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Nov 17, 2017

Pocket Guide to the 2018 PA Farm Show

Locals and seasoned visitors know the Pennsylvania Farm Show is one of the region’s most anticipated events. As the largest indoor agricultural exposition in the country, the Farm Show welcomes more than half a million visitors each year, along with 6,000 animals, hundreds of exhibits and vendors, dozens of demonstrations and contests, and one
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Nov 17, 2017

New Year's Eve in Hershey & Harrisburg

We know how to ring in a new year! The fun and excitement of a New Year’s Eve in Hershey and New Year's Eve in Harrisburg makes it easy to stay up ‘til midnight. Experience incredible eats to close out 2017 at one of our farm-to-table or fine dining restaurants. Pair your meal with a handcrafted cocktail or microbeer made right here in Central PA.
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Nov 16, 2017

Christmas at the Capitol

If you haven’t had the chance to see the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building, Christmas is a wonderful time to visit! In the already beautiful Capitol Rotunda, you’ll find a towering tree and holiday decorations inside and out. It’s like our own little Rockefeller Center Christmas celebration. The Tree The centerpiece of Christmas at the
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Nov 10, 2017

Harrisburg's Mansions Tell Its History

Situated on the bank of the Susquehanna River in Harrisburg, you'll find Harrisburg's historic mansions, which have stood the test of time tell the story of our region’s history. Learn about some of Harrisburg’s distinguished properties and the prominent Pennsylvanians they housed. John Harris - Simon Cameron Mansion Brief History Have you ever
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Oct 27, 2017

The Season of ‘Yum’: Holiday-Inspired Foods

Thanksgiving and Christmas are two special days in a season of celebrating and indulging! Everyone makes allowances this time of year for an extra helping of dessert and delicious cocktails to cheers with loved ones. In the Hershey Harrisburg Region, you can tell it’s the holidays by the seasonally-inspired treats offered by our creative chefs!
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Oct 24, 2017

12 Dazzling Christmas Shows To See This Season

The Hershey Harrisburg Region celebrates the joy and wonder of Christmas with holiday shows all season long, including concerts, musicals, ballet, and plays inspired by Christmases past and present. We’re sure you’ll find a show (or two) that can get you in the holiday spirit! 1. George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker ® You know and love the music and
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Oct 4, 2017

'Simply the Best' 2017

Each year, readers of Harrisburg Magazine cast their votes for the region’s best places to eat, stay, and play! The result is a roadmap of must-see destinations approved by locals who experience our area day in and day out. Big winners include Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar , medaling for best sports bar, best wings, and best kid’s menu, and
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Sep 28, 2017

Harvest the Farm-To-Table Taste

You traveled the miles to get here, but we can’t say the same about your dinner! Working with locally sourced and sustainably farmed produce, meats, and dairy, chefs at our farm-to-table eateries create mouthwatering menus that harness the fresh flavor of our seasonal crops. We’re certain these palatable places will reward your good taste in
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Sep 27, 2017

Surround Yourself in History

You don’t have to be a historian to be fascinated by America’s military past. From the tattered buttons and bayonets of the Civil War to breathtaking photography and first-hand accounts of the War on Terror, we can all learn about our nation’s military history in appreciation of our troops who’ve served bravely. What you might not realize is the
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Sep 11, 2017

Fabulous Fall Family Fun

‘Fabulous Fall Family Fun’ has a lot of Fs, and we even left out foliage, festivals, farms, and fresh food! In Hershey and Harrisburg, we do fall better, and that’s a fact! Whether you want to snap some selfies with your sweetie or are on the hunt for the perfect jack-o-lantern, look no further than these awesome autumn adventures! Sweetly Spooky
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