The Hershey Harrisburg Insider
Weekly Events of the Hershey Harrisburg Region
Mar 31-April 6
* Behind the Scenes Dining Event, Mar 31
Passage to India. A true experience in fine dining. Enjoy decision free dining. Interact with the owner, their chef and learn about the inspirations behind dishes served. Limited seating. (6:00 pm – 8:00 pm) Call 215-966-1153 for more information. Harrisburg, PA.
* Black History Art Exhibit, Mar 31
Art Association of Harrisburg. This exhibit is currently on display in the Atrium of Harrisburg’s Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. City Government Center. The pencil drawings, collages, and paintings on display are by students from the Harrisburg School District. Harrisburg, PA.
* Celebrating Women’s History Month at AACA Museum, Mar 31
Antique Automobile Club of America Museum.
Sirens of Chrome: The Enduring allure of Auto Show Models is a visual joyride through auto show history. The focus isn’t simply sheet metal; it’s on the distinctly human presence. These human hood ornaments and walking encyclopedias of fuel-economy and towing-capacity specifications are descendants of the Sirens of ancient Greek lore. They seek not to dash ships upon rocks but to entice the purchase of land-worthy ships to set sail upon the highways and byways of America. Hershey, PA.
* Celebrate the “Power of Women” Mar 31
The Shoppes at the Meck Knitting Mill. SWiC’s (Schuylkill Women in Crisis) “Power of Women” is a team of women commitment to our community. For anyone who makes a purchase at the Shoppes at the Meck Knitting Mill on behalf of SWiC, the owner will donate 20% of the sale to SWiC. (Closed Mondays & Tuesdays) Schuylkill Haven, PA.
*March Madness Savings! Mar 31
Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts. Mention “March Madness” when purchasing tickets in person at the Center’s box office and receive: $2 off each combo ticket, providing admission to see an IMAX documentary film and admission to Harsco Science Center. *Excludes online purchases. Cannot be combined with other discounts. (Closed Mondays) Harrisburg, PA.
* Born to be Wild 3D, Mar 31
Whitaker Center for Science & the Arts. This film
will take moviegoers on a breathtaking IMAX 3D adventure to the lush tropical islands of remote West Papua, where life flourishes above and below the sea. (Closed Mondays) Select Medical IMAX, Harrisburg, PA.
* 19th Anniversary Open House Celebration! Apr 1
Village Artisans Gallery. Come help celebrate the gallery’s 19th anniversary. Enjoy light refreshments and take 19% off ALL your purchases ALL day. See Bonnie T. Shaw,
Dry Felted Sculpture, demonstration from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Boiling Springs, PA.
* Market Cross Pub & Brewery Turns 20, Apr 1
Market Cross Pub & Brewery.
20th BIRTHDAY KICKOFF PARTY with live entertainment and birthday cake. The fun starts at 6:00 pm. Carlisle, PA.
* Native Americans Along the Susquehanna, Apr 1-May 8
Fort Hunter Mansion & Park. Students and home schoolers in grades 2 – 6 explore how Indians once lived in the Fort Hunter/Harrisburg area. (10:00 am – 2:00 pm) Pre-registration is required. Call 717-599-5751 to schedule a workshop. (Closed Mondays) Harrisburg, PA.
* Tedeschi Trucks Band at The Forum, Apr 2
Whitaker Center for Science & the Arts. TTB has proven to be one of the hottest, most uplifting acts on the road today. In just the past few months, they reached pinnacles of accomplishment that most bands spend a career trying to reach. (7:30 pm) Harrisburg, PA.
* Disney On Ice presents Princesses & Heroes, Apr 2-6
GIANT Center. Enter a world of wonder where heroes and hearts prevail. High flying jumps, daring acrobatics, breathtaking skating and lovable Disney friends are just a wish away. Call (717) 534-3911 for show times and prices. Hershey, PA.
* Paint Nite at Market Cross Pub & Brewery, Apr 3
Paint a masterpiece and enjoy your favorite beverage all at the same time! Use the code Market15 at check out and receive $15 off! Register at www.paintnite.com. (7:00 pm – 9:00 pm). Carlisle, PA.
* April with Hummingbird Ridge Winery, Apr 4
Hummingbird Ridge Winery.
