial Museum, 217 West Princess Street
York, PA United States

History On The Half Shell (formerly Oyster Festival) is the York County History Center’s longest-running fundraiser, supporting the museums and historic sites. Oysters stewed, nude and fried are in the spotlight, along with plenty of non-seafood options for all ages.

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10th Annual Juried Figurative Drawing and Painting Exhibition: Opening Reception

October 21 @ 11:00 am - October 22 @ 4:00 pm
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Susquehanna University: Lore Degenstein Gallery, 514 University Avenue
Selinsgrove, PA 17870 United States
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Free

This national, juried visual art competition and exhibition is open to two-dimensional figurative artists (referencing the human figure), working in painting, drawing and printmaking who are over the age of 18. This year’s juror is Lance Esplund, an art critic for The Wall Street Journal. Esplund will select the exhibition works from the pool of […]

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12:00 pm

Trunk or Treat

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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AACA Museum, 161 Museum Drive PA United States
$9.50

Due to the popularity of Trunk or Treat – we’re offering two days of Trunk or Treat! That’s right all you ghosts and goblins will have the chance to Trunk or Treat on October 20th and October 21st! Dress in your favorite Halloween costume and enjoy an entertaining afternoon of family fun! Let the amusement […]

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Overlap: Life Tapestries

October 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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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12:30 pm

Great Pumpkin Day!

October 21 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
$5.00

Visit the Museum and celebrate Halloween! Try your skills with some holiday games, make a craft, and grab a snack. Participate in the Cupcake Walk and Costume Parade. Everybody feels like a child on Halloween so Museum Admission will treat everyone as a child for the day. Just $5.00 per person and parking is free […]

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1:00 pm

Craft Class: Silk Scarf Painting

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Adams County Winery Farm Winery, 251 Peach Tree Rd.
Orrtanna, 17353
$40

Create wearable art with artist Dawn Spruill. The class is $40 per person and includes all the supplies you will need to create a beautiful scarf. Call 717-334-4631 to reserve your spot.

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2:00 pm

Grant Street Dance Company Presents “No Strings Attached”

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - October 22 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 21, 2018

Trust Performing Arts Center, 37 N Market Street
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
$15

Grant Street Dance Company Presents No Strings Attached - In an electronic world where we communicate with emojis and abbreviations, genuine human interaction is often undermined. This program of live dance and music may be just the ticket to re-awakening the power of a touch, a glance, a gesture, the body present and in motion. […]

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“Nosferatu”

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Hershey Public Library, 701 Cocoa Avenue
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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Sunday, October 21 at 2 pm, come to the Hershey Public Library to sit back and enjoy a silent horror film classic with the Friends Fall Film Special: "Nosferatu" (1922.) Best for viewers aged 16 and older. Registration is not required. Friends provide snacks. If readers have questions, please contact Martha Brown at (717) 385-7277 […]

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Trust Performing Arts: Grant Street Dance Company Presents “No Strings Attached”

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Trust Performing Arts Center, 37 N Market Street
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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$15

In an electronic world where we communicate with emojis and abbreviations, genuine human interaction is often undermined. This program of live dance and music may be just the ticket to re-awakening the power of a touch, a glance, a gesture, the body present and in motion.

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3:00 pm

ROOM ENOUGH FOR THEM ALL

October 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Michael Showalter, museum educator at the Ephrata Cloister, will present, “Room Enough for Them All” on October 21, at 3 o'clock PM in historic Boehm's Chapel. The PowerPoint program will examine the diversity of religions and denominations found throughout Lancaster County as early as 1750. To quote, Showalter, “In this mix of cultures, dissident religious […]

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Central PA Symphony “A Feast of Romanticism”

October 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Palm Lutheran Church, 11 W. Cherry St.
Palmyra, PA 17078 United States
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$10

The Central PA Symphony embarks on its 29th season with A Feast of Romanticism at Palm Lutheran Church, Palmyra, on Sunday October 21st at 3PM. This program will highlight the unique characteristics of the Romantic era: melodic themes, the expression of heightened emotions, and a freedom of design and composition not seen in earlier classical […]

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Halloween Ballroom Dance

October 21 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Jewish Communicty Center (York), 2000 Hollywood Drive
York, PA 17403 United States
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$10 – $14

