2017 Simply the Best Arts, Events & Leisure Winners

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

Pablo Picasso

In 2017, Harrisburg Magazine celebrated 20 years of Simply the Best. In the August 2017 issue, 657 winners were announced. Below are the winners for the Arts, Events, and Leisure categories. Don’t forget to check out the other 2017 Simply the Best Winners or check out a list of All 2017 Simply the Best Categories.

Art Gallery

Simply the Best

The Millworks

Readers’ Choice

Metropolis Collective

Mechanicsburg Art Center School & Gallery

Bed and Breakfast Inn

Simply the Best

City House Bed & Breakfast

Readers’ Choice

Pheasant Field Bed & Breakfast

The Manor on Front

Black-tie Charity Event

Simply the Best

Summer Solstice Celebration, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Central Pa.

Readers’ Choice

Capital Region Heart Ball, American Heart Association

Moonlight Gala, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pa.

Dance Studio

Simply the Best

Studio ‘91

Readers’ Choice

PA Dance Sport

Tap ‘N Arts Dance Studio

Festival

Simply the Best

Kipona

Readers’ Choice

Jubilee Day

ArtsFest

Free Entertainment

Simply the Best

Kipona

Readers’ Choice

Hershey’s Chocolate World

Pennsylvania Farm Show

Golf Course

Simply the Best

Armitage Golf Club

Readers’ Choice

Range End Golf Club

West Shore Country Club

Happy Hour

Simply the Best

Duke’s Bar and Grille

Readers’ Choice

Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar

Cork & Fork

Hotel

Simply the Best

The Hotel Hershey

Readers’ Choice

Hilton Harrisburg

Radisson Hotel Harrisburg

Independent Bookstore

Simply the Best

The Midtown Scholar Bookstore

Readers’ Choice

Cupboard Maker Books

Whistlestop Bookshop

Independent Movie Theatre

Simply the Best

Midtown Cinema

Readers’ Choice

West Shore Theatre

Carlisle Theatre

Library

Simply the Best

Cleve J. Fredricksen Library

Readers’ Choice

Joseph T. Simpson Library

East Shore Area Library

Local Band

Simply the Best

Jazz Me Band

Readers’ Choice

The Luv Gods

Rich Clare Pentagon Band

Jazz Artist

Simply the Best

Kirk M. Wise of Jazz Me Band

Readers’ Choice

Steve Rudolph

Katie Rudolph

Museum

Simply the Best

The State Museum of Pennsylvania

Readers’ Choice

The National Civil War Museum

AACA Museum

Music Supply Store

Simply the Best

JW Music

Readers’ Choice

Forte’ Music

Menchey Music Service, Inc.

Night Club

Simply the Best

Level 2

Readers’ Choice

Stallions Entertainment Complex

Knock

Performance Hall

Simply the Best

Hershey Theatre

Readers’ Choice

Sunoco Performance Theater at The Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts

The Forum Auditorium

Romantic Getaway

Simply the Best

The Hotel Hershey

Readers’ Choice

Inn of the Dove

The Pocono Mountains/Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce

Tourist Attraction

Simply the Best

Hersheypark

Readers’ Choice

Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg Foundation

Hershey’s Chocolate World

Pool Tables

Simply the Best

Gilligan’s Bar & Grill

Readers’ Choice

Appalachian Brewing Company

Nick’s 114 Café

Role Model

Simply the Best

Tom Russell, WHP CBS 21

Readers’ Choice

Shaun Bollinger, Cumberland Valley High School

R.J. Harris, WHP 580

Tattoo Studio

Simply the Best

717 Tattoo

Readers’ Choice

Visual Addiction Tattoo & Body Piercing

Drop of Ink

Themed Fundraiser

Simply the Best

Light the Night, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Central Pennsylvania

Readers’ Choice

Chic Phantastic, PinnacleHealth Auxiliary

Chocolate Fest, Keystone Human Services

Travel Agency

Simply the Best

AAA Travel Agency

Readers’ Choice

Boscov’s Travel

Travel Simplicity

Volunteer Organization

Simply the Best

The Salvation Army

Readers’ Choice

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Central Pennsylvania

New Hope Ministries