Discover local events that will destroy your boredom
If you're lamenting the end of the "Downton Abbey" television series, head to the Battlefield Bed & Breakfast, 2264 Emmitsburg Rd., Gettysburg on March 20 for "A Downton Abbey Tea." The luncheon, which benefits the Unitarian Universalist Church of Gettysburg, will include a four-course meal consisting of a scone, salad, savories and dessert, accompanied by special teas. Dine to the music of the "Lovely Mary George," and make sure to wear a hat to be judged in a hat contest in various categories. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $40. Call 717-398-2684 or visit placesthroughtimelivinghistory.com for details.
The Fabulous Hubcaps: Enjoy a blast from the past Saturday with The Fabulous Hubcaps when they perform their signature doo-wop, country, Motown, rockabilly and classic rock show at the Eichelberger Performing Arts Center,195 Stock St., Hanover at 7 p.m. The band has toured for more than 40 years, sharing their love for the tunes of the '60s and '70s. Tickets are $28. Call 717-637-7086 or visit theeich.org for details.
Designer Handbag and Cash Bingo: Hanover High School class of 2016 is hosting a Bingo afternoon filled with cash prizes and authentic designer handbags including Coach, Kate Spade, Michael Kors and more. Door prizes, raffles and concessions will also take place. All proceeds benefit the high school's class of 2016 Parent's Committee to provide a safe and fun after-graduation party. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Sunday and the event starts at 2 p.m. at Midway Volunteer Fire Company, 202 Linden Ave., Hanover. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Call 717-630-4634 for details.
Annual Basket Bingo: Test your luck for a great cause March 20 at 2 p.m. at Porters Sideling Firehall, 1199 Porters Road, Spring Grove. All proceeds support the American Cancer Society's 2016 Relay for Life. Doors open at 12 p.m. and the event runs until 6 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Call 717-225-3509 or visit portersfirecompany.com for details.
Talk and Book Signing: Author Sue Boardman will be giving a talk titled, "The Gettysburg Cyclorama: The Turning Point of the Civil War Depicted on Canvas" on March 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Grand Army of the Republic, 53 E. Middle St., Gettysburg. At this free event, Boardman will also be signing copies of her book, "The Gettysburg Cyclorama." Doors open at 7 p.m. Visit hgaconline.org/id53.html for details.
Book Singing with Author Eric Wittenberg: Wittenberg will be signing copies of his book "The Devil's to Pay: John Buford at Gettysburg" on March 24 at 7 p.m. at the Grand Army of the Republic, 53 E. Middle St., Gettysburg. At this free event, Wittenberg will also speak on the actions of Buford's First Cavalry Division that took place July 1863. He is also set to receive the prestigious Civil War Roundtable book award. Visit cwrtgettysburg.org or call 717-334-8312 for details.
ZooZoo: Come out and see a live theater show that combines masks, mime, lighting and more to offer a fresh perspective and an interactive experience March 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Majestic Theater, 25 Carlisle St., Gettysburg. Tickets are $23, $26 and $29. Students and children receive a $5 discount. Call 717-337-8200 or visit gettysburgmajestic.org for details.