Check out the Top 10 events from Friday, June 12th to July 4th!
10. Hampden Township Fun Food Fest
Fun Food Fest will be taking over the Hampden Park and Pool Complex on June 27 from 5 - 10 p.m. A variety of food trucks will be ready to serve food at 5 p.m. Current food trucks include Soul Burrito, Lancaster Cupcake, Joe Bury's Famous Hamburgers, Mad Dash, and Bountiful Feast. Check our website for up to the date vendors. The Harrisburg Concert Band will perform from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. and the evening will be capped off with a firework display that will begin around 9 p.m. (depending on sunset). The pool will be open until 10 p.m. Come spend the day at the park, go for an evening swim, try some great grub and enjoy an evening of fireworks!
Date: June 27, 2015 • Time: 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: Hampden Township Park
Address: 5002 Hampden Park Drive, Mechanicsburg
9. Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet's June Series
The Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (CPYB) caps off its 2014/15 performance season with its annual June Series offering five unique programs that mix new works by today's notable choreographers with classics and audience favorites that ballet novices and loyal patrons alike can appreciate. The Company will present two premieres from the legendary George Balanchine -- the mesmerizing "Emeralds" from Balanchine's masterful Jewels and the exuberant "Allegro Brillante," one of the choreographer's most joyous, pure dance pieces. The dancers of CPYB will come together in a new work in what will be their second collaboration with the talented musicians of the Harrisburg Symphony Youth Orchestra.
Date: June 17, 2015 to June 20, 2015 • Time: Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 7:00 PM; Saturday 1:00 PM & 6:00 PM
Location: Whitaker Center for Science and Arts
Address: 222 Market Street, Harrisburg
Phone: 717-245-ARTS • Website: www.cpyb.org
Welcome to Boddy Manor! You are now entering the Parker Brothers board game, Clue in the contemporary, interactive, musical, Clue: The Musical. According to Tom Chiodo, who write the lyrics for the play: "In the opening scene of Clue: The Musical, Mr. Boddy, the corpse-to-be, informs his audience that they are about to play a game with him, that has more than 200 possible endings. He then brings three unsuspecting audience members on stage to choose from an oversized deck of cards that include colorful images of six suspects, six weapons and six rooms. And then the game begins."
Date: June 19, 2015 to July 3, 2015 • Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Little Theatre of Mechanicsburg
Address: 915 South York Street, Mechanicsburg
Phone: 717-766-0535 • Website: www.ltmonline.net
7. Newville Fountain Festival
The theme for 2015 is "Celebrating 225 Years of Small Town Charm." Friday night's festivities include a parade followed by live music and dancing in the streets at the Fountain. Saturday features exhibits, entertainment, food and crafts. other activities include a Custom and Antique Car Show, a 5k race, quilt raffle, historic tours of Newville, a petting zoo, Kids' Alley, a baking contest and much more.
Date: June 19, 2015 to June 20, 2015 • Time: 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Downtown Newville
Address: Big Spring Avenue and Parsonage Street, Newville
The Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Museum Association is happy to present the 2015 Annual Heritage Day. Angling enthusiasts and supporters are invited to the Meadow and Picnic Pavilion at Allenberry Resort to take part in a great day of fly fishing activities. The day will be filled with fun from beginning to end, with over 60 vendors and exhibitors, speakers and demonstrations, all-day Fly casting instruction, a Fly casting competition, Fly tiers in action, raffles and the always popular Fish Swim Race on the Yellow Breeches.
Dates: June 20, 2015 • Time: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Allenberry Resort Inn and Playhouse
Address: 1559 Boiling Springs Road, Boiling Springs
Phone: 717-258-3211 • Website: www.paflyfishing.org/
Join us for the 8th annual East Pennsboro Emergency Services Carnival hosted by East Pennsboro Ambulance Service, East Pennsboro Fire Police, Enola Fire Company #3, Goodwill Fire Company and Northeast Fire and Rescue. This five-day event features live music every evening at 7:00 pm; carnival games and rides; and food. Helicopter rides on Friday and Saturday from 4:00 pm to dusk. The carnival closes with fireworks on Saturday at 9:45 pm.
Date: June 16, 2015 to June 20, 2015 • Time: 5:30 PM to 11:00 PM
Location: Adams-Ricci Community Park
Address: 100 East Penn Drive, Enola
Phone: 717-732-1919 • Website: www.ep-carnival.com
Admission: Free admission and free parking
SHAPE's 10th Annual Solstice Arts Festival will feature fine art, live music, great food, children's art activities, an eco-village, a wellness circle and the Art Wall. Designed for art lovers, foodies, and music enthusiasts, this dynamic festival is sure to appeal to everyone in your family. There is no fee to attend this family friendly event, and parking is free. Sponsored by Shippensburg Arts Programming and Education (SHAPE), this year's festival will feature the Solstice 10k, part of the Cumberland Valley Rail Trail Series. Information can be found at www.cvraceseries.us.
Dates: June 20, 2015 • Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Shippensburg Township Park
Address: 304 Britton Road, Shippensburg
Phone: 717-532-2559 • Website:www.shapeart.org
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, Juy 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: June 25, 2015 to July 5, 2015 • Time: Check website for details
One of the most diverse of General Motors events, this is the place to be each June. Organized by year, make and model, the National Parts Depot showfield will be loaded with top quality restored classics, original muscle cars and modified high-performance new models. Buckle up for autocross action, indoor displays of concepts, customs, performance and historic vehicles, NHRA drag racing, industry guests, activities for the kids special prizes throughout the weekend. You will also find an unbelievable variety of vendors, an all-GM car corral and the Manufacturers Midway vending area.
Date: June 26, 2015 to June 28, 2015 • Time: Varies by Day
Location: Carlisle Fairgrounds
Address: 1000 Bryn Mawr, Carlisle
Phone: 717-243-7855 • Website: www.carlisleevents.com
Jubilee Day is the largest, longest running one-day street fair on the East Coast, attracting up to 70,000 attendees. This annual event features more than 325 vendors from near and far offering food, games, arts & crafts, business information, retail products, carnival rides and more. There is a Children's Area with activities for the very young, and live entertainment on two stages. The festival takes place on Main Street from York Street to Walnut Street and on Market Street from Simpson Street to Strawberry Avenue. Free parking and shuttle service are available from the Mechanicsburg High School (500 S. Broad Street) and Immanuel Alliance Church (800 S. Market Street). Due to large crowds, please do not bring your pets or bicycles.
Date: June 18, 2015 • Time: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Location: Downtown Mechanicsburg
Address: Main Street and Market Street, Mechanicsburg