A&E Guide 2016

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company

 

50 N. Cameron St., Harrisburg

 

abcbrew.com, (717) 221-1080

September 2, 9 p.m.

 

Marco Benevento

September 11, 8 p.m.

 

March Fourth Marching Band

October 7, 9 p.m.

 

Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad

October 13, 9 p.m.

 

Hot Buttered Rum

October 21, 9 p.m.

 

John Brown’s Body

October 22, 9 p.m.

 

Hoots and Hellmouth

October 25, 9 p.m.

 

The Grateful Ball Featuring: The Travelin’ McCoury’s and Jeff Austin Band

American Music Theatre

 

2425 Lincoln Hwy. E., Lancaster

 

amtshows.com, (717) 397-7700

September 8, 8 p.m.

 

50s Dance Party

September 9, 8 p.m.

 

Kashmir – The Live Led Zeppelin Tribute Show

September 11, 3 p.m.

 

The Wess Cooke Show

September 17, 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

 

The Fall Doo Wop Cavalcade

September 18, 3 p.m.

 

Yakov Smirnoff

September 19, 7:30 p.m.

 

September 24, 8 p.m.

 

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

September 25, 3 p.m.

 

Leroy Van Dyke’s Country Gold Tour

October 2, 7 p.m.

 

The Golden Boys: Frankie Avalon, Fabian, Bobby Rydell

October 10, 7:30 p.m.

 

ABBA: The Concert

October 13, 8 p.m.

 

The Price Is Right Live!

October 14, 8 p.m.

 

Jay Leno

October 15, 8 p.m.

 

Stars of Nashville: Charles Esten and Clare Bowen

November 1 through December 30

 

The 2016 Christmas Show: Winter Wonderland

December 31, 7:30 p.m.

 

Bonded: A Tribute to the music of James Bond

Art Association of Harrisburg

 

21 N. Front St., Harrisburg

 

artassocofhbg.com, (717) 397-7700

September 9 through October 13

 

Man’s Best Friend: Fall Membership Show

September 17, 5 p.m.

 

Meet the Artist Soiree: Darren Lloyd Shaw

October 21 through November 23

 

Invitational Exhibition

December 2 through January 5

 

Invitational Exhibition

Carlisle Theatre and Regional Performing Arts Center

 

40 W. High St., Carlisle

 

carlisletheatre.org, (717) 258-0666

September 22, 7:15 p.m.

 

Outlaws

October 7 through 16

 

Rock of Ages

November 5, 7:15 p.m.

 

Eric Paslay

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

 

cpyb.org, (717) 245-1190

October 22 & 23

 

Legend of Sleepy Hollow @ The Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts

December 10 through 18

 

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker @ The Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts

December 17 & 18

 

George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker @ Hershey Theatre

Chameleon Club

 

223 N. Water St., Lancaster

 

chameleonclub.net, (717) 299-9684

September 2, 7 p.m.

 

From Indian Lakes Dawns

September 9, 7 p.m.

 

Pop Evil

September 10, 6 p.m.

 

Diet Cig

September 17, 8 p.m.

 

Box of Rain (’68-’74 Dead Tribute)

September 21, 7 p.m.

 

The Temperance Movement

September 23, 8 p.m.

 

The Undead

September 24, 6 p.m.

 

For Today

September 25, 6 p.m.

 

Taking Back Sunday

September 28, 7 p.m.

 

Assemblage 23

September 30, 6:30 p.m.

 

Texas Hippie Coalition Shaman’s Harvest

October 1, 8 p.m.

 

Brass Monkeys

October 4, 7 p.m.

 

Ace Frehley

October 7, 7 p.m.

 

+Dope+

October 14, 6 p.m.

 

Suicide Silence and White Chapel

October 16, 7 p.m.

 

Granger Smith Featuing Earl Dibbles

October 27, 7 p.m.

 

Red

October 29, 8 p.m.

 

Medusas Disco The Stonewalls Vessels

December 3, 8 p.m.

 

TAUK

December 4, 6 p.m.

 

Queensrÿche

December 11, 7 p.m.

 

Reverend Horton Heat

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre

 

510 Centerville Road, Lancaster

 

dutchapple.com, (717) 898-1900

Through September 24

 

Yeston and Kopit’s Phantom

September 29 through November 12

 

Anything Goes

October 11 through November 11

 

Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach

November 17 through December 31

 

Holly Jolly Christmas

November 27 through December 31

 

Jingle Arrgh the Way! – A Christmas Pirate Adventure

Fort Hunter

 

1500 N. Front St., Harrisburg

 

forthunter.org, (717) 599-5751

Through December 23

 

Downton’s Last Stand: A Reprise of the Fort Hunter Fashions of the Downton Abbey Era

September 9 through 11

 

Dauphin County Jazz & Wine Fest

October 1, 6 p.m.