First Friday Music, at Hummingbird Ridge Winery’s Newberry Commons Mall store in Etters (next to the State Liquor Store), featuring live acoustic music from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Etters, PA.
* Mountain Fling, Apr 4-5
Perry Council for the Arts. Mini Mountain Laurel Concert Series presents Mountain Fling in free concerts at 7:30 pm both nights. Friday at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 120 Main St, Lewistown. Saturday at Highland United Presbyterian Church, 11 Church Rd, Newport. A freewill offering will be collected.
* PA Relief Sale, Apr 4-5
Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center. Join the festivities, come for the food, bid on items at the Quilt Auction and Country Auction, shop at the Ten Thousand Villages booth, plant stand, craft booth, thrift store, new and used books, Quilter’s Attic, MCC booth, Silent Auction, and other artisan displays. Children will enjoy activities in a special area including an auction just for them. Harrisburg, PA.
* 150th Spring Lecture Series with Hari Jones, Apr 5
The National Civil War Museum. The second lecture of the series, “US Colored Troops in the Virginia Theater” will be presented. By the end of the Civil War, almost forty percent of the Union troops in the campaign against Richmond and Petersburg were United States Colored Troops. (1:00 pm – 2:00 pm) Harrisburg, PA.
* Opening at Day at Hershey Gardens, Apr 5
Hershey Gardens. Gardens opens at 9:00 am. From 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Garden experts will help participants plan the perfect kitchen garden and provide instruction on soil preparation, plant selection and caring for plants the natural way. Students will receive graph paper to plot their own garden measurements. The class is $35. Hershey, PA.
* Artist in Action -Clare Klaum, Apr 5
Village Artisans Gallery. Clare renders landscapes, birds and butterflies in several different media including pastels, watercolors and colored pencils. Animal portraits are her specialty. (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm) Boiling Springs, PA.
* Los Lonely Boys, Apr 5
Whitaker Center for Science & the Arts. Hailing from San Angelo, TX, Los Lonely Boys are a sibling trio whose music draws equally from Rock, Blues, Tex-Mex, Conjunto, and Tejano. (8:00 pm) Harrisburg, PA.
* Theresa Caputo Returns, Apr 5
Hershey Theatre. Theresa will give interactive readings to audience members throughout the show and will also share personal stories about her life and her unique gifts. Please note, purchasing a ticket does not guarantee a reading. (Two shows: 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm) Hershey, PA.
* Pub Olympics at Market Cross Pub & Brewery, Apr 5
Come watch the fun. 10 events include: Hanover Head Race, Guinness Pint Pour, Speed Cricket, Just Dance, Minute to Win it, Beer Cap Toss, Mystery Beer Tasting, Keg Bowling, Flip Cup and Beer Pong. (10:00 am) Carlisle, PA.
* Live Jazz Music on Saturday Nights, Apr 5
Iberian Lounge at The Hotel Hershey. Hear the
Dave Wilson Trio from 8:00 pm – 1:00 pm.
* Easter Basket Bonanza, Apr 5-6
The Hershey Story, The Museum on Chocolate Avenue. Kids can create and decorate a mini Easter basket, then follow the chocolate trail through the Museum Experience to hunt for fun morsels of Hershey history. Complete the hunt with a sweet reward of Hershey’s candy. (11:00 am – 3:00 pm) Hershey, PA.
* PA State Indoor Archery Championships, Apr 5-6
Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center. This is a two-day indoor 600 round, a one-day 3D round, a two-day 1200 and 900 outdoor target round, a two-day 28 field/ 28 hunter round, and a two-day 28 animal bowhunter round. Harrisburg, PA.
* Restaurant Week in Hershey, Apr 5-11
Dine out during Restaurant Week in Hershey. Try a new restaurant or return to your favorites, and make the most of savory savings. (Dinner: 3 courses for $30 / Lunch: 2 courses for $15) Hershey, PA.
* As The Wizard of Oz Turns 75, Apr 6
Art Association of Harrisburg. At 2:00 pm the Art Association of Harrisburg will host local two local authors, who will discuss the creation and legacy of the beloved motion picture through the eyes of their latest book,
The Wizard of Oz: The Official 75th Anniversary Companion. Harrisburg, PA.
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