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Irina Botea Bucan: In the zone of transition, the building will have a future, she said…

September 6 - December 8
The Phillips Museum of Art, College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States

Irina Botea Bucan uses various media in her videos and films to question current sociopolitical dynamics and the possibility of their transformation. "In the zone of transition, the building will have a future, she said..." comprises nine works made over the last 10 years and revolves around three ideas of recording: suspended histories mostly unknown

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Free

Onward with the Revolution: Late Soviet-Era Posters

September 6 - December 8
The Phillips Museum of Art, College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States

"Onward with the Revolution: Late Soviet-Era Posters" is an exhibition from the permanent collection of the Phillips Museum of Art. F&M professors Jon Stone and Nina Bond selected 18 posters to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Russian revolution (Nov. 7, 1917). Over the course of the fall semester, Russian Studies students will research the

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Free

Arab Comics: 90 Years of Popular Visual Culture

September 6 - December 8
The Phillips Museum of Art, College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States

This traveling exhibition of 33 reproductions of Arab comics provides a look into Arab popular culture and the history of graphic illustration in the Middle East. "Arab Comics: 90 Years of Popular Visual Culture", brought to the Phillips Museum of Art in partnership with F&M's Islamic and Middle East Studies Program, features three distinct types

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Need Participants for Research on Emotions, Relationships, and Well-Being

November 12 - December 23

Emotions, Relationships, Well-Being: RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS NEEDED! My name is Dr. Andrew Bland. I am a professor in the Psychology Dept. at Millersville University in Lancaster Co., PA. I am seeking up to 500 individuals (age 18+) to complete an online questionnaire on how their emotions and relationships relate to their well-being. It should take you

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Free

Gallery of Arts and Crafts

November 25 - December 30
Art Downtown, 32 Carlisle St.
Hanover, PA 17331 United States

Members of the Hanover Area Arts Guild showcase their fine arts and crafts, perfect for your holiday giving. Ornaments, scarves and hats, small pieces of art and unique item — all made by local artisans — can be found at Art Downtown, 32 Carlisle St., Hanover. The exhibit continues through the end of December.

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$9

Lancaster County’s Best Kept Secrets Twelve Shops of Christmas Tour

November 30 - December 9
Lancaster County’s Best Kept Secrets Tour, 209 E Main St
New Holland, PA 17557 United States

A unique shopping adventure--featuring 12 wonderfully festive, off-the-beaten-path shops. Set up like a home or garden tour you will travel place to place, in your own vehicle, enjoying the amazing holiday decorations, unusual gift ideas, valuable coupons, door prizes, games, gifts, refreshments and Christmas spirit the businesses have planned for you. The stores are located

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$9

Lebanon/Dauphin County’s Holiday Highlights Tour

November 30 - December 9
Holiday Highlights Tour, 112 W Main St
Annville, PA 17003 United States

A unique shopping adventure--featuring 16 wonderfully festive, off-the-beaten-path shops. Set up like a home or garden tour you will travel place to place, in your own vehicle, enjoying the amazing festive decorations, unusual gift ideas, valuable coupons, door prizes, games, gifts, refreshments and Holiday spirit the businesses have planned for you. The stores are located

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$10.00

Fredricksen Library Holiday Book Tree

December 6
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until December 31, 2017

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

Stop in and see the Fredricksen Library Holiday Book Tree! Created entirely from out-of-date withdrawn books that were destined for the recycling bin, the 6 ft. tree is a fundraiser and volunteer project. For a minimum $10 donation, you can have a name or family name placed on the spine of a book for the

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Ongoing
$21

The 2017 Christmas Show: Home for the Holidays

November 1 @ 10:30 am - December 30 @ 3:00 pm
American Music Theatre, 2425 Lincoln Highway East
LANCASTER, 17602

Inspired by warm memories of family Christmases together, Home for the Holidays celebrates the joys and merriment of spending the holidays with the ones we love. This live, musical experience will feature some of your favorite sacred and secular holiday songs, superb musical arrangements, outstanding singing and dancing, and the incredible AMT Orchestra.

