The holiday season is almost here and Cumberland Valley is getting ready with performances, shopping, concerts and more!

See the Top 10 below!

1. The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley

Part of the Family Series offered by The Playhouse at Allenberry, this 60-70 minute presentation is directed toward youth audiences and fun for the whole family. All tickets are only $10 each.

Date: November 2, 9, and 16, 2019 • Time: 11:00 AM
Location: The Playhouse at Allenberry
Address: 1559 Boiling Springs Road, Boiling Springs 17007
Phone: 717-462-4401 • Website:

2. 10th Annual Carlisle Christmas Craft Show

Enjoy a one-stop Christmas shopping experience for the residents of Carlisle and the surrounding communities. Over 200 vendors! Come out for those truly unique Christmas gifts all made by local craftspeople, artists, and others from the surrounding region.

Date: November 2, 2019 • Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Carlisle High School
Address: 623 W. Penn Street, Carlisle17013
Phone: 717-240-6800

3. Beautiful -- The Carole King Musical

BEAUTIFUL, the Tony® and GRAMMY®-winning Broadway hit, tells the inspiring true story of King's remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history.

Date: November 7, 2019 • Time: 7:30 PM
Location: H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center
Address: 475 Lancaster Drive, Shippensburg 17257
Phone: 717-477-7469 • Website:

4. "Imagery" Masterworks Concert

The West Shore Symphony Orchestra presents a Tour de Force of Orchestral Color! Explore the connection of music and art with images created by art students in the Carlisle Area School District. Works include Suite No. 2 from DeFalla’s ballet “The Three-Cornered Hat” and Mussorgsky’s beloved “Pictures at an Exhibition.” Pre-concert lecture at 2:15 pm.

Date: November 10, 2019 • Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Carlisle Theatre
Address: 40 West High Street, Carlisle 17013
Phone: 717-409-5686 • Website:

5.  Red Blanket Native Pride Dancers

Feel the beat of the drums, enjoy the dancing, and take part in USAHEC's annual celebration of Native American Heritage Month with the Red Blanket Native Pride Dancers. The dancers will perform a wide array of ceremonial and social dancing techniques passed down through their culture for generations. The demonstration will include authentic dress, freestyle movements, and intense music, accompanied by vocals and flutes from the Northern Plains to complete the performance. 

Date: November 22, 2019 (Note: rescheduled from November 15) • Time: 7:00 PM
Location: U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
Address: 950 Soldiers Drive, Carlisle 17013
Phone: 717-245-3972 • Website:

6. RENT 20th Anniversary Tour

A re-imagining of Puccini's La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters-love.

Date: November 20, 2019 • Time: 7:30 PM
Location: H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center
Address: 475 Lancaster Drive, Shippensburg 17257
Phone: 717-477-7469 • Website:

7. Remembrance Day Illumination

Gettysburg Foundation presents the 17th Annual Remembrance Day Illumination. The commemoration features a luminary candle on all 3,512 Civil War soldiers’ graves. The fallen soldiers’ names are read throughout the evening.

Date: November 23, 2019 • Time: 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Gettysburg Soldiers' National Cemetery
Address: 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg 17325
Phone: 717-339-2148 • Website:

8. Annual Candy Cane Walk

Start your holiday shopping in downtown Camp Hill. Over 20 businesses will be ready to give you a delightful experience with specials, refreshments, music and more.

Date: November 24, 2019 • Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Participating Locations in Downtown Camp Hill Business District 
Address: Camp Hill 17011
Phone: 717-737-3456 • Website:

9. A Magical Cirque Christmas

Experience the magic of Christmas with dazzling performers and breathtaking cirque artists from all corners of the world, accompanied by your favorite holiday music performed live. Get into the spirit of the season with this merry treat that's perfect for the entire family. 

Date: November 29, 2019 • Time: 7:30 PM
Location: H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center
Address: 475 Lancaster Drive, Shippensburg 17257
Phone: 717-477-7469 • Website:

10. Holiday Craft & Fine Art Show

Now in its 11th year, the show houses more than 100 artists and craftsmen selling only their handmade items. The line-up for the show typically includes potters, jewelers, woodworking, and so much more. 

Date: November 30, 2019 • Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Carlisle Expo Center
Address: 100 K Street, Carlisle17013