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Today is December 10, 2016

West York, PA 17404

Nearby communities: Shiloh / York

Saturday, December 10th, 2016

  • | 10:30am - 2:30pm | Local Events, nature, activites
    - This workshop focuses on learning to live in harmony with wildlife and the environment, and understanding the purpose all creatures have on this planet. Using hands-on activities, scouts will gain an appreciation of the “web of life” and how humans fit into it. They will learn about the muskrats living in Wildwood Lake and the lodges they build as winter homes, while collecting and logging data for the annual “Muskrats in Wildwood” survey. Warm boots, hats, and gloves will be needed! Pre-registration and pre-payment is required. $10.00 per scout.
    Olewine Nature Center at Wildwood Park
    100 Wildwood Way Harrisburg PA 17110
    717.221.0292
  • | 12:00pm - 3:00pm | Local Events, Mrs. Claus, crafts, kids
    - Mrs. Claus will be reading some of her favorite holiday stories to children ages 2-6.

    Children and adults are invited to create a holiday craft using materials provided by the museum. You may enjoy viewing the Gingerbread House Display - Vote for your favorite and visiting Winter Wonderland Express featuring Lionel train layout, animated buildings, decorated trees, and "Where's Wallace" contest for kids. Fun for children of all ages.

    Holiday hours: Wednesday - Saturday Noon to 3:00pm
    Christmas eve noon to 3:00pm

    Free admission.
    Mechanicsburg Museum Association
    2 W. Strawberry Alley Mechanicsburg PA 17055
    717.697.6088
  • | 12:30pm - 4:30pm | Local Events, holiday, trees, ornaments
    - Eight themed Christmas trees decorated with handmade ornaments and trimmed by local garden clubs are exhibited for viewing. Co-sponsored by the Harrisburg Area Garden Center, the trees are available for raffle. A selection of handmade ornaments will be available for purchase. Saturdays and Sundays only trough December 18th. This is a free event.
    Fort Hunter Mansion and Park
    5300 North Front St Harrisburg PA 17110
    717.599.5751 info@forthunter.org
  • | 12:30pm - 4:30pm | Local Events, holiday, trains
    - The Keystone Model Railroad Historical Society brings a magical wonderland of HO gauge trains on an 18X24 layout that may be viewed from all sides. Check it out from every angle. Old and new trains will be displayed each week and for the annual visitor, exciting new additions are made each year. Thanks to the Friends of Fort Hunter for underwriting this popular attraction. Saturdays and Sundays only. This is a free event.
    Fort Hunter Mansion and Park
    5300 North Front St Harrisburg PA 17110
    717.599.5751 info@forthunter.org
  • | 1:00pm - | Arts and Entertainment, Theatre, Plays
    - Charles Dickens’ timeless tale gets the Popcorn Hat treatment! It’s almost Christmas, and everyone is looking forward to the holiday...well, almost everyone. Join all the characters you know (and some you don’t!) as Ebenezer Scrooge journeys through an extraordinary Christmas Eve!

    Saturdays at 1:00pm!

    Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:00am available by request for groups of 20 or more.

    Tickets are $8 and can be purchased in advance by calling the Box Office
    Gamut Theatre
    15 North 4th Street Downtown Harrisburg PA 17101
    Gamut Theatre 717.238.4111 info@gamuttheatre.org
  • | 3:00pm - 5:00pm | Local Events, santa, pictures, hershey
    - Kids can share their Christmas wishes with Santa as they visit with Kris Kringle in the Milton & Catherine Hershey Conservatory. Included in admission; members are free.
    Hershey Gardens
    170 Hotel Rd Hershey PA 17033
    717.534.3492
  • | 8:00pm - | Arts and Entertainment, music, live, holiday, rock 'n roll
    - Tickets: $45, $40, $35 & $30

    Celebrate the holidays with legendary performers who toured & recorded with Frankie Valli, Carole King, Cat Stevens. Tommy James & more!

    What if a group of world class musicians and singers who contributed to some of the greatest rock 'n' roll songs of all time decided to celebrate the holiday season with a show featuring a combination of their chart topping, platinum hits and a bunch of Christmas classics? Well, five of them have come together to do just that! They are The Hit Men, and their holiday show, a hit-packed, fun filled celebration of the season includes favorite Frankie Valli, Tommy James, Jim Croce, Carly Simon, Three Dog Night, Carole King and Cat Stevens number one hits sprinkled with holiday tunes performed in Hit Men classic rock style – including "Santa Claus is coming to Town", “Jingle Bell Rock”, “So This is Christmas (War Is Over)”, “Christmas Baby Please Come Home” and an explosive big-band swing arrangement of “Jingle Bells.” Come celebrate the holidays with The Hit Men!
    H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center
    475 Lancaster Dr Shippensburg PA 17257
    717.477.7469
  • | Evening | Arts and Entertainment
    - J Arthur Davis, Hummelstown, PA……….………….archival pigment prints
    Karen Kaiser, Carlisle, PA……………………………………….photographs
    Christopher Lyter, Newport, PA………………….………………oil paintings
    Bob McCormick, Ashland, PA…………………………..watercolor paintings
    Michele Taber, Hershey, PA………………………...oil & cold wax paintings
    Art Association of Harrisburg
    21 N Front Street Harrisburgp PA 17101
    Art Association of Harrisburg 717.236.1432
  • | Charity, Fundraiser, volunteer, christmas, donations
    - The official Red Kettle Season begins on November 10 and runs through December 24. What better way to plan a team or group activity than ringing the bells at an iconic red kettle for the Christmas season!

