There are plenty of activities in the Cumberland Valley to enjoy with your significant other, friends and family this month. Highlights include chocolate, ice sculptures, history, and music. Don't miss out on all there is to see and do in February.

1. Cha Cha Chocolate Extravaganza

More than 15 participating businesses in downtown Mechanicsburg will offer a unique chocolate treat for ticket holders. Explore the town and shops while enjoying chocolate brownies, hot chocolate, truffles, chocolate ice cream, and more.

Dates: February 1-2, 2019 • Time: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Participating Businesses
Address: Downtown Mechanicsburg
Phone: 717-827-7555 • Website:

2. Great American Outdoor Show

The Great American Outdoor Show is a nine-day event celebrating hunting, fishing and outdoor traditions with nearly 1,000 exhibitors ranging from shooting manufacturers to outfitters to fishing boats and RV's, and archery to art covering 650,000 square feet of exhibit hall space! Not to mention a jam-packed schedule including concerts, speakers, archery competitions, celebrity appearances, seminars, demonstrations, kids' activities, an auction, much more!

Dates: February 2-10, 2019 Time: Saturday 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM; Sundays 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Weekdays 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Location: PA Farm Show Complex
Address: 2300 N. Cameron Street, Harrisburg
Phone: 877-672-7632  • Website:

3. UPMC Pinnacle Ice Art Fest

Spend a magical winter weekend in historic downtown Carlisle. Visitors can view and take pictures of over 70 different ice sculptures while exploring the town and all it has to offer. Sponsored by UPMC Pinnacle, the Ice Art Fest weekend features family-friendly events and activities.

Dates: February 8-10, 2019 • Time: Friday 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM; Saturday 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM: Sunday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Downtown Carlisle
Address: Hanover, High, and Pomfret Streets
Phone: 717-245-2648 Website:

4. 8th Annual USAHEC Re-enactor Recruitment Day

Re-enactors and those interested in living history are encouraged to visit and interact with living history organizations – representing the 17th to 20th centuries – who are looking for new members or to get the word out about their organization. Participating organizations will have representatives on hand to answer questions about their period and to provide information about re-enacting.

Date: February 9, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center
Address: 950 Soldiers Drive, Carlisle
Phone: 717-245-3972 • Website:

5.  Art, Food and Beer Crawl

Sample 6 Millworks beers, create art with 5 artists in their studios, and sample delicious food while exploring the studios & our historic building.

Date: February 13, 2019 • Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: The Millworks
Address: 340 Verbeke Street, Harrisburg
Phone: 717-695-4888 • Website:

6. Let's Hang On: A Tribute to Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons

Let's Hang On! is a group of 10 seasoned entertainers who are preserving the music and style of the iconic group Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. They capture the trademark vocal virtuosity, tight harmonies, and crisp choreography that made The Four Seasons one of the greatest vocal groups of all time. This full-blown stage show includes all the great Four Seasons' mega-hits; all presented in a high-energy and polished production. If you like Jersey Boys, you'll love Let's Hang On!

Date: February 15, 2019 • Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Carlisle Theatre
Address: 40 W. High Street, Carlisle
Phone: 717-258-0666 • Website:

7. Tusk: Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band

No wigs, no backing tracks, no gimmicks, just five musicians recreating the music of Fleetwood Mac to perfection with note-for-note renditions that no other Fleetwood Mac tribute on the touring scene today can come close to duplicating. Tusk covers all the great hits of Fleetwood Mac. Authentic-sounding and always respectful, Tusk leaves no stone unturned in replicating the sounds of one of the world's best-loved, top-selling bands.

Date: February 16, 2019 • Time: 8:00 PM
Address: 40 W. High Street, Carlisle
Phone: 717-258-0666 • Website:

8. Motorama

The nation's largest all-indoor motorsports event featuring one million square feet of action. Highlights include: arenacross competitions; go-kart racing; quarter midget racing; RC demolition derby; RC off-road; RC scale trials; RC Mud Boss and sprint racing; robot conflict; car, truck and bike show; and speed show

Dates: February 16-17 2019 • Time: Saturday 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM; Sunday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: PA Farm Show Complex
Address: 2300 N. Cameron Street, Harrisburg
Phone: 877-672-7632  • Website:

9. Popovich Comedy Pet Theater

The Popovich Comedy Pet Theater is entertainment for the whole family, featuring a unique blend of comedy and juggling skills by former Moscow Circus veteran Gregory Popovich and the extraordinary talents of over 30 performing pets, including house cats and dogs (all rescued from animal shelters), geese, white doves, and parrots.

Date: February 17, 2019 • Time: Performances at 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM
Location: H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center
Address: 475 Lancaster Drive, Shippensburg
Phone: 717-477-7469 • Website:

10. Millennium Music Conference & Showcase

Two days of music business panels, clinics, workshops, mentoring and a trade show. At night over 275 performances take place at 30 showcases venues all over the Harrisburg area. 

Dates: February 21-23, 2019
Location: Park Inn by Radisson Harrisburg West
Address: 5401 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg
Phone: 717-221-1124 • Website: