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Hershey Gardens Botanical Garden and Arboretum 23 Apr 2015, 7:00 am
HERSHEY GARDENS BOTANICAL GARDEN AND ARBORETUM
Recently open for the 2015 season, Hershey Gardens boasts a 23-acre wonderland of beautiful plantings of all sorts. The beauty lies in the surprises each season brings..not everything blooms at one time so expect an everchanging landscape.
Comprised of 4 rose gardens, 5 flowering gardens and 5 varied gardens (coniferous garden, oak grove, herb garden, ornamental grasses and Japanese garden)…there is always something special going on..aside from the show the plantings put on.
A sampling of upcoming events includes:
Sunday, April 26, 2015 – Gardenfest..the Gardens’ annual community free pass day. From 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, visitors will be able to gather information on different community and garden programs offered by local organizations.
Saturday, May 2, 2015 – Plein Air Workshop..a wonderful opportunity to practice the art of painting outdoors. Instructor Ben Nelson wants the goal of this class to be fearless! Please check here for all the details of this class.
Sunday, May 10, 2015 - Mother’s Day…Moms are admitted free on Mother’s Day..what a nice gift!
Friday, May 22, 2015 - The Butterfly House opens for the 2015 season! Open daily 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Friday, May 22 – Sunday, September 13, weather permitting.
For more details about the Gardens, entry fees, opening-closing times and events calendars, you can visit their website.
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Jim Gaffigan: The Contagious Tour at Giant Center 20 Apr 2015, 7:00 am
JIM GAFFIGAN: THE CONTAGIOUS TOUR
Well known stand up comedian, Jim Gaffigan, is on his way to Hershey!
Along with the title of comedian comes actor and New York Times Best Selling author..in the early days he appeared in Sierra Mist commercials, was a guest on the David Letterman Show, co-starred with Christine Baranski in the short-lived show, Welcome to New York. His latest effort, The Jim Gaffigan Show, is scheduled to air July 2015 on Comedy Central and TV Land. He will also executive produce the sitcom about a couple raising their five children in a 2-bedroom apartment in New York. Gaffigan produced a series of animated shorts, Pale Force, for Late Night With Conan O’Brien in which he and O’Brien starred as superheroes who fight crime with their very pale skin. His memoir, Dad Is Fat, was published in 2013 and is a compilation of essays on growing up and being a dad. His second book, Food: A Love Story, was released in Fall 2014.
Date: Monday, August 10, 2015
Time: 8:00 PM
Admission: $42.35, $52.35, $62.35 & $77.85
Tickets are available here
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Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Present CIRCUS XTREME 16 Apr 2015, 7:00 am
RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY CIRCUS XTREME
That’s right..The circus is coming! The circus is coming!
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s XTREME CIRCUS will feature gorgeous exotic animals…lions, elephants, tigers, camels and maybe even a few poodles…in the rings. Look up for some of the most amazing and stunning aerial acts. Back down to earth, and you are likely to see hilarious clown acts, acrobats and dance…all in super colorful costumes.
Don’t miss out on this entertainment tradition for family of all ages..
Dates: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 – Monday, May 25, 2015
Times: Wednesday – Friday: 7:30 PM
Saturday: 11:30 AM, 3:30 & 7:30 PM
Sunday: 1:00 & 5:00 PM
Monday: 1:00 PM
Admission Prices: Wednesday – Friday, Saturday (7:30 PM), Sunday (5:00 PM) & Monday: $17.85, $27.85, $37.85 (Gold Circle), $47.85 (VIP) & $87.85 (Front Row)
Saturday (11:30 AM & 3:30 PM) & Sunday (1:00 PM): $17.85, $32.85, $42.85 (Gold Circle), $52.85 (VIP), & $92.85 (Front Row)
Purchase Tickets: here
Please visit their website for more information.
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Daryl Hall & John Oates at Giant Center 13 Apr 2015, 7:00 am
DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES
We all know and love them as Hall & Oates. Ironically, the duo has never liked nor used that moniker.. “From the very beginning. People never note that. The idea of ‘Hall and Oates’, this two-headed monster, this thing, is not anything we’ve ever wanted or liked.”
Both Daryl and John hail from right here in the Keystone State, achieving their greatest fame from the late 70’s to the mid-80’s. Both also play a wide range of instruments with Daryl taking the part of lead vocalist, while John provides back up. Notable hits include Rich Girl, Kiss On My List, Private Eyes, Maneater, I Can’t Go For That, Out Of Touch and Sara Smile…all Billboard Hot 100 number 1 songs on the charts.
In April of 2003, the pair was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame..last year they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Well-deserved honors, both.
Look for their latest release… Their first box set, Do What You Want, Be What You Are: The Music of Daryl Hall & John Oates. The four CD set contains a total of 74 tracks.
Date: Monday, May 4, 2015
Time: 7:30 PM
Admission: $47.85, $67.85 & $102.35
Tickets are available for purchase here
Find out more information about this duo at their official website
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Florida Georgia Line at Giant Center 9 Apr 2015, 7:00 am
FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE
Brian Kelley (from Ormond Beach, Florida) and Tyler Hubbard (from Monroe, Georgia) is the bro-country duo that is Florida Georgia Line..
Formed in Nashville, Tennessee 5 years ago, the two have managed to collect fifteen music awards in a short period of time. From Academy of Country Music Awards, they won New Artist of the Year and New Vocal Duo in 2013 among six other awards that year. The following year, they won awards from Billboard Music Awards, Teen Choice and CMT Music Awards.