York USA Dance Chapter 3008 is holding a Halloween-themed ballroom dance. A hustle lesson will be given from 3 to 3:45 p.m. by Mandy Kuhn Iglesias. Open dancing in a variety of styles will follow until 6:30 p.m. to the music of DJ Ken Pandozzi. Light refreshments are available. Food donations are always appreciated, but […]

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Sunday Arts Hour

October 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Landis House, 67 N. Fourth Street
Newport, PA 17074 United States
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Free

Sunday Arts Hour presents Steve Rudolph with special guest Denis DiBlasio, as part of PCCA’s free concert series. Join us for jazz music at its best! Steve Rudolph has had an inspiring 40-year professional music career. Jazz Improv magazine states, “Rudolph is a savvy, swinging, glimmering heavyweight.” The winner of the Jazziz Magazine Piano Competition […]

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Keystones

October 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Capitol Theatre, 159 S Main Street
Chambersburg, PA 17201 United States
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Donations accepted

Keystones is a documentary tribute to African-American servicemen/women from the Harrisburg, PA area who defended our country, returned to the Harrisburg area, and serves as an oral history of the contribution, they, and other African-American military personnel, made by serving our country. The film-maker and several of those interviewed are scheduled to appear and participate […]

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4:00 pm

LYRA Singers from Russia

October 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Grace Lutheran Church, 517 North Queen Street
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
Free

Five of LYRA's twenty singers will perform at Grace Lutheran Church, Sunday, 21 October, at 4:00 PM in a free, public concert. The singers are touring New England and the Mid-Atlantic, singing forty concerts in two months! All are graduates of St. Peterburg Conservatory of Music who are teachers, opera singers, and conductors who share […]

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Russian Singers, LYRA, at Grace Lutheran Church

October 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Grace Lutheran Church, Lancaster, 517 N Queen Street
Lancaster PA, 17603
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Free

On Sunday, Oct. 21 at 4:00 PM, the ensemble, LYRA, professional singers from St. Peterburg, Russia, perform a free concert of both sacred and secular music at Grace Lutheran Church, 517 N Queen Street, Lancaster. Everyone is welcome. The LYRA musicians are choral directors, opera singers, instrumentalists, and music teachers, all united in the passion […]

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5:00 pm

Harrisburg Folk Dance

October 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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The Movement Center, 2134 N 2nd St
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
$5

International Folk Dance, or World Dance, brings together traditional ethnic dances, as well as choreographed dances, from various regions and nationalities such as Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Hungary, Turkey, Israel, Albania, Greece, Macedonia, Russia, Ukraine, Japan, China, Mongolia, and many more! ​We have dances catering to all skill levels, with a wide variety of music […]

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6:00 pm

Hedwig and the Angry Inch Benefit Performance

October 21 @ 6:00 pm
Tellus360, 24 East King St
Lancaster, PA 17602 United States

Hedwig is bringing her tour to the Lancaster stage! Tellus360 will be hosting a special concert performance of Hedwig and the Angry Inch at 6PM on Sunday, October 21 st . Proceeds from the tickets ($25) will benefit Lancaster PA Pride and Waves Ahead , an organization working to reestablish and strengthen vulnerable and marginalized […]

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Choral Evensong and Organ Concert

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Choral Evensong at 6 PM and Organ Concert at 7 PM by Brett Terry, Pine Street Presbyterian Church, Harrisburg PA. Free-will offering.

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7:00 pm

Halloween Radio Theater

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until October 22, 2018

Center Street Grille, 4 Center Street
Enola, PA 17025 United States

The Not Ready For Drive Time Players are back! Central PA’s resident radio theater comedy troupe will perform for two consecutive nights (Oct. 21 and 22) upstairs at the Center Street Grille in Enola. Featured skits will include: the movie spoof “A ing Loud Place,” the game show spoof “Things That Go Papenfuse,” and an […]

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7:30 pm

All in the Timing

October 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sunday performance on Oct. 21 is at 2 p.m.
Rose Lehrman Arts Center – HACC, One HACC Drive
Harrisburg, 17110
$10 – $15

HACC Theatre presents David Ives play "All in the Timing" Directed by Dave Olmsted Winner of the John Gassner Playwriting Award, this critically acclaimed, award-winning evening of comedies combines wit, intellect, satire and just plain fun. From monkeys typing “Hamlet” to the misadventures of dating, these six hilarious vignettes will aerobicize your brain and tickle […]

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