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Free

Remembering Armistice Day

November 11 @ 10:00 am - December 11 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until November 12, 2017

U.S. Army Heritage and Educaiton Center, 950 Soliders Drive
Carlisle, 17013

the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) will be hosting a living history event entitled "Remembering Armistice Day" on Veterans Day weekend, November 11th and 12th, 2017. The event will commence at 10:00am and run until 3:00pm and will be located at the World War I Allied and German trenches on the USAHEC's Army

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$15.00

Holiday Lights in the Park

November 22 @ 6:00 pm - December 31 @ 10:00 pm
Coleman Memorial Park, 1408 West Maple Street
Lebanon, PA 17046 United States

A 1.5 Mile Drive through Holiday Light Display in Coleman's Memorial Park

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$9

Chester County’s Best Kept Secrets Tour

November 25 @ 9:00 am - December 9 @ 5:00 pm
715 Timothy Ln, Ephrata, PA 17522, 715 Timothy Ln
Ephrata, PA 17522 United States

CHESTER COUNTY’S BEST KEPT SECRETS TOUR Nov 25 thru Dec 9 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,

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Free

“Holly Jolly Christmas!” Holiday Exhibit

November 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am - January 6, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating indefinitely

Cumberland County Historical Society, 21 N. Pitt Street PA 17013 United States

Christmas Carolers are coming to CCHS this December! Decorated storefronts are full of goodies spreading holiday cheer in Todd Hall.

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$5

Holiday Lights at Gring’s Mill

December 1 @ 6:00 pm - December 30 @ 9:00 pm
Gring’s Mill Recreation Area, 2083 Tulpehocken Rd.
Reading, PA 19610 United States

Walk through our illuminated park grounds, enjoying this seasonal event with family and friends at beautiful Gring's Mill Park. Warm up in the barn with live entertainment, visits from Santa, enjoy an HO Scale model railroad display and refreshments. There is a $5 parking fee, but admission is free. Event is Wednesday - Sunday evenings,

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$4 - $7

Christmas at Fort Hunter

December 5 @ 10:00 am - December 10 @ 4:30 pm
Fort Hunter Park, 100 Fort Hunter Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States

Step back to the days of gentle living with a guided tour of the Mansion, highlighting the holiday trimmings and customs of Christmases long ago. The Civic Committee of the Garden Club of Harrisburg decorates the Mansion with fresh greens, fruits, dried and fresh flowers. To assist in holiday shopping, the Fort Hunter Museum Shop

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6:30 am
$1010 - $1030

Soar Into Your Day the Peaceful Way Meditation

December 6 @ 6:30 am - 7:15 am
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Monday - Friday except 9/9 & 9/10, the week of Thanksgiving and the week of Christmas
Basildon Wellness, 4811 Jonestown Road, Suite 223A
Harrisburg, PA 17109 United States

Weekdays from 6:30am-7:15am Soar Into Your Day the Peaceful Way Meditation By Michelle Williard Hoffer Jumpstart your workday with a clear vision of who it is you want to be and how you want to present yourself. How you will benefit: Meditation will bring peace, and calm to your mind so that it is clear

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8:00 am
Free

Rosalyn Richards: Images From Nature: Systems and Improvisations

December 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until January 26, 2018

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

Rosalyn Richards: Images From Nature: Systems and Improvisations Dec. 1-Jan. 26 Reception Friday, Dec. 1, 4:15 p.m. Climenhaga Building, Aughinbaugh Art Gallery

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Understanding and Approaching GRIEF

December 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Epiphany Lutheran Church, 1100 Colonial Rd
Harrisburg, , PA 17112 United States

Understanding and approaching GRIEF. On January 14th at 2;00 PM till 4:00 PM we will be hosting the Authors of the book "Grief". We hope to help others with dealing with their grief of loved ones and with a better understanding of the grieving process. This is a free event and we are hoping to

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9:30 am

Family Place Parent/Child Workshop

December 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until December 6, 2017

Ephrata Public Library, 550 S Reading Road
Ephrata, PA 17522 United States

Our Family Place Parent/Child Workshop series is for parents or caregivers along with their toddlers. This family-friendly setting, equipped with age-appropriate toys, books and games allows parents and toddlers to play, read and interact with each other. Each session, a resource specialist will be onsite for informal discussion. Participants are asked to attend all five

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10:00 am
$7.00

Hanging by a Thread

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until December 22, 2017

Fort Hunter Park, 100 Fort Hunter Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States

"Hanging by a Thread" will showcase needle work from the Fort Hunter collection. Mrs. Reily was accomplished in the needle arts, serving as president of the Harrisburg Needle Work Guild for several years in the early 1900s. A quote from her diary said "Sewed all day," and makes note of her attendance at statewide Guild

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Free

Discovering Short Stories

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 6, 2017

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

Join our discussion of short stories by well-known and lesser-known 20th and 21st century writers! Aug 2: Mark Helprin's "Sidney Balbion" Sept 6: Junot Diaz's "Aguantando" and Sandra Cisneros's "The House on Mango Street" and "Eleven" Oct 4: Peter Cameron's "After the Flood" and "Excerpts From Swan Lake" Nov 1: Steven Millhouser's "The Disappearance of