    To sign up for bell ringing, Check back here soon! OR sign up below to receive further information on opportunities (Sponsor a Kettle, Battle of the Bells, Desktop Kettles, and more!).
    The Salvation Army
    1122 Green St Harrisburg PA 17102
    Melissa Snyder 7172336755ext111 melissa.snyder@use.salvationarmy.org
  • | Local Events, railroad museum, kids, santa, christmas
    - A conductor will punch your child's souvenir train ticket and welcome you on board one of the Museum's historic coaches, where everyone can enjoy a spirited reading of a holiday classic story. Kids will then create their own seasonal take-home craft in Jack Frost Station and receive a small bag of special goodies.

    Kids may have the Museum's telegrapher send their own personal telegram to the North Pole and visit Santa himself in Steinman Station. The Museum's mascot Catcher will be on hand for the festivities, which take place amid a backdrop of historic trains, seasonal decorations and Yuletide music during the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania's Home for the Holidays program.

    Advance registration is on a first come basis and spaces are limited.

    Cost is $10.00 per child plus regular Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania admission price.

    Christmas With The Conductor Parties will be held at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. on both Saturdays. Parties generally run from 45 minutes to an hour.

    Recommended for children ages 3 and over. Registration forms are available on our website.
    Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
    300 Gap Rd Strasburg PA 17579
    717.687.8628 info@rrmuseumpa.org
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Register by November 4, 2016.
    For more information visit: click for details
     
           

Sunday, December 11th, 2016

  • | 10:00am - 12:00pm | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    - November 19 thru December 31.

    As the weather gets colder it only gets cozier at the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum as we get ready for the holidays. The Museum is filled with dozens of decorated trees, model train displays and special vehicles for our holiday celebration! Traditional favorites like our Hess Toy Truck display, Sammy the 29 ft., 21 ton snow plow and the Grinch Scavenger Hunt are back again this year.

    AACA Museum
    161 Museum Drive Hershey PA 17033
    Nicole Pressel 717.566.7100 aacamuseummarketing@aacamuseum.org
  • | 12:00pm - 1:00pm | Celebration, Penquin Plunge, pork & sauerkraut
    - Call Dawson today! 761-9000. Join us on Jan 1, dress as Fire, Hospital, EMS, Military, etc and take the plunge into the Susquehanna at 12noon.

    Then it is back to Flinchy’s for our 10th Annual AUCE Pork & Sauerkraut Buffet, Football, and Fun with all your Flinch’s Friends!

    This is the way to start your year! Hoo Rah!



