Chihuly Venetians Glass Exhibit at the Reading Public Museum

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The “CHIHULY’S Venetians: The George R. Stroemple Collection” glass exhibit is on display at the Reading Public Museum from November 5th, 2016 to January 8th, 2017. Dale Chihuly was inspired by Italian Art Deco glass on a trip to Venice in 1998. ….

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The Long's Park Art Festival in Lancaster, PA

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The Long’s Park Art Festival in Lancaster, PA held its 38th annual fine art show over Labor Day weekend. There were more than 200 artists from over 30 states exhibiting their artwork around Long’s Park scenic ….

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The 67th Kutztown Folk Festival

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The 67th Kutztown Folk Festival in Kutztown, PA, runs from ….

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The Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg, PA

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The Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg, PA, is located across the street from the Broad Street Market, a few blocks north of the State Capitol. As one of “America’s Great Independent Bookstores” it has over 200,000 books including used, new, and rare books, as well as a children’s section, a cafe and a main ….

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The Pennsylvania Capitol

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The State Capitol in Harrisburg offers daily 30-minute tours, as well as a Welcome Center with activities for ….

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The 99th Pennsylvania Farm Show

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The 99th Pennsylvania Farm Show took place January 10th-17th, 2015, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show and Expo Center in Harrisburg, PA. The 26-acre building complex housed 6,000 animals and over 10,000 exhibits. More than 500,000 people visited to see the butter sculpture, as well as chickens, geese, turkeys, goats, sheep, horses, cows, ducks, rabbits, peacocks, and also bees and ….

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Chip Kidd on John Updike

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Book cover designer Chip Kidd spoke to The John Updike Society at Alvernia University on his numerous book cover designs for John Updike books. Alvernia’s Miller Gallery is featuring an exhibit of Chip Kidd’s drawings and ….

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150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

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November marks the 150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address  given by President Abraham Lincoln on November 19th, 1863. The speech was 272 words and took 2 minutes to ….

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The Reading Pretzel Fest

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Pennsylvania has a hamburger festival, a chili pepper festival, an apple festival, and now a pretzel ….

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The Hay Creek Festival at Joanna's Furnace

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Joanna’s Furnace, owned by the Hay Creek Historical Association , was a charcoal iron furnace from ….

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