 

Jazz & More Under the Hunter’s Moon

December 18, 2 p.m.

 

Triumphant Brass Concert

Fulton Theatre

 

12 N. Prince St., Lancaster

 

thefulton.org, (717) 397-7425

September 20 through October 16

 

Billy Elliott: The Musical

October 18 through 30

 

Veronica’s Room

November 8 through December 31

 

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

November 19 through December 3

 

’Twas the Night Before Christmas

Gallery@Second

 

608 N. 2nd St., Harrisburg

 

galleryatsecond.com, (717) 233-2498

Through September 24

 

Linda Benton McCloskey and Paul Gallo

September 29 through November 12

 

Thom Kulp and Susan Benigni-Landis

November 17 through January 14

 

Rosanne S. Wolfe and Becky D. Shagin

Gamut Theatre Group

 

15 N. 4th St., Harrisburg

 

gamuttheatre.org, (717) 238-4111

September 14 through 24

 

The Popcorn Hat Players Present Rapunzel!

October 12 through 29

 

The Popcorn Hat Players Present The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

November 15 through 27

 

Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman

November 30 through December 17

 

The Popcorn Hat Players Present A Popcorn Hat Christmas

GIANT Center

 

550 Hersheypark Dr., Hershey

 

hersheyentertainment.com/giant-center, (717) 534-3911

Through September 4

 

OVO from Cirque Du Soleil

September 23, 8 p.m.

 

Elton John & His Band

September 24, 7:30 p.m.

 

WWE Live

October 1, 7 p.m.

 

Carrie Underwood

October 13 through 16

 

Disney on Ice Presents Follow Your Heart

October 25, 7 p.m.

 

Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions

November 17, 7:30 p.m.

 

Keith Urban

Harrisburg Comedy Zone

 

110 Limekiln Road, New Cumberland

 

harrisburgcomedyzone.com, (717) 920-JOKE

September 22, 7:30 p.m.

 

Earl David Reed Comedy Benefit for The Children’s Miracle Network

November 11 & 12, 8 p.m.

 

Raymond the Amish Comic

Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center (HMAC)

 

1110 3rd St., Harrisburg

 

harrisburgarts.com, (717) 412-4342

September 8, 9 p.m.

 

Seepeoples

September 9, 9 p.m.

 

One Trick Grizzly

September 23, 9 p.m.

 

Shea Quinn’s The Band Who Sold the World

Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra

 

harrisburgsymphony.org, (717) 545-5527

October 8 & 9

 

October Masterworks Concert

October 29 & 30

 

Rock On!

November 12 & 13

 

November Masterworks Concert

November 14, 7 p.m.

 

Harrisburg Symphony Youth Orchestra Fall Concert

December 17, 12 p.m.

 

Harrisburg Symphony Youth Orchestra’s Ho! Ho! Ho!

Hershey Area Playhouse

 

830 Cherry Drive, Hershey

 

hersheyareaplayhouse.com, (717) 533-8525

October 6 through 16

 

Frankenstein

December 1 through 11

 

Miracle on 34th Street

Hershey Theatre

 

15 E. Caracas Ave., Hershey

 

hersheyentertainment/hershey-theatre, (717) 534-3405

September 13, 8 p.m.

 

Weird Al Yankovic

September 17, 8 p.m.

 

Hershey Symphony Presents A Salute to John Williams

September 25, 7:30 p.m.

 

Kevin James

October 5, 7:30 p.m.

 

Jason Isbell with Josh Ritter

October 8, 8 p.m.

 

Dream Theater

October 18, 7:30 p.m.

 

John Mellencamp

October 21, 8 p.m.

 

Bill Maher

October 22, 2 p.m. & 5 p.m.

 

Disney Live: Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic

October 23, 7 p.m.

 

Brian Regan

October 28, 8 p.m.

 

Hershey Symphony Presents Hot Classics

November 1 through 6

 

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

November 16, 8 p.m.

 

Goo Goo Dolls

November 22 through 27

 

The Book of Mormon

December 3, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.

 

Hershey Symphony Presents Holiday Spectacular

December 4, 2:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

 

Straight No Chaser

December 6 through 8

 

Elf The Musical

December 9, 8 p.m.

 

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

December 10, 3 p.m. & 8 p.m.

 

The Piano Guys

December 17 & 18

 

George Balanchine’s Nutcracker

Little Theatre of Mechanicsburg

 

915 York St., Mechanicsburg

 

ltmonline.net, (717) 766-0535

September 16 through October 2

 

tick, tick…Boom!

