See what's ahead this July in the Cumberland Valley with the Found It Top 10!

10. Shippensburg Symphony: 

Concert 1              Concert 2           Concert 3
The Shippensburg Festival Symphony is an ensemble of professional musicians from Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia. The orchestra was formed to provide regional audiences with top-quality professional orchestral performances. The Festival Festival Chorus is 26 professional singers from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maryland and Virginia. The Festival is under the artistic direction of Dr. Blaine Shover, professor of music at Shippensburg University. Robert Treviño is in his third season conducting the symphony. This season explores some of the last works of composers such as Mozart, Schumann, and Tchaikovsky. Concert I will feature Simone Lamsma, violinist. Concert II will feature Alain Lefevre, pianist. Concert III includes The Shippensburg Festival Chorus as well as four guest soloists: Elizabeth Shoenfelt, soprano; Leah Serr, mezzo-soprano; Steve Cramer, tenor; Bryan Jackson, bass.
Date: July 9, 2015, July 16, 2015, and July 23, 2015 • Time: 7:30 PM

Location: H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University 
Address: 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg

Phone: 717-477-SHOW • Website:


Jim DeFelice will present on "American Sniper." The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center sponsors the Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series which provides a historical dimension to the exercise of generalship, strategic leadership, and the war fighting institutions of land power. The building opens at 6:30 pm, the talk begins at 7:15 pm, and the question period concludes around 8:30 pm. All are welcome and the event is free.
Date: July 15, 2015 • Time: 7:15 PM 


Location: US Army Heritage and Education Center
Address: 950 Soldiers Drive, Carlisle
Phone: 717-245-3972 • Website:


