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7 things to do this week in Lancaster, Hanover

Nov. 16

Branson On The Road: Christmas Style!: Lancaster: Enjoy a concert with live festive holiday music and amusing comedy at 6 p.m. Nov. 15 and 16 at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre, 510 Centerville Road. Don't miss good, clean fun and entertainment from your favorite country group. For showtimes and ticket information,

Nov. 17

STEAM Ahead Workshop: Hanover: Come and experience a unique educational outlet for children ages 7 to 12 who are interested in extending their learning of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) beyond the traditional classroom curriculum from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 17 at Guthrie Memorial Library, 2 Library Place. This new educational experience can empower children to accomplish anything they can dream of. Further their artistic abilities. Borrow the library's tools to finish a project. Visit for details.

Nov. 18

History and the Susquehanna River Basin Region: Harrisburg: With a keen interest in local history, Steve Runkle will discuss the French and Indian War and the chronology of events from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Centennial Barn at Fort Hunter Mansion and Park, 5300 North Front St. A discussion of the deadly struggle between dispossessed Native Americans and the region's first European settlers is presented along with an analysis of the reasons for atrocities committed by both sides. The presentation describes the screen of colonial fortifications erected to defend the region's frontier. For details, visit

Nov. 19

Dedication Day: Gettysburg: Celebrate the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address at 10 a.m. Nov. 19 at the Soldiers' National Cemetery, Taneytown Road. Dedication Day will feature prominent speakers, annual recitation of the Gettysburg Address, and candidates taking the Oath of Citizenship. This program is free and open to the public. For more information, visit

Nov. 20

Jim Breuer: Actor/Author/Comedian: York: With over 20 years of stand-up comedy experience, Jim Breuer will win over the audience with his off-the-wall humor and lovable personality at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, 50 N. George St. Breuer is one of the most recognizable comedians in the business, known for his charismatic stage antics, dead-on impressions, and family-friendly stand-up. Tickets are $25, $30 and $37. Visit for more information.

Nov. 21

Christmastime in Loganville: Springfield Township: Visit 16 local businesses, churches and organizations from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 21 in and around Loganville. Find crafts, homemade food, gifts, door prizes and more, plus visit Santa from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Brown's Orchard and Farm Market. Dallastown Area Intermediate School will hold a craft show, and Friedensaal's Lutheran Church will offer a Secret Santa shop for children. For details and additional locations,

Nov. 22

York Folk & Fine Art Show: West Manchester Township: Celebrate American artisans, craftsmen and collectors from 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 21 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 22 at the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave. The show will feature a wide range of antique reproductions, repurposed sculptures and art work, and antiques that are redone to fit a new era. Tickets are $8 for adults, free for children 12 and younger. Visit for more information.