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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 8
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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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The Wizard of Oz

December 7 @ 8:00 am - December 23 @ 5:00 pm
Ephrata Performing Arts Center, 320 Cocalico Street, Ephrata Community Park
Ephrata, 17522

The Wizard of Oz was first turned into a musical extravaganza by L. Frank Baum himself. A loose adaptation of Baum's 1900 novel (there is no Wicked Witch or Toto, and there are some new characters), it first played in Chicago in 1902 and was a success on Broadway the following year. It then toured

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6:30 am
$1010 - $1030

Soar Into Your Day the Peaceful Way Meditation

December 8 @ 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 8 @ 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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10:00 am
$7.00

Hanging by a Thread

December 8 @ 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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11:00 am
$10

Cinderella’s Christmas

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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Fridays & Saturdays @ 11 AM - December 30
Lancaster Marionette Theatre, 126 N. Water ST
Lancaster, 17603

Enjoy the classic tale presented in a holiday setting by Robert Brock, Artistic Director, with marionettes he created. Back stage tours will be offered 20 minutes prior to curtain, and the John Durang Puppet Museum and the Puppet Shop are open before all performances. Our shows are appropriate for children who can sit quietly for

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$25

2017 Cookie Walk

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church on the Sqaure in Carlisle, 1 N Hanover St, Carlisle, PA 17013
carlisle, PA 17013 United States

It's Cookie Walk time Join Us Friday, Dec. 8th from 11:00 – 6:00 at the annual St. John's Episcopal Church - On the Square in Carlisle The St. John’s Cookie Walk invites customers to come out and buy a box ranging from $15, $20, or $25. Select your favorites or try something new from an

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1:00 pm

Essential Skills with CareerLink

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ephrata Public Library Exploratorium, 560 S Reading Road
Ephrata, PA 17522 United States

Through the use of fun interactive games and activities, this workshop will help participants to identify and understand each essential skill as well as barriers that come with each. We will cover teamwork, communication, adaptability and problem solving.

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2:30 pm

A.N.G.E.L.s., Inc by Cindy Dlugolecki

December 8 @ 2:30 pm - December 9 @ 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 10, 2017

An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Little Theatre of Mechancisburg, 915 South York Street
Mechanicsburg, 17055

Little Theatre of Mechanicsburg is proud to announce a special holiday play, A.N.G.E.L.s, Inc. by local published playwright, Cindy Dlugolecki. Its' bedlam in Bethlehem as the film crew for ABC (Angel Broadcasting Company) has arrived with cameras, cables, and cosmic chaos to document the nativity. It's the night before Christmas, and the gospels are in

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3:00 pm
Free

2017 Christmas Folk Art Show

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

210 South Charlotte Street, Manheim, PA, 210 South Charlotte Street
Manheim, PA 17545 United States

2017 CHRISTMAS FOLK ART SHOW will be held at the Manheim Historical Society’s Railroad Station, 210 South Charlotte Street, Manheim, PA 17545 All works by local and regional artists, Friday, December 8th, 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday, December 9th, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. FREE ADMISSION, complimentary light refreshments, Free parking, handicap accessible. For

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4:00 pm
Free

Christmas Festival being hosted by EBACC

December 8 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Dec.8, 4pm till 8pm, Dec.9, 8am till 2pm
East Berlin Area Community Center (EBACC), 405 North Avenue
East Berlin, 17316

Friday, December 8th and Saturday, 9th 2017 We’re looking forward to the 4th Annual Christmas Festival in East Berlin at the Community Center! A fun Friday evening and Saturday morning have been planned for children and their families. On Friday, December 8th from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm, a light supper of hearty potato soup,

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5:30 pm
Free

Jazz Fridays with Steve Rudolph

December 8 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Friday, repeating until December 15, 2017

Jazz pianist Steve Rudolph hosts talented jazz artists every Friday evening in the Kitchen and Gallery Bar at Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center. There is no cover charge - great food and drink available.

