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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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Allenberry Resort’s 24 Days of Christmas

December 5
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until December 24, 2018

allenberry resort, 1559 Boiling Springs Road
Boiling Springs, PA United States
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Prices vary by event

Celebrate the holiday season with Allenberry Resort’s 24 Days of Christmas. Rejoice with us as we count down the days until Christmas morning and take advantage of our daily holiday events and features. Our countdown will include special room rates for you to wind down in, limited time cocktails to highlight the holidays, special piano […]

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Ongoing

Epidemic: an exhibition by Dr. Eric Avery and Adam DelMarcelle

October 25 @ 12:00 am - December 19 @ 12:00 am
York College of Pennsylvania, 441 Country Club Road
York, 17403
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Free

Epidemic: an exhibition by Dr. Eric Avery and Adam DelMarcelle Exhibition Dates: October 25 – December 19, 2018 Cora Miller Gallery (on campus) Can Art Save Lives? A Conversation with Dr. Eric Avery and Adam DelMarcelle Thursday, October 25, 2018, 5:30 PM, DeMeester Recital Hall These exhibitions brings together the work of two activist artists, […]

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Lawrence Subaru’s Pack the Outback Toy Drive to support the Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia Chapter

November 17, 2018 @ 8:00 am - January 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Lawrence Subaru will host its Pack the Outback Toy Drive to support the Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia Chapter. The toy drive will take place at 1726 Carlisle Pike, Hanover, PA on Nov. 15 through Dec. 6, accompanied by a community-wide celebration of wishes on Dec. 6 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The […]

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Christmas Village at Refreshing Mountain Retreat Center

November 23 @ 4:00 pm - December 29 @ 8:30 pm
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$39

You have never experienced Christmas lights like this before!  New for 2018, load up your car with family and friends and come join us at Refreshing Mountain where we’ll help you experience Christmas in lots of exciting new ways. Zip through the treetops on our Ziplines and Elevated Obstacle Course decked with thousands of Christmas […]

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2018 Book Sale

December 1 @ 9:00 am - December 6 @ 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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Black Rock Retreat Escape Room

December 1 @ 2:00 pm - December 31 @ 8:00 pm
Black Rock Retreat, 1345 Kirkwood Pike 
Quarryville, PA 17566 United States
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$20

Find Jonah in the crowded storage room before your ship goes under and all are lost!  Register your crew today for Black Rocks Escape Room! Every Saturday and Sunday 2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm & Monday-Friday 6pm, 8pm through December! For more info visit https://www.blackrockretreat.com/events/escape-room-december-2018/ . *Excludes December 25th

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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
$5

Our annual Holiday Lights program for 2018 will be titled “Sensational Christmas!” On evenings from Thursday to Sunday, Gring’s Mill Recreation Area and the buildings on its grounds will be decorated for the season. Nightly appearances by Santa Claus, special characters, and musical performances will highlight this month-long event that has become a staple of […]

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

December 4 @ 11:00 am - December 5 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until December 9, 2018

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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8:00 am

Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, “How to Meet an Angel”

December 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until January 25, 2019

Messiah College School of the Arts, One College Ave
Mechanicsburg , PA 17055 United States
Free

Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, “How to Meet an Angel” Artists’ Talk & Reception, Saturday, Nov. 10, 6:00 p.m. Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, “How to Meet an Angel” Exhibits November 10-January 25 The Galleries at Messiah College, High Center & Climenhaga Building Join the Russian-born American Artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, internationally recognized as among the […]

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9:00 am

Cooking Class: Holiday Desserts

December 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Caputo Brothers Creamery, 245 N. Main Street
Spring Grove, 17362
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$60.00

The holidays are soon upon us, and with them comes SWEETS! Whether you need a new recipe to top off your Christmas dinner, are looking for something to make as a hostess gift or for your office potluck, these holiday desserts are sure to satisfy. And there MAY even be an Italian christmas cookie recipe […]

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10:00 am

Art for the Holidays at CALC

December 5 @ 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 December 29, 2018

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

Art for the Holidays is the annual fine arts and crafts boutique of CALC members and a unique display of holiday cheer. The G. B. Stuart Gallery at CALC will be transformed into an artists' marketplace featuring local fine arts and crafts. Shoppers will find a variety of jewelry, functional ceramics, photography, paintings, cards, tags, […]

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

December 5 @ 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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Christmas at Fort Hunter

December 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Not Open on Mondays
Fort Hunter Park, 100 Fort Hunter Rd
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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$4 – $7

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 and dried and fresh flowers. To assist in the holiday shopping, the Fort Hunter […]

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Yuletide at Wheatland

December 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2018

LancasterHistory.org, 230 N. President Ave.
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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$5 – $17

Celebrate Yuletide at Wheatland this holiday season at LancasterHistory.org! Tour President James Buchanan's Wheatland, and be part of sparkling holiday displays that take you from James Buchanan’s early Victorian era to the dazzling days of the 1920s when the house was owned by the Willson family. Ticket includes a festive holiday and history-themed guided tour […]