November 4 through 20

 

Nuncrackers

Luhrs Center

 

1871 Old Main Dr., Shippensburg

 

luhrscenter.com, (717) 477-SHOW

September 22, 8 p.m.

 

Scotty McCreery

September 29, 8 p.m.

 

The Purple Xperience

October 7, 8 p.m.

 

ABBA The Concert: A Tribute to ABBA

October 12, 7:30 p.m.

 

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella

October 14, 8 p.m.

 

The Price Is Right Live!

October 22, 8 p.m.

 

Diamond Rio

October 26, 8 p.m.

 

Survivor

October 29, 8 p.m.

 

The Monkees – Good Times: The 50th Anniversary Tour

November 12, 8 p.m.

 

Martina McBride: Live in Concert

November 20, 3 p.m.

 

Shippensburg University Community Orchestra Fall Concert

December 3, 8 p.m.

 

Art Garfunkel: In Close-Up

December 7, 8 p.m.

 

Melissa Ethridge’s Holiday Trio

December 10, 8 p.m.

 

The Hit Men Rock ‘N’ Roll + Christmas Classic

December 13, 8 p.m.

 

The Lennon Sisters Christmas

December 21, 7:30 p.m.

 

Cirque Dreams Holidaze

Majestic Theater

 

25 Carlisle St., Gettysburg

 

gettysburgmajestic.org, (717) 337-8200

September 15, 12 p.m.

 

Brown Bag Jazz – The Buzz Jones Quintet

September 24, 8 p.m.

 

FAME The Musical

September 30, 8 p.m.

 

Wind Symphony & Symphony Orchestra

October 15, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.

 

Capitol Steps

October 19, 7:30 p.m.

 

Havana Cube All-Stars

October 28, 8 p.m.

 

Jazz Ensemble Concert

November 3 through 6

 

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

November 18, 8 p.m.

 

Symphony Orchestra Live

December 2, 8 p.m.

 

Wind Symphony Concert

December 8 through 18

 

Totem Pole Presents A Christmas Carol

The Makespace

 

1916 N. Third St., Harrisburg

 

hbgmakespace.com

September 10

 

Sam Goodwill + Bell Lungs

October 1

 

Makespace Music Festival

Metropolis Collective

 

17 W. Main St., Mechanicsburg

 

metropoliscollective.com, (717) 458-8245

September 2, 6 p.m.

 

Dirtfloor: Artwork on a Southern Gothic and Paranormal Theme

September 17

 

Mugs & Music

October 7

 

Chris Cash

October 15, 10 a.m.

 

Streets of Treats

November 4

 

Tiny Worlds

December 2

 

Keegan Beinhower

Midtown Scholar Bookstore

 

1302 N. Third St., Harrisburg

 

midtownscholar.com, (717) 236-1680

September 24, 7 p.m.

 

Chris Emkey with Anthony Quirk

Open Stage of Harrisburg

 

25 N. Court St., Harrisburg

 

openstagehbg,org, (717) 232-6763

October 7 through 30

 

Red

December 2 through 23

 

A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas

December 9 through 22

 

The Santaland Diaries

Oyster Mill Playhouse

 

1001 Oyster Mill Road, Camp Hill

 

oystermill.com, (717) 737-6768

September 23 through October 9

 

An Act of the Imagination

November 4 through 20

 

Bye Bye Birdie

Perry County Council of the Arts

 

One S. Second St., Newport

 

perrycountyarts.org, (717) 567-7023

Through October 8

 

Dyeing For Peru Exhibition

Through November 5

 

Faith, Family & Community: Folk Art Links to the Early Pennsylvania Dutch in Perry County

November 11 through January 20, 2017

 

Annual Juried Exhibition

The Pullo Center

 

1031 Edgecomb Ave., York

 

pullocenter.york.psu.edu, (717) 505-8900

September 22, 7:30 p.m.

 

Dave Coulier

September 29, 7:30 p.m.

 

Pete Nelson of Treehouse Masters

October 7, 7:30 p.m.

 

Nashville’s Hit Country Songwriters: The Stories Behind the Hits

October 11, 7:30 p.m.

 

The Summit: The Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6

October 12, 7 p.m.

 

Polkadelphia

October 13, 7:30 p.m.

 

Unelectable You

October 27, 7:30 p.m.

 

PA Philharmonic’s Beethoven Masterworks

October 29, 7:30 p.m.

 

The 40th Anniversary of Rocky Horror Picture Show with Barry Bostwick Live

November 2, 7 p.m.

 

Esther Bauer – Energetic, Life Affirming, Holocaust Survivor

November 5, 7:30 p.m.

