Weekend Roundup: Pandemic Edition 1.0

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Plan your weekend with my weekly list of things to do around Harrisburg and central PA! Scroll down or use the menu links to find ideas for your weekend.

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Below are options for your weekend…

Obviously, don’t go anywhere.

It’s all a bunch of Sundays now. At least that’s what it feels like to me. I’m doing laundry, cooking, entertaining my toddler, eking in some work here and there.

So far, I’ve made banana bread, used my slow cooker three separate times (homemade applesauce, pork and sauerkraut, Tuscan Bean Lemon Kale Soup).

I’ve also written a couple posts on working from home because I’ve been doing it for more than eight years. Check ’em.

It’s a good time to check-up on your houseplants or order some garden supplies. Both Ashcombe and Highland Gardens will be open in limited capacity and will provide delivery or curbside service.

Feel like shopping? Lots of local vendors have an online shop (or opened one) and would love your support. I love love love Stash Vintage (see deals below) and Fennec Design, both of whom I’ve purchased lots of goodies from.

If you’re thinking about selling your own goods, my girl Betsy is sharing tips for building your own Poshmark (or other) closet on her personal IG. Follow her here.

The only events actually “happening” this weekend:

Ways to support local businesses:

Beer and Spirits to-go sales, etc. 

Boneshire Brew Works 
4-7 p.m. for 4-packs and growler sales
Order online

Tattered Flag Brewery & Still Works 
Order online

  • Middletown (food, to-go beer, spirits, canned cocktails) – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
  • Hershey (bottled spirits, canned cocktails) 4-7 p.m. 
  • Gettysburg (Beer, spirits, canned cocktails) 4-7 p.m. 

Appalachian Brewing Co. – Harrisburg & Mechanicsburg
Take-out only 12-8 p.m
Mechanicsburg now offering Appalachian Craft Spirits
Call 717-221-1080 to order
View menu

Ploughman Cider 
Online cider sales now available.
Save 20% with code LAUNCH; free shipping on 6 or more bottles

HOLLA Spirits 
Spirits available to order online 
20% of all sales go to U.S. Bartenders’ Guild COVID-19 Relief Program and other virus relief funds – Read more

Lancaster Brewing Co. Harrisburg
Takeout + Curbside Pickup, 12-6 p.m. daily
Save 10%
View menu

Food Friends

MoMo BBQ Co. 
Open for take-out and limited delivery, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Call 717-550-7995

R.G. Hummer Meats & Cheese 
Open normal Broad Street Market Hours (See more below)

Fresa Bistro 
Open for take-out and limited call-in delivery 
Call 717-216-8754 or use GrubHub

Broad Street Market
Open normal hours; limited customer entry; some vendors closed – BUT – many offering online delivery

Cornerstone Coffeehouse
7 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily for carryout
Limited food menu available

Sophia’s at Walden
Hours vary for take-out, curbside and delivery (within 3 miles) only; lunch and limited dinner only
View menu

There are more restaurants doing pick-up/delivery — check-in with your favorites; many are choosing to close.

How to get wine

Allegro Winery
Curbside pickup available at Brogue, Stewartstown, York – call for details
Order online here

Cassel Vineyards of Hershey
1-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday for pick-up.
Order online – Free shipping on 12 bottles or more with code FREESHIP

Waltz Vineyard
Free shipping and curbside pickup – Order online

Non-food specials

Midtown Scholar Bookstore
10% BONUS on gift cards through the end of March – You can use it immediately here, plus SAVE 10% on used books with code SCHOLARSALE
Shop new books through affiliate BookShop

Stash Vintage
Shop online via Etsy
All local orders free pickup or free delivery (over $35)
Save 25% off your purchase of 2 or more items online

Midtown Cinema
Purchase a gift card (with BONUS 10% when you buy now) or renew your membership now to keep them going, then reap the benefits of your purchase once they reopen!
Secure a future movie night for two – with two tickets, two small popcorns, two small sodas, and two bags of candy!

Stay home (as much as possible) + stay healthy!

Sara Bozich
Author: Sara Bozich

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