    Susquehanna River City Island PA 17101
    717.761.9000 eat@flinchys.com
  • | 12:30pm - 4:30pm | Local Events, holiday, trees, ornaments
    - Eight themed Christmas trees decorated with handmade ornaments and trimmed by local garden clubs are exhibited for viewing. Co-sponsored by the Harrisburg Area Garden Center, the trees are available for raffle. A selection of handmade ornaments will be available for purchase. Saturdays and Sundays only trough December 18th. This is a free event.
    Fort Hunter Mansion and Park
    5300 North Front St Harrisburg PA 17110
    717.599.5751 info@forthunter.org
  • | 12:30pm - 4:30pm | Local Events, holiday, trains
    - The Keystone Model Railroad Historical Society brings a magical wonderland of HO gauge trains on an 18X24 layout that may be viewed from all sides. Check it out from every angle. Old and new trains will be displayed each week and for the annual visitor, exciting new additions are made each year. Thanks to the Friends of Fort Hunter for underwriting this popular attraction. Saturdays and Sundays only. This is a free event.
    Fort Hunter Mansion and Park
    5300 North Front St Harrisburg PA 17110
    717.599.5751 info@forthunter.org
  • | 1:00pm - 4:00pm | Local Events, live, music
    - Our annual holiday jam, with festive goodies and seasonal tunes. Open to everyone. This is a free event.
    Fort Hunter Centennial Barn
    5300 N. Front St Harrisburg PA 17110
    800.838.3006
  • | 1:00pm - 3:00pm | Local Events, music, holiday
    - Join us to deck the halls and fill the air with the sounds of holiday favorites from local choirs and musicians. Children will create an ornament out of natural materials in the Educational & Horticultural Wing. Included in admission; members are free.
    Hershey Gardens
    170 Hotel Rd Hershey PA 17033
    717.534.3492
  • | 1:00pm - 6:00pm | Local Events, christmas, santa, market, holiday
    - Bring the kids to see Santa. Tour the mansion, visit the Holiday Market, and see Santa during "Christmas at the Mansion" on Sunday, December 11, 1:00-6:00pm. Take all the pictures you want with Santa in his room with a tree of teddy bears. Santa has a small gift for children to take home. Admission is $5.00 adults, children 12 and under are free.
    The Historical Society of Dauphin County
    219 S. Front Street Harrisburg PA 17104
  • | Evening | Arts and Entertainment
    - J Arthur Davis, Hummelstown, PA……….………….archival pigment prints
    Karen Kaiser, Carlisle, PA……………………………………….photographs
    Christopher Lyter, Newport, PA………………….………………oil paintings
    Bob McCormick, Ashland, PA…………………………..watercolor paintings
    Michele Taber, Hershey, PA………………………...oil & cold wax paintings
    Art Association of Harrisburg
    21 N Front Street Harrisburgp PA 17101
    Art Association of Harrisburg 717.236.1432
  • | Charity, Fundraiser, volunteer, christmas, donations
    - The official Red Kettle Season begins on November 10 and runs through December 24. What better way to plan a team or group activity than ringing the bells at an iconic red kettle for the Christmas season!

    To sign up for bell ringing, Check back here soon! OR sign up below to receive further information on opportunities (Sponsor a Kettle, Battle of the Bells, Desktop Kettles, and more!).
    The Salvation Army
    1122 Green St Harrisburg PA 17102
    Melissa Snyder 7172336755ext111 melissa.snyder@use.salvationarmy.org
  • | Local Events, hersheypark, rides, christmas
    - The magic of the holidays comes to life at Hersheypark Christmas Candylane! Enjoy more than 4 million lights and fun rides for the whole family.

    Things to do:

    -Ride 4 of our favorite coasters: SooperdooperLooper, Laff Trakk, Wildcat, and Cocoa Cruiser
    -Visit Santa and his 9 live reindeer
    -Go skating at Rudolph's Skating Pond
    -Enjoy holiday-themed entertainment
    -Browse our quaint holiday shops
    -Treat yourself to something sweet
    *Rides may be subject to early closures in the event of snow, ice or approaching-freezing temperatures.

    Dates and times vary, visit our website for more information and pricing.
    Hersheypark
    100 West Hersheypark Dr Hershey PA 17033
    800.437.7439

Monday, December 12th, 2016

  • | 11:00am - 2:00am | Celebration, New Year's Eve, reservations
    - Details of menu will be revealed shortly!
    DJ "Saucy P" bringing it in!


    Reservations are coming in as fast as the New Year...call today! 761-9000
    Flinchy's
    1833 Hummel Ave Camp Hill PA 17011
    717.761.9000 eat@flinchys.com
  • | 12:00pm - 1:00pm | Local Events, holiday, choir
    - Enjoy a Holiday Band performance by East Penn Middle School students.
    Strawberry Square
    320 Market St Harrisburg PA 17101
  • | 5:00pm - | Local Events, hershey, christmas lights
    - Making Spirits Bright

    A winter wonderland awaits at Hershey Sweet Lights, A Holiday Drive-Thru Spectacular.

    Enjoy nearly 600 illuminated, animated displays from the comfort of your car as you drive through two miles of wooded trails.

    Hershey Sweet Lights is located just minutes from Hersheypark between Route 39 and Sand Beach Road. From Hersheypark Drive, go north on Sand Beach Road for approximately 1/2 mile. Follow signs to Boathouse Road to Sweet Lights entrance.

    Operational hours, policies, prices, rides, entertainment, and attractions are subject to change without notice. Sorry, no refunds.

    Operating hours for other Hershey attractions may vary from Hersheypark hours.
    Hershey Sweet Lights
    11 Boathouse Rd Hershey PA 17033
    800.437.7439
  • | 5:30pm - 6:30pm | Kids
    - Wonder if being a foster parent is right for you? Join us for dinner at the Carlisle YWCA as we talk about what it means to make a difference as a foster parent.

    We'll go over what it takes to qualify, what it's like to care for these amazing kids, the support you'll receive, and any questions you may have. If you can't attend but want to learn more, visit click for details.

    We hope you can join us!
    Click on "Get Tickets" to reserve your free spot!
    Carlisle YWCA
    301 G Street Carlisle PA 17013
    Danielle Bonham 7176572073x38 danielle.bonham@thementornetwork.com
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