Author Archives: Maria Shea

“The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari”

A jazz trio with drummer Mark Hunsberger, pianist Kirk Reese and bassist Steve Meashey will provide a live soundtrack for this 1920 silent film, a horror story of a homicidal hypnotist. Admission is free. The screening will be preceded by a short talk by Hunsberger, an adjunct instructor at the college and director of education with the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra. ...

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VolksFest 2019

VW enthusiasts can check out the best air- and water-cooled vehicles in the Volkswagen show and swap meet and enjoy craft beer, wine, ciders, spirits and food. Presented by Harrisburg Area Volkswagen Owners Club, the event is 8 a.m.-3 p.m., rain or shine. Spectator admission is by donation to benefit three local nonprofits. For details, click here.  

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An Evening with Dr. Robert Ballard

Oceanographer and explorer Dr. Robert Ballard, who discovered of the remains of the Titanic in 1985, will speak on robotics and telepresence technology in his keynote address, “Charting Our Future,” for The Manufacturers’ Association 113th Annual Event. The lecture is 6 p.m. and will be followed by a book signing. For details, click here.  

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Spring Carlisle Car Show

The massive annual show launches the 45th season for Carlisle Events with a swap meet, car corral and three-day auction for collectors and classic car enthusiasts, plus thousands of vendors on 150 acres. Show hours are 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Thursday through Saturday; 7 a.m.-12 p.m. Sunday. For details, click here.  

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21st Annual Race Against Racism

This 5K loop course through downtown Lancaster attracts over 3,000 walkers and runners to take a stand against racism. Register in advance or on site. The race starts at 9 a.m. with a kids fun run at 10:30 a.m. A multicultural Humanity Fest will be held on race day from 7-11:30 a.m. to celebrate the diversity of the community with ...

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Easter Sunrise Service

The Hershey Ministerium will host this non-denominational service, a tradition that began in 1947. The service runs 6:30-7:30 a.m. Admission is free. For details, click here.  

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Raspberry Festival

The festival will feature craft beverages including raspberry hard iced tea, food trucks and entertainment with Hank Imhof, Hemlock Hollow and The Faves. Festivities get underway at 3 p.m. Friday, 12 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. For details, click here.  

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Go Green in the City

The family-friendly festival celebrates green, healthy and local living with more than 50 vendors, live music, local eats, children’s activities, the Pennsylvania WoodMobile and more. The street fest will be in the area between North Beaver Street, North Pershing Avenue and West Clarke Avenue with a stage in the White Rose Bar & Grill parking lot. The event runs 10 ...

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70s Smash Hits

Rock out to the decade’s best chart toppers, from the Bee Gees to Journey, with vocalists from the theater’s production of “Godspell.” The concert is 7:30 p.m. For details, click here.  

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Easter Bunny Train

Peter Cottontail is your conductor and children get an Easter surprise as the steam train travels on a 45-minute round trip through the Lancaster County countryside. The train runs multiple times each day beginning at 11 a.m. Get tickets in advance. For details, click here.  

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Full Moon Fest Comedy Night

Wild Bill will host a night of laughs including comedy club regular Chris Coccia, Jesse Blanco of the Reading Comedy Outlet and PA Renaissance Faire performer Jennifer Espenshade. The show is 8-10 p.m. in the Barn & Barrel. For details, click here.  

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Hexbelt

Writer-singer-guitarist Dann Ottemiller, guitarist Gus Aguirre, bassist Neal Kreider and drummer Tony Aguirre bring their original rock, reggae and blues to the Abbey Bar. The show is 8 p.m.-midnight For details, click here.  

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York Revs Fan Fest

Fans can enjoy games and activities on the field, get autographs and photos with Revolution players and coaches and get sneak peek tours of the ballpark’s new hospitality spaces including the 1741 Club. Watch the Revs take on the Somerset Patriots in an exhibition game at 2 p.m. The fest runs 12-4 p.m. For details, click here.  

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Whitaker Unplugged

Acoustic singer-songwriters will perform their original music in a coffee-shop-style atmosphere in the lobby, with a winner selected by local notables from the music scene, entrepreneurs and more. This month’s lineup includes Cumberland Honey, Spangle, Josh Krevsky, and Tim Lengel. The 3rd in the Burg Unplugged series runs through August. The event begins at 7 p.m. Get tickets in advance ...

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Springtime in the Park

The theme park is celebrating spring with more than 50 rides, ZooAmerica, Hershey’s characters, entertainment, games, food and more. The spring operating schedule wraps up this weekend, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. For details, click here.  

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