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Celebrate the New Year at some of these events in the Cumberland Valley! Ahead this January are a number of performances, community events and the famed Pennsylvania Farm Show.
Seussical @ H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center – January 22
“Oh, the thinks you can think” when Dr. Seuss’s best-loved stories collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper! Adapted from the Broadway version, this musical adaptation, especially for young audiences, features The Cat in the Hat as the host and emcee (and all-around mischief-maker) in this romp through the Seuss classics. 475 Lancaster Dr., Shippensburg
2017 Pennsylvania Farm Show @ PA Farm Show Complex – January 7-14
Celebrate agriculture at the 2017 Pennsylvania Farm Show, the largest agricultural exposition in the country. With nearly 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and 300 commercial exhibits spread throughout 11 buildings, the Farm Show offers something for the whole family. 300 North Cameron St, Harrisburg
Murder On The Nile @ Oyster Mill Playhouse – January 27-28, February 2-5, 9–12
Simon Mostyn has recently married Kay Ridgeway, a rich woman, having thrown out his former lover, Jacqueline. The couple are on their honeymoon on a paddle steamer on the Nile, accompanied by a bevy of memorable characters. Among those present are Canon Pennefather, Kay’s guardian, and Jacqueline, who has been dogging their footsteps all through the honeymoon. Murder and mayhem ensue.
1001 Oyster Mill Rd, Camp Hill
First Day Hike @ Kings Gap – January 1
Resolve to start the New Year on the right foot with an easy 1.5 mile hike on fairly level trails in the Pine Plantation. Learn about the park’s trail system and more hiking opportunities throughout the coming year. Registration is not required for this free hike.
500 Kings Gap Rd, Carlisle
Plaza Suite @ Little Theatre of Mechanicsburg - January 13, 14, 20-22, 27-29
Three separate stories concerning relationship issues are presented, each largely taking place in suite 719 of the Plaza Hotel in New York City.
915 South York Street, Mechanicsburg
28th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration @ First Presbyterian Church – January 15
Join the 28th Carlisle Community Commemoration of the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The theme for 2017 is “Take a stand. Take a step toward unity in our community.” 2 North Hanover St, Carlisle
Pennsylvania Auto Show @ PA Farm Show Complex – January 26-29
Hundreds of the hottest new cars and trucks are displayed all in one place. You can also stop by the Powersports Hall to see boats, personal watercraft, motorcycles, ATVs, and more. 2300 North Cameron St, Harrisburg
Couples - Be My Foodie @ The Kitchen Shoppe – January 28
If you love food, and enjoy baking, cooking and entertaining, this “Be My Foodie” class is for you. Menu includes: Crab Cakes, Steak, Mashed Potato, Fricassee of Mushroom, Hearts of Palm, Avocado & Ruby Grapefruit Salad and Raspberry Souffles.
101 Shady Ln, Carlisle
Activities Fair @ Bosler Library – January 15
See what your community has to offer at our Activities Fair! Local clubs and social groups will be on hand to tell you all about what they do and the programs they have. 158 West High St, Carlisle
First Fridays in Downtown Mechanicsburg! – January 6
Come to downtown Mechanicsburg and celebrate the start of the weekend with our First Fridays. Enjoy food, art, live music, dining, specials and downtown shopping at its finest. Main & Market Sts., Mechanicsburg
Find more things to see and do at VisitCumberlandValley.com.
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