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On Saturday, April 19, 2014, the second annual Jersey Mike Rock + Run was held on City Island, where participants ran and/or walked in support of the K+L Guardian Foundation. The event was a huge success, with nearly 600 participants, food trucks, subs from Jimmy Johns, and beer provided by Al Kominski of Al’s of Hampden/Pizza Boy Brewery. The K+L Guardian Foundation was created after the sudden passing of Jersey Mike Van Jura, a local music advocate and pioneer in helping create a local music scene in the area. The beneficiaries of the foundation are his children, but this year they wanted to help another family suffering through the loss of a parent.read more
On Sunday, April 13, 2014, a local American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life Team held Brewin’ up a Cure! at the Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey. The event was centered around guests getting to sample many different homebrews and vote for their favorite at this first ever Homebrewfest and Competition. The local Americana Blues-Punk band JT and The Mild Heat performed before the winners were announced at the end of the event. Proceeds raised that the event benefited the American Cancer Society.read more
On Saturday, April 5 and Sunday, April 6, 2014, the Central Pennsylvania Comic Con was held in the Ember’s Convention Center at the Hotel Carlisle. During this two day event, there were special guest stars from popular comics, movies, and television shows as well booths and dealers with a lot
of comic book collectors and collectible toy vendors. A number of guests attended in costume as their favorite
characters for a chance to win the costume contest as well.
On Thursday, March 27, 2014, The Mount Hill Tavern in Harrisburg hosted the event, Taste of Derby Day. The event featured incredible food dishes and an introduction to the 2014 Derby Day event that will also be held at The Mount Hill Tavern. During the event, guests were able to mix and mingle, enjoy a performance by Little Brother, and were able to purchase advance discounted tickets to this year’s Derby Day.read more
On Saturday, March 22, 2014, Federal Taphouse in downtown Lancaster held the Craft Beer and Bacon Pairing, an event where local breweries paired their best brews with gourmet bacon-inspired dishes. There were eight beers paired with 8 bacon dishes. The proceeds from the event benefited the Central PA Food Bank.
On Friday, January 17, 2014, the Whitaker Center in downtown Harrisburg proudly presented a performance by the well-known swing band, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy in the Sunoco Performance Theater. The high-energy nine-piece band, which is best known for its mix of jazz, swing, and Dixieland music, performed a number of their greatest hits and new favorites from their latest released album.read more
On Saturday, January 4, 2014, Federal Taphouse in downtown Harrisburg held the first ever Craft Beer and Bacon Bash, where breweries signature beers were paired with gourmet bacon-infused dishes.
On Tuesday, December 31, 2013, patrons of the Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center in midtown Harrisburg rang in the new year with a dance party hosted by the visual DJ duo, Aortic Valve.read more
On Friday, December 6, 2013, Faulkner Honda helped sponsor Jingle Bell Bop at the Friendship Center in Harrisburg. The Friendship Center has been collecting toys for the Toys 4 Tots program, and at this event, all of the toys collected were presented to Marines to give to children in need.
At this fun holiday event, children of all ages were able to enjoy the annual Tree Lighting festivities, such as a Toys 4 Tots parade, a visit with Santa, a sing-a-long, a photo fun booth, dancing, and door prizes. Santa made a grand entrance at the event by riding in on a fire truck and greeting all of the children.
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