Author Archives: Maria Shea

Wine by the Vine

Enjoy music from Adam Blessing and food by Blazing Swine BBQ on the 80-foot deck overlooking the beautiful vineyard. The summer music series runs Fridays through September. Wine by the Vine is 6-8:30 p.m., rain or shine. Get tickets at the door. For details, click here.  

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Hops and Clocks

The museum’s 12th annual beer-tasting event includes samples of local brews and the area’s food scene, live music with Fire in the Glen and emcee Diane Grey, morning DJ from 96.1 FM. The event is 6-9 p.m. for ages 21 and up. Get tickets in advance online. For details, click here.  

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Stu Huggens & the Black Hats

The five-piece Americana band will play classic country, roots and bluegrass for this Music at the River concert. Bring blankets, chairs and a picnic to the park. The event is 3-5 p.m. For details, click here.  

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3rd Annual Camp Tröegs

This summer camp for adults includes climbing and zip lines, human foosball, dodgeball, kayaking and canoeing, paintball target shooting, arts and crafts and more adventure, plus a dinner buffet with Tröegs beers. The camp runs 12:30-7 p.m. for ages 21 and up. Register in advance online. For details, click here.  

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Central PA Jazz Festival

The four-day celebration features multiple concerts, a Pride of the Susquehanna riverboat cruise, jam sessions, a workshop and picnic, with more than 100 musicians. A Jazz Party featuring the River City Big Band with special guests Ali Ryerson and Marko Marcinko will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at Greystone Brew House in Carroll Township. For details, click here.  

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44th Annual Antique Fire Apparatus Show & Muster

Watch the motorcade from the Farm Show Complex, followed by drafting and pumping from the river, competitions and awards. The muster also features a flea market and fire related contests and games for all ages. Organized by fire apparatus enthusiast group Pennsylvania Pump Primers, the show includes privately-owned and fire department equipment. The free event is 10 a.m.-4 p.m., rain ...

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Blues & Brews

The shady Feasting Glen will host this taste of Maryland all-you-can-eat menu with hard shell crabs, shrimp, pulled pork and other summertime favorites along with Swashbuckler beers, Mount Hope wines, local ciders and a backdrop of live music. Get tickets in advance for either 12-3 p.m. or 5-8 p.m. For details, click here.    

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3rd Annual Swatara Food & Brew Weekend

Seventeen local pubs, restaurants and breweries will be creating special dishes, brews and drinks inspired by the Swatara Watershed in this three-day fundraiser to support clean water. Partner establishments will donate a percentage of their proceeds to the Swatara Watershed Association. Dine out and ask for the Swatara Food & Brew feature. For details, click here.  

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“Church Basement Ladies”

The Church Basement Ladies organize the food and solve the problems of a rural Minnesota church about to undergo changes in 1965. Between a Christmas dinner, the funeral of a dear friend, a Hawaiian Easter fundraiser and a steaming hot July wedding, they stave off potential disasters, share and debate recipes, instruct the young and keep the pastor on course. ...

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Gettysburg Bike Week

Motorcycle enthusiasts will enjoy a bike show, swap meet, used bike corral, Harley Davidson demo rides, tattoo contests, cornhole tournament and live music. Headliners include Kashmir – the Live Led Zeppelin Show on Thursday; The Resurrection Tour on Friday; and Queensryche on Saturday. The Parade of Chrome will rumble through town at 5 p.m. Saturday when fireworks will end the ...

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Taste of Independence Food Truck Festival

Celebrate the nation’s independence with eats from more than 40 food trucks, children’s activities including superhero from visits 5-9 p.m., a wine garden featuring five local vineyards, entertainment on the Market Street Stage and fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Additionally, Reservoir Park will host performances by the Gospel Choir at 6:30 p.m. and the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. The ...

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3rd Annual July Fourth Celebration

The celebration includes self-guided tours of the buildings, arts and crafts vendors, artisan demonstrations throughout the village, a fine art model exhibit, wine tastings, train rides, tractor and pony rides, a petting zoo and more, with fireworks at 9 p.m. Events run 11 a.m.-10 p.m. For details, click here.  

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Lititz Family Fun Fourth of July

The town’s 202nd July Fourth celebration will feature a KidsZone with magic, music and theater; a Baby Parade at 1:30 p.m.; entertainment at the band shell from 1:30-8 p.m.; music from Nearly York and a DJ Dance Party at Fireworks Field at 8:15 p.m.; and the firework show at 9:30 p.m. Gates open at noon. Rain date is July 6. ...

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Gettysburg Community 4th of July

Local band The Willys will play favorites from the 1960s at 6:30 p.m. with the Gala Pops Orchestra presenting patriotic tunes and American standards at 8:30 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. Bring a picnic or visit the food vendors, which will offer craft beer, wine, cider, fries, kettle corn and more. The free celebration runs 6-10 p.m. in Memorial ...

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New Kids on the Block

Nineties boy band NKOTB has added a special guest lineup to its Mix Tape Tour 2019 including Salt-N-Pepa, Naughty by Nature, Tiffany and Debbie Gibson for a once-in-a-lifetime live show experience. The concert is 7:30 p.m. For details, click here.  

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