Festivals, car shows, Greek food, culture, wine, performances and more highlight some of top things to do this May in the Cumberland Valley!

1. 2018 Army Heritage Days

Each year the USAHEC hosts Army Heritage Days, a timeline living history event that features several hundred reenactors from all eras spread out over the one mile long Army Heritage Trail. Decked out in period uniforms and weapons, these living historians will have their historical equipment and weapons on display and will be available to talk to the public and answer any of your burning history questions!

Date: May 19 - 20, 2018 • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: US Army Heritage and Education Center
Address: 950 Soldiers Drive, Carlisle
Phone: 717-245-3972 • Website: ahec.armywarcollege.edu/armyheritagedays/

2. Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals

The Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals features more than 2,000 show vehicles. Joining together two shows will create a larger, more exciting and action-packed show experience. In addition to the the imports, this exciting new event welcomes domestics, kits cars, motorcycles, and trucks as well. From around the world, see the top builds, restorations, clubs and brands. In addition to thousands of show cars, get your high-octane adrenaline rush with autocross, drifting, rolling exhaust competition, burnouts and more. 

Date: May 18 - 20, 2018 • Time: 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM; closed on Sun at 3:00 PM
Location: Carlisle Fairgrounds
Address: 1000 Bryn Mawr Road, Carlisle
Phone: 717-243-7855 • Website: www.carlisleevents.com

3. PA Greek Fest 2018

Take a tour of the church, enjoy watching Greek dancers, stop by the hand-crafted jewelry and artisan booths, and eat a delicious gyro, souvlaki or saganaki! Cash only for food, beverage and Greek grocery store. ATM on site. 

Date: May 18 - 20, 2018 • Time: Fri & Sat 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM; Sun 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral
Address: 1000 Yverdon Drive, Camp Hill
Phone: 717-920-1579 Website: www.holytrinityhbg.org/PAGreekFest

4. 2018 Amani Festival

The Amani Festival is a one-day multi-cultural festival designed to bring people together from various backgrounds to learn more about each other. Amani means "peace" in Swahili. The festival will include live music, a petting zoo, arts & crafts vendors, a children's alley, and much more.

A multitude of cultures are represented and all activities are geared toward the themes of unity, acceptance, and tolerance.

Date:  May 5, 2018 • Time: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Downtown Carlisle
Phone: 717-609-9532 • Website: www.amanifestivalcarlisle.com

5. 17th Annual Art Walk & Wine Tasting

Looking for a spring afternoon of old town history, wine tasting, and uptown shops and galleries? Artists will be showcasing their talents throughout downtown. Enjoy music, art exhibits, and wine tastings at all of your favorite local downtown Mechancisburg businesses. 

Dates: May 12, 2018 • Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Downtown Mechanicsburg / The Rosemary House
Phone: 717-697-5111 • Website: www.therosemaryhouse.com

6. The Piano Guys

The Piano Guys became an Internet sensation by way of their immensely successful series of strikingly original self-made music videos. They have performed everywhere from The Tonight Show with Jay Leno to The Today Show as well have been featured in The New York Times, Fast Company, Buzzfeed, People Magazine, Mashable and more.  Purchase your tickets today for an exciting and unique experience!

Dates: May 3, 2018 • Time: 8:00 PM
Location: H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University
Address: 475 Lancaster Drive, Shippensburg
Phone: 717-477-7469 • Website: www.luhrscenterboxoffice.com

7. 2018 Dillsburg Picklefest Street Fair

Enjoy this annual street fair where there will be arts and crafts, a living history encampment of exhibitors, historic demonstrators at Dill's Tavern, stage entertainment and refreshments. Activities include the 5k Pickle Chase, displays and demonstrations, children's activities, live music and a pickle-eating contest.

Dates: May 12, 2018 • Time: 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Downtown Dillsburg
Phone: 717-432-9969 • Website: www.dillsburg.com

8. Mother's Day Dinner Cruise

Treat Mom to a breathtaking 2-hour cruise along the Susquehanna River while enjoying a delicious 3-course dinner. Enjoy the ambiance of elegant wood, brass, and copper-adorned climate-controlled salon, and listen as the performance of a live musician fills the air. This classic dinner cruise is a staple for people who want to enjoy the river sights in a unique and memorable way. Advanced reservations are required for this event. 

Dates: May 13, 2018 • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Pride of the Susquehanna Riverboat
Address: City Island, Harrisburg
Phone: 717-234-6500 • Website: www.harrisburgriverboat.com

9. 7th Annual Appalachian Trail Museum Festival

Join the Appalachian Trail Museum at their Festival to honor those who made the Appalachian Trail what it is today. Enjoy Appalachian mountain music and a picnic lunch free of charge and welcome to all! Hall Of Fame honorees will get the opportunity to share stories of their experience on the Appalachian Trail and talk with guests. There will also be activities and games for both adults and children including a scavenger hunt and leave no trace related games. 

Dates: May 5, 2018 • Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Appalachian Trail Museum
Address: 1120 Pine Grove Road, Gardners
Phone: 717-486-8126 • Website: www.atmuseum.org

10. John Crist and The Good Medicine Comedy Tour

With over 300 million video views, comedian and viral sensation John Crist is the next big thing in standup comedy. Whether you know him from viral videos like "Millenial International," "Road Rage in the Church Parking Lot," or BuzzFeed's "Signs You Grew Up Christian," Crist has solidified his comedic prowess with over 200 live shows a year, highlighted by recent television appearances on Live at Gotham and Laughs on Fox.

Dates: May 13, 2018 • Time: 7:00 PM
Location: H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University
Address: 475 Lancaster Drive, Shippensburg
Phone: 717-477-7469 • Website: www.luhrscenterboxoffice.com