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6:00 pm

Holiday Coffee House

December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kings Gap Environmental Education Center, 500 Kings Gap Road
Carlisle, PA 17015 United States

Join the Friends of Kings Gap for a Holiday Coffee House on Friday, December 8th starting at 6:00 p.m. Enjoy coffee, conversation, music, and light refreshments. Phyllis Chapell and Steve Jewett will provide the music for this event. The Cameron-Masland Mansion will be decorated for the holidays. The Coffee House is free, but donations will

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6:30 pm
$10.00

The Winter’s Tale

December 8 @ 6:30 pm - December 9 @ 6:30 pm
Dover Area High School, 46 W Canal St PA United States

The Winter’s Tale takes audiences on a journey from the icy depths of winter into the beautiful, exciting rebirth of spring. Written in the twilight of Shakespeare's illustrious career, this romantic masterwork blends the genres of tragedy, comedy, and the early beginnings musical theatre in a way completely innovative to the Elizabethan stage. Classic characters

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BE: Clipman, Singer & Frantz in The Cafe @ Ten Thousand Villages

December 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ten Thousand Villages in Ephrata, 240 North Reading Road
Ephrata, 17522

BE, comprised of Michael Clipman, Tom Singer and Sam Frantz, performs lyrical songs with pulse-driven world rhythms and reinterpreted covers. Music begins at 6:30 and ends at 8:23. The Cafe Music Series is listener supported. The Cafe serves fresh and delicious soups, salads, quiches, wraps, and panini as well as desserts and fairly traded teas,

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7:00 pm
$39 - $65

The Marshall Tucker Band

December 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eichelberger Performing Arts Center, 195 Stock Street, Suite 200 PA United States

Over the years, The Marshall Tucker Band has wowed critics and influenced major country acts like Alabama and Travis Tritt with its definitive blend of rock, rhythm & blues, jazz, country, and gospel. With hit singles like “Heard It In a Love Song,” “Fire On The Mountain,” “Can’t You See,” and “Take The Highway,” the

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A Christmas Carol

December 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 3:00pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:00pm

One event on an unspecified date at 3:00pm

York Learning center, 300 East 7th Avenue
York, PA 17404 United States

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, written 274 years ago, has a message that remains truthful and universal to this day. Our adaptation is true to the original story, while introducing some additional towns folk and songs. This play with music is a feast of iconic characters. Join us and be part of this timeless

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$10.00

Page Match

December 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Modern Art, 529 W. Chestnut St.
Lancaster, 17603

PAGE MATCH is an on-the-spot writing tournament for fans of Wrestlemania, the Literary Death Match, and generative workshops. Eight writers will compete in three rounds of 10-minute freewrites (guided by a prompt from us), and the audience will vote on who moves forward. The idea here is that writers will flex their subconscious like a

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7:30 pm
Free

Jazz Band

December 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lebanon Valley College, Blair Music Center, 101 North College Avenue
Annville, PA 17003 United States

The LVC Jazz Band is under the direction of Mr. Thomas Strohman. This performance is free and open to the public.

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Free

New Cumberland Town Band Concert

December 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Trinity United Methodist Church, 415 Bridge Street, New Cumberland, PA 17070, 415 Bridge Street
New Cumberland, PA, PA 17070 United States

New Cumberland Town Band Christmas Concert The New Cumberland Town Band will present their annual free Christmas concert on Friday, December 8 at 7:30 PM in Fellowship Hall of Trinity United Methodist Church, 415 Bridge Street, New Cumberland, PA. The program will include a mix of sacred and secular music. Included will be traditional Christmas

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York College Jazz Ensemble

December 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
York College of Pennsylvania, 441 Country Club Road
York, 17403

York College Jazz Ensemble – Jeff Stabley, Director December 8, 2017, 7:30 p.m., DeMeester Recital Hall The York College Jazz Ensemble performs a wide variety of music by the jazz greats, including Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, Count Basie, and Duke Ellington. Students are featured in both written arrangements and spontaneous improvisations. The ensemble performs in

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8:00 pm
$5 - $20

Tim Warfield’s All-Star Jazzy Christmas

December 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Messiah College, One College Avenue
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 United States

Selected in the New York Times as one of the top 20 best holiday listens for 2013, saxophonist Tim Warfield’s “All-Star Jazzy Christmas” vividly showcases a collection of traditional holiday songs realized from an improvisational perspective. The musical program features primarily familiar mate-rial such as “The Little Drummer Boy” and “Silent Night” but also includes

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