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There are some great shows in the Cumberland Valley this October, including REO Speedwagon, Peter Frampton, Three Dog Night, Paul Anka, and more. If you're looking for a fun night out, plan around unique dining, a fun show, and dessert or drinks!
The 6th Annual Beer Crawl in the Fall takes place today by Shop The Block Carlisle PA. Enjoy beer tastings, food pairings, a home brew competition with cash prizes, gift basket giveaways and a live concert to follow at Castlerigg Wine Shop.
The World of Outlaws Sprint Cars returns to the Cumberland Valley Thursday night with three nights of exhilarating racing! See the best sprint car racers in the world compete Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night. The action begins at 7:30 PM at Williams Grove Speedway.
The final car show of the begins today at the Carlisle Fairgrounds for Fall Carlisle Auction & Swap Meet. If you're in town for the show this weekend, here's everything you need to know for a great Cumberland Valley experience.
October brings the best of fall, including pumpkins, festivals, pumpkin festivals, and so much more! Cumberland Valley also celebrates American-made crafts this month with over 100 events during American Craft Week. See what's ahead this October...10. 51st Annual National Apple Harvest FestivalAn old-fashioned, fun-filled, family event. The Upper Adams Jaycees invite you to ... read more
There are so many reasons you need to visit Hellenic Kouzina Greek Cafe in Mechanicsburg. This place has it all...delicious food, a great ambiance and amazing service. In fact, Hellenic has been so popular since opening in 2012 that they've already had to expand. They've added a lot more seating inside with a really unique waterfall feature separating the two dining rooms and ... read more
September may signal the end of summer, but there's still so much fun to be had at events and festivals around the Cumberland Valley this fall! See our Top 10 ahead.10. The Fantasticks"Try to Remember a Kind of September." The world's greatest Autumn love story comes to Allenberry's stage for the first time in almost two decades. This charming story of star crossed lovers is ... read more
A mother and son evening isn’t always the easiest thing to plan, but if laughter is included it’s a sure sell for this mom. I recently pulled together a night out in Cumberland Valley with my almost teenage son, filled with food and fun.We kicked off the evening with dinner at Pizza Grille, Carlisle, a suggestion by mom and a quick yes by the son. We ordered ... read more
As throngs of Dickinson students make their annual voyage back to the land of Adirondack chairs, and incoming first years step foot onto campus for the first time, Carlisle is thriving with life. Back-to-school vibes can be felt throughout the streets as parents take their students out for the “last meal” before they depart, and rented minivans appear near all of the ... read more
In the heart of central Pennsylvania, in the middle of the colonial town of Carlisle, sits the oldest college in the United States. Technically. If you speak to any Dickinson student, go on a tour of the campus or sit in on one of the Admissions’ houses information sessions you will be sure to hear the fact that Dickinson is the oldest college in the actual United ... read more
I recently spent a beautiful Cumberland Valley summer afternoon talking with seasoned innkeepers Dee Fegan and Chuck DeMarco about their new home. It’s been two years of renovations and planning and they are open for business. Dee and Chuck recently rightsized from their former larger inn, which they opened up to thousands of guests, horses and special events for over 19 ... read more
Staring down at the putter, silence has overcome the green. Just him and the ball remain in this world and one putt can win the entire match. Then he hears a metallic ping and an engine roars in the distance. A quick look shows he is not alone but in a complex along with an arcade, batting cages, and go-carts. No, this is not Augusta National. This is the CarlisleSports ... read more
This performance season marks the 10th for the state-of-the-art H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University. Special performances and fan favorites from the past nine seasons have been added to the lineup to make this the best season yet at The Luhrs Center. It all kicks off this week on August 21st with funnyman Kevin James.September features country music ... read more