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Plan your Valentine's Day weekend with events around the Cumberland Valley! See Joe Nichols at the H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center on Saturday or enjoy the final days of the Great American Outdoor Show. See the entire event calendar here...
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On Friday, February 5, my husband and I enjoyed a rare date night, but rather than dinner and a movie, we participated in a chocolate and wine tasting event in downtown Mechanicsburg. Our first stop was at Brittle Bark where the owner gave a very informative presentation about the process of chocolate making and the different types of chocolate. Did you know that there are 20 ... read more
With February being National Chocolate Month and Valentine’s Day right around the corner, what better reasons do you need to stop by Macris Chocolates. Who am I kidding, as if you really needed a reason for chocolate. If you enjoy chocolate, you know that it’s a year-round affair and holidays seem to make your chocolate sensory more acute.Macris Chocolates, located in the West ... read more
The State Street Plaza may look like an unassuming row of shops tucked in next to the popular West Shore Farmers Market in Lemoyne, but there are definitely some hidden gems packed into this shopping plaza.I want to highlight two specific hidden shopping gems I found on my visit. The first is Cleo's, who has been open in the area for 22 years. The shop may be small, but you'll ... read more
As Valentine’s Day approaches and significant others begin to sweat the upcoming romantic holiday, we’ve get some helpful tips on where to find the sweetest of treats in the Cumberland Valley. Here’s our staff picks for some of the best chocolate, candy, and desserts you’ll find…Brittle BarkBrittle Bark in Mechanicsburg is well-known for their peanut brittle treats, but it’s ... read more
If you're familiar with Carlisle, the Carlisle Bakery is no secret. Located on Hanover Street, the bright open sign in the cheerfully decorated window is a familiar site for commuters, residents and visitors alike. Although the bakery is known for baked delights including savory Pasta Bread, out-of-this-world chocolate chip cookies and adorable mini Cannolis, the decadent ... read more
Find February fun in the Cumberland Valley for the your significant other or the entire family. This month's Top 10 includes family events, cooking classes, concerts, an outdoor show, and so much more! See the full Top 10 here...1. Jack Hanna's Into The Wild LiveJungle Jack Hanna was such a big hit with our audience last season that he's returning to the Luhrs Center with his ... read more
The Cumberland Valley Visitors Center is a must-stop destination for visitors, as well as local residents, who want to learn more about what there is to see and do in the area. Located inside History onHigh—The Shop in historic downtown Carlisle, the Visitors Center offers well-organized and comprehensive information on local opportunities for dining, shopping, lodging, ... read more
Are you searching for a romantic getaway or evening out in a unique setting? The Cumberland Valley offers plenty of opportunities to find a one-of-a-kind Valentine’s Day experience with your loved one.From fantastic dining opportunities to our variety of lodging choices, there’s no shortage of romantic options. Try one of a number of romance packages from our lodging ... read more
The creatively named One Good Woman shop in Camp Hill is known for their specialty coffees and loose teas, but you can find so much more there! This has quickly become my place to find unique gifts, but before you even get the door open you can smell the fantastic aroma of freshly ground coffee which definitely makes the shopping experience better. When you first walk in, ... read more
Sometimes I really enjoy going to a nice restaurant for a fine dining experience. Other times, I really like to catch the game and order some wings, and for those times…Arooga’s is my go-to place. What started as a regional sports bar is quickly growing on the national scale, and I couldn’t be happier about it. New Arooga’s locations means more chances for me to unwind with ... read more