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The home of the Carlisle Regional Performing Arts Center, the Carlisle Theatre features Hollywood movies, live performances, children's programs, and other events.
Held annually every September, the McLain Celtic Festival features live entertainment, bagpipe bands, Irish and Scottish dancers, Scottish vendors, Celtic folk singers, and children's activities.
From March through December at Allenbury Resort Inn and Playhouse, Allenberry Playhouse's professional casts perform Broadway productions for more than 40 weeks.
Dill's Tavern is a quaint little structure which was built in 1755. It has a mix of of the Early Republic and Colonial Revival styles of architecture. The tavern has undergone modifications in the later years, but has been preserved exceptionally well. Today, it functions as an interpretive history center and is open to public. The entire house can be explored by the visitors, so that they can have a feel of the 18th century living conditions. The facility is also available as a rental space for private events like weddings, meetings and reunions. A mix of modern facilities with the backdrop of an ancient structure is the perfect combination to host your intimate events.
The Messiah College in Grantham is a Christian college that offers students a chance to learn applied arts and sciences, besides inculcating a sense of pride and duty towards the religion. Although the college is known for the high-standard education that is offered here, the entertainment and recreaiton needs of students are well-looked after as well. You can witness the artistic skills and athletic talent of the college students at the various well-equipped venues of the college that host numerous sports tournaments, concerts and cultural events. One of the venues where these events takes place is the Brubaker Auditorium. This multi-utility event center can accommodate 1,800 spectators in its premises. Besides hosting student activities, the venue also hosts a few community and private events. Check website for details.
Situated among the restored Renaissance gardens of Italian Lake, the annual Italian Lake Concert Series is held outdoors each summer on Sunday nights in July and August. Concerts usually start at 7:30 p.m. If it is raining, concerts will take place at Camp Curtin School at 2900 North 6th Street.
The MakeSpace is more than a concert venue. This three-story home on North Third Street underwent major refurbishment to transform into a vibrant art hub. Its living room doubles up as a stage for live performances by local bands and musicians, while upstairs are studios for contemporary artists. This versatile space perennially metamorphoses to accommodate myriad events and workshops including exhibitions, poetry recitals, improv comedy, open mic, jam sessions and yoga classes.
Harrisburg Horizon's men and women's leagues are part of the Eastern Basketball Alliance, the longest running professional basketball, minor league in the United States. Home games are played at Rowland Middle School's Manny Weaver Gym at 1842 Derry Street.
Formerly the Riverside Stadium, located across the Susquehanna river, the baseball stadium has bounced back as the Metro Bank Park. Featuring corporate suites, private seating, kids zone and much more, the stadium provides the best opportunity to enjoy baseball sessions live in action. Get to the park to explore the amazing field-dimensions and interesting Minor League matches. Call for more details.
Open Stage of Harrisburg is a regional professional theatre offering many thought provoking theatrical performances and educational activities each season.
As you step into the Whitaker Center for Science and Arts, you enter the world of intrigue and fascination. Featuring three floors of educative exhibits, one can learn everything about mysteries and facts of our world. At the science center, there is something for everyone. For children there is KidsPlace, whereas adults can enjoy at Forces of Nature. Apart from the science center, this center also consists of a performance theater that can accommodate about 600 people. The IMAX Theater screens some of the most unique films and can hold upto 200 people. On the lower level, an intimate theater present is ideal for hosting lectures and classes. For tour prices and hours for the season, please check the website.
Home to Gamut Theatre Group, the Gamut Classic Theatre is a medium sized space located in the Downtown Strawberry Square. An intimate theater, it can comfortably seat 100. The three sided setting encircling the stage allows people to watch performances closely. The theater is also home to the well known Harrisburg Shakespeare Festival and the Popcorn Hat Players. Classic plays such as Henry IV, Romeo and Juliet, The Glass Menagerie and several other well known plays have been staged at this classic heritage. Though small in context of seating capacity, the theater offers advanced technical specifications for sound and lighting. Call ahead for performance timings.