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$8

A Popcorn Hat Christmas Carol

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2017

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

The Popcorn Hat Players Present: A POPCORN HAT CHRISTMAS CAROL Charles Dickens’ timeless tale gets the Popcorn Hat treatment! It’s almost Christmas, and everyone is looking forward to the holiday...well, almost everyone. Join all the characters you know (and some you don’t!) as Ebenezer Scrooge journeys through an extraordinary Christmas Eve! Saturdays at 1:00pm! Wednesdays

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11:30 am

Lunch & Learn

December 6 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Momma Spriggs, 160 York Rd.
Carlisle, PA 17013 United States

Join us for Lunch & Learn (and sometimes Dinner!) and discover the critical emotional & financial benefits of Advanced Funeral Planning. Please call us today to reserve your seat for lunch! 717.243.4511

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12:15 pm
Free

Wednesday Noonday Organ Recital

December 6 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
Camp Hill Presbyterian Church, 101 North 23rd Street
Camp Hill, PA 17011 United States

Organist Robert Barbarino of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Harrisburg performs as part of Camp Hill Presbyterian Church's Wednesday Noonday Organ Recital series, which features members of the American Guild of Organists. A freewill offering will be received. A complimentary lunch will be served in Fellowship Hall prior to the recital at 11:45 a.m.

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2:00 pm

A Date with Gerry Mander

December 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Madeline L. Olewine Memorial Library, 2410 North 3rd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States

DOES YOUR VOTE ALWAYS COUNT? FIND OUT THE TRUE ANSWER - IT MIGHT SURPRISE YOU! A look at the history, evolution, effects and solutions to gerrymandering in Pennsylvania. Presented by Fair Districts PA, a non-partisan volunteer organization advocating for redistricting reform in Pennsylvania.

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6:00 pm
Free

History Book Club

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 6, 2017

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

Love history? Love reading about it? Does meeting and discussing books with people of similar interests sound like a great way to spend an hour or two? Then come to Lancaster Public Library’s History Book Club. The titles selected will be written by eminent historians and will also be eminently readable. They can cover any

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Launch of the Refugee Makers Project

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thistle Finch Distillery, 417 W Grant Street
Lancaster, PA 17603

Join us for the launch of the Refugee Makers Project, a social enterprise empowering refugee craftsman in our community by connecting their skills in tailoring and clothing design with a fair and livable wage. Refugee Makers Project combines salvaged and repurposed clothing with lush textiles to create individualized small batch runs of sustainable and expressive

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6:30 pm
Free

Happy (?) Holidays

December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lebanon Valley Advanced Care Center, 1251 East Main Street PA United States

The holidays create a unique challenge for many. This presentation will help tackle some of the unique family and financial situations that many face each year with the coming Holiday Season –whether it’s the discord of coordinating schedules of cooking, decorating and visiting; financial strains of overspending; or dealing with grief, depression and anxiety.

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7:00 pm
$5.00

Nature Frame Gift

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lancaster County Park, Environmental Center, 1 Nature's Way
Lancaster, 17602

Join Naturalist Ann Strauss for an evening of natural picture frame construction. We will be using sticks and a variety of materials to construct a personalized frame that will make a terrific gift! You will need to bring a 4” x 6” photo with you to use in the frame (if no picture, you may

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Free

Dickinson College Concerto Competition

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dickinson College, Weiss Center for the Arts, 240 W. High St.
Carlisle, PA 17013 United States

Students in Dickinson’s performance studies program compete for the opportunity to perform as a soloist in the Dickinson College Orchestra’s spring concert.

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Free

Saint Thomas Dulcimer Society in Concert

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fort Hunter Centennial Barn, 5300 N Front St
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States

Sounds of the season will be performed by 18 members of the Saint Thomas Dulcimer Society. Enjoy a mixture of holiday and seasonal tunes played on mountain (lap) dulcimers, a hammer dulcimer, a harp, a bass dulcimer, three baritone dulcimers and an Irish Bodhran drum. A holiday sing-along will conclude the concert and the Toy

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7:30 pm
Free

Musica Nova: Student Compositions

December 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Messiah College, One College Avenue
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 United States

Musica Nova: Student Compositions High Center, High Foundation Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m.

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$15

Trust Concert: December Songs featuring Sarah Zahn and Andy Roberts

December 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Trust Performing Arts Center, 37 N Market Street
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States

Sarah Zahn, soprano, and Andy Roberts, pianist, will perform DECEMBER SONGS at the Trust Performing Arts Center in Lancaster on December 6, 2017 at 7:30pm. Composed by Tony award-winner Maury Yeston, this moving song cycle explores the themes of loneliness, grief, and hope as a woman reflects on her loss of love. The second act

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