Looking to mix in a little education with your entertainment tonight?
Appalachian Trail documentary screening
For one night only (ahem, tonight), the Carlisle Theatre brings the beauty and mystery of the Appalachian Trail to the big screen with the debut screening of The Appalachian Trail: An American Legacy. Along with the film, the event features remarks from individuals associated with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, including the documentary’s director, Sam Henegar. The event starts at 7pm. Click here for tickets and more information.
The Lancaster Literary Guild welcomes veteran American journalist and New York Times best-selling author Mark Kurlansky to Ware Center in downtown Lancaster for a lecture in the wake of his latest book release, Ready For a Brand New Beat: How “Dancing in the Street” Became an Anthem for a Changing America. Kurlansky has worked for a variety of publications including the The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Chicago Tribune, Bon Apetit and New York Times Sunday Magazine. The lecture begins at 7:30pm. Click here for tickets.
Spoken word poetry
Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster hosts Women’s World Poetry Slam winner Andrea Gibson for a free poetry performance in the Green Room Theater at 7pm. As a renowned spoken word performer, Gibson’s readings often cover hard-hitting topics like war, class, gender, bullying, white privilege, sexuality, love, and spirituality. Click here for more info.