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7 things to do this week in Hershey, Gettysburg, Lebanon

Aug. 10

Comedian Jim Gaffigan: Hershey: Grammy nominated Comedian Jim Gaffigan will take the stage during The Contagious Tour at 8 p.m. Aug. 10 the Giant Center, 550 W. Hersheypark Drive. Gaffigan is a New York Times Best Selling author and top touring performer. His long-awaited sitcom, "The Jim Gaffigan Show," is set to premiere on TV Land later this year. Tickets are $42.35, $52.35, $62.35 and $77.85. For details, visit

Aug. 11

No Sweat in the Park, Bootcamp: West Manchester Township: Roll call! Lifestyles Fitness and Weight Loss Studio will offer a bootcamp from 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 11 on the back lawn at the York Daily Record, 1891 Loucks Road. Get your booty into gear with this great workout. This event is free and open to the public. All fitness levels welcome. Visit for details.

Aug. 12

Kutztown Fair: Kutztown: The entire family will enjoy rides, games, food, entertainment and more during the Kutztown Fair, running Aug. 10 through 15 at the Kutztown Fairgrounds, 450 Wentz St. Gates open at 4 p.m. weekdays and 2 p.m. Saturday. Harvest the Fun is the theme of this year's fair. Visit for more information.

Aug. 13

Ride the Reading Express: Glen Rock: Sit back and relax as narrators read children's books and entertain the kids at 11 a.m. August 13, departing from the Arthur Hufnagel Public Library, 32 Main Street. Adults and children can enjoy a story as the train travels to Hanover Junction and back. Tickets are $15 for adults and $11 for children. For more information call 717-942-2370.

Aug. 14

70th Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival: Gettysburg: Enjoy live Bluegrass music Aug. 13 through 16 at the Granite Hill Camping Resort, located along Route 116 between Gettysburg and Fairfield. The festival features music on two stages, workshops, arts and craft vendors, jam sessions, and more. For details and a list of performers, visit

Olde Tyme Days: Dover: Bring the family to an old-fashioned fun fair Aug. 14, 15 and 16 during Olde Tyme Days at Canal and Mill Creek roads. Activities include petting zoo, tractor pulls, hayrides, food, entertainment and kids' games. This year's feature is hit-and-miss engine displays. Admission is $3, free for children 10 and younger. For details, visit

Aug. 15

Free Family Fishing: Hanover: Discover just how much fun fishing can be from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 15 at Codorus State Park, 2600 Smith Station Road. Adults MUST bring a child and children must bring an adult. You will be learning and fishing together. No fishing license is required. All equipment is provided. For more information, visit

Wine Tasting In The Hamptons: New Oxford: Come on out and sample great wines from local PA wineries from 1 to 8 p.m. Aug. 15 and 1 to 6 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Hampton Fire Company, 5371 Carlisle Pike. Live bands, vendors and delicious food will also be available. Weekender passes are $20. Visit for more information.

Aug. 16

Sundae Caboose Rides: Middletown: Come for a ride in a vintage caboose, and enjoy a tasty bowl of ice cream and toppings at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at Middletown & Hummelstown Railroad Company, 136 Brown St. Tickets are $18 for adults and $12 for children 11 and younger. Seating on cabooses is extremely limited, and reservations are required. For details, call 717-944-4435, ext. 104 or visit

Summer Craft Market: Lebanon: Shop for quality American-made handcrafts and original art pieces from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 15 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 16 during the Summer Craft Market at Mount Gretna Lake and Beach, 130 Lakeview Drive. Food vendors will be onsite both days. For details, visit and click on Craft Market.