Here are some awesome things to look forward to next month around Central PA!

April 5

First Friday After Party with Electives @ RE:Create

Re:Create in Lebanon offers community donated art & craft supplies at thrift store prices and hosts classes and events for all ages. They are providing open crafting for the community on First Friday starting at 5:30 p.m., but the night doesn’t end there. Electives, an instrumental trio from Lancaster playing a mix of rock, jazz, and Latin flavors will take the stage from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Check out RE:Create at 828 Cumberland Street (Rear), Lebanon, PA.

April 7

The Dream Syndicate @ Metropolis Collective

80s alternative rock band, Dream Syndicate, will visit Metropolis Collective in Mechanicsburg for a special Sunday show on April 7 at 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.). The band reunited in 2012 and are currently working on a new album to be released in early May. Tickets are $20 and you can find Metropolis at 17 W Main St, Mechanicsburg, PA.

April 12 – 14

Artisan Guitar Show @ Best Western Premier

The Artisan Guitar Show comes to the Best Western Hotel and Conference Center in Harrisburg on April 12 to April 14. You can meet master guitar makers and play extraordinary handcrafted instruments. Guitar habitats and cases along with state of the art amplifiers will also be available. Additionally, the show features world-class players who will be performing a series of concerts and master classes. Weekend general admissions tickets start at $30. Tickets for individual days are also available. Find the Artisan Guitar Show at the Best Western, 800 E. Park Drive, Harrisburg, PA.

April 14

Barnstormers Springfest

The Lancaster Barnstormers present Springfest! This is a family friendly event that includes an Easter egg hunt, bounce house bash & brain safety fair at Clipper Magazine Stadium in Lancaster on Sunday, April 14th with gates opening at noon. Admission is $5 for each child in advance and $10 at the gate, with parents entering for FREE. Concessions will be available and each paid ticket will include a voucher for an April or May Barnstormers home game.

April 20

Crippled But Free (Grateful Dead Tribute) @ The Abbey Bar

Celebrate 4/20 at The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company with Crippled But Free, a 6 piece electric ensemble of veteran Harrisburg area musicians playing tribute to the music of the Grateful Dead. The band features Mike Banks on lead guitar & vocals, Aaron Daniel Gaul on guitar & vocals, Fred Pellegrini on keyboards & vocals, Jeremy Pierce on bass, and Travis Warlow & Jim Aguzzi on drums. Tickets are $7 advance and $10 at the door. The Abbey Bar is at 50 N. Cameron Street, Harrisburg, PA

April 27

Frida Kahlo @ Brooklyn Museum of Art

Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsman is organizing a field trip to the Brooklyn Museum of Art on Saturday, April 27th to see Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving, the largest U.S. exhibition in ten years of the iconic painter. A charter bus will leave AC Moore in Lancaster at 7:00 a.m. and return at 9:00 p.m.  There is a full cafeteria available for lunch and snacks. Ticket price is $150 and includes the bus and admission to the exhibit. AC Moore is at 1515 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, PA.