The Pennsylvania Christmas & Gift Show

Cameron & Maclay Streets Harrisburg, PA

November 28 – December 2, 2018

Celebrating 35 Years for The PA Christmas Show

Celebrating 35 Years for The PA Christmas Show

A Christmas Buddy

a little elf buddy

There once was an elf named Buddy. Except he wasn’t really an elf. He was a human. But for many years he thought he was an elf. He dressed like an elf and made toys with the elves, and everything was fine. Except for the fact

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Don’t Miss Christmas This Year

80's Rock and Roll Waitress

Gather ‘round young and old, and I’ll tell you a tale of Christmas rock n’ roll. Once upon a time there was a group called The Waitresses. No, they didn’t bring bacon and eggs to your table of four on a snowy Saturday morning. While that

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Hark! The Herald Peanuts Sing

“I think there must be something wrong with me, Linus. Christmas is coming, but I’m not happy.” We’ve all been there before. Sometimes the holidays can bring you down. Some years are a little harder than others to grab onto that Christmas spirit. But, if we’ve

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The Many Special Traditions of Christmas

Mannheim Steamroller is one of the most popular Christmas groups ever. There’s no way you can make it through the holiday season without hearing at least one of their songs. They started rolling their way through the music scene in 1975 with the release of Fresh

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A Little Tree for You and Me

If you need that warm, fuzzy feeling that only the simple pleasures of Christmas can provide, then look no further than E.E. Cummings’ classic poem “[little tree]”: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/47304/little-tree Edward Estlin Cummings was born in 1894 and started writing poetry in 1904. His writing was highly popular

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The Best Time is Christmastime

Christmas songs are a traditional part of many holiday celebrations across the country. Everyone has their favorites that they just have to hear while shopping for that perfect gift, decorating the tree, or tearing open presents on Christmas morning.

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The Poetic Origin of Santa Claus

Poetry has a strong connection to our Christmas traditions. One poem in particular has always stood out amongst the crowd of cheerful verses. We’ve all heard it once, or maybe a hundred times in our lives. It is arguably the most popular Christmas poem, and one of the most recognizable pieces of literature in American history.

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