Cumberland Valley’s Top Events for March 2018

The month of March is filled with live performances, spring craft classes and opportunities to get outside. Check out the Top Events below and find more details at

The Righteous Brothers @ The Luhrs Center – March 10th
The Righteous Brothers are back with a string of #1 classics, including the most played song in radio history, “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’,” the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame duo of Bill Medley and Bobby Hatfield topped the charts in four decades. After Bobby’s death in 2003, Bill Medley continued to perform to sold-out crowds around the world, but fans and friends pleaded with him to keep The Righteous Brothers alive.

Spring Wreath Workshop @ Ashcombe Farm & Greenhouses – March 10th
Floral designer, Nedra, will instruct you on how to create a gorgeous spring wreath on a 16 inch grapevine base. Decorations include silk spring flowers, ivy, and a bow. Preregistration required.
Spring Create-Your-Own Gourd @ Meadowbrooke Gourds – March 10th-17th
There are many spring gourd designs to choose from this year! All ages and levels of artistic skill are welcome. Bring friends and family for a fun day of creativity. You add your artistic touches with the help of skilled crafters to make a unique gourd that is all your own. Prices range from $2 to $35.

Taste of Carlisle @ Carlisle Expo Center – March 11th
Hosted by the Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Carlisle Association, Taste of Carlisle is Cumberland County’s premiere tasting event. They bring together the best of the best from local restaurants, pubs, caterers, cafes, bakeries, and chocolatiers to offer samplings.

5K Irish Jig Jog @ Stony Ridge Park – March 17th
This festive 5K is for all ages and skill levels. There is a costume contest, so you are encouraged to dress in a festive outfit. All participants receive a medal and t-shirt. Prizes are awarded to top runners for both male and female.

The Cat in the Hat @ The Luhrs Center – March 18th
From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and the craziest of ideas, he is certainly fun to play with. And he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure.

The Beach Boys @ The Luhrs Center – March 22nd
The Beach Boys are led by Mike Love and Bruce Johnston, who along with Jeffrey Foskett, Brian Eichenburger, Tim Bonhomme, John Cowsill and Scott Totten continue the legacy of the iconic American band. Few, if any, acts can match The Beach Boys’ concert presence, spirit and performance.

6th Annual Downtown Carlisle Bunny Hop – March 24th
This day of spring fun will center around a downtown-wide egg hunt, where children 12 and under can go from business to business collecting eggs and treats. Some businesses may also have a game or craft for the children. Children are encouraged to dress in their Sunday best to form their very own Easter Parade. Maps of participating locations will be available at Georgie Lou’s on the day of the event and will be handed out starting at noon.

Jay Leno @ The Luhrs Center – March 24th
Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children’s book author, much-in-demand corporate speaker, lovable TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, and philanthropist. An indefatigable performer, Leno loves to test his humor live on audiences across the nation, performing over 100-150 live appearances in nightclubs, theaters and stadiums each year.

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