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Dinosaurs Come to Life

August 19
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until October 29, 2017

Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland, 18628 US Route 15
Allenwood, PA 17810 United States

Travel back in time with this prehistoric outdoor adventure! Open April 22 through October 29, 2017, Dinosaurs Come to Life features life-size animatronic dinosaurs that roar, spit, and bellow. Trek through this exciting educational exhibit to experience the infamous Tyrannosaurus rex, as well as Utahraptor, Carnotaurus, Ornithomimus, and Compsagnathus—four new-to-the-zoo dinos! Enjoy a refreshing “surprise”

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Chili Bowl and Car Show

August 19
Faulkner Subaru Mechanicsburg, 6629 Carlisle Pike
Mechanicsburg, PA 17019 United States

The Chili Bowl and Car Show @ Faulkner Subaru in Mechanicsburg on August 19th, is a staple for family entertainment, championship chili tasting and fundraising for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Activities include face painting, paint-a car, dunk tank, championship chili tasting, hot rods, opportunity drawings and more.

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Ongoing
$20

Irish Christmas in America

July 26 @ 7:30 pm - December 14 @ 9:00 pm
The Ware Center, Millersville University, 42 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States

Now in its 13th year, the perennial favorite is back, with a family-friendly performance featuring evocatively-snug Irish ballads, lively instrumental tunes and thrilling Irish dancing, while reminiscent photographic images provide backdrop to some of the rich historical traditions.

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8:00 am
Free

Dillsburg Farmers’ Market

August 19 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Tuesday and Saturday, repeating until October 14, 2017

Dillsburg Senior Activity Center, 1 N. 2nd St.
Dillsburg, PA 17019 United States

Now preparing for its 8th season in 2017 at its NEW Dillsburg Borough location in the yard at Dillsburg Senior Activity Center, the market's number of full-time vendors has increased over the years from six to 12 (plus 7 additional guest vendors who visit through the season) and the list of products has expanded as

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$5

Back to School Fishing Rodeo

August 19 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Limestone Springs Preserve, 930 Tulpehocken Rd
Richland, PA 17087 United States

Open to kids ages 15 and under. End your summer at our fishing preserve competing against others in your age group to win prizes! Prizes are awarded hourly to the kid who catches the largest rainbow trout in their age group. A special prize will be awarded to the kid who catches the most rainbow

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Free

FREE COMMUNITY BREAKFAST ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 19th AT ST. MARK’S LUTHERAN CHURCH

August 19 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 700 East Market Street
York, 17403

On Saturday, August 19th from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church will host a free community breakfast. Everyone is welcome to attend. This breakfast is provided by community donations and volunteers. St. Mark’s Lutheran Church is located at 700 East Market Street, York, PA 17403. The parking lot is also accessible from the

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Free

Summer Show and Sale

August 19 @ 8:00 am - August 20 @ 3:00 pm
Robesonia Furnace Fire Engine House, 430 S. Freeman Street
Robesonia, PA 19551 United States

Come out and see all of the amazing one of a kind, rare and new designs by Robesonia Redware who will be joined by several artists for this great weekend event. Enjoy the delicious food and farm to table wine while you shop with all of the great artists. Take a walking tour of the

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9:00 am

Model Railroading Days

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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8-20-2017 12 noon to 5pm
railroad museum of pennsylvania, 300 Gap Road
Strasburg, PA 17579 United States

The young and young at heart, the novice and the veteran railroader together will enjoy model railroading demonstrations and activities, as well as numerous operating layouts and demonstrations. Regular Museum hours. Included in the regular Museum admission.

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$12

Mt. Gretna Art Show

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Art show, music, kids activities under the oaks in the Chautauqua section of Mt. Gretna with hundreds of exhibitors. Free parking and shuttle service from Philhaven Hospital on Butler Road.

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Free

National Honeybee Day at Hershey Community Garden

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

National Honeybee Day will be celebrated from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, August 19, 2017, in the big white tent at Hershey Community Garden at 45 Life Lion Drive on the campus of Hershey Medical Center. The free event includes international honey tasting, information about bee keeping, a live bee demonstration hive and tours

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$2 - $7.00

Hollabaugh’s to host All You Can Eat Peachy Pancake Breakfast

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Hollabaugh Bros., Inc., 545 Carlisle Road PA United States

Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 9:00am-11:00am: Hollabaugh Bros., Inc. will be hosting an All You Can Eat Peachy Pancake Breakfast at their lovely retail farm market in Biglerville, PA. What's better than all you can eat pancakes? All you can eat pancakes topped with fresh peaches from the farm! Join us at Hollabaugh’s for our

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9:30 am
free

Touch A Truck

August 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Colonial Park Community Baptist Church, 700 South Houcks Rd.
Harrisburg, PA 17109 United States

This event is an interactive hands-on experience for the children in our community to see, touch, and explore a variety of working trucks and vehicles they see in everyday life up close and personal. There is no rain date, so we will work around any showers that we hope do not come.

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10:00 am
Free

GO Lebanon 2017!

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 19, 2017

Lebanon County Libraries, 125 N. 7th St.
Lebanon, PA 17046 United States

Get outdoors and discover the wonder of nature as you hunt for 15 activity posts hidden in parks and along trails in Lebanon County. Children follow clues available in their free GO and Be Active! blueprint to locate each post. They then make a rubbing of the unique etching plate found at each post as

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$3.00

Hunt, Gather and Cook Insects

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lancaster County Park, Environmental Center, 1 Nature's Way
Lancaster, 17602

Enjoy creepy, crawly delectables with Naturalist Lisa J. Sanchez. After a morning of hunting and gathering edible insects from the stream, woods and meadows, we will cook and eat them for lunch! For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult. Call (717) 295-2055 to register by noon on Friday, August 18. $3.00 per

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Free

Geocaching for Beginners

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center, 2910 New Holland Road
Mohnton, PA 19540 United States

Learn about the basics of Geocaching and how you too can participate in this world-wide treasure hunting game. We’ll explain the basics of GPS navigation and discover special geocaches hidden around the Mansion area. Come prepared with appropriate outdoor clothing and sturdy footwear. If you do not own a handheld GPS, don’t worry; we will

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12:00 pm
Free

Community Water Slide Day & Backpack Blessing

August 19 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zion Lutheran Church Leola, 18 Quarry Road
Leola, PA 17540 United States

Zion Lutheran, 18 Quarry Road, Leola is hosting a Free Water Slide Day from 12:30 to 4 p.m. on August 19. Bring your towels and lawn chairs for a fun filled day on our 4 giant water slides. Free food and fun for everyone. No registration required for slides and food. From Noon to 12:30

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3:00 pm
Pay-what-you-will

Sing Sing Swing

August 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Trust Performing Arts Center, 37 N. Market St.
Lancaster, 17603

The Trust Performing Arts Center @ 3 p.m. & 7 p.m. - pre-show with dancing begins half an hour before the show. If you're In The Mood for an energetic song-and-dance tribute to the Swing era, this is the show for you! Featuring Jive, Lindy Hop, Charleston, and the wonderful music of legends like Duke

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6:00 pm

The Buzz on Bees

August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kings Gap Environmental Education Center, 500 Kings Gap Road
Carlisle, PA 17015 United States

Come celebrate National Honeybee Day by catching the buzz on one of our favorite pollinators. Get the news on our local bee populations, and learn all about bees. Do you know the differences between our native bees and honeybees? During the interpretive program, we will view the inside of a live observation beehive and take

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