There are a lot of entertainment options to come. So if you’re looking for a fun way to spend some time this week, here are some upcoming events you can enjoy.
For all events:
Keep in mind that many entertainment venues now require proof of COVID-19 vaccination, or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 or 72 hours of the event, prior to admission. This is in addition to all the rules regarding masks. Always check the requirements of a venue or event before attending.
READ MORE: More theaters and concert halls in Pennsylvania require COVID-19 vaccines to enter: “The right decision to help protect everyone”
Several are part of Harrisburg University Tech & Town Week, which included the HUE Invitational Esports Tournament. But here’s a quick rundown of other Tech & Town Week related events and activities:
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 22 at the Harrisburg University Library, 326 Market Street, Harrisburg
Competitors can play solo or in teams of up to five. Register online here.
Cage the elephant
7 p.m. Thursday, September 23 at Riverfront Park, 200 S. Front Street, Harrisburg
Note: this event is sold out.
7 p.m. Friday, September 24 at XL Live, 801 S. 10th Street, Harrisburg
The folk rock group is best known for songs like “A Little Bit of Everything”, “All Your Favorite Bands”, “When My Time Comes” and “Things Happen”. Tickets cost $ 45, and more information can be found here.
Portugal. The man
7 p.m. Saturday, September 25 at Riverfront Park, 200 S. Front Street, Harrisburg
Portugal. The Man will play their hits such as “Feel It Still”, “Purple Yellow Red and Blue”, “Live in the Moment” and “Modern Jesus” by the Harrisburg River. Tickets cost $ 55. Get more information here.
Here are some other events in our area this week:
7 p.m. Friday, September 24 at Hersheypark Stadium, 100 West Hersheypark Drive, Hershey
The trio of siblings behind hits like “Burnin ‘Up”, “What A Man Gotta Do”, “Cool” and “SOS” returns once again to Hersheypark Stadium. Tickets start from $ 19.95 through Ticketmaster. Click here for information on the Hershey Entertainment website.
Want to read a concert recap from the last time the Jonas Brothers were at Hershey? Check it out here.
7:30 p.m. Friday, September 24 at the Gamut Theater, 15 N. Fourth Street, Harrisburg
The actors of TMI Improv are the Gamut Theater home improv team and will offer both short scenes and long-lasting improvisation games based on audience input. The Gamut Theater bar opens 45 minutes before the show starts. Click here for the Facebook event page.
(Note: the reporter for this story has performed with TMI Improv before.)
35th annual apple festival
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 25 at New Cumberland Borough Park, 517 Front Street, New Cumberland
The park will be filled with music, food, crafts and competitions for all visitors. And as you can imagine, the focus will be on apples. More details on the event’s Facebook page.
7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 25 at the Call Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George Street, York
Comedian Brian Regan is one of today’s most popular stand-up artists – according to Entertainment Weekly, he’s “your favorite comedian’s favorite comedian.” Tickets start at $ 53.19. Get more details on the Call Center website.
You can read a past PennLive interview with Brian Regan here.