Their 2015 Anything Goes Tour will feature openers Thomas Rhett ( CMA New Artist of the Year Nominee), and newcomer Frankie Ballard (Warner Bros.)
Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015
Time: 7:30 PM
Admission: $37.60 & $57.60
Tickets are available for purchase here
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The Gaither Vocal Band at Giant Center 6 Apr 2015, 7:00 am
THE GAITHER VOCAL BAND
This very talented group, led by Bill Gaither, had its start in the 1980’s as contemporary Christian artists. It soon became known for southern gospel music after the popularity of the Gaither Homecoming videos became well known and widespread.
Along with Bill, The Gaither Vocal Band includes Wes Hampton, David Phelps, Adam Crabb and Todd Suttles…all fine musicians who manage to capture the hearts of all audiences, young and old. They will share ageless gospel favorites as well as new songs from their latest musical release, Hymns.
Both of his new DVD’s debuted at the top of Billboard”s Music Video chart..one week after their release on March 17th, Sometimes It Takes A Mountain and Happy Rhythm placed # 1 and # 2 respectively.
Joining the multi award winning Gaither Vocal Band for an evening of uplifting and inspirational music will be The Isaacs, The Nelons, Gene McDonald, Charlotte Ritchi and guitarist Kevin Williams.
Date: Friday, April 24, 2015
Admission: $29.50 & $39.50
Tickets are available for purchase here
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Disney on Ice presents Passport to Adventure 2 Apr 2015, 7:00 am
DISNEY ON ICE: PASSPORT TO ADVENTURE
Your favorite Disney characters are on their way to Hershey to take you on the best ever sightseeing adventure!
And just who will be there? Micky, Minnie, Donald, Daisy and Goofy join together to take you on a journey to The Lion King, Peter Pan, The Little Mermaid and Lilo & Stitch. Explore the African Pride Lands with Simba, Timon and Pumbaa. You’ll travel with Ariel to her mystical underwater kingdom, see the sights of London with Peter Pan and Wendy, then on to Never Land to visit with Tinker Bell. Last but certainly not least a visit with Lilo and Stitch in Hawaii is in order.
As with most Disney productions, this is a show the entire family will enjoy…the reviews have been very favorable…from costumes to the moves on ice.
For more information and to view a clip of the show, you can visit their website
Dates: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 – Sunday, April 12, 2015
Times: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 7:00 PM, Saturday: 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM, Sunday: 1:00 PM and 4:30 PM
Admission: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:00 PM & Sunday at 4:30 PM: $22.85, $27.85, $32.85, $57.85, $67.85 & $77.85
Saturday at 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM & Sunday at 1:00 PM: $27.85, $32.85, $37.85, $62.85, $72.85 & $82.85
Purchase tickets here
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23rd Annual Volksfest 2015 at Mount Hope Estate 30 Mar 2015, 7:00 am
MOUNT HOPE ESTATE
Who knew? In May 1937, the government of Germany (then under the control of Adolf Hitler) formed a new state owned auto company. Known as Gesellschaft zur Vorbereitung des Deutschen Volkswagens mbH, It was renamed a more manageable Volkswagenwerk, or “The People’s Car Company.”
And who knew that the Volkswagen would not only survive but become one of the most popular cars worldwide. Known as a rite of passage for the young, it also remains popular with those waxing nostalgic for that rite…
Volksfest brings together collectors, vendors and those with an appreciation for all things VW. Enjoy static displays, view the best of air and water cooled Volkswagens..awards will be presented for the best in those categories, as well as for best of show overall and worst of show overall.
Food will be available from the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire Kitchens along with fresh Swashbuckler Ales.
Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time: 8:00 AM for Spectators
Admission: $1.00 per carload for Spectators, $5.00 per car for Show Field (includes driver and passengers)
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Art on Chocolate in Hershey, PA 26 Mar 2015, 7:00 am
ART ON CHOCOLATE
What a wonderful time of year for an open air fine arts and crafts festival…right on the cusp of summer without the heat and humidity!
This young show, with a bright future, is being hosted and staffed by The Downtown Hershey Association and the Hershey Derry Township Historical Society, along with the Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Hershey Entertainment and Resorts.
Expect to browse over 100 of the area’s finest artists and craftsmen. Several stages are planned throughout the venue with live music being offered by at least five different groups. There will be entertainment for the children as well as various food vendors lining the streets.
As more information becomes available it will be posted on the official website.
Date: Saturday, May 16, 2015
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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Show Of The Summer, Hersheypark Stadium 23 Mar 2015, 7:00 am
SHOW OF THE SUMMER
What an upbeat, fun way to spend a summer afternoon-into-the-night…Show Of The Summer (SOTS) promises to deliver the acts..
Included in the the lineup are: Sean Mendes, Fifth Harmony, Jack and Jack, R5, Sabrina Carpenter and Jacob Whitesides….all young music dynamos in their own right.
TIME Magazine proclaimed Sean Mendes one of the “Most Influential Teens of 2014″ for his singing and songwriting abilities. From viral sensation to a best-selling artist almost overnight, his first single to debut was “Life Of The Party”.
As soloists competing on The X Factor, there was no hope of any of them progressing until……Simon Cowell stepped in to form the group now known as Fifth Harmony. Their debut album “Reflection” is out now.
Read more about these talents as well as the rest of the show lineup at the official website.
Date: Sunday, June 28, 2015
Time: 4:00 PM
Admission: $30.10, $44.60 & $64.60 NOTE: VIP Festival Tickets are available.
Regular and VIP Tickets can be purchased here
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