Live Performances in the New Year

The New Year is filled with live performances, weekend getaways and winter celebrations. Check out the Top January Events below! Find more details at


Sacred Energy Circle, Yoga at Simply Well, Jan 5
Every New Day/Year is an opportunity to mentally clear and open to the infinite realm of possibility, enabling each to break free of limiting patterns that have kept a stranglehold on one’s journey. Opting for joy as a conscious focus ensures a shift in the entire earthly paradigm, not only broadening one’s personal horizon, and absolutely contributing to the collective awakening.

Pennsylvania Farm Show, PA Farm Show Complex, Jan 6-13
Take part in the annual week-long celebration of all things Pennsylvania agriculture. Enjoy the famous Farm Show food, check out hundreds of agricultural exhibits, see the sculpture carved from over 1,000 pounds of butter, learn about the wonders of nature, and explore everything that makes agriculture Pennsylvania’s leading industry.

First Sat. Afternoon Tea, The Rosemary House, Jan 6
Celebrate the New Year with stars and glitz and all that’s new again. A complete Afternoon Tea will feature salad followed by the three tiered tray complete with tea sandwiches, two varieties of scones, fresh fruit, and tasty desserts. Steaming hot pots of tea of course.

The Bad Seed, Little Theatre of Mechanicsburg, Jan 12-13, 19-21, 26 -28,
Bad Seed by Maxwell Anderson, is the fourth show in the 67th Season. The scene is a small Southern town where Col. & Christine Penmark live with their daughter, Rhoda. When one of Rhoda’s schoolmates is mysteriously drowned at a picnic, Mrs. Penmark is alarmed. For the boy who was drowned was the one who had won the penmanship medal that Rhoda felt she deserved.

Regency Yule Ball @ Dill’s Tavern & Plantation, Jan 13
Pull on your best white gloves and fanciest petticoats for the Dill’s Tavern Regency Yule Ball on Jan 13. Step back in time to 1812 with raging hearths, English Country Dancing, fine food, and live 19th-century music. Historical dress is encouraged, but not required.

Murder Mystery Weekends, The Allenberry Resort, Jan 19-21, 26-28, Feb 2-4, 9 -11
Your culinary caper includes overnight accommodations for two nights, and a cocktail party and dinner on Fri. evening. On Sat. enjoy a continental breakfast, lunch and dinner, followed by a costumed cocktail party, live music and dancing. The event will finish with a delightful brunch on Sunday.  All rooms are double occupancy and the price is $499.50 per person.

Research 101: Photographs USAHEC, Jan 20
Learn from USAHEC’s Reference Historian, Mr. Rodney Foytik, as he gives a presentation about how to research photographs in the USAHEC Collection. Mr. Foytik will assist participants with learning how to find captivating and expressive photographs in the USAHEC Collection to support personal research or a specific topic.

Drink to the LeTort, Molly Pitcher Brewing Co., Jan 20,
Join Central PA Conservancy (CPC), Friends of the Letort, & Molly Pitcher Brewing Co. in support of CPC’s acquisition and natural restoration of the former watercress farm surrounding this famous stream’s headwaters. Help protect and restore the Letort headwaters – purchase a Letort Brew, a Crowler, or a Growler, and a portion will be donated to the project.

Winter Blues Party, Castlerigg Wine Shop, Jan 27,
Chase those winter blues away with the annual Winter Blues Party. Wear blue and donate canned goods for Project Share. The more blue and the more canned goods the better chance to win prizes!

Mile Twelve Performance, Holly Inn, Jan 27,
Mile Twelve is a fresh, hard driving young band beautifully walking the line between original and traditional bluegrass. Fast gaining recognition for their outstanding performances in bluegrass and folk circles, Evan Murphy, Bronwyn Keith-Hynes, Nate Sabat, BB Bowness and David Benedict write captivating songs and daring instrumental pieces from diverse influences.

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