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11:00 am

A Christmas to Remember – Unexpected Treasures…in Unlikely Places

December 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2018

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

In this live holiday musical, Matthew and Mary face unforeseen challenges as the new owners of a thrift store in Paradise, Ohio, and caregivers for an elderly parent with Alzheimer's. The play’s intriguing characters, unique situations and universal themes reveal unexpected treasures in the most unlikely places. Join us this Christmas season on an inspirational […]

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

December 5 @ 11:00 am - December 6 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until December 9, 2018

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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12:15 pm

Wednesday Noonday Organ Recital

December 5 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
Camp Hill Presbyterian Church, 101 North 23rd Street
Camp Hill, PA 17011 United States
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Free

Organist Brett Terry of Pine Street Presbyterian Church, Harrisburg, is the featured artist for Camp Hill Presbyterian Church’s Noonday Organ Recital, Wednesday, December 5 at 12:15 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. A freewill offering will be received. Prior to the recital, a complimentary light lunch will be served in the […]

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1:00 pm

Beyond Futility: expectation and impact of the First World War

December 5 @ 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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3:00 pm

The 2018 Christmas Show: The First Noel

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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November 1 through December 30, 2018
American Music Theatre, 2425 Lincoln Highway East
LANCASTER, 17602
Prices vary

Witness the magic and splendor of our holiday celebration as AMT presents “The First Noel” featuring wondrous costumes, astonishing dancers, breathtaking sets, and all the endearment of a perfect fireside family moment! Bask in beautiful snowscapes and cherish the stories of spirit and love as we bring all your favorite sights and sounds to the […]

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

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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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 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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Nutrition for the Holidays

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lebanon Valley Advanced Care Center, 1251 East Main Street PA United States + Google Map
Free

Learn how to enjoy holiday foods and still stay on track with overall nutrition and weight management.

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5:30 pm

Brooke Wiley Retrospective Exhibition

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

Dickinson College studio-art technician Brooke Wiley will exhibit her works at the Goodyear Gallery, 595 W. Louther St., from Dec. 3-15. Wiley, who has worked at the college for 25 years, will discuss her art during a reception on Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 5:30-7 p.m. Her talk will begin at 6 p.m. The exhibition and […]

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6:00 pm

Beyond Futility: expectation and impact of the First World War

December 5 @ 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

A Christmas to Remember – Unexpected Treasures…in Unlikely Places

December 5 @ 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 December 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2018

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

In this live holiday musical, Matthew and Mary face unforeseen challenges as the new owners of a thrift store in Paradise, Ohio, and caregivers for an elderly parent with Alzheimer's. The play’s intriguing characters, unique situations and universal themes reveal unexpected treasures in the most unlikely places. Join us this Christmas season on an inspirational […]

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

December 5 @ 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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Is it an Alien or a Hernia?

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camp Hill Giant, 3301 Trindle Rd.
Camp Hill, 17011
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Free

Presenter: William Kurtis Childers, DO, PinnacleHealth Surgical Associates.

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Is it an Alien or a Hernia?

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camp Hill Giant, 3301 Trindle Rd.
Camp Hill, 17011
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Free

Presenter: William Kurtis Childers, DO, PinnacleHealth Surgical Associates.

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Saint Thomas Dulcimer Society in Concert

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fort Hunter Centennial Barn, 5300 N Front St
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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Free

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 dulcimers, a Baritone dulcimer, a Bass dulcimer, a banjammer (plays like a Dulcimer sounds like a banjo), harps, a hammer dulcimer, and an Irish drum. A holiday sing-along […]

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Trust Concert: The King’s Singers

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until December 5, 2018

The Trust Performing Arts Center, 37 N. Market St.
Lancaster, 17603
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AN A CAPPELLA CHRISTMAS WITH THE ICONIC BRITISH VOCAL ENSEMBLE Grammy award winners, The King's Singers, celebrating their 50th Season, make their Trust debut this Christmas!

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“SONGS ARE LITERATURE” by David Fishel

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, 16 N. Walnut St.
Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055
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Free

A rare public performance of longtime Harrisburg based singer-songwriter, David Fishel. This unique program will be performed by the artist at the Mechanicsburg Library and will feature a mix of original and "cover" songs based on literary themes in various genres, from biographical sketches through novels, poems, stories and even musical jokes. David has been […]

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7:30 pm

Jane Lynch “A Swingin’ Little Christmas!”

December 5 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Schaeffer Auditorium, 15235 Kutztown Rd.
Kutztown, PA 19530 United States
$38

Join KU Presents for of our 2018-2019 Artist Series, with the Emmy® and Golden Globe®-winning actress, singer and comedian, Jane Lynch, as she rings in the holidays with a heartfelt and fun performance featuring poignant and hilarious takes on classic holiday tunes as well as nostalgia-inspired originals penned by bandleader Tony Guerrero. Best known for […]

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