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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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American Craft Week

October 10
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 14, 2018

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

American Craft Week is a national celebration of all things artisan-created! Nationally voted one of the top 10 crafts destinations, the Cumberland Valley celebrates with a variety of special exhibits, demonstrations, and open studio tours during this year’s dates of Oct. 5 – 14, 2018. Check our Facebook page Cumberland Valley Arts for updated event […]

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Fall Story Times – 6 week sessions

October 10
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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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Teen Read Week

October 10
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until October 13, 2018

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

Join the celebration of teens and teen literature with this year's Teen Read Week theme: It's Written in the Stars". Visit the library October 7-13 for a teen book giveaway contest, daily trivia contests, and sneak peaks at what's coming to the teen shelves! No Registration necessary. For teens ages 12-18.

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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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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 8 @ 9:00 am - October 13 @ 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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9:00 am

Creating Sustainable Communities through Green Transportation in Adams County

October 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Adams County Public Library, 140 Baltimore Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States
Free

Commuter Services of Pennsylvania Hosts Roundtable Event: Creating Sustainable Communities through Green Transportation Learn how green transportation assists in creating sustainable communities in Adams County, from professionals with the Statewide Traffic Management Center, Commuter Services of Pennsylvania, Freedom Transit, and Healthy Adams County. Discover how you AND your business can benefit and participate in the […]

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10:00 am

The Visible Echo by Guy Freeman

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Carlisle Arts Learning Center, 38 W Pomfret Street
Carlisle, PA 17013 United States
Free

The Visible Echo showcases the work of photographer Guy Freeman. Freeman's photography allows us to thoughtfully experience the world around us. Located in CALC's G. B. Stuart Gallery. Opening reception September 28 at 6:30 pm. Exhibit runs September 28 through November 3, Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm.

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Art Exhibit: Contemporary Fine Crafts Exhibit

October 10 @ 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 November 3, 2018

Carlisle Arts Learning Center, 38 W Pomfret Street
Carlisle, PA 17013 United States
Free and open to the public

In celebration of American Craft Week, The Yellow Breeches Chapter of the PA Guild of Craftsmen will hold a fine crafts exhibit in the Upper Gallery at Carlisle Arts Learning Center which will include glass, enameling, fiber, wood, metalwork and more.

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

October 10 @ 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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11:30 am

New Cumberland Olde Towne Association Monthly Meeting

October 10 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
American Legion Post 143, 214 Market Street, New Cumberland, Pa. 17070, 214 Market Street
New Cumberland, PA 17070 United States
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The meeting of the New Cumberland Olde Towne Association will be held on WEDNESDAY, October 10, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at the American Legion Post 143, 214 Market Street, New Cumberland. The meeting’s guest speaker is Dr. Todd Stoltz, West Shore School District Superintendent. The organization is always looking for new members and the public […]

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12:00 pm

Noon in the Nissley

October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 24, 2018

The Phillips Museum of Art, College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
Free

Noon in the Nissley: please join us every 2nd and 4th Wednesday each month from September 12 to November 28. During these mini tours, museum staff and guest "stars" such as faculty, among others, will highlight three objects on view in the Nissley Gallery. The Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin & Marshall College is […]

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Overlap: Life Tapestries

October 10 @ 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 10 @ 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 10 @ 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 10 @ 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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The Home Game – A Son’s Journey. A Father’s Hope.

October 10 @ 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

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

October 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 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

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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Bridge Playing for Beginners: A Six-Part Series

October 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 10, 2018

East Shore Area Library, 4501 Ethel Street
Harrisburg, PA 17109 United States
Free

Visit The Library this fall and learn how to play bridge from American Contract Bridge League Accredited Bridge Master, Dennis Shaub. Over the course of six weeks, you’ll learn the basics of this easy-to-learn and social card game. This program is designed for adults. Registration is limited. Save your spot by visiting The Library in […]

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3:00 pm

Magic & Wonder: Christmas – Holiday Fun for the Whole Family

October 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Bird-in-Hand Stage, 2760 Old Philadelphia Pike
Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505 United States

Brett Myers and his talented cast combine astounding illusions and heartwarming comedy with the best of the holiday spirit in a journey of joy, hope and celebration that offers seasonal holiday fun for all ages. Create lifelong memories as you rediscover the wonder and true meaning of Christmas.

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Afternoon Hangout

October 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 31, 2018

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

Come hang out and play games, make some art, or go old school and build with LEGOs. Each week, we’ll have new things going on at The Library for you. For teens, no registration required. For more information, call (717) 232-7286.

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5:30 pm

New Works by Penn State Faculty Member

October 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Dickinson College Goodyear Gallery, 595 W. Louther St.
Carlisle, PA 17013 United States
Free

Penn State faculty member Rudy Shepherd’s works in painting and sculpture will be on display at the Goodyear Gallery at Dickinson College, 595 W. Louther St., from Oct. 8-27. Shepherd will discuss his works during a reception on Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 5:30-7 p.m. His talk will begin at 6 p.m. The exhibition and reception […]

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Goodyear Gallery to Unveil New Mural

October 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Dickinson College Goodyear Gallery, 595 W. Louther St.
Carlisle, PA 17013 United States
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Free

Philadelphia artist Deidre Murphy will unveil a mural on the side of Dickinson’s Goodyear Building, 595 W. Louther St., on Wednesday Oct. 10, from 5:30-7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Murphy is a University of Pennsylvania adjunct-faculty member, who worked on the mural in conjunction with students in the departments […]

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6:00 pm

Beyond Futility: expectation and impact of the First World War

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm 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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7:00 pm

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

October 10 @ 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

October 10 @ 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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Magic & Wonder: Christmas – Holiday Fun for the Whole Family

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

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

Brett Myers and his talented cast combine astounding illusions and heartwarming comedy with the best of the holiday spirit in a journey of joy, hope and celebration that offers seasonal holiday fun for all ages. Create lifelong memories as you rediscover the wonder and true meaning of Christmas.

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Lecture: Environmental Racism in the Age of Climate Change

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dickinson College Anita Tuvin Schlechter (ATS) Auditorium, 360 W. Louther St.
Carlisle, PA 17013 United States
Free

Director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program, Jacqueline Patterson, will discuss how environmental racism in the U.S. causes climate change-related disasters to disproportionately harm already disadvantaged populations. The talk, “Environmental Racism in the Age of Climate Change,” will be held Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. in the Anita Tuvin Schlechter (ATS) Auditorium, […]

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