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10 Things to do This Weekend

Events last posted on January 10, 2019 - New events added every Thursday

1

Napoleon Dynamite: A Conversation with Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez & Jon Gries

Friday at The Pullo Center, Spring Garden Township

The evening includes a full screening of the beloved 2004 quotable comedy “Napoleon Dynamite” followed by a lively, moderated discussion with cast members Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite), Efren Ramirez (Pedro) and Jon Gries (Uncle Rico). Read More »

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Absolutely Freaked

Thursday through Sunday at the Open Stage of Harrisburg, Harrisburg

Featuring the early works of Frank Zappa, from 1966 to 1972, this homage is a tribute to one of music's most talented, eccentric and controversial figures. The one-of-a-kind show will feature local singers, musicians, performers and visual artists along with classic Zappa songs. Read More »

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January Masterworks

Saturday and Sunday at The Forum, Harrisburg

Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra will present two very different takes on the waltz: “Tales from the Vienna Woods” by Johann Strauss, and “La Valse” by Maurice Ravel. After intermission, Stuart Malina will conduct Dmitri Shostakovich's monumental 11th Symphony, “The Year 1905.” Read More »

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CelebrateARTS Week

Beginning Sunday at various venues in York

A week of free cultural events kicks off with the exhibit Inventing History, featuring the pencil-and-paper works of Richard Chandler Hoff, who illustrates life in America during the 1940s. The opening reception will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the York Art Association. Read More »

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“Stand by Your Man”

Opening Thursday at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre, East Hempfield Township

With comic flare and dramatic impact, the musical recounts country icon Tammy Wynette's triumphs and tragedies and the husbands she stood by ... all five of them. Read More »

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“Avenue Q”

Opening Friday at Gettysburg Community Theatre, Gettysburg

The Tony Award-winning musical is a puppet-filled comedy featuring bright-eyed college grad Princeton, who arrives in the big city and moves into a shabby apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. He connects with colorful neighbors and building superintendent Gary Coleman, all struggling to find their ever-elusive purpose in life. Read More »

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Lancaster Symphony Orchestra

Saturday at the Fulton Opera House, Lancaster

The program will include Beethoven's joyous masterwork Symphony No. 7 with bassist Brent Edmondson; Ravel's Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet and Strings; and Koussevitzky's Concerto for Double Bass. The concert will be at 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday. Read More »

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CapFilm Series

Weekends at Appell Center for the Performing Arts, York

Enjoy some of your favorite movies and some more recent releases on the big screen including “Forrest Gump” Jan. 12; “The Incredibles” Jan. 17 and 19; “Sorry to Bother You” Jan. 26-27; “Honey I Shrunk the Kids” on Feb. 1; “Groundhog Day” Feb. 2; and Oscar-Nominated Short Films, featuring Animated, Live Action and Documentary categories, Feb. 9-10. Read More »

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Fireside Tastings

Weekends at Nissley Vineyards, Conoy Township

Baby, it's cold outside, but it's warm by the fire: Linger with friends and enjoy a leisurely tasting. Stay a little longer for a full glass or entire bottle, local craft beer and light snacks. Read More »

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Sunday Evening at the Bookstore

Sunday at Cupboard Maker Books, East Pennsboro Township

Mingle with other bibliophiles, craft a pin from upcycled books, play Trivial Pursuit Book Lover's Edition, meet some foster cats from Castaway Critters and enjoy shopping specials and light refreshments. Read More »

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