 

An Evening with Randy Fenoli of Say Yes To The Dress

November 6, 4 p.m.

 

An Evening with Lidia Bastianich

November 20, 7:30 p.m.

 

An Evening Jonathan and Drew Scott

November 30, 7 p.m.

 

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

December 17, 7:30 p.m.

 

Vienna Boys Choir – Christmas in Vienna

December 29, 7:30 p.m.

 

PA Philharmonic’s Wicked Divas featuring Emily Rozek and Dee Roscioli

Rose Lehrman Arts Center

 

1 HACC Drive, Harrisburg

 

hacc.edu/rlac, (717) 231-ROSE

September 21, 7:30 p.m.

 

Soul Street Dance

October 6, 7:30 p.m.

 

Push Physical Theatre

November 30, 7:30 p.m.

 

Tartan Terrors

Stitches Comedy Club

 

2250 Lincoln Hwy. E., Lancaster

 

stitchescomedy.com, (717) 826-3472

September 16 & 17

 

Grand Opening with Joe DeVito

September 23 & 24

 

Buddy Fitzpatrick

September 30 & October 1

 

Mike Gaffney

October 7 & 8

 

Billy Garan

October 14 & 15

 

Tom McTiernan

October 21 & 22

 

Julie Scoggins

Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center

 

50 N. George St., York

 

mystrandcapitol.org, (717) 846-1111

September 24, 7:30 p.m.

 

York Symphony Orchestra’s The Music of John Williams

September 27, 7 p.m.

 

Russian Grand Ballet Present Swan Lake

September 30, 7:30 p.m.

 

An Evening with Chris Botti

October 7, 8 p.m.

 

Dark Star Orchestra

October 15, 7:30 p.m.

 

York Symphony Orchestra’s A Baroque Beginning

October 17, 7:30 p.m.

 

An Evening with David Sedaris

October 20, 7:30 p.m.

 

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

October 21, 7:30 p.m.

 

Arlo Guthrie

October 26, 7:30 p.m.

 

An Intimate Performance by Sarah McLachlan

October 28, 7:30 p.m.

 

Aoife O’Donovan and Willie Watson

November 3, 7:30 p.m.

 

Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two-Woman Show

November 6, 7:30 p.m.

 

Loreena McKennitt

November 9, 7:30 p.m.

 

Sierra Hull

November 10, 7:30 p.m.

 

Wood Brothers

November 13, 3 p.m.

 

Shanghai Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China

November 16, 7:30 p.m.

 

Home Free – A Country Christmas

November 19, 7:30 p.m.

 

An Evening With Jake Shimabukuro

November 26, 4 p.m.

 

York Symphony Orchestra’s Holiday Pops Spectacular

December 1, 7:30 p.m.

 

Wizards of Winter: Trans-Siberian Orchestra

December 2, 7:30 p.m.

 

Ralphie May’s White Trash Christmas

December 13, 7:30 p.m.

 

A Christmas Carol

December 22, 7:30 p.m.

 

Darlene Love

Theatre Harrisburg

 

513 Hurlock St., Harrisburg

 

theatreharrisburg.com, (717) 232-5501

September 6 through 10

 

The Harrisburg New Works Theater Festival

September 22 through October 9

 

Far From Heaven

November 10 through 20

 

Down Range

Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts

 

222 Market St., Harrisburg

 

whitakercenter.org, (717) 214-ARTS

September 3, 12 p.m.

 

Make DeRose and the Dreadnought Brigade

September 3, 2:30 p.m.

 

Vulcans

September 28, 6:30 p.m.

 

Wiggle Town Tour

October 25, 7:30 p.m.

 

U.S. Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors

October 29, 8 p.m.

 

Blackmore’s Night

November 3, 8 p.m.

 

Dweezil Zappa

November 5, 8 p.m.

 

Steven Wright

November 7, 8 p.m.

 

Henry Rollins

November 10, 7:30 p.m.

 

Dave Mason

November 18, 8 p.m.

 

Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King

November 23, 7:30 p.m.

 

The Machine

December 1 through 3

 

Get the Led Out

December 14, 7:30 p.m.

 

Holidays with the Celtic Tenors

Misc.

October 13 through 22

 

2016 Pennsylvania National Horse Show

 

panational.org, (717) 770-0222

 

@ The PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center

 

2300 N. Cameron St., Harrisburg

October 29, 6 p.m.

 

Central PA Whiskey Festival

 

pawhiskeyfest.com, (717) 236-4300

 

@ Zembo Temple – 2801 N. 3rd St., Harrisburg

This article appears in the September 2016 issue of Harrisburg Magazine

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