Admission: Free 
Come and celebrate the rich heritage of our community and learn about the importance of agriculture, Pennsylvania's number one industry! Join us during the 58th Annual Shippensburg Community Fair for lots of food, fun, entertainment and more. The Fair features events that bring town and country together, including livestock exhibits, home products, tractor pulls, horse shows, rides and games for all ages!
Date: July 20, 2015 to July 25, 2015 Time: 4 PM - 10 PM Daily; 10 AM to 10 PM Wednesday & Saturday 
Location: Shippensburg Fairgrounds
Address: 10131 Possum Hollow Road, Shippensburg
Phone: 717-532-8911 • Website:
Admission: FREE; $5 Parking Fee
7. Music on the Mountain
Music on the Mountain will feature a Celtic concert with Seasons from 3-5pm and Celtic Martin Family from 5:30-7:30 pm. Admission is free. Bring your blanket or chair. There's plenty of room on the mountain! This event will be held rain or shine! Food will be available for purchase from several vendors.
Date: July 5, 2015 Time:  3:00 PM to 7:30 PM 
Location: Kings Gap Environmental Education Center
Address: 500 Kings Gap Road, Carlisle
Phone: 717-776-3814 • Website:
Admission: Free (donations appreciated) 
Carlisle Performance & Style is more than a car show; P&S is a motorsports and lifestyle festival that celebrates the hottest and ever evolving trends in the motorsports world. The second weekend of May at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds will once again be home to the hottest, loudest, fastest and most tricked-out cars, trucks and SUVs on the East Coast. You’ll find over 1,500 custom compacts tuners, modern muscle cars, VIP sedans, SUVs, mini trucks and more on the showfield. Add to that a great array of displays, guests, stunts, live music, competitions and more to complete the true festival atmosphere.
Dates: July 17, 2015 to July 19, 2015 • Time: Saturday 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM; Sunday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM 
Location: Carlisle Fairgrounds
Address: 1000 Bryn Mawr, Carlisle
Phone: 717-243-7855 • Website:
Admission: Varies by Day 
The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series is the premier winged sprint car series in the world. With more than 90 events across the US and Canada, it truly is The Greatest Show on Dirt. The World of Outlaws make their 2nd appearance of the season at our historic speedway for the Summer Nationals. One of the biggest rivalries in sports exists between the traveling World of Outlaws and the local Pennsylvania Posse dating back to 1978. The World of Outlaws are regarded as the best race car drivers on dirt, the local Posse has routinely won against the series more so than anywhere else in the country. The gates open at 5:00 pm and racing gets underway at 7:30 pm.  
Date: July 24, 2015 to July 25, 2015 Time: 7:30 PM 
Location: Williams Grove Speedway
Address: 1 Speedway Drive, Mechanicsburg
Phone: 717-697-5000 • Website:
Admission: Kids 12 and under are always free! 
Dickinson will host the 20th Annual Bluegrass on the Grass Festival on Saturday, July 11, from noon – 8 p.m. on the Bosler Hall porch on the John Dickinson campus, West High Street between West and North College streets. The event is free and open to the public and will be held rain or shine. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets; the lawn can be accessed for chair set-up beginning at 8 a.m. on the day of the festival. The festival will feature high-quality performers and a mix of bands that offer bluegrass aficionados a variety of styles and subgenres. This year’s lineup features Tellico; Jake Krack & Bing Brothers; The Dismembered Tennesseans; Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper; and Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out.
Dates: July 11, 2015 • Time: 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM 
Location: Dickinson College
Address: W. High St. between West and N. College Sts., Carlisle
Phone: 717-245-1289 Website:
Admission: Free
Summerfair originated in 1978 and has continued ever since with its commitment to provide the community with family-friendly events offered at no cost. Major events include a 5k/10k run, an all-star softball game, a parade and ice cream social, a craft show/festival, a children's fishing derby, a Civil War walking tour, tours of the Old Courthouse, and an "anything floats" contest. Summerfair wraps up with an evening of fine music by the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra on the Rush Campus at Dickinson College on Sunday, July 5, at 7:30 pm. Bring your lawn chairs or blanket. Please be sure to visit our website for the most up-to-date events, locations and times.
Dates: Now to July 5, 2015 • Time: Check website for details 
Location: Events take place throughout Carlisle
Welcome to a true Mopar-lover’s paradise. There’s nothing quite like it anywhere in the world with over 2,100 vehicles from all eras of the Chrysler brand, classics, muscle cars, high-performance new models all converge on Carlisle for a one of a kind weekend. You need to be here for the enormous showfield that is organized by year, make and model, special indoor displays, activities for the kids, industry guests, special prizes and NHRA drag racing. Interested in parts buying? Look no further! You’ll be amazed at the size of the swap meet, the variety of vendors, the car corral, and the Manufacturers Midway. Whether you prefer the A, B or E body style – this show has it all!
Date: July 10, 2015 to July 12, 2015 Time: Varies by Day 
Location: Carlisle Fairgrounds
Address: 1000 Bryn Mawr, Carlisle
Phone: 717-243-7855 • Website:
Admission: Varies by Day 
Nashville recording artists Thompson Square will kick off the 2015 Carlisle Chrysler Nationals with a Thursday night concert. The husband and wife team have twice received the ACM Vocal Duo of the Year award. They have racked up five top 40 songs, two of which have hit #1. They are now coming to Carlisle in support of their latest single climbing the charts, a summertime car tune called Trans Am. Local artist Lindsey Erin will open for Thompson Square.
Concert seating is open air and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Guests only coming for early-bird day or who don't want a guaranteed seat, simply pay $12 grounds admission. Those looking to assure themselves of seating are encouraged to purchase the $25 ticket which also provides grounds access. All concert guests require a ticket, regardless of age. The $25 ticket also provides its buyer with a FREE one day pass to use for a car show day of their choice at a future 2015 season event. Tickets will be available at the gate or click here to pre-purchase. 
Date: July 9, 2015 Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM 
Location: Carlisle Fairgrounds
Address: 1000 Bryn Mawr Rd, Carlisle

Phone: 717-243-7855 • Website: