Behind the Bash Wedding Show is Central PA’s newest and most exclusive wedding planning experience. Come meet some of the area’s most sought after vendors who don’t showcase at other bridal events. We’ve ditched the traditional show structure to give you open-air, creative and inspiration-filled environments where you can make true connections with your potential vendors (and not just be thrown a sales pitch!)
Join over 250 couples who have made Behind the Bash their wedding planning event of the season!
BTB Couples get to:
- Connect with our area’s best ‘friendors’ — with most only showcasing at BTB!
- Receive special show discounts!
- Sample traditional and trendy food offerings.
- View Mobile Models — an up close style experience to touch fabrics & snap pics!
- Try out various bar setups with ideas on the best wedding day libations.
- Experience Ceremony, Cocktail and Reception areas.
- Get up close with different linen inspirations!
- Take a seat at multiple reception table setups with full centerpiece, place setting and decor ideas.
- Relax in styled and staged lounge areas.
- Go for a tour of each venue (if you’d like).
- Sing along with our DJ’s mixing background tunes.
- Snap some pics to remember the day!
- Leave with an awesome swag bag filled with even more friendors, freebies and more!
- … and finally, experience a fun wedding planning day that will feel more like a date than a wedding chore.
The annual carnival will be held Monday, July 23 through Saturday, July 28, 2018. This is their biggest fundraiser of the year. Please support your local volunteers!
Monday July 23
Dining Room Special: Roast Turkey & Filling Platter
Tuesday, July 24
Entertainment: Iron Ridge
Dining Room Special: Meatloaf Platter
Wednesday, July 25
Entertainment: Groove Quest
Dining Room Special: Italian Night (Spaghetti with or without meatballs or Chicken Parmesan with Salad and Breadsticks)
Thursday, July 26
Entertainment: Honey Pump
Dining Room Special: Stuffed Chicken Breast Platter
Friday, July 27
Entertainment: The Big House Band
Dining Room Special: Baked Haddock Platter
Saturday, July 28
Entertainment: Dean Crawford & the Dunn’s River Band
Dining Room Special: Roast Beef & Filling Platter
Other platters available in the air-conditioned dining hall: fantail shrimp, fried haddock, chicken strips, our homemade chicken corn soup.
Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum
On July 25, 2018, Collins Lunger will speak about his experience in the Army in Vietnam.
Bratwurst, funnel cakes, handmade crafts and authentic German bands – combined, these traditions have drawn thousands of people to downtown Hanover for three decades. Always held the last Saturday in July, the Dutch Festival is a standing Hanover tradition in itself. Enjoy live entertainment on the festival stage throughout the day. Kid’s Carnival is located in Wirt Park with entertainment for the entire family. The Gettysburg Region AACA Antique/Classic Car Show is held from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the St. Matthew Church Parking Lot.
Free shuttle service is available throughout the day, provided by RabbitTransit. Shuttle departs from Tractor Supply Company on Carlisle Street and the Ollie’s Parking Lot on Baltimore Street.
Rain or shine.
Hanover PA 17331
(York County Pennsylvania Festivals, Craft Shows, Arts and Crafts Fairs, Car Shows.)
Annual Hanover Dutch Festival held in July with more than 300 arts and crafts vendors, food vendors, children’s activities, live German entertainment, antique and classic car show, and more.
Littlestown Good Ole Days Festival features antiques, craft and food vendors, entertainment, colonial craft demonstrations, kids area includes moonbounce, petting zoo and more! Entertainment this year are: Hank & Darlene Parlett, Littlestown History by Peter Little, Dance Works, Littlestown Municipal Band, and Brian Colgan. Check our Facebook page for times. Festival is located in Littlestown Crouse Park. Car show on Glenwyn Drive.
Each year, the Gettysburg Brew Fest features 150+ U.S. craft brews & ciders, produced by 50+ of the best craft breweries from Pennsylvania, the Mid-Atlantic and across the U.S.
Following three-and-a-half hours of socializing with representatives from the breweries and enjoying camaraderie with their fellow “crafties”– plus the occasional cannon round firing– attendees will be entertained by some great beer-themed music and enjoy appropriate “beer cuisine” prepared by some of the region’s most creative food trucks!
Since 1995, The Hanover Chili Cook Off has become a staple for family entertainment, chili& beer tasting from 16 taps and fundraising for local nonprofit organizations, all built around the PA State Chili Cooking Championship. The day’s events will include three local bands, a magician, a juggler, a face painter and many varieties of chili, along with many supporting vendors. Not to mention Good food and beverage concessions too! We look forward to seeing you on September 4th 2016 at Good Field in Hanover PA. Advance tickets $8.50 available at Guthrie Memorial Library, the Hanover Borough office and online everywhere Children 12 and under and active military with ID – FREE. Photo ID required No pets, tents or coolers, please!
Find us on Facebook for more info and tickets: facebook.com/HanoverChiliCookoff
Emmy Award-winning television comedienne Vicki Lawrence is one of the most beloved television personalities of her generation. Best known for her eleven years with The Carol Burnett Show and her role as Mama in the sitcom Mama’s Family, this very funny show is a mixture of stand-up comedy, music and observations about real life. This two woman show is one half with Vicki Lawrence and the second half with Mama. Sponsored by PNC Bank.
The 1st Annual Drafts & Crafts Pop-Up Fair will feature tasting booths for local breweries, distilleries & wineries. Craft items will be for sale by local artisans. Game booths, raffles, and live entertainment on the stage are a few other highlights of the event. Help raise awareness for childhood cancer and support CCRF during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!
Their last album 10,000 TOWNS ranked #1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, landed a coveted Top 5 spot on the Billboard 200 and claimed the top spot on the iTunes Country Albums chart. EYB’s hit singles have been awarded Billboard’s #1 Country Song of the Year and ACM Song of the Year, in addition to garnering EYB numerous nominations from GRAMMY, CMA, CMT, ACA and Teen Choice Awards. Tickets: $30 Orchestra/Balcony, $35 Preferred.
They have performed on NBC’S TODAY, Conan, Late Show With David Letterman, The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and FOX & Friends. The talented foursome has toured with Toby Keith, Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker and Dave Matthews Band. They are currently debuting music for fans at festivals across the country and recording a new album with producers Ross Copperman and Jeremy Stover in Nashville.
WHEN: Saturday, September 22, 2018 (51st annual) – 7AM to 4PM – rain or shine
WHERE: Lincoln Square
and the streets of downtown Gettysburg PA.
(Adams County Pennsylvania Antique Shows.)
DESCRIPTION: The Gettysburg Outdoor Antique Show event is held annually the fourth Saturday in September with more than 150 dealers along Lincoln Square and the streets of downtown Gettysburg PA.
Sponsored by Gettysburg Retail Merchants Association.
The legendary Patsy Cline comes to life once again in the national touring show Memories of Patsy. This incredible tribute concert takes its audience on a trip back in time to the days when the amazing singer graced the stages of America. The songs are woven into the very fabric of American music and the voice is spectacular. Some of the great tunes you can expect to hear at a Memories of Patsy performance are: Crazy, Walkin’ After Midnight, I Fall to Pieces, She’s Got You, San Antonio Rose, Blue Moon of Kentucky, Sweet Dreams and many more. Memories of Patsy captures the essence of the Patsy Cline concert experience like no other. See for yourself why this remarkable show has received rave reviews nationwide. Tickets: $28 Orchestra/Balcony
She’s had five #1 singles, sold millions of records, won the Academy of Country Music’s Top Female Vocalist Award and claimed a Country Music Association trophy for her signature song, “Born To Fly”. Join us as Sara brings a very special acoustic trio performance to the Eichelberger. Tickets: $55 Orchestra/Balcony, $59 Preferred. VIP Drink Package includes 2 Free Drinks, additional $10.
Multi-platinum entertainer SARA EVANS is at the top of her game. With five No. 1 Country singles including “No Place That Far,” “Suds In The Bucket, “A Real Fine Place To Start,” “Born to Fly,” and “A Little Bit Stronger,” which spent 2 weeks in the top spot and was certified platinum by the R.I.A.A., Sara thrills audiences across the U.S. playing close to 100 shows each year and in 2018 headlines the “CMT Next Women of Country presents Sara Evans All The Love Tour featuring RaeLynn and Kalie Shorr.” Her “stunning, country voice” (Rolling Stone) hasearned her the prestigious Academy of Country Music Top Female vocalist accolade as well as numerous American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Country Music Association, CMT and Grammy Awards nominations. In addition, the CMA awarded Video of the Year honors for her hit chart-topping single, “Born to Fly” from her double-platinum album of the same name. Evans’ discography also includes the platinum-selling studio albums Real Fine Place and Restless and the gold-certified No Place That Far.
Sara continues to forge a bold, creative path with the launch of Born To Fly Records, distributed by Sony RED, and her highly anticipated eighth studio album, Words, which debuted at #2 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart. The project has been dubbed the album of her lifetime that “captures an artist in full musical flight” (Associated Press) and was named among Billboard and Rolling Stone’s favorite country albums of 2017.
In addition to a prolific country music career, Sara is a lifestyle blogger and Red Cross ambassador who in 2008 was presented with the national Crystal Cross award for her work with the disaster-relief organization.
HOTEL CALIFORNIA “A Salute to the Eagles” – An exciting showcase of The Eagles mega-hits such as “Take it Easy”, “Heartache Tonight”, and “Hotel California” as well as newer releases “Get Over It” and “Love will Keep Us Alive”. The group also performs select titles from the solo works of Don Henley, Glen Frey, and Joe Walsh. This timeless music is appealing to audiences of all ages, bringing back memories and touching the hearts of every generation. Join us now on a trip down a dark desert highway, feel the cool wind in your hair, and experience the Grammy Award winning sounds that defined a generation. Tickets: $30 Orchestra/Balcony. Preferred: $35. VIP Drink Package includes 2 Free Drinks, additional $10.
Join the New Oxford Area Chamber of Commerce for food, crafts, and kid’s activities at the 11th Annual Harvest Day & Parade on Center Square! The parade will begin at 3:00pm and feature many local community groups, bands, and businesses.
She’s described as the funniest woman doing stand-up right now but no gender qualifier is necessary. Along with Lewis Black, Brian Regan and Jim Gaffigan, she’s one of the funniest stand-up comedians of her generation.” $30 Orchestra/Balcony, $35 Preferred. VIP Drink Package includes 2 Free Drinks, additional $10.
Called the “great American romantic” by the New York Times, Edwin McCain has built an enviable career over the past 20 years by balancing his massive pop success with the year-round touring schedule of a tireless troubadour. His hit songs, authentic spirit and surprisingly affable sense of humor keep fans coming back time and time again for nights that feel more like parties with old friends than rock concerts. After recording two of the biggest love songs in the history of pop music and experiencing the success that comes with a television show on Animal Planet (Flipping Ships), McCain now performs upwards of 100 shows annually throughout the US as a solo artist, with his full band or his acoustic trio.
First there was Riverdance, then Celtic Woman, now the popular PBS Pledge show Christmas with The Celts which is touring across the U.S. The show presents the perfect combination of ancient Irish Carols, contemporary Christmas standards, spontaneous humor and thrilling Irish dancing giving audiences a most memorable Christmas experience. The national PBS show Christmas with The Celts aired on 222 PBS channels across the U.S., Canada and on the BBC in Ireland. Visit TheCeltsMusic.com for more information.
There’s an old saying, “If you want someone’s attention, whisper.” Bill Anderson has been using that philosophy for over fifty years to capture the attention of millions of country music fans around the world, en route to becoming a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and one of the most popular, most enduring entertainers of our time. “Whispering Bill,” a nickname hung on him years ago as a result of his breathy voice and his warm, soft approach to singing a country song. His credentials, however, shout his prominence: One of the most awarded songwriters in the history of country music, a million-selling recording artist many times over, television game show host, network soap opera star, spokesman for a nationwide restaurant chain, and a consummate onstage performer. Sponsored by Paul K. & Marlene V. Rudisill. Tickets: $30 Orchestra/Balcony, $35 Preferred, $45 Meet & Greet.