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Doris Kearns Goodwin
10/30 - 10/30
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Benjamin Rush Returns to Carlisle
11/03 - 11/03
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PA Guild of American Craft Holiday Craft Fair
11/08 - 11/09
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Sunderman Woodwind Quintet
11/09 - 11/09
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South Mountain Speakers Series: Changing Climate and the South Mountain Region
11/13 - 11/13
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Artist in Action: Clare Margaret
11/15 - 11/15
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Lisa Williams-Voices from the Other Side
11/20 - 11/20
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Feel The Force: The Wrath of Stu
11/22 - 11/23
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The Sounds of Christmas with Elisabeth Von Trapp and the Carolian Brass
12/04 - 12/04
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Holiday Open House
12/05 - 12/05
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Holiday Open House & Artist in Action: Diane Troutman
12/06 - 12/06
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George Balanchine's The Nutcracker
12/13 - 12/14
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Winter

Don’t stay hidden inside this winter! We found the best attractions, events and holiday shopping opportunities that will keep you exploring Cumberland Valley well into the chilly months. 

Outdoor Recreation

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Those seeking winter adventure can slide down the mountain on skis, a snowboard or an inner tube. If you are looking for a more relaxing winter sport, that still gets you outside, try cross-country skiing at our scenic state parks.

Seasonal Shopping

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The Valley’s assortment of funky gift shops, art galleries and handcrafted Made in Cumberland Valley goodies make seasonal shopping easy for everyone on your lists. Be sure to check out our coupons section for more savings!

Holiday & Seasonal Events

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Don’t let the chilly months keep you locked up inside! Celebrate the season with a traditional holiday tree lighting, classic winter show or a quirky New Year’s Eve event.

Click here to view the Official Cumberland Valley Events Calendar.  
  • Boiling Springs Tree Lighting
  • Holiday Exhibit at Cumberland County Historical Society
  • Allenberry Christmas Show
  • Special Seasonal Performances at the H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center
  • Seasonal Shows at Carlisle Theatre
  • First Night Carlisle - New Year's Eve Celebration
  • Wrench Drop in Mechanicsburg - New Year's Eve Celebration
  • Anchor Drop in Shippensburg - New Year's Eve Celebration
  • Murder Mystery Weekends at Allenberry Resort Inn & Playhouse

Seasonal Temperatures

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The average temperatures for the winter months in Cumberland Valley are: December - Low 25 & High 40, January - Low 20 & High 35 and February - Low 22 & High 39.